Famous Deaths in 2000 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 318 of 318

  • Aug 19 Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941)
  • Aug 19 Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo littérateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)
  • Aug 21 Daniel Lisulo, Prime Minister of Zambia (b. 1930)
  • Aug 23 John Anthony Kaiser, Roman Catholic priest (b. 1932)
  • Aug 25 Carl Barks, American cartoonist (b. 1901)
  • Aug 25 Jack Nitzsche, American record producer (b. 1937)
  • Aug 26 Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939)
  • Aug 26 [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), dies at 44
  • Aug 29 Willie Maddren, English footballer (b. 1951)
  • Aug 31 Patricia Owens, Canadian actress (b. 1925)
  • Sep 2 Elvera Sanchez, Puerto Rican dancer (b. 1905)
  • Sep 2 Curt Siodmak, German-born author (b. 1907)
  • Sep 3 Edward Anhalt, American screenwriter (b. 1914)
  • Sep 6 Breanna Lynn Bartlett-Stewart, first Kleihauer-Betke stillbirth (b. 2000)
  • Sep 9 Julian Critchley, British politician (b. 1930)
  • Sep 10 Zaib-un-Nissa Hamidullah, Pakistani journalist and writer. (b. 1921)
  • Sep 12 Stanley Turrentine, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1934)
  • Sep 14 Beah Richards, American actress (b. 1920)
  • Sep 14 Jerzy Giedroyc, Polish writer and activist (b. 1906)
  • Sep 15 Vincent Canby, American movie critic (b. 1924)
  • Sep 16 Georgiy Gongadze, Ukrainian journalist (b. 1969)
  • Sep 17 Nicole Reinhart, American cyclist (b. 1976)
  • Sep 17 Paula Yates, English TV personality (The Big Breakfast), dies of a drug overdose at 41
  • Sep 19 Anthony Robert Klitz, British artist (b. 1917)
  • Sep 20 Gherman Titov, cosmonaut (b. 1935)
  • Sep 21 Bryan Smith, Man who ran over Stephen King (b. 1957)
  • Sep 22 Rodney Anoa'i (Yokozuna), American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Sep 22 Saburo Sakai, Japanese aviator, (b. 1916)
  • Sep 23 Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican Major League Baseball player (b. 1947)
  • Sep 23 Carl Rowan, American journalist (b. 1925)
  • Sep 25 R. S. Thomas, Welsh poet (b. 1913)
  • Sep 26 Richard Mulligan, American actor (b. 1932)
  • Sep 26 Baden Powell, Brazilian guitarist (b. 1937)

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Sep 28 Pierre Trudeau, 15th Canadian Prime Minister (Liberal: 1968-79, 1980-84), dies of Parkinson's disease and prostate cancer at 80

Prime Minister of Canada Pierre Trudeau
Prime Minister of Canada
Pierre Trudeau
  • Oct 1 Robert Allen, American pianist and songwriter (b. 1928)
  • Oct 1 Reginald Kray, British gangster (b. 1933)
  • Oct 3 Benjamin Orr, American bassist and singer (The Cars) (b. 1947)
  • Oct 3 John Grant, British politician (b. 1932)
  • Oct 4 Michael Smith, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)
  • Oct 4 Yu Kuo-hwa, former Premier of Taiwan (b. 1914)
  • Oct 5 Cătălin Hîldan, Romanian footballer (b. 1976)
  • Oct 6 Richard Farnsworth, American actor (b. 1930)
  • Oct 9 David Dukes, American actor (b. 1945)
  • Oct 9 Patrick Anthony Porteous, Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross (b. 1918)
  • Oct 10 Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (b. 1916)
  • Oct 11 Donald Dewar, First Minister of Scotland (b. 1937)
  • Oct 13 Jean Peters, American actress (Viva Zapata!, Apache), dies at 73
  • Oct 15 Konrad Emil Bloch, German-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1912)
  • Oct 16 Mel Carnahan, American politician (b. 1934)
  • Oct 17 Leo Nomellini, wrestler (b. 1924)
  • Oct 18 Julie London, American singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • Oct 18 Gwen Verdon, American dancer and actress (b. 1925)
  • Oct 19 Hortense Ellis, Jamaican reggae singer (b. 1941)
  • Oct 23 Rodney Anoa'i aka Yokozuna, Samoan-American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Oct 27 Walter Berry, Austrian bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • Oct 28 Lída Baarová, Czech actress (b. 1914)
  • Oct 28 Andujar Cedeno, Dominican baseball player for the Houston Astros (b. 1969)
  • Oct 28 Carlos Guastavino, Argentine composer (b. 1912)

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Oct 30 Steve Allen, American comedian and TV host (Tonight Show, Steve Allen Show), dies of a heart attack at 78

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen
  • Oct 31 Watanabe Kazuki Japanese musician (Raphael) (b. 1981)
  • Oct 31 Ring Lardner, Jr., American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • Nov 1 Bernard Erhard, American voice actor (b. 1934)
  • Nov 5 Roger Peyrefitte, French writer (Special Friendships), dies at 93
  • Nov 5 Victor Grinich, American businessman (b. 1924)
  • Nov 5 Bibi Titi Mohammed, Tanzanian politician (b.1926)
  • Nov 5 Jimmie Davis, singer and politician (b. 1899)
  • Nov 6 David R. Brower, American environmentalist (b. 1912)
  • Nov 6 L. Sprague de Camp, American writer (b. 1907)
  • Nov 7 Chidambaram Subramaniam, Indian politician (b. 1910)
  • Nov 7 Queen Ingrid, Queen Dowager of Denmark (b. 1910)
  • Nov 9 Hugh Paddick, British actor (b. 1915)
  • Nov 10 Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Prime Minister of France (b. 1915)
  • Nov 12 Leah Rabin, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, (b. 1928)
  • Nov 12 Franck Pourcel, French popular orchestra leader (b. 1913)
  • Nov 12 John Bury, British stage designer who worked with Peter Hall, dies at 75
  • Nov 14 Robert Trout, American journalist (b. 1908)
  • Nov 15 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, dies at 93
  • Nov 16 DJ Screw, American hiphop DJ (b. 1971)
  • Nov 16 Joe C., American rapper (b. 1974)
  • Nov 17 Louis Eugène Félix Néel, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1904)
  • Nov 20 Mike Muuss, American computer programmer (b. 1958)
  • Nov 20 Kalle Päätalo, Finnish writer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 22 Christian Marquand, French actor, director and screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • Nov 22 Emil Zátopek, Czech athlete (b. 1922)
  • Nov 25 Hugh Alexander, American baseball player (b. 1917)
  • Nov 27 Len Shackleton, English former footballer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 28 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (b. 1895)
  • Nov 30 Scott Smith, Canadian rock bassist (Loverboy), drowns in a sailing accident at 45
  • Dec 3 Gwendolyn Brooks, American poet (b. 1917)
  • Dec 3 Hoyt Curtin, American songwriter (b. 1922)
  • Dec 4 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, dies at 79
  • Dec 6 Werner Klemperer, German-born actor (Hogan's Heroes), dies at 80
  • Dec 7 Vladimir Gotovac, Croatian poet and politician (b. 1930)
  • Dec 10 Marie Windsor, American film actress (b. 1919)
  • Dec 11 Shaista Suhrawardy Ikramullah, Pakistani politician, diplomat and author (b. 1915)
  • Dec 11 David Lewis, American actor (b. 1916)
  • Dec 12 George Montgomery, American actor (b. 1916)
  • Dec 18 Stan Fox, American race car driver (b. 1952)
  • Dec 18 Randolph Apperson Hearst, American newspaper publisher (Hearst Newspapers), dies at 85
  • Dec 18 Kirsty MacColl, English singer and songwriter (b. 1959)
  • Dec 19 Rob Buck, American guitarist (10,000 Maniacs) (b. 1958)
  • Dec 19 Milt Hinton, American jazz double bassist (b. 1910)
  • Dec 19 John Lindsay, American politician (b. 1921)
  • Dec 19 Pops Staples, American singer (The Staple Singers) (b. 1915)
  • Dec 20 Mirza Ghulam Hafiz, Bangladesh statesman, politician, and philanthropist (b. 1920)

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Dec 21 Alfred J. Gross, American inventor (invented the walkie-talkie), dies at 82

Inventor Alfred J. Gross
Inventor
Alfred J. Gross
  • Dec 23 Billy Barty, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Dec 23 Victor Borge, Danish-born comedian and pianist (b. 1909)
  • Dec 23 Noor Jehan, Indian singer and actress (b. 1926)
  • Dec 24 John Cooper, English race car designer (b. 1923)
  • Dec 24 Nick Massi, American singer (The Four Seasons) (b. 1935)
  • Dec 25 Neil Hawke, Australian cricketer and footballer (b. 1939
  • Dec 25 Willard Van Orman Quine, American philosopher (b. 1908)
  • Dec 26 Jason Robards, American actor (b. 1922)
  • Dec 26 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • Dec 30 Julius J. Epstein, American screenwriter (b. 1909)
  • Dec 31 Alan Cranston, American politician (b. 1914)
  • Dec 31 José Greco, Italian-born American flamenco dancer and choreographer (b. 1918)