Famous Deaths in September 1987

  • Sep 3 Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 3 Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76
  • Sep 3 Vokopach Stalingrada/Kira Georgijevna, dies at 76
  • Sep 5 Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies
  • Sep 6 Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
  • Sep 9 Gerrit John Heijn, senior executive (Ahold), kidnapped/murdered
  • Sep 11 Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72
  • Sep 11 Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead in Jamacia at 42
  • Sep 12 John Qualen, actor (Patch of Blue, Jungle Book), dies
  • Sep 13 Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86
  • Sep 15 Bob Tadema Sporry, author, dies at 75
  • Sep 15 Steven Tuomi, murder victim of Jeffery Dahmer (b. 1963)
  • Sep 16 Howard Moss, American poet, dramatist, and critic (b. 1922)
  • Sep 17 Harry Locke, British character actor (b. 1913)
  • Sep 19 Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)
  • Sep 20 Michael Stewart [Myron Stuart Rubin], American playwright (Hello, Dolly!), dies at 63
  • Sep 21 Ruth Attaway, actress (Porgy & Bess, Conrack, Being There), dies
  • Sep 21 Jaco Pastorius, American jazz musician and bass guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
  • Sep 22 Christopher Stryker, entertainer, dies at 27
  • Sep 22 Dan Rowan, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in), dies at 65
  • Sep 22 Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 23 Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
  • Sep 23 O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47
  • Sep 25 Emlyn Williams, actor/director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81

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Sep 25 Mary Astor, actress (Cynthia, Meet Me in St Louis, Fiesta), dies at 81

Actress Mary Astor
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Mary Astor
  • Sep 28 Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
  • Sep 29 Henry Ford II, president Ford Motor Co, dies at 70
  • Sep 30 Alfred Bester, sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73