Famous People Who Died In 1986

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1986. This list includes people like Cary Grant, Desi Arnaz, Gia Carangi, Harold Macmillan, James Cagney and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, political leaders and actresses who died in 1986. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

Wallis SimpsonWallis Simpson
American
Socialite
Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
British
Former British Prime Minister

Cary GrantCary Grant
British, American
Actor

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
Cuban, American
Actor

L Ron HubbardL Ron Hubbard
American
Founder of Church of Scientology

Roy CohnRoy Cohn
American
Lawyer
Phil LynottPhil Lynott
Irish, British
Singer

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
Russian
Politician

Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher
Gia CarangiGia Carangi
American
Model

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer
Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
American
Artist

Cliff BurtonCliff Burton
American
Bass Guitarist for the American heavy metal band

Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
Russian
Filmmaker

James CagneyJames Cagney
American
Actor, Dancer

Ted KnightTed Knight
American
Actor
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
American
Actor

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
Argentinian
Poet

Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
American
Mobster

Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician
Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
Nepalese
Mountaineer

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
American
Actor
Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
American
Actress

Neerja BhanotNeerja Bhanot
Indian
Air Hostess for Hijacked Pan Am Flight 73

Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor
Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
American
Bandleader and clarinetist

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
Canadian
Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister
Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress

Broderick CrawfordBroderick Crawford
American
Actor

Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
American
Actor
Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
American
Film Producer

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W Averell HarrimanW Averell Harriman
American
Former Governor of New York
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
American
Actor

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Diplomat
Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
British
Actress
Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
American
Astronomer, Ufologist

Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Novelist

Henry MooreHenry Moore
British
 

Samora MachelSamora Machel
Mozambican
Political leader
Rukmini Devi ArundaleRukmini Devi Arundale
Indian
Bharatnatyam Dancer

Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
American
American lyricist

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Bernard MalamudBernard Malamud
American
American novelist

Bessie Love Bessie Love
American
Actress
Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
Lebanese
Composer

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
Austrian, Hungarian, American
Physiologist
Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
Russian, Russian
Economist

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
British
Actress
Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
American
Chemist, Physicist

Paul TournierPaul Tournier
Swiss
Physician
James RainwaterJames Rainwater
American
Physicist

Donna ReedDonna Reed
American
American film actress

L. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard
American
Officer, Novelist, Musician, Writer, Screenwriter,

Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
American
Theatre director, Film director

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
American
Astronaut, Teacher
Len BiasLen Bias
American
Basketball player

Smita PatilSmita Patil
Indian
Actor

Tony SpilotroTony Spilotro
Organized Crime

Frank HerbertFrank Herbert
American
Writer
Robert Boothby, Baron BoothbyRobert Boothby, Baron Boothby
British
Politician

Paul FreesPaul Frees
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Dub actor, Film actor,
Judith ResnikJudith Resnik
American
Engineer

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician
V. C. AndrewsV. C. Andrews
American
Novelist

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor
Sir Robert HelpmannSir Robert Helpmann
Australian
Dancer

Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
American
Officer, Astronaut

Robert AldaRobert Alda
American
Actor
Anita CobbyAnita Cobby
Australian
 

W. Averell HarrimanW. Averell Harriman
American
Politician
Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
German
Actress

Ellison OnizukaEllison Onizuka
American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Gordon MacRaeGordon MacRae
American
Actor

Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco
American
 
Michael J. SmithMichael J. Smith
American
 
Cheryl AraujoCheryl Araujo
American
Gang Rape Victim

Christopher IsherwoodChristopher Isherwood
British, American
Novelist

Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis
American
Engineer, Astronaut, Officer

Steve TracySteve Tracy
American
Actor
Kate SmithKate Smith
American
Singer

Herbert W. ArmstrongHerbert W. Armstrong
American
 

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University

Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
French
choreographer, painter, model

Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
American
Officer, Submariner
Hyman RickoverHyman Rickover
Polish, American
Military officer

Adolfo CeliAdolfo Celi
Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer
Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Jagjivan RamJagjivan Ram
Indian
Indian politician
Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
British
Horse trainer
Ella BakerElla Baker
American
American activist