On This Day

Famous People Who Died in July 1991

  • Jul 1 Joost Baljeu, painter/founder-editor Structure, dies
  • Jul 1 Michael Landon, American actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven), dies of cancer at 54
  • Jul 2 Lee Remick, American actress (Days of Wine & Roses), dies of cancer at 55
  • Jul 3 Irina Nijinska, Russian/US dancer, dies at 77
  • Jul 3 Jimmy [James Henry] Van Alen, American tennis official who created Simplified Scoring System for tennis, dies at 88
  • Jul 4 Victor Chang, Australian physician (b. 1936)
  • Jul 5 Howard Nemerow, American poet laureate (Pulitzer), dies
  • Jul 5 Mildred Dunnock, dies at 87
  • Jul 6 Thorley Walters, actor (Trog, Edwardians, Daisy), dies at 78
  • Jul 6 Muda Lawal, Nigerian footballer (b. 1954)
  • Jul 6 Nicholas P. Dallis, American psychiatrist and comic strip writer (Rex Morgan, M.D.), dies at 79
  • Jul 8 James Franciscus, American actor (Beneath the Planet of the Apes, Mr Novak, Longstreet), dies of emphysema 57
  • Jul 8 Lotte Palfi Andor, German-American actress (Lovesick, All That Jazz), dies at 87
  • Jul 10 Gerome Ragni, American playwright and songwriter (Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical), dies of cancer at 55
  • Jul 11 Hitoshi Igarashi, Japanese interpreter (Satanic Verses), murdered
  • Jul 11 James McCallion, Scottish actor (Coogan's Bluff, Vera Cruz), dies of a heart attack at 72

  • Jul 13 Cor Ria Leeman, Flemish (youth)writer, dies
  • Jul 14 Nic van Bridges, Flemish poet, dies
  • Jul 15 Bert Convy, American actor and game show host (Tattletales), dies at 57
  • Jul 16 Cornelis Z Forster, [Da Kuneisi], Suriname granman/gaanman, dies
  • Jul 16 Dwight Weist, Radio actor/film narrator (Radio Days), dies at 81
  • Jul 16 Frank Rizzo, (Mayor-D-Philadelphia, 1972-80), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Jul 16 Robert Motherwell, American painter (Elegies to Spanish Rep), dies at 76
  • Jul 18 AndrĂ© Cools, Belgian Minister of Budget, murdered at 63
  • Jul 18 Harold Butler, cricketer (2 Tests for England 1947-48, 12 wkts), dies
  • Jul 19 Gino Negri, Italian composer, dies at 72
  • Jul 20 Rellys [Henri Marius Bourrelly], French actor (Letters from My Windmill), dies at 86
  • Jul 20 Earl Robinson, American composer, dies in a car accident at 81
  • Jul 21 Theodore Wilson, dies at 47
  • Jul 21 Paul Warwick, English racing driver (b. 1969)
  • Jul 24 Freddie Brown, cricketer (English Test captain 1950-51), dies
  • Jul 24 Isaac Bashevis Singer, Polish-American yiddish writer (Yentl, Nobel Prize for Literature 1978), dies at 87
  • Jul 24 Karl Ellis, dies at 41
  • Jul 25 Brian Haines, actor (The Adventures of Robin Hood, It), dies at 70
  • Jul 25 Lazar Kaganovich, Soviet politician and one of the main associates of Joseph Stalin, dies at 97
  • Jul 25 Toni Gerry, actress (Bullet for Joey, Lust for Life), dies at 61
  • Jul 27 Carol Gillies, actress (Back Home, Baby Boom), dies at 50
  • Jul 27 Pierre Brunet, French figure skater pair (Olympic gold 1928, 32), dies at 89
  • Jul 28 Luis Aravena Munoz, Chilean singer/exiled to Netherlands, dies at 45
  • Jul 30 Leonardus S van Egerat, travel expert, dies at 68
  • Jul 30 William Ball, American actor, director and founder of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT), dies at 60