Famous People Who Died in November 1986

  • Nov 1 Serge Garant, Canadian composer and conductor (Anerca), dies at 57
  • Nov 1 Sippie Wallace [Beulah Belle Thomas], American blues singer ("Women Be Wise"), dies on her 88th birthday
  • Nov 2 Paul Frees [Solomon Hersh Frees], American voice actor (voice of Boris Badenov in The Rocky and Bullwinkle Show), dies at 66
  • Nov 3 E. Cuyler Hammond, American epidemiologist (first to link smoking with lung cancer), dies at 74
  • Nov 3 Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, American jazz saxophonist (Kenny Clarke/Francy Boland Big Band), dies of cancer at 65
  • Nov 4 Kurt Hirsch, German mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 4 Zlatan Vauda, Slovene composer and conductor (RTB Children's Choir, 1953-86), dies at 86
  • Nov 5 (Ulysses) Bobby Nunn, American singer (The Robins; The Coasters - "Charlie Brown"; "Youngblood"), dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Nov 5 Claude Jutra, Québécois actor and film director (b. 1930)
  • Nov 6 Elisabeth Grümmer, Alsatian soprano (b. 1911)
  • Nov 7 Tracy Pew, Australian musician (The Birthday Party) (b. 1957)
  • Nov 8 Beatrice Kay, American singer and actress (Sister Sue-Calvin & the Col), dies at 78

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov (1890-1986)

Nov 8 Russian politician (Soviet Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1939-49, 1953-6), dies at 96

  • Nov 10 Francis "King" Clancy, Canadian NHL ice hockey defenseman, 1921-36, 3X Stanley Cup (Ottawa Senators, Toronto Maple Leafs), referee (1938-49), coach, 1953-56 (Toronto), executive, and trophy namesake, dies of septic shock at 84
  • Nov 10 Gordon Richards, British jockey (winner of 4,870 races), dies at 82
  • Nov 10 Rogelio de la Rosa, Filipino film actor and politician, dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Nov 11 Roger C. Carmel, American actor (Star Trek - "Harry Mudd"; The Mothers-in-Law - "Roger"), dies at 54
  • Nov 13 Rolando Olalia, Philippines worker's union leader, murdered
  • Nov 13 Rudolf Schock, German opera tenor, dies at 71
  • Nov 13 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist, dies at 34
  • Nov 15 Alexandre Tansman, Polish composer (Dyptique), dies at 89
  • Nov 15 John E. Grotberg, American politician (Rep-R-IL, 1985-86), dies of cancer in office at 61
  • Nov 16 Siobhán McKenna [Cionnaith], Irish stage actress (Saint Joan, The Chalk Garden), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Nov 17 Alan Hewitt, actor (Det Brennan-My Favorite Martian), dies at 71
  • Nov 17 Georges Besse, French president-director of Renault, murdered
  • Nov 18 Gia Carangi, American model (AIDS) (b. 1960)
  • Nov 18 Lajos Bárdos, Hungarian conductor, composer, musicologist and professor, dies at 87
  • Nov 20 William Bradford Huie, American writer and publisher, dies at 76
  • Nov 21 Dar Robinson, American film stuntman (b. 1947)
  • Nov 21 Jerry Colonna, American actor (Jerry Colonna Show, Alice in Wonderland, Road to Singapore), dies at 82
  • Nov 21 Marcelino Sánchez, Puerto Rican actor (The Warriors), dies of AIDs at 28
  • Nov 22 (Benjamin) "Scatman" Crothers, American singer, musician ("I'd Rather Be a Hummingbird"), and actor (Chico and the Man - "Louie"; The Shining), dies of lung cancerat 76
  • Nov 22 Dinny Pails, Australian tennis player (Australian C'ship 1947), dies at 65
  • Nov 22 Fred Bertrand, Belgian politician, dies at 73
  • Nov 22 Robert Whitney, American conductor (Louisville Orchestra, 1937-67), educator (University of Louisville, 1956-71), and composer, dies at 82
  • Nov 26 Betico Croes, Arubian politician, dies in an accident at 48
  • Nov 27 Steve Tracy, actor (Percival-Little House on Praire), dies at 61

Cary GrantCary Grant (1904-1986)

Nov 29 British-born American actor (Arsenic & Old Lace, North by Northwest), dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 82

  • Nov 29 Herb Vigran, American character actor (The Ed Wynn Show - "Ernie"; Gunsmoke - "Judge Brooker"; The Jack Benny Program), dies of cancer at 76