Famous People Who Died in 1993 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 799

  • Jul 4 Anne Shirley [Dawn Evelyeen Paris], British actress (The Devil and Daniel Webster, Murder My Sweet), dies of lung cancer at 75
  • Jul 4 Charles Crain, actor, dies in Hollywood at 83
  • Jul 4 Felix White, choreographer (Black Vibrations Theatre), dies at 65
  • Jul 5 Harrison Salisbury, American journalist and author (NY Times correspondent in Moscow), dies at 84
  • Jul 6 Ruth Lady Fermoy, maternal grandmother of Diana, Princess of Wales, dies at 84
  • Jul 7 Mia Zapata, American singer with The Gits (b. 1965)
  • Jul 8 Charles Adkins, American light welterweight boxer (Olympic gold 1952), dies at 61
  • Jul 9 Jaap Meijer, Dutch historian and rabbi in Paramaribo, dies at 80
  • Jul 9 Will Rogers Jr, American politician (D-Representative 1943-44) writer, political commentator, and actor (Down to Earth), commits suicide at 81
  • Jul 10 Masugi Ibuse, Japanese author (Kuroi ame (Black rain)), dies at 95
  • Jul 10 Ruth Krauss, author (Carrot Seed), dies at 91
  • Jul 10 Sam Rolfe, American screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • Jul 11 Deng Yingchao, high ranking communist China official, dies at 88
  • Jul 11 Denis Tomlinson, South African cricket leg-spinner, dies
  • Jul 11 Henri van Soede, sub commandant (WWII), dies at about 83
  • Jul 11 Kelly Ahrendt, 1st death by rabies in NY since 1954, dies
  • Jul 11 Mario Bauza, Cubans/US jazz musician, dies at 82
  • Jul 11 Sergey Vozovikov, cosmonaut, dies during underwater test at 34
  • Jul 12 Dan Eldon, British-Kenyan photojournalist, killed in Somalia while working for Reuters at 22
  • Jul 12 Gusti Huber, Austrian American actress, (The Diary of Anne Frank), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 12 Lily van Lugt Melsert, Dutch actress (Tomorrow Will Be Better), dies at 91
  • Jul 13 Davey Allison, American auto racer (Daytona 500 1992), dies in a plane crash at 32
  • Jul 13 Edwin "Rick" Bakker, author (Rick's Report/AIDS Diary), dies at 31
  • Jul 14 Robert Strong, American actor, dies at 87
  • Jul 15 Bobby Kent, alleged Florida bully murdered by his friends (b. 1973)
  • Jul 15 David Brian, American actor (Accused of Murder, Dawn at Sorocco), dies at 78
  • Jul 15 Stephen Jurika, American naval officer (WWII Doolittle raid over Tokyo), dies at 82
  • Jul 15 William S. Harvey, American graphic designer and album cover artist (The Doors; The Stooges; Tim Buckley), dies at 72
  • Jul 17 Ineke Shutter, choreography (Black Girl Goes to School), dies at 61
  • Jul 17 Scott Salmon, US choreographer (La Cage aux Folles), dies at 51
  • Jul 17 Vladimir Barmyn, Russian inventor (Stalinorgel), dies at 84
  • Jul 18 Davis Roberts [Robert Davis], American character actor (Westworld; Star Trek; The Killers), dies of emphysema at 76
  • Jul 18 Jean Negulesco, Romanian-American film director (Three Coins in a Fountain), dies at 93
  • Jul 18 John Beck, American film producer (Harvey; The Singing Nun), dies at 83
  • Jul 18 Sergei Vozovikov, Russian Air Force major and cosmonaut, dirowns in water recovery training accident at 35
  • Jul 18 Vladimir Pavlovich Barmin, Chief designer of Soviet launch pads, dies
  • Jul 19 Elmar Klos, Czech film director (The Shop on Main Street), dies at 83
  • Jul 19 Szymon Goldberg, Polish violinist/conductor, dies at 84
  • Jul 20 Vince Foster, American lawyer and Deputy White House Counsel commits suicide aged 48
  • Jul 21 Henk Kersting, bureau chef (Associated Press-WW II), dies at 88
  • Jul 21 Piet Wielinga, TV producer (Dutch Glory), dies at 56
  • Jul 21 Richard Tee [Ten Ryk], American jazz and session pianist, and arranger (Paul Simon - "Slip' Slidin' Away"; Peter Gabriel - "In Your Eyes"; Grover Washington, Jr - "Just The Two Of Us"), dies of prostate cancer at 49
  • Jul 21 Robert J Glass, film producer (ET), is killed at 53
  • Jul 23 James Jordan, father of NBA star Michael Jordan, found dead near McColl, South Carolina
  • Jul 24 Ben Polak, Dutch physician, communist and resistance fighter, dies at 79
  • Jul 24 Francis Bouygues, French entrepreneur/billionaire, dies at 70
  • Jul 24 Lonnie D'Orsa, film and TV director, dies at 96
  • Jul 24 Rene Requiestas, Filipino comedian (b. 1957)
  • Jul 25 Nan Grey [Eschal Miller], American actress (Three Smart Girls, Dracula's Daughters), dies of heart failure on her 75th birthday
  • Jul 25 Vincent Joseph Schaefer, American chemist and meteorologist (cloud seeding), dies at 87
  • Jul 26 Daniel Fuchs, American screenwriter (Hard Way), dies at 84
  • Jul 26 Matthew Ridgway, American general (World War II, Korean War, NATO Supreme Commander) and Chief of Staff of the US Army (1953-55), dies of cardiac arrest at 98
  • Jul 27 Reggie Lewis, NBA star (Boston Celtics), dies of heart failure at 27
  • Jul 28 Herbert Joeks [Herman Hugten], Dutch actor (Snip & Snap, Pipo de clown), dies at 77
  • Jul 29 AJA Quintus Bosz, Indonesian/Suriname lawyer, dies at 78
  • Jul 30 Donald Myrick, American saxophonist ("If Leaving Me Is Easy, One More Night), is fatally shot by police during a narcotics investigation at 53
  • Jul 30 Edward Bernard Raczyński, Polish President-in-exile (1979-86), dies at 101
  • Jul 30 Frank L. Howley, American general (Commander of American sector of Berlin after WWII), dies at 90
  • Jul 30 Jay Scott [Jeffrey Scott Beaven], American-Canadian movie critic, dies at 43
  • Jul 30 John Castrios, 1st murder in Washington NH in 200 years, killed at 45
  • Jul 31 Baudouin I, King of Belgium (1951-93), dies from heart issues at 62
  • Jul 31 George Keyt, Sri Lankan painter, dies at 92
  • Jul 31 Paul Henry, US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51
  • Jul 31 Rob Jones "The Bass Thing" English musician (The Wonder Stuff), dies at 29
  • Aug 1 Alfred Manessier, French painter (glass-in-lead), dies in car crash at 81
  • Aug 1 Anatoli Koretski, Russian major general, murdered
  • Aug 1 Ewing Kaufman, founder/owner (KC Royals), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Aug 1 Lea Verschuuren-Smulders, Dut author (Kleutertje Luister), dies at 72
  • Aug 1 Viktor Polyanitshko, governor of Kaukasus, murdered
  • Aug 3 James Donald, Scottish actor (Bridge on River Kwai, Vikings, In Which We Serve, Way Ahead), dies of stomach cancer at 76
  • Aug 4 Bernard Barrow, American actor (Ryan's Hope, Louie Slavinsky-Loving), dies at 65
  • Aug 4 Kenny Drew, American-Danish jazz pianist (Moonlight Desert), dies at 64
  • Aug 5 (Alexander) "Duke" Burrell, American jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader (Louisiana Shakers; Louis Jordan; Johnny Otis), dies at 73
  • Aug 5 Eugen Suchoň, Slovak organist and composer (Krútňava (The Whirlpool); Psalm of the Carpathian Lands; Kaleidoscope), and music educator, dies at 84
  • Aug 5 Randy Hobbs, American rock musician (Johnny Winter Band; McCoys), dies of heart failure at 45
  • Aug 6 Milt Thompson, American astronaut (Dynasoar, X-15), NASA test pilot and chief-engineer, dies at 67
  • Aug 7 Kelly Ahrendt, 1st NYer to die of rabies in 40 years, dies at 14
  • Aug 7 Roy Budd, English jazz pianist/composer (Paper Tiger), dies at 46
  • Aug 8 Harry Bellaver, American actor (Another World; Naked City), dies at 88
  • Aug 8 Lou van Rees, Dutch jazz and pop music impresario, dies at 77
  • Aug 8 Roy London, American actor and director (Tiger Warsaw), dies of lymphoma at 50
  • Aug 10 Ken England, American screenwriter (Good Girls Go to Paris), dies at 82
  • Aug 10 Øystein Aarseth, Norwegian black-metal guitarist (Mayhem), stabbed to death by a musical rival at 25
  • Aug 12 Jerome Thor, American actor (Riot in Juvenile Prison), dies of cardiac at 69
  • Aug 15 Robert W. Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
  • Aug 16 Irene Sharaff, US costume designer (Cleopatra, Can-can), dies at 83
  • Aug 16 Joseph Towers, US pilot, dies
  • Aug 16 Stewart Granger, English actor (Prisoner of Zenda, King Solomon's Mines), dies of cancer at 80
  • Aug 16 Tom Fuccella, actor (Paul-One Life to Live), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 17 Feng Kang, Chinese mathematician (b. 1920)
  • Aug 17 Johnny Sayles, American soul singer ("I Can't Get Enough Of Your Love"), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Aug 17 Max de Metz, Dutch publisher and translator, dies at 72
  • Aug 17 Phil Seymour, American rock and power pop musician, singer, and songwriter (The Dwight Twilley Band), dies of lymphoma at 41
  • Aug 17 Robert C Maynard, American journalist (Oakland Tribune), dies at 56
  • Aug 18 Alf Bold, German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Aug 19 Jean King, American actress (Night Has a Thousand Eyes), dies at 76
  • Aug 19 Lucinda Ballard, US costume designer, wife of Howard Dietz, dies at 90
  • Aug 19 Utpal Dutt, Indian actor and director (Manusher Adhikar), dies at 64
  • Aug 20 Bernard Delfgaauw, Dutch philosopher (Johnson murderer!), dies at 80
  • Aug 20 Sydney Arnold, British comic actor (The Meaning of Life, Top Secret!, Miss Jones & Son), dies at 93
  • Aug 22 Don Getz, American filmmaker (Playpoint), dies at 50
  • Aug 22 Kasdi Merbah, Prime Minister of Algeria (1988-89), assassinated
  • Aug 23 Charles Scorsese, actor (Cape Fear, Goodfellas, Wise Guys), dies at 80
  • Aug 23 Edwina Lewis, actress (Boy Who Cried Bitch), dies of heart attack 42
  • Aug 23 Victorine Hefting, historian/wife of Bert Baker, dies at 88
  • Aug 24 Professor D B Deodhar, cricketer (Ind non-Test bat o 30s), dies at 101
  • Aug 25 Amy Biehl, US activist in South-Africa, murdered at 26
  • Aug 26 Alan Wharton, English cricketer (England batsman once v NZ 1949, scored 7 & 13), dies at 70
  • Aug 26 Rockin Dopsie Sr. [Alton Jay Rubin], American zydeco singer, and accordion player, dies of a heart attack at 61
  • Aug 27 Bob Verstraete, Dutch actor/screenwriter/director (Alicia), dies at 71
  • Aug 28 René Ray, English countess/actress (Farewell again), dies at 80
  • Aug 28 William Stafford, American poet (b. 1914)
  • Aug 29 Dorian Corey, American actor (Paris is Burning), dies of AIDs at 56
  • Aug 29 Henry J "Harry" Smeets, dealer of Volkskrant, dies at 56
  • Aug 30 Richard Jordan, American actor (Hunt for Red October, Posse), dies at 55
  • Sep 1 Eugen Malmstén, Finnish jazz trumpeter, singer, band leader, and songwriter, dies at 86
  • 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 Mohamed Tabet, Moroccan police commissar of Casablanca, convicted of sexually abusing over 1,500 women, executed at 54
  • 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 7 Lefty Dizz [Walter Williams], American Chicago-style blues guitarist and singer, dies of esophageal cancer at 56
  • 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, American big-band singer (Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra - "Green Eyes"; "Anapola"), and TV host (Today Show, 1956-58), dies of cancer at 74
  • Sep 10 Janice Carroll, American actress (End, April Fools), dies of cancer at 61
  • Sep 10 Josef Odložil, Czech Athlete (1500m Olympic silver 1964), dies after a fight with his son at 54
  • 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 11 Antoine Izmery, Haitian businessman/advisor to President Aristide, murdered by paramilitaries
  • 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 14 Peter Tranchell, British composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 15 (Nii Moi) "Speedy" Acquaye, Ghanaian drummer, percussionist and fire-eater (Tubby Hayes; Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames; Ginger Baker's Airforce), dies of cancer at 62
  • Sep 15 Ethan Allen, American baseball center fielder (inventor Cadaco-Ellis board game All Star Baseball; Yale University), dies at 89
  • Sep 15 Frits Noske, Dutch musicologist (Tie Musikwerk), dies at 72
  • Sep 15 Herman Meyer, Germanist (Deutsche Dichtung), dies at 82
  • Sep 16 Johanna Zandstra-Giezen, Dutch supercentenarian (oldest person in Netherland), dies at 111 years and 9 days
  • Sep 16 Oodgeroo Noonuccal, Australian Aboriginal political activist and writer (We Are Going), dies at 72
  • Sep 16 Willie Mosconi, American pool player (World C'ship pocket billiards 1941-57), dies of a heart attack at 80
  • Sep 17 Christian Nyby, American director (Big Sleep, Thing), dies at 80
  • Sep 19 András Mihály, Hungarian composer, dies at 75
  • Sep 19 Bruce Ferden, American conductor (NY, Washington, Amsterdam), dies at 44
  • Sep 19 Richard Landau, American screenwriter (Back to Bataan), dies at 79
  • Sep 20 Erich Hartmann, German WW II pilot (downed 352 Russian aircraft), dies at 71
  • Sep 20 Leonard Parkin, British TV host (ITN), dies at 64
  • Sep 20 Loan Volkerijk, Dutch baseball coach (ADO), dies at 65
  • Sep 21 Fernand Ledoux, Belgian-French actor (L'Homme de Londres), dies at 96
  • Sep 21 Kamaran Abdalla, Iraqi-English-Dutch 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 Bruno Pontecorvo, Italian nuclear physicist, dies at 80
  • Sep 24 Ian Stuart Donaldson, British punk rocker (Screwdriver), dies in a car crash at 36
  • Sep 24 Zita Johann, Hungarian/American actress (Mummy), dies at 89
  • 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 American air force general who conducted the raid on Tokyo in 1942, dies at 96

  • Sep 28 Alexander A. Drabik, American soldier (b. 1910)
  • Sep 28 Fraser MacPherson, Canadian jazz saxophonist (b. 1928)
  • Sep 28 Gustavo Brillembourg, Venez/US advocate, dies in an accident at 35
  • Sep 28 Peter De Vries, American author (Reuben, Reuben; The Prick of Noon) and editor (New Yorker), dies at 83
  • Sep 29 Ghuslam Wyne, Pakistani politician, Chief Minister of Punjab, murdered at 60
  • Sep 29 Gordon Douglas, American actor and director (Tony Rome), dies of cancer at 85
  • Sep 29 Gordon Douglas, American director (Call Me Mr Tibbs, Our Gang), dies at 85
  • Sep 30 Alex Lyon, British politician (Labor Lower house leader, 1966-83), dies at 61
  • Sep 30 Paul Nowee, Dutch writer of children's and youth books. (Arendsoog.. premiejager), dies at 57
  • Sep 30 Ronnie Aldrich, British easy listening and jazz pianist, arranger, and composer, dies of prostate cancer at 77
  • Sep 30 Tony Brafa, American actor (The Naked Gun - "Enrico Pallazzo"), dies at 72
  • Oct 1 Janine Darcey, French actress (Priez pour nous), dies at 75
  • Oct 1 Joseph Warren, actor (Gift of Love, Urban Warriors), dies at 77
  • Oct 1 Reizl Bozyk, Polish/American actress (Crossing Delancey), dies at 79
  • Oct 2 Ahmed Abdul-Malik [Jonathan Tim, Jr.], American jazz double bassist and oud player (Odetta; Thelonius Monk), dies at 66
  • Oct 2 Henry Ringling North, circus owner (Ringling Bros Circus), dies at 83
  • Oct 2 William Berger, Austrian American actor (Face to Face, Adventure of Hercules), dies of prostate cancer at 65
  • Oct 3 Master Sgt. Gary Gordon, Medal of Honor recipient, killed in action at the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia at 33
  • Oct 3 Sgt. First Class Randy Shughart, American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient, killed in action at the Battle of Mogadishu in Somalia at 35
  • Oct 4 Fran Carlon, dies of cancer at 80
  • Oct 4 Jim Holton, Scottish soccer defender (15 caps; Manchester United, Coventry City), dies of a heart attack at 42
  • Oct 5 Jane Nigh, American actress (Lorelei-Big Town, Blue Blood, Rawhide), dies at about 67
  • Oct 5 Karl Gordon Henize, American astronomer and NASA astronaut (STS-51-F), dies of high altitude pulmonary edema during an expedition on Mount Everest at 66
  • Oct 6 Larry Walters, American "lawn chair" pilot, committed suicide at 44