Famous Deaths in 2003 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 523 of 523

  • Oct 12 Joan Kroc, American philanthropist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 12 Willie Shoemaker, American jockey (b. 1931)
  • Oct 13 Bertram Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1918)
  • Oct 14 Patrick Dalzel-Job, English soldier and inspiration for James Bond (b. 1913)
  • Oct 15 Ben Metcalfe, Canadian environmental activist (b. 1919)
  • Oct 15 Bertram N. Brockhouse, Canadian physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1918)
  • Oct 16 Avni Arbas, Turkish artist (b. 1919)
  • Oct 16 Stu Hart, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1915)
  • Oct 16 László Papp, Hungarian boxer (b. 1926)
  • Oct 18 Preston Smith, Governor of Texas (b. 1912)
  • Oct 18 Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Spanish writer (b. 1939)
  • Oct 19 Alija Izetbegović, President of Bosnia-Herzegovina (b. 1925)
  • Oct 19 Margaret Murie, American conservationist (b. 1902)
  • Oct 19 Michael Hegstrand, American professional wrestler (b. 1960)
  • Oct 20 Jack Elam, American actor (b. 1918)
  • Oct 20 Miodrag Petrović, Serbian actor (b. 1924)
  • Oct 21 Fred Berry, American actor (b. 1951)
  • Oct 21 Luis A. Ferré, Governor of Puerto Rico (b. 1940)
  • Oct 21 Louise Day Hicks, American politician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 21 Elliott Smith, American musician (b. 1969)

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Oct 23 Soong Mei-ling [Madame Chiang Kai-shek], Chinese political figure and First Lady of the Republic of China (1948-75), dies at 106

Chinese Political Leader and First Lady of the Republic of China Soong Mei-ling
Chinese Political Leader and First Lady of the Republic of China
Soong Mei-ling
  • Oct 23 Tony Capstick, English actor, comedian, and musician (b. 1944)
  • Oct 24 Rosie Nix Adams, Stepdaughter of Johnny Cash (b. 1958)
  • Oct 24 Ross Taylor [Robert Murray Taylor], Scottish transplant surgeon who pioneered kidney transplantations in the U.K., dies from cancer of the stomach at 70
  • Oct 27 Rod Roddy, American television announcer (b. 1937)
  • Oct 29 Hal Clement [Harry Clement Stubbs], American sci-fi writer (Mission of Gravity), dies at 81
  • Oct 29 Franco Corelli, Italian tenor, dies after suffering on stroke at 82
  • Oct 31 Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer, Indian singer (b. 1908)
  • Oct 31 Richard Neustadt, American political historian (b. 1919)
  • Nov 2 Frank McCloskey, American politician (b. 1939)
  • Nov 3 Rasul Gamzatov, Russian poet (b. 1923)
  • Nov 4 Richard Wollheim, British philosopher (b. 1923)
  • Nov 4 Ken Gampu, South African actor (b. 1929)
  • Nov 4 Charles Causley, Cornish writer and poet (b. 1917)
  • Nov 5 Bobby Hatfield, American singer (Righteous Brothers) (b. 1940)
  • Nov 6 Crash Holly, American professional wrestler (b. 1971)
  • Nov 6 Rie Mastenbroek, Dutch swimmer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 6 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (b. 1962)
  • Nov 8 Bob Grant, English actor (b. 1932)
  • Nov 8 C. Z. Guest, American socialite (b. 1920)
  • Nov 8 Guy Speranza, American singer, original Riot frontman (b. 1956)
  • Nov 9 Art Carney, American actor (b. 1918)
  • Nov 9 Gordon Onslow Ford, English painter (b. 1912)
  • Nov 9 Binod Bihari Verma, Indian Maithili literateur (b.1937)
  • Nov 10 Canaan Banana, first President of Zimbabwe (b. 1936)
  • Nov 10 Irv "Kup" Kupcinet, American columnist and television personality (b. 1912)
  • Nov 12 Cameron Duncan, New Zealand director (b. 1986)
  • Nov 12 Kay E. Kuter, American actor (b. 1925)
  • Nov 12 Penny Singleton, American actress (Blondie) and voice actress (Jane-Jetsons), dies at 95
  • Nov 12 Tony Thompson, American drummer (Chic, Power Station) (b. 1954)

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Nov 12 Jonathan Brandis, American actor (b. 1976)

  • Nov 13 Kellie Waymire, American actress (b. 1967)
  • Nov 14 Gene Anthony Ray, American actor (b. 1962)
  • Nov 15 Speedy West, Country Music Hall of Fame Steel Guitarist (b. 1924)
  • Nov 15 Ray Lewis, Canadian athlete (b. 1910)
  • Nov 15 Dorothy Loudon, American actress and singer (Annie), dies of cancer at 78
  • Nov 15 Laurence Tisch, American businessman (b. 1923)
  • Nov 16 Bettina Goislard, French relief worker (b. 1974)
  • Nov 17 Arthur Conley, American singer (b. 1946)
  • Nov 17 Don Gibson, American singer (b. 1928)
  • Nov 18 Michael Kamen, American composer (b. 1948)
  • Nov 19 Ian Geoghegan, Australian racing driver (b. 1940)
  • Nov 19 Greg Ridley, English musician (Humble Pie), dies at 56
  • Nov 20 Robert Addie, British actor (cancer) (b. 1960)
  • Nov 20 Loris Azzaro, French fashion designer (b. 1933)
  • Nov 20 David Dacko, first President of the Central African Republic (b. 1930)
  • Nov 20 Eugene Kleiner, American entrepreneur (b. 1923)
  • Nov 20 Roger Short, British Consulate General (b. 1944)
  • Nov 20 Jim Siedow, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Nov 20 Kerem Yilmazer, Turkish actor (b. 1945)
  • Nov 24 Floquet de Neu, Ecuato Guinean albino gorilla (b. 1964)
  • Nov 24 Warren Spahn, Major League Baseball player (b. 1921)
  • Nov 24 Anthony Hollis, British High Court Judge, dies at 76
  • Nov 26 Stefan Wul, French writer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 26 Soulja Slim, American rapper (b. 1978)
  • Nov 28 Ted Bates, English footballer (b. 1918)
  • Nov 28 Antonia Forest, British children's author (b. 1915)
  • Nov 29 Moondog Spot, American professional wrestler (b. 1952)
  • Nov 30 Gertrude Ederle, American swimmer (b. 1906)
  • 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

NFL Quarterback Otto Graham
NFL Quarterback
Otto Graham
  • 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)