Famous Deaths in 1994 (Part 5)

Deaths 801 - 1,000 of 1,077

  • 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, actress (Spider, Sally Bishop), 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

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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, US actress (Barefoot in Park), dies at 89
  • 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
  • Nov 1 Richard Krautheimer, art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 1 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), dies at 73
  • Nov 2 David Feinberg, AIDS activist/author, dies at 37
  • Nov 2 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
  • Nov 2 Noah Beery Jr, US actor (Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies at 81
  • Nov 3 Dennis C Ott, US actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • Nov 3 Richard Krautheimer, US art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 3 Ralph Wyckoff, American scientist and pioneer of X-ray crystallography, dies at 97
  • Nov 4 Alexander Hardie Williamson, artist, dies at 87
  • Nov 4 Fred "Sonic" Smith, guitarist, dies at 46
  • Nov 4 Jan Wegter, actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • Nov 4 Sam Francis, US painter (Basel Mural), dies at about 71
  • Nov 4 Samuel Lewis Francis, painter, dies at 71
  • Nov 5 McHenry Boatwright, signer, dies at 66
  • Nov 7 Michael O'Donoghue, comedian (SNL), dies at about 54
  • Nov 7 Milton "Shorty" Rogers [Rajonsky], US jazz trumpeter, dies at 70
  • Nov 8 Marianne Straub, weaver, dies at 85
  • Nov 8 Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54
  • Nov 9 Milton M Shorty Rajonsky Rogers, trumpeter, dies at 70
  • Nov 9 Priscilla Morrill, actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Ralph Champion Shotter Michael, actor, dies at 87
  • Nov 10 Carmen McRae [Clark], US jazz singer/pianist, dies at about 73
  • Nov 10 Louis Nizer, lawyer, dies at 92
  • Nov 11 Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, Engl composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Ernest Clark, actor (Pope Must Die, Gandhi), dies at 82
  • Nov 11 Frances Tustin, child Psychologist, dies at 81
  • Nov 11 Pedro Zamora, aIDS Activist, dies at 22
  • Nov 11 John A. Volpe, 61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts, 2nd United States Secretary of Transportation (b. 1908)
  • Nov 12 Katherine Elliots, doctor, dies at 75
  • Nov 12 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer, dies at 88
  • Nov 12 Wilma Glodean Rudolph, US sprinter (Olympics-3 gold-60), dies at 54
  • Nov 13 Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
  • Nov 13 Joseph H. Hazen, US Lawyer/producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
  • Nov 13 Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist (b. 1924)
  • Nov 14 Ferdinand J Kranenburg, director of queen (North Holland), dies at 83
  • Nov 14 Jake Dengel, US actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • Nov 14 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • Nov 14 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • Nov 14 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • Nov 14 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • Nov 15 James Winston Watts, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
  • Nov 15 Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
  • Nov 15 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (b. 1908)
  • Nov 16 Chester Dino Powers Valenti, singer/Songwriter, dies at 57
  • Nov 16 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer, dies at 83
  • Nov 16 David Rayner, cyclist, dies
  • Nov 16 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street), dies at 95
  • Nov 16 Harvey Watkins, gospel Singer, dies at 64
  • Nov 16 John Boylan, US actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82
  • Nov 16 Dino Valente, American musician (Quicksilver Messenger Service) (b.1943)
  • Nov 17 G Waller, German/Swiss movie journalist (NRC/Variety), dies at 82
  • Nov 18 Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
  • Nov 18 Chris Joyce, photographer, dies at 51
  • Nov 18 Michael [George] Somes, English dancer (Royal Ballet), dies at 77
  • Nov 19 Dedrick Gobert, US actor (Boyz 'n the Hood), shot to death at 22
  • Nov 19 Julian Gustave Symons, writer, dies at 82
  • Nov 19 Julian Symons, Br detective writer (Death's Darkest Face), dies at 82
  • Nov 19 Li Yuan Artist-chia, dies at 65
  • Nov 20 John Lucarotti, scriptwriter, dies at 68
  • Nov 20 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian poet and journalist, dies at 64
  • Nov 21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • Nov 22 Charles Fortune, South African cricket commentator, dies
  • Nov 22 John Michael Grimes, set Designer, dies at 70
  • Nov 22 L V Johnson Singer, dies
  • Nov 22 Norma Donaldson, US singer/actress (Staying Alive), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Eldero L D Williams, tenor saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Nov 23 Erick Frederick Hawkins, US dancer/wed to Martha Graham, dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart, Monkees), commits suicide at 55
  • Nov 23 William Donald Campbell, diarist/Ornithologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Art Barr, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Nov 24 Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92
  • Nov 24 Jo Vis, Dutch resistance fighter (Yad Vashem), dies at 88
  • Nov 25 Arthur Ballard, artist, dies at 79
  • Nov 25 Gerard John Toorenaar, Amsterdam police commissar, dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
  • Nov 26 David Bache, British car designer (Rover), dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Nimrod Workman, folksinger, dies at 99
  • Nov 26 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • Nov 27 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
  • Nov 27 Fernando Lopes-Graça, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 28 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, dies at 63
  • Nov 28 Franfo Fortini [Franco Lattes], Italian poet, dies at 77

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 28 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), killed in prison at 34

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  • Nov 28 Jerry Rubin, US anti-war activist (Youth Party), dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Vicente Enrique y Tarancon, Spanish cardinal, dies at 87
  • Nov 29 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, founded hanged at 63
  • Nov 29 Muhammad Ali Araki, ayatollah of Iran, dies
  • Nov 29 Sviatoslav S Stravinsky, French/US composer/son of Igor S, dies at 84
  • Nov 30 Connie Conrad Henry Kirnon Kay, jazz Drummer, dies at 67
  • Nov 30 Guy Debord, situationist, dies at 63
  • Nov 30 Irwin Kostal, US arranger/conductor (Sound of Music), dies at 83
  • Nov 30 Lionel Stander, US blacklisted actor (Hart to Hart), dies at 86
  • Dec 1 Hugh Chilvers, cricketer (151 wickets leg-spin for NSW 1928-37), dies
  • Dec 1 Lionel Stander, actor (Max-Hart to Hart), dies at 86
  • Dec 2 Donald John Urquhart, librarian, dies at 85
  • Dec 2 James Norman Dalrymple Anderson, lawyer, dies at 86
  • Dec 3 Dolf Verspoor, literary/translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77
  • Dec 3 Elizabeth Meyer, wife of Paul Michael Glaser, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Dec 3 Giorgi Chanturia, President of Georgia, assassinated
  • Dec 3 Lesley Peacock, jazz photogrpaher/author, dies
  • Dec 3 Said Mekbel, Algerian editor in chief (Le Matin), murdered at 57
  • Dec 4 Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer, dies at 73
  • Dec 4 Jakob Kaplan, French head rabbi (1955-81), dies at 99
  • Dec 4 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Peruvian playwright, dies at 66
  • Dec 4 Robert Jesse Charleston, museum curator, dies at 78
  • Dec 4 Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator, dies at 63
  • Dec 5 Harry Horner, Czech/US set designer/director (Our Town), dies at 84
  • Dec 5 Richard Brian Waring Barton-Chapple, writer, dies at 69
  • Dec 5 Ronald Ridout, school textbook author, dies at 78
  • Dec 6 AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • Dec 6 Gian Maria Volonte, actresss (Fistful of Dollars), dies at 61
  • Dec 7 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58