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

Kiki CamarenaKiki Camarena
American
Undercover Agent

Paul CastellanoPaul Castellano
American
Gangster

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
American, Russian
Actor

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

Enver HoxhaEnver Hoxha
Albanian
Former Communist Leader of Albania

Nicholas ColasantoNicholas Colasanto
American
Actor
Omayra SánchezOmayra Sánchez
Colombian
Victim of Nevado del Ruiz Volcano

Dian FosseyDian Fossey
Rwandan, American
Zoologist, Conservationist
Ruth GordonRuth Gordon
American
Actress

Anne BaxterAnne Baxter
American
Actress

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

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
Belarusian, French, Russian
Artist

Carol WayneCarol Wayne
American
Actress
Potter StewartPotter Stewart
American
Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of

Louise BrooksLouise Brooks
American
Actress

Carl SchmittCarl Schmitt
German
Jurist, Geopolitician, Political Scientist

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

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

Simone SignoretSimone Signoret
French
Actress
Jean-Marie LoretJean-Marie Loret
French
Alleged Illegitimate Son of Adolf Hitler

Stepin FetchitStepin Fetchit
American
Actor
Vivien ThomasVivien Thomas
American
Surgeon

Jock SteinJock Stein
Scottish
Football Manager

Ettore BoiardiEttore Boiardi
Italian, American
Chef, Restaurateur
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
Julie VegaJulie Vega
Filipino
Model, Singer, Actor

John G. TrumpJohn G. Trump
American
Scientist

Sanjeev KumarSanjeev Kumar
Indian
Actor

Madan PuriMadan Puri
Indian
Actor

Alice RobertsAlice Roberts
Belgian
Actress
Roger MarisRoger Maris
American
Baseball player

Dan WhiteDan White
American
Government Official
Paul KayePaul Kaye
American
Actor

Michael RedgraveMichael Redgrave
British
Actor

Leonard LakeLeonard Lake
American
Murderer
Carroll ColeCarroll Cole
American
Serial killer

Matt MonroMatt Monro
British
Singer
Phil SilversPhil Silvers
American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor

Samantha SmithSamantha Smith
American
Actress

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

Lina HeydrichLina Heydrich
German
Writer

Kyu SakamotoKyu Sakamoto
Japanese
Singer
James BeardJames Beard
American
Chef, Non-fiction writer

Carlos P. RomuloCarlos P. Romulo
Filipino
Diplomat

Pauli MurrayPauli Murray
American
Lawyer

Gary HoltonGary Holton
British
Guitarist
Nelson RiddleNelson Riddle
American
conductor, bandleader, composer, musician

Ana MendietaAna Mendieta
American
Performance artist, Artist, Painter, Visual artist
Bodil JoensenBodil Joensen
Danish
Adult Film Star, Actor

David ByronDavid Byron
British
Singer, Songwriter

Selma DiamondSelma Diamond
Canadian
actor, screenwriter, television actor
Thomas BilottiThomas Bilotti
American
 

Emil GilelsEmil Gilels
Russian
Pianist
Fernand BraudelFernand Braudel
Brazilian, French
Economic historian, Historian, Professor

J. Willard MarriottJ. Willard Marriott
American
Entrepreneur

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

Heinrich BöllHeinrich Böll
German
Writer
Brian HorrocksBrian Horrocks
British
Athletics competitor, Military personnel

Janet Auchincloss RutherfurdJanet Auchincloss Rutherfurd
American
Socialite

Big Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner
American
Singer

Forbes BurnhamForbes Burnham
Guyanese
Politician
Theodore SturgeonTheodore Sturgeon
American
Writer
Masako NatsumeMasako Natsume
Japanese
Actor, Model, Poet

Stefan BellofStefan Bellof
German
Racing driver

Sam ErvinSam Ervin
American
Politician

László BíróLászló Bíró
Hungarian
Inventor
George PólyaGeorge Pólya
American
Mathematician

Dawn AddamsDawn Addams
British
Actress

Shahnawaz BhuttoShahnawaz Bhutto
Pakistani
Politician

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
French
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Sam SpiegelSam Spiegel
Austrian, Polish, American
Film producer
Muhammad Zafarullah KhanMuhammad Zafarullah Khan
Pakistani
Jurist

Philly Joe JonesPhilly Joe Jones
American
American drummer
Jo JonesJo Jones
American
jazz musician, musician

Ahn Sahng-hongAhn Sahng-hong
South Korean
 
Eric VoegelinEric Voegelin
American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University
Barbara YungBarbara Yung
Hong Konger
Actor