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
(Singer)

02 March 1950

American

David NivenDavid Niven
(Actor)

01 March 1910

British

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
(American playwright)

26 March 1911

American

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
(Gangster)

04 July 1902

Polish,American

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
(Heaviest Man)

29 September 1941

American

Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
(Musician)

04 April 1913

American

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
(Actress)

08 April 1930

American

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
(American professional boxer)

24 June 1895

American

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson

27 March 1899

American

Joan MiróJoan Miró
(Painter)

20 April 1893

Spanish

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
(Actor & Rodeo Performer)

29 June 1919

American

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
(Gangster)

07 September 1942

American

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Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
(Actress)

10 August 1902

Canadian,American

Bear BryantBear Bryant
(Football Player, Coache)

11 September 1913

American

Paul FixPaul Fix
(Actor)

13 March 1901

American

HergeHergé
(Cartoonist (Creator of Tintin))

22 May 1907

Belgian

Jessica SavitchJessica Savitch
(News Anchor)

01 February 1947

American

Arthur KoestlerArthur Koestler

05 September 1905

Hungarian,British

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George CukorGeorge Cukor
(Film Director)

07 July 1899

American

Louise TracyLouise Tracy
(Founder of The John Tracy Clinic)

31 July 1897

American

William WaltonWilliam Walton
(Composer)

29 March 1902

British

Rebecca WestRebecca West
(British author)

21 December 1892

British

Ghanshyam Das BirlaGhanshyam Das Birla
(Indian businessman)

10 April 1894

Indian

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
(Physicist)

23 October 1905

Swiss

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Piero SraffaPiero Sraffa
(Founder of the Neo-Ricardian School of Economics)

05 August 1898

Italian

Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
(Actress)

06 December 1887

British,American

Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
(Composer)

19 April 1892

French

Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
(French Politician)

05 October 1899

French

Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
(Cell Biologist)

24 August 1899

Belgian

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
(Physiologist and Pharmacologist)

07 February 1905

Swedish

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Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
(Physiologist)

22 December 1903

American

Dora GabeDora Gabe
(Poet)

26 August 1886

Bulgarian

Dennis WilsonDennis Wilson
(Record producer, Singer, Drummer, Surfer, Composer)

04 December 1944

American

Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
(Architect)

12 July 1895

American

Luis BuñuelLuis Buñuel
(Film director, Screenwriter, Actor, Film editor, Writer)

22 February 1900

Spanish,Mexican

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
(Writer, Autobiographer)

15 April 1892

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Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
(Military personnel)

15 September 1904

Italian

Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
(King)

03 November 1901

Belgian

Dolores del RíoDolores del Río
(singer, dancer, stage actor, film actor, television actor)

03 August 1905

Mexican

Louis de FunèsLouis de Funès
(Actor, Film actor, Film director, Film producer, Dub actor, Screenwriter)

31 July 1914

French

GarrinchaGarrincha
(Association football player)

28 October 1933

Brazilian

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
(Vocalizer)

24 January 1944

German

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Billy FuryBilly Fury
(Actor, Singer, Songwriter)

17 April 1940

British

Earl HinesEarl Hines
(Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer)

28 December 1903

American

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
(Art historian, University teacher)

26 September 1907

British

Harry JamesHarry James
(American musician)

15 March 1916

American

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
(Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio personality, Singer)

31 August 1903

American

Stan RogersStan Rogers
(Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer)

29 November 1949

Canadian

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John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
(Physician, Serial killer)

21 January 1899

British

Pete FarndonPete Farndon
(Guitarist)

12 June 1952

British

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
(Politician, Lawyer)

31 May 1912

American

Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
(Nurse, Politician)

15 August 1898

American

Kurt TankKurt Tank
(Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist, University teacher, Test pilot)

24 February 1898

German

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
(Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist)

25 July 1902

American

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Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
(Mathematician, Philosopher)

14 January 1901

Polish,American

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
(American composer)

07 February 1887

American

Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
(Stage actor, Film actor)

03 May 1902

Austrian

Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
(Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director)

02 October 1938

Pakistani

John FanteJohn Fante
(Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist)

08 April 1909

American

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
(Aviator, Officer)

20 March 1919

German

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Raymond AronRaymond Aron
(Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political scientist, Sociologist, Professor, Economist)

14 March 1905

French

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
(mathematician, physicist, university teacher)

11 October 1924

Indian

Paul de ManPaul de Man
(Philosopher, University teacher, Literary critic, Journalist)

06 December 1919

Belgian,American

Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
(Actor, Film actor, Karateka)

20 October 1954

Shizo KanakuriShizo Kanakuri
(Marathon runner, Athletics competitor)

20 August 1891

Japanese

Frank FordeFrank Forde
(Politician, Diplomat)

18 July 1890

Australian

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B. J. VorsterB. J. Vorster
(Politician)

13 December 1915

South African

James BookerJames Booker
(Pianist, Songwriter)

17 December 1939

American

Victor TurnerVictor Turner
(Anthropologist, Sociologist)

28 May 1920

British

James Van Der ZeeJames Van Der Zee
(Photographer)

29 June 1886

American

Earl TupperEarl Tupper
(Entrepreneur)

28 July 1907

American

Anna SeghersAnna Seghers
(Writer)

19 November 1900

German

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Nikolai PodgornyNikolai Podgorny
(Statesman)

18 February 1903

Ukrainian

Shūji TerayamaShūji Terayama
(Poet, Playwright, Writer, Film director, Photographer, Screenwriter, Actor, Novelist, Tanka poet, Lyricist, Songwriter)

10 December 1935

Japanese

Herbert HowellsHerbert Howells
(Composer)

17 October 1892

British