Actors and Actresses Who Died in 1992

  • Jan 1 Ginette Leclerc, French actress (Baker's Wife), dies at 79
  • Jan 1 M. J. Frankovich, American football player & film producer (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner), dies at 82
  • Jan 2 Virginia Field, British-born actress (Dream Girl), dies of cancer at 74
  • Jan 3 Judith Anderson, actress (Star Trek 3), dies of pneumonia at 93
  • Jan 4 Earl Colbert, American character actor, dies at 74
  • Jan 4 William Walker, American film stuntman and actor (Our Man Flint), dies at 74
  • Jan 6 Elaine McKenna, Australian actress (Peg Martin-Cell Block H), dies
  • Jan 7 Richard Hunt, American puppeteer and actor (Muppet Movie), dies of AIDS at 40
  • Jan 9 Steve Brodie [John Stevenson], American actor (The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies from illness at 72
  • Jan 10 Barbara Couper, British actress (Last Days of Dolwyn), dies at 89
  • Jan 13 Yvonne Bryceland, South African stage actress (Road to Mecca), dies of cancer at 66
  • Jan 15 Hari Rhodes, American actor (Earth II, Detroit 9000), dies at 59
  • Jan 16 Roselle Novelle, silent film actress, dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Bill Walker, actor (Big Mo, Mask, Harlem Globetrotters), dies at 95
  • Jan 17 Dorothy Alison, actress (Maggie, 3rd Key, Long Arm), dies
  • Jan 18 John Remme, American stage and screen actor and singer, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Jan 23 Frederick "Freddie" Bartholomew, British child actor (Anna Karenina, David Copperfield, Captains Courageous), dies of emphysema at 67
  • Jan 23 Ian Wolfe, American actor (Diary of a Madman, Wizards & Warriors, Houdini, THX-1138, Homebodies), dies at 95
  • Jan 24 Charles Moulin, French actor (French Tarzan), dies
  • Jan 24 John Bleifer, actor (Highway to Heaven), dies at 90
  • Jan 24 Tina Chow, model, dies of AIDs at 41
  • Jan 25 John Touchstone, American actor (Across Five Aprils), dies of cirrhosis at 59

José FerrerJosé Ferrer (1912-1992)

Jan 26 Puerto Rican actor and director (Cyrano de Bergerac), dies at 80

  • Jan 27 Gwen Ffrangcon-Davies, British actress (Eliza Dolittle), dies at 101
  • Feb 1 George Berkeley, American actor (Life Stinks, Capts & Kings), dies at 70
  • Feb 2 Bert Parks [Jacobson], TV host (Miss America), dies at 77
  • Feb 4 John Dehner [Forkum], American actor (The Right Stuff, Big Hawaii, Bare Essence), dies of emphysema and diabetes at 76
  • Feb 4 Lisa Fonssagrives, Swedish supermodel, dies at 80
  • Feb 5 Laura Liddell, English actress (Shakespeare Wallah), dies at 83
  • Feb 6 Frank Wilson, actor (Beware, Sunday Sinners, Club), dies at 37
  • Feb 6 Wayde Preston [William Erksine Strange], American actor (Man Called Sledge; Colt .45), dies at 62
  • Feb 7 Buzz Sawyer, wrestler (b. 1959)
  • Feb 8 Baruch Lumet, American actor (Killer Shrews), dies at 93
  • Feb 10 Meade Roberts, screenwriter, dies of congestive heart failure at 61
  • Feb 10 Wim Ramaker, Dutch director/writer (On Death Track), dies
  • Feb 11 Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), dies at 60
  • Feb 13 Dorothy Tree [Triebitz], American actress (Abe Lincoln in Illinois; Confessions Of A Nazi Spy; The Asphalt Jungle), dies of heart failure at 85
  • Feb 14 Angelique Pettyjohn [Dorothy Lee Perrins], American actress (Clambake; Repo Man), and burlesque queen, dies of from cervical cancer at 48
  • Feb 20 Dick York, American actor (Darrin-Bewitched, Inherit the Wind), dies of emphysema at 63
  • Feb 20 Joan Dixon, actress (Hot Lead, Bunco Squad, Gunplay), dies at 66
  • Feb 21 Eva Jessye, American singer and choral director (Eva Jessye Choir - "Four Saints in Three Acts";"Porgy and Bess"), dies at 97
  • Feb 23 Jacquelyn Hyde, American actress (Dark, House of Terror), dies at 61
  • Feb 25 Guy Deghy, actor (Matter of Who, 1 Eyed Soldiers), dies at 79
  • Feb 25 John E Allen Jr, actor (1 2 3), dies
  • Feb 29 Johnny Mack, British actor (Time Lord-Dr Who), dies at 70
  • Mar 3 Robert Beatty, Canadian actor (2001: A Space Odyssey, Where Eagles Dare), dies from pneumonia at 82
  • Mar 3 Sandy Dennis, American actress (Up the Down Staircase), dies of cancer at 54
  • Mar 3 Ted Liss, actor (Child's Play), dies of a heart attack at 72
  • Mar 4 Arthur Babbitt, animator (Mr Magoo, Goofy), die at 84 of heart failure
  • Mar 4 Néstor Almendros, Spanish cinematographer (Kramer vs Kramer), dies at 61
  • Mar 5 Andrew Samuel, child actor (Our Gang), dies at 82
  • Mar 5 Yevgeny Yevstigneev, Russian actor (Welcome Kosta), dies at 65
  • Mar 6 Elvia Allman, actress (Night at Earl Carroll's), dies of pneumonia
  • Mar 9 Felipe Turich, actor (Lawless), dies
  • Mar 11 David Carroll, actor (Grand Hotel), dies of pulmonary embolism at 41
  • Mar 12 Barbara Morrison, actress (Proj Moonbase), dies of heart failure at 84
  • Mar 13 Clarence Wright, English actor and singer, dies at 84
  • Mar 14 C. V. Wood Jr., American theme park developer (Disneyland), dies of cancer at 71
  • Mar 14 Jean Poiret [Jean-Gustave Poiré], French actor, director, and screenwriter (La Cage Aux Folles), dies at 65
  • Mar 14 Ralph James, American actor (Orson-Mork & Mindy), dies at 67
  • Mar 15 Helen Deutsch, screenwriter, dies of natural causes
  • Mar 15 Jack Washburn, actor (Black Orchid), dies after long illness at 64
  • Mar 15 Vanessa Lee, actress (Split), dies at 71
  • Mar 17 Charles Rea, British actor (Ipcress File), dies at 69
  • Mar 17 Grace Stafford Lantz, American actress and cartoon voice (Woody Woodpecker), dies at 87
  • Mar 17 Jack Arnold, American actor and director (Sid Caesar Special, Emmy 1967, Creature From the Black Lagoon), dies at 75
  • Mar 19 Cesare Danova, Italian-American actor (Tentacles, Viva Las Vegas, Garrison's Gorillas), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • Mar 20 Avonne Taylor, actress (My Best Girl, Honor Among Lovers), dies at 93
  • Mar 20 Georges Delerue, French film composer (Sword of Gideon, A Little Romance), dies of a heart attack at 67
  • Mar 21 John Ireland, Canadian actor (All the King's Men, Rawhide, Gunfight at OK Corral), dies of leukaemia at 78
  • Mar 25 Nancy Walker, American actress (Rhoda, McMillan & Wife), dies of cancer at 69
  • Mar 27 Anita Colby [Counihan], American model, actress (Mary of Scotland; Cover Girl; Pepsi Cola Playhouse), beauty coach, and inventor (chair-bed), dies of lung disease at 77
  • Mar 27 Gerry Duggan, Irish-Australian character actor dies at 81

Paul HenreidPaul Henreid (1908-1992)

Mar 29 Austrian-American actor (Casablanca, Now, Voyager), dies at 84

  • Mar 30 Art Hannes, American actor and announcer, dies of a respiratory ailment at 72
  • Apr 2 Tomisaburo Wakayama, Japanese actor (b. 1929)
  • Apr 3 (Lloyd) "Slim" Andrews, American actor (Buffalo Bill in Tomahawk Territory), comic, and singer-songwriter, dies at 85 [1]
  • Apr 3 Margaret Barker, American actress (Fathers & Son), dies of lung cancer at 83
  • Apr 4 Sy Kramer, singer/comedy writer dies of cancer at 59
  • Apr 6 Molly Picon, Yiddish actress (Milk & Honey), dies of Alzheimers at 94
  • Apr 8 Nelson Olmsted [or Olmstead], American voice actor (Sleep No More), dies at 78
  • Apr 9 Ruth Hammond, American Broadway actress, dies in her sleep at 96
  • Apr 10 Cecil "Cec" Linder, Polish-Canadian actor (Goldfinger, Quatermass and the Pit), dies at 71

Sam KinisonSam Kinison (1953-1992)

Apr 10 American screaming comedian and actor (Back to School, Charlie Hoover), dies in a car crash at 38

  • Apr 11 Adele Dixon, British stage and screen actress and singer (Uneasy Virtue), dies of pneumonia at 83
  • Apr 11 James Brown, American actor (Objective, Burma!; The Adventures of Rin Tin Tin -"Rip"), dies of lung cancer at 72
  • Apr 13 Brian Oulton, English character actor, dies at 84
  • Apr 16 Neville Brand, American soldier and actor (DOA, Love Me Tender), dies of emphysema at 71
  • Apr 19 Frankie Howerd, actor (Carry on Doctor, Up the Front), dies at 70
  • Apr 19 Pat Thompson, actress (Strictly Ballroom), dies at 51
  • Apr 20 Benny Hill [Alfred Hawthorn Hill], British comedian (The Benny Hill Show), dies of a heart attack at 68
  • Apr 22 Youcca Troubatzkoy, American actress (Flower of the Night), dies at 86
  • Apr 23 Victoria Kellem Lederman, model, dies of amyloidosis at 52
  • Apr 26 Alberta Vaughn, American actress (Wild Horse, Silver Devil), dies at 87
  • Apr 29 Mae Clarke [Violet Mary Klotz], American actress (Frankenstein, Waterloo Bridge), dies at 81
  • May 2 Joey Cuevas, American movie dancer, dies at 34
  • May 2 Philip Dunne, screenwriter, dies of cancer at 84

George MurphyGeorge Murphy (1902-1992)

May 3 American politician (US Senator, California), actor and dancer (MGM Parade), dies of leukemia at 89

  • May 5 Ben Frommer, Polish actor (Scarface, Battlestar Galactica), dies at 78
  • May 5 Jean-Claude Pascal, French actor (Golden Salamander), dies at 64
  • May 5 Richard "Dick" Yarmy, American actor (Get Smart, Arnie, Bone), dies of lung cancer at 58

Marlene DietrichMarlene Dietrich (1901-1992)

May 6 German American actress and singer (The Blue Angel, Shanghai Express), dies in Paris at 90

  • May 8 Richard Derr, American actor (When Worlds Collide), dies at 74 of cancer
  • May 10 John Lund, American actor (High Society, Wackiest Ship in the Army), dies at 81
  • May 10 Sylvia Syms [Blagman], American jazz and cabaret singer and actress ("I Could Have Danced All Night"; South Pacific - "Bloody May"), dies of a heart attack at 74
  • May 12 Lenny Montana [Leonardo Passafaro], American professional wrestler (NWA Georgia), and actor (The Godfather), dies of a heart attack at 66
  • May 12 Robert Reed, American actor (The Brady Bunch - "Mike"; Nurse), dies of AIDs at 59
  • May 14 Lyle Alzado, NFL defensive linesman (LA Raiders) and actor (Oceans of Fire, Hangfire), dies of cancer at 43
  • May 15 Bruce Hopkins, performer/director, dies at 44
  • May 16 Marisa Mell, actress (Hostages), dies of cancer at 53
  • May 17 George Hurrell, Hollywood photographer, dies of cancer at 87
  • May 18 Marshall Thompson, American actor (Bog), dies of congestive heart failure at 65
  • May 18 Skip Stephenson, American comedian (Real People), dies of a heart attack at 52
  • May 24 Joan Sanderson, English actress (Young Wives' Tale, Fawlty Towers), dies at 79
  • May 25 Marshall Thompson, American actor (To Hell & Back), dies at 66
  • May 27 John Myhers, director/actor (Billion Dollar Hobo), dies at 70
  • May 29 Bill Beyers, actor (Wally-Capitol), dies of AIDS at 37
  • May 29 Pippa Steele, actress (Vampire Lovers), dies of cancer at 44
  • May 30 Daniel Addes, actor (Victor-Sunst Grill), dies at 59
  • Jun 1 Howard Ralston, actor (Pollyana), dies
  • Jun 2 Philip Dunne, founder (Screen Writers Guild), dies of cancer at 84
  • Jun 3 Robert Morley, British actor (Marie Antoinette, The Young Ones, How the Other Half Loves), dies at 84
  • Jun 5 Laurence Naismith, British actor (Diamonds Are Forever, Camelot, Persuaders), dies at 83
  • Jun 6 Larry Riley, American actor (Soldier Story, Knots Landing), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Jun 7 Bob Sweeney, director/actor (Toby Tyler), dies of cancer at 73
  • Jun 10 Peter Von Zerneck, Hungarian actor (Foreign Affair), dies at 84
  • Jun 11 Scotty Sachs, actor (Hanoi Hilton), dies of gunshot wounds at 39
  • Jun 12 Gerda Nicolson, actress (Next of Kin, Clinic), dies
  • Jun 16 Joris Diels, Flemish actor and director (It's a Cruel World; Haagsche Comedy), dies at 89
  • Jun 22 Chuck Mitchell, American actor (General Hospital, Porky's, Better Off Dead), dies at 64
  • Jun 22 Frederic I. Rinaldo, American screenwriter (Abbott & Costello meet Frankenstein), dies at 78
  • Jun 24 Juris Podnieks, Latvian filmmaker (Commandant), drowns while scuba diving at 41
  • Jun 24 Tom Alexander, American model, and actor (Forbidden Dance; Dream A Little Evil), dies of AIDS at 29
  • Jun 26 Geert Vissers, Dutch TV host (Gay Dating Show), dies
  • Jun 26 Herman Rohde, professional wrestler (b. 1921)
  • Jun 26 Phil Rubenstein, American actor (Tango & Cash, Robocop), dies
  • Jun 27 Allan Jones, American actor and singer (A Day at the Races; Showboat), dies at 84
  • Jun 30 Doug Delauder, American actor, dies at 41
  • Jul 2 Franco Cristaldi, Italian film producer (Amarcord) and Claudia Cardinale's husband, dies at 67
  • Jul 3 Arline Bletcher, American actress, dies of natural causes at 99
  • Jul 5 Georgia Brown [Lilian Klot], British cabaret stage, and screen singer and actress (Oliver!; Shoulder To Shoulder), dies from complications of emergency intestinal surgery at 59
  • Jul 6 Edgardo Pallero, Argentine film producer (Los hijos de fierro), dies at about 56
  • Jul 9 Eric Sevareid, American author and News correspondent (CBS), dies at 79
  • Jul 12 Reginald Beck, English film editor (Robbery, Accident, Boom), dies
  • Jul 16 "Gorgeous" George [Arena], wrestler, dies at 84
  • Jul 22 Wayne McLaren, American stuntman, rodeo performer, model and actor best known for playing the Marlboro Man, dies of lung cancer at 51
  • Jul 23 Arletty, French actress (Hotel, Longest Day), dies at 94
  • Jul 23 Maxine Audley, British actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards), dies at 69
  • Jul 24 Arletty [Arlette-léonie Bathiat], French actress and model, dies at 94
  • Jul 25 Alfred Drake [Capurro], American singer and actor (Trading Places, Hamlet, Kiss Me Kate), dies of heart failure at 78
  • Jul 25 Hope Miller, actress (Bwana Devil), dies of breast cancer at 63
  • Jul 27 Jenny Karezi, Greek actress (Red Lanterns), dies of cancer at 56
  • Jul 30 Brenda Marshall [Ardis Ankerson], American actress (The Sea Hawk, Paris After Dark), dies of throat cancer at 76
  • Jul 30 Joe Shuster, Canadian-American cartoonist (co-creator, with Jerry Siegel, of "Superman"), dies of congestive heart failure at 78
  • Jul 31 Joe George, American character actor (Across 110th Street; Seinfeld - "Uncle Mac"), dies of cancer at 65
  • Jul 31 Ralph Strait, American character actor (Search for Tomorrow, 1985-86; Halloween III), dies of a heart attack at 56
  • Aug 1 Kenny Sacha, American actor (Buffy the Vampire Slayer film), dies of AIDS at 39
  • Aug 2 Ephraim Katz, Israeli American writer and filmmaker (The Film Encyclopedia), dies at 60
  • Aug 2 Jim Whaley, TV host (Cinema Showcase), dies of a heart attack at 44
  • Aug 7 John Anderson, American actor (Psycho, Ride the High Country, Legend of Wyatt Earp), dies of a heart attack at 69
  • Aug 8 Lou Krugman, American actor (I Want to Live), dies of cancer at 78
  • Aug 12 Patricia Harmsworth, Lady Rothermere [Bubbles], English socialite and actress, dies at 59
  • Aug 13 Bill Elverman, American playwright and actor (After Hours), dies at 40
  • Aug 13 David Kaplan, American news producer (ABC), shot and killed reporting in Sarajevo Yugoslavia at 44 or 45
  • Aug 15 Marie Paxton, English actress, dies at 82
  • Aug 19 Feliks Arons, Dutch director and actor (A Bridge Too Far), dies at 48
  • Aug 21 Lucille Brown, American actress (Our Gang - "Farina"(the 1st one)), dies after illness at 74
  • Aug 22 Paul Winter, American classical and session violinist (NBC Orchestra, 1937-58), dies at 78
  • Aug 23 Malcolm Atterbury, American actor (Jonas-Thicker than Water, Apples Way), dies at 85
  • Aug 25 Frederick O'Neal, American actor, theatre producer and television director (Pinky, Car 54 Where Are You), dies from natural causes at 86
  • Aug 29 Teddy Turner, English comedian (Coronation Street), dies at 75
  • Sep 1 Morris Carnovsky, American actor (Dead Reckoning), dies at 94
  • Sep 4 John van Dreelen [Jacques T van Drielen Gimberg], actor (Topaz), dies
  • Sep 5 Irving Allen Lee, actor (Newspaper Boys), dies of AIDS at 43
  • Sep 7 Henry Ephron, American screenwriter (Daddy Long Legs), dies at 81
  • Sep 11 Frank Singuineau, Trinidadian actor (Firepower, Pressure, Mummy), dies at 79

Anthony PerkinsAnthony Perkins (1932-1992)

Sep 12 American actor (Psycho; Friendly Persuasion; Fear Strikes Out; Pretty Poison), and singer, dies from AIDS-related pneumonia at 60 [1]

  • Sep 12 Ed Peck, American character actor (Zoot Suit; Bullitt; Happy Days - "Officer Kirk"}, dies of a heart attack at 75
  • Sep 12 Ruth Nelson, American stage and screen actress (A Tree Grows in Brooklyn; 3 Women; Awakenings), dies at 87
  • Sep 14 David Jones, actor, commits suicide (had terminal cancer) at 76
  • Sep 17 Feodor Chaliapin Jr, actor (King's Whore), dies after illness at 87
  • Sep 18 Lona Andre [Launa Anderson], American actress (Death in the Air, Case of Baby Sitter), dies at 77
  • Sep 19 Frederick Combs, American stage and screen actor (The Boys In The Band), playwright, and director, dies of AIDS at 56
  • Sep 21 Bill Williams [Herman Wilhelm Katt], American actor (The Adventures of Kit Carson; Date With the Angels), dies of a brain tumor at 77
  • Sep 23 Martin Arsenault, actor (Guilty by Suspicion), dies of an ulcer
  • Sep 27 Keith Prentice, American actor (Boys in the Band), dies of cancer at 52
  • Sep 27 Ray Gill, American actor (Prelude to a Kiss), dies of AIDS at 42
  • Sep 29 Paul Jabara, American singer-songwriter and actor (Last Dance), dies of AIDS at 44
  • Oct 5 Laurie Anders, American actress and singer, dies of cancer at 70
  • Oct 6 Denholm Elliott, English actor (Raiders of Lost Ark), dies at 70
  • Oct 10 James Seay, actor (Amazing Colossal Man), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 Alexander Pola [Abraham Polak], Dutch actor and writer (Farce Major), dies at 78
  • Oct 12 John Hancock, American actor (LA Law, Love & War), dies of a heart attack at 51
  • Oct 13 Hughes Rudd, American news anchor (CBS Morning News), dies of aneurysm at 71

Shirley BoothShirley Booth (1898-1992)

Oct 16 American actress (Lola Delaney-Come Back, Little Sheba; Hazel), dies of natural causes at 94

  • Oct 19 Maurice Le Roux, French conductor and film score composer (Kamouraska), dies at 69
  • Oct 22 Cleavon Little, American actor (Blazing Saddles), dies of colon cancer at 53
  • Oct 22 Red Barber, American baseball broadcaster (Cincinnati Reds 1934–38, Brooklyn Dodgers 1939–53, NY Yankees 1954–66), dies at 84
  • Oct 26 Laurel Cronin, actor (Beethoven, Housesitter), dies of cancer at 53
  • Nov 2 Hal Roach, silent film producer (Keystone Kops), dies of pneumonia at 100