List of Famous people who died in 1983

Rodolfo Gucci

First Name Rodolfo
Born on January 1, 1912
Died on January 1, 1983 (aged 71)

Rodolfo Gucci, also known by his stage name Maurizio D'Ancora, was an Italian actor and entrepreneur, who appeared in more than forty films between 1929 until 1946. He was a member of the House of Gucci. His only child, Maurizio Gucci, was named after his stage name.

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Louis de Funès

Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza
First Name Louis
Last Name Funès
Born on July 31, 1914
Died on January 27, 1983 (aged 68)

Louis Germain David de Funès de Galarza was a French actor and comedian. According to several polls conducted since 1968, he is France's favourite actor – having played over 130 roles in film and over 100 on stage. His acting style is remembered for its high-energy performance and his wide range of facial expressions and tics. A considerable part of his best-known acting was directed by Jean Girault.

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Maurizio D'Ancora

First Name Maurizio
Died on May 15, 1983 (aged 13)
Born in Italy, Tuscany

Rodolfo Gucci, also known by his stage name Maurizio D'Ancora, was an Italian actor and entrepreneur, who appeared in more than forty films between 1929 until 1946. He was a member of the House of Gucci. His only child, Maurizio Gucci, was named after his stage name.

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Karen Carpenter

First Name Karen
Last Name Carpenter
Born on March 2, 1950
Died on February 4, 1983 (aged 32)
Height 163 cm | 5'4

Karen Anne Carpenter was an American drummer and singer who, along with her elder brother Richard, was part of the duo the Carpenters. She was praised for her three-octave contralto vocal range and drumming abilities. Her struggles with eating disorders would later raise awareness of anorexia and body dysmorphia.

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David Niven

David Graham Niven
First Name David
Last Name Niven
Born on March 1, 1910
Died on July 29, 1983 (aged 73)
Height 181 cm | 5'11

James David Graham Niven was an English actor, memoirist and novelist. He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance as Major Pollock in Separate Tables (1958). Other noted roles included Squadron Leader Peter Carter in A Matter of Life and Death, Phileas Fogg in Around the World in 80 Days, Sir Charles Lytton in The Pink Panther and James Bond in Casino Royale (1967).

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Meyer Lansky

Majer Suchowliński
First Name Meyer
Last Name Lansky
Born on July 4, 1902
Died on January 15, 1983 (aged 80)
Height 158 cm | 5'2

Meyer Lansky, known as the "Mob's Accountant", was an American major organized crime figure who, along with his associate Charles "Lucky" Luciano, was instrumental in the development of the National Crime Syndicate in the United States.

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Miguel Kast

First Name Miguel
Last Name Kast
Born on December 18, 1948
Died on September 18, 1983 (aged 34)
Born in Germany, Bavaria

Miguel Kast Rist was a German-born Chilean economist of the Chicago Boys group. Minister of State of Augusto Pinochet and President of the Central Bank in the same administration

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George Halas

First Name George
Last Name Halas
Born on February 2, 1895
Died on October 31, 1983 (aged 88)

George Stanley Halas Sr., nicknamed "Papa Bear" and "Mr. Everything", was an American professional football player, coach, and team owner. He was the founder and owner of the National Football League's Chicago Bears, and served as his own head coach on four occasions. He was also lesser known as a Major League Baseball player for the New York Yankees.

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Anthony Blunt

First Name Anthony
Last Name Blunt
Born on September 26, 1907
Died on March 26, 1983 (aged 75)
Spy

Anthony Frederick Blunt, styled Sir Anthony Blunt KCVO from 1956 to 1979, was a leading British art historian who in 1964, after being offered immunity from prosecution, confessed to having been a spy for the Soviet Union.

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Roy Sullivan

First Name Roy
Last Name Sullivan
Born on February 7, 1912
Died on September 28, 1983 (aged 71)

Roy Cleveland Sullivan was a United States park ranger in Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. Between 1942 and 1977, Sullivan was hit by lightning on seven occasions and survived all of them. For this reason, he gained the nicknames "Human Lightning Conductor" and "Human Lightning Rod". Sullivan is recognized by Guinness World Records as the person struck by lightning more recorded times than any other human being.

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