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

19 November 1917

Indian

Ed GeinEd Gein
(Murderer)

27 August 1906

American

Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye
(Singer, Musician)

02 April 1939

American

Ray KrocRay Kroc
(Founder of the McDonald’s Corporation)

05 October 1902

American

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
(Entertainer)

17 January 1949

American

Richard BurtonRichard Burton
(Actor)

10 November 1925

Welsh

Michel FoucaultMichel Foucault
(French philosopher)

15 October 1926

French

Truman CapoteTruman Capote
(Author)

30 September 1924

American

Ansel AdamsAnsel Adams
(Photographer)

20 February 1902

American

James Mason James Mason
(Actor)

15 May 1909

British

Yuri AndropovYuri Andropov
(Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union)

15 June 1914

Russian

Peter LawfordPeter Lawford
(Actor)

07 September 1923

British,American

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Janet GaynorJanet Gaynor
(Actress)

06 October 1906

American

Ethel MermanEthel Merman
(Actress)

16 January 1908

American

Tommy CooperTommy Cooper
(Comedian)

19 March 1921

British

Paul DiracPaul Dirac
(Physicist)

08 August 1902

British

J. B. PriestleyJ. B. Priestley
(Novelist and Playwright)

13 September 1894

British

Jon-Erik HexumJon-Erik Hexum
(Actor)

05 November 1957

American

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Lennard PearceLennard Pearce
(Actor)

09 February 1915

British

Lillian HellmanLillian Hellman
(Dramatist and Screenwriter)

20 June 1905

American

Oskar Werner Oskar Werner
(Actor)

13 November 1922

Austrian

Sue RandallSue Randall
(Actress)

08 October 1935

American

Francis SchaefferFrancis Schaeffer
(Theologian, Philosopher)

30 January 1912

American

BrassaiBrassaï
(Photographer)

09 September 1899

French,Hungarian,Romanian

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Janaki AmmalJanaki Ammal
(Botanist)

1897 AD

Indian

Irwin ShawIrwin Shaw
(Illness)

27 February 1913

American

Pyotr KapitsaPyotr Kapitsa
(Physicist)

08 July 1894

Russian

Alberta HunterAlberta Hunter
(American singer)

01 April 1895

American

Adam MalikAdam Malik
(Former Vice President of Indonesia)

22 July 1917

Indonesian

Julio CortazarJulio Cortazar
(Novelist)

26 August 1914

Argentinian

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Martin RyleMartin Ryle
(Astronomer)

27 September 1918

British

Carl Ferdinand CoriCarl Ferdinand Cori
(Biochemist)

05 December 1896

Czech,American

Ayodele AwojobiAyodele Awojobi
(Academic)

12 March 1937

Nigerien

Alfred Kastler Alfred Kastler
(Physicist)

03 May 1902

French

Jackie WilsonJackie Wilson
(Singer)

09 June 1934

American

Jackie CooganJackie Coogan
(Film Actor, Television Actor)

1914 AD

American

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Jarnail Singh BhindranwaleJarnail Singh Bhindranwale

12 February 1947

Indian

Count BasieCount Basie
(pianist, bandleader, conductor, composer)

21 August 1904

American

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film producer, Film critic, Actor, Writer)

06 February 1932

French

Johnny WeissmullerJohnny Weissmuller
(Film actor, Swimmer, Actor, Water polo player, Television actor)

02 June 1904

Romanian,American

Walter PidgeonWalter Pidgeon
(Actor, Singer, Stage actor, Television actor, Trade unionist)

23 September 1897

Canadian,American

Sam PeckinpahSam Peckinpah
(Film Actor, Director)

1925 AD

American

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Martin NiemöllerMartin Niemöller
(Theologian)

14 January 1892

German

Stanley MilgramStanley Milgram
(Psychologist, University teacher, Sociologist)

15 August 1933

American

Alan BergAlan Berg
(Radio personality, Lawyer, Journalist)

01 January 1934

American

Lee KrasnerLee Krasner
(Painter, Printmaker)

27 October 1908

American

Eric MorecambeEric Morecambe
(actor, comedian)

14 May 1926

British

Garry WinograndGarry Winogrand
(Photographer)

14 January 1928

American

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Mark W. ClarkMark W. Clark
(Officer)

01 May 1896

American

Ernest TubbErnest Tubb
(Guitarist, Songwriter, Singer, Disc Jockey)

1914 AD

Big Mama ThorntonBig Mama Thornton
(Musician, Singer)

11 December 1926

American

Richard BrautiganRichard Brautigan
(Writer, Poet, Novelist)

30 January 1935

American

Karl WolffKarl Wolff
(Politician, Officer)

13 May 1900

German

John BetjemanJohn Betjeman
(Poet, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic)

28 August 1906

British

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Alfred A. KnopfAlfred A. Knopf
(New York City, New York, United States)

12 September 1892

American

Meredith WillsonMeredith Willson
(Conductor, Composer, Flautist, Pianist, Songwriter)

18 May 1902

American

Stanislaw UlamStanislaw Ulam
(Mathematician)

13 April 1909

Polish,Ukrainian,American

Ahmed Sékou TouréAhmed Sékou Touré
(Political leader)

09 January 1922

American

Eddie LoweryEddie Lowery
(Golfer)

14 October 1902

American

Hans SpeidelHans Speidel
(Career soldier, Military personnel)

28 October 1897

German

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Dino ShafeekDino Shafeek
(Comedian, Actor)

21 March 1930

Bangladeshi

Patrick NagelPatrick Nagel
(Artist)

25 November 1945

American

Tigran PetrosianTigran Petrosian
(Chess player, Writer, Journalist)

17 June 1929

Georgian

Alexis KornerAlexis Korner
(Musician, Singer, Guitarist, Songwriter)

19 April 1928

British

Karl RahnerKarl Rahner
(Theologian, Writer, University teacher, Catholic priest)

05 March 1904

German

Jane RobertsJane Roberts
(Poet, Writer, Psychic, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

08 May 1929

American

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Agnes von KurowskyAgnes von Kurowsky
(Nurse)

05 January 1892

American

Shabeg SinghShabeg Singh
(Indian Army)

1925 AD

Indian

Edward JamesEdward James
(Horticulturist, Architect, Writer)

16 August 1907

M. A. G. OsmaniM. A. G. Osmani

01 September 1918

Bangladeshi

Lenny BreauLenny Breau
(Guitarist, Songwriter, Jazz musician, Musician, Music teacher, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist)

05 August 1941

Canadian

Carl BoenishCarl Boenish
(Cinematographer)

03 April 1941

American

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Moshé FeldenkraisMoshé Feldenkrais
(Physicist, Judoka, University teacher)

06 May 1904

Israeli

Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib

20 February 1901

Egyptian,Sudanese

Kevin A. LynchKevin A. Lynch
(architect, university teacher)

07 January 1918

American