Deaths: April 9

by bcampos862 | created - 10 Apr 2017 | updated - 10 months ago | Public

1. Sidney Lumet

Director | 12 Angry Men

Sidney Lumet was a master of cinema, best known for his technical knowledge and his skill at getting first-rate performances from his actors -- and for shooting most of his films in his beloved New York. He made over 40 movies, often complex and emotional, but seldom overly sentimental. Although ...

2. Albert Popwell

Actor | Sudden Impact

Handsome, leanly built African-American actor who notched up guest appearances in dozens of popular US TV shows, including Mannix (1967), McCloud (1970), Emergency! (1972) and Magnum, P.I. (1980). However, he's better known to cult films fans for his portrayal of character "Matthew Johnson" in the ...

3. Arthur Anderson

Actor | Midnight Cowboy

Arthur Anderson was born on August 29, 1922 in Staten Island, New York, USA as Arthur John Miles Anderson. He was an actor, known for Midnight Cowboy (1969), Courage the Cowardly Dog (1999) and Dark Shadows (1966). He was married to Alice Anderson. He died on April 9, 2016 in Manhattan, New York ...

4. Barry Cahill

Actor | Hang 'Em High

Barry Cahill was born on May 28, 1921 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Barry Lloyd Francis Cahill. He was an actor, known for Hang 'Em High (1968), ...tick... tick... tick... (1970) and Coffy (1973). He was married to Rachel Ames. He died on April 9, 2012 in Ventura, California, USA.

5. Bob Wootton

Stunts | Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman

Bob Wootton was born on March 4, 1942 in Paris, Arkansas, USA as Robert Wootton. He is known for his work on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman (1993), The Last Days of Frank and Jesse James (1986) and Johnny Cash! The Man, His World, His Music (1969). He was married to Vicky Wootton and Anita Carter. He ...

6. Brook Benton

Soundtrack | Boogie Nights

Singer/songwriter Brook Benton was born Benjamin Franklin Peay on September 19, 1931, in Camden, South Carolina. He became a gospel singer at a young age and was a member of the Camden Jubilee Singers. Benton moved to New York City at age 17 in 1948 to try his luck as a songwriter. When he first ...

7. Frank Lloyd Wright


Frank Lloyd Wright was one of America's most famous architects who introduced his concept of "Organic architecture" and designed such landmarks as the Fallingwater and the Guggenheim Museum of Art.

He was born Frank Lincoln Wright on June 8, 1867, in Richland Center, Wisconsin, USA, into a family of...

8. John Shearin

Actor | Hunter

John Shearin was born on September 27, 1944 in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA as John Daniel Shearin III. He was an actor, known for Hunter (1984), Bret Maverick (1981) and American Gothic (1995). He was married to Jennifer Wilson. He died on April 9, 2017 in Greenville, North Carolina.

10. Kathleen Burke

Actress | The Last Outpost

Kathleen Burke was born on September 5, 1913 in Hammond, Indiana, USA. She was an actress, known for The Last Outpost (1935), Island of Lost Souls (1932) and The Lion Man (1936). She was married to Jos Fernandez, Glen A. Rardin and Forrest Smith. She died on April 9, 1980 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

11. Kay Marvis

Actress | Copacabana

Kay Marvis was born on August 29, 1923 in New Jersey, USA as Catherine Dittig. She was an actress, known for Copacabana (1947), Kid Dynamite (1943) and Block Busters (1944). She was married to Groucho Marx and Leo Gorcey. She died on April 9, 2000 in Mendocino County, California, USA.

13. Margarita Isabel

Actress | Como agua para chocolate

Margarita Isabel was born on July 25, 1943 in Mexico City, Mexico. She was an actress, known for Like Water for Chocolate (1992), Dos crímenes (1994) and Mujeres insumisas (1995). She was married to Mario Iván Martínez Ortega. She died on April 9, 2017 in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico.

14. Meinhardt Raabe

Self | Entertainment Tonight

Raabe was born in Watertown, Wisconsin, in 1915. In 1934, he was a member of the Midget City cast at the Chicago World's Fair. The money from his appearances at the fair and other places was how he paid for his bachelor's in accounting and master's in business administration.

His wife, Marie ...

15. Peter Hansen

Actor | The War of the Roses

Peter Hansen was born on December 5, 1921 in Oakland, California, USA as Peter Franklin Hansen. He was an actor, known for The War of the Roses (1989), General Hospital (1963) and Dragonfly (2002). He was married to Florence Elizabeth (Betty) Moe. He died on April 9, 2017 in Santa Clarita, ...

16. William Mims

Actor | The Day Mars Invaded Earth

William Mims was born on January 15, 1927 in Carthage, Missouri, USA as William Ray Mims. He was an actor, known for The Day Mars Invaded Earth (1962), The Ballad of Cable Hogue (1970) and Hot Rods to Hell (1967). He was married to Nancy Lou Irgang. He died on April 9, 1991 in Studio City, ...

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