Deaths in Film & TV on March 9

Frank WedekindFrank Wedekind (1864-1918)

German actor and playwright (The "Lulu" plays), dies at 53

  • 1964 Johanna W "Mina" Bakker, Dutch actress (Boefje), dies at 87
  • 1969 Richard Crane, American character actor (Surfside 6, Rocky Jones, Space Ranger), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • 1975 Shirley Ross [Bernice Maude Gaunt], American actress (Cafe Society, Prison Farm, Waikiki Wedding), dies of cancer at 62
  • 1979 Barbara Mullen, American actress (Thunder Rock, Innocent Sinners), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • 1980 Olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82
  • 1982 Alan Badel, British actor (Shogun, Salome, Bill Brand), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • 1982 Rex Marshall, American TV announcer (Circuit Rider, Herman Hickman Show), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • 1983 Faye Emerson, American actress (I've Got a Secret), dies of cancer at 65
  • 1986 Ned Calmer, TV host (In the First Person), dies at 78
  • 1992 Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • 1993 Ad van Gessel, Dutch actor (Everything For Our Soldiers), dies
  • 1994 Charles Bukowski, German-born American columnist (Notes of a Dirty Old Man) and writer (Hollywood: A Novel) who was described as a "laureate of American lowlife", dies of leukemia at 73
  • 1994 Eddie Creatchman, Canadian wrestler manager (b. 1928)
  • 1994 Fernando Rey [Arambillet], Spanish actor (The French Connection, Matter of Time), dies of bladder cancer at 76
  • 1994 John Harrison, South African correspondent (BBC), dies at 48
  • 1996 George Burns, American comedian, actor and singer (Burns and Allen), dies at 100
  • 2003 Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (b. 1933)
  • 2004 Albert Mol, Dutch actor (Kant aan m'n broek!), dies at 87
  • 2012 Peter Bergman, American Comedian, dies from leukemia at 72
  • 2016 Robert Horton [Meade Howard Horton Jr.], American actor and singer (Kings Row, Wagon Train, Arena), dies at 91
  • 2020 Lorenzo Brino, American actor (7th Heaven - "Sam"), dies in single vehicle car crash at 21
  • 2021 Roger Mudd, American Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist and TV news anchor (CBS Weekend News; NBC Evening News; Meet The Press), dies of kidney failure at 93
  • 2021 Tommy Troelsen, Danish soccer striker (16 caps; Vejle Boldklub) and broadcaster (Danmarks Radio, dk4), dies at 80