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
Ed GeinEd Gein
American
Murderer

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
American
Singer, Musician

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
American
Entertainer

Richard BurtonRichard Burton
Welsh
Actor

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
American
Author
Ray KrocRay Kroc
American
Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
French
French philosopher

Ansel AdamsAnsel Adams
American
Photographer

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

Peter LawfordPeter Lawford
British, American
Actor
Ethel MermanEthel Merman
American
Actress

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
British
Physicist

Tommy CooperTommy Cooper
British
Comedian
J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
British
Novelist and Playwright

Jon-Erik HexumJon-Erik Hexum
American
Actor
Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
American
Actress

Sue RandallSue Randall
American
Actress

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
American
Dramatist and Screenwriter
Lennard PearceLennard Pearce
British
Actor

Oskar Werner Oskar Werner
Austrian
Actor
Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
American
Theologian, Philosopher

Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
Indian
Botanist

BrassaiBrassaï
French, Hungarian, Romanian
Photographer

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
American
Illness
Pyotr KapitsaPyotr Kapitsa
Russian
Physicist
Adam MalikAdam Malik
Indonesian
Former Vice President of Indonesia

Carl Ferdinand CoriCarl Ferdinand Cori
Czech, American
Biochemist

Julio CortazarJulio Cortazar
Argentinian
Novelist

Alberta HunterAlberta Hunter
American
American singer
Martin RyleMartin Ryle
British
Astronomer

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Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi
Nigerien
Academic

Alfred Kastler Alfred Kastler
French
Physicist

Anna AndersonAnna Anderson
Polish
Impostor

Diana DorsDiana Dors
British
Actress
Jackie CooganJackie Coogan
American
Film Actor, Television Actor

Jackie WilsonJackie Wilson
American
Singer
Johnny WeissmullerJohnny Weissmuller
Romanian, American
Film actor, Swimmer, Actor, Water polo player,

Jarnail Singh BhindranwaleJarnail Singh Bhindranwale
Indian
 

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

Sam PeckinpahSam Peckinpah
American
Film Actor, Director
Jennifer KendalJennifer Kendal
Indian, British
Actress

Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
German
Theologian

Dino ShafeekDino Shafeek
Bangladeshi
Comedian, Actor

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
Canadian, American
Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor,

Leonard RossiterLeonard Rossiter
British
Actor
Arnold RidleyArnold Ridley
British
Actor

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
American
Painter, Printmaker

Alan BergAlan Berg
American
Radio personality, Lawyer, Journalist

Richard BasehartRichard Basehart
American
Actor
Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
American
Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist

Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
American
Musician, Singer
Eric MorecambeEric Morecambe
British
actor, comedian

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
British
Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Luke KellyLuke Kelly
Irish
Singer
Alfred A. KnopfAlfred A. Knopf
American
New York City, New York, United States

Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
American
Officer
Mike RileyMike Riley
American
Musician

Ernest TubbErnest Tubb
Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer, Disc Jockey

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
Polish, Ukrainian, American
Mathematician
Richard BrautiganRichard Brautigan
American
Writer, Poet, Novelist

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

Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
Georgian
Chess player, Writer, Journalist

Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
British
Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter

Meredith WillsonMeredith Willson
American
Conductor, Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter
Shabeg SinghShabeg Singh
Indian
Indian Army
Ahmed Sékou TouréAhmed Sékou Touré
American
Political leader

Patrick NagelPatrick Nagel
American
Artist

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
American
Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer,

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
German
Theologian, Writer, University teacher, Catholic
Garry WinograndGarry Winogrand
American
Photographer

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

Agnes von KurowskyAgnes von Kurowsky
American
Nurse

Eddie LoweryEddie Lowery
American
Golfer

Enrico BerlinguerEnrico Berlinguer
Italian
Politician
Moshé FeldenkraisMoshé Feldenkrais
Israeli
Physicist, Judoka, University teacher

Edward JamesEdward James
Horticulturist, Architect, Writer
Kevin A. LynchKevin A. Lynch
American
architect, university teacher

Bernard LonerganBernard Lonergan
Canadian
Theologian, Philosopher, University teacher

Raoul SalanRaoul Salan
French
Military personnel
M. A. G. OsmaniM. A. G. Osmani
Bangladeshi
 

Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib
Egyptian, Sudanese
 
Richard E. BellmanRichard E. Bellman
American
Mathematician, University teacher, Computer

Dmitriy UstinovDmitriy Ustinov
Russian
 

Raymond L.S. PatriarcaRaymond L.S. Patriarca
American
 

Roland PenroseRoland Penrose
British
Paramedic, Art historian, Engineer, Photographer,
William EmpsonWilliam Empson
British
Literary critic, Poet, Writer

Rajinder Singh BediRajinder Singh Bedi
Indian
Playwright, Film director, Screenwriter
Yigael YadinYigael Yadin
Israeli
Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Politician,

Henri MichauxHenri Michaux
Belgian, French
Painter, Poet, Writer
Hervey M. CleckleyHervey M. Cleckley
American
Psychiatrist, screenwriter

Vicente AleixandreVicente Aleixandre
Spanish
Spanish poet
Carl BoenishCarl Boenish
American
Cinematographer