Famous Deaths in October 1993

  • Oct 1 Reizl Bozyk, Polish/US actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79
  • Oct 1 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75
  • Oct 1 Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77
  • Oct 2 Henry Ringling North, circus owner (Ringling Bros Circus), dies at 83
  • Oct 3 JH Scheps, Dutch MP (Social Democratic), dies at 93
  • Oct 3 Sgt. First Class Randy Shughart, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1958)
  • Oct 3 Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient (b. 1960)
  • Oct 4 Fran Carlon, dies of cancer at 80
  • Oct 4 Jim Holton, Scottish footballer (b. 1951)
  • Oct 5 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • Oct 5 Karl G Henize, astronaut (STS 51-F), dies of heart failure at 66
  • Oct 6 Agnes de Mille, US dancer/choreographer (Oklahoma!), dies at 88
  • Oct 6 Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot (b. 1949)
  • Oct 7 Agnes de Mille, choreographer (Oklahoma!, Rodeo), dies at 88
  • Oct 7 Cyril Cusack, actor (Fahrenheit 451), dies of neuron disease at 82
  • Oct 7 Kenneth Nelson, US/English actor (Boys in the Band), dies at 63
  • Oct 8 Manke Nelis, [Cornelis Pieters], singer (Aunt Saar), dies at 73
  • Oct 9 C R Rangachari, cricketer (4 Tests for India), dies
  • Oct 9 Geert de Vlaeminck, Belgian champion cyclist, dies at 26
  • Oct 10 Catherine Collard, French pianist (Debussy, Haydn), dies at 46
  • Oct 10 Djillali Belkhenchir, Algerian doctor, murdered at 52
  • Oct 11 Jess Thomas, American tenor (b. 1927)
  • Oct 12 Leon Ames, actor (Father of the Bride), dies at 91 of stroke
  • Oct 12 Tofik Bakhramov, Russian footballer (b. 1926)
  • Oct 13 Gwen Wells, actress (Nashville), dies of cancer at 42
  • Oct 13 Leon Ames, US actor (Mr Ed, Peggy Sue got Married), dies at 90
  • Oct 14 Bertie Clarke, cricketer (6 wkts for WI in 1939), dies
  • Oct 14 Guy Malary, Haitian lawyer/minister of Justice, murdered at 50
  • Oct 14 Mustafa Abada, Algerian TV director, murdered
  • Oct 14 Walter Brown Newman, US screenwriter (Cat Ballou), dies at 77
  • Oct 15 Ken E Jones, musician (New Amsterdam Symph Orch), dies of AIDS at 34
  • Oct 16 John Bowles, president (Rexall Drugs), dies at 76
  • Oct 17 Frank J Del Giudice, US industrial designer (Boeing 747), dies at 77
  • Oct 17 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist, dies at 84
  • Oct 17 Wim van Dooren, theologist/humanist/philosopher, dies
  • Oct 17 Criss Oliva, American musician (Savatage) (b. 1963)
  • Oct 18 Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered at 63
  • Oct 18 Lois Kibbee, American actress (Edge of Night), dies of a brain tumor at 71
  • Oct 18 Smail Yefsah, Algerian TV journalist, murdered at 31
  • Oct 19 Bert Schoofs, table tennis star, dies at 48
  • Oct 19 Dionisio Herrero, Spanish air force general, murdered
  • Oct 19 Roy Armstrong, English historian (Traditional buildings), dies at 91
  • Oct 20 Maurice Dolbier, US actor/writer (Nowhere near Everest), dies at 81
  • Oct 20 Sugiyama Yasushi, Japanese painter (b. 1909)
  • Oct 21 Assad Saftawi, Palestinian co-founder of al-Fatah, murdered at 58
  • Oct 21 Irving Torgoff, US baseball player (Detroit Tigers), dies at 75
  • Oct 21 Melchior Ndadaye, banker/1st Hutu President of Burundi (1993), murder at 40
  • Oct 21 Sam Zolotow, US theater critic (NY Times), dies at 94
  • Oct 21 Scott Heiser, US photographer (Interview), dies at 44
  • Oct 21 James Leo Herlihy, American novelist (Midnight Cowboy), commits suicide at 66
  • Oct 22 Elie A Cohen, physician (held in Auschwitz), dies at 84
  • Oct 22 Fred C Shapiro, US journalist (Tiananmen-square 1989), dies at 62
  • Oct 22 Jiri Hajek, Czech lawyer/minister of Foreign affairs, dies at 80
  • Oct 24 Ben Scholtens, historian (Gaama Duumi), murdered at 39
  • Oct 24 Desmond Nuttall, English theorist, dies at 49
  • Oct 24 Tonino Nardi, Italian cinematographer (Porte Manifest), dies at 54
  • Oct 25 Francisco Velis, El Salvador guerilla leader (FMLN), murdered
  • Oct 25 Mary C Lawton, jurist (CIA's Agency Seal Medallion), dies at 58
  • Oct 25 Philip P. Cohen, American medical researcher, dies at 85
  • Oct 25 Vincent Price, actor (Raven, Fly), dies of lung cancer at 82
  • Oct 25 Vladimir Yevgenyevich Preobrazhensky, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 54
  • Oct 26 Absolutely Nobody, [David Powers], Wash lt-gov candidate, dies at 37
  • Oct 26 H Hardenberg, writer, dies
  • Oct 28 Carmino Baelen, Belgian sleder, dies at 22
  • Oct 28 Doris Duke, heiress (American Tobacco Co), dies at 80
  • Oct 29 George Pope, cricketer (one Test for England, 8 runs not out), dies
  • Oct 29 Raymond Lockhart, TV director (Huntley Brinkley Report), dies at 65
  • Oct 29 Roger Turner, American figure skater (7x US National Champion), dies at 92
  • Oct 30 Hernan Heleno Castro, El Salvadorian guerilla leader, murdered
  • Oct 30 Paul GrĂ©goire, Archbishop of Montreal (b. 1911)
  • Oct 31 Adriaan Venema, Dutch journalist/art dealer, commits suicide at 52
  • Oct 31 Edwin A Walker, US Maj-Gen, dies of lung cancer at 84

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Oct 31 Federico Fellini, director (La Dolce Vita), dies of stroke at 73

Film director, Scriptwriter Federico Fellini
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Oct 31 River Phoenix, actor (Stand By Me), dies of drug overdose at 23