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.

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 Ansel Adams

Ansel Adams
12
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: February 20, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: April 22

 2 Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi
26
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 3rd Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: November 19, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, India
Died: October 31

 3 Jon-Erik Hexum

Jon-Erik Hexum
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Died: October 18
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 4 Ed Gein

Ed Gein
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 27, 1906
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Crosse County, Wisconsin, United States
Died: July 26
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 Marvin Gaye

Marvin Gaye
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: April 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 1

 6 Richard Burton

Richard Burton
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 10, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pontrhydyfen, Wales
Died: August 5

 7 Andy Kaufman

Andy Kaufman
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Famous As: Actor, Singer and Amateur wrestler
Birthdate: January 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 16
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 8 Michel Foucault

Michel Foucault
10
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poitiers, France
Died: June 25

 9 Ray Kroc

Ray Kroc
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: CEO of McDonald's (1967-1973)
Birthdate: October 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: January 14

 10 Truman Capote

Truman Capote
5
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: September 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: August 25
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 11 James Mason

James Mason
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Huddersfield, England
Died: July 27

 12 Jackie Coogan

Jackie Coogan
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 1

 13 Yuri Andropov

Yuri Andropov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Birthdate: June 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Stavropol
Died: February 9

 14 Peter Lawford

Peter Lawford
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: December 24
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 Diana Dors

Diana Dors
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Swindon, Wiltshire, England, UK
Died: May 4
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 16 Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale

Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moga district
Died: June 6

 17 David A. Kennedy

David A. Kennedy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Robert F. Kennedy's son
Birthdate: June 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: April 25

 18 William Horatio Powell

William Horatio Powell
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 5
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 19 Ethel Merman

Ethel Merman
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Died: February 15

 20 Eric Morecambe

Eric Morecambe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: actor, comedian
Birthdate: May 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Morecambe
Died: May 28
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 21 Anna Anderson

Anna Anderson
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Impostor
Birthdate: December 16, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Borowihlas, Pomerania, Germany [now Borowy Las, Pomorskie, Poland]
Died: February 12

 22 C. L. Franklin

C. L. Franklin
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Baptist minister
Birthdate: January 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sunflower County, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 27

 23 Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: June 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Freidorf, Romania
Died: January 20
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 24 Jackie Wilson

Jackie Wilson
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: January 21

 25 François Truffaut

François Truffaut
1
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 21
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 26 Vincent J. McMahon

Vincent J. McMahon
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: East Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 24

 27 Jennifer Kendal

Jennifer Kendal
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Southport, England, UK
Died: September 7

 28 Paul Dirac

Paul Dirac
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: August 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: October 20

 29 Billy Collins Jr.

Billy Collins Jr.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: September 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: March 6

 30 Tommy Cooper

Tommy Cooper
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caerphilly
Died: April 15

 31 Sam Peckinpah

Sam Peckinpah
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: February 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: December 28
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 32 Count Basie

Count Basie
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: pianist, bandleader, conductor, composer
Birthdate: August 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Red Bank
Died: April 26

 33 Arnold Ridley

Arnold Ridley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 7, 1896
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bath, Somerset, England, UK [now Bath and North East Somerset, England, UK]
Died: March 12

 34 Walter Pidgeon

Walter Pidgeon
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Famous As: Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor, Trade unionist
Birthdate: September 23, 1897
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint John
Died: September 25
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 Leonard Rossiter

Leonard Rossiter
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liverpool, England, UK
Died: October 5
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 J. B. Priestley

J. B. Priestley
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist and Playwright
Birthdate: September 13, 1894
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Died: August 14

 37 Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio, USA
Died: September 17
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 38 Christopher Wilder

Christopher Wilder
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: March 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sydney, Australia
Died: April 13

 39 Mark W. Clark

Mark W. Clark
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: May 1, 1896
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madison Barracks, New York, United States
Died: April 17

 40 Sue Randall

Sue Randall
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 8, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: October 26
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 Lennard Pearce

Lennard Pearce
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London
Died: December 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 42 Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet

Sir Arthur Harris, 1st Baronet
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: April 13, 1892
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cheltenham, England
Died: April 5

 43 Luke Kelly

Luke Kelly
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sheriff Street, Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 30

 44 Stanislaw Ulam

Stanislaw Ulam
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: April 13, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lviv
Died: May 13

 45 Janet Gaynor

Janet Gaynor
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Germantown, Philadelphia, U.S.
Died: September 14

 46 Julio Cortazar

Julio Cortazar
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Translator
Birthdate: August 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Died: February 12

 47 El Santo

El Santo
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 23, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hidalgo
Died: February 5

 48 Tigran Petrosian

Tigran Petrosian
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player, Writer
Birthdate: June 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tbilisi, Georgia
Died: August 13

 49 Big Mama Thornton

Big Mama Thornton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Singer
Birthdate: December 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Montgomery
Died: July 25

 50 Stanley Milgram

Stanley Milgram
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Famous As: Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist
Birthdate: August 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City
Died: December 20