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.

Rock HudsonRock Hudson
American
Actor
Paul CastellanoPaul Castellano
American
Gangster

Orson WellesOrson Welles
American
Actor

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
American, Russian
Actor

Kiki CamarenaKiki Camarena
American
Undercover Agent

Ricky NelsonRicky Nelson
American
Musician
Konstantin ChernenkoKonstantin Chernenko
Ukrainian, Russian
General Secretary of the Communist Party of the

Robert Todd Lincoln BeckwithRobert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
American
Last Descendant of Abraham Lincoln

Ruth GordonRuth Gordon
American
Actress
Anne BaxterAnne Baxter
American
Actress

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

Omayra SánchezOmayra Sánchez
Colombian
Victim of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist

Nicholas ColasantoNicholas Colasanto
American
Actor

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress
Carol WayneCarol Wayne
American
Actress

Aniello DellacroceAniello Dellacroce
American
Gangster

E. B. WhiteE. B. White
American
 

Carl SchmittCarl Schmitt
German
Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist
Stepin FetchitStepin Fetchit
American
Actor

Robert GravesRobert Graves
British
Poet & Novelist
Philip LarkinPhilip Larkin
British
Poet

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur

Jean-Marie LoretJean-Marie Loret
French
Alleged Illegitimate Son of Adolf Hitler

Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas
American
Surgeon
Potter StewartPotter Stewart
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret
French
Actress

Jock SteinJock Stein
Scottish
Football Manager
Laura Ashley Laura Ashley
Welsh
Founder of 'Laura Ashley' Brand

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Lon NolLon Nol
Cambodian
Cambodian Politician
Simon KuznetsSimon Kuznets
American
Economist

Henry HathawayHenry Hathaway
American
Film Director

John Franklin EndersJohn Franklin Enders
American
The Father of Modern Vaccines

Paul Flory Paul Flory
American
Chemist
Frank Macfarlane BurnetFrank Macfarlane Burnet
Australian
Virologist & Noble Prize Laureate
Andre KerteszAndre Kertesz
Hungarian
Photographer

Tjalling C. KoopmansTjalling C. Koopmans
Dutch, American
Mathematician

Bill ScottBill Scott
American
American voice actor

Rodney R. PorterRodney R. Porter
British
Biochemist
Sanjeev KumarSanjeev Kumar
Indian
Actor

Roger MarisRoger Maris
American
Athlete

Madan PuriMadan Puri
Indian
Actor

Paul KayePaul Kaye
American
Actor

Alice RobertsAlice Roberts
Belgian
Actress
Dan WhiteDan White
American
Government Official

Michael RedgraveMichael Redgrave
British
Actor
Samantha SmithSamantha Smith
American
Actress

Matt MonroMatt Monro
British
Singer

Leonard LakeLeonard Lake
American
Murderer
Gary HoltonGary Holton
British
Guitarist

Phil SilversPhil Silvers
American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Thomas BilottiThomas Bilotti
American
 

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

Lina HeydrichLina Heydrich
German
Writer

Nelson RiddleNelson Riddle
American
conductor, bandleader, composer, musician

Selma DiamondSelma Diamond
Canadian
actor, screenwriter, television actor
Pauli MurrayPauli Murray
American
Lawyer

Bodil JoensenBodil Joensen
Danish
Adult Film Star, Actor

James BeardJames Beard
American
Chef, Non-fiction writer

Charlotte, Grand Duchess of LuxembourgCharlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
French
Former Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
Johnny OlsonJohnny Olson
American
Actor, Radio personality

Brian HorrocksBrian Horrocks
British
Athletics competitor, Military personnel
J. Willard MarriottJ. Willard Marriott
American
Entrepreneur

Forbes BurnhamForbes Burnham
Guyanese
Politician

Fernand BraudelFernand Braudel
Brazilian, French
Economic historian, Historian, Professor
Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist

Heinrich BöllHeinrich Böll
German
Writer
David ByronDavid Byron
British
Singer, Songwriter

Big Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner
American
Singer

Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer
Janet Auchincloss RutherfurdJanet Auchincloss Rutherfurd
American
Socialite

Masako NatsumeMasako Natsume
Japanese
Actor, Model, Poet
Julie VegaJulie Vega
Filipino
Model, Singer, Actor

Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

Carlos P. RomuloCarlos P. Romulo
Filipino
Diplomat

Stefan BellofStefan Bellof
German
Racing driver
Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
Austrian, Polish, American
Film producer
Shahnawaz BhuttoShahnawaz Bhutto
Pakistani
Politician

Muhammad Zafarullah KhanMuhammad Zafarullah Khan
Pakistani
Jurist

Kenny ClarkeKenny Clarke
American
Musician

Barbara YungBarbara Yung
Hong Konger
Actor
Philly Joe JonesPhilly Joe Jones
American
American drummer

Eric VoegelinEric Voegelin
American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University

David PurleyDavid Purley
British
Formula One driver, Aerobatics, Racecar driver

George PólyaGeorge Pólya
American
Mathematician

László BíróLászló Bíró
Hungarian
Inventor
Emil GilelsEmil Gilels
Russian
Pianist

Tage ErlanderTage Erlander
Swedish
Politician
Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Zoot SimsZoot Sims
American
Saxophonist
Ahn Sahng-hongAhn Sahng-hong
South Korean
 
Vyloppilli Sreedhara MenonVyloppilli Sreedhara Menon
Indian
Poet, Writer