On This Day

Famous People Who Died in November 2002

  • Nov 2 Tonio Selwart [Antonio Selmair-Selwart], German actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja), dies from natural causes at 106
  • Nov 2 Charles Sheffield, American author and physicist (b. 1935)
  • Nov 3 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, dies at 71
  • Nov 3 Jonathan Harris, American actor (Dr Zachary Smith-Lost in Space), dies at 87
  • Nov 4 Antonio Margheriti, Italian filmmaker (Yor, the Hunter from the Future), dies at 72
  • Nov 5 Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters) dies of cardiovascular disease at 66
  • Nov 5 Vinnette Carroll, American actress and 1st African-American woman to direct on Broadway (1972: Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope), dies of heart disease and diabetes at 80
  • Nov 6 Sid Sackson, American board game designer (b. 1920)
  • Nov 7 Rudolf Augstein, German publisher (b. 1923)
  • Nov 7 Margaret "Peg" Phillips, American actress (Northern Exposure, ER, Suddenly Susan), dies of lung disease at 84
  • Nov 7 Charles Hambro, English banker, multi-millionaire and CEO (Hambros), dies at 72
  • Nov 8 Jaun Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher, dies at 70
  • Nov 9 William Schutz, American psychologist (b. 1925)
  • Nov 9 Merlin Santana, American actor (b. 1976)
  • Nov 10 Michel Boisrond, French film director and screenwriter, dies at 81
  • Nov 13 Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese politician and writer (b. 1925)

  • Nov 13 Michael “Mike” Stewart, American music producer, co-founder and guitarist for We Five (Let's Get Together), commits suicide at 57
  • Nov 14 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), dies at 87
  • Nov 15 Sohn Kee-chung, Korean athlete and long-distance runner, dies at 90
  • Nov 15 Myra Hindley, English murderess (murdered 5 small children with Ian Brady), dies at 60
  • Nov 17 Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat (b. 1915)
  • Nov 18 James Coburn, American actor (Our Man Flint, Magnificent Seven), dies at 74
  • Nov 19 George Fullerton, South African cricketer (South African keeper-batsman 1947-51), dies at 79
  • Nov 21 Hadda Brooks, American jazz singer, pianist, and composer (b. 1916)
  • Nov 22 Arne Mellnäs, Swedish composer, dies at 69
  • Nov 22 Adele Jergens, American actress (Dark Past, Fuller Brush Man), dies at 84
  • Nov 22 C. S. Nayudu, Indian cricketer (brother of C K, 11 Tests as leggie), dies at 88
  • Nov 23 Roberto Matta, Chilean painter (b. 1911)
  • Nov 24 John Rawls, political philosopher (b. 1921)
  • Nov 25 Karel Reisz, Czech theater director (b. 1926)
  • Nov 26 Verne Winchell, American doughnut entrepreneur (b. 1915)
  • Nov 26 Polo Montañez, Cuban singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • Nov 28 Dave "Snaker" Ray, American blues musician (b. 1943)
  • Nov 29 Daniel Gélin, French actor (Obsession, The Man Who Knew Too Much), dies of kidney failure at 81
  • Nov 29 George "Two Ton" Harris, American professional wrestler (b. 1927)
  • Nov 30 Tim Woods, American professional wrestler (b. 1934)