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.

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 Orson Welles

Orson Welles
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Famous As: Actor, Director
Birthdate: May 6, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: October 10
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 2 Rock Hudson

Rock Hudson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Winnetka
Died: October 2
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 3 Kiki Camarena

Kiki Camarena
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Undercover Agent
Birthdate: July 26, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexicali, Mexico
Died: February 9

 4 Ricky Nelson

Ricky Nelson
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 8, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Teaneck, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 31

 5 Yul Brynner

Yul Brynner
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vladivostok, Russia
Died: October 10
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 6 Paul Castellano

Paul Castellano
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: June 26, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died: November 16

 7 Konstantin Chernenko

Konstantin Chernenko
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Birthdate: September 24, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Novosyolovsky District, Krasnoyarsk Krai, in Russia
Died: March 10
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 8 Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Surat, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: November 6
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 9 Dan White

Dan White
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: October 21

 10 Anne Baxter

Anne Baxter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 7, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Michigan City
Died: December 12

 11 Dian Fossey

Dian Fossey
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Zoologist, Conservationist
Birthdate: January 16, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: December 26

 12 Cus D'Amato

Cus D'Amato
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 17, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 4

 13 Enver Hoxha

Enver Hoxha
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Communist Leader of Albania
Birthdate: October 16, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ergiri (Gjirokastër), Janina Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died: April 11

 14 Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 30, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts
Died: August 28
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 15 Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith

Robert Todd Lincoln Beckwith
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Last Descendant of Abraham Lincoln
Birthdate: July 19, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Riverside, Illinois, United States
Died: December 24

 16 Matt Monro

Matt Monro
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: February 7
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 17 Roger Maris

Roger Maris
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: September 10, 1934
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hibbing, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 14

 18 Marc Chagall

Marc Chagall
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: July 6, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lizona, Belarus
Died: March 28

 19 Leonard Lake

Leonard Lake
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: October 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: June 6

 20 Omayra Sánchez

Omayra Sánchez
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Victim of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano
Birthdate: August 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Armero
Died: November 16

 21 Wilfrid Brambell

Wilfrid Brambell
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: January 18
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 22 Louise Brooks

Louise Brooks
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherryvale
Died: August 8

 23 Michael Redgrave

Michael Redgrave
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bristol, England
Died: March 21
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 Pauli Murray

Pauli Murray
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 20, 1910
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: July 1

 25 Robert Graves

Robert Graves
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Novelist
Birthdate: July 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wimbledon
Died: December 7

 26 Carl Schmitt

Carl Schmitt
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist, Political theorist
Birthdate: July 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Plettenberg, Germany
Died: April 7

 27 Carol Wayne

Carol Wayne
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 13
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 28 Ricky Wilson (American Musician)

Ricky Wilson (American Musician)
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 19, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Athens
Died: October 12

 29 Phil Silvers

Phil Silvers
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: May 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 1
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 30 Philip Larkin

Philip Larkin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: August 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Radford, Coventry, United Kingdom
Died: December 2

 31 Aniello Dellacroce

Aniello Dellacroce
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Underboss of the Gambino crime family
Birthdate: March 15, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 2

 32 Nicholas Colasanto

Nicholas Colasanto
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Died: February 12
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 33 Simone Signoret

Simone Signoret
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Famous As: French Actress
Birthdate: March 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: September 30

 34 Madan Puri

Madan Puri
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 30, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nawanshahr, Jullundur, Punjab, British India
Died: January 13

 35 Jock Stein

Jock Stein
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Manager
Birthdate: October 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burnbank, South Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: September 10

 36 Samantha Smith

Samantha Smith
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Houlton, Maine, U.S.
Died: August 25

 37 Lina Heydrich

Lina Heydrich
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Fehmarn
Died: August 14

 38 Italo Calvino

Italo Calvino
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago de Las Vegas, Havana, Cuba
Died: September 19

 39 Johnny Marks

Johnny Marks
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Songwriter, Lyricist
Birthdate: November 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon
Died: September 3

 40 Kyu Sakamoto

Kyu Sakamoto
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kawasaki Ward, Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
Died: August 12

 41 John G. Trump

John G. Trump
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Famous As: Scientist
Birthdate: August 21, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 21

 42 Jean-Marie Loret

Jean-Marie Loret
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Alleged Illegitimate Son of Adolf Hitler
Birthdate: March 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seboncourt, France
Died: February 14

 43 Gary Holton

Gary Holton
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: September 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: October 25

 44 Bodil Joensen

Bodil Joensen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pornographic actress
Birthdate: September 25, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hundige, Denmark
Died: January 3

 45 Selma Diamond

Selma Diamond
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Famous As: actor, screenwriter, television actor
Birthdate: August 5, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Quebec
Died: May 13

 46 Margo

Margo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: July 10
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 47 Carlos P. Romulo

Carlos P. Romulo
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: January 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Intramuros, Manila, Philippines
Died: December 15

 48 J. Willard Marriott

J. Willard Marriott
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: September 17, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Marriott Settlement, Utah, U.S.
Died: August 13

 49 Carroll Cole

Carroll Cole
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: May 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Died: December 6

 50 Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.

Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr.
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Listed In:
Birthdate: July 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Nahant, Massachusetts
Died: February 27