Famous Deaths in February 1992

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

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

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  • 10th Florence Tarlow, dies of cancer at 70
  • 10th Mau Kopuit, Dutch editor-in-chief (New Israeli Weekly Newspaper), dies
  • 10th Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • 10th Thomas Graftdijk, Dutch writer (Dr Faustus), dies
  • 10th Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • 11th Ray Danton, US actor/director (Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • 12th Bep [Lambertus] van Klaveren, boxing champ (Olympic-gold-1928), dies
  • 12th Dorothy Tree, actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois, Nazi Agent), dies
  • 12th Ton Brandsteder, CEO (Sony Netherland BV), dies at 74
  • 13th Bob den Uyl, Dutch journalist/writer (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • 13th Nikolay Bogolyubov, Russian mathematician (b. 1909)
  • 14th Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Biohazard), dies of cancer at 48
  • 14th Jacob "Bob" de Uyl, journalist/author (Restless Travel), dies at 61
  • 14th Roepie Kruize, hockey player (Olympic-bronze-48/silver-52), dies at 67
  • 15th William H Schuman, US composer (Pulitzer)/Pres of Julliard, dies at 81
  • 15th MarĂ­a Elena Moyano, Peruvian activist (b. 1960)
  • 16th Abbas Musawi, leader of Hezbollah, assassinated
  • 16th Angela Carter, British novelist (Magic Toyshop), dies of cancer at 51
  • 16th George Mann MacBeth, Scottish journalist/poet (A War Quartet), dies
  • 16th Janio Quadros, president of Brazil (1961), dies
  • 16th Winand J Borgerhoff Mulder, court judge Amster (squaters), dies at 78
  • 19th Chet Leaming, dies after brief illness at 66
  • 20th Andrew Schenck, conducter, dies of melanoma at 51
  • 20th Dick York, actor (Bewitched), dies of emphysema at 63
  • 20th Joan Dixon, actress (Hot Lead, Bunco Squad, Gunplay), dies at 66
  • 20th Roberto D'Aubuisson, El Salvadorian founder (ARENA), dies
  • 21st Eva A Jessye, US singer/actress (Eva Jessye Choir), dies at 97
  • 21st Franc Holden, British astronomer (Binary Stars), dies
  • 21st Jane Pickens Langley Hoving, singer, dies at 83
  • 21st William S Magginetti, dies at 98
  • 22nd Richard Sheldon, dies at 59
  • 23rd Jacquelyn Hyde, actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • 23rd Markos Vafiades, leader (ELAS, 1943-49), dies
  • 24th Kay Loring, dies after long illness
  • 25th Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
  • 25th John E Allen Jr, actor (1 2 3), dies
  • 25th Ollie O'Toole, dies after long illness at 79
  • 26th Gerrit Schulte, Dutch 6-day cyclist known as the "Crazy Cyclist", dies at 76
  • 26th Jean R Yawkey, owner (Boston Red Sox), dies of a stroke at 83
  • 26th S I Hayakawa, (Sen-R-California), dies of a stroke at 85
  • 27th Marinus Ruppert, Dutch trade union leader (CNV), dies at 80
  • 27th S I Hayakawa, (Sen-California, 1977-83), dies at 85
  • 28th Angelique Pettyjohn, actress (Body Talk, Star Trek), dies at 49
  • 28th Emilla Sherman, choreographer/rockette, dies
  • 28th La Lupe, Cuban singer, dies of a heart attack in the Bronx at 53
  • 29th Earl Scheib, CEO (Earl Scheib Auto Paint), dies at 85
  • 29th Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr Who), dies at 70
  • 29th Ruth Pitter, English poet (b. 1897)