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Ian Paisley 12-Sep-2014Northern Irish politician and former Democratic Unionist Party leader Ian Paisley dies in Belfast.139
Donald Sinden 11-Sep-2014English actor Donald Sinden dies aged 90 in Romney Marsh, Kent, England.8
Richard Kiel 10-Sep-2014Actor and James Bond villain Richard Kiel dies at St. Agnes Medical Center in Fresno, California.22
Denny Miller 09-Sep-2014Actor Denny Miller dies from Lou Gehrig's disease in Las Vegas.1
S. Truett Cathy 08-Sep-2014S. Truett Cathy, founder of Chick-fil-A, dies in suburban Clayton County, Georgia.27
Theodore H. Strauss 05-Sep-2014Texas banker Theodore H. Strauss dies at his home in Dallas, following a lengthy illness.2
Joan Rivers 04-Sep-2014Comedian Joan Rivers dies at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, a week after suffering a heart attack during surgery on her vocal cords.254
Andrew V. McLaglen 30-Aug-2014Television and film director Andrew V. McLaglen dies aged 94 at his home in Friday Harbor, Washington.68
John Anthony Walker 28-Aug-2014Convicted spy John Anthony Walker dies at Federal Correctional Institute in Butner, North Carolina.0
Richard Attenborough 24-Aug-2014English film director and actor Richard Attenborough dies.228
John F. Akers 22-Aug-2014CEO of IBM from 1986 to 1993, John F. Akers dies from a stroke in Boston.7
John Sperling 22-Aug-2014Founder of the University of Phoenix John Sperling dies.0
Albert Reynolds 21-Aug-2014Prime Minister of Ireland from 1992-1994, Albert Reynolds dies in Dublin.16
Edmund Cardinal Szoka 20-Aug-2014Former Roman Catholic Archbishop of Detroit Edmund Cardinal Szoka dies from natural causes at Providence Park Hospital in Novi, Michigan.2
Jim Jeffords 18-Aug-2014Former US Senator from Vermont Jim Jeffords dies at a retirement home in Washington, DC.2
Sophie Masloff 17-Aug-2014Mayor of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 1994 Sophie Masloff dies at a hospice in Mount Lebanon, Pennsylvania.6
Don Pardo 17-Aug-2014Legendary television announcer Don Pardo dies in Tucson, Arizona.407
Fernand St. Germain 16-Aug-2014Former US Congressman from Rhode Island Fernand St. Germain dies from kidney failure at his summer home in Newport, Rhode Island.0
Licia Albanese 15-Aug-2014Operatic soprano Licia Albanese dies at her apartment in New York City, aged 105.178
George V. Hansen 14-Aug-2014Seven-term US Congressman from Idaho George V. Hansen dies at a medical facility in Pocatello, Idaho.0
Eduardo Campos 13-Aug-2014Brazilian socialist politician and Governor of Penambuco State Eduardo Campos dies when his aircraft collides with a residential building in Santos, São Paulo, Brazil.0
James J. Schiro 13-Aug-2014Banking executive James J. Schiro dies from multiple myeloma.0
Lauren Bacall 12-Aug-2014Actress Lauren Bacall dies from a stroke in her New York City home.478
Robin Williams 11-Aug-2014Comic actor Robin Williams commits suicide via asphyxiation at his home in Tiburon, California.83
Ed Nelson 10-Aug-2014Peyton Place actor Ed Nelson dies at a hospice in Greensboro, North Carolina.2
Menahem Golan 08-Aug-2014Israeli film producer Menahem Golan dies visiting Tel Aviv, Israel.0
James Brady 04-Aug-2014Former White House Press Secretary and gun control advocate James Brady dies in Alexandria, Virginia.38
Walter Massey 04-Aug-2014Canadian actor Walter Massey dies following a brief illness at a hospital in Toronto.1
Warren Bennis 31-Jul-2014Educator and author Warren Bennis dies in Los Angeles.13
James Shigeta 28-Jul-2014Hawaiian actor James Shigeta dies in Los Angeles.1
John P. Harbin 27-Jul-2014Former CEO of Halliburton John P. Harbin dies at his home in Dallas, Texas.44
Charles R. Larson 26-Jul-2014Former Commander-in-Chief of the US Pacific Command Charles R. Larson dies from leukemia at his home in Annapolis, Maryland.1
Alan C. Greenberg 25-Jul-2014Longtime Bear Stearns CEO Alan C. Greenberg dies from cancer complications in Manhattan.2
Rilwanu Lukman 21-Jul-2014Former OPEC Secretary General Rilwanu Lukman dies from illness in Vienna, Austria.0
Victor G. Atiyeh 20-Jul-2014Two-term Oregon Governor Victor G. Atiyeh dies from complications of an accidental fall suffered earlier, at Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in Portland, Oregon.3
Skye McCole Bartusiak 19-Jul-2014Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak is found dead at her home in Houston, Texas, aged 21.0
James Garner 19-Jul-2014Actor James Garner dies at his home in Los Angeles.333
John Fasano 19-Jul-2014Film producer and director John Fasano dies in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles.0
Elaine Stritch 17-Jul-2014Actress Elaine Stritch dies at her home in Birmingham, Michigan.20
Karl Albrecht 16-Jul-2014Billionaire Karl Albrecht, co-founder of Aldi, dies at his home in Essen, Germany.41
Johnny Winter 16-Jul-2014Blues guitarist Johnny Winter dies in Zurich, Switzerland.15
Robert A. Roe 15-Jul-2014Former Congressman from New Jersey Robert A. Roe dies at his home in Green Pond, New Jersey.3
Thomas Berger 13-Jul-2014Novelist Thomas Berger, author of Little Big Man, dies at Nyack Hospital in Nyack, New York.2
Nadine Gordimer 13-Jul-2014South African novelist Nadine Gordimer dies at her home in Johannesburg.9
Lorin Maazel 13-Jul-2014Conductor Lorin Maazel dies from pneumonia at his home in Castleton, Virginia.0
Tommy Ramone 11-Jul-2014Original drummer for The Ramones Tommy Ramone dies from bile duct cancer in Queens, New York.39
Charlie Haden 11-Jul-2014Jazz bassist Charlie Haden dies following a prolonged illness, in Los Angeles.10
John Seigenthaler 11-Jul-2014Newspaper editor and former assistant to Robert F. Kennedy, John Seigenthaler dies from complications of colon cancer at his home in Nashville, Tennessee.0
Zohra Sehgal 10-Jul-2014Bollywood actress Zohra Sehgal dies at Max Hospital in New Delhi, aged 102.0
John V. Evans 08-Jul-2014Former Governor of Idaho John V. Evans dies at his home in Boise, Idaho.1
Alfredo Di Stéfano 07-Jul-2014Legendary Real Madrid footballer Alfredo Di Stéfano dies in Madrid.11
Dickie Jones 07-Jul-2014Actor Dickie Jones dies at his home in Northridge, California.6
Eduard Shevardnadze 07-Jul-2014Former Foreign Minister of the Soviet Union and later President of Georgia Eduard Shevardnadze dies.19
Alan J. Dixon 06-Jul-2014Former U.S. Senator from Illinois Alan J. Dixon dies likely from heart failure at his home in Fairview Heights, Illinois.0
Dave Legeno 06-Jul-2014Martial artist and actor Dave Legeno is found dead by hikers at a remote location in Death Valley, California.0
Noel Black 05-Jul-2014Film director Noel Black dies from bacterial pneumonia at a hospital in Santa Barbara, California.0
Rosemary Murphy 05-Jul-2014Actress Rosemary Murphy dies from cancer at her home in Manhattan.3
Richard Scaife 04-Jul-2014Conservative bankroll Richard Scaife dies in Pittsburgh.7
Bob Hastings 30-Jun-2014McHale's Navy actor Bob Hastings dies from the effects of pancreatic cancer at his home in Burbank, California.4
Paul Mazursky 30-Jun-2014Film director and actor Paul Mazursky dies from cardiac arrest at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.19
Meshach Taylor 28-Jun-2014Actor Meshach Taylor dies from cancer at his home in Altadena, California.0
Bobby Womack 27-Jun-2014Legendary soul singer Bobby Womack dies.15
Howard Baker 26-Jun-2014Chief of Staff for Ronald Reagan Howard Baker dies.65
Richard L. Sharp 24-Jun-2014Former CEO of Circuit City Richard L. Sharp dies from the effects of Alzheimer's at his home outside Richmond, Virginia.0
Eli Wallach 24-Jun-2014Actor Eli Wallach dies, aged 98.810
Fouad Ajami 22-Jun-2014Author and student of Mideast studies Fouad Ajami dies from cancer at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.2
Stephanie Kwolek 18-Jun-2014Chemist Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar, dies in Wilmington, Delaware.4
Horace Silver 18-Jun-2014Jazz pianist and composer Horace Silver dies from natural causes at his home in New Rochelle, New York.17
Tony Gwynn 16-Jun-2014Baseball legend Tony Gwynn dies after a long battle with salivary gland cancer at Pomerado Hospital in Poway, California.4
Casey Kasem 15-Jun-2014The personification of American Top 40 music, Casey Kasem dies in Gig Harbor, Washington, following a period of increasing dementia.280
Daniel Keyes 15-Jun-2014Novelist Daniel Keyes, author of Flowers for Algernon, dies at his home in Boca Raton, Florida from complications of pneumonia.1
Chuck Noll 13-Jun-2014Hall-of-famer Chuck Noll, Steelers Head Coach from 1969-91, dies from natural causes at his Sewickley, Pennsylvania home.4
Jimmy Scott 12-Jun-2014Jazz soprano vocalist Jimmy Scott dies at his home in Las Vegas.2
Ruby Dee 12-Jun-2014Actress Ruby Dee, whose career spanned seven decades, dies at her home in New Rochelle, New York.47
Glenn A. Britt 11-Jun-2014Former CEO of Time Warner Cable Glenn A. Britt dies from cancer at his home in New York City.0
Rik Mayall 09-Jun-2014English actor/comedian Rik Mayall dies in London, aged 56.8
Don Zimmer 04-Jun-2014Former MLB manager Don Zimmer dies in Dunedin, Florida.95
Alexander Shulgin 02-Jun-2014Renowned psychedelic chemist who rediscovered MDMA, Alexander Shulgin dies of liver cancer at his home in Berkeley, California.3
Ann B. Davis 01-Jun-2014Actress Ann B. Davis dies after a bathroom fall at her residence in San Antonio, TX.207
Martha Hyer 31-May-2014Actress Martha Hyer dies at her home in Santa Fe, New Mexico, aged 89.5
Joan Lorring 30-May-2014Actress Joan Lorring dies in Sleepy Hollow, New York.0
Lee Chamberlin 30-May-2014The Electric Company actress Lee Chamberlin dies from metastatic cancer in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.0
Karlheinz Böhm 29-May-2014Austrian actor Karlheinz Böhm dies from the effects of Alzheimer's disease at his home near Salzburg, Austria.3
Oscar Dystel 28-May-2014Former Bantam Books publisher Oscar Dystel dies at his home in Rye, New York, aged 101.90
Maya Angelou 28-May-2014Poet Maya Angelou dies aged 86 at her home in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.219
Wojciech Jaruzelski 25-May-2014Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, final Communist leader of Poland, dies from a stroke in Warsaw.150
John Vasconcellos 24-May-2014Former California State legislator John Vasconcellos dies at his home in Santa Clara, California.1
Mona Freeman 23-May-2014Actress Mona Freeman dies following a long illness, at her home in Beverly Hills, California.2
Alfred S. Austin 22-May-2014Real estate developer Alfred S. Austin dies at his home in Tampa, Florida.9
Barbara Murray 20-May-2014English actress Barbara Murray dies from a heart attack in Spain.0
Jerry Vale 18-May-2014Singer Jerry Vale dies at his home in Palm Desert, California.11
Gerald M. Edelman 17-May-2014Nobel medicine laureate Gerald M. Edelman dies at his home in La Jolla, California.1
Jean-Luc Dehaene 15-May-2014Former Prime Minister of Belgium Jean-Luc Dehaene dies following an accidental fall while on vacation in Brittany, France.0
Steven G. Rothmeier 14-May-2014Airline executive Steven G. Rothmeier0
Lorenzo H. Zambrano 14-May-2014Cement executive Lorenzo H. Zambrano, CEO of Cemex, dies in Madrid, Spain while on a business trip.0
H. R. Giger 12-May-2014Artist H. R. Giger dies from injuries suffered in a fall.39
Jeb Magruder 11-May-2014Nixon's deputy campaign director and Watergate figure Jeb Magruder dies from complications of a stroke in Danbury, Connecticut.6
Patrick J. Lucey 10-May-2014Former Governor of Wisconsin Patrick J. Lucey dies at Milwaukee Catholic Home in Milwaukee, following a brief illness.18
Harlan Mathews 09-May-2014Former US Senator from Tennessee Harlan Mathews dies from brain cancer in Nashville.0
Roger Easton 08-May-2014GPS inventor Roger Easton dies at his home in Hanover, New Hampshire.10
Nancy Malone 08-May-2014Actress and producer Nancy Malone dies from leukemia complications at City of Hope in Duarte, California.0
Joseph P. Teasdale 08-May-2014Former Missouri Governor Joseph P. Teasdale dies in Kansas City, Missouri from complications of pneumonia.0
Farley Mowat 06-May-2014Canadian author Farley Mowat dies in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada, aged 92.13
Butler Derrick 05-May-2014Former South Carolina Congressman Butler Derrick dies from cancer at his home in Easley, South Carolina.0
Gary S. Becker 03-May-2014Nobel Prize-winning economist Gary S. Becker dies at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.1
James Oberstar 03-May-2014Former Minnesota Congressman James Oberstar dies in his sleep at his home in Potomac, Maryland.2
Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. 02-May-2014Actor Efrem Zimbalist, Jr. dies at his home in Solvang, California.403
Kenneth Tomlinson 01-May-2014Former Readers Digest and CPB executive Kenneth Tomlinson dies from melanoma at a hospital in Winchester, Virginia.0
Al Feldstein 29-Apr-2014Longtime MAD magazine editor Al Feldsteni dies at his home in Livingston, Montana.4
Bob Hoskins 29-Apr-2014Actor Bob Hoskins dies in hospital from pneumonia.15
Jack Ramsay 28-Apr-2014Longtime NBA coach Jack Ramsay dies following a 15-year battle with cancer in Naples, Florida.43
Paul Robeson, Jr. 26-Apr-2014Civil rights activist Paul Robeson, Jr. dies from the effects of lymphoma in Jersey City, New Jersey.0
William J. Holloway, Jr. 25-Apr-2014Retired U.S. Appeals Court Judge William J. Holloway, Jr. dies at his home in Oklahoma City.0
Tito Vilanova 25-Apr-2014FC Barcelona manager Tito Vilanova dies following a lengthy battle with throat cancer in Barcelona.10
Michael Glawogger 23-Apr-2014Austrian film director Michael Glawogger dies from malaria while researching in Liberia.0
Craig Hill 21-Apr-2014Actor Craig Hill, best known as P. T. Moore on Whirlybirds, dies in Barcelona, Spain.2
Janet Gray Hayes 21-Apr-2014Former San Jose Mayor Janet Gray Hayes, the first female mayor of any major US city, dies after suffering a stroke at Saratoga Retirement Community in Saratoga, California.0
Herb Gray 21-Apr-2014Canadian politician Herb Gray dies at a hospital in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.0
Hurricane Carter 20-Apr-2014Boxer Hurricane Carter, twice convicted of triple murder and twice overturned, dies from the effects of prostate cancer at his home in Toronto.83
Hamish Maxwell 19-Apr-2014Tobacco executive Hamish Maxwell, CEO of Philip Morris from 1984-91, dies from bladder cancer at his home in Palm Beach, Florida.0
Gabriel García Márquez 17-Apr-2014Colombian novelist Gabriel García Márquez dies at his home in Mexico City, suffering senile dementia.79
Jim Flaherty 10-Apr-2014Former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty dies soon after suffering a heart attack at his home in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.0
Ultimate Warrior 08-Apr-2014Former professional wrestler Ultimate Warrior dies at a hospital Phoenix, Arizona.21
Peaches Geldof 07-Apr-2014English socialite Peaches Geldof, daughter of Bob Geldof, dies of a heroin overdose in Kent, England.9
Mary Anderson 06-Apr-2014Actress Mary Anderson dies following a series of strokes at a hospice in Burbank, California.26
Mickey Rooney 06-Apr-2014Actor Mickey Rooney dies at his home in North Hollywood, California.2,363
Peter Matthiessen 05-Apr-2014Author Peter Matthiessen dies from leukemia at a hospital in Long Island, New York.0
John Pinette 05-Apr-2014Comic John Pinette dies at the Sheraton Hotel in Station Square, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.4
Carl E. Mundy, Jr. 02-Apr-2014Former USMC Commandant Carl E. Mundy, Jr. dies from Merkel cell carcinoma at his home in Alexandria, Virginia.0
Rudolph Hargrave 01-Apr-2014Former Oklahoma Supreme Court Justice Rudolph Hargrave dies in Ada, Oklahoma.1
Charles Keating 01-Apr-2014Savings-and-Loan scandal figure Charles Keating dies.24
Jacques Le Goff 01-Apr-2014Historian of the medieval period Jacques Le Goff dies in Paris.5
Jeremiah Denton 28-Mar-2014Noted Prisoner-of-War and US Senator from Alabama Jeremiah Denton dies at Sentara Hospice House in Virginia Beach, Virginia.11
James R. Schlesinger 27-Mar-2014Cold War strategist James R. Schlesinger dies from complications of pneumonia at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland.7
Ralph Wilson, Jr. 25-Mar-2014Founding owner of the Buffalo Bills Ralph Wilson, Jr. dies at his home in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan.57
Adolfo Suárez 23-Mar-2014The first democratically-elected Prime Minister of Spain, Adolfo Suárez, dies in Madrid from a respiratory infection.8
Patrice Wymore 22-Mar-2014Actress Patrice Wymore, widow of Errol Flynn, dies at her home in northeastern Jamaica.2
Jack Fleck 21-Mar-2014Golfer Jack Fleck, upset winner of the 1955 US Open, dies in Fort Smith, Arkansas.10
James Rebhorn 21-Mar-2014Actor James Rebhorn dies from skin cancer at his home.0
Murray L. Weidenbaum 20-Mar-2014Economist Murray L. Weidenbaum dies in St. Louis, Missouri.0
Fred Phelps 19-Mar-2014Homophobic Westboro Baptist Church leader Fred Phelps dies following a period of illness at a hospice in Topeka, Kansas.333
Robert S. Strauss 19-Mar-2014Attorney and diplomat Robert S. Strauss dies in Washington, DC.51
Lawrence E. Walsh 19-Mar-2014Iran-Contra Special Prosecutor Lawrence E. Walsh dies at his home in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, aged 102.146
Scott Asheton 15-Mar-2014Drummer for The Stooges Scott Asheton dies from a heart attack in Ann Arbor, Michigan.3
David Brenner 15-Mar-2014Comic David Brenner dies from cancer at his home in New York City.13
Tony Benn 14-Mar-2014Radical left Labour MP Tony Benn dies in London.66
Reubin Askew 13-Mar-2014Retired Florida Governor Reubin Askew dies from complications of pneumonia suffered after a stroke in Tallahassee, Florida.4
Ahmad Tejan Kabbah 13-Mar-2014Ahmad Tejan Kabbah, President of Sierra Leone from 1998-2007, dies in Freetown, Sierra Leone following a lengthy illness.2
Med Flory 12-Mar-2014Saxophonist Med Flory dies in North Hollywood, California.5
Samuel W. Lewis 10-Mar-2014Former US Ambassador to Israel Samuel W. Lewis dies from lung cancer at his home in McLean, Virginia.1
Cynthia Lynn 10-Mar-2014Actress Cynthia Lynn, Helga on Hogan's Heroes, dies from multiple organ failure.0
William Clay Ford, Sr. 09-Mar-2014Ford executive William Clay Ford, Sr., last surviving grandchild of Henry Ford, dies from pneumonia in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan.17
Alfred A. Slifka 09-Mar-2014Business executive Alfred A. Slifka dies.0
Wendy Hughes 08-Mar-2014Australian actress Wendy Hughes dies from cancer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.0
Sheila MacRae 06-Mar-2014Actress Sheila MacRae dies at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey.2
Justin Kaplan 02-Mar-2014Pulitzer Prize-winning Biographer Justin Kaplan dies from complications of Parkinson's disease in Cambridge, Massachusetts.9
Alain Resnais 01-Mar-2014French film director Alain Resnais dies at a hospital in Paris.6
Jim Lange 25-Feb-2014Game show host Jim Lange dies from a heart attack at his home in Mill Valley, California.7
Ralph M. Bahna 24-Feb-2014Cunard Line executive Ralph M. Bahna dies from cardiac failure at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.0
Harold Ramis 24-Feb-2014Comic actor and film director Harold Ramis, Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters, dies in Chicago from the effects of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis.5
Garrick Utley 20-Feb-2014Longtime NBC news correspondent Garrick Utley dies from the effects of prostate cancer at his home in Manhattan.0
Big Daddy V 18-Feb-2014Professional wrestler and the World's Largest Love Machine Big Daddy V dies from an apparent heart attack.25
Mavis Gallant 18-Feb-2014Canadian short story writer Mavis Gallant dies at her home in Paris.12
Tom Finney 14-Feb-2014English football legend Tom Finney dies.0
Jim Fregosi 14-Feb-2014Former MLB manager Jim Fregosi dies in a Miami hospital after suffering multiple strokes.4
Ralph Waite 13-Feb-2014Actor Ralph Waite, patriarch of The Waltons, dies at his home in Palm Desert, California.14
Sid Caesar 12-Feb-2014Comedy actor Sid Caesar dies at his home in Los Angeles.597
Shirley Temple 10-Feb-2014Famed child actress Shirley Temple dies from natural causes at her home in Woodside, California.343
Gabriel Axel 09-Feb-2014Danish film director Gabriel Axel dies in Copenhagen.10
Ralph Kiner 06-Feb-2014Baseball Hall-of-Famer Ralph Kiner dies at his home in Rancho Mirage, California.73
Maxine Kumin 06-Feb-2014American poet Maxine Kumin dies following a period of declining health at her home in Warner, New Hampshire.4
Richard Bull 03-Feb-2014Little House on the Prairie actor Richard Bull dies at a home run by the e Motion Picture Television Fund in Calabasas, California.13
Gerd Albrecht 02-Feb-2014German conductor Gerd Albrecht dies in Berlin following a lengthy illness.0
Philip Seymour Hoffman 02-Feb-2014Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman is found dead in his apartment in Greenwich Village, needle in his arm, aged 46.5
Maximilian Schell 01-Feb-2014Austrian-born actor Maximilian Schell dies at a hospital in Innsbruck, Austria.23
Miklós Jancsó 31-Jan-2014Hungarian film director Miklós Jancsó dies.1
Christopher Jones 31-Jan-2014Actor Christopher Jones dies from cancer at Los Alamitos Medical Center in Los Alamitos, California.1
Pete Seeger 27-Jan-2014Folk singer/songwriter Pete Seeger dies at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan.200
Tom Gola 26-Jan-2014NBA Hall of Famer Tom Gola dies in Meadowbrook, Pennsylvania.3
George C. Wortley 21-Jan-2014Former Congressman from New York George C. Wortley dies at a hospice in Fort Lauderdale, Florida following a lengthy illness.0
Claudio Abbado 20-Jan-2014Renowned Italian conductor Claudio Abbado dies in Bologna, Italy.2
Otis G. Pike 20-Jan-2014Former New York Congressman Otis G. Pike dies at a hospice in Vero Beach, Florida.0
Russell Johnson 16-Jan-2014Actor Russell Johnson, the Professor from Gilligan's Island, dies from natural causes at his home on Bainbridge Island, Washington.106
Dave Madden 16-Jan-2014Actor Dave Madden, Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family, dies from congestive heart and kidney failure in Fruit Grove, Florida.4
Connie Binsfeld 12-Jan-2014Former Lieutenant Governor of Michigan Connie Binsfeld dies at a hospice in Glen Lake, Michigan.0
Michael L. Strang 12-Jan-2014Cattle rancher and former Congressman from Colorado Michael L. Strang dies in Carbondale, Colorado.1
Ariel Sharon 11-Jan-2014Former Prime Minister of Israel Ariel Sharon dies after eight years in a coma, at Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Israel.3,821
Larry Speakes 10-Jan-2014White House Press Secretary for President Reagan Larry Speakes dies from the effects of Alzheimer's in Cleveland, Mississippi.1
Amiri Baraka 09-Jan-2014Poet Amiri Baraka dies at Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.6
Dale Mortensen 09-Jan-2014Nobel economics laureate Dale Mortensen dies at his home in Wilmette, Illinois.0
Edward N. Ney 08-Jan-2014Executive Edward N. Ney, CEO of Young & Rubicam from 1970-86 and former US Ambassador to Canada, dies.1
Sir Run Run Shaw 07-Jan-2014Billionaire and kung fu moviemaker Sir Run Run Shaw dies at his home in Hong Kong, China.552
Eusebio Ferreira da Silva 05-Jan-2014Portuguese soccer great Eusebio Ferreira da Silva dies from heart failure in Lisbon.8
Phil Everly 03-Jan-2014Singer Phil Everly dies in Burbank, California from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.7
Saul Zaentz 03-Jan-2014Music and film producer Saul Zaentz dies from Alzheimer's complications in San Francisco, California.12
Buck Harless 01-Jan-2014Coal and timber baron Buck Harless dies at his home in Gilbert, West Virginia.5
James Avery 31-Dec-2013Fresh Prince actor James Avery dies from complications of heart surgery at a hospital in Glendale, California.12
Bob Grant 31-Dec-2013Right-wing New York City talk show host Bob Grant dies in Hillsborough, New Jersey.7
Juanita Moore 31-Dec-2013Actress Juanita Moore, who received a Best Supporting Actress Oscar nomination for her role in Imitation of Life, dies at her home in Los Angeles.14
Andrew Jacobs, Jr. 29-Dec-2013Longtime Indiana Congressman Andrew Jacobs, Jr. dies at his home in Indianapolis, Indiana aged 81.0
Harold C. Simmons 28-Dec-2013Corporate raider Harold C. Simmons dies at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, Texas.0
Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov 23-Dec-2013Inventor of the Kalashnikov rifle, Mikhail Timofeyevich Kalashnikov dies aged 94 in Izhevsk, Russia.461
Edgar Bronfman, Sr. 21-Dec-2013Former Seagram's CEO Edgar Bronfman, Sr. dies at his home in New York City.3
Al Goldstein 19-Dec-2013Pornographer Al Goldstein dies from kidney failure in Brooklyn.42
Ronnie Biggs 18-Dec-2013The Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs dies in London.1,947
Ray Price 16-Dec-2013Country music singer Ray Price dies from pancreatic cancer at his ranch outside Mount Pleasant, Texas.92
George L. Shinn 16-Dec-2013Banker George L. Shinn, CEO of First Boston from 1975-83, dies aged 90 in Scarborough, Maine.1
Harold Camping 15-Dec-2013Doomsday preacher Harold Camping dies at his home in Alameda, California from injuries suffered in an accidental fall.56
Joan Fontaine 15-Dec-2013Actress Joan Fontaine, winner of an Academy Award for Alfred Hitchcock's Suspicion, dies at her home in Carmel, California.265
John Cornforth 14-Dec-2013Nobel chemistry laureate John Cornforth dies.18
Peter O'Toole 14-Dec-2013Actor Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies in a London hospital.307
Tom Laughlin 12-Dec-2013Director and actor Tom Laughlin, best known for the Billy Jack series, dies near his home in Thousand Oaks, California.5
Audrey Totter 12-Dec-2013Actress Audrey Totter dies from the effects of a stroke and congestive heart failure at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center in West Hills, California.12
Charles Vest 12-Dec-2013Former MIT President Charles Vest dies from pancreatic cancer.1
Tom Chambers 11-Dec-2013Former Washington State Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers dies from mouth and throat cancer.0
Eleanor Parker 09-Dec-2013Actress Eleanor Parker dies from complications of pneumonia at a hospital facility in Palm Springs, California.12
Don Mitchell 08-Dec-2013Television actor Don Mitchell, who played driver Mark Sanger on Ironside, dies from natural causes in Encino, California.0
Richard S. Williamson 08-Dec-2013Attorney and diplomat Richard S. Williamson dies from complications of a cerebral hemorrhage at a hospital in Evanston, Illinois.0
Édouard Molinaro 07-Dec-2013French film director Édouard Molinaro, famed for his direction of La cage aux folles, dies from respiratory failure in Paris.2
Nelson Mandela 05-Dec-2013Civil rights activist, political prisoner, and first black President of South Africa Nelson Mandela dies at Houghton Estate, South Africa from the effects of a lung infection.2,273
William Allain 02-Dec-2013Former Governor of Mississippi William Allain dies from pneumonia at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Mississippi.5
Paul Crouch 30-Nov-2013Televangelist and founder of the Trinity Broadcast Network Paul Crouch dies from chronic heart failure.12
David Lee Edwards 30-Nov-2013Powerball lotto winner David Lee Edwards dies alone and penniless at a hospice in Ashland, Kentucky.8
Jean Kent 30-Nov-2013English actress Jean Kent dies at a hospital near her home in Westhorpe, Suffolk, England, suffering complications in a fall.4
Paul Walker 30-Nov-2013Actor Paul Walker is killed in an automobile accident on Rye Canyon Loop in Valencia, California.5
Peter Kaplan 29-Nov-2013Former Editor-in-Chief of the New York Observer Peter Kaplan dies from cancer in Manhattan.0
Lewis Collins 27-Nov-2013Actor Lewis Collins, Bodie on The Professionals, dies in Los Angeles following a five-year battle with cancer.0
Jane Kean 26-Nov-2013Actress Jane Kean, Trixie Norton on The Honeymooners, dies from complications suffered during a fall at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, California.0
Tony Musante 26-Nov-2013Actor Tony Musante dies from complications of oral surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital in Manhattan.0
Robin Leigh-Pemberton 24-Nov-2013Former Governor of the Bank of England Robin Leigh-Pemberton, Lord Kingsdown, dies.0
Peter B. Lewis 23-Nov-2013Former CEO of Progressive Peter B. Lewis dies at his home in the Coconut Grove neighborhood of Miami, Florida.0
Georges Lautner 22-Nov-2013French film director Georges Lautner dies at his home in Paris, following a period of ill health.1
Fred Kavli 21-Nov-2013Philanthropist Fred Kavli dies from cholangiocarcinoma in Santa Barbara, California.0
Vern Mikkelsen 21-Nov-2013NBA Hall-of-Famer Vern Mikkelsen dies in Wayzata, Minnesota.1
Sylvia Browne 20-Nov-2013Psychic fraud Sylvia Browne dies at a hospital in San Jose, California.123
Frederick Sanger 19-Nov-2013Two-time Nobel laureate biochemist Frederick Sanger dies in Cambridge, England. His work unraveled the chemical structure of insulin, and he led the first successful effort to sequence a complete virus genome.32
Doris Lessing 17-Nov-2013Nobel laureate Novelist Doris Lessing dies at her home in London, aged 94.37
William D. Walsh 16-Nov-2013Investment executive William D. Walsh dies at Stanford University Hospital in Palo Alto, California.0
Mike McCormack 15-Nov-2013NFL Hall of Famer Mike McCormack dies at his home in Palm Desert, California.0
Barbara Park 15-Nov-2013Juvenile author Barbara Park, who sold more than 55 million Junie B. Jones books, dies from ovarian cancer in Scottsdale, Arizona.0
Barbara Lawrence 13-Nov-2013Actress Barbara Lawrence dies from kidney failure in Los Angeles.0
John Tavener 12-Nov-2013Prominent English composer John Tavener dies at his home in Child Okeford, Dorset, England.0
William Weaver 12-Nov-2013Translator William Weaver dies at his home in Rhinebeck, New York.13
Penn Kimball 08-Nov-2013Journalist Penn Kimball, unjustly persecuted by the US Government as a "national security risk", dies at a nursing home in Chevy Chase, Maryland.0
Ace Parker 06-Nov-2013Early-era NFL star Ace Parker dies in Portsmouth, VA.286
Charlie Trotter 05-Nov-2013Celebrity chef Charlie Trotter dies in Chicago.0
Les Brown 04-Nov-2013Television encyclopaedist Les Brown dies at his home in Larchmont, New York.0
William J. Coyne 03-Nov-2013Former Pennsylvania Congressman William J. Coyne dies from complications suffered during a fall in Oakland, Pennsylvania.0
William Pollack 03-Nov-2013Medical researcher William Pollack dies from a combination of heart disease and diabetes, at his home in Yorba Linda, California.0
Walt Bellamy 02-Nov-2013NBA Hall-of-Famer Walt Bellamy dies.2
Robert R. Bowie 02-Nov-2013Former CIA Deputy Director Robert R. Bowie dies in Towson, Maryland, aged 104.588
John Y. McCollister 01-Nov-2013Former Congressman from Nebraska John Y. McCollister dies in Omaha.0
Graham Stark 29-Oct-2013English actor Graham Stark dies in London from complications of a stroke suffered earlier.7
Ike Skelton 28-Oct-2013Former Missouri Congressman Ike Skelton dies at Virginia Hospital Center in Arlington, Virginia.1
Lou Reed 27-Oct-2013Rock and roll legend Lou Reed dies from complications of a liver transplant at his home in Southampton, New York.72
Nigel Davenport 25-Oct-2013English actor Nigel Davenport dies aged 85.0
Hal Needham 25-Oct-2013Director and Hollywood stuntman Hal Needham dies in Los Angeles following a short battle with cancer.0
Bill Sharman 25-Oct-2013Boston Celtics Hall-of-Famer Bill Sharman dies at his home in Redondo Beach, California, aged 87.7
Marcia Wallace 25-Oct-2013Actress Marcia Wallace succumbs to breast cancer in Los Angeles, CA.2
Abraham Gosman 21-Oct-2013Real estate and nursing home magnate Abraham Gosman dies at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.2
Major Owens 21-Oct-2013Former US Congressman Major Owens dies in New York City.0
Noel Harrison 20-Oct-2013Actor Noel Harrison dies from a heart attack in Exeter, England.0
Don James 20-Oct-2013Longtime Huskies head football coach Don James dies from the effects of pancreatic cancer at his home in Kirkland, Washington.0
Lawrence R. Klein 20-Oct-2013Nobel Economist Lawrence R. Klein dies at his home in Gladwyne, Pennsylvania.3
Tom Foley 18-Oct-2013Former US Speaker of the House Tom Foley dies from complications of a stroke at his home in Washington, DC.15
Bum Phillips 18-Oct-2013Legendary NFL coach Bum Phillips dies at his ranch in Goliad, Texas, aged 90.15
Bill Young 18-Oct-2013US Congressman from Florida Bill Young dies at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.8
Ed Lauter 16-Oct-2013Character actor Ed Lauter dies from mesothelioma at his home in West Hollywood, California.1
George Herbig 12-Oct-2013Astronomer George Herbig dies in Honolulu, Hawaii.4
Oscar Hijuelos 12-Oct-2013Pulitzer-prize winning novelist Oscar Hijuelos dies from a heart attack while playing tennis in Manhattan.0
William H. Sullivan 11-Oct-2013American diplomat William H. Sullivan dies at the Grand Oaks assisted living facility in Washington, DC.7
Scott Carpenter 10-Oct-2013Mercury Astronaut Scott Carpenter dies some time after suffering a stroke, at a hospice in Denver, Colorado.85
Stanley Kauffmann 09-Oct-2013Long time New Republic film critic Stanley Kauffmann dies in Manhattan.8
Wilfried Martens 09-Oct-2013Belgian statesman Wilfried Martens dies at his home in Lokeren, Belgium.0
Chopper Read 09-Oct-2013Australian killer and authoer Chopper Read dies from liver cancer at Royal Melbourne Hospital.121
Paul G. Desmarais 08-Oct-2013Canadian businessman Paul G. Desmarais dies at his estate in Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada.2
Rod Grams 08-Oct-2013Former US Senator from Minnesota Rod Grams dies from cancer at his home in Crown, Minnesota.0
Paul Rogers 08-Oct-2013British stage actor Paul Rogers dies in London.6
Patrice Chéreau 07-Oct-2013French film director Patrice Chéreau dies from cancer in Paris.1
David E. Jeremiah 07-Oct-2013Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff David E. Jeremiah dies at Walter Reed National Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.1
Vo Nguyen Giap 04-Oct-2013North Vietnamese General and Minister of Defense Vo Nguyen Giap dies in Hanoi, aged 102.389
Arnold I. Burns 01-Oct-2013Former Deputy US Attorney General Arnold I. Burns dies in Manhattan.1
Tom Clancy 01-Oct-2013Author of The Hunt for Red October, Tom Clancy dies at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore after a brief illness.15
Pete T. Cenarrusa 29-Sep-2013Former Idaho Secretary of State Pete T. Cenarrusa dies aged 95 in Boise, Idaho.2
Bob Kurland 29-Sep-2013College basketball great Bob Kurland dies at his home in Sanibel Island, Florida.10
Jay Robinson 27-Sep-2013Character actor Jay Robinson dies.1
Paul Dietzel 24-Sep-2013Long time college football coach Paul Dietzel dies at his home in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, aged 89.3
David H. Hubel 22-Sep-2013Nobel medical laureate David H. Hubel dies from kidney failure in Lincoln, Massachusetts.1
Michel Brault 21-Sep-2013Filmmaker Michel Brault dies in Toronto from a heart attack en route to the Film North Festival in Huntsville, Ontario.3
Carolyn Cassady 20-Sep-2013Beat Generation author and former wife of Neal Cassady Carolyn Cassady dies at her home near Bracknell, England, aged 90.23
John D. Vanderhoof 19-Sep-2013Former Governor of Colorado John D. Vanderhoof dies in Glenwood Springs, Colorado.1
Ken Norton 18-Sep-2013Boxer Ken Norton, who defeated Muhammad Ali in 1973, dies in Henderson, Nevada following a period of poor health.15
Richard C. Sarafian 18-Sep-2013Film director Richard C. Sarafian dies from complications of pneumonia in Santa Monica, California.0
Jackie Lomax 15-Sep-2013Musician Jackie Lomax dies in Wirral, Merseyside, England.0
Ray Milton Dolby 12-Sep-2013Inventor Ray Milton Dolby dies from complications of leukemia at his home in San Francisco.30
E. Clay Shaw 10-Sep-2013Retired Florida Congressman E. Clay Shaw dies at Holy Cross Hospital following a battle with lung cancer.5
Patricia Blair 09-Sep-2013Actress Patricia Blair dies from breast cancer at her home in North Wildwood, New Jersey.0
Cal Worthington 08-Sep-2013Legendary car salesman Cal Worthington dies on his ranch in Orland, California.101
Ariel Castro 03-Sep-2013Kidnapper Ariel Castro is found hanged in his prison cell at the Correction Reception Center in Orient, Ohio.1
Ronald H. Coase 02-Sep-2013Nobel economist Ronald H. Coase dies in Chicago, aged 102.2,193
Frederik Pohl 02-Sep-2013Noted science fiction author Frederik Pohl dies in Palatine, IL.54

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