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Celebrity Deaths



Updates posted every Monday.  From our friends at Dead or Alive Data Base.


Friday, 23 June 2017

  Gabe Pressman, newscaster (New York City), 93.

 

Thursday, 22 June 2017

  Frank Kush, college and NFL football coach (Arizona State University, Baltimore Colts), 88.

  Keith Loneker, NFL football player (Los Angeles Rams), of cancer, 46.

  John Quinn, Roman Catholic archbishop (San Francisco, California), 88

 

Tuesday, 20 June 2017

  Albert "Prodigy" Johnson, rapper (Mobb Deep), of sickle-cell anemia, 42.

 

Monday, 19 June 2017

  Brian Cant, actor (British), of Parkinson's disease, 83.

  Ivan Dias, Roman Catholic cardinal (Bombay, India), 81.

  Carla Fendi, fashion executive (Fendi), after a long illness, 79.

 

Sunday, 18 June 2017

  Tim Hague, pro boxer (UFC), from a brain hemorrhage incurred during a match, 34.

  Tony Liscio, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 76.

 

Saturday, 17 June

  Larry Grantham, NFL football player (New York Jets), of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, 78.

 

Friday, 16 June 2017

  John G. Avildsen, film director (“Rocky”), age 81.

  Stephen Furst, actor (“Animal House”), of complications from diabetes,age  63.

  Helmut Kohl, chancellor of Germany (Christian Democrat, 1982-98),age  87.


Thursday, 15 June

  Bill Dana, actor/comedian (Jose Jimenez), 92

 

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

  Anita Pallenberg, actress (“Barbarella”), cause not reported,age  73.

  Rick Tuten, NFL football player (Seattle Seahawks), cause not reported, age 52.

 

Monday, 12 June 2017

  Sam Beazley, actor (British), age 101.

  James Galton, media executive (Marvel), age 92.


Friday, 9 June

  Adam Westactor (Bruce Wayne/Batman on "Batman"), of leukemia, 88.

 

Thursday, 8 June

  Glenne Headly, actress (“Dick Tracy”), of a pulmonary embolism, 63.

  Norro Wilson, country songwriter ("The Most Beautiful Girl"), of heart failure, 79.

 

Wednesday, 7 June

  James Hardy, NFL football player (Buffalo Bills), cause not reported, 31. His body was found in a river.

 

Tuesday, 6 June

  Danny Dias, reality TV contestant ("Road Rules"), apparently of suicide while on drugs, 34.

  Adnan Khashoggi, arms dealer, with Parkinson's disease, 82.

 

Monday, 5 June

  Jimmy Thomas, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, 69.

  Hector Wagner, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), of stomach cancer, 48.

 

Sunday, 4 June

  Roger Smith, actor (Jeff Spencer on "77 Sunset Strip"), 84. He was the husband of actress Ann-Margret.

 

 Saturday, 3 June 2017

  Jimmy Piersall, major leaguer (Boston Red Sox), after a long illness, age 87.


Friday, 2, June 2017

Peter Sallis, vocie actor, (Wallils and Gromit), died age 96.


Thursday, 1 June 2017

  Roy Barraclough, actor ("Coronation Street"), after a brief illness, age 81.

  Jack McCloskey, basketball executive (Detroit Pistons), of complications from Alzheimer's disease, age 91.


Wednesday, 31 May 2017

  Lubomyr Husar, Catholic cardinal (Ukraine), age 84.

  Joe Hyams, Hollywood publicist (Warner Bros.), age 90


 Tuesday, 30 May 2017

  Robert Michael Morris, actor (Mickey Deane in "The Comeback"), cause not reported, age 77.

  Wendell Burton, actor (The Sterile Cuckoo), of brain cancer, age 69.

  Tom Graham, NFL football player (Denver Broncos), of brain cancer, age 67. He was the father of NFL player Daniel Graham.

  Molly Peters, actress (Thunderball), cause not reported, age 75.

  Elena Verdugo, actress (Consuelo Lopez on "Marcus Welby, M.D."), age 92.


Monday, 29 May 2017
Michael Nance, reality TV contestant ("The Bachelorette"), cause not reported, age 31.

Manuel NoriegaFormer Panamanian dictator  died yesterday, age 79 or 83.
http://www.doadb.com/name/manuel-noriega.htm

 

Sunday, 28 May 2017

  Frank Deford, sportswriter (Sports Illustrated) and commentator (National Public Radio), cause not reported, age 78.

  John Noakes, TV host (British), with Alzheimer's disease, age 83.

 

Saturday, 27 May

  Gregg Allman, southern rock musician ("Ramblin' Man"), of liver cancer, age 69.

 

Friday, 26 May

  Zbigniew Brzezinski, U.S. National Security Advisor (1977-81), age 89.

  Jim Bunning, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies) and U.S. senator (R-KY, 1999-2011), of complications from a stroke, age 85.

  Robert J. Parins, football executive (Green Bay Packers), age 98.

 

Thursday, 25 May

  Denis Johnson, author (“Jesus' Son”), cause not reported, age 67.

 

Wednesday, 24 May

  Jared Martin, actor (Dusty Farlow on "Dallas"), of pancreatic cancer, age 75.

 

Tuesday, 23 May

  Cortez Kennedy, NFL football player (Seattle Seahawks), cause not reported, age 48.

  Roger Moore, actor (“The Spy Who Loved Me”), of cancer, age 89.

  Jerry Perenchio, media executive (Univision), of lung cancer, age 86.

  Sonny Randle, NFL football player (St. Louis Cardinals), age 81.

 

Monday, 22 May

  William Carney, U.S. Congressman (R-NY, 1979-87), of prostate cancer, age 74.

  Dina Merrill, actress (“BUtterfield 8”), of dementia, age 93.

 

Sunday, 21 May

  Bill White, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), cause not reported, age 77.

 

Friday, 19 May

  Rich Buckler, comic book artist (“Fantastic Four”), of cancer, age 68.

  Ed Mierkowicz, major leaguer (Detroit Tigers), age 93.

  Wayne Walker, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, age 80.

 

Thursday, 18 May 2017

  Roger Ailes, TV news executive (Fox News), of an injury from a fall at home, age 77.

  Jim McElreath, auto racer, age 89.

 

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

  Chris Cornell, grunge rock singer (Soundgarden), of suicide by hanging, age 52.

 

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

  Doug Somers, pro wrestler, age 65.

  Rosa Nell Speer, gospel singer (the Speer Family), age 94.

 

Monday, 15 May 2017

  Ian Brady, serial killer (Moors murders in England), of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, age 79.

  Bob Kuzava, major leaguer (New York Yankees), age 93.

  Oleg Vidov, actor ("Red Heat"), of cancer, age 73.

 

Sunday, 14 May 2017

  Powers Boothe, actor (Cy Tolliver on "Deadwood"), of natural causes, age 68.

  Frankie Brian, NBA basketball player (Fort Wayne Pistons), age 94.

  Brad Grey, TV producer ("Just Shoot Me") and film executive (Paramount Pictures), of cancer, age 59.

  Bruce Hill, auto racer (NASCAR), of cancer of the espohagus, age 67.

  Steve Palermo, major-league umpire (1977-91), of cancer, age 67.

 

 Saturday, 13 May 2017

  Jane Norman, local children's TV host ("Pixanne" in Philadelphia), age 83.

  Marcel Pelletier, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), age 89.

  John Cygan, actor (Lt. Paulie Pentangeli on "The Commish"), of cancer, age 63.

  Len Rohde, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, age 79.

 

Friday, 12 May 2017

  Michael Jackson, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), in a motorcycle accident, age 48.

  Yale Lary, NFL football player (Detroit Lions), age  86.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

  Bill Brohn, arranger (“Wicked”), age 84.

 

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

  Douglas Netter, TV producer ("Babylon 5"), age 95.

  Michael Parks, actor (“Kill Bill”), cause not reported, age 77.

 

Tuesday, 9 May 2017

  Christopher Boykin, aka Big Black, reality TV personality ("Rob & Big"), of a heart attack, age 45.

 

Monday, 8 May 2017

  Clarence Williams, NFL football player (Green Bay Packers), cause not reported, age 70.

 

Sunday, 7 May 2017

  Rod Monroe, NFL football player (Cleveland Browns), cause not reported, age 40.


Friday, 5 May 2017

  Adolph Kiefer, swimmer (1936 Olympics), age 98.

  Quinn O'Hara, actress ("The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini"), cause not reported, age 76.

 

Thursday, 4 May 2017

  Jay Carty, NBA basketball player (Los Angeles Lakers), of cancer, age 75.

 

Wednesday, 3 May 2017

  Daliah Lavi, actress ("Casino Royale"), cause not reported, age 74.

 

Tuesday, 2 May 2017

  Tony Alamo, evangelist and child sex offender, age 82.

  Kevin Garcia, rock bassist (Grandaddy), of a stroke, age 41.

  Toby Kimball, NBA basketball player (San Diego Rockets), of lung disease, age 74.

  George Hugh Niederauer, Roman Catholic archbishop (San Francisco), age 80.

 

Monday, 1 May 2017

  Bruce Hampton, rock guitarist (Hampton Grease Band), after collapsing, age 70.

  Mike Lowry, U.S. Congressman (D-WA, 1979-89), of complications from a stroke, age 78.

  Sam Mele, major leaguer (Washington Senators), age 95.

 

Sunday, 30 April 2017

  Lorna Gray, actress ("The Man They Could Not Hang"), age 99.

  Ray Kogovsek, U.S. Congressman (D-CO, 1979-85), cause not reported, age 75.

  Jean Stein, writer and editor ("The Paris Review"), of suicide by jumping, age 83.

 

Friday, 28 April

  Billy Scott, auto racer, cause not reported, age 68.

 

Wednesday, 26 April

  Jonathan Demme, film director (“The Silence of the Lambs”),  cancer of the esophagus, age 73.

  Tom Forkner, restaurateur (Waffle House), age 98.

 

Tuesday, 25 April

  Sasha Lakovic, NHL hockey player (New Jersey Devils), of brain cancer, age 45.

 

Monday, 24 April

  Michael Mantenuto, actor (“Miracle”), of suicide by gunshot, age 35.

 Don Gordon, actor ("Papillon"), age 90.Friday, 28 April

  Richard "Racehorse" Haynes, criminal defense lawyer, after an illness, age  90.

  Luis Olmo, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), age 97.

 

Sunday, 23 April

  Kathleen Crowley, actress (Terry Van Buren on "Waterfront"), age 87.

  Kate O'Beirne, political columnist and editor (“National Review”), of lung cancer, age 67.

  Ken Sears, NBA basketball player (New York Knicks), age 83.


Saturday, 22 April

  Erin Moranactress (Joanie Cunningham on "Happy Days"), apparently of a heroin overdose, age 56.

  Attilio Nicora, Roman Catholic cardinal (Milan, Italy), age 80.

 

Friday, 21 April

  Sandy Gallin, talent manager (Barbra Streisand), of multiple myeloma, age 76.

 

Thursday, 20 April

  Jay Dickey, U.S. Congressman (R-AR, 1993-2001), of complications from Parkinson's Disease, age 77.

  Paul Giganti, reality TV contestant ("Hell's Kitchen"), cause not reported, age 36.

  Cuba Gooding Sr., soul singer ("Everybody Plays the Fool"), cause not reported, 72. He was the father of actor Cuba Gooding Jr.

  Lawrence Hogan, U.S. Congressman (R-MD, 1969-75), age 88.

 

Wednesday, 19 April

  Tom Fleming, marathon runner, of a heart attack, age 65.

  Aaron Hernandez, NFL football player (New England Patriots) and murderer, of suicide by hanging, age 27.

  Eddie Macon, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), age 90.

 

Tuesday, 18 April

  Bill Anderson, NFL football player (Washington Redskins), age 80.

  J. C. Spink, film producer (The Hangover), cause not reported, age 45.

 

Monday, 17 April

  Dawson Mathis, U.S. Congressman (D-GA, 1971-81), cause not reported, age 76.

 

Sunday, 16 April

  Bud Wiser, TV producer ("One Day at a Time"), age 87.

 

Saturday, 15 April

  Allan Holdsworth, guitarist, of a heart attack, age 70.

 

Tuesday, 11 April

  Albert Freedman, game show producer ("Twenty-One"), age 95.Saturday, 15 April 2017

  Clifton James, actor (“Live and Let Die”), of complications from diabetes, age 96.

  Sylvia Moy, pop songwriter ("My Cherie Amour"), cause not reported, age 78.

 

Thursday, 13 April 2017

  Vic Barnhart, major leaguer (Pittsburgh Pirates), age 94.

  Dan Rooney, football executive (Pittsburgh Steelers), age 84.

 

Wednesday, 12 April 2017

  Charlie Murphy, actor/comedian ("Chappelle's Show"), of leukemia, age 57. He was the older brother of actor/comedian Eddie Murphy.

 

Tuesday, 11 April 2017

  Michael Ballhaus, cinematographer (“GoodFellas”), after a brief illness, age 81.

  J. Geils, rock singer and guitarist (J. Geils Band), of natural causes, age 71.

  Dorothy Mengering, talk show guest ("Late Show with David Letterman"), age 95. She was David Letterman's mother.

  Tom Modrak, football executive (Philadelphia Eagles), cause not reported, age 74.

 

Monday, 10 April 2017

  Linda Hopkins, blues and gospel singer, age 92.

  Larry Sharpe, pro wrestler, of liver disease, age 66.

 

Sunday, 9 April 2017

  Peter Hansen, actor (Lee Baldwin on "General Hospital"), age 95.

  Bill Sutherland, NHL hockey player (Philadelphia Flyers), age 82.

  Bob Wootton, guitarist (Johnny Cash), cause not reported, age 75.


Friday, 7 April 2017

  Derrick Jensen, NFL football player (Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 60.

  Tim Pigott-Smith, actor (“V for Vendetta”), cause not reported, 70.

  Ben Speer, gospel singer (The Speer Family), with Alzheimer's disease, 86.

 

Thursday,  6 April 2017

  Don Rickles, Comedian and actor died, age 90.

  Bob Cerv, major leaguer (New York Yankees), 91.

  David Peel, folk musician (“The Pope Smokes Dope”), of a heart attack, 73.


Monday, 3 April 2017

  Brenda Jones, R&B singer (The Jones Girls), struck by traffic, 62.

  Roy Sievers, major leaguer (Washington Senators), 90.


Sunday, 2 April 2017

  Sam Ard, auto racer (stock car), with Parkinson's disease, 78.


Saturday, 25 March
  Gary Doak, NHL hockey player (Boston Bruins), of cancer, 71.
  David Steele, auto racer (Sprintcar), in a racing accident, 42.

Friday, 24 March
  Richard A. Roth, film producer (“Summer of '42”), of natural causes, 76.
  Jean Rouverol, actress (“It's a Gift”), 100.

Thursday, 23 March
  Lola Albright, actress (Edie Hart on "Peter Gunn"), of natural causes, 92.
  William H. Keeler, Roman Catholic archbishop (Baltimore, Maryland), after a long illness, 86.
  Clay Matthews Sr., NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), 88.

Wednesday, 22 March
  Dallas Green, major-league player and manager (Philadelphia Phillies), of kidney failure, 82.
  Pete Hamilton, auto racer (NASCAR), cause not reported, 74.
  Sib Hashian, rock drummer (Boston), following a collapse, 67.
  Vince Jones, reality TV personality ("Big Rig Bounty Hunters"), apparently of a heart attack, 46.

 
Tuesday, 21 March
  Martin McGuinness, UK political figure (Northern Ireland), after an illness, 66.
  Chuck Barris, game show creator and host ("The Gong Show"), of natural causes, 87.
  Colin Dexter, crime novelist (Inspector Morse series), of natural causes, 86.
  Jerry Krause, basketball executive (Chicago Bulls), after an illness, 77.
  Jose Zardon, major leaguer (Washington Senators), 93.

Monday, 20 March
  David Rockefeller, banker (Chase Manhattan), of congestive heart failure, 101.

Sunday, 19 March
  Jimmy Breslin, journalist and columnist (“New York Daily News”), 88.
  Ken Still, pro golfer, 82.

Saturday, 18 March

  Chuck Berry, rock and roll pioneer ("Roll Over Beethoven"), 90.
   
Miloslav Vlk, Roman Catholic cardinal (Prague, Czech Republic), 84.
   
Bernie Wrightson, comic book artist (Swamp Thing), of brain cancer, 68.

Friday, 17 March
  
Auntie Fee, r.n. Felicia O'Dell, internet cook ("Cooking With Auntie Fee" on YouTube), of a heart attack, 59.
   
Lawrence Montaigne, actor ("Star Trek"), 86. 
Robert Day, film director ("She"), 94.

Thursday, 16 March
   
James Cotton, blues harmonica player, of pneumonia, 81.

Wednesday, 15 March
   
Bob Bruce, major leaguer (Houston Colt .45s), 83.
   
Russ Goetz, major-league umpire (American League), 86.
  Dave Stallworth, NBA basketball player (New York Knicks), cause not reported, 75.

Tuesday, 14 March
   
Jack H. Harris, film producer (The Blob), 98.

Monday, 13 March
   
John Andariese, aka Johnny Hoops, basketball broadcaster and commentator (New York Knicks), cause not          reported, 78.
   
Eligio "Kika" de la Garza, U.S. Congressman (D-TX, 1965-97), of natural causes, 89.
   
Tommy LiPuma, jazz producer (Natalie Cole's Unforgettable ... With Love), 80.
   
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, children's author (Exclamation Mark!), of ovarian cancer, 51.
   
Dennis Stamp, pro wrestler, of lymphoma, 70. 
   Mike Aktari, reality TV personality ("Jerseylicious"), cause not reported, 28.

 Friday, 10 March

  John Forgeham, actor (Bristih), of complications from a fall, 75.

  Joni Sledge, disco singer (Sister Slidge), cause not reported, 60.

  John Surtees, motorcycle and auto racer (Formula One), 83.

 

Thursday, 9 March

  Bill Hands, major leaguer (Chicago Cubs), cause not reported, 76.

  Robert James Waller, author (The Bridges of Madison County), of multiple myeloma, 77.

 

Wednesday, 8 March

  Lou Duva, boxing manager (Evander Holyfield), of natural causes, 94.

 

Tuesday, 7 March

  Ron Bass, aka "The Outlaw", pro wrestler, complications from appendix surgery, 68.

 

Monday, 6 March

  Mickey Marvin, NFL football player (Oakland Raiders), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 61.

 

Sunday, 5 March

  Anthony C. Beilenson, U.S. Congressman (D-CA, 1977-97), 84.

  Dave Hunt, comic book artist, of cancer, 74.

  Robert Osborne, TV host (Turner Classic Movies), 84.

  Fred Weintraub, film producer (Enter the Dragon), 88.


Saturday, 4 March

  Clayton Yeutter, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture (1989-91), of colorectal cancer, 86.

 

Friday, 3 March

  Miriam Colon, actress (Scarface), of an infection, 80.

  Jim Fuller, surf rock guitarist ("Wipe Out"), cause not reported, 69.

  Joe Rogers Sr., restaurateur (Waffle House), 97

 

Thursday, 2 March

  Tommy Page, pop singer ("I'll Be Your Everything"), apparently by suicide (no details reported), 46.

 

Wednesday, 1 March

  Paula Fox, novelist (The Slave Dancer), 93.

  Michael Ryan, actor (John Randolph on "Another World"), 87

 

Tuesday, 28 February

  Paul Kangas, financial news anchor ("Nightly Business Report"), after a long illness, 79.

  James Walker, actor (British), cause not reported, 76.

  Ric Marlow, pop songwriter ("A Taste of Honey"), 91.  

 

Sunday, 26 February 2017

  Joseph Wapner, the original judge on "The People's Court," died today, age 97.
  Ned Garver, major leaguer (St. Louis Browns), 91.

 

Saturday, 25 February 2017

  Bill Paxton, actor (Apollo 13), of complications from heart surgery, 61.
  Neil Fingleton, actor (Mag the Mighty on "Game of Thrones"), of heart failure, 36.

 

Friday, 24 February 2017

  Daryl Easton, magician, hanged, apparently by accident, 61.

 

Thursday, 23 February 2017

  Alan Colmes, political commentator (Fox News), of lymphoma, 66.

  Leon Ware, R&B musician and songwriter ("I Want You"), cause not reported, 77.

 

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

  John McCormack, NHL hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), 91.

 

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

  Desmond Connell, Roman Catholic cardinal (Dublin, Ireland), 90.

  Ion Croitoru, aka Johnny K-9, pro wrestler and organized crime figure, of natural causes, 53.

  Stanislaw Skrowaczewski, orchestra conductor (Minnesota Orchestra), following a stroke, 93.

 

Monday, 20 February 2017

  Brenda Buttner, business news correspondent ("Bulls & Bears" on Fox News Channel), of cancer, 55.

 

Sunday, 19 February 2017

  Larry Coryell, jazz guitarist, of heart failure, 73.

  Harry MacPherson, major leaguer (Boston Braves), 90.

  John S. Wold, U.S. Congressman (R-WY, 1969-71), 100.


Saturday, 18 February 2017

  Omar Abdel-Rahman, aka The Blind Sheikh, Islamic terrorist leader, of natural causes, 78.

  Ivan Koloff, pro wrestler, of liver cancer, 74.

  Norma McCorvey, aka Jane Roe, Supreme Court plaintiff (Roe v. Wade) and pro-life activist, of heart failure, 69.

  Clyde Stubblefield, R&B drummer (James Brown), of kidney failure, 73.

 

Friday, 17 February 2017

  Alan Aldridge, artist (Elton John's "Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy"), cause not reported, 73. He was the father of fashion model Lily Aldridge.

  Nicole Bass, pro wrestler, cause not reported, 52.

  Warren Frost, actor (Doctor Hayward on "Twin Peaks"), 91.

  Robert Michel, U.S. Congressman (R-IL, 1957-95), of pneumonia, 93.

  Leonard Myers, NFL football player (New England Patriots), of cancer, 38.

 

Thursday, 16 February 2017

  George "The Animal" Steele, r.n. Jim Myers, pro wrestler, of kidney failure, 79.

  Duke Washington, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), of pneumonia, 83.

 

Monday, 13 February 2017

  Bruce Lansbury, TV producer ("Murder, She Wrote"), of complications from Alzheimer's disease, 87.

 

Sunday, 12 February 2017

  Quentin Moses, NFL football player (Miami Dolphins), in a house fire, 33.

  Jay Bontatibus, actor (Tony Viscardi on "The Young and the Restless"), of cancer, 52.

  Al Jarreau, jazz singer ("We're In This Love Together"), cause not reported, 76.

  Clint Roberts, U.S. Congressman (R-SD, 1981-83), 82.


*Sunday, 12 February 2017
 Al Jarreau,  Jazz singer whose hits included "We're In This Love Together," died today, age 76.

 

Saturday, 11 February 2017

  Chavo Guerrero Sr., pro wrestler, of liver cancer, 68. He was the son of wrestler Salvador Guerrero and the father of wrestler Chavo Guerrero Jr.

 

Friday, 10 February 2017

  Mike Ilitch, pro sports executive (Detroit) and business owner (Little Caesars Pizza), 87.

 

Tuesday, 7 February 2017

  Richard Hatch, actor (Captain Apollo on "Battlestar Galactica"), of pancreatic cancer, 71.

 

Monday, 6 February 2017

  "Professor" Irwin Corey, comedian, 102.

  Alec McCowen, actor (Gangs of New York), 91.

 

Sunday, 5 February 2017

  Sonny Geraci, pop singer (The Outsiders), of complications from a 2012 brain aneurysm, 69.Friday, 3 February 2017

  Benny Perrin, NFL football player (St. Louis Cardinals), of suicide (no details reported), 57.

 

Thursday, 2 February 2017

  Alvin Baldus, U.S. Congressman (D-WI), 90.

  Tom Drake, pro wrestler and Alabama political figure, 86, of brain cancer.

  John Hilton, NFL football player (Pittsburgh Steelers), after a fall, 74.

  George Maderos, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), 83.

 

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

  Mark Brownson, major leaguer (Colorado Rockies), cause not reported, 41.

 

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

  Frank Pellegrino, actor (Frank Cubitoso on "The Sopranos" ) and restaurateur (Rao's in New York City), of lung cancer, 72.

  Rob Stewart, documentary filmmaker (Sharkwater), in a scuba diving accident, 37.

  Bobby Watson, NBA basketball player (Milwaukee Hawks), 86.

  John Wetton, rock singer and bassist (Asia), of colon cancer, 67.

 

Saturday, 28 January 2017

  Geoff Nicholls, rock keyboardist (Black Sabbath), of lung cancer, 68.

 

Friday, 27 January

  Bob Bowman, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), 86.

  Emmanuelle Riva, actress (Amour), after a long illness, 89.

  Charles Shackleford, NBA basketball player (New Jersey Nets), cause not reported, 50.

 

Thursday, 26 January 2017

  Mike Connors, actor (Joe Mannix on "Mannix"), of leukemia, 91.

  Barbara Hale, actress (Della Street on "Perry Mason"), 94.

 

Wednesday, 25 January 2017

  Robert Garcia, U.S. Congressman (D, 1978-90), 84.

  John Hurt, actor (Alien), of pancreatic cancer, 77.

  Mary Tyler Moore, actress (Mary Richards on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), of pneumonia, 80.
   
Bobby Freeman, rock and roll singer ("Do You Want To Dance"), 76. His death was reported on 25 January with no date or other details given.

 

 

Tuesday, 24 January 2017

  Butch Trucks, rock drummer (The Allman Brothers Band), of suicide by gunshot, 69.

 

Monday, 23 January 2017

  Ralph Guglielmi, NFL football player (Washington Redskins), 83.

  Gorden Kaye, actor (British), of natural causes, 75.

  Mary Webster, actress (The Tin Star), 81.

 

Sunday, 22 January 2017

  Yordano Hernandez, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), in an automobile accident, 25.

  Andy Marte, major leaguer (Cleveland Indians), in an automobile accident, 33.

  Pete Overend Watts, rock bassist (Mott the Hoople), of throat cancer, 67.

 

Saturday, 21 January

  Ken Wright, major leaguer (Kansas City Royals), cause not reported, 70.
   
Maggie Roche, folk singer (The Roches), of cancer, age 65.

 

Friday, 20 January

  Ronald "Bingo" Mundy, doo-wop singer (The Marcels), of pneumonia, 76.


Thursday, 19 January

  Miguel Ferrer, actor (Owen Granger on "NCIS: Los Angeles"), of cancer, age 61.

  Edwin Pope, sportswriter (The Miami Herald), age 88

 

Wednesday, 18 January

  Red Adams, major-league player (Chicago Cubs) and coach (Los Angeles Dodgers), age 95.

  David P. Buckson, governor of Delaware (R, 1960-61), age 96.

  Roberta Peters, opera singer (Metropolitan Opera), of Parkinson's disease, age 86.

 

Monday, 16 January

  Gene Cernan, U.S. astronaut (Apollo 17), age 82.

  Dan O'Brien Sr., baseball executive (Seattle Mariners), age 87. He was the father of baseball executive Dan O'Brien Jr.

  Steve Wright, rock bassist and songwriter (the Greg Kihn Band), of a heart attack,

 

Sunday, 15 January

  Eddie Long, Christian pastor (New Birth Missionary Baptist Church), of cancer, age 63.

  Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka, pro wrestler, of stomach cancer, age 73.


Friday, 13 January 2017

  Dick Gautier, actor (Hymie the Robot on "Get Smart"), after a long illness, age 85.

  John Jacobs, pro golfer, 91.

  Alexis Mardas, aka Magic Alex, inventor and associate of The Beatles, of pneumonia, age 74.

  David Modell, NFL football executive (Baltimore Ravens), of lung cancer, age 55. 


 

Thursday, 12 January 2017

  William Peter Blatty, novelist (“The Exorcist”), age 89.

  Frank Spellman, weightlifter (1948 Olympics), age 94.

 

Wednesday, 11 January 2017

  Tommy Allsup, rockabilly guitarist, age 85.

 

Tuesday, 10 January 2017

  Buddy Greco, jazz singer ("The Lady Is a Tramp"), age 90.

  Tony Rosato, actor (Whitey on "Night Heat"), apparently of a heart attack, age 62.

  Kenny Wharram, NHL hockey player (Chicago Blackhawks), age 83.

 

Monday, 9 January 2017

  Patrick Flores, Roman Catholic archbishop (San Antonio, Texas), of pneumonia and heart failure, age 87.

  Timothy Well, pro wrestler, of kidney failure, age 55.

 

Sunday, 8 January 2017

  Jackie Brown, major leaguer (Washington Senators), cause not reported, age 73.

  Peter Sarstedt, pop singer ("Where Do You Go To My Lovely"), of a degenerative brain disease, age 75.

 

Saturday, 7 January

  Bill Champion, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), cause not reported, age  69.

  Nat Hentoff, jazz critic ("The Village Voice"), of natural causes, age  91.

 

Friday, 6 January 2017

  Francine York, actress (Lorraine Farr Temple on "Days of Our Lives"), age 80, of cancer.

 

Thursday, 5 January 2017

  Paul Goble, children's author ("The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses"), of Parkinson's disease, age 83.

  Greg Jelks, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), apparently of natural causes, age 55.

 

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

  Milt Schmidt, NHL hockey player (Boston Bruins), age 98.

 

Tuesday, 3 January 2017

  Mike Buchanan, NHL hockey player (Chicago Black Hawks), age 84.

 

Monday, 2 January 2017

  Albert Brewer, governor of Alabama (D, 1968-71), age 88.

  Richard "Mack" Machowicz, TV host ("Future Weapons"), of brain cancer, age 51.

  Daryl Spencer, major leaguer (New York Giants), age 88.

 

Thursday, 29 December

  LaVell Edwards, college football coach (Brigham Young University), of complications from a broken hip, age 86.

Saturday, 31 December 2016
William Christopher, actor,  best known as Father Mulcahey on "M*A*S*H," died of cancer, age 84

Friday, 30 December

  Matt Snorton, AFL football player (Denver Broncos), cause not reported, age 74.
  Allan Williams, recording artist manager (The Beatles), age 86.


Thursday, 29 December

  Chris Cannizzaro, major leaguer (San Diego Padres), of emphysema, age 78.
   Keion Carpenter, NFL football player (Atlanta Falcons), of head trauma from a fall, age 39.


Wednesday, 28 December 2016
Debbie Reynolds, Actress/dancer, who starred in "Singin' in the Rain," died of a stroke, one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher died; Debbie age 84.

Tuesday, 27, December

 Carrie Fisher, actress (Princess Leia, Star Wars) died after suffering a massive heart attack on board a flight from Londaon to Los Angeles.


Monday, 26 December

  Duck Edwing, cartoonist ("MAD" Magazine), age 82.

  Ricky Harris, actor (Malvo on "Everybody Hates Chris"), of a heart attack, age 54.

  George S. Irving, cartoon voice actor (narrator on "Underdog"), of heart failure, age 94.

  Barbara Tarbuck, actress (Jane Jacks on "General Hospital"), of a neurological disease, age 74.


Sunday, 25. December

 Tricia Lynn McCauley, actress and yoga instructor, apparently of homicide carjacking, age 46.
 George Michael, Singer, songwriter, died of heart attack, age 53.
Alphonse Mouzon, jazz drummer (Weather Report), of cancer, age 68.
Vera Rubin, astronomer, age 88.
Johnny Rutherford, major leaguer (Brooklyn Dodgers), age 91.

Saturday, 24 December

  Richard Adams, novelist ("Watership Down"), age 96.

  John Barfield, major leaguer (Texas Rangers), shot (homicide), age 52.

  Rick Parfitt, rock musician (Status Quo), of an infection, age 68.

  Edwin Reinecke, U.S. Congressman (R-CA, 1965-69), age 92.

  Liz Smith, actress (British), age 95.


Friday, 23, December
 Joey Boots, “Wack Packer” Howard Stern Show Costar, apparently of natural causes age 49.
  Jim Lehew, major leaguer (Baltimore Orioles), cause not reported, age  79.

Wednesday, 21 December

  Valerie Fairman, reality TV personality ("16 and Pregnant"), apparently of a drug overdose, age 23.

 

Tuesday, 20 December

  Andrew Dorff, country music songwriter ("My Eyes"), cause not reported, age 40.

  Michele Morgan, actress (“The Fallen Idol”), age 96.

  Paul Peter Porges, comic artist/writer (“MAD” magazine), age 89.

Monday, 19 December

  Phil Gagliano, major leaguer (St. Louis Cardinals), after a long illness, age 74.

  Dick Latessa, stage actor (“Hairspray”), age 87.


Sunday, 18 December 2016
  Zsa Zsa Gabor, Actress,
(“Moulin Rouge”),  died  of a heart attack, age  99.

  Ken Baird, NHL hockey player (Edmonton Oilers), cause not reported, age 65.

  Gordie Tapp, TV performer ("Hee Haw"), age 94.

 

Saturday, 17 December 2016

  Benjamin Gilman, U.S. Congressman (R-NY, 1973-2003), of complications from hip surgery, age 94.

  Henry Heimlich, physician (devised the Heimlich maneuver), of a heart attack, age 96.

  William H. Hudnut II, U.S. Congressman (R-IN, 1973-75), age 84

 

 Thursday, 15 December 2016

  Chuck Allen, NFL football player (San Diego Chargers), cause not reported, age 77.

  Howard Bingham, photographer (Muhammad Ali), after a long illness, age 77.

  Craig Sager, sports reporter ("The NBA on TNT"), of leukemia, age 65.
  
 Fran Jeffries, actress (“Sex and the Single Girl”), of multiple myeloma, age 79.

 

 Wednesday, 14 December 2016

  Paulo Evaristo Arns, Roman Catholic cardinal (Sao Paolo, Brazil), of complications from pneumonia, age 95.

  Bernard Fox, actor (Dr. Bombay on "Bewitched"), of heart failure, age 89.

 

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

  Alan Thicke, actor (Jason Seaver on "Growing Pains"), of a heart attack, age 69. He was the father of singer Robin Thicke and an ex-husband of singer Gloria Loring.

 

Monday, 12 December 2016

  Jimbo Elrod, NFL football player (Kansas City Chiefs), age 62.

  Jim Lowe, pop singer ("Green Door"), of natural causes, age 93.

  Konrad Reuland, NFL football player (Baltimore Ravens), of a brain aneurysm, age 29.

  Bob Schnelker, NFL football player (New York Giants), age 88.

 

 Sunday, 11 December 2016

  Harry Jones, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles), of a heart attack, age 71.

  Joe Ligon, gospel singer (The Mighty Clouds of Joy), age 80.

 

Saturday, 10 December

  Bill Usery Jr., U.S. Secretary of Labor (under Ford, 1976-77), age 96.

 

Thursday, 8 December 2016

  Ralph "Putsy" Caballero, major leaguer (Philadelphia Phillies), age 89.

  John Glenn, U.S. astronaut (Project Mercury) and senator (D-OH, 1975-99), after a long ilness, age 95.

  Joseph Mascolo, actor (Stefano DiMera on "Days of Our Lives"), with Alzheimer's disease, age 87.

 

Wednesday, 7 December 2016

  Greg Lake, rock singer and bassist (Emerson, Lake & Palmer), of cancer, age 69.

  Benny Woit, NHL hockey player (Detroit Red Wings),  age 88.Saturday, 10 December 2016

  Bill Dineen, NHL hockey player (Detroit Red Wings), age 84.

  Ken Hechler, U.S. Congressman (D-WV, 1959-77), of a stroke, age 102.

 

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

  Dave Edwards, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), cause not reported, age 76.

  Peter Vaughan, actor (Master Aemon on "Game of Thrones"), age 93.

 

Monday, 5  December 2016

  Tyruss Himes, aka Big Syke, rapper, apparently of natural causes, age 48.

  Larry Roberts, NFL football player (San Francisco 49ers), cause not reported, age 53.

  Rashaan Salaam, NFL football player (Chicago Bears), apparently from suicide (no details reported), age 42.

 

Sunday, 4 December 2016

  Margaret Whitton, actress (“Major League”), of cancer, age 67.

  

Friday, 2 December

  Billy Chapin, child actor (The Kid From Left Field), after a long illness, age 72.

  Sammy Lee, diver (1948 and 1952 Olympics), age 96.

 

Thursday, 1 December

  Don Calfa, actor (“Return of the Living Dead”), cause not reported, age 76.

  Joe McKnight, NFL football player (New York Jets), homicide (shot), age 28.

 


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