2018 deaths in American television
|March 3||David Ogden Stiers||75||American actor, voiceover artist, and musician, best known for portraying Major Charles Emerson Winchester III on M*A*S*H, D.A. Michael Reston in the Perry Mason made-for-TV movies, and recurring roles in Two Guys and a Girl as Mr. Bauer, and Oberoth in Stargate Atlantis, as well as voicing Dr. Jumba Jookiba In Lilo & Stitch: The Series, among his notable credits.|||
|March 10||Michael Gershman||73||American cinematographer and director (Courthouse, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Crossing Jordan)|||
|March 23||DuShon Monique Brown||49||Actress, best known as Connie on Chicago Fire and Katie Welch on Prison Break|||
|April 1||Steven Bochco||74||Writer and producer (creator of Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, NYPD Blue and Doogie Howser, M.D.)|||
|Bob Beattie||85||Skiing coach and commentator for ABC and ESPN|||
|April 8||Chuck McCann||83||American voice actor (DuckTales, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero) and commercial voiceover artist (Right Guard deodorant, Cocoa Puffs mascot Sonny the Cuckoo Bird). Also host of several local children's shows and guest spots on several sitcoms.|||
|April 15||R. Lee Ermey||74||Actor, voice actor, TV host, and United States Marine Corps drill instructor (TV work includes hosting Mail Call, Lock n' Load with R. Lee Ermey, and GunnyTime; and guest spots on House, SpongeBob SquarePants, and Rocket Power)|||
|April 16||Harry Anderson||65||Actor best known as Judge Harry T. Stone on Night Court and Dave Barry on Dave's World. Also had a main role in the miniseries It, a brief recurring role on Cheers, and hosted Saturday Night Live several times.|||
|Pamela Gidley||52||Actress and model (recurring roles on Tour of Duty, Strange Luck, The Pretender, Angel Street, Skin, and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation; and appearances in the TV movies Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me, Glory Days, Blue Bayou, Man Made, and Goodbye Casanova)|||
|April 17||Ken Dolan||75||American financial advisor who along with wife Daria Dolan formed the double act The Dolans (hosts of Dolans Unscripted on CNN and contributors to CBS This Morning)|||
|April 20||Al Swift||82||Politician and Emmy Award-winning TV news producer at KVOS-TV/Bellingham, Washington|||
|April 22||Dave Nelson||73||Retired baseball player and coach. TV color commentator/analyst for the Milwaukee Brewers and Kansas City Royals.|||
|April 23||Don Bustany||89||Camera coordinator on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Bob Newhart Show, and other MTM productions; co-creator of America's Top 10|||
|Bob Dorough||94||Musician who wrote and performed the music on Schoolhouse Rock!|||
|April 27||Paul Junger Witt||77||Co-founder of Witt/Thomas Productions and film and television producer of such works as Here Come the Brides, The Partridge Family, The Golden Girls, Soap, Benson, Empty Nest and Blossom.|||
|April 29||Robert Mandan||86||American actor, notable for playing Chester Tate on Soap, James Bradford in Three’s A Crowd, and Col. Lawrence Fielding on Private Benjamin. Guest roles in The Facts of Life, Who's the Boss?, All in the Family, Maude, Sanford and Son, Married... with Children, and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.|||
|May 6||Ray Szmanda||91||Announcer on Menards commercials from 1976–1998|||
|May 13||Margot Kidder||69||Canadian-born American Emmy-award-winning actress and activist best known as Lois Lane in the 1970s-1980s Superman movies (TV work includes a regular role in Nichols, panelist on Mantrap, guest spots on Harry O, Banacek, Saturday Night Live, The L Word, Brothers and Sisters, Smallville, and R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour; TV movie work includes Pygmalion, Body of Evidence and WindRunner)|||
|May 16||Joseph Campanella||93||Actor best known as Jonathan Young on The Bold and the Beautiful, and recurring roles on The Bold Ones: The Lawyers, The Doctors and the Nurses, Mannix, One Day at a Time, The Colbys, Road Rovers, That's Life, and Spider-Man|||
|May 20||Patricia Morison||103||Actress and singer (TV work includes a recurring role as Dr. Karen Gayle on The Cases of Eddie Drake and guest spots on Cheers and Have Gun – Will Travel)|||
|May 21||Allyn Ann McLerie||91||Canadian-born American actress and dancer (regular role in The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd and The Tony Randall Show; recurring roles in WKRP in Cincinnati and Punky Brewster; guest roles include The Love Boat, The Thorn Birds, St. Elsewhere, Barney Miller, Dynasty, The Waltons and Brooklyn Bridge)|||
|May 21||Clint Walker||90||Actor, best known as Cheyenne Bodie on Cheyenne|||
|May 22||Elizabeth Sung||63||Actress, best known as Luan Volien from The Young and the Restless; guest appearances include Hawaii Five-0, The Sopranos, Bones, and Curb Your Enthusiasm|||
|May 24||Jerry Maren||98||Actor, best known as a member of the Munchkin Lollipop Guild in the frequently televised film The Wizard of Oz; was a regular cast member on No Soap, Radio and The Gong Show, in addition to guest appearances on The Odd Couple and Seinfeld|||
|July 1||Dick Feagler||79||News commentator at Cleveland stations WVIX, WKYC and WEWS-TV.|||
|July 5||Ed Schultz||64||Political commentator and host of The Ed Show and News with Ed Schultz|||
|July 8||Tab Hunter||86||Actor (star of The Tab Hunter Show, guest spots on Hawaii Five-O, The Love Boat and The Six Million Dollar Man)|||
|Alan Johnson||81||Choreographer, three time Emmy Award-winner (Irving Berlin's 100th Birthday Celebration, Shirley MacLaine... 'Every Little Movement, and S Wonderful, 'S Marvelous, 'S Gershwin)|||
|July 12||Roger Perry||85||American actor (December Bride, Harrigan and Son, Arrest and Trial, Nanny and the Professor, Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color, Love, American Style, Ironside, The F.B.I., Barnaby Jones, The Facts of Life and Falcon Crest)|||
|July 18||Adrian Cronauer||79||American radio and television personality and voice over talent who was immortalized by Robin Williams in the 1987 film adaptation of his autobiography Good Morning, Vietnam (alumnus of WRFT Roanoke, Virginia; commercial work included Lipton, Columbia Records and Welch’s)|||
|July 19||Jon Schnepp||51||Animator, director, producer, writer, and voice actor, best known for his work on Metalocalypse, Space Ghost Coast to Coast, and Aqua Teen Hunger Force|||
|July 21||Elmarie Wendel||89||Actress best known as Mamie Dubcek on 3rd Rock from the Sun and Gina on George Lopez. Guest spots on Love & War, Seinfeld, General Hospital, Bewitched, Murphy Brown, and Empty Nest.|||
|July 25||Frank Clarke||84||Retired football player and sportscaster (NFL on CBS, WFAA-TV/Dallas, Texas)|||
|Patrick Williams||79||Four-time Emmy-winning composer (The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd, The Streets of San Francisco, The Mary Tyler Moore Show)|||
|October 4||Will Vinton||70||American producer and writer (Gary & Mike, The PJs, The California Raisin Show, Adventures in Wonderland, Sesame Street)|||
|October 6||Paul James||87||Sportscaster/sports director at Salt Lake City stations KSL-TV and KTVX|||
|Don Sandburg||87||American actor and producer (The Bozo Show and The Banana Splits)|||
|Scott Wilson||76||Actor best known as Hershel Greene on The Walking Dead. Also recurring roles on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Bosch, Damien, and The OA|||
|October 7||Peggy McCay||90||Actress best known as Caroline Brady on Days of Our Lives|||
|Celeste Yarnall||74||Character actor (guest spots on The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet, My Three Sons, The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Star Trek, It Takes a Thief, Hogan's Heroes, Land of the Giants, and Star Trek: Of Gods and Men)|||
|October 8||Arnold Kopelson||83||Film/TV producer (TV work includes executive producing the shows The Fugitive and Thieves, and the TV movies Frogmen and Past Tense). Also served on the board of directors for the CBS Corporation.|||
|October 9||Warner Saunders||83||News anchor at Chicago stations WMAQ-TV and WBBM-TV|||
|October 11||Carol Hall||82||Film/TV composer (Sesame Street and several TV movies and specials)|||
|October 15||Paul Allen||65||Businessman, philanthropist and investor (co-founder of Vulcan Productions)|||
|October 16||Dennis Hof||73||Brothel owner and star of Cathouse: The Series; guest co-producing on Guiding Light and Transformers: Rescue Bots|||
|Sid Michaels Kavulich||62||Politician and former sportscaster at WBRE-TV/Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania|||
|October 18||Danny Leiner||57||Film/TV director (Backwash, The Mind of the Married Man)|||
|October 24||James Karen||94||American actor, voice over talent and commercial pitchman, notable for serving as the spokesperson for Pathmark, daytime roles as Dr. Burke on As the World Turns and the original Lincoln Tyler on All My Children, a recurrent role as Eliot Randolph in Eight is Enough, a memorable role as the pro-KKK businessman who was saved by George Jefferson via CPR in The Jeffersons, and ruthless businessman Nathan Lassiter in Little House: The Last Farewell, among his credits.|||
|October 30||Beverly McClellan||49||Singer who appeared on the first season of The Voice|||
|November 4||Mike Parker||75||News anchor/reporter at WBBM-TV/Chicago and KNXT-TV/Los Angeles|||
|November 5||Kitty O'Neil||72||American stunt-woman, coordinator, and consultant (credits include The Bionic Woman and Wonder Woman, of which she set a women's high-fall record of 127 feet (39 m) at the Valley Hilton in Sherman Oaks, California, later breaking the record with a 180-foot (55 m) fall from a helicopter while filming.) She was also portrayed by Stockard Channing in the biographical TV movie Silent Victory: The Kitty O'Neil Story|||
|November 12||Stan Lee||95||American comic book writer, best known as co-creator of Spider-Man, Hulk, Doctor Strange, Fantastic Four, The X-Men, Ant-Man, Iron Man, Thor, Daredevil, Black Panther, and many other Marvel Comics properties, many of which were adapted into television series in which Lee made cameos|||
|November 13||Katherine MacGregor||93||American actress, notable for portraying Harriet Oleson on Little House On The Prairie|||
|November 15||Roy Clark||85||American country musician, best known for co-hosting Hee Haw throughout its run (other TV work includes The Beverly Hillbillies, The Jimmy Dean Show, and numerous guest appearances)|||
|November 16||William Goldman||87||Writer (Mr. Horn, City in Fear); guest co-producing on Back to the Future|||
|November 23||Wayne Maunder||80||Canadian-born American actor, notable for playing George Armstrong Custer in Custer, Scott Lancer in Lancer, and Sergeant Sam MacCray in Chase|||
|November 24||Ricky Jay||72||Magician and actor (recurring roles on Deadwood, The Unit, and Kidnapped). Also the only magician ever profiled on American Masters.|||
|November 26||Stephen Hillenburg||57||Cartoonist, animator, producer, and teacher, best known as the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants and the director of Rocko's Modern Life|||
|November 30||Kuma von Clifford||16||Canine actor (Dog with a Blog, Mutt & Stuff)|||
|December 1||Ken Berry||85||American actor, singer, dancer, and personality, notable for his roles as Dr. Kapish on Dr. Kildare, Joe Dalrymple on No Time for Sergeants, Captain Parmenter on F Troop, Sam Jones on The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry R.F.D., a recurrent member of The Carol Burnett Show, the host of his variety series, and Vinton Harper on Mama's Family; commercial work for Kinney Shoes.|||
|December 2||Paul Sherwen||62||English racing cyclist and sportscaster (NBC)|||
|December 3||Philip Bosco||88||Actor (recurring roles on Damages, Law & Order, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Tribeca, and Liberty! The American Revolution) and voice-over narrator (The Civil War, Freedom: A History of Us, and American Experience)|||
|December 4||Sam Nover||77||American sportscaster/sports director at WPXI/Pittsburgh from 1970 to 2001 and play-by-play announcer for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Pittsburgh Steelers. Also worked for NBC Sports and WKBD-TV/Detroit.|||
|December 5||Chris Bradley||53||Chief meteorologist at WSYX/Columbus from 1996 to 2001 and WBNS-TV from 2001 to 2018.|||
|December 8||Allan White||94||American news anchor at WCPO-TV/Cincinnati from 1959 to 1989.|||
|December 13||Don Webster||79||Longtime personality at WEWS-TV/Cleveland|||
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- Frank Buxton, Writer and Director on 'The Odd Couple' and 'Happy Days,' Dies at 87 The Hollywood Reporter, January 3, 2018
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- Donnelly Rhodes, Prolific Character Actor, Is Dead at 81 The New York Times, January 11, 2018
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- Keith Jackson, folksy voice of college football, dies at 89 Los Angeles Times, January 13, 2018
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- Longtime KUSI weatherman John Coleman dies at 83 KUSI-TV, January 21, 2018
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- Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Fantasy Fiction, Is Dead at 88 The New York Times, January 23, 2018
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- Mark Salling Dead of Apparent Suicide TMZ, January 30, 2018
- Louis Zorich Dies: Stage Veteran And ‘Mad About You’ Dad Was 93 Yahoo! Entertainment, February 1, 2018
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- John Mahoney, Steppenwolf and 'Frasier' actor, dead at 77 Chicago Tribune, February 5, 2018
- Mickey Jones 'Justified' Actor Dead at 76 TMZ.com, February 7, 2018
- Reg E. Cathey, Actor on 'House of Cards' and 'The Wire,' Dies at 59 The Hollywood Reporter, February 9, 2018
- "John Gavin, Actor in 'Psycho' and 'Imitation of Life,' Dies at 86".
- Jan Maxwell Has Died; Five-Time Tony Nominee Praised ‘Law & Order’ As “The Mother Ship” Deadline Hollywood, February 11, 2018
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- Nanette Fabray, TV Star of the ’50s and ’60s, Dies at 97 Variety, February 23, 2018
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- "Michael Gershman, 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Cinematographer, Dies at 73". 2018-03-19. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
- 'Chicago Fire' Actor DuShon Monique Brown Dead at 49 TMZ, March 23, 2018
- Steven Bochco, Creator of 'Hill Street Blues,' Dies at 74 NBC Chicago, April 1, 2018
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- Chuck McCann, Comic Actor and Popular Kids TV Host, Dies at 83 The Hollywood Reporter, April 8, 2018
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- Actress Pamela Gidley of "Twin Peaks" fame has died at 52 MSN, April 30, 2018
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- "Bob Dorough, 'Schoolhouse Rock!' Performer and Writer, Dies at 94". The Wrap. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- Littleton, Cynthia (27 April 2018). "'Golden Girls' Producer Paul Junger Witt Dies at 77".
- “Robert Mandan, the Womanizing Chester Tate on 'Soap,' Dies at 86” from The Hollywood Reporter (June 3, 2018)
- Barry Adams. "Menards pitchman Ray Szmanda dies at 91". Wisconsin State Journal, May 7, 2018.
- "'Superman' Star Margot Kidder Dead at 69". TMZ. May 14, 2018.
- Chuba, Kirsten (16 May 2018). "Veteran Character Actor Joseph Campanella Dies at 93".
- "Patricia Morison, Star of the Original 'Kiss Me, Kate,' Dies at 103". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 20, 2018.
- “Allyn Ann McLerie, Actress in 'Where's Charley?' and 'They Shoot Horses, Don't They?' Dies at 91” from The Hollywood Reporter (May 28, 2018)
- Obituary for Clint Walker from AP/TVNewsCheck, 5/22/2018
- "Elizabeth Sung, 'Young and the Restless' Actress, Dies at 63". www.msn.com.
- Barnes, Brooks (2018-06-06). "Jerry Maren, Who Sang and Danced as a Munchkin in Oz, Dies at 98". The New York Times.
- “Kate Spade, Whose Handbags Carried Women Into Adulthood, Is Dead at 55” from The New York Times (June 5, 2018)
- CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61 CNN, June 8, 2018
- Longtime CBS News correspondent Murray Fromson dies at 88 Archived 2018-06-12 at the Wayback Machine Tampa Bay Times, June 9, 2018
- "Neal Boyd, one-Time 'America's Got Talent' winner, dies". Associated Press. June 11, 2018.
- Почина режисьорът и аниматор, създател на "Чоко и Боко" - Румен Петков (in Bulgarian)
- Philadelphia sports broadcasting icon Al Meltzer dies at 89 NBC Sports Philadelphia, June 14, 2018
- “Legendary WTAE chief meteorologist Joe DeNardo dies at 87” from WTAE-TV Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Hearst Television) (June 15, 2018)
- Elizabeth Brackett, Award-Winning Journalist and Triathlete, Dies at 76 WTTW, June 17, 2018
- Richard Valeriani Dies: NBC Newsman Who Covered Civil Rights Movement & Nixon Was 85 Deadline Hollywood, June 18, 2018
- Fox News Pundit Charles Krauthammer Dead At 68 The Huffington Post, June 21, 2018
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- Richard 'Old Man' Harrison of 'Pawn Stars' dead at 77 Fox News, June 25, 2018
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- Steve Ditko, Spider-Man co-creator, dies at age 90 NBC News, July 7, 2018
- Columnist Dick Feagler, voice of Clevelanders for five decades, dead at 79 Cleveland Plain Dealer, July 2, 2018
- Ed Schultz, former Fargo radio personality, has died Inforum, July 6, 2018
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- Elmarie Wendel, '3rd Rock From the Sun' Star, Dies at 89 The Hollywood Reporter, July 23, 2018
- Former receiver Frank Clarke, a member of the original Cowboys team of 1960, dies at 84 Dallas News, July 26, 2018
- Patrick Williams, Emmy-Winning TV Composer, Dies at 79 Variety, July 25, 2018
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- Voice of the Cougars Paul James, 87, dies at his home after long illness Deseret News, October 8, 2018
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- Evans, Greg (2018-10-09). "Celeste Yarnall Dies: 'Star Trek' Actress & Elvis Co-Star Was 74". Deadline. Retrieved 2018-10-09.
- Arnold Kopelson, Oscar-Winning Producer of ‘Platoon’ and ‘The Fugitive,’ Dies at 83 Variety, October 8, 2018
- Longtime NBC 5 Anchor Warner Saunders Passes Away at 83 WMAQ-TV (NBC Chicago), October 10, 2018
- Gans, Andrew. "Carol Hall, Composer-Lyricist of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Dies at 82". Playbill. Retrieved 12 October 2018.
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- Duggan, Brian; Damon, Anjeanette; Spillman, Benjamin; DeHaven, James (16 October 2018). "Dennis Hof, Nevada's bombastic legal pimp and Assembly candidate, has died". Reno Gazette Journal. Retrieved 16 October 2018.
- State Rep. Sid Michaels Kavulich, former sportscaster, died Times Leader, October 16, 2018
- "Danny Leiner, 'Harold & Kumar' and 'Dude, Where's My Car?' Director, Dies". The Telegraph. October 20, 2018.
- "James Karen, Actor in 'Poltergeist' and So Much More, Dies at 94". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 24, 2018.
- ‘The Voice’ Star Beverly McClellan Dies After Battle with Cancer The Blast, October 31, 2018
- Mike Parker, trusted anchor, reporter at CBS 2 for 35 years, dead at 75 Chicago Sun-Times, November 5, 2018
- Barnes, Mike (November 5, 2018). "Kitty O'Neil, Famed Hollywood Stuntwoman and Daredevil, Dies at 72". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
- "Stan Lee Dead at 95". TMZ. TMZ. Retrieved 12 November 2018.
- "Katherine MacGregor, the Meddlesome Harriet Oleson on 'Little House on the Prairie,' Dies at 93" From Hollywood Reporter (November 13, 2018)
- Thanki, Juli (November 15, 2018). "Roy Clark, Country Music Hall of Fame member, dead at 85". The Tennessean. Retrieved November 15, 2018.
- "Butch Cassidy screenwriter Goldman dies". BBC News. 2018-11-16. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
- Wayne Maunder, Star of the 1960s Western 'Lancer,' Dies at 80 from The Hollywood Reporter (November 23, 2018)
- Ricky Jay, Master Magician and Actor in ‘Deadwood,’ ‘Boogie Nights,’ Dies at 72 Variety, November 24, 2018
- 'SpongeBob Squarepants' Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies at 57 Variety, November 27, 2018
- Dog with a Blog death: tributes poor in after Labrador Kuma dies at age 16 Monsters & Critics, December 6, 2018
- “Ken Berry, Star of 'F Troop' and 'Mama's Family,' Dies at 85” The Hollywood Reporter, December 1, 2018
- Iconic voice of cycling Paul Sherwen dies at 62-years-old Canadian Cycling Magazine, December 2, 2018
- Philip Bosco, Tony Winner and Actor in 'Working Girl' and 'The Savages,' Dies at 88 The Hollywood Reporter, December 4, 2018
- Sam Nover, longtime WPXI Sports director, dies at 77 WPXI, December 4, 2018
-  Cleveland.com, December 14, 2018
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