Famous People Who Died in 2018 (Part 2)

Deaths 201 - 400 of 584

  • Apr 13 Miloš Forman, Czech-American award-winning director (One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest, Amadeus, The Firemen's Ball), dies at 86
  • Apr 15 R. Lee Ermey, American actor (Full Metal Jacket- Gunnery Sergeant Hartman), dies at 74
  • Apr 16 Harry Anderson, American comic, magician, and actor (Night Court - "Judge Harry Stone"; Daves's World), dies at 65

Barbara BushBarbara Bush (1925-2018)

Apr 17 First Lady of the US (1989-93) and wife of George H. W. Bush, dies following long illness at 92

Bruno SammartinoBruno Sammartino (1935-2018)

Apr 18 Italian-American strongman and professional wrestler, dies at 82

  • Apr 19 Graciela Agudelo, Mexican pianist and avant garde composer (Celebration of Wine), dies at 72
  • Apr 20 Allan B. Swift, American broadcast journalist and politician (US Representative for Washington (D), 1979-95), dies at 82

AviciiAvicii (1989-2018)

Apr 20 Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer ("Levels"; "Wake Me Up"; "Sunshine"), commits suicide at 28

  • Apr 21 Nabi Tajima, Japanese supercentenarian and the last living person certified to have been born in the 19th century, dies at 117
  • Apr 21 Nelson Pereira dos Santos, Brazilian movie director (Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês, Vidas Secas), dies at 89
  • Apr 21 Verne Troyer, American actor (Mini-Me in Austin Powers movies), dies at 49
  • Apr 23 Sachio Kinugasa, Japanese baseman nicknamed Tetsujin, meaning "Iron Man", dies of colon cancer at 71
  • Apr 26 Charles Neville, American vocalist & saxophonist (Neville Brothers), dies of pancreatic cancer at 79
  • Apr 27 Paul Junger Witt, American TV and film producer (Brian's Song; Soap; The Golden Girls; Dead Poets Society), dies of cancer at 77
  • Apr 29 Michael Martin, British politician and Speaker of the House of Commons (2000-09), dies at 72
  • Apr 29 Robert Mandan, American actor best known for his role as Chester Tate in US sitcom "Soap", dies at 86
  • May 1 Andrés Reyes [Universo 2000], Mexican pro wrestler (3 x CMLL World Heavyweight Championship), dies from a heart attack at 55
  • May 1 Ashok Mitra, Indian economist and politician, dies at 90
  • May 1 Bob Woffinden, British journalist and author, dies of mesothelioma at 89
  • May 1 Carl W. Duckworth, American politician (Utah House of Representatives, 1955–1958), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • May 1 Chuck Missler, American evangelist and author, dies at 83
  • May 1 Dennis Claridge, American football quarterback (NFL C'ship 1965, Green Bay Packers; Atlantic Falcons), dies at 76 from bladder cancer
  • May 1 Elmar Altvater, German political scientist, dies at 79
  • May 1 Javier Aller, Spanish actor (The Biggest Robbery Never Told), dies at 46 of complications from diabetes
  • May 1 John "Jabo" Starks, American drummer (James Brown, The J.B.'s), dies at 79
  • May 1 Max Berrú, Ecuadorian-Chilean musician, dies at 74
  • May 1 Ninalee Craig, American-born Canadian teacher and photograph subject, dies at 90 of complications from lung cancer
  • May 1 Peter Temple-Morris, Baron Temple-Morris, British politician and life peer (MP for Leominster, 1974–2001), dies at 80
  • May 1 Phil Gowan, American historian (RMS Titanic), dies of cancer at 65
  • May 1 Raymond D. Dzendzel, American politician (Michigan House of Representatives, 1955–1958; Senate, 1959–1970), dies at 96
  • May 1 Reg Gadney, British author, dies at 77
  • May 1 Robert B. Kennedy, American politician (Massachusetts House of Representatives, 1975–1979), dies at 78
  • May 1 Sun Yueh, Chinese-born Taiwanese actor (Papa, Can You Hear Me Sing), dies of sepsis at 87
  • May 1 Wanda Wiłkomirska, Polish violinist and teacher, dies at 89
  • May 2 Bill Torrey, Canadian ice hockey executive (New York Islanders, Florida Panthers), dies at 83
  • May 2 Chris Walsh, American politician (Massachusetts House of Representatives, 2010–2018), dies of lymphoma at 66
  • May 2 Cliff Watson, English rugby league front rower (30 Tests GB, 4 England; St Helens 373 games, Cronulla-Sutherland), dies of cancer at 78
  • May 2 Dick Edell, American lacrosse coach (Maryland Terrapins), dies at 74 of pneumonia
  • May 2 Gord Brown, Canadian politician (MP, 2004–2018), dies of a heart attack at 57
  • May 2 Harald Range, German jurist (Attorney General, 2011–2015), dies at 70
  • May 2 Herman Krebbers, Dutch violinist, concert master, and music teacher, dies at 94
  • May 2 James Thorp, American electrical engineer, dies at 81
  • May 2 Katherine O'Regan, New Zealand politician (MP for Waipa, 1984–1996; list MP, 1996–1999), dies of cancer at 71
  • May 2 Kottayam Pushpanath, Indian author, dies at 80
  • May 2 Paul Dick, Canadian politician, dies at 77 of a heart attack
  • May 2 Sir Keith Williamson, British air force commander (Chief of the Air Staff, 1982–1985), dies at 90
  • May 2 Tony Cucchiara, Italian folk singer and songwriter ("Cain and Abel"), dies at 80
  • May 2 Wang Danfeng, Chinese actress, dies at 93
  • May 2 Wolfgang Völz, German actor, dies at 87
  • May 3 Alfonso Dhlakama, Mozambican politician and opposition leader (RENAMO), dies of a heart attack at 65
  • May 3 Bob Prewitt, American college basketball coach (SMU Mustangs), dies at 93
  • May 3 Dan Grimm, American football player (Green Bay Packers, Atlanta Falcons), dies of Parkinson's disease and dementia at 77
  • May 3 David Pines, American physicist, dies at 93
  • May 3 Demetrio Túpac Yupanqui, Peruvian academic and Quechua translator, dies at 94
  • May 3 Doina Cornea, Romanian human rights activist and professor, dies at 88
  • May 3 H. Basil S. Cooke, South African-Canadian geologist and paleontologist, dies at 102
  • May 3 Jim Argue, American politician (Arkansas Senate, 1996–2008), dies of kidney cancer at 66
  • May 3 Joe Scannella, American football coach (Oakland Raiders, Montreal Alouettes, Cleveland Browns), dies at 89
  • May 3 Junior Rodriguez, American Louisiana politician who criticized FEMA's Hurricane Katrina response, dies at 82
  • May 3 Monica Barnes, Irish politician (Teachta Dála, 1982–1992, 1997–2002; Senator, 1982), dies at 82
  • May 3 Paolo Signorelli, Italian footballer (Trevigliese, Pro Patria, Atalanta), dies at 79
  • May 4 Barnet Fain, American businessman and artist, dies at 86
  • May 4 BN Vijaya Kumar, Indian politician, dies at 59 of a heart attack
  • May 4 Bobbie Louise Hawkins, American poet and author, dies at 87
  • May 4 Cathy Godbold, Australian actress (The Saddle Club, Home and Away), dies of brain cancer at 43
  • May 4 Edwin G. Burrows, American historian and professor, dies at 74
  • May 4 Larry Hunter, American college basketball coach (Wittenberg Tigers, Ohio Bobcats, Western Carolina Catamounts), dies at 68
  • May 4 Luyanda Ntshangase, South African footballer (Maritzburg United), is struck by lightning and dies at 21
  • May 4 Naser Cheshm Azar, Iranian composer, dies of a heart attack at 67
  • May 4 Paul Bloodgood, American artist, dies at 58 of Alzheimer's disease
  • May 4 Renate Dorrelstein, Dutch writer and journalist, dies of cancer at 64
  • May 4 Steve Coy, British rocker and producer (Dead or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)), dies at 56
  • May 5 Aaron D. Panken, American rabbi, dies in a plane crash at 53
  • May 5 Ermanno Olmi, Italian film director (The Tree of Wooden Clogs), dies at 86
  • May 5 Ludwig Harig, German writer, dies at 90
  • May 5 Rosemarie Schruder, German writer, dies at 89
  • May 5 Stanley Falkow, American microbiologist (molecular mechanisms of infectious diseases), dies at 84
  • May 6 Brad Steiger, American author and paranormal researcher, dies at 82
  • May 6 Cirilo Bautista, Filipino writer and poet, dies at 76
  • May 6 Eric Geboers, Belgian motocross racer and five-time world champion, drowns at 55
  • May 6 George G. Hall, Northern Irish applied mathematician, dies at 93
  • May 6 Herbert E. Brekle, German typographer and linguist, dies at 82
  • May 6 Khaled Mohieddin, Egyptian military officer (member of the Revolutionary Command Council), dies at 95
  • May 7 Isyaku Rabiu, Nigerian businessman and Islamic scholar, dies at 92
  • May 7 Jeremy D. Safran, Canadian-born American clinical psychologist, is killed during a burglary
  • May 7 Maurane [Claudine Luypaerts], Belgian Francophone jazz and chanson singer, dies at 57
  • May 7 Mikhail German, Russian writer, dies at 85
  • May 7 Miki Muster, Slovenian artist, dies at 92
  • May 7 Roman Toi, Estonian-Canadian composer, choral conductor and organist, dies at 101
  • May 7 Tore Torell, Norwegian magician, dies of cancer at 76
  • May 8 Anne V. Coates, British film editor (1962 Oscar, Lawrence of Arabia), dies at 92
  • May 8 Ernest Medina, American soldier and commanding officer of the unit responsible for the My Lai Massacre of 16 March 1968, dies at 81
  • May 8 George Deukmejian, American politician, 35th Governor of California (1983-91), dies at 89
  • May 8 James Scott, American boxer and felon, dies at 71
  • May 8 Mahmoud Hammoud, Lebanese politician and diplomat, dies at 82 or 83
  • May 9 Delphine Gibson, American supercentenarian & former oldest person in the US, dies at 114 years and 265 days
  • May 9 Duke Friedrich of Württemberg, German aristocrat & heir to the House of Württemberg, dies at 56 in a traffic collision
  • May 9 Omar Daoud, Libyan footballer, dies in a traffic collision at 35
  • May 9 Poldine Carlo, American writer & Koyukon elder, dies at 97
  • May 9 Tan Duc Thanh Nguyen, Australian heroin smuggler (Bali Nine), dies of stomach cancer at 34
  • May 10 Evgeni Vasiukov, Russian chess grandmaster (World Senior Champion 1995), dies at 85
  • May 11 Josh Greenfeld, American author & screenwriter (A Child Called Noah), dies at 90
  • May 11 Scott Hutchinson, Scottish musician (Frightened Rabbit), found dead after a suffering from mental illness at 36
  • May 12 Chuck Knox, American NFL coach (Rams, Bills, Seahawks), dies of dementia at 86
  • May 12 Dennis Nilsen, Scottish serial killer, dies at 72
  • May 13 Margot Kidder, Canadian American actress (Lois Lane in Superman films, Amityville Horror), dies at 69
  • May 14 Doug Ford, American golfer (PGA Championship 1955, US Masters 1957), dies at 95
  • May 14 Tom Wolfe, American journalist and author (The Right Stuff), dies at 88
  • May 15 Ian Denholm, Scottish shipping CEO (Murray Investment Trust), dies at 91
  • May 16 Joseph Campanella, American character actor (Guiding Light, Mannix), dies at 93
  • May 16 Michael Slive, American college sports executive (Commissioner SEC 2002-15), dies of prostate cancer at 77
  • May 18 Stephanie Adams, American Playboy playmate (November 1992), kills herself and her child at 47

Billy CannonBilly Cannon (1937-2018)

May 20 American College Football Hall of Fame back and tight end (Heisman Trophy 1959, LSU; AFL C'ship 1960, 61, 67; AFL All-Star 1961, 69; Houston Oilers, Oakland Raiders), dies at 80

  • May 20 Carol Mann, American golfer (1964 Western Open, 1965 US Open), dies at 77
  • May 20 Dieter Schnebel, German experimental composer (Harley-Davidson, for nine motorbikes and trumpet), dies at 88
  • May 22 Dave Garcia, MLB manager (California Angels, Cleveland Indians), dies at 97
  • May 23 Glynn Edwards, English television actor, dies at 87
  • May 23 Homer Neal, African-American particle physicist, dies of a stroke at 75
  • May 23 László Tábori, Hungarian middle/long distance runner (1,500m world record 1955), dies at 86
  • May 24 Gudrun Burwitz [Himmler], German daughter of SS leader Heinrich Himmler, dies at 88
  • May 24 Jerry Maren [Gerard Marenghi], American actor (The Wizard of Oz; Mayor McCheese), dies at 98
  • May 25 Bill Mallory, College Football coach (Miami, Colorado, Northern Illinois, Indiana), dies after brain surgery from a fall at 82
  • May 25 Piet Kee, Dutch organist and composer, dies at 90
  • May 26 Alan Bean, American Naval captain and astronaut (Ap 12, Skylab 3, 4th to walk on the moon), dies at 86
  • May 26 Ted [Samuel Frederick] Dabney, American electrical engineer and founder of Atari (Pong), dies at 81
  • May 27 Connie Kurtz, American Gay Rights advocate, dies at 81
  • May 27 Donald Herod Peterson, American USAF Colonel, and NASA astronaut (STS-6), dies of Alzheimer's disease and bone cancer, at 84
  • May 27 Russell Nype, American singer and actor (The Stuff,;Call Me Madam; Dorothy), dies at 98
  • May 28 Cornelia Frances [Zulver], British-Australian actress (Home and Away), dies from bladder cancer at 77
  • May 28 Jens Christian Skou, Danish scientist (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1997), dies at 99
  • May 28 María Dolores Pradera, Spanish melodic singer and actress, dies at 93
  • May 29 Rosa Briceño, Venezuelan conductor, and educator, dies of leukemia at 61
  • Jun 1 Eddy Clearwater [Edward Harrington], American blues musician (West Side Strut), dies of heart failure at 83
  • Jun 1 Jill Ker Conway, Australian-American author, first female president of Smith College, dies at 83
  • Jun 2 Bruce Kison, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1971, 79), dies at 68
  • Jun 2 Malcolm Morley, English-American painter, dies at 86
  • Jun 2 Paul D. Boyer, American biochemist and Nobel Prize Laureate for research on the "enzymatic mechanism underlying the biosynthesis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)" (1997), dies at 99
  • Jun 3 Clarence Fountain, American Grammy Award-winning gospel singer (The Blind Boys of Alabama), dies of complications of diabetes at 88
  • Jun 3 Frank Carlucci, American National Security Adviser under Reagan and Secretary of Defense (1987-89), dies at 87
  • Jun 4 Dwight Clark, American NFL wide receiver/executive ("The Catch" 1981 Super Bowl SF 49ers), dies of ALS at 61
  • Jun 4 Georgann Johnson, American actress (Marge-Mr Peepers, Star Trek, Midnight Cowboy), dies at 91
  • Jun 5 Kate Spade, American fashion designer, commits suicide by hanging at 55
  • Jun 6 Red Schoendienst, American Baseball HOF second baseman, manager, coach (10 x MLB All Star; 5 x World Series St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Braves), dies at 95
  • Jun 7 David Douglas Duncan, American photo-journalist best known for his war photography, dies at 102
  • Jun 7 Peter Stringfellow, English nightclub owner (Stringfellows), dies at 77
  • Jun 8 Anthony Bourdain, American-French celebrity chef, author, and TV personality considered one of the most influential chefs in the world (No Reservations, Parts Unknown), commits suicide by hanging at 61
  • Jun 8 Danny Kirwan, British musician, singer and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac - "Albatross"), dies at 68
  • Jun 8 Eunice Gayson, British actress and 1st Bond Girl (Sylvia Trench- "Dr. No" and "From Russia With Love"), dies at 90 [1]

Maria BuenoMaria Bueno (1939-2018)

Jun 8 Brazilian tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), dies of mouth cancer at 78

  • Jun 9 Lorraine Gordon [Stein], American jazz music advocate and owner of Village Vanguard jazz club, dies at 95
  • Jun 12 Jon Hiseman, English drummer (Colosseum), dies at 73
  • Jun 13 (Dominic Joseph) "D. J." Fontana, American rock and roll drummer (Elvis Presley), dies at 87
  • Jun 13 Anne Donovan, Basketball Hall of Fame center and coach (Olympic gold 1984, 88; coach 2008), dies of heart failure at 56
  • Jun 13 Charles Vinci, American weightlifter (Olympic bantamweight gold 1956, 60), dies at 85
  • Jun 15 Matt "Guitar" Murphy, American blues guitarist (Blues Brothers band), dies at 88
  • Jun 16 Donald Ritchie, Scottish ultrarunner who set a world record, running 100 miles in 11:51:11 in 1979, dies of health complications at 73
  • Jun 16 Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor (Bolshoi Theatre, 1951-61; USSR State Radio, 1961-74; USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony, 1983-91), dies at 87
  • Jun 18 Barry McDaniel, American lyric baritone (Deutsche Oper Berlin, 1962-99), dies at 87
  • Jun 18 Leon White [Big Van Vader], American professional wrestler (WWF, AJPW), dies at 63
  • Jun 18 Walter Bahr, American soccer midfielder (19 caps) and coach (Penn State), dies of complications broken hip at 91

XXXTentacionXXXTentacion (1998-2018)

Jun 18 American rapper and singer-songwriter, shot to death during a robbery at 20

  • Jun 19 Hubert Green, American golfer (US Open 1977, PGA 1985), dies of throat cancer at 71
  • Jun 19 Lenore Engdahl, American classical pianist, and educator (Boston University School of Music, 1972–83), dies at 100
  • Jun 20 Peter Thomson, Australian golfer and 5-time Open Championship winner, dies of Parkinson's disease at 88
  • Jun 21 Charles Krauthammer, American conservative political commentator and psychiatrist (The Washington Post), dies small intestine cancer of at 68
  • Jun 22 Grigory Barenblatt, Russian mathematician, dies at 90
  • Jun 22 Vinnie Paul [Abbott], American heavy metal drummer (Pantera), dies of a heart condition at 54
  • Jun 23 Donald Hall, American writer, literary critic and Poet Laureate of the United States, dies at 89
  • Jun 23 Kim Jong-pil, South Korean Prime Minister (1971-75, 1998-2000) and founder of the Korean Central Intelligence Agency (now the National Intelligence Service), dies at 92
  • Jun 24 Frank Evans Heart, American computer engineer (worked on first routing computer for ARPANET, the Internet's predecessor), dies at 89
  • Jun 25 Bo Nilsson, Swedish composer (Doppelspiel), dies at 81
  • Jun 26 Daniel Pilon, Canadian actor, (Ryan's Hope; Dallas), dies at 77
  • Jun 26 Edward Simons, American classical violinist and conductor (Rockland Symphony, 1962-2017), dies at 101
  • Jun 26 Phil Rodgers, American golfer (5 PGA Tour wins), dies of leukemia at 80
  • Jun 27 Joe Jackson, American talent manager (Jackson 5), and patriarch of the Jackson family, dies of pancreatic cancer at 89
  • Jun 28 Harlan Ellison, American sci-fi author and screenwriter (Star Trek-"The City on the Edge of Forever"), dies at 84
  • Jun 29 Arvid Carlsson, Swedish neuropharmacologist whose work with dopamine to treat Parkinson's disease earned him a Nobel Prize (2000), dies at 95
  • Jun 29 Irina Szewińska, Polish athlete, administrator (Olympic various sprint gold 1964, 68, 76), dies of cancer at 72
  • Jun 29 Liliane Montevecchi, French-Italian actress, dancer, and singer (Nine, Grand Hotel), dies of colon cancer at 85
  • Jun 29 Steve Ditko, American comic artist (The Amazing Spider-Man, Doctor Strange), dies at 90
  • Jul 1 Dame Gillian Lynne [Pyrke], British dancer, choreographer and actress, known for Broadway work on "Cats" and "The Phantom of the Opera," dies at 92
  • Jul 2 Alan Longmuir, Scottish pop-rock musician (Bay City Rollers), dies at 70
  • Jul 2 Henry Butler, American jazz and blues pianist, educator, and photographer (Dark Light: The Art of Blind Photographers), dies of cancer at 69
  • Jul 3 Bill Watrous, American jazz trombonist, dies at 79
  • Jul 3 Richard Swift [Ochoa], American singer and songwriter (The Black Keys), dies of complications from hepatitis at 41
  • Jul 3 Robby Müller, Dutch cinematographer (Breaking the Waves, Dead Man, Korczak), dies at 78
  • Jul 5 Saman Kunan, former Thai Navy SEAL, asphyxiates after delivering oxygen to 13 trapped people in Tham Luang Nang Non cave, Thailand at 38
  • Jul 7 Paul Fetler, American composer (December Stillness; Three Poems By Walt Whitman), dies at 98
  • Jul 8 Alan Johnson, American screen and stage choreographer (The Producers - "Springtime for Hitler"; Legs Diamond; 3 Emmy Awards), director (To Be Or Not To Be), and dancer (West Side Story),, dies at 81
  • Jul 8 Oliver Knussen, British composer (Where the Wild Things Are, Chicara), dies at 66
  • Jul 8 Tab Hunter [Arthur Andrew Kelm], American actor (Tab Hunter Show, Lust in the Dust) and singer ("Young Love"), dies of complications of deep vein thrombosis at 86
  • Jul 9 Hans Günter Winkler, German equestrian (5 x Olympic gold 1956 [2], 60, 64, 72), dies at 91
  • Jul 9 Lord Carrington [Peter Carington, 6th Baron Carrington], British conservative politician, former British Foreign Secretary (1979-82) and NATO Secretary General (1984-8), dies at 99
  • Jul 10 Cliff Downey, Canadian politician (MP, 1968–1972), dies at 89
  • Jul 11 Lindy Remigino, American athlete (Olympic gold 100m 1952), dies of prostate cancer at 87
  • Jul 11 Pat Swindall, American politician convicted of perjury (Rep-R-GA, 1985-89), dies at 67
  • Jul 12 Len Chappell, American basketball forward (NBA All Star 1964 NY Knicks; All-American 1962 Wake Forest Uni), dies of stroke & pneumonia at 77
  • Jul 12 Tom Gallagher, American diplomat, gay activist, and 1st Foreign Service officer to publicly come out in 1976, dies at 77
  • Jul 13 Nancy Barbato Sinatra, first wife and life-long friend of Frank Sinatra, dies at 101
  • Jul 16 Manuel Ycaza, Panamanian jockey (Belmont Stakes 1964; Racing Hall of Fame), dies of pneumonia at 80