Bill Herz


Age: 99

last surviving crew member of Orson Welles's mock War of the Worlds newscast, which terrified American radio listeners in 1938 with vivid bulletins warning Newark residents to evacuate as invading Martians incinerated central New Jersey.

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

Born: August 2, 1916

Died: May 10, 2016

New York City, New York