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

Carolyn JonesCarolyn Jones
American
Actress

Meyer LanskyMeyer Lansky
Polish, American
Gangster

Tennessee WilliamsTennessee Williams
American
American playwright

Anthony BluntAnthony Blunt
British
Art Historian, University Teacher
Muddy WatersMuddy Waters
American
Musician

Gloria SwansonGloria Swanson
American
 

Jon Brower MinnochJon Brower Minnoch
American
Heaviest Man
Norma ShearerNorma Shearer
Canadian, American
Actress

Jack DempseyJack Dempsey
American
American professional boxer
Buckminster FullerBuckminster Fuller
American
Architect

Slim PickensSlim Pickens
American
Actor & Rodeo Performer

Roy DeMeoRoy DeMeo
American
Gangster

Bear BryantBear Bryant
American
Football Player, Coache

Umberto II of ItalyUmberto II of Italy
Italian
King of Italy
Leopold III of BelgiumLeopold III of Belgium
Belgian
King of Belgium

Joan MiróJoan Miró
Spanish
Painter

Paul FixPaul Fix
American
Actor

George CukorGeorge Cukor
American
Film Director
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
Albert ClaudeAlbert Claude
Belgian
Cell Biologist

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Lynn Fontanne Lynn Fontanne
British, American
Actress
Germaine TailleferreGermaine Tailleferre
French
Composer

Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault
French
French Politician

Haldan Keffer HartlineHaldan Keffer Hartline
American
Physiologist

Ulf von EulerUlf von Euler
Swedish
Physiologist and Pharmacologist
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,

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

Joan HackettJoan Hackett
American
Actress
Christopher GeorgeChristopher George
American
Actor

Corrie ten BoomCorrie ten Boom
Writer, Autobiographer

George HalasGeorge Halas
American
American football player

John Le MesurierJohn Le Mesurier
British
Actor

GarrinchaGarrincha
Brazilian
Association football player
Ralph RichardsonRalph Richardson
British
Actor

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

Klaus NomiKlaus Nomi
German
Vocalizer

Billy FuryBilly Fury
British
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Buster CrabbeBuster Crabbe
American
Swimmer

Waheed MuradWaheed Murad
Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director
Michael ConradMichael Conrad
American
Actor

Harry JamesHarry James
American
American musician

John Bodkin AdamsJohn Bodkin Adams
British
Physician, Serial killer

George BalanchineGeorge Balanchine
Russian, American
Choreographer

James JamersonJames Jamerson
American
Bass player
Ira GershwinIra Gershwin
American
Lyricist

Stan RogersStan Rogers
Canadian
Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer

Robert A. LewisRobert A. Lewis
American
 

Idris of LibyaIdris of Libya
Libyan
King
Lillian Gordy CarterLillian Gordy Carter
American
Nurse, Politician

Arthur GodfreyArthur Godfrey
American
Actor, Officer, Television presenter, Radio
Pete FarndonPete Farndon
British
Guitarist

Henry M. JacksonHenry M. Jackson
American
Politician, Lawyer

Robert AldrichRobert Aldrich
American
Director
Walter SlezakWalter Slezak
Austrian
Stage actor, Film actor

Eric HofferEric Hoffer
American
Writer, Philosopher, Psychologist
Merle TravisMerle Travis
American
Musician

Earl HinesEarl Hines
American
Pianist, Bandleader, Jazz musician, Composer

Kurt TankKurt Tank
German
Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Scientist,
Joan RobinsonJoan Robinson
British
Economist

John FanteJohn Fante
American
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist
Ernie RothErnie Roth
American
Wrestling manager

Carrie BuckCarrie Buck
American
Plaintiff

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
French
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Derek J. de Solla PriceDerek J. de Solla Price
British, American
Historian
Frank ReynoldsFrank Reynolds
American
Journalist
John VorsterJohn Vorster
South African
Politician

Ross MacdonaldRoss Macdonald
Canadian, American
Author

Mary RenaultMary Renault
British, South African
Writer

Gerhard BarkhornGerhard Barkhorn
German
Aviator, Officer
Alfred TarskiAlfred Tarski
Polish, American
Mathematician, Philosopher

Eubie BlakeEubie Blake
American
American composer

Frank FordeFrank Forde
Australian
Politician

Nikolaus PevsnerNikolaus Pevsner
German, British
Historian

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

Harish-ChandraHarish-Chandra
Indian
mathematician, physicist, university teacher
Alexander Fu ShengAlexander Fu Sheng
Actor, Film actor, Karateka

Earl TupperEarl Tupper
American
Entrepreneur
James BookerJames Booker
American
Pianist, Songwriter
Alberto GinasteraAlberto Ginastera
Argentinian
Composer