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James Alexander Gordon

August 18, 2014: James Alexander Gordon, 78, Scottish broadcaster best known as the voice of the football results on BBC radio.
Link: Guardian

James Garner

July 19, 2014: James Garner, 86, American actor best known for his roles in Maverick and The Rockford Files, in which he played supercool 70s sleuth Jim Rockford. His films included The Great Escape, Boys' Night Out , Grand Prix, Support Your Local Sheriff, Murphy's Romance, Space Cowboys and The Notebook.
Link: Wikipedia, NY Daily News

Tony Gwynn

June 16, 2014: Tony Gwynn, 54, American Hall of Fame baseballer who played 20 seasons with the San Diego Padres, of cancer.
Link: Wikipedia

Eric Hill

June 6, 2014: Eric Hill, 86, British author and illustrator best known for his Spot the Dog children's books.
Link: Wikipedia

HR Giger

May 13, 2014: HR Giger, 74, Swiss surrealist artist who designed the creature for the Alien films. He was also designed music-album covers for bands including Blondie and the Dead Kennedys.
Link: Guardian

Bob Hoskins

April 29, 2014: Bob Hoskins, 71, British actor best known for his roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Mermaids, Hook and Snow White and the Huntsman.

Link: Wikipedia

Wendy Hughes

March 8, 2014: Wendy Hughes, 61, Australian stage and screen actress, of cancer. Her theatre career included roles in he Graduate, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Pygmalion. She starred in the Australian films My Brilliant Career and Careful, He Might Hear you, in many Australian television shows, including Miss Fisher's Murders, Return to Eden and Matlock Police, and in US TV series Homicide: Life on the Street and Star Trek: The Next Generation.
Link: SMH

Roy Higgins

March 7, 2014: Roy Higgins, 75, Australian jockey known as "the Professor". He rode 2312 winners in a horse-racing career that spanned three decades.
Link: news.com.au

Philip Seymour Hoffman

February 2, 2014: Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, US actor, of suspected overdose. His films included Capote, for which he won an Oscar, The Big Lebowski, Boogie Nights, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Link: LA Times

Ray Gosling

November 19, 2013: Ray Gosling, 74, British journalist, radio and television broadcaster and gay-rights activist.
Link: Guardian

Seamus Heaney

August 30, 2013: Seamus Heaney, 74, Nobel prize-winning Irish poet.
Link: Wikipedia

Julie Harris

August 24, 2013: Julie Harris, 87, American actress who worked on stage, television and film, winning a Tony, an Emmy and a Grammy, and a nomination for an Oscar. Her movies included East of Eden, Harper, The Haunting and The Last Mrs Lincoln. On stage, she starred in I am a Camera, The Playboy of the Western World, The Glass Menagerie and A Doll's House. On TV, she starred in Knot's Landing.
Link: Wikipedia

Eydie Gorme

August 10, 2013: Eydie Gorme, 84, US singer best known for her professional partnership with her husband Steve Lawrence, and for hits including Blame it on the Bossa Nova. Her career began in the big-band era, included a five-year stint on NBC's Tonight Show, and continued in clubs and concert halls until her death.
Link: Rolling Stone

Gary David Goldberg

June 22, 2013: Gary David Goldberg, US TV producer an writer who created the hit sitcoms Family Ties and Spin City.
Link: Wikipedia

James Gandolfini

June 19, 2013: James Gandolfini, 51, US actor best known for playing mafia boss Tony in The Sopranos, of a heart attack.
Link: BBC

Ray Harryhausen

May 7, 2013: Ray Harryhausen, 92, US stop-motion animator and special effects creator, best known for his work on Jason and the Argonauts, One Million Years BC, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, and Clash of the Titans.
Link: NYT

Richie Havens

April 23, 2012: Richie Havens, 72, US singer-songwriter-guitarist best remembered as one of the standouts of the Woodstock festival.
Link: ABC

Richard Griffiths

March 29, 2013: Richard Griffiths, 65, British stage and screen actor, best known for The History Boys, the Pie In the Sky TV series, the Harry Potter movies, Withnail & I and Naked Gun 2 1/2.
Link: Guardian

Peter Harvey

March 2, 2013: Peter Harvey, 68, Australian journalist who covered the Vietnam war for Newsweek and won awards at The Guardian, but was best remembered as the Nine network's Canberra correspondent and, later for his role reading viewers' mail on Australia's version of 60 Minutes.
Link: Australian

Elspet Gray

February 18, 2013: Elspet Jean Gray, 83, British actress best known for her roles in the TV series Solo and Catweazle. She also had parts in Fawlty Towers, The Black Adder, Doctor Who and the film Four Weddings and a Funeral. With her husband, Brian Rix, she was deeply involved in charity work, especially with people with Down syndrome.
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

Tony Greig

December 29, 2012: Anthony William Greig, 66, South Africa-born, England all-rounder who helped set up World Series Cricket, and was a popular cricket commentator for Channel 9's Wide World of Sports in Australia for decades.
Link: Wikipedia

Larry Hagman

November 23, 2012: Larry Hagman, 81, US actor best known for playing an astronaut in the late-1960s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie, and as the villainous but somehow lovable JR Ewing in the prime-time soap opera Dallas. Set amid the oil industry in Texas, Dallas had only just been revived. Hagman was the son of Broadway star Mary Martin.
Link: Dallas News

Celeste Holm

August 19, 2012: Celeste Holm, 95, US stage and screen actress who won an Academy Award for Gentleman's Agreement. She also starred in High Society and All About Eve and played Ado Annie in the Broadway production of Oklahoma!
Link: Daily Mail

Harry Harrison

August 15, 2012: Harry Harrison, 87, US sci-fi author and illustrator best known for his Stainless Steel Rat and Deathworld series, and the story Make Room! Make Room!, which became the film Soylent Green. He also worked in the Flash Gordon comic strip, and collaborated with writer Brian Aldiss.
Link: Wikipedia

Marvin Hamlisch

August 7, 2012: Marvin Hamlisch, 68, US composer and musician best known for adapting the music of Scott Joplin for the film The Sting, and composing the musical A Chorus Line.
Link: Wikipedia

Robert Hughes

August 6, 2012: Robert Hughes, 74, Australian art critic, television documentary maker and author whose books included The Shock of the New, The Fatal Shore.
Link: Telegraph

Jonathan Hardy

July, 2012: Jonathan Hardy, 62, New Zealand-born Australian Jonathan Hardy actor who became known to an international TV audience by voicing the character Rygel XVI in the sci-fi series Farscape. He also appeared in the films Mad Max, The Adventures of Barry McKenzie and Moulin Rogue and was a heart transplant survivor.

Geoffrey Hughes

July 27, 2012: Geoffrey Hughes, 68, British actor best known for playing Onslow on sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, Vernon Scripps in drama Hearbeat, and Eddie Yates in soap opera Coronation Street.
Link: Daily Mail

Sherman Hemsley

July 24, 2012: Sherman Hemsley, 74, US actor who starred as patriarch George in the 1970s series The Jeffersons, a spinoff from All in the Family.
Link: LA Times

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