Deaths in Film & TV on September 18

Dion BoucicaultDion Boucicault (1822-1890)

Irish actor and playwright (Rip van Winkle, London Assurance), dies at 67

  • 1934 Marie Shotwell, American actress (Sally of the Sawdust), dies at 54
  • 1949 Frank Morgan [Francis Wuppermann], American silent and sound film character actor (The Wizard of Oz; The Affairs of Cellini), dies of a heart attack at 59
  • 1968 Franchot Tone, American actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Advise & Consent), dies from lung cancer at 63
  • 1968 Francis McDonald, American actor (Will-Adv of Champion), dies at 77
  • 1973 Nora Nicholson, British actress (Blue Lagoon, Crow Hollow), dies at 80
  • 1974 Edna Best, English actress (Key, Calendar, Escape), dies at 74
  • 1975 Pamela Brown, British actress (Cleopatra, I Know Where I'm Going!, Beckett), dies from pancreatic cancer at 58
  • 1992 Lona Andre [Launa Anderson], American actress (Death in the Air, Case of Baby Sitter), dies at 77
  • 1998 Leonid Kinskey, Russian actor (Casablanca, Duck Soup), dies at 95
  • 2004 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 82
  • 2008 Humberto Solás, Cuban film director and writer (Lucia), dies at 66

Steve SabolSteve Sabol (1942-2012)

American filmmaker (35 Emmy awards, founder of NFL Films), dies from brain cancer at 69

  • 2013 Richard C. Sarafian, American director and actor (Foley Square), dies from complications from pneumonia at 83