The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1983

Karen Carpenter

Karen Carpenter (1950 - 1983)

American singer and drummer
Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters (1915 - 1983)

American Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and bandleader
Meyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky (1902 - 1983)

Russian-American gangster
Buckminster Fuller

Buckminster Fuller (1895 - 1983)

American inventor and author
Joan Miró

Joan Miró (1893 - 1983)

Spanish painter
Luis Buñuel

Luis Buñuel (1900 - 1983)

Spanish director and producer
Dennis Wilson

Dennis Wilson (1944 - 1983)

American musician
Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson (1899 - 1983)

American actress
Corrie ten Boom

Corrie ten Boom (1892 - 1983)

Dutch author and Holocaust survivor
Bear Bryant

Bear Bryant (1913 - 1983)

American football player and coach
Louis de Funès

Louis de Funès (1914 - 1983)

French actor and comedian
Carolyn Jones

Carolyn Jones (1930 - 1983)

American actress
Jessica Savitch

Jessica Savitch (1947 - 1983)

American journalist
Klaus Nomi

Klaus Nomi (1944 - 1983)

German singer-songwriter and actor
George Balanchine

George Balanchine (1904 - 1983)

Russian-American choreographer
Hergé

Hergé (1907 - 1983)

Belgian writer and artist
Garrincha

Garrincha (1933 - 1983)

Brazilian footballer
Norma Shearer

Norma Shearer (1902 - 1983)

Canadian actress
Arthur Koestler

Arthur Koestler (1905 - 1983)

Hungarian-English author and journalist
James Jamerson

James Jamerson (1936 - 1983)

American musician
George Halas

George Halas (1895 - 1983)

Baseball player
Arthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey (1903 - 1983)

American radio personality and television actor
Harry James

Harry James (1916 - 1983)

American musician and bandleader
George Cukor

George Cukor (1899 - 1983)

American director
Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin (1896 - 1983)

American songwriter
Rebecca West

Rebecca West (1892 - 1983)

English journalist and author
John Fante

John Fante (1909 - 1983)

American novelist
Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake (1887 - 1983)

Composer, lyricist, and pianist
Kurt Tank

Kurt Tank (1898 - 1983)

German aircraft designer
Doodles Weaver

Doodles Weaver (1911 - 1983)

Comedian, actor, musician
Raymond Aron

Raymond Aron (1905 - 1983)

French philosopher
Gabrielle Roy

Gabrielle Roy (1909 - 1983)

French Canadian author
Miguel Alemán Valdés

Miguel Alemán Valdés (1900 - 1983)

Mexican politician, 46th President of Mexico
Jimmy Demaret

Jimmy Demaret (1910 - 1983)

Professional golfer
Ivan Albright

Ivan Albright (1897 - 1983)

Painter and artist
Tino Rossi

Tino Rossi (1907 - 1983)

French singer and actor
Desmond Bagley

Desmond Bagley (1923 - 1983)

journalist and novelist
Alfred Gruenther

Alfred Gruenther (1899 - 1983)

United States Army general