Famous Deaths in February 1993

  • Feb 3 Karel Goeyvaerts, Flemish composer (8 Horse Bet), dies at 69
  • Feb 5 Jack Young, cricketer (8 Tests for England 1947-49, 17 wickets), dies
  • Feb 5 Joseph L Mankiewicz, US writer/director (All about Eve), dies at 83
  • Feb 5 Tip Tipping, [Tim], stuntman, dies in sky-diving accident at 34
  • Feb 5 Marcel L├ęger, Quebec politician (b. 1930)
  • Feb 6 Frances Hunt, actress (You're a Sweetheart), dies of stroke at 77

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Feb 6 Arthur Ashe, tennis star (Wimbledon 1975), dies of AIDS at 49

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  • Feb 7 W Sybout A Colenbrander, Dutch historian/journalist, dies at 82
  • Feb 8 Casper van den Berg, Dutch poet (Fashionable inconvenience), dies
  • Feb 8 Douglas Heyes, director/writer (Kitten with a Whip), dies at 73
  • Feb 8 Eliot Janeway, financial columnist (Eliot Doomsday), dies at 80
  • Feb 8 Franz Schnyder, Swiss director (10th of May), dies at 82
  • Feb 8 Paul Brickhill, Dutch/US WW II pilot/physician, dies
  • Feb 8 N. Shanmugathasan, Sri Lankan communist leader
  • Feb 9 David Willis, British journalist (BBC World Service), dies at 54
  • Feb 9 Kate Wilkinson, actress (Clara-Another World), dies of cancer at 76
  • Feb 9 Nasrullah Mansoor, Afghan guerilla leader/governor of Paktia, dies
  • Feb 10 John Grossman, Czech director (Process, Revisor), dies
  • Feb 10 Joy Garrett, actress (Days of Our Live), dies of liver failure at 47
  • Feb 10 Maurice Bourges-Maunoury, PM of France (1957), dies
  • Feb 10 Fred Hollows, New Zealand ophthalmologist (b. 1929)
  • Feb 11 George A Stephen, inventor (Weber Kettle Grill), dies at 71
  • Feb 11 Joy Garrett, actress (Days of Our Lives), dies of liver failure
  • Feb 11 Oksana Kostina, Russian gymnist, dies in an auto accident
  • Feb 12 James Bulger, English child abducted, tortured and beaten to death at 2, by 10 year old boys
  • Feb 13 Agatha Hagtingius-Seger, Dutch author (Sparkles Chain), dies at 91
  • Feb 14 Buddy Pepper, composer, dies of heart failure at 70
  • Feb 15 George Wallington, [Giacinto Figlia], Italian bebop-pianist/, dies
  • Feb 16 Donald Phelps, American actor (Ghost Ship) dies of AIDS at 61
  • Feb 16 Richard Salant, news president (CBS-60 Minutes), dies at 78
  • Feb 17 Alfredo de Leon, leader (Philippines Red Scorpio Gang), killed
  • Feb 17 George E Wilburn, film editor, dies of emphysema at 77
  • Feb 17 Leslie Townsend, cricket all-rounder (England in 4 Tests 1930-34), dies
  • Feb 18 Edward S "Ted" Haworth, US set designer (Sayonara, Marty), dies at 76
  • Feb 18 Jacqueline Hill, dies of cancer at 63
  • Feb 18 Leslie Norman, English director/producer (Dunkirk), dies at 82
  • Feb 18 Michael David Morrison, actor (Caleb-As the World Turns), dies at 33
  • Feb 18 Kerry Von Erich, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
  • Feb 19 Gerhard Gesell, judge (Pentagon Papers), dies of liver cancer at 82
  • Feb 19 Michael Morrison, actor (Caleb-As the World Turns), dies at 33
  • Feb 20 Ferruccio Lamborghini, Italian auto-designer (Lamborghini), dies at 76
  • Feb 22 Jean Lecanuet, French UDF-presidential candidate, dies at 72
  • Feb 22 Pieter A H Bos, Dutch lawyer/procureur-general (Aruba), dies at 63
  • Feb 23 Edwin Louis Battle, actor (Almost Blue, Chase), dies of stroke at 33
  • Feb 24 Bobby Moore, English soccer team capt (World champs 1966), dies
  • Feb 24 Danny Gallivan, Canadian radio and television sportscaster (b. 1917)
  • Feb 25 Eddie Constantine, actor (Alphaville, License to Kill), dies at 75
  • Feb 25 Jan D Boeke, Dutch organist/conductor, dies
  • Feb 25 Jean G H "Sjeng" Tans, Dutch PM (social dem, 1965-69), dies
  • Feb 25 Toy Caldwell, country musician (Marshall Tucker Band), dies at 45
  • Feb 25 Mary Walter, Filipino actress (b. 1912)
  • Feb 26 Constance Ford, US actress (Another World, Burden Hunt), dies at 69
  • Feb 26 Fletcher Knebel, author (7 Days in May), commits suicide at 81
  • Feb 26 Mark Kolthoff, Dutch painter/photographer, dies at 92
  • Feb 27 Jose Duval, actor (Juan Valdez), dies at 72
  • Feb 27 Lillian Gish, American silent film/stage actress (Birth of a Nation), dies at 99
  • Feb 28 Fer A Olthoff, Dutch WW II resistance fighter (Het Parool), dies
  • Feb 28 Franco Brusati, Italian dir/writer (Bread & Chocolate), dies at 70
  • Feb 28 Ishiro Honda, Japanese director/producer (Godzilla), dies at 81
  • Feb 28 Joyce Carey, British actress (Brief Encounter, The Cedar Tree), dies at 94
  • Feb 28 Ruby Keeler, Canadian actress, singer, and dancer (42nd Street, Dames), dies of cancer at 82