Deaths in Film & TV on July 18

  • 1952 Jack Earle, American actor and sideshow performer known as "The World's Tallest Man," dies at 46
  • 1958 John Gobau, Flem/Dutch actor (Death of Business Traveller), dies at 67
  • 1961 Kit Guard, Danish actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous), dies of cancer at 67
  • 1969 Barbara Pepper, actress (Doris Ziffel-Green Acres), dies at 57
  • 1973 Jack Hawkins, actor (Ben Hur, Ben-Four Just Men), dies at 62
  • 1988 Nico, US model/pop singer (Velvet Underground), dies at 43
  • 1989 Rebecca Schaeffer, American actress (Patti-My Sister Sam), is shot by a fan at 21
  • 1993 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (3 Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • 2007 George Caiazzo, American professional wrestler
  • 2008 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (b. 1944)
  • 2012 Rajesh Khanna, Indian actor, dies from kidney problems at 69
  • 2015 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), dies at 79