Deaths in Film & TV on June 22

  • 1928 George Siegmann, American actor (Birth of Nation, Queen of Sheba, Oliver Twist), dies from pernicious anemia at 46
  • 1932 Tommy Treichel, American professional wrestler (b. 1892)
  • 1954 Don Hollenbeck, newscaster (CBS Weekend News), dies at 49
  • 1961 Betty Elder, actress (Annie Get Your Gun), dies

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1969 Judy Garland, American singer and actress (The Wizard of Oz, Easter Parade), dies at 47 of an overdose

Actress Judy Garland
Actress
Judy Garland
  • 1979 Emory Parnell, St Paul Minn, actor (Life of Riley), dies at 85
  • 1981 Lola Lane, actress (Zanzibar, Mystery Ship, Big Fight), dies
  • 1982 Alan Webb, British actor (King Lear, Taming of Shrew, Challenge of Lassie), dies at 75

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1987 Fred Astaire, American tap dancer, presenter and actor (Easter Parade, Swingtime), dies at 88

Actor and Dancer Fred Astaire
Actor and Dancer
Fred Astaire
  • 1988 Bramwell Fletcher, British actor (White Cargo, Random Harvest, The Mummy), dies at 84
  • 1988 Dennis Day, actor/tenor (Jack Benny Show), dies of ALS at 71
  • 1988 Ross Ford, actor (Reform School Girl, Jungle Patrol), dies
  • 1991 Cameron Miller, actor (Portrait of Claire), dies at 82
  • 1991 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie), dies of cancer at 56
  • 1992 Chuck Mitchell, actor (Penitentiary), dies
  • 1994 Jack Davies, screenwriter, dies at 80
  • 1996 Salah Abou Seif, film director, dies at 81
  • 1997 Don Henderson, English actor (b. 1932)
  • 2006 Moose (dog actor), dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
  • 2007 Nancy Benoit, former professional wrestling valet (b. 1964)
  • 2008 George Carlin, American comedian, actor (b. 1937)
  • 2015 James Horner, American film composer (Titanic, Apollo 13, Casper), dies in a plane crash at 61
  • 2015 Laura Antonelli, Italian actress (Wifemistress, Divine Nymph), dies at 73