Famous Deaths in March 2003

  • 2nd Hank Ballard, American musician (b. 1927)
  • 2nd Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer (b. 1931)
  • 3rd Horst Buchholz, German actor (b. 1933)
  • 3rd Luis Marden, American photojournalist (b. 1913)
  • 3rd Goffredo Petrassi, Italian composer (b. 1904)
  • 3rd Peter Smithson, English architect (b. 1923)
  • 4th Jaba Ioseliani, Georgian bank robber (b. 1926)
  • 4th Sébastien Japrisot, French author, screenwriter and film director (b. 1931)
  • 6th John Sanford, American author (b. 1904)
  • 8th Adam Faith, English singer and actor (b. 1940)
  • 8th Karen Morley, American actress (b. 1909)
  • 9th Stan Brakhage, American filmmaker (b. 1933)
  • 9th Bernard Dowiyogo, President of Nauru (b. 1946)
  • 10th Barry Sheene, British motorcycle racer (b. 1950)
  • 11th Brian Cleeve, Irish author (b. 1921)
  • 11th Ivar Hansen, speaker of the Danish Folketing (b. 1938)
  • 12th Zoran Đinđić, Prime Minister of Serbia (b. 1952)
  • 12th Howard Fast, American author (b. 1914)
  • 12th Andrei Kivilev, Kazakh cyclist (b. 1973)
  • 12th Lynne Thigpen, American actress (b. 1948)
  • 14th Jack Goldstein, Canadian-born artist (b. 1945)
  • 14th Jean-Luc Lagardère, French publisher (b. 1928)
  • 15th Dame Thora Hird, British actress (b. 1911)
  • 15th Paul Stojanovich, Reality TV pioneer (b. 1956)
  • 16th Rachel Corrie, American political activist (b. 1979)
  • 16th Ronald Ferguson, father of Sarah, Duchess of York (b. 1931)
  • 17th Su Buqing, Chinese mathematician and educator (b. 1902)
  • 18th Karl Kling, German race car driver (b. 1910)
  • 18th Adam Osborne, British computer pioneer (b. 1939)
  • 19th Michael Mathias Prechtl, German illustrator (b. 1926)
  • 19th Émile Genest, Canadian actor (b. 1921)
  • 20th Sailor Art Thomas, American professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • 21st Umar Wirahadikusumah, Fourth Vice President of Indonesia (b. 1924)
  • 22nd Terry Lloyd, English reporter (b. 1952)
  • 23rd Fritz Spiegl, Austrian-born journalist (b. 1926)
  • 24th Hans Hermann Groër, Austrian Catholic archbishop (b. 1919)
  • 26th Daniel Patrick Moynihan, U.S. Senator (b. 1927)
  • 27th Daniel Ceccaldi, French actor (b. 1927)
  • 27th Ricardo Munguia, Salvadoran aid worker
  • 27th Paul Zindel, American writer (b. 1936)
  • 28th Rusty Draper, American country and pop singer (b. 1923)
  • 29th Carlo Urbani, Italian physician (SARS) (b. 1956)
  • 30th Michael Jeter, American actor (The Fisher King), dies at 52
  • 30th Valentin Pavlov, Prime Minister of the Soviet Union (b. 1937)
  • 31st H.S.M. Coxeter, English-born geometer (b. 1907)
  • 31st Tommy Seebach, Danish singer (b. 1949)
  • 31st Anne Gwynne, American film actress (b. 1918)