Famous People Who Died in 1994 (Part 6)

Deaths 1001 - 1,105 of 1,105

  • Nov 29 Muhammad Ali Araki, Iranian grand ayatollah (Marja'), dies at 99
  • Nov 29 Ronald "Buster" Edwards, British Great Train Robber turned flower-seller, found hanged at 63
  • 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 Connie Kay, American jazz drummer (Modern Jazz Quartet), dies of a cardiac arrest 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
  • Dec 2 Donald John Urquhart, English librarian, dies at 85
  • Dec 2 Norman Anderson, English lawyer, missionary and Arabist dies at 86
  • Dec 3 Dolf Verspoor, Dutch literary figure, translator (M Nijhoff prize 1958), dies at 77
  • Dec 3 Elizabeth Glaser, American AIDS activist, wife of director Paul Michael Glaser, dies of AIDS at 47
  • Dec 3 Giorgi Chanturia, President of Georgia, assassinated
  • Dec 3 Said Mekbel, Algerian editor in chief (Le Matin), murdered at 57
  • Dec 4 Geoffery Rudolph Elton, historiographer, dies at 73
  • Dec 4 Jacob Kaplan, French Grand Rabbi (1955-81), dies at 99
  • Dec 4 Julio Ramon Ribeyro, Peruvian playwright, dies at 66
  • Dec 4 Robert Jesse Charleston, museum curator, dies at 78
  • Dec 4 Thomas Roy Garrett, museum curator, dies at 63
  • Dec 5 Günter Meisner, German actor (Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Between Wars, Adolf Hitler, Quiller Memorandum), dies at 68
  • Dec 5 Harry Horner, Austro-Hungarian-born American stage and film designer (The Heiress), dies at 84
  • Dec 5 Richard Brian Waring Barton-Chapple, writer, dies at 69
  • Dec 5 Ronald Ridout, English school textbook author (English Today), dies at 78
  • Dec 6 AJ Bronkhorst, vicar/theologist (Reform The Netherlands), dies at 80
  • Dec 6 Alan Owen, English screenplay/actor (Hard Day's Night), dies at 69
  • Dec 6 Gian Maria Volontè, Italian actor (Fistful of Dollars), dies at 61
  • Dec 7 Edward Rell Madigan, American politician (US Secretary of Agriculture 91-93, Rep-R-IL, 1973-91), dies of cancer at 58
  • Dec 7 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • Dec 7 J.C. Tremblay, Canadian ice hockey defenseman (Stanley Cup x 5 Montreal Canadiens; 7 x NHL All Star), dies of kidney cancer at 55
  • Dec 8 Antônio Carlos Jobim [Tom Jobim], Brazilian singer-songwriter and composer (Getz/Gilberto), dies from pulmonary embolism at 67
  • Dec 8 Israel Aaron Maisels, South African lawyer and communal leader, dies at 89
  • Dec 9 Alex Wilson, Canadian athlete (Olympic silver 800m, 2 x bronze 400m, 4x400m relay 1932), dies at 87
  • Dec 9 Garnett Silk [Garnet Smith], Jamaican reggae singer and songwriter (Hey Mama Africa; Greenline), dies in a house fire while trying to save his mother at 28
  • Dec 9 Maureen Starkey [Mary Cox], English ex-wife of Beatle Ringo Starr, dies of leukemia at 48
  • Dec 9 Max Bill, Swiss painter/sculptor/politician, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Alexander Wilson, Canadian athlete (b. 1905)
  • Dec 10 George G F van Renesse, concert pianist/music director, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Keith Joseph, British MP (C), dies
  • Dec 10 Robert Blum, Swiss composer, dies at 94
  • Dec 10 Ruth Evelyn Mansfield, doctor, dies at 92
  • Dec 11 Carl Marzani, Italian-born American leftwing political activist, publisher and documentarian, dies at 81
  • Dec 11 Philip Phillips, American archaeologist (Mississippian culture), dies at 94
  • Dec 11 Stanislaw Maczek, Polish-British general-major (WWII), dies at 102
  • Dec 11 Yao Yilin, Vice Prime Minister of China (1979-88), dies at 77
  • Dec 12 Antoine Pinay, French PM (1952)/foreign minister, dies at 102
  • Dec 12 Donna J. Stone, American poet, dies of heart failure at 61
  • Dec 12 Herman H Felderhof, radio-announcer/head (NRU/NOS Radio), dies at 83
  • Dec 12 John Edward Caulwell Hearne, writer, dies at 68
  • Dec 12 Stuart Allen Roosa, astronaut (Apollo 14), dies of pancreatitis at 46
  • Dec 13 Antoine Pinay, Prime Minister of France (1952-53), dies
  • Dec 13 Glenn M. Anderson, American politician (Rep-D-CA, 1969-93), dies at 81
  • Dec 13 Herman W "Fritz" Liebert, US librarian/Yale-curator, dies at 83
  • Dec 13 Norman Beaton, Guyanese actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn), dies at 60
  • Dec 14 Catherine Filene Shouse, American philanthropist (Wolf Trap Institute), dies at 98
  • Dec 14 Mary Ann McCall, American singer, dies at 75
  • Dec 14 Orval Faubus, American politician (Governor of Arkansas, 1955–67), dies at 84
  • Dec 15 Hans de Jong, musician and conductor (Amsterdams Vrouwenkoor), dies at 86
  • Dec 15 Harry Tobias, American songwriter, dies at 99
  • Dec 15 Henry Phelps Brown, British historian and economist, dies at 88
  • Dec 15 Mollie Phillips, British figure skater and judge (first woman to referee a world championship), dies at 87
  • Dec 16 Mary Durack, Australian author and historian (Kings in Grass Castles and Keep Him My Country), dies at 81
  • Dec 16 Samuel Lipman, American pianist and music critic, dies of leukemia at 60
  • Dec 17 Jan Wiegel, director and producer (Uninhabitable Country), dies at 64
  • Dec 18 Heinz Bernhard [Löwenstein], German-born British actor and director (Oliver!, Fiddler on the Roof), dies at 71
  • Dec 18 Lilia Skala, Austrian/American actress (Ship of Fools, Caprice), dies at 98
  • Dec 18 Peter Hebblethwaite, English editor-in-chief (The Month), dies at 64
  • Dec 18 Roger Apéry, Greek-French mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Dec 19 Noel Pointer, American jazz violinist and record producer, dies of a stoke at 39
  • Dec 20 Dean Rusk, US Secretary of State (1961-69), dies at 85
  • Dec 20 J C "Jody" Bateman, fiddler, dies at 75
  • Dec 21 Shauna McDonald Brown, British TV producer, dies at 37
  • Dec 23 Charles Shirley, American big band jazz arranger (Stan Kenton; Les Elgart), and alcoholism counselor, dies of a heart attack at 74
  • Dec 23 Didier Rocher, son of French cosmetic maker Yves Rocher, dies at 41
  • Dec 23 Nora Dunfee, American actress (Forrest Gump, Lorenzo's Oil), dies at 78
  • Dec 23 Nora Dunfree, American actress (Grass Harp), dies at 78
  • Dec 23 Sebastian Shaw, British actor, director, playwright and poet (High Season, Ace of Spades, Caste), dies of natural causes at 89
  • Dec 24 Buddy Ace, [Jimmie Lee Land] American Texas blues singer, dies of a heart attack while performing at 57
  • Dec 24 John Eastburn Boswell, medievalist, dies at 47
  • Dec 24 John Keith Wright, English Asst Sect of State (1971-84), dies at 66
  • Dec 24 John Osborne, English playwright (Entertainer, Look Back in Anger, Luther, dies at 65
  • Dec 24 Julie Haydon [Donella Donaldson], American actress (Scoundrel), dies at 84
  • Dec 24 Nathan I. Daniel, American inventor (Danelectric and Silvertone guitars), dies of a heart attack at 82
  • Dec 24 Rossano Brazzi, Italian actor (Final Justice, South Pacific, The Barefoot Contessa), dies of a neural virus at 78
  • Dec 25 Pierre Dreyfus, French director of Renault (1955-75), dies at 87
  • Dec 25 Zail Singh, Indian politician, (7th President of India 1982-87), dies of injuries from a motor accident at 78

Allie ReynoldsAllie Reynolds (1919-1994)

Dec 26 American MLB pitcher, 1942-54, 6X All-Star, 1952 AL ERA leader (Cleveland Indians, NY Yankees), dies from complications of lymphoma and diabetes at 77

  • Dec 26 Asta ER Elstak, Suriname/Neth welfare worker, dies at 74
  • Dec 26 Johannes J "Joop" Klant, Neth/South African economist/author, dies
  • Dec 26 Karl Schiller, German economist and politician (Minister of Economics), dies at 83
  • Dec 26 Robert Emhardt, American actor (Another World, Underworld USA, Mooncussers), dies at 80
  • Dec 26 Sylvia Koscina, Croatian/Italian actress (Hercules), dies at 61
  • Dec 27 Fanny Cradock, English TV chef and food critic, dies at 85
  • Dec 27 Hans Berghuis, author/poet (Kleitabletten), dies at 70
  • Dec 27 J. B. L. Reyes, Filipino jurist (b. 1902)
  • Dec 27 Peter May, English cricket batsman (66 Tests, 4,537 @ 46.77, 13 x 100, 22 x 50; HS 285no; Surrey CCC), dies from a brain tumour at 64
  • Dec 27 Sadi de Gorter, Dutch author/diplomat (Abscess), dies at 82
  • Dec 28 Julian Rochfort Belfrage, English theatre agent, dies at 60
  • Dec 29 Eugene Tanner Jr, singer, dies at 58
  • Dec 29 Frank Thring, Australian actor (El Cid, Ben-Hur), dies at 68
  • Dec 30 Lloyd James Austin, Australian linguist and literary scholar, dies at 79
  • Dec 31 BAM "Bob" Schreiner, airline owner (S Aviation Group), dies at 79
  • Dec 31 Harri Webb, Welsh poet and nationalist, dies at 74
  • Dec 31 Leigh Bowery, Australian performance artist and designer, dies of AIDS at 33
  • Dec 31 Leo Fuchs, Polish-born Jewish American actor (The Six Million Dollar Man, Avalon), dies at 83

Woody StrodeWoody Strode (1914-1994)

Dec 31 American football end (LA Rams, Calgary Stampeders) and actor (Posse, Cotton Club, Vigilante, Scream), dies of lung cancer at 80