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Who died on 6 January?

Celebrities who died on 6 January

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Oldest

98 years, 3 months, 14 days

Youngest

30 years, 12 days

Born first

2 October 1882

Died first

6 January 1925

Born last

26 June 1980

Died last

6 January 2023

Bahamian and American actor  Sidney Poitier

Sidney Poitier

Bahamian and American actor

2022
Italian association football player and manager Gianluca Vialli

Gianluca Vialli

Italian association football player and manager

2023
American film director  Peter Bogdanovich

Peter Bogdanovich

American film director

2022
Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev

Soviet ballet dancer and choreographer

1993
American jazz trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie

Dizzy Gillespie

American jazz trumpeter

1993
Canadian hockey administrator Gord Renwick

Gord Renwick

Canadian hockey administrator

2021
American singer and entertainer  Danny Kaleikini

Danny Kaleikini

American singer and entertainer

2023
Indian actor Om Puri

Om Puri

Indian actor

2017
Canadian pilot and author  Murray Peden

Murray Peden

Canadian pilot and author

2022
American baseball player Alan Wiggins

Alan Wiggins

American baseball player

1991
Scottish actor Ian Charleson

Ian Charleson

Scottish actor

1990
Scottish novelist and physician A. J. Cronin

A. J. Cronin

Scottish novelist and physician

1981
Israeli poet, composer and author  Yoram Taharlev

Yoram Taharlev

Israeli poet, composer and author

2022
American politician Mike Fitzpatrick

Mike Fitzpatrick

American politician

2020
Indonesian actress Ria Irawan

Ria Irawan

Indonesian actress

2020
American actress, showgirl Francine York

Francine York

American actress, showgirl

2017
Australian actress Annalise Braakensiek

Annalise Braakensiek

Australian actress

2019
Filipino general Danilo Lim

Danilo Lim

Filipino general

2021
Bangladeshi actress Sumita Devi

Sumita Devi

Bangladeshi actress

2004
actress Greta Thyssen

Greta Thyssen

actress

2018
Philippine writer F. Sionil José

F. Sionil José

Philippine writer

2022
Italian singer, actress, dancer and TV personality Gloria Piedimonte

Gloria Piedimonte

Italian singer, actress, dancer and TV personality

2022
American actress Ethel Grey Terry

Ethel Grey Terry

American actress

1931
Indian artist  Akbar Padamsee

Akbar Padamsee

Indian artist

2020
American tennis player Bob Falkenburg

Bob Falkenburg

American tennis player

2022
British actor W. Morgan Sheppard

W. Morgan Sheppard

British actor

2019
Finnish actress Elsa Rantalainen

Elsa Rantalainen

Finnish actress

1988
Music Producer Jimmy Robinson

Jimmy Robinson

Music Producer

2018
American actress Malvina Polo

Malvina Polo

American actress

2000
American football player Frank Varrichione

Frank Varrichione

American football player

2018
American musician Burt Wilson

Burt Wilson

American musician

2021
Taiwanese diplomat Shen Lyu-shun

Shen Lyu-shun

Taiwanese diplomat

2023
British glider pilot and flying instructor Derek Piggott

Derek Piggott

British glider pilot and flying instructor

2019
Indian film actor Uday Kiran

Uday Kiran

Indian film actor

2014
Congolese politician Aloïse Moudileno Massengo

Aloïse Moudileno Massengo

Congolese politician

2020
Film director, screenwriter Fred Hibbard

Fred Hibbard

Film director, screenwriter

1925
American cartoonist Benjamin Allen

Benjamin Allen

American cartoonist

1971
American publisher James Haynes

James Haynes

American publisher

2021
American film director, cinematographer, and producer Victor Fleming

Victor Fleming

American film director, cinematographer, and producer

1949
American baseball pitcher Bill Campbell

Bill Campbell

American baseball pitcher

2023
Canadian ice hockey player Robbie Moore

Robbie Moore

Canadian ice hockey player

2022
actor Pat Harrington

Pat Harrington

actor

2016
American jazz musician  Bobby Few

Bobby Few

American jazz musician

2021
American actor Scott Marlowe

Scott Marlowe

American actor

2001
African American historian Lamin Sanneh

Lamin Sanneh

African American historian

2019
American football player, actor Walt Barnes

Walt Barnes

American football player, actor

1998
American police detective Dave Toschi

Dave Toschi

American police detective

2018
Alberta politician Gene Zwozdesky

Gene Zwozdesky

Alberta politician

2019