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Celebrities and Notable People Who Died in the Year 1993

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Dizzy Gillespie (jazz trumpeter) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died January 6, 1993. Born October 21, 1917. In Cab Calloway's band, introduced more Afro-Cuban music into jazz, a musical ambassador for the U. S.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  youtube  Obituary  FindAGrave

Rudolf Nureyev (dancer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died January 6, 1993. Born March 17, 1938. A ballet genius and Soviet defector IMDb

Audrey Hepburn (actress) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died January 20, 1993. Born May 4, 1929. Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, originated the role of Gigi on Broadway, married to Mel Ferrer.  Home Page  twitter  IBDB  IMDb  youtube  Obituary  FindAGrave

Thurgood Marshall (jurist) -- Dead. Died January 24, 1993. Born July 2, 1908. First black man on the Supreme Court

Andre the Giant (wrestler/actor) -- Dead. Heart attack (near the time of his father's funeral). Died January 27, 1993. Born circa 1940. The Princess Bride IMDb


Arthur Ashe (tennis great/writer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died February 6, 1993. Born July 10, 1943. Broke the color barrier in men's tennis, wrote a very moving memoir, Days of Grace

Lillian Gish (actress) -- Dead. Natural causes. Died February 27, 1993. Born October 14, 1893. IMDb

Ruby Keeler (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 28, 1993. Born August 25, 1910. Starred in many 30s musicals like 42nd Street, later made a Broadway comeback in 1971 with No No Nanette, married for a few years to Al Jolson, aunt of Ken Weatherwax.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary


Helen Hayes (great actress, demolished theater (later rebuilt) -- Dead. Died March 17, 1993. Born October 10, 1900. Married to dead playwright Charles MacArthur, mother of 60s hunky actor James MacArthur Home Page IMDb

Kate Reid (actress) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died March 27, 1993. Born November 4, 1930. Dr. Leavitt in The Andromeda Strain, was married to Austin Willis.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb

Brandon Lee (actor) -- Dead. Shot by a gun that was supposed to have been cleaned out by a stage hand, but it hadn't been completely. Died March 31, 1993. Born February 1, 1965. IMDb


Pinky Lee (comic) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 3, 1993. Born May 2, 1907. IMDb

Marian Anderson (singer) -- Dead. . Died April 8, 1993. Born February 27, 1897. Superb singer who held a famous concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939 after the Daughters of the American Revolution refused to let her perform at Constitution Hall because she was black Home Page IMDb

Leslie Charteris (writer) -- Dead. Died April 15, 1993. Born circa 1907. Created The Saint IMDb


Julio Gallo (businessman) -- Dead. Jeep accident. Died May 2, 1993. Born March 21, 1910. Started making wine with his brother Ernest became the biggest winemaker in the U. S.  Obituary  FindAGrave

Sun Ra (musician) -- Dead. Stroke. Died May 30, 1993. Born circa 1914. Home Page


Conway Twitty (country singer) -- Dead. Died June 5, 1993. Born September 1, 1933. Ultimate Collection Home Page IMDb

Alexis Smith (actress) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 9, 1993. Born June 8, 1921. The Two Mrs. Carrolls, TV in the '70s and '80s, married to Craig Stevens

Ray Sharkey (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died June 11, 1993. Born November 14, 1952. IMDb

Deke Slayton (Mercury astronaut/NASA administrator) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died June 13, 1993. Born March 1924. Home Page IMDb

John Connally (politician) -- Dead. Died June 15, 1993. Born February 27, 1917. Texas governor who was riding in front of JFK, was shot and survived.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

Pat Nixon (political spouse) -- Dead. Cancer. Died June 22, 1993. Born circa 1911. Home Page

George "Spanky" McFarland (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 30, 1993. Born October 2, 1928. Our Gang kid in the mid-30s IMDb


Fred Gwynne (actor) -- Dead. Pancreatic cancer. Died July 2, 1993. Born July 10, 1926. IMDb

Joe DeRita (stooge) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died July 3, 1993. Born July 12, 1909. Curly-Joe -- the "last" "third" stooge IMDb

Gusti Huber (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died July 12, 1993. Born July 27, 1914. Memorable as Mrs. Frank in The Diary of Anne Frank, mother of Bibi Besch, grandmother of Samantha Mathis.  IBDB  IMDb


Stewart Granger (actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died August 16, 1993. Born May 6, 1913. King Solomon's Mines, co-starred with his then-wife Jean Simmons in Young Bess.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Richard Jordan (actor) -- Dead. Brain tumor. Died August 30, 1993. Born July 19, 1938. Played a southern general in Gettysburg IMDb


Herve Villechaize (actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died September 4, 1993. Born April 23, 1943. IMDb

Helen O'Connell (singer) -- Dead. Died September 9, 1993. Born May 23, 1920. Band singer, second wife of Frank De Vol IMDb

Raymond Burr (actor) -- Dead. Liver cancer. Died September 12, 1993. Born May 21, 1917. The only North American in the U.S. version of Godzilla, Perry Mason IMDb

Jimmy Doolittle (war hero/businessman) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 27, 1993. Born December 14, 1896. Led bombing of Tokyo in WW II


James Leo Herlihy (author) -- Dead. Suicide (drugs and asphixiation). Died October 20, 1993. Born February 27, 1927. (Author of Midnight Cowboy.)

Vincent Price (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died October 25, 1993. Born May 27, 1911. IMDb

Federico Fellini (director) -- Dead. Heart attack and stroke. Died October 31, 1993. Born January 20, 1920. IMDb

River Phoenix (actor) -- Dead. Stupidity (dope). Died October 31, 1993. Born August 23, 1970. First, but not the last, young star of My Own Private Idaho to die from drugs IMDb


Leon Theremin (electronics whiz) -- Dead. Died November 3, 1993. Born August 27, 1896. Russian inventor of the theremin, an early electronic instrument that made '50s SF movies (especially Forbidden Planet sound other-worldly, invented devices to support KGB spying, once met Robert Moog.  twitter  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Fritz Feld (actor) -- Dead. Died November 18, 1993. Born October 15, 1900. Played officious characters in over 100 movies, married to Mrs. Olson for over 50 years IMDb

Bill Bixby (director/actor) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 21, 1993. Born January 22, 1934. Married to Brenda Benet in the '70s, Born on the same day as Graham Kerr. IMDb

Anthony Burgess (writer/civil servant) -- Dead. Died November 25, 1993. Born February 25, 1917. A Clockwork Orange IMDb

Garry Moore (TV game show host) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died November 28, 1993. Born January 31, 1915. IMDb


Frank Zappa (musician) -- Dead. Prostate cancer. Died December 4, 1993. Born December 21, 1940. Father of a brood of non-commercial music (Shut Up and Play Yer Guitar) and a number of interestingly-named children Home Page Home Page IMDb

Don Ameche (actor) -- Dead. Died December 6, 1993. Born May 31, 1908. Made a comeback in Cocoon IMDb

Myrna Loy (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died December 14, 1993. Born August 2, 1905. The Thin Man, Cheaper by the Dozen. The Best Years of Our Lives.  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Sam Wanamaker (actor/director) Dead. Cancer. Died December 18, 1993. Born 14, 1919. The driving force behind rebuilding the wonderful replica of the Globe Theater in London. IMDb

Don DeFore (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 22, 1993. Born August 25, 1913. George Baxter in Hazel.  IMDb

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