Famous Deaths in 2005 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 660

  • Apr 1 Harald Juhnke, German entertainer (b. 1929)
  • Apr 1 Jack Keller, American songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Apr 1 Robert Coldwell Wood, American educator (b. 1923)
  • Apr 1 Ioannis Kyrastas, Greek footballer and manager (b. 1952)

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Apr 2 Pope John Paul II, Polish Roman Catholic Pope, dies of heart failure at 84

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Apr 3 Tony Croatto, Italian singer (b. 1940)
  • Apr 3 Jef Eygel, Belgian basketball player (b. 1933)
  • Apr 4 Edward Bronfman, Canadian businessman (b. 1924)

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Apr 5 Saul Bellow, Canadian-American author (Mr Sammler's Planet, Nobel 1976), dies at 89

Novelist Saul Bellow
Novelist
Saul Bellow
  • Apr 5 Dale Messick, American comic strip artist (b. 1906)
  • Apr 5 Debralee Scott, American actress (b. 1953)
  • Apr 5 John Sichel, British film and television director (b. 1937)
  • Apr 6 Rainier III, Prince of Monaco (1949-2005), dies at 81
  • Apr 7 Grigoris Bithikotsis, Greek singer (b. 1922)
  • Apr 7 Bob Kennedy, American baseball player and manager (b. 1920)
  • Apr 7 Cliff Allison, British racing driver (b. 1932)
  • Apr 8 Eddie Miksis, American baseball player (b. 1926)
  • Apr 8 Onna White, Canadian choreographer (b. 1924)
  • Apr 9 Andrea Dworkin, American radical feminist, dies at 58
  • Apr 10 Norbert Brainin, Austrian violinist (b. 1923)
  • Apr 10 Iakovos, Archbishop of America (b. 1911)
  • Apr 10 Al Lucas, American football player (b. 1978)
  • Apr 11 André François, French cartoonist (b. 1915)
  • Apr 11 Lucien Laurent, French footballer (b. 1907)
  • Apr 11 Maurice R. Hilleman, American Microbiologist who developed over 36 vaccines including measles, mumps, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, chickenpox, meningitis, pneumonia, dies at 85
  • Apr 13 Don Blasingame, American baseball player (b. 1932)
  • Apr 13 Johnnie Johnson, American blues musician (b. 1924)
  • Apr 13 Johnny Loughrey, Irish singer (b. 1945)
  • Apr 13 Philippe Volter, Belgian actor (b. 1959)
  • Apr 15 John Fred, American singer (Judy in Disguise with Glasses), dies at 63
  • Apr 16 Kay Walsh, British actress (b. 1911)
  • Apr 16 Kim Mu-saeng, South Korean actor (b. 1943)
  • Apr 16 Marla Ruzicka, American humanitarian worker and peace activist (b. 1976)
  • Apr 18 Sam Mills, American football player (b. 1959)
  • Apr 19 Ruth Hussey, American actress (Another Thin Man), dies at 93
  • Apr 19 Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen, Danish jazz bassist (b. 1946)
  • Apr 19 George Pan Cosmatos, Greek film director (b. 1941)
  • Apr 19 Clement Meadmore, Australian sculptor (b. 1929)
  • Apr 20 Fumio Niwa, Japanese novelist (b. 1904)
  • Apr 20 Zygfryd Blaut, Polish football player (b. 1943)
  • Apr 21 Gerry Marshall, British racing driver (b. 1941)
  • Apr 22 Norman Bird, UK character actor (b. 1920)
  • Apr 22 Robert Farnon, Canadian-born composer and conductor (b. 1917)
  • Apr 22 Erika Fuchs, German translator (b. 1906)
  • Apr 22 Philip Morrison, American physicist (b. 1915)
  • Apr 23 Joh Bjelke-Petersen, Premier of Queensland (b. 1911)
  • Apr 23 Al Grassby, Australian immigration minister (b. 1928)
  • Apr 23 John Mills, English actor (b. 1908)
  • Apr 23 Romano Scarpa, Italian-born comic artist (b. 1927)
  • Apr 23 Earl Wilson, American baseball player (b. 1934)
  • Apr 24 Ezer Weizman, President of Israel (b. 1924)
  • Apr 24 Fei Xiaotong, Chinese sociologist (b. 1910)
  • Apr 25 Swami Ranganathananda, Indian monk (b. 1908)
  • Apr 26 Mason Adams, American actor (b. 1919)
  • Apr 26 Maria Schell, Swiss-Austrian actress (b. 1926)
  • Apr 26 Augusto Roa Bastos, Paraguayan author (b. 1917)
  • Apr 28 Chris Candido, American wrestler (b. 1972)
  • Apr 28 Taraki Sivaram, Tamil journalist of Sri Lanka (b. 1959)
  • Apr 28 Percy Heath, American jazz bassist (Modern Jazz Quartet) (b. 1923)
  • Apr 29 William J. Bell, American television writer and producer (b. 1927)
  • Apr 29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host (b. 1966)
  • Apr 30 Ron Todd, TGWU General Secretary (1985 - 1992) (b. 1927)
  • May 2 Kenneth B. Clark, American psychologist (b. 1914)
  • May 2 Wee Kim Wee, 4th President of Singapore (b. 1915)
  • May 4 David Hackworth, U.S. Army officer and military journalist (b. 1930)
  • May 7 Tristan Egolf, American writer (b. 1971)
  • May 7 Peter W. Rodino, American politician (b. 1909)
  • May 7 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer (b. 1980)
  • May 8 Nicolás Vuyovich, Argentine racing driver (b. 1981)
  • May 9 Nasrat Parsa, Afghani singer (b. 1969)
  • May 10 David Wayne, American singer (Metal Church) (b. 1958)
  • May 11 Michalis Genitsaris, Greek rebetiko singer and composer (b. 1917)
  • May 12 Martin Lings, English Islamic scholar (b. 1909)
  • May 12 Monica Zetterlund, Swedish actress and singer (b. 1937)
  • May 13 George Dantzig, American mathematician (b. 1914)
  • May 13 Michael Ross, American serial killer (b. 1959)
  • May 13 Eddie Barclay, French record producer (b. 1921)
  • May 15 Alan B. Gold, Quebec Chief Justice (b. 1917)
  • May 17 Frank Gorshin, American actor (b. 1934)
  • May 19 Henry Corden, American actor and voice artist (b. 1921)
  • May 20 Paul Ricoeur, French philosopher (b. 1913)
  • May 20 William Seawell, United States Army Brigadier General (b. 1918)
  • May 21 Howard Morris, American comic actor and director (b. 1919)
  • May 22 Charilaos Florakis, Greek politician, long-time General Secretary of the Communist Party of Greece (b. 1914)
  • May 22 Thurl Ravenscroft, American voice actor and singer (b. 1914)
  • May 22 Julia Randall, American poet (b. 1924)
  • May 24 Carl Amery [Christian Anton Mayer], German writer, dies at 83
  • May 24 Arthur Haulot, Belgian journalist (b. 1913)
  • May 24 Vivian Liberto, first wife of Johnny Cash (b. 1934)
  • May 25 Sunil Dutt, Indian actor and politician (b. 1929)
  • May 25 Robert Jankel, British coachbuilder (b. 1938)
  • May 25 Graham Kennedy, Australian television personality (b. 1934)
  • May 25 Ruth Laredo, American pianist (b. 1937)
  • May 25 Gregory Scott Johnson, American murderer, dies of lethal injection at 40

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May 26 Eddie Albert, American actor (Roman Holiday), dies of pneumonia at 99

  • May 26 Chico Carrasquel, Venezuelan baseball player (b. 1928)
  • May 29 George Rochberg, American composer (b. 1918)
  • May 30 Fazal Mahmood, Pakistani cricketer (b. 1927)
  • May 30 Tomasz Pacyński, Polish writer (b. 1958)

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Jun 1 George Mikan, American basketball player, dies at 80

NBA Center George Mikan
NBA Center
George Mikan
  • Jun 2 Gunder Gundersen, Norwegian Nordic combined skier and sports official (b. 1930)
  • Jun 2 Samir Kassir, Lebanese journalist and teacher (b. 1950)
  • Jun 2 Melita Norwood, British spy (b. 1912)
  • Jun 3 Harold Cardinal, Cree political leader, writer, and lawyer (b. 1945)
  • Jun 5 Adolfo Aguilar Zínser, Mexican politician (b. 1949)
  • Jun 5 Susi Nicoletti, German actress (b. 1918)

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Jun 6 Anne Bancroft, American actress, dies from uterine cancer at 73

Actress Anne Bancroft
Actress
Anne Bancroft
  • Jun 6 Dana Elcar, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Jun 6 Maya Kopitseva, Russian painter of the Leningrad school, dies at 81
  • Jun 10 Curtis Pitts, American aircraft designer (b. 1915)
  • Jun 11 Vasco Gonçalves, Portuguese general (b. 1922)
  • Jun 12 Scott Young, Canadian sportswriter, novelist, and journalist (b. 1918)
  • Jun 13 Jonathan Adams, English actor (b. 1931)
  • Jun 13 Álvaro Cunhal, Portuguese politician and writer (b. 1913)
  • Jun 13 David Diamond, American composer (b. 1915)
  • Jun 13 Lane Smith, American actor (b. 1936)
  • Jun 14 Carlo Maria Giulini, Italian conductor (b. 1914)
  • Jun 14 Mimi Parent, Canadian painter (b. 1924)
  • Jun 15 Suzanne Flon, French actress (b. 1918)
  • Jun 16 Enrique Laguerre, Puerto Rican writer (b. 1906)
  • Jun 17 Sam Loeb, comic book writer (b. 1988)
  • Jun 17 Karl Mueller, American bassist (Soul Asylum) (b. 1962)
  • Jun 18 Syed Mushtaq Ali, Indian cricketer (b. 1914)
  • Jun 18 Manuel Sadosky, Argentine mathematician (b. 1914)

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Jun 20 Jack Kilby, American electrical engineer and Nobel laureate (handheld calculator, integrated circuit), dies at 81

Engineer Jack Kilby
Engineer
Jack Kilby
  • Jun 20 Larry Collins, American writer (b. 1929)
  • Jun 21 Jaime Cardinal Sin, Filipino Catholic Archbishop of Manila (b. 1928)
  • Jun 23 Shana Alexander, American columnist (b. 1926)
  • Jun 23 Manolis Anagnostakis, Greek poet (b. 1925)
  • Jun 24 Paul Winchell, American voice actor and ventriloquist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 24 Hakham Yedidia Shofet, Former chief rabbi of Iran (b. 1908)
  • Jun 25 John Fiedler, American Actor (b. 1925)
  • Jun 26 Richard Whiteley, British television game show host (b. 1943)
  • Jun 27 Shelby Foote, American author and historian (b. 1917)
  • Jun 27 Frank Harte, Traditional Irish Singer and song collector
  • Jun 27 John T. Walton, American businessman (b. 1946)
  • Jun 27 Ray Holmes, Battle of Britain veteran (b. 1914)
  • Jun 27 Domino Harvey, English-born bounty hunter (b. 1969)
  • Jun 28 Brenda Howard, American LGBT activist (b. 1946)
  • Jun 30 Christopher Fry, English playwright (The Lady's Not for Burning), dies at 97
  • Jul 1 Luther Vandross, American singer, dies at 54
  • Jul 1 Obie Benson, American musician (b. 1936)
  • Jul 2 Ernest Lehman, American screenwriter (b. 1915)
  • Jul 3 Alberto Lattuada, Italian film director (b. 1914)
  • Jul 3 Gaylord Nelson, American politician (b. 1916)
  • Jul 4 Hank Stram, American football coach (b. 1923)
  • Jul 5 James Stockdale, U.S. Navy vice admiral (b. 1923)
  • Jul 5 Shirley Goodman, American singer (b. 1936)
  • Jul 6 Bruno Augenstein, German-born mathematician (b. 1923)
  • Jul 6 L. Patrick Gray III, American FBI director (b. 1916)
  • Jul 6 Evan Hunter, American novelist (b. 1926)
  • Jul 6 Claude Simon, Malagasy-French writer, (Nobel Prize Literature 1985), dies at 91
  • Jul 6 Richard Verreau, Canadian tenor (b. 1926)
  • Jul 9 Yevgenij Grishin, Russian speed skater (b. 1931)
  • Jul 9 Alex Shibicky, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1914)
  • Jul 9 Kevin Hagen, American actor (b.1928)
  • Jul 10 A.J. Quinnell, English writer (b. 1940)
  • Jul 10 Freda Wright-Sorce, American radio performer (b. 1955)
  • Jul 10 Freddy Soto, American comedian and actor (b. 1970)
  • Jul 10 Jimmy Franklin and Bobby Younkin, airshow performers
  • Jul 11 Gretchen Franklin, English actress (b. 1911)
  • Jul 11 Frances Langford, American actress and singer (b. 1914)
  • Jul 11 Jesús Iglesias, Argentine professional racing driver (b. 1922)
  • Jul 12 John King, Baron King of Wartnaby, Chief executive of British Airways since its privitisation (b. 1917)
  • Jul 14 Joe Harnell, American musician, composer and arranger (b. 1924)

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Jul 14 Cicely Saunders, English Nurse, physician and writer who founded the first modern hospice, dies of cancer at 87

Nurse and Social Worker Cicely Saunders
Nurse and Social Worker
Cicely Saunders
  • Jul 16 Pietro Consagra, Italian sculptor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 16 Prince Gu of Korea (b. 1931)
  • Jul 16 Camillo Felgen, Luxembourgish singer, lyricist, and entertainer (b. 1920)
  • Jul 17 Laurel Aitken, Jamaican singer (b. 1927)
  • Jul 17 Geraldine Fitzgerald, Irish-born actress (b. 1913)
  • Jul 17 Edward Heath, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (b. 1916)
  • Jul 17 Gavin Lambert, British-born screenwriter (b. 1924)
  • Jul 17 Joe Vialls, Australian writer (b. 1944)

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Jul 18 William Westmoreland, US general during the Vietnam War, dies at 91

  • Jul 18 Bill Hicke, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • Jul 19 John Tyndall, British politician (b. 1934)
  • Jul 19 Edward Bunker, American writer (b. 1933)
  • Jul 19 Alain Bombard, French Biologist, Physician, and Politician who made a solitary journey across the Atlantic ocean without provisions, dies at 80
  • Jul 20 James Doohan, Canadian-born actor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 20 Finn Gustavsen, Norwegian politician (b. 1926)
  • Jul 20 Kayo Hatta, American film director (b. 1958)
  • Jul 21 Long John Baldry, British blues musician (b. 1941)
  • Jul 21 Lord Alfred Hayes, British Wrestling Announcer for WWE (b. 1928)
  • Jul 22 Eugene Record American songwriter and singer (The Chi-Lites) (b. 1940)
  • Jul 22 Jean Charles de Menezes, Brazilian electrician killed by Scotland Yard (b. 1978)
  • Jul 23 Ted Greene, American jazz guitarist and teacher (b. 1946)
  • Jul 24 Richard Doll, English epidemiologist (b. 1912)
  • Jul 25 Albert Mangelsdorff, German jazz trombonist (b. 1928)
  • Jul 26 Betty Astell, British actress (b. 1912)
  • Jul 26 Alexander Golitzen, American art director (b. 1908)
  • Jul 26 Jack Hirshleifer, American economist (b. 1925)
  • Jul 26 Gilles Marotte, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1945)
  • Jul 27 Swami Shantanand, Mahasamadhi Day, Indian Saint, Philosopher (b. 1934)
  • Jul 27 Marten Toonder, Dutch comic writer (b. 1912)
  • Jul 28 Ronald MacDonald, British major-general (WWII), dies at 93
  • Jul 30 Ray Cunningham, American baseball player (b. 1905)
  • Jul 30 John Garang, Vice President of Sudan (b. 1945)
  • Jul 30 Anthony Walker, English hate crime murder victim (b. 1987)
  • Jul 30 Lucky [Eli] Thompson, American jazz musician (Cuban Fire!), dies at 81