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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.

Phillip Hughes ? a life in pictures
27 Nov 2014 at 4:44am
by Joanna Ruck
Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes has died in hospital after being struck on the head by ...

Phillip Hughes obituary: a very modern batsman destined for gr...
27 Nov 2014 at 1:12am
by Peter Mason
The hugely talented Australian had such a strong work ethic that his boyhood cricket club m...

Frankie Fraser obituary
26 Nov 2014 at 1:42pm
by James Morton
Gangland criminal and in later life a minor media celebrityFrancis Davidson Fraser, known...

Paul Vaughan obituary
26 Nov 2014 at 12:40pm
by Irving Wardle
Broadcaster loved for his mellifluous voice on radio and television

I first heard the voice ...

Letter: Thurston Hopkins was destined to become a star of Pict...
26 Nov 2014 at 11:57am
by Matt Butson
Thurston Hopkins was one of the few surviving photographers from what came to be referred t...

Suzanne Dore obituary
26 Nov 2014 at 10:23am
by Bruno Dore
My mother, Suzanne Dore, who has died aged 90, shrugged off the drawbacks of an education d...

Washington-area obituaries of note
26 Nov 2014 at 6:17pm
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Edward J. Dolan...

Sabah, actress and entertainer who thrilled and scandalized th...
26 Nov 2014 at 5:20pm
by Diaa Hadid
Lebanese singer, actress and entertainer Sabah, who was known for her powerful voice and wa...

Viktor Tikhonov, Soviet hockey coach who led team to three gol...
25 Nov 2014 at 6:09pm
Viktor Tikhonov, a Soviet hockey coach whose teams won three Olympic gold medals but fell t...

Pat Quinn, NHL coach who led Canada to Olympic gold medal in 2...
25 Nov 2014 at 5:49pm
Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and...

Michael Shanahan, journalist and George Washington University ...
25 Nov 2014 at 9:57am
by Emily Langer
Michael Shanahan, who spent nearly three decades covering Washington politics and policymak...

Marion Barry dies at 78; 4-term D.C. mayor was the most powerf...
23 Nov 2014 at 11:04pm
by Bart Barnes
Marion Barry Jr., the Mississippi sharecropper?s son and civil rights activist who served t...

Mike Nichols - obituary
20 Nov 2014 at 9:58am
by Telegraph Staff
Prolific director in film and theatre whose Oscar-winning movie The Graduate was a cinemati...

Lynda Bellingham: Her coffin was carried out to 'There's no bu...
3 Nov 2014 at 12:18pm
by Jan Etherington
As friends and family gather for Lynda Bellingham's funeral, Jan Etherington recounts the d...

David Redfern - obituary
25 Oct 2014 at 1:00pm
by Telegraph Staff
Photographer who captured the Beatles, Louis Armstrong and Jimi Hendrix on tour




Lynda Bellingham's final Loose Women: 'inspirational'
22 Oct 2014 at 10:00am
by Michael Hogan
Recorded earlier this month, Michael Hogan found the special edition of Loose Women a fitti...

Ben Bradlee - obituary
22 Oct 2014 at 3:30am
by Telegraph Staff
American newspaper editor who steered The Washington Post through the Watergate investigati...

Coleen Nolan pays tribute to Lynda Bellingham
20 Oct 2014 at 9:39am
by Olivia Rzadkiewicz
Coleen Nolan says they are devastated by the death of her Loose Women co-presenter Lynda Be...

Francis Fraser, Who Cashed In on His Cruelty, Dies at 90
27 Nov 2014 at 3:18am
by By ROBERT D. McFADDEN
Known as a British underworld enforcer and once suspected in as many as 40 deaths, Mr. Fras...

Lucien Clergue, Master and Promoter of Art Photography, Dies a...
26 Nov 2014 at 10:48pm
by By PAUL VITELLO
Mr. Clergue enjoyed a national stature in France for his modernist work, famous patrons and...

Bunny Briggs, Tap Dancing Virtuoso, Dies at 92
26 Nov 2014 at 10:07pm
by By BRUCE WEBER
Mr. Briggs?s career bridged the history of tap from Bill (Bojangles) Robinson to Savion Glo...

Allan Kornblum, Independent Publisher, Dies at 65
26 Nov 2014 at 9:44pm
by By WILLIAM YARDLEY
Mr. Kornblum started Coffee House Press, an independent publisher known for finding and nur...

Murray Oliver, N.H.L. Player and All-Star, Dies at 77
26 Nov 2014 at 8:24pm
by By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Oliver played from four teams from the late 1950s to the mid-70s.






Pat Quinn, Coach Who Led Canada to Olympic Gold, Is Dead at 71
25 Nov 2014 at 9:53pm
by By DOUGLAS MARTIN
Quinn followed up a bruising career as a hockey player by steering Canada to its first Olym...