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2011Anne McCaffrey, sci-fi author, dies at 85

1942J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], South African Premier (1914-39), dies at 76

November 21st Deaths
Date Event
496
Pope Gelasius I, Catholic Pope, of Berber extraction 
1361
Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (plague) (b. 1346) 
1481
Ikkyu Sojun, Zen head of Daitokuji temple, dies in Kyoto, Japan at 87 
1555
Georg Agricola, [Bauer], German mineralogist (zinc), dies at 61 
1566
Annibale Caro, Italian poet (b. 1507) 
1579
Thomas Gresham, English merchant and financier 
1580
Willem Van Hoorn, baron of Heze, governor of Brussels, executed 
1610
Benedict van Canfield, [William Fish], English missionary, dies 
1652
Jan Brożek, Polish mathematician, physician, and astronomer (b. 1585) 
1695
Henry Purcell, English composer (Indian Queen), dies at 36 
1695
Henry Purcell, The Wolf of Wall Street 
1710
Barnardo Pasquini, composer, dies at 72 
1728
Fjodor M graaf Apraksin, Russian gen-admiral, dies at about 57 
1730
François de Troy, French portrait artist 
1775
John Hill, British writer 
1811
Heinrich W von Kleist, German playwright, dies at 34 
1811
Heinrich von Kleist, Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas 
1813
William Russell, composer, dies at 36 
1817
Richard B Garnett, killed during Pickett's Charge, Brig Gen 
1830
Károly Kisfaludy, A pártütök 
1835
James Hogg, Osobisty pamietnik grzesznika przez niego samego spisany 
1844
Ivan Krylov, Russian fabulist (b. 1769) 
1863
Joseph Mayseder, composer, dies at 74 
1870
Karel J Erben, Czech poet (Ruiker), dies at 69 
1870
Karel Jaromír Erben, Greedy Guts 
1875
Friedrich A Lange, philosopher/socialist (Neo-Kantianism), dies at 67 
1881
Ami Boué, Austrian geologist (b. 1794) 
1882
Sergei G Netsjajev, Russian nihilist, dies at 35 
1899
Garret Augustus Hobart, 24th VP, dies 
1899
Garret A. Hobart, President McKinley's Inspection of Camp Wikoff 
1900
J J Ferris, cricketer (48 wickets for Aust in 8 Tests in 1880's), dies 
1907
Gaetano Braga, composer, dies at 78 
1907
Harry Boyle, round-arm cricket bowler (12 of Aust's early Tests), dies 
1916
Franz Jozef I, King of Austria/Hungary, dies 
1916
Emperor Franz Josef, Emperor Franz Josef Opening the Millenial Exhibition 
1919
Georg Queri, Mattheis bricht's Eis 
1920
Caryl Florio, composer, dies at 77 
1920
William James Robjohn, composer, dies at 77 
1922
Ricardo Flores Magón, Mexican anarchist (b. 1874). 
1923
Ralph Delmore, In Spite of the Evidence 
1924
Florence Harding, American First Lady (b. 1860) 
1924
Paul Milliet, Werther 
1924
Florence Kling Harding, Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding 
1928
Hermann Sudermann, German author (Frau Sorge), dies 
1928
Hermann Sudermann, Sunrise 
1928
Edward Connelly, The Saphead 
1929
Hermann Leffler, The Golden Butterfly 
1932
Vito Pardo, Italian sculptor (Columbus monument Argentina), dies 
1933
Norval MacGregor, The Target 
1933
Inez Clough, Easy Money 
1937
Henri Cain, Cyrano de Bergerac 
1938
Leopold Godowsky, pianist/composer, dies at 68 
1938
Leopold Godowsky, Kate & Leopold 
1940
Geoffrey Legge, cricketer (WWII 196 Eng v NZ Auckland 1930), dies 
1940
Agustín Espí, 48 pesetas de taxi 
1941
Juanita Spellini, first women executed in Calif 
1941
Henrietta Vinton Davis American elocutionist, dramatist, impersonator, public speaker (b. 1860) 
1942
J. B. M. Hertzog [Barry Hertzog], South African Premier (1914-39), dies at 76 
1942
Maxwell Held, Love's Law 
1942
Evelyn Carter Carrington, Salvation Nell 
1942
Hans Erdmann, Nosferatu 
1944
Walter Lieck, The Adventures of Baron Munchausen 
1945
Robert Benchley, US humorist (My 10 years in a quandary), dies at 56 
1945
Ellen Glasgow, In This Our Life 
1945
Robert Benchley, Foreign Correspondent 
1945
Adelina Abranches, Maria do Mar 
1946
Eduardo Marquina, El monje blanco 
1947
George LeGuere, Strife 
1948
Karin Alexandersson, Fadren 
1949
Alida Rouffe, Marius 
1949
Max Dill, Glory 
1949
George Webster, Utah 
1952
Henriette Roland Holst-de Schalk, marxist author, dies at 82 
1952
William Green, union chairman (AFL 1924-52), dies at 79 
1953
Larry Shields, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1893) 
1953
J.B. Zokovich, Citizen Kane 
1953
Larry Shields, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button 
1954
Karol Rathaus, composer, dies at 59 
1954
Werner Elert, German Lutheran theologian, dies at 69 
1954
Karol Rathaus, Let Us Live 
1954
Edward Coxen, The Stranger of the Hills 
1955
Vyacheslav Novikov, The Childhood of Maxim Gorky 
1957
Francis Burton Harrison, American political figure (b. 1873) 
1958
Mel Ott, NY Giant baseball star (1926-1947), dies at 49 
1958
Mel Ott,  
1959
Max Baer, US, heavyweight boxing champ (1934), dies at 49 
1959
Max Baer, American boxer (b. 1909) 
1959
Max Baer, Africa Screams 
1960
Jesús Castillón, Fiesta 
1963
Luis Cernuda, Spanish poet (Perfil del Aire), dies at 61 
1963
Pierre Blanchar, actor (Man From Nowhere), dies at 71 
1963
Robert Stroud, "bird man of Alcatraz", dies 
1963
Pierre Blanchar, Wooden Crosses 
1966
Bradford Ropes, 42nd Street 
1967
Florence Reed, actress (Black Panther Club), dies after illness at 84 
1967
C. M. Eddy, Jr., American writer (b. 1896) 
1967
Sidney Saunders, King Kong 
1969
Mutesa II of Buganda, President of Uganda (1924) 
1970
Newsy Lalonde, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1887) 
1970
Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman, Indian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1888) 
1973
Thomas Pelly, American politician (b. 1902) 
1974
Frank Martin, Swiss composer (In Terra Fax), dies at 84 
1975
G Gunnarsson, writer, dies at 86 
1976
Niles Welch, actor (Cornered), dies at 88 
1976
Valentin Vaala, Omena putoaa 
1977
Anthony Jowitt, The Coast of Folly 
1978
John Barclay, Soylent Green 
1979
Henryk Labunski, Podhale w ogniu 
1979
Celia Viveros, Ante el cadáver de un líder 
1979
Konstantin Sedykh, Dauriya 
1980
Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies 
1980
Walter Rilla, Day of Anger 
1980
Lucas Wensing, Dokter Finlay 
1980
Sara García, Los tres García 
1981
Harry Von Zell, TV announcer (Burns & Allen), dies at 75 
1981
Colin Cunningham, Hearts and Flowers 
1981
Irving Friedman, He Walked by Night 
1981
Muammer Gözalan, Bahtimin yildizi 
1981
Harry von Zell, Son of Paleface 
1981
Dotha Hippe, Broadway 
1982
Lee Patrick, actress (Henrietta-Topper, Maltese Falcon), dies at 75 
1982
John Hargrave, British Social Credit advocate (b. 1894) 
1982
Georges Chamarat, Diabolique 
1982
Lee Patrick, Vertigo 
1982
Gertie Löweström, Löjen och tårar 
1982
Barry Alldis, Man in the Dark 
1983
Harris Berger, East Side Kids 
1983
Milton Morris, The Last of the Blue Devils 
1983
Göta Larsson, Den gamla herrgården 
1983
Richard Borland, The Graduate 
1983
Lennart Fors, Anita: Swedish Nymphet 
1984
Vladimir Pavlovich, Barkhatnyy sezon 
1984
A. Yansons, Dikaya sobaka Dingo 
1984
Simon Scuddamore, Slaughter High 
1985
Ramnath Kenny, cricketer (5 Tests for India 1958-60), dies 
1985
Ivo Serdar, Tko je vidio lovokradicu 
1985
Johannes Marott, Be Dear to Me 
1986
Jerry Colonna, actor (Jerry Colonna Show), dies at 82 
1986
Marcelino Sanchez, American actor (b. 1957) 
1986
Dar Robinson, American film stuntman (b. 1947) 
1986
Dar Robinson, Lethal Weapon 
1986
Dorothy Seay, Silent Pal 
1986
Jerry Colonna, Alice in Wonderland 
1986
Stanislaw Kwaskowski, Matka Królów 
1986
Ctibor Filcík, Krotká 
1986
Marcelino Sánchez, The Warriors 
1986
Howard Bay, The Exile 
1987
James E Folsom, (Alabama-Gov, 1947-51, 1955-59), dies at 79 
1987
Lech Lorentowicz, Znicz olimpijski 
1987
Ivan Jandl, The Search 
1987
Dusty Cooke, 1951 MLB All-Star Game 
1987
Constance Hilton, On the Loose 
1988
Carl Hubbell, American baseball player (b. 1903) 
1988
Robert Stabler, Copper Sky 
1988
Carl Hubbell, Pennant Chasers 
1988
Renee Orsell, A Star Is Born 
1988
Jack Orrison, The Plainclothesman 
1988
Pál Kalmár, Szent Péter esernyöje 
1989
Harvey Hart, Mudd's Women 
1989
Valentina Kameniková, Od vrazdy jenom krok ke lzi 
1989
Yana, Episode #1.6 
1989
Will Glahé, Weltrekord im Seitensprung 
1989
Peter Burton, A Clockwork Orange 
1990
Dean Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1954) 
1990
Valentina Chemberg, Malchik i devochka 
1990
Doreen McLean, Back Street 
1991
Daniel Mann, US director (Rose tattoo), dies of heart failure at 79 
1991
David "Sonny" Werblin, AFL owner (NY Jets), dies at 81 
1991
Prior Jones, West Indian cricket pace bowler (9 Tests 1948-52), dies 
1991
Sonny Werblin, NY sports impresario, dies at 81 
1991
Robert Kaufman, Love at First Bite 
1991
Daniel Mann, BUtterfield 8 
1991
John Whedon, The Island at the Top of the World 
1992
Kaysone Phomvihane, PM of Laos (1975-91), dies 
1992
Severino Gazzelloni, Italian flautist, dies 
1992
Ida Mae Hays, The Under-Pup 
1992
Louise Coldren, Deliverance 
1992
Margery Ross, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear 
1992
Kapitolina Ilyenko, Lyumi 
1993
Christopher Frank, director/actor (Annee Des Meduses), dies at 50 
1993
Emile Ardolino, director (Sister Act), dies of AIDS at 50 
1993
Jim McLaughlin, Buffalo radio newsman (WKBW), dies at 59 
1993
Bill Bixby, The Trial of the Incredible Hulk 
1993
Richard Wordsworth, The Curse of the Werewolf 
1993
Ikrama Baltayeva, Mahallada Duv-duv Gap 
1993
Christopher Frank, L'important c'est d'aimer 
1993
Grant Keate, The Wasp Woman 
1993
Virgil Whitmore,  
1994
Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42 
1994
Mark Davis, Singin' in the Rain 
1994
Billy Bridge, Just for Fun 
1994
George E. Carey, General Hospital 
1994
Pino Locchi, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly 
1995
Dorothy Jeakins, costume designer, dies at 81 
1995
George Ivan Smith, diplomat, dies at 80 
1995
Peter Grant, rock band manager, dies at 60 
1995
Smilin' Jim Eames, singer/songwriter, dies at 71 
1995
Noel Jones, British diplomat (b. 1940) 
1995
Jacqueline Squire, Trio for Terror 
1995
Laila Mourad, The Flirtation of Girls 
1995
Dorothy Jeakins, The Sound of Music 
1995
Bruno Gerussi, The Hitman 
1995
Peter Grant, The Song Remains the Same 
1995
Rafael Farina, Spanish Affair 
1995
Fred Holliday, Days of Our Lives 
1995
Orma Aunio, The Stars Will Tell, Inspector Palmu 
1996
Bernard William George Rose, organist, dies at 80 
1996
Edward George Edwards, chenist, dies at 82 
1996
Virginia Downing, actress (Gig, Butterfield 8), dies at 92 
1996
Bill Dollar, Stroker Ace 
1996
Gail Stone-Stanton, Making the Grade 
1996
Sandro Continenza, Let Sleeping Corpses Lie 
1996
Virginia Downing, The Case of the Lively Ghost 
1996
Gertrude Kingston, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn 
1997
Ismail Fahmi, external minister of Egypt in (1973-77), dies 
1997
Linda Elstad, Divorce Wars: A Love Story 
1997
Harold Geneen, The Stock Exchange 
1997
Erna Raupach-Petersen, Tratsch im Treppenhaus 
1997
Robert Simpson, Pretty Vacants 
1998
William Bernds, The Hoodlum Priest 
1998
Fabian Ver,  
1998
Gerry Red Wilson, Radio Daze 
1998
Charles Flickinger, The Pigskin Palooka 
1998
William G. Knight, Wall Street 
1998
Dave Huffman, 1987 NFC Championship Game 
1998
Valentin Berezhkov, The Road to War 
1999
Quentin Crisp, British writer, raconteur and actor (b. 1908) 
1999
Horacio Gómez Bolaños, Charrito 
1999
Harvard Gordon, Leprechaun 
1999
Eddie Cherkose, Bowery Buckaroos 
1999
Quentin Crisp, Orlando 
1999
Ralph Foody, Home Alone 
1999
Harold 'Bouncy' Wertz, Choo-Choo! 
2000
Harald Leipnitz, Creature with the Blue Hand 
2000
Ernest Lluch, Episode #2.6 
2000
Emil Zátopek, Nejlepsí tip 
2000
Edward Ludlum, Death Valley Days 
2000
Tuyaara Svinoboyeva, The River 
2000
Barbara Sobotta, Dziura w ziemi 
2001
Salahuddin of Malaysia, King of Malaysia (b. 1926) 
2001
Yelena Rynkovich, Antonina Bragina 
2001
Ralph Burns, Cabaret 
2001
István Novák, The Agony of Mr. Boroka 
2001
Bernard de Latour, Du Guesclin 
2001
Seymour Reit, Casper: A Spirited Beginning 
2001
Gardner McKay, I Sailed to Tahiti with an All Girl Crew 
2001
Avril Gentles, One Life to Live 
2002
Hadda Brooks, American jazz singer, pianist, and composer (b. 1916) 
2002
Hadda Brooks, The Thirteenth Floor 
2002
William A. Barry,  
2002
Viktor Otisko, Vesna na Odere 
2002
Werner Schlechte, John Gabriel Borkman 
2002
Günter Müggenburg, Bericht aus Bonn 
2002
Buddy Kaye, Sleepers 
2003
Boyce Holleman, The Beast Within 
2003
Theo Berger, Der Al Capone vom Donaumoos 
2003
Teddy Randazzo, An Education 
2004
Uwe Scholz, Le sacre du printemps 
2004
Isidore Edelman, Our Genes/Our Choices 
2004
Robert Courtleigh, Atom Squad 
2004
Wanda Weslaw-Idzinska, Cudowne miejsce 
2004
Philip Garris, Jack Directs Film 
2004
Phil Garris, Crackpot 
2005
Alfred Anderson, last Scottish World War I (and Christmas Truce) veteran (b. 1896) 
2005
Hugh Sidey, American journalist (b. 1927) 
2005
Nikola Dadov, Darvo bez koren 
2005
Luce Potter, Practice What You Preach 
2005
John W. Mitchell, The Bridge on the River Kwai 
2005
Gustaf Olivecrona, Rosenbaddarna 
2005
Takeo Yamashita, Gamblers in Okinawa 
2005
Hugh Sidey, The Kennedys: The Curse of Power 
2006
Pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanese Cabinet minister (assassinated) (b. 1972) 
2006
Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist (b. 1915) 
2006
Robert Lockwood Jr., The Arrival 
2006
Dora Komar, You Only You 
2006
Dana Kurbalija, Izvor 
2006
Ksenija Zecevic, Some Birds Can't Fly 
2006
Bernard Rimland, Rain Man 
2006
Antonio Salvadori, Guglielmo Tell 
2006
Ruta Knezevic, Kad mrtvi zapjevaju 
2006
Caleb David Shillander, To Bring Her Children Home 
2007
Fernando Fernán Gómez, Spanish actor, director, academic and playwright (b. 1921) 
2007
Tom Johnson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1928) 
2007
Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1931) 
2007
Sotir Maynolovski, Tuvalu 
2007
Robert Etcheverry, Le chevalier Tempête 
2007
Fernando Fernán Gómez, All About My Mother 
2007
Eric Braun, An Affair to Remember 
2007
Andrew Foldi, Der Barbier von Sevilla 
2007
Jochen Zillmer, Tecumseh 
2007
Ian Black, The Final Option 
2007
Richard Leigh, Time Machine: Beyond the Da Vinci Code 
2007
Glenn Rose, Lana Turner... a Daughter's Memoir 
2008
Tomasz Wert, Ksiega wielkich zyczen 
2008
Italo Grassi, Maria Stuarda 
2008
Stephen Rose, The Secret of the Snake 
2008
Rose Arrick, Ishtar 
2008
Gleb Plaksin, White Gold 
2008
June Filmer, One Man's Journey 
2008
Miklós Domahidy, Vigyázók 
2009
Konstantin Feoktistov, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1926) 
2009
Rusty Kanokogi, Blue in the Face 
2009
Ira Hanford, Seabiscuit 
2009
Bernard Bonnin, Dapit-hapon: Oras ng pagtutuus 
2009
Maria Klejdysz, Opadly liscie z drzew 
2009
Natasza Eichelkraut-Galimska, Lawstorant 
2009
Jeff Mart, Tremors 
2010
Norris Church Mailer, American model and widow of Norman Mailer (b. 1949) 
2010
Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, American artist and writer (b. 1917) 
2010
David Nolan, American politicial activist (b. 1943) 
2010
Norris Mailer, The Executioner's Song 
2010
Willis Burks II, King of California 
2010
Moacir C. Lopes, The Oyster and the Wind 
2010
Saveta Kovac, The Marathon Family 
2010
Rosaura Andreu, La conciencia de Lucía 
2011
Anne McCaffrey, sci-fi author, dies at 85 
2011
David Levitan, On Trial 
2011
Syd Cain, GoldenEye 
2011
George Gallup Jr., The 12th Annual People's Choice Awards 
2011
Danshi Tatekawa, Ode to an Old Teacher 
2011
Anne McCaffrey, Dragonriders of Pern 
2012
Vladka Meed, The Holocaust: In Memory of Millions 
2012
Art Ginsburg, Mr. Food: Ooh It's So Good! 
2012
Austin Peralta, Riding Giants 
2012
Serban Ionescu, Maria 
2012
Emily Squires, Allegra's Window 
2012
Edwin Brant Frost, Mr. Griffin and Me 
2012
Deborah Raffin, Death Wish 3 
2012
Dann Cahn, Lucy's Italian Movie 
2012
Mladen Basic, It Was Not Useless 
2012
Liria Petrides, Young@Heart 
2013
Vern Mikkelsen, American HOF basketball player, dies at 85 
2013
Piero Sammataro, Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore 
2013
Bernard Parmegiani, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Miss Osbourne 
2013
Conrad Susa, All My Sons 
2013
Vern Mikkelsen, Best NBA Teams 
2013
Michael Weiner,  
2013
Herbert Mitgang, Mister Lincoln 
2013
John Egerton, Partners of the Heart 
2013
Mad Dog Vachon, The Wrestling Queen 
2013
Jeremiah Kincade, The In-Laws 
2013
Richard Wendley, The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse 
2014
Borden Mace, Animal Farm 
2014
Nobuyoshi Koshibe, Speed Racer 
2014
Claude Sylvestre, Madame La Bolduc 
2014
Vicente Paterno, Imelda 
2015
Ramona Jones, Fiddler and 'Hee Haw' Cast Member, Dead at 91 
2015
Namibian cricketer Raymond van Schoor dies, aged 25, five days after on-field collapse due to stroke 
2017
American modernist architect Albert C Ledner dies aged 93 
2017
Terry Glenn: Former NFL wide receiver dies aged 43 in car crash 
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