Famous Deaths in 2007 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 600 of 754

  • Jun 29 Joel Siegel, American film critic (b. 1943)
  • Jun 29 Edward Yang, Taiwanese film director (Yi Yi), dies of cancer at 59
  • Jun 30 Sahib Singh Verma, Indian politician and former Chief Minister of Delhi (b. 1943)
  • Jul 2 Beverly Sills, American operatic soprano (b. 1929)
  • Jul 2 Git Gay [Birgit Carp], Swedish revue director, actress and singer (Git Gay Show, Ge mig en lektion i kärlek), dies at 85
  • Jul 3 Alice Timander, Swedish dentist (b. 1915)
  • Jul 3 [Homer] Boots Randolph, American saxophonist (Yakety Sax), dies of a brain hemorrhage at 80
  • Jul 4 Barış Akarsu, Turkish rock musician (b. 1979)
  • Jul 4 Bill Pinkney, American singer and performer (b. 1925)
  • Jul 5 Régine Crespin, French operatic soprano (b. 1927)
  • Jul 5 Kerwin Mathews, American actor (b. 1926)
  • Jul 5 George Melly, British jazz & blues musician (b. 1926)
  • Jul 7 Dame Anne McLaren, British biologist and leading researcher on human in vitro fertilisation (IVF), dies at 80
  • Jul 8 Chandra Shekhar, Indian politician, 8th Prime Minister of India (1990-91), dies at 80
  • Jul 9 Charles Lane, American actor (b. 1905)
  • Jul 10 Abdul Rashid Ghazi, radical Pakistani cleric (b. 1951)
  • Jul 10 Doug Marlette, American cartoonist (b. 1949)
  • Jul 10 Zheng Xiaoyu, director of the State Food and Drug Administration of the People's Republic of China (b. 1944)
  • Jul 11 Lady Bird Johnson, First Lady of the United States (b. 1912)
  • Jul 11 Alfonso López Michelsen, 32nd Colombian President (b. 1913)
  • Jul 11 Ed Mirvish, Canadian businessman and philanthropist (b. 1914)
  • Jul 11 Glenda Adams, Australian author (b. 1939)
  • Jul 12 Stan Zemanek, Australian radio personality (b.1947)
  • Jul 12 Mr. Butch, Iconic Boston street figure (b. 1951)
  • Jul 12 Robert Burås, Norwegian guitar player (b. 1975)
  • Jul 14 John Ferguson Sr, former professional hockey player (b. 1938)
  • Jul 15 Kelly Johnson, English guitarist, dies at 49
  • Jul 17 Júlio Redecker, Brazilian Politician (b. 1956)
  • Jul 18 George Caiazzo, American professional wrestler
  • Jul 18 Jerry Hadley, American opera singer, (b. 1952)
  • Jul 18 Kenji Miyamoto, Japanese politician (b. 1908)
  • Jul 19 Roberto Fontanarrosa, Argentine cartoonist (b. 1944)
  • Jul 19 A. K. Faezul Huq, Lawyer, politician, and freelance journalist (b. 1945)
  • Jul 20 Tammy Faye Messner (Bakker), American televangelist (b. 1942)
  • Jul 20 Ivor Emmanuel, Welsh singer and actor (Zulu, Show Boat, Kiss Me, Kate), dies of a stroke at 79
  • Jul 22 Jarrod Cunningham New Zealand rugby player (b. 1968)
  • Jul 22 Mike Coolbaugh former baseball player and coach (b.1972)
  • Jul 22 Ulrich Mühe, German actor (b. 1953)
  • Jul 22 Rollie Stiles, American baseball player (b. 1906)
  • Jul 22 Laszlo Kovacs, Hungarian-born cinematographer (b. 1933)
  • Jul 23 Tor Kamata, American/Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1937)
  • Jul 23 Ron Miller, American songwriter and record producer (b. 1933)
  • Jul 23 Mohammed Zahir Shah, King of Afghanistan (b. 1914)
  • Jul 23 George Tabori, Hungarian writer, dies at 93
  • Jul 23 Benjamin Libet, American scientist (human consciousness), dies at 91
  • Jul 24 Albert Ellis, American psychologist (b. 1913)
  • Jul 24 Chaney Kley, American Actor (b. 1972)
  • Jul 25 Bernd Jakubowski, German goalkeeper (b. 1952)
  • Jul 25 Jesse Marunde, American strongman competitor (b. 1979)
  • Jul 26 Lars Forssell, Swedish writer, member of the Swedish Academy (b. 1928)
  • Jul 26 John Normington, English actor (b. 1937)

  • Jul 26 Skip Prosser, American basketball coach (b. 1950)
  • Jul 27 Lucky Grills, Australian actor (b. 1928)
  • Jul 28 Jim LeRoy, Airshow pilot (b. 1961)
  • Jul 28 Karl Gotch, Belgian professional wrestler (b. 1924)
  • Jul 29 Mike Reid, English comedian and actor (b. 1940)
  • Jul 29 Michel Serrault, French actor (Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud, La Cage aux Folles), dies at 79
  • Jul 29 Tom Snyder, American television personality (The Tomorrow Show), dies at 71
  • Jul 29 Marvin Zindler, American television reporter (b. 1921)
  • Jul 30 Michelangelo Antonioni, Italian film director (b. 1912)
  • Jul 30 Teoctist, Ex-Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church (b. 1915)

Person of interestIngmar Bergman

Jul 30 Ingmar Bergman, Swedish stage and film director (Cries & Whispers), dies at 89

Director, Writer Ingmar Bergman
Director, Writer
Ingmar Bergman

Person of interestBill Walsh

Jul 30 Bill Walsh, American football coach (San Fransisco 49ers), dies of leukemia at 75

American Football Coach Bill Walsh
American Football Coach
Bill Walsh
  • Aug 1 Tommy Makem, Irish folk singer (b. 1932)
  • Aug 2 Chauncey Bailey, American journalist and editor (b. 1950)
  • Aug 2 Holden Roberto, Angolan founder and leader of the FNLA (b. 1923)
  • Aug 2 Kay Dotrice [Katherine Newman], British actress (Cheech & Chong's The Corsican Brothers), dies of a heart attack at 78
  • Aug 3 John Gardner, British author (b. 1926)
  • Aug 4 Lee Hazlewood, American country singer, songwriter and producer (b. 1929)
  • Aug 5 Florian Pittiş, Romanian artist (b. 1943)
  • Aug 5 Jean-Marie Lustiger, Cardinal of France
  • Aug 6 Zsolt Daczi, Hungarian rock guitarist (Bikini, Omen, Carpathia Project Tirana Rockers, solo) (b. 1969)
  • Aug 6 Heinz Barth, German convicted war criminal (SS) (b. 1920)
  • Aug 7 Hal Fishman, Los Angeles based local news anchor. (b. 1931)
  • Aug 7 Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)
  • Aug 7 Angus Tait, New Zealand electronics innovator and businessman (b. 1919)
  • Aug 8 Joybubbles, A notable phone phreak. (b. 1949)
  • Aug 8 Ma Lik, Chinese politician (b. 1952)
  • Aug 8 Melville Shavelson, American film director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1917)
  • Aug 9 Joe O'Donnell, American documentary photographer and photojournalist, dies at 85
  • Aug 9 Tetsuzo Akutsu, Japanese surgeon who built the first artificial heart, dies at 84
  • Aug 10 Henry Cabot Lodge Bohler, American member of Tuskegee Airmen and civil rights activist (b. 1925)
  • Aug 10 James E. Faust, Second Councilor of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (b. 1920)
  • Aug 10 Tony Wilson, British music personality and broadcaster (b. 1950)
  • Aug 12 Merv Griffin, American television host and game show creator (b. 1925)
  • Aug 12 Mike Wieringo, American comic book artist (b. 1963)
  • Aug 12 Douglas "Doug" Riley [Dr Music], Canadian musician and musical director (Famous People Players), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Aug 13 Brian Adams, aka Demolition Crush, American professional wrestler (b. 1964)
  • Aug 13 Brooke Astor, American philanthropist (b. 1902)
  • Aug 13 Yone Minagawa, Japanese woman, oldest person (114) (b. 1893)
  • Aug 13 Phil Rizzuto, American baseball player and sportscaster (b. 1917)
  • Aug 13 Tudor Jarda, Romanian composer, dies at 85
  • Aug 14 Tikhon Khrennikov, Russian composer (b. 1913)
  • Aug 15 Richard Bradshaw, British opera conductor, (b. 1944)
  • Aug 15 John Gofman, American Manhattan Project scientist and advocate (b. 1918)
  • Aug 15 Geoffrey Orbell, New Zealand bush walker (b. 1908)
  • Aug 15 Sam Pollock, Canadian sports executive (b. 1925)
  • Aug 16 Max Roach, American percussionist, drummer, and composer (b. 1924)
  • Aug 16 Bahaedin Adab, Iranian MP (b. 1945)
  • Aug 16 The Missing Link, professional wrestler (b. 1939)
  • Aug 17 Bill Deedes, British journalist and politician (b. 1913)
  • Aug 17 Eddie Griffin, American basketball player (b. 1982)
  • Aug 18 Michael Deaver, Reagan Administration Deputy White House Chief of Staff, dies at 69
  • Aug 20 Leona Helmsley, American real estate billionaire and convicted of federal income tax evasion, dies at 87
  • Aug 20 Larry Hartsell, American martial artist, bodyguard, trainer, student of Bruce Lee and Dan Inosanto, dies at 65
  • Aug 21 Siobhan Dowd, British/Irish writer (b. 1960)
  • Aug 21 Elizabeth P. Hoisington, American Brigadier General (b. 1918)
  • Aug 23 Robert Symonds, American actor and associate director of the Repertory Theater of Lincoln Center, dies at 80
  • Aug 24 Andrée P. Boucher, Canadian politician, Mayor of Quebec City, dies at 70
  • Aug 24 Aaron Russo, American political activist, movie producer and director (Trading Places, Wise Guys, The Rose), dies of cancer at 64
  • Aug 25 Ray Jones, English footballer (b. 1988)
  • Aug 26 Gaston Thorn, Luxembourger politician (b. 1928)
  • Aug 26 Ramon Zamora, Filipino martial arts actor, dies at 72
  • Aug 27 Emma Penella, Spanish actress, dies at 76
  • Aug 28 Arthur Jones, American inventor of the Nautilus exercise machines (b. 1926)
  • Aug 28 Hilly Kristal, American Founder of CBGB/Punk rock legend (b. 1932)
  • Aug 28 Paul B. MacCready, Jr., American aeronautical engineer (b. 1925)
  • Aug 28 Antonio Puerta, Spanish footballer (b. 1984)
  • Aug 28 Francisco Umbral, Spanish journalist, novelist, biographer and essayist (b. 1935)
  • Aug 28 Miyoshi Umeki, Japanese-American actress (Katsumi-Sayonara, Mrs Livingston-Courtship of Eddie's Father), dies at 78
  • Aug 28 Nikola Nobilo, New Zealand winemaker (b. 1913)
  • Aug 29 Richard Jewell, central figure in the 1996 Centennial Olympic Park bombing (b. 1962)
  • Aug 29 Pierre Messmer, French politician and Prime Minister (b. 1916)
  • Aug 29 Alfred Peet, Dutch-American entrepreneur and the founder of Peet's Coffee & Tea (b. 1920)
  • Aug 29 James Muir Cameron Fletcher, New Zealand industrialist (b. 1914)
  • Aug 30 Michael Jackson, British beer and whiskey author/expert. (b. 1942)
  • Aug 30 Charles Vanik, American politician (b. 1918)
  • Aug 30 Augustine Harris, British Bishop of Middlesbrough, dies at 89
  • Aug 31 Gay Brewer, American golfer (b. 1932)
  • Aug 31 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler (b. 1928)
  • Sep 1 Roy McKenzie, New Zealand philanthropist (b. 1922)
  • Sep 2 Max McNab, National Hockey League executive (b. 1924)
  • Sep 2 Franz-Benno Delonge, German game designer (b. 1957)
  • Sep 2 Rajae Belmlih, Morrocan singer (b. 1962 in Casablanca)
  • Sep 2 Marcia Mae Jones, American actress (Frankie Darro, The Cisco), dies at 83
  • Sep 3 Jane Tomlinson, British charity fund raiser (b. 1964)
  • Sep 3 Steve Ryan, American actor (b. 1947)
  • Sep 3 Syd Jackson, Māori activist and trade unionist (b. 1939)
  • Sep 3 Carter Albrecht, Musician (b. 1973)
  • Sep 3 Steve Fossett, American adventurer (1st person to fly solo nonstop around the world in a balloon,) disappears while flying at 63
  • Sep 5 Jennifer Dunn, American politician (b. 1941)
  • Sep 5 Paul Gillmor, American politician (b. 1939)
  • Sep 5 D. James Kennedy, American televangelist (b. 1930)
  • Sep 5 Thomas Hansen (musician) (b. 1976)
  • Sep 5 Edward Gramlich, American economics professor (University of Michigan), dies at 68
  • Sep 6 Madeleine L'Engle, American author (b. 1918)

Person of interestLuciano Pavarotti

Sep 6 Luciano Pavarotti, Italian tenor, dies at 71

Operatic Tenor Luciano Pavarotti
Operatic Tenor
Luciano Pavarotti
  • Sep 6 Alex, African Grey parrot "student" of Dr. Irene Pepperberg (b. 1976)
  • Sep 6 Percy Rodriguez [Rodrigues], Canadian actor (Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Brainwaves), dies of kidney failure at 89
  • Sep 8 Ramón Cardemil, Chilean huaso (b. 1917)
  • Sep 9 Hughie Thomasson, American musician (b. 1952)

Person of interestJane Wyman

Sep 10 Jane Wyman, American actress (The Yearling & Johnny Belinda), dies of natural causes at 90

Actress Jane Wyman
Actress
Jane Wyman
  • Sep 10 Anita Roddick, British businesswoman (b.1942)
  • Sep 10 Ted Stepien, American businessman and basketball team owner, dies at 82
  • Sep 11 Ian Porterfield, Manager of Armenia National Football Club (b. 1946)
  • Sep 11 Gene Savoy, American author and cleric (b. 1927)
  • Sep 11 Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
  • Sep 12 Phil Frank, American cartoonist (Farley, The Elderberries comics), dies at 64
  • Sep 13 Whakahuihui Vercoe, New Zealand clergyman (b. 1928)
  • Sep 15 Colin Steele McRae, British rally driver, dies following a helicopter crash at 39
  • Sep 15 Aldemaro Romero, Venezuelan musician (b. 1928)
  • Sep 15 Brett Somers, Canadian-born American actress and Match Game panelist (b. 1924)
  • Sep 16 Robert Jordan, author of the Wheel of Time series (b. 1948)
  • Sep 18 Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)
  • Sep 20 Johnny Gavin, Irish footballer, dies at 79
  • Sep 21 Hallgeir Brenden, Norwegian Olympic gold medalist (b. 1929)
  • Sep 21 Alice Ghostley, American singer and actress (Bewitched, Designing Women), dies at 84
  • Sep 21 Rex Humbard, American television evangelist (Cathedral of Tomorrow), dies at 88
  • Sep 22 Bodinho, Brazilian footballer (b. 1928)
  • Sep 22 Marcel Marceau, French mime artist (b. 1923)
  • Sep 25 Haidar Abdel-Shafi, Palestinian negotiator (b. 1919)
  • Sep 26 Dorothy Schwartz, American violinist (b. 1913)
  • Sep 26 Bill Wirtz, American sports team owner (b. 1929)
  • Sep 27 Kenji Nagai, Japanese photojournalist (b. 1957)
  • Sep 28 Wally Parks, Founder of the NHRA (b. 1913)
  • Sep 29 Lois Maxwell [Hooker], Canadian actress (Goldfinger, Dr. No, Miss Moneypenny), dies at 80
  • Oct 1 Chris Mainwaring, Australian rules footballer (b. 1965)
  • Oct 1 Harry Lee, Sheriff of Jefferson Parish, Louisiana (b. 1932)
  • Oct 1 Al Oerter, American discus thrower (Olympic gold 1956, 60, 64, 68), dies aged 71
  • Oct 1 Ned Sherrin, English broadcaster, author and stage director (b. 1931)
  • Oct 1 Ronnie Hazlehurst, English conductor and theme song composer (b. 1928)
  • Oct 2 Dan Keating, Irish politician (b. 1902)
  • Oct 2 Tex Coulter, American football player (b. 1924)
  • Oct 2 Christopher Derrick, British writer, dies at 86
  • Oct 2 George Grizzard, American Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor (Wrong is Right, Bachelor Party, Attica), dies at 79
  • Oct 2 Lady Katherine Brandram, Princess of Greece, the last surviving great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria, dies at 94
  • Oct 3 M.N. Vijayan, Indian writer, orator, and academic
  • Oct 5 Justin Tuveri, Italian veteran of the First World War (b. 1898)
  • Oct 5 Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), dies at 78
  • Oct 6 Bud Ekins, American stuntman (b. 1930)
  • Oct 6 Laza [Lazar] Ristovski, Serbian keyboardist (Smak and Bijelo Dugme), dies from multiple sclerosis at 51
  • Oct 7 Norifumi Abe, Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1975)
  • Oct 7 George E. Sangmeister, American politician (b. 1931)
  • Oct 9 Enrico Banducci, American nightclub owner (b. 1922)
  • Oct 9 Carol Bruce [Shirley Levy], American actress (Behind the Eight Ball, WKRP in Cincinnati), dies of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at 87
  • Oct 10 Mehmed Uzun, Contemporary Kurdish writer and novelist. (b. 1953)
  • Oct 11 Werner von Trapp, member of the Trapp Family Singers (b. 1915)
  • Oct 11 David Lee "Tex" Hill, World War Two fighter pilot, flying ace, 1st American Volunteer Group (b. 1915)
  • Oct 11 Sri Chinmoy [Chinmoy Kumar Ghose], Indian guru, dies at 76
  • Oct 12 Kisho Kurokawa, Japanese architect (b. 1934)