Famous Deaths in November 1974

  • Nov 1 Ralf Harolde, American actor (Framed, Smart Money, Tip-off), dies at 75
  • Nov 4 Edgar Fernhout, Dutch painter/son of Charley Toorop, dies at 62
  • Nov 5 Stafford Repp, American actor (Playhouse 90, Batman, Plunder Road), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Nov 7 Rodolfo Acosta, Mexican-American character actor (Salón México, The Fugitive, Littlest Outlaw), dies of cancer at 54
  • Nov 7 Eric Linklater, British novelist and poet (Blue Swallows), dies at 75
  • Nov 8 Ivory Joe Hunter "The Baron of the Boogie", American Rhythm and Blues singer-songwriter, dies at 60
  • Nov 9 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austrian composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 11 Alfonso Leng, composer, dies at 80
  • Nov 11 Jane Ace, comedian (Easy Aces), dies at 74
  • Nov 12 Charles Quinlivan, American actor (Seven Guns to Mesa, Mr. Garlund), dies of a heart attack at 50
  • Nov 13 Karen Silkwood, killed in a car crash under suspicious circumstances
  • Nov 13 Vittorio de Sica, Italian actor and director (Bicycle Thieves, Sciuscià), dies at 73
  • Nov 14 Johnny Mack Brown, American actor (Lawman is Born, Back Trail), dies from a cardiac condition at 70
  • Nov 15 James Morrison, American actor (Wine of Youth, Little Detectives), dies on his birthday at 86
  • Nov 16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner Effect), dies at 91
  • Nov 17 Clive Brook, British actor and director (List of Adrian Messenger, On Approval), dies at 87
  • Nov 19 George Brunies, American musician (b. 1902)
  • Nov 21 Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84
  • Nov 23 Cornelius Ryan, Irish war reporter and historian (Bridge too Far), dies at 54
  • Nov 23 Pall Isolfsson, Icelandic composer, dies at 81
  • Nov 25 Nick Drake, rocker, dies of a drug overdose at 26
  • Nov 25 Rosemary Lane, American actress (An Angel from Texas, 4 Mothers, Harvest Melody), dies from diabetes and pulmonary obstruction at 61
  • Nov 25 U Thant, Burmese politician and 3rd Secretary-General of the United Nations (1961-72), dies in NY of cancer at 65
  • Nov 26 Cyril Connolly, English intellectual (b. September 10, 1903)
  • Nov 27 Louis B Russell Jr, longest living heart transplant, dies at 49
  • Nov 29 Haroldson L Hunt, US multi-millionaire, dies at 85
  • Nov 29 Ouida Bergere, scriptwriter, dies at 88
  • Nov 29 James J. Braddock, American heavyweight boxer (b. 1905)
  • Nov 30 Bert Gordon [Barney Gorodetsky], American comedian, dies at 79