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Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos

June 11, 2014: Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, 80, Spanish conductor who worked with many of the world's great orchestras.
Link: Wikipedia

Eusébio da Silva Ferreira

January 5, 2014: Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, 71, Portuguese footballer regarded as one of the game's greatest players.
Link: BBC

Phil Everly

January 3, 2014: Phil Everly, 74, US musician who with brother Don formed The Everly Brothers. Their hits included Bye Bye Love, Cathy's Clown, All I Have to do is Dream, and Wake Up Little Suzie.
Link: BBC

John Fortune

December 31, 2013: John Fortune, 74, British satirist and comedian best known for his collaborations with John Bird and Rory Bremner.
Link: Telegraph

Joan Fontaine

December 14, 2013: Joan Fontaine, 96, British-American actress best known for the Hitchcock films Rebecca and Suspicion and for her long-running feud with her sister Olivia de Haviland.

David Frost

September 1, 2013: Sir David Paradine Frost, 74, British broadcaster and journalist, famous for his interviews with the famous and powerful, in particular with disgraced US president Richard Nixon. Their encounter inspired the play and film Frost/Nixon. He was also a pioneer of the satire movement in the UK, and a fixture on television screens, mostly with the BBC but most recently with Al Jazeera.
Link: Wikipedia

Dennis Farina

July 22, 2013: Dennis Farina, 69, US actor and former cop best known for his role as Detective Joe Fontana in the Law & Order TV franchise. He just completed a comedy titled Lucky Stiff.
Link: Fox

Steve Forrest

May 13, 2013: Steve Forrest, 87, US stage and screen actor who starred in the mid-1970s television series S.W.A.T.
Link: Wikipedia

Annette Funicello

April 8, 2013: Annette Funicello,70, US actress best known for her role in The Mickey Mouse Club and her films for teenagers.
Link: NY Times

Roger Ebert

April 4, 2013: Roger Ebert, 70, US film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times, author, screenwriter, presenter of At the Movies, blogger, producer.
Links: Sun-Times; Rogerebert.com

Bonnie Franklin

March 1, 2013: Bonnie Franklin, 69, US stage and screen actress best known for the TV sitcom One Day at a Time. She also directed episodes of the shows Charles in Charge and Munsters Today.
Link: THR

Al Freeman Jr

August 9, 2012: Al Freeman Jr, 78, US actor and director who starred in the long-running TV soap opera One Life to Live, as well as The Cosby Show, Roots: The Next Generations, and Law and Order, and the films Finian's Rainbow and Malcolm X.
Link: Wikipedia

Pyotr Fomenko

August 8, 2012: Pyotr Fomenko, 80, Russian theatre director.
Link: BBC

Chad Everett

July 24, 2012: Chad Everett, 76, US actor, born Raymon Lee Cramton, best known for his role as Dr Joe Gannon in the long-running 1970s television drama Medical Center.
Link: Wikipedia

Nora Ephron

June 26, 2012: Nora Ephron, 71, US humorist, novelist, director and screenwriter who wrote films including Silkwood, When Harry Met Sally and Heartburn, and she wrote and directed Sleepless in Seattle.
Link: Wikipedia

Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

May 18, 2012: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, 86, German baritone regarded as one of the great lyric singers of the 20th Century. Also a conductor, he was in demand for operas and on the concert stage where he was regarded as a master of Schubert lieder.
Link: Wikipdedia

James Farentino

January 24, 2012: James Farentino, 73, American stage and screen actor who appeared in the film Jesus of Nazareth and the TV series Dynasty and ER.
Link: Wikipedia

Cesaria Evora

December 17, 2011: Cesaria Evora, 70, Grammy Award-winning singer from Cape Verde, West Africa.
Link: BBC

Leo Friedman

December 2, 2011: Leo Friedman, 92, US photographer who captured iconic images of Broadway theatre.
Link: NY Times

Joe Frazier

November 8, 2011: Joe Frazier, US boxer who became undisputed heavyweight champion in 1970 and defeated Muhammad Ali in the 1971 "Fight of the Century". Known as "Smokin' Joe", he died of liver cancer.
Link: USA Today

Lucian Freud

July 20, 2011: Lucian Freud, 88, British artist raegrded as one of the top painters of the 20th Century. The brother of writer and broadcaster Clement Freud and grandson of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, his subjects ranged from Queen Elizabeth II to supermodeal Kate Moss.
Link: BBC

Betty Ford

July 8, 2011: Betty Ford, 93, former US First Lady who set up the Betty Ford Centre rehab clinic after suffering from dependence on alcohol and painkillers.
Link: WSJ

Peter Falk

June 23, 2011: Peter Falk, 83, US actor best known for his starring role in the TV detective series Columbo.
Link: Wikipedia

Michele Fawdon

May 23, 2011: Michele Fawdon, 63, London-born Australian stage and screen actress, of cancer. She appeared in TV series including A Country Practice, The Flying Doctors, Blue Heelers and City Homicide.
Links: Sky

Geraldine Ferraro

March 26, 2011: Geraldine Ferraro, 75, former Democratic party member of Congress who became the first woman to run for vice president of the US.
Link: MSNBC

David Frye

January 24, 2011: David Frye, 76, US comedian, born David Shapiro, who gained fame in the 1960s and 70s impersonating celebrities and political figures, including Richard Nixon and Lyndon Johnson.
Link: Wikipedia

Lamar Fike

January 21, 2011: Lamar Fike, 75, member of US singer Elvis Presley's inner circle known as the "Memphis Mafia".
Link: Washington Post

Debbie Friedman

January 9, 2011: Deborah Lynn Friedman, 58, American Jewish folk singer.
Link: Wikipedia

Anne Francis

January 2, 2011: Anne Francis, 80, Hollywood actress best remembered (thanks, in part, to a lyric from The Rocky Horror Show) for her role in the sc-fi film Forbidden Planet. She also starred in the TV series Honey West.
Link: Wikipedia

Bobby Farrell

December 30, 2010: Bobby Farrell, 61, performer with disco group Boney M who was born in Aruba, but grew up in The Netherlands and Germany. The group's hits included Rasputin, Daddy Cool and Ma Baker, although Farrell's vocal contribution to the recordings was said to be limited.
Link: Wikipedia

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