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Celebrity Deaths – 1997

celebrity death 1997 - David Doyle
David Doyle
Dead people 1997 Brian Keith
Brian Keith
Jimmy Stewart died in 1997
Jimmy Stewart
Robert Mitchum died
Robert Mitchum
Princess Diana died in 1997
Princess Diana

“In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes. (Benjamin Franklin)
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Jan 8 – Jesse White, actor (Maytag repairman), age 77
Jan 11 – Sheldon Leonard, producer/director (Dick Van Dyke Show), age 89
Jan 12 – Jill Summers, actress (Agatha Coronation Street), age 86
Jan 16 – Ennis Cosby, son of Bill Cosby, murdered on California highway, age 29
Jan 21 – Colonel Tom Parker, manager (Elvis Presley), age 87
Jan 25 – Jean Dixon, psychic (Gift of Prophecy), heart attack, age 79

Feb 11 – Don Porter, actor Russell Lawrence on “Gidget” – age 84
Feb 19 – Deng Xiaoping, leader of the People’s Republic of China, age 94
Feb 26 – David Doyle, actor, Bosley on “Charlie’s Angels” – age 67 (heart attack)

Mar 10 – La Vern Baker, singer, “I Cried a Tear” (1958) – age 67 (cardiovascular disease)
Mar 15 – Gail Davis, actress, Annie Oakley in the TV western – age 71 (cancer)

Apr 24 – Pat Paulsen, comedian, Smothers Brothers TV show, ran for U.S.President 6 times, age 69

June 24 – Brian Kieth, actor, “The Parent Trap” (1961), age 75 (self-inflicted gunshot wound)
June 25 – Jacques-Yves Cousteau, French explorer & marine conservation, age 87 (heart attack)

July 01 – Robert Mitchum, actor, “Cape Fear”, “Rio Bravo (1959), age 79 (lung cancer)
July 02 – Jimmy Stewart, actor, George Bailey in “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946) age 89 (pulmonary embolism)
July 04 – Charles Kuralt, television reporter, did the “On the Road” segments for CBS, age 62
July 25 – Ben Hogan, golfer who won 9 major championships, age

Aug 31 – Diana, Princess of Wales, married then divorced Charles, Prince of Wales, age 36 (car accident while being hounded by French paparazzi)

Sept 09 – Burgess Meredith, actor, trainer Mickey Goldmill in several “Rocky” movies, age 89

Oct 12 – John Denver, musician, “Rocky Mountain High”, “Thank God I’m a Country Boy”, age 53 (plane crash, he was the pilot and only occupant)
Oct 14 – Harold Robbins, writer, “The Carpetbaggers”, age 81 (heart failure)
Oct 16 – James A. Michener, writer, Pulitzer Prize for “Tales of the South Pacific”, age 90 (kidney failure)

Dec 18 – Chris Farley, actor and comedian, “Saturday Night Live” (1990-95), age 33 (drug overdose)