Famous Deaths in 1991 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 613

  • 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
  • Oct 1 Jan van Tongeren, painter, dies
  • Oct 2 Dimitrios I, patriarch/primus interparis orthodox Christians, dies
  • Oct 2 Jan H Christianse, political chairman (CDA), dies
  • Oct 3 Max Cantor, journalist, dies
  • Oct 4 Leonard C Odell, wrote 7,000 Burma Shave poems, dies at 83
  • Oct 6 Lincoln Demyan, dies at 66
  • Oct 6 Wendell Phillips, dies at 83 [or 10/13]

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Baseball Player and Manager Leo Durocher
Baseball Player and Manager
Leo Durocher
  • Oct 8 Natalia Ginzburg, Italian writer (Sounds of the Night), dies at 75
  • Oct 9 Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies
  • Oct 9 Thalmus Rasulala, actor (Blacula), dies of heart attack at 51
  • Oct 10 Redd Foxx, comedian (Sanford & Sons), dies of heart attack at 68
  • Oct 10 Stephen J Falat, dies after long illness at 34
  • Oct 11 Steven Jesse Bernstein, American underground poet (suicide) (b. 1950)
  • Oct 12 Aline MacMahon, US actress (Backdoor to Heaven), dies at 92
  • Oct 12 Regis Toomey, actor (Dive Bomber, Cry Danger, Magic Town), dies at 89
  • Oct 12 Sheila Florance, Australian actress (Cactus), dies of cancer at 75
  • Oct 12 Arkady Strugatsky, Russian novelist (b. 1925)
  • Oct 13 Daniel Oduber Quiros, president of Costa Rica (1974-1978), dies
  • Oct 13 Donald Houston, actor (Battle Hell, Study in Terror), dies at 67
  • Oct 15 Hotze de Roos, carpenter/kid book writer (Chameleon series), dies
  • Oct 16 Tonny Huurdeman, singer/actress (Frills), dies
  • Oct 17 J[ames] G Devlin, actor (No Surrender), dies at 84
  • Oct 17 Piet van Est, The Vuurbal, cyclist (7x Tour de France), dies at 57
  • Oct 17 Tennessee Ernie Ford, American country singer (Sixteen Tons), dies of liver disease at 72
  • Oct 22 Peter Willes, British actor/producer (Way We Live), dies
  • Oct 23 Lance Baker, dies at 31
  • Oct 24 Gene Roddenberry, creator (Star Trek), dies of cardiac arrest at 70
  • Oct 24 Leon Clements, journalist (Interlijnen), dies at 43
  • Oct 25 Bill Graham, rock concert promoter (Filmore, Dylan), dies at 60
  • Oct 25 Khigh Dhiegh, actor (Forbidden Nights), dies of heat failure at 75
  • Oct 26 Lori Rae Matthews, crushed to death by an artist's 485 lb umbrella
  • Oct 27 Andrzei Panufkin, Pol/British conductor/composer (Sinfonia Sacra), dies
  • Oct 27 Pyke F C Koch, realistic painter, dies
  • Oct 27 George Barker, English poet (b. 1913)
  • Oct 28 Dudley McConnell, headed NASA's Earth Science Division, dies
  • Oct 28 G L Vitto entertainer, dies at 69
  • Oct 28 John Korbal, film historian (Marlene Dietrich), dies at 51
  • Oct 28 Lydia Hodson Copeland, America's Jr Miss (1972), dies at 37
  • Oct 28 Sylvia Fine Kaye, US lyricist/composer, dies at 78
  • Oct 29 Donald Churchill, playwright, dies of heart attack at 60
  • Oct 29 Harry Thomas, founder (Flower Festival, Dutch Homofielen Party), dies
  • Oct 29 Maria Monica, silent film actress, dies
  • Oct 29 Mario Scelba, PM of Italia (1954-55), dies
  • Oct 30 Johan Mekkink, painter, dies
  • Oct 30 Ken Hardin, producer, dies at 62
  • Oct 30 William Shea, (Shea Stadium namesake), dies at 84
  • Oct 31 Bert Bertram, actor (How to Steal a Million), dies of cancer at 97
  • Oct 31 James Marshall, US children's book writer/illustrator, dies at 50
  • Oct 31 Johan Schmitz, actor (Gysbregt van Aemstel/Soldat van Orange), dies
  • Oct 31 Joseph Papp, Broadway producer (Chorus Line), dies of cancer at 70
  • Oct 31 Gene Anderson, American professional wrestler (b. 1933)
  • Nov 1 Joseph Papp, US theater producer (Chorus Line, Hair), dies at 70
  • Nov 2 Fran Stevens, singer, dies of cancer in Bronx NY at 72
  • Nov 2 Irwin Allen, dir (Land of the Giants, Poseidon Adventure), dies at 75
  • Nov 2 Mort Shuman, American singer songwriter (Viva Las Vegas), dies of cancer at 54
  • Nov 5 Fred MacMurray, American actor (My Three Sons), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Nov 5 Robert Maxwell, Billionaire publisher (NY Daily News), dies at 68
  • Nov 6 Andre Vandernoot, Flemish fluitist/conductor, dies at 64

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

Actress Gene Tierney
Actress
Gene Tierney
  • Nov 7 Tom of Finland [Touko Laaksonen], Finnish fetish artist, dies at 71
  • Nov 8 Christine Felsmann, dies
  • Nov 8 Frances Faye, singer/actress (Pretty Baby), dies after strokes
  • Nov 8 John Kirckpatrick, US musicologist (Charles Ives Archives), dies
  • Nov 8 Patrick Hamilton, author (Gaslight, Rope, Angel Street), dies at 45
  • Nov 9 Guido Claus, Belgian actor (Sacrament), dies
  • Nov 9 Yves Montand, actor (Idol, Grand Prix), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Nov 10 Alessandro Lessona, Minister of Italian Colonies (1931-38), dies
  • Nov 10 Franco Malfatti, president of Commission of Europe (1970-1972), dies
  • Nov 10 Tutte Lemkow, dancer/dir (Capt Paradise, I am a Camera), dies at 73
  • Nov 10 William Afflis, American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Nov 12 Christopher Hayes, dies of heart attack
  • Nov 12 Diane Brewster, actress (Courage of Black Beauty), dies at 60
  • Nov 12 Howard Brunner, dies of AIDS at 51
  • Nov 12 Paul E "Cardinal" Leger, cardinal/archbishop of Montreal, dies at 87
  • Nov 13 Ad Kosto, Dutch state secretary (PvdA), assassinated by bomb
  • Nov 13 Cyril Poitier, actor (Uptown Saturday Night), dies of cancer at 80
  • Nov 13 Hanson Baldwin, US military historian, dies at 88
  • Nov 14 Tony Richardson, British director (Tom Jones), dies of AIDs at 63
  • Nov 16 Ralph Marrero, actor (Babe, Johnny Suede), dies in car accident at 33
  • Nov 17 John Blatnik, (Rep-Minn, 1947-75), dies at 80
  • Nov 17 Kelly Jean Van Dyke-Nance, (Jerry Van Dyke's daughter), suicide at 33
  • Nov 17 Paul Reid Roman, actor (Aviator, Blue Knight), dies of cancer at 55
  • Nov 18 Gustav Husak, president of Czechoslovakia (1975-89), dies at 78
  • Nov 19 Reggie Nalder, actor (Mark of Devil), dies of bone cancer at 80
  • Nov 20 Gina Petrushka, actress (Exorcist, Sybil), dies
  • Nov 21 Daniel Mann, US director (Rose tattoo), dies of heart failure at 79
  • Nov 21 David "Sonny" Werblin, AFL owner (NY Jets), dies at 81
  • Nov 21 Prior Jones, West Indian cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1948-52), dies
  • Nov 21 Sonny Werblin, NY sports impresario, dies at 81
  • Nov 22 Jac de Jong, Dutch MP/composer/businessman (Nedac-Sorbo), dies
  • Nov 23 Ken Uehara, actor (Honolulu-Tokyo), dies of heart failure at 82
  • Nov 23 Klaus Kinski, actor (Android, Little Drummer Girl), dies at 65
  • Nov 24 Anton Furst, production designer (Batman), dies at 47
  • Nov 24 Eric Carr [Paul Charles Caravello], American drummer (Kiss), dies of cancer at 41
  • Nov 24 Freddie Mercury, British singer (Queen), dies of AIDS at 45
  • Nov 25 Eleanor Audley, voice (Wicked Stepmother-Cinderella), dies at 86
  • Nov 26 Bob Johnson, US hockey coach (Pittsburgh Penguins), dies at 60
  • Nov 26 Dehl Berti, actor (Bullies), dies of heart attack at 70
  • Nov 26 Fran├žois Billetdoux, French author (Word Awake), dies at 64
  • Nov 26 Ed Heinemann, American aircraft designer (Douglas Aircraft; b. 1908)
  • Nov 29 Frank Yerby, US writer (Health Card, The Dahomean), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Ralph Bellamy, actor (Rosemary's Baby, His Girl Friday), dies at 87
  • Nov 30 P G Z (Zin) Harris, cricketer (9 Tests for NZ 1962-65), dies
  • Dec 1 Byron Webster, actor (That Man Bolt), dies of AIDS at 58
  • Dec 1 George Joseph Stigler, US economist (Nobel 1982), dies at 80
  • Dec 3 Alex Graham, British cartoonstrip artist (Fred Basset), dies
  • Dec 3 Casey Walters, actor (True Story of Lynn Stuart), after a stroke at 75
  • Dec 5 Aad Mansfield, soccer player/trainer (ADO/Feyenoord/FC Utrecht), dies
  • Dec 5 Jill Browne, dies at 54
  • Dec 5 Richard Speck, mass murderer, dies a day before his 50th birthday
  • Dec 5 Robert Karvelas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • Dec 6 Ann Sorg Coston, actress (Anna-Aldrich Family), dies at 62
  • Dec 6 Headman Tshabalala, South African singer (Ladysmith Black Mambazo), shot and killed at 44
  • Dec 7 Michael Taylor, Male Model (b. 1913)
  • Dec 8 Buck Clayton, US jazz trumpeter/orchestra leader, dies
  • Dec 8 Kimberly Bergalis, got AIDS from health care worker, dies at 23
  • Dec 10 Berenice Abbott, US photographer, dies at 93
  • Dec 10 Greta Kempton, American artist (b. 1901)
  • Dec 11 Artur Lundkvist, Swedish writer/Prof (Swedish Academy), dies
  • Dec 11 Daniel Simon Scott, dies of Alzheimer's disease at 71
  • Dec 11 Robert Q Lewis, US comic/TV panel member (RQL Show), dies at 70
  • Dec 12 Eleanor Boardman, actor (Crowd), dies in at 93
  • Dec 12 Ken Keltner, US baseball player (Cleveland Indians), dies at 75
  • Dec 12 Lex Karsemeijer, Dutch tenor/choral dir (Sweet 16, Pro Musica), dies
  • Dec 13 Andre Pieyre de Mandiargues, French writer (La marge), dies at 82
  • Dec 14 John Arlott, cricketer (the greatest of cricket commentators), dies
  • Dec 14 Robert Eddison, British actor (Uncle Silas), dies at 83
  • Dec 15 Horatio Luro, US horse trainer (Northern Dancer), dies at 90
  • Dec 15 Ray Smith, British actor (And Then You Die), dies at 55
  • Dec 16 Fred D Scott, actor (2 Gun Troubador), dies
  • Dec 17 John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80
  • Dec 18 June Storey, actress (South of the Border), dies of cancer at 73
  • Dec 18 George Abecassis, English Formula 1 driver (b. 1913)
  • Dec 19 Ernest K Gann, US adventure novelist, dies at 81
  • Dec 19 Paul Maxwell, actor (City of Fear, Freedom to Die), dies at 70
  • Dec 19 Joe Cole, American rock music roadie (b. 1961)
  • Dec 20 Andries D Copier, Dutch glass designer (Guild glass), dies
  • Dec 20 Fop[pe] I Brouwer, biologist (Everything That Lives & Grows), dies
  • Dec 20 Helene Heigh, actress (Undercover Woman, Teen Age Thunder), dies at 86
  • Dec 20 Sam Rabin, speaker of house, dies at 88
  • Dec 20 Stephen Birnbaum, US tourism writer, dies at 54
  • Dec 20 Thomas Newman, actor/composer (Cape Fear), dies of heart attack at 60
  • Dec 20 Walter Chiari, actor (Girl Under Sheet), dies of heart attack at 67
  • Dec 20 Simone Beck, French chef (b. 1904)
  • Dec 20 Albert Van Vlierberghe, Belgian cyclist (b. 1942)
  • Dec 22 Ernst Krenek, Austrian/US composer (Orpheus & Eurydike), dies at 91
  • Dec 23 Byron Q Griffith, producer/actor, dies at 73
  • Dec 23 Rosa Jackson Lumpkin, among the oldest people in the world, dies at 115