On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 1994

  • Nov 1 Richard Krautheimer, art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 1 Syd Dernley, British hangman (1949-54), dies at 73
  • Nov 1 Noah Beery Jr, American actor (Rockford Files, Quest, Doc Elliot, Gung Ho!, Heaven With a Gun), dies of a cerebral thrombosis, at 81
  • Nov 1 Jan Wegter, Dutch actor (Pastorale 1943), dies at 64
  • Nov 2 David Feinberg, American AIDS activist and author, dies at 37
  • Nov 2 Egbert George "Pete" Pitterson, trumpeter, dies at 73
  • Nov 3 Dennis C Ott, American actor (Star Trek 3/4), dies of AIDs
  • Nov 3 Richard Krautheimer, US art historian, dies at 97
  • Nov 3 Ralph Wyckoff, American scientist and pioneer of X-ray crystallography, dies at 97
  • Nov 4 Alexander Hardie Williamson, British artist, dies at 87
  • Nov 4 Fred "Sonic" Smith, American guitarist (MC5 - "Kick Out the Jams"), dies of heart failure at 46
  • Nov 4 Sam Francis, American painter (Basel Mural), dies at 71
  • Nov 5 McHenry Boatwright, American operatic singer (Clarence Cameron White's "Ouanga"; Dave Brubeck's "The Gates of Justice"), dies of cancerat 66
  • Nov 6 Dean Gallo, American politician (Rep-R-NJ, 1985-94), dies of cancer at 58
  • Nov 7 Carleton Young, American actor (Reefer Madness, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance), dies at 89
  • Nov 7 Shorty Rogers [Milton Rajonsky], American jazz trumpeter, flugelhorn player, arranger, and composer, dies of melanoma at 70
  • Nov 8 Marianne Straub, Swiss born English weaver (Festival of Britain), dies at 85
  • Nov 8 Michael O'Donoghue, American comedy writer (SNL), dies of a cerebral hemorrhage at 54
  • Nov 9 Priscilla Morrill, American actress (Edie Grant-Mary Tyler Moore), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Ralph Michael, British actor (Quest, Doctor in the House), dies at 87
  • Nov 10 Carmen McRae, American jazz singer and pianist, dies at about 73
  • Nov 10 Louis Nizer, Jewish-American lawyer ("highest-paid lawyer in the world"), dies at 92
  • Nov 10 William Higinbotham, American physicist (member of team who developed first nuclear bomb), dies at 84
  • Nov 11 Elizabeth Lefanu Maconchy, English composer (My Dark Heart), dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Ernest Clark, British actor (Ghandi, The Dam Busters, Doctor in the House), dies at 82
  • Nov 11 Frances Tustin, English child psychologist, dies at 81
  • Nov 11 Pedro Zamora, Cuban American AIDS Activist, dies at 22
  • Nov 11 John Volpe, American politician (61st and 63rd Governor of Massachusetts) and U.S. Secretary of Treasury (1969-73), dies at 85
  • Nov 11 Frank McGuire, American basketball coach (won 550 games in 30 college seasons), dies at 80
  • Nov 12 Katherine Elliott, British physician (oral rehydration therapy), dies at 75
  • Nov 12 Michael John Innes Mackintosh Stewart Innes, writer, dies at 88
  • Nov 12 Wilma Rudolph, American athlete (3 Olympic gold 100/200/4x100m 1960), dies of brain cancer at 54
  • Nov 13 Frank Singleton, librarian, dies at 67
  • Nov 13 Joseph H. Hazen, US Lawyer/producer/VP (Warner Bros), dies at 96
  • Nov 13 Lewis Bingham Keeble, town Planner, dies at 79
  • Nov 13 Motoo Kimura, Japanese geneticist, dies at 70
  • Nov 14 Jake Dengel, American actor (Ragtime, Ironweed), dies at 61
  • Nov 14 John F Hampe, pathologist (Fabric & Stoflongen), dies at 83
  • Nov 14 John I M Stewart, detective writer (A Comedy of Terrors), dies at 88
  • Nov 14 Michael Grierson Jarrett, archaeologist, dies at 60
  • Nov 14 Tom Villard, American actor (b. 1953)
  • Nov 15 James W. Watts, American neurosurgeon, developer of the Frontal Lobotomy, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Janet Ahlberg, illustrator, dies at 50
  • Nov 15 Volodymyr Ivashko, President of Ukraine (1990-91), dies
  • Nov 15 Elizabeth George Speare, American author (The Witch of Blackbird Pond), dies at 85
  • Nov 16 Chester Dino Powers Valenti, singer/Songwriter, dies at 57
  • Nov 16 Dan Smith, harmonica/gospel singer, dies at 83
  • Nov 16 Doris Speed, actress (Annie-Coronation Street), dies at 95
  • Nov 16 Harvey Watkins, gospel Singer, dies at 64
  • Nov 16 John Boylan, American actor (Twin Peaks, Sleepless in Seattle), dies at 82
  • Nov 16 Dino Valenti [Chester "Chet" Powers], American rock guitarist/vocalist (Quicksilver Messenger Service), dies at 57
  • Nov 17 G Waller, German/Swiss movie journalist (NRC/Variety), dies at 82
  • Nov 18 Cab[ell] Calloway, US band leader/actor (Missourians), dies at 86
  • Nov 18 Christopher Joyce, British photographer, dies at 51
  • Nov 18 Michael [George] Somes, English dancer (Royal Ballet), dies at 77
  • Nov 19 Dedrick Gobert, American actor (Boyz 'n the Hood), shot to death at 22
  • Nov 19 Julian Symons, British crime writer and poet, dies at 82
  • Nov 19 Li Yuan-chia, Chinese artist, dies at 65
  • Nov 20 John Lucarotti, British Canadian scriptwriter (Doctor Who), dies at 68
  • Nov 20 Ali-Akbar Sa'idi Sirjani, Iranian poet and journalist, dies at 64
  • Nov 21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • Nov 22 Charles Fortune, South African cricket commentator, dies
  • Nov 22 John Michael Grimes, British set designer (Philby, Burgess and MacLean), dies at 70
  • Nov 22 L V Johnson Singer, dies
  • Nov 22 Norma Donaldson, American singer and actress (Poetic Justice, 5 Heartbeats), dies at 68
  • Nov 23 Eldero L D Williams, tenor saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Nov 23 Erick Frederick Hawkins, US dancer/wed to Martha Graham, dies at 85
  • Nov 23 Tommy Boyce, American songwriter (Boyce & Hart; The Monkees), commits suicide at 55
  • Nov 23 William Donald Campbell, diarist/Ornithologist, dies at 89
  • Nov 23 Art Barr, American professional wrestler, dies at 28
  • Nov 23 Frederick Hawkins, American dancer and choreographer, dies at 85
  • Nov 24 Ivo Perilli, Italian screenplay/director (Ragazzo), dies at 92
  • Nov 24 Jo Vis, Dutch resistance fighter (Yad Vashem), dies at 88
  • Nov 25 Arthur Ballard, artist, dies at 79
  • Nov 25 Gerard John Toorenaar, Amsterdam police commissar, dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Arturo Rivera Damas, archbishop of El Salvador (1980-94), dies at 71
  • Nov 26 David Bache, British car designer (Rover), dies at 69
  • Nov 26 Nimrod Workman, American folksinger, dies at 99
  • Nov 26 Joey Stefano, American actor (b. 1968)
  • Nov 26 Omer Vanaudenhoven, Flemish politician and resistance fighter, dies at 80
  • Nov 27 Arthur Frank "Peter" Shore, egyptologist, dies at 70
  • Nov 27 Fernando Lopes-Gra├ža, Portuguese composer and musicologist (b. 1906)
  • Nov 28 Al Levitt, American jazz drummer, dies at 63
  • Nov 28 Franfo Fortini [Franco Lattes], Italian poet, dies at 77

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Nov 28 Jeffrey Dahmer, American serial killer (Milwaukee Cannibal), killed in prison at 34

  • Nov 28 Jerry Rubin, US anti-war activist (Youth Party) and businessman, dies at 56
  • Nov 28 Vicente Enrique y Tarancon, Spanish cardinal, dies at 87
  • Nov 28 Ian Serraillier, English children's books author (The Silver Sword), dies at 82
  • Nov 28 Victor Legley, Belgian violinist, composer, and educator (Brussels Conservatory, 1949-80), dies at 79
  • Nov 29 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, found hanged at 63
  • Nov 29 Muhammad Ali Araki, Iranian grand ayatollah (Marja'), dies at 99
  • Nov 29 Sviatoslav S. Stravinsky, French-American composer, son of Igor S, dies at 84
  • Nov 30 Connie Conrad Henry Kirnon Kay, jazz Drummer, dies at 67
  • Nov 30 Guy Debord, situationist, dies at 63
  • Nov 30 Irwin Kostal, American orchestra leader and arranger (West Side Story; The Sound Of Music; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), dies at 83
  • Nov 30 Lionel Stander, American blacklisted actor (Hart to Hart, Unfaithfully Yours), dies at 86
  • Nov 30 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), dies of a cardiac arrest at 67