On This Day

Famous People Who Died in 2013 (Part 3)

Deaths 401 - 511 of 511

  • 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 10 Janice Lynn Kuehnemund, American rock guitarist (Vixen - "Edge of a Broken Heart"), dies of cancer at 59
  • Oct 11 Stu Gilliam, American actor and comedian (Roll Out, Harris & Company), dies at 80
  • Oct 12 Oscar Hijuelos, American novelist (The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love), 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 15 Peter Miles, British Army officer, businessman and courtier in the Household of Elizabeth II, dies at 89
  • Oct 15 Rudolf Friedrich, Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1982-84), dies at 90
  • Oct 15 Gloria Lynne [Wilson], American jazz vocalist (Dell Tones), dies of a heart attack at 83
  • Oct 16 Ed Lauter, American actor (The Artist, The Number 23), 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 Hockey Hall of Fame defenceman (Stanley Cup 1962-64, 67; NHL All-Star 1960, 61, 66; Toronto Maple Leafs), 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 19 Ronald Shannon Jackson, American avant-garde jazz and funk drummer, and composer (Cecil Taylor; Last Exit; Decoding Society), dies of leukemia at 73

  • Oct 20 Lawrence Klein, American economist who created computer models to forecast economic trends (1980 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences), dies at 93
  • Oct 21 Major R Owens, American politician (Rep-D-NY, 1983-2007), dies at 77
  • Oct 21 Bud Adams Jr., American NFL team owner (Tennessee Titans), dies at 90
  • Oct 23 Bill Mazer, American sports broadcaster (New York institution in sports reporting; sports trivia expert), dies at 92
  • Oct 24 Héctor Quintanar, Mexican composer, dies at 77
  • Oct 25 Marcia Wallace, American actress (Carol-Bob Newhart Show), 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 28 Tadeusz Mazowiecki, 1st Prime Minister of Poland (1989-90), dies at 86
  • Oct 29 Rudolf Kehrer, Soviet classical pianist of German heritage, dies at 90
  • Oct 30 Frank Wess, American jazz musician, dies from a heart attack at 91
  • Oct 30 Pete Haycock, British blues-rock guitarist, vocalist, and composer (Climax Blues Band - "Couldn't Get It Right"), dies of a heart attack at 62
  • Nov 2 Walt Bellamy, American Basketball Hall of Fame center (NBA All-Star 1962–65; NBA Rookie of the Year 1962; Olympic gold 1960), dies at 74
  • Nov 3 Gerard Cieślik, Polish soccer striker and manager (45 caps, 27 goals), dies at 86
  • Nov 4 Hakon Barfod, Norwegian sailor and Olympic champion, dies at 87
  • Nov 5 Lee Crystal [Sackett], American drummer (Joan Jett & The Blackhearts - "I Love Rock'n'Roll"), dies at 57
  • Nov 6 Clarence "Ace" Parker, American NFL quarterback (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks), dies at 101

  • Nov 11 George Reinholt, American actor (Steve-Another World, One Life to Live), dies at 73
  • Nov 11 Eddie McGrady, Northern Irish politician (SDLP) unseated Enoch Powell, dies at 78
  • Nov 12 John Tavener, British composer (The Protecting Veil), 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 (Oakland) and sportscaster, dies from complications during liver transplant surgery at 57
  • Nov 13 Barbara Lawrence, American model, actress, and real estate agent (Oklahoma!, A Letter to Three Wives), dies of kidney failure at 83
  • Nov 13 Hans-Jürgen Heise, German writer, dies at 83
  • Nov 15 Mike McCormack, American NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Philadelphia), dies at 83
  • Nov 16 Arne Pedersen, Norwegian soccer inside forward (40 caps; Fredrikstad), dies at 82
  • Nov 16 Chris Argyris, American business theorist and educator, dies at 90
  • Nov 17 Doris Lessing, Iranian novelist and Nobel laureate (Adore, Memoirs of a Survivor, Golden Notebook), dies at 94
  • Nov 17 Omprakash Valmiki, Indian Dalit writer and poet (Joothan), dies of stomach cancer at 63
  • Nov 19 Frederick Sanger, British biochemist (Sanger sequencing, Nobel Prize 1958, 1980), dies at 95
  • Nov 19 Charlotte Zolotow, American author and publisher of children's books (When the Wind Stops), dies at 98
  • 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 21 Maurice Vachon, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 84
  • Nov 21 Bernard Parmegiani, French composer (L'Oeil écoute - The Eye Listens), dies at 86
  • Nov 22 Reg Simpson, English cricket batsman (27 Tests; best 156no v Australia 1951), dies at 93
  • Nov 25 Bill Foulkes, English footballer (Manchester United), dies at 81
  • Nov 25 Oralia Domínguez, Mexican mezzo-soprano, dies at 88
  • Nov 25 Toshiaki Tsushima, Japanese film score composer, dies of pneumonia at 77
  • Nov 26 Tony Musante, American actor (David Toma-Toma, Nowhere to Hide), 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
  • Nov 30 John Zochonis, British industrialist (PZ Cussons) and philanthropist, dies at 84
  • Dec 1 Richard Coughlan, English drummer, dies from pneumonia at 66
  • Dec 1 Martin Sharp, Australian cartoonist, album cover artist songwriter (Cream), and filmmaker, dies of emphysema at 71
  • Dec 2 Jean-Claude Beton, Algerian-born French businessman, entrepreneur and soft-drink manufacturer (Orangina), dies at 88
  • Dec 2 Pedro Rocha, Uruguayan soccer midfielder and manager (52 caps; Peñarol, São Paulo F.C.), dies from mesencephalic atrophy at 70
  • Dec 3 Khalid Hasan, Pakistani cricket leg-spin bowler (1 Test; 16 years, 352 days, then youngest Test player), dies at 76
  • Dec 4 McDonald Bailey, British-Trinidadian 100m runner (Olympic bronze 1952), dies at 92

Person of interestNelson Mandela

Dec 5 Nelson Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist, political prisoner (1962-90) and President of South Africa (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 (Afterlife, Book of Great Mysteries), 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 7 Jacob Matlala, South African boxer (WBO, WBU, IBA flyweight champion; shortest world champion ever at 1.47m [4-foot-10]), dies from pneumonia at 51
  • Dec 8 John Cornforth, Australian-British chemist (Nobel Prize 1975), dies at 96
  • Dec 8 Don Mitchell, American actor, dies at 70
  • Dec 8 Sándor Szokolay, Hungarian composer and pedagogue, dies at 82
  • Dec 9 Eleanor Parker, American actress (Caged, Detective Story, Hans Brinker), dies from pneumonia at 91
  • Dec 10 Jim Hall, American jazz guitarist and composer, 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 12 Tom Laughlin, American actor and director (Billy Jack), dies of complications from pneumonia at 82
  • Dec 12 Zbigniew Karkowski, Polish composer and experimental musician (Sensorband), dies of pancreatic cancer at 55

Person of interestPeter O'Toole

Dec 14 Peter O'Toole, Irish actor (Lord Jim, Beckett, Lawrence of Arabia), 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 15 Harold Camping, American evangelist and founder of Family Radio, dies at 92
  • Dec 16 Ray Price, American singer, dies from pancreatic cancer at 87
  • Dec 17 Leland Smith, American composer, bassoonist and computer coder who led music publishing into the digital age (SCORE), dies at 88
  • 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 21 Bronzell Miller, American WLAF linebacker (Amsterdam Admirals), dies at 42
  • Dec 21 David Coleman, British sports commentator (worked for the BBC for 46 years), dies at 87
  • Dec 22 Ed Herrmann, American baseball player, dies from prostate cancer at 67

Person of interestMikhail Kalashnikov

Dec 23 Mikhail Kalashnikov, Russian general and inventor of the AK-47, dies at 94

  • Dec 23 Yusef Lateef, American jazz saxophonist and flautist, dies at 93
  • Dec 23 Ricky Lawson, American musician, dies at 59
  • Dec 25 Mike Hegan, American baseball player, dies from heart failure at 71
  • Dec 26 Paul Blair, American baseball outfielder (MLB All-Star 1969, 73; World Series 1966, 70, 77-78; Gold Glove Award 1967, 69–75; Baltimore Orioles), dies from a heart attack at 69
  • Dec 28 Andrew Jacobs Jr, American politician (Rep-D-IN, 1965-73, 75-97), dies at 81
  • Dec 29 Wojciech Kilar, Polish classical and film score composer (Bram Stoker's Dracula; The Piano), dies from cancer at 81
  • Dec 29 Leonard "Red" Balaban, American jazz tuba and sousaphone player, dies at 84
  • 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