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.

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art Historian, University Teacher
Karen CarpenterKaren Carpenter
American
Singer

David NivenDavid Niven
British
Actor

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress
Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man
Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

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

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect

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

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter

George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director

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

Rebecca WestRebecca West
British
British author
Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian

Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
Indian
Indian businessman
William WaltonWilliam Walton
British
Composer

Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
Italian
Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
Swiss
Physicist
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

Dora GabeDora Gabe
Bulgarian
Poet
Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
American
Physiologist
John Le MesurierJohn Le Mesurier
British
Actor

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

George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player
Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
Mexican
singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor,

Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor

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

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

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer
George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine
Russian, American
Choreographer

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor
Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress

Benigno Aquino, Jr.Benigno Aquino, Jr.
Filipino
 

Donald MacleanDonald Maclean
British
Diplomat
Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Canadian, American
Actor

Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer
John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Michael ConradMichael Conrad
American
Actor

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician
Buster CrabbeBuster Crabbe
American
Swimmer

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

Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
American
Lyricist

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player
Idris of LibyaIdris of Libya
Libyan
King

Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician
Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist

Tom EvansTom Evans
British
 

James HayterJames Hayter
Indian, British
Actor
Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director

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

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor
Shah Nawaz KhanShah Nawaz Khan
Indian
politician

Ernie RothErnie Roth
American
Wrestling manager
Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

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

Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer
Derek J. de Solla PriceDerek J. de Solla Price
British, American
Historian
Frank ReynoldsFrank Reynolds
American
Journalist

John VorsterJohn Vorster
South African
Politician

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Mary RenaultMary Renault
British, South African
Writer
Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
British
Economist

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Ross MacdonaldRoss Macdonald
Canadian, American
Author

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer

Sri SriSri Sri
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter
Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Miguel AlemánMiguel Alemán
Mexican
Politician

Carrie BuckCarrie Buck
American
Plaintiff
Frank FordeFrank Forde
Australian
Politician
Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American