Famous Deaths in April 1990

  • Apr 2 Aldo Fabrizi, actor (Postman Goes to War, Open City), dies at 85
  • Apr 3 Katharine Balfour, actress (Love Story), dies of ALS at 69
  • Apr 3 Sarah Vaughan, American jazz singer, dies of lung cancer at 66
  • Apr 5 Nico Scheepmaker, Dutch columnist/poet, dies at 59
  • Apr 6 Nancy Hawkes, (1946 best dress woman), dies at 73
  • Apr 6 Ronald E Evans, astronaut (Apollo 17), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • Apr 8 Doreen Sloane, English actress (Coronation Street), dies of cancer at 56
  • Apr 8 Jose De Vega, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Apr 8 Ryan White, hemophiliac AIDS sufferer, dies at 18
  • Apr 11 Barbara Ann Miller, dies
  • Apr 11 Harold Ballard, Canadian ice hockey club owner and executive (b. 1903)
  • Apr 11 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek economist, Prime Minister of Greece (b. 1904)
  • Apr 13 Luis Trenker, dies at 97
  • Apr 13 Ronald Ibbs, Irish actor, dies at 74
  • Apr 14 Martin Kessel, writer, dies on 89th birthday
  • Apr 14 Peter Dunn, actor (Invaders from Mars) dies
  • Apr 14 Thurston Harris, American singer (b. 1931)
  • Apr 15 Henry Kendrick, American actor (Raising Arizona) dies at 56

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Apr 15 Greta Garbo, actress (Anna Karenina, Camille), dies at 84

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  • Apr 15 Ulrich Becher, German writer and playwright, dies at 80
  • Apr 17 Ralph David Abernathy, US civil rights leader, dies
  • Apr 18 Robert D Webb, director/actor (Love Me Tender, Jackals), dies at 87
  • Apr 18 Gory Guerrero, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • Apr 19 Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russia, cosmonaut, dies at 52
  • Apr 20 Horst Sinderman, RDA 1st minister (1973-76), dies
  • Apr 21 Johnny Beagley, winner of two 1942 World Series games, dies
  • Apr 21 Erté, French artist (b. 1892)
  • Apr 22 Bertil Unger, actor (Devil & Max Devlin), dies
  • Apr 23 Albert Salmi, (Caddyshack), kills terminally ill wife & self at 62
  • Apr 23 Palmer Deane, actor (Still of the Night), dies
  • Apr 23 Paulette Goddard, actress (Hazard), dies in Switzerland at 78
  • Apr 24 Joseph Leberman, entertainer, dies
  • Apr 24 Tom Rolfing, actor (He Knows You're Alone, Cliff-Another World), dies
  • Apr 25 Dexter Gordon, Jazz saxophonist, dies of kidney failure at 67
  • Apr 26 Carlos Pizarro Leongomez, Colombian presidential candidate, assassinated
  • Apr 28 Jean Blazer Baney, entertainer, dies
  • Apr 29 Floyd Butler, American soul singer (Friends of Distinction), dies at 52