Famous Deaths in 2002 (Part 2)

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  • Jul 4 Benjamin O. Davis Jr., American general (b. 1912)
  • Jul 4 Mansoor Hekmat, Iranian politician (b. 1951)
  • Jul 4 Winnifred Quick, American Titanic survivor (b. 1904)

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Jul 5 Ted Williams, baseball hall of famer and last player to bat over.400 in a single season (Boston Red Sox) dies at 84

Baseball Player Ted Williams
Baseball Player
Ted Williams
  • Jul 5 Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (b. 1924)
  • Jul 6 Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian businessman (b. 1932)
  • Jul 6 John Frankenheimer, American film director (b. 1930)
  • Jul 7 Dhirubhai Ambani, Indian business tycoon (b. 1933)
  • Jul 7 Bison Dele, American basketball player (b. 1969)
  • Jul 8 Ward Kimball, American animator (b. 1914)
  • Jul 9 Laurence Janifer, American writer (b. 1933)

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Jul 9 Rod Steiger, American actor (Illustrated Man, Pawnbroker), dies of pneumonia at 77

  • Jul 10 Jean-Pierre Côté, French Canadian politician and Lieutenant Governor of Quebec (b. 1926)

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Jul 12 Edward Lee Howard, CIA Case Officer and alleged Soviet spy, dies at 50 after breaking his neck during a fall

Alleged Soviet Spy Edward Lee Howard
Alleged Soviet Spy
Edward Lee Howard
  • Jul 13 Yousuf Karsh, Turkish-born Armenian photographer (b. 1908)
  • Jul 14 Joaquín Balaguer, President of the Dominican Republic (b. 1906)
  • Jul 16 John Cocke, American computer scientist (b. 1925)
  • Jul 18 Victor Emery, British theoretical physicist (b. 1933)
  • Jul 19 Alan Lomax, American folksong collector (b. 1915)
  • Jul 23 Leo McKern, Australian actor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 23 William Luther Pierce, American author and activist (b. 1933)
  • Jul 23 Chaim Potok, American novelist and rabbi (b. 1929)
  • Jul 24 Maurice Denham, English actor (Mr Love, Damn the Defiant), dies at 92
  • Jul 25 Abdur Rahman Badawi, Egyptian existentialist philosopher (b. 1917)
  • Jul 26 Jutta Hecker, German writer, dies at 97

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Jul 28 Archer John Porter Martin, English chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 92

Nobel Prize Winning Chemist Archer John Porter Martin
Nobel Prize Winning Chemist
Archer John Porter Martin
  • Aug 3 Carmen Silvera, British actress (b. 1922)
  • Aug 4 Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman, Soham murder victims, murdered by Ian Kevin Huntley at 10
  • Aug 5 Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (b. 1982)
  • Aug 5 Chick Hearn, American basketball announcer (b. 1916)
  • Aug 5 Franco Lucentini, Italian writer (b. 1920)
  • Aug 6 Edsger Dijkstra, Dutch computer scientist (b. 1930)
  • Aug 9 Paul Samson, British guitarist (Samson) (b. 1953)
  • Aug 9 Peter Neville, anarchist, sociologist, and peace activist

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Aug 10 Michael Houser, American guitarist (Widespread Panic), dies of pancreatic cancer at 40

Guitarist Michael Houser
Guitarist
Michael Houser
  • Aug 10 Kristen Nygaard, Norwegian computer scientist (b. 1926)
  • Aug 11 Galen Rowell, American photographer and mountain climber (b. 1940)
  • Aug 12 Enos Slaughter, American baseball player (b. 1916)
  • Aug 14 Dave Williams, American singer (Drowning Pool) (b. 1972)
  • Aug 16 Jeff Corey, American actor (b. 1914)
  • Aug 16 Abu Nidal, Palestinian political leader (b. 1937)
  • Aug 16 John Roseboro, American baseball player and coach (b. 1933)
  • Aug 18 Dean Riesner, American film and television writer (b. 1918)
  • Aug 23 Hoyt Wilhelm, American baseball player (b. 1922)
  • Aug 24 Nikolay Guryanov Russian Orthodox Christian mystic and priest (b. 1909)
  • Aug 25 Dorothy Hewett, Australian writer (b. 1923)
  • Aug 27 Dr. Edwin Louis Cole, "Father of the Modern Day Men's Movement," Founder of the Christian Men's Network (CMN)
  • Aug 29 Alan MacNaughtan, Scottish actor (b. 1920)
  • Aug 30 J. Lee Thompson, English film director (b. 1914)
  • Aug 31 Lionel Hampton, American vibraphone player (b. 1908)
  • Aug 31 George Porter, English chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1920)
  • Sep 2 Dick Reynolds, Australian rules footballer and coach (b. 1915)
  • Sep 3 W. Clement Stone, American entrepreneur (b. 1902)
  • Sep 4 Vlado Perlemuter, Lithuanian pianist (b. 1904)
  • Sep 5 David Todd Wilkinson, American astronomer, author of the first study of the Cosmic microwave background radiation (b. 1935)
  • Sep 7 Katrin Cartlidge, British actress (b. 1961)
  • Sep 7 Erma Franklin, American singer (b. 1938)
  • Sep 7 Uziel Gal, Israeli firearm designer (b. 1923)
  • Sep 8 Laurie Williams, West Indian cricketer (b. 1968)
  • Sep 9 Geoffrey Dummer, British electronics engineer, built first integrated circuit and work in radar, dies at 93
  • Sep 11 Kim Hunter, American actress (b. 1922)

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Sep 11 Johnny Unitas, American football player, dies of a heart attack at 69

NFL Quarterback Johnny Unitas
NFL Quarterback
Johnny Unitas
  • Sep 16 James Gregory, American actor (My Favorite Martian, Barney Miller), dies at 90
  • Sep 18 Bob Hayes, American athlete (b. 1942)
  • Sep 18 Mauro Ramos, Brazilian football player (b. 1930)
  • Sep 19 Robert Guéï, ruler of Côte d'Ivoire (b. 1941)
  • Sep 21 Robert L. Forward, American physicist and writer (b. 1932)
  • Sep 22 Jan de Hartog, Dutch-born writer (b. 1914)
  • Sep 23 Veteran BBC/Radio Ceylon Broadcaster, Vernon Corea died in New Malden, Surrey, UK at 75
  • Sep 23 Lord Abinger [James Richard Scarlett], English Conservative peer, campaigned for reform of the ancient law on treasure trove, dies at 87
  • Sep 24 Youssouf Togoïmi, Chadian rebel (b. 1953)
  • Sep 24 Mike Webster, National Football League player (b. 1952)
  • Sep 24 Tim Rose, American singer-songwriter, dies at 62
  • Sep 28 Patsy Mink, U.S. Congresswoman (b. 1927)
  • Sep 28 Hartland Molson, Canadian businessman (Molson family), senator and sports executive (Montreal Canadiens) (b. 1907)
  • Sep 29 Edmund Trebus, probably best known for his appearance on A Life of Grime (b. 1918)
  • Sep 30 Hans-Peter Tschudi, Swiss Federal Councilor (b. 1913)
  • Sep 30 Arthur Hazlerigg, British peer and cricketer, dies at 92
  • Oct 1 Walter Annenberg, American publisher and philanthropist (b. 1908)
  • Oct 2 Heinz von Foerster, Austrian-born physicist and philosopher (b. 1911)
  • Oct 3 Bruce Paltrow, American television and film producer (b. 1943)
  • Oct 3 Robert Krausz, Stock market advisor and investor (b. 1936)
  • Oct 4 Alphonse Chapanis, founder of ergonomics (b. 1917)
  • Oct 4 André Delvaux, Belgian film director and screenwriter (b. 1926)
  • Oct 5 Chuck Rayner, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1920)
  • Oct 6 Claus von Amsberg, husband of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (b. 1926)
  • Oct 8 Jacques Richard, French Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1952)
  • Oct 9 Charles Guggenheim, American film director and producer (b. 1924)
  • Oct 9 Aileen Wournos, American serial killer sentenced to death (b. 1956)
  • Oct 10 Teresa Graves, American actress and singer (b. 1948)
  • Oct 11 Dina Pathak, Indian Actress (b. 1922)
  • Oct 12 Ray Conniff, American bandleader and musician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 12 Audrey Mestre, French diver (b. 1974)
  • Oct 13 Stephen Ambrose, American historian and biographer (b. 1936)
  • Oct 14 Norbert Schultze, American composer and songwriter (b. 1911)
  • Oct 16 Angela Dawson, American murder victim
  • Oct 17 Derek Bell, Irish harpist (The Chieftans) (b. 1935)
  • Oct 17 Aileen Riggin, American swimmer (b. 1906)
  • Oct 18 Nikolai Rukavishnikov, cosmonaut (b. 1932)
  • Oct 18 Roman Tam, Hong Kong singer (b. 1950)
  • Oct 20 Barbara Berjer, American actress (b. 1920)
  • Oct 20 Bernard Fresson, French actor (b. 1931)
  • Oct 22 Queen Geraldina of the Albanians (b. 1915)
  • Oct 23 Adolph Green, American lyricist and playwright (b. 1915)
  • Oct 24 Herman Gaviria, Colombian football player (b. 1969)
  • Oct 24 Winton M. Blount, United States Postmaster General (b. 1921)
  • Oct 24 Harry Hay, American activist (b. 1912)

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Oct 25 Richard Harris, Irish actor (A Man Called Horse, This Sporting Life) and singer (MacArthur Park) dies of Hodgkin's disease at 72

Actor and Singer Richard Harris
Actor and Singer
Richard Harris
  • Oct 26 Jacques Massu, French general who led Battle of Algiers, dies at 94
  • Oct 26 Movsar Barayev, Chechen militant (b. 1979)
  • Oct 27 Tom Dowd, American recording engineer (b. 1925)
  • Oct 28 Margaret Booth, American film editor (b. 1898)
  • Oct 28 Erling Persson, Swedish entrepreneur (b. 1917)
  • Oct 29 Glenn McQueen, American animator (b. 1960)
  • Oct 30 Jam Master Jay, American rapper and musician (Run DMC) (b. 1965)
  • Oct 30 Juan Antonio Bardem, Spanish director and screenwriter (b. 1922)
  • Oct 31 Lionel Poilâne, French baker and entrepreneur (b. 1945)
  • Oct 31 Michail Stasinopoulos, Greek politician, former president of Greece (b. 1903)
  • Oct 31 Raf Vallone, Italian actor (b. 1916)
  • Nov 2 Tonio Selwart, German actor (b. 1896)
  • Nov 2 Charles Sheffield, American author and physicist (b. 1935)
  • Nov 3 Lonnie Donegan, Scottish singer-songwriter and the King of Skiffle, dies at 71
  • Nov 3 Jonathan Harris, American actor (b. 1914)
  • Nov 5 Billy Guy, American singer (The Coasters) dies of cardiovascular disease at 66
  • Nov 6 Sid Sackson, American board game designer (b. 1920)
  • Nov 7 Rudolf Augstein, German publisher (b. 1923)
  • Nov 8 Jon Elia, Pakistani scholar, poet and philosopher (b. 1931)
  • Nov 9 William Schutz, American psychologist (b. 1925)
  • Nov 9 Merlin Santana, American actor (b. 1976)
  • Nov 10 Michel Boisrond, French film director (b. 1921)
  • Nov 13 Rishikesh Shaha, Nepalese politician and writer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 14 Eddie Bracken, American actor (Summer Stock, Young & Willing), dies at 87
  • Nov 15 Myra Hindley, English murderess (b. 1942)
  • Nov 17 Abba Eban, Israeli diplomat (b. 1915)
  • Nov 18 James Coburn, American actor (b. 1928)
  • Nov 21 Hadda Brooks, American jazz singer, pianist, and composer (b. 1916)
  • Nov 23 Roberto Matta, Chilean painter (b. 1911)
  • Nov 24 John Rawls, political philosopher (b. 1921)
  • Nov 25 Karel Reisz, Czech theater director (b. 1926)
  • Nov 26 Verne Winchell, American doughnut entrepreneur (b. 1915)
  • Nov 26 Polo Montañez, Cuban singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • Nov 28 Dave "Snaker" Ray, American blues musician (b. 1943)
  • Nov 29 Daniel Gélin, French actor (b. 1921)
  • Nov 29 George "Two Ton" Harris, American professional wrestler (b. 1927)
  • Nov 30 Tim Woods, American professional wrestler (b. 1934)
  • Dec 1 Dave McNally, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • Dec 2 Ivan Illich, Austrian priest and philosopher (b. 1926)
  • Dec 2 Arno Peters, German historian (b. 1916)
  • Dec 3 Glenn Quinn, Irish actor (b. 1970)

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Dec 5 Roone Arledge, American sports broadcasting pioneer, dies of prostate cancer at 71

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge
  • Dec 5 Ne Win, Burmese leader (b. 1911)
  • Dec 6 Philip Berrigan, American civil rights activist (b. 1923)
  • Dec 9 Mary Hansen, Australian guitarist and singer (Stereolab) (b. 1966)
  • Dec 9 Ian Hornak, American Painter, Draughtsman and Sculptor (b. 1944)
  • Dec 9 Stan Rice, American painter, educator, and poet (b. 1942)
  • Dec 10 Andres Küng, Swedish-Estonian politician, journalist (b. 1945)
  • Dec 12 Dee Brown, American author (b. 1908)
  • Dec 12 Brad Dexter, American actor (b. 1917)
  • Dec 12 Jay Wesley Neill, American convicted murderer (b. 1965)
  • Dec 13 Zal Yanovsky, Canadian musician (The Lovin' Spoonful) (b. 1945)
  • Dec 17 James Hazeldine, English actor (b. 1947)
  • Dec 18 Ray Hnatyshyn, Governor-General of Canada (b. 1934)
  • Dec 18 Wayne Owens, former U.S. Congressman (D-Utah) (b. 1937)
  • Dec 19 Arthur Rowley, English footballer. (b. 1926)
  • Dec 22 Joe Strummer, British lead singer of the punk band "The Clash", dies at age 50
  • Dec 22 Desmond Hoyte, President of Guyana (b. 1929)
  • Dec 24 Kjell Aukrust, Norwegian author (b. 1920)
  • Dec 24 Laci Peterson, American murder victim (b. 1975)
  • Dec 25 William T. Orr, American television producer (b. 1917)
  • Dec 26 Herb Ritts, American photographer (b. 1952)
  • Dec 26 Armand Zildjian, American cymbal manufacturer (b. 1921)
  • Dec 27 George Roy Hill, American film director (b. 1922)
  • Dec 30 Mary Brian, American actress (b. 1906)
  • Dec 30 Mary Wesley, English novelist (b. 1912)
  • Dec 31 Kevin MacMichael, American guitarist (Cutting Crew) (b. 1951)