On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1982 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 434

  • Jul 7 Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63
  • Jul 8 Isa Miranda, model/actress (Summertime), dies of infected bone at 77
  • Jul 8 Virginia Hall [Goillot], American spy with British Special Operations during WWII (1940-1966), dies at 76
  • Jul 9 Joseph "Wingy" Manone American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer, and bandleader ("Tar Paper Stomp"; "Downright Disgusted Blues"), dies at 82
  • Jul 10 Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • Jul 10 Maria Jeritza [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies
  • Jul 12 Kenneth More, British actor (39 Steps, Doctor in the House) dies of Parkinson's disease at 67
  • Jul 13 Edith Heerdegen, German actress (Serpent's Egg, Monpti), dies at 69
  • Jul 13 John Alexander, actor (Alien PI), dies at 85
  • Jul 13 Michael Blankfort, American writer, producer and director, dies at 74
  • Jul 14 George Amadee Tremblay, composer, dies at 71
  • Jul 15 Donald Beard, cricketer (4 Tests for NZ 1952-56), dies
  • Jul 15 Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
  • Jul 15 Bill Justis, American musician and producer (Raunchy), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 16 Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
  • Jul 16 Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35

  • Jul 16 C. R. Swart, South African politician (1st State President of South Africa 1961-67), dies at 88
  • Jul 18 Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • Jul 18 Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language), dies at 85
  • Jul 19 John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)
  • Jul 20 Okot p'Bitek, Ugandan poet (b. 1931)
  • Jul 21 Dave Garroway, TV host (Today Show), dies at 69
  • Jul 21 Jean J A Girault, French director (Gendarme Saint-Tropez), dies at 58
  • Jul 22 Sonny Stitt [Edward Hammond Boatner Jr], American jazz saxophonist (Blows the Blues), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 22 Lloyd Waner, American Baseball Hall of Fame center fielder (MLB All Star 1938; batting average over .300 x 10; Pittsburgh Pirates), dies from emphysema at 76
  • Jul 23 Vic Morrow [Morozoff], American film and television actor Combat!; Cimmaron; Roots), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "The Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53
  • Jul 23 Betty Parsons, American artist and art dealer, dies at 82
  • Jul 25 Beene Dubbelboer, Dutch writer (Turfgasgenerator), dies at 76
  • Jul 25 Hal Foster, Canadian-American cartoonist (Prince Valiant) (b. 1892)
  • Jul 26 Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54
  • Jul 27 Vladimir Smirnov, Russian foil fencer (Olympic gold 1980), dies at 28
  • Jul 28 George Kleinsinger, American composer (Tubby the Tuba), dies at 68

Person of interestVladimir Zworykin

Jul 29 Vladimir K. Zworykin, Russian-American inventor (development of television, cathode ray tube), dies at 94

  • Jul 29 Cor[nelis R J] Kieboom, resistor/President Feyenoord, dies at 81
  • Jul 29 Harold Sakata [Toshiyuki], American actor (Gold Finger, Dimension 5), dies of liver cancer at 62
  • Jul 29 Richard Gale, English general and airborne commander (Normandy), dies at 86

  • Jul 30 Frank Nicholson, South African cricket wicket-keeper (1935-36), dies
  • Jul 30 Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, dies at 28
  • Aug 2 Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93
  • Aug 2 Rudolf Maros, Hungarian composer (Sirato/Lament; Euphonies), and pedagogue, dies at 65
  • Aug 4 Bruce Goff, American Architect (b. 1904)
  • Aug 5 Wanda Rotha, actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72
  • Aug 8 Ferre Grignard, Belgian pop singer/painter (Crucified Jesus), dies
  • Aug 8 Hermine Heijermans, author (Snikken en Smartlapjes), dies at 80
  • Aug 8 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist, dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Valeer van Kerkhove, Flemish writer (De Weerlozen), dies at 63
  • Aug 8 Eric Brandon, British racing driver, dies at 62
  • Aug 9 Alexandre Alexeieff, Russian-French filmmaker (pinscreen animation) and artist, dies at 81
  • Aug 11 Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me in St. Louis, Warlock), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Aug 12 Helvi Leiviskä, Finnish composer, dies at 80

Person of interestHenry Fonda

Aug 12 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

  • Aug 12 Salvador Sanchez, Mexican boxer (b. 1959)
  • Aug 12 Varlam Shalamov, Russian writer (b. 1907)
  • Aug 13 Charles Walters, American actor, choreographer and director (Lili, Easter parade), dies of lung cancer at 70
  • Aug 13 Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • Aug 13 Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), dies at 49
  • Aug 14 Patrick Magee [McGee], Northern Irish actor and director (A Clockwork Orange, Barry Lyndon), dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Aug 14 Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), dies at 74
  • Aug 15 Hugo Theorell, Swedish scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1903)
  • Aug 15 Axel Theorell, Swedish biochemist (Nobel 1955-discovering the oxidation enzyme and its effects), dies at 79
  • Aug 17 Barney Phillips [Bernard Philip Ofner], American actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies from cancer at 68
  • Aug 17 Ruth Voorst, South African (A World Apart), killed by letter bomb
  • Aug 18 Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87
  • Aug 19 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
  • Aug 20 Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (Zulu, One Summer of Happiness), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • Aug 21 Sobhuza II, king of Swaziland/Ngwane (1921-82), dies
  • Aug 23 Alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian director (Herr Puntila), dies at 85
  • Aug 23 Stanford Moore, American biochemist (Nobel 1977), dies at 68
  • Aug 23 Alfred S. Bloomingdale, American businessman and heir to the Bloomingdale's department store, dies at 66
  • Aug 24 Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • Aug 24 Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics), dies at 99
  • Aug 25 John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27
  • Aug 27 Anandamayi Ma [Nirmala Sundari], Indian spiritual leader, dies at 86
  • Aug 28 Geoff Chubb, South African cricket fast bowler (5 Tests, 21 wickets; Border), dies at 71
  • Aug 28 Nini de Boël, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84

Person of interestIngrid Bergman

Aug 29 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • Aug 29 Lehman Engel, American conductor and composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • Aug 29 Nahum Goldmann, American president of Zionist World Organization, dies at 87
  • Aug 30 Leo Pappenheim, Dutch conductor, dies at 86
  • Sep 1 Clifford M Curzon, England, pianist, dies at 75
  • Sep 1 Wladislaw Gomulka, Polish partisan/party leader, dies at 76
  • Sep 1 Haskell Curry, American mathematician (b. 1900)
  • Sep 2 Jay Novello, actor (Harum Scarum, Rebel Breed), dies of cancer at 78
  • Sep 2 Tom Baker, American actor, dies of a drug overdose in New York at 42
  • Sep 3 Carlo Alberto dalla Chiesa, Italian general who fought the mafia, murdered by Sicilian mafia at 61
  • Sep 3 Michael Thoma, American actor (8 is Enough, Fame), dies at 55
  • Sep 5 Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (b. 1910)
  • Sep 7 Ken Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1931)
  • Sep 9 Frederic Dannay [Ellery Queen], American detective writer, dies at 76
  • Sep 10 Max Winders, Belgian architect (WWII), responsible for bringing the Belgian gold stock, dies at 100
  • Sep 11 Albert Soboult, French historian, dies at 68

  • Sep 11 Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (The Jungle), dies at 79
  • Sep 12 Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89
  • Sep 12 Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru), dies at 77
  • Sep 13 Philip Ober, American actor (Gen Stone-I Dream of Jeannie), dies at 80
  • Sep 14 Bechir Gemayel, President-elect of Lebanon (8/23-9/14, 1982), assassinated by a bomb at 34

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Sep 14 Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52

Actress Grace Kelly
Actress
Grace Kelly
  • Sep 14 John Gardner, American writer (Life & Times of Chaucer High), dies in a motorcycle accident at 49
  • Sep 14 Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, dies at 49
  • Sep 14 Pablo Garrido, Chilean composer and ethnomusicologist, dies at 77
  • Sep 15 Sadegh Ghotbzadeh, Iran's former foreign minister, executed in Iran
  • Sep 16 Rolfe Sedan, American actor (Young Frankenstein, Ninotchka, George Burns Show), dies at 86
  • Sep 17 Manos Loïzos, Greek composer (b. 1937)
  • Sep 19 Ted Badcock, New Zealand cricketer (7 Tests for NZ 1930-33, 16 wkts), dies at 85
  • Sep 19 Samuel L M Barlow, American composer (Mon Ami Pierrot), dies at 90
  • Sep 21 Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union of Armenian origin, dies at 84
  • Sep 23 Jimmy Wakely, country western singer, dies of heart failure at 68
  • Sep 24 Sarah Churchill, British actress (Matinee Theatre, All Over Town, Royal Wedding), dies at 67
  • Sep 26 Alec Hurwood, Australian cricketer (Australian off-spinner v WI 1930-31), dies at 80
  • Sep 27 Saad Sayd [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies
  • Sep 27 Ralph Baldwin, Canadian harness driver and trainer (11 major world records; Hambletonian Stakes 1963, 73), dies at 66
  • Sep 28 Larry Breeding, American actor (Who's Watching the Kids), dies in a car crash on his 36th birthday
  • Sep 28 Mabel Albertson, actress (Gazebo, Bewitched), dies of Alzheimer at 81
  • Sep 29 Slinger Nitschke, Australian cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1931-32), dies at 77
  • Sep 29 Monty Stratton, baseball player (b. 1912)
  • Oct 2 William Bernbach, American advertising creative director, dies at 71
  • Oct 3 Roger Claessen, Belgian soccer striker (17 caps; Standard de Liège), dies at 41
  • Oct 3 Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), dies from alcoholism at 53
  • Oct 4 Glenn Gould, Canadian classical pianist (Bach's Goldberg Variations) and broadcaster (Solitude Trilogy), dies after suffering a stroke at 50
  • Oct 4 Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal and President of Iraq (1968-79), dies at 68
  • Oct 8 Fernando Lamas, Argentine American actor and director (Lost World, You look marvelous), dies of cancer at 67

  • Oct 8 Philip Noel-Baker, British politician and disarmament advocate (Nobel 1959), dies at 92
  • Oct 9 Anna Freud, Austrian-English psychoanalyst and daughter of Sigmund Freud, dies at 86
  • Oct 10 Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)
  • Oct 12 Chris[tiaan R] Reumer, Dutch opera singer, dies at 73
  • Oct 15 Elsie Randolph, actress (That'll Make You Whistle), dies
  • Oct 16 Jakov Gotovac, Croatian conductor and composer (Ero the Joker), dies at 87
  • Oct 16 Mario del Monaco, Italian opera singer (Verdi/Puccini), dies at 67
  • Oct 16 Hans Selye, Austrian-Canadian endocrinologist, dies at 75
  • Oct 17 Peterus van Doorne, Dutch industrialist, dies at 47

Person of interestBess Truman

Oct 18 Bess Truman, 1st lady (1945-53), dies in Independence, Mo at 97

US First Lady Bess Truman
US First Lady
Bess Truman
  • Oct 18 Maurice Gilliams, Flemish literary (Sources of Insomnia), dies at 82
  • Oct 18 Pierre Mendès-France, French Premier (1954-55), dies at 75
  • Oct 18 Dwain Esper, American film director (The Seventh Commandment), dies at 89
  • Oct 18 John Robarts, Canadian politician, Premier of Ontario (b. 1917)
  • Oct 18 Paul Lebeau, Flemish writer (Last Rose, Xanthippe), dies at 74
  • Oct 19 Jock Ewing, dies in an aircrash on TV show "Dallas"
  • Oct 21 Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), dies of a drug overdose at 30
  • Oct 22 Savitri Devi [Maximiani Portas], Greek French Nazi writer, dies at 77
  • Oct 23 Jacques Klein, Brazilian pianist and composer, dies at 52
  • Oct 24 James Philbrook, actor (Islanders, Investigators), dies at 58
  • Oct 26 Giovanni Benelli, archbishop of Florence/Pope candidate, dies
  • Nov 1 James Broderick, American actor and director (Dog Day Afternoon, Family), dies of cancer at 55
  • Nov 1 King Vidor, American film director (War & Peace, Stella Dallas), dies of a heart ailment at 88
  • Nov 1 Leighton Lucas, composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 2 Lester Roloff, Man of God, preacher.
  • Nov 3 E. H. Carr, English historian (History of Soviet Russia), dies at 90
  • Nov 3 Jack Westland, American politician (US House of Representatives 1953-65) and golfer (US Amateur C'ship 1952), dies at 77
  • Nov 4 Dominique Dunne, actress (Poltergeist), murdered by boyfriend at 23
  • Nov 4 Jacques Tati, French director (Traffic, Playtime), dies at 74
  • Nov 5 Gerarda "Gerda" Brautigam, Dutch journalist and politician (PvdA), dies

  • Nov 7 Salvador Contreras, Mexican composer (Grupo de los cuatro), dies at 71
  • Nov 10 Elio Petri, Italian director (Workers Class), dies at 53

Person of interestLeonid Brezhnev

Nov 10 Leonid Brezhnev, Soviet Leader, General Secretary (1964-82), dies of a heart attack at 75

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
  • Nov 13 Babette Deutsch, American poet (Honey out of the Rock), dies at 87
  • Nov 13 Chesney Allen, English actor (Flanagan and Allen), dies at 88
  • Nov 13 Dorothy [Little-]Round, England, tennis star (Never on Sunday), dies
  • Nov 13 Hugues Lapointe, Canadian politician, lieutenant governor of Quebec (b. 1911)
  • Nov 14 Joachim Stutschewsky, Austrian-Israeli cellist, composer, and musicologist, dies at 91
  • Nov 15 Martin De Alzaga, Argentine racing driver, dies at 81
  • Nov 16 Arthur Askey, British actor (Bees in Paradise, Ghost Train), dies at 82
  • Nov 16 Lenny Murphy, Leader of Belfast's notorious Shankill Butchers (b. 1952)
  • Nov 16 Pavel Sergeevich Aleksandrov, Russian Mathematician (topology), dies at 86
  • Nov 17 Bill Baldwin, announcer (Mayor of Hollywood), dies at 69
  • Nov 17 Duk Koo Kim, South Korean boxer, legally declared dead
  • Nov 17 Eduard Tubin, composer, dies at 77
  • Nov 17 Ruth Donnelly, comedienne, dies at 86 in NYC
  • Nov 18 Donald Dillaway, actor (Min & Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78
  • Nov 18 Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), dies at 60
  • Nov 19 Erving Goffman, American sociologist (Asylums), dies at 60
  • Nov 20 [Catherine] Cassie Mackin, American newswoman (NBC TV) and 1st woman to regularly anchor an evening network newscast alone, dies of cancer at 43
  • Nov 21 Lee Patrick, actress (Henrietta-Topper, Maltese Falcon), dies at 75
  • Nov 21 John Hargrave, British Social Credit advocate (b. 1894)
  • Nov 22 Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • Nov 22 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90

Person of interestJean Batten

Nov 22 Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator (first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936), dies at 73

Aviator Jean Batten
Aviator
Jean Batten
  • Nov 23 "Reverend" Grady Nutt, actor (Hee Haw), dies at 47
  • Nov 25 Robert Coote, British actor (The Ghost and Mrs. Muir, Scaramouche), dies of a heart attack at 73
  • Nov 26 Dan Tobin, actor (I Married Joan, My Favorite Martian), dies at 73
  • Nov 26 Juhan Aavic, Estonian composer, dies at 98
  • Nov 27 Filip Kutev, Bulgarian composer (State Ensemble for Folk Song and Dance), dies at 79

  • Nov 28 Helen of Greece and Denmark, Queen Mother of Romania, dies at 86
  • Nov 29 Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (Olympic gold 100m / 200m 1928), dies from self inflicted gunshot wounds at 74
  • Nov 29 Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, dies at 55
  • Dec 1 Dorothy James, composer, dies on 81st birthday
  • Dec 2 David Blue [Cohen], American folk musician, dies of a heart attack while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41
  • Dec 2 Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), dies at 49
  • Dec 2 Isador Goodman, South African-Australian composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 2 Giovanni Ferrari, Italian soccer midfielder and manager (44 caps; Juventus, Internazionale; mgr Italy), dies at 74
  • Dec 3 Dutch Meyer, American College Football Hall of Fame coach (National C'ship 1935, 38; TCU), dies at 84
  • Dec 7 Charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas
  • Dec 7 George Kistiakowsky, Ukrainian-American chemist who helped develop the first atomic bomb (Manhattan Project) but later opposed nuclear weapons, dies at 82
  • Dec 7 William "Will" Lee, American actor (They Live by Night, Melody Lane), dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Dec 8 Andre Kamperveen, Suriname minister, murdered
  • Dec 8 Bertus de Harder, Dutch soccer star (Bordeaux), dies
  • Dec 8 Bram Behr, Suriname revolutionary, murdered
  • Dec 8 Cyrill Daal, Suriname worker's union leader, murdered
  • Dec 8 Frank Wijngaarde, Suriname journalist, murdered
  • Dec 8 Harald Riedewald, Suriname attorney, murdered
  • Dec 8 John Baboeram, Suriname lawyer, murdered