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Famous People Who Died in November 2018

  • Nov 1 Amal Hussain, Yemeni famine victim who raised world's awareness, dies aged 7
  • Nov 2 Kitty O'Neil, American stuntwoman (The Bionic Woman) and racer (female land speed record), dies at 72
  • Nov 2 Raymond Chow, Hong Kong film producer, popularized martial arts worldwide, dies at 91
  • Nov 2 Roy Hargrove, American trumpeter, dies of kidney disease at 49
  • Nov 3 Sondra Locke, American actress and director (Heart Is a Lonely Hunter), dies at 74
  • Nov 4 Selma Engel [Saartje Wijnberg], Dutch born Jew, the first to tell of Nazi Sobibor extermination camp, dies at 96
  • Nov 6 Hugh McDowell, British cellist (Electric Light Orchestra), dies of cancer at 65
  • Nov 7 Oskar Rabin, Russian painter and dissident during Soviet era, dies at 90
  • Nov 7 Francis Lai, French film music composer (Love Story), dies at 86
  • Nov 7 Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, Irish pianist, composer and educator (University of Limerick), dies at 67
  • Nov 9 Sisto Malaspina, Australian cafe owner (Pellegrini's) who started Melbourne coffee culture, dies in terror attack at 74
  • Nov 9 Ken Howell, American baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies), dies at 57

Person of interestStan Lee

Nov 12 Stan Lee [Stanley Martin Lieber], American comic-book artist, writer and creative leader of Marvel multimedia corporation (Avengers, Spider-Man, Incredible Hulk), dies at 95

Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader Stan Lee
Comic-Book Artist and Marvel Creative Leader
Stan Lee
  • Nov 12 Igor Mikhailovich Luchenok, Belarusian composer and teacher, dies at 80
  • Nov 15 Roy Clark, American country singer (Hee Haw, The Tonight Show), dies at 85
  • Nov 16 William Goldman, American screenwriter and author (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), dies at 87

  • Nov 18 Jerry Frankel, American Broadway producer, dies at 88
  • Nov 20 Aaron Klug, Lithuanian born British biochemist (Nobel prize for Chemistry 1982), dies at 92
  • Nov 20 Harald Heilmann, German composer, dies at 94
  • Nov 20 Levine Andrade, Indian-British violinist (Arditti Quartet, 1974-90), film score composer and conductor, dies at 64
  • Nov 21 Devin Lima [Harold Lima], American singer (LFO), dies of cancer at 41
  • Nov 22 Imrat Khan, Indian sitar and surbahar player and composer, dies of a stroke at 83
  • Nov 23 Nicolas Roeg, English cinematographer and director (Aria, Eureka), dies of natural causes at 90
  • Nov 24 Sy Kattelson, American photographer of NY street life, dies at 95
  • Nov 24 Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer, American potter and preserver of Cherokee culture, dies at 97
  • Nov 24 Ricky Jay [Richard Potash], American magician and actor (Deceptive Practice: The Mysteries and Mentors of Ricky Jay), dies at 72
  • Nov 24 David Defiagbon, Nigerian-Canadian boxer (Olympic silver 1996), dies at 48
  • Nov 24 Harold Farberman, American percussionist, conductor, and composer (Medea), dies at 89

Person of interestBernardo Bertolucci

Nov 26 Bernardo Bertolucci, Italian director (Last Tango in Paris, The Last Emperor), dies of lung cancer at 77

Director and Screenwriter Bernardo Bertolucci
Director and Screenwriter
Bernardo Bertolucci

Person of interestStephen Hillenburg

Nov 27 Stephen Hillenburg, American animator and cartoonist (SpongeBob SquarePants), dies of ALS syndrome at 51

Cartoonist and Voice Actor Stephen Hillenburg
Cartoonist and Voice Actor
Stephen Hillenburg
  • Nov 28 Thomas J.J. Altizer, US Radical theologian (God is Dead), dies at 91
  • Nov 29 Ruth Haring, American chess player and President of the US Chess Federation, dies at 63
  • Nov 29 Charles Harrison, American industrial designer (view finder), dies at 87

Person of interestGeorge H. W. Bush

Nov 30 George H. W. Bush, 41st US President (R, 1989-93) and 43rd US Vice President (R, 1981-89), dies at 94

41st US President George H. W. Bush
41st US President
George H. W. Bush