On This Day

Actors and Actresses Who Died in April 2015

  • Apr 5 Richard Dysart, American actor (Leland MacKenzie-LA Law, The Last Days of Patton), dies at 86
  • Apr 6 James Best [Jewel Franklin Guy], American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, Sounder), dies at 88

Richie Benaud

Apr 10 Richie Benaud, Australian cricket captain, broadcaster (62 Tests, 248 wickets), dies of skin cancer at 84

  • Apr 15 Jonathan Crombie, Canadian actor (Anne of Green Gables), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 48
  • Apr 23 Sawyer Sweeten, American actor (Everyone Loves Raymond), commits suicide at 19
  • Apr 26 Jayne Meadows, American actress (Dark Delusion, David and Bathsheba) & wife of Steve Allen, dies of natural causes at 95
  • Apr 27 Suzanne Crough, American child actress (The Partridge Family), dies at 52