Famous Deaths for Year 2001

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Deaths 1 - 150 of 347

Jan 1st - Ray Walston, American actor (b. 1914)
Jan 2nd - William P. Rogers, American politician (b. 1913)
Jan 2nd - Teri Diver, American actress (b. 1971)
Jan 4th - Les Brown, American bandleader (b. 1912)
Jan 5th - Nancy Parsons, American actress (b. 1942)
Jan 9th - Maurice Prather, American photographer (b. 1926)
Jan 11th - Sir Denys Lasdun, English architect (b. 1914)
Jan 11th - Michael Williams, British actor, husband of Judi Dench (b. 1935)
Jan 12th - Affirmed, American racehorse (b. 1975)
Jan 12th - Luiz Bonfá, Brazilian guitarist and composer (b. 1922)
Jan 12th - William Hewlett, American engineer and businessman (b. 1913)
Jan 13th - Michael Cuccione, Canadian actor and singer (b. 1985)
Jan 14th - Burkhard Heim, German physicist (b. 1925)
Jan 15th - Ted Mann, American screenwriter (b. 1916)
Jan 16th - Laurent-Désiré Kabila, President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (b. 1939)
Jan 16th - Auberon Waugh, British author and journalist (b. 1939)
Jan 17th - Gregory Corso, American poet (b. 1930)
Jan 18th - Al Waxman, Canadian actor (b. 1935)
Jan 19th - Dario Vittori, Argentinean actor (b. 1921)
Jan 21st - Byron De La Beckwith, American white supremacist (b. 1921)
Jan 22nd - Roy Brown, American clown (b. 1932)
Jan 22nd - Tommie Agee, American baseball player (b. 1942)
Jan 26th - Al McGuire, American basketball coach (b. 1928)
Jan 27th - Stavros Damianides, Greek musician (b. 1941)
Jan 28th - Curt Blefary, American baseball player, dies at 57
Jan 30th - Jean-Pierre Aumont, French actor (b. 1911)
Jan 30th - Johnnie Johnson, British fighter pilot (b. 1915)
Jan 30th - Joseph Ransohoff, the father of modern neurosurgery (b. 1915)
Jan 31st - Gordon R. Dickson, Canadian writer (b. 1923)
Feb 1st - André D'Allemagne, Quebec teacher, political observer and essayist (b. 1929)
Feb 4th - J. J. Johnson, American jazz trombonist and composer (b. 1924)
Feb 4th - Iannis Xenakis, Greek composer and architect (b. 1922)
Feb 6th - Filemon Lagman, Filipino Communist revolutionary (b. 1953)
Feb 6th - Fulgence Charpentier, Quebec journalist (b. 1897)
Feb 7th - Dale Evans, American actress and singer (b. 1912)
Aviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow LindberghAviation Pioneer and Author Anne Morrow Lindbergh (Feb 7th) Feb 7th - Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American author and aviator, dies of a stroke at 94
Feb 8th - Ivo Caprino, Norwegian animated film director (b. 1920)
Feb 9th - Herbert Simon, American economist, Nobel laureate (b. 1916)
Feb 10th - Abraham Beame, Mayor of New York City (b. 1906)
Feb 10th - George Holmes Tate, American jazz saxophonist and clarinetist (b. 1913)
Feb 12th - Kristina Söderbaum, German actress (b. 1912)
Feb 16th - Howard W. Koch, American film director (b. 1916)
Feb 16th - William Masters, American gynecologist and sexologist (b. 1915)
Feb 16th - Bob Buhl, baseball player (b. 1928)
Feb 17th - Khalid Abdul Muhammed, American Nation of Islam spokesman (b. 1948)
Feb 17th - Bob Geary, Canadian football player and manager (b. 1933)
Feb 18th - Balthus, Polish-born painter (b. 1908)
Feb 18th - Dale Earnhardt, American race car driver dies in car crash at Daytona 500 race (b. 1951)
Feb 18th - Eddie Mathews, American baseball player (b. 1931)
Feb 19th - Priscilla Davis, American socialite (b. 1942)
Feb 19th - Stanley Kramer, American director (b. 1913)
Feb 19th - Charles Trenet, French singer (b. 1913)
Feb 20th - Rosemary DeCamp, American actress (b. 1910)
Feb 23rd - Robert Enrico, French film director and screenwriter (b. 1931)
Feb 24th - Claude E. Shannon, American information theorist (b. 1916)
Cricket Legend Donald BradmanCricket Legend Donald Bradman (Feb 25th) Feb 25th - Sir Donald Bradman, Australian cricketer, dies at 92
Feb 26th - Arturo Uslar Pietri, Venezuelan writer (b. 1906)
Mar 2nd - John Diamond, British journalist (b. 1953)
Mar 3rd - Louis Edmonds, American actor (b. 1923)
Mar 4th - Glenn Hughes, American singer (The Village People) (b. 1950)
Mar 4th - Fred Lasswell, American cartoonist (b. 1916)
Mar 4th - Jim Rhodes, Governor of Ohio (b. 1909)
Mar 4th - Harold Stassen, American politician (b. 1907)
Mar 6th - Kim Walker, American actress (b. 1968)
Mar 7th - Frankie Carle, American pianist and bandleader (b. 1903)
Mar 8th - Edward Winter, American actor (b. 1937)
Mar 10th - Massimo Morsello, Italian musician and far right activist (b. 1958)
Mar 12th - Morton Downey, Jr., American television talk show host (b. 1933)
Mar 12th - Robert Ludlum, American author (b. 1927)
Mar 13th - Encarnacion Alzona, Filipino historian (b. 1895)
Mar 15th - Ann Sothern, American actress (b. 1909)
Mar 16th - Norma MacMillan, Canadian actress (b. 1921)
Mar 16th - Bob Wollek, French race car driver (b. 1943)
Mar 18th - John Phillips, American musician (The Mamas and the Papas) (b. 1935)
Mar 19th - Charles K. Johnson, President of the Flat Earth Society (b. 1924)
Mar 20th - Luis Alvarado, Puerto Rican baseball player (b. 1949)
Mar 21st - Chung Ju-yung, Korean industrialist (b. 1915)
Mar 21st - Norma MacMillan, Canadian voice actress (b. 1921)
Mar 21st - Anthony Steel, English actor (b. 1920)
Animator William HannaAnimator William Hanna (Mar 22nd) Mar 22nd - William Hanna, American animator and studio founder, dies at 90
Mar 23rd - Rowland Evans, American journalist (b. 1921)
Mar 24th - Muriel Young, English TV entertainer (b. 1928)
Mar 28th - Moe Koffman, Canadian musician (b. 1928)
Mar 29th - Helge Ingstad, Norwegian explorer (b. 1899)
Mar 29th - John Lewis, American jazz pianist (b. 1920)
Mar 31st - Clifford Shull, American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1915)
Apr 1st - Olivia Barclay, British astrologer (b. 1919)
Apr 1st - Trinh Cong Son, Vietnamese composer (b. 1939)
Apr 1st - Jo-Jo Moore, American baseball player (b. 1908)
Apr 2nd - Charles Daudelin, Canadian artist (b. 1920)
Apr 2nd - Jennifer Syme, American actress (b. 1972)
Apr 3rd - Michael Berry, Baron Hartwell, British newspaper proprietor and journalist
Apr 4th - Ed "Big Daddy" Roth, American custom car designer (b. 1932)
Apr 5th - Brother Theodore, German comedian (b. 1906)
Apr 6th - Charles Pettigrew, American singer (b. 1963)
Apr 7th - David Graf, American actor (b. 1950)
Apr 7th - Beatrice Straight, American actress, dies of pneumonia at 86
Apr 9th - Willie Stargell, American baseball player (b. 1940)
Apr 11th - Sandy Bull, American musician (b. 1941)
Apr 11th - Harry Secombe, Welsh actor and comedian (b. 1921)
Apr 12th - Harvey Ball, American inventor (b. 1921)
Apr 13th - Robert Moon, American postal inspector (b. 1917)
Apr 14th - Hiroshi Teshigahara, Japanese director (b. 1927)
Apr 14th - Jim Baxter, Scottish footballer (b. 1939)
Apr 15th - Joey Ramone, American musician and singer (The Ramones) (b. 1951)
Apr 16th - Alec Stock, English football manager (b. 1917)
Apr 20th - Giuseppe Sinopoli, Italian conductor and composer (b. 1946)
Apr 24th - Al Hibbler, American singer (b. 1915)
Apr 24th - Leon Sullivan, African-American civil rights leader and pastor (b. 1922)
Apr 25th - Michele Alboreto, Italian race car driver (b. 1956)
May 2nd - Ted Rogers, British comedian (b. 1935)
May 2nd - Gina Mastrogiacomo, American actress (b. 1961)
May 3rd - Billy Higgins, American drummer (b. 1936)
May 4th - Bonnie Lee Bakley, American murder victim (b. 1956)
May 5th - Clifton Hillegass, American writer and publisher
May 9th - James E. Myers, American songwriter (Rock Around the Clock) and producer (b. 1919)
May 10th - Deborah Walley, American actress (b. 1943)
Author Douglas AdamsAuthor Douglas Adams (May 11th) May 11th - Douglas Adams, English author (b. 1952)
May 12th - Perry Como, American singer (b. 1912)
May 12th - Alexei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1925)
May 13th - R.K. Narayan, Indian novelist (b. 1906)
May 13th - Jason Miller, American playwright (b. 1939)
May 16th - Brian Pendleton, English musician (The Pretty Things) (b. 1944)
May 17th - Frank G. Slaughter, American novelist and physician (b. 1908)
May 19th - Susannah McCorkle, American singer (b. 1946)
May 20th - Renato Carosone, Italian musician (b. 1920)
May 26th - Vittorio Brambilla, Italian racing driver (b. 1937)
May 26th - Anne Haney, American actress (b. 1934)
May 26th - Moven Enock Mahachi, Defence Minister of Zimbabwe (b. 1952)
Novelist R.K. NarayanNovelist R.K. Narayan (May 13th) May 27th - Ramon Bieri, American actor (b. 1929)
May 28th - Francisco Varela, Chilean biologist and philosopher (b. 1946)
May 28th - Joe Moakley, American politician (b. 1927)
May 31st - Arlene Francis, American television personality (d. 1907)
Jun 1st - Queen Aiswarya of Nepal (b. 1949)
Jun 1st - King Birendra of Nepal (b. 1945)
Jun 1st - Hank Ketcham, American cartoonist (b. 1920)
Jun 2nd - Imogene Coca, American actress (b. 1908)
Jun 2nd - Frank Stagg, Baptist Theologian (b. 1911)
Jun 2nd - Joey Maxim, American boxer (b. 1922)
Jun 3rd - Anthony Quinn, Mexican-born actor (b. 1915)
Jun 4th - Dipendra of Nepal (b. 1971)
Jun 4th - John Hartford, American musician (b. 1937)
Jun 5th - Pedro Laín Entralgo, Spanish writer, medical and humanist
Jun 7th - Carole Fredericks, American singer (Fredericks Goldman Jones) (b. 1952)
Jun 7th - Víctor Paz Estenssoro, President of Bolivia (b. 1907)
Jun 10th - Princess Leila of Iran (b. 1970)
Jun 10th - Mike Mentzer, American bodybuilder (b. 1951)
Jun 11th - Timothy McVeigh, American terrorist (by execution; b. 1968)
Jun 11th - Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (b. 1923)
Jun 15th - Henri Alekan, French cinematographer (b. 1909)

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