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December 2nd

163 Notable deaths

Pablo Escobar

Colombian drug lord (1949–1993).

Born December 1st, 1949 in Rionegro. [ref]

Died December 2nd, 1993 at 44 years old in Medellín (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Desi Arnaz

Cuban-born american musician, actor and television producer (1917-1986).

Born March 2nd, 1917 in Santiago de Cuba.

Died December 2nd, 1986 at 69 years old in Del Mar (lung cancer).

Ip Man

Hong kong martial artist (1893–1972).

Born October 1st, 1893 in Foshan.

Died December 2nd, 1972 at 79 years old in Hong Kong (head and neck cancer).

Roxie Roker

Bahamian–american actress (1929-1995).

Born August 28th, 1929 in Miami.

Died December 2nd, 1995 at 66 years old in Los Angeles (breast cancer).

Marty Feldman

British author, actor, comedian and director (1934-1982).

Born July 8th, 1934 in London.

Died December 2nd, 1982 at 48 years old in Mexico City (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Hugh Keays-Byrne

British-australian actor (1947–2020).

Born May 18th, 1947 in Srinagar.

Died December 2nd, 2020 at 73 years old in Gosford. [ref]

Pat Patterson

Canadian-american professional wrestler.

Born January 19th, 1941 in Montreal.

Died December 2nd, 2020 at 79 years old in Miami (cancer). [ref]

Aaron Copland

American composer, composition teacher, writer, and conductor (1900-1990).

Born November 14th, 1900 in Brooklyn. [ref]

Died December 2nd, 1990 at 90 years old in New York City (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

Christopher Evan Welch

American actor (1965-2013).

Born September 28th, 1965 in Fort Belvoir.

Died December 2nd, 2013 at 48 years old in Santa Monica (lung cancer).

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing

French official and statesman (1926–2020).

Born February 2nd, 1926 in Koblenz.

Died December 2nd, 2020 at 94 years old in Authon (COVID-19). [ref]

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