Famous Deaths in 1977 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 273 of 273

  • Sep 11 Don Blackman, actor (Old Man & Sea, Desert Legion), dies at 65
  • Sep 11 Leonard Carey, actor (Laughter), dies at 90
  • Sep 12 Robert Lowell, US poet/pacifist (Near the Ocean), dies at 60)
  • Sep 12 Steven Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist, dies in police custody at 30
  • Sep 13 Arthur Fagg, cricketer (5 Tests for England 1936-39/umpire), dies
  • Sep 13 Leopold Stokowski, British conductor (Philadelphia Orchestra), dies of a heart attack at 95
  • Sep 16 Marc Bolan, rock vocalist/guitarist (T Rex), dies in a car crash at 29
  • Sep 16 Maria Callas, American-born prima donna, dies in Paris at 53
  • Sep 18 Paul Bernays, Swiss mathematician (b. 1888)
  • Sep 25 Sidney van den Bergh, Dutch businessman/politician, dies at 78
  • Sep 29 Alexander Nikolayevich Tcherepnin, Russian composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 8 Giorgos Papasideris, Greek country singer, composer, lyricist (b. 1902 )
  • Oct 10 Angelo Muscat, Maltese actor (b. 1930)
  • Oct 11 Mason Gross, professor (Think Fast, 2 for the Money), dies at 66
  • Oct 11 MacKinlay Kantor, American author (b. 1904)
  • Oct 12 Doris Davenport, actress (Behind the News, Westerner), dies at 81

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 14 Bing Crosby [Harry Lillis Crosby], American singer and actor (Going My Way), dies of a heart attack at 74

Singer and Actor Bing Crosby
Singer and Actor
Bing Crosby
  • Oct 15 Ralph Truman, actor (Henry V, Treasure Island), dies at 77
  • Oct 16 Michael Balcon, producer, dies at 81
  • Oct 17 [Robert] Cal Hubbard, American football and baseball player and umpire (only person in football and baseball Hall of Fame), dies at 77
  • Oct 18 Rolph Grant, cricketer (West Indian capt on 1939 England tour), dies
  • Oct 18 Andreas Baader (b. 1943)
  • Oct 18 Gudrun Ensslin (b. 1940)
  • Oct 18 Jan-Carl Raspe (b. 1944)
  • Oct 20 Cassie Gaines, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 28
  • Oct 20 Ronnie Van Zant, rocker (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in a plane crash at 29
  • Oct 20 Steve Gaines, rock guitarist (Lynyrd Skynyrd), dies in air crash at 28
  • Oct 21 Ferit Tuzun, composer, dies at 48
  • Oct 27 James M Cain, US writer (Postman Always Rings Twice), dies at 85
  • Oct 31 Joan Tetzel, actress (Hell Below Zero), dies at 56
  • Nov 2 Hans Erich Nossak, German writer, dies at 76
  • Nov 3 Florence Vidor, American actress (Jack Knife Man), dies at 82
  • Nov 5 Aleksei G Stachanov, Russian model miner, dies at 72
  • Nov 5 Guy Lombardo, orchestra leader (Auld Lang Syne), dies in Houston at 75
  • Nov 5 René Goscinny, French writer (Asterix), dies at 51
  • Nov 8 Bucky Harris, American baseball player (b. 1896)
  • Nov 8 Georg Wüst, German Oceanographer, dies at 87
  • Nov 9 Gertrude Astor, actress (Ship of Wanted Men), dies on 90th birthday
  • Nov 11 Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903)
  • Nov 11 Abraham Sarmiento, Jr., Filipino journalist & political activist (b. 1950)
  • Nov 13 Ingrid Schubert, German terrorist (b. 1944)
  • Nov 14 Richard Addinsell, English composer (Alice in Wonderland), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, Founder-Acarya of ISKCON (b. 1896)
  • Nov 15 Serafin Pro, Cuban composer, dies at 71
  • Nov 18 Victor Francen, actor (J'Acusse, San Antonio), dies at 89
  • Nov 18 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (b. 1897)
  • Nov 20 Maxie Wander, writer, dies
  • Nov 22 Reg Perks, England cricket pace bowler (1938-39), dies
  • Nov 24 Richard Carlson, actor/director (Little Foxes, Hunted), dies at 65
  • Nov 25 Richard Carlson, actor (Col MacKenzie-MacKenzie's Raiders), dies at 65
  • Nov 27 John Little McClellan, American lawyer and politician (Sen-D-Ark), dies at 81
  • Nov 28 Trevor Bardette, actor (Clanton-Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 George Hamilton Combs, American politician and TV and radio commentator (Through the Curtain), dies at 78
  • Nov 30 Terrence Rattigan, British writer and playwright (b. 1911)
  • Dec 1 Paul Hardy, Belgian designer (Italian Country, dies at 69
  • Dec 4 Leila Hyams, actress (Red Headed Woman, Freaks), dies at 72
  • Dec 5 Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Soviet military commander (b. 1895)
  • Dec 7 Paul Gibb, cricketer (England batsman, 8 Tests), dies
  • Dec 9 Clarice Lispector, writer, dies
  • Dec 10 Adolph Rupp, American basketball coach (b. 1901)
  • Dec 12 Baroness Clementine Spencer-Churchill (nee Hozier), widow of Sir Winston, dies at 92
  • Dec 15 Wilfred Kitching, the 7th General of The Salvation Army (b. 1893)
  • Dec 16 Risto Jarva, Finnish filmmaker (b. 1934)
  • Dec 18 Cyril Ritchard, actor (Peter Pan), dies at 80
  • Dec 18 Louis Untermeyer, poet/critic/TV panelist (What's My Line), dies at 92
  • Dec 19 Nellie Tayloe Ross, 1st woman governor, dies at 101
  • Dec 22 Johann Nepomuk David, composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 24 Samael Aun Weor, Colombian writer (b. 1917)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 25 Charlie Chaplin, actor/comedian (Modern Times, The Kid), dies in Switzerland at 88

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Comedian/Actor/Filmaker
Charlie Chaplin
  • Dec 26 Howard Hawks, American director/producer (Rio Bravo, Scarface, The Big Sleep), dies at 81
  • Dec 26 Ivan Rezak, Czech composer, dies at 53
  • Dec 31 Nora Marlowe, actress (Sara-Gov & JJ), dies at 62
  • Dec 31 Sabah III Al-Salim Al-Sabah, ruler of Kuwait (b. 1924)