Famous Deaths in 2004 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 486

  • Jun 4 Nino Manfredi, Italian actor (b. 1921)
  • Jun 5 Iona Brown, British violinist and conductor (b. 1941)

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Jun 5 Ronald Reagan, 40th US President (Republican: 1981-89) and actor (Bedtime for Bonzo), dies at 93

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan
  • Jun 8 Mack Jones, American baseball player (b. 1938)
  • Jun 9 Rosey Brown, American football player (b. 1932)
  • Jun 9 Brian Williamson, Jamaican Gay Activist (b. 1945)

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Jun 10 Ray Charles, Grammy winning crooner who blended gospel and blues, dies at 73

Musician Ray Charles
Musician
Ray Charles
  • Jun 11 Egon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (b. 1946)
  • Jun 11 Xenophon Zolotas, Greek politician (b. 1904)
  • Jun 13 Dick Durrance, American skier (b. 1914)
  • Jun 13 Ralph Wiley, American journalist and writer (b. 1952)
  • Jun 14 Ulrich Inderbinen, Swiss mountain guide (b. 1900)
  • Jun 14 Eamonn McGirr, Irish-born singer and entertainer
  • Jun 16 Thanom Kittikachorn, Prime Minister of Thailand (b. 1912)
  • Jun 17 Gerry McNeil, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1926)
  • Jun 21 Leonel Brizola, Brazilian politician (b. 1922)
  • Jun 22 Mattie Stepanek, American poet (b. 1990)
  • Jun 22 Bob Bemer, American computer scientist (b. 1920)
  • Jun 22 Kim Sun-il, South Korean translator (b. 1970)
  • Jun 22 Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist, dies from complications due to heart disease at 84
  • Jun 24 Ifigeneia Giannopoulou, Greek songwriter (b. 1957)
  • Jun 26 Yash Johar, Indian film producer (b. 1929)
  • Jun 26 Naomi Shemer, Israeli singer and song-writer (b. 1930)
  • Jun 27 Darrell Russell, American race car driver (b. 1968)
  • Jun 27 George Patton IV, American general (b. 1923)
  • Jun 28 Anthony Buckeridge, English author (b. 1912)
  • Jun 29 Bernard Babior, American biochemist (b. 1935)
  • Jun 30 Jamal Abro, Sindhi writer (b. 1924)

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Jul 1 Marlon Brando, American actor ("The Godfather", "A Street Cart Named Desire" and "On the Water Front") dies at 80

  • Jul 1 Peter Barnes, English writer (b. 1931)
  • Jul 1 Todor Skalovski, Macedonian composer (b. 1909)
  • Jul 2 Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Portuguese writer (b. 1919)
  • Jul 2 John Cullen Murphy, American comic strip artist (b. 1919)
  • Jul 3 Andrian Nikolayev, Soviet cosmonaut (b. 1929)
  • Jul 4 Jean-Marie Auberson, Swiss conductor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 4 Frank Robinson (Xylophone Man), an eccentric street entertainer in Nottingham, England (b. 1932)
  • Jul 5 Hugh Shearer, Prime Minister of Jamaica (b. 1923)
  • Jul 5 Rodger Ward, American race car driver (b. 1921)
  • Jul 6 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (b. 1932)
  • Jul 6 Syreeta Wright, American singer (b. 1946)
  • Jul 8 Paula Danziger, American author (b. 1944)
  • Jul 8 Jean Lefebvre, French actor (b. 1922)
  • Jul 9 Chuck Cadman, Canadian politician (b. 1948)
  • Jul 9 Paul Klebnikov, American journalist (b. 1963)
  • Jul 9 Isabel Sanford, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 11 Laurance Rockefeller, American conservationist and philanthropist (b. 1910)
  • Jul 12 Betty Oliphant, co-founder of National Ballet of Canada (b. 1918)
  • Jul 13 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), dies from advanced leukemia at 55
  • Jul 13 Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (b. 1930)
  • Jul 16 George Busbee, Governor of Georgia (b. 1927)
  • Jul 17 Pat Roach, British professional wrestler and actor (b. 1937)
  • Jul 18 Paul Foot, British journalist (b. 1937)
  • Jul 18 Émile Peynaud, French oenologist (b. 1912)
  • Jul 19 Reverend Francis Marzen, American Catholic prelate (b. 1924)
  • Jul 19 Zenko Suzuki, Prime Minister of Japan (b. 1911)
  • Jul 20 Adi Lady Lala Mara, Fiji chieftainess, wife of Kamisese Mara (b. 1931)
  • Jul 21 Jerry Goldsmith, American composer (b. 1929)
  • Jul 21 Edward B. Lewis, American geneticist, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine laureate (b. 1918)
  • Jul 22 Sacha Distel, French singer (b. 1933)
  • Jul 22 George Kidd, Canadian diplomat (b. 1917)
  • Jul 22 Illinois Jacquet, American jazz saxophonist (b. 1922)
  • Jul 23 Mehmood, Indian actor (b. 1932)
  • Jul 23 Carlos Paredes, Portuguese musician and composer (b. 1925)
  • Jul 23 Piero Piccioni, Italian musician, conductor and composer (b. 1921)
  • Jul 23 Serge Reggiani, French singer and actor (b. 1922)
  • Jul 26 Sipho Gumede, South African jazz legend, lung cancer (birthdate unknown)

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Jul 28 Francis Crick, English molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (1962), dies of colon cancer at 88

Molecular biologist Francis Crick
Molecular biologist
Francis Crick
  • Jul 28 Sam Edwards, American actor (b. 1915)
  • Jul 28 Eugene Roche, American actor (b. 1928)
  • Jul 28 Tiziano Terzani, Italian journalist (b. 1938)
  • Jul 28 George Williams, soul singer (the Tymes), dies at 68
  • Jul 29 Rena Vlahopoulou, Greek actress and singer (b. 1923)
  • Jul 29 James Hubert "Huby" Heard, American singer-songwriter (The God Squad), dies at 73
  • Jul 30 Andre Noble, Canadian actor (b. 1979)
  • Jul 30 Jan Hanus, Czech composer, dies at 89
  • Jul 31 Virginia Grey, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 31 Laura Betti, Italian actress (b. 1927)
  • Aug 1 Philip Abelson American physicist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1913)
  • Aug 2 Don Tosti, American musician (b. 1923)
  • Aug 2 François Craenhals, Belgian comics artist (b. 1926)

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Aug 3 Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer, dies at 95

Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson
Photographer
Henri Cartier-Bresson
  • Aug 4 Sir Kenneth Couzens, British Deputy Chairman of British Coal and significant figure during Miners Strike, dies at 79

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Aug 6 Rick James, American funk musician ("Super Freak"), dies of pulmonary failure and cardiac failure at 56

Musician Rick James
Musician
Rick James
  • Aug 7 Red Adair, American oil field firefighter (b. 1915)
  • Aug 7 Colin Bibby, English ornithologist (b. 1948)
  • Aug 8 Fay Wray, American actress (King Kong), dies at 96
  • Aug 8 Dimitris Papamichael, Greek actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 9 Robert Lecourt, French politician and president of the European Court of Justice (b. 1908)
  • Aug 9 Tony Mottola, American guitarist (b. 1918)
  • Aug 9 David Raksin, American composer renown for his work in film and TV (Laura, Modern Times), dies at 92
  • Aug 12 Sir Godfrey Hounsfield, English electrical engineer and inventor, Nobel laureate (b. 1919)
  • Aug 12 Peter Woodthorpe, British actor (b. 1931)
  • Aug 13 Julia Child, American chef and television personality (b. 1912)
  • Aug 14 Trevor Skeet, New Zealand-born British politician (b. 1918)
  • Aug 14 Czesław Miłosz, Polish-born writer, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1911)
  • Aug 15 Semiha Berksoy, first Turkish opera singer (b. 1910)
  • Aug 15 Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician (b. 1941)
  • Aug 15 Sune Bergström, Swedish biochemist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1916)
  • Aug 16 Ivan Hlinka, Czech ice hockey coach (b. 1950)
  • Aug 16 Carl Mydans, American photographer (b. 1907)
  • Aug 16 Robert Quiroga, American boxer (b. 1969)
  • Aug 17 Thea Astley, Australian writer (b. 1925)
  • Aug 17 Gérard Souzay, French baritone (b. 1918)
  • Aug 18 Elmer Bernstein, American composer (b. 1922)
  • Aug 18 Hiram Fong, former U.S. Senator from Hawaii (b. 1906)
  • Aug 22 Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (b. 1960)
  • Aug 22 Daniel Petrie, Canadian television and movie director (b. 1920)
  • Aug 22 Al Dvorin, American Elvis Presley concert announcer (b. 1922)
  • Aug 24 Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, Swiss-born psychiatrist (b. 1926)
  • Aug 26 Laura Branigan, American singer-songwriter (Gloria), dies of a brain aneurysm at 47
  • Aug 27 Willie Crawford, American baseball player (b. 1946)
  • Aug 29 Hans Vonk, Dutch conductor (b. 1942)
  • Aug 30 Fred Lawrence Whipple, American astronomer (b. 1906)
  • Aug 30 Indian Larry, American motorcycle builder and stuntman (b. 1949)
  • Aug 31 Carl Wayne, English singer (b. 1943)
  • Sep 1 Ahmed Kuftaro, Grand Mufti of Syria (b. 1915)
  • Sep 2 Joan Oró, Catalan scientist (b. 1923)
  • Sep 2 Eleni Zafeiriou, Greek actress (b. 1916)
  • Sep 3 Billy Davis, American music producer and songwriter ( I'd Like To Buy The World A Coke), dies at 72
  • Sep 4 Alphonso Ford, American basketball player (b. 1971)
  • Sep 4 Moe Norman, Canadian golfer (b. 1929)
  • Sep 4 James O. Page, American paramedic (b. 1936)
  • Sep 7 Bob Boyd, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • Sep 8 Frank Thomas, American animator (b. 1913)
  • Sep 9 Ernie Ball, American entrepreneur and musician who pioneered the development of guitar-related products, dies at 74
  • Sep 10 Brock Adams, American politician (b. 1927)
  • Sep 11 Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria (b. 1949)
  • Sep 11 Fred Ebb, American lyricist (b. 1933)
  • Sep 11 David Mann, U.S. artist (b. 1939)
  • Sep 12 Kenny Buttrey, American influential drummer, dies at 59
  • Sep 12 John Buller, British composer, dies at 77
  • Sep 13 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (b. 1925)

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Sep 15 Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones, dies of prostate cancer at 55

Guitarist Johnny Ramone
Guitarist
Johnny Ramone
  • Sep 15 Walter Stewart, Canadian journalist (b. 1931)
  • Sep 16 Izora Rhodes Armstead, American singer (The Weather Girls), dies at 62
  • Sep 18 Norman Cantor, Canadian historian (b. 1929)
  • Sep 18 Russ Meyer, American film director (Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!), dies at 82
  • Sep 19 Eddie Adams, American photographer (b. 1933)
  • Sep 19 Árpád Bogsch, Hungarian-born American civil servant (b. 1919)
  • Sep 19 Skeeter Davis, American singer (b. 1931)
  • Sep 19 Ellis Marsalis, Sr., American businessman, musician, and activist
  • Sep 20 Townsend Hoopes, American politician (b. 1922)
  • Sep 20 Brian Clough, English footballer and football manager (b. 1935)
  • Sep 21 Barry Noble Wakeman, American naturalist and educator (b. 1939)
  • Sep 21 Bob Mason, British actor (b. 1952)
  • Sep 22 Ray Traylor (The Big Boss Man), American professional wrestler (b. 1962)
  • Sep 23 André Hazes, Dutch singer (b. 1951)
  • Sep 23 Billy Reay, Canadian ice hockey player and coach (b. 1918)
  • Sep 24 Françoise Sagan, French writer (b. 1935)
  • Sep 26 Marianna Komlos, professional wrestling valet (b. 1969)
  • Sep 27 John E. Mack, American psychiatrist and author (b. 1929)
  • Sep 28 Geoffrey Beene, American fashion designer (b. 1924)
  • Sep 28 Scott Muni, American disc jockey (b. 1930)
  • Sep 28 Victor Rosow, Russian dramatist, dies at 91
  • Sep 29 Richard Sainct, French motorcycle rally rider (b. 1970)
  • Sep 30 Gamini Fonseka, Sri Lankan actor (b. 1936)
  • Sep 30 Michael Relph, British film producer and director (b. 1915)
  • Oct 1 Richard Avedon, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Oct 1 Bruce Palmer, Canadian musician (Buffalo Springfield) (b. 1946)
  • Oct 3 John Cerutti, baseball player and announcer (b. 1960)

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Oct 3 Janet Leigh, American actress, dies at 77

Actress Janet Leigh
Actress
Janet Leigh
  • Oct 4 Gordon Cooper, American astronaut (b. 1927)
  • Oct 4 Rio Diaz, Filipino actress & TV hosts (b. 1959)

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Oct 5 Rodney Dangerfield, American comedian (Caddyshack), dies at 82

Comedian and Actor Rodney Dangerfield
Comedian and Actor
Rodney Dangerfield
  • Oct 5 Maurice Wilkins, New Zealand-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
  • Oct 5 William H. Dobelle, American biomedical engineer, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine nominee (b. 1941)
  • Oct 7 Ken Bigley, British civil engineer, kidnapped and murdered in Iraq (b. 1942)
  • Oct 8 Jacques Derrida, French philosopher (b. 1930)
  • Oct 8 James Chace, American historian (b. 1931)
  • Oct 10 Ken Caminiti, American baseball player (b. 1963)

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Oct 10 Christopher Reeve, American actor (Superman, Somewhere in Time), dies of an adverse reaction to an antibiotic at 52

  • Oct 10 Arthur H. Robinson, American cartographer (b. 1915)
  • Oct 10 Maurice Shadbolt, New Zealand writer (b. 1932)
  • Oct 11 Keith Miller, Australian sportsman (b. 1919)
  • Oct 13 Enrique Fernando, Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court (b. 1915)
  • Oct 14 Vlassis Bonatsos, Greek singer, actor and entertainer (b. 1949)
  • Oct 16 Pierre Salinger, John F. Kennedy's White House Press Secretary (b. 1925)
  • Oct 17 Uzi Hitman, Israeli singer (b. 1952)
  • Oct 18 Veerappan, Indian bandit and smuggler (b. 1945)
  • Oct 19 Elliott Smith, American Singer Songwriter(b. 1969)
  • Oct 20 Anthony Hecht, American poet (b. 1923)
  • Oct 20 Chuck Hiller, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • Oct 23 Robert Merrill, American baritone (b. 1919)
  • Oct 24 Randy Dorton, American race car crew member (b. 1954)
  • Oct 24 Ricky Hendrick, American race car team owner (b. 1980)
  • Oct 24 James Cardinal Hickey, American Catholic archbishop (b. 1920)
  • Oct 25 John Peel, English DJ and Broadcaster dies of a heart attack aged 65
  • Oct 26 Bobby Avila, Major League Baseball player (b. 1924)
  • Oct 27 Serginho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1974)
  • Oct 28 Jimmy McLarnin, Northern Irish-born boxer (b. 1907)
  • Oct 29 Edward Oliver LeBlanc, Dominican politician (b. 1923)
  • Oct 29 Vaughn Meader, American comedian (b. 1936)
  • Oct 29 Peter Twinn, English mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 30 Peggy Ryan, American actress (b. 1924)
  • Nov 1 Mac Dre, American rapper (b. 1970)
  • Nov 1 Terry Knight, American music producer and promoter (Grand Funk Railroad), is murdered at 61

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Nov 2 Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, dies at 85

President of the United Arab Emirates Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
President of the United Arab Emirates
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
  • Nov 2 Theo van Gogh, Dutch filmmaker (b. 1957)
  • Nov 2 Gerrie Knetemann, Dutch cyclist (b. 1951)
  • Nov 3 Sergei Zholtok, Latvian hockey player (b. 1972)