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Deaths for the week ending 6 March 2021:

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Johnny Briggs, actor (Mike Baldwin on "Coronation Street"), 85.

Irv Cross, NFL football player (Philadelphia Eagles) and TV sports anchor ("The NFL Today"), of heart disease, 81.

Monday, 1 March 2021

Jahmil French, actor ("Degrassi: The Next Generation"), cause not reported, 29.

Michael Gudinski, music industry executive (Australian), of an overdose of cocaine and other drugs, 68.

Vernon Jordan, civil rights activist and aide to Bill Clinton, 85.

Ralph Peterson Jr., jazz drummer, of cancer, 58.

Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Chris Barber, jazz bandleader and trombonist, 90.

Bunny Wailer, reggae musician (Bob Marley and the Wailers), of complications from a stroke, 73.

Wednesday, 3 March 2021

Joe Altobelli, major-league baseball player (Cleveland Indians) and manager (Baltimore Orioles), 88.

Thursday, 4 March 2021

Jim Crockett Jr., wrestling promoter and executive (National Wrestling Alliance), of liver and kidney failure, 76.

Tony Hendra, actor (This Is Spinal Tap), of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, 79.

Mark Pavelich, NHL hockey player (New York Rangers), of suicide by asphyxiation, 63.

Chris Schultz, NFL football player (Dallas Cowboys), of a heart attack, 61.

Friday, 5 March 2021

Buddy Colt, pro wrestler, with dementia, 85.

Michael Stanley, rock guitarist, of lung cancer, 72.

Saturday, 6 March 2021

Lou Ottens, inventor (Philips cassette tape), 94.