Famous Deaths in January 1982

  • Jan 1 Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans), dies at 83
  • Jan 1 Victor Buono, actor (Mr Schubert-Man from Atlantis), dies at 43
  • Jan 3 Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies
  • Jan 5 Hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64
  • Jan 5 Harvey Lembeck, actor (Phil Silvers, Hathaways), dies at 56
  • Jan 5 Sir Edmund Herring, Australian military commander, Lieutenant Governor of Victoria (b. 1892)
  • Jan 7 Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
  • Jan 8 Gregoire Aslan, actor (Concrete Jungle), dies of 73 of a heart attack
  • Jan 8 Reta Shaw, actress (Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies of emphysema at 69
  • Jan 9 Paul Lynde, American comedian and actor (The Hollywood Squares, Uncle Arthur-Bewitched), dies of a possible stroke at 55
  • Jan 10 Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer, dies at 84
  • Jan 13 Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69
  • Jan 15 Red Smith, sportscaster (Pulitzer, Fight Talk), dies at 76
  • Jan 16 Red Smith, American sports columnist (b. 1905)
  • Jan 18 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93
  • Jan 18 Trent Lehman, actor (Butch-Nanny & the Professor), dies at 20
  • Jan 19 Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy (WWII), dies at 77
  • Jan 19 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]
  • Jan 19 Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (b. 1945)
  • Jan 20 Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brus 1974), dies at 31[or 1/19]
  • Jan 22 Eduardo Frei Montalva, president of Chile (1964-70), dies at 71
  • Jan 23 Hope Hampton, actress (Star Dust, Lawful Larcency), dies at 83
  • Jan 24 Alfredo Ovando Candía, Bolivian president and dictator (b. 1918)
  • Jan 25 Mihail A Suslov, Soviet party ideologist, dies at 79
  • Jan 27 Iris Korn, actress (Widder-Palmerstown USA), dies at 60
  • Jan 30 Félix L V L J Labisse, French painter (libidoscaphes), dies at 76
  • Jan 30 Lightning Hopkins, rocker, dies of cancer at 69
  • Jan 30 Riccardo Nielsen, composer, dies at 73
  • Jan 30 Stanley Holloway, comedian (My Fair Lady, Our Man Higgins), dies at 91

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Jan 30 Lightnin' [Sam] Hopkins, American blues musician (Ball of Twine), dies of esophageal cancer at 69

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