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Famous People Obituaries

Famous People Obituaries help to make their lives and work a little closer to the rest of us. When famous people pass away, it can be a shock to the community because their life and work as touched many people far and near. Here are selected Famous People's Obituaries.

Letter: ?We walked to Tom Graveney?s sports shop to find our h...
1 Dec 2015 at 10:21am
by David Hoult
In the summer of 1966 Tom Graveney was 39 years old and hadn?t played Test cricket for thre...

Letter: Penelope Houston stood by her principles
1 Dec 2015 at 9:57am
by Alan Lovell
When I worked in the British Film Institute?s education department in the 1960s, we regarde...

Letter: Saeed Jaffrey had the best lines and being a pro he mi...
1 Dec 2015 at 9:56am
by Reginald Massey
In the early 1950s when I was a freshman in Delhi, Saeed Jaffrey was a promising actor and ...

Letters: The generosity of Albert Hunt
1 Dec 2015 at 9:55am
by Michael Randle and Brian Wood
Michael Randle writes: Albert Hunt was a conscientious objector to military service in the ...

Anthony Read obituary
30 Nov 2015 at 10:32am
by Toby Hadoke
Author, television screenwriter and producer who worked on Doctor Who, Z Cars, The Professi...

Chris Martin obituary
29 Nov 2015 at 12:36pm
by Benedict Brogan
Dedicated civil servant who was David Cameron?s principal private secretaryEarlier this mon...

David Cohen, lobbyist for ?public,? rather than ?special,? int...
30 Nov 2015 at 7:17pm
by Emily Langer
Mr. Cohen, a former president of Common Cause, campaigned for greater government transparen...

Washington-area obituaries of note
28 Nov 2015 at 7:29pm
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Notable deaths of 2014
28 Nov 2015 at 4:09pm
A look at those who have died this year.

Thomas W. Moss Jr., former speaker of Va. House of Delegates, ...
27 Nov 2015 at 6:35pm
by Matt Schudel
Mr. Moss, a state legislator for 36 years, was known for his humor and evenhanded manner.

James C. McKay, independent counsel during the Reagan era, die...
25 Nov 2015 at 7:35pm
by Emily Langer
Mr. McKay investigated allegations of influence-peddling involving Wedtech and Edwin Meese ...

Austin H. Kiplinger, D.C. publisher and philanthropist, dies a...
21 Nov 2015 at 11:01am
by Bob Levey
Mr. Kiplinger, a journalist and entrepreneur, led a family empire of business and economics...

Charles Herbert, child star - obituary
29 Nov 2015 at 12:42pm
by Telegraph Staff
Child star who made films with Sophia Loren and Doris Day

Carol Doda, stripper - obituary
24 Nov 2015 at 12:56pm
by Telegraph Staff
Stripper who brought topless dancing to San Francisco

Al Molinaro, actor - obituary
1 Nov 2015 at 12:28pm
by Telegraph Staff
Actor who played Big Al in Happy Days and presided benignly over the antics of its youthful...

The highest-earning dead celebrities making millions from the ...
30 Oct 2015 at 4:30am
by Telegraph Staff
Forbes has compiled its annual list of the 13 top-earning dead celebrities. They made a tot...

Dean Jones, actor - obituary
3 Sep 2015 at 12:12pm
by Telegraph Staff
Actor who starred opposite 'Herbie' the VW Beetle and later became a born-again Christian

Anna Kashfi, actress - obituary
23 Aug 2015 at 12:15pm
by Telegraph Staff
Actress brought up in Wales who married Marlon Brando

Yolanda Sonnabend, Designer Who Influenced Choreographer, Dies...
1 Dec 2015 at 12:45pm
Ms. Sonnabend had a long and successful collaboration with the British choreographer and Ro...

Eldar Ryazanov, Russian Film Director Known for His Satire, Di...
1 Dec 2015 at 11:02am
Mr. Ryazanov used the absurdities of everyday life in the Soviet Union and in the post-Gorb...

Gen. Sir Robert Ford Is Dead at 91; British Commander on ?Bloo...
30 Nov 2015 at 9:35pm
General Ford was exonerated after two inquiries into the massacre, in which British paratro...

Joseph Silverstein, Violinist and Boston Symphony Concertmaste...
30 Nov 2015 at 12:22pm
Mr. Silverstein, a conductor and violinist, joined the orchestra as its youngest player in ...

Douglass C. North, Maverick Economist and Nobel Laureate, Dies...
29 Nov 2015 at 9:31pm
In a seven-decade teaching career and in many books and articles, Mr. North became known fo...

Olene Walker, Utah?s First Female Governor, Dies at 85
29 Nov 2015 at 9:24pm
Ms. Walker prioritized education as the first and only female governor of the state and est...