2013

Mindy McCready

February 16, 2013: Mindy McCready, 37, US country singer,of Guys Di It All the Time fame, found dead from an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound, a month after the death of her partner, David Wilson, 34, in similar circumstances.
Link: CNN

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

Tony Sheridan

February 16, 2013: Tony Sheridan, 72, British musicians who briefly performed with The Beatles.
Link: HuffPo

Haydn Sargent

February 14, 2013: Haydn Sargent, 77, Australian radio and television presenter, who had a popular talkback program on Brisbane's 4BC in the 1970s and 80s.
Link: Courier-Mail

Robin Sachs

February 5, 2013: Robin Sachs, 61, British actor who appeared in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Torchwood: Miracle Day, and in the film Galaxy Quest.
Link: BBC

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

Peter Gilmore

February 3, 2013: Peter Gilmore, 82, German-born British actor best known for playing shipping magnate James Onedin in the long-running TV series The Onedin Line. He also appeared in Doctor Who, Ivanhoe and the movie Carry On Henry.
Link: Guardian

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

Patty Andrews

January 30, 2013: Patty Andrews, 94, last surviving member of popular American trio The Andrews Sisters. Their hits included I, Yi, Yi, Yi, Yi (I Like You Very Much) and I Can Dream, Can't I?, and they appeared in 16 films.
Link: Australian

Patricia Lovell

January 27, 2013: Patricia Lovell, 83, Australian television pioneer who was Miss Pat on the children's series Mr Squiggle and a panellist on Beauty and the Beast. She went on to produce hit films including Picnic at Hanging Rock and Gallipoli.
Link: Australian

Michael Winner

January 21, 2013: Michael Winner, 77, British filmmaker who directed Death Wish, The Jokers and A Chorus of Disapproval, and later became a restaurant critic.
Link: Guardian

Conrad Bain

January 14, 2013: Conrad Bain, 89, US stage and screen actor best known for his roles in the sitcoms Maude and Diff'rent Strokes.
Link: Wikipedia

Bille Brown

January 13, 2013: Bille Brown, 61, stage and screen actor, director and playwright from Biloela, Queensland, Australia. He worked with the major Australian theatre companies, the Royal Shakespeare Company and in New York; and on film and stage with British comedian John Cleese.
Links: SMH; Courier-Mail; Brisbane Times

Christopher Martin-Jenkins

January 1, 2012: Christopher Martin-Jenkins, 67, British cricket journalist and commentator, known by his initials CMJ.
Link: BBC

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

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