Famous Deaths in 2007 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 768

  • Mar 8 John Vukovich, American baseball player and coach.. (b. 1947)
  • Mar 9 Brad Delp, American rock musician (lead singer of Boston and RTZ), commits suicide at 55
  • Mar 9 Glen Harmon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1921)
  • Mar 9 Jeanne Hopkins Lucas, North Carolina politician (b. unknown)
  • Mar 10 Richard Jeni, American comedian (b. 1957)
  • Mar 10 Ernie Ladd, American football player and professional wrestler (b. 1938)
  • Mar 11 Betty Hutton [Elizabeth June Thornburg], American actress, dancer, singer and comedian (Greatest Show on Earth), dies of colon cancer a 86
  • Mar 13 Arnold Skaaland, American professional wrestler (b. 1925)
  • Mar 14 Lucie Aubrac, French history teacher and member of the French Resistance (b. 1912)
  • Mar 14 Gareth Hunt, English actor (b. 1943)
  • Mar 15 Charles Harrelson, American hitman and father of Woody Harrelson (b. 1938)
  • Mar 15 Bowie Kuhn, American commissioner of baseball (b. 1926)
  • Mar 15 Stuart Rosenberg, American film and television director (b. 1927)
  • Mar 16 Manjural Islam, Bangladeshi test cricket player, dies at 22
  • Mar 17 John Backus, American computer scientist (b. 1924)
  • Mar 17 Jim Cronin, Animal welfare campaigner and founder of Monkey World in Dorset, England. (b. 1951)
  • Mar 17 Roger Bennett, American Southern Gospel performer (b. 1959)
  • Mar 18 Bob Woolmer, South African cricketer and Pakistan national coach (b. 1948)
  • Mar 18 Alec Wyton, English-born American composer, dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Calvert DeForest, American comedian (Larry "Bud" Melman), dies at 85
  • Mar 19 Luther Ingram, American soul singer and songwriter (b. 1937)
  • Mar 20 Gilbert E. Patterson, presiding bishop of COGIC (b. 1939)
  • Mar 20 Hawa Yakubu, Ghanaian politician (b. 1948)
  • Mar 20 Taha Yassin Ramadan, Iraqi politician (b. 1938)
  • Mar 21 Drew Hayes, American writer & graphic artist (b. 1969)
  • Mar 21 Sven O. Høiby, the father of Crown Princess Mette-Marit of Norway (b. 1936)
  • Mar 21 Kevin Whitrick, first British man to commit suicide on a live chatroom (b. 1964)
  • Mar 22 Uppaluri Gopala Krishnamurti, Indian philosopher (b. 1918)
  • Mar 23 Paul J. Cohen, American mathematician, Fields Medal winner (b. 1934)
  • Mar 23 Eric Medlen, American NHRA drag racer (b. 1973)
  • Mar 23 Paul Joseph Cohen, American mathematician (Cohen forcing, Continuum hypothesis), dies at 72
  • Mar 24 Maurice Flitcroft, British golfer and audacious hoaxer, dies at 77
  • Mar 25 Andranik Margaryan, 14th Prime Minister of Armenia (2000-07), dies at 57
  • Mar 27 Paul Lauterbur, American chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1929)
  • Mar 29 Calvin Lockhart, Bahamian actor (b. 1934)
  • Mar 31 Paul Watzlawick, Communications & Constructivism Theorist (b. 1921)
  • Apr 1 Herb Carneal, American sports broadcaster (b. 1923
  • Apr 3 Marion Eames, Welsh novelist (b. 1921)
  • Apr 3 Eddie Robinson, American football coach (b. 1919)
  • Apr 3 Nina Wang, Asia's richest woman (b. 1937)
  • Apr 4 Bob Clark, American film director (b. 1941)
  • Apr 4 Terry Hall, English ventriloquist (b. 1927)
  • Apr 5 Mark St. John, American musician (Kiss)(b. 1956)
  • Apr 5 Darryl Stingley, American football player (b. 1951)
  • Apr 5 Maria Gripe, Swedish writer (Josephine), dies at 83
  • Apr 5 Leela Majumdar, Bengali writer (b. 1908)
  • Apr 5 Poornachandra Tejaswi, Kannada writer (b. 1938)
  • Apr 6 Luigi Comencini, Italian film director (L'imperatore di Capri), dies at 90
  • Apr 7 Johnny Hart, American cartoonist (B.C., Wizard of Id), dies at 76
  • Apr 7 Barry Nelson, American actor (Airport), dies at 89
  • Apr 8 Carey W. Barber, a member of Governing Body of Jehovah's Witnesses (b. 1905)

  • Apr 8 Sol LeWitt, American artist (b. 1928)
  • Apr 9 Egon Bondy, Czech philosopher and writer (b. 1930)
  • Apr 10 Dakota Staton, American jazz singer, dies at 76
  • Apr 11 Roscoe Lee Browne, American actor (McCoy, Saunders-Soap), dies at 81

Person of interestKurt Vonnegut Jr

Apr 11 Kurt Vonnegut Jr, American author, dies from head trauma at 84

  • Apr 11 Ronald Speirs, American Army officer (CO of Easy Company), dies at 86
  • Apr 11 Janet McDonald, American novelist (b. 1954)
  • Apr 12 Kevin Crease, Australian TV anchor (b. 1936)
  • Apr 13 Don Selwyn, Māori actor and film director (b. circa 1936)
  • Apr 14 June Callwood, Canadian journalist, author and social activist (b. 1924)
  • Apr 14 Don Ho, American musician (b. 1930)
  • Apr 15 Brant Parker, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
  • Apr 16 Gaetan Duchesne, Canadian hockey player (b. 1962)
  • Apr 16 Maria Lenk, Brazilian swimmer and first Brazilian woman to compete in the Olympic Games (b. 1915)
  • Apr 16 Seung-Hui Cho, Korean American murderer (b. 1984), see List of victims of the Virginia Tech massacre
  • Apr 16 Jocelyne Couture-Nowak, American instructor of French (b. 1958)
  • Apr 16 Kevin Granata, American professor of Engineering (b. 1961)
  • Apr 16 Liviu Librescu, American Jewish-Romanian professor of Engineering Science and Mechanics (b. 1930)
  • Apr 16 G. V. Loganathan, Indian American professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (b. 1954)
  • Apr 16 Frank Bateson, New Zealand astronomer (b. 1909)
  • Apr 17 Kitty Carlisle, American actress and television personality, dies at 96
  • Apr 18 Iccho Itoh, mayor of Nagasaki (b. 1945)
  • Apr 19 Jean-Pierre Cassel, French actor (b. 1932)
  • Apr 19 Helen Walton, wife of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton (b. 1919)
  • Apr 20 Andrew Hill, American jazz composer and pianist (b. 1931)
  • Apr 20 Michael Fu Tieshan, Chinese bishop (b. 1931).
  • Apr 21 Lobby Loyde, Australian guitarist and songwriter (b. 1941)
  • Apr 21 Parry O'Brien, American shot putter (Olympic golds 1952, 1956, silver 1960), dies at 75
  • Apr 22 Juanita Millender-McDonald, congresswoman from southern California (b. 1938)
  • Apr 23 Paul Erdman, American economist and author (b. 1932)
  • Apr 23 David Halberstam, American journalist, historian and author (Pulitzer 1964), dies at 73

Person of interestBoris Yeltsin

Apr 23 Boris Yeltsin, Russian politician and 1st President of Russian Federation (1991-99), dies of congestive heart failure at 76

Russian President Boris Yeltsin
Russian President
Boris Yeltsin
  • Apr 25 Alan Ball, English footballer (b. 1945)
  • Apr 25 Bobby "Boris" Pickett, American singer-songwriter (Monster Mash), dies from leukemia at 69
  • Apr 25 Arthur Milton, English footballer and cricketer (b. 1928)
  • Apr 26 Jack Valenti, American political advisor and film executive, dies at 85
  • Apr 27 Mstislav Rostropovich, Russian cellist and conductor (b. 1927)
  • Apr 28 Robert "Dabbs" Greer, American actor (Gunsmoke, The Green Mile, Little House on Prairie), dies of a kidney and heart ailment at 90
  • Apr 28 Tommy Newsom, American bandleader (b. 1929)
  • Apr 28 Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker, German physicist and philosopher (b. 1912)
  • Apr 29 Milt Bocek, American baseball player (Chicago White Sox), dies at 94
  • Apr 29 Josh Hancock, American baseball player, dies at 29
  • Apr 29 Ivica Račan, former Prime Minister of Croatia (b. 1944)
  • Apr 29 Arve Opsahl, Norwegian actor and stand-up comedian (Mot i brøstet, Olsen-banden), dies of heart failure at 85
  • Apr 29 Dick Motz, New Zealand cricket player (b. 1940)
  • Apr 29 Zhang Taofang, Chinese sniper (b. 1931)
  • Apr 30 Grégory Lemarchal, French singer, dies of health complications while waiting for a lung transplant at 23
  • Apr 30 Kevin Mitchell, American football player (b. 1971)
  • Apr 30 Tom Poston, American actor (Newhart, Mork & Mindy, Steve Allen Show, Newhart), dies from respiratory failure at 85
  • Apr 30 Gordon Scott [Werschkul], American actor (Tarzan series), dies at 80
  • Apr 30 Zola Taylor, American singer (b. 1938)
  • Apr 30 Jara Ribnikar, Serbian writer, dies at 94
  • May 2 Brad McGann, New Zealand film director and screenwriter (b. 1964)
  • May 3 Warja Honegger-Lavater, Swiss illustrator (b. 1913)
  • May 3 Wally Schirra, American astronaut (b. 1923)
  • May 3 Knock Yokoyama, Japanese comedian and politician (b. 1932)
  • May 3 Ellsworth Milburn, American composer and educator (Menil Antiphons), dies of complications from pneumonia at 69
  • May 5 Theodore Harold Maiman, American Inventor and engineer (created 1st working laser), dies at 79
  • May 6 Enéas Carneiro, Brazilian politician (b. 1938)
  • May 6 Curtis Harrington, American film director (b. 1926)
  • May 6 Đorđe Novković, Croatian songwriter (b. 1943)
  • May 7 Diego Corrales, American boxer (b. 1977)
  • May 7 Octavian Paler, Romanian writer and journalist (b. 1926)
  • May 7 Yahweh ben Yahweh, American cult leader (b. 1935)
  • May 9 Dwight Wilson, second-to-last Canadian WWI veteran (b. 1901)
  • May 9 Edith Rodriguez, hospital emergency room refused to treat (b. 1964)
  • May 9 Jacob Gilboa [Erwin Goldberg], Israeli composer, dies at 87
  • May 10 Brian Wolfson, British CEO (Wembley Stadium Ltd), dies at 71
  • May 11 Malietoa Tanumafili II, Sovereign Ruler of Samoa (b. 1913)
  • May 11 Bernard Gordon, blacklisted American author (b. 1918)
  • May 12 Mullah Dadullah Akhund, Taliban military leader (b. 1966?)
  • May 12 Teddy Infuhr, American former child actor (The Bishop's Wife, They Live By Night), dies at 70
  • May 14 Mary Goldsmith, American ceramist (b. 1908)
  • May 14 Ülo Jõgi, Estonian freedom fighter (b. 1921)
  • May 14 Jean Saubert, American alpine ski racer (Giant Slalom silver, Slalom bronze medal 1964 Olympics), dies of breast cancer at 65
  • May 15 Jerry Falwell, American evangelist (b. 1933)
  • May 15 Yolanda King, American actress and activist, daughter of Martin Luther King Jr. (b. 1955)
  • May 17 Lloyd Alexander, author (b. 1924)
  • May 18 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate (1991), dies at 74
  • May 18 Yoyoy Villame, Philippine novelty singer and movie actor (b. 1932)
  • May 19 Dean Eyre, New Zealand politician (b. 1914)
  • May 20 Norman Von Nida, Australian golfer (b. 1914)
  • May 24 Bill Johnston, Australian cricketer (b. 1922)
  • May 25 Charles Nelson Reilly, American actor, comedian and gameshow panelist (Match Game, Ghost & Mrs Muir), dies at 76
  • May 26 J Edward Oliver, cartoonist and composer (b. 1942)
  • May 27 Izumi Sakai, Japanese singer (b. 1967)
  • May 27 Ed Yost, American inventor (b. 1919)
  • May 27 Gretchen Wyler, American actress (b. 1932)
  • May 28 Marquise Hill, American football player (b. 1982)
  • May 28 Toshikatsu Matsuoka, Japanese politician (b. 1945)
  • May 29 Dave Balon, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1938)
  • May 29 Lois Browne-Evans, Bermudian Politician (stroke) (b. 1927)
  • May 29 Posteal Laskey, American convicted murderer widely believed to be the Cincinnati Strangler, dies of natural causes (b. 1938)
  • May 30 Jean-Claude Brialy, French actor and author (b. 1933)
  • Jun 1 Arn Shein, American sports writer (b. 1928)
  • Jun 1 Tony Thompson, Singer in R&B group Hi-Five (b. 1975)
  • Jun 2 Huang Ju, Chinese Vice-Premier
  • Jun 2 Kentaro Haneda, Japanese composer (b. 1949)
  • Jun 4 Clete Boyer, American baseball player (b. 1937)
  • Jun 4 Jim Clark, American sheriff and segregationist (b. 1922)
  • Jun 4 Bill France, Jr., NASCAR pioneer, dies of lung cancer at 74
  • Jun 4 Sotiris Moustakas, Greek actor (b. 1940)
  • Jun 4 Freddie Scott, American singer and songwriter (Cry to Me), dies at 74
  • Jun 4 Craig L. Thomas, United States Senator (b. 1933)
  • Jun 5 Povel Ramel, Swedish entertainer (b. 1922)
  • Jun 8 Kenny Olsson, Swedish speedway racer (b. 1977)
  • Jun 8 Richard Rorty, American postanalytic, pragmatic philosopher (b. 1931)
  • Jun 9 Frankie Abernathy, Former The Real World: San Diego castmate (b. 1981)
  • Jun 10 Augie Auer, Meteorologist and television presenter (b. 1940)
  • Jun 10 Charley Harper, American modernist artist, dies of pneumonia at 84
  • Jun 11 Imre Friedmann, American scientist (b. 1921)
  • Jun 11 Mary Ellen "Mala" Powers, American actress (Cyrano de Bergerac, The Wild Wild West), dies of leukaemia at 75
  • Jun 12 Don Herbert, American scientist and TV host (Watch Mr Wizard), dies at 89
  • Jun 12 Colin Fletcher, Welsh author and pioneering baackpacker (Walking Through Time), dies of complications from an old head injury at 85
  • Jun 13 Walid Eido, Lebanese MP (b. 1942)
  • Jun 14 Ruth Graham [Bell], American Christian author and wife of evangelist Billy Graham, dies at 87
  • Jun 14 Robin Olds, American fighter pilot (b. 1922)
  • Jun 14 Kurt Waldheim, Austrian 4th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1972-81) and 9th President of Austria (1986-92), dies at 88
  • Jun 15 Claudia Cohen, American gossip columnist and socialite (b. 1950)
  • Jun 15 "Sensational" Sherri Martel, American professional wrestler (WWF), dies of an overdose at 49
  • Jun 15 Richard Bell, Canadian musician (Full Tilt Boogie Band), dies of multiple myeloma at 61
  • Jun 16 Grand Ayatollah Fazel Lankarani, Iranian cleric (b. 1931)
  • Jun 16 Mikhail Kononov, Soviet actor (b. 1940)
  • Jun 17 Gianfranco Ferrè, Italian fashion designer (b. 1944)
  • Jun 17 Serena Wilson, American belly dancer (b. 1933)
  • Jun 18 Bernard Manning, British comedian, dies at 76
  • Jun 18 Georges Thurston, Canadian singer (b. 1951)
  • Jun 19 El Fary, Spanish singer (b. 1937)
  • Jun 19 Terry Hoeppner, American football coach (b. 1947)
  • Jun 19 Antonio Aguilar [Barraza], Mexican singer, producer and actor (Emiliano Zapata) who popularized the Mexican equestrian sport la charrería, dies of pneumonia at 88
  • Jun 19 Ze'ev Schiff, Israeli journalist (b. 1932)
  • Jun 20 Trevor Henry, New Zealand Justice (b. 1902)
  • Jun 21 Bob Evans, American restaurateur (b. 1918)
  • Jun 22 Nancy Benoit, former professional wrestling valet (b. 1964)
  • Jun 22 Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)
  • Jun 22 Bernhard "Bernd" Becher, German artist, worked collaboratively with Hilla Becher his wife, dies at 75
  • Jun 23 Rod Beck, American Major League Baseball relief pitcher, dies at 38
  • Jun 24 Byron Baer, American politician (b. 1929)
  • Jun 24 Chris Benoit, Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1967)
  • Jun 24 Derek Dougan, Northern Irish footballer (b. 1938)
  • Jun 24 Natasja Saad, Danish hip hop and reggae artist, dies at 32
  • Jun 25 Mahasti, Persian singer (b. 1946)
  • Jun 25 J. Fred Duckett, American sports announcer and teacher, dies at 74

Person of interestLiz Claiborne

Jun 26 Liz Claiborne, American fashion designer, entrepreneur and founder of Liz Claiborne Inc, dies of cancer at 78

Fashion Designer Liz Claiborne
Fashion Designer
Liz Claiborne
  • Jun 26 Joey Sadler, All Black rugby player (b. 1914)
  • Jun 27 Patrick Allotey, Ghanaian footballer (b. 1979)
  • Jun 27 Dragutin Tadijanović, Croatian poet (b. 1905)
  • Jun 27 William Hutt, Canadian stage and film actor (b. 1920)
  • Jun 28 Eugene Bennett Fluckey, American Navy Submariner (b. 1913)