On This Day

Famous People Who Died in March 1992

  • Mar 3 Robert Beatty, Canadian actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Where Eagles Dare), dies from pneumonia at 82
  • Mar 3 Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • Mar 3 Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Mar 4 Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failure
  • Mar 4 C Meijer, Dutch editor in chief (Typhoon), dies
  • Mar 4 Christian K Nelson, inventor (Eskimo Pie), dies at 98
  • Mar 4 Mary Osborne, jazz guitarist, dies at 70 of liver cancer
  • Mar 4 NĂ©stor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 61
  • Mar 5 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • Mar 6 Emmy Huf, Dutch cabaret performer/writer (I Want Warm Meat), dies
  • Mar 6 Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Portuguese painter (Infinite Passage), dies at 83
  • Mar 8 Red Callender, US jazz bassist (Unfinished dream), dies at 76
  • Mar 9 Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • Mar 9 Jack McEdward, asst dir (Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell), dies at 94

  • Mar 9 James Brooks, US mural painter (Flight, La Guardia NY), dies at 85

Person of interestMenachem Begin

Mar 9 Menachem Begin, 6th Prime Minister of Israel (1977-80, 81-83) and 1979 Nobel Peace Prize winner, dies of a heart attack at 85

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Mar 10 Roy Holmer Wallack, dies of pneumonia at 64
  • Mar 10 Giorgos Zampetas, Greek composer and musician (b. 1925)
  • Mar 11 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • Mar 11 Manuel De Dios Unanue, US anti-drug journalist, murdered at 48
  • Mar 11 Richard Brooks, director (Blackboard Jungle, Key Largo), dies at 79
  • Mar 12 Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Mar 12 Hans G. Kresse, Dutch cartoonist (known for the comic strip Eric de Noorman), dies at 70
  • Mar 12 Ida Oosterbaan, Dutch founder (Women Action Committee), dies
  • Mar 12 Karel Poons, father of Paul Deen, dies
  • Mar 12 Philippe Soupault, writer, dies
  • Mar 12 Salvo Lima, mayor (Palermo)/MP (chr-dem), murdered
  • Mar 13 Clarence Wright, English actor and singer, dies at 84
  • Mar 13 Hans Redeker, Dutch art critic (Algemeen Handelsblad), dies
  • Mar 14 C V Wood Jr, theme park developer (Disneyland), dies of cancer at 71
  • Mar 14 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave PoirĂ©], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 65
  • Mar 14 Ralph James, actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • Mar 14 Steven Brian Pennell, 1st execution in Delaware in 45 years at 34
  • Mar 15 Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes

  • Mar 15 Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • Mar 15 Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • Mar 16 Renzhong Weangn, China politician (1934-45), dies
  • Mar 16 Yves Rocard, French physicist (helped develop the atomic bomb for France), dies at 88
  • Mar 17 Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 George Lovi, American columnist (Sky & Telescope's "Ramblings"), dies
  • Mar 17 Grace Stafford Lantz, cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • Mar 17 Jack Arnold, actor/dir (Sid Caeser Special, Emmy 1967), dies at 75
  • Mar 18 Cornelis B Vaandrager, [C Vaan], poet (Giant of Rotterdam), dies at 56
  • Mar 19 Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Mar 19 Henry Leland Clarke, American composer, dies at 85
  • Mar 20 Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • Mar 20 Frank Westbrook, dancer/choreographer, dies at 82
  • Mar 20 Georges Delerue, French film composer (Sword of Gideon, A Little Romance), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Mar 21 John Ireland, Canadian actor (All the King's Men, Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of leukaemia at 78
  • Mar 21 Natalie Sleeth, American composer, dies at 61
  • Mar 23 Friedrich A von Hayek, British economist (Road to Serfdom), dies at 92
  • Mar 25 Nancy Walker, American actress (Rhoda, McMillan & Wife), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 26 Barbara Frum, Canadian journalist (b. 1937)
  • Mar 27 Anita Colby, American model, author and actress (Mary of Scotland, Cover Girl, Pepsi Cola Playhouse), dies of lung disease at 77
  • Mar 27 Easley Blackwood, expert bridge player, dies at 89
  • Mar 27 Gerry Duggan, dies at 82
  • Mar 27 James E Webb, head of NASA (1961-68), dies at 84
  • Mar 27 Martin Engelman, Dutch cartoonist, painter and graphic artist, dies at 68
  • Mar 27 Harald Saeverud, Norwegian composer (Saline), dies at 94
  • Mar 28 Wendell Mayes, writer, dies of cancer at 72
  • Mar 28 Josef Matej, Czech composer, dies at 70
  • Mar 29 John Spencer, Earl of Spencer, British peer and father of Princess Diana, dies at 68

Person of interestPaul Henreid

Mar 29 Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • Mar 30 Art Hannes, announcer, dies of a respiratory ailment at 72
  • Mar 30 Luigi De Laurentiis, Italian producer (Toto, Macaroni), dies
  • Mar 30 Manolis Andronikos, Greek archaeologist who discovered ancient royal Macedonian tombs in northern Greece, dies at 72