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 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)

 2 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

 3 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)

 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 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

 7 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
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 8 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)

 9 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

 10 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

 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 Umberto II of Italy

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

 13 Gloria Swanson

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

 14 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)

 15 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

 16 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)

 17 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

 18 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)

 19 Garrincha

Garrincha
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pau Grande
Died: January 20
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 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)

 21 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

 22 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)

 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 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)

 25 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

 26 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)

 27 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)

 28 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

 29 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)

 30 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

 31 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)

 32 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)

 33 Hergé

Herge.
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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 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

 35 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

 36 Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler.
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Birthdate: September 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Budapest, Austria-Hungary
Died: March 1

 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 Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Lyricist
Birthdate: December 6, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: August 17
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 39 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

 40 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

 41 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

 42 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

 43 Tom Evans

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

 44 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

 45 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)

 46 Harry James

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

 47 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

 48 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)

 49 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

 50 Pete Farndon

Pete Farndon
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: June 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hereford
Died: April 14