Famous Deaths in June 1985

  • Jun 1 Richard Greene, English composer and actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 67
  • Jun 6 Siem Devout, Dutch actor, dies at 54
  • Jun 10 Bob Prince, sportscaster (Monday Night Baseball), dies at 68
  • Jun 10 George Chandler, actor (Lassie), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • Jun 11 Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31
  • Jun 11 Sapfo Notara, Greek actress (b. 1907)
  • Jun 12 Edmund Perry, 17 and newly graduated from N.H. prep. high school, shot and killed in Manhattan by NYPD undercover officer Lee Vanhouten, who claimed Perry tried to rob him
  • Jun 15 Len Hopwood, cricketer (took 0-155 in two Tests Eng v Aust 1934), dies
  • Jun 15 Percy Fender, English cricketer (13 Tests for England, 380 runs 29 wkts), dies at 92
  • Jun 15 Andy Stanfield, American athlete (b. 1927)
  • Jun 15 Robert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (b. 1961)
  • Jun 17 Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67
  • Jun 18 Paul Colin, French poster designer (b. 1892)
  • Jun 21 Tage Erlander, Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1901)
  • Jun 25 Morris Mason, American murderer (b. 1954)
  • Jun 28 James Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74
  • Jun 28 Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor, dies at 72
  • Jun 30 James Dewar, inventor (Twinkie), dies