Famous People Who Died in 1997 (Part 4)

Deaths 601 - 640 of 640

  • Dec 22 Douglas Ranger, British surgeon, dies at 81
  • Dec 22 Hugh Edward Conway Seymour, 8th Marquess of Hertford, dies at 67
  • Dec 22 John Pinkerton, English computer scientist who designed the first business computer in England, the LEO computer, dies at 78
  • Dec 22 Johnny Coles, trumpeter, dies at 71
  • Dec 22 Juzo Itami, Japanese director, commits suicide at 64
  • Dec 23 Austin Whitaker, schoolmaster classical scholar/archivist, dies at 90
  • Dec 23 Brian Malzard Foss, British psychologist, dies at 76
  • Dec 23 Donald Gunn MacRae, British sociologist, dies at 76
  • Dec 23 Hrvoje Horvatic, Croatian video artist, dies at 39
  • Dec 23 Keith Bentley, English international racing cyclist, dies at 72
  • Dec 23 Stanley Cortez, American cinematographer (Magnificent Ambersons), dies at 89
  • Dec 24 Alan Fluck, Scottish musical educator, dies at 69
  • Dec 24 James Komack, American writer, director and actor (Courtship of Eddie's Father), dies at 67
  • Dec 24 Pierre PĂ©ladeau, Canadian businessman and founder of Quebecor, dies at 72

Toshiro Mifune

Dec 24 Toshiro Mifune, Japanese writer and actor (Rashomon, Seven Samurai, Shogun), dies at 77

  • Dec 25 Anatoli Boukreev, mountaineer, dies at 39
  • Dec 25 Denver Pyle, American actor (The Dukes of Hazzard, The Andy Griffith Show), dies of lung cancer at 77
  • Dec 25 Giorgio Strehler, Italian opera and theatre director, dies at 76
  • Dec 25 Laurence Gower, academic, dies at 84
  • Dec 26 Cornelius Castoriadis, Greek philosopher and economist, dies at 75
  • Dec 26 John Hinde, photographer/circus promoter, dies at 81
  • Dec 26 John Whitley, British air-marshal, dies at 92
  • Dec 27 Anthea Joseph, British music promoter, dies at 57
  • Dec 27 Billy Wright, Irish Protestant paramilitary leader (b. 1960)
  • Dec 27 Brendan Gill, American critic (The New Yorker), dies at 83
  • Dec 27 Buxton Orr, Anglo-Scottish composer, dies at 73
  • Dec 27 Dorothy Stroud, garden historian, dies at 87
  • Dec 27 Ewart Abner, American record label executive, President of Motown Records, manager of Stevie Wonder), dies at 74
  • Dec 27 Tom Hudson, British artist and teacher, dies at 75
  • Dec 28 George Fleming, cyclist, dies at 80
  • Dec 28 Henry Barraud, French composer, dies at 97
  • Dec 28 James Lees-Milne, English writer and architectural historian, dies at 89
  • Dec 28 Ronald Clive Williams, Welsh actor and comedian (Twin Town), dies at 68
  • Dec 29 Pat Clarke, British cyclist, dies at 82
  • Dec 30 Shinichi Hoshi, Japanese novelist (b. 1926)
  • Dec 31 76 law enforcement officers, killed by felons in US this year
  • Dec 31 Billie Dove [Lilian Bohny], American actress (Black Pirate, Stolen Bride), dies at 96
  • Dec 31 Dominique de Menil, arts patron/human rights advocate, dies at 89
  • Dec 31 Floyd Cramer, American Country Music Hall of Fame pianist ("Last Date"; "On the Rebound"), dies of cancer at 64
  • Dec 31 Michael Kennedy, son of Robert F. Kennedy, dies in ski accident at 39