Famous People Who Died in 1992 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 779

  • Jun 28 John Piper, British writer (US Churches in WWI) and official war painter, dies at 88
  • Jun 28 Mikhail Tail, Soviet Latvian World Chess Champion (1960-61), dies at 55
  • Jun 28 Vitya Vronsky, Russian-American concert pianist (Vronsky & Babin), and educator (Cleveland Institute), dies at 82
  • Jun 29 Mohammed Boudiaf, president of Algeria, assassinated at 73
  • Jun 29 Pierre Billotte, French military officer (Battle for France WWII), dies at 86
  • Jun 30 Doug Delauder, American actor, dies at 41
  • Jun 30 Jim Alaimo, American vocalist, dies after heart surgery at 53
  • Jun 30 Nico Booken, Dutch director (Jewish Labor Social), dies at 72
  • Jul 1 Francisco Mendes, Guinea-Bissauan politician (b. 1933)
  • Jul 2 Borisav Pekic, Serbian writer/politician, dies
  • Jul 2 Camarón de la Isla [José Monge Cruz], Spanish flamenco singer, dies at 41
  • Jul 2 Edith Valckaert, Belgian violinist and educator, dies of cancer at 42
  • Jul 2 Franco Cristaldi, Italian film producer (Amarcord) and Claudia Cardinale's husband, dies at 67
  • Jul 3 Arline Bletcher, American actress, dies of natural causes at 99
  • Jul 3 Marc Tannenbaum, American rabbi (only Jew to attend Vatican II), dies at 66
  • Jul 4 Astor Piazzolla, Argentine composer (Tango Nuevo), dies at 71
  • Jul 4 Joe Newman, American jazz trumpetist (Count Basie), dies at 69
  • Jul 5 Georgia Brown [Lilian Klot], British cabaret stage, and screen singer and actress (Oliver!; Shoulder To Shoulder), dies from complications of emergency intestinal surgery at 59
  • Jul 6 Bryan Guinness, 2nd Baron Moyne and Guinness brewing heir, dies at 86
  • Jul 6 Edgardo Pallero, Argentina producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies

Marsha P. Johnson

Jul 6 Marsha P. Johnson [born Malcolm Michaels Jr.], African-American gay liberation and AIDS activist, drag queen, and transgender pioneer (Gay Liberation Front, S.T.A.R.), dies under suspicious circumstances at 46

  • Jul 7 Clint Frank, American College Football Hall of Fame halfback (Heisman Trophy 1937; unanimous All-American 1937; Yale), dies at 76
  • Jul 7 Josy Barthel, Luxembourgish 1500m runner (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 65
  • Jul 7 Juanita Jackson Mitchell, American lawyer (1st African American to practice law in Maryland, NAACP), dies at 79
  • Jul 7 Ruurd Faber, Dutch politician and Mayor of Aalten (1971-75), dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Eric Sevareid, American author and News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79
  • Jul 9 Kelvin Coe, Australian ballet dancer (Australian Ballet; Bolshoi Ballet), dies of AIDS related illness at 45
  • Jul 10 Albert Pierrepoint, last and longest serving British executioner (est. 433-608 executed), dies at 87
  • Jul 11 Annette Fischer, Danish chairman Amnesty International, dies in a car crash at 46
  • Jul 11 Antoon Hubben, Dutch Mayor of Maasbree and trade union leader, dies at 73
  • Jul 12 Carla van Neste, Belgian classical violinist (Trio Reine Elisabeth), dies at 78
  • Jul 12 Reginald Beck, English film editor (Robbery, Accident, Boom), dies
  • Jul 13 Alex Wojciechowicz, NFLer (Philadelphia Eagles), dies at 76
  • Jul 15 Chingiz Mustafayev, Azerbaijan's most noted journalist (b. 1960)
  • Jul 15 Hammer DeRoburt, First President of Nauru, dies at 69
  • Jul 15 Henk van der Molen, Dutch guitarist, composer, and writer (Martine Bijl), dies
  • Jul 16 "Gorgeous" George [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
  • Jul 16 Buck Buchanan, NFL defensive lineman (KC Chiefs), dies at 51
  • Jul 16 Johnny Martin, cricketer (NSW & Australian chinaman bowler), dies
  • Jul 16 Patrick Meaney, British businessman and CEO (Rank Organization), dies at 67
  • Jul 18 Jan Pelleboer, Dutch meteorologist, dies
  • Jul 18 Mollie Parnis, American fashion designer (Mamie Eisenhower), dies in her 90s (she had long refused to disclose her exact age)
  • Jul 18 Rudolf Ising, cartoonist (Looney Tunes, Merrie Melodies), dies at 88
  • Jul 18 Viktor Louis, Russian journalist, dies
  • Jul 19 Bert Brugman, Dutch puppeteer (Dutch marionette theater), dies
  • Jul 19 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79
  • Jul 19 Paolo Borsellino, Italian anti-mafia judge, murdered by mafia
  • Jul 22 David Wojuarowicz, American artist (U2 single "One" sleeve), dies of AIDs at 37
  • Jul 22 Souleiman Franjieh, president Lebanon (1970-76), dies
  • Jul 22 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, rodeo performer, model and actor best known for playing the Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Jul 23 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94
  • Jul 23 Maxine Audley, British actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), dies at 69
  • Jul 24 Arletty [Arlette-léonie Bathiat], French actress and model, dies at 94
  • Jul 24 Khaled Mahmoud Saeed, asst to Palestine terrorist Abu Nidal, murdered
  • Jul 24 Lillian Oppenheimer, orgamist, dies of a heart attack at 93
  • Jul 24 Sam Berger, Canadian football owner (b. 1900)
  • Jul 25 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 25 Hope Miller, actress (Bwana Devil), dies of breast cancer at 63
  • Jul 26 Mary Wells, American pop and soul singer ("My Guy"), dies of laryngeal cancer at 49
  • Jul 26 Ron Webber, dies of cancer at 60
  • Jul 27 Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jul 27 Max Dupain, Australian photographer ("Sunbaker"), dies at 81
  • Jul 29 Tavio Amorin, Togolese politician, murdered
  • Jul 29 William Mathias, Welsh composer (wrote for 1981 royal wedding), dies at 57
  • Jul 30 Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), dies of throat cancer at 76
  • Jul 30 Joe Shuster, Canadian-American cartoonist (co-creator, with Jerry Siegel, of "Superman"), dies of congestive heart failure at 78
  • Jul 30 Titti Sotto, latin songwriter, dies at 48 of aids
  • Jul 31 G Harold Carswell, supreme court justice candidate 1970, dies at 72
  • Jul 31 Joe George, American character actor (Across 110th Street; Seinfeld - "Uncle Mac"), dies of cancer at 65
  • Jul 31 Ralph Strait, American character actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1985-86; Halloween III), dies of heart attack at 56
  • Jul 31 Sjoerd de Free, reporter (Radio Herrijzend Netherland), dies
  • Aug 1 Chico Alvarez, trumpeteer (Stan Kenton Orchestra), dies of cancer at 72
  • Aug 1 Kenny Sacha, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer film), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Aug 1 Margarita Aliger, Russian poet (Zoja), dies at 76
  • Aug 1 Stanley Dudek, US platform diver (watershows), dies
  • Aug 2 Ephraim Katz, Israeli American writer and filmmaker (The Film Encyclopedia), dies at 60
  • Aug 2 Jim Whaley, TV host (Cinema Showcase), dies of heart attack at 44
  • Aug 2 Julio C Fernandez, Cuban/American journalist (founder Alma Mater), dies
  • Aug 2 Michel Berger [Hamburger], French singer-songwriter, and record producer. dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Aug 3 Wang Hongwen, vice-President Chinese Comm Party (1973-76), dies
  • Aug 4 František Tomášek, 34th Archbishop of Prague and cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church in Bohemia, dies at 93
  • Aug 4 Ralph Cooper, creator (Amateur Night at the Apollo), dies of cancer
  • Aug 5 Jeff Porcaro, American drummer (Toto - "Rosanna"; "Africa"), dies of cardiac arrest at 38

Robert Muldoon

Aug 5 Robert Muldoon, New Zealand politician (Prime Minister, 1975-1984), dies at 70

  • Aug 7 John Anderson, American actor (Psycho, Ride the High Country, Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies of heart attack at 69
  • Aug 7 Titti Sotto, Cuban composer (La Esquina Habanera), dies
  • Aug 8 Abu al-Qasim al-Khoei, Iranian influential Shia Islamic scholar, dies at 92
  • Aug 8 Alison L Gertz, US aids-activist, Esquire women of year, dies of aids at 26
  • Aug 8 Arthur Lang, American boxer and businessman, dies at 115
  • Aug 8 Eitan Berglas, Israeli banker and advisor, dies at 58
  • Aug 8 Lou Krugman, American actor (I Want to Live), dies of cancer at 78
  • Aug 8 Thomas J. McIntyre, American senator and writer (Fear Brokers), dies at 77
  • Aug 9 Christopher Todd [Todd Wangberg], American performer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Aug 9 Jan van Baal, Dutch anthropologist and governor of Dutch New Guinea, dies (b. 1909)
  • Aug 9 Patrick Devlin, English judge and legal philosopher, dies at 86
  • Aug 9 Thomas J. McIntyre, American politician (Sen-NH, 1963-79), dies at 77
  • Aug 9 William Russell [Russell William Wagner], American violinist, modern composer (Fugue for Eight Percussion Instruments), and musicologist (Oh, Mister Jelly), dies at 87
  • Aug 10 Aribert Heim, Austrian SS physician (served at the Mauthausen-Gusen concentration camp in Mauthausen, known as Dr. Death), dies at 78
  • Aug 12 John Cage, American composer (4′33″; Imaginary Landscape No 1/O'O), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Aug 12 Mazoon al-Mashani, 2nd wife of Sultan Said bin Taimur and Queen Mother of Oman, dies at about 72
  • Aug 12 Patricia Harmsworth, Lady Rothermere [Bubbles], English socialite and actress, dies at 59
  • Aug 13 Bill Elverman, American playwright and actor (After Hours), dies at 40
  • Aug 13 Clifford Allison, American stock-car racer, dies in a practice race at 27
  • Aug 13 David Kaplan, American news producer (ABC), shot and killed reporting in Sarajevo Yugoslavia at 44 or 45
  • Aug 13 Jan Elburg [Joannes G], Dutch poet (Geen letterheren), dies at 72
  • Aug 14 Alexander Rosemeier, Indonesian-Dutch painter, dies at 104
  • Aug 14 Flora Benson, American wife of Ezra Taft Benson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, dies at 91

John Sirica

Aug 14 John Sirica, US federal judge (Watergate hearings), dies at 88

  • Aug 14 Marion P Ames, American advocate/activist, dies
  • Aug 14 Tony Williams, American singer (The Platters, 1953-59 - "Only You"; "Great Pretender"), dies at 64
  • Aug 15 Evelyn Wesler Zemel, American author (American Glass Animals), dies
  • Aug 15 Giorgio Perlasca, Italian anti-fascist (who saved 5,200 Jews from deportation in Hungary), dies at 82
  • Aug 15 Jackie Edwards, Jamaican songwriter (Keep On Running), dies at 53 or 54
  • Aug 15 Marie Paxton, English actress, dies at 82
  • Aug 15 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies at 48
  • Aug 15 Osamu Inaba, Japanese Minister of justice (helped bring down Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka in Lockheed bribery scandal), dies at 82
  • Aug 16 Mark Heard, Christian musician, dies at 41 of a heart attack
  • Aug 17 Andre de Villiers, South African farmer and ANC informant, murdered at 42
  • Aug 17 Barbara Morgan, American photographer (Martha Graham), dies at 92
  • Aug 17 Tommy Nutter, English fashion designer (bell bottom pants), dies of AIDs at 49
  • Aug 18 Christopher McCandless, subject of the book Into the Wild (b. 1968)
  • Aug 18 Gerard Sonder, Dutch radio host (AVRO), dies
  • Aug 18 John Sturges, director (Gunfight at the OK Corral), dies of emphysema at 82
  • Aug 19 Donald William Kerst, American Physicist who developed the betatron, dies of a brain tumor at 80
  • Aug 19 Feliks Arons, Dutch director and actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Aug 19 Norvel Lee, American boxer (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 67
  • Aug 20 Ivan Nikolayevich Anikeyev, cosmonaut, dies at 59
  • Aug 20 William Taylor, chairman (FDIC), dies at 53
  • Aug 21 Dai Vernon [David Frederick Wingfield Verner], Canadian magician, dies at 98
  • Aug 21 Lucille Brown, American actress (Our Gang - "Farina"(the 1st one)), dies after illness at 74
  • Aug 21 Theo van Tijn, Marxist/social-historian, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Theodor Berger, Austrian composer. (Sinfonia Parabolica), dies at 87
  • Aug 22 Paul Winter, American classical and session violinist (NBC Orchestra, 1937-58), dies at 78
  • Aug 23 Malcolm Atterbury, American actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), dies at 85
  • Aug 23 Virginia Sale-Wren, entertainer, dies of heart failure at 92
  • Aug 24 Andreas M Donner, Dutch state leader/jurist (Constitution), dies at 74
  • Aug 24 Larrie Londin [Ralph Gallant], American session drummer (Motown and Nashville), dies of a heart attack at 48
  • Aug 25 Alma Graciela Haro Esmerelda, singer, dies of diabetes at 65
  • Aug 25 Frederick O'Neal, American actor, theatre producer and television director (Pinky, Car 54 Where Are You), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Aug 25 Jan G Toonder, writer (Castle in Ireland), dies at 78
  • Aug 26 Arthur Leigh Allen, American suspected of being the Zodiac killer) (b. 1933)
  • Aug 26 Bob the Moor, Flemish comic strip artist (Tintin, Kuifje), dies at 66
  • Aug 29 Mary Norton, English children book author (Borrowers), dies at 88
  • Aug 29 Teddy Turner, English comedian (Coronation Street), dies at 75
  • Sep 1 Chick Harbert, American golfer (PGA C'ship 1954, Ryder Cup 1949, 55), dies of a cerebral haemorrhage at 77
  • Sep 1 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • Sep 2 Barbara McClintock, American geneticist (Nobel 1983), dies at 90
  • Sep 2 Piotr Jaroszewicz, premier of Poland (1970-80), dies
  • Sep 3 Johannes van Capel, oldest man in Netherlands (Born 4/22/1884), dies
  • Sep 4 John van Dreelen [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
  • Sep 5 Armen Carapetyan, Americn musicologist and composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 5 Billy Herman, American Baseball HOF second baseman (10 x MLB All Star; Brooklyn Dodgers, Chicago Cubs), dies from cancer at 83
  • Sep 5 Dorothy MacKaye, marital advisor (Ladies Home Journal), dies at 88
  • Sep 5 Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Sep 6 Pat Harder, American NFL fullback (Cardinals, Lions), dies at 70
  • Sep 7 Henry Ephron, American screenwriter (Daddy Long Legs), dies at 81
  • Sep 7 Indra Kamadjojo [Broekveld], Indon/Dutch dancer (Stille Kracht), dies
  • Sep 7 Leo van der Kar, Dutch businessman (founder of Sports Fund), dies at 79
  • Sep 8 Quentin N Burdick, (Sen-D-ND, 1960-91), dies at 84
  • Sep 11 Erik Terpstra, Dutch director (Versier de leegte, De ander, Daniel), dies at 5
  • Sep 11 Frank McKinney, American swimmer (Olympic gold 4x100m medley), dies in a mid-air collision between 2 aircraft at 53
  • Sep 11 Frank Singuineau, Trinidadian actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies at 79

Anthony Perkins

Sep 12 Anthony Perkins, American actor (Psycho; Friendly Persuasion; Fear Strikes Out; Pretty Poison), and singer, dies from AIDS-related pneumonia at 60 [1]

  • Sep 12 Ed Peck, American character actor (Zoot Suit; Bullitt; Happy Days - "Officer Kirk"}, dies of heart attack at 75
  • Sep 12 Ruth Nelson, American stage and screen actress (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; 3 Women; Awakenings), dies at 87
  • Sep 13 Lou Jacobs, US clown (1966 US postage stamp), dies at 89
  • Sep 14 David Jones, actor, commits suicide (had terminal cancer) at 76
  • Sep 14 Paul Joseph James Martin, Canadian politician (b. 1903)
  • Sep 14 S A Banerjee, cricketer (1 Test for India 1948, no runs, 5 wkts), dies
  • Sep 14 Theodore S. Weiss, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1977-92), dies at 64
  • Sep 15 Walter B Jones, American politician (Rep-D-NC, 1966-92), dies at 79
  • Sep 16 Duke Robbins, entertainer, dies of pneumonia at 71
  • Sep 16 Lee Tully, entertainer, dies
  • Sep 16 Millicent Fenwick, American politician (Rep-R-NJ 1975-82), dies at 82
  • Sep 17 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • Sep 17 William A Swanberg, biographer (Henry Luce, Pulitzer 1973), dies at 84
  • Sep 18 Earl Van Dyke, American jazz and session piano, Hammond B-3, and harpsichord player (Motown Records' Funk Brothers, 1964-72), dies of prostate cancer at 62
  • Sep 18 Lona Andre [Launa Anderson], American actress (Death in the Air, Case of Baby Sitter), dies at 77
  • Sep 19 Frederick Combs, American stage and screen actor (The Boys In The Band), playwright, and director, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Sep 19 Jacques Pic, french restaurant owner, dies
  • Sep 21 (Johan) "Hans" Rosenberg, Dutch astrophysicist, politician (Alderman of Utrecht, 1974-82), and administrator (University of Utrecht, 1984-91), dies of AIDS at 48
  • Sep 21 Bill Williams [Herman Wilhelm Katt], American actor (The Adventures of Kit Carson; Date With the Angels), dies of a brain tumor at 77
  • Sep 22 Aurelio López, Mexican baseball player (b. 1948)
  • Sep 23 Bernice Gera, American 1st female baseball umpire (1969 NY-Penn League), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 23 Glendon Swarthout, American novelist (Where The Boys Are; The Shootist), dies of emphysema at 74
  • Sep 23 James Van Fleet, American US Army General (served during WWI, WWII, and Korean War), dies at 100
  • Sep 23 Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • Sep 23 Paul E Garber, American founder/1st curator of National Air & Space Museum, dies at 93
  • Sep 26 Ralph Manheim, translator (Mein Kampf), dies at 85
  • Sep 27 Keith Prentice, American actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52
  • Sep 27 Ray Gill, American actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42
  • Sep 27 Wim Van Exter, founder Unity Profession Central (1944), dies
  • Sep 28 John Leech, British mathematician, dies at 66
  • Sep 28 William Douglas-Home, British playwright (Now .. Barabbas), dies at 80
  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, American singer-songwriter and actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Oct 1 Bruce Vorhauer, inventor (Today contraceptive sponge), suicide at 50
  • Oct 1 Harry Ray, American soul singer (Ray, Goodman, Brown), dies of a stroke at 45
  • Oct 4 Denny Hulme, New Zealand auto racer (F1 World Drivers' Champion 1967), dies of a heart attack driving in Bathurst 1,000 at 56
  • Oct 4 Itzhak Fuks, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands
  • Oct 4 Ohad Arnon, El Al captain, crashes in Bijlmer Netherlands