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IN MEMORIAM 2014-2016

 

James H. "Buck" Harless, American coal and timber baron
10/14/1919 – 01/01/2014

 

Juanita Moore, American actress, Imitation of Life
10/19/1914 – 01/01/2014

 

Alicia Rhett, American actress, Gone with the Wind
02/01/1915 – 01/03/2014

 

Saul Zaentz, American motion picture producer, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus
02/28/1921 – 01/03/2014

 

H. Owen Reed, American composer, La Fiesta Mexicana
06/17/1910 – 01/06/2014

 

Julian Rotter, American psychologist, developed locus of control
10/22/1916 – 01/06/2014

 

Run Run Shaw, Hong Kong media mogul
11/27/1907 – 01/07/2014

 

Madeleine Malraux, French pianist
04/07/1914 – 01/10/2014

 

Arnoldo Foŕ, Italian actor, The Shoes of the Fisherman
01/24/1916 – 01/11/2014

 

Frank Marth, American actor, TV's The Honeymooners
07/29/1922 – 01/12/2014

 

Mae Young, American wrestler
03/12/1923 – 01/14/2014

 

John Dobson, American amateur astronomer, designer of the Dobsonian telescope
09/14/1915 – 01/15/2014

 

Ruth Duccini, American actress, munchkin from The Wizard of Oz
07/23/1918 – 01/16/2014

 

Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier, hid in Philippine jungle from 1945 until 1974 unaware WWII had ended
03/19/1922 – 01/16/2014

 

Mohammed Burhanuddin, Indian spiritual leader
03/06/1915 – 01/17/2014

 

Otis Pike, American politician, New York representative (1961-1979)
08/31/1921 – 01/20/2014

 

Morrie Turner, American comic strip writer and artist, Wee Pals
12/11/1923 – 01/25/2014

 

Pete Seeger, American folk singer and political activist
05/03/1919 – 01/27/2014

 

Fernand Leduc, Canadian abstract expressionist painter
07/04/1916 – 01/28/2014

 

François Cavanna, French satirist
02/22/1923 – 01/29/2014

 

Jean Babilée, French dancer and choreographer
02/03/1923 – 01/30/2014

 

Stefan Bałuk, Polish World War II resistance fighter
01/15/1914 – 01/30/2014

 

Nina Andrycz, Polish actress
11/11/1912 – 01/31/2014

 

Miklós Jancsó, Hungarian motion picture director and screenwriter, The Lord's Lantern in Budapest
09/27/1921 – 01/31/2014

 

Vasily Ivanovich Petrov, Russian military official, Marshal of the Soviet Union (1983-1991)
01/15/1917 – 02/01/2014

 

Robert A. Dahl, American political scientist, author of Who Governs?
12/17/1915 – 02/05/2014

 

Ralph Kiner, American baseball player and sports broadcaster
10/27/1922 – 02/06/2014

 

Gabriel Axel, Danish motion picture director and screenwriter, Babette's Feast
04/18/1918 – 02/09/2014

 

Alice Babs, Swedish actress and singer
01/26/1924 – 02/11/2014

 

Sid Caesar, American actor and comedian, TV's Your Show of Shows
09/08/1922 – 02/11/2014

 

Piero D'Inzeo, Italian Olympic medal-winning show jumper
03/04/1923 – 02/13/2014

 

Tom Finney, English soccer player
04/05/1922 – 02/14/2014

 

Mike Stepovich, American politician, Alaska Territory governor (1957-1958)
03/12/1919 – 02/14/2014

 

Mavis Gallant, Canadian writer, Home Truths: Collected Canadian Stories
08/11/1922 – 02/18/2014

 

Maria Franziska von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer, the Trapp Family Singers
08/28/1914 – 02/18/2014

 

Walter D. Ehlers, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
05/07/1921 – 02/20/2014

 

Leo Vroman, Dutch-born American poet and hematologist
04/10/1915 – 02/22/2014

 

Alice Herz-Sommer, Czech-born concert pianist and Holocaust survivor, known as "The Pianist of Theresienstadt"
11/26/1903 – 02/23/2014

 

Franny Beecher, American musician, guitarist for Bill Haley & His Comets
09/29/1921 – 02/24/2014

 

Carlos Páez Vilaró, Uruguayan painter
11/01/1923 – 02/24/2014

 

Huber Matos, Cuban revolutionary
11/26/1918 – 02/27/2014

 

Alain Resnais, French motion picture director, Night and Fog
06/03/1922 – 03/01/2014

 

Porky Chedwick, American radio personality, known as "The Daddio of the Raddio"
02/04/1918 – 03/02/2014

 

Stanley Rubin, American television and motion picture writer and producer, The Narrow Margin
10/08/1917 – 03/02/2014

 

Sheila MacRae, English-born American singer and actress, TV's The Honeymooners
09/24/1921 – 03/06/2014

 

William Guarnere, American World War II soldier, member of Easy Company featured in Band of Brothers
04/28/1923 – 03/08/2014

 

Richard Coogan, American actor, TV's original Captain Video (1949-1950)
04/04/1914 – 03/12/2014

 

Bob Thomas, American entertainment reporter
01/26/1922 – 03/14/2014

 

Oswald Morris, English Oscar-winning cinematographer, Fiddler on the Roof
11/22/1915 – 03/17/2014

 

Robert S. Strauss, American diplomat, presidential adviser, and Democratic Party chairman (1972-1977)
10/19/1918 – 03/19/2014

 

Lawrence Walsh, Canadian-born American jurist, independent prosecutor for the 1986 Iran-Contra Affair
01/08/1912 – 03/19/2014

 

Tonie Nathan, American political figure, first woman to win an electoral vote in a U.S. presidential election
02/09/1923 – 03/20/2014

 

Khushwant Singh, Indian writer, Train to Pakistan
02/02/1915 – 03/20/2014

 

Eddie Lawrence, American actor and monologist, "The Old Philosopher"
03/02/1919 – 03/25/2014

 

Ralph Wilson, American businessman, Buffalo Bills football franchise founder and owner
10/17/1918 – 03/25/2014

 

Asta Vender, Estonian children's book illustrator
09/01/1916 – 03/26/2014

 

Lorenzo Semple, Jr., American screenwriter, Three Days of the Condor, and creator of TV's Batman
03/27/1923 – 03/28/2014

 

Marc Platt, American dancer and actor, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers
12/02/1913 – 03/29/2014

 

Birgitta Valberg, Swedish actress, The Virgin Spring
12/16/1916 – 03/29/2014

 

Charles Keating, American banker and financier, key figure in the savings and loan scandal of the late 1980s
12/04/1923 – 03/31/2014

 

Jacques Le Goff, French medieval historian, author of The Birth of Europe
01/01/1924 – 04/01/2014

 

Alan Davie, Scottish painter and musician
09/28/1920 – 04/05/2014

 

Mary Anderson, American actress, Gone with the Wind, Lifeboat
04/03/1918 – 04/06/2014

 

Mickey Rooney, American actor, Babes in Arms, the Andy Hardy film series
09/23/1920 – 04/06/2014

 

V. K. Murthy, Indian cinematographer, Kaagaz Ke Phool
11/26/1923 – 04/07/2014

 

Richard Hoggart, English sociologist and cultural critic, author of The Uses of Literacy
09/24/1918 – 04/10/2014

 

John Houbolt, American space engineer
04/10/1919 – 04/16/2014

 

Frits Thors, Dutch newscaster
09/13/1909 – 04/19/2014

 

Connie Marrero, Cuban baseball player, Washington Senators pitcher (1950-1954)
04/25/1911 – 04/23/2014

 

Tadeusz Różewicz, Polish poet and playwright, The Card Index
10/09/1921 – 04/24/2014

 

Walter Walsh, American FBI agent and Olympic shooter
05/04/1907 – 04/29/2014

 

David Stoliar, Romanian-born Holocaust refugee, sole survivor of the 1942 Struma torpedoing
10/30/1922 – 05/01/2014

 

Tomás Balduíno, Brazilian bishop
12/31/1922 – 05/02/2014

 

Efrem Zimbalist, American actor, TV's 77 Sunset Strip, The F.B.I.
11/30/1918 – 05/02/2014

 

Dick Ayers, American comic book artist and cartoonist
04/28/1924 – 05/04/2014

 

Farley Mowat, Canadian conservationist and writer, Never Cry Wolf
05/12/1921 – 05/06/2014

 

Roger L. Easton, American physicist, principal inventor and designer of the Global Positioning System (GPS)
04/30/1921 – 05/08/2014

 

Joe Wilder, American jazz trumpeter
02/22/1922 – 05/09/2014

 

Patrick J. Lucey, American politician, Wisconsin governor (1971-1977)
03/21/1918 – 05/10/2014

 

Mary Stewart, English fantasy writer, The Merlin Trilogy
09/17/1916 – 05/10/2014

 

Jacinto Convit, Venezuelan epidemiologist
09/11/1913 – 05/12/2014

 

Dobrica Ćosić, Serbian writer and politician, president of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (1992-1993)
12/29/1921 – 05/18/2014

 

Charles W. Robinson, American government official, Deputy Secretary of State (1976-1977)
09/07/1919 – 05/20/2014

 

Wojciech Jaruzelski, Polish president (1989-1990)
07/06/1923 – 05/25/2014

 

Herb Jeffries, American singer, "Flamingo", and actor, The Bronze Buckaroo
09/24/1913 – 05/25/2014

 

Bern Bennett, American radio and television announcer, Beat the Clock, To Tell the Truth
10/19/1921 – 05/29/2014

 

Mary Soames, English writer, A Daughter's Tale: The Memoir of Winston Churchill's Youngest Child
09/15/1922 – 05/31/2014

 

Duraisamy Simon Lourdusamy, Indian cardinal
02/05/1924 – 06/02/2014

 

Chester Nez, American Marine, member of the original Navajo Code Talkers employed during WWII
01/23/1921 – 06/04/2014

 

Alexander Imich, Polish-born American parapsychologist
02/04/1903 – 06/07/2014

 

Junie Donlavey, American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car owner
04/08/1924 – 06/09/2014

 

Ruby Dee, American actress, A Raisin in the Sun, American Gangster
10/27/1922 – 06/11/2014

 

Carla Laemmle, American actress, 1925's The Phantom of the Opera, 1931's Dracula
10/20/1909 – 06/12/2014

 

Stephanie Kwolek, American chemist, invented Kevlar synthetic fiber
07/31/1923 – 06/18/2014

 

Claire Martin, Canadian writer
04/18/1914 – 06/18/2014

 

Ramón José Velásquez, Venezuelan president (1993-1994)
11/28/1916 – 06/24/2014

 

Eli Wallach, American actor, The Misfits, The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
12/07/1915 – 06/24/2014

 

Julius Rudel, Austrian-born American conductor
03/06/1921 – 06/26/2014

 

Errie Ball, Welsh-born American golfer
11/14/1910 – 07/02/2014

 

Louis Zamperini, American Olympic distance runner, World War II hero, and motivational speaker
01/26/1917 – 07/02/2014

 

Jini Dellaccio, American rock and pop photographer
01/31/1917 – 07/03/2014

 

Eileen Ford, American businesswoman, co-founded the Ford Modeling Agency
03/25/1922 – 07/09/2014

 

Don Lenhardt, American baseball player and coach
10/04/1922 – 07/09/2014

 

Zohra Sehgal, Indian dancer and actress, Bend It Like Beckham
04/27/1912 – 07/10/2014

 

Howard Cooke, Jamaican governor-general (1991-2006)
11/13/1915 – 07/11/2014

 

Néstor Basterretxea, Spanish painter and sculptor
05/06/1924 – 07/12/2014

 

Alfred de Grazia, American political scientist, author of Public and Republic
12/29/1919 – 07/12/2014

 

Nadine Gordimer, South African Nobel Prize-winning writer, The Pickup
11/20/1923 – 07/13/2014

 

Alice Coachman, American Olympic gold medal-winning high jumper
11/09/1923 – 07/14/2014

 

James MacGregor Burns, American political scientist and historian, author of Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom
08/03/1918 – 07/15/2014

 

Robert Roe, American politician, New Jersey representative (1969-1993)
02/28/1924 – 07/15/2014

 

Heinz Zemanek, Austrian computer scientist
01/01/1920 – 07/16/2014

 

David Easton, Canadian-born American political scientist
06/24/1917 – 07/19/2014

 

Lionel Ferbos, American jazz trumpeter
07/17/1911 – 07/19/2014

 

Victor Atiyeh, American politician, Oregon governor (1979-1987)
02/20/1923 – 07/20/2014

 

Dora Bryan, English actress, A Taste of Honey, TV's Last of the Summer Wine
02/07/1923 – 07/23/2014

 

Carlo Bergonzi, Italian opera singer
07/13/1924 – 07/25/2014

 

Bel Kaufman, German-born American writer, Up the Down Staircase
05/10/1911 – 07/27/2014

 

Kyozan Joshu Sasaki, Japanese Zen teacher
04/01/1907 – 07/27/2014

 

Yvette Lebon, French actress, Marinella
08/14/1910 – 07/28/2014

 

Ed Sprinkle, American football player
09/03/1923 – 07/28/2014

 

Theodore Van Kirk, American Air Force navigator, member of crew that dropped atomic bomb on Hiroshima
02/27/1921 – 07/28/2014

 

Dick Smith, American make-up artist, Little Big Man, The Exorcist, Amadeus
06/26/1922 – 07/30/2014

 

Edward Clancy, Australian cardinal
12/13/1923 – 08/03/2014

 

Dorothy Salisbury Davis, American crime fiction writer
04/26/1916 – 08/03/2014

 

Kathleen Ollerenshaw, English mathematician and politician
10/01/1912 – 08/10/2014

 

Lida Moser, American photographer
08/17/1920 – 08/12/2014

 

Werner Franz, German Hindenburg explosion survivor
05/22/1922 – 08/13/2014

 

Licia Albanese, Italian-born American opera singer
07/22/1909 – 08/15/2014

 

Jan Ekier, Polish pianist and composer
08/29/1913 – 08/15/2014

 

Don Pardo, American radio and television announcer, Jeopardy!, Saturday Night Live
02/22/1918 – 08/18/2014

 

B. K. S. Iyengar, Indian yoga instructor
12/14/1918 – 08/20/2014

 

Emmanuel Kriaras, Greek lexicographer and philologist
11/28/1906 – 08/22/2014

 

Richard Attenborough, English actor, Jurassic Park, and motion picture director, Gandhi
08/29/1923 – 08/24/2014

 

Alfredo Martini, Italian cyclist
02/18/1921 – 08/25/2014

 

Andrew V. McLaglen, English-born American television and motion picture director, McLintock!, Chisum
07/28/1920 – 08/30/2014

 

Norman Gordon, South African cricketer
08/06/1911 – 09/02/2014

 

Don Keefer, American actor, Death of a Salesman, Liar Liar
08/18/1916 – 09/07/2014

 

Magda Olivero, Italian opera singer
03/25/1910 – 09/08/2014

 

Gerald Wilson, American jazz musician, bandleader, and composer
09/04/1918 – 09/08/2014

 

George Zuverink, American baseball player
08/20/1924 – 09/08/2014

 

Walter L. McVey, Jr., American politician, Kansas representative (1961-1963)
02/19/1922 – 09/10/2014

 

Donald Sinden, English actor, TV's Two's Company, Judge John Deed
10/09/1923 – 09/11/2014

 

John Anderson, Jr., American politician, Kansas governor (1961-1965)
05/08/1917 – 09/15/2014

 

China Zorrilla, Uruguayan actress, Elsa & Fred
03/14/1922 – 09/17/2014

 

Audrey Long, American actress, Desperate, Born to Kill
04/14/1922 – 09/19/2014

 

Pino Cerami, Italian-born Belgian cyclist
04/28/1922 – 09/20/2014

 

Al Suomi, American hockey player
10/29/1913 – 09/23/2014

 

Deborah Cavendish, English aristocrat, last surviving Mitford sister
03/31/1920 – 09/24/2014

 

Dannie Abse, Welsh poet
09/22/1923 – 09/28/2014

 

Julian Kawalec, Polish novelist and poet
10/11/1916 – 09/30/2014

 

Yuri Lyubimov, Russian actor, director, and playwright
09/30/1917 – 10/05/2014

 

Peter Peyser, American politician, New York representative (1971-1977, 1979-1983)
09/07/1921 – 10/09/2014

 

Finn Lied, Norwegian military researcher and government official, Minister of Industry (1971-1972)
04/12/1916 – 10/10/2014

 

Ben Bradlee, American newspaper editor, The Washington Post (1965-1991)
08/26/1921 – 10/21/2014

 

Gough Whitlam, Australian prime minister (1972-1975)
07/11/1916 – 10/21/2014

 

Frank Mankiewicz, American journalist, political adviser, and press secretary to Senator Robert Kennedy
05/16/1924 – 10/23/2014

 

Renée Asherson, English actress, Henry V, The Others
05/19/1915 – 10/30/2014

 

Sofron Stefan Mudry, Ukrainian bishop
11/27/1923 – 10/31/2014

 

Donald Saddler, American choreographer, dancer, and theater director
01/24/1920 – 11/02/2014

 

Gordon Tullock, American economist
02/13/1922 – 11/03/2014

 

S. Donald Stookey, American chemist, inventor of CorningWare
05/23/1915 – 11/04/2014

 

Manitas de Plata, French flamenco guitarist
08/07/1921 – 11/06/2014

 

William Rosenberg, Danish actor
02/12/1920 – 11/06/2014

 

Doc Paskowitz, American surfer
03/03/1921 – 11/10/2014

 

Alvin Dark, American baseball player, coach, and manager
01/07/1922 – 11/13/2014

 

Marion Downs, American audiologist
01/26/1914 – 11/13/2014

 

Esther M. Conwell, American physicist
05/23/1922 – 11/16/2014

 

Pete Harman, American businessman and restaurateur, opened first Kentucky Fried Chicken franchise
01/16/1919 – 11/19/2014

 

Fiorenzo Angelini, Italian cardinal
08/01/1916 – 11/22/2014

 

Dorothy "Dodo" Cheney, American tennis player
09/01/1916 – 11/23/2014

 

Hélčne Duc, French actress, Tanguy
03/22/1917 – 11/23/2014

 

Denham Harman, American biogerontologist, developed "free radical" aging theory
02/14/1916 – 11/25/2014

 

P. D. James, English crime fiction writer, the Adam Dalgliesh series
08/03/1920 – 11/27/2014

 

Martin Litton, American environmentalist
02/13/1917 – 11/30/2014

 

Go Seigen, Chinese-born Japanese go master
06/12/1914 – 11/30/2014

 

V. R. Krishna Iyer, Indian Supreme Court justice (1973-1980)
11/15/1914 – 12/04/2014

 

Edna Hibel, American painter and lithographer
01/13/1917 – 12/05/2014

 

Silvio Zavala, Mexican historian
02/07/1909 – 12/05/2014

 

Ralph Baer, German-born American inventor, created the first video game console
03/08/1922 – 12/06/2014

 

Marie Marcks, German cartoonist
08/25/1922 – 12/07/2014

 

Knut Nystedt, Norwegian orchestral and choral composer
09/03/1915 – 12/08/2014

 

Jane Freilicher, American painter
11/19/1924 – 12/09/2014

 

Ralph Giordano, German writer, Der Wombat
03/20/1923 – 12/10/2014

 

Phil Stern, American photographer
09/03/1919 – 12/13/2014

 

Bess Myerson, American beauty pageant winner, television game show panelist, and consumer advocate
07/16/1924 – 12/14/2014

 

Maurice Duverger, French political scientist
06/05/1917 – 12/17/2014

 

Dieter Grau, German-born American rocket scientist, member of "Operation Paperclip"
04/24/1913 – 12/17/2014

 

Richard C. Hottelet, American journalist and broadcaster, protégé of CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow
09/22/1917 – 12/17/2014

 

Ingvar Kjellson, Swedish actor
05/20/1923 – 12/18/2014

 

Arthur Gardner, American actor, All Quiet on the Western Front, and film producer, McQ, TV's The Rifleman
06/07/1910 – 12/19/2014

 

Robert Simpson, American meteorologist, co-developed the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale
11/19/1912 – 12/19/2014

 

John Freeman, English politician and television host, Face to Face
02/19/1915 – 12/20/2014

 

Vera Gebuhr, Danish actress, The Tenth Muse
05/15/1916 – 12/22/2014

 

Buddy DeFranco, American jazz clarinetist
02/17/1923 – 12/24/2014

 

Alberta Adams, American blues singer
07/26/1917 – 12/25/2014

 

Leo Tindemans, Belgian prime minister (1974-1978)
04/16/1922 – 12/26/2014

 

Yolande Donlan, American actress, Expresso Bongo
06/02/1920 – 12/30/2014

 

Luise Rainer, German-born Oscar-winning actress, The Great Ziegfeld, The Good Earth
01/12/1910 – 12/30/2014

 

Arthur Wellesley, English brigadier and landowner
07/02/1915 – 12/31/2014

 

Little Jimmy Dickens, American country music singer, "May the Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose"
12/19/1920 – 01/02/2015

 

Edward Brooke, American politician, Massachusetts senator (1967-1979)
10/26/1919 – 01/03/2015

 

Milton Hebald, American sculptor
05/24/1917 – 01/05/2015

 

Bernard J. McLaughlin, American bishop
11/19/1912 – 01/05/2015

 

Arch A. Moore, Jr., American politician, West Virginia representative (1957-1969) and governor (1969-1977, 1985-1989)
04/16/1923 – 01/07/2015

 

Patsy Garrett, American actress, the Benji film series, TV's Nanny and the Professor
05/04/1921 – 01/08/2015

 

Walter Berns, American political philosopher, author of Making Patriots
05/03/1919 – 01/10/2015

 

Harry V. Jaffa, American political philosopher and Lincoln scholar
10/07/1918 – 01/10/2015

 

Francesco Rosi, Italian motion picture director and screenwriter, The Mattei Affair
11/15/1922 – 01/10/2015

 

Ervin Drake, American songwriter, "Good Morning Heartache", "It Was a Very Good Year"
04/03/1919 – 01/15/2015

 

Don Harron, Canadian actor, writer, and comedian, alter-ego of Charlie Farquharson
09/19/1924 – 01/17/2015

 

Karl H. Pribram, Austrian-born American neurophysiologist, developed the holographic brain model
02/25/1919 – 01/19/2015

 

Rose Marie McCoy, American songwriter, "Trying to Get to You", "It's Gonna Work Out Fine"
04/19/1922 – 01/20/2015

 

Wendell H. Ford, American politician, Kentucky governor (1971-1974) and senator (1974-1999)
09/08/1924 – 01/22/2015

 

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabian king (2005-2015)
08/01/1924 – 01/23/2015

 

Charles Hard Townes, American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
07/28/1915 – 01/27/2015

 

Edward J. Saylor, American Air Force engineer, member of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
03/15/1920 – 01/28/2015

 

Kel Nagle, Australian golfer
12/21/1920 – 01/29/2015

 

Carl Djerassi, Austrian-born American chemist, co-developed oral contraceptives
10/29/1923 – 01/30/2015

 

Lizabeth Scott, American actress, The Strange Love of Martha Ivers, I Walk Alone
09/29/1922 – 01/31/2015

 

Richard von Weizsäcker, German president (1984-1994)
04/15/1920 – 01/31/2015

 

Stewart Stern, American screenwriter, Rebel Without a Cause, TV's Sybil
03/22/1922 – 02/02/2015

 

Mary Healy, American singer and actress, The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T
04/14/1918 – 02/03/2015

 

Charlie Sifford, American golfer
06/02/1922 – 02/03/2015

 

Val Logsdon Fitch, American Nobel Prize-winning nuclear physicist
03/10/1923 – 02/05/2015

 

Donald H. Clausen, American politician, California representative (1963-1983)
04/27/1923 – 02/07/2015

 

John C. Whitehead, American banker and government official, Deputy Secretary of State (1985-1989)
04/02/1922 – 02/07/2015

 

Ed Sabol, American sports documentarian, founded NFL Films
09/11/1916 – 02/09/2015

 

Movita Castaneda, American actress, Mutiny on the Bounty, Fort Apache
04/12/1916 – 02/12/2015

 

Stan Chambers, American television reporter
08/11/1923 – 02/13/2015

 

Louis Jourdan, French actor, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Gigi, Octopussy
06/19/1921 – 02/14/2015

 

Yutaka Katayama, Japanese automobile executive, known as the father of the Z-car
09/15/1909 – 02/19/2015

 

Meredydd Evans, Welsh folk singer
12/09/1919 – 02/21/2015

 

Clark Terry, American jazz trumpeter and flügelhornist
12/14/1920 – 02/21/2015

 

Irving Kahn, American financial analyst and investor
12/19/1905 – 02/24/2015

 

Eugenie Clark, American ichthyologist
05/04/1922 – 02/25/2015

 

Theodore Hesburgh, American clergyman and University of Notre Dame president (1952-1987)
05/25/1917 – 02/26/2015

 

Yaşar Kemal, Turkish writer, Memed, My Hawk
10/06/1923 – 02/28/2015

 

Orrin Keepnews, American jazz record producer
03/02/1923 – 03/01/2015

 

Minnie Mińoso, Cuban-born American baseball player
11/29/1922 – 03/01/2015

 

Evelyn Furtsch, American Olympic gold medal-winning relay runner
04/17/1914 – 03/05/2015

 

Brian Sutton-Smith, New Zealand-born American play theorist
07/15/1924 – 03/07/2015

 

Inezita Barroso, Brazilian folk singer and television host
03/04/1925 – 03/08/2015

 

Irwin Hasen, American cartoonist, Wildcat, Dondi
07/08/1918 – 03/13/2015

 

Al Rosen, American baseball player, manager, and administrator
02/29/1924 – 03/13/2015

 

Ib Melchior, Danish-born American novelist, screenwriter, and motion picture director, The Angry Red Planet
09/17/1917 – 03/14/2015

 

Walter Grauman, American motion picture director, Lady in a Cage, TV's Murder, She Wrote
03/17/1922 – 03/20/2015

 

Robert Kastenmeier, American politician, Wisconsin representative (1959-1991)
01/24/1924 – 03/20/2015

 

Hans Erni, Swiss painter and sculptor
02/21/1909 – 03/21/2015

 

Roy Douglas, English composer and arranger
12/12/1907 – 03/23/2015

 

Lee Kuan Yew, Singaporean prime minister (1959-1990)
09/16/1923 – 03/23/2015

 

Richard O. Moore, American poet
02/26/1920 – 03/25/2015

 

Albert Irvin, English abstract expressionist painter
08/21/1922 – 03/26/2015

 

Richard L. Bare, American motion picture and television director, Green Acres
08/12/1913 – 03/28/2015

 

Gene Saks, American actor and Broadway and motion picture director, The Odd Couple, Cactus Flower
11/08/1921 – 03/28/2015

 

Robert Hite, American Air Force pilot, member of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
03/03/1920 – 03/29/2015

 

John Paul Hammerschmidt, American politician, Arkansas representative (1967-1993)
05/04/1922 – 04/01/2015

 

Misao Okawa, Japanese supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
03/05/1898 – 04/01/2015

 

Wally Cassell, Italian-born American actor, The Story of G. I. Joe, White Heat
03/03/1912 – 04/02/2015

 

Manoel de Oliveira, Portuguese motion picture director, Aniki-B, Belle Toujours
12/11/1908 – 04/02/2015

 

Elmer Lach, Canadian hockey player
01/22/1918 – 04/04/2015

 

Julie Wilson, American cabaret performer and actress, Broadway's Legs Diamond
10/21/1924 – 04/05/2015

 

Ray Charles, American composer, conductor, and vocal arranger
09/13/1918 – 04/06/2015

 

Tim Babcock, American politician, Montana governor (1962-1969)
10/27/1919 – 04/07/2015

 

Tut Taylor, American bluegrass musician
11/20/1923 – 04/09/2015

 

Raúl H. Castro, Mexican-born American ambassador and politician, Arizona governor (1975-1977)
06/12/1916 – 04/10/2015

 

Ray Graves, American football player and coach
12/31/1918 – 04/10/2015

 

Bruce Alger, American politician, Texas representative (1955-1965)
06/12/1918 – 04/13/2015

 

Robert Griffin, American politician, Michigan representative (1957-1966) and senator (1966-1979)
11/06/1923 – 04/16/2015

 

A. Alfred Taubman, American real estate developer, pioneer of the modern shopping mall concept
01/31/1924 – 04/17/2015

 

Elio Toaff, Italian clergyman, chief rabbi of Rome (1951-2001)
04/30/1915 – 04/19/2015

 

Frederic Morton, Austrian-born American writer, The Rothschilds, A Nervous Splendor
10/05/1924 – 04/20/2015

 

M. H. Abrams, American literary critic, author of The Mirror and the Lamp
07/23/1912 – 04/21/2015

 

Alexander Eliot, American writer, The Universal Myths: Heroes, Gods, Tricksters, and Others
04/28/1919 – 04/23/2015

 

Władysław Bartoszewski, Polish World War II resistance fighter and foreign minister (1995, 2000-2001)
02/19/1922 – 04/24/2015

 

Jayne Meadows, American actress and television personality
09/27/1919 – 04/26/2015

 

Marcia Brown, American children's book illustrator, Stone Soup
07/13/1918 – 04/28/2015

 

Giovanni Canestri, Italian cardinal
09/30/1918 – 04/29/2015

 

Jean Nidetch, American businesswoman, founded Weight Watchers
10/12/1923 – 04/29/2015

 

Daniel Walker, American politician, Illinois governor (1973-1977)
08/06/1922 – 04/29/2015

 

Patachou, French singer and actress
06/10/1918 – 04/30/2015

 

Ellen Albertini Dow, American actress, The Wedding Singer, Wedding Crashers
11/16/1913 – 05/04/2015

 

Jim Wright, American politician, Texas representative (1955-1989) and Speaker of the House (1987-1989)
12/22/1922 – 05/06/2015

 

Kenan Evren, Turkish president (1980-1989)
07/17/1917 – 05/09/2015

 

Elizabeth Wilson, American actress, Picnic, The Graduate, 9 to 5
04/04/1921 – 05/09/2015

 

Peter Gay, German-born American historian, author of The Enlightenment: An Interpretation
06/20/1923 – 05/12/2015

 

Lennie Merullo, American baseball player
05/05/1917 – 05/30/2015

 

Jean Ritchie, American folk singer and dulcimer player
12/08/1922 – 06/01/2015

 

Marguerite Patten, English food writer and television chef
11/04/1915 – 06/04/2015

 

Hermann Zapf, German typeface designer and calligrapher
11/08/1918 – 06/04/2015

 

Colette Marchand, French dancer and actress, Moulin Rouge
04/29/1925 – 06/05/2015

 

Christopher Lee, English actor, The House That Dripped Blood, The Wicker Man
05/27/1922 – 06/07/2015

 

Ron Moody, English actor, Oliver!, The Twelve Chairs
01/08/1924 – 06/11/2015

 

Monica Lewis, American actress and singer, known as "America's Singing Sweetheart"
05/05/1922 – 06/11/2015

 

Kirk Kerkorian, American businessman, President and CEO of the Tracinda Corporation
06/06/1917 – 06/15/2015

 

Süleyman Demirel, Turkish prime minister (1965-1971, 1975-1980, 1991-1993) and president (1993-2000)
11/01/1924 – 06/17/2015

 

Roberto Marcelo Levingston, Argentinian president (1970-1971)
01/19/1920 – 06/17/2015

 

Jeralean Talley, American supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
05/23/1899 – 06/17/2015

 

Ralph J. Roberts, American businessman, co-founded Comcast Communications
03/13/1920 – 06/18/2015

 

Jack Rollins, American motion picture producer, Annie Hall, Hannah and Her Sisters
03/23/1915 – 06/18/2015

 

James Salter, American writer, A Sport and a Pastime
06/10/1925 – 06/19/2015

 

Mario Biaggi, American politician, New York representative (1969-1988)
10/26/1917 – 06/24/2015

 

Patrick Macnee, English-born actor, TV's The Avengers (Held dual English/American citizenship)
02/06/1922 – 06/25/2015

 

Jack Carter, American comedian and actor
06/24/1922 – 06/28/2015

 

Wally Stanowski, Canadian hockey player
04/28/1919 – 06/28/2015

 

Nicholas Winton, English humanitarian, orchestrated the rescue of 669 children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia
05/19/1909 – 07/01/2015

 

Blaine Gibson, American Disney animator and sculptor
02/11/1918 – 07/05/2015

 

Yoichiro Nambu, Japanese-born American Nobel Prize-winning physicist
01/18/1921 – 07/05/2015

 

Olaf Pooley, English actor, The Battle-Axe, TV's Dr. Who
03/13/1914 – 07/14/2015

 

Wan Li, Chinese government official, Chairman of the National People's Congress (1988-1993)
12/01/1916 – 07/15/2015

 

Nova Pilbeam, English actress, The Man Who Knew Too Much, Young and Innocent
11/15/1919 – 07/16/2015

 

Owen Chadwick, English ecclesiastical historian
05/20/1916 – 07/17/2015

 

Van Alexander, American musical arranger, composer, and conductor
05/02/1915 – 07/19/2015

 

Theodore Bikel, Austrian-born American actor, The Defiant Ones, Broadway's The Sound of Music
05/02/1924 – 07/21/2015

 

Peg Lynch, American scriptwriter and actress, Ethel and Albert
11/25/1916 – 07/25/2015

 

Ruth Newman, American supercentenarian, survivor of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire
09/23/1901 – 07/29/2015

 

Peter O'Sullevan, Irish-born English BBC horseracing commentator (1947-1997)
03/03/1918 – 07/29/2015

 

Gerald S. O'Loughlin, American actor, In Cold Blood, TV's The Rookies
12/23/1921 – 07/31/2015

 

Bernard d'Espagnat, French physicist and philosopher of science
08/22/1921 – 08/01/2015

 

Forrest Bird, American inventor, created the first commercially viable medical respirator
06/09/1921 – 08/02/2015

 

Robert Conquest, English-born poet and historian, author of Stalin: Breaker of Nations (Held dual English/American citizenship)
07/15/1917 – 08/03/2015

 

Coleen Gray, American actress, Kiss of Death, Red River, The Killing
10/23/1922 – 08/03/2015

 

Les Munro, New Zealand bomber pilot, Participant in 1943 "Dambusters" raid against Germany
04/05/1919 – 08/04/2015

 

George Cole, English actor, The St. Trinian's film series, TV's Minder
04/22/1925 – 08/05/2015

 

Ellen Vogel, Dutch actress
01/26/1922 – 08/05/2015

 

Frances Oldham Kelsey, Canadian-born American FDA reviewer, blocked approval of thalidomide in the U.S.
07/24/1914 – 08/07/2015

 

Louise Suggs, American golfer, co-founded the Ladies Professional Golf Association
09/07/1923 – 08/07/2015

 

Emma Didlake, American World War II Army private, oldest known living U.S. veteran at time of death
03/13/1905 – 08/16/2015

 

William Jay Smith, American poet, Poet Laureate of the United States (1968-1970)
04/22/1918 – 08/18/2015

 

Louis Stokes, American politician, Ohio representative (1969-1999)
02/23/1925 – 08/18/2015

 

Amelia Boynton Robinson, American civil rights activist
08/18/1911 – 08/26/2015

 

Brad Anderson, American comic strip writer and artist, Marmaduke
05/14/1924 – 08/30/2015

 

Marvin Mandel, American politician, Maryland governor (1969-1979)
04/19/1920 – 08/30/2015

 

Jean Darling, American actress, The Our Gang film series, Broadway's Carousel
08/23/1922 – 09/04/2015

 

Setsuko Hara, Japanese actress, Late Spring, Early Summer
06/17/1920 – 09/05/2015

 

Lee Wilde, American singer and actress, Twice Blessed, Till the Clouds Roll By
10/10/1922 – 09/07/2015

 

Ebby Halliday, American realtor
03/09/1911 – 09/08/2015

 

Norman Farberow, American suicidologist
02/12/1918 – 09/10/2015

 

Jay Scott Pike, American comic book artist and commercial illustrator
09/06/1924 – 09/13/2015

 

David Willcocks, English choral director, organist, and composer
12/30/1919 – 09/17/2015

 

Yogi Berra, American baseball player and manager
05/12/1925 – 09/22/2015

 

Pietro Ingrao, Italian politician
03/30/1915 – 09/27/2015

 

Don Edwards, American politician, California representative (1963-1995)
01/06/1915 – 10/01/2015

 

Denis Healey, English politician, Member of Parliament (1952-1992)
08/30/1917 – 10/03/2015

 

Grace Lee Boggs, American writer, activist, and feminist
06/27/1915 – 10/05/2015

 

Árpád Göncz, Hungarian president (1990-2000)
02/10/1922 – 10/06/2015

 

Joan Leslie, American actress, Sergeant York, Yankee Doodle Dandy
01/26/1925 – 10/12/2015

 

George Mueller, American NASA administrator, known as the father of the space shuttle
07/16/1918 – 10/12/2015

 

Willem Aantjes, Dutch politician
01/16/1923 – 10/22/2015

 

Ján Chryzostom Korec, Slovakian cardinal
01/22/1924 – 10/24/2015

 

Maureen O'Hara, Irish-born actress, Miracle on 34th Street, The Quiet Man (Held dual Irish/American citizenship)
08/17/1920 – 10/24/2015

 

Betsy Drake, American actress, Room for One More
09/11/1923 – 10/27/2015

 

Al Molinaro, American actor, TV's The Odd Couple, Happy Days
06/24/1919 – 10/30/2015

 

Gus Savage, American politician, Illinois representative (1981-1993)
10/30/1925 – 10/31/2015

 

René Girard, French-born American historian and philosopher
12/25/1923 – 11/04/2015

 

Nora Brockstedt, Norwegian singer, "Voi Voi"
01/20/1923 – 11/05/2015

 

Yitzhak Navon, Israeli president (1978-1982)
04/09/1921 – 11/07/2015

 

Gene Amdahl, American computer designer
11/16/1922 – 11/10/2015

 

Helmut Schmidt, German chancellor (1974-1982)
12/23/1918 – 11/10/2015

 

Dora Doll, German-born French actress
05/19/1922 – 11/15/2015

 

Mal Whitfield, American Olympic gold medal-winning runner
10/11/1924 – 11/18/2015

 

Douglass North, American Nobel Prize-winning economist
11/05/1920 – 11/23/2015

 

Elmo Williams, American motion picture producer and Oscar-winning editor, High Noon
04/30/1913 – 11/25/2015

 

Eldzier Cortor, American painter
01/10/1916 – 11/26/2015

 

Marjorie Lord, American actress, TV's Make Room for Daddy
07/26/1918 – 11/28/2015

 

Shigeru Mizuki, Japanese manga cartoonist
03/08/1922 – 11/30/2015

 

Gabriele Ferzetti, Italian actor, L'Avventura, The Night Porter
03/17/1925 – 12/02/2015

 

George T. Sakato, American World War II Medal of Honor recipient
02/19/1921 – 12/02/2015

 

Chuck Williams, American cookbook author and businessman, founded Williams-Sonoma
10/02/1915 – 12/05/2015

 

Mattiwilda Dobbs, American opera singer
07/11/1925 – 12/08/2015

 

Elsie Tu, English-born Hong Kong social activist and politician
06/02/1913 – 12/08/2015

 

Aafje Heynis, Dutch contralto
05/02/1924 – 12/16/2015

 

Hal Brown, American baseball player
12/11/1924 – 12/17/2015

 

Douglas Dick, American actor, Rope, Home of the Brave
11/20/1920 – 12/19/2015

 

Bülend Ulusu, Turkish prime minister (1980-1983)
05/07/1923 – 12/23/2015

 

Jason Wingreen, American actor, The Empire Strikes Back, TV's All in the Family, Archie Bunker's Place
10/09/1920 – 12/25/2015

 

Ellsworth Kelly, American painter, sculptor, and printmaker
05/31/1923 – 12/27/2015

 

Haskell Wexler, American cinematographer, American Graffiti, Days of Heaven
02/06/1922 – 12/27/2015

 

Dal Richards, Canadian bandleader
01/05/1918 – 12/31/2015

 

Kristine Miller, American actress, I Walk Alone
06/13/1925 – Late 2015
(Exact date of death was not released by family)

 

Dale Bumpers, American politician, Arkansas governor (1971-1975) and senator (1975-1999)
08/12/1925 – 01/01/2016

 

Gilberto Mendes, Brazilian composer, Ulysses in Copacabana Surfing with James Joyce and Dorothy Lamour
10/13/1922 – 01/01/2016

 

Michel Galabru, Moroccan-born French actor, The Judge and the Assassin
10/27/1922 – 01/04/2016

 

Pierre Boulez, French composer and conductor
03/26/1925 – 01/05/2016

 

Silvana Pampanini, Italian actress, A Husband for Anna
09/25/1925 – 01/06/2016

 

André Courrčges, French fashion designer
03/09/1923 – 01/07/2016

 

Kitty Kallen, American singer, "Bésame Mucho", "Little Things Mean a Lot"
05/25/1921 – 01/07/2016

 

Ashraf Pahlavi, Iranian royal, twin sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran
10/26/1919 – 01/07/2016

 

William Del Monte, American centenarian, last survivor of the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire
01/22/1906 – 01/11/2016

 

Monte Irvin, American baseball player
02/25/1919 – 01/11/2016

 

Ruth Leuwerik, German actress
04/23/1924 – 01/11/2016

 

Michel Tournier, French writer, Friday, or, The Other Island
12/19/1924 – 01/18/2016

 

Sheila Sim, English actress, A Canterbury Tale
06/05/1922 – 01/19/2016

 

Edmonde Charles-Roux, French fashion editor and writer, Chanel and Her World
04/17/1920 – 01/20/2016

 

Andrew J. Hinshaw, American politician, California representative (1973-1977)
08/04/1923 – 01/21/2016

 

Abe Vigoda, American actor, The Godfather, TV's Barney Miller
02/24/1921 – 01/26/2016

 

Mickey Manners, American comedian and actor, TV's Many Happy Returns
10/12/1925 – 01/28/2016

 

Aurčle Nicolet, Swiss flautist
01/22/1926 – 01/29/2016

 

Elizabeth Eisenstein, American historian, author of The Printing Press as an Agent of Change
10/11/1923 – 01/31/2016

 

Bob Elliott, American comedian, half of the Bob and Ray duo
03/26/1923 – 02/02/2016

 

Edgar Whitcomb, American politician, Indiana governor (1969-1973)
11/06/1917 – 02/04/2016

 

Robin Chandler Duke, American ambassador and advocate of women's reproductive rights
10/13/1923 – 02/06/2016

 

Amelia Bence, Argentinian actress, The Gaucho War
11/13/1914 – 02/08/2016

 

George Gaynes, Finnish-born American actor, the Police Academy film series, TV's Punky Brewster
05/16/1917 – 02/15/2016

 

Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Egyptian diplomat, United Nations Secretary-General (1992-1996)
11/14/1922 – 02/16/2016

 

Mohamed Hassanein Heikal, Egyptian journalist
09/23/1923 – 02/17/2016

 

Abdul Rashid Khan, Indian singer and composer
08/19/1908 – 02/18/2016

 

Samuel Willenberg, Polish-born Israeli Holocaust survivor, participant in the 1943 Treblinka prisoner revolt
02/16/1923 – 02/19/2016

 

Douglas Slocombe, English cinematographer, The Lion in Winter, Raiders of the Lost Ark
02/10/1913 – 02/22/2016

 

George Kennedy, American Oscar-winning actor, Cool Hand Luke, the Naked Gun film series
02/18/1925 – 02/28/2016

 

Thomas G. Morris, American politician, New Mexico representative (1959-1969)
08/20/1919 – 03/04/2016

 

Al Wistert, American football player
12/28/1920 – 03/05/2016

 

Nancy Reagan, American actress and First Lady (1981-1989)
07/06/1921 – 03/06/2016

 

María Rostworowski, Peruvian historian, author of History of the Inca Realm
08/08/1915 – 03/06/2016

 

George Martin, English record producer and arranger, known as the "Fifth Beatle"
01/03/1926 – 03/08/2016

 

Robert Horton, American actor, TV's Wagon Train
07/29/1924 – 03/09/2016

 

Ken Adam, German-born English motion picture production designer, Dr. No, Goldfinger
02/05/1921 – 03/10/2016

 

Gogi Grant, American singer, "The Wayward Wind"
09/20/1924 – 03/10/2016

 

Ruth Terry, American actress, Pistol Packin' Mama
10/21/1920 – 03/11/2016

 

Lloyd Shapley, American Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician
06/02/1923 – 03/12/2016

 

James Sheldon, American television director, Mister Peepers, The Twilight Zone
11/12/1920 – 03/12/2016

 

Ned Miller, American country music singer and songwriter, "From a Jack to a King"
04/12/1925 – 03/18/2016

 

Anker Jřrgensen, Danish prime minister (1972-1973, 1975-1982)
07/13/1922 – 03/20/2016

 

Joe Garagiola, American baseball player, sports announcer, and television host
02/12/1926 – 03/23/2016

 

Earl Hamner, Jr., American writer and television producer, The Waltons, Falcon Crest
07/10/1923 – 03/24/2016

 

Shannon Bolin, American actress, Damn Yankees
01/01/1917 – 03/25/2016

 

Alain Decaux, French historian
07/23/1925 – 03/27/2016

 

Mother Angelica, American nun and television host, founded Eternal Word Television Network
04/20/1923 – 03/27/2016

 

James Noble, American actor, 1776, TV's Benson
03/05/1922 – 03/28/2016

 

Shirley Hufstedler, American government official, Secretary of Education (1979-1981)
08/24/1925 – 03/30/2016

 

Georges Cottier, Swiss cardinal
04/25/1922 – 03/31/2016

 

Joe Medicine Crow, American tribal historian and anthropologist
10/27/1913 – 04/03/2016

 

Bill Henderson, American jazz singer and actor, City Slickers
03/19/1926 – 04/03/2016

 

C. Clifton Young, American politician, Nevada representative (1953-1957)
11/07/1922 – 04/03/2016

 

Mike Sandlock, American baseball player
10/17/1915 – 04/04/2016

 

Frank E. Denholm, American politician, South Dakota representative (1971-1975)
11/29/1923 – 04/07/2016

 

Doris Roberts, American actress, TV's Remington Steele, Everybody Loves Raymond
11/04/1925 – 04/17/2016

 

Patricio Aylwin, Chilean president (1990-1994)
11/26/1918 – 04/19/2016

 

Walter Kohn, Austrian-born American Nobel Prize-winning theoretical physicist
03/09/1923 – 04/19/2016

 

Guy Hamilton, English motion picture director, Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever
09/16/1922 – 04/20/2016

 

Harry Perkowski, American baseball player
09/06/1922 – 04/20/2016

 

Madeleine Sherwood, Canadian actress, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, TV's The Flying Nun
11/13/1922 – 04/23/2016

 

Manuel de la Torre, Spanish-born American golf instructor
10/06/1921 – 04/24/2016

 

Daniel Aaron, American literary critic and historian, co-founded the Library of America
08/04/1912 – 04/30/2016

 

Daniel Berrigan, American priest, poet, and social activist
05/09/1921 – 04/30/2016

 

Madeleine LeBeau, French actress, Casablanca,
06/10/1923 – 05/01/2016

 

Frank Levingston, American World War II Army private, oldest known living U.S. veteran at time of death
11/13/1905 – 05/03/2016

 

Tom M. Apostol, American mathematician
08/20/1923 – 05/08/2016

 

William Schallert, American actor, In the Heat of the Night, TV's The Patty Duke Show
07/06/1922 – 05/08/2016

 

Karl Maramorosch, Austrian-born American virologist, entomologist, and plant pathologist
01/16/1915 – 05/09/2016

 

Susannah Mushatt Jones, American supercentenarian, world's oldest validated person at time of death
07/06/1899 – 05/12/2016

 

Del Latta, American politician, Ohio representative (1959-1989)
03/05/1920 – 05/12/2016

 

Giovanni Coppa, Italian cardinal
11/09/1925 – 05/16/2016

 

Fritz Stern, German-born American historian, author of Five Germanys I Have Known
02/02/1926 – 05/18/2016

 

Alexandre Astruc, French film theorist and motion picture director and screenwriter, Bad Liaisons
07/13/1923 – 05/19/2016

 

Alan Young, English-born American actor, The Time Machine, TV's Mr. Ed
11/19/1919 – 05/19/2016

 

Sándor Tarics, Hungarian-born American Olympic gold medal-winning water poloist
09/23/1913 – 05/21/2016

 

Gyula Kosice, Slovakian-born Argentinian sculptor
04/26/1924 – 05/25/2016

 

Loris Francesco Capovilla, Italian cardinal
10/14/1915 – 05/26/2016

 

Hedy Epstein, German-born American political activist
08/15/1924 – 05/26/2016

 

Michael Dann, American television executive, CBS programming vice president (1963-1970)
09/11/1921 – 05/27/2016

 

Giorgio Albertazzi, Italian actor, Last Year at Marienbad
08/20/1923 – 05/28/2016

 

Hermann Scheipers, German priest, Holocaust survivor, and lecturer
07/24/1913 – 06/02/2016

 

Phyllis Curtin, American opera singer
12/03/1921 – 06/04/2016

 

Manohar Aich, Indian bodybuilder, 1952's Mr. Universe winner
03/17/1912 – 06/05/2016

 

Jerome Bruner, American cognitive psychologist
10/01/1915 – 06/05/2016

 

Peter Shaffer, English playwright and screenwriter, Equus, Amadeus
05/15/1926 – 06/06/2016

 

Janet Waldo, American actress and voice artist, voice of Judy Jetson, Penelope Pitstop
02/04/1920 – 06/12/2016

 

Benoîte Groult, French writer, Salt on Our Skin
01/31/1920 – 06/20/2016

 

Harry Rabinowitz, South African-born English motion picture composer and conductor, The Talented Mr. Ripley
03/26/1916 – 06/22/2016

 

David J. Thatcher, American Air Force gunner, member of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders
07/31/1921 – 06/22/2016

 

Simon Ramo, American aerospace engineer, physicist, and business leader
05/07/1913 – 06/27/2016

 

Yves Bonnefoy, French poet and essayist
06/24/1923 – 07/01/2016

 

Euan Lloyd, English motion picture producer, The Wild Geese, The Sea Wolves
12/06/1923 – 07/02/2016

 

Noel Neill, American actress, TV's Adventures of Superman
11/25/1920 – 07/03/2016

 

Abner J. Mikva, American politician, Illinois representative (1969-1973, 1975-1979)
01/21/1926 – 07/04/2016

 

Turk Lown, American baseball player
05/30/1924 – 07/08/2016

 

William H. McNeill, Canadian-born American historian, author of The Rise of the West
10/31/1917 – 07/08/2016

 

Silvano Piovanelli, Italian cardinal
02/21/1924 – 07/09/2016

 

Alfred G. Knudson, American cancer geneticist
08/09/1922 – 07/10/2016

 

Robert B. Morgan, American politician, North Carolina senator (1975-1981)
10/05/1925 – 07/16/2016

 

Betsy Bloomingdale, American socialite and philanthropist
08/02/1922 – 07/19/2016

 

Radu Beligan, Romanian actor
12/14/1918 – 07/20/2016

 

Luc Hoffmann, Swiss conservationist, World Wildlife Fund co-founder
01/23/1923 – 07/21/2016

 

Thorbjörn Fälldin, Swedish prime minister (1976-1978, 1979-1982)
04/24/1926 – 07/23/2016

 

Halil İnalcık, Turkish historian
09/07/1916 – 07/25/2016

 

Tim LaHaye, American minister and writer, co-author of the Left Behind series
04/27/1926 – 07/25/2016

 

Jack Davis, American illustrator and cartoonist, Mad magazine
12/02/1924 – 07/27/2016

 

Piet de Jong, Dutch prime minister (1967-1971)
04/03/1915 – 07/27/2016

 

Lucille Dumont, Canadian singer
01/20/1919 – 07/29/2016

 

Burt Talcott, American politician, California representative (1963-1977)
02/22/1920 – 07/29/2016

 

Gloria DeHaven, American actress, Summer Stock, Out to Sea
07/23/1925 – 07/30/2016

 

Bobbie Heine Miller, South African tennis player
12/05/1909 – 07/31/2016

 

Patrice Munsel, American opera singer
05/14/1925 – 08/04/2016

 

Helen Delich Bentley, American politician, Maryland representative (1985-1995)
11/28/1923 – 08/06/2016

 

Gustavo Bueno, Spanish philosopher
09/01/1924 – 08/07/2016

 

Fyvush Finkel, American actor, TV's Picket Fences, Boston Public
10/09/1922 – 08/14/2016

 

Joăo Havelange, Brazilian sports official, FIFA president (1974-1998)
05/08/1916 – 08/16/2016

 

Arthur Hiller, Canadian motion picture director, The Americanization of Emily, Love Story
11/22/1923 – 08/17/2016

 

John Vessey, Jr., American Army general, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1982-1985)
06/29/1922 – 08/18/2016

 

Horacio Salgán, Argentinian tango composer and pianist
06/15/1916 – 08/19/2016

 

Irving Fields, American pianist, composer, and recording artist, Bagels and Bongos
08/04/1915 – 08/20/2016

 

S. R. Nathan, Singaporean president (1999-2011)
07/03/1924 – 08/22/2016

 

Toots Thielemans, Belgian jazz harmonicist
04/29/1922 – 08/22/2016

 

Steven Hill, American actor, Billy Bathgate, TV's Mission: Impossible, Law & Order
02/24/1922 – 08/23/2016

 

Joseph Chilton Pearce, American writer, The Crack in the Cosmic Egg
01/14/1926 – 08/23/2016

 

Neil Berry, American baseball player
01/11/1922 – 08/24/2016

 

Walter Scheel, German president (1974-1979)
07/08/1919 – 08/24/2016

 

Rudy Van Gelder, American jazz recording engineer
11/02/1924 – 08/25/2016

 

Marc Riboud, French photojournalist
06/24/1923 – 08/30/2016

 

Joe Sutter, American aeronautical engineer, known as the father of the 747
03/21/1921 – 08/30/2016

 

Leslie H. Martinson, American television and motion picture director, PT 109, Batman: The Movie
01/16/1915 – 09/03/2016

 

Hugh O'Brian, American actor, Come Fly with Me, TV's The Life and Legend of Wyatt Earp
04/19/1925 – 09/05/2016

 

Phyllis Schlafly, American conservative activist, opponent of the Equal Rights Amendment
08/15/1924 – 09/05/2016

 

Lyn Wilde, American singer and actress, Twice Blessed, Till the Clouds Roll By
10/10/1922 – 09/11/2016

 

Stanley Sheinbaum, American political activist and publisher, New Perspectives Quarterly
06/12/1920 – 09/12/2016

 

Rose Mofford, American politician, Arizona governor (1988-1991)
06/10/1922 – 09/15/2016

 

Gabriele Amorth, Italian priest and exorcist
05/01/1925 – 09/16/2016

 

Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, Italian prime minister (1993-1994) and president (1999-2006)
12/09/1920 – 09/16/2016

 

Peter Leo Gerety, American archbishop and church historian
07/19/1912 – 09/20/2016

 

Charles Schultze, American economist and public policy analyst
12/12/1924 – 09/27/2016

 

Shimon Peres, Israeli prime minister (1977, 1984-1986, 1995-1996), president (2007-2014), and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
08/02/1923 – 09/28/2016

 

Oscar Brand, Canadian-born American folk singer and radio broadcaster
02/07/1920 – 09/30/2016

 

Daphne Odjig, Canadian painter
09/11/1919 – 10/01/2016

 

Neville Marriner, English conductor
04/15/1924 – 10/02/2016

 

Georges Balandier, French sociologist, anthropologist, and ethnologist
12/21/1920 – 10/05/2016

 

Wolfgang Suschitzky, Austrian-born English photojournalist and cinematographer, Get Carter
08/29/1912 – 10/07/2016

 

Stylianos Pattakos, Greek general, co-masterminded the military junta (1967-1974)
11/08/1912 – 10/08/2016

 

Andrzej Wajda, Polish motion picture director, The Promised Land, Man of Iron
03/06/1926 – 10/09/2016

 

Patricia Barry, American actress, Send Me No Flowers, TV's Days of Our Lives
11/16/1922 – 10/11/2016

 

Leo Beranek, American acoustical scientist
09/15/1914 – 10/11/2016

 

Dario Fo, Italian actor and Nobel Prize-winning playwright, Accidental Death of an Anarchist
03/24/1926 – 10/13/2016

 

Jean Alexander, English actress, TV's Coronation Street, The Last of the Summer Wine
10/11/1926 – 10/14/2016

 

Yvette Chauviré, French prima ballerina assoluta
04/22/1917 – 10/19/2016

 

Phil Chess, Polish-born American record producer, co-founded Chess Records
03/27/1921 – 10/19/2016

 

Jimmy Perry, English screenwriter and television series creator, Dad's Army
09/20/1923 – 10/23/2016

 

Eddy Christiani, Dutch singer and guitarist
04/21/1918 – 10/24/2016

 

Benjamin Creme, Scottish artist and esotericist
12/05/1922 – 10/24/2016

 

Bob Hoover, American test pilot and air show performer
01/24/1922 – 10/25/2016

 

Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Japanese royal
12/02/1915 – 10/27/2016

 

John Zacherle, American television horror-film host
09/26/1918 – 10/27/2016

 

John D. Roberts, American chemist
06/08/1918 – 10/29/2016

 

James Galanos, American fashion designer
09/20/1924 – 10/30/2016

 

Silvio Gazzaniga, Italian sculptor, designed the FIFA World Cup Trophy
01/23/1921 – 10/31/2016

 

Vladimir Zeldin, Russian actor
02/10/1915 – 10/31/2016

 

Kay Starr, American singer, "Wheel of Fortune", "Rock and Roll Waltz"
07/21/1922 – 11/03/2016

 

Eddie Carnett, American baseball player
10/21/1916 – 11/04/2016

 

Marc Sleen, Belgian cartoonist, The Adventures of Nero
12/30/1922 – 11/06/2016

 

Umberto Veronesi, Italian oncologist
11/29/1925 – 11/08/2016

 

Francisco Nieva, Spanish playwright
12/29/1924 – 11/10/2016

 

Ilse Aichinger, Austrian poet and prose writer
11/01/1921 – 11/11/2016

 

Lupita Tovar, Mexican actress, 1931's Spanish-language Dracula
07/27/1910 – 11/12/2016

 

Gardnar Mulloy, American tennis player
11/22/1913 – 11/14/2016

 

Sixto Durán Ballén, American-born Ecuadorian president (1992-1996)
07/14/1921 – 11/15/2016

 

Milton Okun, American musical arranger and record producer
12/23/1923 – 11/15/2016

 

Dwayne Andreas, American businessman, CEO of Archer Daniels Midland (1970-1997)
03/04/1918 – 11/16/2016

 

Jay Wright Forrester, American computer engineer and systems scientist
07/14/1918 – 11/16/2016

 

Melvin Laird, American politician, Wisconsin representative (1953-1969), and Secretary of Defense (1969-1973)
09/01/1922 – 11/16/2016

 

Ruth Gruber, American journalist, photographer, and humanitarian
09/30/1911 – 11/17/2016

 

Denton Cooley, American heart surgeon
08/22/1920 – 11/18/2016

 

Konstantinos Stephanopoulos, Greek president (1995-2005)
08/15/1926 – 11/20/2016

 

Ralph Branca, American baseball player
01/06/1926 – 11/23/2016

 

Marcos Ana, Spanish poet
01/20/1920 – 11/24/2016

 

Dave Ferriss, American baseball player
12/05/1921 – 11/24/2016

 

Fidel Castro, Cuban revolutionary, prime minister (1959-1976), and president (1976-2008)
08/13/1926 – 11/25/2016

 

Fritz Weaver, American actor, Fail-Safe, Holocaust
01/19/1926 – 11/26/2016

 

Mark Taimanov, Russian chess grandmaster and concert pianist
02/07/1926 – 11/28/2016

 

Grant Tinker, American television producer, The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and network executive
01/11/1926 – 11/28/2016

 

Luis Alberto Monge, Costa Rican president (1982-1986)
12/29/1925 – 11/29/2016

 

Sammy Lee, American Olympic gold medal-winning platform diver
08/01/1920 – 12/02/2016

 

Gisela May, German actress and singer
05/31/1924 – 12/02/2016

 

Herbert Hardesty, American saxophonist and trumpeter
03/03/1925 – 12/03/2016

 

Adolf Burger, Slovakian Holocaust survivor and memoirist, The Devil's Workshop
08/12/1917 – 12/06/2016

 

Peter Vaughan, English actor, TV's Porridge, Game of Thrones
04/04/1923 – 12/06/2016

 

John Glenn, American astronaut and politician, Ohio senator (1974-1999)
07/18/1921 – 12/08/2016

 

Hildegard Hamm-Brücher, German politician
05/11/1921 – 12/08/2016

 

Jens Risom, Danish-born American furniture designer
05/08/1916 – 12/09/2016

 

Ken Hechler, American politician, West Virginia representative (1959-1977)
09/20/1914 – 12/10/2016

 

William Usery, Jr., American labor union activist and government official, Secretary of Labor (1976-1977)
12/21/1923 – 12/10/2016

 

E. R. Braithwaite, Guyanese writer, To Sir, With Love
06/27/1912 – 12/12/2016

 

Thomas Schelling, American Nobel Prize-winning economist
04/14/1921 – 12/13/2016

 

Paulo Evaristo Arns, Brazilian cardinal
09/14/1921 – 12/14/2016

 

Halfdan T. Mahler, Danish doctor, World Health Organization director-general (1973-1988)
04/21/1923 – 12/14/2016

 

Benjamin A. Gilman, American politician, New York representative (1973-2003)
12/06/1922 – 12/17/2016

 

Lou Harris, American pollster
01/06/1921 – 12/17/2016

 

Henry Heimlich, American physician, originated anti-choking maneuver
02/03/1920 – 12/17/2016

 

Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian-born American actress and television personality
02/06/1917 – 12/18/2016

 

Léo Marjane, French singer
08/27/1912 – 12/18/2016

 

Gordie Tapp, Canadian singer and comedian, TV's Hee Haw
06/04/1922 – 12/18/2016

 

Michčle Morgan, French actress, Port of Shadows, The Fallen Idol
02/29/1920 – 12/20/2016

 

Sidney Drell, American physicist and arms control specialist
09/13/1926 – 12/21/2016

 

Weston Noble, American choral conductor
11/30/1922 – 12/21/2016

 

Richard Adams, English writer, Watership Down
05/09/1920 – 12/24/2016

 

Edwin Reinecke, American politician, California representative (1965-1969)
01/07/1924 – 12/24/2016

 

Liz Smith, English actress, A Private Function, TV's The Royle Family
12/11/1921 – 12/24/2016

 

George S. Irving, American actor, Broadway's Irene, TV's Underdog, The Year Without a Santa Claus
11/01/1922 – 12/26/2016

 

Michel Déon, French writer, A Purple Taxi
08/04/1919 – 12/28/2016

 

Huston Smith, American religious scholar, author of The World's Religions
05/31/1919 – 12/30/2016

 

Tyrus Wong, Chinese-born American animator, Bambi
10/25/1910 – 12/30/2016

 

Shirley Neil Pettis, American politician, California representative (1975-1979)
07/12/1924 – 12/31/2016

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