LIST OF FAMOUS PEOPLES DEATHSby nims-1975 | created - 11 Jul 2016 | updated - 1 week ago | Public
THIS IS A LIST OF FAMOUS PEOPLE WHO HAVE DIED IN THE PAST OR RECENTLY AND WHO ARE NOT LIVING ANYMORE. THIS LIST IS ALSO NOT IN AN ORDER.
Soundtrack | Girls! Girls! Girls!
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...
Elvis Presley was an excellent singer and will be and is still missed very much.
2. John Lennon
Actor | A Hard Day's Night
John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...
John Lennon was also an excellent musician who was excellent with The Beatles and as a solo artist and will be and is still missed very much.
Actor | A Hard Day's Night
A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.
George Harrison was also an excellent musician who was also excellent with The Beatles and will be and is still missed very much.
4. Don Everly
Soundtrack | Bye Bye Love
Don Everly was born on February 1, 1937 in Brownie, Kentucky, USA as Isaac Donald Everly. He has been married to Adela Garza since March 22, 1997. He was previously married to Karen Prettyman, Venetia Stevenson and Mary Sue Ingraham.
Don Everly one half of the duo The Everly Brothers was also an excellent musican and will be and is still missed very much.
5. Phil Everly
Soundtrack | Bull Durham
Phil Everly was born on January 19, 1939 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Phillip Jason Everly. He was married to Patrice Yvonne Arnold, Patricia Mickey and Jacqueline Alice Ertel. He died on January 3, 2014 in Burbank, California, USA.
Phil Everly the brother of Don Everly was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
Soundtrack | The Nat King Cole Show
Nat King Cole was born Nathaniel Adams Coles at Montgomery, Alabama. He received music lessons from his mother and his family moved to Chicago when he was only five, where his father Edward James Coles was a minister at the True Light Baptist Church and later Pastor of the First Baptist Church. At ...
Nat King Cole was also an excellent musician noted for his excellent tunes such as 'Unforgettable' etc and will be and is still missed very much.
7. Natalie Cole
Soundtrack | Taxi
Growing up and living under the huge, daunting shadow of a singing icon can intimidate a son or daughter enough to want to look anywhere else to find their station in life. Those who dared to try to follow in their footsteps, such as Frank Sinatra Jr., found success branching out in other areas of ...
Natalie Cole (the daughter of singer Nat King Cole) was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
8. James Brown
Actor | The Blues Brothers
James Brown was born on May 3, 1933 in Barnwell, South Carolina, USA as James Joseph Brown. He was married to Tomirae Brown, Adrienne Rodriguez, Deidre Jenkins and Velma Warren. He died on December 25, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
James Brown was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
9. Bob Marley
Soundtrack | Strange Days
Bob Marley was born on February 6, 1945, in Nine Miles, Saint Ann, Jamaica, to Norval Marley and Cedella Booker. His father was a Jamaican of English descent. His mother was a black teenager. The couple planned to get married but Norval left Kingston before this could happen. Norval died in 1955, ...
Bob Marley was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
Soundtrack | Under the Cherry Moon
Prince Rogers Nelson was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to Mattie Shaw, a jazz singer and social worker, and John L. Nelson, a lyricist and pianist. His father's stage name was "Prince Rogers". His parents were both from African-American families from Louisiana. They separated during his youth, ...
Prince was an absolutely brilliant musician and will be and is still missed very much.
11. Jimi Hendrix
Soundtrack | Woodstock
Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al Hendrix, was off fighting in World War II. When his mother became sick from ...
Jimi Hendrix was also an absolutely brilliant musician and will be and is still missed very much.
12. Donna Summer
Soundtrack | Thank God It's Friday
Donna Summer rocketed to international super-stardom in the mid-1970s when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacles of sales and radio charts around the world. ...
Donna Summer was also a brilliant musician and will be and is still missed very much.
13. Whitney Houston
Soundtrack | The Bodyguard
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin.
She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist ...
Whitney Houston was also a brilliant musician and will be and is still missed very much.
14. Isaac Hayes
Actor | Escape from New York
Isaac Hayes was the second-born child of Isaac Sr. and Eula Hayes, but was raised by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Willie Wade Sr. The child of a poor family, he grew up picking cotton in Covington, Tennessee. He dropped out of high school, only to be encouraged later by his former high school ...
Isaac Hayes was also a brilliant musician and will be and is still missed very much.
15. David Bowie
Soundtrack | Labyrinth
David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...
David Bowie was also a brilliant musician and will be and is still missed very much.
16. Bruce Lee
Actor | Meng long guo jiang
Bruce Lee remains the greatest icon of martial arts cinema and a key figure of modern popular media. Had it not been for Bruce Lee and his movies in the early 1970s, it's arguable whether or not the martial arts film genre would have ever penetrated and influenced mainstream North American and ...
Bruce Lee was also a really powerful martial actor who was excellent at acting, who gave interesting and inspirational speeches and will be and is still missed very much.
17. Brandon Lee
Actor | The Crow
Born on February 1, 1965 to Bruce Lee (Martial Arts idol) and Linda Lee Cadwell. Brother to Shannon Lee. In 1970-71, they moved to Hong Kong where Brandon became fluent in Cantonese by the age of 8. He attended Boston's Art-Oriented Emerson College in Massachusetts. He studied Martial Arts and ...
Brandon Lee(the son of actor Bruce Lee) was also a very strong man and also was excellent at acting and will be and is still missed very much.
18. Panna Rittikrai
Director | Ong-bak 3
Panna Rittikrai is the man behind Thai action star Tony Jaa, whose work in Ong-Bak, astounded viewers across the globe. Panna Rittikrai was born in the small village of Khon Kaen in Thailand. At a young age, he was a fan of martial arts films and he knew it would be his dream to become involved in ...
Panna Rittikrai the Thai martial arts choreographer, director etc who also did a lot of work with Martial Arts Film Actor Tony Jaa, will be missed and is still missed very much.
19. Pat Morita
Actor | The Karate Kid
Abundantly busy and much loved Asian-American actor who became an on-screen hero to millions of adults and kids alike as the wise and wonderful Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid (1984), the sparkling Noriyuki Morita was back again dishing out Eastern philosophy and martial arts lessons for The Karate ...
Pat Morita, the actor who played Mr Miyagi in the films The Karate Kid, The Karate Kid 2 and The Karate Kid 3 was also a very strong man who was also excellent at acting and will be and is still missed very much.
20. Jim Morrison
Soundtrack | Forrest Gump
Jim Morrison was born on December 8, 1943 in Melbourne, Florida, to Clara Virginia (Clarke) and George Stephen Morrison, a U.S. Naval Officer who fought in World War II. Jim eventually became so estranged from his parents that he would later claim that they were dead. Not much is known about his ...
Jim Morrison the lead singer of the rock group The Doors, was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
21. Jim Kelly
Actor | Enter the Dragon
With his funky Afro hairstyle, super cool attitude and superb karate skills, Jim Kelly was instantly identifiable, and one of the top martial arts film stars of the early 1970s. After appearing in a minor film role, Kelly's second screen effort was as one of the invited guests to the deadly Han's ...
Jim Kelly the actor who acted in the film Enter The Dragon alongside martial art actor Bruce Lee, was also a very strong man who was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
22. Eamonn Andrews
Writer | Whose Baby?
Eamonn Andrews was born on December 19, 1922 in Dublin, Ireland. He was a writer and actor, known for Whose Baby? (1973), Pantomania: Babes in the Wood (1957) and Three Cases of Murder (1955). He was married to Grainne Bourke. He died on November 5, 1987 in London, England.
T.V Presenter Eamonn Andrews was also a popular man who will be and is still missed very much.
23. Les Dawson
Actor | Demob
Les Dawson was born on February 2, 1931 in Manchester, England. He was an actor and writer, known for Demob (1993), The Loner (1975) and Happy Birthday, Coronation Street! (1990). He was married to Tracy Dawson and Meg Dawson. He died on June 10, 1993 in Manchester.
T.V Comedian Les Dawson was also a very talented man. Not Only was he excellent at comedy but he was also an excellent musician and was an excellent pianist. Les was a hilarious comedian and he was a popular man who will be and is still missed very much.
24. Jeff Conaway
Actor | Grease
Jeff Conaway was born on October 5, 1950 in New York City, New York, USA as Jeffery Charles William Michael Conaway. He was an actor, known for Grease (1978), Taxi (1978) and Babylon 5 (1994). He was married to Kerri Young and Rona Newton-John. He died on May 27, 2011 in Encino, Los Angeles, ...
Jeff Conaway who acted as Kenickie in the 1978 film Grease, was also an excellent actor who will be and is still missed very much.
25. George Peppard
Actor | Breakfast at Tiffany's
Handsome and elegant George Peppard occasionally displayed considerable talent through his career, but was too often cast in undemanding action roles. Following Broadway and television experience, he made a strong film debut in The Strange One (1957). He started getting noticed when he played ...
George Peppard who acted in the 80's T.V Show The A-Team, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
26. Larry Hagman
Actor | Dallas
The son of a legendary actress (Mary Martin) and a district attorney, Larry Martin Hagman was born on September 21, 1931 in Fort Worth, Texas. After his parents' divorce, he moved to Los Angeles, California to live with his grandmother. When he was 12, his grandmother died and he moved back to his ...
Larry Hagman who acted as J.R Ewing in the 80's T.V Show Dallas, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
Actor | Jaws 3-D
Born in Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, the light-haired, aristocratically handsome Simon MacCorkindale's first career choice was to follow in his Air Force pilot father Peter's bootsteps by joining the Air Training Corps., but his deteriorating eyesight forced him to choose an alternative vocation. ...
Simon MacCorkindale who acted in the 80's T.V Show Manimal, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
28. Ernest Borgnine
Actor | Marty
Ernest Borgnine was born Ermes Effron Borgnino on January 24, 1917 in Hamden, Connecticut. His parents were Anna (Boselli), who had emigrated from Carpi (MO), Italy, and Camillo Borgnino, who had emigrated from Ottiglio (AL), Italy. As an only child, Ernest enjoyed most sports, especially boxing, ...
Ernest Borgnine who acted as Dominic Santini in the 80's T.V Show Airwolf, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
Soundtrack | Face/Off
Michael Hutchence is one of the greatest singers and performers in Australia's history, with a career that spanned 20 years. Born to Kelland Hutchence and Patricia Hutchence (a film and television make-up artist), Michael was the second of three children. He grew up in Hong Kong, USA, and Australia...
Michael Hutchence the lead singer of the rock group INXS, was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
30. Glenn Frey
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Glenn Frey was born on November 6, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Glenn Lewis Frey. He was married to Cindy Millican and Janie Beggs. He died on January 18, 2016 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
The Eagles singer Glenn Frey who also did the Beverly Hills Cop theme tune The Heat Is On, tunes Smugglers Blues and You Belong To The City which are from the soundtrack of the 80's U.S T.V Cop Show Miami Vice, the tune Flip City which is from the soundtrack of the film Ghostbusters II, the tune Part of Me, Part of You which is from the soundtrack of the film Thelma & Louise and who also acted in the Miami Vice Episode Smugglers Blues was a man who was ill with rheumatoid arthritis and died at the age of 67 in 2016 of complications of rheumatoid arthritis, acute ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. He was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
31. Robin Williams
Actor | Mrs. Doubtfire
Robin McLaurin Williams was born on Saturday, July 21st, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois, a great-great-grandson of Mississippi Governor and Senator, Anselm J. McLaurin. His mother, Laurie McLaurin (née Janin), was a former model from Mississippi, and his father, Robert Fitzgerald Williams, was a Ford ...
Robin Williams was also a brilliant actor who will be and is still missed very much.
32. Kevin Peter Hall
Actor | Predator 2
This African American actor attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He started his junior year at 6' 5" and finished it at 6' 9"! He played basketball throughout his high-school years and won a scholarship. He averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds! He played basketball ...
Kevin Peter Hall who acted as The Predator in the films Predator and Predator 2, was also an excellent actor, he could have been The Predator in the films Predators and Alien vs Predator and made the films awesome. Its just a shame that he died in 1991 at the age of 36 of Aids and will be and is still missed very much.
33. Muhammad Ali
Actor | The Greatest
Muhammad Ali beat more champions and top contenders than any heavyweight champion in history. He defeated heavyweight kings Sonny Liston (twice), Floyd Patterson (twice), Ernie Terrell, Jimmy Ellis, Ken Norton (twice), Joe Frazier (twice), George Foreman and Leon Spinks. He defeated ...
Muhammed Ali was also a very popular person and will be and is still missed very much.
34. Gordon Jackson
Actor | The Great Escape
Gordon Cameron Jackson was born on December 19, 1923, in Glasgow, Scotland, the youngest of five children, whose father taught painting in the city. His interest in acting began during his school years, when he took part in many amateur productions. This led to him being spotted by the BBC, and ...
Gordon Jackson who acted as George Cowley in the 80's U.K Cop Drama The Professionals, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
35. André the Giant
Actor | The Princess Bride
André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all of normal size, but André suffered from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. As the ...
Wrestler Andre The Giant was also a very popular person and will be and is still missed very much.
36. Jim Henson
Actor | The Muppet Show
Jim Henson never thought that he would make a name of himself in puppetry; it was merely a way of getting himself on television. The vehicle that achieved it was Sam and Friends (1955), a late-night puppet show that was on after the 11:00 news in Washington DC. It proved to be very popular and ...
Jim Henson the creator and man behind the famous 80's T.V Show The Muppett Show, was also a very popular man and will be and is still missed very much.
37. Paul Walker
Actor | The Fast and the Furious
Paul William Walker IV was born in Glendale, California. He grew up together with his brothers, Caleb and Cody, and sisters, Ashlie and Amie. Their parents, Paul William Walker III, a sewer contractor, and Cheryl (Crabtree) Walker, a model, separated around September 2004. His grandfather, William ...
Paul Walker was an absolutely brilliant actor, he died at the young age of 40 in a Car Crash. It's a real shame that he died and will be and is still missed very much.
38. Ian Fleming
Writer | Casino Royale
Born into a wealthy and influential English family, Ian Fleming spent his early years attending top British schools such as Eton and Sandhurst military academy. He took to writing while schooling in Kitzbuhel, Austria, and upon failing the entrance requirements for Foreign Service joined the news ...
Ian Fleming, the author, journalist and man who did the James Bond Spy Novels, was also a very famous man and will be and is still missed very much.
Producer | Dr. No
Albert Romolo Broccoli was born in Astoria, Queens (New York City) on April 5th, 1909. His mother and father, Cristina and Giovanni Broccoli, raised young Albert in New York on the family farm. The family was in the vegetable business, and Albert claimed one of his uncles brought the first broccoli...
Albert R. Broccoli the film producer who made some of the James Bond films such as Goldfinger etc died of Heart Failure. He was also a very famous man and will be and is still missed very much.
40. Don Simpson
Producer | Days of Thunder
Mr. Simpson was an extravagant movie producer whose blockbusters Flashdance (1983), Beverly Hills Cop (1984), and Top Gun (1986) helped define the pop culture of the 1980s. Mr. Simpson teamed with Jerry Bruckheimer in 1983 to produce these hits. In 1985 and 1988, the duo were named producers of the...
Don Simpson the film producer who produced some films with his partner Jerry Bruckheimer, such as Beverly Hills Cop and Top Gun, was also a very famous person who will be missed and is still missed very much.
41. Edward Woodward
Actor | The Wicker Man
British actor Edward Woodward made a highly successful transition into Hollywood stardom in the mid 1980s thanks to a popular TV dramatic series. Possessing a magnetic, yet coldly handsome demeanor in the same mold as Christopher Plummer, he was born on June 1, 1930, in London and received his ...
Edward Wooodward who was known for his excellent acting in the 80's U.K Cop Show The Equalizer, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
42. Bill Bixby
Actor | The Incredible Hulk
The son of a sales clerk and a department store owner, Bill Bixby was the sixth-generation Californian born as Wilfred Bailey Bixby, on January 22, 1934, in San Francisco, California. An only child growing up in the 1940s and 1950s, he attended schools in the same area, took ballroom dance lessons,...
Bill Bixby who acted as Dr David Banner in the 80's sci fi drama The Incredible Hulk, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
43. Leonard Nimoy
Actor | Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Leonard Simon Nimoy was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Dora (Spinner) and Max Nimoy, who owned a barbershop. His parents were Ukrainian Jewish immigrants. Raised in a tenement and acting in community theaters since age eight, Nimoy did not make his Hollywood debut until he was 20, with a bit ...
Leonard Nimoy who acted as Dr Spock in the sci fi T.V series Star Trek was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
44. Marvin Gaye
Soundtrack | R.I.P.D.
Marvin Gaye was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. He was married to Jan Gaye and Anna Gordy Gaye. He died on April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Marvin Gaye was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
45. Joe Frazier
Self | Rocky
Joe Frazier was born on January 12, 1944 in Beaufort, South Carolina, USA as Joseph William Frazier. He was an actor, known for Rocky (1976), Bocce Balls (2005) and A Christmas Journey Home (1996). He was married to Florence Smith. He died on November 7, 2011 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Joe Frazier was also an excellent boxer who was also very popular and will be and is still missed very much.
46. Sonny Liston
Actor | Head
Charles "Sonny" Liston's life and death began and ended in the same manner: as a mystery. Liston, one of 25 children by his father, is reputed to have been born in May 1932, yet prison records show various birthdates, among them 1928. After a rough upbringing, with little formal education, Liston ...
Sonny Liston was also an excellent boxer and will be and is still missed very much.
47. Jason Mizell
Soundtrack | Die Hard
Jason Mizell was born on January 21, 1965 in Queens, New York City, New York, USA as Jason William Mizell. He was married to Terri Corley. He died on October 30, 2002 in Queens.
Jason Mizell also known as DJ Jam Master Jay from the 80's rock rap trio Run DMC, was also a very famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
48. Adam Yauch
Soundtrack | Star Trek: Beyond
Adam Yauch, an only child, was born on August 5, 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frances and Noel Yauch, who is a painter and architect. His father was Catholic (of Irish, German, and French descent) and his mother was Jewish. Adam attended Edward R. Murrow High School in the Midwood ...
Adam Yauch also known as MCA from the 80's rap group The Beastie Boys, was also a very famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
49. B.B. King
Actor | Blues Brothers 2000
B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925 as Riley B. King. He was married to Sue Carol Hall and Martha Lee Denton. He died on May 14, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
B.B King was also an excellent musician who will be and is still missed very much.
50. Dan Hartman
Soundtrack | Scrooged
Dan Hartman was born on December 8, 1950 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on March 22, 1994 in Westport, Connecticut, USA.
Dan Hartman was also an excellent musician who will be and is still missed very much.
51. Patrick Swayze
Actor | Dirty Dancing
Patrick Wayne Swayze was born on August 18, 1952 in Houston, Texas, to Patsy Swayze (née Yvonne Helen Karnes), a choreographer, and Jesse Wayne Swayze, a chemical plant engineer draftsman. His mother owned a dance school in Houston, where Patrick was also a student. His father passed away in 1982. ...
Patrick Swayze was also an excellent actor who acted in excellent films such as The Outsiders and Dirty Dancing and will be and is still missed very much.
52. James Avery
Actor | Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Although known as the uncle/patriarch and judge "Philip Banks" on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), James Avery was a classically trained actor and scholar. A native of Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, he joined the US Navy after graduating high school and served in Vietnam from 1968 to 1969. Upon...
James Avery who was famous for his excellent acting as Uncle Phil in the U.S Sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air and also in some films, was an excellent actor who will be missed and is still missed very much.
53. William Hartnell
Actor | Doctor Who
William Hartnell was born on 8 January 1908, just south of St. Pancras station in London. In press materials in the 1940s he claimed that his father was a farmer and later a stockbroker; it turns out that he had actually been born out of wedlock, as his biography "Who's There?" states. At age 16 he...
William Hartnell who was famous for his acting in Doctor Who, will be and is still missed very much.
54. Harold Ramis
Writer | Ghost Busters
Born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, Harold Allen Ramis got his start in comedy as Playboy magazine's joke editor and reviewer. In 1969, he joined Chicago's Second City's Improvisational Theatre Troupe before moving to New York to help write and perform in "The National Lampoon Show" ...
Harold Ramis who was famous for his acting as Ergon Spengler in the 80's sci fi comedy Ghostbusters, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
55. Marlon Brando
Actor | Apocalypse Now
Marlon Brando is widely considered the greatest movie actor of all time, rivaled only by the more theatrically oriented Laurence Olivier in terms of esteem. Unlike Olivier, who preferred the stage to the screen, Brando concentrated his talents on movies after bidding the Broadway stage adieu in ...
Marlon Brando was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
56. Frank Sinatra
Actor | The Manchurian Candidate
Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. ...
Frank Sinatra was an excellent entertainer and will be and is still missed very much.
57. Bob Holness
Bob Holness was the second actor to portray James Bond, starring in a 1957 South African radio dramatization of 'Moonraker'. Born in South Africa in 1928 he moved to Kent, England at a young age and grew up during the Second World War. A career as an actor followed which took him back to the land ...
Bob Holness who who was the presenter of the 80's T.V Game Show Blockbusters, was also a famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
58. Burt Lancaster
Actor | From Here to Eternity
Burt Lancaster, one of five children, was born in Manhattan, to Elizabeth (Roberts) and James Henry Lancaster, a postal worker. All of his grandparents were immigrants from Northern Ireland. He was a tough street kid who took an early interest in gymnastics. He joined the circus as an acrobat and ...
Burt Lancaster was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
59. Ronald Reagan
Actor | Kings Row
Ronald Reagan had quite a prolific career, having catapulted from a Warner Bros. contract player and television star, into serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, the governorship of California (1967-1975), and lastly, two terms as President of the United States (1981-1989).
Ronald Wilson ...
Ronald Reagan was also a very famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
60. Nancy Reagan
Actress | Hellcats of the Navy
Nancy Reagan was born on July 6, 1921 in New York City, New York, USA as Anne Frances Robbins. She was an actress, known for Hellcats of the Navy (1957), East Side, West Side (1949) and Night Into Morning (1951). She was married to Ronald Reagan. She died on March 6, 2016 in Los Angeles, California...
Nancy Reagan was also a very famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
Margaret Thatcher was born on October 13, 1925 in Grantham, England, the younger daughter of Alfred and Beatrice Roberts. Her father was a greengrocer and respected town leader, serving as lay-leader with their church, city-alderman and then as mayor. He taught Margaret never to do things because ...
Margaret Thatcher was also a famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
62. Princess Diana
Self | Gala Performance
Diana was born July 1, 1961 at 7:45pm weighing 7lb 12oz at Park House, Sandringham, Norfolk, England. She had her christening at Sandringham Church in Norfolk. Her full name is Lady Diana Frances Spencer. On July 29, 1981 she married her Prince Charming - Prince Charles of Wales, the eldest son of ...
Princess Diana died in a car crash at the age of 36. She was a very beautiful woman who was also a famous person because she had a very kind and compassionate heart and did good things for lots of people in different countries such as Africa and India. She was a lovely women that people won't forget and will be and is still missed very much.
Soundtrack | The Autobiography of a 'Jeep'
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother was born on August 4, 1900 in St. Paul's Waldenbury, Hertfordshire, England as Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon. She was married to King George VI. She died on March 30, 2002 in Windsor, Berkshire, England.
The Queen Mother was also a famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
64. Bobby Robson
Self | Match of the Eighties
Bobby Robson was born on February 18, 1933 in Sacriston, Durham, England as Robert William Robson. He was married to Elsie Robson. He died on July 31, 2009 in County Durham, England.
Bobby Robson was also a famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
65. Rock Hudson
Actor | Giant
Rock Hudson was born Roy Harold Scherer, Jr. in Winnetka, Illinois, to Katherine (Wood), a telephone operator, and Roy Harold Scherer, an auto mechanic. He was of German, Swiss-German, English, and Irish descent. His parents divorced when he was eight years old. He failed to obtain parts in school ...
Rock Hudson was also a very famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
66. Vincent Price
Actor | The Abominable Dr. Phibes
Actor, raconteur, art collector and connoisseur of haute cuisine are just some of the attributes associated with Vincent Price. He was born of Welsh ancestry to prosperous parents ("not rich enough to evoke envy but successful enough to demand respect"). His uniquely cultivated voice and persona ...
Vincent Price was also a very famous and also did the monologue on Michael Jacksons 80's Hit Single 'Thriller' and will be and is still missed very much.
67. Chris Penn
Actor | Reservoir Dogs
Christopher Shannon Penn was born on October 10, 1965 in Los Angeles, California, the third son of actress Eileen Ryan (née Annucci) and director, actor, and writer Leo Penn. His siblings are musician Michael Penn and actor Sean Penn. His father was from a Lithuanian Jewish/Russian Jewish family, ...
Chris Penn, the brother of actor Sean Penn, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
68. Alec Guinness
Actor | Star Wars
Alec Guinness was an English actor. He is known for his six collaborations with David Lean: Herbert Pocket in Great Expectations (1946), Fagin in Oliver Twist (1948), Col. Nicholson in The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), Prince Faisal in Lawrence...
Alec Guinness who acted as Obi Wan Kenobi in the 80's sci fi film Star Wars, is also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
69. Kenny Everett
Actor | Bloodbath at the House of Death
Kenny Everett was born on December 25, 1944 in Seaforth, Liverpool, England as Maurice James Christopher Cole. He was a writer and actor, known for Bloodbath at the House of Death (1984), Dateline Diamonds (1965) and Making Whoopee (1970). He was married to Lee Middleton. He died on April 4, 1995 ...
Kenny Everett was also a very famous T.V Comedian and will be and is still missed very much.
70. Freddie Mercury
Soundtrack | Metropolis
Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He ...
Freddie Mercury the lead singer of 80's rock group Queen, was also an excellent musician and will be and is still missed very much.
71. Geoffrey Hughes
Actor | Yellow Submarine
Geoffrey began his extensive stage career at the Unity Theatre in Liverpool. He then appeared in several West End productions, such as Say Goodnight to Grandma and Run for Your Wife. He appeared in numerous TV shows, including Coronation Street (1960) and Keeping Up Appearances (1990), where he ...
Geoffrey Hughes who acted as Onslow in the absolutely hilarious british sitcom Keeping Up Appearances, was also a very famous person and will be and is still missed very much.
72. Richard Briers
Actor | Peter Pan
Richard Briers was born on January 14, 1934 in Merton, Surrey, England as Richard David Briers. He was an actor, known for Peter Pan (2003), Watership Down (1978) and Much Ado About Nothing (1993). He was married to Ann Davies. He died on February 17, 2013 in London, England.
Richard Briers who acted in the hilarious 80's british sitcom The Good Life alongside actresses Felicity Kendal and Penelope Keith, was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
73. Kenneth Williams
Actor | Follow That Camel
The acting bug bit Kenneth Williams when, as a student, his English teacher suggested he try out for a school play. He found that he enjoyed it tremendously, but when he raised the possibility at home of becoming an actor, his father forbade it. Williams was eventually sent to art school in London ...
T.V Comedy Actor and Comedian Kenneth Williams was also an excellent actor and will be and is still missed very much.
74. Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Jeanne (Baer) and William J. Silberman, who manufactured miniature whiskey and beer bottles. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his Illinois-born mother was of Russian Jewish descent.
Wilder caught his first big break ...
U.S Comedy Film Actor Gene Wilder who is known for his acting in films such as Stir Crazy, See No Evil Hear No Evil etc died at the age of 83 on August 29th 2016 from complications of Alzheimers Disease. He was also an excellent actor and will be remembered and missed very much.
75. Pete Burns
Soundtrack | The A-Team
Pete Burns was born on August 5, 1959 in Port Sunlight, near Liverpool, to Francis and Eva Burns. His father is British and his mother was a refugee from Germany. According to Pete, he felt a need to be different and began experimenting with his hair and looks at age 12. However, he looked so "...
Pete Burns who was the lead singer of the 80's Electro Pop Group Dead Or Alive, died on 23rd October 2016 of cardiac arrest and its a real shame that he died and will be missed very much.
76. Ronnie Barker
Actor | The Two Ronnies
Ronnie Barker's remarkable versatility as a performer can be traced back to his time in repertory theatre, where he was able to play a wide range of roles and develop his talent for accents, voices and verbal dexterity. It was during this time that he met Glenn Melvyn, who taught him how to stammer ...
Comedy Actor Ronnie Barker was also a hilarious man known for his hilarious comedies. Ronnie will be missed very much.
77. Ronnie Corbett
Actor | The Two Ronnies
Ronnie Corbett began his successful show business career in the early 1950s. Amongst many other things he performed on stage with Danny La Rue in a cacophony of well received variety and cabaret shows.
It was whilst performing in these shows that Corbett attracted the attention of several top TV ...
Comedy Actor Ronnie Corbett was also a hilarious man known for his hilarious comedies. Ronnie will be missed very much.
78. Andrew Sachs
Actor | Fawlty Towers
Andrew Sachs born Andreas Siegfried Sachs was born in Berlin, Germany, he and his family emigrated to London in 1938, to escape persecution under the Nazis. He made his name on British television and rose to fame in the 1970s for his portrayals of the comical Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers ...
Andrew Sachs who acted as Manuel in the hilarious 80's British sitcom Fawlty Towers, died of vascular dementia on 23rd November 2016 at the age of 86. Andrew will be missed very much.
79. George Michael
Soundtrack | Beverly Hills Cop II
George Michael was born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in Finchley, north London, in the United Kingdom, to Lesley Angold (Harrison), a dancer, and Kyriacos Panayiotou, a restaurateur. His father was a Greek Cypriot, and his mother was of English background. He first discovered fame as a musician ...
George Michael was an absolutely brilliant pop singer. It's a shame that he died. He did some excellent songs as Wham and as a solo artist and he will be missed very much.
80. Carrie Fisher
Actress | Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
Carrie Frances Fisher was born on October 21, 1956 in Burbank, California, to singers/actors Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds. She was an actress and writer known for Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977), Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return ...
Carrie Fisher was also a brilliant Film Actress and her acting as Princess Leia in Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back and Return of The Jedi was also brilliant. Its a shame that she died and she will be missed very much.
81. Tony Scott
Producer | Domino
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father's career in the British...
Tony Scott was also an excellent Film Director who done films such as Top Gun etc. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
82. Gorden Kaye
Actor | 'Allo 'Allo!
Gorden Kaye was born on April 7, 1941 in Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England as Gordon Irving Kaye. He was an actor, known for 'Allo 'Allo! (1982), Brazil (1985) and Born and Bred (1978). He died on January 23, 2017 in Knaresborough, Yorkshire.
Gordon Kaye was also an excellent actor and his acting as Rene in the 80's T.V Comedy 'Allo Allo' was excellent. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
83. Cilla Black
Soundtrack | Cilla
Cilla Black was born on May 27, 1943 in Liverpool, England as Priscilla Maria Veronica White. She was married to Bobby Willis. She died on August 1, 2015 in Estepona, Spain.
Cilla Black was also an excellent actress and Presenter. Her T.V Shows 'Blind Date' and 'Suprise Suprise' were also excellent. It's a shame that she died and she will be missed very much.
84. Bill Paxton
Actor | Aliens
Bill Paxton was born on May 17, 1955 in Fort Worth, Texas. He was the son of Mary Lou (Gray) and John Lane Paxton, a businessman and actor (as John Paxton). Bill moved to Los Angeles, California at age eighteen, where he found work in the film industry as a set dresser for Roger Corman's New World ...
Bill Paxton was also an excellent film actor who acted in films such as 'Predator 2', 'Titanic,' 'Navy Seals' etc. Bill died on 25th February 2017 of heart complications. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
85. Amy Winehouse
Soundtrack | Amy
Amy Winehouse was a five-time Grammy Award-winning English singer-songwriter known for such hits as 'Rehab' and 'You Know I'm No Good' among her other works.
She was born Amy Jade Winehouse, on September 14, 1983, in Enfield, London, England to a Jewish family with Russian ancestry on her mother's ...
Singer Amy Winehouse was also a famous singer. It's a shame that she died and she will be missed very much.
86. Jeremy Beadle
Producer | Hot Shots
Jeremy Beadle was born on April 12, 1948 in Hackney, London, England as Jeremy James Anthony Gibson Beadle. He was a writer and producer, known for Hot Shots (1994), Eureka (1981) and Beadle's About (1986). He was married to Susan (Sue) Maria Marshall. He died on January 30, 2008 in Westminster, ...
Jeremy Beadle was also a famous actor. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
87. Rob Pilatus
Actor | Das Erbe der Guldenburgs
Rob Pilatus was born on June 8, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as Robert Pilatus. He was an actor, known for Das Erbe der Guldenburgs (1987), Hammer: 2 Legit 2 Quit (1991) and Milli Vanilli: Blame It on the Rain (1989). He died on April 2, 1998 in Frankfurt am Main, Hesse, Germany.
Rob Pilatus who was one of the singers of the 80's duo Milli Vanilli who had hit singles such as 'Girl You Know It's True', died of Drug Addiction and will be missed very much.
88. Peter Sallis
Actor | The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Peter Sallis was born on February 1, 1921 in Twickenham, Middlesex, England as Peter John Sallis. He was an actor, known for The Curse of the Were-Rabbit (2005), Last of the Summer Wine (1973) and The Wrong Trousers (1993). He was married to Elaine Usher. He died on June 2, 2017 in Denville Hall, ...
Peter Sallis was also a famous actor who acted in the T.V Comedy 'Last of The Summer Wine' and it's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
89. Richard Crenna
Actor | Rambo III
Richard Donald Crenna was born in Los Angeles, California, into a modest-income family, the only child of Edith J. (Pollette) and Domenick Anthony Crenna, a pharmacist. His parents were both of Italian descent. His mother managed a small hotel in downtown Los Angeles, where Richard and his family ...
Richard Crenna was also a famous actor who was well known and will always be remembered for his acting with Sylvester Stallone as Colonel Trautman in the films 'First Blood', 'Rambo First Blood II' and 'Rambo III' and for his acting with Charlie Sheen as Colonel Denton Walters in the film 'Hot Shots Part Deux'. Richard Crenna died of heart failure in 2003 and will be missed very much.
90. Roy Castle
Actor | Carry On... Up the Khyber
Roy Castle was born on August 31, 1932 in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire, England. He was an actor, known for Carry On... Up the Khyber (1968), Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) and Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965). He was married to Fiona Dickson. He died on September 2, 1994 in Gerrards Cross, ...
Actor, Television Presenter and Comedian Roy Castle was also a famous man. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
91. Keith Harris
Keith Harris was born on September 21, 1947 in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England as Keith Shenton Harris. He was married to Sarah Harris, Shari Wright and Jacqui Scott. He died on April 28, 2015 in Blackpool Victoria Hospital, Blackpool, Lancashire, England.
British Ventriloquist Keith Harris known for his work with Orville the duck and Cuddles the monkey was also a famous man. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
92. Rod Hull
Writer | Emu's World
Rod Hull was born on August 13, 1935 in Isle of Sheppey, Kent, England as Rodney Stephen Hull. He was a writer and actor, known for Emu's World (1982), Grotbags (1991) and E.M.U. TV (1989). He was married to Cher Hylton-Hull and Sandra Carter. He died on March 17, 1999 in Hastings, East Sussex, ...
T.V Comedian Rod Hull known for his work with Emu was also a famous man. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
93. Stanley Kubrick
Director | 2001: A Space Odyssey
Stanley Kubrick was born in Manhattan, New York City, to Sadie Gertrude (Perveler) and Jacob Leonard Kubrick, a physician. His family were Jewish immigrants (from Austria, Romania, and Russia). Stanley was considered intelligent, despite poor grades at school. Hoping that a change of scenery would ...
Film Director and Producer Stanley Kubrick who directed and produced the films 'A Clockwork Orange' and 'Full Metal Jacket' was also a famous man. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
94. Barry Norman
Writer | The Hollywood Greats
Barry Norman was the son of Leslie Norman, a British film and television director, producer and writer, and his wife Elizabeth. He was educated at a state primary school and at Highgate School, then an all-boys independent school in North London. He did not go to university, but instead began his ...
Barry Norman died in his sleep at the age of 83 on 30th June 2017. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
95. Roger Moore
Actor | The Spy Who Loved Me
Roger Moore will perhaps always be remembered as the man who replaced Sean Connery in the James Bond series, arguably something he never lived down.
Roger George Moore was born on October 14, 1927 in Stockwell, London, England, the son of Lillian (Pope) and George Alfred Moore, a policeman. His ...
Roger Moore died at the age of 90. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed and remembered very much for his great acting in some of The James Bond films and in The Saint.
96. Bruce Forsyth
Actor | Bedknobs and Broomsticks
Veteran entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth had a career spanning eight decades, in which he went from struggling variety performer to Saturday night TV stardom. On the way, he became one of the most recognisable entertainers in the business, driven by what appeared to be inexhaustible energy. He became ...
Bruce Forsyth died at the age of 89 on 18th August 2017. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
97. Edward Mulhare
Actor | Knight Rider 2000
Suave Irish-born actor with resonant voice and a commanding presence, who made his theatrical debut in 'The First of Mrs.Fraser' (1942) at the age of 19 at the Cork Opera House. Nine years later, after spells with the Gate Theatre in Dublin and the Liverpool Repertory Company, Mulhare appeared in a ...
Edward Mulhare who died at the age of 74 on 24th May 1997 of lung cancer, was an excellent actor and his acting as Devon Miles in the 80's T.V Show Knight Rider was also absolutely brilliant. It's a shame that Edward died, he will be missed very much but won't be forgotten for his excellent acting as Devon in Knight Rider.
98. Keith Chegwin
Actor | Shaun of the Dead
Keith Chegwin was born on January 17, 1957 in Liverpool, England. He was an actor, known for Shaun of the Dead (2004), The Troublesome Double (1967) and Macbeth (1971). He was married to Maria Fielden and Maggie Philbin. He died on December 11, 2017.
Keith Chegwin who died at the age of 60 on 11th December of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis was an excellent actor and will be missed very much.
99. Glen A. Larson
Writer | McCloud
Born on January 3, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, Glen A. Larson was the man behind some of the world's best-known prime-time television series. His highly successful productions (successful both financially and popularly, less often critically) include Knight Rider (1982), The Fall Guy (1981), ...
Glen A Larson the creator of the 80's T.V Show Knight Rider died at the age of 77 on 14th November 2014 of Esophageal Cancer. It's a shame that he died and he will be missed very much.
100. Mary Millar
Actress | Keeping Up Appearances
Mary Millar had a very successful stage career in the West End. She began singing arias at the age of fourteen. Her London stage debut was in the 1962 production "Lock Up Your Daughters". She was in the original cast of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, "The Phantom of the Opera", and can be heard ...
Mary Millar who played Rose in the hilarious British sitcom 'Keeping Up Appearances' died on 10th November 1998 of Ovarian Cancer. It's a shame she died and she will be missed very much.