Deaths in Film & TV on June 15

  • 1965 Steve Cochran [Robert Alexander Cochran], American actor (Mozambique, Gay Senotiys, Dallas), dies from acute infectious edema at 48
  • 1982 Neil Fitzgerald, Irish actor (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 90
  • 1984 Ned Glass, Polish-American actor (Sol-Julia, Uncle Moe-Bridget Loves Bernie), dies of heat failure at 78
  • 1989 Ray McAnally, Irish actor (The Mission, My Left Foot, Empire State, Sicilian), dies of a heart attack at 63
  • 1989 Victor French, actor (#44-Get Smart, Highway to Heaven), dies at 54
  • 1994 Nadia Gray [Nadia Kujnir-Herescu], Romanian actress (Naked Runner, Maniac, Candide), dies at 70
  • 1995 Charles Bennett, English screenwriter, dies at 95
  • 1996 Sir Fitzroy Maclean, 1st Baronet, Scottish adventurer, soldier, writer and politician and an inspiration for Ian Flemings James Bond, dies at 85
  • 1996 Dick Murdoch, professional wrestler (b. 1946)
  • 2003 Hume Cronyn, Canadian actor (World According to Garp, Cocoon), dies at 91
  • 2005 Suzanne Flon, French actress (One Deadly Summer, Moulin Rouge), dies of gastroenteritis at 87
  • 2006 Raymond Devos, Belgian-French humorist, dies at 83
  • 2007 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), dies of an overdose at 49
  • 2008 Stan Winston, American special effects and makeup artist, and film director (b. 1946)
  • 2010 Bekim Fehmiu, Yugoslavian actor (Black Sunday, Permission to Kill, Cagliostro), dies of suspected suicide at 74

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2014 Casey Kasem, American radio personality (creator of American Top 40) and the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo, dies from Lewy body dementia at 82

Disc Jockey and Actor Casey Kasem
Disc Jockey and Actor
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  • 2014 Jacques Bergerac, French actor (Gigi, Les Girls, Thunder in Sun) and business executive (Revlon), dies at 87
  • 2017 Aleksey Batalov, Russian actor named a People's Artist of the USSR (1976) and a Hero of Socialist Labour (1989), dies at 88