Famous Deaths in 1992

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  • Jan 1st Constantin Poustochkine, jazz critic, dies
  • Jan 1st Corky Geil, dancer, dies in Long Beach CA at 64
  • Jan 1st Ginette Leclerc, actress (Baker's Wife), dies at 79
  • Jan 1st Grace Hopper, computer scientist, dies at 85
  • Jan 1st Hette G Abma, vicar/Dutch MP (SGP), dies
  • Jan 1st Mike Frankovich, US producer (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies
  • Jan 2nd Virginia Field, actress (Dream Girl), dies of cancer at 74
  • Jan 3rd Anthony Del Casino, band leader (Charlie Barnet Band), dies at 79
  • Jan 3rd Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jan 3rd Ken Grieves, cricketer (NSW & Lancashire leg-spin all-rounder), dies
  • Jan 3rd Lewis Michael Friedman, pianist, dies at 47 of AIDS
  • Jan 3rd Radomiro Tomic, Chilean president (1970), dies
  • Jan 4th Earl Colbert, entertainer, dies
  • Jan 4th William Walker, stuntman/actor (Our Man Flint), dies at 74
  • Jan 6th Avon Jaeger Hill, entertainer, dies of cancer at 44
  • Jan 6th Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies
  • Jan 7th Jhean Burton, entertainer, dies
  • Jan 7th Richard Hunt, puppeteer/actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40
  • Jan 8th Abderrahim Bouabid, Morroco prime secretary (1972), dies
  • Jan 8th Johnny [Jan] Meijer, Dutch king of accordians (Body & Soul), dies
  • Jan 8th Menachim Begin, Israeli PM, dies at 78 of a heart attack
  • Jan 9th Steve Brodie, actor (Desperate, Bodyguard), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jan 9th William JF "Bill" Naughton, Irish/British playwright (Alfie), dies at 81
  • Jan 10th Barbara Couper, British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
  • Jan 10th Roberto Bonomi, Argentine racing driver (b. 1919)
  • Jan 12th Harry van Doorn, Dutch MP (KVP/KRO-chairman/PPR/CRM), dies at 76
  • Jan 12th Walt Morey, US children's book writer (Gentle Ben), dies at 84
  • Jan 13th Josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies
  • Jan 13th Yvonne Bryceland, actress (Road to Mecca), dies of cancer at 66
  • Jan 14th Hari Rhodes, actor (Earth II, Detroit 9000), dies at 59
  • Jan 15th Dee Murray, English bassist (b. 1946)
  • Jan 16th Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
  • Jan 17th Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95
  • Jan 17th Charlie Ventura, jazz sax (Bop for the people), dies at 75 of cancer
  • Jan 17th Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies
  • Jan 17th Frank Pullen, English businessman and racehorse owner (b. 1915)
  • Jan 18th John Remme, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Jan 18th Tom Elios, entertainer, dies
  • Jan 20th Muhammad Abd al-Khaliq Hassuna, sec-gen of Arab League (1952-72), dies
  • Jan 21st William T "Champion Jack" Dupree, US boxer/pianist, dies at 81
  • Jan 22nd A J Antoon, director (That Championship Season), dies at 47
  • Jan 22nd Ali Amini, PM of Iran (1961-62), dies
  • Jan 23rd Freddie Bartholomew, child actor (Kidnapped), dies of emphysema at 67
  • Jan 23rd Ian Wolfe, actor (Houdini, THX-1138, Homebodies), dies at 95
  • Jan 23rd Simon Brand, South African banker/adviser to Pres De Klerk, dies
  • Jan 24th Charles Moulin, French actor (French Tarzan), dies
  • Jan 24th John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), dies at 90
  • Jan 24th Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41
  • Jan 24th Ricky Ray Rector, American murderer (b. 1950)
  • Jan 25th John Touchstone, American actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59
  • Jan 25th Mahmoud Riad, sec-gen of Arab League (1972-79), dies
  • Jan 25th Nico Schuyt, Dutch composer, dies at 70
  • Jan 25th Vernon William Reed Sr, singer, dies after a long illness at 73
  • Jan 26th José Ferrer, Puerto Rican actor/director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80
  • Jan 26th Okke Jager, Dutch theologist/writer/poet, dies at 63
  • Jan 27th Francesca Primus, columnist (Back Stage), dies at 45
  • Jan 27th Gene Harris, entertainer, dies after long illness
  • Jan 27th Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, British actress (Eliza Dolittle), dies at 101
  • Jan 28th Clark Tippet, dancer/choreographer, dies at 37
  • Jan 28th Nahman Avigad, Israeli archaeologist (Discovering Jerusalem), dies at 86
  • Jan 29th Willie Dixon, American blues musician ("Backdoor Man"), dies at 76

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Jan 31st Mel Hein, NFL center (NY Giants), dies of stomach cancer at 82

NFL Offensive Lineman Mel Hein
NFL Offensive Lineman
Mel Hein
  • Jan 31st Wim van Heumen, field hockey coach (Netherlands), dies at 63
  • Feb 1st George Berkeley, actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70
  • Feb 1st Irving R Kaufman, federal judge (Rosenberg Case), dies at 81
  • Feb 2nd Bert Parks, [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
  • Feb 2nd Jack [John T] Aitken, British anatomist, dies at 78
  • Feb 2nd Maurice J Hill, writer (Track of Thunder), dies of pneumonia at 89
  • Feb 2nd Maurice L Kusell, dies
  • Feb 4th Fred Slyter, dialogue coach, dies after long illness at 56
  • Feb 4th John Dehner, actor (Apache, Cowboy, Boys from Brazil), dies at 76
  • Feb 5th Donald Zimmerman, editor, dies
  • Feb 5th Laura Liddell, actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Feb 5th Miguel Rolando Covian, Brazilian physiologist (b. 1913)
  • Feb 6th Frank Wilson, actor (Beware, Sunday Sinners, Club), dies at 37
  • Feb 6th Wade Preston, actor (Man Called Sledge), dies at 62
  • Feb 7th Jeanne Gerson, dies of cancer & pneumonia at 87
  • Feb 7th Buzz Sawyer, wrestler (b. 1959)
  • Feb 8th Baruch Lumet, actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93

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Feb 10th Alex Haley, US writer (Autobiography of Malcolm X, Roots), dies at 70

Writer Alex Haley
Writer
Alex Haley
  • Feb 10th Florence Tarlow, dies of cancer at 70
  • Feb 10th Mau Kopuit, Dutch editor-in-chief (New Israeli Weekly Newspaper), dies
  • Feb 10th Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • Feb 10th Thomas Graftdijk, Dutch writer (Dr Faustus), dies
  • Feb 10th Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • Feb 11th Ray Danton, US actor/director (Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • Feb 12th Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1928), dies
  • Feb 12th Dorothy Tree, actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Nazi Agent), dies
  • Feb 12th Ton Brandsteder, CEO (Sony Netherland BV), dies at 74
  • Feb 13th Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • Feb 13th Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
  • Feb 14th Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48
  • Feb 14th Jacob "Bob" de Uyl, journalist/author (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • Feb 14th Roepie Kruize, hockey player (Olympic-bronze-48/silver-52), dies at 67
  • Feb 15th William Schuman, American composer (Amer Festival Overture, Juilliard), dies at 81
  • Feb 15th María Elena Moyano, Peruvian activist (b. 1960)
  • Feb 16th Abbas Musawi, leader of Hezbollah, assassinated
  • Feb 16th Angela Carter, British novelist (Magic Toyshop), dies of cancer at 51
  • Feb 16th George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies
  • Feb 16th Janio Quadros, president of Brazil (1961), dies
  • Feb 16th Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge Amster (squaters), dies at 78
  • Feb 19th Chet Leaming, dies after brief illness at 66
  • Feb 20th Andrew Schenck, conducter, dies of melanoma at 51
  • Feb 20th Dick York, actor (Bewitched), dies of emphysema at 63
  • Feb 20th Joan Dixon, actress (Hot Lead, Bunco Squad, Gunplay), dies at 66
  • Feb 20th Roberto D'Aubuisson, El Salvadorian founder (ARENA), dies
  • Feb 21st Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • Feb 21st Franc Holden, British astronomer (Binary Stars), dies
  • Feb 21st Jane Pickens Langley Hoving, singer, dies at 83
  • Feb 21st William S Magginetti, dies at 98
  • Feb 23rd Jacquelyn Hyde, actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • Feb 23rd Markos Vafiades, leader (ELAS, 1943-49), dies
  • Feb 24th Kay Loring, dies after long illness
  • Feb 25th Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
  • Feb 25th John E Allen Jr, actor (1 2 3), dies
  • Feb 25th Ollie O'Toole, dies after long illness at 79
  • Feb 26th Gerrit Schulte, Dutch 6-day cyclist known as the "Crazy Cyclist", dies at 76
  • Feb 26th Jean R Yawkey, owner (Boston Red Sox), dies of a stroke at 83
  • Feb 26th S I Hayakawa, (Sen-R-California), dies of a stroke at 85
  • Feb 27th Marinus Ruppert, Dutch trade union leader (CNV), dies at 80
  • Feb 27th S I Hayakawa, (Sen-California, 1977-83), dies at 85
  • Feb 28th Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), dies at 49
  • Feb 28th Emilla Sherman, choreographer/rockette, dies
  • Feb 28th La Lupe, Cuban singer, dies of a heart attack in the Bronx at 53
  • Feb 29th Earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85
  • Feb 29th Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr Who), dies at 70
  • Feb 29th Ruth Pitter, English poet (b. 1897)
  • Mar 3rd Robert Beatty, actor (Odd Man Out), dies at 82
  • Mar 3rd Sandy Dennis, actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • Mar 3rd Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 4th Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failure
  • Mar 4th C Meijer, Dutch editor in chief (Typhoon), dies
  • Mar 4th Christian K Nelson, inventor (Eskimo Pie), dies at 98
  • Mar 4th Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer
  • Mar 4th Nestor Almendros, Spanish/US cameraman (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 61
  • Mar 5th Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • Mar 5th Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • Mar 6th Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • Mar 6th Emmy Huf, Dutch cabaret performer/writer (I Want Warm Meat), dies
  • Mar 6th Maria Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Mirror Palace), dies at 83
  • Mar 8th Red Callender, US jazz bassist (Unfinished dream), dies at 76
  • Mar 9th Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • Mar 9th Jack McEdward, asst dir (Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell), dies at 94
  • Mar 9th James Brooks, US mural painter (Flight, La Guardia NY), dies at 85

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Mar 9th Menachem Begin, PM Israel (1977-80, 81-83, Nobel 1979), dies at 85

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Mar 10th Roy Holmer Wallack, dies of pneumonia at 64
  • Mar 10th Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • Mar 11th David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • Mar 11th Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
  • Mar 11th Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79
  • Mar 12th Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Mar 12th Hans G Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (Eric the Viking), dies at 70
  • Mar 12th Ida Oosterbaan, Dutch founder (Women Action Committee), dies
  • Mar 12th Karel Poons, father of Paul Deen, dies
  • Mar 12th Philippe Soupault, writer, dies
  • Mar 12th Salvo Lima, mayor (Palermo)/MP (chr-dem), murdered
  • Mar 13th Clarence Wright, singer, dies at 84
  • Mar 13th Hans Redeker, Dutch art critic (Algemeen Handelsblad), dies
  • Mar 14th C V Wood Jr, theme park developer (Disneyland), dies of cancer at 71
  • Mar 14th Jean Poiret, French actor/writer (La Cage aux Folles), dies at 65
  • Mar 14th Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • Mar 14th Steven Brian Pennell, 1st execution in Delaware in 45 years at 34
  • Mar 15th Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes
  • Mar 15th Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • Mar 15th Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • Mar 16th Renzhong Weangn, China politician (1934-45), dies
  • Mar 16th Yves Rocard, French physicist (b. 1903)
  • Mar 17th Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • Mar 17th George Lovi, US columnist (Sky & Telescope's "Ramblings"), dies
  • Mar 17th Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • Mar 17th Jack Arnold, actor/dir (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75
  • Mar 18th Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56
  • Mar 19th Cesare Danova, actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas), dies at 66
  • Mar 20th Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • Mar 20th Frank Westbrook, dancer/choreographer, dies at 82
  • Mar 20th Georges Delerue, French composer (Hiroshima, My Love), dies at 67
  • Mar 21st John Ireland, actor (Rawhide), dies of leukemia at 78
  • Mar 21st Natalie Sleeth, American composer (b. 1930)
  • Mar 23rd Friedrich A von Hayek, British economist (Road to Serfdom), dies at 92
  • Mar 25th Nancy Walker, American actress (Ida Morgenstern-Rhoda), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 26th Barbara Frum, Canadian journalist (b. 1937)
  • Mar 27th Anita Colby, US model/actress/author (Pepsi Coke), dies at 77
  • Mar 27th Easley Blackwood, expert bridge player, dies at 89
  • Mar 27th Gerry Duggan, dies at 82
  • Mar 27th James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68), dies at 84
  • Mar 27th Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist/painter/graphic artist, dies
  • Mar 28th Wendell Mayes, writer, dies of cancer at 72
  • Mar 29th Earl Spencer, father of Lady Diana, dies at 68

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Mar 29th Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • Mar 30th Art Hannes, announcer, dies of a respiratory ailment at 72
  • Mar 30th Luigi De Laurentiis, Italian producer (Toto, Macaroni), dies
  • Mar 30th Manolis Andronikos, Greek archeologist, professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (b. 1919)
  • Mar 30th Manolis Andronicos, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece, dies at 72
  • Apr 1st Juanito, soccer star (Madrid Real 1977-87), dies at 37 in car crash
  • Apr 1st Nigel Preston, British drummer (The Cult), dies of a drug overdose at 28
  • Apr 2nd Paula Kelly, American big band singer, dies at 72
  • Apr 2nd Tomisaburo Wakayama, Japanese actor (b. 1929)
  • Apr 3rd Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
  • Apr 3rd Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Apr 4th Karl Tunberg, US scriptwriter (Ben Hur), dies