Famous People Who Died In 1985

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1985. This list includes people like Orson Welles, Rock Hudson, Yul Brynner, Ricky Nelson, Paul Castellano and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, novelists and poets who died in 1985. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Russia and many more countries.

Orson WellesOrson Welles
American
Actor
Rock HudsonRock Hudson
American
Actor

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
American, Russian
Actor

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
American
Musician

Kiki CamarenaKiki Camarena
American
Undercover Agent

Paul CastellanoPaul Castellano
American
Gangster
Anne BaxterAnne Baxter
American
Actress

Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko
Ukrainian, Russian
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the

Dian FosseyDian Fossey
Rwandan, American
Zoologist, Conservationist
Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
Albanian
Former Communist Leader of Albania

Robert Todd Lincoln BeckwithRobert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
American
Last Descendant of Abraham Lincoln
Ruth GordonRuth Gordon
American
Actress

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress

Omayra SánchezOmayra Sánchez
Colombian
Victim of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist

Carol WayneCarol Wayne
American
Actress
Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin
British
Poet

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret
French
Actress

Nicholas ColasantoNicholas Colasanto
American
Actor

Carl SchmittCarl Schmitt
German
Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist

E. B. WhiteE. B. White
American
Writer
Aniello DellacroceAniello Dellacroce
American
Gangster

Robert GravesRobert Graves
British
Poet & Novelist

Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas
American
Surgeon
Jean-Marie LoretJean-Marie Loret
French
Alleged Illegitimate Son of Adolf Hitler

Jock SteinJock Stein
Scottish
Football Manager
Stepin FetchitStepin Fetchit
American
Actor

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Lon NolLon Nol
Cambodian
Cambodian Politician
Potter StewartPotter Stewart
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

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Henry HathawayHenry Hathaway
American
Film Director
Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
American
Economist

Laura Ashley Laura Ashley
Welsh
Founder of 'Laura Ashley' Brand

Bill ScottBill Scott
American
American voice actor

Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
Hungarian
Photographer
John Franklin EndersJohn Franklin Enders
American
The Father of Modern Vaccines
Frank Macfarlane BurnetFrank Macfarlane Burnet
Australian
Virologist & Noble Prize Laureate

Tjalling C. KoopmansTjalling C. Koopmans
Dutch, American
Mathematician

Paul Flory Paul Flory
American
Chemist

Rodney R. PorterRodney R. Porter
British
Biochemist
Dan WhiteDan White
American
Politician

Roger MarisRoger Maris
American
Baseball player

Sanjeev KumarSanjeev Kumar
Indian
Actor

Leonard LakeLeonard Lake
American
Serial Killer

Cus D'AmatoCus D'Amato
American
Boxer
Michael RedgraveMichael Redgrave
British
Actor

Phil SilversPhil Silvers
American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Samantha SmithSamantha Smith
American
Actress

Ricky Wilson (American Musician)Ricky Wilson (American Musician)
American
 

Pauli MurrayPauli Murray
American
Lawyer
Gary HoltonGary Holton
British
Guitarist

Lina HeydrichLina Heydrich
German
Writer
John G. TrumpJohn G. Trump
American
Scientist

Madan PuriMadan Puri
Indian
Actor

Matt MonroMatt Monro
British
Singer

Italo CalvinoItalo Calvino
Italian, American
Writer, Poet, Politician, Journalist, Reporter,

Kyu SakamotoKyu Sakamoto
Japanese
Singer
Carroll ColeCarroll Cole
American
Serial killer

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
American
 

Bodil JoensenBodil Joensen
Danish
Adult Film Star, Actor

MargoMargo
Mexican
actor, film actor, television actor
J. Willard MarriottJ. Willard Marriott
American
Entrepreneur

Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
American
Actor, Radio personality
Selma DiamondSelma Diamond
Canadian
actor, screenwriter, television actor

Scott BradyScott Brady
American
Actor

Charlotte, Grand Duchess of LuxembourgCharlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
French
Former Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
James BeardJames Beard
American
Chef, Non-fiction writer

Carlos P. RomuloCarlos P. Romulo
Filipino
Diplomat
The Singing NunThe Singing Nun
Belgian
Singer-songwriter

Thomas BilottiThomas Bilotti
American
 

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist
Nelson RiddleNelson Riddle
American
conductor, bandleader, composer, musician

Fernand BraudelFernand Braudel
Brazilian, French
Economic historian, Historian, Professor
Janet Auchincloss RutherfurdJanet Auchincloss Rutherfurd
American
Socialite

David ByronDavid Byron
British
Singer, Songwriter

Patricia Roberts HarrisPatricia Roberts Harris
American
Former United States Secretary of Housing and

Heinrich BöllHeinrich Böll
German
Writer
Julie VegaJulie Vega
Filipino
Model, Singer, Actor
Big Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner
American
Singer

Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer

Brian HorrocksBrian Horrocks
British
Athletics competitor, Military personnel

Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
Austrian, Polish, American
Film producer
Ahn Sahng-hongAhn Sahng-hong
South Korean
 

Muhammad Zafarullah KhanMuhammad Zafarullah Khan
Pakistani
Jurist

Philly Joe JonesPhilly Joe Jones
American
American drummer

László BíróLászló Bíró
Hungarian
Inventor

Forbes BurnhamForbes Burnham
Guyanese
Politician
Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
American
Mathematician
Masako NatsumeMasako Natsume
Japanese
Actor, Model, Poet

Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician
Dawn AddamsDawn Addams
British
Actress
Eric VoegelinEric Voegelin
American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University