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

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress
Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer
Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter
Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster

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

Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
American
News Anchor
George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
Hungarian, British
 

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic
Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
Indian
Indian businessman

William WaltonWilliam Walton
British
Composer
Rebecca WestRebecca West
British
British author

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

Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
French
French Politician

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
American
Physiologist
Dora GabeDora Gabe
Bulgarian
Poet

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Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson
American
Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect

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

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

Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor
Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,
GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art historian, University teacher

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

Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio
George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine
Russian, American
Choreographer

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player

Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer

Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist
John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer

Sergei PremininSergei Preminin
Military personnel
Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician

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

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist
Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,
Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director

Frank FordeFrank Forde
Australian
Politician, Diplomat
John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer
James BookerJames Booker
American
Pianist, Songwriter
B. J. VorsterB. J. Vorster
South African
Politician

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

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist

Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
Actor, Film actor, Karateka
Earl TupperEarl Tupper
American
Entrepreneur

Nikolai PodgornyNikolai Podgorny
Ukrainian
Statesman

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
British
Composer

Benigno Aquino, Jr.Benigno Aquino, Jr.
Filipino
 

Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American
 
Tino RossiTino Rossi
French
Actor, Singer

Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,
Anna SeghersAnna Seghers
German
Writer

Mordecai KaplanMordecai Kaplan
American
essayist, rabbi, translator, philosopher, diarist

James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
American
Photographer
Gabrielle RoyGabrielle Roy
Canadian
Writer, Novelist

Bill BrandtBill Brandt
British
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,
Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
Japanese
Marathon runner, Athletics competitor

Mercè RodoredaMercè Rodoreda
Spanish
Novelist, Dramatist, Poet

Mignon McLaughlinMignon McLaughlin
American
Journalist

Howard DietzHoward Dietz
American
Opinion journalist
Alden NowlanAlden Nowlan
Canadian
Novelist

Idris I of LibyaIdris I of Libya
Egyptian, Libyan
Political leader
John Beverley NicholsJohn Beverley Nichols
British
 

Sri SriSri Sri
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Richard Buckminster FullerRichard Buckminster Fuller
American
Poet, Inventor, Engineer, Environmental Activist,

Shah Nawaz KhanShah Nawaz Khan
Indian
politician
Tom EvansTom Evans
British