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
Cary GrantCary Grant
British, American
Actor

Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
British
Former British Prime Minister

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
Cuban, American
Actor

L Ron HubbardL Ron Hubbard
American
Founder of Church of Scientology

Cliff BurtonCliff Burton
American
Bass Guitarist for the American heavy metal band
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
American
Artist

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

Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
Russian
Filmmaker
Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher

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

James CagneyJames Cagney
American
Actor, Dancer

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
Russian
Politician

Gia CarangiGia Carangi
American
Model
Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
Nepalese
Mountaineer

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
Argentinian
Poet

Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
American
Mobster

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
American
Actor
Ted KnightTed Knight
American
Actor

Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
American
Actor

Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
American
Bandleader and clarinetist

Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
American
Actor
Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor

Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director
Broderick CrawfordBroderick Crawford
American
Actor

Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
American
Actress

Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
American
Film Producer
W Averell HarrimanW Averell Harriman
American
Former Governor of New York

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

Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
American
Actor

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Samora MachelSamora Machel
Mozambican
Political leader
Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Diplomat
Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
American
Astronomer, Ufologist

Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Novelist

Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
British
Actress

Henry MooreHenry Moore
British
 
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
Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
Austrian, Hungarian, American
Physiologist

Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
Russian
Economist
Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
Lebanese
Composer

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

V. C. AndrewsV. C. Andrews
American
Novelist

Len BiasLen Bias
American
Basketball player

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
American
Astronaut, Teacher

Smita PatilSmita Patil
Indian
Actor
Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
American
Theatre director, Film director

Jagjivan RamJagjivan Ram
Indian
Indian politician

Donna ReedDonna Reed
American
American film actress

Frank HerbertFrank Herbert
American
Writer
Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
American
Poet, Songwriter, Writer

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician
Judith ResnikJudith Resnik
American
Engineer

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Gino HernandezGino Hernandez
American
Wrestler
Anita CobbyAnita Cobby
Australian
 

Gordon MacRaeGordon MacRae
American
Actor
Robert AldaRobert Alda
American
Actor

Marcel DassaultMarcel Dassault
French
Politician, Engineer, Entrepreneur, Aerospace

Ella BakerElla Baker
American
American activist
Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor

Cheryl AraujoCheryl Araujo
American
Gang Rape Victim
Robert Boothby, Baron BoothbyRobert Boothby, Baron Boothby
British
Politician

Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
German
Actress

Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco
American
 

Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
American
Officer, Astronaut
Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
French
choreographer, painter, model
Fritz PollardFritz Pollard
American
American coach

Ellison OnizukaEllison Onizuka
American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Christopher IsherwoodChristopher Isherwood
British, American
Novelist

Michael J. SmithMichael J. Smith
American
 
Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
British
Horse trainer

Paul FreesPaul Frees
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Dub actor, Film actor,

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University

Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis
American
Engineer, Astronaut, Officer

Sir Robert HelpmannSir Robert Helpmann
Australian
Dancer
Herbert W. ArmstrongHerbert W. Armstrong
American
 

Hyman RickoverHyman Rickover
Polish, American
Military officer
Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
American
Zoologist

Rudy ValleeRudy Vallee
American
Actor
Kate SmithKate Smith
American
Singer
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
American
Architect