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, Flemish actor (Electricity, Hostage Rights, The Cross-Patch), dies at 67
  • 1961 Kit Guard, Danish actor (El Diablo Rides, Kid Courageous), dies of cancer at 67
  • 1969 Barbara Pepper [Marion], American actress (Foreign Correspondent, Green Acres, Rogue Tavern), dies of coronary thrombosis at 54
  • 1973 Jack Hawkins, British actor (Lawrence of Arabia, Ben-Hur Just Men, Zulu, Malta Story), dies of post-operative complications 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
  • 1993 Davis Roberts, American actor (Westworld, Star Trek, The Killers), dies of emphysema at 76
  • 2007 George Caiazzo, American professional wrestler
  • 2008 Khosrow Shakibai, Iranian actor (Hamoun), dies at 64
  • 2012 Rajesh Khanna, Indian Bollywood actor officially titled "The First Superstar of Indian cinema," dies from kidney problems at 69
  • 2015 Alex Rocco, American actor (The Godfather, The Famous Teddy Z), dies at 79