Famous Deaths in 2006 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 614

  • May 6th Grant McLennan, co-founder of Australian band The Go-Betweens (b. 1958)
  • May 6th Lorne Saxberg, Canadian television journalist (b. 1958)
  • May 7th Richard Carleton, Australian news reporter (b.1943)
  • May 7th Joan C. Edwards, American philanthropist (b. 1918)
  • May 7th Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943)
  • May 8th Iain Macmillan, Abbey Road photographer (b. 1938)
  • May 10th Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (b. 1917)
  • May 10th A. M. Rosenthal, American newspaper editor (b. 1922)
  • May 10th Soraya, Colombian-American singer (b. 1969)
  • May 10th Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

May 11th Floyd Patterson, American boxer, dies at 71

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • May 11th Frankie Thomas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • May 11th Yossi Banai, Israeli singer (b. 1932)
  • May 12th Gillespie V. Montgomery, former U.S. representative from Mississippi (b. 1920)
  • May 13th Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian (b. 1923)
  • May 13th Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (b. 1949)
  • May 14th Lew Anderson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1922)
  • May 14th Stanley Kunitz, American poet (b. 1905)
  • May 14th Eva Norvind, Mexican actress (b. 1944)
  • May 17th Cy Feuer, American playwright (b. 1911)
  • May 17th Eric Forth, British Member of Parliament (b. 1944)
  • May 17th Captain Nichola Goddard, Canadian soldier (b. 1980)
  • May 18th Andrew Martinez, U.C. Berkeley's "Naked Guy" (b. 1972)
  • May 19th Freddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (b. 1940)
  • May 21st Spencer Clark, American racecar driver (b. 1987)
  • May 21st Katherine Dunham, American dancer (b. 1909)
  • May 21st Cherd Songsri, Thai film director (b. 1931)
  • May 21st Billy Walker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • May 22nd Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organization (b. 1945)
  • May 22nd Heather Crowe, Canadian activist (b. 1945)
  • May 23rd Clifford Antone, American businessman (b. 1949)
  • May 23rd Lloyd Bentsen, American politician (b. 1921)
  • May 23rd Frits Bernard, American activist (b. 1920)
  • May 23rd Kazimierz Górski, Polish footballer (b. 1921)
  • May 24th Henry Bumstead, American art director (b. 1915)
  • May 24th Michał Życzkowski, Polish technician (b. 1930)
  • May 25th Desmond Dekker, Jamaican ska musician (b. 1941)
  • May 26th Édouard Michelin, CEO of Michelin (b. 1963)
  • May 26th Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
  • May 27th Craig Heyward, American football player (b. 1966)
  • May 27th Paul Gleason, American actor (b. 1939)
  • May 27th Alex Toth, American cartoonist (b. 1928)
  • May 27th Rob Borsellino, American columnist (b. 1949)
  • May 27th Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (b. 1944)
  • May 28th Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (b. 1920)
  • May 29th Steve Mizerak, American pool player (b. 1944)
  • May 29th Jacques Bouchard, Quebec advertising executive (b. 1930)
  • May 30th Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (b. 1926)
  • May 30th Robert Sterling, American actor (b. 1917)
  • May 30th David Lloyd, New Zealand biologist (b. 1938)
  • May 31st Ryan Bennett, broadcast commentator (b. 1970)
  • May 31st Miguel Berrocal, sculptor (b. 1933)
  • May 31st Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)
  • May 31st Lula Mae Hardaway, American songwriter, mother of singer Stevie Wonder (b. 1930)
  • Jun 1st Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
  • Jun 2nd Keith Smith, English professional rugby player (b. 1952)
  • Jun 2nd Vince Welnick, musician, keyboardist (The Grateful Dead) (b. 1951)
  • Jun 3rd Johnny Grande, original accordion/piano/keyboard player for Bill Haley's Comets (b. 1932)
  • Jun 5th Frederick Franck, American artist and writer (b. 1909)
  • Jun 6th Billy Preston, American musician (b. 1946)
  • Jun 6th Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican-American jazz pianist (b. 1952)
  • Jun 6th Arnold Newman, American photographer (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7th John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • Jun 7th Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Jordanian-born Mujahid (b. 1966)
  • Jun 8th Robert Donner, American actor (b. 1931)
  • Jun 8th Abouna Matta El Meskeen, Coptic Orthodox monk (b. 1919)
  • Jun 9th Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (b. 1946)
  • Jun 11th Bruce Shand, father of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (b. 1917)
  • Jun 11th Michael Bartosh, computer expert and author (b. 1977)
  • Jun 11th Neroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (b. 1944)
  • Jun 12th György Ligeti, Hungarian composer (b. 1923)
  • Jun 12th Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector (b. 1923)
  • Jun 13th Charles Haughey, Taoiseach (b. 1925)
  • Jun 14th Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (b. 1930)
  • Jun 14th Monty Berman, British film and television producer (b. 1905)
  • Jun 15th Raymond Devos, French humourist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 15th Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
  • Jun 16th Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (b. 1917)
  • Jun 16th Alireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist, (b. 1942)
  • Jun 17th Cláudio Besserman Vianna, aka "Bussunda", Brazilian comedian (b. 1962)
  • Jun 17th Arthur Franz, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Jun 18th Vincent Sherman, American film director (b. 1906)
  • Jun 20th Billy Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • Jun 22nd Moose (dog actor), dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
  • Jun 23rd Aaron Spelling, American television producer (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 83
  • Jun 23rd Luke Graham, American wrestler (b. 1940)
  • Jun 23rd Harriet, Galápagos tortoise (b. 1830)
  • Jun 24th Patsy Ramsey, mother of JonBenét Ramsey (b. 1956)
  • Jun 25th Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)
  • Jun 27th Ángel Maturino Reséndiz, Mexican serial killer, known as "The Railway Killer" (b. 1959)
  • Jun 28th Jim Baen, American science fiction publisher and editor (b. 1943)
  • Jun 28th George Page, American television host (b. 1935)
  • Jun 28th Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (b. 1919)
  • Jun 28th George Unwin, British WWII fighter ace (b. 1913)
  • Jun 29th Randy Walker, American football coach (b. 1954)
  • Jun 29th Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • Jun 29th Lloyd Richards, American actor and director (b. 1919)
  • Jun 30th Robert Gernhardt, German satirist (b. 1937)
  • Jul 1st Fred Trueman, English cricketer (b. 1931)
  • Jul 2nd Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)
  • Jul 3rd Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)
  • Jul 3rd Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • Jul 5th Kenneth Lay, American businessman (b. 1942)
  • Jul 6th Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1926)
  • Jul 6th Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914)
  • Jul 7th Juan de Ávalos, Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Jul 7th Syd Barrett, original guitarist and vocalist of the band Pink Floyd (b. 1946)

Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • Jul 7th John Money, Sexologist (b. 1921)
  • Jul 8th June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 8th Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)
  • Jul 9th Milan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (b. 1948)
  • Jul 10th Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (b. 1965)
  • Jul 11th Barnard Hughes, American actor (b. 1915)
  • Jul 11th John Spencer, English snooker player (b. 1935)
  • Jul 13th Red Buttons, American comedian (b. 1919)
  • Jul 15th Robert H. Brooks, founder of Hooters of America (b. 1937)
  • Jul 16th Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Jul 16th Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
  • Jul 17th Sam Myers, American musician and songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Jul 17th Mickey Spillane, American author (b. 1918)
  • Jul 19th Jack Warden, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 20th Ted Grant, British Trotskyist (b. 1913)
  • Jul 20th Gérard Oury, French filmmaker (b. 1919)
  • Jul 21st Mako, Japanese-born American actor (b. 1933)
  • Jul 21st Ta Mok, "The Khmer Rouge Butcher", war criminal in Democratic Kampuchea (b. 1926)
  • Jul 22nd José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (b. 1965)
  • Jul 22nd James E. West, mayor of Spokane, Washington (b. 1950)
  • Jul 23rd Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1927)
  • Jul 25th Carl Brashear, first African-American U.S Navy Master Diver (b. 1931)
  • Jul 27th Maryann Mahaffey, American politician (b. 1925)
  • Jul 28th David Gemmell, British writer (b. 1948)
  • Jul 30th Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (b. 1904)
  • Jul 30th Al Balding, Canadian golfer (b. 1924)
  • Jul 30th Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (b. 1921)
  • Jul 31st Paul Eells, American sportscaster (b. 1935)
  • Aug 1st Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (b. 1965)
  • Aug 1st Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (b. 1924)
  • Aug 1st Iris Marion Young, American feminist and political scientist (b. 1949)
  • Aug 3rd Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945)
  • Aug 3rd Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, singer (b. 1915)
  • Aug 5th Susan Butcher, American sled dog champion (b. 1954)
  • Aug 7th Mary Anderson Bain, American New Deal politician (b. 1911)
  • Aug 9th James van Allen, American physicist (b. 1914)
  • Aug 9th Philip E. High, science fiction author (b. 1914)
  • Aug 11th Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (b. 1925)
  • Aug 13th Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933)
  • Aug 13th Payao Poontarat, Thai Olympic boxer (b. 1957)
  • Aug 14th Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Aug 15th Te Atairangi Kaahu, Māori queen (b. 1931)
  • Aug 15th Rick Bourke, Australian rugby league player
  • Aug 15th Doug White, American news anchor
  • Aug 15th Faas Wilkes, Dutch international footballer
  • Aug 16th Alex Buzo, Australian playwright and author (b. 1944)
  • Aug 16th Herschel Green, American pilot (b. 1920)
  • Aug 16th Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (b. 1975)
  • Aug 16th Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (b. 1912)
  • Aug 18th Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 18th Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (b. 1946)
  • Aug 20th Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • Aug 20th Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (b. 1911)
  • Aug 20th Cpl Bryan Budd VC, British soldier (Afghanistan) (b. 1977)
  • Aug 21st Paul Fentener van Vlissingen, Dutch businessman and philanthropist (b. 1941)
  • Aug 21st Ustad Bismillah Khan, Indian musician (b. 1916)
  • Aug 22nd Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (b. 1951)
  • Aug 23rd Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1928)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Aug 23rd Ed Warren, American paranormal investigator, dies at 79

Paranormal Investigator Ed Warren
Paranormal Investigator
Ed Warren
  • Aug 24th Léopold Simoneau, French Canadian tenor (b. 1916)
  • Aug 24th Cristian Nemescu, Romanian film director (b.1979)
  • Aug 26th Rainer Barzel, German politician (b. 1924)
  • Aug 26th Clyde Walcott, Barbadian West Indies cricketer (b. 1926)
  • Aug 27th Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Indian film director (b. 1922)
  • Aug 27th Maria Capovilla, oldest woman alive from 2004-2006 (b. 1889)
  • Aug 27th Jesse Pintado, Mexican-born guitarist (Napalm Death) (b. 1969)
  • Aug 28th Benoît Sauvageau, French Canadian politician (b. 1963)
  • Aug 28th Melvin Schwartz, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1932)
  • Aug 28th Melvin Schwartz, American Physicist and Nobel Laureate (neutrinos - subatomic particles with no electric charge and virtually no mass), dies at 73
  • Aug 30th Glenn Ford, Canadian-born American actor (b. 1916)
  • Aug 30th Naguib Mahfouz, Egyptian writer, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1911)
  • Aug 30th Robin Cooke, Baron Cooke of Thorndon, New Zealand jurist and member of the British House of Lords (b. 1926)
  • Aug 31st Tom Delaney, British racing driver (b. 1911)
  • Aug 31st Derrick Wayne Frazier, American convicted murderer (b. 1977)
  • Aug 31st Mohamed Abdelwahab, Egyptian footballer (b. 1983)
  • Sep 1st Sir Kyffin Williams, Welsh landscape painter (b. 1918)
  • Sep 1st Bob O'Connor, mayor of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (b. 1944)
  • Sep 1st Nellie Connally, wife of Texas governor John Connally (b. 1919)
  • Sep 1st Warren Mitofsky, American pollster (b. 1934)
  • Sep 2nd Bob Mathias, American decathlete (Olympic-gold-1948, 52) and congressman, dies of cancer at 75
  • Sep 2nd Willi Ninja, dancer and choreographer (b. 1961)
  • Sep 4th Colin Thiele, Australian author and educator (b. 1920)

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Sep 4th Steve Irwin, Australian naturalist and television personality attacked and killed by a stingray (b. 1962)

Naturalist and TV Star Steve Irwin
Naturalist and TV Star
Steve Irwin
  • Sep 4th Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (b. 1918)
  • Sep 4th Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (b. 1942)
  • Sep 8th Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (b. 1915)
  • Sep 8th Peter Brock, Australian racecar driver (b. 1945)
  • Sep 8th Frank Middlemass, actor (b. 1919)
  • Sep 8th Erk Russell, American football coach (b. 1923)
  • Sep 9th Gérard Brach, French screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • Sep 9th Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (b. 1955)
  • Sep 9th William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (b. 1930)
  • Sep 9th Matt Gadsby, English footballer (b. 1979)