Famous Deaths in 1991 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 608

  • Sep 8th Alex North, music composer (Spartacus), dies at 80 of cancer
  • Sep 8th Brad Davis, US, actor (Midnight Express, Chariots of Fire), dies at 41
  • Sep 8th Jan J Lipski, chairman (Polish Socialist Party)/writer, dies
  • Sep 8th Jo Budie, Dutch orchestra leader (KRO), dies
  • Sep 9th Edwin M McMillan, US, chemist (neptunium, plutonium, Nobel 1951), dies
  • Sep 9th John Lawrence, doctor, dies
  • Sep 9th Joop H Zwart, Spanish fighter/publicist (Black Widow), dies
  • Sep 9th Paul Michael Lombardi, actor, dies of AIDS at 31
  • Sep 10th Sarah Sally Lawrence, entertainer, dies at 61
  • Sep 10th Yves Montand, actor (Lets Make Love, Z), dies at 70
  • Sep 10th Jack Crawford, Australian tennis player (b. 1908)
  • Sep 11th Ernst Herbeck, German Poet (b. 1920)
  • Sep 12th Jacques Benoit, [JJM Bayer], poet, dies
  • Sep 12th Regis Toomey, actor (You're in the Army Now, Burke's Law), dies at 93
  • Sep 13th Ferry Barendse, trumpeter/composer/arranger (Ramblers), dies
  • Sep 13th Joe Pasternak, producer (Spinout, Big City), dies of Parkinson's at 73
  • Sep 13th Metin Oktay, Turkish football player (b. 1936)
  • Sep 14th Julie Bovasso, actress (Saturday Night Fever), dies at 61 of cancer
  • Sep 14th Russell Lynes, American art historian and magazine editor (b. 1910)
  • Sep 15th Allan Sobek, dancer, dies
  • Sep 15th Andre Baruch, Radio/TV announcer dies at 83
  • Sep 15th John Hoyt, actor (My Favorite Brunette), dies of lung cancer at 87
  • Sep 16th Carol White, actress (Prehistoric Women, Dulcima), dies at 47
  • Sep 17th Zino Francescatti, French violinist (b. 1902)
  • Sep 21st Angelo "Little Moe" Rossitto, dwarf actor (Carousel), dies at 83
  • Sep 21st Angelo Rossitto, dwarf known as "Little Moe"/actor (Dark), dies at 83
  • Sep 21st JA Mommersteeg, Dutch state sect of Defense (KVP), dies
  • Sep 22nd Pandit Rambharos Gangaram Panday, Suriname religious leader, dies
  • Sep 22nd Reynold Abel Dorris, (Broken Cord), dies at 23 in car crash
  • Sep 23rd Ernestine McClendon, director/actress (Homer & Eddie), dies
  • Sep 24th Mary Lawrence, actress (Best Man), dies of respiratory failure at 73

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

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

Children's Author Dr. Seuss
Children's Author
Dr. Seuss
  • Sep 24th Peter Bellamy, folk singer (b. 1944)
  • Sep 25th Klaus Barbie, Gestapo chief of Lyon, dies of cancer at 77
  • Sep 25th Max Koot, royal photographer, dies
  • Sep 25th Viviane Romance, French actress (b. 1912)
  • Sep 25th Lydia Cabrera, Cuban Anthropologist, dies at 91
  • Sep 26th Billy Vaughn, American bandleader (b. 1919)
  • Sep 27th Huib Orizand, Dutch actor (Paul Vlanderen), dies
  • Sep 27th Jan Hart, director (Friends of Curacao), dies
  • Sep 27th Oona Chaplin, daughter of Eugene O'Neill/wife of Charles, dies at 66

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

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

Jazz Musician Miles Davis
Jazz Musician
Miles Davis
  • Sep 29th Gijsbert Perlee, Amsterdam's organ builder/grinder (Arabian), dies
  • Sep 29th Sam Ntuli, South African ANC-writer, murdered
  • Sep 29th Zapata Jaw, [Nelson Renfrum], Surinamese musician, dies
  • Sep 30th Nancy Welford, entertainer, dies at 87
  • Oct 1st Jan van Tongeren, painter, dies
  • Oct 2nd Dimitrios I, patriarch/primus interparis orthodox Christians, dies
  • Oct 2nd Jan H Christianse, political chairman (CDA), dies
  • Oct 3rd Max Cantor, journalist, dies
  • Oct 4th Leonard C Odell, wrote 7,000 Burma Shave poems, dies at 83
  • Oct 6th Lincoln Demyan, dies at 66
  • Oct 6th Wendell Phillips, dies at 83 [or 10/13]

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Oct 7th Leo Durocher, baseball player and manager (Dodgers, Giants), dies at 86

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • Oct 8th Natalia Ginzburg, Italian writer (Sounds of the Night), dies at 75
  • Oct 9th Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies
  • Oct 9th Thalmus Rasulala, actor (Blacula), dies of heart attack at 51
  • Oct 10th Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68
  • Oct 10th Stephen J Falat, dies after long illness at 34
  • Oct 11th Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
  • Oct 12th Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92
  • Oct 12th Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89
  • Oct 12th Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75
  • Oct 12th Arkady Strugatsky, Russian novelist (b. 1925)
  • Oct 13th Daniel Oduber Quiros, president of Costa Rica (1974-1978), dies
  • Oct 13th Donald Houston, actor (Battle Hell, Study in Terror), dies at 67
  • Oct 15th Hotze de Roos, carpenter/kid book writer (Chameleon series), dies
  • Oct 16th Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer (16 Tons), dies at 72
  • Oct 16th Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies
  • Oct 17th J[ames] G Devlin, actor (No Surrender), dies at 84
  • Oct 17th Piet van Est, The Vuurbal, cyclist (7x Tour de France), dies at 57
  • Oct 17th Tennessee Ernie Ford, country singer, dies of liver disease at 72
  • Oct 22nd Peter Willes, British actor/producer (Way We Live), dies
  • Oct 23rd Lance Baker, dies at 31
  • Oct 24th Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70
  • Oct 24th Leon Clements, journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43
  • Oct 25th Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
  • Oct 25th Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75
  • Oct 26th Lori Rae Matthews, crushed to death by an artist's 485 lb umbrella
  • Oct 27th Andrzei Panufkin, Pol/Brit conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
  • Oct 27th Pyke F C Koch, realistic painter, dies
  • Oct 27th George Barker, English poet (b. 1913)
  • Oct 28th Dudley McConnell, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies
  • Oct 28th G L Vitto entertainer, dies at 69
  • Oct 28th John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51
  • Oct 28th Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37
  • Oct 28th Sylvia Fine Kaye, US lyricist/composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 29th Donald Churchill, playwright, dies of heart attack at 60
  • Oct 29th Harry Thomas, founder (Flower Festival, Dutch Homofielen Party), dies
  • Oct 29th Maria Monica, silent film actress, dies
  • Oct 29th Mario Scelba, PM of Italia (1954-55), dies
  • Oct 30th Johan Mekkink, painter, dies
  • Oct 30th Ken Hardin, producer, dies at 62
  • Oct 30th William Shea, (Shea Stadium namesake), dies at 84
  • Oct 31st Bert Bertram, actor (How to Steal a Million), dies of cancer at 97
  • Oct 31st James Marshall, US children's book writer/illustrator, dies at 50
  • Oct 31st Johan Schmitz, actor (Gysbregt van Aemstel/Soldat van Orange), dies
  • Oct 31st Joseph Papp, Broadway producer (Chorus Line), dies of cancer at 70
  • Oct 31st Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Nov 1st Joseph Papp, US theater producer (Chorus Line, Hair), dies at 70
  • Nov 2nd Fran Stevens, singer, dies of cancer in Bronx NY at 72
  • Nov 2nd Irwin Allen, dir (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), dies at 75
  • Nov 5th Fred MacMurray, American actor (My Three Sons), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Nov 5th Robert Maxwell, Billionaire publisher (NY Daily News), dies at 68
  • Nov 6th Andre Vandernoot, Flemish fluitist/conductor, dies at 64

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Nov 6th Gene Tierney, American actress (Laura, Whirlpool), dies of emphysema at 70

Actress Gene Tierney
Gene Tierney
  • Nov 7th Tom of Finland [Touko Laaksonen], Finnish fetish artist, dies at 71
  • Nov 8th Christine Felsmann, dies
  • Nov 8th Frances Faye, singer/actress (Pretty Baby), dies after strokes
  • Nov 8th John Kirckpatrick, US musicologist (Charles Ives Archives), dies
  • Nov 8th Patrick Hamilton, author (Gaslight, Rope, Angel Street), dies at 45
  • Nov 9th Guido Claus, Belgian actor (Sacrament), dies
  • Nov 9th Yves Montand, actor (Idol, Grand Prix), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Nov 10th Alessandro Lessona, Minister of Ital Colonies (1931-38), dies
  • Nov 10th Franco Malfatti, president of Commission of Europe (1970-1972), dies
  • Nov 10th Tutte Lemkow, dancer/dir (Capt Paradise, I am a Camera), dies at 73
  • Nov 10th William Afflis, American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Nov 12th Christopher Hayes, dies of heart attack
  • Nov 12th Diane Brewster, actress (Courage of Black Beauty), dies at 60
  • Nov 12th Howard Brunner, dies of AIDS at 51
  • Nov 12th Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, cardinal/archbishop of Montreal, dies at 87
  • Nov 13th Ad Kosto, Dutch state secretary (PvdA), assassinated by bomb
  • Nov 13th Cyril Poitier, actor (Uptown Saturday Night), dies of cancer at 80
  • Nov 13th Hanson Baldwin, US military historian, dies at 88
  • Nov 14th Tony Richardson, British director (Tom Jones), dies of AIDs at 63
  • Nov 16th Ralph Marrero, actor (Babe, Johnny Suede), dies in car accident at 33
  • Nov 17th John Blatnik, (Rep-Minn, 1947-75), dies at 80
  • Nov 17th Kelly Jean Van Dyke-Nance, (Jerry Van Dyke's daughter), suicide at 33
  • Nov 17th Paul Reid Roman, actor (Aviator, Blue Knight), dies of cancer at 55
  • Nov 18th Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslovakia (1975-89), dies at 78
  • Nov 19th Reggie Nalder, actor (Mark of Devil), dies of bone cancer at 80
  • Nov 20th Gina Petrushka, actress (Exorcist, Sybil), dies
  • Nov 21st Daniel Mann, US director (Rose tattoo), dies of heart failure at 79
  • Nov 21st David "Sonny" Werblin, AFL owner (NY Jets), dies at 81
  • Nov 21st Prior Jones, West Indian cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1948-52), dies
  • Nov 21st Sonny Werblin, NY sports impresario, dies at 81
  • Nov 22nd Jac de Jong, Dutch MP/composer/businessman (Nedac-Sorbo), dies
  • Nov 23rd Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82
  • Nov 23rd Klaus Kinski, actor (Android, Little Drummer Girl), dies at 65
  • Nov 24th Anton Furst, production designer (Batman), dies at 47
  • Nov 24th Eric Carr, drummer (Kiss-Beth), dies of cancer at 41
  • Nov 24th Freddie Mercury, British singer (Queen), dies of AIDS at 45
  • Nov 25th Eleanor Audley, voice (Wicked Stepmother-Cinderella), dies at 86
  • Nov 26th Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
  • Nov 26th Dehl Berti, actor (Bullies), dies of heart attack at 70
  • Nov 26th Francois Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), dies in Phila
  • Nov 26th Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
  • Nov 29th Frank Yerby, US writer (Health Card, The Dahomean), dies at 75
  • Nov 29th Ralph Bellamy, actor (Rosemary's Baby, His Girl Friday), dies at 87
  • Nov 30th P G Z (Zin) Harris, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ 1962-65), dies
  • Dec 1st Byron Webster, actor (That Man Bolt), dies of AIDS at 58
  • Dec 1st George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel 1982), dies at 80
  • Dec 3rd Alex Graham, British cartoonstrip artist (Fred Basset), dies
  • Dec 3rd Casey Walters, actor (True Story of Lynn Stuart), after a stroke at 75
  • Dec 5th Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies
  • Dec 5th Jill Browne, dies at 54
  • Dec 5th Richard Speck, mass murderer, dies a day before his 50th birthday
  • Dec 5th Robert Karvelas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • Dec 6th Ann Sorg Coston, actress (Anna-Aldrich Family), dies at 62
  • Dec 6th Headman Tshabalala, South African singer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), shot and killed at 44
  • Dec 7th Michael Taylor, Male Model (b. 1913)
  • Dec 8th Buck Clayton, US jazz trumpeter/orchestra leader, dies
  • Dec 8th Kimberly Bergalis, got AIDS from health care worker, dies at 23
  • Dec 10th Berenice Abbott, US photographer, dies at 93
  • Dec 10th Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
  • Dec 11th Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Prof (Swedish Academy), dies
  • Dec 11th Daniel Simon Scott, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 71
  • Dec 11th Robert Q Lewis, US comic/TV panel member (RQL Show), dies at 70
  • Dec 12th Eleanor Boardman, actor (Crowd), dies in at 93
  • Dec 12th Ken Keltner, US baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 75
  • Dec 12th Lex Karsemeijer, Dutch tenor/choral dir (Sweet 16, Pro Musica), dies
  • Dec 13th Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, French writer (La marge), dies at 82
  • Dec 14th John Arlott, cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies
  • Dec 14th Robert Eddison, British actor (Uncle Silas), dies at 83
  • Dec 15th Horatio Luro, US horse trainer (Northern Dancer), dies at 90
  • Dec 15th Ray Smith, British actor (And Then You Die), dies at 55
  • Dec 16th Fred D Scott, actor (2 Gun Troubador), dies
  • Dec 17th John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80
  • Dec 18th June Storey, actress (South of the Border), dies of cancer at 73
  • Dec 18th George Abecassis, English Formula 1 driver (b. 1913)
  • Dec 19th Ernest K Gann, US adventure novelist, dies at 81
  • Dec 19th Paul Maxwell, actor (City of Fear, Freedom to Die), dies at 70
  • Dec 19th Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)
  • Dec 20th Andries D Copier, Dutch glass designer (Guild glass), dies
  • Dec 20th Fop[pe] I Brouwer, biologist (Everything That Lives & Grows), dies
  • Dec 20th Helene Heigh, actress (Undercover Woman, Teen Age Thunder), dies at 86
  • Dec 20th Sam Rabin, speaker of house, dies at 88
  • Dec 20th Stephen Birnbaum, US tourism writer, dies at 54
  • Dec 20th Thomas Newman, actor/composer (Cape Fear), dies of heart attack at 60
  • Dec 20th Walter Chiari, actor (Girl Under Sheet), dies of heart attack at 67
  • Dec 20th Simone Beck, French chef (b. 1904)
  • Dec 20th Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (b. 1942)
  • Dec 22nd Ernst Krenek, Austrian/US composer (Orpheus & Eurydike), dies at 91
  • Dec 23rd Byron Q Griffith, producer/actor, dies at 73
  • Dec 23rd Rosa Jackson Lumpkin, among the oldest people in the world, dies at 115
  • Dec 24th Walter Hudson, 1,025 lb man, dies at 46
  • Dec 25th Curt Bois, actor (Great Waltz, Boat is Full), dies at 90
  • Dec 25th Mahmood Hussain, cricketer (27 Tests for Pakistan, 68 wickets), dies
  • Dec 25th Orane Demazis, French actress (Marius, Fanny et Caesar), dies at 87
  • Dec 25th Sal Provenza, entertainer, dies of lymphoma at 45