Death Notices

Paul “Tiny” Nichols
(1st assistant director)
died Oct 8, 1980 at age 58

Leon Tokatyan
(executive story editor)
died May 13, 1997 at age 71

Jean Beaudine
(background player)
died June 23, 2003 at age 82

Barbara Burns
(background player )
died during Season 4
Robert Caramico
(director of photography)
died Oct 18, 1997 at age 64
Sandro Paolone
(stand-in for Lou since the Mary days)
died Feb 9, 2004 at age 66

Sid Clute
(played National Editor)
died Oct 2, 1985 at age 69
 
Webster Phillips
(makeup)
died May 13, 1998 at age 83
Mason Adams
(played Charlie Hume)
died April 26, 2005 at age 86

Ivan Bonar
(played Foreign Editor)
died Dec 8, 1988 at age 64

Nancy Marchand
(played Margaret Pynchon)
died June 18, 2000 at age 71
Meryl O'Laughlin
(executive in charge of talent)
died Feb 27, 2007 at age 71
Tim Padden
(stand-in for Donovan and Animal)
died Dec 29, 1988 at age 39
Al Beaudine
(background player & stand-in for Lou)
died July 30, 2000 at age 75
George A. Rutter
(script supervisor)
died November 4, 2007 at age 91

Roy Wallack
(background player)
died March 10, 1992 at age 64 
Ted Thackrey, Jr.
(technical advisor)
died July 16, 2001 at age 73
   
Louis Infante III
(men’s wardrobe supervisor)
died May 25, 1995 at age 48

 

Dean Vernon
(sound recorder)
died August 3, 2001 at age 75
   
Jim Galloway
(editor)
died Nov 13, 1996 at age 68
Robert S. Mendelsohn
(unit production manager)
died June 28, 2002 at age 68