Famous Deaths in December 2014

Person of interestJean Beliveau

Dec 2 Jean Marc Beliveau, Canadian NHL player NHL, dies at 83

NHL Legend Jean Beliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Beliveau
  • Dec 2 Bobby Keyes, American Saxophonist, dies at 70
  • Dec 3 Ian McLagan, English rocker, dies from a stroke at 69
  • Dec 7 Ken Weatherwax, American actor, dies from a heart attack at 59
  • Dec 7 John Bartholomew Tucker, American TV host (Candid Camera, Treasure Island), dies at 84
  • Dec 9 Mary Ann Mobley, American model/actress, dies from breast cancer at 77
  • Dec 10 Ziad Abu Ein, Palestinian government minister, killed in confrontation with Israeli troops at protest on West Bank
  • Dec 13 Raoul Cita, R&B pianist and songwriter (Harptones), dies at 86
  • Dec 14 Bess Myerson, 1st Jewish Miss America (1945), dies at 90
  • Dec 16 Ernie Terrell, American boxer (WBA champ 1965-7), dies at 75
  • Dec 17 Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer and informant, dies at 79
  • Dec 20 John Freeman, British politician (Labour)/ambassador/TV host, dies at 99
  • Dec 21 Sonia d’Artois, British Canadian WWII resistance agent, dies at 90
  • Dec 21 Billie Whitelaw, English actress, dies at 82

Person of interestJoe Cocker

Dec 22 Joe Cocker, English rock musician (With a Little Help from My Friends), dies of lung cancer at 70

Rocker Joe Cocker
Rocker
Joe Cocker
  • Dec 25 Gleb Yakunin, Russian priest and dissident, dies at 80
  • Dec 25 Geoff Pullar, English cricketer (England opening batsman late 50's early 60's), dies at 79
  • Dec 25 Mary Lyon, English geneticist (X-chromosome inactivation), dies at 89
  • Dec 26 Leo Tindemans, Belgian statesman, Prime Minister of Belgium (1974-78), dies at 92
  • Dec 30 Yolande Donlan, British-American actress (Jigsaw, Expresso Bongo, Penny Princess), dies at 94

Person of interestLuise Rainer

Dec 30 Luise Rainer, German and American actress, - 1st actor to win multiple Academy Awards (1936, 1937), dies at 104

Actress Luise Rainer
Actress
Luise Rainer