Famous Deaths in 2005 (Part 4)

Deaths 601 - 701 of 701

  • Nov 7 Harry Thompson, English-born comedian and novelist (b. 1960)
  • Nov 8 David Westheimer, American novelist (Von Ryan's Express), dies at 88
  • Nov 8 Alekos Alexandrakis, Greek actor and director (Oi Kyries tis avlis), dies of lung cancer at 76
  • Nov 9 K. R. Narayanan, 10th President of India (1997-2002), dies at 85
  • Nov 9 Avril Angers, British stand-up comedian and actress (Coronation Street, The Family Way), dies at 87
  • Nov 11 Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, British photographer (b. 1939)
  • Nov 11 Peter Drucker, American management theorist (b. 1909)
  • Nov 11 Moustapha Akkad, Syrian-American film producer and director (b. 1930)
  • Nov 11 Keith Andes, American actor (Farmer's Daughter, Away All Boats), commits suicide at 85
  • Nov 12 William G. Adams, former mayor of St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada (b. 1923)
  • Nov 13 Eddie Guerrero, American/Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • Nov 13 Vine Deloria, Jr., Native American author, theologian, historian, and activist (b. 1933)
  • Nov 14 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • Nov 15 Dr. Adrian Rogers, American Southern Baptist Minister and leader (b. 1931)
  • Nov 15 Arto Salminen, Finnish writer (b. 1959)
  • Nov 16 Robert Tisch, American football team owner (b. 1926)
  • Nov 16 Donald Watson, English founder of the Vegan Society (b. 1910)
  • Nov 16 Henry Taube, Canadian-born chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (b. 1915)
  • Nov 16 Ralph Edwards, American TV host (This is Your Life), dies at 92
  • Nov 17 Marek Perepeczko, Polish actor (Janosik), dies at 63
  • Nov 18 Harold J Stone, American actor (Spartacus, The Wrong Man), dies at 92
  • Nov 19 Erik Balling, Danish TV and film director (b. 1924)
  • Nov 20 Manouchehr Atashi, Iranian poet (b. 1931)
  • Nov 20 Sheldon Gardner, American psychologist (b. 1934)
  • Nov 20 Chris Whitley, American musician (b. 1960)
  • Nov 20 James King, American singer (b. 1925)
  • Nov 21 Alfred Anderson, last Scottish World War I (and Christmas Truce) veteran (b. 1896)
  • Nov 21 Hugh Sidey, American journalist (b. 1927)
  • Nov 22 Bruce Hobbs, American jockey (b. 1920)
  • Nov 23 Frank Gatski, American football player (b. 1919)
  • Nov 23 Constance Cummings, American-born British actress (b. 1910)
  • Nov 23 Beverly Tyler, American singer and actress (Fireball, The Youngest Profession, Big Town), dies at 78
  • Nov 24 Pat Morita, American actor (Happy Days, Karate Kid) dies aged 73
  • Nov 25 George Best, Northern Irish footballer (Manchester United, Northern Ireland), dies at age 59 after suffering multiple organ failures
  • Nov 25 Richard Burns, English WRC champion, dies of a brain tumour at 34
  • Nov 26 Stan Berenstain, children's author, (d. 2005)
  • Nov 27 Jocelyn Brando, American actress (The Big Heat, Ugly American, China Venture), dies at 86
  • Nov 27 Joe Jones, American R&B singer (b. 1926)
  • Nov 28 Marc Lawrence [Max Goldsmith], American character actor (Man With Golden Gun), dies of natural causes at 95
  • Nov 29 Wendie Jo Sperber, American actress (Back to the Future), dies of breast cancer at 47
  • Nov 29 David di Tommaso, French footballer (b. 1979)
  • Nov 30 Jean Parker [Luise-Stephanie Zelinska], American actress (Beyond Tomorrow, Little Women), dies of complications from a stroke at 90
  • Dec 1 Gust Avrakotos, American intelligence case officer (b. 1938)
  • Dec 1 Jack Colvin, American actor (Incredible Hulk), dies at 71
  • Dec 2 Kenneth Lee Boyd, American convicted murderer (executed) (b. 1948)
  • Dec 2 Nat Mayer Shapiro, American painter (b. 1919)
  • Dec 2 Van Tuong Nguyen, Australian drug smuggler (hanged) (b. 1980)
  • Dec 3 Herb Moford, American baseball player (b. 1928)
  • Dec 4 Errol Brathwaite, New Zealand author (b. 1924)
  • Dec 4 Gregg Hoffman, American film producer (b.1963)
  • Dec 4 Gloria Lasso, French-Spanish singer (b. 1922)

  • Dec 5 Ed Masry, American lawyer (b. 1932)
  • Dec 5 Kevin "Big Kev" McQuay, Australian businessman (b. 1949)
  • Dec 5 Frits Philips, Dutch engineer and CEO (Philips), dies at 100
  • Dec 6 Charly Gaul, Luxembourg cyclist (b. 1932)
  • Dec 6 Devan Nair, 3rd President of Singapore (b. 1923)
  • Dec 6 Danny Williams, South African-born singer (b. 1942)
  • Dec 7 Bud Carson, American football player and coach (b. 1931)
  • Dec 7 Lucy d'Abreu, was the oldest living person in the United Kingdom from April 2004 until her death (b. 1892)
  • Dec 7 Rigoberto Alpizar, airplane passenger fatally shot by U.S. Air Marshals after allegedly claiming he had placed a bomb aboard (b. 1961)
  • Dec 8 Georgiy Zhzhonov, Russian actor and writer (The Secret Agent's Blunder), dies at 90
  • Dec 9 György Sándor, Hungarian pianist, dies at 93
  • Dec 9 Robert Sheckley, American sci-fi author (10th Victim, Mindswap), dies at 77

Person of interestEugene McCarthy

Dec 10 Eugene McCarthy, American politician (Sen-D-Minn) and presidential candidate, dies of parkinsons at 89

Politician and Presidential Candidate Eugene McCarthy
Politician and Presidential Candidate
Eugene McCarthy

Person of interestRichard Pryor

Dec 10 Richard Pryor, American comedian and actor (Lady Sings the Blues, Stir Crazy), dies aged 65

Comedian and Actor Richard Pryor
Comedian and Actor
Richard Pryor
  • Dec 12 Gebran Tueni, Lebanese politician (b. 1957)
  • Dec 12 Annette Vadim, Danish actress (b. 1936)
  • Dec 12 Robert F. Newmyer, American film producer (b. 1946)
  • Dec 13 Timothy Jordan II, American musician (The All American Rejects, Jonezetta) (b. 1981)
  • Dec 13 Stanley Tookie Williams, co-founder of the Crips and convicted murderer (b. 1953)
  • Dec 14 Trevanian, American author (b. 1931)
  • Dec 15 Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician (b. 1914)
  • Dec 15 Stan Leonard, Canadian golfer (b. 1915)
  • Dec 15 William Proxmire, U.S. Senator from Wisconsin (b. 1915)
  • Dec 15 Darrell Russell, American football player (b. 1976)
  • Dec 16 Kenneth Bulmer, English author (b. 1921)
  • Dec 16 Ed Hansen, American film director and editor (b. 1937)
  • Dec 16 John Spencer, American actor (b. 1946)
  • Dec 17 Jack Anderson, American journalist (b. 1922)
  • Dec 17 Marc Favreau, French-Canadian humourist, dies at 76
  • Dec 18 Alan Voorhees, American engineer and urban planner (b. 1922)
  • Dec 19 Keith Duckworth, English mechanical engineer (Cosworth; b. 1933)
  • Dec 19 Vincent Gigante, Italian-American mafioso, dies at 77
  • Dec 20 Maniam Moorthy, Malaysian climber
  • Dec 21 Elrod Hendricks, American baseball player and coach (b. 1940)
  • Dec 21 Myron Healey, American actor (The Lone Ranger, Wyatt Earp), dies of ill health at 82
  • Dec 23 Norman D. Vaughan, American polar explorer and dogsled driver (b. 1905)
  • Dec 23 Lajos Baróti, Hungarian footballer and coach (b. 1914)
  • Dec 24 Michael Vale, American actor known for being Dunkin' Donuts mascot "Fred the Baker", dies at 83
  • Dec 25 Derek Bailey, English guitar virtuoso (b. 1930)
  • Dec 25 Birgit Nilsson, Swedish singer (b. 1918)
  • Dec 25 Robert Barbers, Philippine senator (b. 1944)
  • Dec 26 Erich Topp, German submarine commander (b. 1914)
  • Dec 26 Muriel Costa-Greenspon, American mezzo-soprano (b. 1937)
  • Dec 26 Kerry Packer, Australian businessman (b. 1937)
  • Dec 26 Vincent Schiavelli, American actor (b. 1948)
  • Dec 27 William Doody, Canadian politician (b. 1931)
  • Dec 29 Gerda Boyesen, Norwegian-born body psychotherapist (b. 1922)
  • Dec 30 Rona Jaffe, American novelist (Mazes & Monsters), dies at 74
  • Dec 31 Phillip Whitehead, British politician (b. 1937)
  • Dec 31 Enrico di Giuseppe, American tenor (b. 1932)