On This Day

Famous People Who Died in September 1993

  • Sep 1 Gerben Wagenaar, Dutch resistance fighter and communist, dies at 80
  • Sep 1 Hew Lorimer, British sculptor, dies at 86
  • Sep 1 Jacqueline Wijchers, film publicist (Havenloods, Sextant), dies at 89
  • Sep 1 Neon Park [Martin Muller], American illustrator of album covers (Little Feat; Frank Zappa), dies of ALS at 52
  • Sep 2 Eric Berry, English/American actor (Pippin, 49th Parallel), dies at 80
  • Sep 2 John [Eoin] Higgins, Northern Ireland supreme court justice (1984-93), dies at 66
  • Sep 3 Leon Liebgold, Polish American actor/chairman (Hebrew Actors Union), dies at 83
  • Sep 4 Clyde Adler, American writer and voice actor (Soupy Sales Show - "White Fang"; "Black Tooth"), dies at 67
  • Sep 4 Hervé Villechaize, French-American actor (Fantasy Island - Ze plane! Ze plane!), shoots self to death at 50
  • Sep 4 Mehmet Sincar, Turkish/Kurd MP, murdered
  • Sep 5 Claude Renoir, French cinematographer (Spy Who Loved Me), dies at 78
  • Sep 5 John Truscott, Australian set designer (Camelot), dies at 57
  • Sep 5 René Klijn, Dutch singer (Mr Blue), dies of AIDS at 30)
  • Sep 5 Willem Wagter, actor (Ghetto, Medic Center West), dies at 60
  • Sep 6 Josephine Rich Corday, vaudevillian, dies of kidney failure at 79
  • Sep 7 Guy Overton, New Zealand cricket fast bowler (3 Tests, 9 wickets), dies at 74

  • Sep 8 Hall Bartlett, American director (Jonathan Livingston Seagull), dies at 70
  • Sep 8 Lorin "Whitey" Harrison, surfer, dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Sep 8 Zaki Naguib Mahmoud, Egyptian philosopher/author/diplomat, dies at 88
  • Sep 9 David Tendlar, animator (Betty Boop), dies
  • Sep 9 Helen O'Connell, singer (Green Eyes), dies of cancer at 74
  • Sep 10 Janice Carroll, actress (End, April Fools), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 10 Rita Karin, Polish-Latvia/American actress (Sophie's Choice), dies at 73
  • Sep 10 Stuart Rose, British designer (British Post Office), dies at 81
  • Sep 10 Josef Odložil, Czech Athlete (1500m Olympic silver 1964), dies after a fight with his son at 54
  • Sep 11 Antoine Izmery, Haitian businessman/advisor to pres Aristide, murdered
  • Sep 11 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
  • Sep 12 Charles Lamont, actor and director (Abbott & Costello movies), dies at 95
  • Sep 12 Harold Innocent, English actor (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), dies at 60
  • Sep 12 Herman Nieland, organist/pianist/composer, dies at 82
  • Sep 12 Raymond Burr, Canadian-American actor (Perry Mason, Ironsides, Godzilla), dies of liver cancer at 76
  • Sep 15 Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
  • Sep 15 Herman Meyer, Germanist (Deutsche Dichtung), dies at 82
  • Sep 15 Ethan Allen, American baseball center fielder (inventor Cadaco-Ellis board game All Star Baseball; Yale University), dies at 89
  • Sep 16 Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian Aboriginal political activist and writer (We Are Going), dies at 72
  • Sep 16 Johanna Zandstra-Giezen, Dutch supercentenarian (oldest person in Netherland), dies at 111 years and 9 days

  • Sep 16 Willie Mosconi, American pool player (World C'ship pocket billiards 1941-57), dies of heart attack at 80
  • Sep 17 Christian Nyby, American director (Big Sleep, Thing), dies at 80
  • Sep 19 Bruce Ferden, US conductor (NY, Washington, Amsterdam), dies at 44
  • Sep 19 Richard Landau, American screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
  • Sep 19 András Mihály, Hungarian composer, dies at 75
  • Sep 20 Leonard Parkin, British TV host (ITN), dies at 64
  • Sep 20 Loan Volkerijk, Dutch baseball coach (ADO), dies at 65
  • Sep 20 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircraft), dies at 71
  • Sep 21 Fernand Ledoux, Belgian/French actor (L'Homme de Londres), dies at 96
  • Sep 21 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraq/Engl/Neth actor (Best Thing in Life), dies at 34
  • Sep 22 Margaret MacDonald, maid to Queen Elizabeth, dies at 89
  • Sep 23 William Cort, actor/producer (Ghost, Dear Heart), dies of cancer at 53
  • Sep 24 Zita Johann, Hungarian/American actress (Mummy), dies at 89
  • Sep 24 Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian nuclear physicist, dies at 80
  • Sep 24 Ian Stuart Donaldson, British musician (b. 1957)
  • Sep 26 James Boyden, British Labour MP (1959-79), dies at 82
  • Sep 26 John Pennel, American pole vaulter (James E Sullivan Award-1963), dies at 53
  • Sep 26 Owen Aisher, English businessman and president (Royal Yachting Association 1970-75), dies at 93
  • Sep 27 Andrei Solovyiov, Russian photographer, dies in battle at 38

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Sep 27 James Doolittle, US air force general (Tokyo 1942), dies at 96

Aviation Pioneer Jimmy Doolittle
Aviation Pioneer
Jimmy Doolittle
  • Sep 28 Gustavo Brillembourg, Venez/US advocate, dies in an accident at 35
  • Sep 28 Peter De Vries, cartoonist (New Yorker), dies at 83
  • Sep 28 Fraser MacPherson, Canadian jazz saxophonist (b. 1928)
  • Sep 28 Alexander A. Drabik, American soldier (b. 1910)
  • Sep 29 Ghuslam Wyne, premier of Lahore Pakistan, murdered at 60
  • Sep 29 Gordon Douglas, director (Call Me Mr Tibbs, Our Gang), dies at 85
  • Sep 30 Alex Lyon, English Labor Lower house leader (1966-83), dies at 61
  • Sep 30 Gordon Douglas, actor and director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
  • Sep 30 Paul Nowee, Dutch writer of children's and youth books. (Arendsoog.. premiejager), dies at 57
  • Sep 30 Tony Brafa, actor (Enrico Pallazzo-Naked Gun), dies at 72
  • Sep 30 Ronnie Aldrich, British easy listening and jazz pianist, arranger, and composer, dies of prostate cancer at 77