Famous People Who Died in 1982 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 448 of 448

  • Dec 2 Isador Goodman, South African-Australian composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 2 Marty Feldman, English comedian (Young Frankenstein), dies of a heart attack at 49
  • 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
  • Dec 8 Jozef Slagveer, Suriname journalist, murdered
  • Dec 8 Kenneth Goncalves, Deacon of Surinamese order of advocate, murdered
  • Dec 8 Leckie, Suriname scholar, murdered
  • Dec 8 Leslie Rahman, Suriname journalist, murdered
  • Dec 8 Marty Robbins, American country singer (Devil Woman, I Walk Alone), dies of complications following cardiac surgery.at 57
  • Dec 8 Surendre Rambocus, Suriname army lieutenant, murdered
  • Dec 9 Fritz Usinger, German writer (Song Against Death), dies at 87
  • Dec 9 Joey Forman, American actor (Sid Caesar Show, Joey Bishop Show), dies at 53
  • Dec 9 Leon Jaworski, American Watergate scandal special prosecutor, dies at 77
  • Dec 9 Paul Godwin, Polish-Dutch violinist, dies at 80
  • Dec 9 Roger Danneels, Flemish accordionist, Hammond organ player, and bandleader, dies at 55
  • Dec 10 Freeman Gosden, American radio and television writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show; Calvin and the Colonel), dies at 83
  • Dec 10 Roy Webb, American film score composer (films of Val Lewton), dies at 94
  • Dec 13 Jack Badcock, Australian cricketer (7 Tests, 1 century but inconsistent), dies at 68
  • Dec 16 Colin Chapman, English engineer and automobile manufacturer, founder of Lotus Cars, dies at 54
  • Dec 17 Homer S. Ferguson, American politician (b. 1889)
  • Dec 17 Leonid Kogan, Soviet Russian violinist (Lenin Prize, 1952), dies of a heart attack at 58
  • Dec 17 Philipp Jarnach, French pianist, composer, and music educator (Hamburg Music Academy, 1949-70), dies at 90
  • Dec 18 Bernard Malivoire, French rower (Olympic gold coxed pair 1952), dies at 44
  • Dec 18 Hans-Ulrich Rudel, German Combat pilot and highest-decorated German soldier of WWII, dies at 66
  • Dec 18 Ray Emery, New Zealand cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1952, 46 runs, 2 wkts), dies at 67
  • Dec 18 Tibor de Machula, Hungarian-Dutch cellist, dies at 70
  • Dec 19 Dwight Macdonald, American social critic (b. 1906)
  • Dec 19 Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist and composer, dies at 71
  • Dec 19 Lawrance Collingwood, English composer, dies at 95
  • Dec 20 Artur Rubinstein, Polish-American concert pianist, dies in Geneva at 95
  • Dec 20 Milan Ristić, Serbian composer, dies at 76
  • Dec 23 Jack Webb, American screenwriter, director and actor (Dragnet, Sunset Boulevard), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Dec 23 Norman Dinerstein, American composer, dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Dec 24 Louis Aragon, French poet and writer (Les Lettres françaises, Pour un réalisme socialiste), dies at 85
  • Dec 27 John Leonard Swigert Jr., American astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51
  • Dec 28 Frederick Douglass Hall, American composer, dies at 84
  • Dec 29 Sol C Siegel, American film producer (A Letter To Three Wives, High Society, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Dec 30 Alberto Vargas, Peruvian-American painter, primarily of "pin-up girls", dies at 86
  • Dec 31 Kurt Otto Friedrichs, German-American mathematician, and educator (Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences), dies at 82