Famous Deaths in 2005 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 655

  • Aug 1 Constant Nieuwenhuys, Dutch painter (b. 1920)
  • Aug 1 Wibo, Dutch cartoonist (b. 1918)
  • Aug 2 Steven Vincent, American journalist and writer (b. 1955)
  • Aug 3 Françoise d'Eaubonne, French feminist (b. 1920)
  • Aug 4 Anatoly Larkin, Russian American physicist (b. 1932)
  • Aug 5 Polina Astakhova, Russian gymnast (b. 1936)
  • Aug 5 Jim O'Hora, American football coach (b. 1915)
  • Aug 5 Raul Roco, Philippine senator (b. 1941)
  • Aug 6 Ibrahim Ferrer, Cuban musician (Buena Vista Social Club) (b. 1927)
  • Aug 6 Keter Betts, American jazz bassist (b. 1928)
  • Aug 6 Robin Cook, British politician (b. 1946)

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Aug 7 Peter Jennings, Canadian-born news anchor (b. 1938)

Journalist and T.V. News Anchor Peter Jennings
Journalist and T.V. News Anchor
Peter Jennings
  • Aug 8 Barbara Bel Geddes, American actress (Vertigo, Dallas), dies at 82
  • Aug 8 Ahmed Deedat, Islamic scholar (b. 1918)
  • Aug 8 John H. Johnson, African-American publisher (b. 1918)
  • Aug 8 Gene Mauch, American baseball player (b. 1925)
  • Aug 8 Monica Sjöö, Swedish artist (b. 1938)
  • Aug 8 Ilse Werner, German actress (b. 1921)
  • Aug 9 Matthew McGrory, American actor (b. 1973)
  • Aug 9 Judith Rossner, American novelist (b. 1935)
  • Aug 11 James Booth, English actor (b. 1927)
  • Aug 12 John Loder, co-founder of the anarcho-punk band CRASS (b. 1946)
  • Aug 13 David Lange, 32nd Prime Minister of New Zealand (b. 1942)
  • Aug 14 Coo Coo Marlin, American race car driver (b. 1932)
  • Aug 16 Joe Ranft, American animator (b. 1960)
  • Aug 16 Frère Roger, Swiss monk and mystic (b. 1915)
  • Aug 16 Vassar Clements, American musician (b. 1928)
  • Aug 16 William Corlett, English children's writer(b. 1938)
  • Aug 16 Vicky Moscholiou, Greek singer (b. 1943)
  • Aug 17 John Bahcall, American astrophysicist (b. 1934)
  • Aug 18 Christopher Bauman, American wrestler (b. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Gao Xiumin, Chinese comedy actress (b. 1959)
  • Aug 19 Bueno de Mesquita, Dutch comedian and actor (b. 1918)
  • Aug 20 Thomas Herrion, American football player (b. 1981)
  • Aug 20 Krzysztof Raczkowski, Polish drummer (b. 1970)
  • Aug 21 Marcus Schmuck, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1925)
  • Aug 21 Robert Moog, American pioneer of electronic music (b. 1934)
  • Aug 21 Dahlia Ravikovitch, Israeli poet (b. 1936)
  • Aug 21 Martin Dillon, tenor, American opera singer (b. 1957)
  • Aug 22 Luc Ferrari, French composer, dies at 76
  • Aug 23 Brock Peters, American actor (b. 1927)
  • Aug 23 Ninjalicious, Canadian author and urban explorer (b. 1973)
  • Aug 23 Harold "Hal" Kalin, American singer (Kalin Twins), dies in a road accident at 71
  • Aug 24 Kaleth Morales, Colombian Vallenato singer (b. 1984)
  • Aug 25 Peter Glotz, German politician (b. 1939)
  • Aug 26 Denis D'Amour, Canadian guitarist (Voivod) (b. 1960)
  • Aug 26 Robert Denning, American interior designer (b. 1927)
  • Aug 26 Ed White, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1949)
  • Aug 27 Seán Purcell, Gaelic footballer (b. 1929)
  • Aug 28 Jacques Dufilho, French actor (b. 1914)
  • Aug 28 Esther Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1910)
  • Aug 28 George Szekeres, Hungarian mathematician (b. 1911)
  • Aug 29 Barry Cowsill, rock bassist (The Cowsills), believed drowned during Hurricane Katrina at 50
  • Aug 31 Michael Sheard, British actor (b. 1940)
  • Aug 31 Joseph Rotblat, Polish-British physicist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize (b. 1908)
  • Sep 1 R. L. Burnside, American musician (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)
  • Sep 16 Gordon Gould, American physicist, inventor of the laser, dies at 85
  • 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)
  • Oct 2 Bert Eriksson, Belgian neo-Nazi (b. 1931)
  • Oct 2 Nipsey Russell, American comedian (b. 1918)
  • Oct 2 August Wilson, American playwright (b. 1945)
  • Oct 3 Ronnie Barker, English comic actor (The Two Ronnies, Porridge), dies at 76
  • Oct 4 Stanley K. Hathaway, American politician (b. 1924)
  • Oct 4 Mike Gibbons, Welsh musician and drummer (Badfinger), dies of a brain aneurysm in his sleep at 56
  • Oct 7 Charles Rocket, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Oct 9 Louis Nye, American comedian and actor (b. 1913)
  • Oct 10 Wayne Booth, American literary critic (b. 1921)
  • Oct 10 Milton Obote, President of Uganda (b. 1925)
  • Oct 11 Edward Szczepanik, Polish economist and Prime Minister in exile (b. 1915)
  • Oct 11 Shan-ul-Haq Haqqee, Linguist, and writer of Pakistan (b. 1917)
  • Oct 12 C. Delores Tucker, American politician and civil rights activist (b. 1927)
  • Oct 13 Vivian Malone Jones, American civil rights activist (b. 1942)
  • Oct 14 Jody Dobrowski, English murder victim (b. 1981)
  • Oct 15 Jason Collier, American basketball player (b. 1977)
  • Oct 15 Matti Wuori, Finnish politician (b. 1945)
  • Oct 16 "Len" Dresslar, American singer and voice actor (b. 1925)
  • Oct 16 Eugene "Porky" Lee, American child actor (b. 1933)
  • Oct 16 David Reilly, American singer (God Lives Underwater) (b. 1971)
  • Oct 17 Ba Jin, Chinese writer (b. 1904)
  • Oct 17 Franky Gee, European techno artist (b. 1962)
  • Oct 18 John Hollis, British actor (b. 1931)
  • Oct 18 Bill King, American sports broadcaster (b. 1927)
  • Oct 18 Johnny Haynes, English footballer (b. 1934)
  • Oct 19 Dallas Cook, American musician (Suburban Legends) (b. 1982)
  • Oct 19 Corinne Lévesque, wife of Quebec premier René Lévesque (b. 1943)
  • Oct 20 Shirley Horn, American singer (b. 1934)
  • Oct 20 Endon Mahmood, First Lady of Malaysia (breast cancer) (b. 1941)
  • Oct 20 Eva Svankmajerova, Czech artist (b. 1940)
  • Oct 21 Tara Correa-McMullen, American actress, shot at 16
  • Oct 22 Arman, French-born artist (b. 1928)
  • Oct 22 Tony Adams, Irish film producer (b. 1953)
  • Oct 22 Franky Gee, American singer (Captain Jack) (b. 1962)
  • Oct 23 Stella Obasanjo, Nigerian first lady (b. 1945)
  • Oct 23 William Hootkins, American actor (b. 1948)
  • Oct 23 John Muth, American economist (b. 1930)
  • Oct 24 José Azcona del Hoyo, President of Honduras (b. 1926)
  • Oct 24 Robert Sloman, writer (b. 1926)

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Oct 24 Rosa Parks, American civil rights activist who refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white passenger, dies of natural causes at 92

Civil Rights Activist Rosa Parks
Civil Rights Activist
Rosa Parks
  • Oct 24 Immanuel C.Y. Hsu, scholar of modern Chinese intellectual and diplomatic history (b. 1923)
  • Oct 24 Mokarrameh Ghanbari, Iranian painter (b. 1928)
  • Oct 26 Keith Parkinson, American fantasy artist, dies of Leukemia at 47
  • Oct 28 Eugene K. Bird, German prison director (b. 1926)
  • Oct 28 Bob Broeg, American sports writer (b. 1918)
  • Oct 28 Raymond Hains, French artist (b. 1926)
  • Oct 28 Tony Jackson, American basketball player (b. 1942)
  • Oct 28 Fernando Quejas, Cape Verdean singer and musician (b. 1922)
  • Oct 28 Ljuba Tadić, Serbian actor (b. 1929)
  • Oct 28 Richard Smalley, American chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1943)
  • Oct 30 Al Lopez, American baseball player and manager (b. 1908)
  • Oct 30 Shamsher Singh Sheri, Indian communist leader (b. 1942)
  • Oct 31 Mary Wimbush, English actress (b. 1924)
  • Oct 31 John "Beatz" Holohan, American drummer (Bayside) (b. 1974)
  • Oct 31 Hal Anger, American biophysicist (b. 1920)
  • Nov 1 Skitch Henderson, English-born bandleader (b. 1918)
  • Nov 1 Michael Piller, American screenwriter (b. 1948)
  • Nov 2 Ferruccio Valcareggi, Italian football player and coach.
  • Nov 4 Nadia Anjuman, Afghan poet and journalist (b. 1980)
  • Nov 4 Sheree North, American actress and singer (b. 1932)
  • Nov 5 Rod Donald, New Zealand environmentalist (b. 1957)
  • Nov 5 John Fowles, English writer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 5 Virginia MacWatters, American soprano (b. 1912)
  • Nov 6 Minako Honda, Japanese singer and musical actress (b. 1967)
  • Nov 6 Rod Donald, New Zealand Politician, Green Party Co-leader (b. 1957)
  • Nov 6 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer (b. 1915)
  • Nov 7 Anthony Sawoniuk, Belarusian-born Nazi war criminal (b. 1921)
  • Nov 7 Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)
  • Nov 8 David Westheimer, American novelist (b. 1917)
  • Nov 8 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor (b. 1928)
  • Nov 9 K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (1997-2002), dies at 85
  • Nov 11 Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, British photographer (b. 1939)
  • Nov 11 Peter Drucker, American management theorist (b. 1909)
  • Nov 11 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (b. 1930)
  • Nov 12 William G. Adams, former mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada (b. 1923)
  • Nov 13 Eddie Guerrero, American/Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • Nov 13 Vine Deloria, Jr., Native American author, theologian, historian, and activist (b. 1933)
  • Nov 14 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • Nov 15 Dr. Adrian Rogers, American Southern Baptist Minister and leader (b. 1931)
  • Nov 15 Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (b. 1959)
  • Nov 16 Robert Tisch, American football team owner (b. 1926)
  • Nov 16 Donald Watson, English founder of the Vegan Society (b. 1910)
  • Nov 16 Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
  • Nov 16 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92
  • Nov 17 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (b. 1942)
  • Nov 18 Harold J. Stone, American actor (b. 1911)
  • Nov 19 Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)
  • Nov 20 Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian poet (b. 1931)
  • Nov 20 Sheldon Gardner, American psychologist (b. 1934)
  • Nov 20 Chris Whitley, American musician (b. 1960)
  • Nov 20 James King, American singer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 21 Alfred Anderson, last Scottish World War I (and Christmas Truce) veteran (b. 1896)
  • Nov 21 Hugh Sidey, American journalist (b. 1927)
  • Nov 22 Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (b. 1920)
  • Nov 23 Frank Gatski, American football player (b. 1919)
  • Nov 23 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • Nov 24 Pat Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid) dies aged 73
  • Nov 25 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), dies at age 59 after suffering multiple organ failures
  • Nov 25 Richard Burns, English WRC champion (b. 1971)
  • Nov 26 Stan Berenstain, children's author, (d. 2005)
  • Nov 27 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (b. 1919)
  • Nov 27 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 28 Marc Lawrence, American actor (b. 1910)
  • Nov 29 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47
  • Nov 29 David di Tommaso, French footballer (b. 1979)
  • Nov 30 Jean Parker, American actress (b. 1915)
  • Dec 1 Gust Avrakotos, American intelligence case officer (b. 1938)
  • Dec 2 Kenneth Lee Boyd, American convicted murderer (executed) (b. 1948)