Famous People Who Died In 1983

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1983. This list includes people like Karen Carpenter, David Niven, Meyer Lansky, Tennessee Williams, Carolyn Jones and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, novelists, journalists and composers who died in 1983. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Karen CarpenterKaren Carpenter
American
Singer
David NivenDavid Niven
British
Actor

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man
Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art Historian, University Teacher

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 
Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director
Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
Belgian
King of Belgium

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster
Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter

Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache

Paul FixPaul Fix
American
Actor
HergeHergé
Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
American
News Anchor
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
Hungarian, British
 

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian
William WaltonWilliam Walton
British
Composer

Rebecca WestRebecca West
British
British author
Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
Indian
Indian businessman

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
Swiss
Physicist

Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
Italian
Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics
Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
British, American
Actress

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Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
French
Composer
Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
French
French Politician

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
Belgian
Cell Biologist

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
American
Physiologist
Dora GabeDora Gabe
Bulgarian
Poet
Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson
American
Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer

John Le MesurierJohn Le Mesurier
British
Actor

Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
Spanish, Mexican
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,
Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player

Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,

Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,
Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor

Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Canadian, American
Actor
George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player
Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician

George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine
Russian, American
Choreographer
Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
American
Lyricist

Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio
Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer

Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,

Merle TravisMerle Travis
American
Musician
Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist
Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer

Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor
Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician

Ernie RothErnie Roth
American
Wrestling manager
John VorsterJohn Vorster
South African
Politician

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
British
Economist

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist
Frank ReynoldsFrank Reynolds
American
Journalist

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

Ross MacdonaldRoss Macdonald
Canadian, American
Author

Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
Actor, Film actor, Karateka
Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer
Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American
 

Carrie BuckCarrie Buck
American
Plaintiff

Nikolaus PevsnerNikolaus Pevsner
German, British
Historian

Alberto GinasteraAlberto Ginastera
Argentinian
Composer
James BookerJames Booker
American
Pianist, Songwriter

Paul de ManPaul de Man
Belgian, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic,

Frank FordeFrank Forde
Australian
Politician

Keith HolyoakeKeith Holyoake
New Zealander
Former Prime Minister

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher
Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
Japanese
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor

Nikolai PodgornyNikolai Podgorny
Ukrainian
Statesman
Earl TupperEarl Tupper
American
Entrepreneur

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,
Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
British
Composer