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 Monday, 30 December, 2002, 09:22 GMT
Obituaries: 2002
A selection from BBC News Online's obituaries for those whose departure has made the world's headlines:

Katy Jurado, Mexican actress (5 Jul)

Dhirubhai H Ambani, Indian businessman (6 Jul)

John Frankenheimer, film director (6 Jul)

Ward Kimball, cartoon animator (8 Jul)

Rod Steiger, actor (9 Jul)

Gerald Campion, actor (9 Jul)

Yousuf Karsh, photographer (13 Jul)

Joaquin Balaguer, former president, Dominican Republic (14 Jul)

Hansie Cronje, former cricketer (1 Jun)

Fernando Belaunde Terry, former Peruvian President (4 Jun)

Vincent Shaw, theatrical agent (21 Jun)

John Entwistle, rock musician (27 Jun)

Rosemary Clooney, actress (29 Jun)

John Nathan-Turner, television producer (1 May)

Barbara Castle, former Labour cabinet minister (3 May)

Roy Schatt, photographer (4 May)

George Sydney, film director (5 May)

Pim Fortuyn, Dutch politician (6 May)

Bill Peet, illustrator and writer (11 May)

Gordon Wharmby, actor (18 May)

Pat Coombs, actress (25 May)

Carolyn Keene (real name Mildred Wirt Benson), author (28 May)

Layne Staley, singer and guitarist (5 Apr - body found 19 Apr)

Maria Felix, Mexican actress (8 Apr)

Dave King, comedian, singer, actor (15 Apr)

Thor Heyerdahl, explorer and archaeologist (18 Apr)

Christopher Price, BBC presenter (22 Apr)

Linda Lovelace, porn star (22 Apr)

Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes, R&B singer (25 Apr)

Rob Walker, former Formula One team owner (29 Apr)

Jean-Paul Riopelle, Canadian artist (12 Mar)

Nasir Hussain, Bollywood film maker (13 Mar)

Ben Hollioake, cricketer (23 Mar)

Kenneth Wolstenholme, football commentator (25 Mar)

Dudley Moore, actor and comedian (27 Mar)

Billy Wilder, filmmaker (29 Mar)

The Queen Mother (30 Mar)

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    Barry Took, comedian and scriptwriter (31 Mar)

    Hildegard Knef, actress and singer (1 Feb)

    Max Perutz, Molecular biologist (6 Feb)

    Princess Margaret (9 Feb)

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    Waylon Jennings, country music singer (13 Feb)

    Mick Tucker, drummer (14 Feb)

    John Thaw, actor (21 Feb)

    Chuck Jones, cartoon animator (22 Feb)

    Jonas Savimbi, Angola rebel leader (22 Feb)

    Spike Milligan, comedian (27 Feb)

    Julia Phillips, former film producer (1 Jan)

    Zac Foley, musician (2 Jan)

    Freddy Heineken, brewer (3 Jan)

    Jon Lee, musician (7 Jan)

    Stanley Unwin, comedian (12 Jan)

    Moss Evans, former trade union leader (12 Jan)

    Ted Demme, film producer and director (13 Jan)

    Peter Adamson, actor (17 Jan)

    Peggy Lee, jazz singer (21 Jan)

    Jeff Astle, former England footballer (19 Jan)

    Jack Shea, former Winter Olympics speed skating medallist (22 Jan)

    Astrid Lindgren, children's author (28 Jan)

    Stratford Johns, actor (29 Jan)


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