Famous Deaths in 1997 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 543 of 543

  • Oct 18 Roberto C Goizueta, CEO (Coca-Cola), dies of lung cancer at 65
  • Oct 19 Glen Buxton, guitarist (Alice Cooper), dies of pneumonia at 49
  • Oct 21 Dolph Camilli, Bkln Dodger/MVP (1941), dies at 90
  • Oct 22 Leonid Amalrik, Russian animator (b. 1905)
  • Oct 23 Bert Haanstra, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1916)
  • Oct 23 Luther George Simjian, Turkish-American Inventor (teleprompter and first self-posing portrait camera), dies at 92
  • Oct 24 Don Messick, cartoon voice (Astro-Jetsons, Bamm Bamm), dies at 62
  • Oct 28 Toni Carabillo, writer (Feminist Chronicles), dies of lymphoma at 71
  • Oct 28 Paul Jarrico, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • Oct 29 Anton LaVey, American founder of the Church of Satan, dies at 67
  • Oct 30 Sam Fuller, director/writer (Big Red One), dies at 86
  • Oct 31 Wilfrid Ewart Oulton, airman, dies at 86
  • Nov 2 G Harry Stine, writer, dies at 69
  • Nov 2 Roy McMillan, baseball player (Reds), dies of heart failure at 68
  • Nov 4 George Chambers, PM of Trinidad & Tobago (1981-86), dies
  • Nov 4 H Richard Hornberger, surgeon (inspired M*A*S*H), dies at 73
  • Nov 4 Wally Bruner, journalist (ABC, What's My Line), dies at 66
  • Nov 5 James Robert Baker, American novelist, screenwriter (b. 1946)
  • Nov 5 Isaiah Berlin, Latvian-born historian of ideas (b. 1909)
  • Nov 5 Epic Soundtracks, English musician (Swell Maps, Crime and the City Solution, These Immortal Souls) (b. 1959)
  • Nov 6 Phillipo Seed, social work academic, dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Helenio Herrera, French football player and coach (b. 1910)
  • Nov 10 William Alland, actor (Citizen Kane), dies at 81
  • Nov 10 Tommy Tedesco, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Nov 11 Rodney Milburn, American athlete (b. 1950)
  • Nov 12 William Matthews, poet, dies at 55
  • Nov 12 Carlos Surinach, Spanish composer (b. 1915)
  • Nov 13 William John Elwyn Davies, painter, dies at 80
  • Nov 13 André Boucourechliev, French composer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 13 Dawud M. Mu'Min, American murderer (b. 1953)
  • Nov 14 Eddie Arcaro, jockey (won 2 Triple Crowns), dies at 81
  • Nov 14 Stefan Lorant, Hungarian-American writer, photojournalist and filmmaker, dies at 96
  • Nov 15 Saul Chaplin, director (West Side Story), dies at 85
  • Nov 15 William Perrie, prison governor, dies at 79
  • Nov 16 George Petrie, actor (Honeymooners), dies on 85th birthday
  • Nov 16 Georges Marchais, Sec Gen of French Communist Party (1972-94), dies
  • Nov 16 Russ "Mad Monk" Meyer, pitcher (Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 74
  • Nov 19 Christina Corrigan, obese girl (680 lbs), dies at 13
  • Nov 19 Durlyn Eddmonds, murderer, executed at 45
  • Nov 19 Frank Joseph Kofsky, teacher/writer, dies at 62
  • Nov 19 Walter Stewart, murderer, executed at 42
  • Nov 20 Gary Burris, murderer (Kenneth Chambers), executed in Indiana
  • Nov 20 Robert Palmer, rock critic, dies at 52
  • Nov 20 Dick Littlefield, baseball player (b. 1926)
  • Nov 21 Ismail Fahmi, external minister of Egypt in (1973-77), dies
  • Nov 22 Joanna Moore, actress (Bronx, Hindenburg), dies at 63

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 22 Michael Hutchence, Australiann rocker (INXS) and actor, commits suicide at 37

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence
INXS rocker
Michael Hutchence
  • Nov 22 Tom Blackburn, writer, dies at 71
  • Nov 25 Charles Hallahan, actor (Hunter), dies of heart attack at 54
  • Nov 25 Fenton Robinson, US blues guitarist (Tennessee Woman), dies at 62
  • Nov 25 Hastings Kamuzu Band, PM/President of Malawi (1964-66/66-94), dies
  • Nov 25 Barbara, French singer (b. 1930)
  • Nov 26 Francis Paudras, designer/jazz fan, dies at 62
  • Nov 27 Buck Leonard, Hall of Famer in Negro League, dies at 90
  • Nov 27 Henry Charnock, oceanographer, dies at 76
  • Nov 28 Georges Marchal, actor (Dirty Game, Blondine), dies at 77
  • Nov 29 Coleman Young, 1st African American mayor of Detroit, dies at 79
  • Nov 30 Clare Lucy Madeleine Evans, historian, dies at 37
  • Nov 30 Kathy Acker, writer, dead Cancer Died, dies at 54
  • Nov 30 Ron Gulliford, educationalist, dies at 76
  • Dec 1 Denis Gerald Barrington, artist, dies at 67
  • Dec 1 Stephane Grappelli, French jazz violinist, dies at 89
  • Dec 1 Michel Bélanger, French Canadian businessman and banker (b. 1929)
  • Dec 1 Endicott Peabody, 62nd Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1920)
  • Dec 2 Shirley Crabtree, British professional wrestler (b. 1930)
  • Dec 2 Michael Hedges, American guitarist known for originality (b. 1953)
  • Dec 3 Marian Kratochwil, artist, dies at 91
  • Dec 3 Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63
  • Dec 4 David Abell Wood, priest, dies at 72
  • Dec 4 Richard Vernon, British actor (Gandhi, Hard Days Night), dies at 72
  • Dec 5 Colin Franklin, doctor, dies at 67
  • Dec 5 Daphne Fielding, socialite/writer, dies at 93
  • Dec 6 Alan Mouncer, film director/producer, dies at 68
  • Dec 6 Eddie Myers, British WWII soldier and engineer, dies at 91
  • Dec 6 Eliot Daniel, composer (I Love Lucy theme), dies at 89
  • Dec 7 Billy Bremner, Scottish footballer dies at 54 from a suspected heart attack
  • Dec 8 Bob Bell, clown (WGN's 1st Bozo), dies at 75
  • Dec 8 Leon Poliakov, historian, dies at 87
  • Dec 9 Tamara Geva, Russian-born dancer and actress, dies at 91
  • Dec 10 Violet Carlson, stage dancer/singer, dies at 97
  • Dec 11 Kenneth WIlliam Gatland, aerospace scientist, dies at 73
  • Dec 12 Yevgeniy Landis, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • Dec 13 Alexander Oppenheim, mathematician, dies at 94
  • Dec 13 Martin Carter, poet/critic, dies at 70
  • Dec 13 Rafael Jose Fernandez de la Calzada y Ferrer, restaurateur, dies at 83
  • Dec 14 Owen Barfield, philosopher of language, dies at 99
  • Dec 14 Robert Sutton, electronics engineer, dies at 82
  • Dec 14 Stubby Kaye, actor (Guys & Dolls, Sweet Charity), dies at 79
  • Dec 14 Kurt Winter, Canadian musician (The Guess Who) (b. 1946)
  • Dec 15 Pananayiotis Taki Vatikiotis, middle east scholar, dies at 69
  • Dec 16 Lillian Disney, widow of animator Walt Disney, dies of a stroke at 98
  • Dec 16 Nicolette Larson, singer (Lotta Love), dies from brain seizure at 45
  • Dec 16 Richard Warwick, actor (Johnny Dangerously, Sebastine, If), dies at 52
  • Dec 17 Reginald Victor Jones, scientist, dies at 86
  • Dec 18 Chris Farley, comedian (SNL, Tommy Boy), dies at 33
  • Dec 19 David Norman Schramm, physicist, dies at 52
  • Dec 19 Masaru Ibuka, co-founder (Sony Corp), dies at 89
  • Dec 19 Jimmy Rogers, American blues musician, dies at 73
  • Dec 20 Dawn Steel, American filmmaker, 1st woman to head Hollywood studio, dies of cancer at 51
  • Dec 20 Denise Levertov, poet, dies at 74
  • Dec 20 Vincent Ciccone, inventor (Blow-Pops candy), dies at 81
  • Dec 21 Bruce Woodcock, English boxer, European Heavyweight Champion, dies at 76
  • Dec 21 Juzo Itami, film director/actor (Lord Jim, Yuuguremade), dies at 64
  • Dec 21 Michael Lyne, air-marshal, dies at 78
  • Dec 22 Douglas Ranger, surgeon, dies at 81
  • Dec 22 Hugh Edward Conway Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford, dies at 67
  • Dec 22 John Pinkerton, English computer scientist who designed the first business computer in England, the LEO computer, dies at 78
  • Dec 22 Johnny Coles, trumpeter, dies at 71
  • Dec 22 Juzo Itami, Japanese director, commits suicide at 64
  • Dec 23 Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at 90
  • Dec 23 Brian Malzard Foss, psychologist, dies at 76
  • Dec 23 Donald Gunn MacRae, sociologist, dies at 76
  • Dec 23 Hrvoje Horvatic, video artist, dies at 39
  • Dec 23 Keith Bentley, international racing cyclist, dies at 72
  • Dec 23 Stanley Cortez, cinematographer (Magnificent Ambersons), dies at 89
  • Dec 24 Alan Fluck, musical educationalist, dies at 69
  • Dec 24 Anthea Joseph, music producer, dies at 57
  • Dec 24 James Komack, producer (Courtship of Eddie's Father), dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Dec 24 Toshiro Mifune, Japanese actor (Shogun), dies at 77

Actor & Writer Toshiro Mifune
Actor & Writer
Toshiro Mifune
  • Dec 24 Pierre Péladeau, Quebec businessman, founder of Quebecor (b. 1925)
  • Dec 25 Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer, dies at 39
  • Dec 25 Denver Pyle, actor (Dukes of Hazzard), dies at 77
  • Dec 25 Giorgio Strehler, theatre director, dies at 76
  • Dec 25 Laurence Gower, academic, dies at 84
  • Dec 26 John Hinde, photographer/circus promoter, dies at 81
  • Dec 26 John Whitley, air-Marshal, dies at 92
  • Dec 26 Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher and economist (b. 1922)
  • Dec 27 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), dies at 83
  • Dec 27 Dorothy Stroud, garden historian, dies at 87
  • Dec 27 Ewart G Abner Jr, president (Motown Records), dies at 74
  • Dec 27 Tom Hudson, artist/teacher, dies at 75
  • Dec 27 Billy Wright, Irish Protestant paramilitary leader (b. 1960)
  • Dec 28 George Fleming, cyclist, dies at 80
  • Dec 28 James Lees-Milne, English writer and architectural historian, dies at 89
  • Dec 28 Ronald Clive Williams, actor/comedian, dies at 68
  • Dec 29 (Hanlon) Pat Clarke, cyclist, dies at 82
  • Dec 29 Robert Steel, academic, dies at 82
  • Dec 30 Shinichi Hoshi, Japanese novelist (b. 1926)
  • Dec 31 76 law enforcement officers, killed by felons in US this year
  • Dec 31 Dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate, dies at 89
  • Dec 31 Floyd Cramer, pianist (Nashville Sound), dies of cancer at 64
  • Dec 31 Lillian Billie Dove Bohney, actress, dies at 96
  • Dec 31 Michael Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy, dies in ski accident at 39