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Celebrities and Notable People Who Died in the Year 2006

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January

Susan Bergman (writer/teacher) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died January 1, 2006. Born circa 1957. Wrote Anonymity, about her closeted father who died of AIDS, older sister of Anne Heche.  Obituary

Bryan Harvey (guitarist/geek) -- Dead. Murdered. Died January 1, 2006. Born circa 1956. House of Freaks singer/guitarist murdered along with his entire family.  Home Page  Obituary

Lou Rawls (singer, philanthropist) -- Dead. Lung/brain cancer. Died January 6, 2006. Born December 1, 1933. "You'll Never Find, Another Love Like Mine", performed music for the Garfield specials, major fundraiser for the United Negro College Fund.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Hugh Thompson (counselor/war hero) -- Dead. Cancer. Died January 6, 2006. Born circa 1943. One of the few Americans who actually rescued civilians during the US-initiated My Lai massacre in Vietnam, eventually awarded medals for his courage.  Obituary

Shelley Winters (actress) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died January 14, 2006. Born August 18, 1920. Won two Oscars for supporting roles; exact opposite (in real life) of the bigoted mother in A Patch of Blue and for Mrs. Van Daan in The Diary of Anne Frank, married to Vittorio Gassman and Tony Franciosa (who died a few days after Shelley), wrote two tell-all memoires, played Roseanne's grandmother.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  FindAGrave

Tony Franciosa (actor) -- Dead. Stroke. Died January 19, 2006. Born October 25, 1928. Many made-for-TV movies and short-lived series such as The Name of the Game, died days after one of his ex-wives, Shelley Winters.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Wilson Pickett (singer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died January 19, 2006. Born March 18, 1941. "In the Midnight Hour", "Mustang Sally".  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Fayard Nicholas (dancer/choreographer) -- Dead. Stroke/pneumonia. Died January 24, 2006. Born October 20, 1914. Great dancer, one of the Nicholas Brothers.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Chris Penn (actor) -- Dead. Died January 24, 2006. Born October 10, 1965. Reservoir Dogs, Short Cuts, younger brother of Sean and Michael Penn.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Wendy Wasserstein (playwright) -- Dead. Lymphoma. Died January 30, 2006. Born October 18, 1950. The Heidi Chronicles, Shiksa Goddess.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Coretta Scott King (civil rights advocate/musician) -- Dead. Aftereffects of a stroke/cancer. Died January 31, 2006. Born April 27, 1927. Founded the King Center to help carry on the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Moira Shearer (dancer/actress/writer) -- Dead. Died January 31, 2006. Born January 17, 1926. The Red Shoes.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

February

Jean Byron (actress/singer) -- Dead. Died February 3, 2006. Born December 10, 1925. Mom on The Patty Duke Show, briefly married to Michael Ansara.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Al Lewis (actor/author/politician/former restauranteur/radio show host) -- Dead. Died February 3, 2006. Born April 30, 1923. Grandpa on The Munsters, ran for governor of New York, birth date confirmation.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Betty Friedan (wrtier/feminist) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died February 4, 2006. Born February 4, 1921. Wrote The Feminine Mystique and The Fountains of Age, helped to found the National Organization of Women and the National Women's Political Caucus.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Franklin Cover (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 5, 2006. Born November 20, 1928. Tom Willis on The Jeffersons.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Alan J. Shalleck (illustrator) -- Dead. Murder. Died February 6, 2006. Born circa 1929. Collaborated with Margaret Rey on the Curious George books after her husband's death, helped direct the cartoon TV series.  Home Page  Obituary

Akira Ifukube (composer) -- Dead. Multiple organ failure. Died February 8, 2006. Born May 31, 1914. Composed music for Godzilla and many other Japanese monster movies for nearly fifty years.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Phil Brown (actor) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died February 9, 2006. Born April 30, 1916. An actor blacklisted during the McCarthy era, George Lucas cast him as Uncle Owen in Star Wars.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Sir Freddie Laker (businessman) -- Dead. Died February 9, 2006. Born August 6, 1922. Self-made millionaire who started Skytrain, an attempt to revolutionize flying, but was thwarted by the rest of the aviation industry.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Benchley (writer) -- Dead. Pulmonary fibrosis. Died February 11, 2006. Born May 8, 1940. Wrote Jaws and has a short role as a TV reporter in the movie.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Andreas Katsulas (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died February 13, 2006. Born May 18, 1946. G'Kar on Babylon 5, Tomalak on Star Trek: The Next Generation.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Billy Cowsill (singer/guitarist) -- Dead. Emphysema. Died February 17, 2006. Born January 9, 1948. One of the Cowsills.  Home Page  Obituary

Curt Gowdy (sportscaster) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died February 20, 2006. Born July 31, 1919. NBC sportscaster for baseball and football.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Octavia Butler (writer) -- Dead. Brain injury. Died February 24, 2006. Born June 22, 1947. Fine SF writer; the only person to win a Hugo, a Nebula and a McArthur Genius Grant. Make memorial contributions to: Octavia E. Butler Memorial Scholarship  Dead People Server Photo Gallery  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Don Knotts (actor) -- Dead. Pulmonary/respiratory complications. Died February 24, 2006. Born July 21, 1924. Barney Fife on The Andy Griffith Show, the TV repairman in Pleasantville.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dennis Weaver (actor, philanthropist, environmentalist) -- Dead. Cancer. Died February 24, 2006. Born June 4, 1924. Duel, Chester on Gunsmoke.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Darren McGavin (actor) -- Dead. Died February 25, 2006. Born May 7, 1922. The Night Stalker and the classic A Christmas Story.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

March

Ronald Anthony Cross (writer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died March 1, 2006. Born September 12, 1937. Wrote the Eternal Guardians series.  Obituary

Jack Wild (actor) -- Dead. Mouth cancer. Died March 1, 2006. Born September 30, 1952. Artful Dodger in Oliver!, H. R. Pufnstuf, spent the last five years of his life without a voicebox or tongue.  IMDb  Obituary

Kirby Puckett (baseball great) -- Dead. Stroke. Died March 6, 2006. Born March 14, 1960. Minnesota Twin hitting/fielding master.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dana Reeve (singer/activist) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died March 6, 2006. Born circa 1961. Activist who helped to raise millions of dollars after her husband Christopher Reeve became paralyzed in 1995, Make memorial contributions to: Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Gordon Parks (photographer, director) -- Dead. Died March 7, 2006. Born November 30, 1912. Life photographer for many years, he also directed a few movies, including the original Shaft.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Maureen Stapleton (actress) -- Dead. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Died March 13, 2006. Born June 21, 1925. Won an Oscar, Tony and Emmy during her long career, played a memorable Emma Goldman in Reds, titled her autobiography Hell of a Life.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Tomarken (game show host) -- Dead. Private plane crash. Died March 13, 2006. Born December 7, 1942. Hosted Press Your Luck.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

David Feintuch (writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died March 16, 2006. Born circa 1942. Wrote the Seafort series, won the Campbell Award in 1996.  Home Page

Oleg Cassini (fashion designer) -- Dead. Died March 17, 2006. Born April 11, 1913. Fashion designer, particularly for Jacqueline Kennedy and Gene Tierney, was working in his 90s.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

John Morressy (English professor/fantasy writer) -- Dead. Coronary seizure. Died March 20, 2006. Born circa 1930. Wrote the Kedrigern series. Make memorial contributions to: St. Bernard's Parish, 173 Main Street, Keene, NH 03431  Home Page  Obituary

David Stemple (Renaissance man) -- Dead. Cancer. Died March 22, 2006. Born circa 1937. Helped develop compilers (including the first FORTRAN compiler), taught at UMass for many years, birder, author, and inspiration for Pa in the classic Owl Moon. Make memorial contributions to: Mass Audubon or Library of Natural Sounds at Cornell.  Home Page  Obituary

Sarah Caldwell (opera director/professor) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died March 23, 2006. Born March 6, 1924. Started the Boston Opera Company, one of the first women opera conductors in the country.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Richard Fleischer (director) -- Dead. Died March 25, 2006. Born December 8, 1916. Directed classics like 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and Tora! Tora! Tora!.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Buck Owens (singer) -- Dead. Died March 25, 2006. Born August 12, 1929. "Act Naturally", co-host of Hee-Haw, died hours after performing in his club.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dan Curtis (TV producer) -- Dead. Brain tumor. Died March 27, 2006. Born August 12, 1928. Created Dark Shadows, produced many shows and miniseries, including The Winds of War.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Stanislaw Lem (writer) -- Dead. Died March 27, 2006. Born September 12, 1921. Polish science fiction writer, Solaris.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Caspar Weinberger (politician) -- Dead. Died March 28, 2006. Born August 18, 1917. Former Secretary of Defense during Iran Contra.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

April

Thomas Abercrombie (photographer/writer) -- Dead. Heart disease/following heart surgery. Died April 3, 2006. Born August 13, 1930. National Geographic who took iconic photos (self-portrait of himself with ice on his beard at the South Pole was a classic), self-educated Middle East expert.  Home Page  Obituary

Gene Pitney (singer) -- Dead. Died April 5, 2006. Born February 17, 1941. Wrote "Hello, Mary Lou", sang "24 Hours from Tulsa", died while on tour.  Home Page  IMDb  FindAGrave

June Pointer (singer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died April 11, 2006. Born November 30, 1953. "Respect Yourself", the youngest Pointer sisters she posed for Playboy and battled drugs.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Scott Crossfield (pilot) -- Dead. Small plane crash. Died April 19, 2006. Born October 2, 1921. First pilot to break Mach 2, he helped train pilots for a re-enactment of the Wright Brothers flight in 2003.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

John Kenneth Galbraith (professor/economist/writer) -- Dead. Died April 29, 2006. Born October 15, 1908. The Affluent Society.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

May

Lisa Barnett (writer) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died May 2, 2006. Born circa 1955. Armor of Light.  Home Page

Louis Rukeyser (journalist) -- Dead. Multiple myeloma. Died May 2, 2006. Born January 30, 1933. Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Senator Lloyd Bentsen (politcian) -- Dead. Died May 23, 2006. Born February 11, 1921. Democratic senator from Texas, Dukakis' running mate in 1988, Treasury Secretary under Clinton.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Paul Gleason (actor) -- Dead. Mesothelioma. Died May 27, 2006. Born May 4, 1944. The principal in The Breakfast Club, and "caged" trader in Trading Places.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert Sterling (actor) -- Dead. Died May 30, 2006. Born November 13, 1917. Ghost who haunted TV's Topper, married to Anne Jeffreys for 55 years.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

June

Billy Preston (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Heart infection/kidney failure. Died June 6, 2006. Born September 2, 1946. Performed with The Beatles ("Get Back," "Let It Be"), wrote "Nothing from Nothing." Make memorial contributions to American Kidney Fund and MusicCares.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert Donner (actor) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died June 8, 2006. Born April 27, 1931. Exidor on Mork and Mindy, recurring character on The Waltons.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Tim Hildebrandt (artist) -- Dead. Diabetes. Died June 11, 2006. Born January 23, 1939. A fantasy art team with his twin brother Greg; popularizer of Tolkein-related art in the '60s and '70s.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Aaron Spelling (producer) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 23, 2006. Born April 22, 1923. Producer of shows like Charlie's Angels and Dynasty first husband of Carolyn Jones.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Jim Baen (publisher) -- Dead. Stroke. Died June 28, 2006. Born October 22, 1943. Founder of Baen Books, promoter of electronic publishing.  Home Page  Obituary

July

Jan Murray (comic) -- Dead. Died July 2, 2006. Born October 4, 1916. Hosted Treasure Hunt in the late '50s, guested on many TV shows.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Kasey Rogers (actress/writer) -- Dead. Stroke/throat cancer. Died July 6, 2006. Born December 15, 1925. The second Louise Tate in Bewitched, she also wrote books, promoted motocross, and acted in Hitchcock films as Laura Elliott.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Syd Barrett (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Complications of diabetes/cancer?. Died July 7, 2006. Born January 6, 1946. A founder of Pink Floyd, one of the creators of The Piper at the Gates of Dawn.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

June Allyson (actress) -- Dead. Pulmonary respiratory failure. Died July 8, 2006. Born October 7, 1917. Co-starred in four Jimmy Stewart movies, one of the early "girls next door."  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Barnard Hughes (actor) -- Dead. Died July 11, 2006. Born July 16, 1915. Actor of stage, screen and TV, starred in Da, played Bob's father on The Bob Newhart Show.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Red Buttons (actor) -- Dead. Vascular disease. Died July 13, 2006. Born February 5, 1919. Comic who won an Oscar for a dramatic turn in Sayonara, spoke at many Friar's Club roasts as the guy who "never got a dinner."  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Carrie Nye (actress) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died July 14, 2006. Born October 14, 1936. Stage actress who occassionally made movies (Divorce His/Divorce Hers), was married to Dick Cavett for over 40 years.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Mickey Spillane (writer) -- Dead. Died July 17, 2006. Born March 9, 1918. Created the Mike Hammer books including I, the Jury.  IMDb  Obituary

Jack Warden (actor) -- Dead. Died July 19, 2006. Born September 18, 1920. All the President's Men, Being There.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mako (actor) -- Dead. Esophageal cancer. Died July 21, 2006. Born December 10, 1933. Pearl Harbor, Conan movies.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

David Gemmell (writer) -- Dead. Following heart surgery. Died July 28, 2006. Born circa 1948. Many books including Legend and several about the seige of Troy.  Home Page  Obituary

August

Susan Butcher (sled dog racer/vet technician) -- Dead. leukemia/graft vs. host disease. Died August 5, 2006. Born December 26, 1954. Second woman to win the Iditarod in 1986; dominated the event in the '80s and early '90s.  Home Page.  Home Page

James Van Allen (teacher/astronomer) -- Dead. Died August 9, 2006. Born September 7, 1914. Developed instruments to record conditions in space; discovered the Van Allen radiation belt.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Mike Douglas (talk show host) -- Dead. Died August 11, 2006. Born August 11, 1925. Sing. Sing a song... Ran a popular talk show in the '60s and '70s, eclectic guest list included a very young Tiger Woods and John Lennon and Yoko Ono.  IMDb  Obituary

Bruno Kirby (actor) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died August 14, 2006. Born April 28, 1949. Ed in City Slickers, Jess in When Harry Met Sally, son of Bruce Kirby.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Maynard Ferguson (trumpeter) -- Dead. Kidney/liver failure. Died August 23, 2006. Born May 4, 1928. Trumpter for the Rocky theme "Gonna Fly Now."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Joseph Stefano (writer) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died August 25, 2006. Born May 5, 1922. Writer/producer behind The Outer Limits, adapted Robert Bloch's Psycho.  Home Page  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Gerald Green (writer/producer) -- Dead. Died August 29, 2006. Born circa 1922. Wrote The Last Angry Mann and Holocaust.  IMDb  Obituary

Glenn Ford (actor) -- Dead. Died August 30, 2006. Born May 1, 1916. Gilda, The Blackboard Jungle  IMDb  Obituary

September

Bob Mathias (decathalete/Congressional representative) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 2, 2006. Born November 17, 1930. Won the Olympic decathalon twice, later served in Congress, appeared on Wheaties boxes for many years.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Steve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin (TV personality/zoo director/conservationist) -- Dead. [rumors] Stingray barb. Died September 4, 2006. Born February 22, 1962. Popular host of "dangerous" nature series, bitten in the leg by a croc. Make memorial contributions to: Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Robert Earl Jones (actor) -- Dead. Died September 7, 2006. Born February 3, 1910. Luther in The Sting, ran in marathons when he was 85, father of James Earl Jones.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Pat Corley (actor) -- Dead. Congestive heart failure. Died September 11, 2006. Born June 1, 1930. Murphy Brown's bartender.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Ann Richards (commentator/politician) -- Dead. Cancer. Died September 13, 2006. Born September 1, 1933. The only deliberately amusing Texas governor of recent times, she famously said of George H. W. Bush's gaffes, "Poor George. He can't help it. He was born with a silver foot in his mouth."  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Oriana Fallaci (journalist) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died September 14, 2006. Born July 24, 1929. Interviewed many political figures, wrote a number of books including The Rage and the Pride.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Charles L. Grant (writer) -- Dead. Cardio-pulmonary disease/emphysema. Died September 15, 2006. Born circa 1942. Wrote over thirty novels, including the Black Oak series and the Millennium Quartet series.  Home Page

Sven Nykvist (cinemetographer) -- Dead. Died September 20, 2006. Born December 3, 1922. Worked on many Bergman films, won Oscars for Cries and Whispers and Fanny and Alexander.  IMDb  Obituary

Edward Albert (actor) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died September 22, 2006. Born February 20, 1951. Butterflies Are Free, Mr. Collins in Power Rangers, son of Eddie Albert, godson of Sir Laurence Olivier.  IMDb  Obituary

John M. Ford (writer) -- Dead. Died September 24, 2006. Born April 10, 1957. How Much for Just the Planet?, some brilliant poetry including 110 Stories, witty addition to conferences and the Web. In his memory, sign your organ donor card; a 2000 kidney transplant helped lengthen his life.  Home Page

October

Wilson "Bob" Tucker (writer) -- Dead. Died October 6, 2006. Born November 23, 1914. Year of the Quiet Sun, "Smooooth!"  Home Page  AwardWeb  Obituary

Freddy Fender (singer) -- Dead. Lung cancer. Died October 14, 2006. Born June 4, 1937. "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights".  IMDb  Obituary

Anna Russell (musical comic) -- Dead. Died October 18, 2006. Born December 27, 1911. Satirized Gilbert and Sullivan and Wagner.  IBDB  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Jane Wyatt (actress) -- Dead. Died October 20, 2006. Born August 12, 1911. Father Knows Best, Spock's mother, and the original Lost Horizon.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Arthur Hill (actor) -- Dead. Alzheimer's. Died October 22, 2006. Born August 1, 1922. Dr. Stone in The Andromeda Strain, Owen Marshall on TV.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Red Auerbach (coach) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died October 28, 2006. Born September 20, 1917. Longtime member of the Celtics organization who managed them to many straight championships in the early '60s.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

November

Adrienne Shelly (director/actress) -- Dead. Homicide. Died November 1, 2006. Born June 24, 1966. Probably best-known for Waitress, which premired six months after her murder. Make memorial contributions to: Adrienne Shelly Foundation.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

William Styron (writer) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 1, 2006. Born June 22, 1925. Confessions of Nat Turner and Sophie's Choice.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Ed Bradley (journalist) -- Dead. Leukemia. Died November 9, 2006. Born June 22, 1941. Longtime CBS correspondent, on 60 Minutes for 25 years.  IMDb  Obituary

Gerald Levert (singer/songwriter) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died November 10, 2006. Born July 13, 1966. "I Swear".  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Jack Palance (actor) -- Dead. Died November 10, 2006. Born February 18, 1919. Won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for CIty Slickers; scary in Shane.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Jack Williamson (writer) -- Dead. . Died November 10, 2006. Born April 29, 1908. A professional science fiction writer for over 70 years, Legion of Space.  Home Page  IMDb

Milton Friedman (economist) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died November 16, 2006. Born July 31, 1912. Nobel-award winning economist.  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Robert Altman (director) -- Dead. Died November 20, 2006. Born February 20, 1925. Brilliant, innovative director of The Player, Nashville, M * A * S * H, and Gosford Park, deserved a "regular" Oscar (or two!) but at least won an honorary one in 2006.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary

Chris Hayward (writer/producer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died November 20, 2006. Born June 19, 1925. One of the writers for The Bullwinkle Show, developer of The Munsters.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Betty Comden (lyricist, screenwriter) -- Dead. Heart failure. Died November 23, 2006. Born May 3, 1919. Wrote the script for Singin' in the Rain and Auntie Mame, longtime writing partner of Adolph Green.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Anita O'Day (singer) -- Dead. Cardiac arrest. Died November 23, 2006. Born October 18, 1919. A singer for Gene Krupa, her career spanned almost 70 years, release an album when she was 86.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Bebe Moore Campbell (writer) -- Dead. Brain cancer. Died November 27, 2006. Born February 18, 1950. Your Blues Ain't Like Mine, also an NPR commentator.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Emmett Kelly, Jr. (clown) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died November 29, 2006. Born November 13, 1923. Adopted his father's persona of Weary Willie, entertained at the 1964 New York World's Fair.  Home Page  Obituary

December

Elizabeth "Lizzie" Bolden (World's oldest woman 2005-2006) -- Dead. Died December 4, 2006. Born August 15, 1890.

Michael Gilden (actor) -- Dead. Suicide. Died December 5, 2006. Born September 22, 1962. Bit part player on NCIS, Charmed and CSI.  IMDb  FindAGrave

Dr. Jeane Kirkpatrick (UN envoy, professor) -- Dead. Died December 7, 2006. Born November 19, 1926. The first woman to be the US's permanent envoy to the UN, considered herself a lifelong Democrat even though she became a Republican in 1985.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Peter Boyle (actor) -- Dead. Heart disease. Died December 12, 2006. Born October 18, 1935. The father on Everybody Loves Raymond, Boyle was particularly memorable in Young Frankenstein as The Monster.  IBDB  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Dr. Richard Carlson (psychologist/writer) -- Dead. Heart attack. Died December 13, 2006. Born May 16, 1961. Wrote the Don't Sweat the Small Stuff books, died on a plane during a book tour.  Home Page  Obituary

Mike Evans (actor/writer) -- Dead. Throat cancer. Died December 14, 2006. Born November 3, 1949. The original Lionel on All in the Family and on The Jeffersons, wrote episodes of Good Times.  IMDb  Obituary  FindAGrave

Joseph Barbera (cartoon creator) -- Dead. Died December 18, 2006. Born March 24, 1911. Creator of popular cartoons such as Quick Draw McGraw and Top Cat partner of William Hanna.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Jayge Carr (writer) -- Dead. Cancer. Died December 20, 2006. Born circa 1940. Leviathan's Deep, real name: Margery Krueger.  Obituary

James "Godfather of Soul" Brown (soul singer) -- Dead. Pneumonia. Died December 25, 2006. Born May 3, 1933. Lots of run-ins with the law and rehab, toured with classics like "I Feel Good" until just before he died.  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

Gerald R. Ford (our first unelected president) -- Dead. Died December 26, 2006. Born July 14, 1913. May only be remembered as the man who pardoned Nixon, but it was the right thing to do, all things considered.  Home Page  Home Page  IMDb  Obituary

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