DEAD: ON THIS DATE
Richard Deacon (aged 63)
Richard Deacon (May 14, 1921 – August 8, 1984) was an American television and motion picture actor, best known for playing supporting roles in television shows such as The Dick Van Dyke Show, Leave It To Beaver, and The Jack Benny Program along with minor roles in films like Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) and Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds.
DEATH: Deacon died from cardiovascular disease in 1984, at age 63. His remains were cremated and the ashes scattered at sea.