Famous Deaths in May 2013

  • 2nd Jeff Hanneman, American guitarist, dies from liver failure at 49
  • 3rd Joe Astroth, American MLB player, dies at 90
  • 4th Christian de Duve, British cytologist and biochemist, dies from euthanasia at 95
  • 6th Giulio Andreotti, Italian Prime Minister, dies at 94
  • 7th George Sauer, Jr., American football player, dies from heart failure at 69
  • 7th Ray Harryhausen, American visual effects creator, dies at 92
  • 8th Brian Forbes, English director and actor, dies at 86
  • 8th Jeanne Cooper, American actress, dies at 84
  • 9th Andrew Simpson, British sailor, dies after a yacht capsize at 36
  • 11th Jack Butler, American football player, dies from complications from staph infection at 85
  • 13th Joyce Brothers, American psychologist, dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • 13th Chuck Muncie, American football running back, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • 13th Vladimir Romanovsky, Soviet sprint canoer, dies at 56
  • 16th Heinrich Rohrer, Swiss physicist and Nobel Laureate, dies at 79
  • 16th Dick Trickle, American race car driver, commits suicide by gunshot at 71
  • 16th Bernard Waber, American children's book author, dies from kidney failure at 88
  • 17th Alan O'Day, American rocker, dies from brain cancer at 72
  • 17th Ken Venturi, American golfer and sports broadcaster, dies from multiple infections at 82
  • 17th Jorge Rafael Videla, Argentinean dictator, dies from complications from a fall at 87
  • 18th Steve Forrest, American actor (SWAT), dies at 87
  • 24th Ron Davies, Welsh footballer, dies at 70
  • 24th Antonio Puchades, Spanish football player, dies from Alzheimer's disease at 87
  • 25th Marshall Lytle, American Rock bassist, dies from lung cancer at 79
  • 26th Jack Vance, American science fiction author, dies at 96
  • 27th Bill Pertwee, English Actor, dies at 86
  • 29th Fran├žoise Blanchard, French actress, dies at 58
  • 31st Tim Samaras, American tornado chaser, dies from tornado injuries at 55
  • 31st Jean Stapleton, American actress, dies at 90