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

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art Historian, University Teacher

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright
Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man
Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer
Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect

Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
Belgian
King of Belgium
Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
Hungarian, British
 

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter

Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
American
News Anchor

Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache
Paul FixPaul Fix
American
Actor

HergeHergé
Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)
George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
Indian
Indian businessman
Kenneth ClarkKenneth Clark
British
Art Historian

Rebecca WestRebecca West
British
British author
William WaltonWilliam Walton
British
Composer

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
British, American
Actress

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
Belgian
Cell Biologist
Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
Italian
Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics

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Felix BlochFelix Bloch
Swiss
Physicist
Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
French
Composer

Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
French
French Politician

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist

Dora GabeDora Gabe
Bulgarian
Poet
Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
American
Physiologist
Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson
American
Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer

John Le MesurierJohn Le Mesurier
British
Actor

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor
Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player

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

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

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor
Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,

Benigno Aquino, Jr.Benigno Aquino, Jr.
Filipino
 
Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Canadian, American
Actor

Buster CrabbeBuster Crabbe
American
Swimmer

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer

Michael ConradMichael Conrad
American
Actor
George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine
American, Russian
Choreographer

George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player

Idris of LibyaIdris of Libya
Libyan
King
Tom EvansTom Evans
British
 

Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician

Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
American
Lyricist

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio
Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director

Donald MacleanDonald Maclean
British
Diplomat
Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist

James HayterJames Hayter
Indian, British
Actor

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

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician
Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor
Princess Marie-Auguste of AnhaltPrincess Marie-Auguste of Anhalt
German
Aristocrat

Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,
Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

John VorsterJohn Vorster
South African
Politician

Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
British
Economist
Ernie RothErnie Roth
American
Wrestling manager
Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

Carrie BuckCarrie Buck
American
Plaintiff

Mary RenaultMary Renault
British, South African
Writer

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist
Shah Nawaz KhanShah Nawaz Khan
Indian
politician

Frank ReynoldsFrank Reynolds
American
Journalist

Sri SriSri Sri
Indian
author, poet, lyricist, songwriter

Ross MacdonaldRoss Macdonald
Canadian, American
Author

Miguel AlemánMiguel Alemán
Mexican
Politician
Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director
Maurice RonetMaurice Ronet
French
Actor

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Prince Charles, Count of FlandersPrince Charles, Count of Flanders
Belgian
Prince
Derek J. de Solla PriceDerek J. de Solla Price
British, American
Historian