Deaths in December 2001

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The following is a list of notable deaths in December 2001.

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Entries for each day are listed alphabetically by surname. A typical entry lists information in the following sequence:

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Danilo Donati was an Italian costume designer and production designer. He won the Academy Award for Best Costume Design twice: the first time for his work in Romeo and Juliet (1968), the second time for his work in Fellini's Casanova (1976). In addition, he received numerous David di Donatello and Nastro d'Argento awards for his costume and production designs in various films.

The Academy Award for Best Costume Design is one of the Academy Awards presented annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) for achievement in film costume design.

Ellis R. Dungan Indian film director

Ellis Roderick Dungan was an American film director, who was well known for working in Indian films, predominantly in Tamil cinema, from 1936 to 1950. He was an alumnus of the University of Southern California and moved to India in 1935. During his film career in South India, Dungan directed the debut films of several popular Tamil film actors, such as M. G. Ramachandran in Sathi Leelavathi, T. S. Balaiya and N. S. Krishnan.

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John W. Collins American chess coach

John William "Jack" Collins was an American chess master, author, and teacher.

Chase Craig cartoonist

Wingate Chase Craig was an American writer-cartoonist who worked principally on comic strips and comic books. From the mid-1940s to mid-1970s he was a prolific editor and scripter for Western Publishing's Dell and Gold Key Comics.

Bruce Halford was a British racing driver from England. He was born in Hampton-in-Arden and educated at Blundell's School

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Sir John Allen Clark was managing director of the Plessey Company, an electronics and telecommunications group built up by his father, Allen George Clark. His career with Plessey was dominated by a battle with Arnold Weinstock of GEC for control of the company together with English Electric from the 1960s. This culminated in the late 1980s with the takeover and break-up of Plessey.

Anthony Gigliotti was an American clarinetist and music teacher. He was one of the world's most famous and most accomplished classical clarinet players for most of the second half of the 20th century.

Philadelphia Orchestra American symphony orchestra in Philadelphia, PA

The Philadelphia Orchestra is an American symphony orchestra, based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. One of the "Big Five" American orchestras, the orchestra is based at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, where it performs its subscription concerts, numbering over 130 annually, in Verizon Hall.

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William Jovanovich was an American publisher, author, and businessman of Serbian origin. He served as the director of the publishing firm Harcourt, Brace & World from 1954 to 1991, renamed Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich in his honor in 1970. He also owned SeaWorld marine parks, and wrote both fiction and non-fiction.

Harcourt was a United States publishing firm with a long history of publishing fiction and nonfiction for adults and children. The company was last based in San Diego, California, with editorial/sales/marketing/rights offices in New York City and Orlando, Florida, and was known at different stages in its history as Harcourt Brace, & Co. and Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. From 1919 to 1982, it was based in New York City.

SeaWorld United States chain of marine mammal parks, oceanariums, and animal theme parks

SeaWorld is a United States chain headquartered out of Orlando, Florida it is a marine mammal parks, oceanariums, animal theme parks, and rehabilitation centers owned by SeaWorld Entertainment. The parks feature orcas, sea lion, and dolphin shows and zoological displays featuring various other marine animals. There are operations located within the United States in Orlando, Florida; San Diego, California; San Antonio, Texas; later outside the United States such as Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; and previously Aurora, Ohio. On March 5, 2007, SeaWorld Orlando announced addition of the Aquatica water park to its adventure park, which already includes SeaWorld and Discovery Cove.

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Peter Blake (sailor) New Zealand yachtsman

Sir Peter James Blake was a New Zealand yachtsman who won the 1989–1990 Whitbread Round the World Race, held the Jules Verne Trophy from 1994 to 1997 by setting the fastest time around the world as co-skipper of ENZA New Zealand, and led his country to successive victories in the America's Cup.

Franco Rasetti Italian physicist

Franco Dino Rasetti was an Italian physicist who, together with Enrico Fermi, discovered key processes leading to nuclear fission. Rasetti refused to work on the Manhattan Project on moral grounds.

William "Bill" Roberts was an English sprinter and winner of gold medal in 4x400 m relay for Great Britain at the 1936 Summer Olympics.

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