Famous People Who Died In 1977

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1977. This list includes people like Elvis Presley, Charlie Chaplin, Anthony Eden, Joan Crawford, Freddie Prinze and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, poets and novelists who died in 1977. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States
Died: August 16

 2 Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin.
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Birthdate: April 16, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Walworth, London
Died: December 25

 3 Anthony Eden

Anthony Eden.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of UK
Birthdate: June 12, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windlestone Hall, England
Died: January 14

 4 Wernher Von Braun

Wernher Von Braun.
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wyrzysk
Died: June 16

 5 Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Antonio
Died: May 10

 6 Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby.
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Famous As: American singer
Birthdate: May 3, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tacoma, Washington, United States
Died: October 14

 7 Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 22, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hell's Kitchen, New York City, New York
Died: January 29
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 8 Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: October 2, 1890
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: August 19

 9 Marc Bolan

Marc Bolan
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: September 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stoke Newington
Died: September 16
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 10 Clementine Churchill

Clementine Churchill.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Winston Churchill's wife
Birthdate: April 1, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mayfair, London, England
Died: December 12

 11 Maria Rasputin

Maria Rasputin.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Grigori Rasputin’s Daughter
Birthdate: March 27, 1898
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pokrovskoye, Russian Empire
Died: September 27

 12 Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: April 22, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: July 2

 13 Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer, Guitarist
Birthdate: January 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jacksonville
Died: October 20
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Maria Callas

Maria Callas.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: One of the most famous opera singers of the 20th century
Birthdate: December 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 16

 15 Steve Biko

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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Anti-apartheid Activist
Birthdate: December 18, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ginsberg, South Africa
Died: September 12

 16 Anais Nin

Anais Nin.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Essayist
Birthdate: February 21, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris
Died: January 14

 17 A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founder of ISKCON
Birthdate: September 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: November 14

 18 Diana Hyland

Diana Hyland.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 25, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Died: March 27

 19 Peter Finch

Peter Finch.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: January 14

 20 Danny Greene

Danny Greene.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: November 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cleveland
Died: October 6

 21 Francis Gary Powers

Francis Gary Powers.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: August 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Jenkins, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 1

 22 Stephen Boyd

Stephen Boyd
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glengormley, Northern Ireland, UK
Died: June 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 Zero Mostel

Zero Mostel
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 28, 1915
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: September 8
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 Matthew Adam Garber

Matthew Adam Garber.
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stepney, London
Died: June 13

 25 Roberto Rossellini

Roberto Rossellini
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Famous As: Film director, Actor, Film producer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Racecar driver
Birthdate: May 8, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rome
Died: June 3

 26 Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks.
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: May 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Goshen, Indiana, United States
Died: December 26

 27 Andy Devine

Andy Devine
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 7, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Flagstaff, Arizona, USA
Died: February 18
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 28 Gary Gilmore

Gary Gilmore
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: December 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: McCamey, Texas, United States
Died: January 17

 29 Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: October 6, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States
Died: March 14

 30 Jean Hagen

Jean Hagen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 29

 31 Patricia Haines

Patricia Haines.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: February 25

 32 Marie-Thérèse Walter

Marie-Thérèse Walter
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: July 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Perreux-sur-Marne, France
Died: October 20

 33 Gummo Marx

Gummo Marx
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Famous As: Actor, Comedian, Inventor
Birthdate: October 23, 1892
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 21

 34 Steve Gaines

Steve Gaines
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 14, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miami, Oklahoma, USA
Died: October 20

 35 Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk

Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Jurist, Diplomat, Economist
Birthdate: August 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rathmannsdorf
Died: April 3

 36 Leopold Stokowski

Leopold Stokowski
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: April 18, 1882
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London
Died: September 13

 37 Lee Miller

Lee Miller.
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 23, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: July 27

 38 Cassie Gaines

Cassie Gaines.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 9, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Seneca, Missouri
Died: October 20

 39 Henry Tandey

Henry Tandey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: August 30, 1891
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Royal Leamington Spa
Died: December 20

 40 Tom Pryce

Tom Pryce
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Birthdate: June 11, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ruthin
Died: March 5

 41 Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Jazz musician
Birthdate: November 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: May 30

 42 Ethel Waters

Ethel Waters
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Listed In:
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Stage actor
Birthdate: October 31, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Chester County
Died: September 1

 43 Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of India
Birthdate: May 13, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Delhi
Died: February 11

 44 Megumi Yokota

Megumi Yokota
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Niigata Prefecture, Japan
Died: November 15

 45 Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois

Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: September 30, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Constantine, Algeria
Died: November 16

 46 Alan Reed

Alan Reed
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, USA
Died: June 14

 47 Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Screenwriter, Translator, Journalist, Novelist
Birthdate: December 10, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chechelnyk
Died: December 9

 48 Kurt Schuschnigg

Kurt Schuschnigg
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 14, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Riva del Garda, Italy
Died: November 18

 49 James Jones

James Jones
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: American author
Birthdate: November 6, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Robinson, Illinois, U.S.
Died: May 9

 50 Ludwig Erhard

Ludwig Erhard
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist, Politician, University teacher
Birthdate: February 4, 1897
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Fürth
Died: May 5