List of Famous people who died at 83

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

First Name A.
Last Name Kalam
Born on October 15, 1931
Died on July 27, 2015 (aged 83)

Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam was an Indian aerospace scientist and politician who served as the 11th President of India from 2002 to 2007. He was born and raised in Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu and studied physics and aerospace engineering. He spent the next four decades as a scientist and science administrator, mainly at the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and was intimately involved in India's civilian space programme and military missile development efforts. He thus came to be known as the Missile Man of India for his work on the development of ballistic missile and launch vehicle technology. He also played a pivotal organisational, technical, and political role in India's Pokhran-II nuclear tests in 1998, the first since the original nuclear test by India in 1974.

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Charles Manson

Charles Milles Maddox
First Name Charles
Last Name Manson
Born on November 12, 1934
Died on November 19, 2017 (aged 83)
Height 157 cm | 5'2

Charles Milles Manson was an American criminal and cult leader. In mid-1967, he formed what became known as the "Manson Family", a quasi-commune based in California. His followers committed a series of nine murders at four locations in July and August 1969. Although the motive for the murders was disputed by Manson, the Los Angeles County district attorney believed that Manson intended to start a race war. In 1971, he was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder for the deaths of seven people, including the film actress Sharon Tate. The prosecution contended that, while Manson never directly ordered the murders, his ideology constituted an overt act of conspiracy.

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Frank Sheeran

First Name Frank
Last Name Sheeran
Born on October 25, 1920
Died on December 14, 2003 (aged 83)

Francis Joseph Sheeran, also known as "The Irishman", was an American labor union official who was accused of having links to the Bufalino crime family in his capacity as a high-ranking official in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the president of Local 326.

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Gene Wilder

Jerome Silberman
First Name Gene
Last Name Wilder
Born on June 11, 1933
Died on August 29, 2016 (aged 83)
Height 179 cm | 5'10

Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, was an American actor, filmmaker, singer-songwriter, comedian and author.

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Paul Newman

Paul Leonard Newman
First Name Paul
Last Name Newman
Born on January 26, 1925
Died on September 26, 2008 (aged 83)
Height 177 cm | 5'10

Paul Leonard Newman was an American actor, film director, race car driver, and entrepreneur. He was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, three Golden Globe Awards, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Primetime Emmy Award, the Cecil B. DeMille Award, and the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.

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Shakuntala Devi

First Name Shakuntala
Born on November 4, 1929
Died on April 21, 2013 (aged 83)
Born in India

Shakuntala Devi was an Indian mathematician, writer and mental calculator, popularly known as the "Human Computer". Devi strove to simplify numerical calculations for students. Her talent earned her a place in the 1982 edition of The Guinness Book of World Records. However, the certificate for the record was given posthumously on 30 July 2020, despite Devi achieving her world record on 18 June 1980 at Imperial College, London. Devi was a precocious child and she demonstrated her arithmetic abilities at the University of Mysore without any formal education.

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Gene Kelly

Eugene Curran Kelly
First Name Gene
Last Name Kelly
Born on August 23, 1912
Died on February 2, 1996 (aged 83)
Height 171 cm | 5'7

Eugene Curran Kelly was an American actor, dancer, singer, filmmaker, and choreographer. He was known for his energetic and athletic dancing style, his good looks, and the likable characters that he played on screen. He starred in, choreographed, or co-directed some of the most well-regarded musical films of the 1940s and 1950s, until they fell out of fashion in the late 1950s.

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Omar Sharif

ميشيل ديمتري شلهوب
First Name Omar
Last Name Sharif
Born on April 10, 1932
Died on July 10, 2015 (aged 83)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Omar Sharif was an Egyptian film and television actor. He began his career in his native country in the 1950s, but is best known for his appearances in both British and American productions. His films include Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), and Funny Girl (1968). He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Lawrence of Arabia. He won three Golden Globe Awards and a César Award.

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Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Simon Nimoy
First Name Leonard
Last Name Nimoy
Born on March 26, 1931
Died on February 27, 2015 (aged 83)
Height 183 cm | 6'0

Leonard Simon Nimoy was an American actor, film director, photographer, author, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for playing Spock in the Star Trek franchise, a character he portrayed in television and film for almost fifty years, from a pilot episode shot in late 1964 to his final film performance in 2013.

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David Tomlinson

First Name David
Last Name Tomlinson
Born on May 7, 1917
Died on June 24, 2000 (aged 83)
Height 185 cm | 6'1

David Cecil MacAlister Tomlinson was an English stage, film and television actor and comedian. Having been described as both a leading man and a character actor, he is primarily remembered for his roles as authority figure George Banks in Mary Poppins, fraudulent magician Professor Emelius Browne in Bedknobs and Broomsticks and as hapless antagonist Peter Thorndyke in The Love Bug. Tomlinson was posthumously inducted as a Disney Legend in 2002.

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