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Deaths 1 - 150 of 177

Jan 2nd - Elizabeth Jane Howard, English novelist, dies at 90
Jan 2nd - Jay Traynor, American singer (Jay and the Americans), dies of liver cancer at 70
Jan 3rd - Phillip "Phil" Everly, American musician ("The Everly Brothers")
Jan 5th - Carmen Zapata, American actress, dies at 86
Jan 5th - Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, Portuguese footballer (top goalscorer-1966 World Cup), dies from heart failure at 71
Jan 5th - Jerry Coleman, American baseball player, dies from complications from brain bleeding and surgery at 89
Jan 6th - Larry D. Mann, Canadian actor, dies at 91
Jan 9th - Dale T. Mortensen, American economist and Nobel laureate, dies at 74
Jan 11th - Ariel Sharon, Israeli politician and general, dies from heart failure at 85
Jan 12th - Gyula Torok, Hungarian Olympic Champion Boxer, dies at 75
Jan 13th - Bobby Collins, Scottish footballer, dies at 82
Jan 14th - Juan Gelman, Argentine poet, dies at 84
Jan 16th - Russell Johnson, American television and film actor, best known for his role as "The Professor" on Gilligan's Island, dies of kidney failure at 89
Jan 16th - Dave Madden, Canadian-born American actor, dies from heart and kidney failure at 82
Jan 18th - Dennis Frederiksen, American rock singer, dies from liver cancer at 62
Jan 19th - Bert Williams, English footballer, dies at 93
Jan 26th - Tom Gola, American basketball player, dies at 81
Jan 27th - Pete Seeger, American folk singer (Weaver, Goodnight Irene) and activist, helped create the modern American folk music movement, dies at 94
Jan 29th - Ashutosh Mahara, Indian spiritual leader and founder of the Divine Light Awakening Mission, which claims 30 million followers, dies at 68
Jan 31st - Christopher Jones, American actor, dies from cancer at 72
Actor Philip Seymour HoffmanActor Philip Seymour Hoffman (Feb 2nd) Feb 2nd - Philip Seymour Hoffman, American actor (Capote, Moneyball) dies at 46 of a suspected drug overdose
Feb 10th - Shirley Temple, American actress and diplomat, famous 1930s child star (Bright Eyes, Heidi), dies of natural causes at 85
Feb 12th - Isaac Sidney "Sid" Caesar, American comic actor and writer ("Your Show of Shows"), dies at 91
Feb 13th - Ralph Waite, White Plains NY, American actor, director and political candidate (John Walton Snr. in The Waltons)
Feb 16th - Michael Shea, American sci-fi author, dies at 67
Feb 17th - Bob Casale, American musician, dies from heart failure at 61
Feb 18th - Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, dies at 99
Feb 19th - Dale Gardner, American astronaut, dies from a brain aneurysm at 65
Feb 19th - Valeri Nikolayevich Kubasov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 79
Feb 22nd - Leo Vroman, Dutch-American hematologist & Poet, dies at 98
Actress and Diplomat Shirley TempleActress and Diplomat Shirley Temple (Feb 10th) Feb 24th - Harold Ramis, American actor & director, dies from vasculitis at 69
Feb 26th - Frank Reed, American soul singer, dies at 59
Feb 28th - Rostislav Belyakov, Russian chief designer of the MiG fighter jet, dies at 94
Mar 3rd - William R. Pogue, American astronaut, dies at 84
Mar 5th - Geoff Edwards, American game show host, dies from pneumonia at 83
Mar 6th - Sheila MacRae, English actress, dies at 92
Mar 6th - Ron Murphy, Canadian NHL player, dies at 80
Mar 8th - William Guarnere, American WWII veteran, dies at 90
Mar 14th - Anthony Neil Wedgwood "Tony" Benn, British Labour left wing politician dies aged 88
Mar 20th - Hilderaldo Bellini, Brazilian footballer, dies from complications from a heart attack at 83
Mar 21st - James Rebhorn, American actor, dies from melanoma at 65
Mar 22nd - Patrice Wymore, American actress, dies from natural causes at 87
Mar 23rd - Adolfo Suarez, Spanish Prime Minister, dies from a respiratory infection at 81
Inventor Hobart Inventor Hobart "Hobie" Alter (Mar 29th) Mar 29th - Hobart "Hobie" Alter, surf and sailing entrepreneur and pioneer who created the Hobie Cat, dies of cancer at 80
Mar 30th - Kate O'Mara, English actress (Dynasty) and writer, dies at 74
Apr 3rd - Freda Kida, American cartoonist, dies at 93
Apr 5th - John Pinette, American comedian and actor (The Punisher, Junior), dies from an pulmonary embolism at 50
Apr 6th - Mickey Rooney, American Emmy award-winning actor (Boys Town, The Black Stallion), dies at 93
Apr 8th - The Ultimate Warrior, American Hall of Fame professional wrestler, dies from a heart attack at 54
Apr 11th - Jesse Winchester, American musician and songwriter, dies from bladder cancer at 69
Apr 11th - Bill Henry, American baseball player, dies from a heart attack at 86
Apr 12th - Hal Smith, American baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals), dies at 82
Colombian Writer Gabriel García MárquezColombian Writer Gabriel García Márquez (Apr 17th) Apr 17th - Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist (1982 Nobel Prize in Literature), dies of pneumonia at 87
Apr 20th - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, American boxer whose murder convictions were overturned after 19 years in prison, dies of prostate cancer at 76
Apr 25th - Earl Morrall, American football player, dies from complications from Parkinson's disease at 79
Apr 28th - Dennis Kamakahi, American Grammy Award-winning musician, dies from lung cancer at 61
Apr 28th - Jack Ramsay, American Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies from cancer at 89
Apr 29th - Bob Hoskins, English actor (Who Framed Roger Rabbit), dies from pneumonia at 71
May 2nd - Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., American actor, dies at 95
May 3rd - Gary Becker, American economist & Nobel laureate, dies from complications following surgery at 83
May 3rd - Jim Oberstar, American politician, dies at 79
May 6th - Farley Mowat, Canadian author, dies at 92
May 6th - Jimmy Ellis, American boxer & WBA heavyweight champion, dies from dementia at 74
May 8th - Roger L. Easton, American scientist, inventor and designer of GPS, dies at 93
May 9th - Mel Patton, American sprinter, double Olympic champion, dies at 89
May 11th - Ed Gagliardi, American bass guitarist, dies from cancer at 62
May 11th - Reg Gasnier, Australian Hall of Fame rugby league player, dies at 74
May 12th - H. R. Giger, Swiss Oscar-winning surrealist artist, dies from injuries from a fall at 74
May 15th - Jean-Luc Dehaene, Belgian politician, dies from a fall at 73
May 17th - Gerald Edelman, American biologist & Nobel laureate, dies from natural causes at 84
May 18th - Wubbo Ockels, Dutch physicist and astronaut, dies from renal cell cancer at 68
May 18th - Jerry Vale, American singer, dies at 83
May 19th - Michael Aldrich, British inventor, dies at 72
May 19th - Jack Brabham, Australian racing driver and triple Formula 1 world champion, dies at 88
May 20th - Phil Sharpe, English cricketer, dies at 77
May 22nd - Mathew Cowles, American actor, dies at 69
May 23rd - Mona Freeman, American actress, dies at 87
May 25th - Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish general & President, dies at 90
Author, Poet and Actress Maya AngelouAuthor, Poet and Actress Maya Angelou (May 28th) May 28th - Maya Angelou [Marguerite Johnson], American author ("I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"), poet and actress (Nyo-Roots), dies at 86
May 29th - Karlheinz Böhm, Austrian actor, dies at 86
May 31st - Martha Hyer, American actress, dies at 89
Jun 1st - Ann B. Davis, American actress, dies from a subdural hematoma from a fall at 88
Jun 4th - Don Zimmer, American baseball manager, dies from heart failure as a complication from cardiac surgery at 83
Jun 9th - Rik Mayall, English actor & comedian, dies from cardiac arrest at 56
Jun 9th - Bob Welch, American MLB pitcher, dies at 57
Jun 11th - Ruby Dee, American actress, dies at 91
Jun 13th - Chuck Noll, NFL head coach (Pittsburgh Steelers), dies of natural causes at 82
Jun 14th - Rodney Thomas, American NFL running back, dies at 41
Disc jockey and actor Casey KasemDisc jockey and actor Casey Kasem (Jun 15th) Jun 15th - Casey Kasem, creator of American Top 40 and the voice of Shaggy on Scooby-Doo, dies from Lewy body dementia at 82
Jun 15th - Daniel Keyes, American author (Flowers for Algernon), dies from complications from pneumonia at 86
Jun 16th - Tony Gwynn, American Hall of Fame baseball player, dies from salivary gland cancer at 54
Jun 17th - Patsy Byrne, English actress, dies at 80
Jun 18th - Johnny Mann, American Grammy-award winning musician, dies at 85
Jun 19th - Gerry Goffin, American Hall of Fame lyricist, dies at 75
Jun 22nd - Teenie Hodges, American rhythm and blues guitarist, dies from complications from emphysema at 68
Jun 24th - Eli Wallach, American actor, dies at 98
Jun 27th - Bobby Womack, American Hall of Fame R&B singer, dies at 70
Jun 28th - Meshach Taylor, American actor, dies from colorectal cancer at 67
Jun 30th - Bob Hastings, American actor, dies from prostate cancer at 89
Jun 30th - Paul Mazursky, American film director and screenwriter, dies from pulmonary cardiac arrest at 84
Jul 1st - Walter Dean Myers, African-American author, dies at 76
Jul 5th - Rosemary Murphy, German-born American actress, dies from esophageal cancer at 89
Jul 7th - Dick Jones, American actor, dies at 87
Co-Founder of Ford Models Eileen FordCo-Founder of Ford Models Eileen Ford (Jul 9th) Jul 9th - Eileen Ford, American modelling agency executive and co-founder (Ford Modelling Agency), dies from complications of meningioma and osteoporosis at 92
Jul 11th - Tommy Ramone [Erdélyi Tamás], Hungarian-American punk rock drummer/bassist (Ramones), dies of bile duct cancer at 65
Jul 13th - Thomas Berger, American novelist, dies at 89
Jul 13th - Nadine Gordimer, South African author & Nobel laureate, dies at 90
Jul 16th - Johnny Winter, American Hall of Fame blues musician, dies at 70
Jul 17th - Henry Hartsfield Jr, American astronaut, DIES FROM complications from back surgery at 80
Jul 17th - Elaine Stritch, American actress, dies at 89
Jul 19th - James Garner, American actor (Rockford Files, Bret Maverick), dies of acute myocardial infarction at 86
Jul 19th - Skye McCole Bartusiak, American actress, dies at 21
Jul 23rd - Dora Bryan, British actress, dies at 91
Jul 25th - Salah Abu Hassanein, leader of Islamic Jihad's military wing, dies in Israeli airstrike
Jul 25th - Bel Kaufman, American actor, dies at 103
Jul 28th - Margot Adler, American journalist, dies from endometrial cancer at 68
Jul 29th - Idris Muhammad, American jazz drummer, dies at 74
Aug 2nd - Rosetta Hightower, American singer, dies at 70
Aug 8th - Charles Keating, English actor, dies from lung cancer at 72
Aug 9th - Michael Brown, an 18 year old black man is shot dead by white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. His death provoked nationwide protests and civil unrest.
Aug 9th - Ed Nelson, American actor, dies from heart failure at 85
Actor and Comedian Robin WilliamsActor and Comedian Robin Williams (Aug 11th) Aug 11th - Robin Williams, American actor and comedian (Mork & Mindy, Good Will Hunting), commits suspected suicide at 63
Aug 12th - Lauren Bacall, American actress (Key Largo), dies of a stroke at 89
Aug 15th - Licia Albanese, Italian-born American operatic soprano, dies at 105
Aug 15th - Jerry Lumpe, American baseball player, dies at 81
Aug 18th - Don Pardo, TV announcer (Jeopardy, Saturday Night Live), dies at 96
Aug 24th - Richard Attenborough, English actor/director (Gandhi, Young Winston), dies at 90
Aug 28th - Glenn Cornick, English rock bassist, dies from heart failure at 67
Aug 29th - Bjorn Waldegard, Swedish rally driver, dies from cancer at 70
Sep 4th - Joan Rivers, American comedienne (Late Show, Hollywood Sq), dies at 81 after serious complications from a procedure on her vocal cords
Sep 9th - Denny Miller, American actor, dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis at 80
Actress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan RiversActress, Comedian and T.V. Host Joan Rivers (Sep 4th) Sep 10th - Richard Kiel, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 74
Sep 12th - Donald Sinden, English actor, dies from prostate cancer at 90
Sep 17th - George Hamilton IV, American country musician, dies from complications from a heart attack at 77
Sep 27th - James A Traficant Jr, American politician, dies at 73
Sep 30th - Martin Lewis Perl, American physicist & Nobel Laureate, dies from a heart attack at 87
Oct 4th - Paul Revere, American musician, dies from cancer at 76
Oct 4th - Jean-Claude Duvalier, 41st President of Haiti (1971-86), dies of a heart attack at 63
Oct 6th - Marian Seldes, American actress,dies at 86
Oct 9th - Carolyn Ashley Kizer, American writer, dies from complications of dementia 89
Oct 14th - Elizabeth Peña, American actress, dies from cirrhosis at 55
President of Haiti Jean-Claude DuvalierPresident of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier (Oct 4th) Oct 16th - Tim Hauser, American jazz singer, dies from cardiac arrest at 72
Oct 19th - Lynda Bellingham, Canadian-born English actress, dies from colon cancer at 66
Oct 23rd - Alvin Stardust, English singer, dies at 72
Oct 24th - Marcia Strassman, American actress, dies from breast cancer at 66
Oct 26th - Jeff Robinson, American baseball player, dies at 52
Oct 28th - Galway Kinnell, American author, dies from leukemia at 87
Nov 1st - Wayne Static [Wells], American musician (Static-X), dies at 48
Nov 4th - Acker Bilk, Jazz clarinettist of the the trad jazz revival of the 1950s and 60s, 85
Nov 8th - Don Paul, 89, American football player, dies at 89

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