Famous People Who Died In 1983

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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.
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 1 
Karen Carpenter
(Singer & Drummer Known for Her Distinctive Three-Octave Contralto Vocal Range)
Karen Carpenter
22
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 4
 2 
Tennessee Williams
(One of the Finest American Playwrights of the 20th-Century Best Known for His Work ‘The Glass Menagerie’ )
Tennessee Williams
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Died: February 25
 3 
David Niven
7
Birthdate: March 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: July 29
 4 
Muddy Waters
(Musician)
Muddy Waters
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Issaquena County, Mississippi
Died: April 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Jack Dempsey
(One of the Most Popular Boxers in American History)
Jack Dempsey
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa, Colorado, United States
Died: May 31
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 6 
Carolyn Jones
(Actress)
Carolyn Jones
12
Birthdate: April 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: August 3
 7 
Bear Bryant
(American Football Player)
Bear Bryant
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cleveland County, Arkansas, United States
Died: January 26
 8 
Dennis Wilson
(musician)
Dennis Wilson
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: December 28
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Slim Pickens
(Actor and Rodeo Performer)
Slim Pickens
5
Birthdate: June 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingsburg, California, United States
Died: December 8
 10 
Buckminster Fuller
8
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 11 
Meyer Lansky
(One of the Most Financially Successful Gangsters in American History)
Meyer Lansky
16
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: July 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: January 15
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 12 
Gloria Swanson
(Actress and Producer Best Known for Her Motion Picture Drama ‘Sunset Boulevard’)
Gloria Swanson
4
Birthdate: March 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: April 4
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 13 
Joan Miró
(Spanish Painter, Sculptor and Ceramicist Known for His work in ‘Surrealism’, ‘Fauvism’ and ‘Expressionism’)
Joan Miró
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: December 25
 14 
Jon Brower Minnoch
(Heaviest Man)
Jon Brower Minnoch
21
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
Died: September 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Dolores del Río
5
Birthdate: August 3, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango, Mexico
Died: April 11
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 16 
Norma Shearer
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘The Divorcee')
Norma Shearer
5
Birthdate: August 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: June 12
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 17 
Louis de Funès
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Courbevoie, France
Died: January 27
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Hergé
(Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin))
Hergé
0
Birthdate: May 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium
Died: March 3
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Roy DeMeo
(Gangster)
Roy DeMeo
8
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: September 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 10
 20 
Paul Fix
(Actor)
Paul Fix
6
Birthdate: March 13, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dobbs Ferry, New York, United States
Died: October 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
Anthony Blunt
(Art Historian, University Teacher)
Anthony Blunt
1
Birthdate: September 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Died: March 26
 22 
Umberto II of Italy
(The Last King of Italy)
Umberto II of Italy
0
Birthdate: September 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castle of Racconigi, Racconigi, Italy
Died: March 18
 23 
John Le Mesurier
2
Birthdate: April 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Died: November 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
George Halas
(American football player)
George Halas
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: October 31
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Raymond Massey
(Canadian Actor, Known for His Commanding, Stage-Trained Voice)
Raymond Massey
1
Birthdate: August 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 29
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 26 
Robert Aldrich
(Director)
Robert Aldrich
1
Birthdate: August 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, USA
Died: December 5
 27 
Jessica Savitch
(Television presenter)
Jessica Savitch
1
Birthdate: February 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 23
 28 
Michael Conrad
0
Birthdate: October 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 22
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 29 
Buster Crabbe
(Swimmer)
Buster Crabbe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: April 23
 30 
Christopher George
4
Birthdate: February 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Died: November 28
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 31 
Harry James
(Musician)
Harry James
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: July 5
 32 
Arthur Godfrey
(One of the Biggest Radio & TV Personalities in America in the 1950s)
Arthur Godfrey
2
Birthdate: August 31, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: March 16
 33 
George Balanchine
(The Father of American Ballet)
George Balanchine
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 30
 34 
Benigno Aquino, Jr.
(Senator of the Philippines)
Benigno Aquino, Jr.
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Concepcion, Philippines
Died: August 21
 35 
Louise Tracy
(Founder of The John Tracy Clinic)
Louise Tracy
1
Birthdate: July 31, 1897
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New Castle, Pennsylvania
Died: November 13
 36 
George Cukor
(Film Director)
George Cukor
3
Birthdate: July 7, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: January 24
 37 
Ralph Richardson
0
Birthdate: December 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tivoli Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died: October 10
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 38 
Tom Evans
(Former Musician and Songwriter, Most Notable for His Work With the Band Badfinger)
Tom Evans
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 19
 39 
Ira Gershwin
(Lyricist)
Ira Gershwin
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 6, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: August 17
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 40 
Luis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)
Luis Buñuel
6
Birthdate: February 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29
 41 
James Jamerson
(Bass player)
James Jamerson
1
Birthdate: January 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 2
 42 
Corrie ten Boom
(Holocaust Survivor Best Known for Her Book 'The Hiding Place')
Corrie ten Boom
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Haarlem, Netherlands
Died: April 15
 43 
Joan Hackett
(Actress)
Joan Hackett
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Died: October 8
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Ghanshyam Das Birla
(Indian businessman)
Ghanshyam Das Birla
4
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 10, 1894
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pilani, Rajasthan
Died: June 11
 45 
Eric Hoffer
(Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist)
Eric Hoffer
1
Listed In:
Birthdate: July 25, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: May 21
 46 
Merle Travis
(Musician)
Merle Travis
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rosewood, Kentucky, U.S.
Died: October 20
 47 
Earl Hines
(Jazz musician)
Earl Hines
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Duquesne, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 22
 48 
William Walton
(Composer)
William Walton
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 29, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Oldham, England
Died: March 8
 49 
Billy Fury
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter)
Billy Fury
2
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: April 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: January 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 50 
Norm Van Brocklin
(American football player)
Norm Van Brocklin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Parade, South Dakota, United States
Died: May 2
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)