Subscribe

Celebrity deaths - Living or Dead?

Living or Dead? Celebrities, films, tv shows, birthdays, deaths ... your one-stop shop to satisfy your morbid curiosity.

Who died on 12 January?

Celebrities who died on 12 January

Click to learn more about them

Oldest

105 years, 5 months, 10 days

Youngest

25 years, 4 months, 11 days

Born first

22 April 1879

Died first

12 January 1938

Born last

9 September 1990

Died last

12 January 2023

American singer-songwriter  Lisa Marie Presley

Lisa Marie Presley

American singer-songwriter

2023
English philosopher and writer Roger Scruton

Roger Scruton

English philosopher and writer

2020
English mystery and detective writer Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

English mystery and detective writer

1976
Scottish serial killer Robert Black

Robert Black

Scottish serial killer

2016
Indian politician  Sharad Yadav

Sharad Yadav

Indian politician

2023
American singer  Ronnie Spector

Ronnie Spector

American singer

2022
American lawyer Fred Levin

Fred Levin

American lawyer

2021
British musician Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb

British musician

2003
Italia journalist and writer Giampaolo Pansa

Giampaolo Pansa

Italia journalist and writer

2020
journalist, historian and speechwriter from England  Paul Johnson

Paul Johnson

journalist, historian and speechwriter from England

2023
French film director, screenwriter and producer Henri-Georges Clouzot

Henri-Georges Clouzot

French film director, screenwriter and producer

1977
Indian actor Amrish Puri

Amrish Puri

Indian actor

2005
Sri Lankan actor Jayalath Manoratne

Jayalath Manoratne

Sri Lankan actor

2020
American writer and filmmaker William Peter Blatty

William Peter Blatty

American writer and filmmaker

2017
Canadian drummer  Robbie Bachman

Robbie Bachman

Canadian drummer

2023
actor Keye Luke

Keye Luke

actor

1991
American basketball player, born 1990 Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

American basketball player, born 1990

2016
American baseball player Jimmy Lavender

Jimmy Lavender

American baseball player

1960
Indonesian jurist and academic  Adi Andojo Soetjipto

Adi Andojo Soetjipto

Indonesian jurist and academic

2022
British racing driver Nevil Shute

Nevil Shute

British racing driver

1960
Japanese philosopher Takeshi Umehara

Takeshi Umehara

Japanese philosopher

2019
Japanese actress and seiyū Etsuko Ichihara

Etsuko Ichihara

Japanese actress and seiyū

2019
Film director Kinji Fukasaku

Kinji Fukasaku

Film director

2003
Swedish actress Mona Malm

Mona Malm

Swedish actress

2021
Egyptian actress Leila Fawzi

Leila Fawzi

Egyptian actress

2005
American judge Patricia McGowan Wald,

Patricia McGowan Wald,

American judge

2019
Finnish actress Rauni Luoma

Rauni Luoma

Finnish actress

1996
actor Russ Conway

Russ Conway

actor

2009
American college football coach, college basketball coach, college baseball coach, college athletics administrator M. B. Banks

M. B. Banks

American college football coach, college basketball coach, college baseball coach, college athletics administrator

1970
Peruvian lawyer and politician Luis Castañeda Lossio

Luis Castañeda Lossio

Peruvian lawyer and politician

2022
Japanese actress Kyōko Aoyama

Kyōko Aoyama

Japanese actress

2020
French actress Irène Chabrier

Irène Chabrier

French actress

2021
Japanese actress Michio Ōji

Michio Ōji

Japanese actress

2021
American publicist and short subject producer and narrator Pete Smith

Pete Smith

American publicist and short subject producer and narrator

1979
American politician John V. Tunney

John V. Tunney

American politician

2018
American military officer Joe M. Jackson

Joe M. Jackson

American military officer

2019
Danish footballer John Hansen

John Hansen

Danish footballer

1990
American actor Paul Picerni

Paul Picerni

American actor

2011
American theater and movie critic, columnist, playwright and editor Arthur Sheekman

Arthur Sheekman

American theater and movie critic, columnist, playwright and editor

1978
American football player and coach, diplomat, lawyer Fred K. Nielsen

Fred K. Nielsen

American football player and coach, diplomat, lawyer

1963
Spanish writer Ramón Gómez de la Serna

Ramón Gómez de la Serna

Spanish writer

1963
British actress Alexandra Bastedo

Alexandra Bastedo

British actress

2014
American country and pop singer Bonnie Guitar

Bonnie Guitar

American country and pop singer

2019
American baseball player and coach Lee Tinsley

Lee Tinsley

American baseball player and coach

2023
British comedian Stanley Unwin

Stanley Unwin

British comedian

2002
American conductor  Everett Lee

Everett Lee

American conductor

2022
American lawyer Frankie Muse Freeman

Frankie Muse Freeman

American lawyer

2018
Swedish actor  Gösta Ekman

Gösta Ekman

Swedish actor

1938