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IN MEMORIAM 2018-2020

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Robert Mann, American violinist, co-founded the Juilliard String Quartet
07/19/1920 – 01/01/2018

Thomas S. Monson, American religious leader, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints president (2008-2018)
08/21/1927 – 01/02/2018

Brendan Byrne, American politician, New Jersey governor (1974-1982)
04/01/1924 – 01/04/2018

Carlos Heitor Cony, Brazilian writer and journalist
03/14/1926 – 01/05/2018

Horace Ashenfelter, American Olympic gold medal-winning steeplechaser
01/23/1923 – 01/06/2018

Marjorie Holt, American politician, Maryland representative (1973-1987)
09/17/1920 – 01/07/2018

Odvar Nordli, Norwegian prime minister (1976-1981)
11/03/1927 – 01/09/2018

Tom Luken, American politician, Ohio representative (1974-1975, 1977-1991)
07/09/1925 – 01/10/2018

Doug Barnard, Jr., American politician, Georgia representative (1977-1993)
03/20/1922 – 01/11/2018

Jean Porter, American actress, Twice Blessed, Abbott and Costello in Hollywood
12/08/1922 – 01/13/2018

Naomi Stevens, American actress, The Apartment, TV's Vega$
11/29/1925 – 01/13/2018

Mathilde Krim, Italian-born American HIV/AIDS researcher and health educator
07/09/1926 – 01/15/2018

John Spellman, American politician, Washington governor (1981-1985)
12/29/1926 – 01/15/2018

Stansfield Turner, American government official, CIA director (1977-1981)
12/01/1923 – 01/18/2018

Dorothy Malone, American Oscar-winning actress, Written on the Wind, TV's Peyton Place
01/30/1924 – 01/19/2018

Paul Bocuse, French chef and restaurateur
02/11/1926 – 01/20/2018

Connie Sawyer, American actress, A Hole in the Head, Dumb and Dumber
11/27/1912 – 01/21/2018

Nicanor Parra, Chilean poet
09/05/1914 – 01/23/2018

Claribel Alegría, Nicaraguan poet
05/12/1924 – 01/25/2018

Neagu Djuvara, Romanian diplomat, writer, and historian
08/18/1916 – 01/25/2018

Elizabeth Hawley, American journalist and chronicler of Himalayan expeditions
11/09/1923 – 01/26/2018

Ingvar Kamprad, Swedish business magnate, founded the IKEA retail chain
03/30/1926 – 01/27/2018

Mort Walker, American cartoonist, Beetle Bailey, Hi and Lois
09/03/1923 – 01/27/2018

Gene Sharp, American political scientist and nonviolent theorist
01/21/1928 – 01/28/2018

Louis Zorich, American actor, TV's Mad About You
02/12/1924 – 01/30/2018

Ben Agajanian, American football player and coach
08/28/1919 – 02/08/2018

Marty Allen, American comedian and actor
03/23/1922 – 02/12/2018

Louise Latham, American actress, Marnie, Mass Appeal
09/23/1922 – 02/12/2018

Nini Theilade, Danish ballerina and choreographer
06/15/1915 – 02/13/2018

Billy Graham, American evangelist and spiritual adviser
11/07/1918 – 02/21/2018

Nanette Fabray, American actress and comedienne, The Band Wagon, TV's Caesar's Hour, One Day at a Time
10/27/1920 – 02/22/2018

Lewis Gilbert, English motion picture director, Alfie, Educating Rita
03/06/1920 – 02/23/2018

Gillo Dorfles, Italian art critic
04/12/1910 – 03/02/2018

Kjerstin Dellert, Swedish opera singer
11/04/1925 – 03/05/2018

Charles Thone, American politician, Nebraska representative (1971-1979) and governor (1979-1983)
01/04/1924 – 03/07/2018

Wilson Harris, Guyanese-born English writer, Palace of the Peacock, The Ghost of Memory
03/24/1921 – 03/08/2018

Hubert de Givenchy, French fashion designer
02/21/1927 – 03/10/2018

Ken Dodd, English comedian
11/08/1927 – 03/11/2018

T. Berry Brazelton, American pediatrician, columnist, and television host, What Every Baby Knows
05/10/1918 – 03/13/2018

Tom Benson, American businessman, owner of the New Orleans Saints and New Orleans Pelicans football franchises
07/12/1927 – 03/15/2018

Peter G. Peterson, American financier and government official, Secretary of Commerce (1972-1973)
06/05/1926 – 03/20/2018

Johan van Hulst, Dutch politician and humanitarian
01/28/1911 – 03/22/2018

Anna Chennault, Chinese-born American Republican fundraiser and activist
06/23/1923 – 03/30/2018

Morris Halle, Latvian-born American linguist
07/23/1923 – 04/02/2018

Gertrude Jeannette, American actress, playwright, and director
11/28/1914 – 04/04/2018

Tim O'Connor, American actor, TV's Peyton Place, Buck Rogers in the 25th Century
07/03/1927 – 04/05/2018

Daniel Akaka, American politician, Hawaii representative (1977-1990) and senator (1990-2013)
09/11/1924 – 04/06/2018

Dewey Martin, American actor, The Big Sky, The Desperate Hours
12/08/1923 – 04/09/2018

John Melcher, American politician, Montana representative (1969-1977) and senator (1977-1989)
09/06/1924 – 04/12/2018

M. A. K. Halliday, English linguist
04/13/1925 – 04/15/2018

Barbara Bush, American First Lady (1989-1993)
06/08/1925 – 04/17/2018

Nabi Tajima, Japanese supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
08/04/1900 – 04/21/2018

Bob Dorough, American jazz pianist, singer, arranger, and songwriter, TV's Schoolhouse Rock
12/12/1923 – 04/23/2018

Michael Anderson, English motion picture director, Around the World in 80 Days, Logan's Run
01/30/1920 – 04/25/2018

Philip Hoff, American politician, Vermont governor (1963-1969)
06/29/1924 – 04/26/2018

Judith Leiber, Hungarian-born American handbag designer
01/11/1921 – 04/28/2018

Lester James Peries, Sri Lankan motion picture director, screenwriter, and producer
04/05/1919 – 04/29/2018

Anne V. Coates, English film editor, Lawrence of Arabia, The Elephant Man
12/12/1925 – 05/08/2018

Doug Ford, American golfer
08/06/1922 – 05/14/2018

Joseph Campanella, American actor, TV's The Bold Ones: The Lawyers, The Bold and the Beautiful
11/21/1924 – 05/16/2018

Richard Pipes, Polish-born American historian, author of The Russian Revolution
07/11/1923 – 05/17/2018

Bernard Lewis, English-born American Islamic and Middle Eastern historian
05/31/1916 – 05/19/2018

Bill Gold, American movie poster designer, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Casablanca
01/03/1921 – 05/20/2018

Patricia Morison, American actress, The Song of Bernadette, Broadway's Kiss Me, Kate
03/19/1915 – 05/20/2018

Allyn Ann McLerie, Canadian-born American actress, Calamity Jane, TV’s The Tony Randall Show
12/01/1926 – 05/21/2018

Clint Walker, American actor, The Dirty Dozen, TV's Cheyenne
05/30/1927 – 05/21/2018

Júlio Pomar, Portuguese painter
01/10/1926 – 05/22/2018

Jerry Maren, American actor, Lollipop Guild member from The Wizard of Oz
01/24/1920 – 05/24/2018

Russell Nype, American actor and singer, Broadway's Call Me Madam
04/26/1920 – 05/27/2018

Jens C. Skou, Danish Nobel Prize-winning biophysicist
10/08/1918 – 05/28/2018

Paul D. Boyer, American Nobel Prize-winning biochemist
07/31/1918 – 06/02/2018

Irving Sandler, American art critic and historian
07/22/1925 – 06/02/2018

Georgann Johnson, American actress, Midnight Cowboy, TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman
08/15/1926 – 06/04/2018

Teddy Johnson, English singer
09/04/1919 – 06/06/2018

George N. Leighton, American jurist
10/22/1912 – 06/06/2018

Red Schoendienst, American baseball player, coach, and manager
02/02/1923 – 06/06/2018

Mary Wilson, English poet, widow of prime minister Harold Wilson
01/12/1916 – 06/06/2018

David Douglas Duncan, American photojournalist
01/23/1916 – 06/07/2018

Lorraine Gordon, American jazz writer and advocate, owner of New York City's Village Vanguard jazz club
10/15/1922 – 06/09/2018

Martin Bregman, American motion picture producer, Serpico, Dog Day Afternoon, Scarface
05/18/1926 – 06/16/2018

Stanley Cavell, American philosopher
09/01/1926 – 06/19/2018

Kim Jong-pil, South Korean prime minister (1971-1975, 1998-2000)
01/07/1926 – 06/23/2018

Arvid Carlsson, Swedish Nobel Prize-winning pharmacologist
01/25/1923 – 06/29/2018

Steve Ditko, American comic book artist and writer, co-creator of Spider-Man
11/02/1927 – 06/29/2018
(Body found on this date)

Gillian Lynne, English dancer, director, and choreographer
02/20/1926 – 07/01/2018

Georges-Emmanuel Clancier, French poet and novelist
05/03/1914 – 07/04/2018

Claude Lanzmann, French filmmaker, Shoah
11/27/1925 – 07/05/2018

Peter Carrington, English politician, Father of the House of Lords (2007-2018)
06/06/1919 – 07/09/2018

Hans Günter Winkler, German Olympic gold medal-winning show jumper
07/24/1926 – 07/09/2018

Shinobu Hashimoto, Japanese screenwriter, Rashômon, Ikiru
04/18/1918 – 07/19/2018

Chiyo Miyako, Japanese supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
05/02/1901 – 07/22/2018

Bernard Hepton, English actor, TV's Colditz, Secret Army
10/19/1925 – 07/27/2018

Mary Carlisle, American actress, Grand Hotel, College Humor
02/03/1914 – 08/01/2018

Ingrid Espelid Hovig, Norwegian television chef and culinary writer
06/03/1924 – 08/03/2018

Zbigniew Ścibor-Rylski, Polish brigadier general
03/10/1917 – 08/03/2018

Arsène Tchakarian, Turkish-born French World War II resistance fighter, member of the Manouchian Group
12/21/1916 – 08/04/2018

Charlotte Rae, American actress, TV's The Facts of Life
04/22/1926 – 08/05/2018

Paul Laxalt, American politician, Nevada governor (1967-1971) and senator (1974-1987)
08/02/1922 – 08/06/2018

Robert H. Ferrell, American historian, author of Harry S. Truman: A Life
05/08/1921 – 08/08/2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Indian prime minister (1996, 1998-2004)
12/25/1924 – 08/16/2018

Ezzatolah Entezami, Iranian actor, The Cow
06/21/1924 – 08/17/2018

Jack Costanzo, American percussionist
09/24/1919 – 08/18/2018

Uri Avnery, German-born Israeli journalist and peace activist
09/10/1923 – 08/20/2018

Russ Heath, American comic book artist
09/29/1926 – 08/23/2018

Kuldip Nayar, Indian journalist and human rights activist
08/14/1923 – 08/23/2018

George Walker, American composer, Lilacs
06/27/1922 – 08/23/2018

Neil Simon, American playwright, The Odd Couple, The Sunshine Boys, and screenwriter, The Goodbye Girl
07/04/1927 – 08/26/2018

Fredd Wayne, American actor, Benjamin Franklin, Citizen
10/17/1924 – 08/27/2018

Erich Lessing, Austrian photographer
07/13/1923 – 08/29/2018

Luigi Luca Cavalli-Sforza, Italian/American geneticist
01/25/1922 – 08/31/2018

Gloria Jean, American actress, Never Give a Sucker an Even Break
04/14/1926 – 08/31/2018

Margit Sandemo, Norwegian-born Swedish historical fantasy writer, The Legend of the Ice People series
04/23/1924 – 09/01/2018

Randy Weston, American jazz pianist and composer
04/06/1926 – 09/01/2018

Bill Daily, American actor, TV's I Dream of Jeannie, The Bob Newhart Show
08/30/1927 – 09/04/2018

Richard DeVos, American businessman, co-founded Amway
03/04/1926 – 09/06/2018

Will Jordan, American comedian, celebrity impressionist, and actor, I Wanna Hold Your Hand
07/27/1927 – 09/06/2018

Peter Donat, Canadian-born American actor, The Godfather Part II, TV's The X-Files
01/20/1928 – 09/10/2018

Big Jay McNeely, American rhythm and blues saxophonist, nicknamed "The King of the Honkers"
04/29/1927 – 09/16/2018

Jean Piat, French actor, Rider on the Rain
09/23/1924 – 09/18/2018

Robert Venturi, American architect
06/25/1925 – 09/18/2018

Denis Norden, English comedy writer and television presenter
02/06/1922 – 09/19/2018

Charles Aznavour, French singer, songwriter, and actor
05/22/1924 – 10/01/2018

Đỗ Mười, Vietnamese prime minister (1988-1991)
02/02/1917 – 10/01/2018

Leon Lederman, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
07/15/1922 – 10/03/2018

Joseph Tydings, American politician, Maryland senator (1965-1971)
05/04/1928 – 10/08/2018

Mary Midgley, English moral philosopher
09/13/1919 – 10/10/2018

Tex Winter, American basketball coach, created the triangle offense
02/25/1922 – 10/10/2018

Walter "Dee" Huddleston, American politician, Kentucky senator (1973-1985)
04/15/1926 – 10/16/2018

Ara Güler, Turkish photojournalist
08/16/1928 – 10/17/2018

Osamu Shimomura, Japanese Nobel Prize-winning organic chemist and marine biologist
08/27/1928 – 10/19/2018

Earl Bakken, American businessman and engineer, created the first wearable external pacemaker
01/10/1924 – 10/21/2018

Harry Ettlinger, German-born American World War II soldier, member of the Monuments Men
01/28/1926 – 10/21/2018

James Karen, American actor, Poltergeist, The Return of the Living Dead
11/28/1923 – 10/23/2018

Thomas Keating, American monk, co-founded the centering prayer movement
03/07/1923 – 10/25/2018

Jin Yong (aka Louis Cha), Chinese writer, The Book and the Sword
03/10/1924 – 10/30/2018

Wally Triplett, American football player
04/18/1926 – 11/08/2018

Stan Lee, American comic book writer, co-created Spider-Man, Fantastic Four, and X-Men
12/28/1922 – 11/12/2018

Katherine MacGregor, American actress, TV's Little House on the Prairie
01/12/1925 – 11/13/2018

Mary Kay Stearns, American actress, TV's Mary Kay and Johnny
10/27/1925 – 11/17/2018

Aaron Klug, Lithuanian-born English Nobel Prize-winning chemist and biophysicist
08/11/1926 – 11/20/2018

Nicolas Roeg, English cinematographer and motion picture director, The Man Who Fell to Earth, The Witches
08/15/1928 – 11/23/2018

Johnny Maddox, American ragtime pianist
08/04/1927 – 11/27/2018

George H. W. Bush, American president (1989-1993)
06/12/1924 – 11/30/2018

Belisario Betancur, Colombian president (1982-1986)
02/04/1923 – 12/07/2018

Robert Bergland, American politician, Minnesota representative (1971-1977), and Secretary of Agriculture (1977-1981)
07/22/1928 – 12/09/2018

Matti Kassila, Finnish motion picture director, The Harvest Month
01/12/1924 – 12/14/2018

Girma Wolde-Giorgis, Ethiopian president (2001-2013)
12/28/1924 – 12/15/2018

David Austin, English rose breeder
02/16/1926 – 12/18/2018

Nancy Roman, American astronomer, known as the mother of the Hubble Telescope
05/16/1925 – 12/25/2018

Roy J. Glauber, American Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist
09/01/1925 – 12/26/2018

Sono Osato, American dancer and actress, Broadway's On the Town
08/29/1919 – 12/26/2018

Morton Sobell, American espionage figure, co-defendant in the 1951 Julius and Ethel Rosenberg spy trial
04/11/1917 – 12/26/2018

Richard Overton, American World War II Army sergeant, oldest living U.S. veteran at time of death
05/11/1906 – 12/27/2018

Christine McGuire, American singer, member of the McGuire Sisters trio
07/30/1926 – 12/28/2018

June Whitfield, English actress, TV's Terry and June, Absolutely Fabulous
11/11/1925 – 12/28/2018

Edgar Hilsenrath, German writer, The Nazi and the Barber
04/02/1926 – 12/30/2018

Don Lusk, American animator and animation director
10/28/1913 – 12/30/2018

Mrinal Sen, Indian motion picture director
05/14/1923 – 12/30/2018

Harold Brown, American government official, Secretary of Defense (1977-1981)
09/19/1927 – 01/04/2019

Lester Wunderman, American advertising executive, known as the father of direct marketing
06/22/1920 – 01/09/2019

Theo Adam, German opera singer
08/01/1926 – 01/10/2019

Joe M. Jackson, American Vietnam War Medal of Honor recipient
03/14/1923 – 01/12/2019

Carol Channing, American singer and actress, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Broadway's Hello, Dolly!
01/31/1921 – 01/15/2019

Nathan Glazer, American sociologist and magazine editor, The Public Interest
02/25/1923 – 01/19/2019

Russell Baker, American columnist, commentator, writer, Growing Up, and television host, Masterpiece Theatre
08/14/1925 – 01/21/2019

Kaye Ballard, American singer, comedienne, and actress, TV's The Mothers-in-Law
11/20/1925 – 01/21/2019

Shivakumara Swamiji, Indian humanitarian
04/01/1907 – 01/21/2019

Harris Wofford, American politician, Pennsylvania senator (1991-1995)
04/09/1926 – 01/21/2019

Diana Athill, English literary editor and writer
12/21/1917 – 01/23/2019

Jonas Mekas, Lithuanian-born American experimental filmmaker
12/24/1922 – 01/23/2019

Florence Knoll, American architect and furniture designer
05/24/1917 – 01/25/2019

Julie Adams, American actress, Creature from the Black Lagoon, TV's Capitol
10/17/1926 – 02/03/2019

John O. Marsh, Jr., American politician, Virginia representative (1963-1971), and Secretary of the Army (1981-1989)
08/07/1926 – 02/04/2019

Manfred Eigen, German Nobel Prize-winning chemist
05/09/1927 – 02/06/2019

Rosamunde Pilcher, English writer, The Shell Seekers
09/22/1924 – 02/06/2019

John Dingell, American politician, Michigan representative (1955-2015)
07/08/1926 – 02/07/2019

Walter Munk, Austrian-born American oceanographer
10/19/1917 – 02/08/2019

Betty Ballantine, English-born American publisher, co-founded Bantam and Ballantine Books
09/25/1919 – 02/12/2019

Lyndon LaRouche, American economist and conservative political activist
09/08/1922 – 02/12/2019

Bibi Ferreira, Brazilian singer and actress
06/01/1922 – 02/13/2019

Ken Nordine, American voiceover and recording artist, the Word Jazz album series
04/13/1920 – 02/16/2019

Don Newcombe, American baseball player
06/14/1926 – 02/19/2019

Dominick Argento, American composer, Postcard from Morocco
10/27/1927 – 02/20/2019

William Broomfield, American politician, Michigan representative (1957-1993)
04/28/1922 – 02/20/2019

Stanley Donen, American choreographer and motion picture director, Singin' in the Rain, Charade
04/13/1924 – 02/21/2019

Hilde Zadek, German opera singer
12/15/1917 – 02/21/2019

Morgan Woodward, American actor, Cool Hand Luke, TV's Dallas
09/16/1925 – 02/22/2019

Donald Keene, American-born Japanese literary scholar and translator
06/18/1922 – 02/24/2019

Mac Wiseman, American bluegrass singer
05/23/1925 – 02/24/2019

Kevin Roche, Irish-born American architect
06/14/1922 – 03/01/2019

Ted Lindsay, Canadian hockey player
07/29/1925 – 03/04/2019

Ralph Hall, American politician, Texas representative (1981-2015)
05/03/1923 – 03/07/2019

Bernard Binlin Dadié, Ivorian poet, playwright, and novelist
01/10/1916 – 03/09/2019

Hal Blaine, American drummer
02/05/1929 – 03/11/2019

Harry Hughes, American politician, Maryland governor (1979-1987)
11/13/1926 – 03/13/2019

Birch Bayh, American politician, Indiana senator (1963-1981)
01/22/1928 – 03/14/2019

W. S. Merwin, American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (2010-2011)
09/30/1927 – 03/15/2019

Richard Erdman, American actor, Stalag 17, TV's Community
06/01/1925 – 03/16/2019

Chuck Harmon, American baseball player
04/23/1924 – 03/19/2019

Marlen Khutsiev, Georgian-born Russian motion picture director and screenwriter, I Am Twenty, July Rain
10/04/1925 – 03/19/2019

Randy Jackson, American baseball player
02/10/1926 – 03/20/2019

Mary Warnock, English moral philosopher
04/14/1924 – 03/20/2019

Nancy Gates, American actress, Suddenly, Some Came Running
02/01/1926 – 03/24/2019

Gabriel Okara, Nigerian poet and novelist, The Voice
04/24/1921 – 03/25/2019

Agnès Varda, Belgian-born French motion picture director, Cleo from 5 to 7
05/30/1928 – 03/29/2019

Rafael Sánchez Ferlosio, Spanish writer, The One Day of the Week
12/04/1927 – 04/01/2019

Sydney Brenner, South African Nobel Prize-winning biologist
01/13/1927 – 04/05/2019

Ernest "Fritz" Hollings, American politician, South Carolina governor (1959-1963) and senator (1966-2005)
01/01/1922 – 04/06/2019

Richard Cole, American Air Force pilot, last surviving member of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
09/07/1915 – 04/09/2019

Charles Van Doren, American writer and editor, figure in the 1950s quiz show scandal
02/12/1926 – 04/09/2019

Paul Greengard, American Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist
12/11/1925 – 04/13/2019

Fay McKenzie, American actress, Down Mexico Way, The Party
02/19/1918 – 04/16/2019

Lorraine Warren, American paranormal investigator
01/31/1927 – 04/18/2019

Lê Đức Anh, Vietnamese president (1992-1997)
12/01/1920 – 04/22/2019

Henry Bloch, American businessman, co-founded H&R Block tax preparation company
07/30/1922 – 04/23/2019

Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Luxembourgian ruler (1964-2000)
01/05/1921 – 04/23/2019

Manuel Lujan, Jr., American politician, New Mexico representative (1969-1989), and Secretary of the Interior (1989-1993)
05/12/1928 – 04/25/2019

Gino Marchetti, American football player
01/02/1927 – 04/29/2019

Juan Vicente Torrealba, Venezuelan harpist and composer
02/20/1917 – 05/02/2019

Norma Miller, American swing dancer
12/02/1919 – 05/05/2019

John Lukacs, Hungarian-born American historian, author of The Hitler of History
01/31/1924 – 05/06/2019

Jean Vanier, Canadian philosopher, theologian, and humanitarian
09/10/1928 – 05/07/2019

Alvin Sargent, American screenwriter, Paper Moon, Julia, Ordinary People
04/12/1927 – 05/09/2019

Robert D. Maxwell, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
10/26/1920 – 05/11/2019

Machiko Kyō, Japanese actress, Rashomon, The Teahouse of the August Moon
03/25/1924 – 05/12/2019

Nasrallah Sfeir, Lebanese cardinal
05/15/1920 – 05/12/2019

Doris Day, American singer, "Que Sera, Sera", and actress, Pillow Talk
04/03/1922 – 05/13/2019

I. M. Pei, Chinese-born American architect
04/26/1917 – 05/16/2019

Herman Wouk, American writer, The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War
05/27/1915 – 05/17/2019

Judith Kerr, German-born English children's writer and illustrator, The Tiger Who Came to Tea, the Mog series
06/14/1923 – 05/22/2019

Claus von Bülow, Danish-born English socialite, acquitted of killing his wife, American heiress Sunny Von Bülow
08/11/1926 – 05/25/2019

Everett Raymond Kinstler, American portrait painter
08/05/1926 – 05/26/2019

Prem Tinsulanonda, Thai prime minister (1980-1988)
08/26/1920 – 05/26/2019

Peggy Stewart, American actress, Wells Fargo, That's My Boy
06/05/1923 – 05/29/2019

Leah Chase, American chef, restaurateur, and culinary writer
01/06/1923 – 06/01/2019

Agustina Bessa-Luís, Portuguese writer, A Sibila
10/15/1922 – 06/03/2019

Sylvia Miles, American actress, Midnight Cowboy, Farewell, My Lovely
09/09/1924 – 06/12/2019

Franco Zeffirelli, Italian motion picture director, Romeo and Juliet, Jesus of Nazareth
02/12/1923 – 06/15/2019

Gloria Vanderbilt, American heiress, socialite, and fashion designer
02/20/1924 – 06/17/2019

Judith Krantz, American writer, Scruples, Princess Daisy
01/09/1928 – 06/22/2019

Dave Bartholomew, American musician, songwriter, and music producer
12/24/1918 – 06/23/2019

George Rosenkranz, Hungarian-born Mexican chemist, co-developed the birth control pill
08/20/1916 – 06/23/2019

Sid Ramin, American composer, arranger, and orchestrator, West Side Story
01/22/1919 – 07/01/2019

Lee Iacocca, American businessman, president and CEO of the Chrysler Corporation (1978-1992)
10/15/1924 – 07/02/2019

Arte Johnson, American actor, TV's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
01/20/1929 – 07/03/2019

Marie Ponsot, American poet, The Bird Catcher
04/06/1921 – 07/05/2019

Artur Brauner, Polish-born German motion picture producer, Europa Europa
08/01/1918 – 07/07/2019

Freddie Jones, English actor, The Elephant Man, TV's Emmerdale
09/12/1927 – 07/09/2019

Valentina Cortese, Italian actress, The Barefoot Contessa, Day for Night
01/01/1923 – 07/10/2019

Mortimer Caplin, American government official, Commissioner of Internal Revenue (1961-1964)
07/11/1916 – 07/15/2019

John Paul Stevens, American Supreme Court justice (1975-2010)
04/20/1920 – 07/16/2019

Andrea Camilleri, Italian writer, the Inspector Montalbano mystery series
09/06/1925 – 07/17/2019

David Hedison, American actor, License to Kill, TV's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
05/20/1927 – 07/18/2019

Ágnes Heller, Hungarian philosopher
05/12/1929 – 07/19/2019

César Pelli, Argentinian-born American architect
10/12/1926 – 07/19/2019

Robert Morgenthau, American lawyer, New York County District Attorney (1975-2009)
07/31/1919 – 07/21/2019

Christopher Kraft, American aeronautical engineer, known as the father of NASA's Mission Control Center
02/28/1924 – 07/22/2019

Li Peng, Chinese premier (1988-1998)
10/20/1928 – 07/22/2019

Beji Caid Essebsi, Tunisian prime minister (2011) and president (2014-2019)
11/29/1926 – 07/25/2019

Carlos Cruz-Diez, Venezuelan kinetic and op artist
08/17/1923 – 07/27/2019

Richard Stone, American politician, Florida senator (1975-1981)
09/22/1928 – 07/28/2019

Lonnie Cook, American World War II veteran, survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on the USS Arizona
11/19/1920 – 07/31/2019

Harold Prince, American theatrical producer and director, Cabaret, Company, Follies
01/30/1928 – 07/31/2019

D. A. Pennebaker, American documentarian, Dont Look Back, Monterey Pop
07/15/1925 – 08/01/2019

Paul Findley, American politician, Illinois representative (1961-1983)
06/23/1921 – 08/09/2019

Takis, Greek sculptor
10/25/1925 – 08/09/2019

Jack Whitaker, American sportscaster
05/18/1924 – 08/18/2019

Frances Crowe, American peace activist
03/15/1919 – 08/27/2019

Dawda Jawara, Gambian prime minister (1962-1970) and president (1970-1994)
05/16/1924 – 08/27/2019

Jim Leavelle, American police detective, Lee Harvey Oswald's escort when shot by Jack Ruby
08/23/1920 – 08/29/2019

Roger Etchegaray, French cardinal
09/25/1922 – 09/04/2019

Wally Westlake, American baseball player
11/08/1920 – 09/05/2019

Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwean prime minister (1980-1987) and president (1987-2017)
02/21/1924 – 09/06/2019

Peter Nichols, English playwright, A Day in the Death of Joe Egg, The National Health
07/31/1927 – 09/07/2019

Robert Frank, Swiss-born American photographer and documentarian
11/09/1924 – 09/09/2019

Lauren Bruner, American World War II veteran, survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on the USS Arizona
11/04/1920 – 09/10/2019

T. Boone Pickens, American oilman and investment manager
05/22/1928 – 09/11/2019

Sander Vanocur, American journalist and television correspondent
01/08/1928 – 09/16/2019

Marko Feingold, Austrian Holocaust survivor and lecturer
05/28/1913 – 09/19/2019

Barron Hilton, American hotelier and philanthropist
10/23/1927 – 09/19/2019

Jimmy Nelson, American ventriloquist, creator of Danny O'Day and Farfel
12/15/1928 – 09/24/2019

Paul Badura-Skoda, Austrian pianist
10/06/1927 – 09/25/2019

Miguel León-Portilla, Mexican anthropologist and historian
02/22/1926 – 10/01/2019

Francis S. Currey, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
06/29/1925 – 10/08/2019

John Tate, American mathematician, co-proposer of the Birch-Tate conjecture
03/13/1925 – 10/16/2019

Alicia Alonso, Cuban prima ballerina absoluta and choreographer
12/21/1920 – 10/17/2019

Bill Macy, American actor, The Late Show, TV's Maude
05/18/1922 – 10/17/2019

William Milliken, American politician, Michigan governor (1969-1983)
03/26/1922 – 10/18/2019

John Conyers, American politician, Michigan representative (1965-2017)
05/16/1929 – 10/27/2019

Gert Boyle, German-born American businesswoman, chairman of Columbia Sportswear
03/06/1924 – 11/03/2019

Harrison Dillard, American Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter and hurdler
07/08/1923 – 11/15/2019

John Simon, Serbian-born American literary, theater, and film critic
05/12/1925 – 11/24/2019

Yasuhiro Nakasone, Japanese prime minister (1982-1987)
05/27/1918 – 11/29/2019

Paul Volcker, American economist, Chairman of the Federal Reserve (1979-1987)
09/05/1927 – 12/08/2019

Frederick B. Dent, American government official, Secretary of Commerce (1973-1975)
08/17/1922 – 12/10/2019

Gershon Kingsley, German-born American electronic music composer, "Popcorn"
10/28/1922 – 12/10/2019

Abbey Simon, American pianist
01/08/1920 – 12/18/2019

Francisco Brennand, Brazilian sculptor
06/11/1927 – 12/19/2019

Tony Britton, English actor, Sunday Bloody Sunday, TV's Don't Wait Up
06/09/1924 – 12/22/2019

Gertrude Himmelfarb, American historian, author of Darwin and the Darwinian Revolution
08/08/1922 – 12/30/2019

Elizabeth Sellars, Scottish actress, The Barefoot Contessa
05/06/1921 – 12/30/2019

Don Larsen, American baseball player
08/07/1929 – 01/01/2020

Christopher Tolkien, English academic, editor of the posthumous publications of his father, J. R. R. Tolkien
11/21/1924 – 01/16/2020

Jimmy Heath, American jazz saxophonist
10/25/1926 – 01/19/2020

Louis Nirenberg, Canadian-born American mathematician
02/28/1925 – 01/26/2020

Harriet Frank, Jr., American screenwriter, Hud, Norma Rae
03/02/1923 – 01/28/2020

Nicholas Parsons, English actor and television presenter, Just a Minute
10/10/1923 – 01/28/2020

Anne Cox Chambers, American media heiress, philanthropist, and ambassador
12/01/1919 – 01/31/2020

Mary Higgins Clark, American writer, nicknamed "The Queen of Suspense"
12/24/1927 – 01/31/2020

Gene Reynolds, American actor and television writer, producer, and director, M*A*S*H
04/04/1923 – 02/03/2020

George Steiner, French-born American literary critic
04/23/1929 – 02/03/2020

Daniel arap Moi, Kenyan president (1979-2002)
09/02/1924 – 02/04/2020

Stanley Cohen, American Nobel Prize-winning biochemist
11/17/1922 – 02/05/2020

Kirk Douglas, American actor, Lust for Life, Paths of Glory, Spartacus
12/09/1916 – 02/05/2020

Beverly Pepper, American sculptor
12/20/1922 – 02/05/2020

Roger Kahn, American writer, The Boys of Summer
10/31/1927 – 02/06/2020

Orson Bean, American actor, TV's Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and game show panelist
07/22/1928 – 02/07/2020

Marge Redmond, American actress, The Trouble with Angels, TV's The Flying Nun
12/14/1924 – 02/10/2020

A. E. Hotchner, American writer, Papa Hemingway, King of the Hill, and philanthropist
06/28/1917 – 02/15/2020

Donald Stratton, American World War II veteran, survivor of the Pearl Harbor attack on the USS Arizona
07/14/1922 – 02/15/2020

Henry Gray, American blues pianist and singer
01/19/1925 – 02/17/2020

Lisel Mueller, German-born American poet, The Need to Hold Still
02/08/1924 – 02/21/2020

Täo Porchon-Lynch, Indian-born American yoga instructor
08/13/1918 – 02/21/2020

Diana Serra Cary, American child actress, billed as "Baby Peggy Montgomery"
10/29/1918 – 02/24/2020

John Franzese, Italian-born American mobster
02/06/1917 – 02/24/2020

Katherine Johnson, American physicist and mathematician, portrayed in the film Hidden Figures
08/26/1918 – 02/24/2020

Lee Phillip Bell, American talk show host and soap opera creator, The Young and the Restless
06/10/1928 – 02/25/2020

Mario Bunge, Argentinian-born Canadian physicist and philosopher
09/21/1919 – 02/25/2020

Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian prime minister (1981-1982) and president (1981-2011)
05/04/1928 – 02/25/2020

Freeman Dyson, English-born American theoretical physicist and mathematician
12/15/1923 – 02/28/2020

Ernesto Cardenal, Nicaraguan Roman Catholic priest and poet
01/20/1925 – 03/01/2020

James Lipton, American actor and television host, Inside the Actors Studio
09/19/1926 – 03/02/2020

Amo Houghton, American politician, New York representative (1987-2005)
08/07/1926 – 03/04/2020

Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Peruvian diplomat, United Nations Secretary-General (1982-1991)
01/19/1920 – 03/04/2020

Max von Sydow, Swedish actor, The Seventh Seal, The Exorcist, Pelle the Conqueror
04/10/1929 – 03/08/2020

Anton Coppola, American conductor and composer, Sacco and Vanzetti
03/21/1917 – 03/09/2020

Richard K. Guy, English mathematician
09/30/1916 – 03/09/2020

Suzy Delair, French actress and singer
12/31/1917 – 03/15/2020

Stuart Whitman, American actor, The Mark, TV's Cimarron Strip
02/01/1928 – 03/16/2020

Maggie Griffin, American reality-television personality, My Life on the D-List
06/10/1920 – 03/17/2020

Catherine Hamlin, Australian obstetrician and gynecologist, co-founded the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital
01/24/1924 – 03/18/2020

Albert Uderzo, French cartoonist, the Astérix series
04/25/1927 – 03/24/2020

Joseph Lowery, American civil rights activist, co-founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference
10/06/1921 – 03/27/2020

Jan Howard, American country singer, "Evil on Your Mind"
03/13/1929 – 03/28/2020

Philip W. Anderson, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
12/13/1923 – 03/29/2020

Manolis Glezos, Greek World War II resistance fighter and politician
09/09/1922 – 03/30/2020

Hau Pei-tsun, Chinese premier (1990-1993)
07/13/1919 – 03/30/2020

Bucky Pizzarelli, American jazz guitarist
01/09/1926 – 04/01/2020

William Frankland, English allergist and immunologist
03/19/1912 – 04/02/2020

Honor Blackman, English actress, Goldfinger, TV's The Avengers
08/22/1925 – 04/05/2020

E. Margaret Burbidge, English-born American astrophysicist
08/12/1919 – 04/05/2020

Herb Stempel, American television personality, figure in the 1950’s quiz show scandal
12/19/1926 – 04/07/2020

Mort Drucker, American cartoonist, regular contributor to Mad magazine
03/22/1929 – 04/08/2020

Phyllis Lyon, American gay rights activist
11/10/1924 – 04/09/2020

Stirling Moss, English race car driver
09/17/1929 – 04/12/2020

Rubem Fonseca, Brazilian writer, Agosto
05/11/1925 – 04/15/2020

Lee Konitz, American jazz saxophonist and composer
10/13/1927 – 04/15/2020

Gene Deitch, American illustrator and animated film director, Tom Terrific
08/08/1924 – 04/16/2020

James M. Beggs, American government official, Administrator of NASA (1981-1985)
01/09/1926 – 04/23/2020

John Ericson, German-born American actor, Bad Day at Black Rock, TV's General Hospital
09/25/1926 – 05/03/2020

Jean Erdman, American dancer and choreographer
02/20/1916 – 05/04/2020

Don Shula, American football player and coach
01/04/1930 – 05/04/2020

Jerry Stiller, American comedian and actor, TV's Seinfeld, The King of Queens
06/08/1927 – 05/11/2020

Michel Piccoli, French actor, Belle de Jour
12/27/1925 – 05/12/2020

Gabriel Bacquier, French opera singer
05/17/1924 – 05/13/2020

Jimmy Cobb, American jazz drummer
01/20/1929 – 05/24/2020

Bruce Jay Friedman, American novelist, playwright, and screenwriter, Stir Crazy, Splash
04/26/1930 – 06/03/2020

William Sessions, American government official, FBI Director (1987-1993)
05/27/1930 – 06/12/2020

Jean Raspail, French writer, The Camp of the Saints
07/05/1925 – 06/13/2020

Jean Kennedy Smith, American diplomat and philanthropist
02/20/1928 – 06/17/2020

Vera Lynn, English singer, "We'll Meet Again", nicknamed "The Forces' Sweetheart"
03/20/1917 – 06/18/2020

Joe Sinnott, American comic book artist
10/16/1926 – 06/25/2020

Milton Glaser, American graphic designer and illustrator, created the "I ❤ NY" logo
06/26/1929 – 06/26/2020

Johnny Mandel, American composer, arranger, and songwriter, "The Shadow of Your Smile"
11/23/1925 – 06/29/2020

Carl Reiner, American comedian, TV's Your Show of Shows, actor, and motion picture director, The Jerk
03/20/1922 – 06/29/2020

Hugh Downs, American broadcaster and television host, Today, 20/20
02/14/1921 – 07/01/2020

Georg Ratzinger, German Catholic priest, musician, and conductor
01/15/1924 – 07/01/2020

Earl Cameron, Bermudian-born English actor, The Interpreter
08/08/1917 – 07/03/2020

Ennio Morricone, Italian composer and film scorer, The Mission
11/10/1928 – 07/06/2020

Frank Popper, Austro-Hungarian-born French art historian
04/17/1918 – 07/12/2020

Zizi Jeanmaire, French ballerina, cabaret singer, and actress
04/29/1924 – 07/17/2020

J. I. Packer, English-born Canadian theologian, author of Knowing God
07/22/1926 – 07/17/2020

Charles Evers, American civil rights activist and politician
09/11/1922 – 07/22/2020

Olivia de Havilland, American Oscar-winning actress, Gone with the Wind, The Heiress
07/01/1916 – 07/26/2020

Bent Fabric, Danish pianist and composer, "Alley Cat"
12/07/1924 – 07/28/2020

Lee Teng-hui, Taiwanese president (1988-2000)
01/15/1923 – 07/30/2020

Leon Fleisher, American pianist and conductor
07/23/1928 – 08/02/2020

Eric Bentley, English-born American critic, playwright, and cabaret performer
09/14/1916 – 08/05/2020

Brent Scowcroft, American government official, National Security Advisor (1975-1977, 1989-1993)
03/19/1925 – 08/06/2020

Bernard Bailyn, American historian, author of The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
09/09/1922 – 08/07/2020

Tony Charmoli, American choreographer and television director
06/11/1921 – 08/072020

Franca Valeri, Italian actress, The Sign of Venus
07/31/1920 – 08/09/2020

Sumner Redstone, American media mogul, chairman and CEO of Viacom
05/27/1923 – 08/11/2020

Slade Gorton, American politician, Washington senator (1981-1987, 1989-2001)
01/08/1928 – 08/19/2020

Borys Paton, Ukrainian scientist
11/27/1918 – 08/19/2020

Allan Rich, American actor, Serpico, Amistad
02/08/1926 – 08/22/2020

Arnold Spielberg, American electrical engineer, designed the GE-225 mainframe computer
02/06/1917 – 08/25/2020

Ronald Rosser, American Korean War Medal of Honor recipient
10/24/1929 – 08/26/2020

Irving Kanarek, American defense attorney, represented Charles Manson and the "Onion Field" killer
05/12/1920 – 09/02/2020

Annie Cordy, Belgian singer and actress
06/16/1928 – 09/04/2020

Bill Gates, Sr., American philanthropist
11/30/1925 – 09/14/2020

Luboš Perek, Czech astronomer
07/26/1919 – 09/17/2020

John Turner, English-born Canadian prime minister (1984)
06/07/1929 – 09/19/2020

Arthur Ashkin, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
09/02/1922 – 09/21/2020

Jackie Stallone, American astrologer and wrestling promoter
11/29/1921 – 09/21/2020

Juliette Gréco, French singer and actress, Orpheus
02/07/1927 – 09/23/2020

Yuri Orlov, Russian-born American physicist and human rights activist
08/13/1924 – 09/27/2020

Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti emir (2006-2020)
06/16/1929 – 09/29/2020

Murray Schisgal, American playwright, Luv, and screenwriter, Tootsie
11/25/1926 – 10/01/2020

Mark Andrews, American politician, North Dakota representative (1963-1981) and senator (1981-1987)
05/19/1926 – 10/03/2020

Mike Foster, American politician, Louisiana governor (1996-2004)
07/11/1930 – 10/04/2020

Tommy Rall, American dancer and actor, Kiss Me Kate, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
12/27/1929 – 10/06/2020

Tom Kennedy, American game show host, You Don't Say!, Name That Tune
02/26/1927 – 10/07/2020

Whitey Ford, American baseball player
10/21/1928 – 10/08/2020

Charles Moore, American Olympic gold medal-winning track and field athlete
08/12/1929 – 10/08/2020

Roberta McCain, American political figure, mother of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain
02/07/1912 – 10/12/2020

Rhonda Fleming, American actress, Spellbound, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court
08/10/1923 – 10/14/2020

Alan S. Boyd, American government official, Secretary of Transportation (1967-1969)
07/20/1922 – 10/18/2020

James Randi, Canadian-born American magician, billed as "The Amazing Randi"
08/07/1928 – 10/20/2020

Marge Champion, American dancer, choreographer, and actress
09/02/1919 – 10/21/2020

Frank Horvat, Italian-born French photographer
04/28/1928 – 10/21/2020

Jan Myrdal, Swedish writer, Confessions of a Disloyal European, and political activist
07/19/1927 – 10/30/2020

Sean Connery, Scottish Oscar-winning actor, the James Bond film series, The Untouchables
08/25/1930 – 10/31/2020

Betty Dodson, American sex educator, author of Sex for One: The Joy of Selfloving
08/24/1929 – 10/31/2020

Geoffrey Palmer, English actor, A Fish Called Wanda, TV's As Time Goes By
06/04/1927 – 11/05/2020

Cándido Camero, Cuban-born jazz percussionist
04/22/1921 – 11/07/2020

Norm Crosby, American comedian
09/15/1927 – 11/07/2020

Howie Meeker, Canadian hockey player, sports announcer, and politician
11/04/1923 – 11/08/2020

Masatoshi Koshiba, Japanese Nobel Prize-winning physicist
09/19/1926 – 11/12/2020

Roger Jepsen, American politician, Iowa senator (1979-1985)
12/23/1928 – 11/13/2020

Jan Morris, English-born Welsh travel writer
10/02/1926 – 11/20/2020

David Dinkins, American politician, New York City mayor (1990-1993)
07/10/1927 – 11/23/2020

Flor Silvestre, Mexican singer and actress
08/16/1930 – 11/25/2020

Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, French president (1974-1981)
02/02/1926 – 12/02/2020

Alison Lurie, American writer, Foreign Affairs
09/03/1926 – 12/03/2020

Chuck Yeager, American Air Force officer and test pilot, first person to exceed the speed of sound
02/13/1923 – 12/07/2020

Jack Steinberger, German-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
05/25/1921 – 12/12/2020

William Winter, American politician, Mississippi governor (1980-1984)
02/21/1923 – 12/18/2020

James Gunn, American science fiction writer and editor
07/12/1923 – 12/23/2020

Ivry Gitlis, Israeli violinist
08/25/1922 – 12/24/2020

George Blake, Dutch-born English spy, worked as a double agent for the Soviet Union
11/11/1922 – 12/26/2020

Claude Bolling, French jazz pianist and composer
04/10/1930 – 12/29/2020

Pierre Cardin, Italian-born French fashion designer
07/02/1922 – 12/29/2020

Eugene Wright, American jazz bassist, member of the Dave Brubeck Quartet
05/29/1923 – 12/30/2020

Robert Hossein, French actor, motion picture director, and screenwriter, Night Is Not for Sleep
12/30/1927 – 12/31/2020

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