Famous Deaths in January 1975

  • 1st Arthur Pierson, actor/director (Hat Check Girl), dies at 73
  • 3rd Milton J Cross, TV announcer (Met Opera Auditions), dies at 87
  • 3rd Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (False Flag), dies at 77
  • 3rd Walter Linck, Swiss sculptor, dies at 71
  • 4th Carlo Levi, Italian writer (Parole Sono Pietre), dies at 72
  • 5th Don Wilson, pitcher (Astro), dies at 29 of carbon monoxide poisoning
  • 6th Noel Madison, actor (Jitterbugs, Black Raven), dies at 77
  • 8th Anthony Warde, actor (Big Punch, Buck Rogers), dies at 66
  • 8th John Dierkes, actor (Red Badge of Courage), dies at 69
  • 8th John Gregson, actor (Rooney, Assassin), dies at 55
  • 8th Louis J H C A de Bourbon, Dutch writer/poet (Gypsy Blood), dies at 66
  • 8th Richard Tucker, [Reuben Ticker], US tenor (La Gioconda), dies at 61
  • 9th John Slater, actor (Deadlock, 3 on a Spree), dies at 58
  • 9th Pierre Fresnay, French actor (Monsieur Vincent), dies at 77
  • 9th Pyotr Sergeyevich Novikov, Russian mathematician (b. 1901)
  • 11th Max Lorenz, German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles (b. 1901)
  • 12th Caryn Campbell, Bundy victim, disappears from Snowmass, Colo
  • 18th Gertrude Olmstead, American silent film actress, dies at 77
  • 19th Thomas Hart Benton, American painter dies at 85 (b. 1889)
  • 20th Franz Andre, Belgian conductor, dies at 81
  • 21st Marie Lohr, actress (Pygmalion, Small Hotel, Escapade), dies at 84
  • 22nd Klaas Voskuil, Dutch journalist, dies at 79
  • 22nd Andrew George Burry, Swiss-born manufacturer and businessman (b. 1873)
  • 23rd Karel Paul van der Mandele, director (Rotterdam Bank), dies at 94
  • 24th Larry Fine, actor (3 Stooges), dies at 72
  • 25th Vivien Kellems, TV hostess (The Power of Women), dies at 78
  • 25th Charlotte Whitton, Canadian politician, mayor of Ottawa (b. 1896)
  • 26th Lubov Orlova, actress (Moscow Laughs, Man of Music, Tanya), dies at 72
  • 27th Bill Walsh, American producer and writer (b. 1913)
  • 28th Ola Raknes, Norwegian psychoanalyst and philologist (b. 1887)
  • 30th Boris Blacher, German composer (Purloined Letter), dies at 72