Famous Deaths in 1987 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 336 of 336

  • Aug 7th Camille Chamoun, president of Lebanon, dies at 87
  • Aug 7th Nobusuke Kishi, premier of Japan (1957-60), dies at 90
  • Aug 8th Danilo Blanuša, Croatian mathematician (b. 1903)
  • Aug 9th Kees de Galan, Dutch economist, dies at 55
  • Aug 10th Calvin Culver, actor (Score), dies
  • Aug 10th Clara Peller, actress (Where's the Beef), dies at 86
  • Aug 10th I W Able, CEO (United Steel Workers of America, 1965-77), dies at 87
  • Aug 10th Raquel Torres, actress (Duck Soup, Sea Bat), dies
  • Aug 11th Clara Peller, commercial spokesperson (Wendy's), dies at 86
  • Aug 13th Vincent Persichetti, US composer (Sibyl), dies at 72
  • Aug 17th Charles Drummond de Andrade, Brazilian poet, dies at 84
  • Aug 17th Rudolph Hess, Nazi (46 years in Spandau Prison), commits suicide at 93
  • Aug 17th Shaike Ophir, Israeli actor (b. 1929)
  • Aug 19th Hayden Rorke, Brooklyn, actor (I Dream of Jeannie, Night Walker), dies
  • Aug 21st Karl Bruck, entertainer, dies
  • Aug 23rd Siegfried Borris, composer, dies at 80
  • Aug 23rd Didier Pironi, French racing car driver (b. 1952)
  • Aug 24th Bayard Rustin, US civil rights activist, dies at 77
  • Aug 24th Malcolm Kirk, English wrestler (b. 1936)
  • Aug 26th John Goddard, cricketer (West Indian captain 1948-53), dies
  • Aug 27th Scott La Rock, American DJ (Boogie Down Productions) (b. 1962)
  • Aug 28th John Huston, US/Irish actor/director (Maltese Falcon), dies at 81

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Aug 29th Lee Marvin, actor (Cat Ballou, Gorky Park), dies in Tucson Ariz at 63

Actor Lee Marvin
Lee Marvin
  • Aug 29th Archie Campbell, American country music comedian (b. 1914)
  • Sep 3rd Morton Feldman, US composer, dies at 61
  • Sep 3rd Viktor P Nekrasov, Ukraine architect/author (Soldiers), dies at 76
  • Sep 3rd Vokopach Stalingrada/Kira Georgijevna, dies at 76
  • Sep 5th Bill Bowes, cricketer (Bodyline bowler, 68 wkts for England), dies
  • Sep 6th Quinn Martin, American television producer (b. 1922)
  • Sep 9th Gerrit John Heijn, senior executive (Ahold), kidnapped/murdered
  • Sep 11th Lorne Greene, actor (Bonanza, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 72
  • Sep 11th Peter Tosh, reggae singer shot dead in Jamacia at 42
  • Sep 12th John Qualen, actor (Patch of Blue, Jungle Book), dies
  • Sep 13th Mervyn Leroy, actor/screenwriter/director (Quo Vadis), dies at 86
  • Sep 15th Bob Tadema Sporry, author, dies at 75
  • Sep 15th Steven Tuomi, murder victim of Jeffery Dahmer (b. 1963)
  • Sep 16th Howard Moss, American poet, dramatist, and critic (b. 1922)
  • Sep 17th Harry Locke, British character actor (b. 1913)
  • Sep 19th Einar Gerhardsen, Prime Minister of Norway (b. 1897)
  • Sep 20th Michael Stewart
  • Sep 21st Ruth Attaway, actress (Porgy & Bess, Conrack, Being There), dies
  • Sep 21st Jaco Pastorius, American jazz guitarist (Weather Report), dies at 35
  • Sep 22nd Christopher Stryker, entertainer, dies at 27
  • Sep 22nd Dan Rowan, actor (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-in), dies at 65
  • Sep 22nd Louis Philip Kentner, composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 23rd Bob Fosse, choreographer (All the Jazz), dies at 62
  • Sep 23rd O B McClinton, US country singer (Man needs a woman), dies at 47
  • Sep 25th Emlyn Williams, actor/director (I Accuse, Ivanhoe, Scarf), dies at 81

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

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

Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor
  • Sep 28th Mehdi Hashemi, Iranian aid of Ayatollah Khomeini, shot for treason
  • Sep 29th Henry Ford II, president Ford Motor Co, dies at 70
  • Sep 30th Alfred Bester, sci-fi author (Dark Side of Earth), dies at 73
  • Oct 2nd Madeleine Carroll, actress (39 Steps, Secret Agent), dies at 81
  • Oct 2nd Peter Brian Medawar, medical scientist, dies
  • Oct 3rd Jean Anouilh, French playwright (Ball of the Voleurs), dies at 77
  • Oct 9th Clare A Booth Luce, US diplomat/journalist, dies at 84
  • Oct 9th Guru Gopinath, Indian classical dancer (b. 1908)
  • Oct 12th Alfred M Landon, former Kansas Gov, dies at his Topeka home at 100
  • Oct 12th Philleo Nash, US Bureau of Indian Affairs (1961-67), dies at 77

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Oct 13th Walter Houser Brattain, American physicist (transistors, Nobel 1956), dies at 85

  • Oct 13th Kishore Kumar, Indian Singer (b.1929)
  • Oct 14th Rodolfo Halffter, composer, dies at 86
  • Oct 15th Thomas Sankara, president of Burkina Faso, dies
  • Oct 16th Dana Suesse, songwriter (You Ought to be in Pictures), dies at 75
  • Oct 17th Abdul Malek Ukil, Bangladeshi politician (b. 1925)
  • Oct 18th Theodore Brameld, author (Use of Explosive Ideas), dies at 83
  • Oct 19th Jacqueline du Pre, British cellist, dies at 42
  • Oct 19th Hermann Lang, German race car driver (b. 1909)
  • Oct 20th Andrey Kolmogorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1903)
  • Oct 21st Ying-Chin Ho, Taiwan government official, dies at 88
  • Oct 22nd Lino Ventura, Italian/French actor (Medusa touch), dies at 68
  • Oct 24th Constantin Alajalov, Russian artist, dies at 86
  • Oct 25th Cecil Brown, news correspondent (CBS), dies at 80
  • Oct 27th Vijay Merchant, cricketer (Test average 47 72, 1st-class avg 71), dies
  • Oct 28th Andre Masson, France, surrealist artist (Labyrinth), dies at 91
  • Oct 28th Woody Herman, US jazz clarinetist/composer, dies at 74
  • Oct 29th Kamal El Mallakh, dies at 57
  • Oct 29th Woody Herman, bandleader/composer (Thundering Herds), dies at 74
  • Oct 31st Joseph Campbell, mythologist (Mythic Image), dies at 83
  • Nov 1st René Lévesque, Premier of Quebec (b. 1922)
  • Nov 4th Raphael Soyer, artist (Depression scenes in NYC), dies at 87
  • Nov 5th Eamonn Andrews, Television Presenter (b. 1922)
  • Nov 6th Ross R Barnett, lawyer/(Gov-D-Miss), dies at 89
  • Nov 6th William C Pahlmann, interior decorator (4 Seasons NYC), dies at 80
  • Nov 6th Zohar Argov, Israeli singer (b. 1955)
  • Nov 11th L T Coggeshall, medical scientist (Sec of HEW 1956-58), dies at 86
  • Nov 11th Nico Slothouwer, poet (Liefdesstratenplan), commits suicide at 30
  • Nov 12th Roger Lewis, aviation exec (Lockheed, C Wright, Pan Am), dies at 75
  • Nov 14th Pieter Menten, Dutch war criminal, dies at 88
  • Nov 16th Jim Brewer, Major League Baseball relief pitcher (b. 1937)
  • Nov 16th Zubir Said, Singaporean composer who composed Singapore's national anthem (b. 1907)
  • Nov 17th Irene Wicker, singer/actress (Singing Lady), dies at 81
  • Nov 18th Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist (5x Tour de France), dies at 53
  • Nov 19th Américo Tomás, Portuguese admiral and politician, 14th President of Portugal (b. 1894)
  • Nov 21st James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79
  • Nov 22nd Ted Taylor, rock vocalist, dies
  • Nov 24th Jehane Benoît, French Canadian culinary author (b. 1904)
  • Nov 25th Anton F Pieck, illustrator (1001 Nights), dies at 92
  • Nov 25th Harold Washington, 1st African American mayor of Chicago (D, 1983-87), dies at 65
  • Nov 26th Emmanuel Bondeville, composer, dies at 89
  • Nov 26th Thomas G Lanphier Jr, US WW II pilot, dies at 71
  • Nov 28th Choh Hao Li, bio-chemist prof (isolated growth hormones), dies at 74
  • Nov 28th Paul Arma, composer, dies at 83
  • Nov 29th Howard Pyle, (Gov-R-Az, 1951-55), dies at 81
  • Nov 29th Irene Handl, actress (Riding High, Morgan), dies at 85
  • Nov 30th Arthur H Dean, lawyer/advisor to FDR, dies at 89

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Nov 30th James Baldwin, writer (Go Tell it on the Mountain), dies at 63

  • Nov 30th Simon Carmiggelt, journalist/literary (Kronkel), dies at 74
  • Dec 1st Donn Fulton Eisele, Col USAF/astronaut, dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Dec 1st James Arthur Baldwin, writer (Another Country), dies at 63
  • Dec 1st Punch Imlach, Canadian ice hockey coach and general manager (b. 1918)
  • Dec 2nd Yakov Borisovich Zel'dovich, Russian physicist (b. 1914)
  • Dec 4th Rouben Mamoulian, dir (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde), dies at 90
  • Dec 5th "Fat" Larry James, US drummer (Fat Larry's Band-Zoom), dies at 38
  • Dec 6th James Dobson, actor (Impulse, Jet Attack, Okinawa), dies
  • Dec 10th Jascha Heifetz, Russia, violinist, dies at 86
  • Dec 11th G. A. Kulkarni, Indian (Marathi) writer (b. 1923)
  • Dec 12th Louis de Meester, composer, dies at 83
  • Dec 12th Enrique Jorrín, Cuban musician and composer (b. 1926)
  • Dec 14th Paul Clinton Sundberg, actor (Belle of NY, Easter Parade), dies
  • Dec 16th Albert P Morano, (Rep-R-Conn, 1951-59), dies at 79
  • Dec 17th Bernard Cardinal Alfrink, archbishop of Utrecht Neth, dies at 87
  • Dec 17th Marguerite Yourcenard, author (Memoirs of Hadrien), dies at 84
  • Dec 17th Marguerite Yourcenar, Belgian novelist (b. 1903)
  • Dec 18th Conny Plank, German record producer and musician (b. 1940)
  • Dec 21st Robert Paige, actor (Son of Dracula, Pardon My Sarong), dies
  • Dec 21st John Spence, founding No Doubt member (b. 1969)
  • Dec 22nd Alice Terry, [Taaffe], actress (4 Horsemen of Apocalypse), dies
  • Dec 22nd Leonidas Zoras, composer, dies at 82
  • Dec 24th John M "Joop" de Uyl, Dutch social-dem premier (1973-77), dies at 68
  • Dec 24th M. G. Ramachandran, Chief Minister of the Tamil Nadu (b. 1917)
  • Dec 27th Priscilla Dean, actress (Outside the Law), dies of injuries at 91
  • Dec 27th Rewi Alley, NZ author, pro Chinese communist, dies at 90 in Beijing
  • Dec 27th Geoffrey D Lloyd, Chairman of the guild of British Newspaper editors (b. 1933)
  • Dec 28th Charles Malik, Lebanon's 1st delegate to UN, dies at 81
  • Dec 31st [Gordon] Randall [P D] Garrett, author (Lord Darcy), dies at 60