Deaths in Film & TV on June 29

  • 1933 Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, American actor (The Bell Boy, Moonshine, Keystone comedies), dies from a heart attack at 46
  • 1956 Johan[nes F] Bakker Jr, actor, dies at 62
  • 1965 Sidney Marion, actor (Outlaws is Coming, Quicksand), dies at 64
  • 1966 Isabel Dawn, American screenwriter, dies at 68
  • 1966 Ronald Shiner, British actor (Dry Rot, Carry on Admiral, Keep it Clean, Aunt Clara), dies at 63
  • 1967 Jayne Mansfield, American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), dies in a car crash at 34
  • 1968 Kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66
  • 1973 Tin-Tan [Germán Valdés], Mexican actor, singer and comedian (Spanish dubbing of The Jungle Book, The Aristocats), dies from cancer at 57
  • 1975 Jerry Verno, British actor (River of Unrest, Ourselves Alone, Sweeney Todd), dies at 79
  • 1978 Bob Crane, American DJ and actor (Col Hogan-Hogan's Heroes, Donna Reed), murdered at 49
  • 1986 Ida Mae McKenzie, American actress, dies at 75
  • 1986 Robert Drivas [Robert Choromokos ], American actor (Our Private World), dies of Aids complications at 47

Person of interestLana Turner

1995 Lana Turner, American actress (Survivors, Falcon Crest, The Postman Always Rings Twice), dies of cancer at 74

Actress Lana Turner
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  • 1995 Roy Rowland, film director, dies at 84
  • 1996 Pamela Mason [Ostrer], British actress, author and talk-show host (Lady Possessed), dies of heart failure at 78
  • 1997 William Hickey, American actor (Prizzi's Honor, The Nightmare Before Christmas), dies of emphysema at 69
  • 1999 Allan Carr, American film producer and director (Grease, Happiest Millionaire), dies at 62
  • 2000 Il Mattatore [Vittorio Gassman], Italian actor, director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman, War & Peace), dies at 77
  • 2000 Coen Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje), dies at 68
  • 2002 Rosemary Clooney, American singer (Come On-a My House) and actress (White Christmas), dies of lung cancer at 74
  • 2002 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), dies at 82

Person of interestKatharine Hepburn

2003 Katharine Hepburn, American actress (Adam's Rib, On Golden Pond), dies of natural causes at 96

  • 2006 Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • 2006 Lloyd Richards, Canadian-American theaterical director (Joe Turner’s Come and Gone), dies at 87
  • 2007 Joel Siegel, American film critic (b. 1943)
  • 2007 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), dies of cancer at 59
  • 2008 Don S. Davis, American actor and artist (b. 1942)
  • 2009 Joe Bowman (marksman), American sharpshooter, Hollywood consultant, famed bootmaker & master showman (b. 1925)