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Famous People Who Died in February 1987

  • Feb 1 Ernest "Ern" Westmore, American 3rd generation make-up artist (Westmore family) & actor, dies from a heart attack at 82
  • Feb 1 Alessandro Blasetti, Italian film director, dies at 86
  • Feb 1 Sala Burton, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1983-87), dies of cancer at 61
  • Feb 2 Alfred Lion, record founder (Blue Note), dies at 78
  • Feb 2 Patrick "Spike" Hughes, British jazz musician (Cinderella), dies at 78
  • Feb 2 Castilho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1927)
  • Feb 2 Alistair MacLean, Scottish novelist (The Guns of Navarone), dies at 64

Person of interestLiberace

Feb 4 Liberace, pianist (Liberace Show, Evil Chandell-Batman), dies at 67

Pianist Liberace
Pianist
Liberace
  • Feb 4 Carl Rogers, American psychologist (b. 1902)
  • Feb 5 William Collier [Charles F Gall Jr], American stage and film actor and producer, dies at 84
  • Feb 5 E. Michael Burke, sports executive (President New York Yankees, New York Knicks, Madison Square Garden), dies at 70
  • Feb 8 Bronislawa Wajs [Papuscha], writer, dies
  • Feb 8 Harriet MacGibbon, American actress, dies of a pulmonary & cardiac failure at 81
  • Feb 9 Larry French, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1940; Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs; Brooklyn Dodgers), dies at 79
  • Feb 10 Syed Sadequain Ahmed Naqvi, Pakistani painter, calligrapher and artist (b. 1930)
  • Feb 10 Raymond “Coco” Colignon, Belgian jazz pianist, organist, and bandleader, dies at 80

  • Feb 11 Sadequain, famous Pakistani painter and artist. (b. 1930)
  • Feb 12 Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), dies at 55
  • Feb 13 M L "Curly" Page, cricketer (NZ Test capt 1933), dies
  • Feb 14 Bola Sete, Brazilian guitarist, dies at 63
  • Feb 14 Karolos Koun, Greek theater director (b. 1908)
  • Feb 15 Jimmy Holiday, American singer (Baby I Love You), dies at 42
  • Feb 15 Osmo Uolevi Lindeman, composer, dies at 57
  • Feb 16 Dmitri Kabalevsky, Russian pianist and composer, dies at 82
  • Feb 17 Hal K. Dawson, American actor (Another Language, Wells Fargo), dies at 90
  • Feb 17 Verree Teasdale, American actress (Skyscraper Souls), dies at 83
  • Feb 18 Dmitry Borisovich Kabalevsky, composer, dies at 82
  • Feb 20 Ivan Brkanović, Croatian composer (Triptych - Funeral Folk Rite), dies at 80
  • Feb 20 Adrian Cruft, British composer, dies at 66

Person of interestAndy Warhol

Feb 22 Andy Warhol, American pop artist and film producer (Frankenstein, Bad), dies of a heart attack at 58

Pop Artist Andy Warhol
Pop Artist
Andy Warhol
  • Feb 22 David Susskind, TV host (Open End, David Susskind Show), dies at 66
  • Feb 22 Glenway Wescott, American writer (Apartment in Athens), dies at 85
  • Feb 23 Esmond Knight, British actor (Hamlet, Sleeping Murder), dies from a heart attack at 80
  • Feb 24 Jim Connors, American Legendary Radio personality, dies in a car crash at 46
  • Feb 25 James Coco, American character actor and singer (Only When I Laugh, Man of La Mancha, Murder by Death), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Feb 27 Joan Greenwood, British actress and director (Kind Hearts and Coronets, Amorous Mr Prawn), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • Feb 28 Anny Ondra, actress (Blackmail), dies at 83
  • Feb 28 Nora Kaye, US ballet dancer, dies at 67