Famous Deaths in January 1975

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