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
Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man

David NivenDavid Niven
British
Actor

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

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

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

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

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect
Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
Belgian
King of Belgium
Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy
Paul FixPaul Fix
American
Actor

HergeHergé
Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
Hungarian, British
 
George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director

Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
American
News Anchor
Louise TracyLouise Tracy
American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

Rebecca WestRebecca West
British
British author

William WaltonWilliam Walton
British
Composer

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
Swiss
Physicist
Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
Indian
Indian businessman
Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
Italian
Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
British, American
Actress

Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
French
French Politician

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
Belgian
Cell Biologist
Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
French
Composer

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Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

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,

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,
Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer
Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player

Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress

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

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor
Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Canadian, American
Actor

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player
Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio
Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer

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

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player
Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician

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

Merle TravisMerle Travis
American
Musician
Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist

Sergei PremininSergei Preminin
Military personnel
Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher
Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher
Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
British
Economist

Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,
Nikolaus PevsnerNikolaus Pevsner
German, British
Historian

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

Ross MacdonaldRoss Macdonald
Canadian, American
Author

Paul de ManPaul de Man
Belgian, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic,
Carrie BuckCarrie Buck
American
Plaintiff

B. J. VorsterB. J. Vorster
South African
Politician
Alberto GinasteraAlberto Ginastera
Argentinian
Composer

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
James BookerJames Booker
American
Pianist, Songwriter

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
British
Composer
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
Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,

Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American
 
Keith HolyoakeKeith Holyoake
New Zealander
Former Prime Minister

Tino RossiTino Rossi
French
Actor, Singer
Bill BrandtBill Brandt
British
Photographer, war photographer, photojournalist,

Anna SeghersAnna Seghers
German
Writer
Marianne BrandtMarianne Brandt
German
Photographer