Famous Deaths in 2001 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 359 of 359

  • Aug 2 Ron Townson, American singer (The Fifth Dimension) (b. 1933)
  • Aug 3 Christopher Hewett, British actor (b. 1922)
  • Aug 4 Lorenzo Music, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Aug 5 Otema Allimadi, Prime Minister of Uganda (b. 1929)
  • Aug 6 Jorge Amado de Faria, Brazilian writer (b. 1912)
  • Aug 6 Dorothy Tutin, English actress (b. 1930)
  • Aug 6 Wilhelm Mohnke, one of the original 120 members of the Nazi SS-Staff Guard (b. 1911)
  • Aug 10 Lou Boudreau, American baseball player and manager (b. 1917)
  • Aug 11 Percy Stallard, English racing cyclist (b. 1909)
  • Aug 13 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (b. 1947)
  • Aug 15 Richard Chelimo, Kenyan athlete (b. 1972)
  • Aug 18 David Peakall, British scientist (b. 1931)
  • Aug 19 Donald Woods, South African journalist and anti-apartheid activist (b. 1933)
  • Aug 19 Betty Everett, American singer and pianist (b. 1939)
  • Aug 20 Sir Fred Hoyle, English astronomer and science fiction writer (b. 1915)
  • Aug 20 Kim Stanley [Patricia Reid], American actress (Frances), dies at 76
  • Aug 21 Calum MacKay, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1927)
  • Aug 23 Kathleen Freeman, American actress (b. 1919)
  • Aug 23 Peter Maas, American novelist (b. 1929)
  • Aug 24 Jane Greer, American actress (b. 1924)
  • Aug 25 Aaliyah [Haughton], American singer and actress, dies in a plane crash in the Bahamas at 22
  • Aug 25 Carl Brewer, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • Aug 25 Ken Tyrrell, former race driver and founder of Tyrrell Racing (b. 1924)
  • Aug 25 Philippe Léotard, French actor and singer (b. 1940)
  • Aug 26 Louis Muhlstock, Canadian painter (b. 1904)
  • Aug 27 Abu Ali Mustafa, leader of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (assassinated) (b. 1938)
  • Aug 27 Michael Dertouzos, Greek internet pioneer, Director of the M.I.T. Laboratory for Computer Science (b. 1936)
  • Aug 29 Graeme "Shirley" Strachan, Australian singer (Skyhooks), TV and radio star (b. 1952)
  • Aug 29 Francisco Rabal, Spanish actor (b. 1926)
  • Aug 30 Ivor Spencer-Thomas, English farmer, entrepreneur and inventor (b. 1907)
  • Sep 1 Brian Moore British sports commentator (b. 1932)
  • Sep 2 Jay Migliori, American saxophonist (Supersax), dies at 70
  • Sep 2 Christiaan Barnard, South African heart surgeon (b. 1922)
  • Sep 2 Troy Donahue, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Sep 3 Pauline Kael, American film critic (b. 1919)
  • Sep 3 Thuy Trang, American actress (b. 1973)
  • Sep 4 Hank the Angry Drunken Dwarf, American radio personality (b. 1962)
  • Sep 5 Vladimir Žerjavić, Croatian UN statistician (b. 1912)
  • Sep 5 Justin Wilson, American Cajun chef and humorist (b. 1914)
  • Sep 5 Heywood Hale Broun, American TV commentator and sports correspondent, dies at 83
  • Sep 6 Carl Crack, German musician (Atari Teenage Riot) (b. 1971)
  • Sep 7 Spede Pasanen, Finnish television personality (b. 1930)
  • Sep 7 Billie Lou Watt, American actress (b. 1924)
  • Sep 7 Igor Buketoff, American conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra 1964-65), dies at 86
  • Sep 9 Ahmed Shah Massoud, Afghani military leader (b. 1953)
  • Sep 10 DJ Uncle Al (b.1969)
  • Sep 11 Alice Stewart Trillin, American author (b. 1938)
  • Sep 11 Marwan Al-Shehhi, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1978)
  • Sep 11 David Angell, American sitcom creator (b. 1946)
  • Sep 11 Mohamed Atta, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1968)
  • Sep 11 Garnet Bailey, Canadian hockey player and scout (b. 1948)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 11 Todd Beamer, American passenger and hero on United Airlines Flight 93, dies at 32 in a plane crash trying to stop the 9/11 terrorists

Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 Todd Beamer
Passenger on United Airlines Flight 93
Todd Beamer
  • Sep 11 Berry Berenson, widow of Anthony Perkins (b. 1948)
  • Sep 11 Mark Bingham, passenger on United Airlines Flight 93 (b. 1970)
  • Sep 11 Tom Burnett, American businessman (b. 1963)
  • Sep 11 Peter J. Ganci, Jr., Chief of Department, FDNY (b. 1946)
  • Sep 11 Hani Hanjour, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1972)
  • Sep 11 Ziad Jarrah, 9/11 terrorist (b. 1975)
  • Sep 11 Father Mychal F. Judge, Chaplain, FDNY (b. 1933)
  • Sep 11 Angel L. Juarbe, Jr., American firefighter (b. 1966)
  • Sep 11 John P. O'Neill, American anti-terrorism FBI agent (b. 1952)
  • Sep 11 John Ogonowski, pilot for American Airlines Flight 11 (b. 1951)
  • Sep 11 Barbara Olson, American political commentator (b. 1955)
  • Sep 11 Daniel M. Lewin, founder of Akamai Technologies (b. 1970)
  • Sep 12 Victor Wong, Chinese-American actor (b. 1927)
  • Sep 13 Dorothy McGuire, American actress, dies of cardiac arrest following a short illness at 85
  • Sep 14 Stelios Kazantzidis, Greek singer (b. 1931)
  • Sep 16 Samuel Z. Arkoff, American film producer (b. 1918)
  • Sep 17 Lou Dog, Sublime mascot.
  • Sep 18 Ernie Coombs, Canadian entertainer (b. 1927)
  • Sep 19 Jan Koplowitz, German writer, dies at 91
  • Sep 22 Isaac Stern, Ukrainian violinist (b. 1920)
  • Sep 23 Ron Hewitt, Welsh footballer (b. 1928)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Sep 29 Nguyễn Văn Thiệu, President of South Vietnam (1965-75), dies of a stroke at 78

Vietnamese Politican Nguyen Van Thieu
Vietnamese Politican
Nguyen Van Thieu
  • Oct 1 Guy Beaulne, French-Canadian actor and theatre director (b. 1921)
  • Oct 1 Kathleen Ankers, American scenic designer (b. 1919)
  • Oct 2 Franz Biebl, German composer (b. 1906)
  • Oct 4 Blaise Alexander, American race car driver (b. 1976)
  • Oct 4 Ahron Soloveichik, Orthodox Jewish rabbi, dies at 84
  • Oct 5 Mike Mansfield, American politician (b. 1903)
  • Oct 6 Arne Harris, American television sports director (b. 1934)
  • Oct 7 Christopher Adams, British-born pro wrestler and judoka (b. 1955)
  • Oct 7 Herblock, American cartoonist (b. 1909)
  • Oct 7 Roger Gaudry, French Canadian chemist, businessman and corporate director (b. 1913)
  • Oct 9 Dagmar, American television personality (b. 1921)
  • Oct 9 Herbert Ross, American film director and producer (b. 1927)
  • Oct 10 Eddie Futch, American boxing trainer (b. 1911)
  • Oct 10 Vasily Mishin, Soviet rocket designer (b. 1917)
  • Oct 12 Quintin Hogg, Baron Hailsham of St Marylebone, British politician (b. 1907)
  • Oct 13 Peter Doyle, Australian pop singer (The New Seekers) (b. 1949)
  • Oct 15 Zhang Xueliang, Chinese ruler of Manchuria (b. 1901)
  • Oct 17 Jay Livingston, American songwriter (b. 1915)
  • Oct 17 Rehavam Zeevi, Israeli politician (b. 1926)
  • Oct 18 Micheline Ostermeyer, French athlete and musician (b. 1922)
  • Oct 20 Ted Ammon, American financier (b. 1949)
  • Oct 22 Prof. Dr. Dkfm. Helmut Krackowizer, journalist and motorcycle racer (b. 1922)
  • Oct 23 Ronald William Kirby, British artist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 23 Daniel Wildenstein, French art dealer and racehorse owner (b. 1917)
  • Oct 24 Wolf Rüdiger Hess, German neo-Nazi (b. 1937)
  • Oct 28 Gerard Hengeveld, Dutch composer (b. 1910)
  • Oct 31 Régine Cavagnoud, French skier (b. 1970)
  • Nov 3 Ernst Gombrich, Austrian art historian (b. 1909)
  • Nov 3 Thomas Brasch, German writer and film director, dies at 56
  • Nov 5 Roy Boulting, English film director and producer (b. 1913)
  • Nov 5 Barry Horne, a British animal liberation activist.
  • Nov 6 Anthony Shaffer, English dramatist (Sleuth), dies at 75
  • Nov 7 Nida Blanca, Filipino actress (b. 1936)
  • Nov 9 Niels Jannasch, Canadian historian and museum curator (b. 1924)
  • Nov 10 Ken Kesey, American author (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest), dies at 66
  • Nov 12 Tony Miles, English chess player (b. 1955)
  • Nov 13 Peggy Mount, English actress (b. 1915)
  • Nov 14 Charlotte Coleman, British actress (Four Weddings and a Funeral), dies of an asthma attack at 33
  • Nov 14 Juan Carlos Lorenzo, Argentine footballer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 16 Tommy Flanagan, American jazz pianist (b. 1930)
  • Nov 17 Michael Karoli, German guitarist (b. 1948)
  • Nov 19 Marcelle Ferron, Quebec painter and stained glass artist (b. 1924)
  • Nov 21 Salahuddin of Malaysia, King of Malaysia (b. 1926)
  • Nov 22 Mary Kay Ash, American businesswoman, founded Mary Kay Cosmetics (b. 1915)
  • Nov 22 Norman Granz, American jazz impresario and producer (b. 1918)
  • Nov 23 O.C. Smith, American singer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 23 Mary Whitehouse,'Clean up TV' campaigner
  • Nov 23 Bo Belinsky, American baseball player (b. 1936)
  • Nov 24 Melanie Thornton, American dance/pop singer (b. 1967)
  • Nov 25 Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi, Muslim Sufi, author, spiritual leader (b. 1941)
  • Nov 26 Nils-Aslak Valkeapää, Finnish writer (b. 1943)
  • Nov 28 William Kienzle, American author (b. 1928)
  • Nov 28 Kal Mann, American lyricist (b. 1917)
  • Nov 28 William Reid, British aviator awarded the Victoria Cross (b. 1921)
  • Nov 29 Mic Christopher, Irish singer and songwriter (b. 1969)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 29 George Harrison, English pop star and Beatle (Traveling Wilburys-My Sweet Lord), dies of lung cancer at 58

Singer-Songwriter George Harrison
Singer-Songwriter
George Harrison
  • Nov 29 John Knowles, American author (b. 1926)
  • Dec 1 Ellis R Dungan, American born Indian film director (b. 1909)
  • Dec 3 Grady Martin, American country music guitarist (The Nashville A-Team), dies at 72
  • Dec 5 Franco Rasetti, Italian physicist (b. 1901)
  • Dec 6 Sir Peter Blake, New Zealand yachtsman & winner of numerous Whitbread and America's Cup sailing contests, killed by pirates on the Amazon River at age 53
  • Dec 6 Charles McClendon, Hall of Fame college football coach (b. 1923)
  • Dec 7 Charles McClendon, LSU Tigers head football coach (b. 1923)
  • Dec 8 Don Tennant, American advertising executive (b. 1922)
  • Dec 9 Michael Carver, British soldier (b. 1915)
  • Dec 10 Ashok Kumar, Indian actor (b. 1911)
  • Dec 12 Jean Richard, French actor (b. 1921)
  • Dec 13 Chuck Schuldiner, American musician (Death) (b. 1967)
  • Dec 14 W. G. Sebald, German writer (b. 1944)
  • Dec 15 Russ Haas, American professional wrestler (b. 1974)
  • Dec 15 Rufus Thomas, American musician (b. 1917)
  • Dec 16 Stuart Adamson, English-born Scottish musician (The Skids, Big Country) (b. 1958)
  • Dec 16 Stefan Heym, German author (b. 1913)
  • Dec 18 Gilbert Bécaud, French singer (b. 1927)
  • Dec 18 Dimitris Dragatakis, Greek composer (b. 1914)
  • Dec 19 Marcel Mule, French saxophonist. (b. 1901)
  • Dec 20 Foster Brooks, American actor and comedian (b. 1912)
  • Dec 20 Léopold Sédar Senghor, first President of Senegal (b. 1906)
  • Dec 21 Dick Schaap, American sports journalist (b. 1934)
  • Dec 23 Bola Ige, Nigerian politician (b. 1930)
  • Dec 26 Nigel Hawthorne, English actor (b. 1929)
  • Dec 28 Samuel A. Goldblith, American food scientist (b. 1919)
  • Dec 28 William X. Kienzle, American novelist (b. 1928)
  • Dec 29 Takashi Asahina, Japanese conductor (b. 1908)
  • Dec 31 Eileen Heckart, American actress (b. 1919)