Famous Deaths in September 1991

  • Sep 1 Mark Robinson, British actor (The Girl), dies at 30
  • Sep 1 Steve Kemp, British light enterpeneur, dies
  • Sep 2 Alfonso Garcia Robles, Mexican foreign minister (Nobel 1982), dies
  • Sep 2 Concetto Lo Bello, Italian intl soccer judge, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 3 Frank Capra, American film director (It's a Wonderful Life), dies at 94

Film Director Frank Capra
Film Director
Frank Capra
  • Sep 3 Henri de Lubac, French theologist/antifascist, dies
  • Sep 4 Charlie Barnet, saxophonist (Cherokee), dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Sep 4 Dottie West, country singer (Here Comes my Baby), dies at 58 in a car
  • Sep 4 Margaret Ramsay, vocalist, dies
  • Sep 4 Thomas Tryon, actor (Cardinal)/writer (Other), dies at 65
  • Sep 6 Bob Goldham, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1922)
  • Sep 6 Donald Henry "Pee Wee" Gaskins, American serial killer (claimed to have murdered over 100 people), executed in the electric chair at 58
  • Sep 7 Archie N Menzies, playwright/composer (Under Your Hat), dies at 87
  • Sep 7 Ben Piazza, actor (Consenting Adults), dies of cancer at 58
  • Sep 7 John Crosby, US columnist/detective writer dies at 79
  • Sep 7 John Lawrence, examined effect of neutron radiation on fabric, dies
  • Sep 8 Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
  • Sep 8 Brad Davis, US, actor (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire), dies at 41
  • Sep 8 Jan J Lipski, chairman (Polish Socialist Party)/writer, dies
  • Sep 8 Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies
  • Sep 9 Edwin M McMillan, US, chemist (neptunium, plutonium, Nobel 1951), dies
  • Sep 9 John Lawrence, doctor, dies
  • Sep 9 Joop H Zwart, Spanish fighter/publicist (Black Widow), dies
  • Sep 9 Paul Michael Lombardi, actor, dies of AIDS at 31
  • Sep 10 Sarah Sally Lawrence, entertainer, dies at 61
  • Sep 10 Yves Montand, actor (Lets Make Love, Z), dies at 70
  • Sep 10 Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (b. 1908)
  • Sep 11 Ernst Herbeck, German Poet (b. 1920)
  • Sep 12 Jacques Benoit, [JJM Bayer], poet, dies
  • Sep 12 Regis Toomey, actor (You're in the Army Now, Burke's Law), dies at 93
  • Sep 13 Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
  • Sep 13 Joe Pasternak, producer (Spinout, Big City), dies of Parkinson's at 73
  • Sep 13 Metin Oktay, Turkish football player (b. 1936)
  • Sep 14 Julie Bovasso, actress (Saturday Night Fever), dies at 61 of cancer
  • Sep 14 Russell Lynes, American art historian and magazine editor (b. 1910)
  • Sep 15 Allan Sobek, dancer, dies
  • Sep 15 Andre Baruch, Radio/TV announcer dies at 83
  • Sep 15 John Hoyt, actor (My Favorite Brunette), dies of lung cancer at 87
  • Sep 16 Carol White, actress (Prehistoric Women, Dulcima), dies at 47
  • Sep 17 Zino Francescatti, French violinist (b. 1902)
  • Sep 17 Rob Tyner [Robert Derminer], American hard rock musician (MC5), dies of a heart attack at 46
  • Sep 21 Angelo "Little Moe" Rossitto, dwarf actor (Carousel), dies at 83
  • Sep 21 Angelo Rossitto, dwarf known as "Little Moe"/actor (Dark), dies at 83
  • Sep 21 JA Mommersteeg, Dutch state sect of Defense (KVP), dies
  • Sep 22 Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname religious leader, dies
  • Sep 22 Reynold Abel Dorris, (Broken Cord), dies at 23 in car crash
  • Sep 23 Ernestine McClendon, director/actress (Homer & Eddie), dies
  • Sep 24 Mary Lawrence, actress (Best Man), dies of respiratory failure at 73

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 24 Theodore Geisel (Dr. Seuss), children's author, dies of cancer at 87

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss
  • Sep 24 Peter Bellamy, folk singer (b. 1944)
  • Sep 25 Klaus Barbie, Gestapo chief of Lyon, dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 25 Max Koot, royal photographer, dies
  • Sep 25 Viviane Romance, French actress (b. 1912)
  • Sep 25 Lydia Cabrera, Cuban Anthropologist, dies at 91
  • Sep 26 Billy Vaughn, American singer and bandleader (Sail Along Sil'vry Moon), dies of cancer at 72
  • Sep 27 Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies
  • Sep 27 Jan Hart, director (Friends of Curacao), dies
  • Sep 27 Oona Chaplin, daughter of Eugene O'Neill/wife of Charles, dies at 66

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 28 Miles Davis, jazz trumpeter, dies of pneumonia at 65

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Sep 29 Gijsbert Perlee, Amsterdam's organ builder/grinder (Arabian), dies
  • Sep 29 Sam Ntuli, South African ANC-writer, murdered
  • Sep 29 Zapata Jaw, [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies
  • Sep 30 Nancy Welford, entertainer, dies at 87