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Joe Dolan

December 26, 2007: Joe Dolan, 64, Irish singer, of a suspected brain haemorrhage.
Links: BBC

Charles Court

December 22, 2007: Sir Charles Court, 97, former premier of Western Australia, and father of former WA premier Richard Court.
Links: ABC

Pimp C

December 4, 2007: Pimp C, 33, US rapper born Chad Butler. He was found dead in a hotel room in West Hollywood.
Links: NY Times

Robert Cade

November 27, 2007: Robert Cade, 80, US physician who invented the Gatorade Sports drink. At his death, he was professor emeritus of nephrology at the University of Florida.
Links: NY Times

Laraine Day

November 10, 2007: Laraine Day, 87, US actress best remembered for her role opposite Joel McRae in Alfred Hitchcock's Foreign Correspondent. She also toured with Gregory Peck in the stage play Angel Street, hosted a television chat show and wrote a bestseller about her marriage to baseball manager Leo Durocher.
Links: Canadian Press

Earl Dodge

November 7, 2007: Earl Dodge, 74, US politician and businessman who ran for President on the Prohibition ticket.
Links: NY Times

Charmaine Dragun

November 2, 2007: Charmaine Dragun, 29, newsreader with Channel Ten in Perth, Western Australia. She was found dead at The Gap in Sydney.
Links: Perth Now

Kevin DuBrow

November 25, 2007: kevin DuBrow, 52, US rock singer with 1980s band Quiet Riot. The band shot to fame in 1983 with the album, Metal Health, and a cover of the Slade song Cum Feel the Noize.
Links: CNN

Lucky Dube

October 18, 2007: Lucky Dube, 43, South African reggae star, killed in an attempted car-jacking. He recorded 22 albums in a 25 year career, and also appeared in several motion pictures.
Links: Wikipedia

Patricia Crane

October 14, 2007: Patricia Crane, 72, US actress who played secrtary Hilda on the sitcom Hogan's Heroes and went on to marry the star, Bob Crane. She worked under the stage name Sigrid Valdis.

Bob Denard

October 14, 2007: Bob Denard, 76, French former mercenary, born Gilbert Bourgeaud, who operated in Africa in the 1960s and 70s and once controlled the former colony of Comoros.
Links: IHT

Thomas Dawes

October 13, 2007: Thomas Dawes, 64, US musician with band Cyrkle and popular advertising jingle writer, of a stroke. With his wife, Ginny Redington Dawes, he also wrote the musical Talk of the Town.
Links: NY Times

Sri Chinmoy

October 11, 2007: Sri Chinmoy, 76, Indian-American spiritual leader, peace campaigner, writer and musician who inspired himself and other athletes to feats of great human strength and endurance.
Links: NY Times

Bill Deedes

August 17, 2007: Lord Deedes, 94, British peer, politician and journalist. Bill Deedes, as he preferred to be called, was regarded as one of the major figures in 20th Century journalism. He edited The Daily Telegraph for 12 years, and had been a Cabinet minister.
Links: The Guardian; Telegraph

Nigel Dempster

July 12, 2007: Nigel Dempster, 65, British journalist and gossip columnist whose diary was a fixture in the London Daily Mail for 20 years.
Links: BBC; Daily Mail

Liz Claiborne

June 26, 2007: Liz Claiborne, 78, Belgian-born American designer who became a leading figure in the fashion world and one of the world's richest women.

Robert Clark

April 4, 2007: Robert Clark, 67, US film director, in a road collision, along with his son Ariel Hanrath-Clark, 22. Clark directed the modern seasonal classic, A Christmas Story, and the 1980s comedy Porky's.
Links: CNN

Brad Delp

March 9, 2007: Brad Delp, 55, lead singer with the band Boston. The band's self-titled debut album in 1976 sold 17 million copies and included the hits More Than a Feeling and Let Me Take You Home Tonight. More recently, Delp had been fronting the Beatles tribute band BeatleJuice.
Links: E!

Bob Carroll

January 27, 2007: Bob Carroll Jr, 87, US television writer who worked on the groundbreaking I Love Lucy sitcom.
Links: USA Today

Hrant Dink

January 19, 2007: Hrant Dink, Turkish journalist, murdered. Dink, who was of Armenian descent, was editor of the Armenian-Turkish-language Agos newspaper, and a controversial political figure.
Link: CNN

Denny Doherty

January 19, 2007: Denny Doherty, 66, Canadian singer with US folk group the Mamas and the Papas. The group had hits with Monday, Monday, California Dreaming and Dream a Little Dream of Me. Doherty later voiced the characters in the children's TV series Theodore Tugboat.
Links: BBC, Canada.com

Ron Carey

January 16, 2007: Ron Carey, 71, US actor, born Ronald Cicenia, best known for playing policeman Carl Levitt in the 1970s sitcom Barney Miller. He also appeared in the Mel Brooks films High Anxiety and History of the World Part I.
Links: CBS; NY Times

Darlene Conley

January 14, 2007: Darlene Conley, 72, US actress who played fashion-house boss Sally Spectra on soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful for two decades. She also had roles in soapies Days of Our Lives, General Hospital and The Young and Restless.
Links: CNN

Yvonne De Carlo

January 8, 2007: Yvonne De Carlo, 84, US actress who played Moses's wife in The Ten Commandments but found enduring fame as Lilly in the 1960s horror spoof sitcom The Munsters.
Links: CNN

Pierre Delanoe

December 27, 2006: Pierre Delanoe, 88, French songwriter who composed more than 5000 tunes, including about 500 hits. He wrote for many artists, including Edith Piaf, Charles Aznavour and Johnny Hallyday.
Links: BBC story

Charlie Drake

December 23, 2006: Charlie Drake, 81, British slapstick comedian and actor best known for his catchphrase "Hello my darlings" and his songs including the hit My Boomerang Won't Come Back. Most recently he played Smallweed in the BBC's adaptation of Charles Dickens's Bleak House.
Links: BBC; Screen Online

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