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Celebrities and Notable People Who Died in the Year 1992

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1991 * * 1993

Ling-Ling (good will ambassador) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died circa 1992. Born circa 1971. A donation from China to the National Zoo in 1972. Survived by Hsing-Hsing

January

Grace Murray Hopper (Uber geek) -- Dead. Died January 1, 1992. Born December 9, 1906. The mother of COBOL, she coined the term "bug" after a hardware problem in an early system turned out to be a moth on a relayHome Page

Dame Judith Anderson (actress) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died January 3, 1992. Born February 10, 1897. Won Emmies for playing Lady MacBeth, played a Vulcan in The Search for Spock IMDb

Richard Hunt (puppeteer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died January 7, 1992. Born circa 1951. Voice of Beaker and Scooter IMDb

Jose Ferrer (actor) -- Dead. Died January 26, 1992. Born January 8, 1912. Won an Oscar for Cyrano de Bergerac, once married to Rosemary Clooney IMDb

February

Bert Parks (actor) -- Dead. Died February 2, 1992. Born December 30, 1914. IMDb

John Dehner (actor) -- Dead. Emphasema, diabetes. Died February 4, 1992. Born November 23, 1915. Busy actor, particularly on Westerns IMDb

Alex Haley (author) -- Dead. Died February 10, 1992. Born August 11, 1921. Roots and The Autobiography of Malcolm X

Dick York (actor) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died February 20, 1992. Born September 4, 1928. Bewitched Darren #1.  IMDb  FindAGrave

S. I. Hayakawa (academic/politician) -- Dead. Died February 27, 1992. Born July 18, 1906.

March

Sandy Dennis (actress) -- Dead. Ovarian cancer. Died March 2, 1992. Born April 27, 1937. IMDb

Menachem Begin (politician) -- Dead. Died March 9, 1992. Born August 16, 1913. Israeli Prime Minister, signed Camp David accord in 1978

John Ireland (actor) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died March 21, 1992. Born January 30, 1914. IMDb

Paul Henreid (actor) -- Dead. Complications from pneumonia. Died March 29, 1992. Born January 10, 1908. Normally I don't bother with real names, but for Paul George Julius Henreid Ritter Von Wassel-Waldingau I'll make an exception IMDb

April

Isaac Asimov (extremely prolific author) -- Dead. Heart and kidney failure/AIDS. Died April 6, 1992. Born January 2, 1920. Wrote hundreds of non-fiction and fiction works, including Foundation, a true mensch. AwardWeb Home Page IMDb

Sam Kinison (comedian) -- Dead. Killed by an idiot in a traffic accident. Died April 10, 1992. Born December 8, 1953. IMDb

Neville Brand (actor/decorated WW2 soldier) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died April 16, 1992. Born August 13, 1921. IMDb

Benny Hill (comedian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died April 20, 1992. Born January 21, 1925. IMDb

May

Marlene Dietrich (actress) -- Dead. Died May 6, 1992. Born December 27, 1901. IMDb

Lyle Alzado (football player/actor) -- Dead. Brain cancer (caused by AIDS (steroid abuse?)). Died May 14, 1992. Born April 3, 1949. IMDb

Lawrence Welk (bandleader) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died May 17, 1992. Born March 11, 1903. The Best of Lawrence Welk IMDb

Skip Stephenson (comedian) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died May 18, 1992. Born April 18, 1940. IMDb

Nancy Walker (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died May 25, 1992. Born May 10, 1921. Ida on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rhoda, Bounty paper towel spokeswoman for years Home Page IMDb

June

William Gaines (publisher) -- Dead. Died June 3, 1992. Born March 1, 1922. Mad

Robert Morley (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 3, 1992. Born May 26, 1908. Tall British comedy actor IMDb

Peter Allen (Composer/singer) -- Dead. AIDS. Died June 18, 1992. Born February 10, 1944. Wrote songs like "I Honestly Love You," married to Liza Minnelli in the '60s IMDb

John Jacob Astor, V (businessman) -- Dead. Died June 26, 1992. Born August 14,1912. The son of John Jacob Astor IV and his wife, Madeleine, he was born after the Titanic went down on April 15, 1912. His father refused to enter a lifeboat but his mother, pregnant with "V", survived.

July

Eric Sevareid (TV journalist) -- Dead. Stomach cancer. Died July 9, 1992. Born November 26, 1912. IMDb

August

Jeff Porcaro (rock musician) -- Dead. Toxic substances. Died August 5, 1992. Born April 1, 1954. A member of Toto

John Cage (composer) -- Dead. Died August 12, 1992. Born September 5, 1912. Home Page

Wayne McLaren (Marlboro Man) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died August 23, 1992. Born circa 1941.

Mary Norton (writer) -- Dead. Died August 29, 1992. Born December 10, 1903. Bonfires and Broomsticks (later filmed as Bedknobs and Broomsticks) and The Borrowers.  Home Page  IMDb

September

Ruth Nelson (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died September 12, 1992. Born circa 1918. Leonard's mother in Awakenings IMDb

Anthony Perkins (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died September 12, 1992. Born April 4, 1932. Psycho, his wife, Berry Berenson, was murdered by terrorists on September 11, 2001 IMDb

October

Denholm Elliott (actor) -- Dead. AIDS. Died October 6, 1992. Born May 31, 1922. IMDb

Willy Brandt (politician) -- Dead. Died October 8, 1992. Born December 18, 1913. West German chancellor

Shirley Booth (actress) -- Dead. Old age. Died October 16, 1992. Born August 30, 1907. Come Back Little Sheba, TV's Hazel IMDb

Cleavon Little (actor) -- Dead. Colon cancer. Died October 22, 1992. Born June 1, 1939. IMDb

Roger Miller (singer) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died October 25, 1992. Born January 2, 1936. Made "King of the Road" an extremely famous song IMDb

November

Hal Roach (writer/producer/director) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 2, 1992. Born January 14, 1892. Short subject director, especially The Little Rascals IMDb

Jack Kelly (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died November 7, 1992. Born September 16, 1927. Bart Maverick on TV's Maverick and one of the crew in Forbidden Planet IMDb

Chuck Connors (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died November 10, 1992. Born April 10, 1921. An early jock-turned actor, Connors played pro basketball and baseball and starred as The Rifleman IMDb

Sterling Holloway (voice) -- Dead. Died November 22, 1992. Born January 4, 1905. Voice of Winnie the Pooh IMDb

December

Vincent Gardenia (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 9, 1992. Born January 7, 1922. IMDb

Dana Andrews (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died December 17, 1992. Born January 1, 1909. Best Years of Their Lives and Laura IMDb

1991 * * 1993