Famous People Who Died in 1992 (Part 4)

Deaths 601 - 779 of 779

  • Oct 5 Cornelis "Cees" Berkhouwer, Dutch politician (VVD), dies
  • Oct 5 Eddie Kendricks, American singer-songwriter (The Temptations, 1960-71 - "I Can't Get Next To You"; "Just My Imagination"), dies of lung cancer at 52
  • Oct 5 Laurie Anders, American actress and singer, dies of cancer at 70
  • Oct 5 Paul Acket, Dutch music promoter and impresario (Music Express, North Sea Jazz Festival), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Oct 6 Bill O'Reilly, cricketer (great leggie, 774 wickets at 16 60), dies
  • Oct 6 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • Oct 7 Allan Bloom, American philosopher and author (Closing of the American Mind), dies at 62
  • Oct 7 Ed Blackwell, American jazz drummer (Ornette Colman Quartet), dies at 62
  • Oct 7 Tevfik Esenç, last known speaker of Ubykh (b. 1904)

Willy Brandt

Oct 8 Willy Brandt [Herbert Ernst Karl Frahm], German statesman, leader of the SPD party (1964-1987) and Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74, Nobel 1971), dies of cancer at 78

  • Oct 9 Per Olof Sundman, Swedish writer and politician, dies at 70
  • Oct 10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 11 Theo Wolvencamp, painter (Cobra), dies
  • Oct 11 Willem RJ Wittkampf, journalist/writer (Liner, Cannon), dies
  • Oct 12 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Farce Major), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 John Hancock, American actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Oct 12 Ulysses Guimaraes, Brazilian MP (chairman), dies in accident
  • Oct 13 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71
  • Oct 13 James Marshall, American illustrator and author (George and Martha, The Stupids), dies of a brain tumor at 50
  • Oct 15 Oliver Franks, British civil servant, ambassador to US (Report into Falklands War), and philosopher, dies at 87
  • Oct 17 Herman Johannes, Indonesian professor, scientist and politician (b. 1912)
  • Oct 17 Ton Hasebos, cameraman/TV director (Gnome Hasebos), dies
  • Oct 19 Gert Nastian, general & companion of Petra Kelly, found dead at 69
  • Oct 19 Maurice Le Roux, French conductor and film score composer (Kamouraska), dies at 69
  • Oct 19 Petra Kelly, founder (German Green Party), found dead at 44
  • Oct 20 Orton Chirwa, Malawi lawyer, Minister of Justice, dies in captivity at 73
  • Oct 20 Werner Torkanowsky, German conductor (New Orleans Symphony, 1963-77; Bangor Symphony, 1981-92), dies of cancer at 66
  • Oct 21 Jackson Weaver, voice of Smokey the Bear, dies of diabetes
  • Oct 21 Jim Garrison, Louisiana District Attorney who investigated JFK assassination, dies at 70
  • Oct 22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Oct 22 Josef Veselka, Czech choral conductor (Prague Philharmonic Choir, 1959-81), and pedagogue, dies at 82
  • Oct 22 Red Barber, American baseball broadcaster (Cincinnati Reds 1934–38, Brooklyn Dodgers 1939–53, NY Yankees 1954–66), dies at 84
  • Oct 23 Kees Spermon, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies
  • Oct 24 Alexander V Van de Wall Bake, staff leader/gov KMA Breda, dies
  • Oct 24 Laurie Colwin, American author (Happy All the Time), dies at 48
  • Oct 25 Adelino Da Palma Carlos, Prime Minister of Portugal (1974), dies

Roger Miller

Oct 25 Roger Miller, American country singer ("King of the Road"; "Dang Me"), dies at 56

  • Oct 26 Dottie Green, female baseball player (Peaches), dies of cancer at 71
  • Oct 26 Jerome Andrews, American-French dancer and choreographer, dies at 84
  • Oct 26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53
  • Oct 27 David Bohm, American-born physicist, philosopher, and neuropsychologist (b. 1917)
  • Oct 27 Roy Marshall, West Indian cricketer (143 runs for WI, 35725 runs overall), dies at 62
  • Oct 28 Joan Maloney Rio, dancer, dies of cancer at 57
  • Oct 29 Adrienne Canivez, wife of Victor of Vriesland, dies
  • Oct 29 Kenneth MacMillan, British choreographer (Manon, Judas Tree), dies
  • Oct 30 Joan Mitchell, American painter and printmaker dies of cancer aged 67
  • Nov 1 Jeremias Chitunda, vice-chairman (Angolese Unita-rebellion), dies
  • Nov 2 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100
  • Nov 3 Jean Daskalides, Belgian chocolate factory, dies at 70
  • Nov 3 John H Davis, actor (Our Gang), dies of respiratory failure at 78
  • Nov 4 Regina Carrol, American actress (Jessi's Girl), dies of cancer at 49
  • Nov 5 Arpad Elo, Hungarian physicist (chess classification system), dies at 89
  • Nov 5 Jan Hendrik Oort, Dutch astronomer (hypothesized "Oort Cloud"), dies at 92

Alexander Dubček

Nov 7 Alexander Dubček, Slovak politician who headed the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia and was deposed after the Soviet invasion, dies at 70 from injuries sustained in a car crash

  • Nov 7 Henri Temianka, Scottish-born Polish composer (California Chamber Symphony) dies at 85
  • Nov 7 Jack Kelly, American actor (Bart-Maverick, Get Christie Love), dies following a stroke at 65
  • Nov 8 Kees [Cornelis] Broekman, Dutch speed skater (Olympic silver 1952), dies at 65
  • Nov 8 Keith "Red" Mitchell, American jazz double bassist, composer, and lyricist (Hampton Hawes; André Previn), dies from a stroke at 65
  • Nov 9 Charles Fraser-Smith, English inventor (man who never was), dies
  • Nov 9 William Hillcourt, author (Boy Scout Handbook), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 Antoine C J Rottier, Dutch CEO (DSM), dies
  • Nov 10 Chuck Connors, American author, actor (The Rifleman, Branded, Cowboy in Africa), professional basketball and baseball player, dies at 71
  • Nov 11 Aleksandr Yakovlevich Petrushenko, cosmonaut, dies at 50
  • Nov 11 Giulio Carlo Argan, Italian art critic/mayor of Rome, dies at 83
  • Nov 11 Peter Gretton, British vice admiral, dies at 80
  • Nov 12 Charles "Honi" Coles, American actor and tap dancer (Dirty Dancing), dies of cancer at 81
  • Nov 12 David Oliver, American actor (Perry Hutchins-Another World), dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 12 Eddie Mayehoff, American actor (Hour Glass, That's My Boy, How to Murder Your Wife), dies of natural causes at 83
  • Nov 13 Alan Balsam, US movie editor (Divine Madness), dies
  • Nov 13 Bobby McClure, American gospel (The Soul Stirrers) and soul singer ("Don't Mess Up A Good Thing"), dies from a stroke at 50
  • Nov 13 Gregory Markopoulos, German/American director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies at 61
  • Nov 13 Lucrecia Perez, Dominicans in Spain (Racist Murder), dies at 33
  • Nov 13 Maurice Ohana, French classical pianist and composer, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Ronnie Bond, British drummer (Troggs - "Wild Thing"; "Love Is All Around"), dies at 52
  • Nov 14 Clem Beauchamp, American film actor, stuntman, and production manager (Tarzan; Dick Tracy; The Adventures of Superman), dies at 94
  • Nov 14 Ernst Happel, Austrian soccer player, 1943-59 (Rapid Wien), and coach, 1962-92 (Feyenoord; Club Brugge; Hamburger SV, and 8 others), dies of lung cancer at 66
  • Nov 14 George Adams, American jazz and R&B tenor saxophonist and flautist (Charles Mingus; Gil Evans; McCoy Tyner; Adams/Pullen Quartet), dies at 52
  • Nov 14 John J. Cascella, American rock keyboard and accordion player (John Mellencamp), dies of a heart attack at 45
  • Nov 14 Joop Van Nellen, Dutch soccer forward (27 caps; DHC Delft), dies at 82
  • Nov 14 Robert Reese, American actor, dies of natural causes at 66
  • Nov 17 Audre Lorde, American writer, feminist and activist (Black Unicorn), dies of cancer at 58
  • Nov 18 Dorothy Kirsten, American operatic soprano (Time to Sing, Chevy Show), dies from stroke at 82
  • Nov 18 Herman Musaph, Dutch Holocaust survivor, psychiatrist, dermatologist and sexologist, dies at 76
  • Nov 18 Superman, fictional character, killed by Doomsday at 54
  • Nov 19 Bobby Russell, American songwriter ("Honey"; "Little Green Apples"), dies at 52
  • Nov 19 Diane Varsi, American actress (Allison-Peyton Place, Bloody Mama), dies at 54
  • Nov 19 Dorothy Walker Bush, American mother of President George H. W. Bush, dies at 91
  • Nov 20 John Foreman, producer (Prizzi's Honor), dies at 67 of heart attack
  • Nov 21 Kaysone Phomvihane, Prime Minister and President of Laos (1975-91), dies at 71
  • Nov 21 Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies
  • Nov 22 Gene O'Donnell, actor (Ape, Miracle Kid), dies of lung cancer at 81
  • Nov 22 Sterling Holloway, American actor (The Jungle Book, Alice in Wonderland, The Aristocats, Winnie the Pooh and the Honey Tree), dies at 87
  • Nov 23 Rita Corday, actress (Dick Tracy vs Cueball), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Roy Acuff, American country fiddler, singer ("Wabash Cannonball"; Grand Ole Opry), and music publisher (Acuff-Rose Music), dies of congestive heart failure at 89
  • Nov 23 Thelma Orloff, entertainer, dies of kidney failure at 76
  • Nov 24 Hans de Koster, Dutch Minister of Defense (1971-73), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Henriette Puig-Roget, pianist, organist (Oratory of the Louvre, 1935-79), composer, vocal coach, and music educator (Conservatoire de Paris, 1957-79; Tokyo University of the Arts, 1979-), dies at 82
  • Nov 24 Mary Smithuysen, Dutch dancer and actress (Bridge Too Far), dies at 85
  • Nov 24 Theo Edison, son of Thomas Edison, dies at 94
  • Nov 24 Xavier Darasse, French organist and composer, dies at 58
  • Nov 26 Stephen Burks, actor (Kiss of a Killer), dies at 36
  • Nov 27 Ivan Generalić, Croatian painter (b. 1914)
  • Nov 28 Bill Kearns, American actor (Playtime), dies of lung cancer at 69
  • Nov 28 June Joyce Lewis Fraser, entertainer, dies at 75
  • Nov 28 Roland Smeenk, Dutch cabaret performer, dies in a car accident at 35
  • Nov 28 Sidney Nolan, Australian painter and illustrator (Ned Kelly), dies at 75
  • Nov 29 Cary Scott Lowenstein, American dancer and singer, dies of AIDS at 30
  • Nov 29 Emilio Pucci, Italian fashion designer (Jackie Kennedy), dies at 78
  • Nov 29 Jean Dieudonné, French mathematician (b. 1906)
  • Nov 29 Robert F. Simon, American actor (The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance; Operation Petticoat; M*A*S*H), dies at 83
  • Nov 29 Robert Shayne, American actor (Tora! Tora! Tora!), dies of cancer at 92
  • Nov 30 Jorge Donn, dancer, dies after long illness at 45
  • Dec 2 Gary Mascaro, choreographer, dies at 43
  • Dec 2 Loek Elfferich, Dutch journalist/historian (Treason in Rotterdam), die
  • Dec 3 Harry Ellerbe, American actor (House of Usher; Magnetic Monster), dies at 91
  • Dec 3 Luis Alcoriza, Mexican screenwriter, film director, and actor, dies of emphysema at 74
  • Dec 3 Nureddin Al-Atassi, president of Syria (1966-70), dies
  • Dec 5 Felipe Padilla de León, Filipino composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 5 Hilary Tindall, dies of cancer at 54
  • Dec 5 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41
  • Dec 6 Hank Worden, American actor (The Searcher, Red River), dies of natural causes at 91
  • Dec 6 Percy Herbert, actor (Capt Apache), dies of heart attack at 72
  • Dec 6 Yngve Sköld, Swedish composer, dies at 93
  • Dec 7 Maurice Coutinho, writer/translator (Silent Struggle), dies at 79
  • Dec 7 Ruth Corbett Thom, dies after long illness at 78
  • Dec 8 William Shawn, American magazine editor (New Yorker, 1952-87), dies at 85
  • Dec 9 Carl Barger, baseball pres (Pittsburgh Pirates, Fla Marlins), dies at 62
  • Dec 9 Vincent Gardenia, Italian-American actor (Bang the Drum Slowly, Moonstruck, Little Shop of Horrors), dies of a heart attack at 71
  • Dec 10 Bernard Reichel, Swiss composer, dies at 91
  • Dec 10 Carlomagno Andrade, Equadorian general, dies
  • Dec 10 Dan Maskell, English tennis commentator (b. 1908)
  • Dec 11 Andy Kirk, American jazz saxophonist, tuba player, and bandleader (Clouds Of Joy - "I Won't Tell a Soul (I Love You)"), dies at 94
  • Dec 11 Michael Robbins, British actor and comedian (On the Buses; The Great Muppet Caper), dies of cancer at 62
  • Dec 12 Bernard CJ Lievegoed, Dutch anthroposopher (Free College), dies at 87
  • Dec 12 Jasu Patel, Indian cricket spin bowler (7 Tests, 29 wickets, BB 9-69 v Aust 1959; Gujarat), dies at 68
  • Dec 12 Suzanne Lilar, Belgian essayist, novelist and playwright (b. 1901)
  • Dec 13 Bernard Drukker, Dutch pianist/orchestra leader (duivelswiel), dies
  • Dec 13 Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney, American businessman and heir (Pan Am Airways), dies at 93
  • Dec 13 K.C. Irving, Canadian industrialist (b. 1899)
  • Dec 13 Robert Shone, British economist and director-general (NEDC), dies at 86
  • Dec 16 Anton [Tom] Koolhaas, Dutch writer (Gekke Witte), dies at 80
  • Dec 16 Rinus Terlouw, Dutch soccer player/trainer (Sparta), dies
  • Dec 17 Dana Andrews, American actor (Battle of the Bulge, Laura), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Dec 17 Günther Anders, German Jewish philosopher, dies at 90
  • Dec 18 Charles Leatherland, Baron Leatherland, British journalist and Labour Party politician, dies at 94
  • Dec 18 Edwin Gerschefski, American pianist, composer and teacher (Saugauck Suite), dies at 83
  • Dec 18 Mark Goodson, American radio and TV game show producer, with Bill Todman ("I've Got A Secret"; "The Price Is Right"; "Password"), dies of pancreatic cancerat 77
  • Dec 18 Mother Clare Hale, cared for NYC AIDS babies (Hale House), dies at 87
  • Dec 20 Peter Brocco, American actor blacklisted in the 1950's (Spartacus: One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest), dies of heart attack at 89
  • Dec 21 Albert King [Nelson], American blues guitarist and singer (BB King & Friends; Blues Alive), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • Dec 21 Nathan Milstein, Ukrainian/US violist (Beethoven, Bach), dies at 87
  • Dec 21 Stella Adler, American actress (Love on Toast), dies at 90
  • Dec 21 Sybil Andrews, English-Canadian painter, dies at 94
  • Dec 22 Frederick W Franz, CEO (Watch Tower), dies at 99
  • Dec 22 Harry Bluestone, British-American jazz and session violinist, bandleader, and music publisher, dies from Parkinson's disease at 85
  • Dec 23 Cyril Walters, Welsh cricketer (11 Tests for England, 784 runs), dies at 87
  • Dec 23 Eddie Hazel, American pop guitarist (Funkadelic - "Knee Deep"), dies at 42
  • Dec 24 Abdulkadir Widjojoatmodjo, Java diplomat, dies
  • Dec 24 Bobby LaKind, American conga player, vocalist, songwriter and occasional backup drummer (The Doobie Brothers), dies from terminal colon cancer at 47
  • Dec 24 Peyo [Pierre Culliford], Belgian cartoonist (The Smurfs; Johan et Pirlouit), dies of heart attack at 64
  • Dec 25 Garrison H Davidson, US lt-gen commandant (West Point), dies
  • Dec 25 Helen Joseph, South African anti-apartheid activist, dies at 87
  • Dec 25 Monica Dickens, English/American journalist/author, dies at 77
  • Dec 25 Richard H Ichord, US leader of House Un-American Activities Committee, dies at 66
  • Dec 25 Ted Croker, English football administrator (Secretary English Football Association 1973-89), dies at 68
  • Dec 26 Bert Voeten, Dutch journalist and poet (Antipodes), dies at 74
  • Dec 26 Constance Carpenter, actress (2 Worlds), dies of stroke at 87
  • Dec 26 John G Kemeny, US computer pioneer (BASIC), dies
  • Dec 26 Nikita Magaloff, Russian/Swiss pianist, dies at 80
  • Dec 27 Cardew "the Cad" [Douglas] Robinson, English comedian (Alfie), dies at 75
  • Dec 27 Jan Peeters, Dutch watercolor painter, stained glass, tile, and monument artist, dies at 80
  • Dec 27 Kay Boyle, American writer (Scottsboro: An American Tragedy), dies at 90
  • Dec 28 Mort Greene [Greenberger], American songwriter (Theme to "Leave It To Beaver"; "Sleepy Serenade"), dies at 80
  • Dec 28 Sal Maglie, American baseball pitcher (World Series 1954; MLB All Star 1951, 52; NY Giants; no-hitter 1956 Cleveland Indians), dies from bronchial pneumonia at 75
  • Dec 29 LH Ruitenberg, vicar/editor in chief (Reform Netherlands), dies at 87
  • Dec 29 Vivienne Segal, American actress (Broadway, Pal Joey), dies at 95
  • Dec 30 Caesar [Caesar] Domela, painter/son of Ferdinand D Nieuwenhuis, dies
  • Dec 30 Ling-Ling, 1st panda China gave US, dies at 23