Famous Deaths for Year 2011

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Deaths 1 - 150 of 311

Jan 1st - Marin Constantin, Romanian composer and conductor (b. 1925)
Jan 1st - Reynaldo Dagsa, Filipino politician
Jan 2nd - Anne Francis, American actress (b. 1930)
Jan 2nd - Pete Postlethwaite, English actor (b. 1946)
Jan 2nd - Szeto Wah, Hong Kong politician and educationalist (b. 1931)
Jan 2nd - Richard D. Winters, American Army officer (b.1918)
Jan 3rd - Fadil Hadžić, Croatian film director (b. 23 April 1922)
Jan 4th - Mick Karn, Cypriot-born British musician (Japan) (b. 1958)
Jan 4th - Dick King-Smith English Author (b. 1922)
Jan 4th - Coen Moulijn, Dutch footballer (b. 1937)
Jan 4th - Gerry Rafferty, British musician and songwriter (b. 1947)
Jan 6th - Uche Okafor, Nigerian footballer (b. 1967)
Jan 7th - Derek Gardner, British Formula 1 car designer (b. 1931)
Jan 8th - Thorbjørn Svenssen, Norwegian footballer (b. 1924)
Jan 8th - John Roll, United States Federal Judge (b.1947)
Jan 8th - Vang Pao, charismatic Laotian general who commanded a secret army of his mountain people in a long, losing campaign against Communist insurgents, dies at 81
Jan 10th - Margaret Whiting, American singer (b. 1924)
Jan 14th - Trish Keenan, lead vocalist of English band Broadcast (b. 1968)
Jan 15th - Nat Lofthouse, English Footballer (b. 1925)
Jan 17th - Don Kirshner, American composer (b. 1934)
Jan 18th - Sargent Shriver, American politician (b. 1915)
Jan 19th - Ernest McCulloch, stem cell research pioneer (b. 1926)
Jan 21st - E V V Satyanarayana, Indian Film Director, Producer. (b. 1958)
Jan 21st - Dennis Oppenheim, American conceptual artist (b.1938)
Jan 23rd - Jack LaLanne, American fitness and nutritional expert (b. 1914)
Jan 24th - Bernd Eichinger, German film producer and director (b. 1949)
Jan 24th - Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Indian Musician, Bharat Ratna Laureate (b. 1922)
Jan 26th - Charlie Louvin, American musician (b. 1927)
Jan 26th - Gladys Horton, American musician and singer, member of the group The Marvelettes (b. 1944)
Jan 30th - John Barry, English film score composer (b. 1933)
Feb 2nd - Defne Joy Foster, Turkish actress, presenter and VJ. (b. 1975)
Feb 2nd - Margaret John, Welsh actress (b. 1926)
Feb 3rd - Maria Schneider, French actress (b. 1952)
Feb 5th - Brian Jacques, English author, author of the Redwall series (b. 1939)
Feb 6th - Gary Moore, Irish musician (b. 1952)
Feb 8th - Tony Malinosky, American baseball player (b. 1909)
Feb 11th - Tom Carnegie, American sports announcer (b. 1919)
Feb 11th - Chuck Tanner, American Baseball player (b. 1928)
Feb 12th - Mato Damjanović, Croatian chess grandmaster (b. 1927)
Feb 12th - Betty Garrett, American actress and dancer (b. 1919)
Feb 14th - Sir George Shearing, Anglo-American jazz pianist (b. 1919)
Feb 16th - Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930)
Feb 16th - Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
Feb 19th - Ollie Matson, American Football Running Back (b. 1930)
Feb 21st - Bernard Nathanson, American abortionist turned pro-life activist (b. 1926)
Feb 22nd - Nicholas Courtney, British actor (b. 1929)
Feb 24th - Anant Pai, Indian educationalist and creator of comics (b. 1929)
Feb 26th - Arnošt Lustig, Czech writer (b. 1926)
Feb 26th - James A. McClure, American politician (b. 1924)
Feb 27th - Frank Buckles, last surviving American World War I veteran (b. 1901)
Feb 27th - Duke Snider, American professional baseball player (b. 1926)
Feb 28th - Annie Girardot, French actress (b. 1931)
Feb 28th - Peter Gomes, Harvard University Chaplain (b. 1942)
Mar 3rd - May Cutler, Canadian politician and publisher (b. 1923)
Mar 4th - Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Indian politician and former Nepali Prime Minister (b. 1924)
Mar 4th - Frank Chirkinian, American producer (b.c. 1926)
Mar 4th - Vivienne Harris, British businesswoman and newspaper publisher (b.c. 1921)
Mar 4th - Charles Jarrott, British film and television director (b. 1927)
Mar 4th - Ed Manning, American basketball player and coach (b. 1943)
Mar 4th - Johnny Preston, American pop singer (b. 1939)
Mar 4th - Mikhail Simonov, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1920)
Mar 4th - Arjun Singh, Indian politician (b. 1930)
Mar 4th - Alenush Terian, Iranian astronomer and physicist (b. 1920)
Mar 4th - Simon van der Meer, Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate (b. 1925)
Mar 8th - Mike Starr (musician), American Musician (b. 1966)
Mar 9th - David Broder, American journalist (b. 1929)
Mar 13th - Owsley Stanley, Sound Engineer for The Grateful Dead and renowned LSD manufacturer (b. 1935)
Mar 15th - Nate Dogg, American rapper, Nathaniel Dwayne Hale. (b. 1969)
Mar 15th - Smiley Culture, British reggae singer, David Victor Emmanuel. (b. 1962)
Mar 16th - Richard Wirthlin, American political strategist for Ronald Reagan. (b. 1931)
Mar 17th - Michael Gough, British actor (b. 1916)
Mar 19th - Kym Bonython, Australian radio broadcaster, jazz musician, speedway promoter (b. 1920)
Mar 20th - Johnny Pearson, British Composer (b. 1925)
Mar 21st - Loleatta Holloway, American singer (b. 1946)
Mar 21st - Gerd Klier, German footballer (b. 1944)
Mar 21st - Ladislav Novák, Czech footballer (b. 1931)
Mar 21st - Pinetop Perkins, Member of the Blues Hall of Fame (b. 1913)
Actress Elizabeth TaylorActress Elizabeth Taylor (Mar 23rd) Mar 23rd - Elizabeth Taylor, English-American actress (Cleopatra, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) dies at 79
Mar 26th - Geraldine Ferraro, Congresswoman and VP nominee (b. 1935)
Mar 26th - Roger Abbott, Canadian comedian (Air Farce Live) (b. 1946)
Mar 26th - Diana Wynne Jones, British fantasy writer (b. 1934)
Mar 26th - Paul Baran, internet pioneer who helped create the technical underpinnings of Arpanet, dies at 84
Mar 28th - Wenche Foss, Norwegian actress (b. 1917)
Mar 29th - Ângelo de Sousa, Portuguese painter and sculptor (b. 1938)
Apr 4th - Scott Columbus, American drummer (Manowar) (b. 1956)
Apr 4th - Juliano Mer-Khamis, Israeli actor, director, filmmaker and political activist (b. 1958)
Apr 8th - Hedda Sterne, Romanian born American artist dies aged 100
Apr 9th - Sidney Lumet, American film director (b. 1924)
Apr 10th - Mikhail Rusyayev, Russian footballer (b. 1964)
Apr 10th - Homer Smith, American football coach (b. 1931)
Apr 11th - La Esterella, Flemish singer (b. 1919)
Apr 14th - Walter Breuning, American supercentenarian (b. 1896)
Apr 15th - Vittorio Arrigoni, Italian peace activist (b. 1975)
Apr 17th - Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian composer (b. 1926)
Apr 17th - Nikos Papazoglou, Greek singer and songwriter (b. 1948)
Apr 17th - AJ Perez, Filipino teen actor (b. 1993)
Apr 18th - Olubayo Adefemi, Nigerian footballer (b. 1985)
Apr 19th - Elisabeth Sladen, British actress (b. 1946)
Apr 20th - Tim Hetherington, British-American photojournalist (b. 1970)
Apr 20th - Chris Hondros, American photographer (b. 1970)
Apr 22nd - Moin Akhter, Pakistani actor (b. 1950)
Apr 23rd - Geoffrey Russell, 4th Baron Ampthill (b. 1921)
Apr 23rd - John Sullivan, British comedy writer (b. 1946)
Apr 23rd - Tom King, American songwriter and musician (b. 1943)
Apr 24th - Sathya Sai Baba, Indian guru, spiritual figure (b. 1926)
Apr 24th - Marie-France Pisier, French actress (b. 1944)
Apr 27th - Marian Mercer, American actress (b. 1935)
Apr 30th - Dorjee Khandu, Indian, Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh (b. 1955)
May 1st - Ted Lowe, English snooker commentator (b. 1920)
Islamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin LadenIslamic Militant & Terrorist Osama bin Laden (May 2nd) May 2nd - Osama bin Laden, leader of al-Qaeda and 'the most wanted man in the world' (b. 1957)
May 3rd - Thanasis Veggos, Greek actor (b. 1927)
May 3rd - Jackie Cooper, American actor, dies at 88
May 3rd - Sergo Kotrikadze, Georgian footballer (b. 1936)
May 5th - Yosef Merimovich, Israeli football player and manager (b. 1924)
May 5th - Claude Choules, last surviving World War I veteran (b. 1901)
May 7th - Seve Ballesteros, Spanish golfer, dies of brain cancer at 54
May 7th - Allyson Hennessy, Trindadian television presenter
May 7th - Big George, British broadcaster, composer, bandleader and musician (b. 1957)
May 8th - Lionel Rose, Australian boxer (b. 1948)
May 9th - Wouter Weylandt, Belgian cyclist (b. 1984)
May 10th - Michael Baze, American horse racing jockey (b. 1987)
Golfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve BallesterosGolfer and Five-Time Major Championship Winner Seve Ballesteros (May 7th) May 13th - Derek Boogaard, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1982)
May 13th - Bruce Ricker, American jazz and blues documentarian (b. 1942)
May 16th - Bob Davis, Australian rules footballer (b. 1928)
May 16th - Bill Skiles, American comic (b. 1931)
May 16th - Edward Hardwicke, English actor (b. 1932)
May 17th - Harmon Killebrew, American baseball player (b. 1936)
May 19th - Garret FitzGerald, Irish politician and former Taoiseach (b. 1926)
May 20th - Randy Savage, American Pro-Wrestler (b. 1952)
May 24th - Huguette Clark, Heiress of the Clark Copper fortune, life-long reclusion from society. (b. 1906)
May 25th - Terry Jenner, Australian cricketer (b. 1944)
May 25th - Leonora Carrington, British-Mexican Surrealist artist dies aged 94
May 26th - Arisen Ahubudu, Sri Lankan scholar, author and playwright (b. 1920)
May 26th - Ben Roberts, British industrial relations expert (London School of Economics), dies at 93
May 27th - Jeff Conaway, American actor (b. 1950)
May 27th - Margo Dydek, Polish basketball player (b. 1974)
May 27th - Gil Scott-Heron, American poet, musician and author (b. 1949)
May 29th - Ferenc Mádl, Hungarian politician, President of Hungary (b. 1931)
May 29th - Bill Clements, Governor of Texas (b. 1917)
May 29th - Sergei Bagapsh, Abkhazian president (b. 1949)
May 30th - Clarice Taylor, American actress (b. 1917)
Jun 2nd - Willem Duys, Dutch commentator and music producer (b. 1928)
Jun 3rd - Jack Kevorkian, American pathologist, right-to-die activist (b. 1928)
Jun 3rd - James Arness, American actor (d. 1923)
Jun 3rd - Andrew Gold, American singer, musician and songwriter. (b. 1951)
Jun 4th - Juan Francisco Luis, U.S. Virgin Islander governor (b. 1940)
Jun 4th - Andreas P. Nielsen, Danish author and composer (b. 1953)
Jun 6th - Shrek the sheep, New Zealand sheep that held world record for biggest shorn fleece, dies at 16
Jun 7th - Nataraja Ramakrishna, Indian classical dancer and composer. (b. 1923)
Jun 7th - Paul Dickson, American football player and coach (b. 1937)

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