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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: July 4, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Grodno, Belarus
Died: January 15
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 2 Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Died: February 4
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 3 Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 8, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amarillo, Texas, United States
Died: August 3

 4 Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer
Birthdate: December 4, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Inglewood
Died: December 28
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 David Niven

David Niven.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 1, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London
Died: July 29

 6 Jon Brower Minnoch

Jon Brower Minnoch.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Heaviest Man
Birthdate: September 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
Died: September 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American playwright
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Columbus, Mississippi, United States
Died: February 25
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 8 Maurizio D'Ancora

Maurizio D'Ancora
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: May 15

 9 Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American professional boxer
Birthdate: June 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manassa
Died: May 31

 10 Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson.
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Birthdate: March 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: April 4

 11 Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: April 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Issaquena County, Mississippi
Died: April 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Slim Pickens

Slim Pickens.
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Famous As: Actor & Rodeo Performer
Birthdate: June 29, 1919
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kingsburg, California, United States
Died: December 8
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 13 Umberto II of Italy

Umberto II of Italy.
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Famous As: Last King of Italy
Birthdate: September 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Castle of Racconigi, Racconigi, Italy
Died: March 18

 14 Roy DeMeo

Roy DeMeo.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: September 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Died: January 10

 15 Bear Bryant

Bear Bryant.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player, Coache
Birthdate: September 11, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fordyce
Died: January 26

 16 John Le Mesurier

John Le Mesurier
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bedford, Bedfordshire, England, UK
Died: November 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 17 Garrincha

Garrincha
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: October 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pau Grande, Magé, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: January 20
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 Anthony Blunt

Anthony Blunt.
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Famous As: Art Historian, University Teacher
Birthdate: September 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bournemouth, Hampshire, England
Died: March 26

 19 Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller.
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 12, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Milton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 20 Joan Hackett

Joan Hackett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, USA
Died: October 8
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 Benigno Aquino, Jr.

Benigno Aquino, Jr.
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Concepcion, Tarlac
Died: August 21

 22 Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 10, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: June 12
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 23 Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer
Birthdate: February 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Calanda, Spain
Died: July 29

 24 Leopold III of Belgium

Leopold III of Belgium.
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Famous As: King of Belgium
Birthdate: November 3, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brussels, Belgium
Died: September 25

 25 Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Autobiographer
Birthdate: April 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: April 15

 26 Dolores del Río

Dolores del Río
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Famous As: singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor, television actor
Birthdate: August 3, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Durango
Died: April 11
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 27 Christopher George

Christopher George
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Died: November 28
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 Louis de Funès

Louis de Funès
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Famous As: Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer, Dub actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: July 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Courbevoie
Died: January 27
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 29 Joan Miró

Joan Miró.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 20, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: December 25

 30 Paul Fix

Paul Fix.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 13, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dobbs Ferry, New York
Died: October 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 Ralph Richardson

Ralph Richardson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tivoli Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England, UK
Died: October 10
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 George Halas

George Halas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: February 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: October 31
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 Hergé

Hergé.
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Famous As: Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)
Birthdate: May 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Etterbeek, Belgium
Died: March 3
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 George Cukor

George Cukor.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: July 7, 1899
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Died: January 24

 35 Idris of Libya

Idris of Libya
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: March 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Al Jaghbub, Libya
Died: May 25

 36 Stan Rogers

Stan Rogers
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer
Birthdate: November 29, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamilton
Died: June 2

 37 Billy Fury

Billy Fury
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: April 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: January 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 38 Raymond Massey

Raymond Massey
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 29
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 39 James Jamerson

James Jamerson
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Famous As: Bass player
Birthdate: January 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 2

 40 Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 31, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: March 2

 41 Jessica Savitch

Jessica Savitch.
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Famous As: News Anchor
Birthdate: February 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 23

 42 Michael Conrad

Michael Conrad
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 22
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 43 Buster Crabbe

Buster Crabbe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: February 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: April 23

 44 Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Vocalizer
Birthdate: January 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Immenstadt, Germany
Died: August 6

 45 Harry James

Harry James
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: March 15, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: July 5

 46 Tom Evans

Tom Evans
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 5, 1947
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: November 19

 47 Donald Maclean

Donald Maclean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: May 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: March 6

 48 Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio personality, Singer
Birthdate: August 31, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: March 16

 49 George Balanchine

George Balanchine
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Famous As: Choreographer
Birthdate: January 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: April 30

 50 Robert Aldrich

Robert Aldrich
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cranston, Rhode Island, USA
Died: December 5