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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 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
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
Peter O'Toole 15-Dec-2013Actor Peter O'Toole, star of Lawrence of Arabia, dies in a London hospital.307
John Cornforth 14-Dec-2013Nobel chemistry laureate John Cornforth dies.18
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
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
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
David Frost 31-Aug-2013BBC journalist and interviewer David Frost dies from a heart attack onboard the cruise ship Queen Elizabeth.17
Seamus Heaney 30-Aug-2013Poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney dies after a short illness at the Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Ireland.16
John J. Gilligan 24-Aug-2013Former Ohio Governor John J. Gilligan dies in Cincinnati.2
Julie Harris 24-Aug-2013Actress Julie Harris dies at her home in Chatham, Massachusetts.22
Martin L. Gross 21-Aug-2013Author Martin L. Gross dies in Ocala, Florida.0
Elmore Leonard 20-Aug-2013Crime novelist Elmore Leonard dies from complications of a stroke at his home in Bloomfield Township, Michigan.15
Ted Post 20-Aug-2013Film director Ted Post dies in Santa Monica, California.6
Marian McPartland 20-Aug-2013Jazz pianist and NPR host Marian McPartland dies from natural causes at her home in Port Washington, New York.13
Lee Thompson Young 19-Aug-2013Disney actor Lee Thompson Young commits suicide with a self-inflicted gunshot.0
Albert L. Murray 18-Aug-2013Essayist, critic and novelist Albert L. Murray dies at his home in Harlem, New York.12
John Hollander 17-Aug-2013Poet John Hollander dies from pulmonary congestion in Branford, Connecticut.2
August Schellenberg 16-Aug-2013Actor August Schellenberg dies in Dallas following a battle with lung cancer.0
Bert Lance 15-Aug-2013In ill health, former Carter advisor and OMB Director Bert Lance dies near Calhoun, Georgia.2
Jacques Vergès 15-Aug-2013Controversial French attorney Jacques Vergès, specialist in defending monstrous clients, dies in Paris, suffering a period of deteriorating health.22
Jack Germond 14-Aug-2013Columnist and author Jack Germond dies from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his home in Charles Town, West Virginia.14
Lisa Robin Kelly 14-Aug-2013Former That '70s Show actress Lisa Robin Kelly dies of a drug overdose-induced cardiac arrest in a rehab facility.2
Henry Polic II 11-Aug-2013Following a battle with cancer, actor Henry Polic II dies at an assisted living facility in Sherman Oaks, California.0
William P. Clark 10-Aug-2013William P. Clark, U.S. Secretary of the Interior from 1983-85, dies in Shandon, California from the effects of Parkinson's disease.2
Eydie Gorme 10-Aug-2013Bossa Nova singer Eydie Gorme dies in Las Vegas following an illness.50
David C. Jones 10-Aug-2013David C. Jones, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff from 1978-82, dies from Parkinson's disease in Potomac Falls, Virginia.3
Karen Black 07-Aug-2013Actress Karen Black dies from complications of ampullary cancer at West Hills Hospital in West Hills, California.57
George Duke 05-Aug-2013Jazz keyboardist George Duke dies from the effects of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Los Angeles.3
Art Donovan 04-Aug-2013NFL Hall-of-Famer Art Donovan dies at Stella Maris Hospice in Baltimore, Maryland.60
Renato Ruggiero 04-Aug-2013Renato Ruggiero, Director-General of the WTO from 1995-99, dies in Milan.2
Dick Kazmaier 01-Aug-20131951 Heisman Trophy winner Dick Kazmaier dies in Boston from heart and lung disease.1
Michael Ansara 31-Jul-2013Actor Michael Ansara, best known as Cochise on Broken Arrow, dies aged 91 following a lengthy illness, at his home in Calabasas, California.61
Harry F. Byrd, Jr. 30-Jul-2013Former United States Senator Harry F. Byrd, Jr. dies at his home in Winchester, Virginia.205
Eileen Brennan 28-Jul-2013Actress Eileen Brennan, Capt. Lewis on Private Benjamin, dies in Burbank, California at age 80 following a battle with bladder cancer.21
William W. Scranton 28-Jul-2013William W. Scranton, Governor of Pennsylvania from 1963-67, dies from a cerebral hemorrhage in Montecito, California.8
Lindy Boggs 27-Jul-2013Retired Congresswoman Lindy Boggs dies from natural causes at her home in Chevy Chase, Maryland, aged 97.100
Bud Day 27-Jul-2013Former Prisoner-of-War and Medal of Honor recipient Bud Day dies in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.7
J. J. Cale 26-Jul-2013Songwriter J. J. Cale dies from a heart attack at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, California.11
Bernadette Lafont 25-Jul-2013French New Wave actress Bernadette Lafont dies from heart failure at University Hospital Center in Nîmes, France.1
Dennis D. Dammerman 23-Jul-2013Business executive Dennis D. Dammerman, CFO of GE from 1998 to 2005, dies at at Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, New York following a lengthy illness.0
Dennis Farina 22-Jul-2013Actor Dennis Farina dies from a blood clot in his lung, in Scottsdale, Arizona.2
Mel Smith 20-Jul-2013English comic Mel Smith dies from a heart attack in London.2
Helen Thomas 20-Jul-2013White House journalist Helen Thomas dies at her apartment in Washington, DC.206
Poncie Ponce 19-Jul-2013Actor Poncie Ponce, Kazuo Kim on Hawaiian Eye, dies at his home in Los Angeles.1
Herbert M. Allison 14-Jul-2013Business executive Herbert M. Allison, CEO of TIAA-CREF from 2002-08 who also managed the TARP, dies at his home in Westport, Connecticut.0
Leonard Garment 13-Jul-2013Watergate figure Leonard Garment, former Special Counsel to Nixon, dies at his home in Manhattan.6
Cory Monteith 13-Jul-2013Glee star Cory Monteith dies from an overdose of alcohol and heroin in his hotel room in Vancouver.1
Amar Bose 12-Jul-2013Speaker inventor and founder of Bose Corporation Amar Bose dies at his home in Wayland, Massachusetts.19
David F. Cargo 05-Jul-2013Former New Mexico Governor David F. Cargo dies in an Albuquerque hospital after falling ill the previous day.2
Doug Engelbart 02-Jul-2013Computer scientist Doug Engelbart, pioneer of human-computer interaction, dies from kidney failure.40
Arlan Stangeland 02-Jul-2013Former Minnesota Congressman Arlan Stangeland dies at his home near Lake Lizzie, Minnesota.0
William H. Gray 01-Jul-2013Former US Congressman from Pennsylvania William H. Gray dies on holiday in London, where he was attending the Wimbledon tournament.0
Jim Kelly 29-Jun-2013Actor Jim Kelly dies from cancer at his home in San Diego.0
Marc Rich 26-Jun-2013Belgian-American commodities trader Marc Rich, notoriously pardoned by Bill Clinton in 2001, dies in Lucerne, Switzerland.5
William Dodd Hathaway 24-Jun-2013Former US Senator from Maine William Dodd Hathaway dies from complications of pulmonary fibrosis at his home in McLean, Virginia.2
Bobby Bland 23-Jun-2013Blues and soul singer Bobby Bland dies from illness in Memphis, Tennessee.27
Peter Fraser 23-Jun-2013Retired Scottish politician Peter Fraser, Lord Fraser of Carmyllie, dies suddenly.0
Frank B. Kelso II 23-Jun-2013Frank B. Kelso II, Chief of Naval Operations from 1990-94, dies from injuries suffered during an earlier fall, at a hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.0
Richard Matheson 23-Jun-2013Author Richard Matheson dies at his home in Los Angeles.1
Elliott Reid 21-Jun-2013American character actor Elliott Reid dies at at assisted-living facility in Studio City, California.0
Vince Flynn 19-Jun-2013Author of political thrillers Vince Flynn dies from prostate cancer in St. Paul, Minnesota.3
James Gandolfini 19-Jun-2013Actor James Gandolfini, Tony Soprano on The Sopranos, dies from a heart attack while on holiday in Rome.15
Gyula Horn 19-Jun-2013Prime Minister of Hungary from 1994 to 1998, Gyula Horn dies in Budapest, after several years of hospitalization.6
Slim Whitman 19-Jun-2013Western singer, balladeer and yodeler Slim Whitman dies from heart failure at Orange Park Medical Center in Orange Park, Florida.103
James Holshouser 17-Jun-2013Governor of North Carolina from 1973 to 1977, James Holshouser dies at First Health of the Carolinas Medical Center in Pinehurst, North Carolina.0
Thomas Penfield Jackson 15-Jun-2013Retired Federal District Court Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson dies from transitional cell cancer at his home in Compton, Maryland.1
Kenneth G. Wilson 15-Jun-2013American physics Nobel laureate Kenneth G. Wilson dies at a nursing home in Saco, Maine.0
Robert W. Fogel 11-Jun-2013Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert W. Fogel dies following a brief illness at ManorCare Health Services in Oak Lawn, Illinois.1
Barbara F. Vucanovich 10-Jun-2013Congresswoman from Nevada from 1983 go 1987, Barbara F. Vucanovich dies in Reno, Nevada following a short illness.7
Alice Kundert 10-Jun-2013Former North Dakota Secretary of State Alice Kundert dies at Mobridge Regional Hospital in Mobridge, South Dakota.0
Iain Banks 09-Jun-2013Science fiction author Iain Banks dies from the effects of gall bladder cancer.42
Paul Cellucci 08-Jun-2013Former Governor of Massachusetts Paul Cellucci dies at his home in Boston from Lou Gehrig's Disease.13
Alfred F. Hurley 08-Jun-2013Educator Alfred F. Hurley, Chancellor of the University of North Texas, 1982-2002, dies in Dallas.0
Pierre Mauroy 07-Jun-2013Former French Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy dies from lung cancer near Paris.0
Richard Ramirez 07-Jun-2013Serial killer Richard Ramirez, known as The Night Stalker, dies from liver failure at Marin General Hospital. in Greenbrae, California.85
Jerome Karle 06-Jun-2013Nobel-winning discoverer of X-ray diffraction crystallography, Jerome Karle dies in hospice care in Annandale, Virginia.19
Maxine Stuart 06-Jun-2013Soap opera actress Maxine Stuart dies from natural causes at her home in Beverly Hills, California.3
Esther Williams 06-Jun-2013Actress and aquatic thespian Esther Williams dies in her sleep.83
Deacon Jones 03-Jun-2013The NFL's Secretary of Defense Deacon Jones dies from natural causes at his home in Anaheim, California.3
Frank Lautenberg 03-Jun-2013US Senator from News Jersey Frank Lautenberg, the last WWII veteran in the Senate, dies from viral pneumonia in New York City.57
Jean Stapleton 31-May-2013Actress Jean Stapleton, Edith on All In The Family, dies from natural causes at her home in New York City.176
Henry Morgentaler 28-May-2013Canadian physician and abortion rights advocate Henry Morgentaler dies in Toronto, aged 90.7
Caldwell Johnson 26-May-2013Pioneering NASA engineer and designer Caldwell Johnson dies in Newport News, Virginia.9
Jack Vance 26-May-2013Mystery and science fiction author Jack Vance dies in Oakland, California.107
Gene Burns 25-May-2013Former KGO radio host Gene Burns dies in San Francisco, following a stroke.1
Haynes Johnson 24-May-2013Washington Post journalist and author Haynes Johnson dies from a heart attack at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland.0
Hazel Hawke 23-May-2013First Lady of Australia from 1983 to 1991 Hazel Hawke dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease.0
Richard Thorp 22-May-2013English actor Richard Thorp, Alan Turner on Emmerdale for over thirty years, dies in Leeds.0
Trevor Bolder 21-May-2013Bassist for Uriah Heep and Ziggy Stardust Trevor Bolder dies from pancreatic cancer.7
Ray Manzarek 20-May-2013Keyboardist for The Doors Ray Manzarek dies from bile duct cancer at a hospital in Rosenheim, Germany.29
Steve Forrest 18-May-2013Actor Steve Forrest, Lt. Dan "Hondo" Harrelson on S.W.A.T., dies aged 87 in Thousand Oaks, California.6
Aleksei Balabanov 18-May-2013Russian film director Aleksei Balabanov dies in St. Petersburg, after a period of ill health.0
Ken Venturi 17-May-2013Golfer Ken Venturi, winner of the 1964 US Open, dies from multiple system failure at a hospital in Rancho Mirage, California.2
Mario Brescia 16-May-2013Peruvian billionaire Mario Brescia dies in Lima.0
Heinrich Rohrer 16-May-2013Nobel physics laureate Heinrich Rohrer dies from natural causes in his sleep at his home in Wollerau, Switzerland.0
Dick Trickle 16-May-2013Stock car racer Dick Trickle dies from self-inflicted gunshot wound at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Boger City, North Carolina.24
Thomas M. Messer 15-May-2013Longtime Guggenheim Curator Thomas M. Messer dies at his home in Manhattan.0
Mary Ward Brown 14-May-2013Short story author Mary Ward Brown dies in Marion, Alabama.0
Joyce Brothers 13-May-2013Pop psychologist Joyce Brothers dies aged 85 at her home in Fort Lee, New Jersey.65
Kennett Love 13-May-2013Journalist Kennett Love dies from respiratory failure in Southampton, New York.0
Kenneth N. Waltz 12-May-2013Scholar of international affairs Kenneth N. Waltz dies from pneumonia in Manhattan.0
Jack Butler 11-May-2013Former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive back and Hall-of-Famer Jack Butler dies from a staphylococcus infection in Pittsburgh.3
Morris Renek 10-May-2013Novelist Morris Renek dies from cardiac arrest while walking in Manhattan.0
George M. Leader 09-May-2013Former Governor of Pennsylvania George M. Leader dies at a nursing home in Hershey, Pennsylvania.5
Julia H. Tashjian 09-May-2013Julia H. Tashjian, Connecticut Secretary of State from 1983 to 1991, dies from a heart attack in Windsor, Connecticut.0
Bryan Forbes 08-May-2013English actor and film director Bryan Forbes dies aged 86 in Virginia Water, Surrey, England.18
Jeanne Cooper 08-May-2013Soap actress Jeanne Cooper dies.19
Ray Harryhausen 07-May-2013Stop-motion special effects pioneer Ray Harryhausen dies in London.222
Giulio Andreotti 06-May-2013Six-time Prime Minister of Italy Giulio Andreotti dies in Rome, aged 94.204
Otis R. Bowen 04-May-2013Physician turned politician Otis R. Bowen, Governor of Indiana from 1973 to 1981, dies.9
Christian de Duve 04-May-2013Nobel medicine laureate Christian de Duve, citing increasing weakness, dies at age 95 from euthanasia in Belgium.14
Jeff Hanneman 02-May-2013Lead guitarist for Slayer Jeff Hanneman dies from cirrhosis of the liver in Southern California.3
E. Robert Kinney 02-May-2013Business executive E. Robert Kinney CEO of General Mills from 1977-82 and also the inventor of fish sticks, dies in Arizona aged 96.0
Chris Kelly 01-May-2013Rapper Chris Kelly of Kris-Kross is found unresponsive at his Atlanta home, and is pronounced dead a short time later.0
Henry Hope Reed 01-May-2013Architecture critic Henry Hope Reed dies at his home in Manhattan.0
Mike Gray 30-Apr-2013Author and screenwriter Mike Gray dies from heart failure in his sleep at his home in Hollywood Hills, California.0
Stephen J. Ryan 29-Apr-2013Ophthalmologist Stephen J. Ryan, Dean of the Keck School of Medicine from 1991-2004, dies from cancer at his home in Pasadena, California.0
Deanna Durbin 28-Apr-2013Child actress Deanna Durbin dies in Paris, aged 91.27
William L. Guy 26-Apr-2013William L. Guy, Governor of North Dakota 1961-73, dies from Alzheimer's at Eventide at Sheyenne Crossings in West Fargo, North Dakota.8
George Jones 26-Apr-2013Country music singer George Jones dies at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville.273
Mary Thom 26-Apr-2013Feminist and former Editor of Ms. Magazine Mary Thom dies in a motorcycle accident on Saw Mill River Parkway in Yonkers, New York.0
Virginia Gibson 25-Apr-2013Actress Virginia Gibson, one of the Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, dies in Newtown, Pennsylvania.0
Bob Edgar 23-Apr-2013Retired Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Edgar, later President of Common Cause, dies suddenly from a heart attack at his home in Annandale, Virginia.0
Richie Havens 22-Apr-2013Folk singer Richie Havens, the opening act at Woodstock, dies from a heart attack at his home in Jersey City, New Jersey.0
John Fenton Wheeler 21-Apr-2013Newspaper reporter John Fenton Wheeler dies aged 88 in Columbia, Missouri.0
Howard Phillips 20-Apr-2013Founder of the US Taxpayers Party Howard Phillips dies from complications of Alzheimer's at his home in Vienna, Virginia.0
Allan Arbus 19-Apr-2013Actor and artist Allan Arbus, the psychiatrist Dr. Sidney Freedman on M*A*S*H, dies from congestive heart failure.272
Earl Holding 19-Apr-2013Owner of Sinclair Oil Earl Holding dies in Salt Lake City.0
François Jacob 19-Apr-2013French biologist and Nobel laureate François Jacob dies.9
Al Neuharth 19-Apr-2013Al Neuharth, founder of USA Today, dies aged 89 in Cocoa Beach, Florida.1
Tamerlan Tsarnaev 18-Apr-2013Terrorist Tamerlan Tsarnaev is shot dead by Boston police during a firefight.0
Gerald W. Lynch 17-Apr-2013Longtime President of John Jay College Gerald W. Lynch dies at his home in Brigehampton, New York.0
Francis L. Lawrence 16-Apr-2013Francis L. Lawrence, President of Rutgers University from 1990 to 2002, dies at his home in Mount Laurel, New Jersey.0
Rita MacNeil 16-Apr-2013Canadian country singer Rita MacNeil dies from complications of surgery, Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada.0
George Beverly Shea 16-Apr-2013Gospel music singer George Beverly Shea dies in Montreat, North Carolina, following a brief illness.0
Pat Summerall 16-Apr-2013TV sportscaster Pat Summerall dies at Zale Lipshy Hospital in Dallas, following surgery for a broken hip.232
Colin Davis 14-Apr-2013British symphony conductor Colin Davis dies following a short illness.3
Rentaro Mikuni 14-Apr-2013Japanese actor Rentaro Mikuni dies from acute cardiac failure at a Tokyo Hospital.2
Charlie Wilson 14-Apr-2013Former US Congressman from Ohio Charlie Wilson dies at a Boynton Beach, Florida hospital, after suffering a stroke.1
Frank Bank 13-Apr-2013Actor Frank Bank Lumpy Rutherford on Leave It to Beaver, dies.3
Bob Perry 13-Apr-2013Texas homebuilder and influential Republican financier Bob Perry dies at home in his sleep.0
Edward A. Frieman 11-Apr-2013Plasma physicist Edward A. Frieman dies from respiratory failure at Thornton Hospital in La Jolla, California.0
Maria Tallchief 11-Apr-2013American ballerina Maria Tallchief dies in Chicago, aged 88.35
Jonathan Winters 11-Apr-2013Comedian Jonathan Winters dies of natural causes at his Montecito, California home.148
Robert G. Edwards 10-Apr-2013In vitro fertilization pioneer Robert G. Edwards dies in his sleep at his home in Cambridge, England.1
Robert H. McWilliams 10-Apr-2013Retired US Appeals Court Judge Robert H. McWilliams dies in Denver.4
McCandlish Phillips 09-Apr-2013New York Times journalist McCandlish Phillips dies from the effects of pneumonia in Manhattan.0
George A. Schaefer 09-Apr-2013CEO of Caterpillar from 1985 to 1990, George A. Schaefer dies in Peoria, Illinois.0
Sara Montiel 08-Apr-2013Spanish actress Sara Montiel dies in Madrid.0
Annette Funicello 08-Apr-2013Former Mouseketeer Annette Funicello dies from complications of multiple sclerosis at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield, California.546
Margaret Thatcher 08-Apr-2013Margaret Thatcher, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom throughout the 1980s, dies from a stroke.2,240
David Kuo 05-Apr-2013Bush Administration official David Kuo, who helped run the Faith-Based and Community Initiatives, dies from brain cancer in Charlotte, North Carolina.2
Bigas Luna 05-Apr-2013Spanish filmmaker Bigas Luna dies from leukemia in La Riera de Gaià, Spain.1
Roger Ebert 04-Apr-2013Pulitzer prize-winning film critic Roger Ebert dies from the effects of thyroid cancer in Chicago.584
Ruth Prawer Jhabvala 03-Apr-2013Novelist Ruth Prawer Jhabvala dies at her home in Manhattan, following a lengthy illness.2
Chuck Fairbanks 02-Apr-2013NFL and NCAA football coach Chuck Fairbanks dies from brain cancer in Scottsdale, Arizona.0
Milo O'Shea 02-Apr-2013Irish actor Milo O'Shea dies in Manhattan, following a short illness.8
Jesus Franco 02-Apr-2013Spanish film director Jesus Franco dies from a stroke in Malaga, Spain.18
Jack Pardee 01-Apr-2013Former NFL head coach of the Bears, Redskins, and Oilers, Jack Pardee dies from cancer of the gall bladder in Denver, Colorado.59

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