Famous Deaths in July 1990

  • Jul 1 Anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48
  • Jul 1 Jurriaan Schrofer, graphic designer, dies
  • Jul 2 Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist, dies in auto at 39
  • Jul 2 Snooky Lanson, singer, dies at 76
  • Jul 3 Ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70
  • Jul 3 Maurice Girodias, French publisher, dies at 71
  • Jul 5 Mitch Snyder, homeless advocate, commits suicide by hanging at 46
  • Jul 6 Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41
  • Jul 6 Paul Wynne, KGO-TV SF reporter, dies of AIDS at 46
  • Jul 6 Nathaniel Wyeth, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle), dies at 78
  • Jul 7 Bill Cullen, game show host (Price is Right), dies at 70 of cancer
  • Jul 7 Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Jes priest/apprentice Zen teacher, dies at 92
  • Jul 7 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer (b. 1958)
  • Jul 8 Howard Duff, actor (Heist, Knots Landing), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Jul 8 Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), dies
  • Jul 9 Brigitte D'Ortschy, Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies in Japan at 69
  • Jul 9 Howard Duff, actor (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 76 of a heart attack
  • Jul 10 Hans Faverey, poet, dies
  • Jul 10 Irene Champlin, dies after long illness at 59
  • Jul 11 Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Ciske the Rat, Lifespan), dies at 67
  • Jul 12 Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71
  • Jul 12 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager (b. 1917)
  • Jul 13 Lois Moran Young, dies of cancer at 81
  • Jul 14 Dallas Alinder, American actor, dies at 58
  • Jul 14 Philip Leacock, dies of collapsed lungs at 73
  • Jul 15 Alison Leggatt, actress (Day of Triffids, Cows), dies at 86
  • Jul 15 Margaret Mary Lockwood, actress (Man in Grey, Wicked Lady), dies at 73
  • Jul 15 Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
  • Jul 16 Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (b. 1927)
  • Jul 16 Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
  • Jul 17 Bernard Cowan, TV announcer, dies of kidney disease at 68
  • Jul 18 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Astérix, Tintin), dies at 79
  • Jul 18 Karl Menninger, psychatrist (Menninger Clinic), dies at 96 of cancer
  • Jul 18 Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (b. 1897)
  • Jul 18 Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 19 Eddie Quillan, actor (Brigadoon, Summer Magic), dies of cancer at 83
  • Jul 19 Herbert Nelson, actor (Guilding Light), dies of a stroke at 76
  • Jul 19 Johnny Wayne, comedian (Wayne & Shuster), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jul 20 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Obsessions, Pygmalion), dies
  • Jul 20 Herbert Jenkins, Atlanta's longest serving police chief (b. 1907)
  • Jul 21 Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57
  • Jul 21 Sacha Piteoff, dies of heart failure at 70
  • Jul 21 Stanley Shapiro, dies of leukemia at 65
  • Jul 22 George Wood, dies of diabetes complications at 56
  • Jul 22 Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
  • Jul 23 Georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
  • Jul 23 Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
  • Jul 23 Robert Sommer, singer, dies of liver failure at 42
  • Jul 23 Kenjiro Takayanagi, Japanese development of television (b. 1899)
  • Jul 24 Alan Clarke, director (Elephant, Road, Scum, Firm), dies at 54
  • Jul 26 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies of a drug overdose at 38
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, rocker (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 27 Elizabeth Allan, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Camille, Java Head), dies
  • Jul 27 Kim Thomas-Friedland, news anchor (FNN), dies at 32
  • Jul 27 Nick Pippins, actor (Simon), dies of AIDS at 35
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, American singer (b. 1928)
  • Jul 27 Salim Ali, Indian Ornithologist (Birdman of India), dies at 90
  • Jul 28 Armando Frid, of Argentina (Born May 24, 1866 Guin rec), dies at 124
  • Jul 28 Jill Esmond, actress (13 Women, My Pal Wolfe, FP 1), dies at 82
  • Jul 28 Maurice Braddell, actor (Things to Come), dies
  • Jul 29 Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
  • Jul 30 Ian Gow, British Conservative parliament leader, murdered
  • Jul 30 Karl Weber, dies of heart failure at 74
  • Jul 31 Fernando Sancho, dies after operation for malignant tumor at 72
  • Jul 31 Albert Leduc, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1902)