This is a list of people who died during the 1970's. Exact dates are listed when known.
|1972,||John Mills, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ in early 1930's, 241 runs), dies|
|1972,||Semjon I Kirsanov, Ukrainian poet (Zolushka), dies at 66|
|1974,||Reed Hadley, actor (Racket Squad, Public Defender), dies at 63|