Famous Deaths in 2006 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 630

  • May 3 Earl Woods, Athlete and father of Tiger Woods (b. 1932)
  • May 5 Naushad Ali, Indian composer (b. 1919)
  • May 6 Lillian Asplund, last American RMS Titanic survivor (b. 1906)
  • May 6 Shigeru Kayano, Japanese Ainu activist (b. 1926)
  • May 6 Grant McLennan, co-founder of Australian band The Go-Betweens (b. 1958)
  • May 6 Lorne Saxberg, Canadian television journalist (b. 1958)
  • May 7 Richard Carleton, Australian news reporter (b.1943)
  • May 7 Joan C. Edwards, American philanthropist (b. 1918)
  • May 7 Machiko Soga, Japanese actress, singer, and tokusatsu legend (b. 1943)
  • May 8 Iain Macmillan, Abbey Road photographer (b. 1938)
  • May 10 Raizo Matsuno, Japanese politician (b. 1917)
  • May 10 A. M. Rosenthal, American newspaper editor (b. 1922)
  • May 10 Soraya, Colombian-American singer (b. 1969)
  • May 10 Val Guest, British film director (b. 1911)

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May 11 Floyd Patterson, American boxer, dies at 71

Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Floyd Patterson
Boxer and Undisputed Heavyweight Champion
Floyd Patterson
  • May 11 Frankie Thomas, American actor (b. 1921)
  • May 11 Yossi Banai, Israeli singer (b. 1932)
  • May 12 Gillespie V. Montgomery, former U.S. representative from Mississippi (b. 1920)
  • May 13 Jaroslav Pelikan, American historian (b. 1923)
  • May 13 Johnnie Wilder, Jr., American singer (b. 1949)
  • May 14 Lew Anderson, American actor and bandleader (b. 1922)
  • May 14 Stanley Kunitz, American poet (b. 1905)
  • May 14 Eva Norvind, Mexican actress (b. 1944)
  • May 17 Cy Feuer, American playwright (b. 1911)
  • May 17 Eric Forth, British Member of Parliament (b. 1944)
  • May 17 Captain Nichola Goddard, Canadian soldier (b. 1980)
  • May 18 Andrew Martinez, U.C. Berkeley's "Naked Guy" (b. 1972)
  • May 19 Freddie Garrity, English lead singer from the band Freddie and the Dreamers (b. 1940)
  • May 21 Spencer Clark, American racecar driver (b. 1987)
  • May 21 Katherine Dunham, American dancer (b. 1909)
  • May 21 Cherd Songsri, Thai film director (b. 1931)
  • May 21 Billy Walker, American singer (b. 1929)
  • May 22 Lee Jong-wook, Korean Director-General of the World Health Organization (b. 1945)
  • May 22 Heather Crowe, Canadian activist (b. 1945)
  • May 23 Clifford Antone, American businessman (b. 1949)
  • May 23 Lloyd Bentsen, American politician (b. 1921)
  • May 23 Frits Bernard, American activist (b. 1920)
  • May 23 Kazimierz Górski, Polish footballer (b. 1921)
  • May 24 Henry Bumstead, American art director (b. 1915)
  • May 24 Michał Życzkowski, Polish technician (b. 1930)
  • May 25 Desmond Dekker, Jamaican ska musician (b. 1941)
  • May 26 Édouard Michelin, CEO of Michelin (b. 1963)
  • May 26 Kevin O'Flanagan, Irish athlete and physician (b. 1919)
  • May 27 Craig Heyward, American football player (b. 1966)
  • May 27 Paul Gleason, American actor (b. 1939)
  • May 27 Alex Toth, American cartoonist (b. 1928)
  • May 27 Rob Borsellino, American columnist (b. 1949)
  • May 27 Oduvil Unnikrishnan, Indian actor (b. 1944)
  • May 28 Thorleif Schjelderup, Norwegian author and ski jumper (b. 1920)
  • May 29 Steve Mizerak, American pool player (b. 1944)
  • May 29 Jacques Bouchard, Quebec advertising executive (b. 1930)
  • May 30 Shohei Imamura, Japanese film director (b. 1926)
  • May 30 Robert Sterling, American actor (b. 1917)
  • May 30 David Lloyd, New Zealand biologist (b. 1938)
  • May 31 Ryan Bennett, broadcast commentator (b. 1970)
  • May 31 Miguel Berrocal, sculptor (b. 1933)
  • May 31 Raymond Davis Jr., American physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1914)
  • May 31 Lula Mae Hardaway, American songwriter, mother of singer Stevie Wonder (b. 1930)
  • Jun 1 Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
  • Jun 2 Keith Smith, English professional rugby player (b. 1952)
  • Jun 2 Vince Welnick, musician, keyboardist (The Grateful Dead) (b. 1951)
  • Jun 3 Johnny Grande, original accordion/piano/keyboard player for Bill Haley's Comets (b. 1932)
  • Jun 5 Frederick Franck, American artist and writer (b. 1909)
  • Jun 6 Billy Preston, American musician (b. 1946)
  • Jun 6 Hilton Ruiz, Puerto Rican-American jazz pianist (b. 1952)
  • Jun 6 Arnold Newman, American photographer (b. 1918)
  • Jun 7 John Tenta, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1963)
  • Jun 7 Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Jordanian-born Mujahid (b. 1966)
  • Jun 8 Robert Donner, American actor (b. 1931)
  • Jun 8 Abouna Matta El Meskeen, Coptic Orthodox monk (b. 1919)
  • Jun 9 Drafi Deutscher, German Schlager singer (b. 1946)
  • Jun 11 Bruce Shand, father of Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall (b. 1917)
  • Jun 11 Michael Bartosh, computer expert and author (b. 1977)
  • Jun 11 Neroli Fairhall, New Zealand archer (b. 1944)
  • Jun 12 György Ligeti, Hungarian composer (b. 1923)
  • Jun 12 Kenneth Roy Thomson, 2nd Baron Thomson of Fleet, Canadian businessman and art collector (b. 1923)
  • Jun 13 Charles Haughey, Taoiseach (b. 1925)
  • Jun 14 Jean Roba, Belgian comics author (b. 1930)
  • Jun 14 Monty Berman, British film and television producer (b. 1905)
  • Jun 15 Raymond Devos, French humourist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 15 Herb Pearson, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1910)
  • Jun 16 Igor Śmiałowski, Polish actor (b. 1917)
  • Jun 16 Alireza Shapour Shahbazi, Iranian archaeologist, (b. 1942)
  • Jun 17 Cláudio Besserman Vianna, aka "Bussunda", Brazilian comedian (b. 1962)
  • Jun 17 Arthur Franz, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Jun 18 Vincent Sherman, American film director (b. 1906)
  • Jun 20 Billy Johnson, American baseball player (b. 1918)
  • Jun 20 Claydes Charles Smith, American musician (Kool & The Gang), dies at 57
  • Jun 22 Moose (dog actor), dog actor popular for role on Frasier (b. 1990)
  • Jun 23 Aaron Spelling, American television producer (Charlie's Angels, Dynasty), dies at 83
  • Jun 23 Luke Graham, American wrestler (b. 1940)
  • Jun 23 Harriet, Galápagos tortoise (b. 1830)
  • Jun 24 Patsy Ramsey, mother of JonBenét Ramsey (b. 1956)
  • Jun 25 Jaap Penraat, Dutch architect (b. 1918)
  • Jun 27 Ángel Maturino Reséndiz, Mexican serial killer, known as "The Railway Killer" (b. 1959)
  • Jun 28 Jim Baen, American science fiction publisher and editor (b. 1943)
  • Jun 28 George Page, American television host (b. 1935)
  • Jun 28 Peter Rawlinson, Baron Rawlinson of Ewell, English barrister, politician and author (b. 1919)
  • Jun 28 George Unwin, British WWII fighter ace (b. 1913)
  • Jun 29 Randy Walker, American football coach (b. 1954)
  • Jun 29 Fabián Bielinsky, Argentinean film director (b. 1959)
  • Jun 29 Lloyd Richards, American actor and director (b. 1919)
  • Jun 30 Robert Gernhardt, German satirist (b. 1937)
  • Jul 1 Fred Trueman, English cricketer (b. 1931)
  • Jul 2 Jan Murray, American comedian (b. 1916)
  • Jul 3 Joseph Goguen, American computer scientist (b. 1941)
  • Jul 3 Benjamin Hendrickson, American actor (b. 1950)
  • Jul 5 Kenneth Lay, American businessman (b. 1942)
  • Jul 6 Kasey Rogers, American actress (b. 1926)
  • Jul 6 Tom Weir, Scottish climber, author and broadcaster (b. 1914)
  • Jul 7 Juan de Ávalos, Spanish sculptor (b. 1911)

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

Rocker Syd Barrett
Rocker
Syd Barrett
  • Jul 7 John Money, Sexologist (b. 1921)
  • Jul 8 June Allyson, American actress (b. 1917)
  • Jul 8 Peter Hawkins, British actor/voice actor (b. 1924)
  • Jul 9 Milan Williams, American musician (The Commodores) (b. 1948)
  • Jul 10 Shamil Basayev, Chechen rebel (b. 1965)
  • Jul 11 Barnard Hughes, American actor (b. 1915)
  • Jul 11 John Spencer, English snooker player (b. 1935)
  • Jul 13 Red Buttons, American comedian (b. 1919)
  • Jul 15 Robert H. Brooks, founder of Hooters of America (b. 1937)
  • Jul 16 Bob Orton, Sr., American professional wrestler (b. 1929)
  • Jul 16 Winthrop Paul Rockefeller, Lieutenant Governor of Arkansas (b. 1948)
  • Jul 17 Sam Myers, American musician and songwriter (b. 1936)
  • Jul 17 Mickey Spillane, American author (b. 1918)
  • Jul 19 Jack Warden, American actor (b. 1920)
  • Jul 20 Ted Grant, British Trotskyist (b. 1913)
  • Jul 20 Gérard Oury, French filmmaker (b. 1919)
  • Jul 21 Mako, Japanese-born American actor (b. 1933)
  • Jul 21 Ta Mok, "The Khmer Rouge Butcher", war criminal in Democratic Kampuchea (b. 1926)
  • Jul 22 José Antonio Delgado, Venezuelan mountain climber (b. 1965)
  • Jul 22 James E. West, mayor of Spokane, Washington (b. 1950)
  • Jul 22 Dika Newlin, American composer, Schoenberg expert and punk rocker, dies at 82
  • Jul 23 Jean-Paul Desbiens, Quebec writer and journalist (b. 1927)
  • Jul 25 Carl Brashear, first African-American U.S Navy Master Diver (b. 1931)
  • Jul 27 Maryann Mahaffey, American politician (b. 1925)
  • Jul 28 David Gemmell, British writer (b. 1948)
  • Jul 30 Anthony Galla-Rini, American accordionist (b. 1904)
  • Jul 30 Al Balding, Canadian golfer (b. 1924)
  • Jul 30 Murray Bookchin, American libertarian socialist (b. 1921)
  • Jul 31 Paul Eells, American sportscaster (b. 1935)
  • Aug 1 Jason Rhoades, American installation artist (b. 1965)
  • Aug 1 Bob Thaves, American cartoonist (b. 1924)
  • Aug 1 Iris Marion Young, American feminist and political scientist (b. 1949)
  • Aug 3 Arthur Lee, American psychedelic rock musician (b. 1945)
  • Aug 3 Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, singer (b. 1915)
  • Aug 4 John Locke, American rock keyboardist (Spirit-I Got A Line on You), dies of cancer at 62
  • Aug 5 Susan Butcher, American sled dog champion (b. 1954)
  • Aug 7 Mary Anderson Bain, American New Deal politician (b. 1911)
  • Aug 9 James van Allen, American physicist (b. 1914)
  • Aug 9 Philip E. High, science fiction author (b. 1914)
  • Aug 11 Mike Douglas, American singer and talk show host (b. 1925)
  • Aug 13 Tony Jay, English actor (b. 1933)
  • Aug 13 Payao Poontarat, Thai Olympic boxer (b. 1957)
  • Aug 14 Bruno Kirby, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Aug 15 Te Atairangi Kaahu, Māori queen (b. 1931)
  • Aug 15 Rick Bourke, Australian rugby league player
  • Aug 15 Doug White, American news anchor
  • Aug 15 Faas Wilkes, Dutch international footballer
  • Aug 16 Alex Buzo, Australian playwright and author (b. 1944)
  • Aug 16 Herschel Green, American pilot (b. 1920)
  • Aug 16 Jon Nödtveidt, Swedish musician (b. 1975)
  • Aug 16 Alfredo Stroessner, President of Paraguay (b. 1912)
  • Aug 18 Fernand Gignac, Canadian singer and actor (b. 1934)
  • Aug 18 Jamie Astaphan, Caribbean-born physician (b. 1946)
  • Aug 20 Claude Blanchard, French-Canadian singer, comedian and actor (b. 1932)
  • Aug 20 Joe Rosenthal, American photographer (b. 1911)
  • Aug 20 Cpl Bryan Budd VC, British soldier (Afghanistan) (b. 1977)
  • Aug 21 Paul Fentener van Vlissingen, Dutch businessman and philanthropist (b. 1941)
  • Aug 21 Ustad Bismillah Khan, Indian musician (b. 1916)
  • Aug 22 Bruce Gary, American rock drummer (The Knack) (b. 1951)
  • Aug 23 Maynard Ferguson, Canadian jazz trumpeter and bandleader (b. 1928)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

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

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

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Sep 4 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 4 Astrid Varnay, Swedish-born soprano (b. 1918)
  • Sep 4 Giacinto Facchetti, Italian footballer (b. 1942)
  • Sep 8 Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (b. 1915)