Famous Deaths in November 1974

  • Nov 1 Ralf Harolde, actor (Safe, Framed, Stolen Harmony), dies at 75
  • Nov 4 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • Nov 5 Stafford Repp, actor (Chief O'Hara-Batman), dies at 56
  • Nov 7 Rodolfo Acosta, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw), dies at 54
  • Nov 7 Eric Linklater, British author (b. 1899)
  • Nov 8 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, dies at 60
  • Nov 9 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 11 Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 11 Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
  • Nov 12 Charles Quinlivan, actor (7 Guns to Mesa), dies at 50
  • Nov 13 Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
  • Nov 13 Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, SciusciĆ ), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 Johnny Mack Brown, actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies at 70
  • Nov 15 James Morrison, actor (Don't, Black Beauty), dies on his 86th birthday
  • Nov 16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
  • Nov 17 Clive Brook, actor/director (On Approval), dies at 87
  • Nov 17 Clive Brook, British actor/director (List of Adrian Messenger), dies at 87
  • Nov 19 George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 21 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
  • Nov 23 Cornelius Ryan, Irish war reporter and historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
  • Nov 23 Pall Isolfsson, Icelandic composer, dies at 81
  • Nov 25 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
  • Nov 25 Rosemary Lane, actress (Chatterbox, 4 Wives), dies at 61
  • Nov 25 U Thant, Burmese politician and 3rd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
  • Nov 26 Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
  • Nov 27 Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
  • Nov 29 Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
  • Nov 29 Ouida Bergere, scriptwriter, dies at 88
  • Nov 29 James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer (b. 1905)
  • Nov 30 Bert Gordon [Barney Gorodetsky], American comedian, dies at 79