Famous Deaths in June 2001

  • Jun 1 Queen Aiswarya of Nepal (b. 1949)
  • Jun 1 King Birendra of Nepal (b. 1945)
  • Jun 1 Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
  • Jun 2 Imogene Coca, American actress (b. 1908)
  • Jun 2 Frank Stagg, Baptist Theologian (b. 1911)
  • Jun 2 Joey Maxim, American boxer (b. 1922)
  • Jun 3 Anthony Quinn, Mexican-born actor (b. 1915)
  • Jun 4 Dipendra of Nepal (b. 1971)
  • Jun 4 John Hartford, American musician (b. 1937)
  • Jun 5 Pedro Laín Entralgo, Spanish writer, medical and humanist
  • Jun 7 Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones) (b. 1952)
  • Jun 7 Víctor Paz Estenssoro, President of Bolivia (b. 1907)
  • Jun 10 Princess Leila of Iran (b. 1970)
  • Jun 10 Mike Mentzer, American bodybuilder (b. 1951)
  • Jun 11 Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (by execution; b. 1968)
  • Jun 11 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (b. 1923)
  • Jun 15 Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (b. 1909)
  • Jun 15 Leif Kayser, Danish composer and organist, dies at 83
  • Jun 17 Donald J. Cram, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1919)
  • Jun 19 John Heyer, Australian documentary filmmaker (b. 1916)
  • Jun 21 John Lee Hooker, American musician (b. 1916)
  • Jun 21 Carroll O'Connor, American actor (b. 1924)
  • Jun 21 Souad Hosni, Egyptian actress (b. 1942)
  • Jun 23 Yvonne Dionne, one of the Canadian Dionne quintuplets (b. 1934)
  • Jun 26 Soccer (dog actor) (b. 1988)
  • Jun 27 Tove Jansson, Finnish author (b. 1914)

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Jun 27 Jack Lemmon, American actor (Days of Wine & Roses, Missing), dies of colon cancer and metastatic cancer of the bladder at 76

  • Jun 28 Mortimer Adler, American philosopher (b. 1902)
  • Jun 28 Joan Sims, English actress (b. 1930)
  • Jun 30 Chet Atkins, American country guitar player and producer (b. 1924)
  • Jun 30 Joe Henderson, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1937)