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Alan Vega 16-Jul-2016Suicide frontman Alan Vega dies in his sleep, aged 78.5
Robert B. Morgan 16-Jul-2016Former US Senator from North Carolina Robert B. Morgan dies aged 90 surrounded by family in Buies Creek, North Carolina.2
Nate Thurmond 16-Jul-2016NBA Hall-of-Famer Nate Thurmond dies in San Francisco from leukemia.0
Péter Esterházy 14-Jul-2016Hungarian author Péter Esterházy dies from pancreatic cancer.31
Hector Babenco 13-Jul-2016Brazilian film director Hector Babenco dies from a heart attack in São Paulo, Brazil.1
John Brademas 11-Jul-2016Former U.S. Congressman from Indiana John Brademas dies in Manhattan.7
Sydney Schanberg 09-Jul-2016Journalist Sydney Schanberg dies from a heart attack at a hospital in Poughkeepsie, New York.7
William H. McNeill 08-Jul-2016Historian William H. McNeill dies at his home in Torrington, Connecticut.7
William L. Armstrong 05-Jul-2016Former US Senator from Colorado William L. Armstrong dies.0
Abbas Kiarostami 04-Jul-2016Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami dies from the effects of gastrointestinal cancer, in Paris.5
Abner J. Mikva 04-Jul-2016Influential liberal Congressman Abner J. Mikva dies in Chicago, Illinois.0
Noel Neill 03-Jul-2016Actress Noel Neill, first to play Lois Lane on the screen, dies aged 95 at her home in Tucson, Arizona.99
Michael Cimino 02-Jul-2016Film director Michael Cimino, among whose films is The Deer Hunter, dies at his home in Los Angeles.2
Elie Wiesel 02-Jul-2016Human-rights activist Elie Wiesel dies aged 87 at his home in Manhattan.55
Yves Bonnefoy 01-Jul-2016French poet Yves Bonnefoy dies in Paris.3
Scotty Moore 28-Jun-2016Elvis Presley's first guitarist Scotty Moore dies at his home in Nashville, Tennessee.34
Buddy Ryan 28-Jun-2016NFL coach Buddy Ryan dies in Shelbyville, Kentucky.44
Bud Spencer 27-Jun-2016Italian actor Bud Spencer dies in Rome.33
Alvin Toffler 27-Jun-2016Futurist Alvin Toffler dies in his sleep at his home in Los Angeles.8
Bill Cunningham 25-Jun-2016New York Times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham dies in a Mahhattan hospital of a stroke suffered earlier.0
Patrick Mayhew 25-Jun-2016English politician Patrick Mayhew, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland during most of the 1990s, dies from the effects of cancer and Parkinson's.0
Bernie Worrell 24-Jun-2016Parliament-Funkadelic keyboardist Bernie Worrell dies following a battle with lung cancer.50
Dr. Ralph Stanley 23-Jun-2016Legendary bluegrass musician Dr. Ralph Stanley dies from the effects of skin cancer at his home in Sandy Ridge, Virginia.27
Anton Yelchin 19-Jun-2016Actor Anton Yelchin is found pinned underneath his car at his Los Angeles home.2
Paul Cox 18-Jun-2016Australian film director Paul Cox dies in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.3
Jo Cox 16-Jun-2016British MP for Batley and Spen Jo Cox dies from her injuries suffered from an assassin, at Leeds General Infirmary in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England.0
Lois Duncan 15-Jun-2016Juvenile author Lois Duncan dies at her home in South Sarasota, Florida.5
Ann Morgan Guilbert 14-Jun-2016Actress Ann Morgan Guilbert, Yetta Rosenberg on The Nanny, dies in Los Angeles following a battle with cancer.4
Henry McCullough 14-Jun-2016Guitarist Henry McCullough, who played for Wings and for Joe Cocker, dies.1
Omar Mateen 12-Jun-2016Islamic terrorist Omar Mateen dies in a shootout with police in Orlando, Florida after killing 49 patrons of a gay nightclub.0
George Voinovich 12-Jun-2016Former Governor and U.S. Senator from Ohio George Voinovich dies in Cleveland, Ohio.0
Gordie Howe 10-Jun-2016Hockey legend Gordie Howe dies at his son's house in Toledo, Ohio.273
Tom Perkins 07-Jun-2016Venture capitalist Tom Perkins dies at his home in Tiburon, California, following a lengthy illness.0
Theresa Saldana 06-Jun-2016Actress Theresa Saldana dies at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.0
Peter Shaffer 06-Jun-2016Playwright Peter Shaffer dies in County Cork, Ireland.12
Muhammad Ali 03-Jun-2016Boxer Muhammad Ali, The Greatest, dies from respiratory failure in Scottsdale, Arizona.4,935
Walter J. P. Curley 02-Jun-2016Venture capitalist and former US Ambassador to France Walter J. P. Curley dies in New York City.1
Tom Kibble 02-Jun-2016Mathematician and physicist Tom Kibble dies.1
Burt Kwouk 24-May-2016Actor Burt Kwouk, Cato in the Pink Panther films, dies.2
Brandon Grove 20-May-2016Diplomat Brandon Grove, US Ambassador to Zaire in 1984-87, dies from cancer at his home in Washington, DC.1
Alexandre Astruc 19-May-2016French film director Alexandre Astruc dies in Paris, France, following a lengthy illness.6
Morley Safer 19-May-2016Veteran 60 Minutes correspondent Morley Safer dies at his home in Manhattan.75
Alan Young 19-May-2016Actor Alan Young, Wilbur Post on Mister Ed, dies at the Motion Picture & Television Home in Woodland Hills, California.277
Susan J. Tolchin 18-May-2016Political scientist Susan J. Tolchin dies from the effects of ovarian cancer at her home in Washington, DC.0
Fritz Stern 18-May-2016Historian Fritz Stern dies at his home in Manhattan.0
Guy Clark 17-May-2016Texas Troubador Guy Clark dies at his home in Nashville, Tennessee following a ten-year struggle with lymphoma.1
Monteagle Stearns 14-May-2016Former US Ambassador to Greece Monteagle Stearns dies in Cambridge, Massachusetts.1
Delbert L. Latta 12-May-2016Former Congressman from Ohio Delbert L. Latta dies aged 96 at a nursing home in Bowling Green, Ohio.6
William Schallert 08-May-2016Actor William Schallert, Martin Lane on The Patty Duke Show, dies in Pacific Palisades, California.20
David Hall 06-May-2016Former Governor of Oklahoma David Hall dies from complications of a stroke, at a hospital in San Diego, California.1
Robert Bennett 04-May-2016Former US Senator from Utah Robert Bennett dies from complications of a stroke, in Arlington, Virginia.14
Daniel Berrigan 30-Apr-2016Jesuit priest and author Daniel Berrigan dies in New York City.19
Sir Harold Kroto 30-Apr-2016Co-discoverer of fullerines and Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto dies.0
Conrad Burns 28-Apr-2016Former U.S. Senator from Montana Conrad Burns dies from natural causes at his home in Billings, Montana.3
Charles Gatewood 28-Apr-2016Extreme photographer Charles Gatewood dies in San Francisco, from complications of an earlier suicide attempt by jumping off his apartment balcony.0
Harry Wu 26-Apr-2016Human rights activist Harry Wu dies on holiday in Honduras.2
Tommy Kono 24-Apr-2016Weightlifter and two-time Mr. Universe winner Tommy Kono dies from hepatic encephalopathy related to cirrhosis of his liver, in Honolulu, Hawaii.12
Papa Wemba 24-Apr-2016Rhumba musician Papa Wemba dies from heart failure following a collapse onstage in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.1
James E. Barlett 23-Apr-2016Business executive James E. Barlett dies.1
Guy Hamilton 21-Apr-2016Film director Guy Hamilton, director of four James Bond films including Goldfinger, dies in Majorca.20
Prince 21-Apr-2016Musician, singer and actor Prince is found dead of an accidental fentanyl overdose at his Paisley Park estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota.29
Chyna 20-Apr-2016Former pro wrestler Chyna dies from a likely accidental drug overdose at her home in Redondo Beach, California.253
Walter Kohn 19-Apr-2016Nobel Chemistry Laureate Walter Kohn dies.4
Bill Campbell 18-Apr-2016Silicon Valley figure Bill Campbell dies from cancer in Palo Alto, California.0
Doris Roberts 17-Apr-2016Actress Doris Roberts, Marie on Everybody Loves Raymond, dies in Los Angeles.49
Ray Thornton 13-Apr-2016Former US Congressman and State Supreme Court Justice from Arkansas Ray Thornton dies from lung cancer in Little Rock, Arkansas.0
David Gest 12-Apr-2016Producer David Gest, most noted for having been married to Liza Minnelli, dies at the Four Seasons Hotel in London.11
Anne Jackson 12-Apr-2016Actress Anne Jackson dies at her home in Manhattan, aged 90.11
Bryce Jordan 12-Apr-2016Music professor and President of Pennsylvania State University from 1983 to 1990, Bryce Jordan dies at his home in Austin, Texas.0
Arnold Wesker 12-Apr-2016English playwright Arnold Wesker dies in Brighton, England.0
Tony Conrad 09-Apr-2016Composer, violinist, and video artist Tony Conrad dies from prostate cancer at a hospice in Cheektowaga, New York.4
Merle Haggard 06-Apr-2016Country music singer Merle Haggard dies from double pneumonia on his birthday, at his ranch in Palo Cedro, California.225
Roman S. Gribbs 05-Apr-2016Former Mayor of Detroit Roman S. Gribbs dies from cancer in Northville, Michigan.1
Don Francks 03-Apr-2016Canadian actor Don Francks dies from lung cancer in Toronto.1
Ronnie Corbett 31-Mar-2016Scottish comic Ronnie Corbett, one of the Two Ronnies, dies in London.62
Hans-Dietrich Genscher 31-Mar-2016German politician Hans-Dietrich Genscher, twice Foreign Minister and an architect of reunification, dies from heart failure in Wachtberg, Germany.4
Imre Kertész 31-Mar-2016Hunagarian author and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Imre Kertész dies at his home in Budapest.7
Douglas Wilmer 31-Mar-2016English actor Douglas Wilmer, noted for playing Sherlock Holmes, dies from pneumonia at a hospital in Ipswich, Suffolk, England.36
Shirley Hufstedler 30-Mar-2016Retired Appeals Court judge and former US Secretary of Education Shirley Hufstedler dies from cerebrovascular disease at her home in Glendale, California.2
Patty Duke 29-Mar-2016Actress Patty Duke dies from sepsis after suffering a ruptured intestine, at a hospital near her home in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.12
William L. O'Neill 29-Mar-2016Historian William L. O'Neill dies from a septic shock and pneumonia at the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey.0
Steven B. Sample 29-Mar-2016Long time President of the University of Southern California Steven B. Sample dies.0
James Noble 28-Mar-2016Actor James Noble dies at Norwalk Hospital in Norwalk, Connecticut from complications of a stroke.0
Mother Angelica 27-Mar-2016Evangelical nun Mother Angelica dies from complications of a stroke, at a monastery she established in Hanceville, Alabama.262
Jim Harrison 26-Mar-2016Novelist Jim Harrison, author of Legends of the Fall, dies at his home in Patagonia, Arizona.2
Lester Thurow 25-Mar-2016Economist Lester Thurow dies at his home in Westport, Massachusetts.0
Johan Cruijff 24-Mar-2016Dutch soccer great Johan Cruijff dies from cancer at his home in Barcelona, Spain.13
Earl Hamner, Jr. 24-Mar-2016Television producer and creator of The Waltons, Earl Hamner, Jr. dies from bladder cancer in Los Angeles.15
Joseph Carlton Petrone 24-Mar-2016Former US Ambassador Joseph Carlton Petrone dies in Naples, Florida.1
Garry Shandling 24-Mar-2016Comic Garry Shandling dies in Los Angeles from a heart attack.6
Joe Garagiola 23-Mar-2016Catcher, sportscaster, and Baseball Hall-of-Famer Joe Garagiola dies in Scottsdale, Arizona.52
Ken Howard 23-Mar-2016The White Shadow actor Ken Howard dies in Los Angeles.1
Richard Bradford 22-Mar-2016Actor Richard Bradford, star of Man in a Suitcase, dies.0
Rob Ford 22-Mar-2016Crack-smoking Mayor of Toronto from 2010-14, Rob Ford dies in Toronto from cancer.62
Rita Gam 22-Mar-2016Actress Rita Gam dies from respiratory failure in Los Angeles, aged 88.1
Peter Brown 21-Mar-2016Actor Peter Brown, Deputy Johnny McKay in Lawman, dies in Phoenix, Arizona.0
Andy Grove 21-Mar-2016Longtime Intel CEO Andy Grove dies at his home in Los Altos, California.4
Anker Jørgensen 20-Mar-2016Twice Prime Minister of Denmark Anker Jørgensen dies in Copenhagen.15
Roger Agnelli 19-Mar-2016Brazilian executive Roger Agnelli dies along with his wife and two children, in an airplane crash in northern São Paulo, Brazil.0
Joe Santos 18-Mar-2016Actor Joe Santos, Det. Becker on The Rockford Files, dies in Santa Monica, California.5
Paul Daniels 17-Mar-2016English magician Paul Daniels dies from brain cancer at his home in Berkshire.79
Larry Drake 17-Mar-2016LA Law actor Larry Drake dies at his home in Los Angeles.0
Meir Dagan 17-Mar-2016Former Mossad Chief Meir Dagan dies from liver cancer in Tel Aviv, Israel.1
Steve Young 17-Mar-2016Outlaw country music singer/songwriter Steve Young dies in Nashville.2
Frank Sinatra, Jr. 16-Mar-2016Singer Frank Sinatra, Jr. dies from cardiac arrest while on tour, at Daytona Beach, Florida.14
Nana Vasconcelos 16-Mar-2016Brazilian percussionist Nana Vasconcelos dies from lung cancer in Recife, Brazil.4
Geoffrey H. Hartman 14-Mar-2016Critic and scholar Geoffrey H. Hartman dies aged 86 at his home in Hamden, Connecticut.1
Hilary Putnam 13-Mar-2016Philosopher/mathematician Hilary Putnam dies from mesothelioma in Boston, Massachusetts.30
Adrienne Corri 13-Mar-2016Actress Adrienne Corri dies from a heart attack at her home in London.2
Martin Sabo 13-Mar-2016Former US Congressman from Minnesota Martin Sabo dies in Minneapolis, Minnesota.4
Lloyd S. Shapley 12-Mar-2016Nobel Economics laureate Lloyd S. Shapley dies in Tucson, Arizona.0
Keith Emerson 11-Mar-2016ELP keyboardist Keith Emerson dies from a self-inflicted gunshot to the head at his home in Santa Monica, California.4
Ruth Terry 11-Mar-2016Cowgirl actress Ruth Terry dies in Rancho Mirage, California.5
Gogi Grant 10-Mar-2016Singer Gogi Grant dies at her home in Los Angeles, aged 91.20
Anita Brookner 10-Mar-2016English novelist Anita Brookner dies in London.7
John Gutfreund 09-Mar-2016Wall Street banker John Gutfreund dies from pneumonia at New York Presbyterian-Cornell Hospital in Manhattan.0
Robert Horton 09-Mar-2016Wagon Train actor Robert Horton dies at a hospice in Los Angeles, from complications of injuries suffered in an accidental fall.1
Ralph S. Larsen 09-Mar-2016Former CEO of Johnson & Johnson Ralph S. Larsen dies from a heart attack at his home in Naples, Florida.0
George Martin 08-Mar-2016Fifth Beatle George Martin dies at his home in London.125
Nancy Reagan 06-Mar-2016First Lady Nancy Reagan dies from heart failure at her home in Los Angeles.4,076
Hal Saunders 06-Mar-2016Diplomat Hal Saunders dies from prostate cancer in McLean, Virginia.0
Pat Conroy 04-Mar-2016Novelist Pat Conroy, author of The Prince of Tides, dies from pancreatic cancer in Beaufort, South Carolina.9
Aubrey K. McClendon 02-Mar-2016Former CEO of Chesapeake Energy Aubrey K. McClendon dies in a high-speed automobile accident in Oklahoma City, a possible suicide one day after indictment on conspiracy charges.0
James Kimsey 01-Mar-2016Co-Founder of AOL James Kimsey dies from cancer at his home in McLean, Virginia.3
George Kennedy 28-Feb-2016Actor George Kennedy dies at a hospice in Boise, Idaho.128
Frank Kelly 28-Feb-2016Irish actor Frank Kelly, known for his role as Father Jack Hackett on Father Ted, dies.0
Andy Bathgate 26-Feb-2016NHL Hall-of-Famer Andy Bathgate dies in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.3
Tony Burton 25-Feb-2016Actor Tony Burton, boxing trainer in six Rocky films, dies from pneumonia at a hospital in Menifee, California.0
Wesley A. Clark 22-Feb-2016Designer of the first personal computer Wesley A. Clark dies at his home in Brooklyn.0
Sonny James 22-Feb-2016Country music singer Sonny James dies in Nashville, Tennessee.0
Umberto Eco 19-Feb-2016Scholar, philosopher and novelist Umberto Eco dies at his home in Milan, Italy.29
Harper Lee 19-Feb-2016Novelist Harper Lee dies in her sleep at an assisted living facility in Monroeville, Alabama.163
John Reinhardt 18-Feb-2016Former US Ambassador to Nigeria John Reinhardt dies from a stroke in Silver Spring, Maryland.8
Boutros Boutros-Ghali 16-Feb-2016Former UN Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali dies in Cairo, Egypt.91
George Gaynes 15-Feb-2016Actor George Gaynes, Henry Warnimont on Punky Brewster, dies at his daughter's home in North Bend, Washington.180
Vanity 15-Feb-2016Lingerie-clad Prince protégé Vanity dies from kidney failure in Fremont, California.9
Eric Lubbock 14-Feb-2016English politician Eric Lubbock, 4th Baron Avebury, dies from leukemia in London.0
John J. Riccardo 13-Feb-2016Former CEO of Chrysler John J. Riccardo dies following a college basketball game in Ann Arbor, Michigan.0
Antonin Scalia 13-Feb-2016US Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia dies in his sleep from apparent natural causes at Cibolo Creek Ranch near Marfa, Texas.42
Johnny Lattner 12-Feb-2016Winner of the 1953 Heisman Trophy Johnny Lattner dies from cancer in Chicago.0
Drew Lewis 10-Feb-2016US Secretary of Transportation under Reagan Drew Lewis dies from complications of pneumonia in Prescott, Arizona.1
Robin Chandler Duke 06-Feb-2016Reproductive rights activist Robin Chandler Duke dies in Charleston, South Carolina.9
John L. Tishman 06-Feb-2016Builder John L. Tishman dies from respiratory failure at his home in Bedford, New York.0
Marlow W. Cook 04-Feb-2016Former U.S. Senator from Kentucky Marlow W. Cook dies.2
Edgar Mitchell 04-Feb-2016Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man to walk on the Moon, dies in West Palm Beach, Florida.5
Edgar Whitcomb 04-Feb-2016Former Indiana Governor Edgar Whitcomb dies at his home in Rome, Indiana.10
Maurice White 04-Feb-2016Earth Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies from the effects of Parkinson's at his home in Los Angeles.0
John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan 03-Feb-2016John Bingham, 7th Earl of Lucan, murderer, is declared dead.0
Bob Elliott 02-Feb-2016Comic Bob Elliott, half of Bob & Ray, dies from throat cancer at his home in Cundy’s Harbor, Maine.42
Elizabeth L. Eisenstein 31-Jan-2016Historian of printing Elizabeth L. Eisenstein dies at her home in Washington, DC.2
Terry Wogan 31-Jan-2016British radio and TV broadcaster Terry Wogan dies following a short bout with cancer.28
Frank Finlay 30-Jan-2016English stage, screen, and television actor Frank Finlay dies.3
Kenny Sailors 30-Jan-2016Basketball jump shot pioneer Kenny Sailors dies from complications of an earlier heart attack, in Laramie, Wyoming.0
Jacques Rivette 29-Jan-2016French filmmaker Jacques Rivette dies from the effects of Alzheimer's disease at his home in Paris.1
Buddy Cianci 28-Jan-2016Two-time Mayor of Providence Buddy Cianci, who spent five years in Federal prison for corruption, dies from colon cancer at Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island.0
Paul Kantner 28-Jan-2016Musician Paul Kantner dies from multiple organ failure in San Francisco.13
Alice Denham 27-Jan-2016Former Playboy model and author Alice Denham dies from the effects of ovarian cancer at her Manhattan home.0
Tommy Kelly 26-Jan-2016Actor Tommy Kelly dies from congestive heart failure in Greensboro, North Carolina.0
Abe Vigoda 26-Jan-2016Actor Abe Vigoda dies aged 94 in Woodland Park, New Jersey. Long live Abe Vigoda.8,734
Mike Minor 25-Jan-2016Actor Mike Minor, Steve Elliott on Petticoat Junction, dies from cancer.0
Marvin Minsky 24-Jan-2016Artificial intelligence pioneer Marvin Minsky dies from a cerebral hemorrhage in Boston, aged 88.34
Bobby Wanzer 23-Jan-2016Rochester Royal and NBA Hall-of-Famer Bobby Wanzer dies at his home in Pittsford, New York.0
Cecil Parkinson 22-Jan-2016Thatcherite MP and former minister, now Baron Parkinson of Carnforth, Cecil Parkinson dies from cancer.1
Bill Johnson 21-Jan-2016Downhill skiing champion Bill Johnson dies at an assisted living facility in Gresham, Oregon.1
George Weidenfeld 20-Jan-2016Book publisher George Weidenfeld, Co-Founder of Weidenfeld & Nicolson, dies in London.0
Forrest McDonald 19-Jan-2016Conservative historian Forrest McDonald dies from heart failure in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.0
Ettore Scola 19-Jan-2016Italian screenwriter and film director Ettore Scola dies at a clinic in Rome, following cardiac surgery.1
Glenn Frey 18-Jan-2016Eagles frontman Glenn Frey dies from pneumonia and other ailments, in New York City.7
Michel Tournier 18-Jan-2016French novelist Michel Tournier dies aged 91 in Choisel, France.1
Blowfly 17-Jan-2016Legendary rapper Blowfly dies from liver cancer.21
Ted Marchibroda 16-Jan-2016Retired NFL Head Coach Ted Marchibroda dies aged 84.0
Noreen Corcoran 15-Jan-2016Actress Noreen Corcoran dies from cadiopulmonary disease at Valley Presbyterian in Van Nuys, California.0
Dan Haggerty 15-Jan-2016Actor Dan Haggerty, who played Grizzly Adams, dies from spinal cancer in Burbank, California.13
René Angélil 14-Jan-2016Husband and manager of Celine Dion René Angélil dies from a recurrence of throat cancer in Henderson, Nevada.0
Alan Rickman 14-Jan-2016English actor Alan Rickman dies from pancreatic cancer in London.10
Brian Bedford 13-Jan-2016British-American theater and film actor Brian Bedford dies following a two-year battle with cancer, in Santa Barbara, California.1
Lawrence Phillips 13-Jan-2016Embattled ex-football player Lawrence Phillips is found dead of an apparent suicide in his cell at the Kern Valley State Prison in Delano, California.4
Monte Irvin 11-Jan-2016Negro Leagues player and MLB Hall-of-Famer Monte Irvin dies in Houston, Texas.98
David Margulies 11-Jan-2016Actor David Margulies dies from cancer at his home in Manhattan.0
George Jonas 10-Jan-2016Author George Jonas dies in Toronto, suffering from Parkinson's disease.0
David Bowie 10-Jan-2016Pop music legend David Bowie dies in Manhattan following an 18-month battle with liver cancer, two days after releasing his 25th album, Blackstar.151
Angus Scrimm 09-Jan-2016Actor Angus Scrimm, the Tall Man in Phantasm, dies aged 89 in Los Angeles.7
André Courrèges 07-Jan-2016Influential French fashion designer André Courrèges dies at his home in Neuilly-sur-Seine, France.0
Bill Foster 07-Jan-2016College basketball coach Bill Foster (Duke Foster) dies aged 86 in Chicago, Illinois.0
Kitty Kallen 07-Jan-2016Big Band era singer Kitty Kallen dies in Cuernavaca, Mexico.0
Richard Libertini 07-Jan-2016Character actor Richard Libertini dies from cancer at his home in Venice, California.0
Judith S. Kaye 07-Jan-2016Former Chief Judge for the State of New York Judith S. Kaye dies from cancer at her home in Manhattan.0
Pat Harrington 06-Jan-2016Soap opera actor Pat Harrington, Duane Schneider on One Day at a Time, dies in Los Angeles from complications of Alzheimer's, combined with injuries suffered during a fall.43
Pierre Boulez 05-Jan-2016French composer and conductor Pierre Boulez dies aged 90 at his home in Baden-Baden, Germany.27
George MacIntyre 05-Jan-2016Former Vanderbilt Head Football Coach George MacIntyre dies at his home in Nashville, Tennessee.0
Stephen W. Bosworth 04-Jan-2016Former US Ambassador to South Korea, the Philippines, and Tunisia Stephen W. Bosworth dies from pancreatic cancer at his home in Boston.0
Michel Galabru 04-Jan-2016French actor Michel Galabru dies in Paris.7
Dale Bumpers 01-Jan-2016Former Senator and Governor of Arkansas Dale Bumpers dies at his home in Little Rock, Arkansas.17
Michael Oxley 01-Jan-2016Former US Congressman from Ohio Michael Oxley, best known for Sarbanes-Oxley, dies from lung cancer in his sleep, at his home in McLean, Virginia.0
Vilmos Zsigmond 01-Jan-2016Hungarian-American cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond dies in Big Sur, California.0
Natalie Cole 31-Dec-2015Singer Natalie Cole dies at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.26
Beth Howland 31-Dec-2015Actress Beth Howland, Vera Louise Gorman on Alice, dies from lung cancer in Santa Monica, California.1
Wayne Rogers 31-Dec-2015Actor Wayne Rogers, Trapper John on M*A*S*H, dies from pneumonia in Los Angeles.13
Doug Atkins 30-Dec-2015NFL Hall of Famer Doug Atkins, for a decade defensive end with the Chicago Bears, dies at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee.33
Lemmy 28-Dec-2015Mutton-chopped bassist for Motörhead Lemmy dies from cancer in Los Angeles.106
Stein Eriksen 27-Dec-2015Norwegian Alpine skier Stein Eriksen dies at his home in Park City, Utah.6
Ellsworth Kelly 27-Dec-2015Abstract painter Ellsworth Kelly dies at his home in Spencertown, New York.5
Meadowlark Lemon 27-Dec-2015Harlem Globetrotter legend Meadowlark Lemon dies aged 83 in Scottsdale, Arizona.43
Haskell Wexler 27-Dec-2015Oscar-winning cinematographer Haskell Wexler dies in his sleep at Providence St. John's Health Center in Santa Monica, California.13
Alfred G. Gilman 23-Dec-2015Pharmacologist and Nobel medicine laureate Alfred G. Gilman dies from pancreatic cancer.0
Douglas Dick 19-Dec-2015Actor Douglas Dick, Carl Herrick on Waterfront, dies in his sleep aged 95 in Los Angeles.21
Kurt Masur 19-Dec-2015Former New York Philharmonic Conductor Kurt Masur dies from complications of Parkinson's, in Greenwich, Connecticut.0
Dickie Moore 19-Dec-2015Hockey Hall-of-Famer Dickie Moore dies from prostate cancer in Montreal.0
Lillian Vernon 14-Dec-2015Mail-order business tycoon Lillian Vernon dies in Manhattan.2
Donald Weinstein 13-Dec-2015Historian of the Renaissance Donald Weinstein dies following a stroke, at Peppi’s House hospice in Tucson, Arizona.0
Dolph Schayes 10-Dec-2015NBA Hall of Famer Dolph Schayes dies following a short battle with cancer in Syracuse, New York.10
Holly Woodlawn 06-Dec-2015Transgender entertainer Holly Woodlawn dies in Los Angeles, California.0
Robert Loggia 04-Dec-2015Actor Robert Loggia dies at his home in Los Angeles, California.29
Scott Weiland 03-Dec-2015Frontman for the Stone Temple Pilots Scott Weiland dies from an accidental overdose of cocaine, alcohol, and MDMA, while on tour in Bloomington, Minnesota.1,288
Sandy Berger 02-Dec-2015National Security Advisor for Bill Clinton Sandy Berger dies from cancer in Washington, DC.5
Maurice Strong 28-Nov-2015Power executive and environmentalist Maurice Strong dies.0
Olene Walker 28-Nov-2015Olene Walker, the first woman Governor of Utah, dies from natural causes in Salt Lake City.2
Marjorie Lord 28-Nov-2015Actress Marjorie Lord, the second wife on Make Room for Daddy, dies at her home in Beverly Hills, California.36
Douglass C. North 23-Nov-2015Nobel economics laureate Douglass C. North dies from esophageal cancer at his home in Benzonia, Michigan.7
Kim Young Sam 22-Nov-2015Kim Young Sam, President of South Korea from 1993 to 1998, dies from sepsis in Seoul, South Korea.15
Keith Michell 20-Nov-2015Australian actor Keith Michell, known for his portrayals of Henry VIII, dies in London aged 88.0
Rex Reason 19-Nov-2015Actor Rex Reason dies from bladder cancer at his home in Walnut, California.0
John E. Zuccotti 19-Nov-2015Real estate tycoon John E. Zuccotti dies following a heart attack, in Brooklyn.0
Charles Cawley 18-Nov-2015Cofounder of MBNA Corporation Charles Cawley dies at his home in Camden, Maine.0
David Canary 16-Nov-2015All My Children actor David Canary dies from natural causes in Wilton, Connecticut.4
Saeed Jaffrey 15-Nov-2015Bollywood actor Saeed Jaffrey, best known for My Beautiful Laundrette, dies in London, England.5
Vincent Margera 15-Nov-2015Jackass' Don Vito figure Vincent Margera dies from kidney and general organ failure.74
Warren Mitchell 14-Nov-2015English actor Warren Mitchell, Alf Garnett on Till Death Us Do Part, dies.2
Nathaniel Marston 11-Nov-2015One Life to Live star Nathaniel Marston dies in Reno, Nevada, from injuries sustained in an auto wreck two weeks earlier.5
Gene Amdahl 10-Nov-2015Parallel computing pioneer Gene Amdahl dies from pneumonia at a nursing home in Palo Alto, California.5
Helmut Schmidt 10-Nov-2015Former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt dies aged 96 at his home in Hamburg, Germany.228
Tim Valentine 10-Nov-2015Former US Congressman from North Carolina Tim Valentine dies from heart failure at his home in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.4
Carol Doda 09-Nov-2015Legendary Condor Club stripper Carol Doda dies from kidney failure in San Francisco.20
Allen Toussaint 09-Nov-2015New Orleans R&B musician Allen Toussaint dies shortly from an apparent heart attack after a concert appearance in Madrid, Spain.8
Gunnar Hansen 07-Nov-2015Actor Gunnar Hansen, best known as Leatherface in the original Texas Chain Saw Massacre, dies at his home in Northeast Harbor, Maine.1
Yitzhak Navon 07-Nov-20155th President of Israel Yitzhak Navon dies in Jerusalem.2
George Barris 05-Nov-2015Designer of the Batmobile George Barris dies in Encino, California.54
Melissa Mathison 04-Nov-2015Screenwriter Melissa Mathison dies from neuroendrocrine cancer at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles.0
Ahmed Chalabi 03-Nov-2015Controversial Iraqi politician Ahmed Chalabi dies from a heart attack at his home in Baghdad, Iraq.51
Howard Coble 03-Nov-2015Former US Congressman from North Carolina Howard Coble dies following a battle with skin cancer, at a hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina.7
Thomas R. Fitzgerald 01-Nov-2015Former Illinois Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas R. Fitzgerald dies at his home in La Grange, Illinois.0
Fred Thompson 01-Nov-2015Actor turned Senator Fred Thompson dies from a recurrence of lymphoma, in Nashville, Tennessee.12
Gregg Palmer 31-Oct-2015Actor Gregg Palmer dies in Encino, California.0
Gus Savage 31-Oct-2015Former US Congressman from Illinois Gus Savage dies at his son's home in Olympia Fields, Illinois.1
Mel Daniels 30-Oct-2015ABA player and Basketball Hall-of-Famer Mel Daniels dies in Sheridan, Indiana.0
Al Molinaro 30-Oct-2015Actor Al Molinaro, Alfred on Happy Days, dies in Glendale, California.390
Betsy Drake 27-Oct-2015Actress Betsy Drake, Cary Grant's third wife, dies at her home in London.5
Willis Carto 26-Oct-2015Prominent white supremacist and Holocaust denier Willis Carto dies of a heart attack.12
Leo P. Kadanoff 26-Oct-2015American physicist Leo P. Kadanoff dies in Chicago.0
Lisa Jardine 25-Oct-2015Historian of the Renaissance Lisa Jardine dies from cancer.0
David Cesarani 25-Oct-2015Holocaust historian David Cesarani dies from complications of surgery in London.0
Flip Saunders 25-Oct-2015Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies from complications of lymphoma in Minneapolis, Minnesota.1
Maureen O'Hara 24-Oct-2015Actress Maureen O'Hara dies aged 95 at her home in Boise, Idaho.432
Tom Stemberg 23-Oct-2015Staples Inc. Co-Founder Tom Stemberg dies from stomach cancer at his home in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts.0
Marty Ingels 21-Oct-2015Comedian Marty Ingels dies in Los Angeles, California.6
Sheldon S. Wolin 21-Oct-2015Political philosopher Sheldon Wolin dies at his home in Salem, Oregon.2
Cory Wells 20-Oct-2015Three Dog Night rocker Cory Wells dies at his home in Dunkirk, New York.8
Danièle Delorme 17-Oct-2015French actress Danièle Delorme, star of 1948's Gigi, dies in Paris.5
Irwin Schiff 16-Oct-2015Tax protester Irwin Schiff dies from lung cancer, incarcerated in federal prison.0
Larry N. Vanderhoef 15-Oct-2015Former Chancellor of UC Davis Larry N. Vanderhoef dies from complications of an ischemic stroke.0
Joan Leslie 12-Oct-2015Actress Joan Leslie dies in Los Angeles aged 90.16
Richard F. Heck 09-Oct-2015Nobel chemistry laureate Richard F. Heck dies at his home in Manila, Phillippines.2
Geoffrey Howe 09-Oct-2015Former UK Foreign Secretary Geoffrey Howe dies of a heart attack at his home in Warwickshire, England.5
Dennis P. Eichhorn 08-Oct-2015Comic artist Dennis P. Eichhorn, author of Real Stuff, dies in Bremerton, Washington.0
Paul Prudhomme 08-Oct-2015Celebrity chef Paul Prudhomme dies in New Orleans, Louisiana.140
Kevin Corcoran 06-Oct-2015Former child actor Kevin Corcoran dies from colorectal cancer in Burbank, California.0
Billy Joe Royal 06-Oct-2015Country and pop singer Billy Joe Royal dies in his sleep at his home in Morehead City, North Carolina.0
S. Malcolm Gillis 04-Oct-2015Sixth President of Rice University S. Malcolm Gillis dies.0
Denis Healey 03-Oct-2015Former Chancellor of the Exchequer Denis Healey dies at his home in Alfriston, Sussex, England.103
Brian Friel 02-Oct-2015Irish playwright Brian Friel dies at his home in Greencastle, County Donegal, Ireland.0
Don Edwards 01-Oct-2015Former U.S. Congressman Don Edwards dies at his home in Carmel, California.129
Robert Curvin 29-Sep-2015Former Black-power activist and educator Robert Curvin dies from multiple myeloma at his home in Newark, New Jersey.3
Pat Woodell 29-Sep-2015Petticoat Junction actress Pat Woodell dies from cancer at her home in Fallbrook, California.0
Walter Dale Miller 28-Sep-2015Former Governor of South Dakota Walter Dale Miller dies during a visit to Dallas, Texas.1
John Guillermin 27-Sep-2015English film director John Guillermin dies from a heart attack at his home in Topanga, California.1
Richard Rainwater 27-Sep-2015Billionaire investor Richard Rainwater dies at his home in Fort Worth, Texas.20
Chuck Forsberg 24-Sep-2015Creator of ZMODEM Chuck Forsberg dies in Portland, Oregon.0
Yogi Berra 22-Sep-2015New York Yankee and legendary malapropist Yogi Berra dies at a care facility in West Caldwell, New Jersey.496
N. Patrick Crooks 21-Sep-2015Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice N. Patrick Crooks dies in his chambers in Madison, Wisconsin.0
Jack Larson 20-Sep-2015Actor Jack Larson, Jimmy Olsen on The Adventures of Superman, dies in his Brentwood, Los Angeles home.10
C. K. Williams 20-Sep-2015Pulitzer Prize-winning poet C. K. Williams dies from multiple myeloma at his home in Hopewell, New Jersey.1
Jackie Collins 19-Sep-2015Novelist Jackie Collins dies in Los Angeles from the effects of breast cancer.9
Brian Sewell 19-Sep-2015English art critic Brian Sewell dies from cancer in London.0
Everett C. Parker 17-Sep-2015Longtime Communications Director of the United Church of Christ Everett C. Parker dies in White Plains, New York.0
Stanley Hoffmann 13-Sep-2015Historian Stanley Hoffmann dies in his sleep at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts.4
Moses Malone 13-Sep-2015NBA Hall-of-Famer Moses Malone dies in his sleep in Norfolk, Virginia.5
Gary Richrath 13-Sep-2015Guitarist for REO Speedwagon Gary Richrath dies in Bloomington, Illinois.0
Carl E. Schorske 13-Sep-2015Historian Carl E. Schorske dies at Meadow Lakes, a retirement community in East Windsor, New Jersey.0
Frank D. Gilroy 12-Sep-2015Playwright Frank D. Gilroy dies at his home in Monroe, New York.3
Andrew Kohut 08-Sep-2015Pew Research Center pollster Andrew Kohut dies from the effects of chronic lymphocytic leukemia in Baltimore, Maryland.0
Dickie Moore 07-Sep-2015Former child actor and Little Rascal Dickie Moore dies from natural causes at a hospice facility near Wilton, Connecticut.19
Candida Royalle 07-Sep-2015Pornstar and feminist film director Candida Royalle dies from ovarian cancer at her home in Mattituck, New York.1
Martin Milner 06-Sep-2015Actor Martin Milner, LAPD officer Pete Malloy on Adam-12, dies at his home in Carlsbad, California.12
Setsuko Hara 05-Sep-2015Movie actress Setsuko Hara dies of pneumonia in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.14
Judy Carne 03-Sep-2015Laugh-In sock-it-to-me girl Judy Carne dies from pneumonia in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England.9
Breene M. Kerr 02-Sep-2015Business executive Breene M. Kerr dies at his home in Wellesley, Massachusetts.1
Dean Jones 01-Sep-2015Disney leading man Dean Jones dies in Los Angeles, California.8
Brad Anderson 30-Aug-2015Cartoonist Brad Anderson, creator of Marmaduke, dies.27
Wes Craven 30-Aug-2015Horror director Wes Craven dies from brain cancer in Los Angeles.15
Marvin Mandel 30-Aug-2015Former Governor of Maryland Marvin Mandel dies in St. Mary's County, Maryland.12
Oliver Sacks 30-Aug-2015Physician Oliver Sacks, whose work is portrayed in the film Awakenings, dies from cancer at his home in New York City.32
Wayne Dyer 29-Aug-2015Motivational author and speaker Wayne Dyer dies in Maui, Hawaii.3
Al Arbour 28-Aug-2015Longtime New York Islanders coach Al Arbour dies at a care facility in Sarasota, Florida.8
Darryl Dawkins 27-Aug-2015Backboard-shattering NBA star Darryl Dawkins dies from heart failure in Allentown, Pennsylvania.0
Melody Patterson 20-Aug-2015Actress Melody Patterson dies in a nursing home.1
Robert M. Beavers, Jr. 19-Aug-2015Founder of Best Harvest Bakeries Robert M. Beavers, Jr. dies from heart failure vacationing in Tibet.0
Kay McFarland 18-Aug-2015Former Kansas Chief Justice Kay McFarland dies in Topeka, Kansas following a brief illness.0
Louis B. Stokes 18-Aug-2015Former Congressman from Ohio Louis B. Stokes dies from brain cancer at his home in Cleveland, Ohio.7
Bud Yorkin 18-Aug-2015Film and television director Bud Yorkin dies at his home in Los Angeles, California.1
Yvonne Craig 17-Aug-2015Actress Yvonne Craig dies at her home in Pacific Palisades, California.1
Peter W. Schramm 16-Aug-2015Activist and educator Peter W. Schramm dies in Ashland, Ohio following a lengthy battle with cancer.0
Julian Bond 15-Aug-2015Civil rights leader Julian Bond dies after a brief illness in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.19
Frank Gifford 09-Aug-2015American athlete and broadcaster Frank Gifford dies at his home in Greenwich, Connecticut.72
Frances Oldham Kelsey 07-Aug-2015Physician Frances Oldham Kelsey, who at the FDA was instrumental in keeping thalidomide off the US mass market, dies in London, Ontario, Canada.0
George Cole 05-Aug-2015English actor George Cole dies in Reading, Berkshire, England.5
Coleen Gray 03-Aug-2015Actress Coleen Gray dies at her home in Bel Air, California.22
Cynthia Macdonald 03-Aug-2015Poet Cynthia Macdonald dies from heart failure at a nursing home in Logan, Utah.17
Forrest Bird 02-Aug-2015Biomedical engineer Forrest Bird dies from natural causes at his home in Sagle, Idaho.11
Cilla Black 01-Aug-2015English singer Cilla Black dies one day after an accidental fall at her villa in Estepona, Spain.0
Alan Cheuse 31-Jul-2015Novelist and book critic Alan Cheuse dies from injuries suffered in an automobile accident two weeks earlier.0
Robert E. Hemenway 31-Jul-2015Former Chancellor of the University of Kansas Robert E. Hemenway dies from complications of Parkinson's disease at a nursing home in Lenexa, Kansas.0
Howard W. Jones, Jr. 31-Jul-2015Pioneering gynecologist Howard W. Jones, Jr. dies aged 104 from respiratory failure at Sentara Heart Hospital in Norfolk, Virginia.0
Gerald S. O'Loughlin 31-Jul-2015Actor Gerald S. O'Loughlin dies at West Hills Hospital in Los Angeles from natural causes.3
Richard S. Schweiker 31-Jul-2015Former US Senator from Pennsylvania Richard S. Schweiker dies from an infection at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Pomona, New Jersey.1
Lynn Anderson 30-Jul-2015Country singer Lynn Anderson dies of a heart attack at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.13
Jerome Kohlberg, Jr. 30-Jul-2015Private equity financier Jerome Kohlberg, Jr. dies from cancer at his home on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts.0
Francis Paul Prucha 30-Jul-2015Historian Francis Paul Prucha dies aged 94 at the St. Camillus Jesuit Community in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.0
Roddy Piper 30-Jul-2015Pro wrestler Roddy Piper dies in his sleep at his home in Hollywood, California.84
A. P. J. Kalam 27-Jul-2015Missile scientist and former President of India A. P. J. Kalam collapses and dies while giving a talk in Shillong, India.4
Bobbi Kristina Brown 26-Jul-2015Daughter of Whitney Houston Bobbi Kristina Brown dies at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, Georgia six months after being found unresponsive in a bathtub.0
Ann Rule 26-Jul-2015Prolific true-crime author Ann Rule dies at Highline Medical Center in Seattle, Washington.12
Don Oberdorfer 23-Jul-2015Diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post Don Oberdorfer dies from complications of Alzheimer's disease.0
Theodore Bikel 21-Jul-2015Stage and screen actor Theodore Bikel dies in Los Angeles, California.10
E. L. Doctorow 21-Jul-2015Novelist E. L. Doctorow dies in New York City from complications of lung cancer.5
George Coe 18-Jul-2015Actor George Coe, recently the voice of Woodhouse on Archer, dies in Santa Monica, California following a lengthy illness.0
Alex Rocco 18-Jul-2015Actor Alex Rocco, Moe Greene in The Godfather, dies from cancer at his home in Studio City, California.4
Bill Arnsparger 17-Jul-2015Former NFL and NCAA football Bill Arnsparger dies aged 88 in Athens, Alabama.0
Roger Rees 10-Jul-2015Welsh actor Roger Rees dies in New York City.0
Omar Sharif 10-Jul-2015Egyptian actor Omar Sharif dies from a heart attack at a Cairo hospital.55
Irwin Keyes 08-Jul-2015Character actor Irwin Keyes dies at Playa Del Rey Center in Los Angeles from complications of acromegaly.0
Ken Stabler 08-Jul-2015Former Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken Stabler dies in Gulfport, Mississippi from the effects of colon cancer.5
James Tate 08-Jul-2015Pulitzer-prize winning poet James Tate dies following a lengthy illness.0
Michael J. Birck 06-Jul-2015Co-Founder of Tellabs and its longtime CEO Michael J. Birck dies in Hinsdale, Illinois.0
Jerry Weintraub 06-Jul-2015Hollywood film producer Jerry Weintraub dies from a heart attack at his home in Palm Springs, California.0
Yoichiro Nambu 05-Jul-2015Nobel Prizewinning physicist Yoichiro Nambu dies in Osaka, Japan.1
Diana Douglas 03-Jul-2015Actress Diana Douglas, mother of Michael Douglas, dies at the Motion Picture Hospital in Woodland Hills, California.0
Boyd K. Packer 03-Jul-2015Former Mormon President Boyd K. Packer dies aged 90 from natural causes at his home in Salt Lake City, Utah.7
Amanda Peterson 03-Jul-2015Actress Amanda Peterson dies in Greeley, Colorado from an accidental drug overdose.0

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