Famous Deaths in February 1996

  • Feb 1 Clive Burton, neuropathologist, dies at 54
  • Feb 2 Gene Kelly, actor/dancer (Singing in the Rain), dies at 83
  • Feb 2 Ray McIntire, chemical engineer, dies at 77
  • Feb 2 Shamus Culhane, animator, dies at 87
  • Feb 3 Audrey Meadows, actress (Alice-Honeymooners), dies at 69
  • Feb 3 Broderick Vernon Chinnery Photographer-Haldane, dies at 83
  • Feb 3 Edward Adamson, art therapist/collector, dies at 84
  • Feb 3 Edward Frederick Weston Goodman, property Developer, dies at 81
  • Feb 3 Tibor Reich, textile designer, dies at 79
  • Feb 3 Wild Jimmy Spruill, blues guitarist, dies at 61
  • Feb 5 Antonio Ruiz Soler, spanish dancer, dies at 74
  • Feb 5 Gianandrea Gavazzeni, conductor, dies at 86
  • Feb 5 Peter Pooley, broadcaster, dies at 84
  • Feb 5 W R Lee, language teacher, dies at 84
  • Feb 6 Guy Madison, actor (Wild Bill Hickok), dies at 74
  • Feb 6 Ronald Fletcher, broadcaster, dies at 85
  • Feb 6 Rosemary Tsay, drama critic/SOE operator, dies at 76
  • Feb 7 George Lowthian Trevelyan, designer/visionary, dies at 89
  • Feb 7 Isian Kehinde I K Dairo, musician/academic, dies at 65
  • Feb 7 Lillian Rambach, teacher violinist, dies at 84
  • Feb 7 Lydia Korneevna Chukovskaya, writer, dies at 88
  • Feb 7 Tiny Winters, musician, dies at 87
  • Feb 7 Phillip Davidson, US Army general (b. 1915)
  • Feb 8 Derek Worlock, English Roman Catholic Archbishop Liverpool, dies at 76
  • Feb 8 Mercer Kennedy Ellington, trumpeter bandleader/composer, dies at 76
  • Feb 9 Adolf Galland, general (Luftwaffe), dies at 83
  • Feb 9 Alistair Cameron Crombie, historian of science, dies at 80
  • Feb 9 Barry Troyna, teacher/educational sociologist, dies at 44
  • Feb 9 Charles Henry "Harry" Urwin, trade unionist, dies at 80
  • Feb 9 Gerald Savory, actor playwright/TV producer (3 Weeks), dies at 86
  • Feb 9 Neil Franklin, soccer star, dies at 74
  • Feb 10 Hugh Francis Lamprey, ecologist, dies at 67
  • Feb 11 Amelia Rosselli, Italian poet, commits suicide at 65
  • Feb 11 Bob Shaw, Irish science fiction writer, dies of cancer at 64
  • Feb 11 Cyril Poole, cricket (Notts 1946-62, England 1951-52 in 3 Tests), dies
  • Feb 11 Kebby Musokotwane, prime minister of Zambia in (1985-89), dies
  • Feb 11 Phil Regan, actor (Las Vegas Night, Dames, Housewife), dies at 88
  • Feb 12 Roger Omond, journalist, dies at 51
  • Feb 12 Bob Shaw, Northern Irish novelist (b. 1931)
  • Feb 13 Daniel K Womack, singer/guitarist, dies at 91
  • Feb 13 Martin Balsam, actor (Archie's Place), dies at 76
  • Feb 14 Bob Paisley, football manager, dies at 77
  • Feb 14 Caroline Blackwood, writer, dies at 64
  • Feb 14 Eva Hart, Titanic survivor, dies at 90
  • Feb 14 Ivan William Hannaford, sociologist, dies at 64
  • Feb 15 Bruno Ferenc Straub, Hungarian statesman, dies
  • Feb 15 Margaret Courtenay, actress (Royal Flash, Duet for One), dies at 72
  • Feb 15 McLean Stevenson, American actor (M*A*S*H, Hello Larry), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Feb 15 Oscar Abrams, community organiser, dies at 58
  • Feb 15 Tommy Rettig, actor (Lassie)/computer programmer (Clipper), dies at 54
  • Feb 16 Charles McCorquodale, art historian, dies at 47
  • Feb 16 Edmund Gerald "Pat" Brown, American politician and Governor of California (D: 1959-67), dies at 90
  • Feb 16 Kenneth Robinson, politician/businessman, dies at 84
  • Feb 16 Roger Bowen, actor (M*A*S*H, Main Event, What about Bob), dies at 62
  • Feb 16 Susan Bosence, textile designer, dies at 82
  • Feb 16 Walter Brown "Brownie" McGhee, American blues singer/guitarist, dies at 80
  • Feb 17 Bentley Bridgewater, british Museum secretary, dies at 84
  • Feb 17 Henry Guinness, missionary, dies at 87
  • Feb 17 Jean Writer-Pierre Herve Bazin, dies at 84
  • Feb 17 Michael Raptis, writer/recolutionary, dies at 84
  • Feb 17 [Elsie] Evelyn Laye, actress/singer (Sun Child), dies at 95
  • Feb 18 Brian Daley, writer, dies at 48
  • Feb 18 Jack Thieuloy, French writer, dies at 64
  • Feb 18 Nicholas Beriozoff, ballet master, dies at 89
  • Feb 18 Richard Leslie Hill, historian, dies at 94
  • Feb 19 Brenda Bruce, actress (December Bride, Nightmare), dies at 77
  • Feb 19 Charles O Finley, baseball owner (Oakland A's), dies at 76
  • Feb 19 Grant Sawyer, US politician, dies at 76
  • Feb 19 Madhaviah Krishnan, naturalist, dies at 83
  • Feb 20 Jeffrey Kindersley Quill, Test pilot, dies at 83
  • Feb 20 Michael Herford Wooller, TV/film producer, dies at 69
  • Feb 20 Toru Takemitsu, composer, dies at 65
  • Feb 20 Walter Charles Marshall, scientist, dies at 63
  • Feb 20 Solomon Asch, American psychologist (b. 1907)
  • Feb 21 Horace Leonard Gold, sF writer/editor, dies at 81
  • Feb 21 Jean Burroughs, educationalist, dies at 67
  • Feb 21 Morton Gould, composer, dies at 82
  • Feb 21 Terence Edward Armstrong, polar geographer, dies at 75
  • Feb 22 Helmut Schoen, soccer coach, dies at 80
  • Feb 22 Niall MacDermott, lawyer/politician, dies at 79
  • Feb 23 Freddie Stocks, cricket (cent on debut & wkt on 1st ball, Notts), dies
  • Feb 23 George Alan Dawson, jazz drummer/teacher, dies at 66
  • Feb 23 Joseph Walker Barr, banker/politician, dies at 78
  • Feb 24 Anna Larina, revolutionary, dies at 82
  • Feb 24 Gene Mitchell, museum director, dies on 70th birthday
  • Feb 24 James Runcieman Sutherland, academic, dies at 95
  • Feb 24 Laurence Richard Deniz, jazz guitarist, dies at 71
  • Feb 25 Haing S Ngor, doctor/actor (Killing Fields), dies at 45
  • Feb 25 Marion Farouk Political scientist-Sluglett, dies at 59
  • Feb 25 Vehbi Koc, indistrialist/philanthropist, dies at 94
  • Feb 26 Audrey Angers, charity pioneer
  • Feb 26 Daniel John Chapman Cunningham, physiologist, dies at 76
  • Feb 27 Francois Chaumette, actor (They Never Slept, Christine), dies at 72
  • Feb 27 George Ian Murray, 10th Duke of Atholl, dies at 64
  • Feb 27 Pat Smythe, show jumper, dies at 67
  • Feb 27 Sylvia Williams, museum director/curator, dies at 60
  • Feb 28 Daniel Chipenda, Angolan politician and field commander, dies at 64
  • Feb 29 Duncan Stuart Wilson Fighter pilot-MacDonald, dies at 83
  • Feb 29 Joe Minogue, journalist, dies at 72
  • Feb 29 John Grant, rear-admiral, dies at 87
  • Feb 29 Wes Farrell, songwriter, dies at 56