December 27, 2013: Farooq Sheikh, 65, Indian actor and star of Bollywood films.
December 18, 2013: Ronnie Biggs, 84, British criminal known for the "Great Train Robbery", his escape from prison and life on the run, mainly in Brazil.
December 14, 2013: Joan Fontaine, 96, British-American actress best known for the Hitchcock films Rebecca and Suspicion and for her long-running feud with her sister Olivia de Haviland.
December 15, 2913: Peter O'Toole, 81, stage and screen actor best known for playing the title role in David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia.
December 5, 2013: Nelson Mandela: South African president, and former opposition leader who helped bring down a racist regime in south Africa.
December 3, 2013: Ahmed Fouad Negm, 84, Egyptian poet who wrote in vernacular Arabic and was hailed as the hero of the underclass.
Link: NY Times
November 27, 2013: Lewis Collins, 67, British actor, of cancer. He was best know for playing Bodie in The Professionals, a cult drama series about a fictional crime fighting unit called CI5.
November 19, 2013: Ray Gosling, 74, British journalist, radio and television broadcaster and gay-rights activist.