Famous Deaths in September 2005

  • Sep 1 R. L. Burnside, American blues musician (Deep Blues), dies at 78 (b. 1926)
  • Sep 1 Thanos Leivaditis, Greek actor (b. 1934)

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Sep 2 Bob Denver, American actor (Gilligan's Island), dies of complications from treatment for cancer at 70

Actor Bob Denver
Actor
Bob Denver
  • Sep 3 Richard S.R. Fitter, British ornithologist and botanist (b. 1913)
  • Sep 3 William Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States (b. 1924)
  • Sep 5 Roberto Viaux, Chilean Army General and the primary planner in two failed coup d'état attempt in Chile (b. 1917)
  • Sep 6 Hasan Abidi, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet (b. 1929)
  • Sep 7 Sergio Endrigo, Italian singer (b. 1933)
  • Sep 7 Hope Garber, Canadian actress (b. ca. 1924)
  • Sep 8 Noel Cantwell, Irish cricketer and footballer (b. 1932)
  • Sep 9 John Wayne Glover, English serial killer (b. 1932)
  • Sep 10 Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, American musician (b. 1924)
  • Sep 11 Chris Schenkel, American sportscaster (b. 1923)
  • Sep 13 Toni Fritsch, Austrian football and American football player (b. 1945)
  • Sep 13 Julio César Turbay Ayala, Colombian politician (b. 1916)
  • Sep 14 William Berenberg, American physician (b. 1915)
  • Sep 14 Robert Wise, American filmmaker (b. 1914)
  • Sep 14 Vladimir Volkoff, French writer (b. 1932)
  • Sep 15 Sidney Luft, American film director (b. 1915)

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Sep 16 Gordon Gould, American physicist (inventor of the laser) dies at 85

Physicist Gordon Gould
Physicist
Gordon Gould
  • Sep 16 Harry Freedman (Henryk Frydmann), Canadian composer, dies at 83
  • Sep 17 Alfred Reed, American composer, dies at 84
  • Sep 18 Michael Park, British Rally co-driver (b. 1966)
  • Sep 20 Simon Wiesenthal, Austrian-Polish Nazi hunter (b. 1908)
  • Sep 20 Tobias Schneebaum, American writer, anthropologist and explorer dies at 83
  • Sep 23 Roger Brierley, English actor (b. 1935)
  • Sep 23 Filiberto Ojeda, Puerto Rican revolutionary (b. 1933)
  • Sep 24 Tommy Bond, American actor (b. 1926)
  • Sep 25 Don Adams, American actor and comedian (Get Smart), dies at 82
  • Sep 25 George Archer, American golfer (b. 1939)
  • Sep 25 Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Pakistani critic and linguist (b. 1912)
  • Sep 25 Urie Bronfenbrenner, American psychologist (b. 1917)
  • Sep 25 M. Scott Peck, American psychiatrist and writer (b. 1936)
  • Sep 25 Friedrich Peter, Austrian politician (b. 1921)
  • Sep 26 Helen Cresswell, British author
  • Sep 27 Ronald Golias, Brazilian comedian (b. 1929)
  • Sep 28 Constance Baker Motley, American judge (b. 1921)
  • Sep 29 Austin Leslie, American chef, the "Godfather of Fried Chicken" (b. 1934)