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List of Dead Celebrities

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— ADDERLEY, NAT, 68, jazz musician, Jazz Hall of Famer. 1/2

— ALLEN, LEWIS, 94, TV/film/theater director (The Uninvited). 5/3

— ARNOLD, NEWT, 72, film/TV director, assistant director (In the Heat of the Night and The Godfather Part II). 2/12

— BENEKE, GORDON ”Tex,” 86, singer/saxophone player, star of the Glenn Miller Orchestra. 5/30

— BOAM, JEFFREY, 53, screenwriter (Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Lethal Weapon 2 and 3). 1/26

— BRESSON, ROBERT, 98, French director (Pickpocket). 12/18/99

— BROOKS, GWENDOLYN, 83, poet, Pulitzer Prize winner (Annie Allen). 12/3

— BULLOCK, HELGA, 63, mother of Sandra Bullock. 4/4

— BURY, JOHN, 75, theater designer for Royal Shakespeare Company. 11/12

— CALLEJA, JOSEPH (Joe C.), 26, rapper (Devil Without a Cause, with Kid Rock). 11/16

— CAMPBELL, ROBERT W., 73, author (Man of a Thousand Faces). 9/21

— CANBY, VINCENT, 76, film critic for The New York Times. 10/15

— CARD, JAMES, 84, film preservationist, cofounder of Telluride Film Festival. 1/16

— CARDRICHE, JAIME, 32, actor/ wrestler (Malcolm & Eddie). 7/28

— CASH, JIM, 59, screenwriter (Top Gun, Dick Tracy). 3/24

— CLAIBORNE, CRAIG, 79, food critic, New York Times food editor. 1/22

— COHEN, ALEXANDER, 79, Broadway producer (Waiting in the Wings). 4/22

— COLICOS, JOHN, 71, actor (Battlestar Galactica). 3/6

— COMFORT, ALEX, 80, author (The Joy of Sex). 3/26

— CORMIER, ROBERT, 75, author (The Chocolate War). 11/2

— DAVIS, JIMMIE, 101, Country Music Hall of Famer, ”You Are My Sunshine.” 11/5

— DAVIS, MARC, 86, animator (Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Bambi). 1/12

— DORAN, ANN, 89, actress (Rebel Without a Cause). 9/19

— DUNING, GEORGE, 92, composer, five-time Oscar nominee, scored From Here to Eternity. 2/27

— ENGH, JIM, 38, grip (X-Files). 7/31

— EVANS, MURIEL, 90, actress (King of the Pecos). 10/26

— FATES, GIL, 86, TV producer (What’s My Line?). 5/1

— FITZGERALD, PENELOPE, 83, author (The Blue Flower). 4/28

— FRANCIS, MARY, 76, literary partner and wife of Dick Francis (who wrote Blood Sport). 9/30

— FRASER, SHELAGH, 87, actress (Aunt Beru in Star Wars). 8/29

— GAFFNEY, WILL, 29, stuntman, stand-in for David Morse. 4/9

— GASSMAN, VITTORIO, 77, actor (Big Deal on Madonna Street). 6/29

— GAYLES, JUGGY, 86, music promoter, plugged Irving Berlin’s ”White Christmas.” 1/17

— GOLDENSON, LEONARD H., 94, former ABC-TV owner. 12/27/99

— GREY, AL, 74, trombonist, Count Basie’s band. 3/24

— GULDA, FRIEDRICH, 69, classical-music rebel. 1/27

— HARRIS, VIVIAN, 97, Apollo Theatre legend. 2/18

— HART FERRARO, MARGARET, 84, burlesque queen (a.k.a. Margie Hart). 1/26

— HAZA, OFRA, 41, Israeli pop star, sang in The Prince of Egypt. 2/23

— HERCULES, 26, bear (Octopussy). 2/4

— HOBART, ROSE, 94, blacklisted actress (Conflict). 8/29

— JACKSON, GEORGE, 42, film/TV producer (New Jack City). 2/10

— JAFFE, SAM, 98, talent agent/ producer (Born Free). 1/10

— JASON, RICK, 74, actor (Combat!). 10/16

— JONES, DEREK ANSON, 38, theater director (Wit). 1/17

— KARNS, TODD, 79, actor (It’s a Wonderful Life). 2/5

— KELLY, FRED, 83, dancer/instructor, taught brother Gene to tap-dance. 3/15

— KENNER-JACKSON, DORIS, 58, singer, the Shirelles. 2/4

— KING, PEE WEE, 86, country-music entertainer, wrote ”The Tennessee Waltz.” 3/7

— KIRBY, DURWARD, 88, actor, co-hosted Candid Camera. 3/15

— KITCHENER, LORD, 77, singer, grandmaster of calypso. 2/11

— KROLL, JACK, 74, editor, critic, and writer for Newsweek. 6/8

— LAMON, CHRIS, 35, stuntman. 8/23

— LARDNER JR., RING, 85, blacklisted screenwriter, Oscar for M*A*S*H and Woman of the Year. 10/31

— LEE, ANTHONY DWAIN, 39, actor (Liar Liar). 10/28

— MACKENZIE, BOB, 62, music producer, produced for the Imperials and the Oak Ridge Boys. 10/20

— MAXWELL, WILLIAM, 91, writer-editor, edited John Cheever and J.D. Salinger. 7/31

— MCCURDY, ED, 81, folksinger, wrote for Joan Baez. 3/23

— MONTGOMERY, GEORGE, 84, actor (Riders of the Purple Sage). 12/12

— NASH, N. RICHARD, 87, playwright (The Rainmaker). 12/11

— NEWLAND, JOHN, 82, actor/TV director (Alcoa Presents: One Step Beyond). 1/10

— ORR, BENJAMIN, 53, bassist/ singer, the Cars. 10/3

— PIERCE, JUSTIN, 25, actor (Kids). 7/10

— PILISO, EDMUND NTEMI, 75, South African jazz saxophonist. 12/18

— POWELL, ANTHONY, 94, author (A Dance to the Music of Time). 3/28

— PRICHETT SR., HARRY W., 79, graphic designer, created Winky-Dink and You. 2/5

— RAPPER, IRVING, 101, director (Now, Voyager). 12/20/99

— REBELLO, CHRIS, 37, actor (Jaws). 11/30

— REEVES, STEVE, 74, actor/bodybuilder, played Hercules in many films. 5/1

— RIABOUCHINSKA, TATIANA, 83, ballerina/Disney model, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, model for hippo-dancer in Fantasia. 8/24

— ROSE, JUDD, 45, TV correspondent, CNN, ABC. 6/10

— SANCHEZ, CUCO, 79, Mexican folksinger (”La Cama de Piedra”). 10/5

— SANDOLE, DENNIS, 87, jazz guitarist, played with Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday. 10/7

— SAUTET, CLAUDE, 76, French director (Nelly et Monsieur Arnaud), Oscar-nominated for A Simple Story. 7/22

— SHEPARD, MARY, 90, illustrator (Mary Poppins). 9/4

— SHOWALTER, MAX, 83, actor (Niagara). 7/30

— SIMON, AL, 88, producer (Mister Ed and I Love Lucy). 5/18

— SIODMAK, CURT, 98, screenwriter (The Wolf Man). 9/2

— SMITH, JEROME, 47, guitarist, KC & the Sunshine Band. 7/28

— TAYLOR, JOHNNIE, 62, singer (”Who’s Making Love”). 5/31

— TROUT, ROBERT, 91, TV/radio journalist, coined term ”fireside chats.” 11/14

— VAN VOGT, ALFRED ELTON, 87, author (The Black Destroyer). 1/26

— WEINSTEIN, HENRY, 76, film/ TV/theater producer (Something’s Got to Give). 9/17

— WHITE, MILES, 85, Broadway costume designer (Oklahoma!, Carousel, and Bye Bye Birdie). 2/17

— WINDSOR, MARIE, 80, actress (The Narrow Margin). 12/10

— WOLF, MARY HUNTER, 95, Broadway director (Peter Pan, with Mary Martin). 11/3

— WOODY, DOUGLAS ALLEN, 44, bassist, the Allman Brothers Band. 8/26

— YATES, PAULA, 40, TV personality, girlfriend of late INXS singer Michael Hutchence. 9/17

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