On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in April 1995

  • Apr 1 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • Apr 1 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • Apr 3 Gracita Morales, Spanish actress (Operation Mata Hari), dies at 66
  • Apr 4 Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], British TV personality and disc Jockey, dies at 50 of an AIDS related illness
  • Apr 4 Priscilla Lane, American actress (Saboteur, Bodyguard), dies at 77
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, American folk singer and actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies from complications of mouth cancer at 85
  • Apr 16 Arthur English, British comedian and actor (Malachi's Cove, Are You Being Served?), dies of complications from emphysema at 75
  • Apr 16 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • Apr 16 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86

Person of interestGinger Rogers

Apr 25 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • Apr 25 Joseph Heifitz, film director, dies at 89
  • Apr 26 Alexander Knox, Canadian actor & author (Gorky Park, 2 of a Kind), dies of bone cancer at 88
  • Apr 28 Andrew Salkey, Panamanian-born novelist, dies at 67