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, American actress (A Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 88
  • 1974 Lili Darvas, Hungarian actress (Szerelem, Cimmaron), dies at 68
  • 1979 (Sarah) Hope Summers, American character actress (The Andy Griffith Show & Mayberry RFD - "Clara"), dies at 77
  • 1979 Tony "Two-Ton" Galento, American heavyweight boxer and actor (On the Waterfront), dies at 69
  • 1988 Duane Jones, American actor (Night of the Living Dead), and theater director, dies of cardiopulmonary arrest at 51
  • 1990 Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
  • 1992 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, rodeo performer, model and actor best known for playing the Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51
  • 2000 Claude Sautet, French film director (b. 1924)
  • 2000 Eric Christmas, British actor (b. 1916)
  • 2001 Frances Horwich, American educator and television personality (Ding Dong School), dies at 94
  • 2003 Wahome Muthahi, Kenyan humourist (b. 1954)
  • 2007 Laszlo Kovacs, Hungarian-born cinematographer (b. 1933)
  • 2007 Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b. 1953)

Estelle GettyEstelle Getty (1923-2008)

American actress (The Golden Girls, The Golden Palace), dies of Lewy body disease at 84

  • 2009 Peter Krieg [Wilhelm Gladitz], German documentary filmmaker, and writer (September Wheat), dies at 60
  • 2011 Linda Christian, Mexican actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone), dies at 87
  • 2011 Tom Aldredge, American actor (The Sopranos, What About Bob, Nurse, Mind Snatchers), dies at 83
  • 2012 Nan Merriman, American-Dutch singer (Arturo Toscanini NBC Orchestra), dies at 92
  • 2013 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • 2020 Carlton Haselrig, American football guard (Pro Bowl 1992; Pittsburgh Steelers) and wrestler (6 x NCAA titles; Pitt-Johnstown), dies from liver disease at 54