Famous Deaths in 1986 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 378 of 378

  • Jun 29 Ida Mae McKenzie, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 29 John P East, (Sen-R-NC), dies at 55
  • Jun 29 Robert Drivas, actor (Our Private World), dies at 47
  • Jul 1 Roy Poole, actor (Winds of War), dies at 62
  • Jul 2 Peanuts Lowrey, baseball player (b. 1917)
  • Jul 3 Rudy Vallee, singer (Vagabond Dreams), dies at 84
  • Jul 4 Flor Peeters, Flemish baron/organist/composer, dies at 83
  • Jul 4 Oscar Zariski, Russian mathematician (b. 1899)
  • Jul 6 Jagjivan Ram, Indian politician (b. 1908)
  • Jul 8 Skeeter Webb, American baseball player (b. 1909)
  • Jul 9 Karl-Heinz Beckurts, West german Siemens manager, murdered
  • Jul 9 Le Duan, Vietnamese politician, dies at 78
  • Jul 14 Raymond Loewy, US industrial designer, dies at 92
  • Jul 15 Benny Rubin, actor/comedian (Benny Rubin Show), dies at 87
  • Jul 15 Florence Halop, actress (Florence-Night Court), dies at 63
  • Jul 15 Billy Haughton, American harness driver and trainer (b. 1923)
  • Jul 18 Stanley Rous, British soccer official, dies at 91
  • Jul 20 Helen Craig, actress (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 74
  • Jul 21 Paulo Correia, Guinee-Bissaus colonel/putschist, executed
  • Jul 21 Virginia Hewitt, actress (Carol-Space Patrol), dies at 60
  • Jul 21 Ernest Maas, American screenwriter (b. 1892)
  • Jul 23 Jouko Paavo Kalervo Tolonen, composer, dies at 73
  • Jul 24 Fritz A Lipman, discoverer (co-enzymes, Nobel 1953), dies at 87
  • Jul 24 Laurie Nash, cricketer (two Tests for Australia 1932-36), dies
  • Jul 25 Theodore H "Ted" Lyons, pitcher (Chicago White Sox), dies at 85
  • Jul 25 Vincente Minnelli, American director (Gigi, Goodbye Charlie), dies in LA at 76
  • Jul 26 Averell Harriman, statesman, dies in Yorktown Heights, NY at 94
  • Jul 27 Leroy Holmes, orchestra leader (Tonight Show, 1956-57), dies at 72
  • Jul 28 Charles Aubroeck, Belgian painter/sculptor (Iron Tower), dies at 91
  • Jul 28 Syd Curnow, South African cricketer (168 runs in 7 Tests), dies
  • Jul 29 Gordon Mills, British songwriter (Tom Jones - "Its not Unusual"), dies of cancer at 51
  • Jul 31 Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73
  • Jul 31 Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (b. 1900)
  • Aug 1 Willem Klein, variety artist, dies at about 73
  • Aug 1 Robert Wolfgang Schnell, German writer, dies at 70
  • Aug 2 Roy Marcus Cohn, US lawyer (Joseph McCarthy), dies
  • Aug 2 Roy Cohn, American politician (b. 1927)
  • Aug 3 Paul [Saul] de Groot, chairman Dutch Communist party, dies at 87
  • Aug 3 Rupert de Smidt, cricketer (Western Province 1911-13), dies at 102
  • Aug 3 Willem Ruis, Dutch TV host (Willem Ruis Show), dies at 41
  • Aug 6 Emilio Fernandez, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre), dies at 82
  • Aug 6 Manfred Hausmann, writer, dies at 87
  • Aug 6 William J Schroeder, (longest-survivor with permanent artificial) heart, dies at 54, after 620 days with Jarvik VII man-made pump)
  • Aug 9 Joseph "Poeske" Scherens, Belgian cyclist, dies at 77

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Aug 11 Chuck McKinley, American tennis player (1963 Wimbledon), dies of a brain tumour at 45

Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion Chuck McKinley
Tennis Player Wimbledon Champion
Chuck McKinley
  • Aug 13 Helen Mack, actress (Son of Kong, Milky Way), dies
  • Aug 16 John Hurley, song writer (Son of a Preacher Man), dies at 45
  • Aug 16 Jaime Saenz, Bolivian poet, novelist, and short story writer (b. 1921)
  • Aug 19 Hermione Baddeley, actress (Camp Runamuck, Maude), dies at 79
  • Aug 19 Jacob A W Burger, chairman (Dutch soc-dem party), dies at 81
  • Aug 19 Lorenzo Tucker, actor (Black King), dies
  • Aug 20 Donn Bennett, TV host (The Big Idea), dies at 76
  • Aug 20 Thad Jones, jazz trumpeter, dies of cancer at 63
  • Aug 20 Walter Brooke, actor (DA Scanlon-Green Hornet), dies at 71
  • Aug 20 Milton Acorn, Canadian poet (b. 1923)
  • Aug 23 Charles Janssens, Belgian actor (Mira, Malpertuis), dies at 80
  • Aug 25 Allen Case, actor (Deputy, Legend of Jesse James), dies at 51
  • Aug 26 Jennifer Levin, American murder victim, strangled by Robert Chambers in New York City's Central Park aged 18
  • Aug 26 Ted Knight, [Tadeus Konopka], actor (Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 62
  • Aug 29 Ellis Achong, cricketer (West Indies 1933-35, "chinaman"), dies
  • Aug 30 Otto Mortensen, composer, dies at 79
  • Aug 31 Henry Moore, English artist and sculptor (known for Three Piece Sculpture: Vertebrae), dies at 88
  • Aug 31 Urho K Kekkonen, premier/president of Finland, dies at 85
  • Sep 1 Murray Hamilton, actor (Rich Man Poor Man), dies at 63

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Sep 4 Hank Greenberg "Hammerin' Hank", American MLB player (Detroit Tigers) dies at 75

Baseball Player Hank Greenberg
Baseball Player
Hank Greenberg
  • Sep 6 Blanche Sweet, US actress (DW Griffith movies), dies at 90
  • Sep 7 Ruth Polsky, record promoter, dies after being run over by a cab at 30
  • Sep 7 Vladimir Alexandrovich Vlasov, composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 12 Frank Nelson, actor (Ralph-I Love Lucy, Jack Benny Show), dies at 75
  • Sep 12 Jacques-Henri Lartigue, French photographer, dies at 92
  • Sep 15 Virginia Gregg, actress (Little Women), dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Patricia Phoenix, English actress (Coronation Street), dies at 62
  • Sep 19 Vivian Duncan, entertainer (Duncan Sisters), dies
  • Sep 21 Pierre Wigny, Belgium minister of Foreign affairs (1958-61), dies at 81
  • Sep 25 Ben Sajet, physician/politician, dies at 99
  • Sep 25 Hans Vogt, Norwegian linguist (b. 1909)
  • Sep 25 Donald MacDonald, Canadian politician (b.1909)
  • Sep 25 Nikolay Nikolayevich Semyonov, Russian Chemist and Nobel Prize winner, dies at 90
  • Sep 26 Hugh Franklin, American soap opera actor (b. 1916)
  • Sep 27 Cliff Burton, American rock bassist (Metallica), dies in bus crash at 24
  • Sep 28 Carmen DeRue, entertainer, dies
  • Sep 28 Robert Helpmann, actor (Second Time Lucky, Patrick), dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Betty Kean, actress (Amy Tucker-Leave it to Larry), dies at 69
  • Oct 3 Vince DiMaggio, American Baseball Player (b. 1912)
  • Oct 5 Hall B Wallis, US movie production (Barefoot in Park), dies at 87
  • Oct 5 James H. Wilkinson, English mathematician (b. 1919)
  • Oct 5 Mike Burgmann, Australian racing driver (b. 1947)
  • Oct 6 Alexander Kronrod, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • Oct 10 Gleb Wataghin, Ukrainian-Italian physicist (b. 1899)
  • Oct 11 Norm Cash, 1st baseman (Detroit Tigers), dies at 51
  • Oct 14 [Francis XA] Keenan Wynn, US actor (Dr Strangelove), dies at 70
  • Oct 14 Mary Lund, American women first to receive an artificial heart, dies at 40
  • Oct 16 Arthur Grumiaux, Belgian violinist, dies at 65
  • Oct 16 C Wttewaall van Stoetwegen, CHU Member of Dutch parliament, dies at 85
  • Oct 19 Moses Asch, record founder (Folkways), dies at 81
  • Oct 19 Dele Giwa, Nigerian journalist
  • Oct 20 Samora Machel, president of Mozambique, dies in air crash at 53
  • Oct 21 Lionel Murphy, Australian politician and judge (b. 1922)
  • Oct 22 Albert Szent-Gyorgyi, bio-chemist (Vitamin C, Nobel 1937), dies at 93
  • Oct 22 Ivor Francis, actor (Dusty's Trail), dies at 68
  • Oct 22 Jane Dornnacker, WNBC-AM NYC helicopter traffic reporter, dies doing a live traffic report as her copter crashes
  • Oct 22 Ye Jianying, Chinese general and politician
  • Oct 23 Edward A Doisy Sr, discoverer of vitamin K (Nobel 1943), dies at 92
  • Oct 23 Lino Ventura, actor (French Detective, Slap, Jig-Saw), dies at 67
  • Oct 25 Forrest Tucker, actor (O'Rourke-F Troop, Dusty Trail), dies at 67
  • Oct 26 Jackson Scholz, American runner (b. 1897)
  • Oct 28 Margaretha "Marga" Klompe, Dutch 1st female minister (CRM), dies at 74
  • Oct 28 John Braine, British novelist (b. 1922)
  • Oct 29 Sem Presser, Dutch press photographer, dies at 68
  • Oct 29 Mimis Fotopoulos, Greek actor (b. 1913)
  • Oct 30 Andrzej Markowski, composer, dies at 62
  • Oct 31 Robert S. Mulliken, American chemist and physicist (Nobel 1966), dies at 90
  • Nov 1 Paul Frees, animation voice (Bullwinkle), dies at 66
  • Nov 1 Sippie Wallace, blues singer, dies at 88
  • Nov 2 Paul Frees, cartoon voice (Boris Badenov), dies at 66
  • Nov 3 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, jazz saxophonist, dies at 65
  • Nov 4 Kurt Hirsch, German mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 5 Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930)
  • Nov 5 Bobby Nunn, American singer (The Coasters) (b. 1925)
  • Nov 6 Elisabeth Grümmer, Alsatian soprano (b. 1911)
  • Nov 7 Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)
  • Nov 8 Beatrice Kay, singer/actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78
  • Nov 8 Vyacheslav Molotov, Russian politician (b. 1890)
  • Nov 10 King Clancy, Canadian ice hockey player, coach, and referee (b. 1903)
  • Nov 10 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino actor and politician (b. 1916)
  • Nov 11 Roger C Carmel, actor (Mudd-Star Trek, Mothers-in-Law), dies at 54
  • Nov 13 Rolando Olalia, Philippines worker's union leader, murdered
  • Nov 13 Rudolf Schock, German opera/operetta singer, dies at 71
  • Nov 13 Thierry Le Luron, French humourist (b. 1952)
  • Nov 15 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
  • Nov 16 Siobhan McKenna, actress (Doctor Zhivago, Hungry Hill), dies at 63
  • Nov 17 Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71
  • Nov 17 Georges Besse, French president-director of Renault, murdered
  • Nov 18 Gia Carangi, American model (AIDS) (b. 1960)
  • Nov 21 Jerry Colonna, actor (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 82
  • Nov 21 Marcelino Sanchez, American actor (b. 1957)
  • Nov 21 Dar Robinson, American film stuntman (b. 1947)
  • Nov 22 Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician, dies at 73
  • Nov 22 Robert Sutton Whitney, composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 22 Scatman Crothers, actor (Shining, Zapped), dies at 76
  • Nov 22 William Bradford Huie, American writer (b. 1910)
  • Nov 26 Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48
  • Nov 26 Scatman Crothers, singer/actor (Shining, Chico & The Man), dies at 76
  • Nov 27 Steve Tracy, actor (Percival-Little House on Praire), dies at 61
  • Nov 28 Herb Vigran, actor (Ernest-Ed Wynn Show), dies at 76
  • Nov 28 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 76
  • Nov 29 Cary Grant, British-born American actor ('Charade,' 'North by Northwest'), dies in Davenport Iowa at 82
  • Nov 29 Herb Vigran, actor (Vampire, Mark of Vampire), dies
  • Dec 1 Horace Heidt, orchestra leader (Swift Show Wagon), dies at 85
  • Dec 1 Robert L "Bobby" Layne, football player (Detroit Lions), dies at 59
  • Dec 1 [Irving] Lee Dorsey, American Pop and R&B singer ( "Working in the Coal Mine"), dies at 61

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 2 Desi Arnaz, actor (Ricky Ricardo-I Love Lucy), dies at 69 of lung cancer

Actor Desi Arnaz
Actor
Desi Arnaz
  • Dec 2 John Curtis Gowan, American psychologist (b. 1912)
  • Dec 4 Reuben Nakian, US sculptor, dies at 89
  • Dec 5 Carmol Taylor, country songwriter, dies at 53 of cancer
  • Dec 5 Sir Edward Youde, Governor of Hong Kong (b. 1924)
  • Dec 6 Malik Oussekine, Algerian/French student, killed by police at 22
  • Dec 10 Kate Wolf, folksinger (Back Roads), dies of leukemia at 44
  • Dec 10 Susan Cabot-Roman, actress (Sorority Girl, Carnival Rock), dies
  • Dec 11 Paul Keenan, actor (Summer Fantasy), dies at 30
  • Dec 13 Heather Angel, actress (Lifeboat, Daniel Boone), dies at 77
  • Dec 17 Ron Kass, record co pres (MGM), dies at 52 of cancer
  • Dec 18 Mamo Clark, actor (1 Million BC, Robinson Crusoe of Clipper Island), dies
  • Dec 19 V. C. Andrews, American author (b. 1923)
  • Dec 20 Joe DeSa, American baseball player (b. 1959)
  • Dec 22 Celius Dougherty, composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 24 Gardner Fox, American author (Zatanna), dies at 75
  • Dec 26 Elsa Lanchester, actress (Bride of Frankenstein), dies at 84
  • Dec 27 Lars-Eric Vilner Larsson, composer, dies at 78
  • Dec 28 Andrei Tarkovsky, dies
  • Dec 28 Louis van Lint, Belgian painter, dies at 77
  • Dec 29 Andrei Tarkovski, Russian director (Stalker), dies at 54
  • Dec 29 John Antill, Australian composer (Corroboree), dies at 82

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 29 Harold Macmillan, British Conservative politician, Prime Minister (1957-63), dies at 92

British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan
British Prime Minister
Harold Macmillan
  • Dec 30 Jiri Jaroch, Czech composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 30 Era Bell Thompson, American journalist (b. 1905)
  • Dec 31 Lester Albert Trimble, composer, dies at 63
  • Dec 31 Lloyd Haynes, actor (Pete Dixon-Room 222), dies at 54