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.

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man
Karen CarpenterKaren Carpenter
American
Singer

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

David NivenDavid Niven
British
Actor

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress
Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 
Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect
Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
Belgian
King of Belgium
Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress
Paul FixPaul Fix
American
Actor

HergeHergé
Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

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

George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director
Louise TracyLouise Tracy
American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

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

Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
French
Composer

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
Belgian
Cell Biologist
Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

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Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
French
French Politician

Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
American
Physiologist

Dora GabeDora Gabe
Bulgarian
Poet

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art historian, University teacher
Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson
American
Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer

Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
Japanese
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor
John Le MesurierJohn Le Mesurier
British
Actor

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
Spanish, Mexican
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player
Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor
Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress

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

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor

Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Canadian, American
Actor

George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player

Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer

Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician
Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

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

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player
Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer
Merle TravisMerle Travis
American
Musician

Sergei PremininSergei Preminin
Military personnel

Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist
Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
American
Politician, Lawyer
Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist
Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

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

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
British
Composer

Alberto GinasteraAlberto Ginastera
Argentinian
Composer

B. J. VorsterB. J. Vorster
South African
Politician

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer
James BookerJames Booker
American
Pianist, Songwriter

Paul de ManPaul de Man
Belgian, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic,
Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
Actor, Film actor, Karateka

Frank FordeFrank Forde
Australian
Politician, Diplomat

Earl TupperEarl Tupper
American
Entrepreneur
Nikolai PodgornyNikolai Podgorny
Ukrainian
Statesman

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American
 

Tino RossiTino Rossi
French
Actor, Singer

Anna SeghersAnna Seghers
German
Writer

Benigno Aquino, Jr.Benigno Aquino, Jr.
Filipino
 
Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,

Mordecai KaplanMordecai Kaplan
American
essayist, rabbi, translator, philosopher, diarist
James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
American
Photographer

Bill BrandtBill Brandt
British
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,
Gabrielle RoyGabrielle Roy
Canadian
Writer, Novelist

Mercè RodoredaMercè Rodoreda
Spanish
Novelist, Dramatist, Poet
Howard DietzHoward Dietz
American
Opinion journalist