Famous Deaths in January 2001

  • Jan 1 Ray Walston, American actor (b. 1914)
  • Jan 2 William P. Rogers, American politician (b. 1913)
  • Jan 2 Teri Diver, American actress (b. 1971)
  • Jan 4 Les Brown, American bandleader (b. 1912)
  • Jan 5 Nancy Parsons, American actress (b. 1942)
  • Jan 9 Maurice Prather, American photographer (b. 1926)
  • Jan 11 Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (b. 1914)
  • Jan 11 Michael Williams, British actor, husband of Judi Dench (b. 1935)
  • Jan 12 Affirmed, American racehorse (b. 1975)
  • Jan 12 Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (b. 1922)
  • Jan 12 William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman (b. 1913)
  • Jan 13 Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1985)
  • Jan 14 Burkhard Heim, German physicist (b. 1925)
  • Jan 15 Ted Mann, American screenwriter (b. 1916)
  • Jan 16 Laurent-Désiré Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1939)
  • Jan 16 Auberon Waugh, British author and journalist (b. 1939)
  • Jan 17 Gregory Corso, American poet (b. 1930)
  • Jan 18 Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
  • Jan 19 Dario Vittori, Argentinean actor (b. 1921)
  • Jan 21 Byron De La Beckwith, American white supremacist (b. 1921)
  • Jan 22 Roy Brown, American clown (b. 1932)
  • Jan 22 Tommie Agee, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • Jan 24 Leif Thybo, Danish composer, dies at 78
  • Jan 26 Al McGuire, American basketball coach (b. 1928)
  • Jan 27 Stavros Damianides, Greek musician (b. 1941)
  • Jan 28 Curt Blefary, American baseball player, dies at 57
  • Jan 30 Jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (b. 1911)
  • Jan 30 Johnnie Johnson, British fighter pilot (b. 1915)
  • Jan 30 Joseph Ransohoff, the father of modern neurosurgery (b. 1915)
  • Jan 31 Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian writer (b. 1923)