The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2003

Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash (1930 - 2003)

American country singer
Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers (1928 - 2003)

American TV host
Denis Thatcher

Denis Thatcher (1915 - 2003)

English businessman and husband of Margaret Thatcher
Nina Simone

Nina Simone (1933 - 2003)

American singer-songwriter and pianist
John Ritter

John Ritter (1948 - 2003)

American actor
Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla (1961 - 2003)

Indian-American astronaut
Bob Hope

Bob Hope (1903 - 2003)

English-American comedian and actor
Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond (1902 - 2003)

American politician
June Carter Cash

June Carter Cash (1929 - 2003)

American singer-songwriter, musician, and actress
Lana Clarkson

Lana Clarkson (1962 - 2003)

American actress
Uday Hussein

Uday Hussein (1965 - 2003)

Iraqi leader, son of Saddam Hussein
Barry White

Barry White (1944 - 2003)

American singer and songwriter
Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith (1969 - 2003)

American singer-songwriter
Leslie Cheung

Leslie Cheung (1956 - 2003)

Hong Kong singer-songwriter, actor, and director
Miss Elizabeth

Miss Elizabeth (1960 - 2003)

American professional wrestling manager
Brian Douglas Wells

Brian Douglas Wells (1956 - 2003)

American pizza delivery man forced bank robber
Curt Hennig

Curt Hennig (1958 - 2003)

American wrestler
Timothy Treadwell

Timothy Treadwell (1957 - 2003)

American ecologist
Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon (1947 - 2003)

American musician
Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan (1909 - 2003)

Greek-American actor, director, producer, and writer
Edward Said

Edward Said (1935 - 2003)

Palestinian-American theoretician
Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb (1949 - 2003)

English singer-songwriter bass player and producer
Gregory Hines

Gregory Hines (1946 - 2003)

American actor, singer, and dancer
Herb Brooks

Herb Brooks (1937 - 2003)

American ice hockey player and coach
Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen (1908 - 2003)

American actor and dancer
Rachel Corrie

Rachel Corrie (1979 - 2003)

American activist
Richard Proenneke

Richard Proenneke (1916 - 2003)

American naturalist
Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz (1925 - 2003)

Cuban-American singer
Edward Teller

Edward Teller (1908 - 2003)

Hungarian-American physicist
Robert K. Merton

Robert K. Merton (1910 - 2003)

American sociologist
Alan Bates

Alan Bates (1934 - 2003)

English actor
Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor (1925 - 2003)

American actor, singer, and dancer
Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett (1924 - 2003)

American actor and comedian
Anita Mui

Anita Mui (1963 - 2003)

Hong Kong singer and actress
Qusay Hussein

Qusay Hussein (1966 - 2003)

Son of Saddam Hussein
Otto Graham

Otto Graham (1921 - 2003)

American football player, coach, executive
Nell Carter

Nell Carter (1948 - 2003)

American actress
Jack Elam

Jack Elam (1920 - 2003)

American actor
Soong May-ling

Soong May-ling (1897 - 2003)

Chinese wife of Chiang Kai-Shek
Mike Lockwood

Mike Lockwood (1971 - 2003)

American wrestler
Larry Doby

Larry Doby (1923 - 2003)

American baseball player
David Bale

David Bale (1941 - 2003)

South African–American pilot and activist