Ian Paisley

September 12, 2014: Ian Paisley, 88, former first minister of Northern Ireland and longtime leader of the pro-British Democratic Unionist Party.
Link: CNN

Kate O'Mara

March 29?, 2014: Kate O'Mara, 74, British actress who played the sister of Joan Collins's character in the US drama Dynasty, and also had roles in Doctor Who, Howard's Way and Triangle. http://www.bbc.com/news/entertainment-arts-26809417

Peter O'Toole

December 15, 2913: Peter O'Toole, 81, stage and screen actor best known for playing the title role in David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia.

Bill Peach

August 27, 2013: Bill Peach, pioneering Australian current affairs journalist and presenter, and celebrated travel writer and tourists guide.
Link: ABC

Ted Post

August 20, 2013: Ted Post, 95, American TV and film director whose credits includes Rawhide, Gunsmoke, Perry Mason, Hang 'em High and Magnum Force.
Link: LA Times

Pran Krishan Sikand

July 12, 2013: Pran, 93, Bollywood actor best known for playing villains ins a string of films from the 1950s. His full name was Pran Krishan Sikand, but he was known simply as Pran.
Link: Wikipedia

Bill Pertwee

May 27, 2013: Bill Pertwee, 86 British actor best known as Warden Hodges in the sitcom Dad's Army. He was also in the radio programs Beyond Our Ken and Round the Horne, and featured in two Carry On films. He was a distant cousin of Doctor Who star Jon Pertwee.
Link: Sky

Milo O'Shea

April 2, 2013: Milo O'Shea, 86, Irish-born, US-based stage and screen actor best known for the films including Ulysses, Barbarella (playing Durand Durand), The Matchmaker, The Verdict and Franco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet. On Broadway, he starred in Staircase and Mass Appeal, and he had parts in sitcoms including Cheers and The Golden Girls .
Link: Washington Post

Pauline Phillips

February 16, 2013: Pauline Phillips, 94, US advice columnist and radio host who began the "Dear Abby" column in 1954 under the name Abigal van Buren.
Link: Wikipedia

Reg Presley

February 4, 2013: Reg Presley, 71, British singer and songwriter, born Reginald Maurice Ball. He was famous for fronting 1960s pop group The Troggs, whose hits included Wild Thing. Presley also wrote Love is All Around, which became a massive hit for Wet Wet Wet after featuring in the film Four Weddings and a Funeral.
Link: Wikipedia

Paul Holmes

February 1, 2013: Sir Paul Holmes, 62, New Zealand broadcaster who enjoyed success on radio and television, hosting a nightly current-affairs program on TVNZ.
Links: NZ Herald

Patti Page

January 1, 2013: Patti Page, 85, US singer whose hits included Tennessee Waltz and How Much is that Doggie in the Window.
Link: BBC

Ron Palillo

August 14, 2012: Ron Palillo, 63, US actor who played Arnold Horshack on the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back Kotter. He also appeared on the stage, starring in productions of Amadeus, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and Guys and Dolls.
Link: Gawker

Anna Piaggi

August 7, 2012: Anna Piaggi, 72, Italian writer and fashion icon.

Eugene Polley

May 20, 2012: Eugene Polley, 96, US engineer whose inventions included the wireless television remote control.
Link: Telegraph

Ferdinand Alexander Porsche

April 5, 2012: Ferdinand Porsche, 76, designer from the famous German motor vehicle manufacturing family. The grandson Ferdinand Porsche, he played a big role in the development of the iconic Porsche 911 and the Porsche 904.
Links: Wikipedia

Joe Paterno

January 22, 2012: Joe Paterno, 85, American football coach who held the major-colleges all-time wins record, but whose career ended in scandal when it was revealed that he failed to act when one of his staff, Jerry Sandusky, was accused of sexual assaulting boys.
Link: WSJ

Johnny Otis

January 17, 2012: Johnny Otis, 90, US singer, songwriter, musician and DJ. Born Ioannis Alexandres Veliotes, he was known as "the godfather of rhythm and blues". He is credited with discovering Etta James.
Link: Wikipedia

Patrice O'Neal

November 29, 2011: Patrice O'Neal, 41, US comedian, of complications from a stroke.
Link: Guardian

Lana Peters

November 22, 2011: Lana Peters, 85, Russian-American daughter of former Soviet dictator Josef Stalin. Born Svetlana Stalina, she defected to the West in 1970.
Link: NY Times

Frank Potenza

August 23, 2011: Frank Potenza, 77, real-life uncle of US entertainer Jimmy Kimmel who became a regular on Jimmy Kimmel Live
Link: Zap2It

Margaret Olley

July 25, 2011: Margaret Olley, 88, Australian artist whose career spanned seven decades.
Link: SMH

Dan Peek

July 24, 2011: Dan peek, 60, US singer-songwriter with the band America, who also had a successful solo career in contemporary Christian music.
Link: Wikipedia

Roland Petit

July 10, 2011: Roland Petit, 97, French dancer and choreographer.
Link: Wikipedia

"Pinetop" Perkins

March 21, 2011: Joe Willie "Pinetop" Perkins, 97, US Mississippi Delta bluesman who became the oldest ever Grammy award winner (for best traditional blues album) in February, 2011.
Links: Austin 360

Margaret Price

January 28, 2011: Margaret Price, 69, Welsh operatic soprano.
Link: Daily Mail

Steve Prestwich

January 16, 2011: Steve Prestwich, 56, drummer with Australian rock band Cold Chisel, of cancer.
Link: Age

Pete Postlethwaite

January 2, 2011: Pete Postlethwaite, 64, British stage and screen actor who appeared in The Name of the Father, Brassed Off, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and The Age of Stupid.
Link: BBC

Per Oscarsson

December 30, 2010: Per Oscarsson, Swedish actor, in a huse fire. He was best known for his award-winning role in 1966's Hunger (Sult). His most recent role was in The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest.
Link: Wikipedia

Neva Patterson

December 14, 2010: Neva Patterson, 90, US stage and screen actress who starred in 1957's An Affair to Remember with Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. She also starred in the Broadway version of The Seven Year Itch.
Link: NY Times

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