Deaths in Film & TV on May 13

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1961 Gary Cooper, 2 time Acad award winning actor (High Noon), dies at 60

  • 1962 Frank Jenks, American actor (Colonel Flack, Zombies on Broadway), dies of cancer at 60
  • 1967 Frank McGrath, American actor (The Reluctant Astronaut, Wagon Train), dies from a heart attack at 64
  • 1972 Dan Blocker, American actor (Hoss-Bonanza), dies at 43
  • 1975 Bob Wills [James Robert Wills], American actor (Lone Prairie, Tornado in the Saddle), dies from bronchial pneumonia at 69
  • 1979 Nelly Aenders, actress (In Pyama), dies at 65
  • 1993 Joaquin Garcia [Vargas] "Borolas", Mexican comedian and actor (Santa Sangre), dies at 71
  • 1994 Ruth Gillette, actress (Wild Gold), dies of cancer at 88
  • 1995 Cecil Marley, cricketer (WICBC pres 1971-74, Jamaican capt 1946), dies
  • 2000 Paul Bartel, American actor (b. 1938)
  • 2002 Ruth Cracknell, Australian actress (b. 1925)
  • 2009 Frank Aletter, American character actor (b. 1926)