Famous Deaths in November 1971

  • Nov 1 G von Le Fort, writer, dies at 95
  • Nov 1 Gertrud von Le Fort, German writer (The Eternal Woman), dies at 95
  • Nov 2 Martha Vickers, American actress (Alimony, Man I Love, Ruthless), dies after long illness at 46
  • Nov 3 Etienne Gailly, Belgium marathoner (Olympic bronze 1948), dies in accident at 48
  • Nov 5 Sam Jones, baseball player (b. 1925)
  • Nov 9 Maude Fealy, American actor and drama coach (The Ten Commandments), dies at 88
  • Nov 10 Walter Van Tilburg Clark, American author (Ox-Bow Incident), dies at 62
  • Nov 11 Sylvia Brett, Lady Brooke and Ranee of Sarawak, dies at 86
  • Nov 14 William Bendeck, Bolivian rally driver (b. 1934)
  • Nov 15 Rudolf Abel, Soviet spy (b. 1903)
  • Nov 16 Charlie Dell, American actor and comedian (Pickle in the Middle), dies at 90
  • Nov 16 Edward Sedgwick, director, dies of barbiturate overdose at 28
  • Nov 16 Edie Sedgwick, American actress (Andy Warhol) and socialite, dies at 28
  • Nov 17 Gladys Cooper, actress (Margaret-The Rogues), dies at 83
  • Nov 17 Melville Cooper, actor (Diane, Bundle of Joy), dies of cancer at 75
  • Nov 18 [Herman] Junior Parker, American blues singer and musician (Mystery Train), dies during brain operation at 39
  • Nov 19 Bill Stern, American sportscaster (first televised college football game), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Nov 22 Walter Sande, American actor (To Have and Have Not), dies of heart attack at 65
  • Nov 23 Lisle Nagel, Australian cricket opening bowler (1932), dies
  • Nov 25 Hank Mann, American actor (City Lights, Smoky, Dawn Trail, Fugitive Road), dies at 84
  • Nov 26 Joe Adonis, US crime-syndicate boss in NY & NJ, dies at 68
  • Nov 27 Jakabs Medins, composer, dies at 86
  • Nov 27 Korneel Goossens, Flemish literary/art historian, dies at 70
  • Nov 28 Wasfi Tal, Jordan's PM, assassinated by Black Sept in Cairo
  • Nov 29 Heinz Tiessen, German composer, dies at 84