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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.

Polly Bergen obituary
22 Sep 2014 at 1:12pm
by Ronald Bergan
Award-winning actor who starred in Cape Fear, she was also a dynamic entrepreneurVersatilit...

Yoshiko Yamaguchi obituary
22 Sep 2014 at 12:17pm
by Roger Macy
Actor and singer whose Japanese nationality saved her from execution by the Chinese governm...

Graham Theakston obituary
22 Sep 2014 at 10:08am
by Martyn Auty
My friend Graham Theakston, who has died of cancer at the age of 62, was a talented directo...

Amarjit Kalsi obituary
21 Sep 2014 at 1:22pm
by Ivan Harbour
My colleague Amarjit Kalsi, known to his friends as Amo, who has died aged 57 after sufferi...

Christine Andain obituary
21 Sep 2014 at 1:08pm
by Ian Andain
My wife, Christine Andain, who has died of ovarian cancer aged 60, was a woman with an extr...

Ronald Grainger obituary
21 Sep 2014 at 12:37pm
by David Allison
Radiologist who transformed his discipline beyond recognition by using computer technology ...

Washington-area obituaries of note
22 Sep 2014 at 6:48pm
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Earl Klite...

Gerald A. Larue, religious scholar who debunked Bible stories,...
22 Sep 2014 at 6:36pm
by Elaine Woo, ? Los Angeles Times
Gerald A. Larue, an ordained minister who became an agnostic, an archeologist, a religious ...

Eric Lynch, a member of Howard Stern?s ?Wack Pack? who called ...
22 Sep 2014 at 6:11pm
by John Rogers, ? Associated Press
Eric ?The Actor? Lynch, the diminutive member of Howard Stern?s ?Wack Pack? who for years l...

Polly Bergen, Emmy-winning actress, singer and businesswoman, ...
21 Sep 2014 at 11:24am
by Jake Pearson
Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wi...

Longtime Northern Va. legislator Vincent F. Callahan Jr. dies ...
20 Sep 2014 at 11:03pm
by Matt Schudel
Vincent F. Callahan Jr., an influential Republican legislator who represented Fairfax Count...

John Perdikis, Greek diplomat and real-estate investor, dies a...
20 Sep 2014 at 5:35pm
by Bart Barnes
John Perdikis, a Greek diplomat, World War II resistance fighter against Nazi occupation in...

Denny Miller - obituary
17 Sep 2014 at 1:10pm
by Telegraph Staff
Actor whose venture into the Hollywood jungle was branded 'Tarzan the Worst'

Cosimo Matassa - obituary
16 Sep 2014 at 1:28pm
by Telegraph Staff
Inspired R&B producer who supervised Fats Domino's first recordings

Sir Donald Sinden - obituary
12 Sep 2014 at 6:59am
by Telegraph Staff
Actor with a gift for comedy whose voice resonated on stage and screen for more than 50 years

Joan Rivers' illustrious career in comedy remembered
4 Sep 2014 at 5:00pm
by Leon Siciliano
Joan Rivers dies surrounded by family and close friends in a New York Hospital after suffer...

Comedian Joan Rivers dies in New York
4 Sep 2014 at 5:00pm
by Leon Siciliano
Joan Rivers dies surrounded by family and close friends in a New York Hospital after suffer...

Robin Williams: 'It is not a muse that drives you on... it is ...
12 Aug 2014 at 3:42pm
by Alexei Sayle
Alexei Sayle met Robin Williams at a London comedy club in the Seventies. He got to know hi...

Polly Bergen Dies at 84; Emmy-Winning Actress
22 Sep 2014 at 5:23pm
Ms. Bergen won an Emmy in 1958 for her portrayal of the alcoholic torch singer Helen Morgan...

Kenny Wheeler, Influential Sound in Jazz, Dies at 84
21 Sep 2014 at 11:45pm
Critics hailed the ingenuity of Mr. Wheeler?s compositions, which were unfailingly melodic ...

Robert E. Poli, Leader of Pivotal Strike by Air Traffic Contro...
21 Sep 2014 at 11:29pm
Mr. Poli received harsh criticism after the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organizati...

Jackie Cain, of the Jazz Duo Jackie and Roy, Dies at 86
21 Sep 2014 at 7:32pm
Ms. Cain teamed with her husband, Roy Kral, to form probably the most famous vocal duo in j...

Andy Stapp, Who Tried to Unionize the Military, Dies at 70
21 Sep 2014 at 7:15pm
As antiwar protester determined to challenge the military from within, Mr. Stapp faced cour...

Cosimo Matassa, Whose Studio Created a Rock ?n? Roll Sound, Di...
20 Sep 2014 at 10:00pm
Recording performers like Little Richard and Fats Domino as if they were playing for live a...