Famous Deaths in January 2001

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