Famous Deaths in July 1982

  • Jul 1 John Everett Watts, composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 1 Vera [A Veronica] Bondam, actress, dies at 86
  • Jul 2 Poul Rovsing Olsen, composer, dies at 59
  • Jul 3 Henry King, US film director (Song of Bernadette, Gunfighter), dies at 96
  • Jul 4 Sylvestre A Guzman Fernandez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide
  • Jul 4 Terry Higgins, early British AIDS death (b. 1945)
  • Jul 6 Russell Thorson, actor (One Man's Family), dies at 72
  • Jul 6 Bob Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1905)
  • Jul 7 Bep [Elisa H] Bakhuis, soccer star/writer, dies at 76
  • Jul 7 Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63
  • Jul 8 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77
  • Jul 8 Virginia Hall [Goillot], American spy with British Special Operations during WWII (1940-1966), dies at 76
  • Jul 10 Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • Jul 10 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies
  • Jul 12 Kenneth More, British actor (Genevieve), dies of Parkinson's disease at 67
  • Jul 13 Edith Heerdegen, dies at 69
  • Jul 13 John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • Jul 14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 15 Donald Beard, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1952-56), dies
  • Jul 15 Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
  • Jul 15 Bill Justis, American musician and producer (Raunchy), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 16 Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
  • Jul 16 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35
  • Jul 16 Charles Robberts, The first State President of South Africa, dies at 88
  • Jul 18 Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language), dies at 85
  • Jul 18 Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 18 Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language), dies at 85
  • Jul 19 John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)
  • Jul 20 Okot p'Bitek, Ugandan poet (b. 1931)
  • Jul 21 Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69
  • Jul 21 Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58
  • Jul 23 Vic Morrow, American actor (Cimmaron), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • Jul 23 Betty Parsons, American artist and art dealer, dies at 82
  • Jul 25 Beene Dubbelboer, writer (Turfgasgenerator), dies at 76
  • Jul 25 Hal Foster, Canadian-American cartoonist (Prince Valiant) (b. 1892)
  • Jul 26 Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54
  • Jul 27 Dan Seymour, actor (We the People, Sing it Again), dies at 67
  • Jul 27 Vladimir Smirnov, Russian foil fencer (Olympic gold 1980), dies at 28
  • Jul 28 George Kleinsinger, US composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Jul 29 Vladimir K. Zworykin, Russian-American inventor (development of television, cathode ray tube), dies at 82

  • Jul 29 Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
  • Jul 29 Harold Sakata, actor (Kenji-Sarge), dies at 62
  • Jul 29 Richard N Gale, English general/paracommandant, dies at 86
  • Jul 30 Frank Nicholson, South African cricket wicket-keeper (1935-36), dies
  • Jul 30 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model (b. 1954)