Famous Deaths in January 2004

  • Jan 2 Jess Collins, American artist (b. 1923)
  • Jan 2 Lynn Cartwright, American actress (b. 1927)
  • Jan 3 Des Corcoran, Premier of South Australia (b. 1928)
  • Jan 3 Leon Wagner, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • Jan 4 John Toland, American historian (b. 1912)
  • Jan 4 Joan Aiken, English author (b. 1924)
  • Jan 4 Jake Hess, American singer (b. 1927)
  • Jan 4 Jeff Nuttall, English writer (b. 1933)
  • Jan 4 Brian Gibson (director), English film director (b. 1944)
  • Jan 5 Tug McGraw, American baseball player, father of Tim McGraw (b. 1944)
  • Jan 6 Francesco Scavullo, American photographer (b. 1921)
  • Jan 6 Charles Dumas, American athlete (b. 1937)
  • Jan 6 Pierre Charles, Prime Minister of Dominica (b. 1954)
  • Jan 7 Ingrid Thulin, Swedish actress (b. 1926)
  • Jan 7 Oswald Garrison Villard Jr., American Engineer (over-the-horizon radar), dies of pneumonia at 87
  • Jan 8 John A. Gambling, American radio talk-show host (b. 1930)
  • Jan 9 Norberto Bobbio, Italian philosopher (b. 1909)

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Jan 10 Spalding Gray, American actor and screenwriter (b. 1941)

  • Jan 10 Alexandra Ripley, American author (b. 1934)
  • Jan 11 Mervyn Pike [Baroness Pike], British politician (C), dies at 85
  • Jan 12 Olga Aleksandrovna Ladyzhenskaya, Russian mathematician (b. 1921)
  • Jan 12 Randy VanWarmer, American singer and songwriter (b. 1955)
  • Jan 13 Arne Næss Jr., Norwegian mountain climber (b. 1937)
  • Jan 13 Harold Shipman, British serial killer (b. 1946)
  • Jan 14 Uta Hagen, American actress (b. 1919)
  • Jan 14 Ron O'Neal, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Jan 14 Valfar, Norwegian musician (Windir) (b. 1978)
  • Jan 16 Kalevi Sorsa, Prime Minister of Finland (b. 1930)
  • Jan 17 Harry Brecheen, American baseball player (b. 1914)
  • Jan 17 Czeslaw Niemen, Polish musician (b. 1939)
  • Jan 17 Ray Stark, American stage and film producer (b. 1915)
  • Jan 17 Noble [Henry] Willingham, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger), dies at 72
  • Jan 19 Harry E. Claiborne, American judge (suicide) (b. 1917)
  • Jan 19 David Hookes, Australian cricketer and coach (b. 1955)
  • Jan 20 Guinn Smith, American athlete (b. 1920)
  • Jan 21 Yordan Radichkov, Bulgarian writer (b. 1929)
  • Jan 22 Billy May, American composer and musician (b. 1916)
  • Jan 22 Thomas Mead, Australian politician and journalist (b. 1918)
  • Jan 22 Ann Miller, American actress and dancer (b. 1923)
  • Jan 23 Bob Keeshan, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Jan 23 Helmut Newton, German-born photographer (b. 1920)
  • Jan 24 Leônidas da Silva, Brazilian footballer (b. 1913)
  • Jan 25 Fanny Blankers-Koen, Dutch athlete (b. 1918)
  • Jan 25 Miklós Fehér, Hungarian footballer (b. 1979)
  • Jan 26 Fred Haas, American golfer (b. 1916)
  • Jan 27 Jack Paar, American television show host (b. 1918)
  • Jan 27 Salvador Laurel, Vice President of the Philippines (b. 1928)
  • Jan 28 Lloyd M. Bucher, U.S. Navy officer (b. 1927)
  • Jan 28 Don Cholito, Puerto Rican radio host (b. 1923)
  • Jan 28 Elroy Hirsch, American football player (b. 1923)
  • Jan 28 Don Stansauk, American professional wrestler (b. 1936)
  • Jan 28 Joe Viterelli, American actor (b. 1937)
  • Jan 29 M. M. Kaye, British writer (b. 1908)
  • Jan 29 Janet Frame, New Zealand writer (b. 1924)
  • Jan 31 Eleanor Holm, American swimmer (b. 1913)