On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1992 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 767

  • Apr 3 Lloyd "Slim" Andrews, actor (Buf Bill in Tomahawk Territory), dies
  • Apr 3 Margaret Barker, actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Apr 4 Karl Tunberg, US scriptwriter (Ben Hur), dies
  • Apr 4 Samuel Reshevsky, Polish-American chess grandmaster, dies at 80
  • Apr 4 Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
  • Apr 4 Arthur Russell, American cellist (b. 1951)
  • Apr 4 Rodolfo Holzmann, Peruvian composer, dies at 81
  • Apr 5 Anthony "Tony" Papa, big band leader, dies at 65

Person of interestSam Walton

Apr 5 Sam Walton, American businessman (founder and CEO of Walmart and Sam's Club), dies of multiple myeloma at 74

Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart Sam Walton
Entrepreneur and Founder of Walmart
Sam Walton

Person of interestIsaac Asimov

Apr 6 Isaac Asimov, Russian scientist and sci-fi writer (I Robot, Foundation Trilogy), dies from kidney failure at 72

Author and Biochemistry Professor Isaac Asimov
Author and Biochemistry Professor
Isaac Asimov
  • Apr 6 Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
  • Apr 7 Alix Talton, former Miss Georgia, dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Apr 7 Clovis Ruffin, American fashion designer (T shirt dress), dies of AIDS at 46
  • Apr 8 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More) dies at 78
  • Apr 8 Daniel Bovet, Swiss-born pharmacologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1907)
  • Apr 8 Luc-Andre Marcel, French composer, dies at 73

  • Apr 9 Gale McGee, senator (Wyoming, 1959-77), dies at 77
  • Apr 9 Ruth Hammond, American Broadway actress, dies in her sleep at 96
  • Apr 10 Ken Ward, dies at 37

Person of interestSam Kinison

Apr 10 Sam Kinison, loud mouth comedian, dies in a car crash at 38

Comedian Sam Kinison
Comedian
Sam Kinison
  • Apr 10 Cecil "Cec" Linder, Polish-Canadian actor (Goldfinger, Quatermass and the Pit), dies at 71
  • Apr 11 Adele Dixon, singer/actress (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Apr 11 Eve Merriam, poet (Inner City Mother Goose), dies of cancer at 75
  • Apr 11 James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!, Rin Tin Tin), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Apr 11 Alejandro Obregón, Colombian painter (b. 1920)
  • Apr 11 Robert Houben, Belgian politician (Minister of Public health 1958), dies at 86
  • Apr 12 Joe Medwick, vocalist, dies at 61
  • Apr 13 Brian Oulton, English character actor, dies at 84
  • Apr 13 Wallace Stegner, American novelist (Pulitzer 1972), dies at 84
  • Apr 13 Stuart Surridge, English cricketer (Capt of Surrey), dies at 74
  • Apr 14 David Miller, dies of cancer at 82
  • Apr 14 Sammy Price, US boogie-woogie pianist, dies
  • Apr 16 Andy Russell, American drummer and vocalist (Your Hit Parade), dies of stroke at 72
  • Apr 16 Frank Killmond, dies at 58
  • Apr 16 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), dies of emphysema at 71
  • Apr 17 Hank Penny, country music singer, dies at 73 of heart failure

  • Apr 19 Alice Mary Riley, entertainer, dies of cancer at 51
  • Apr 19 Frankie Howerd, actor (Carry on Doctor, Up the Front), dies at 70
  • Apr 19 Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51
  • Apr 19 Robert F Clayton, drummer (Jody Grind), dies at 26 in a car crash
  • Apr 19 Robert Paul Haynes, bassist (Jody Grind), dies at 26 in a car crash
  • Apr 20 Marjorie Gestring, American springboard diver (Olympic gold 1936), dies at 69
  • Apr 20 Benny Hill [Alfred Hawthorn Hill], British comedian (The Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • Apr 20 Johnny Shines, American delta blues singer and guitarist, dies at 76
  • Apr 21 Robert Harris, American criminal and murderer, executed in a gas chamber at 39 in San Quentin State Prison, California
  • Apr 21 Vladimir K Romanov, Grand Duke/Rus pretender to the throne, dies at 74
  • Apr 22 Billy Wayne White, American murderer, executed in Texas at 34
  • Apr 22 Youcca Troubatzkoy, American actress (Flower of the Night), dies at 86
  • Apr 23 Deron Johnson, 1965 NL run leader, dies of cancer at 53
  • Apr 23 Satyajit Ray, Indian director (Distant Thunder, Agantuk), dies at 70
  • Apr 23 Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52
  • Apr 25 Brian MacLeod, Canadian rock guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist (Chilliwack), dies of cancer at 39
  • Apr 25 Dany Tuijnman, Dutch politician (Minister of Transport and Water Management), dies at 77
  • Apr 25 Panos Christi, entertainer, dies of AIDS at 54
  • Apr 25 Yutaka Ozaki, Japanese pop musician dies of pulmonary edema at 26
  • Apr 26 Alberta Vaughn, American actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
  • Apr 26 Clyde Hartley, American entertainer, dies at 68
  • Apr 27 Olivier Messiaen, French composer (L'Ame en Bourgeon; St Francois d'Assise), dies at 83
  • Apr 28 Francis Bacon, Irish-British abstract painter (Study for a Pope), dies at 82
  • Apr 28 Iceberg Slim [Robert Beck], African-American writer, dies at 73
  • Apr 29 Mae Clarke [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), dies at 81
  • Apr 30 Daan van Driel, Dutch cartoonist/WWII resist fighter (Trouw), dies
  • May 1 Sharon Redd, American house music and urban contemporary singer (b. 1945)
  • May 2 Joey Cuevas, dancer, dies at 34
  • May 2 Lee Salk, Russian-American child psychologist and author, dies of cardiac arrest at 65
  • May 2 Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
  • May 2 Philip Dunne, screenwriter, dies of cancer at 84
  • May 2 Wilbur Mills, American congressmen (Democrat-AZ: 1939-77), famous for his involvement in a sex scandal with Fanne Foxe, dies at 82
  • May 3 Elizabeth Lennox, radio singer, dies of heart seizure at 98

Person of interestGeorge Murphy

May 3 George Murphy, American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89

Actor and US Senator George Murphy
Actor and US Senator
George Murphy
  • May 3 Peter Bruni, dies of heart failure at 60
  • May 4 Henri Guillemin, French historian, dies at 89
  • May 4 Ismael Galeano, "Commandant Franklyn" (Contra), dies
  • May 4 Vitali Andreyevich Grishchenko, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 50
  • May 4 Gregor Mackenzie, Labour Party (UK) politician (b. 1927)
  • May 5 Ben Frommer, Polish actor (Scarface, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 78
  • May 5 Richard "Dick" Yarmy, American actor (Get Smart, Arnie, Bone), dies of lung cancer at 58
  • May 5 Jean-Claude Pascal, French actor (Golden Salamander), dies at 64
  • May 5 Stefano d'Arrigo, Siciilian writer, dies at 72
  • May 6 Jilly Rizzo, restaurateur/friend of Frank Sinatra, dies in a car crash at 75

Person of interestMarlene Dietrich

May 6 Marlene Dietrich, German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), dies in Paris at 90

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • May 6 Gaston Reiff, Belgian athlete (Olympic gold 1948), dies at 71
  • May 8 Addeke H Boerma, Dutch economist and general manager (FAO), dies at 80
  • May 8 Brian Moore, writer (Catholics), dies of heart failure at 59
  • May 8 Gul Mahomed, Pakistani cricketer (8 Tests for India & one for Pakistan), dies at 70
  • May 8 Margaretha D Ferguson-Wigerink, Dutch author (Fear on Java), dies at 71
  • May 8 Richard Derr, actor (When Worlds Collide), dies at 74 of cancer
  • May 8 Sergey Vladimirovich Obraztsov, Soviet puppet master, dies at 90
  • May 9 Mike Tyrell, British air acrobat, dies in an accident at 45
  • May 10 Joan Merrill, vocalist, dies of a stroke at 74
  • May 10 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), dies at 81

  • May 10 Liesbeth Saijers, Dutch sculptor, dies at 76
  • May 10 Sylvia Syms [Blagman], American jazz singer (Hello Dolly, Flower Drum Song), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • May 11 Carlos Herrera, American drink inventor (Margarita), dies at 90
  • May 11 Elizabeth McDonald, American inventor (Spic & Span), dies at 98
  • May 12 Joe Burke, American baseball executive (president KC Royals 1981-92), dies from lymphatic cancer at 68
  • May 12 Robert Reed, American actor (Mike-Brady Bunch, Nurse), dies of AIDs at 59
  • May 12 Lenny Montana, American actor (b. 1926)
  • May 13 Gisela Elsner, German writer (Die Riesenzwerge, Rowohlt), commits suicide at 55
  • May 13 F. E. McWilliam [Frederick Edward], Northern-Irish surrealist sculptor (Four Seasons Group), dies at 83
  • May 14 Lyle Alzado, NFL defensive linesman (LA Raiders) and actor (Oceans of Fire, Hangfire), dies of cancer at 43
  • May 15 Bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44
  • May 15 Robert Morris Page, US physicist (radar), dies at 88
  • May 15 Jovy Marcelo, Filipino race car driver (b. 1965)
  • May 15 Barbara Lee, American singer (Chiffons, He's So Fine), dies at 44
  • May 16 Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53
  • May 16 Chalino Sánchez, Mexican musician, murdered at 31
  • May 17 George Hurrell, Hollywood photographer, dies of cancer at 87
  • May 17 Lawrence Welk, American accordionist and orchestra leader (Lawrence Welk Show), dies of pneumonia at 89
  • May 17 Leonardo del Ferro [Keyser], US epic tenor, dies
  • May 17 Warren Neal Boxer, dies of AIDS at 34
  • May 18 Marshall Thompson, American actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
  • May 18 Skip Stephenson, American comedian (Real People), dies of heart attack at 52
  • May 19 Hans Vogt, German composer, dies at 81
  • May 20 Roger Keith Coleman, American murder who protested his innocence, is executed at 33
  • May 21 Brendan Nulholland, Daily Mail reporter, dies at 59
  • May 21 Elizabeth David, British cookbook writer, dies
  • May 21 Mrithi, gorilla (Gorilla in the Mist), dies at 24
  • May 22 Zellig S. Harris, Russian-American linguist, dies at 82
  • May 23 Atahualpa Yupanqui, Argentine singer, composer, and guitarist, dies at 84
  • May 23 Giovanni Falcone, anti-mafia judge (Palermo), murdered

  • May 24 Joan Sanderson, English actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79
  • May 25 Danny Biasone, persuaded NBA to use 24 second clock, dies at 83
  • May 25 Marshall Thompson, American actor (To Hell & Back), dies at 66
  • May 25 Philip C Habib, US diplomat (Middle-East/Asia), dies at 72
  • May 25 Viktor Grishin, hardline soviet communist, dies at 78, dies
  • May 27 Daniel Robberechts, Belgian writer (Aankomen in Avignon), dies at 55
  • May 27 Glen White, dancer/actor (Graft, Camille), dies of AIDS at 42
  • May 27 John Myhers, director/actor (Billion Dollar Hobo), dies at 70
  • May 27 Tony "Big Tuna" Accardo, American mobster (St Valentine's Day) and boss of the Chicago Outfit, dies of respiratory and heart conditions at 86
  • May 27 Uncle Charlie Osborne, American fiddler (b. 1890)
  • May 29 Bill Beyers, actor (Wally-Capitol), dies of AIDS at 37
  • May 29 Peter John "Ollie" Halsall, guitarist, dies of a heart attack at 43
  • May 29 Pippa Steele, actress (Vampire Lovers), dies of cancer at 44
  • May 29 Ruby Middleton Forsythe, African-American teacher (50 years in 1 room school in SC), dies at 86
  • May 30 Daniel Addes, actor (Victor-Sunst Grill), dies at 59
  • May 30 Karl Carstens, German politician (President of the Federal Republic of Germany 1979-84), dies at 77
  • May 30 Leen 't Hart, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 72
  • May 31 Lutz Stavenhagen, top aid to Chancellor Helmut Kohl, dies at 52
  • Jun 1 Howard Ralston, actor (Pollyana), dies
  • Jun 1 Louise Hoff, entertainer, dies at 69
  • Jun 1 Michael King, actor (Lonely are the Brave), dies at 69
  • Jun 2 Philip Dunne, founder (Screen Writers Guild), dies of cancer at 84
  • Jun 3 Patrick Peyton, Rosary Priest, dies of kidney failure at 83
  • Jun 3 Robert Morley, British actor (Marie Antoinette, The Young Ones, How the Other Half Loves), dies at 84
  • Jun 3 William E Gaines, publisher (Mad Magazine), dies at 70
  • Jun 4 Carl Stotz, founder (baseball's little league), dies at 82
  • Jun 5 Laurence Naismith, British actor (Diamonds Are Forever, Camelot, Persuaders), dies at 83
  • Jun 5 Max Lerner, American writer/columnist (NY Post), dies at 88
  • Jun 6 Larry Riley, American actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Jun 6 Manfred Stengl, Austrian luger (Olympic gold men's doubles 1964), dies in a motorcycle accident at 46

  • Jun 7 Bob Sweeney, director/actor (Toby Tyler), dies of cancer at 73
  • Jun 7 Bill France, Sr., American auto racer (co-founder of NASCAR), dies of Alzheimer's disease at 82
  • Jun 8 Beverly Carter, entertainer, dies at 51
  • Jun 8 Farag Foeda, Egyptian writer/publicist, murdered
  • Jun 8 William McGowan, entrepreneur (MCI), dies at 64
  • Jun 8 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, dies at 83
  • Jun 9 Cathy Bennett, jury selection expert, dies of breast cancer at 41
  • Jun 9 Clarence Miller, blues/jazz vocalist, dies at 69 of a heart attack
  • Jun 10 Hachidal Nakamura, composer (Sukiyaki), dies at 61 of heart failure
  • Jun 10 Otto Frans Antoine Hubert van Nispen, Dutch mayor (Pannerden), dies at 85
  • Jun 10 Peter Von Zerneck, actor (Foreign Affair), dies at 84
  • Jun 10 Zak Hernández, American soldier (b. 1973)
  • Jun 11 Marjorie Newell Robb, oldest living survivor of Titanic, dies at 103
  • Jun 11 Marlene Hazlett, entertainer, dies of cancer
  • Jun 11 Scotty Sachs, actor (Hanoi Hilton), dies of gunshot wounds at 39
  • Jun 12 Edward Fleming, Danish director (Lille Spejl), dies
  • Jun 12 Gerda Nicolson, actress (Next of Kin, Clinic), dies
  • Jun 12 Renie Irene Brouillet Conley, American costume designer (Cleopatra), dies at 90
  • Jun 15 Eddie Lopat, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 73
  • Jun 15 Leo Halle, soccer goalie (Go Ahead, Orange), dies
  • Jun 16 Joris Diels, Flemish actor and director (It's a Cruel World, Haagsche Comedy), dies at 89
  • Jun 17 Dewey Balfa, American Cajun fiddler and singer, dies at 65
  • Jun 17 Frederick Exley, novelist (Fan's Note), dies at 63
  • Jun 18 Peter Allen, entertainer (Legs Diamond), dies of aids at 48
  • Jun 18 Mordecai Ardon, one of Israel's greatest painters (b. 1896)
  • Jun 19 Kitty Godfree, English tennis player (Olympic gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze-1920, 24), dies at 96
  • Jun 21 Li Xiannian, President of the People's Republic of China (1983-88), dies at 82
  • Jun 21 Thomas Whitfield, American gospel vocalist, dies of heart attack at 38
  • Jun 22 Chuck Mitchell, American actor (General Hospital, Porky's, Better Off Dead), dies at 64
  • Jun 22 Frederic I Rinaldo, writer (Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein), dies

  • Jun 22 M. F. K. Fisher, American cook book author, dies of Parkinson disease at 83
  • Jun 23 Lou Ramos, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 24 Juris Podnieks, cameraman/director (Commandant), drowns
  • Jun 24 Tom Alexander, model/actor (Kurt-Forbidden Dance), dies of AIDs
  • Jun 24 Tony LeMans, singer/songwriter, dies in a car crash at 29
  • Jun 24 Len Darling, Australian cricketer (South Australian & Test batsman of 30's), dies at 82
  • Jun 25 James Stirling, Scottish architect, dies at 66
  • Jun 25 Jerome Brown, defensive tackle (Philadelphia Eagle), dies in car crash at 27
  • Jun 25 William E Harris, entertainer, dies
  • Jun 26 Geert Vissers, Dutch TV host (Gay Dating Show), dies
  • Jun 26 Phil Rubenstein, American actor (Tango & Cash, Robocop), dies
  • Jun 26 Herman Rohde, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • Jun 27 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races, Showboat), dies at 84
  • Jun 27 Sandy Amoros, Bkln Dodger, dies at 62 of pneumonia
  • Jun 27 Stefanie Ann Sargent, guitarist (7 Year Bitch), dies of overdose at 24
  • Jun 28 Mikhail Tai, World chess champion (1960-61), dies at 55
  • Jun 28 John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WWI) and official war painter, dies at 88
  • Jun 29 Mohammed Boudiaf, president of Algeria, assassinated at 73
  • Jun 29 Pierre Billotte, French military man (IIGM), dies