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.

Cary GrantCary Grant
British, American
Actor
Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
Cuban, American
Actor

Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
British
Former British Prime Minister

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
Russian
Politician

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
American
Artist

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer
Neerja BhanotNeerja Bhanot
Indian
Air Hostess for Hijacked Pan Am Flight 73

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

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

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
Irish, British
Singer
James CagneyJames Cagney
American
Actor, Dancer

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
American
Actor

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
American
Astronomer, Ufologist

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
Argentinian
Poet

Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician
Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
American
Mobster

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
Canadian
Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister

Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor

Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
American
Bandleader and clarinetist
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
American
Actor

Ted KnightTed Knight
American
Actor
Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
Nepalese
Mountaineer

Broderick CrawfordBroderick Crawford
American
Actor

Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
American
Actress
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
American
Actor
Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
American
Actor

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion
Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
American
Film Producer

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Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Novelist
Samora MachelSamora Machel
Mozambican
Political leader

Henry MooreHenry Moore
British
 

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Diplomat

Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
British
Actress
Rukmini Devi ArundaleRukmini Devi Arundale
Indian
Bharatnatyam Dancer
Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
American
American lyricist

Bernard MalamudBernard Malamud
American
American novelist

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
Austrian, Hungarian, American
Physiologist

Bessie Love Bessie Love
American
Actress
Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
Russian, 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
James RainwaterJames Rainwater
American
Physicist

L Ron HubbardL Ron Hubbard
American
Founder of Church of Scientology
Paul TournierPaul Tournier
Swiss
Physician

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

W Averell HarrimanW Averell Harriman
American
Former Governor of New York
Wallis SimpsonWallis Simpson
American
Socialite

Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
American
Theatre director, Film director
L. Ron HubbardL. Ron Hubbard
American
Officer, Novelist, Musician, Writer, Screenwriter,

Roy CohnRoy Cohn
American
Lawyer

Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
Russian
Film director

Len BiasLen Bias
American
Basketball player

Smita PatilSmita Patil
Indian
Actor
Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician

Frank HerbertFrank Herbert
American
Writer

Donna ReedDonna Reed
American
American film actress

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
American
Astronaut, Teacher
Ronald McNairRonald McNair
American
Physicist, Astronaut

W. Averell HarrimanW. Averell Harriman
American
Politician
Robert AldaRobert Alda
American
Actor

Christopher IsherwoodChristopher Isherwood
British, American
Novelist

Gordon MacRaeGordon MacRae
American
Actor
Ella BakerElla Baker
American
American activist

Joe GreeneJoe Greene
American
Composers
Jagjivan RamJagjivan Ram
Indian
Indian politician

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

Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
German
Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer
Michael SpilotroMichael Spilotro
American
Actor, Television actor

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor
Kate SmithKate Smith
American
Singer

Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
French
choreographer, painter, model

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University

Herbert W. ArmstrongHerbert W. Armstrong
American
 
Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
American
Officer, Submariner
Fritz PollardFritz Pollard
American
American coach

Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
British
Horse trainer

Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco
American
 

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film
Hank GreenbergHank Greenberg
American
Famous Baseball Players

Adolfo CeliAdolfo Celi
Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer

Ellison OnizukaEllison Onizuka
American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
American
Architect

Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
American
Officer, Astronaut
Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
French, American
Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
American
Fashion designer
Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
Finnish
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Jacques PlanteJacques Plante
Canadian
Ice hockey player
Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
Finnish
President
Hal B. WallisHal B. Wallis
American
Film producer