Farley Granger, 85, American actor (Strangers on a Train), natural causes.
-- Dorothea Puente, 82, American serial killer, natural causes.
-- Elizabeth Taylor, 79, British-American actress (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Cleopatra, Butterfield 8), heart failure.
-- Pinetop Perkins, 97, American blues musician, cardiac arrest.
-- Virginia Klinekole, 86, American politician, first female President of the Mescalero Apache.
-- Owsley Stanley, 76, American-born Australian underground LSD chemist and sound engineer (Grateful Dead), traffic accident.
-- Bill Blackbeard, 84, American comic strip writer and editor.
-- Eddie Snyder, 92, American composer ("Strangers in the Night", "Spanish Eyes").
-- Mike Starr, 44, American bassist (Alice in Chains, Sun Red Sun).  (body found on this date)
-- Mike DeStefano, 44, American comedian (Last Comic Standing), heart attack.
Phoebe Snow, 60, American singer-songwriter, brain hemorrhage.
-- Poly Styrene, 53, British musician (X-Ray Spex), breast cancer.
-- Alfred Freedman, 94, American psychiatrist, declassified homosexuality as a mental illness, complications following hip surgery.
-- Michael Sarrazin, 70, Canadian actor (They Shoot Horses, Don't They?; The Flim-Flam Man), cancer.
Clarice Taylor, 93, American actress (Sesame Street, The Cosby Show).
-- Jeff Conaway, 60, American actor (Grease, Taxi, Babylon 5).
-- Joseph Brooks, 73, American Grammy-winning songwriter ("You Light Up My Life"), suicide by asphyxiation.
-- Randy Savage, 58, American professional wrestler.
-- Harmon Killebrew, 74, American Hall of Fame baseball player (Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals), esophageal cancer.
-- Omar Ahmad, 46, American entrepreneur (Napster), heart attack.
-- Jackie Cooper, 88, American actor (Our Gang comedies, Superman).
-- Osama bin Laden, 54, founder of al-Qaida, planned September 11 attacks, shot.
George Ballas, 85, American entrepreneur, inventor of the Weed Eater. Peter Falk, 83, American actor (Columbo, Murder, Inc.).
-- Ryan Dunn, 34, American reality television star (Jackass, Viva La Bam), car accident.
-- Wild Man Fischer, 66, American street musician, heart failure.
-- Leonard B. Stern, 87, American television director, producer, and writer (Get Smart), creator of The Honeymooners, co-creator of Mad Libs.
-- Jack Kevorkian, 83, American physician and right to die activist, pulmonary thrombosis.
-- Matt Fong, 57, California State Treasurer (1995–99), skin cancer.
Richard Chavez, 81, American activist and labor organizer, brother of Cesar Chavez, complications from surgery.
-- Hideki Irabu, 42, Japanese baseball player (Chiba Lotte Marines, New York Yankees, Montreal Expos), suicide by hanging. (body discovered on this date)
-- Amy Winehouse, 27, British singer-songwriter ("Rehab"), accidental alcohol poisoning.
-- Elliot Handler, 95, American businessman, co-founder of Mattel, namer of the Barbie doll, creator of Hot Wheels, heart failure.
-- Sean Hoare, 47, British journalist (News of the World), whistleblower of the 2011 phone hacking scandal. (body found on this date)
-- Sherwood Schwartz, 94, American television producer, creator of The Brady Bunch and Gilligan's Island.
-- Betty Ford, 93, American First Lady (1974–1977) and co-founder of Betty Ford Center.
Jerry Leiber, 78, American songwriter ("Stand By Me", "Hound Dog", "Jailhouse Rock", "Kansas City"), cardiopulmonary failure.
-- Michael Showers, 45, American actor (Treme, Breaking Bad, The Vampire Diaries), drowned.
-- Bubba Smith, 66, American football player (Baltimore Colts) and actor (Police Academy).
Peter Gent, 69, American football player (Dallas Cowboys) and author (North Dallas Forty).
-- Johnny "Country" Mathis, 77, American singer-songwriter.
-- Jack Adler, 94, American comic book artist.
-- Cliff Robertson, 88, American actor (Charly, Spider-Man, PT 109), natural causes.
-- 44 ice hockey players and coaches killed in the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl plane crash:
Tom Keith, 64, American radio personality (A Prairie Home Companion).
-- Moammar Gadhafi, 69, Libyan leader (1969–2011), shot.
-- Paul Leka, 68, American pianist, arranger and songwriter ("Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye", "Green Tambourine").
-- Steve Jobs, 56, American computer entrepreneur and inventor, co-founder of Apple Inc., pancreatic cancer.
Ken Russell, 84, British film director (Women in Love, Tommy), stroke.
-- George Gallup Jr., 81, American pollster, liver cancer.
-- Anne McCaffrey, 85, American science fiction writer (Dragonriders of Pern series), stroke.
-- Heavy D, 44, Jamaican-born American rapper ("Now That We Found Love") and actor (The Cider House Rules, Life).
-- Bil Keane, 89, American cartoonist (The Family Circus), heart failure.
-- Joe Frazier, 67, American boxer, World Heavyweight Champion (1970–1973), liver cancer.
-- Andy Rooney, 92, American journalist, 60 Minutes correspondent (1978–2011), surgical complications.
-- Matty Alou, 72, Dominican Republic-born American baseball player (Pittsburgh Pirates, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals), diabetes.
Harry Morgan, 96, American actor (M*A*S*H, Dragnet).
-- Dobie Gray, 71, American singer ("The In Crowd", "Drift Away").
-- Chiyono Hasegawa, 115, Japanese supercentenarian, nation's oldest person.
-- Bill McKinney, 80, American actor (Deliverance, The Outlaw Josey Wales), esophageal cancer.
-- Alan Sues, 85, American comic (Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In).
-- Mamoru Uchiyama, 62, Japanese manga artist (The Ultraman).
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