Famous People Who Died in September 2012

  • Sep 1 Hal David, American lyricist ("Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head"; "What The World Needs Now Is Love";"Do You Know the Way to San Jose"), dies at 91
  • Sep 1 Sat Mahajan, Indian politician (Rural Development Minister), dies at 85
  • Sep 1 Smarck Michel, Haitian Prime Minister (1994-95), dies from a brain tumour
  • Sep 2 Emanuel Nunes, Portuguese composer, dies at 71
  • Sep 2 Mark Abrahamian, American rock guitarist (Starship, 2000-12), dies of a heart attack after a concert at 46
  • Sep 3 Charles Rose, American politician (Rep-D-North Carolina, 1973-97), dies at 73
  • Sep 3 Michael Clarke Duncan, American actor (The Green Mile), dies from respiratory failure at 54
  • Sep 3 Sun Myung Moon, South Korean evangelist (Unification Church), dies at 92
  • Sep 4 Ian Parrott, British-Welsh composer (The Black Ram), dies at 96
  • Sep 5 Joe South, American singer-songwriter and guitarist ("Games People Play"; "Walk A Mile In My Shoes"), dies from heart failure at 72
  • Sep 6 Art Modell [Arthur Bertram], American businessman (Cleveland Browns, Baltimore Ravens, Modells Stores), dies from heart failure at 87 (b. 1925)
  • Sep 6 Jake Eberts, Canadian film producer (Chariots of Fire, Dances with Wolves), dies from cancer at 71
  • Sep 7 Dorothy "Dottie" McGuire, American pop vocalist (McGuire Sisters - "Sincerely"; "Sugartime"), dies at 84
  • Sep 8 Bill Moggridge [William], British designer, dies from cancer at 69
  • Sep 9 Ron Taylor, Australian shark expert and cinematographer, dies from myeloid leukemia at 78
  • Sep 9 Verghese Kurien, Indian engineer (billion-litre idea), dies from kidney failure at 90
  • Sep 10 Lance LeGault, American actor (The A-Team), dies at 75
  • Sep 10 Steven Springer, American guitarist, dies from lung cancer at 60
  • Sep 11 Sergio Livingstone, Chilean football player and journalist, dies from natural causes at 92
  • Sep 13 Peter Lougheed, Canadian politician (10th Premier of Alberta), dies at 84
  • Sep 13 William Duckworth, American composer (Time Curve Preludes), teacher (Bucknell, 1973-2011), and internet pioneer (PitchWeb), dies of pancreatic cancer at 69
  • Sep 14 Louis Simpson, Jamaican-American poet (Good News of Death), dies from Alzheimer's disease at 89
  • Sep 15 George Hurst, British conductor (BBC Northern Orchestra. 1958-68; Bournemouth Sinfonietta. 1968-74), and educator, dies at 86
  • Sep 16 John Ingle, American actor (Edward Quartermaine-General Hospital), dies from cancer at 84
  • Sep 16 Ragnhild Alexandra [Princess Ragnhild, Mrs Lorentzen], Norwegian princess, dies of cancer at 82
  • Sep 17 Russell E. Train, American environmentalist and administrator (EPA, WWF), dies at 92
  • Sep 18 Jack Kralick, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 1964; no hitter 1962; Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians), dies from complications of strokes at 77

Steve SabolSteve Sabol (1942-2012)

Sep 18 American filmmaker (35 Emmy awards, founder of NFL Films), dies from brain cancer at 69

  • Sep 23 Corrie Sanders, South African boxer, shot dead at 46

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams (1927-2012)

Sep 25 American pop singer ("Moon River"; "Days of Wine and Roses"), dies from bladder cancer at 84

  • Sep 26 Johnny Lewis, American actor, dies from injuries from a fall at 28
  • Sep 27 Eddie Bert, American bebop jazz trombonist, dies at 90
  • Sep 27 Herbert Lom, Czech-born British actor (Pink Panther, Dorian Gray), dies at 95
  • Sep 27 R. B. Greaves, American singer, dies from prostate cancer at 68
  • Sep 30 Barbara Ann Scott, Canadian figure skater (Olympic gold 1948, World champion 1947-48), dies at 84
  • Sep 30 César Bolaños, Peruvian electro-acoustic and experimental musician and composer, dies at 81
  • Sep 30 Turhan Bey [Sahultavy], Austrian-born actor dubbed "The Turkish Delight" (Arabian Nights, Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves), dies from Parkinson's disease at 90