Deaths in Film & TV on March 13

  • 1619 Richard Burbage, English Shakespearean actor and painter, dies at about 52
  • 1925 Lucille Ricksen [Ingeborg Ericksen], American silent-film actress, dies of tuberculosis 14
  • 1957 Lena Ashwell, British actress and theatrical manager who was the 1st to organize large-scale entertainment for WWI troops at the front, dies at 84
  • 1969 Felix Locher, Swiss insurance salesman, mapping system inventor, and late in life actor (Frankenstein's Daughter), dies at 86
  • 1970 Rick Besoyan, American singer, actor, playwright, composer and director (Little Mary Sunshine), dies of internal hemorrhages at 45
  • 1973 Stacy Harris, Canadian born actor (NOPD, Doorway to Danger), dies at 54
  • 1974 Howard St John, American actor (Investigator, Dr Lewis-Hank), dies from a heart attack at 68
  • 1974 Janos Prohaska, Hungarian actor (Andy Williams Show), dies at 54
  • 1975 Jean Del Val, French actor (Sainted Devil, Flying Deuces), dies at 83
  • 1976 Willy Alfredo [Willem Jue], Dutch comedian/ and poet, dies at 77
  • 1988 Olive Carey, American actress (Affairs With a Stranger), dies at 92
  • 1991 Cor Witschge, Dutch actor (Pipo the Clown), dies at 65
  • 1992 Clarence Wright, English actor and singer, dies at 84
  • 1996 Brian Hulls, British TV news cameraman, dies at 48
  • 1996 Krzysztof Kieślowski, Polish film director (The Double Life of Veronique), dies of a heart attack at 54
  • 1996 Lucio Fulci, Italian film director "Godfather of Gore", dies at 68
  • 1999 Garson Kanin, American playwright, director, and producer (Double Life; Born Yesterday), dies at 96
  • 2001 John A. Alonzo, American cinematographer (pioneered handheld work, lighting techniques and HD video development), dies at 66
  • 2005 Jason Evers, American actor (Wrangler, Channing), dies of heart failure at 83
  • 2006 Maureen Stapleton, American actress (Lonelyhearts, Airport, Coccoon, Plaza Suite), dies at 80
  • 2007 Arnold Skaaland, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • 2009 Betsy Blair [Elizabeth Boger], American actress (Marty, A Double Life), dies at 85
  • 2009 Test [Andrew Martin], Canadian professional wrestler (WWF/WWE), dies of an accidental overdose of the prescription pain medication oxycodone at 33
  • 2013 Malachi Throne, American actor, dies at 84
  • 2016 Adrienne Corri, British actress (River, Doctor Zhivago), dies at 85
  • 2018 Dr. T Berry Brazelton, American child development paediatrician, author, TV host (What Every Baby Knows), who developed the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale (NBAS), dies at 99
  • 2021 Murray Walker, English motorsport commentator and journalist (Formula 1: BBC 1976-96, ITV 1997-2001), dies at 97

William HurtWilliam Hurt (1950-2022)

American Academy Award-winning actor (Big Chill; Children of a Lesser God; Kiss of the Spider Woman; Broadcast News), dies of prostate cancer at 71 [1]