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Farley Granger

March 27, 2011: Farley Granger, 85, US actor best known for his roles in Alfred Hitchcock's Rope and Strangers on a Train. He also appeared on Broadway in productions including The Crucible and The King and I.
Link: Telegraph

Jet Harris

March 18, 2011: Jet Harris, 71, British guitarist who played bass with The Shadows in the early 1960s.
Link: Wikipedia

Ferlin Husky

March 17, 2011: Ferlin Husky, 85, US country-pop singer.
Link: Wikipedia

Michael Gough

March 17, 2011: Michael Gough, 94, British actor who appeared in more than 150 films and TV shows, and found fame late in life as the butler Alfred Pennyworth in the Batman films of the late 1980s and 1990s.
Link: BBC

Nate Dogg

March 15, 2011: Nathaniel Dwayne Hale, 41, US rapper better known as Nate Dogg, of heart complications.
Link: Wikipedia

Annie Girardot

February 28, 2011: Annie Girardot, 79, French actress whose films included Treize à table, Rocco e i suoi fratelli, Docteur Françoise Gailland and The Piano Teacher.
Links: Wikipedia

Betty Garrett

February 12, 2011: Betty Garrett, 91, US stage and screen actress who starred in the films Take Me Out to the Ball Game and On the Town, and appeared in the sitcoms All in The Family and Laverne and Shirley. She and her husband Larry Parks were blacklisted by the House UnAmerican Activities Committee.
Link: BBC

J. Paul Getty III

February 5, 2011: J. Paul Getty III, 54, US oil-fortune heir who was kidnapped as a young man, when he was known as "the golden hippie", and spent the past 30 years in care after suffering a stroke brought on by drug abuse.
Link: Washington Post

Édouard Glissant

February 3, 2011: Édouard Glissant, French poet, critic and philosopher.
Link: Wikipedia

Gladys Horton

January 26, 2011: Gladys Horton, 65?, US singer who formed the girl group The Marvelettes, whose Please Mr Postman was the first Motown hit.
Link: NY Times

Bud Greenspan

December 25, 2010: Bud Greenspan, 85, US filmmaker, writer and broadcaster who specialised in documenting the Olympic Games.
Link: SI

Brian Hanrahan

December 20, 2010: Brian Hanrahan, 61, British Broadcasting Corporation journalist and foreign correspondent who covered the Falklands War, the assassination of Indira Gandhi, the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Tianamen Square protests, of cancer.
Link: BBC

Norman Hetherington

December 6, 2010: Norman Hetherington, 89, Australian cartoonist and puppeteer who created the popular and enduring ABC children's television character Mr Squiggle.
Link: Courier-Mail

George Hickenlooper

October 29, 2010: George Hickenlooper, 47, US filmmaker, on the eve of the premiere of his film, Casino Jack.
Link: ABC

Rex Heading

October 21,2010: Rex Heading, 81, Australian television pioneer who created the children's characters Humphrey B. Bear, Winky Dink and Wilbur Worm. He worked for Channel 9 Adelaide for many years before becoming a successful TV and radio consultant.
Link: SMH

Bob Guccione

October 20, 2010: Bob Guccione, 79, US publisher who founded Penthouse magazine, of cancer. He also funded the sex-and-sandal film Caligula, which flopped despite a big-name cast including Malcolm McDowell, Peter O'Toole and Helen Mirren.
Link: Statesman

Greg Giraldo

September 29, 2010: Greg Giraldo, 44, US comedian, from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs.
Link: Wikipedia

Jorge González

September 22, 2010: Jorge González, 44, Argentinian basketballer and professional wrestler who performed for the WWF and WWE as El Gigante and Giant Gonzalez. He was 7 foot 7 tall, and died of complications of diabetes.
Link: Wikipdedia

Harold Gould

September 11, 2010: Harold Gould, 90, US stage and screen actor best known for his role in the 1970s sitcoms Rhoda and The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and more recently in The Golden Girls. He also taught acting and appeared in films including The Sting, Woody Allen's Love and Death, and Mel Brooks's Silent Movie.
Links: Chicago Times; Wikipedia

Charles Haddon

August 20, 2010: Charles Haddon, 22, singer with British band Ou Est Le Swim, who dived from a tower at the Pukkelpop music festival in Belgium.
Link: BBC

Alex Higgins

July 24, 2010: Alex "Hurricane" Higgins, 61, Northern Ireland snooker legend, of throat cancer. He was world champion in 1972 and 1982.
Link: BBC

Dennis Hopper

May 29, 2010: Dennis Hopper, 74, US film actor best known for his role in Easy Rider. He also starred in Rebel Without a Cause, Apocalypse Now and Blue Velvet.
Link: Guardian

Paul Gray

May 24, 2010: Paul Gray, 38, bassist with US band Slipknot, found dead in a hotel room.
Link: Washington Post

Lena Horne

May 9, 2010: Lena Horne, 92, African American jazz singer and civil rights activist whose hits included Stormy Weather.
Links: Independent

Dorothy Height

April 20, 2010: Dr Dorothy Height, 98, pioneering US civil rights activist. President Barack Obama described her as "the godmother of the civil rights movement" and a hero to Americans.
Link: BBC

Guru

April 19, 2010: Guru, 43, New York Rapper of Gang Starr fame. Born Keith Alam, he died after suffering an angressive form of cancer.
Link: Guardian

Benjamin L. Hooks

April 15, 2010: Benjamin L. Hooks, 85, former longtime head of the US National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

June Havoc

March 29, 2010: June Havoc, 97, US child star, actress on Broadway and in films including Gentleman's Agreement, writer, producer and sister to stripper Gypsy Rose Lee. She was born June Hovick and her life story partly inspired the musical Gypsy.
Link: BBC

Charlie Gillett

March 17, 2010: Charlie Gillett, 68, longtime BBC radio announcer and world-music champion, of an auto-immune disease. He also wrote the rock'n'roll history The Sound of the City.
Link: BBC

Peter Graves

March 14, 2010: Peter Graves, 83, US actor best known as the star of the Mission Impossible television series. He also featured in films including Stalag 17, Night of the Hunter and as Captain Oveur in Airplane! (aka Flying High!).
Link: NY Times

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