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

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress
Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 
Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art Historian, University Teacher
Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
Belgian
King of Belgium

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy
George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director

Paul FixPaul Fix
American
Actor

Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter
HergeHergé
Belgian
Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin)

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler
Hungarian, British
 
Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
American
News Anchor

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
American
Founder of The John Tracy Clinic

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

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

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

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

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

Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
Spanish, Mexican
Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor,
Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

John Le MesurierJohn Le Mesurier
British
Actor

Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
French
Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer,
Raymond MasseyRaymond Massey
Canadian, American
Actor

Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor
Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician
James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer
Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
American
Lyricist

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer

Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director

Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American
 

Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer
George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine
Russian, American
Choreographer

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

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
American
Politician, Lawyer
George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player

Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist
Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician

Merle TravisMerle Travis
American
Musician

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor
Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,

Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer
Ernie RothErnie Roth
American
Wrestling manager

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer

Frank ReynoldsFrank Reynolds
American
Journalist
John VorsterJohn Vorster
South African
Politician

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist

Mary RenaultMary Renault
British, South African
Writer

Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
British
Economist
Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer
Ross MacdonaldRoss Macdonald
Canadian, American
Author

Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
Actor, Film actor, Karateka

Frank FordeFrank Forde
Australian
Politician

Carrie BuckCarrie Buck
American
Plaintiff
Nikolaus PevsnerNikolaus Pevsner
German, British
Historian

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher

Nikolai PodgornyNikolai Podgorny
Ukrainian
Statesman

Earl TupperEarl Tupper
American
Entrepreneur

Paul de ManPaul de Man
Belgian, American
Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic,
Keith HolyoakeKeith Holyoake
New Zealander
Former Prime Minister

James BookerJames Booker
American
Pianist, Songwriter
Alberto GinasteraAlberto Ginastera
Argentinian
Composer

Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
Japanese
Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director,
Victor TurnerVictor Turner
British
Anthropologist, Sociologist
Anna SeghersAnna Seghers
German
Writer