Famous Deaths in 1991 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 613

  • May 3 Mohammed Abdel Wahab, Egyptian singer and composer (b. 1907)
  • May 4 Dennis Crosby, son of Bing, commits suicide at 54
  • May 5 William De Acutis, dies at 33
  • May 6 Anthony van Kampen, writer (Ketelbinkie, Geschonden Eldorado), dies
  • May 6 Chucky Mullins, US soccer player, dies
  • May 6 Thomas A Carlin, dies at 62
  • May 6 Wilfrid Hyde-White, Brits actor (Peyton Place/140+ films), dies at 87
  • May 8 Jean Langlais, composer, dies at 84
  • May 8 Lloyd Ford, stuntman, dies at 79
  • May 8 Ronnie Brody, British actor (Superman 3, What's Up Nurse), dies at 72
  • May 9 James L Reinsch, media-advisor (Roosevelt/Churchill/Kennedy), dies
  • May 9 Ronnie Brody, British actor (Superman III, Whats Up Nurse), dies at 72
  • May 9 Rudolf Serkin, Bohemian/US pianist, dies
  • May 10 Armand HF Boni, [Armand the Good], Flemish poet/writer, dies
  • May 11 Filip J Field, dies at 67
  • May 11 Ho Dam, foreign minister North-Korea (1970-83), dies
  • May 13 Jimmy McPartland, jazz cornetist, dies of cancer at 83
  • May 14 Ast Fonteyne, Flemish lecture artist, dies
  • May 14 Herman Niels, Flemish radio director, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

May 14 Jiang Qing, widow of Chinese leader Mao Zedong, commits suicide

Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong Jiang Qing
Chinese Communist & Wife of Mao Zedong
Jiang Qing
  • May 14 John Edward Craven, dies
  • May 14 Shintaro Abe, minister of Exterior of Japan (1982-86), dies
  • May 15 Bud Freeman, American jazz musician and tenor saxophonist (Eel), dies of cancer at 84
  • May 15 Reno Browne, American Western actress, dies at 70
  • May 15 Ronald Lacey, actor (Raiders of Lost Ark, Next Victim), dies at 55
  • May 15 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (b. 1956)
  • May 16 Prudence Nesbitt, British actress/TV producer, dies
  • May 18 Edwina Booth, actress (Trader Horn), dies of heart failure at 86
  • May 19 Douglas L Mays, cartoonist (Punch), dies
  • May 19 Rini Otte, Dutch actress (Ergens in Nederland), dies at 74
  • May 20 Julian Orbon De Soto, composer, dies at 65
  • May 21 Bobby Dale, dies at 92
  • May 21 Jean Van Joutte, PM of Belgium (1952-54), dies
  • May 21 Rajiv Gandhi, Indian Prime Minster (1984-89), assassinated at 46
  • May 22 Lino Brocka, director (Macho Dancer, Jaguar), dies in car crash at 51
  • May 23 Jean van Houte, Belgian premier, dies
  • May 23 Peter T Thwaites, British Brigadier General and playwright (Love or money), dies at 74
  • May 23 William Sinnot, Scottish pop musician (Shamen), dies at 30
  • May 23 Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (b. 1895)
  • May 24 Gene Clark, folk-rocker (Byrds-Tambourine Man), dies at 49
  • May 24 Miriam di San Servolo, Italian actress (b. 1912)
  • May 25 Dorothy Davis Bostwick, entertainer, dies
  • May 26 Tom Cassidy, anchor (CNN), dies of AIDs at 41
  • May 26 Tom Eyen, playwright (Dreamgirls), dies of cardiac arrest at 50
  • May 27 Ed Dodd, cartoonist (Mark Trail), dies at 88
  • May 27 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (b. 1904)
  • May 28 Brigitte B Fischer, writer, dies
  • May 28 Ethel Lois Payne, American journalist (Chic Defender), dies at 79
  • May 29 Coral Browne, Australian actor (Ruling Class), dies of cancer at 77
  • May 30 Manolo Gomez Bur, Spanish comedian dies at 74
  • May 31 Angus Wilson, [Johnstone-W], British writer (Wrong Set), dies

  • May 31 H N "Swanie" Swanson, literary agent, dies at 91 of a stroke
  • Jun 1 David Ruffin, vocalist (The Temptations), dies of drug overdose at 50
  • Jun 3 Andy Milligan, cinematographer/director (Sweeney Todd), dies at 62
  • Jun 3 Eva Le Gallienne, English-American actress and director (Resurrection), dies at 92
  • Jun 3 Harry Glicken, volcanologist, killed by Mt Unzen Volcano in Japan
  • Jun 3 Thomas C Lasorda, American artist and son of Los Angeles Dodgers manager, dies of pneumonia at 33
  • Jun 3 Takeshi Nagata, Japanese geophysicist (b. 1913)
  • Jun 6 Larry Kert, actor (Tony-West Side Story), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Jun 6 Stan Getz, jazz saxophonist (Girl from Impanima), dies at 64
  • Jun 6 Sylvia Porter, economist/author (Money Book), dies at 77
  • Jun 7 Eric Francis, actor (Shillingbury Blowers), dies
  • Jun 8 Bertice Reading, Dutch actress (Moon in the Gutter), dies
  • Jun 8 Mary Bacon, jockey, dying of cancer, commits suicide by gun at 43
  • Jun 9 Bob Irwin, Comedian, dies of Alzheimer's related illness at 88
  • Jun 9 Charles Loloma, painter/sculptor, dies
  • Jun 9 Claudio Arrau, Chilian/US pianist/composer, dies at 88
  • Jun 9 Max van Praag, Dutch singer, dies at 77
  • Jun 10 Vercors, [Jean Bruller], French writer (Silence of Mer), dies
  • Jun 11 Vlastimil Fisar, Czech actor/pres (Intl Actors Federation), dies
  • Jun 14 Joy Finzi, [Joyce A Black], British painter, dies at 84
  • Jun 14 Peggy Ashcroft, British actress (A passage to India), dies at 83
  • Jun 15 Happy Chandler, American politician and Commissioner of Baseball (b. 1898)
  • Jun 16 Vicky Brown, US singer (Power of Love), dies
  • Jun 18 Joan Caulfield, actress (My Favorite Husband), dies of cancer at 69
  • Jun 19 Jean Arthur, American actress (Shane, Mr Smith Goes to Washington), dies at 90
  • Jun 22 Cameron Miller, actor (Portrait of Claire), dies at 82
  • Jun 22 Kevin O'Connor, actor (Bogie), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jun 23 Antonio Jacinto, Angolan poet, dies at 66
  • Jun 23 Bill Buysman, Dutch guitarist/singer (Kilima Hawaiians), dies
  • Jun 24 Martin Rosenblatt, actor (Splitz, Annie Hall, NY Stories), dies at 74
  • Jun 24 Rufino Tamayo, Mexican painter, dies at 91
  • Jun 24 Sumner Locke Elliott, Australian-born American novelist (b. 1917)
  • Jun 26 Paul Andor, actor (Mad Lover, Enemy of Women), dies
  • Jun 27 Klas Bruinsma, leader criminal organization, murdered
  • Jun 27 Willem J [Molly] Geertsema, liberal/foreign minister), dies
  • Jun 27 Milton Subotsky, American screenwriter (b. 1921)
  • Jun 28 Ernie McCormick, cricketer (12 Tests for Australia), dies
  • Jun 28 Klas Bruinsma, clergyman, dies
  • Jun 29 Richard "Groove" Holmes, American jazz musician (Misty), dies of cancer at 60
  • Jul 1 Joost Baljeu, painter/founder-editor Structure, dies
  • Jul 1 Michael Landon, American actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), dies of cancer at 54
  • Jul 2 Lee Remick, actress (Days of Wine & Roses), dies of cancer at 55
  • Jul 3 Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
  • Jul 4 Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)
  • Jul 5 Howard Nemerow, US poet laureate (Pulitzer), dies
  • Jul 5 Mildred Dunnock, dies at 87
  • Jul 6 Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78
  • Jul 6 Muda Lawal, Nigerian footballer (b. 1954)
  • Jul 8 James Franciscus, actor (Mr Novak), dies at of emphysema 57
  • Jul 8 Lotte Palfi Andor, actress (Lovesick, All the Jazz), dies
  • Jul 10 Gerome Ragal, author (Hair), dies of cancer at 48
  • Jul 11 Hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter (Satanic Verses), murdered
  • Jul 11 James McCallion, actor (PT 109, Big Combo), dies at 72
  • Jul 13 Cor Ria Leeman, Flemish (youth)writer, dies
  • Jul 14 Nic van Bridges, Flemish poet, dies
  • Jul 15 Bert Convy, American actor and game show host (Tattletales), dies at 57
  • Jul 16 Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies
  • Jul 16 Dwight Weist, Radio actor/film narrator (Radio Days), dies at 81
  • Jul 16 Frank Rizzo, (Mayor-D-Philadelphia, 1972-80), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Jul 16 Robert Motherwell, US painter (Elegies to Spanish Rep), dies at 76
  • Jul 18 Andre Cools, Belgian budget minister, murdered at 63
  • Jul 18 Harold Butler, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1947-48, 12 wkts), dies
  • Jul 19 Gino Negri, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 20 Rellys [Henri Marius Bourrelly], French actor (Letters from My Windmill), dies at 86
  • Jul 21 Theodore Wilson, dies at 47
  • Jul 21 Paul Warwick, English racing driver (b. 1969)
  • Jul 24 Freddie Brown, cricketer (English Test captain 1950-51), dies
  • Jul 24 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American writer (Yentl, Nobel 1978), dies at 87
  • Jul 24 Karl Ellis, dies at 41
  • Jul 25 Brian Haines, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, It), dies at 70
  • Jul 25 Kaganovitch, Russian minister of Transport for Stalin, dies
  • Jul 25 Toni Gerry, actress (Bullet for Joey, Lust for Life), dies at 61
  • Jul 27 Carol Gillies, actress (Back Home, Baby Boom), dies at 50
  • Jul 28 Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled to Netherlands, dies at 45
  • Jul 30 Leonardus S van Egerat, travel expert, dies at 68
  • Jul 30 William Ball, actor (Suburban Commando), dies at 60
  • Aug 1 Stuart Wilson, actor (The Girl Who Had Everything), dies at 87
  • Aug 2 Helen Page Camp, American actress, dies at 60
  • Aug 4 Nikiforos Vrettakos, Greek poet (Hodyne), dies at 80

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 5 Paul Brown, NFL founder (Cleveland Browns, Cincinnati Bengals), dies at 82

American Football Coach Paul Brown
American Football Coach
Paul Brown
  • Aug 5 Soichiro Hondo, CEO & founder (Honda), dies of liver cancer at 84

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Aug 6 Harry Reasoner, newscaster (60 Minutes), dies at 68

Journalist Harry Reasoner
Journalist
Harry Reasoner
  • Aug 6 Shapour Bakhtiar, premier Iran (1979), dies in Paris
  • Aug 6 Roland Michener, Canadian politician and governor general (b. 1900)
  • Aug 7 Billy James, comedian/singer (Women at Play, Lusty Business), dies
  • Aug 7 Shapur Bahktiar, PM of Iran (1979), assassinated
  • Aug 7 Shotzie, Cincinnati Red dog mascot, dies at 9
  • Aug 8 James B Irwin, Col USAF/astronaut (Apollo 15), dies at 61
  • Aug 8 John Brasser, Zaans resistance fighter (White Ko), dies
  • Aug 8 Magdalena G Schenk, historical (Vorstenhuizen of our time), dies
  • Aug 8 Julissa Gomez, American gymnast (b. 1972)
  • Aug 9 Corrie Hartong, dance pioneer, dies
  • Aug 10 Josef Lipski, Polish politician, dies
  • Aug 11 Jef Contryn, Flemish pioneer puppet theatre, dies at 89
  • Aug 11 J. D. McDuffie, American NASCAR driver (b. 1939)
  • Aug 12 Irene Campbell, British actress/dancer (Wicker Man, St Justice), dies
  • Aug 12 William Gordon, screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies
  • Aug 13 Jack Ryan, inventor (Barbie Doll, Hot Wheels), dies at 65
  • Aug 14 Douglas Kiker, newscaster (NBC-TV), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Aug 14 Alberto Crespo, Argentine racing driver (b. 1920)
  • Aug 15 Marietta Tree, ambassador (UN Comm of Human Rights), dies at 74
  • Aug 16 Robert DiMatte Jr, stage director/actor, dies at 43
  • Aug 16 Shamu the Whale, dies of respiratory failure at 16
  • Aug 16 Stuart Karl, CEO (Karl Home Video), dies at 38 of skin cancer
  • Aug 17 Don Dubbins, actor (Enchanted Island, DI), dies at 63
  • Aug 17 Leo Geerts, [Marcel van der Linden], Belgian writer/critic, dies
  • Aug 17 Mervyn Nelson, director (Some of My Best Friends Are...), dies at 76
  • Aug 18 Vaughn Shoemaker, US cartoonist (John Q Public, Pulitzer), dies
  • Aug 18 Rick Griffin, American artist and a leading designer of psychedelic posters in the 1960s (Grateful Dead), dies in a motorcycle accident on his Harley at 47
  • Aug 20 Betty Bowden, British dancer/actress (Vote for Nigel), dies at 86
  • Aug 20 Lenore Strunsky Gershwin, widow of Ira Gershwin, dies at 90
  • Aug 21 Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 101
  • Aug 21 Richard Wilson, producer/writer/actor (Pay or Die), dies at 75
  • Aug 21 Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect, dies
  • Aug 22 Boris Pugo, USSR minister of Interior (1990), commits suicide
  • Aug 22 Colleen Dewhurst, actress (Murphy Brown), dies of cancer at 67
  • Aug 23 Florence B Seibert, bio-chemist (TB), dies at 93
  • Aug 24 Abel Kivlat, US 1500m runner (Olympic silver 1912), dies at 99
  • Aug 24 Beb [Elizabeth] Vuyk, Neth/Indon writer (Camp Diary), dies at 86
  • Aug 24 Bernard Castro, patented convertible couch, dies at 87
  • Aug 24 Mike Sokoll, cowboy actor, dies at 97
  • Aug 25 Don Nute, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Aug 25 Niven Busch, American writer (Duel in the Sun), dies
  • Aug 25 Sergei Ajromeiev, soviet general, commits suicide
  • Aug 27 Gordon Heath, actor (Sapphire, Staircase, Animal Farm), dies
  • Aug 27 Vince Taylor, [Brian Holden], British singer (Brand new Cadillac), dies
  • Aug 28 Christian Anders, actor/composer (Death Stone, Love Cult), dies
  • Aug 28 Eleanor Berry, actress (Death Valley Days), dies
  • Aug 29 Dallas Adams, British painter/writer/actor (Terror from Within), dies
  • Aug 29 Daniel Ocko, dies of respiratory condition at 78
  • Aug 29 Dixie Dunbar, [Charlotte King], dies of heart attack at 72
  • Aug 29 Kathryn Cravens, news correspondent, dies at 92
  • Aug 29 Libero Grassi, Italian underwear manufacturer/anti mafia, dies
  • Aug 30 Alan Wheatley, English actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood), dies at 84
  • Aug 30 Hans Koetsier, sculptor artist (KLM-Schiphol), dies
  • Aug 30 Jean Tinguely, Swiss sculptor artist (moving objects), dies
  • Aug 31 Leigh Watson, US aviation pioneer/air force general, dies at 93
  • Aug 31 Gerry Davis, British screenwriter (Dr Who), dies at 61
  • 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)