Famous People Who Died in November 1990

  • Nov 1 Ray Pohlman, American session upright and electric bass guitarist and arranger (The Wrecking Crew), and jazz guitarist, dies of heart failure at 60

Mary MartinMary Martin (1913-1990)

Nov 3 American actress (Peter Pan) and Larry Hagman's mom, dies of cancer at 76

  • Nov 3 Sashadhar Mukherjee, Indian film producer (Jagrit), dies at 81
  • Nov 3 Valerie French, British actress (Jubal), dies of leukemia at 62
  • Nov 5 Bobby Scott, American composer, arranger and jazz singer ("He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother"), dies of cancer at 53
  • Nov 5 Herbert Berghof, Austrian actor (Belarus File, Harry and Tonto, Target), dies of heart failure at 81
  • Nov 5 Humphrey Gibbs, Governor of Southern Rhodesia (1959-69), dies at 87
  • Nov 6 Will Kuluva, American actor (To Trap a Spy, Go Naked in World), dies at 73
  • Nov 7 Josephine Wilson, British actress (The Lady Vanishes, We Dive at Dawn), dies at 86
  • Nov 7 Lawrence Durrell, Indian-British writer (Private Country, Alexandria Quartet), dies of a stroke at 78
  • Nov 8 Anya Seton, American author (Katherine), dies at 86
  • Nov 8 Grampy Davis, American actor, dies of a heart attack at 87
  • Nov 10 Mário Schenberg, Brazilian physicist and electrical engineer, dies at 76
  • Nov 10 Ronnie Dyson, American stage actor (Hair - "Aquarius"; Salvation), and soul singer ("(If You Let Me Make Love to You Then) Why Can't I Touch You?"; "I Don't Wanna Cry"), dies of heart failure at 40
  • Nov 11 Alexis Minotis [Alexandros Minotakis], Greek actor (The Merchant of Venice; King Lear), dies at 90
  • Nov 11 Attilio Demaría, Argentinian footballer, dies at 81
  • Nov 11 Lisa Kirk, American Broadway singer and actress (Kiss Me Kate), dies of lung cancer at 65
  • Nov 12 Dave Willock, American actor (Queen of Outer Space), dies at 81
  • Nov 12 Eve Arden [Eunice Quedens], American stage and screen actress (Stage Door; Our Miss Brooks; The Mothers-In-Law; Grease), dies at 82
  • Nov 12 Nico Haak, Dutch singer (Foxy Foxtrot), dies
  • Nov 12 Rifaat El-Maghub, Egyptian MP leader, assassinated at 64
  • Nov 12 Yannis Ritsos, Greek poet and political activist, dies at 81
  • Nov 13 Charlie Carpenter, dies at 77
  • Nov 14 Adolf Rudnicki [Aron Hirschhorn], Polish writer (Niekochana), dies at 78
  • Nov 14 K L Poll, journalist/author, dies
  • Nov 14 Malcolm Muggeridge, WW II spy for Britain, dies at 87
  • Nov 14 Robert Mariano, entertainer, dies at 21
  • Nov 15 Alydar, American racehorse (b. 1975)
  • Nov 15 Bill E Herndon, actor (Rivals), dies at 54

Robert HofstadterRobert Hofstadter (1915-1990)

Nov 17 American atomic physicist and Nobel laureate (electron scattering in atomic nuclei), dies at 75

  • Nov 18 Peter Schilperoort, saxophonist/clarinetist, dies
  • Nov 19 Georgy Nikolaevich Flerov, Russian Physicist (nuclear fission), dies at 77
  • Nov 19 Sun Li-jen, Chinese general (best known for his leadership in the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Chinese Civil War), dies at 89
  • Nov 21 Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954)
  • Nov 23 Bo Diaz, catcher, crushed to death by a satellite dish at 37
  • Nov 23 Nguyen Van Tam, Prime Minister of Vietnam (1952-53), dies
  • Nov 23 Renate Rubinstein, German-Dutch author and columnist (Tamar), dies at 61

Roald DahlRoald Dahl (1916-1990)

Nov 23 British author (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG), dies at 74

  • Nov 24 Bulent Arel, Turkish-born electronic composer, dies at 72
  • Nov 24 Dodie Smith, English novelist and playwright (101 Dalmatians), dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Juan Manuel Bordeu, Argentine racing driver (b. 1934)
  • Nov 24 Marion Post Wolcott, American photographer during the Great Depression, dies at 80
  • Nov 24 Nistani Keiji, philosopher, dies in Kyoto Japan
  • Nov 25 Bill Vukovich III, American Indy 500 driver, killed in a crash during practice at 27
  • Nov 26 Fung Yu-lan, Chinese philosopher, dies at 94
  • Nov 27 David White, American actor (Larry Tate-Bewitched), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Nov 28 Tamara De Treaux, actress (ET), dies at 31
  • Nov 30 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, dies at 78
  • Nov 30 Norman Cousins, American editor (Saturday Review) and peace activist, dies at 75