Famous Deaths for Year 1985 (Part 2)

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Deaths 151 - 300 of 330

Jun 11th - Karen Ann Quinlan, comatose patient, dies in Morris Plains NJ at 31
Jun 11th - Sapfo Notara, Greek actress (b. 1907)
Jun 12th - 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 15th - Len Hopwood, cricketer (took 0-155 in two Tests Eng v Aust 1934), dies
Jun 15th - Percy Fender, cricketer (13 Tests for England, 380 runs 29 wkts), dies
Jun 15th - Andy Stanfield, American athlete (b. 1927)
Jun 15th - Robert Stethem, U.S. Navy Seabee diver murdered by terrorists on TWA Flight 847 (b. 1961)
Jun 17th - Piet De Somer, Belgian rector of University of Louvain, dies at 67
Jun 18th - Paul Colin, French poster designer (b. 1892)
Jun 21st - Tage Erlander, Prime Minister of Sweden (b. 1901)
Jun 25th - Morris Mason, American murderer (b. 1954)
Jun 28th - James Craig, actor (Human Comedy, Kismet), dies of lung cancer at 74
Jun 28th - Lambros Konstantaras, Greek actor, dies at 72
Jun 30th - James Dewar, inventor (Twinkie), dies
Jul 2nd - David Purley, British Formula 1 driver (b. 1945)
Jul 3rd - Frank Selke, Canadian ice hockey manager (b. 1893)
Jul 4th - John de Quay, Dutch premier (1959-63), dies at 83
Jul 5th - Gerard Schmook, Flemish literature historian/custodian, dies at 86
Jul 5th - Jack Robertson, South African cricket spinner (3 Tests v Aust 1935-36), dies
Jul 5th - Marion Byron, actress (Steamboat Bill Jr), dies at 73
Jul 7th - Patti McCarty, actress (Gangster of the Frontier), dies at 64
Jul 8th - Gardner Cowles Jr, US publisher (Look Magazine), dies at 82
Jul 8th - Phil Foster, comedian (Frank De Fazio-Laverne & Shirley), dies at 72
Jul 8th - Simon Kuznets, US economist (Nobel 1971), dies at 84
Jul 9th - Rafael Campos, actor (Ramon-Rhoda, Sancho-V), dies of cancer at 49
Jul 9th - Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg (b. 1896)
Jul 9th - Jimmy Kinnon, Scottish founder of Narcotics Anonymous (b. 1911)
Jul 10th - Fernando Pereira, military activist, murdered
Jul 16th - Wayne King, orchestra leader (Wayne King Show), dies at 84
Jul 16th - Heinrich Böll, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1917)
Jul 17th - Czeslaw Josef Marek, composer, dies at 93
Jul 17th - Margo, actress (Rumba, Viva Zapata), dies at 68 of a brain tumor
Jul 18th - Shahnawaz Bhutto, son of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto
Jul 19th - Janusz A. Zajdel, Polish writer (b. 1938)
Jul 21st - Mickey Shaughnessy, actor (Chicago Teddy Bears), dies at 65
Jul 21st - Vicki Vola, actress (Miss Miller-Mr District Attorney)
Jul 23rd - Kay Kyser, bandleader (Kay Kyser's Kollege), dies at 79
Jul 23rd - Johnny Wardle, English cricketer (b. 1923)
Jul 27th - Joseph "Smoky Joe" Wood, pitcher (Boston Red Sox), dies at 95
Jul 28th - Grant Williams, actor (Shrinking Man), dies of toxic poisoning at 54
Jul 29th - James F Nolan, actor (Dante), dies of cancer at 69
Jul 30th - Julia Hall Bowman Robinson, American mathematician (b. 1919)
Jul 31st - Eugene Carson Blake, sec-gen World Council of Churches, dies at 78
Jul 31st - Murray Chapple, cricketer (14 Tests for NZ, 497 runs), dies
Aug 1st - Joseph Walker, cameraman, dies at 92
Aug 2nd - Frank Faylen, vaudevillian, dies of pneumonia at 79
Aug 2nd - Sandy Bell, South African cricket pace bowler (16 Tests), dies
Aug 4th - Zbynek Vostrak, composer, dies at 65
Aug 5th - Theodore Sturgeon, sci-fi author (Hugo, It, Caviar), dies at 67
Aug 7th - Grayson Hall, actor (Dark Shadows), dies of cancer at 58
Aug 8th - Louise Brooks, actress (Pandora's Box), dies of a heart attack at 78
Aug 9th - Clive Churchill, Australian rugby league footballer (b. 1927)
Aug 10th - Kenny Backer, comedian (Time Bandits), dies of a heart attack at 72
Aug 12th - Marcel Mihalovici, composer, dies at 86
Aug 12th - Manfred Winkelhock, German race car driver (b. 1951)
Aug 13th - Marion Martin, actress (Dakota Lil, Queen of Burlesque), dies at 67
Aug 14th - Gale Sondergaard, actress (Letter), dies of cerebral thrombosis at 86
Aug 15th - Richard Yardumian, US composer (Creator Spirit), dies at 68
Aug 20th - Harchand Singh Longowai, Sikh leader, shot by Sikh extremists
Aug 22nd - Ginty Lush, cricketer (NSW quickie of 30's), dies
Aug 22nd - Paul Peter Ewald, German Crystallographer and Physicist who devised the theory of X-ray interference by crystals and pioneered X-ray diffraction methods, dies at 97
Aug 24th - Paul Creston [Giuseppe/Joseph Guttoveggio], US composer, dies at 78
Aug 25th - Samantha Smith, actress (Elizabeth-Lime Street), dies in plane at 13
Aug 26th - Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP/editor (GPV, Netherlands Daily), dies at 76
Aug 28th - Ruth Gordon, actress (Big Bus), dies of a stroke in her sleep at 88
Aug 29th - Alexander Abramsky, composer, dies at 87
Aug 29th - Evelyn Ankers, actress (Black Beauty, Jungle Woman), dies at 67
Aug 29th - Patrick Barr, actor (Black Orchid, On the Run), dies at 77
Aug 30th - Taylor Caldwell, English-born author (b. 1900)
Aug 31st - Frank Macfarlane Burnet, Australian biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1899)
Sep 1st - Stefan Bellof, German race car driver (b. 1957)
Sep 1st - Jay Youngblood, American wrestler (b. 1955)
Sep 2nd - Abe Lenstra, Dutch soccer star, dies at 64
Sep 2nd - Jay Youngblood, American professional wrestler
Sep 3rd - Joe Jones, drummer, dies at 73
Sep 3rd - John Herbert McDowell, composer, dies at 58
Sep 4th - George O'Brien, actor (Daniel Boone, Salute), dies of a stroke at 85
Sep 4th - Isabel Jeans, actress (Suspicion, Easy Virtue, Tovarich), dies at 93
Sep 6th - Jane Frazee, singer/actress (Alice-Beulah), dies at 67 of pneumonia
Sep 6th - Johnny Desmond, singer (Your Hit Parade), dies of cancer at 65
Sep 6th - Leon Orthel, composer, dies at 79
Sep 8th - John Franklin Enders, American scientist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1887)
Sep 9th - Paul Flory, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1910)
Sep 10th - Alexa Kenin, actress (Mousie-Coed Fever), dies at 23
Sep 10th - Ernest Julius Öpik, Estonian astronomer and astrophysicist known for his studies of meteors and the structure and evolution of the cosmos, dies at 91
Sep 11th - William Alwyn, composer, dies at 79
Sep 11th - Andrew C. Thornton II, American drug smuggler (b. 1945)
Sep 13th - Dane Rudhyar, composer, dies at 90
Sep 17th - Laura Ashley, Welsh fashion designer, dies by accident
Sep 19th - Italo Calvino, sci-fi author (T-Zero, Mr Palomar), dies at 61
Sep 21st - Gu Long, Taiwanese writer of wuxia novels (b. 1937)
Sep 22nd - Axel Springer, German newspaper magnate (Bild Zeitung), dies at 73
Sep 23rd - Mickey Simpson, actor (Wagonmaster), dies of a heart attack at 72
Sep 25th - Albert Moeschinger, composer, dies at 88
Sep 25th - William Cumming Rose, American Biochemist, dies at 98
Sep 27th - Lloyd Nolan, actor (Dr Chegley-Julia), dies of lung cancer at 83
Sep 30th - Charles F Richter, US seismologist (scale of R), dies at 85
Sep 30th - Heleb MacInnes, US spy writer (Affiliate in place), dies at 77
Sep 30th - Simone Signoret, German/French actress (Room at Top, Gina), dies at 64
Writer E. B. WhiteWriter E. B. White (Oct 1st) Oct 1st - E. B. White, US author (New Yorker, Charlotte's Web), dies at 86
Oct 2nd - George Savalas, actor (Kojak), dies at 58
Oct 2nd - Rock Hudson, actor (MacMillian & Wife), dies of AIDS at 59
Oct 2nd - Sidney Clute, actor (Lou Grant, Cagney & Lacey), dies at 69
Oct 3rd - Charles Collingwood, newscaster (Chronicles), dies at 68
Oct 3rd - Maurice Copeland, actor (Ralph-Those Young Charmings), dies at 74
Oct 6th - Nelson Riddle, American bandleader (b. 1921)
Oct 8th - Leon Klinghoffer, hijackers of Achille Lauro, threw him off boat
Oct 8th - Ricardo Bacchelli, playwright/poet (Il malino del Po), dies at 94
Oct 9th - Emílio Garrastazu Médici, president of Brazil (b. 1905)
Oct 10th - Orson Welles, American actor/director (Citizen Kane, War of the Worlds), dies of a heart attack at 70
Oct 10th - Yul Brynner, [Taidje Khan], actor (King & I), dies of cancer at 65
Oct 11th - Tex Williams, country-western singer, dies at 68 of cancer
Actor Orson WellesActor Orson Welles (Oct 10th) Oct 12th - Johnny Olsen, TV announcer (Price is Right), dies at 75
Oct 12th - Ricky Wilson, rock guitarist (B-52's), dies of AIDS at 32
Oct 13th - Jack Wilson, cricketer (Test for Australia, 0-39 & 1-25, DNB), dies
Oct 14th - Emil Gilels, Ukrainian pianist (b. 1916)
Oct 15th - Meret Oppenheim, writer, dies at 72
Oct 16th - Claude Stroud, actor (Hobart-Ted Knight Show, Duke), dies at 78
Oct 18th - Benjamin Moloisi, South African poet/Anc'er, hanged at 30
Oct 19th - Alfred Rouleau, French Canadian businessman (b. 1915)
Oct 22nd - Viorica Ursuleac, Romanian soprano (b. 1894)
Oct 24th - Richie Evans, American NASCAR driver (b. 1941)
Oct 24th - Maurice Roy, Archbishop of Quebec, (b. 1905)
Oct 25th - Elsa Moranet, writer, dies at 67
Oct 25th - Morton Downey, singer (Star of the Family), dies at 83
Oct 29th - John Lodge, actor (Sensation, In Like Flint)/(gov-R-CT), dies at 82
Oct 30th - Kirby Grant, actor/singer (Sky King), dies in an auto accident at 74
Oct 31st - Poul Reichhardt, Danish actor (b. 1913)
Oct 31st - Nikos Engonopoulos, Greek painter and poet (b. 1907)
Oct 31st - Anton Christoforidis, Greek boxer (b. 1918)
Nov 1st - Phil Silvers, comedic actor (Sgt Bilko), dies in his sleep at 73
Nov 5th - Arnold Chikobava, Georgian linguist (b. 1898)
Nov 6th - Joel Crothers, actor (Edge of Night), dies of a heart attack at 44
Nov 8th - Nicolas Frantz, Luxembourgish cyclist (b. 1899)
Nov 9th - Helen Rose, costume designer, dies at 81
Nov 9th - Mary MacLaren, actress (Black Swan), dies at 85 of respiratory probs
Nov 10th - Pelle Lindbergh, goalie (Phila Flyers), dies in drunk driving accident
Nov 13th - George Robert Vincent, American sound recording pioneer (b. 1898)
Nov 15th - Spencer W. Kimball, American 12th President of the Mormon Church (1973-1985), dies at 90
Nov 16th - John J Sparkmann, (Sen-D-Ala), dies at 85
Nov 17th - Jimmy Ritz, actor (Ritz Brothers), dies of heart failure at 81
Nov 19th - Lall Singh, cricketer (Test for India 1932), dies
Nov 19th - Stepin Fetchit, [Lincoln Penny], 1st African American film star, dies of pneumonia 83
Nov 20th - Bill Scott, cartoon voice (Mr Peabody, Bullwinkle), dies at 65
Nov 21st - Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies
Nov 24th - Cees Buddingh', Dutch poet/writer/interpreter/translator, dies at 67
Nov 24th - Big Joe Turner, American singer (b. 1911)
Nov 25th - Ray Jablonski, American baseball player (b. 1926)
Nov 25th - Franz Hildebrandt, German Theologian(b. 1909)
Nov 26th - Ransom Sherman, comedian (Father of Bride), dies at 87

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