Famous Deaths in December 2003

  • Dec 1 Clark Kerr, first Chancellor of the University of California, Berkeley (b. 1911)
  • Dec 1 Eugenio Monti, Italian bobsledder (b. 1928)
  • Dec 2 Alan Davidson, British author (b. 1924)
  • Dec 3 David Hemmings, English actor (b. 1941)
  • Dec 4 Iggy Katona, American race car driver (b. 1916)
  • Dec 6 Carlos Manuel Arana Osorio, President of Guatemala (b. 1918)
  • Dec 6 Jerry Tuite, American professional wrestler (b. 1966)
  • Dec 6 Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (b. 1909)
  • Dec 7 Carl F. H. Henry American theologian and publisher (b. 1913)
  • Dec 7 Azie Taylor Morton, Treasurer of the United States (b. 1936)
  • Dec 8 Rubén González, Cuban pianist (Buena Vista Social Club) (b. 1919)
  • Dec 9 Paul Simon, U.S. Senator from Illinois (b. 1928)
  • Dec 9 Norm Sloan, American basketball coach (b. 1926)
  • Dec 11 Ahmadou Kourouma, Ivorian writer (b. 1927)
  • Dec 12 Heydər Əliyev, President of Azerbaijan (b. 1923)
  • Dec 12 Joseph Anthony Ferrario, American Catholic prelate (b. 1926)
  • Dec 12 Keiko, orca (killer whale), star of Free Willy (b. 1976)
  • Dec 13 William V. Roth, Jr., U.S. Senator (b. 1921)
  • Dec 14 Jeanne Crain, American actress (b. 1925)
  • Dec 14 Blas Ople, foreign minister of the Philippines (b. 1927)
  • Dec 15 George Fisher, American political cartoonist (b. 1923)
  • Dec 15 Keith Magnuson, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1947)
  • Dec 16 Robert Stanfield, Premier of Nova Scotia (b. 1914)
  • Dec 16 Gary Stewart, American musician and songwriter (b. 1945)
  • Dec 17 Brian Lee, father of Wikipedia user, James Lee (b. 1948)
  • Dec 17 Ed Devereaux, Australian actor (b. 1925)

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Dec 17 Otto Graham, NFL Quarterback, dies of a heart aneurysm at 82

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  • Dec 19 Peter Carter-Ruck, English lawyer (b. 1914)
  • Dec 19 Hope Lange, American actress (b. 1933)
  • Dec 19 Les Tremayne, English-born American actor (b. 1913)
  • Dec 19 Roy Hughes, Baron Islwyn, British politician (L), dies at 78
  • Dec 21 Prince Alfonso of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Spanish playboy and businessman (b. 1924)
  • Dec 22 Dave Dudley, American country singer (Six Days on the Road), dies at 75
  • Dec 25 Nicholas Mavroules, American politician (b. 1929)
  • Dec 27 Alan Bates, English actor (b. 1934)
  • Dec 27 Iván Calderón, Puerto Rican baseball player (b. 1962)
  • Dec 28 Benjamin Hacker, American admiral (b. 1935)
  • Dec 29 Earl Hindman, American actor (b. 1942)
  • Dec 29 Dinsdale Landen, English actor (b. 1932)
  • Dec 29 Bob Monkhouse, English comedian and game show host (b. 1928)
  • Dec 30 David Bale, South African-born activist (b. 1941)
  • Dec 30 John Gregory Dunne, American writer (b. 1932)
  • Dec 30 Anita Mui, Hong Kong singer and actress (b. 1963)
  • Dec 31 Arthur R. von Hippel German-born physicist (b. 1898)