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
  • 1965 Sidney Marion, American 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

Jayne MansfieldJayne Mansfield (1933-1967)

American actress (The Girl Can't Help It), dies in a car crash at 34

  • 1968 Kitty Kelly, American 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
  • 1976 Leonora Summers [Lillian Hill], American vaudeville and silent film actress [Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ; Hoboken To Hollywood), dies at 78
  • 1978 Bob Crane, American DJ and actor (Hogan's Heroes; The Donna Reed Show), murdered at 49
  • 1986 Ida Mae McKenzie, American actress, dies at 75
  • 1986 Robert Drivas [Choromokos], American stage and screen actor (Cool Hand Luke; Illustrated Man; Our Private World), and theater director, dies of AIDS complications at 50

Lana TurnerLana Turner (1921-1995)

American pin-up model and actress (Peyton Place; The Postman Always Rings Twice; Imitation of Life), dies of cancer at 74

  • 1995 Roy Rowland, American 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 Coen Flink, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943, Havinck, Honneponnetje), dies at 68
  • 2000 Il Mattatore [Vittorio Gassman], Italian actor, director and screenwriter (Scent of a Woman, War & Peace), dies at 77
  • 2002 François Périer [Pillu], French actor (Gervaise, Fantasia, Les Mains Sales), dies at 82
  • 2002 Rosemary Clooney, American singer (Come On-a My House) and actress (White Christmas), dies of lung cancer at 74

Katharine HepburnKatharine Hepburn (1907-2003)

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

  • 2006 Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • 2007 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), dies of cancer at 59
  • 2007 Joel Siegel, American film critic (b. 1943)
  • 2008 Don S. Davis, American actor and artist (b. 1942)
  • 2009 Joe Bowman (marksman), American sharpshooter, Hollywood consultant, famed bootmaker & master showman (b. 1925)
  • 2018 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), dies of colon cancer at 85

Carl ReinerCarl Reiner (1922-2020)

American comedian, actor, screenwriter (Your Show Of Shows; 2000 Year Old Man; The Dick Van Dyke Show), director (The Comic; The Jerk), and author, dies at 98

  • 2021 Stuart Damon [Zonis], American stage and screen actor (General Hospital, 1977-2007 - "Dr. Alan Quartermaine"), dies of kidney failure at 84