Famous People Who Died In 1984

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1984. This list includes people like Indira Gandhi, Marvin Gaye, Ed Gein, Ray Kroc, Andy Kaufman and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include poets, political leaders, playwrights and artists who died in 1984. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.

Indira GandhiIndira Gandhi
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
American
Singer, Musician

Ed GeinEd Gein
American
Murderer

Ray KrocRay Kroc
American
Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation

Richard BurtonRichard Burton
Welsh
Actor

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
American
Entertainer
Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
French
French philosopher

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
American
Author

James Mason James Mason
British
Actor
Yuri AndropovYuri Andropov
Russian
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of

Ansel AdamsAnsel Adams
American
Photographer
Peter LawfordPeter Lawford
British, American
Actor

Ethel MermanEthel Merman
American
Actress

Tommy CooperTommy Cooper
British
Comedian

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
British
Physicist

Jon-Erik HexumJon-Erik Hexum
American
Actor
Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
German
Theologian

Lennard PearceLennard Pearce
British
Actor

Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
American
Actress

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
British
Novelist and Playwright
Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter

Sue RandallSue Randall
American
Actress
Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
American
Artist

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
American
Theologian, Philosopher

Oskar Werner Oskar Werner
Austrian
Actor
Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
American
Illness

Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
Indian
Botanist
Pyotr KapitsaPyotr Kapitsa
Russian
Physicist

Alberta HunterAlberta Hunter
American
American singer

Adam MalikAdam Malik
Indonesian
Former Vice President of Indonesia
BrassaiBrassaï
French, Hungarian, Romanian
Photographer

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Carl Ferdinand CoriCarl Ferdinand Cori
Czech, American
Biochemist
Martin RyleMartin Ryle
British
Astronomer

Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi
Nigerien
Academic

Alfred Kastler Alfred Kastler
French
Physicist

Julio CortazarJulio Cortazar
Argentinian
Novelist
Diana DorsDiana Dors
British
Actress
Jackie CooganJackie Coogan
American
Film Actor, Television Actor

Jarnail Singh BhindranwaleJarnail Singh Bhindranwale
Indian
 

Johnny WeissmullerJohnny Weissmuller
Romanian, American
Film actor, Swimmer, Actor, Water polo player,

Jackie WilsonJackie Wilson
American
Singer
Sam PeckinpahSam Peckinpah
American
Film director

Wally WestWally West
American
Actor

Jennifer KendalJennifer Kendal
Indian, British
Actress

Anna AndersonAnna Anderson
Polish
Impostor

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
French
Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film
Count BasieCount Basie
American
pianist, bandleader, conductor, composer

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,
Richard BasehartRichard Basehart
American
Actor

Eddie LoweryEddie Lowery
American
Golfer

Luke KellyLuke Kelly
Irish
Singer
Alan BergAlan Berg
American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Journalist

Leonard RossiterLeonard Rossiter
British
Actor
Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
American
Officer

Sir Arthur Harris, 1st BaronetSir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet
British
Military officer

Eric MorecambeEric Morecambe
British
actor, comedian

SantoEl Santo
Mexican
Actor

Arnold RidleyArnold Ridley
British
Actor
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
French
Actor

Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
American
Musician, Singer

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
British
Poet

Ernest TubbErnest Tubb
Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer, Disc Jockey
Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
American
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist

Dino ShafeekDino Shafeek
Bangladeshi
Comedian, Actor
Shabeg SinghShabeg Singh
Indian
Indian Army

Alfred A. KnopfAlfred A. Knopf
American
New York City, New York, United States

Karl WolffKarl Wolff
German
Politician, Officer
Hans SpeidelHans Speidel
German
Career soldier, Military personnel

Richard BrautiganRichard Brautigan
American
Writer, Poet, Novelist
Claire RichardsClaire Richards
American
Actress

Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist

Meredith WillsonMeredith Willson
American
Conductor, Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter
Frank ChurchFrank Church
American
Politician

Rajinder Singh BediRajinder Singh Bedi
Indian
Playwright, Film director, Screenwriter
Thomas E. GaddisThomas E. Gaddis
American
Author

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
Polish, Ukrainian, American
Mathematician

Ahmed Sékou TouréAhmed Sékou Touré
Guinean
Political leader

Patrick NagelPatrick Nagel
American
Artist
Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter
Richard E. BellmanRichard E. Bellman
American
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer

Agnes von KurowskyAgnes von Kurowsky
American
Nurse

Joseph LoseyJoseph Losey
American
Film Director

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,
Enrico BerlinguerEnrico Berlinguer
Italian
Politician

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German
Theologian, Writer, University teacher, Catholic

Lenny BreauLenny Breau
Canadian
Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician,

Chester HimesChester Himes
American
Writer

Mikhail SholokhovMikhail Sholokhov
Russian
Novelist
Edward JamesEdward James
Horticulturist, Architect, Writer

Mike RileyMike Riley
American
Musician
M. A. G. OsmaniM. A. G. Osmani
Bangladeshi
 

Walter AlstonWalter Alston
American
Baseball player
Raoul SalanRaoul Salan
French
Military personnel
Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Artist