Famous Deaths in 1990 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 493

  • Jun 2 Robert Noyce, co-inventor (semi-conductor)/founder (Intel), dies
  • Jun 2 Stuart Hall, actor (Cavalcade, Dawn Patrol), dies
  • Jun 2 Walter Davis Jr., American hard bop pianist (Davis Cup, Illumination), dies of liver and kidney disease at 57
  • Jun 2 Shriram Sharma, Indian spiritual leader and founder of "All World Gayatri Pariwar", dies at 78
  • Jun 3 Tom Brown, American actor (Buck Privates Come Home, In Old Chicago), dies from cancer at 77
  • Jun 3 Stiv Bators, American musician (The Dead Boys) (b. 1949)
  • Jun 4 Jack Gilford, American comedic actor (Save the Tiger, Cocoon, Arthur 2), dies at 81 of stomach cancer
  • Jun 5 Jan Zeldenrust, Dutch pathologist and anatomist, dies at 83
  • Jun 5 Vasily V Kuznetsov, President of USSR supreme soviet (1982-83, 85), dies
  • Jun 7 Barbara Baxley, American actress and singer (Norma Rae, Countdown), dies at 67 of a heart attack
  • Jun 8 Alfredo Poveda, president of Consul of Ecuador (1976-79), dies
  • Jun 8 Jose Figueres, president of Costa Rica (1948-49, 53-58, 70-74), dies
  • Jun 11 Clyde McCoy, American jazz trumpeter (wah wah sound), dies at 86
  • Jun 12 Terence O'Neil, lord/PM of Ulster (1963-69), dies
  • Jun 12 Glen Gorbous, Canadian MLB outfielder (record for longest throw of a regulation baseball [445' 10"]), dies at 59
  • Jun 14 Erna Berger, German soprano (b. 1900)

  • Jun 16 Eva Turner, British soprano, dies
  • Jun 17 Dick Elffers, graphic artist, dies
  • Jun 17 Palmira Henry, fashion designer, dies of cerebral hemorrhage at 44
  • Jun 18 Dennis Dyer, South African cricketer (scored 96 3 Tests for South Africa), dies at 76
  • Jun 20 Ina Balin, actress (Patsy), dies at 52, of pulmonary hypertension
  • Jun 22 Ilya Mikhaylovich Frank, Russian Physicist and Nobel Laureate (Cherenkov radiation), dies at 81
  • Jun 25 Peggy Glanville-Hicks, Australian composer (Triad), dies at 77
  • Jun 26 Anni Blomqvist, Finnish novelist (b. 1909)
  • Jun 28 Estelle Lamont, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 29 Irving Wallace, author (Book of Lists, Peoples Almanac), dies at 74
  • Jun 30 Dudu Pukwana [Mtutuzel], South African saxophonist and composer, dies at 51
  • Jul 1 Anna Palk, actress (Play it Cool, Frozen Dead), dies of cancer at 48
  • Jul 1 Jurriaan Schrofer, graphic designer, dies
  • Jul 2 Muntu Myeza, South African anti-apartheid activist and General Secretary of SASO, dies in automobile accident at 39
  • Jul 2 Snooky Lanson [Roy Landman], American singer (Your Hit Parade, 5 Star Jubilee), dies at 76
  • Jul 3 Ludi Claire Hugo, entertainer, dies at 70
  • Jul 3 Maurice Girodias, French publisher and founder (Olympia Press), dies at 71
  • Jul 5 Mitch Snyder, homeless advocate, commits suicide by hanging at 46
  • Jul 6 Jim Samuels, comedian, dies of spinal meningitis at 41
  • Jul 6 Paul Wynne, KGO-TV SF reporter, dies of AIDS at 46
  • Jul 6 Nathaniel Wyeth, American chemist and inventor (created PET plastic beverage bottle), dies at 78
  • Jul 7 Bill Cullen, game show host (Price is Right), dies at 70 of cancer
  • Jul 7 Hugo Enomiya-Lassalle, Jes priest/apprentice Zen teacher, dies at 92
  • Jul 7 Cazuza, Brazilian poet, singer and composer, dies at 32
  • Jul 8 Howard Duff, American actor (Flamingo Road, Knots Landing), dies of a heart attack at 76

  • Jul 8 Malcolm Hilton, English cricket slow left-arm (4 Tests), dies at 61
  • Jul 9 Brigitte D'Ortschy, German author, trnslator and Zen teacher Sanbo Kyodan line, dies in Japan at 69
  • Jul 10 Hans Faverey, Dutch poet, dies at 55
  • Jul 10 Irene Champlin, dies after long illness at 59
  • Jul 11 Onno Molenkamp, Dutch actor (Lifespan, Broken Mirrors, The Lift), dies at 67
  • Jul 12 Richard R Briggs, dies after short illness at 71
  • Jul 12 João Saldanha, Brazilian journalist and football manager, dies at 73
  • Jul 13 Lois Moran Young, dies of cancer at 81
  • Jul 14 Dallas Alinder, American actor, dies at 58
  • Jul 14 Philip Leacock, dies of collapsed lungs at 73
  • Jul 15 Alison Leggatt, British character actress (Day of Triffids, Cows), dies at 86
  • Jul 15 Troy Dixon, rapper (Trouble T-Roy of Heavy D), dies at 22 of a fall
  • Jul 15 Margaret Lockwood, British actress (Cast a Dark Shadow, The Lady Vanishes), dies of cirrhosis of the liver at 73
  • Jul 16 Robert Blackburn, Irish educationist (International Baccalaureate Organisation), dies at 62
  • Jul 16 Sidney Torch, English composer, conductor and organist (b. 1908)
  • Jul 17 Bernard Cowan, TV announcer, dies of kidney disease at 68
  • Jul 18 Georges Dargaud, French publisher (Astérix, Tintin), dies at 79
  • Jul 18 Karl Menninger, American psychiatrist (Menninger Clinic), dies at 96 of cancer
  • Jul 18 Yoon Boseon, President of South Korea (b. 1897)
  • Jul 18 Gerry Boulet, Quebec rock singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 19 Eddie Quillan, American actor (Mutiny on the Bounty, Julia, Hell Town), dies of cancer at 83
  • Jul 19 Herbert Nelson, actor (Guilding Light), dies of a stroke at 76
  • Jul 19 Johnny Wayne, comedian (Wayne & Shuster), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jul 20 Sara Heyblom, Dutch actress (Obsessions, Pygmalion), dies
  • Jul 20 Herbert Jenkins, Atlanta's longest serving police chief (b. 1907)
  • Jul 21 Manuel Puig, Argentine writer (Buenos Aires Affair), dies at 57
  • Jul 21 Sacha Piteoff, dies of heart failure at 70
  • Jul 21 Stanley Shapiro, dies of leukemia at 65
  • Jul 22 George Wood, dies of diabetes complications at 56
  • Jul 22 Preben Neergaard, Danish actor (Mordskab), dies of cancer at 70
  • Jul 23 Georges Flamant, actor (La Chienne), dies in Paris at 86
  • Jul 23 Joe Turner, jazz pianist, dies of cardiac arrest at 82
  • Jul 23 Robert Sommer, singer, dies of liver failure at 42
  • Jul 23 Kenjiro Takayanagi, Japanese development of television (b. 1899)
  • Jul 24 Alan Clarke, director (Elephant, Road, Scum, Firm), dies at 54
  • Jul 26 Brent Mydland, American rock keyboardist and vocalist (Grateful Dead), dies of a drug overdose at 38
  • Jul 27 Bobby Day, American rock musician (Rockin' Robin), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jul 27 Elizabeth Allan, actress (Tale of 2 Cities, Camille, Java Head), dies
  • Jul 27 Kim Thomas-Friedland, news anchor (FNN), dies at 32
  • Jul 27 Nick Pippins, actor (Simon), dies of AIDS at 35
  • Jul 27 Salim Ali, Indian Ornithologist (Birdman of India), dies at 90
  • Jul 28 Armando Frid, of Argentina (Born May 24, 1866 Guin rec), dies at 124
  • Jul 28 Jill Esmond, actress (13 Women, My Pal Wolfe, FP 1), dies at 82
  • Jul 28 Maurice Braddell, actor (Things to Come), dies
  • Jul 29 Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
  • Jul 30 Ian Gow, British Conservative parliament leader, murdered
  • Jul 30 Karl Weber, dies of heart failure at 74
  • Jul 31 Fernando Sancho, dies after operation for malignant tumor at 72
  • Jul 31 Albert Leduc, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1902)
  • Aug 1 Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
  • Aug 2 Norman Mclean, American writer (b. 1902)
  • Aug 2 Edwin Richfield, British actor (Interpol Calling, The Avengers), dies at 68
  • Aug 3 Florida Edwards, dies of pneumonia at 79
  • Aug 5 Herman Gooding, Suriname police-inspector, dies
  • Aug 6 Charles Arnt, actor (Double Exposure), dies of pancreatic cancer at 82
  • Aug 6 Gordon Metcalfe, actor (Monster in the Closet), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Aug 6 Jacques Soustelle, Fren ethnology/minister of Information, dies at 78
  • Aug 6 Mário Pinto de Andrade, Angolan poet and politician who founded the Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), dies at 62
  • Aug 6 Robert Alex, shot to death by robber at 31
  • Aug 7 Eva Sully Block, actress (Kid Millions), dies of heart failure at 88
  • Aug 9 Dorothy Appleby, actress (Small Town Boy, Paradise Express), dies
  • Aug 9 Joe Mercer, English footballer (b. 1914)
  • Aug 10 Richard Haines, director (Splatter University), dies
  • Aug 12 Dorothy Mackaill, actress (Love Affair), dies of kidney failure at 87
  • Aug 12 Sara Seegar, [Stone], actor (Mystery of Room 13), dies at 76
  • Aug 12 B. Kliban, American cartoonist known for his drawings of cats, usually with horrible puns (Love to Eat Them Mousies), dies at 55
  • Aug 13 Jimmy Starr, actor (Hot Flashes), dies at 86
  • Aug 15 Nina Bara [Frances Bauer], Argentinian actress (Missile to the Moon, Space Patrol), dies of cancer at 70
  • Aug 15 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician (b. 1962)
  • Aug 16 Pat O'Connor, New Zealand professional wrestler (b. 1925)

  • Aug 17 Pearl Bailey, American actress and singer (Hello Dolly), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Aug 17 Roderick Cook, actor (Rockabye), dies of apparent heart attack at 58
  • Aug 18 B F Skinner, American psychologist (Skinner Box), dies of Leukemia at 86
  • Aug 18 Raf Reymen, Flemish actor (Huisvuil, Het glas water), dies at 64
  • Aug 18 Grethe Ingmann, Danish singer (b. 1938)
  • Aug 19 Ben Rutgers Van de Loeff-Basenau, children's book writer, dies at 80
  • Aug 20 Marc Turfkruijer, Flemish movie journalist and writer, dies at 90
  • Aug 22 Merlin Marston, actor (Blue Sky), dies of non-Hodgkins lymphoma at 45
  • Aug 23 David Rose, composer (Holiday for Strings, Stripper), dies at 80
  • Aug 24 Sergei Dovlatov, Russian writer, dies at 48
  • Aug 24 Gailli AbedElrhman, Sudanese writer (b. 1931)
  • Aug 25 Morley Callaghan, Canadian writer (b. 1903)
  • Aug 26 Minoru Honda, Japanese astronomer (b. 1913)
  • Aug 27 Raymond St Jacques, American actor, director and producer, who was the 1st African-American to hold a regular role in a western series (Simon Blake- "Rawhide"), dies of cancer at 60

Person of interestStevie Ray Vaughan

Aug 27 Stevie Ray Vaughan, American guitarist (Sky is Crying, Texas Flood), dies in a helicopter crash at 35

Musician, Singer and Songwriter Stevie Ray Vaughan
Musician, Singer and Songwriter
Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • Aug 28 Willy Vandersteen, Flemish cartoonist (Suske & Wiske), dies
  • Aug 29 Sandy, dog in the play Annie, dies at 16
  • Aug 31 Johnny Lindsay, cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1947), dies
  • Aug 31 Nat (Sweetwater) Clifton, NY Knick, dies at 65 of a heart attack
  • Sep 3 David Acer, Florida dentist, dies of AIDs after infecting 5 patients
  • Sep 4 Henry Faas, [Wandelganger], Dutch journalist (Volkskrant), dies
  • Sep 4 Irene Dunne, American actress (Cimarron, Theodora Goes Wild), dies of heart failure at 91
  • Sep 5 Beppo Brem, actor (Frontgockel), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Sep 5 Ivan Mihailov, Bulgarian revolutionary (b. 1896)
  • Sep 6 Leonard Hutton, cricketer (79 Tests for England, 6971 runs), dies
  • Sep 6 Issan Dorsey, American founder of the Hartford St Zen Center in San Francisco, dies of AIDS at 57

Person of interestTom Fogerty

Sep 6 Tom Fogerty, rocker (Creedence Clearwater), dies of tuberculosis at 48

Rocker Tom Fogerty
Rocker
Tom Fogerty

Person of interestA. J. P. Taylor

Sep 7 A.J.P Taylor [Alan John Percival], English historian (The Struggle for Mastery in Europe 1848–1918, Origins of the Second World War), dies at 84

Historian A. J. P. Taylor
Historian
A. J. P. Taylor
  • Sep 8 Denys Watkins-Pitchford, British writer and illustrator (The Little Grey Men), dies at 85
  • Sep 9 Rimantas Stankevičius, Lithuanian cosmonaut, dies at 46
  • Sep 9 Samuel Doe, Liberian politician (b. 1951)
  • Sep 10 Samuel Kanyon Doe, president of Liberia (1980-90), assassinated
  • Sep 11 Ben Frank, actor (Don't Answer the Phone), dies of heart attack at 56
  • Sep 11 Myrna Mack, Guatemalan anthropologist (b. 1949)
  • Sep 12 Athene Seyler, actress (Make Mine Mink), dies at 101
  • Sep 13 Samuel S. Stratton, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), dies at 73
  • Sep 14 Wime de Craene, Flemish singer and composer, dies at 40
  • Sep 15 G. M. J. Veldkamp, Dutch politician (CDA), dies at 69
  • Sep 15 Valentin Ignatyevich Filatyev, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 60
  • Sep 16 Loretta Tupper, radio/TV entertainer, dies of cancer at 84

  • Sep 16 Steve Condos, tap dancer, dies of heart attack at 71
  • Sep 19 Werner Janssen, US composer (New Years Eve in NY), dies at 91
  • Sep 20 Jackie Moran, actor (Janie, Barefoot Boy), dies of cancer at 65
  • Sep 24 Jay Currin, stuntman/actor (Back to the Beach, Serial), dies at 34
  • Sep 26 Alberto Moravia, Italian writer (Woman in Red), dies at 82
  • Sep 30 Liesbeth de Uyl-of Vessem, feminist/wife of Joop du, dies
  • Sep 30 Michel Levis, French cultural anthropologist/writer, dies
  • Sep 30 Patrick White, Australian writer (Nobel 1973), dies
  • Sep 30 Alice Parizeau, Polish-born Quebec writer and journalist, dies at 60
  • Sep 30 Michel Leiris, French cultural anthropologist, dies at 89
  • Oct 1 Christine Forrest, actress (Martin), dies
  • Oct 1 Curtis E LeMay, USAF General/VP candidate, dies at 83
  • Oct 3 Stefano Casiraghi, Princess Caroline of Monaco husband, dies at 30
  • Oct 3 Eleanor Steber, eminent American soprano dies in Langhorne, PA
  • Oct 4 Avis Bunnage, British actress (Rising Damp, Coronation Street), dies at 67
  • Oct 4 Jill Bennett, British actress (Lady Jane, Concrete Jungle), overdoses at 58
  • Oct 5 Meir Kahane, American founder of the Jewish Defense League, assassinated at 58
  • Oct 7 J Teengs Gerritsen, resistance fighter, dies
  • Oct 7 John "Cat" Thompson, basketball hall of famer, dies at 84
  • Oct 7 Juan Jose Arevalo, President of Guatemala (1945-51), dies
  • Oct 8 B.J. Wilson, English musician (Procol Harum) (b. 1947)
  • Oct 9 Richard Murdoch, actor (Lilli Marlene), dies of heart attack at 83
  • Oct 10 Carlos Thompson, actor (Mistress of the World), dies at 67
  • Oct 10 Dick Jorgensen, NFL referee, dies at 56
  • Oct 10 Michael A Salcido, dies at 39
  • Oct 10 Tom Murton, American penologist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 10 Irene Mayer Selznick, American socialite and theatrical producer (Street Car Named Desire), dies at 83
  • Oct 11 Douglas Edwards, WW II correspondent, dies of cancer at 73
  • Oct 11 Robert Tessier, actor (Nightwish, Future Force), dies at 56
  • Oct 12 Max Tailleur, Dutch adjudant to Prince Bernhard and Jewish humorist, dies at 81
  • Oct 12 Rifaat Maghub, president Egyptian MP, murdered
  • Oct 13 Hans Freudenthal, mathematician/director OW&OC (F Institution), dies
  • Oct 13 Lê Ðức Thọ, Vietnamese revolutionary general, politician and negotiator in Paris (1975), dies at 78
  • Oct 14 Leonard Bernstein, American conductor and composer (West Side Story), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Oct 15 Delphine Seyrig, French actress (Freak Orlando, Reperages) dies of lung disease at 58
  • Oct 16 Art Blakey, American jazz drummer (Jazz Messengers), dies of cancer at 71
  • Oct 16 Jorge Bolet, Cuban-American classical pianist (b. 1914)

Person of interestRalph Abernathy

Oct 17 Ralph Abernathy, American civil rights leader (Southern Christian Leadership Conference), dies of a blood clot at 64

Civil Rights Activist Ralph Abernathy
Civil Rights Activist
Ralph Abernathy
  • Oct 20 Joel McCrea, American actor (Foreign Correspondent, Sullivan's Travels), dies of pulmonary complications at 84
  • Oct 20 Bridget Bate Tichenor (born Bridget Pamela Arkwright Bate), Mexican surrealist painter dies at 72
  • Oct 23 Louis Althusser, French philosopher, dies
  • Oct 26 William Samuel Paley, American president and CEO of CBS (1928-90), dies of a heart attack at 89
  • Oct 27 Elliott Roosevelt, son of FDR, dies at 80
  • Oct 27 Ugo Tognazzi, Italian comedy actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles, The Tragedy of a Ridiculous Man), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 68
  • Oct 27 Xavier Cugat, Spanish-American bandleader, dies at 90
  • Oct 27 Princess Sophie von Hohenberg, daughter of assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (b. 1901)
  • Oct 29 William French Smith, attorney general (1980), dies at 73 of cancer
  • Oct 30 Craig Russell, female impersonator, dies of an AIDS-stroke at 42
  • Oct 30 Harry Lauter, American actor (Escape from the Planet of the Apes, Waterfront), dies of heart failure at 76