On This Day

Deaths in Film & Television in August 1998

  • Aug 1 Eva Bartok, Hungarian-born actress (Crimson Pirate), dies at 72
  • Aug 2 Shari Lewis, American puppeteer and ventriloquist (Lamb Chop), dies at 64
  • Aug 18 Persis Khambatta, Indian actress (Star Trek, Megaforce), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • Aug 24 E. G. Marshall [Everett Eugene Grunz], American actor (12 Angry Men, The Defenders), dies of lung cancer at 84