Famous Deaths in February 1985

  • Feb 3 Frank Oppenheimer, American physicist (b. 1912)
  • Feb 5 Georges-Émile Lapalme, Quebec politician (b. 1907)
  • Feb 6 Charles Briggs, actor (13 Frightened Girls, Capt Newman), dies at 53
  • Feb 6 Dandy Nichols, actress (Confessions of a Window Cleaner), dies at 78
  • Feb 6 James Hadley Chase, English writer (b. 1906)
  • Feb 7 Albert Dondeyne, Belgian philosopher/theologist, dies at 83
  • Feb 7 Uday Merchant, cricket (bro of Vijay, prolific scorer), dies
  • Feb 7 Matt Monro, English singer (b. 1932)
  • Feb 8 Marvin Miller, actor (Michael Anthony-Millionaire), dies at 71
  • Feb 8 Tom Greenway, actor (Miami Story), dies of a heart attack at 75

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Feb 8 William Lyons, British automobile manufacturer, dies at 84

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  • Feb 10 Johnny Mokan, baseball player (b. 1895)
  • Feb 11 Heinz Eric Roemheld, composer, dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Feb 11 Henry Hathaway, actor/director (Nob Hill), dies of heart attack at 86
  • Feb 11 Ulysses Sipmson Kay, composer, dies at 68
  • Feb 11 Ben Abruzzo, American businessman and balloonist (b. 1930)
  • Feb 12 Nicholas Colssanto, American actor (Coach in Cheers), dies at 61
  • Feb 16 Larry Ward, actor (Frank Ragan-Dakotas), dies at 69
  • Feb 17 Wanda Perry, actress (Roberta, Death of a Salesman), dies at 67
  • Feb 18 Willy Alberti, [Carel Verbruggen], Dutch singer, dies at 58
  • Feb 19 Elizabeth Julesberg, author (Dick & Jane), dies
  • Feb 19 George Holmes, actor (Man in the Trunk), dies at 66
  • Feb 20 Clarence Nash, American voice actor (Donald Duck), dies of leukaemia at 80
  • Feb 21 Eric Herfst, Dutch cabaret performer (Floris), dies at 47
  • Feb 21 Ina Claire, actress/comedienne (3 Bdwy Girls), dies of stroke at 89
  • Feb 21 Louis Hayward, actor (Lone Wolf, Survivors), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Feb 22 Alexander Scourby, actor (Victory at Sea, Ransom), dies at 71
  • Feb 22 Efrem A Zimbalist, Russian/US composer/violinist, dies at 95
  • Feb 22 Salvador Espriu, Spanish poet (b. 1913)
  • Feb 23 Alexander Scourby, actor (Jesus, Shaggy Dog, Giant), dies at 71
  • Feb 27 David Huffman, actor (FIST, Jane Doe, Firefox, Onion Field), dies
  • Feb 27 Henry Cabot Lodge, American politician (Sen-R) and diplomat, dies at 82
  • Feb 27 Pat J O'Malley, actor (My Favorite Martian, Maude), dies at 83
  • Feb 28 Charita Bauer, actress (Mary-Aldrich Family), dies at 62 in NYC
  • Feb 28 David Byron, English singer (Uriah Heep) (b. 1947)
  • Feb 28 Ray Ellington, English singer (b. 1916)