Registered: 18th Jul 2008
Loc: Back of the wardrobe
Meinhardt Raabe, who played the munchkin coroner and proclaimed in the movie that the Wicked Witch of the East was "really most sincerely dead," died of a heart attack a the age of 94. Raabe was one of the 124 munchkins in the 1939 film and one of only nine who had speaking parts. He was 22 years old and a showbusiness veteran, earning money for college as a "midget" performer.