icon Notable Deaths from the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic

In December 2019, an outbreak of coronavirus was identified in Wuhan, China. It spread throughout the world and was recognized as a pandemic on 11 March 2020. It is still ongoing.

The table below shows some people who are notable to our American and other English-speaking visitors who have died from the coronavirus disease, also known as COVID-19. The table is updated once or twice a week.

Last updated on 1 December 2020.
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NameKnown forDiedAge
Terrence McNallyplaywright (Ragtime)3/24/2020(81)
Manu Dibangojazz saxophonist3/24/2020(86)
Floyd Cardozchef/reality TV contestant ("Top Chef Masters")3/25/2020(59)
Mark Blumactor (Crocodile Dundee)3/26/2020(69)
Orlando McDanielNFL football player (Denver Broncos)3/27/2020(59)
Joe Diffiecountry singer ("Pickup Man")3/29/2020(61)
Alan Merrillrock singer and songwriter ("I Love Rock and Roll")3/29/2020(69)
Ken Shimuracomedian (Japanese)3/29/2020(70)
Hilary Dwyeractress (British)3/30/2020(74)
Julie Bennettvoice actress (Cindy Bear in "The Yogi Bear Show")3/31/2020(88)
Adam Schlesingermusician and songwriter ("That Thing You Do")4/1/2020(52)
Ellis Marsalis Jr.jazz musician4/1/2020(85)
Bucky Pizzarellijazz guitarist4/1/2020(94)
Patricia Bosworthactress (The Nun's Story)4/2/2020(86)
Eddie Largecomedian (British)4/2/2020(78)
Forrest Comptonactor (Col. Edward Gray on "Gomer Pyle USMC")4/4/2020(94)
Tom DempseyNFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles)4/4/2020(73)
Lee Fierroactress (Jaws)4/5/2020(91)
Allen Garfieldactor (Beverly Hills Cop II)4/7/2020(80)
John Prinecountry-folk singer-songwriter ("Angel from Montgomery")4/7/2020(73)
Tim Brooke-Taylorcomic actor ("The Goodies")4/12/2020(79)
Matthew Seligmannew wave bassist (Thompson Twins)4/17/2020(64)
Bob Lazierauto racer (CART)4/18/2020(81)
Frederick Thomasrap performer4/23/2020(35)
Troy Sneedgospel singer ("My Heart Says Yes")4/27/2020(52)
Dick LucasNFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles)4/29/2020(86)
Dave Greenfieldrock musician (The Stranglers)5/3/2020(71)
William Danielsrapper5/5/2020(24)
Roy Hornmagician and animal tamer (Siegfried & Roy)5/8/2020(75)
Chris Trousdalepop singer (Dream Streat)6/2/2020(34)
Brandis Kempactress (Alma Cox on "AfterMASH")7/4/2020(76)
Nick Corderostage actor ("The Broadway.com Show")7/5/2020(41)
Herman Cainbusiness executive (Godfather's Pizza) and U.S. presidential candidate (R, 2012)7/30/2020(74)
Bill Mackcountry disc jockey (Fort Worth, Texas) and songwriter ("Blue")7/31/2020(88)
Tootie RobbinsNFL football player (Arizona Cardinals)8/2/2020(62)
James "Kamala" Harrispro wrestler (World Wrestling Federation)8/9/2020(70)
Trini Lopezpop/folk musician ("Lemon Tree")8/11/2020(83)
Frank Cullottaorganized crime figure/informant and YouTube personality ("Coffee with Cullotta")8/20/2020(81)
Tom Seavermajor leaguer (New York Mets)8/31/2020(75)
Bill Pursellpop songwriter ("Our Winter Love")9/3/2020(94)
Frederick "Toots" Hibbertreggae singer ("Do the Reggay")9/11/2020(77)
Tommy DeVitopop singer (The Four Seasons)9/21/2020(92)
Jay Johnstonemajor leaguer (New York Yankees)9/26/2020(74)
Fred DeanNFL football player (San Francisco 49ers)10/14/2020(68)
Johnny Leezeactor (British)10/25/2020(78)
John MeyerAFL football player (Houston Oilers)11/4/2020(78)
Peter Sutcliffeserial murderer (England)11/13/2020(74)
Jim Paceauto racer11/13/2020(59)
David Maasquick-change magician11/22/2020(57)
George NockNFL football player (New York Jets)11/22/2020(74)