DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Susan Oliver (aged 58)
Actress, author, aviator
Susan Oliver (born Charlotte Gercke, February 13, 1932 – May 10, 1990) was an American actress, television director, and aviator.
Oliver was cast in episodes of Adventures in Paradise, Twilight Zone, Route 66, Dr. Kildare, The Naked City, The Barbara Stanwyck Show, Burke’s Law, The Fugitive, Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C., I Spy, The Virginian, and The Name of the Game. She made one appearance on The Andy Griffith Show and ABC’s family western series, The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters. She also made two appearances in Quinn Martin’s The Invaders(episodes: “Inquisition” and “The Ivy Curtain”) on ABC.
DEATH: Oliver was diagnosed with colorectal cancer that later metastasized to her lungs, and she died on May 10, 1990 at the Motion Picture & Television Hospital in Woodland Hills, California.