Deaths in July 1999

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The following is a list of notable deaths in July 1999.

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Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

July 1999

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Dennis Brown Jamaican reggae singer

Dennis Emmanuel Brown CD was a Jamaican reggae singer. During his prolific career, which began in the late 1960s when he was aged eleven, he recorded more than 75 albums and was one of the major stars of lovers rock, a subgenre of reggae. Bob Marley cited Brown as his favourite singer, dubbing him "The Crown Prince of Reggae", and Brown would prove influential on future generations of reggae singers.

Edward Dmytryk Canadian-American film director

Edward Dmytryk was a Canadian-born American film director. He was known for his 1940s noir films and received an Oscar nomination for Best Director for Crossfire (1947). In 1947, he was named as one of the Hollywood Ten, a group of blacklisted film industry professionals who refused to testify to the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) in their investigations during the McCarthy-era 'Red scare'. They all served time in prison for contempt of Congress. In 1951, however, Dmytryk did testify to HUAC and rehabilitated his career. First hired again by independent producer Stanley Kramer in 1952, Dmytryk is likely best known for directing The Caine Mutiny (1954), a critical and commercial success. The second-highest grossing film of the year, it was nominated for Best Picture and several other awards at the 1955 Oscars. Dmytryk was nominated for a Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures.

Forrest Mars Sr. American businessman

Forrest Edward Mars Sr. was an American businessman and the driving force of the Mars candy empire. He is best known for introducing Milky Way (1923) and Mars (1932) chocolate candy bars, and M&M's (1941) chocolate candy, as well as orchestrating the launch of Uncle Ben's Rice. He was the son of candy company Mars, Inc. founder Frank C. Mars and his first wife Ethel G. Mars.

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Viktor Chebrikov KGB officer

Viktor Mikhailovich Chebrikov was a Soviet public official and security administrator and head of the KGB from December 1982 to October 1988.

John Martin "Jack" Plumley, was a British Anglican priest, Egyptologist and academic. Having served as a priest in the Church of England, he was Sir Herbert Thompson Professor of Egyptology at the University of Cambridge from 1957 to 1977.

Mario Puzo American writer

Mario Gianluigi Puzo was an American author, screenwriter and journalist. He is known for his crime novels about the Italian-American mafia, most notably The Godfather (1969), which he later co-adapted into a three-part film saga directed by Francis Ford Coppola. He received the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for the first film in 1972 and Part II in 1974. Puzo also wrote the original screenplay for the 1978 Superman film. His final novel, The Family, was released posthumously in 2001.

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Reg Bishop Australian politician

Reginald Bishop AO was an Australian politician who served as a Senator for South Australia from 1962 to 1981. He was a member of the Australian Labor Party (ALP), and held office in the Whitlam Government as Minister for Repatriation (1972–1974) and Postmaster-General (1974–1975).

Ricky Byrdsong was an American college basketball coach and insurance executive. He served as the head men's basketball coach at the University of Detroit Mercy from 1988 to 1993 and Northwestern University from 1993 to 1997, compiling a career coaching record of 89–163. Byrdsong was the first African American head coach of the Northwestern Wildcats men's basketball program. On July 2, 1999, he was shot at 8:52 pm in a hate crime killing spree. He died at 12:42 am on July 3, 1999.

Yueh Feng film director

Griffin Yueh Feng was a Chinese film director and screenwriter who worked in the Cinema of Hong Kong. He worked at the Shaw Brothers Studio's for many years and directed nearly 90 films.

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Esprit Barthet Maltese artist

Esprit Barthet (1919–1999) was an artist born in Valletta, Malta on 6 October 1919. Son of Camillo and Guzeppina Grixti.

Ronny Graham American actor and director

Ronny Graham was an American actor and theater director, composer, lyricist, and writer.

Liver disease Human disease

Liver disease is a type of damage to or disease of the liver. Whenever the course of the problem lasts long, chronic liver disease ensues.

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Leonard Arthur Butterfield was a New Zealand cricketer who played in one Test in 1946, making a pair.

Joan Kemp-Welch (1906–1999) was a British stage and film actress, who later went on to become a television director. After making her stage debut in 1926 at the Q Theatre, Kemp-Welch made her film debut in 1933 and appeared in fifteen films over the next decade largely in supporting or minor roles. Occasionally she played more substantial parts as in Hard Steel and They Flew Alone.

Clarence Walton "Walt" Lillehei, was an American surgeon who pioneered open-heart surgery, as well as numerous techniques, equipment and prostheses for cardiothoracic surgery.

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