Deaths in Film & TV on July 22

  • 1904 Wilson Barrett, British manager, actor, and playwright (The Sign of the Cross), dies at 58
  • 1953 Cyrus "Cy" Kendall, American actor (Tarzan's New York Adventure, Mysteries of Chinatown), dies from heart problems at 55
  • 1955 Joseph Foley, American actor (Mr Peepers), dies at 45
  • 1974 Edna Lewis Thomas, US actress (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88
  • 1974 Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
  • 1979 Hope Summers, actress (Clara - "The Andy Griffith Show"), dies at 78
  • 1979 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American boxer/actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69
  • 1990 Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
  • 1992 Wayne McLaren, model (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 1992 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, model, actor, and rodeo performer (Marlboro Man), dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 2000 Eric Christmas, British actor (b. 1916)
  • 2000 Claude Sautet, French film director (b. 1924)
  • 2003 Wahome Muthahi, Kenyan humourist (b. 1954)
  • 2007 Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b. 1953)

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2008 Estelle Getty, American actress ("The Golden Girls"), dies of Lewy body disease at 84

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  • 2009 Peter Krieg, German documentary filmmaker, producer and writer (b. 1947)
  • 2011 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), dies at 87
  • 2013 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69