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Malcolm Douglas

September 23, 2010: Malcolm Douglas, 69, West Australian adventurer and conservationist, in a car accident. Douglas was known in Australia as "the original crocodile hunter" for his wildlife documentaries.
Links: Perth Now; Courier-Mail

Alphonsus Cassell

September 15: Alphonsus "Arrow" Cassell, 60, singer best known for the soca party anthem Hot Hot Hot, from complications of brain cancer at his home on the Caribbean island of Montserrat.
Link: BBC

Claude Chabrol

September 12, 2010: Claude Chabrol, 80, French newwave filmmaker whose work ranged from 1958's Le Beau Serge to 2009's Bellamy, which starred Gerard Depardieu.
Link: ABC

Clive Donner

September 7, 2010: Clive Donner, 84, British director best known for the 1960s films Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush and What's New Pussycat and for TV adaptations of Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol.
Link: BBC

David Dortort

September 5, 2010: David Dortort, 93, US television writer executive who created the long-running western series Bonanza and The High Chaparral
Link: TV Guide

Cammie King Conlon

September 1, 2010: Cammie King Conlon, 76, US child actor, born Eleanore Cammack King, who played Bonnie Blue, the daughter of Rhett Butler and Scarlett O'Hara, in the 1939 epic Gone With the Wind. She also voiced a character in Bambi, in 1942, but never worked in movies again.
Link: Kansas City Star

George DiCenzo

August 9, 2010: George DiCenzo, 71, US actor, commercial and cartoon voiceover artist and producer who appeared in more than 30 films including g Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Back to the Future and About Last Night.
Link: Wikipedia

Jon Cleary

July 20, 2010: Jon Cleary, 92, Australian writer whose works included the novels You Can't See Round Corners, Degrees of Connection and The Sundowners. His best-known character is the Sydney detective Scobie Malone, the subject of 20 crime novels.
Link:Brisbane Times

Jimmy Dean

June 13, 2010: Jimmy Dean, 81, US country singer, TV host and promoter of sausages. His biggest hit was 1961's Big Bad John.
Link: Wikipedia

Brian Duffy

June 4, 2010: Brian Duffy, 76, British photographer who chronicled the Swinging Sixties.
Link: Guardian

Gary Coleman

May 28, 2010: Gary Coleman, 42, US child actor, from a head injury. He starred as Arnold in the 1970s sitcom Diff'rent Strokes but struggled to find work as an adult.
Links: NY Daily News

Dixie Carter

April 10, 2010: Dixie Carter, 70, US stage and screen actress best known for her role on TV's Designing Women. She also appeared in Desperate Housewives and on Broadway inT horoughly Modern Millie.
Link: LA Times

Christopher Cazenove

April 7, 2010: Christopher Cazenove, 64, British actor who starred in the US series Dynasty, of septicaemia. He also appeared in the British series Judge John Deed and The Duchess of Duke Street.
Link: Daily Mail

Harry Carpenter

March 20, 2010: Harry Carpenter, 84, British broadcaster known as the BBC's voice of boxing. Carpenter wrote a history of the sport was best remembered for his banter with former boxer Frank Bruno, who uttered to him celebrated phrase: "Know, what I mean 'Arry?"
Link: Times

Alex Chilton

March 17, 2010: Alex Chilton, 57, singer-guitarist with influential 1970s US band Big Star.
Link: Rolling Stone

Winston Churchill

March 2, 2010: Winston Churchill, 69, British journalist and Conservative MP, the grandson and namesake of the World War II prime minister.
Links: Times

Kristian Digby

March 1, 2010: Kristian Digby, 32, British TV host and filmmaker, best known for That Gay Show and property program To Buy or Not to Buy.
Link: BBC

John Dankworth

February 6, 2010: Sir John Dankworth, 82, British jazz musician. As a young man he played clarinet with the likes of Benny Goodman and Charlie Parker, and later became a film and television music composer. He often accompanied his wife, singer Cleo Laine.
Link: Jazzwise

Ian Carmichael

February 5, 2008: Ian Carmichael, 89, British actor who starred in the films School for Scoundrels and I'm Alright Jack and on television as the eponymous hero in Lord Peter Wimsey and Bertie Wooster in The World of Wooster.
Link: BBC

Bobby Charles

January 14, 2009: Bobby Charles, 79, US "swamp pop" songwriter, born Robert Charles Guidry, who penned hits for Fats Domino and Bill Haley and His Comets. His chart-toppers included See You Later Aligator and Walking to New Orleans.
Link: BBC

Art Clokey

January 8, 2010: Art Clokey, 88, American animator, born Arthur Charles Farrington, who created the popular children's character Gumby.
Link: NY Times

Jean Carroll

January 1, 2010: Jean Carroll, 98, pioneering Paris-born American comedian. Born Celine Zeigman, she began her career in vaudeville and became known as "the female Bob Hope".
Link: Chortle

Vic Chesnutt

December 25, 2009: Vic Chesnutt, 45, US singer-songwriter whose songs were also performed by Madonna, the Indigo Girls, Smashing Pumpkins an REM. Paralyzed since an accident at age 18, he reportedly took an overdose of muscle relaxant.
Links: LA Times; Times

Mick Cocks

December 22, 2009: Mick Cocks, Australian musician who, with Gary "Angr" Anderson, founded rock band Rose Tattoo.
Link: ABC

Roy Disney

December 16, 2009: Roy E. Disney, 79, former Walt Disney Co. executive and large shareholder in the company founded by his uncle Walt and father Roy. O. Disney.

Su Cruickshank

December 8, 2009: Su Cruickshank, 63, Australian jazz singer, comic and actress who starred in Young Einstein.

Vic Davies

November 7, 2009: Vic Davies, 55, Australian radio announcer, of lung cancer. With Mal Lees, he formed the popular duo "Club Veg" for Sydney stations 2SM and Triple M.
Links: news.com.au

Jim Carroll

September 11, 2009: Jim Carroll, 60, US punk rocker, poet and writer, of a heart attack. He was best known for his 1980 album Catholic Boy and his book The Basketball Diaries, which was made into a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio.
Links: CNN

Simon Dee

August 30, 2009: Simon Dee, 77, British DJ and TV chat-show host born Cyril Nicholas Henty-Dodd. He was a huge star in the 1960s and said to be an inspiration for the Austen Powers character. He fell out of favour with both the BBC and commercial TV and became a bus driver.
Links: Guardian

Dominick Dunne

August 26, 2009: Dominick Dunne, 83, best-selling US author of novels including The Two Mrs. Grenvilles and People Like Us, and columnist for Vanity Fair magazine.
Links: NPR

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