Celebrity Deaths 2007


Darlene Conley
January 14

Barbaro
January 29

Anna Nicole Smith
February 8

Betty Hutton
March 11

Kitty Carlisle Hart
April 17

Boris Yeltsin
April 23

Tom Poston
May 1

Wally Schirra
May 3

Rev. Jerry Falwell
May 15

Beverly Sills
July 2

Lady Bird Johnson
July 11

Tammy Faye Messner
July 20

Tom Snyder
July 29

Bill Walsh
July 30

Luciano Pavoratti
September 6

Jane Wyman
September 10

Joey Bishop
October 17

Dick Wilson
(Mr. Whipple)
November 19

Gone But Not Forgotten – 2007

January 8 – Yvonne De Carlo, actress (Lily on the “Munsters”), age 84

January 10 – Carlo Ponti, producer (“Doctor Zhivago”) and husband of Sophia Loren, age 94

January 14 – Darlene Conley, actress (Sally Spectra on “Bold and the Beautiful”) age 72

January 16 – Ron Carey, actor (Ofc. Carl Levitt on “Barney Miller”) age 71

January 17 – Art Buchwald, columnist for the Washington Post, age 81

January 19 – Denny Doherty, singer in the original Mamas and the Papas, age 66

January 20 – Sen. George Smathers, former U.S. Senator and confidant to several Presidents, age 93

January 27 – Tige Andrews, actor (Capt. Greer on “Mod Squad”) age 86

January 29 – Barbaro, thoroughbred race horse injured at 2006 Preakness, age 4

January 30 – Sidney Sheldon, author, producer (“The Other Side of Midnight” and “I Dream of Jeannie”) age 89

February 6 – Frankie Laine, singer (theme to “Rawhide”) age 93

February 8 – Anna Nicole Smith,Playmate, Reality TV star, tabloid maven, age 39

February 24 – Bruce Bennett, Actor / Olympic silver medalist – Strategic Air Command (1955), age 100

February 24 – Lamar Lundy, defensive lineman and part of the “Fearsome Foursome” of the L.A. Rams of the ’60s, age 71

February 28 – Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. Historian and Kennedy family confidant, age 89

March 4 – Sen. Thomas Eagleton,briefly a Vice Presidential nominee under George McGovern in 1972, age 77

March 9 – Brad Delp, lead singer of Boston ( “More Than a Feeling” and “Long Time” ) age 55

March 10 – Richard Jeni, comedian, ( HBO special “Richard Jeni: Good Catholic Boy”) age 49

March 11 – Betty Hutton, actress (“Greatest Show on Earth” and “Annie Get Your Gun”) age 86

March 15 – Bowie Kuhn, former Major League Baseball commissioner, age 80

April 3 – Eddie Robinson, head football coach for 56 years at Grambling State University, age 88

April 7 – Barry Nelson, actor (“My Favorite Husband” and “What’s My Line”) age 89

April 11 – Kurt Vonnegut,author (“Slaughterhouse-Five”) age 84

April 14 – Don Ho, singer/performer (“Tiny Bubbles”) age 76

April 17 – Kitty Carlisle Hart, actress (“to Tell the Truth”) age 96

April 23 – David Halberstam, author (“The Best and the Brightest” and “The Fifties”) age 73

April 23 – Boris Yeltsin, Former Russian President, age 76

April 25 – Bobby “Boris” Pickett singer “Monster Mash”), age 69

April 26 – Jack Valenti, former White House aide and long time president of the Motion Picture Association of America, age 85

April 28 – Tommy Newsom, bandleader called “Mr. Excitement” by Johnny Carson on the “Tonight Show”, age 78

May 1 – Tom Poston, actor (Cliff Murdock on “The Bob Newhart Show”) age 85

May 3 –Wally Schirra, Original Mercury 7 astronaut who also flew in the Gemini and Apollo programs, age 84

May 15 – Rev. Jerry Falwell, Founder and Chancellor of Liberty University, age 73

May 15 – Yolanda King, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s eldest child, age 51

June 14 – Ruth Graham, beloved wife of Rev. Billy Graham

June 26 – Liz Clairborne, fashion designer, age 78

June 29 – Joel Siegel, longtime movie critic for “Good Morning America”, age 63

July 2 – Beverly Sills,Brooklyn-born opera diva, age 78

July 11 – Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, former First Lady of the United States 1963-1969, age 94

July 20 – Tammy Faye (Bakker) Messner, fomer wife of TV preacher Jim Bakker, age 65

July 29 – Tom Snyder, TV talk host ( “Tomorrow,” “Late Late Show” ) age 71

July 30 – Ingmar Bergman, famed Swedish director (“The Seventh Seal” ) age 89

July 30 – Bill Walsh, legendary coach of the San Francisco 49ers, age 75

August 12 – Merv Griffin, talk show host, game show creator (“Jeopardy”, “Wheel of Fortune”) and casino owner, age 82

August 13 – Phil Rizzuto, New York Yankee shortstop and Baseball Hall of Famer, age 89

August 18 – Michael Deaver, close advisor to President Ronald Reagan, age 69

August 20 – Leona Helmsley, New York hotelier known as the “queen of mean,” age 87

September 4 – Michael Evans, actor (Col. Douglas Austin on the “Young and the Restless”) age 87

September 6 – Luciano Pavoratti, legendary Italian tenor, age 71

September 10 – Jane Wyman, actress (Angela Channing on “Falcon Crest”) and 1st wife of Ronald Reagan, age 90

September 21 – Alice Ghostley, actress (Esmeralda on “Bewitched” and Bernice on “Designing Women” ) age 81

September 21 – Rex Humbard, TV Evangelist (“Cathedral of Tomorrow”) age 88

September 22 – Marcel Marceau, legendary mime, age 84

September 29 – Lois Maxwell, actress (Miss Moneypenny in 14 James Bond films) age 80

October 17 – Joey Bishop, actor, comedian, last surviving member of the Rat Pack, age 89

October 17 – Teresa Brewer, singer (“Music! Music! Music!”) age 76

October 23 – Deborah Kerr, actress (“From Here to Eternity” and “The King and I”), age 86

October 28 – Porter Wagoner, Country singer, Grand Ole Opry star, age 80

October 30 – Robert Goulet, singer/actor (Sir Lancelot in “Camelot”) age 73

November 1 – Gen. Paul Tibbets, pilot of the Enola Gay which dropped the bomb on Hiroshima, age 92

November 10 – Norman Mailer, author (“The Executioner’s Song”) age 84

November 19 – Dick Wilson, actor (“Mr. Whipple” in over 500 Charmin commercials) age 91

November 27 – Sean Taylor, safety for the Washington Redskins, and before, the Miami Hurricanes, age 24

November 27 – Dr. Robert Cade, Univ. of Florida (Gators) researcher who invented Gatorade in 1965, age 80

November 30 – Evil Knievel, legendary motorcycle daredevil, age 69

December 12 – Ike Turner, controversial Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, age 76

December 27 – Benazir Bhutto, former Prime Minister and democratic advocate for Pakistan

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