Deaths in Film & TV on March 18

  • 1936 Egon Friedell, Austrian journalist, actor and writer (Kleine Portratgalerie, Der Partylowe), commits suicide to avoid arrest by the Gestapo at 58
  • 1944 Benjamin Delmonte, theater director and actor (Black Haired Whore), dies at 79
  • 1963 Wanda Hawley, American actress (b. 1895)
  • 1969 Barbara Bates, actress (Kathy-It's a Great Life), dies at 43
  • 1973 Lauritz L H Melchior, Danish baritone/actor (Luxury Liner), dies at 82
  • 1974 David C Imboden, actor (King of Kings), dies at 87
  • 1978 Peggy Wood, actress (One Life to Live, Mama), dies at 86
  • 1982 Georg G Lampe, Dutch painter/director (Free Academy), dies at 60
  • 1989 William Challee, actor (Desperate, Moonchild), dies
  • 1990 Robin Harris, actor (House Party, Mo' Better Blues), dies at 36
  • 1991 Jack McCoy, Radio/TV personality, dies at 72
  • 1991 Vilma Banky, actress (Eagle, Son of Sheik, Rebel), dies at 93
  • 2006 Michael Attwell, British actor (b. 1943)
  • 2008 Anthony Minghella, English Oscar winning film director (The English Patient, The Talented Mr. Ripley), dies at 54

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2009 Natasha Richardson, English actress (Gothic, Handmaid's Tale), dies of a traumatic brain injury at 45

  • 2010 Fess Parker, American actor (b. 1924)
  • 2016 Joe Santos, American actor (Rockford files), dies at 84
  • 2016 Jan Nemec, Czech film director (Diamonds of the Night), dies at 79