Famous Deaths in February 2011

  • Feb 2 Defne Joy Foster, Turkish actress, presenter and VJ. (b. 1975)
  • Feb 2 Margaret John, Welsh actress (b. 1926)
  • Feb 3 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), dies at 58
  • Feb 5 Brian Jacques, English author, author of the Redwall series (b. 1939)
  • Feb 6 Gary Moore, Irish musician (b. 1952)
  • Feb 8 Tony Malinosky, American baseball player (b. 1909)
  • Feb 11 Tom Carnegie, American sports announcer (b. 1919)
  • Feb 11 Chuck Tanner, American Baseball player (b. 1928)
  • Feb 12 Mato Damjanović, Croatian chess grandmaster (b. 1927)
  • Feb 12 Betty Garrett, American actress and dancer (b. 1919)
  • Feb 13 T. P. McKenna, Irish actor (Rivals, Holocaust), dies at 81
  • Feb 14 George Shearing, British-American blind jazz pianist (Lullaby of Birdland), dies at 91
  • Feb 16 Justinas Marcinkevičius, Lithuanian poet and playwright (b. 1930)
  • Feb 16 Len Lesser, American actor (b. 1922)
  • Feb 19 Ollie Matson, American Football Running Back (b. 1930)
  • Feb 21 Bernard Nathanson, American abortionist turned pro-life activist (b. 1926)
  • Feb 22 Nicholas Courtney, British actor (b. 1929)
  • Feb 23 Jack Gottlieb, American composer, writer and editor, dies at 80
  • Feb 24 Anant Pai, Indian educationalist and creator of comics (b. 1929)
  • Feb 26 Arnošt Lustig, Czech writer (b. 1926)
  • Feb 26 James A. McClure, American politician (b. 1924)
  • Feb 27 Frank Buckles, last surviving American World War I veteran (b. 1901)
  • Feb 27 Duke Snider, American professional baseball player (b. 1926)
  • Feb 28 Annie Girardot, French actress (b. 1931)
  • Feb 28 Peter Gomes, Harvard University Chaplain (b. 1942)