Famous Deaths in 2006 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 631

  • Sep 8 Hilda Bernstein, English-born South African author, artist, and activist (b. 1915)
  • Sep 8 Peter Brock, Australian racecar driver (b. 1945)
  • Sep 8 Frank Middlemass, actor (b. 1919)
  • Sep 8 Erk Russell, American football coach (b. 1923)
  • Sep 8 Jean Villain, Swiss writer, dies at 78
  • Sep 9 Gérard Brach, French screenwriter (b. 1927)
  • Sep 9 Richard Burmer, American composer and musician (b. 1955)
  • Sep 9 William B. Ziff, Jr., American publishing executive (b. 1930)
  • Sep 9 Matt Gadsby, English footballer (b. 1979)
  • Sep 10 Patty Berg, American golf player (b. 1918)
  • Sep 10 King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV of Tonga (b. 1918)
  • Sep 11 William Auld, Scottish poet, writer and supporter of Esperanto (b. 1924)
  • Sep 11 Pat Corley, American actor (b. 1930)
  • Sep 11 Joachim Fest, German journalist and author (b. 1926)
  • Sep 11 Johannes Bob van Benthem, Dutch lawyer (b. 1921)
  • Sep 13 Ann Richards, 46th Governor of Texas (b. 1933)
  • Sep 14 Mickey Hargitay, Hungarian actor and bodybuilder (b. 1926)
  • Sep 14 Esme Melville, Australian actress (b. 1918)
  • Sep 15 Raymond Baxter, British television presenter (b. 1922)
  • Sep 15 Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer (b. 1929)
  • Sep 15 Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (b. 1987)
  • Sep 16 Rob Levin, creator of Freenode (b. 1955)
  • Sep 16 Floyd Curry, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1925)
  • Sep 17 Patricia Kennedy Lawford, American socialite (b. 1924)
  • Sep 18 Edward J. King, 66th Governor of Massachusetts (b. 1925)
  • Sep 19 Elizabeth Allen, American actress (b. 1929)
  • Sep 19 Roy Schuiten, Dutch cyclist (b. 1950)
  • Sep 19 Chuck Rio, American singer and saxophonist (The Champs) (b. 1929)
  • Sep 19 Hugh Kawharu, New Zealander Ngāti Whātua Māori chief (b. 1927)
  • Sep 19 Martha Holmes, American photographer (b. 1923)
  • Sep 20 Armin Jordan, Swiss conductor (b. 1932)
  • Sep 20 John W. Peterson, American songwriter (b. 1921)
  • Sep 21 Boz Burrell, English rock musician (b. 1946)
  • Sep 22 Edward Albert, American actor (b. 1951)
  • Sep 22 Carla Benschop, Dutch basketball player (b. 1950)
  • Sep 23 Sir Malcolm Arnold, English composer and professional trumpeter (b. 1921)
  • Sep 23 Etta Baker, American blues guitarist, dies at 93
  • Sep 25 Jeff Cooper, American firearms expert (b. 1920)
  • Sep 25 John M. Ford, American author and poet (b. 1957)

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Sep 25 Sofia Muratova, Russian Olympic gold winning Gymnast, dies at 77

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Sep 26 Byron Nelson, American PGA golfer (won 19 tournaments in 1945), dies at 94

Golfer Byron Nelson
Golfer
Byron Nelson
  • Sep 26 Iva Toguri D'Aquino, alleged Tokyo Rose (b. 1916)
  • Sep 29 Michael A. Monsoor, United States Navy SEAL (posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor), killed in Iraq at 25
  • Sep 29 Jan Werner Danielsen, Norwegian singer (b. 1976)
  • Sep 29 Khalique Ibrahim Khalique, Pakistani journalist and Urdu poet and critic (b. 1926)
  • Sep 29 Louis-Albert Cardinal Vachon, French Canadian Catholic archbishop of Quebec (b. 1912)
  • Sep 29 Walter Hadlee, New Zealand cricketer (b. 1915)
  • Oct 1 Jerald Tanner, American religious activist (b. 1938)
  • Oct 1 André Viger, French Canadian wheelchair marathoner (b. 1952)
  • Oct 2 Helen Chenoweth-Hage, American politician (b. 1938)
  • Oct 2 Tamara Dobson, American actress (b. 1947)
  • Oct 2 Paul Halmos, Hungarian-born American mathematician (b. 1916)
  • Oct 3 Alberto Ramento, Filipina bishop (b. 1937)
  • Oct 3 John Crank, British mathematician (b. 1913)
  • Oct 3 Peter Norman, Australian track star (b. 1942)
  • Oct 4 Tom Bell, English actor on stage, television and film (b. 1933)
  • Oct 4 Oskar Pastior, Romanian-born German writer, dies at 78
  • Oct 5 Jennifer Moss, English Actress (b. 1945)
  • Oct 5 Antonio Peña, Mexican founder of lucha libre promotion AAA (b. 1953)
  • Oct 6 Puck Brouwer, Dutch athlete (b. 1930)
  • Oct 6 Eduardo Mignogna, Argentinian film director (b. 1940)
  • Oct 6 Buck O'Neil, American baseball player (b. 1911)
  • Oct 6 Wilson Tucker, American writer (b. 1914)
  • Oct 6 Alex L. Shigo, American Biologist and Plant Pathologist, dies at 76
  • Oct 7 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist (b. 1958)
  • Oct 8 Mark Porter, New Zealand racing driver (b. 1975)
  • Oct 9 Paul Hunter, English professional snooker player (b. 1978)
  • Oct 9 Raymond Noorda, American co-founder and long time CEO of Novell (b. 1924)
  • Oct 10 Michael John Rogers, English ornithologist (b. 1932)
  • Oct 10 Ian Scott, Canadian politician (b. 1934)
  • Oct 11 Cory Lidle, American baseball pitcher (b. 1972)
  • Oct 11 Howard Kerzner, Chief Executive Officer of Kerzner International (b. 1964)
  • Oct 11 Benito Martínez, Cuban who claimed to be the oldest person, died mildly ironically. Family didn't mourn - mostly dead also. (b. ?1880)
  • Oct 12 Gillo Pontecorvo, Italian film director (b. 1919)
  • Oct 13 Wang Guangmei, Chinese first lady (b. 1921)
  • Oct 14 Jared Anderson, American bassist (b. 1975)
  • Oct 14 Freddy Fender, American musician ("Before the Next Teardrop Falls"), dies at 69
  • Oct 14 Maurice Grosse, British paranormal investigator (b. 1919)
  • Oct 14 Nancy Lynn, American aviator (b. 1956)
  • Oct 14 Gerry Studds, American politician (b. 1937)
  • Oct 16 Valentín Paniagua Corazao, Ex President of Peru (b. 1936)
  • Oct 16 Ross Davidson, British actor (b. 1949)
  • Oct 16 Tommy Johnson, American tubist (b. 1935)
  • Oct 16 Lister Sinclair, Canadian broadcaster and playwright (b. 1921)
  • Oct 17 Daniel Emilfork, French actor (b. 1924)
  • Oct 17 Christopher Glenn, American newscaster (b. 1938)
  • Oct 18 Mario Francesco Cardinal Pompedda (b. 1929)
  • Oct 18 Anna Russell, English music satirist (b. 1911)
  • Oct 19 James Glennon, American cinematographer (b. 1942)

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Oct 20 Jane Wyatt, American actress (Father Knows Best), dies at 96

Actress Jane Wyatt
Actress
Jane Wyatt
  • Oct 21 Rene Gerber, Swiss composer, dies at 98
  • Oct 22 Arthur Hill, Canadian actor (b. 1922)
  • Oct 23 Lebo Mathosa, South African entertainer (b. 1977)
  • Oct 24 Enolia McMillan, American civil rights activist (b. 1904)
  • Oct 24 William Montgomery Watt, Islamic studies scholar, orientalist and historian (b. 1909)
  • Oct 26 Pontus Hultén, Swedish art collector and museum director (b. 1924)
  • Oct 27 Joe Niekro, American baseball player (b. 1944)
  • Oct 27 Brad Will, American anarchist and independent journalist (b. 1970)

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Oct 28 Red Auerbach, American basketball coach and executive, dies of a heart attack at 89

NBA Head Coach Red Auerbach
NBA Head Coach
Red Auerbach
  • Oct 28 Trevor Berbick, Jamaican boxer (b. 1955)
  • Oct 28 Marijohn Wilkin, American songwriter (b. 1920)
  • Oct 29 Mohammadu Maccido, 18th Sultan of Sokoto (b. 1928)
  • Oct 30 Junji Kinoshita, Japanese playwright (b. 1914)
  • Oct 30 Clifford Geertz, American anthropologist (b. 1926)
  • Oct 31 Pieter Willem Botha, President of South Africa (b. 1916)
  • Nov 1 William Styron, American author (b. 1925)
  • Nov 1 Adrienne Shelly, American actress and director (The Unbelievable Truth), murdered at 40
  • Nov 3 Paul Mauriat, French musician (b. 1925)
  • Nov 3 Marie Rudisill, American author and "Fruitcake Lady" (b. 1911)
  • Nov 3 Alberto Spencer, Ecuadorean footballer (b. 1937)
  • Nov 4 Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, American memoirist (Cheaper by the Dozen) (b. 1908)
  • Nov 4 Frank Arthur Calder, Canadian politician (b. 1915)
  • Nov 5 Bülent Ecevit, four term Turkish Prime Minister (between 1974 and 2002), dies at 81
  • Nov 6 Federico (Fico) López, Puerto Rican basketball player (b. 1962)
  • Nov 6 Francisco Fernández Ochoa, Spanish alpine skier (b. 1950)
  • Nov 7 Bryan Pata, American football defensive tackle (University of Miami) (murdered) (b. 1981)
  • Nov 7 Johnny Sain, American baseball pitcher (b. 1917)
  • Nov 7 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, French journalist (b. 1924)
  • Nov 8 Basil Poledouris, American film score composer (b. 1945)
  • Nov 8 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, dies at 65
  • Nov 9 Ed Bradley, American journalist (b. 1941)
  • Nov 9 Markus Wolf, East German Intelligence Director (b. 1923)
  • Nov 10 Diana Coupland, British comedy actress (b. 1932)
  • Nov 10 Gerald Levert, American singer (b. 1966)
  • Nov 10 Jack Palance, American actor (b. 1919)
  • Nov 10 Nadarajah Raviraj, Sri Lankan politician (b. 1962)
  • Nov 10 Fokko du Cloux, mathematician (b. 1954)
  • Nov 11 Belinda Emmett, Australian actress (b. 1974)
  • Nov 11 Harry Lehotsky, pastor and activist (b. 1957)
  • Nov 12 General Jacob E. Smart, US Air Force leader World War II (b. 1909)
  • Nov 15 Ana Carolina Reston, Brazilian model (b. 1985)
  • Nov 15 David K. Wyatt, American historian (b. 1937)

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Nov 16 Milton Friedman, American economist, Nobel Prize laureate, dies at 94

Economist Milton Friedman
Economist
Milton Friedman
  • Nov 16 Yuri Levada, Russian sociologist (b. 1930)
  • Nov 16 John Veale, English composer, dies at 84
  • Nov 17 Bo Schembechler, American football coach (b. 1929)
  • Nov 17 Flo Sandon's, Italian singer (b. 1924)
  • Nov 17 Ruth Brown, American blues singer (b. 1928)
  • Nov 17 Ferenc Puskás, Hungarian footballer (b. 1927)
  • Nov 20 Robert Altman, American film director (M*A*S*H, Gosford Park), dies at 81
  • Nov 20 Zoia Ceauşescu, Romanian mathematician and daughter of Communist dictator Nicolae Ceaușescu, dies of lung cancer at 57
  • Nov 20 Andre Waters, American football player (b. 1962)
  • Nov 21 Pierre Amine Gemayel, Lebanese Cabinet minister (assassinated) (b. 1972)
  • Nov 21 Robert Lockwood Jr., American blues guitarist, dies at 91
  • Nov 22 Pat Dobson, American baseball player (b. 1942)
  • Nov 23 Nick Clarke, English radio presenter (b. 1948)
  • Nov 23 Betty Comden, American lyricist (b. 1917)
  • Nov 23 Alexander Litvinenko, Russian spy (b. 1962)
  • Nov 23 Philippe Noiret, French actor (b. 1930)
  • Nov 23 Anita O'Day, American singer (b. 1919)
  • Nov 23 Willie Pep, American boxer (b. 1922)
  • Nov 24 Juice Leskinen, Finnish rock singer (b. 1950)
  • Nov 24 George W. S. Trow, American writer (b. 1943)
  • Nov 24 Zdeněk Veselovský, Czech zoologist (b. 1938)
  • Nov 25 Sean Bell, American shooting victim (b. 1983)
  • Nov 25 Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist (b. 1931)
  • Nov 25 Leo Chiosso, Italian lyricist (b. 1920)
  • Nov 25 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • Nov 25 Kenneth M. Taylor, American pilot (b. 1919)
  • Nov 25 Phyllis Fraser, American actress and children's book publisher (b. 1916)
  • Nov 26 Mário Cesariny, Portuguese painter and writer (b. 1923)
  • Nov 26 Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b. 1933)
  • Nov 26 Dave Cockrum, American comic book artist (b. 1943)
  • Nov 26 Stephen Heywood, American builder (b. 1969)
  • Nov 26 Isaac Gálvez, Spanish procyclist (b. 1975)
  • Nov 27 Don Butterfield, American tuba player (b. 1923)
  • Nov 27 Alan Freeman, British disc jockey known by his nickname 'Fluff' (b. 1927)
  • Nov 27 Bebe Moore Campbell, American author (b. 1950)
  • Nov 27 Casey Coleman, American sportscaster (b. 1951)
  • Nov 28 Lyubov Polishchuk, Russian actress (b. 1949)
  • Nov 28 Robert Volpe, Artist, Art Theft Detective (b.1942)
  • Nov 29 Allen Carr, English anti-smoking campaigner (b. 1934)
  • Nov 29 Nina Milkina, Russian British pianist, dies at 87
  • Nov 30 Elhadi Adam, Sudanese poet and lyricist (b. 1927)
  • Nov 30 Rafael Buenaventura, Former BSP Governor (b. 1938)
  • Dec 1 Claude Jade, French actress (b. 1948)
  • Dec 1 Bruce Trigger, Canadian archaeologist (McGill University) (b. 1937)
  • Dec 2 Mariska Veres, Dutch singer (b. 1947)
  • Dec 2 Dave Mount, English rocker (Mud), dies at 59
  • Dec 3 Logan Whitehurst, American musician (b. 1977)
  • Dec 4 James Kim, American television personality (b. 1971)
  • Dec 5 David Bronstein, Ukrainian-born chess grandmaster (b. 1924)
  • Dec 6 John Feeney, Documentary film-director (b. 1922)
  • Dec 7 Jeane Kirkpatrick, American ambassador (b. 1926)
  • Dec 7 Jay McShann, American musician (b. 1910)
  • Dec 8 Martha Tilton, American singer (b. 1915)
  • Dec 8 José Uribe, Dominican baseball player (b. 1959)
  • Dec 9 Freddie Marsden, English rock drummer (Gerry and the Pacemakers), dies at 66
  • Dec 10 Augusto Pinochet, Former Chilean dictator (b. 1915)
  • Dec 11 Elizabeth Bolden, American, oldest verified person in the world at the time of her death (b. 1890)
  • Dec 12 Paul Arizin, American basketball player (b. 1928)

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Dec 12 Peter Boyle, American actor, dies of multiple myeloma at 71

  • Dec 12 Kenny Davern, American jazz clarinetist (b. 1935)
  • Dec 12 Raymond P. Shafer, 38th Governor of Pennsylvania (b. 1917)
  • Dec 12 Al Shugart, pioneering American computer engineer and co-founder of Seagate Technology (b. 1930)
  • Dec 13 Lamar Hunt, American sports executive (b. 1932)
  • Dec 14 Anton Balasingham, chief political strategist of Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (b. 1938)
  • Dec 14 Ahmet Ertegün, co-founder of Atlantic Records (b. 1923)
  • Dec 14 Mike Evans, American actor (b. 1949)
  • Dec 14 Otmar Macha, Czech composer (Quattro Group), dies at 84