Famous Deaths in April 2001

  • Apr 1 Olivia Barclay, British astrologer (b. 1919)
  • Apr 1 Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer (b. 1939)
  • Apr 1 Jo-Jo Moore, American baseball player (b. 1908)
  • Apr 2 Charles Daudelin, Canadian artist (b. 1920)
  • Apr 2 Jennifer Syme, American actress (b. 1972)
  • Apr 3 Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist, dies at 89
  • Apr 4 Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American custom car designer (b. 1932)
  • Apr 5 Brother Theodore, German comedian (b. 1906)
  • Apr 5 Malcolm Shepherd [2nd Baron Shepherd], Politician (L) and Leader of the House of Lords (1974-76), dies at 82
  • Apr 6 Charles Pettigrew, American singer (b. 1963)
  • Apr 7 David Graf, American actor (b. 1950)
  • Apr 7 Beatrice Straight, American actress, dies of pneumonia at 86
  • Apr 9 Willie Stargell, American baseball player (b. 1940)
  • Apr 11 Sandy Bull, American musician (b. 1941)
  • Apr 11 Harry Secombe, Welsh actor and comedian (b. 1921)
  • Apr 12 Harvey Ball, American inventor (b. 1921)
  • Apr 13 Robert Moon, American postal inspector (b. 1917)
  • Apr 14 Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director (b. 1927)
  • Apr 14 Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (b. 1939)
  • Apr 15 Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
  • Apr 16 Alec Stock, English football manager (b. 1917)
  • Apr 20 Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)
  • Apr 24 Al Hibbler, American singer (b. 1915)
  • Apr 24 Leon Sullivan, African-American civil rights leader and pastor (b. 1922)
  • Apr 25 Michele Alboreto, Italian race car driver (b. 1956)