On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 1995 (Part 6)

Deaths 1001 - 1,116 of 1,116

  • Nov 24 Woytec Lowski [Woiciech Wiesidlowski], Polish dancer and ballet master, dies at 56
  • Nov 25 Ambrose Thibodeaux, cajun accordionist, dies at 92
  • Nov 26 Charles Warrell, English schoolteacher and creator of the I-Spy books, dies at 106
  • Nov 26 David Briggs, record producer, dies at 51
  • Nov 26 Max Fernandez, businessman/politician, dies at 52
  • Nov 26 Sydney Dawson Bailey, pacifist/campaigner, dies at 79
  • Nov 26 Terri Jewell, writer, dies at 40
  • Nov 27 Giancarlo Baghetti, racing driver/journalist, dies at 60
  • Nov 27 Peter Harrison Swan, bomber pilot/stockbroker, dies at 75
  • Nov 27 Simon Bailey, 1st British priest to say he had AIDS, dies at 40
  • Nov 28 Brunhilde Hendrix, German relay runner (Olympic silver 1960), dies at 57
  • Nov 29 Irene Ighodar, Sierra Leonean doctor and social reformer, dies at 79
  • Nov 29 Stone Cates, fictional character on General Hospital, dies of AIDS
  • Nov 30 Hopper Levett, Kent cricket wicket-keeper (1930-47, Test 1934), dies
  • Nov 30 June Rosemary Thorndycraft, teacher and trade unionist, dies at 66
  • Nov 30 William Roerick, American actor (The Wasp Woman, Guiding Light), dies in car crash at 83

  • Nov 30 Randy Walker (AKA Stretch), American musician (b. 1972)
  • Dec 2 Francis Joseph Quinn, academic, dies at 90
  • Dec 2 Stanley Devon, British photographer (British press photographer of the year 1948, 50), dies at 88
  • Dec 2 Robertson Davies, Canadian novelist essayist/dramatist, dies at 82
  • Dec 2 Roxie Roker, Bahamian-American actress (The Jeffersons- Helen Willis), dies of breast cancer at 66
  • Dec 3 Jimmy Jewel [James Jewel Marsh], British comedic actor (The Avengers, Thicker Than Water), dies at 82
  • Dec 4 Adrianne Jones, killed by David Graham & Diane Zamora, at 16
  • Dec 5 Robert Charles Evans, mountaineer/doctor, dies at 77
  • Dec 5 Robert Parrish, film director editor/actor (Casino Royale), dies at 79
  • Dec 5 Victor Collin Matthews, British businessman, dies on 76th birthday
  • Dec 5 Gwen Harwood, Australian poet (The Lion's Bride), dies at 75
  • Dec 5 Lisa McPherson, former Scientologist (b. 1959)
  • Dec 5 Stanley Keith Runcorn, British geophysicist (reversals of earth's magnetic field), dies at 73
  • Dec 5 Bill Bruton, American MLB outfielder (NL stolen bases leader 1953-55), dies of heart attack at 70
  • Dec 5 Reiner Bredemeyer, German composer, dies at 66
  • Dec 6 Dmitri Volkogonov, Russian soldier and historian, dies at 67
  • Dec 6 James Reston, American journalist (New York Times), dies at 86
  • Dec 6 John Trevor Key, British photographer, dies of brain tumour at 48
  • Dec 6 Kathleen Harrison, English actress (Fast Lady, Big Money), dies at 103
  • Dec 6 Leslie Wilkinson, journalist, dies at 97

  • Dec 6 Claire Polin, American composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 7 Larry Bartlett, photographer, dies at 42
  • Dec 7 Tom Burns, British-Chilean publisher and editor, dies at 89
  • Dec 8 Carl Marsden, bodyguard, dies at 36
  • Dec 8 Ernest LeRoy Boyer, educator, dies at 67
  • Dec 8 John Gillett, British film critic and researcher, dies at 70
  • Dec 8 Mikki Doyle, journalist, dies at 79
  • Dec 8 George J. Lewis, Mexican actor (Don-Zorro), dies at 91
  • Dec 8 Ernest L. Boyer, American educator and chancellor (NY's State Universities-SUNY), dies at 67
  • Dec 9 Benny Lee, entertainer, dies at 84
  • Dec 9 Douglas "Wrong Way" Corrigan, American aviator, dies at 88
  • Dec 9 Hugh Armstrong Clegg, English industrial relations academic, dies at 75
  • Dec 9 Toni Cade Bambara, filmmaker, dies at 56
  • Dec 9 Vitali Viktorovich Savitsky, biologist/politician, dies at 40
  • Dec 9 Vivian Blaine, American actress (Guys & Dolls, Skirts Ahoy), dies of heart failure at 74
  • Dec 10 Darren Robinson, singer, dies at 28
  • Dec 10 Gillian Rose, philosopher/writer, dies at 48
  • Dec 10 John Francis Boyd, journalist, dies at 85
  • Dec 10 Mary Madge Lascelles, literary critic/poet, dies at 95
  • Dec 10 Phillip Piratin, communist, dies at 88
  • Dec 11 Arthur Mullard, English actor, comedian and singer (Romany Jones), dies at 82
  • Dec 11 John Heawood, Canadian actor, singer and choreographer (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), dies at 75
  • Dec 11 Robert Shelton [Shapiro], music and film critic, dies at 69
  • Dec 12 Andrew Olle, broadcaster, dies at 48
  • Dec 12 David Lincoln Lightbown, politician, dies at 63
  • Dec 12 David Saul Marshall, diplomat lawyer/politician, dies at 97
  • Dec 12 James Altgens, JFK assassination photographer, dies at 76
  • Dec 12 Lindsay Oliver John Boynton, furniture historian, dies at 61
  • Dec 12 Mary Bruce, American tap dance teacher, dies at 95
  • Dec 12 Mohyedin Alempour, tajik artist/journalist, dies at 50
  • Dec 13 Evangeline Bruce, hostess, dies at 81
  • Dec 13 Nancy LaMott, American singer, dies of cancer at 43
  • Dec 14 Rob Harris, American sky surfer, dies skydiving at 28
  • Dec 15 Jim [James Geoffrey Cutcliffe] Hepburn, English tap-dancer and socialist, dies at 88
  • Dec 15 Manuel Gutiérrez Mellado, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain (1976-81) and Minister of Defense (1977-79), dies at 83
  • Dec 16 Nina Verchinina, dancer choreographer/teacher, dies at 85
  • Dec 16 Johnny Moss, American poker player (b. 1907)
  • Dec 17 Lila Clark Knapp, publisher, dies at 63
  • Dec 18 Chaim Pearl, rabbi, dies at 76
  • Dec 18 Georgio Fini, restaurateur, dies at 70
  • Dec 18 Ross Thomas, author, dies at 69
  • Dec 18 Konrad Zuse, German engineer and computing pioneer (b. 1910)
  • Dec 18 Brian Brockless, English organist and composer, dies at 69
  • Dec 19 Dame Ruth Nita Barrow, governor-general of Barbados, dies at 79
  • Dec 19 Harold Watkinson, British politician/businessman, dies at 85
  • Dec 19 Janet Wilder, stuntwoman, dies at 29
  • Dec 20 John Henry Jacques, co-operative retailer, dies at 90
  • Dec 20 Madge Sinclair, Jamaican actress (Star Trek IV, Conrack, Convoy), dies at 55
  • Dec 20 Adone Zecchi, Italian composer, dies at 91
  • Dec 21 Robert Francis Vere Heuston, professor of law, dies at 72
  • Dec 21 Trenchard Cox, British museum director, dies at 90
  • Dec 22 Butterfly McQueen, actress (Gone With the Wind, Flame of Barbary Coast), dies in a fire at 84
  • Dec 22 James Meade, English economist, Bank of Sweden Prize winner (b. 1907)
  • Dec 23 David Land, impressario and theatre producer, dies at 77
  • Dec 23 Gabrielle Keiller, Scottish art collector, golfer, archaeological photographer, dies at 87

  • Dec 23 Patric Knowles [Reginald Lawrence Knowles], British actor (Chisum, Arnold, Mutiny), dies from a brain hemorrhage at 84
  • Dec 24 Geoffrey Pinnington, journalist, dies at 76
  • Dec 24 Harry McLevy, Scottish trade unionist, dies at 59
  • Dec 25 Dean Martin [Dino Paul Crocetti], American singer and actor (Martin and Lewis, The Dean Martin Show), dies at 78
  • Dec 25 Emmanuel Levinas, philosopher, dies at 89
  • Dec 25 Jimmy Boucher, cricketer (great Irish all-rounder 1929-54), dies
  • Dec 25 Nikolai [Nicolas Leonidovich] Slonimsky, musicologist, dies at 101
  • Dec 25 Nicolas Slonimsky, Russian-American composer, dies at 101
  • Dec 27 Jeremy John Beadle, British critic, writer and broadcaster, dies of AIDS at 39
  • Dec 27 Peter Refn, Danish journalist/director (Violets are Blue), dies at 54
  • Dec 27 Shura Cherkassky, American classical pianist, dies at 86
  • Dec 27 Al Barlick, American Baseball Hall of Fame umpire (7 x World Series; 7 x MLB All Star games), dies at 80
  • Dec 28 Harold Collison, British trade unionist (agriculture workers), dies at 86
  • Dec 28 Maxwell Street Jimmy Davis [Charles Thompson], American blues musician (Cold Hands), dies of a heart attack at 70
  • Dec 29 Hope Clara Chenhalls, food inspector, dies at 85

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Dec 29 Lita Grey, second wife of Charlie Chaplin, dies of cancer at 87

Actress Lita Grey
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  • Dec 29 Madeleine Barot, French activist and theologian, dies at 86
  • Dec 29 Nello Celio, President of Switzerland (1972), dies at 81
  • Dec 29 Philip Idenburg, Dutch statistician, dies at 94
  • Dec 30 Heiner Muller, dramatist, dies at 66
  • Dec 30 Roger W Suddards, solicitor, dies at 65
  • Dec 30 Doris Grau, American script supervisor, actress and voice artist (Point Blank, King Kong), dies from respiratory failure at 71
  • Dec 31 Calvin/Hobbes, (comic strip), dies
  • Dec 31 John Powell, campaigner, dies at 75
  • Dec 31 Eduardo Hernández Moncada, Mexican composer and pianist, dies at 96