Deaths in Film & TV on March 21

  • 1934 Lilyan Tashman, American actress (Millie, Bulldog Drummond), dies following cancer surgery at 34
  • 1938 Oscar Apfel, American actor (The Squaw Man, Inspiration, Before Dawn), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 1955 Muriel Aked, British actress, dies at 67
  • 1974 Candy Darling [James Slattery], American transgender actress (Flesh, Women in Revolt), dies at 29
  • 1982 Harry H Corbett, British actor (Steptoe & Son, Jabberwacky), dies at 57
  • 1984 Shauna Grant, American actress (suicide) (b. 1963)
  • 1985 Michael Redgrave, British actor (Goodbye Mr Chips), dies at 77 of Parkinson's Disease
  • 1987 Dean Paul Martin, American actor (Misfits of Science), dies in a plane crash at 35
  • 1987 Robert Preston, actor (Harold Hill-Music Man), dies at 68
  • 1989 Milton Frome, actor (Family Jewels), dies
  • 1992 John Ireland, actor (Rawhide), dies of leukemia at 78
  • 1994 Dack Rambo, American actor (Jack Ewing-Dallas), dies from AIDs at 52
  • 1994 Macdonald Carey, American actor (Days of Our Lives, Lock Up), dies of cancer at 81
  • 1995 Robert Urquhart, Scottish actor (Dunkirk, Bulldog Breed), dies at 72
  • 1999 Ernie Wise, British comedian (b. 1925)
  • 2001 Anthony Steel, English actor (b. 1920)
  • 2004 Ludmilla Tchérina, French ballet dancer and actress (b. 1924)
  • 2005 Barney Martin, American actor (b. 1923)
  • 2015 Jackie Trent, English singer-songwriter (Neighbours theme) and actress, dies at 74
  • 2016 Peter Brown [Pierre Lind de Lappe], American actor (Lawman, Laredo, Bold & Beautiful), dies at 80