Walt Bellamy, 74, American Hall of Fame basketball player, Olympic gold medalist (1960).
Nick Cardy, 93, American comic book artist (Aquaman, Teen Titans).
William Pollack, 87, British-born American immunologist, developed the Rho(D) immune globulin vaccine for Rh disease, complications from diabetes and heart disease.
John D. Hawk, 89, American World War II veteran, Medal of Honor recipient.
Celebrity chef Charlie Trotter, 54, whose namesake restaurant in Chicago received a long list of culinary honors over its 25 years of service, died shortly after he was rushed from his home to a hospital.
Ace Parker, 101, American football (Brooklyn Dodgers) and baseball player Philadelphia Athletics, member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Clyde Stacy, 77, American musician, co-creator of the Tulsa Sound, traffic collision.
Joey Manley, 48, American website publisher (Modern Tales), pneumonia.
Paul Mantee, 82, American actor (Apollo 13, Cagney & Lacey, Robinson Crusoe on Mars).
Shirley Mitchell, 94, American actress (The Red Skelton Show, Perry Mason, I Love Lucy), heart failure.
George Reinholt, 73, American actor (Another World, One Life to Live).
Mavis Batey, 92, British World War II codebreaker.
John McCormick, 76, American football player (Minnesota Vikings, Denver Broncos).
Al Ruscio, 89, American actor (The Godfather Part III, Showgirls).
Todd Christensen, 57, American football player (Los Angeles Raiders), complications during liver transplant surgery.
Robert Vito, American television correspondent and bureau chief (CNN), pancreatic cancer.
Grace Jones, 113, British supercentenarian, oldest person in the United Kingdom and world's sixth-oldest person.
Sheila Matthews Allen, 84, American actress (The Towering Inferno, The Poseidon Adventure), pulmonary fibrosis.
Kurt Caselli, 30, American motocross rider, race collision.
T. J. Jemison, 95, American Christian leader, president of the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. (1982–1994).
Mickey Knox, 91, American actor and screenwriter (The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, G.I. Blues).
Mike McCormack, 83, American Hall of Fame football player (Cleveland Browns) and coach.
Barbara Park, 66, American author of children's books (Junie B. Jones), ovarian cancer.
Doris Lessing, 94, British novelist (The Grass Is Singing, The Golden Notebook, The Good Terrorist), poet, playwright and librettist, laureate of Nobel Prize in Literature (2007).
Thomas Howard, 30, American football player (Oakland Raiders), traffic collision.
Marc Breaux, 89, American choreographer (The Sound of Music, Mary Poppins).
Officer Pat Rogers, featured on the TNT reality show "Boston's Finest," apparently took his own life on November 19.
Diane Disney Miller, 79, the eldest daughter of Walt Disney.
Sylvia Browne, 77, American author and self-proclaimed psychic.
Conrad Susa, 78, American opera composer (Transformations).
Michael Weiner, 51, American labor leader and lawyer, executive director of the MLBPA, brain tumor.
Jay Leggett, 50, American actor (Employee of the Month, In Living Color) and improvisational comedian, heart attack.
Peter B. Lewis, 80, American businessman (Progressive Corporation) and philanthropist.
Wayne Mills, 44, American country music singer, shot.
Delbert Tibbs, 74, American anti-death penalty activist.
Lorenzo Coleman, 38, American basketball player.
Earl McClung, 90, American World War II veteran, portrayed in Band of Brothers.
William Adam, 96, American trumpeter and bandleader.
Chico Hamilton, 92, American jazz drummer.
Al Plastino, 91, American comic book artist (Superman), prostate cancer.
Jane Kean, 90, American actress (The Honeymooners).
Tony Musante, 77, American actor (As the World Turns, Oz, We Own the Night), complications following surgery.
James Howe, 42, American reality television director (America's Next Top Model), shot.
Chet Kruley, 89, American jazz guitarist.
Eduard Liviu Bartales, 59, Romanian footballer.
Elwood, 8, American Chinese crested/chihuahua dog, World's Ugliest Dog (2007).
Danny Wells, 72, Canadian-born American actor (The Jeffersons, Magnolia, Private Benjamin).
Clara Cannucciari, 98, American chef and author.
Oliver Cheatham, 65, American singer ("Get Down Saturday Night").
Dick Dodd, 68, American musician (The Bel-Airs, Eddie and the Showmen, The Standells), and Mouseketeer, cancer.
Peter Kaplan, 59, American newspaper editor (The New York Observer), cancer.
Paul Crouch, 79, American broadcaster, founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network, heart failure.
Paul Walker, 40, American actor (The Fast and the Furious, Pleasantville, Eight Below), traffic collision.
Yury Yakovlev, 85, Russian actor (The Irony of Fate, Anna Karenina, Ivan Vasilievich: Back to the Future).