Famous Deaths in October 1994

  • Oct 1 Brad O'Hare, dies of complications due to AIDS at 43
  • Oct 1 Carlos Lleras Restrepo, president of Colombia (1966-70), dies at 86
  • Oct 1 Karoli Ruth Needles, painter, dies at 54
  • Oct 1 Scott Dunbar, bluse vocalist/guitarist, dies at 90
  • Oct 1 Paul Lorenzen, German philosopher (b. 1915)
  • Oct 2 Faith Davis, oldest triplets (Charity & Hope survive), dies at 95
  • Oct 2 Harriet Nelson, American actress, dies of congestive heart failure at 80
  • Oct 2 Ronald James Herron, architect, dies at 64
  • Oct 3 Dennis Wolfberg, comedian (Quantum Leap), dies from cancer at 48
  • Oct 3 Dub Taylor, actor (Poor Pretty Eddie), dies of a heart attack at 87
  • Oct 3 Harriet Nelson, American actress (The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet), dies at 80
  • Oct 3 V, comedian/actor, dies at 48
  • Oct 3 Virginia Dale, US actress/dancer (Holiday Inn), dies at about 77
  • Oct 3 Walter C "Dub" Taylor II, US actor (You Can't Take it All), dies at 86
  • Oct 4 Bill Challis, arranger/Pianist, dies at 90
  • Oct 4 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
  • Oct 4 Danny Gatton, US guitarist, commits suicide at 48
  • Oct 7 James Hill, director, dies at 75
  • Oct 7 Niels Kaj Jerne, Danish immunologist (Nobel prize 1984), dies at 82
  • Oct 7 Paul Swift, US actor (Egg Man in Pink Flamingo), dies of AIDS at 60
  • Oct 8 Brian Hartley, mathematician, dies at 55
  • Oct 8 Diana Churchill, English actress (Spider, Sally Bishop, Housemaster), dies at 81
  • Oct 8 John the King, CDA-minister of Social Businesses, dies at 68
  • Oct 8 Manual Pina, fashion Designer, dies at 50
  • Oct 9 Fred Lebow, US founder of New York Marathon, dies of cancer
  • Oct 9 James Hill, English director/screenwriter (Born Free), dies at 75
  • Oct 9 Joan Dickson, British cellist and teacher, dies at 72
  • Oct 9 Raich Carter, footballer, dies at 80
  • Oct 10 Anna Hauptmann, wife of Lindbergh baby kidnapper Bruno, dies at 95
  • Oct 10 Chaim Raphael, English Jewish scholar and writer, dies at 86
  • Oct 10 Nikolai Karetnikov, composer, dies at 64
  • Oct 10 Richard John Copeland Atkinson, archaeologist, dies at 74
  • Oct 11 Maja Bulgakova, Ukranian actress (Krylja), dies in auto-accident at 62
  • Oct 11 Nic Jonk, sculptor/painter (Nereus on Zeepaard), dies at 66
  • Oct 12 Gérald Godin, Québécois poet and politician (b. 1938)
  • Oct 14 Gioconda de Vito, violinist, dies at 87
  • Oct 15 Hannes Wustinger, Austrian race car driver, dies at 29
  • Oct 15 Karl Edward Wagner, writer, dies at 48
  • Oct 15 Sarah Kofman, philosopher, dies at 60
  • Oct 15 Wilhelmus HL "Willem" Tollenaar, actor/director (Elkerlyc), dies at 82
  • Oct 16 William Henry Swinburne, music teacher, dies at 87
  • Oct 17 Augustus John "Gus" Risman, rugby League Player, dies at 83
  • Oct 17 Bernard Caulfield, judge, dies at 80
  • Oct 17 Dmitri Cholodov, Russian journalist, murdered at 27
  • Oct 17 Joan Barbara Grigor, artist, dies at 50
  • Oct 17 Rik van Bentum, painter/art director of Paradiso, dies at 57
  • Oct 18 Lee Allen, saxophonist, dies at 68
  • Oct 18 Richard A Garland, artist photographer, dies at 60
  • Oct 18 WIlliam Faure, producer, dies at 45
  • Oct 19 Martha Raye, actress (Pin Up Girl), dies after illness at 78
  • Oct 19 Munavarsjo Nazrijev, vice-president of Tadzjikistan, dies

  • Oct 19 Oldrich Cernik, Czechoslovakia premier (1968-70), dies at 72
  • Oct 19 Stanislaw Brunstein, artist, dies at 79
  • Oct 20 Sergei Bondarchuk, Soviet director (Destiny of a Man, War and Peace), dies of a heart attack at 74

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Oct 20 Burt Lancaster, actor (Elmer Gantry), dies of heart attack at 80

  • Oct 20 Charles Robert Owen Medley, dancer/Choreographer, dies at 88
  • Oct 20 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • Oct 20 Ivan Svitak, philosopher, dies at 69
  • Oct 20 Sergei F Bondartsjoek, actor/director (Waterloo), dies at 74
  • Oct 21 Edward Moss Hutchinson, educationalist, dies at 85
  • Oct 21 Jerome Bert Weisner, military Scientist/Disarmer, dies at 79
  • Oct 22 Chester WIlliams, painter, dies at 73
  • Oct 22 David Buchan, ethno-Musicologist, dies at 55
  • Oct 22 Fabio Grobart, founder (Cuban Communist Party), dies
  • Oct 22 Harold Horace Hopkins, inventor (Endoscope), dies at 75
  • Oct 22 Rollo May, founder (Humanistic Psychology Movement), dies at 85
  • Oct 22 Sandy Horn, lesbian Activist, dies at 59
  • Oct 23 Robert Lansing, actor (Blade Runner, Equalizer), dies of cancer at 66
  • Oct 23 William Leonard, head (CBS News), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Oct 24 Alexandr Nikolaievich Shelepin, dir of KGB (1958-61), dies
  • Oct 24 Gamini Dissanayake, Sri Lankain presidential candidate, murdered
  • Oct 24 Raul Julia, actor (Addams Family), dies of stroke at 54
  • Oct 25 Anthony David Machell Cox, medievalist, dies at 81
  • Oct 25 Mildred Natwick, American actress (Barefoot in the Park, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon), dies at 89 (b. 1905)
  • Oct 25 Lillian Hayman, American actress (Leslie Uggams Show), dies at 72
  • Oct 26 Rudi van Vlaenderen, Flemish actor/dir/poet (Thyestes), dies at 64
  • Oct 26 Tutta Rolf, actress (Whalers), dies at 87
  • Oct 26 Wilbert Harrison, American R&B singer (Kansas City), dies at 65
  • Oct 27 Robert White, guitarist, dies at 57
  • Oct 28 Sjlomo Goren, Polish/Israeli supreme rabbi, dies
  • Oct 29 Andrew Miller-Jones TV pioneer, dies at 84
  • Oct 29 Evelyn Anderson, dancer, dies at 87
  • Oct 29 Pearl Primus, Trinidad-born American dancer (poplularized African dance), dies at 74
  • Oct 30 Martyn Wiley, writer/broadcaster, dies at 40
  • Oct 30 Nyanaponika, [Siegmund Feniger), German scholar/author, dies at 93
  • Oct 31 John Wyndham Pope-Hennessy, English art historian, dies at 80
  • Oct 31 Jole Silvani, [Niobe Quaiatti], Italian actress (La citta' Delle), dies
  • Oct 31 Lester Sill, pioneer music publisher/record producer, dies at 76
  • Oct 31 William John Readings, literary theorist, dies at 34