Deaths in Film & TV on September 13

  • 1944 W. Heath Robinson, English illustrator and cartoonist (Don Quixote), dies at 72
  • 1948 Paul Wegener, German actor and director (The Golem, The Student of Prague), dies at 73
  • 1950 Sara Allgood, Irish-American actress (Blackmail, How Green Was My Valley), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • 1971 Nelly A "Nell" Knoop, Dutch actress (Silent Waters), dies at 72
  • 1973 Betty Field, American actress (Of Mice and Men; Kings Row; Bus Stop), dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 57
  • 1976 Albert Tessier, French Canadian priest, historian and filmmaker (b. 1895)
  • 1977 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra, 1912-39; Disney's Fantasia), dies of a heart attack at 95
  • 1982 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80
  • 1987 Mervyn LeRoy, American movie producer (Devil at 4 O'Clock), dies at 86
  • 1991 Joe Pasternak, Hungarian-American film producer (Spinout, Big City), dies of Parkinson's at 73
  • 1996 Jane Baxter, British actress (We Live Again, Blossom Time), dies at 87

Tupac ShakurTupac Shakur (1971-1996)

American rapper and actor (Juice, Bullet), dies of internal bleeding after a drive-by shooting at 25

  • 2001 Dorothy McGuire, American actress (Gentlemen's Agreement, Old Yeller, Summer Magic), dies of cardiac arrest following a short illness at 85
  • 2009 Paul Burke, American actor (Naked City, Thomas Crown Affair, Neal-Dynasty), dies at 83
  • 2017 Frank Vincent, American actor (The Sopranos), dies of a heart attack at 80

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard (1930-2022)

French director (Alphaville; Hail Mary; Breathless), dies at 91