Famous Deaths in August 1993

  • Aug 1 Alfred Manessier, Fr painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • Aug 1 Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
  • Aug 1 Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Aug 1 Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • Aug 1 Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered
  • Aug 3 James Donald, actor (In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies at 76
  • Aug 4 Bernard Barrow, actor (Louie-Loving, Johnny-Ryan's Hope), dies
  • Aug 4 Kenny Drew, US/Danish jazz pianist (Moonlight Desert), dies at 64
  • Aug 5 Randy Hobbs, American rock musician (Johnny Winter Band, McCoys), dies of heart failure at 45
  • Aug 6 Milt Thompson, American astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15), NASA test pilot and chief-engineer, dies at 67
  • Aug 7 Kelly Ahrendt, 1st NYer to die of rabies in 40 years, dies at 14
  • Aug 7 Roy Budd, English jazz pianist/composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46
  • Aug 8 Harry Bellaver, actor (Blue Collar, The Old Man & the Sea), dies at 88
  • Aug 8 Lou van Raised, impresario, dies at 77
  • Aug 8 Roy London, US actor/director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • Aug 9 Mohamed M Tabet, commissar of Casablanca, raped 518, executed at 54
  • Aug 10 Ken England, US screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Aug 10 Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian musician (Mayhem) (b. 1968)
  • Aug 12 Jerome Thor, actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
  • Aug 15 Robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
  • Aug 16 Irene Sharaff, US costume designer (Cleopatra, Can-can), dies at 83
  • Aug 16 Joseph Towers, US pilot, dies
  • Aug 16 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), dies of cancer at 80
  • Aug 16 Tom Fuccella, actor (Paul-One Life to Live), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 17 Max de Metz, Dutch publisher/translator, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Robert C Maynard, CEO (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
  • Aug 17 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • Aug 18 Alf Bold, German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Aug 19 Jean King, actress (Night Hasa a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Lucinda Ballard, US costume designer/wife of Howard Dietz, dies at 90
  • Aug 20 Bernard Delfgaauw, philosopher (Johnson murderer!), dies at 80
  • Aug 22 Don Getz, US filmer (Playpoint)
  • Aug 22 Kasdi Merbah, PM of Algeria (1988-89), assassinated
  • Aug 23 Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Edwina Lewis, actress (Boy Who Cried Bitch), dies of heart attack 42
  • Aug 23 Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88
  • Aug 24 Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101
  • Aug 25 Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26
  • Aug 26 Rockin Dopsie Sr, Jazz-Fusion singer (Zydeco), dies at 61
  • Aug 27 Bob Verstraete, Dutch actor/screenwriter/director (Alicia), dies at 71
  • Aug 28 René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
  • Aug 28 William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)
  • Aug 29 Dorian Corey, actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 29 Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56
  • Aug 30 Richard Jordan, US actor (Hunt for Red October, Posse), dies at 55
  • Aug 31 Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter (communist), dies at 80