Deaths in Film & TV on July 16

  • 1961 [Louise] Sophie M E de Vries, actress (English Prof), dies at 88
  • 1982 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
  • 1991 Dwight Weist, Radio actor/film narrator (Radio Days), dies at 81
  • 1992 "Gorgeous" George, [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
  • 1995 Patsy Ruth Miller, actress (Wide Open, Sap, Twin Beds), dies at 91
  • 2001 Terry Gordy, American professional wrestler (b. 1961)
  • 2006 Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • 2010 James Gammon, American actor (b. 1940)
  • 2017 George A. Romero, American Canadian filmmaker "Father of the Zombie Film" (Night of the Living Dead), dies at 77