Famous Deaths in April 1995

  • Apr 1 Cheryl Waltz, author/film producer, dies at 50
  • Apr 1 Francisco Moncion, dancer, dies at 73
  • Apr 1 Johnny Nicholss, footballer, dies at 63
  • Apr 1 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, dies at 93
  • Apr 1 Richard Pool, naval Officer, dies at 75
  • Apr 1 Sampson DeBrier, actor (Inauguration of Pleasure Dome), dies at 86
  • Apr 1 Lucy Rie, American potter (b. 1902)
  • Apr 1 H. Adams Carter, American Alpine Club President, 10th Mountain Division trainer (b. 1914)
  • Apr 2 Hannes Alfven, physicist (Nobel prize), dies at 86
  • Apr 2 Harvey Penick, premier golf instructor/author, dies at 90
  • Apr 2 Julius Arthur Hemphill, saxophonist, dies at 57
  • Apr 3 David Alexander Reginald Herbert, writer, dies at 86
  • Apr 3 Harvey Pennick, golfer/teacher, dies at 89
  • Apr 4 Kenny Everett [Maurice James Christopher Cole], British TV personality and disc Jockey, dies at 50 of an AIDS related illness
  • Apr 4 Peter Brinson, dance educationalist, dies at 67
  • Apr 4 Priscilla Lane, actress (Saboteur, Bodyguard), dies at 77
  • Apr 4 Jo Sinclair [Ruth Seid], American writer (Wasteland), dies at 81
  • Apr 5 Christian Pineau, French politician, dies
  • Apr 6 Vieno J Sukselainen, PM of Finland (1959-61), dies
  • Apr 7 Philip Vincent Belloc Jebb, architect, dies at 68
  • Apr 8 Maurice Allom, cricketer (14 Test wickets-NZ debut hat-trick), dies
  • Apr 9 James Bullock, colliery manager, dies at 92
  • Apr 10 Chen Yun, VPM of China (1949-75, 79-80), dies
  • Apr 10 Glyn Jones, writer, dies at 90
  • Apr 10 Gunter Guillaume, German politician, dies
  • Apr 10 Joseph Anthony "Joe" Richards, singer/actor (Colo Ranger), dies at 44
  • Apr 10 Morarji Desai, PM of India (1977-79), dies
  • Apr 10 Betty Askwith, British writer and biographer, dies at 85
  • Apr 12 Chris Pyne, trombonist, dies at 56
  • Apr 13 Edward Firth Henderson, arabist, dies at 77
  • Apr 13 Lawrence Allan Laurie Scott, script writer, dies at 87
  • Apr 14 Brian Coffey, Irish poet (Advent), dies at 89
  • Apr 14 Burl Ives, folk singer/actor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof), dies at 85
  • Apr 14 Donald Keech, entrepreneur, dies at 74
  • Apr 14 James Daniel "Danny" Turner, saxophonist, dies at 75
  • Apr 14 Michael Scott Montague Fordham, English child psychiatrist and Jungian analyst, dies at 89
  • Apr 15 Cleo Brown, American jazz pianist, dies at 85
  • Apr 15 Denis Harding, soldier, dies at 79
  • Apr 16 Arthur English, comedian, dies at 75
  • Apr 16 Cheyenne Brando, daughter of Marlon, commits suicide
  • Apr 16 Cyril Enfield, film Director, dies at 80
  • Apr 16 Stewart Myles MacPherson, Canadian-born British broadcaster, dies at 86
  • Apr 16 Iqbal Masih, Pakistani child slave labourer, activist (b. 1982)
  • Apr 17 A R A (Anton) Murray, cricketer (289 runs & 11 wkts in 10 Tests), dies
  • Apr 17 Nancy Mayhew Youngman, English painter and educationalist, dies at 88
  • Apr 18 Arturo Frondizi, President of Argentina (1958-62), dies
  • Apr 19 "King" Herbert Whitaker, tenor sax, dies at 66
  • Apr 19 Igor Hajek, translator/writer, dies at 64
  • Apr 19 J Peter Grace Jr, CEO (W R Grace), dies from cancer at 81
  • Apr 19 Kenneth Burslam Gardner, librarian/Orientalist, dies at 70
  • Apr 20 Milovan Djilas, Yugoslavian politician (1945-54), dies
  • Apr 20 R E S Wyatt, cricketer (England capt 16 times), dies
  • Apr 20 Sunil Jayasinghe, Sri Lankan wicketkeeper (1979 World Cup), suicide
  • Apr 20 Tessie O'Shea, Welsh stage and screen entertainer, dies at 81
  • Apr 21 Bob Wyatt, English cricketer (1927-37), dies at 93
  • Apr 21 Stafford Heginbotham, British toymaker (Tebro Toys) and Football Club Chairman, dies at 61
  • Apr 22 Don Pullen, pianist/composer, dies at 53
  • Apr 22 Maggie Kuhn, activist (Gray Panthers), dies at 89
  • Apr 23 Howard Cosell, sportscaster (Monday Night Football), dies at 77
  • Apr 23 John Stennis, (Sen-D-MS), dies at 93
  • Apr 23 Lonesome Sundown, blues singer/guitarist, dies at 66
  • Apr 23 Robert Selby Taylor, bishop, dies at 86
  • Apr 24 Douglas Gunsekera, banker, dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Art Fleming, game show host (Jeopardy), dies at 74

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Apr 25 Ginger Rogers, American actress, dancer and singer (Top Hat, Stage Door), dies at 83

Actress and Dancer Ginger Rogers
Actress and Dancer
Ginger Rogers
  • Apr 25 Joseph Heifitz, film director, dies at 89
  • Apr 26 Alexander Knox, actor/writer (Gorky Park, Accident), dies at 88
  • Apr 27 Willem Frederik Hermans, Dutch writer (b. 1921)
  • Apr 28 Andrew Salkey, author editor/broadcaster, dies at 67
  • Apr 28 Henry C Rogers, press Agent, dies at 81
  • Apr 28 Peaches Roy Davis, baseball pitcher, dies at 89
  • Apr 29 Robert Gibb, zoo/theme park creator, dies at 57
  • Apr 29 Angier Biddle Duke, American diplomat and the youngest American ambassador in history, dies at 79
  • Apr 30 Donald Edwin White, ad copywriter/opera administrator, dies at 59
  • Apr 30 Reinaldo de Carvalho, carnival king, dies at 34