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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.

Sonia Rolt obituary
31 Oct 2014 at 12:34pm
by Veronica Horwell
Campaigner for the preservation of canals and historic buildingsSonia Rolt, who has died ag...

Vic Ash obituary
31 Oct 2014 at 8:36am
by Peter Vacher
My good friend Vic Ash, who has died aged 84, was both a brilliant jazz soloist and a succe...

Style Scott obituary
30 Oct 2014 at 2:20pm
by David Katz
Drummer and record producer who was a founding member of Roots RadicsThe drummer Style Scot...

Thurston Hopkins obituary
30 Oct 2014 at 2:16pm
by Amanda Hopkinson and David Mitchell
Photographer who made his reputation on the news magazine Picture Post in the 1950sReportag...

Michael Sata obituary
29 Oct 2014 at 2:14pm
by Stephen Chan
Forceful and ruthless president of Zambia nicknamed King CobraMichael Sata, who has died ag...

Colette King obituary
29 Oct 2014 at 2:12pm
by Bill Gaskill
Drama teacher who transformed education in contemporary artsColette King, who has died at t...

Jo Ann Harris, chief author of recently publicized Lewinsky re...
30 Oct 2014 at 8:26pm
by Emily Langer
Jo Ann Harris, the chief author of a recently publicized special counsel report scrutinizin...

Thomas M. Menino, elected five times as Boston?s mayor, dies a...
30 Oct 2014 at 11:46am
by Paul Duggan
Thomas M. Menino, Boston?s longest-serving mayor, who gained support from working-class nei...

Washington-area obituaries of note
29 Oct 2014 at 6:35pm
Obituaries of residents from the District, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Margot L. Rich...

Michael Sata, Zambian president, dies at 77
29 Oct 2014 at 5:18pm
by Noel Sichalwe, Christopher Torchia
Zambian President Michael Sata, once dubbed ?Mr. King Cobra? for his sharp-tongued remarks,...

Marcia Strassman, actress in 1970s sitcom ?Welcome Back, Kotte...
28 Oct 2014 at 4:54pm
by Associated Press
Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan?s wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom ?Welcome Back, ...

Chen Ziming, jailed leader of China?s 1989 Tiananmen Square up...
26 Oct 2014 at 9:11pm
by Steve Chawkins
Chen Ziming, an activist branded as one of the ?black hands? behind the 1989 pro-democracy ...

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...

Lynda Bellingham dies peacefully after cancer battle
20 Oct 2014 at 8:44am
by Olivia Rzadkiewicz
Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham died yesterday after a long battle with cancer, aged 66

Lynda Bellingham's life in pictures
20 Oct 2014 at 4:35am
by Telegraph Staff
We look back at the actress and presenter's career

Carolyn Rovee-Collier, Who Said Babies Have Clear Memories, Is...
30 Oct 2014 at 10:12pm
Dr. Rovee-Collier, a developmental psychologist at Rutgers University, showed in a series o...

Warren Anderson, 92, Dies; Faced India Plant Disaster
30 Oct 2014 at 9:16pm
Mr. Anderson led the company through one of history?s most lethal industrial accidents, whe...

Thomas M. Menino, Mayor Who Led Boston?s Renaissance, Is Dead ...
30 Oct 2014 at 12:41pm
Mr. Menino was Boston?s longest-serving mayor, and helped transform it from a gritty paroch...

Terry Keenan, Populist Finance Reporter, Dies at 53
29 Oct 2014 at 11:08pm
Ms. Keenan, who was known for her straightforward vocabulary, worked for several media outl...

Susan Sollins, a Creator of PBS?s Art21 Series, Dies at 75
29 Oct 2014 at 11:06pm
Ms. Sollins organized art shows for small communities, then produced Art21, a groundbreakin...

Jack Broughton, 89, Dies; Pilot in Vietnam Turned Critic of Le...
29 Oct 2014 at 9:04pm
The Air Force accused him of covering up the strafing of a Soviet freighter in the North Vi...