Famous Deaths in 2013 (Part 2)

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  • Jun 11 Robert Fogel, American economic historian and Nobel Laureate, dies at 86
  • Jun 15 Kenneth Wilson, American physicist and Nobel laureate, dies from lymphoma at 77
  • Jun 15 Stan Lopata, American baseball player, dies from complications of a cardiac condition at 87
  • Jun 15 José Froilán González, Argentine race car driver, dies from respiratory failure at 90
  • Jun 16 Hans Hass, Austrian diving pioneer, dies at 94
  • Jun 18 Gene Freese, American MLB player, dies from complications of back surgery at 79
  • Jun 19 Slim Whitman, American country singer (Rose Marie), dies from heart failure at 90
  • Jun 19 Gyula Horn, Hungarian Prime Minister, dies at 80

Person of interestJames Gandolfini

Jun 19 James Gandolfini, American actor (The Sopranos), dies from a heart attack at 51

  • Jun 21 Edgeworth Blair "Elliott" Reid, American actor (Gentlemen Prefer Blondes), dies from heart failure at 93
  • Jun 23 Sharon Stouder, American swimmer, dies at 64
  • Jun 23 Richard Matheson, American author and screen writer, dies at 87
  • Jun 23 Bobby Bland, American blues and soul singer, dies at 83
  • Jun 24 Alan Myers, American rock drummer (Devo), dies of cancer at 58
  • Jun 24 Emilio Colombo, Italian Prime Minister (1970-72, dies at 93
  • Jun 27 Alain Mimoun, French runner, dies at 92
  • Jul 1 William Gray III, American politician, dies from natural causes at 71
  • Jul 2 Arlan Stangeland, American politician, dies at 83

Person of interestDouglas Engelbart

Jul 2 Douglas Engelbart, American computer scientist (computer mouse, Engelbart's Law), dies at 88

Computer Scientist Douglas Engelbart
Computer Scientist
Douglas Engelbart
  • Jul 2 Sef Imkamp, Dutch politician, dies at 88
  • Jul 7 Donald Irwin, American politician, dies from heart failure at 86
  • Jul 11 Eugene Wilkinson, American naval officer, dies at 94
  • Jul 12 Pran Krishan Sikand, Indian actor often cast as the villain in Hindi cinema (Khandaan, Be-Imaan), dies of pneumonia at 93

Person of interestCory Monteith

Jul 13 Cory Monteith, Canadian actor and musician, dies of heroin and alcohol overdose at 31

Actor & Musician Cory Monteith
Actor & Musician
Cory Monteith
  • Jul 14 Matt Batts, American MLB player, dies at 91
  • Jul 15 Earl Gros, American NFL player, dies at 72
  • Jul 16 Torbjorn Falkanger, Norwegian ski jumper who took the Olympic oath in 1952, dies at 85
  • Jul 17 Peter Appleyard, British-Canadian jazz vibraphonist, dies from natural causes at 84
  • Jul 19 Phil Woosnam, Welsh footballer and manager, dies from complications from prostate cancer and Alzheimer's disease at 90
  • Jul 19 Bert Trautmann, German footballer, dies from heart failure at 89
  • Jul 19 Mel Smith, English comedian and author, dies from a heart attack at 60
  • Jul 19 Poncie Ponse, American actor, dies from heart failure at 80
  • Jul 19 Poncie Ponce, American actor (Kazuo Kim-Hawaiian Eye), dies at 80
  • Jul 22 Lawrie Reilly, Scottish footballer, dies at 84
  • Jul 22 Dennis Farina, American actor, dies from a pulmonary embolism at 69
  • Jul 23 Djalma Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from complications from pneumonia at 84
  • Jul 23 Emile Griffith, US Virgin Islands professional boxer, dies from complication from dementia at 75
  • Jul 25 Bernadette Lafont, French actress (Perils of Gwendoline), dies from cardiac arrest at 74
  • Jul 26 JJ Cale, American rock guitarist, dies from a heart attack at 74
  • Jul 26 Rolf Haufs, German writer , dies at 77
  • Jul 27 Lindy Boggs [Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs], American political administrator, dies from natural causes at 97
  • Jul 28 William Scranton, American politician, dies from a cerebral hemorrhage at 96
  • Jul 28 George Scott, American MLB player, dies at 69
  • Jul 28 Rita Reys, [Maria Reijs], Dutch jazz singer, dies from a intracranial hemorrhage at 88
  • Jul 28 Frank Castillo, American MLB player, drowns at 44
  • Jul 28 Eileen Breenan, American actress, dies from bladder cancer at 80
  • Jul 29 Christian Benítez, Ecuadorian soccer striker (Ecuador 58 caps), dies from heart failure at 27
  • Jul 31 Michael Ansara, American actor (Broken Arrow, Centennial), dies at 91
  • Aug 3 Farman Fatehpuri [Syed Dildar Ali], Urdu scholar, linguist, critic and author, dies of natural causes at 87
  • Aug 4 Art Donovan, American football player, dies from a respiratory ailment at 89
  • Aug 5 George Duke, American Grammy-Award winning musician, dies from chronic lymphocytic leukemia at 67

  • Aug 5 Shawn Burr, Canadian ice hockey player, dies from complications from a fall at 47
  • Aug 8 Regina Resnik, American operatic singer, dies at 90
  • Aug 8 Karen Black, American actress, dies from ampullary cancer at 74
  • Aug 9 John Logan, American MLB player, dies at 86
  • Aug 9 Glen Hobbie, American MLB pitcher (Chicago Cubs), dies at 77
  • Aug 10 Eydie Gorme, American singer, dies at 84
  • Aug 13 Tompall Glaser, American country singer, dies at 79
  • Aug 13 Jon Brookes, English drummer (The Charlatans), dies of cancer at 44
  • Aug 14 Allen Lanier, American rocker, dies from complications from COPD at 67
  • Aug 14 Lisa Robin Kelly, American actress, dies at 43
  • Aug 18 Dezső Gyarmati, Hungarian water polo player, dies at 85
  • Aug 19 José Sarria, American political activist, drag queen and 1st openly gay candidate for public office in the US (1961), dies of adrenal cancer at 90
  • Aug 20 Marian McPartland, British jazz pianist (Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz), dies at 95
  • Aug 20 Marian McPartland, English-born American Jazz musician, dies at 95
  • Aug 20 Elmore Leonard, American author, dies from complications from a stroke at 87
  • Aug 21 Sid Bernstein, American music producer/promoter, dies at 95
  • Aug 23 William Glasser, American psychiatrist, dies from respiratory failure from pneumonia at 88
  • Aug 23 David Garrick [Philip Darryl Core], British singer (Dear Mrs Applebee), dies at 67
  • Aug 24 Julie Harris, American actress (Bell Jar, I Am a Camera, East of Eden), heart failure at 87
  • Aug 25 Gilmar, Brazilian football player, dies from complications from a heart attack at 83
  • Aug 27 Zelmo Beaty, American basketball player, dies at 73
  • Aug 28 Rob du Bois, Dutch composer, dies at 79

Person of interestSeamus Heaney

Aug 30 Seamus Heaney, Irish poet and playwright (Nobel Prize in Literature 1995), dies at 74

  • Aug 31 David Frost, British broadcaster, dies from a heart attack at 74

Person of interestTommy Morrison

Sep 1 Tommy Morrison, American heavyweight boxing champion and actor, dies from multiple organ failure at 44

Heavyweight Boxer Tommy Morrison
Heavyweight Boxer
Tommy Morrison
  • Sep 2 Frederik Pohl, American sci-fi author, dies at 93
  • Sep 2 Paul Scoon, Grenadian politician, dies at 78
  • Sep 2 David Jacobs, British broadcaster (Juke Box Jury), dies at 87
  • Sep 2 Ronald Coase, British economist (Nobel Prize in Economics 1991), dies at 102
  • Sep 3 Ariel Castro, Puerto Rican-born American criminal famous for kidnapping 3 women between 2002-4, commits suicide 1 month into his life sentence at 53
  • Sep 5 Willie Frazier, American football player (Houston Oilers), dies at 71
  • Sep 7 Ilja Hurnik, Czech composer, dies at 90
  • Sep 10 E Clay Shaw Jr, American politician, dies from lung cancer at 74

Person of interestRay Dolby

Sep 12 Ray Dolby, sound expert/inventor (Dolby noise limiting system), dies of leukemia at 80

Inventor Ray Dolby
Inventor
Ray Dolby
  • Sep 13 James Bradford, American heavyweight weightlifter (Olympic silver 1952, 56), dies at 84
  • Sep 14 Rock Casares, American football player, dies at 82
  • Sep 14 Stefan Wewerka, German architect and sculptor, dies at 84
  • Sep 16 Jackie Lomax, English singer-songwriter (Is This What You Want), dies at 69
  • Sep 17 Marvin Rainwater, American country and rockabilly singer, dies from heart failure at 88
  • Sep 18 Ken Norton, American heavyweight boxer, dies at 70
  • Sep 18 Richard C Sarafian, American actor/director, dies from complications from pneumonia at 83
  • Sep 19 Gerrie Muhren, Dutch footballer, dies from complications from myelodysplastic syndrome at 67
  • Sep 19 Hiroshi Yamauchi, Japanese businessman (President of Nintendo, 1949-2003, owner of Seattle Mariners), dies at 85
  • Sep 21 Roman Vlad, Romanian-born Italian composer, dies at 93
  • Sep 22 David Hubel, Canadian-born American neurologist and Nobel laureate, dies at 87
  • Sep 27 Gates Brown, American MLB player (Detroit Tigers: 1963-75), dies at 74
  • Sep 27 Jay Robinson, American actor, dies at 83
  • Sep 29 L. C. Greenwood, American football player, dies from kidney failure at 67
  • Oct 1 Tom Clancy, American author (Rainbow Six, The Hunt for Red October), dies aged 66
  • Oct 4 Vo Nguyen Giap (Võ Nguyên Giáp), Vietnamese general and politician, dies at 102
  • Oct 6 Will Ogdon, American composer, dies at 92
  • Oct 7 Patrice Chéreau, French opera director and actor (Danton), dies from lung cancer at 68
  • Oct 8 Andy Pafko, American baseball player, dies at 92
  • Oct 8 Rod Grams, American politician and television anchor, dies from cancer at 65
  • Oct 8 Philip Chevron, Irish musician, dies from esophageal cancer at 56
  • Oct 9 Stanley Kauffmann, American playwright (Red Handkerchief Man), dies at 97
  • Oct 9 Wilfried Martens, Belgian Prime Minister, dies from pancreatic cancer at 77
  • Oct 9 Mark "Chopper" Read, Australian criminal and crime author (Chopper: From the Inside), dies from liver cancer at 58
  • Oct 10 Scott Carpenter, American astronaut (Mercury 7-Aurora 7), dies from complications from a stroke at 88
  • Oct 10 Kumar Pallana, Indian character actor and vaudevillian (Bottle Rocket, Rushmore), dies at 94
  • Oct 12 Oscar Hijuelos, American author, dies from a heart attack at 62
  • Oct 12 Eduard Martsevich, Soviet-Russian actor and People's Artist of the RSFSR, dies at 76
  • Oct 16 Ed Lauter, American actor, dies from mesothelioma at 74
  • Oct 18 Bill Young, American politician, dies from complications from a back injury at 82
  • Oct 18 Allan Stanley, Canadian ice hockey player, dies at 87
  • Oct 18 Tom Foley, American politician (Rep-D, 1965-1995) and speaker of the house (1989-95), dies from complications from a stroke at 84
  • Oct 18 Mary Carver [Carvellas], American actress (Simon & Simon, Star Trek: Enterprise), dies at 89
  • Oct 19 Noel Harrison, British singer and actor, dies of a heart attack at 79
  • Oct 21 Major R Owens, American politician, dies at 77
  • Oct 25 Marcia Wallace, American actress, dies from pneumonia at 70
  • Oct 25 Hal Needham, American stuntman, dies from cancer at 82

Person of interestBill Sharman

Oct 25 Bill Sharman, American basketball player, dies from complications from a stroke at 87

NBA Guard Bill Sharman
NBA Guard
Bill Sharman
  • Oct 25 Nigel Davenport, British actor (Without a Clue, Masada), dies at 85
  • Oct 27 Lou Reed, American musician, dies from liver disease at 71
  • Oct 28 Ike Skelton, American politician, dies from pneumonia at 81
  • Oct 30 Frank Wess, American jazz musician, dies from a heart attack at 91
  • Oct 30 Pete Haycock, English guitarist, dies at 62
  • Nov 2 Walt Bellamy, American HOF basketball player, dies at 74
  • Nov 4 Hakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor and Olympic champion, dies at 87
  • Nov 11 George Reinholt, American actor, dies at 73
  • Nov 11 Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, dies at 78
  • Nov 12 John Tavener, British composer, dies from complications from Marfan syndrome at 69
  • Nov 12 Allan Blank, American composer, dies at 87
  • Nov 12 Aleksandr Serebrov, Soviet cosmonaut (Soyuz T-7, T-8, TM-8, TM-17), dies at 69
  • Nov 13 Todd Christensen, NFL player and sportscaster, dies from complications during liver transplant surgery at 57
  • Nov 13 Barbara Lawrence, American actress, dies at 83
  • Nov 13 Hans-Jürgen Heise, German writer, dies at 83
  • Nov 17 Doris Lessing, Iranian novelist and Nobel laureate (Adore, Memoirs of a Survivor, Golden Notebook), dies at 94
  • Nov 19 Frederick Sanger, British biochemist (Sanger sequencing, Nobel Prize 1958, 1980), dies at 95
  • Nov 20 Peter Griffiths, British politician (C), controversially won his seat (1964), dies at 85
  • Nov 20 Sylvia Browne, American author and self-proclaimed medium dubbed "America's most controversial psychic," dies at 77
  • Nov 21 Vern Mikkelsen, American HOF basketball player, dies at 85
  • Nov 22 Reg Simpson, English cricketer, dies at 93
  • Nov 25 Bill Foulkes, English footballer (Manchester United), dies at 81
  • Nov 26 Tony Musante, American actor, dies from complications following surgery at 77
  • Nov 27 Lewis Collins, British actor, dies from cancer at 67
  • Nov 27 Nilton Santos, Brazilian footballer, dies from a lung infection at 88
  • Nov 28 Mitja Ribičič, Yugoslavian Prime Minister, dies at 94

Person of interestPaul Walker

Nov 30 Paul Walker, American actor (The Fast and the Furious), dies in a car accident at 40

  • Nov 30 Jean Kent [Joan Summerfield], British actress (Caravan, Bond Street), dies from complications from a fall at 92
  • Nov 30 Tabu Ley Rochereau [Pascal-Emmanuel Sinamoyi Tabu], African musician (Orchestre Afrisa International), dies at 76
  • Nov 30 Paul Crouch, American televangelist (Trinity Broadcasting Network), dies at 79
  • Dec 1 Richard Coughlan, English drummer, dies from pneumonia at 66
  • Dec 2 Jean-Claude Beton, Algerian-born French businessman, entrepreneur, and soft-drink manufacturer (Orangina), dies at 88

Person of interestNelson Mandela

Dec 5 Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-90) and South African President (1994-99), dies of a lung infection at 95

Anti-apartheid activist and South African President Nelson Mandela
Anti-apartheid activist and South African President
Nelson Mandela
  • Dec 5 Colin Wilson, English writer, dies at 82
  • Dec 6 Stan Tracey, British jazz pianist, dies at 86
  • Dec 7 Édouard Molinaro, French film actor, director and screenwriter (La Cage aux Folles), dies a respiratory insufficiency at 85
  • Dec 8 John Cornforth, Australian-British chemist and Nobel laureate, dies at 96
  • Dec 8 Don Mitchell, American actor, dies at 70
  • Dec 9 Eleanor Parker, American actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), dies from pneumonia at 91
  • Dec 10 Jim Hall, American jazz guitarist, dies at 83
  • Dec 10 Rossana Podestà, Italian actress, dies at 79
  • Dec 11 Nadir Afonso, Portuguese geometric abstractionist painter, dies at 93
  • Dec 11 Barbara Branden, Canadian writer, dies from a lung infection at 84
  • Dec 12 Audrey Totter, American actress (Carpetbaggers, Set-Up, The Unsuspected), dies from a stroke at 95
  • Dec 14 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor, dies at 81

Person of interestJoan Fontaine

Dec 15 Joan Fontaine, British-American actress, dies of natural causes at 96

Actress Joan Fontaine
Actress
Joan Fontaine
  • Dec 16 Ray Price, American singer, dies from pancreatic cancer at 87
  • Dec 21 Eli Beeding, American Air Force Captain and rocket test pilot, dies at 85
  • Dec 21 Lars Edlund, Swedish composer, dies at 91
  • Dec 22 Ed Herrmann, American baseball player, dies from prostate cancer at 67
  • Dec 23 Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, Russian general and inventor (AK-47), dies at 94
  • Dec 23 Yusef Lateef, jazz composer, dies at 93
  • Dec 25 Mike Hegan, American baseball player, dies from heart failure at 71
  • Dec 26 Paul Blair, American baseball player, dies at 69
  • Dec 29 Wojciech Kilar, Polish composer, dies from cancer at 81
  • Dec 31 John Fortune [John C. Wood], English satirist and comedian (Bremner, Bird and Fortune), dies at 74
  • Dec 31 James Avery, American actor, dies from complications from surgery at 68