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.

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz

02 March 1917

Cuban,American

Cary GrantCary Grant
(American-British actor)

18 January 1904

British,American

Neerja BhanotNeerja Bhanot
(Air Hostess for Hijacked Pan Am Flight 73)

07 September 1963

Indian

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
(Artist)

15 November 1887

American

Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
(Former British Prime Minister)

10 February 1894

British

Cliff BurtonCliff Burton
(Bass Guitarist for the American heavy metal band Metallica.)

10 February 1962

American

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
(Astronomer, Ufologist)

01 May 1910

American

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

09 January 1908

French

James CagneyJames Cagney
(Actor, Dancer)

17 July 1899

American

Gia CarangiGia Carangi
(Model)

29 January 1960

American

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
(Singer)

20 August 1949

Irish,British

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
(Politician)

09 March 1890

Russian

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Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
(Poet)

24 August 1899

Argentinian

Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
(Public Speaker & Philosopher)

12 May 1895

Indian

Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
(Mobster)

19 May 1938

American

Ted KnightTed Knight
(Actor)

07 December 1923

American

Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
(Mountaineer)

29 May 1914

Nepalese

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
(Actor)

26 March 1916

American

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Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
(Bandleader and clarinetist)

30 May 1909

American

Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
(Actor, dancer, singer, musician)

23 May 1910

American

Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
(Actor)

27 July 1916

American

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
(Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister)

20 October 1904

Canadian

Ray MillandRay Milland
(Actor)

03 January 1907

Welsh

Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
(Actress)

28 October 1902

American

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Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
(Actress)

13 November 1906

British,American

Broderick CrawfordBroderick Crawford
(Actor)

09 December 1911

American

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
(Director)

05 December 1905

American

Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
(Actor)

24 March 1923

American

Henry MooreHenry Moore

30 July 1898

British

Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
(Film Producer)

17 September 1963

American

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Samora MachelSamora Machel
(Political leader)

29 September 1933

Mozambican

Rukmini Devi ArundaleRukmini Devi Arundale
(Bharatnatyam Dancer)

29 February 1904

Indian

Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
(American lyricist)

31 August 1918

American

Bessie Love Bessie Love
(Actress)

10 September 1898

American

Bernard MalamudBernard Malamud
(American novelist)

26 April 1914

American

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
(Physiologist)

16 September 1893

Austrian,Hungarian,American

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Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
(Economist)

19 January 1912

Russian,Russian

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
(Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

31 January 1902

Swedish

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
(Composer)

04 May 1923

Lebanese

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
(Actress)

22 August 1897

British

L Ron HubbardL Ron Hubbard
(Founder of Church of Scientology)

13 March 1911

American

Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
(Chemist, Physicist)

07 June 1896

American

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James RainwaterJames Rainwater
(Physicist)

09 December 1917

American

Paul TournierPaul Tournier
(Physician)

12 May 1898

Swiss

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
(Novelist, Short Story Writer)

24 July 1916

American

L. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard
(Officer, Novelist, Musician, Writer, Screenwriter, Poet, Science fiction writer)

13 March 1911

American

Jacques PlanteJacques Plante
(Ice hockey player)

17 January 1929

Canadian

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
(Astronaut, Teacher)

02 September 1948

American

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Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
(Film director, Actor, Film editor, Screenwriter, Biographer, Film actor)

04 April 1932

Russian

Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
(Theatre director, Film director)

28 February 1903

American

Smita PatilSmita Patil
(Actor)

17 October 1955

Indian

Donna ReedDonna Reed
(American film actress)

27 January 1921

American

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
(Fashion designer)

03 March 1940

American

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician)

03 April 1943

Canadian

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Ronald McNairRonald McNair
(Physicist, Astronaut)

21 October 1950

American

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
(Historian)

13 March 1907

Romanian

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
(Diplomat)

01 January 1900

Japanese

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
(Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University teacher)

12 May 1921

German

Jean GenetJean Genet
(Writer, Playwright, Poet, Film director, Screenwriter, Novelist, Film editor, Military personnel)

19 December 1910

French

Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco

05 November 1935

American

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Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
(Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer)

24 May 1914

German

Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
(Actor, Singer, Musician)

20 October 1904

British

Fritz PollardFritz Pollard
(American coach)

27 January 1894

American

Paola MoriPaola Mori
(Actor)

18 September 1928

Italian

Ellison OnizukaEllison Onizuka
(Officer, Astronaut, Engineer)

24 June 1946

American

Paul FreesPaul Frees
(Actor, Screenwriter, Dub actor, Film actor, Television actor)

22 June 1920

American

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Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
(choreographer, painter, model)

24 February 1926

French

Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
(Officer, Submariner)

27 January 1900

American

Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
(Officer, Astronaut)

19 May 1939

American

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
(Architect)

01 December 1912

American

Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
(Horse trainer)

26 October 1902

British

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
(Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

25 August 1956

Finnish

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Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
(Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp designer)

05 November 1893

French,American

Hank GreenbergHank Greenberg
(Famous Baseball Players)

01 January 1911

American

Marcel DassaultMarcel Dassault
(Politician, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Aerospace engineer, Inventor, Screenwriter)

22 January 1892

French