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
American-British actor
Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
Cuban, American
Actor

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
Irish, British
Singer

James CagneyJames Cagney
American
Actor, Dancer

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

Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
British
Former British Prime Minister
Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
American
Artist

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

Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher

Gia CarangiGia Carangi
American
Model
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
Russian
Politician
Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
American
Mobster

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
Argentinian
Poet

Ted KnightTed Knight
American
Actor
Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
Nepalese
Mountaineer

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
Canadian
Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister
Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
American
Actor

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

Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
American
Actor
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
American
Actor

Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
American
Actress

Broderick CrawfordBroderick Crawford
American
Actor

Hermione BaddeleyHermione Baddeley
British, American
Actress
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director
Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
American
Actor

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
American
Astronomer, Ufologist

Henry MooreHenry Moore
British
 

Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
American
Film Producer
Samora MachelSamora Machel
Mozambican
Political leader

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Rukmini Devi ArundaleRukmini Devi Arundale
Indian
Bharatnatyam Dancer

Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
American
American lyricist

Bessie Love Bessie Love
American
Actress

Bernard MalamudBernard Malamud
American
American novelist
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

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
Lebanese
Composer
Robert Sanderson Mulliken Robert S. Mulliken
American
Chemist, Physicist

L Ron HubbardL Ron Hubbard
American
Founder of Church of Scientology
James RainwaterJames Rainwater
American
Physicist

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

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Diplomat
Ronald McNairRonald McNair
American
Physicist, Astronaut

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

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
American
Astronaut, Teacher

Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
American
Theatre director, Film director
Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
Russian
Film director, Actor, Film editor, Screenwriter,

Smita PatilSmita Patil
Indian
Actor
Donna ReedDonna Reed
American
American film actress

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician
Robert AldaRobert Alda
American
Actor

Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
American
Zoologist
Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
British
Horse trainer

Ellison OnizukaEllison Onizuka
American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
American
Officer, Astronaut
Paul FreesPaul Frees
American
Actor, Screenwriter, Dub actor, Film actor,

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor
Perry EllisPerry Ellis
American
Fashion designer

Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Writer, Playwright, Poet, Film director,

Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
American
Officer, Submariner

Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
British
Actor, Singer, Musician
Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University
Joe GreeneJoe Greene
American
Composers

Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
German
Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer

Hank GreenbergHank Greenberg
American
Famous Baseball Players

Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
French
choreographer, painter, model
Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
French, American
Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
American
Architect

Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco
American
 

Harold ArlenHarold Arlen
American
Composer, Songwriter, Music arranger, Film

Herbert W. ArmstrongHerbert W. Armstrong
American
 
Fritz PollardFritz Pollard
American
American coach

Elio de AngelisElio de Angelis
Italian
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver, Pianist
Kate WolfKate Wolf
American
Composer, Singer-songwriter

Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
Finnish
Politician, Diplomat, Athletics competitor,

Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis
American
Engineer, Astronaut, Officer
Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
American
Poet, Songwriter, Writer

Jacques PlanteJacques Plante
Canadian
Ice hockey player
Adolfo CeliAdolfo Celi
Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer

Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
Finnish
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Erich KochErich Koch
German
politician

Michael SpilotroMichael Spilotro
American
Actor, Television actor
Gardner FoxGardner Fox
American
Comics artist, Writer, Novelist, Science fiction

Felix MitchellFelix Mitchell
American
Drug Dealer, Organized Crime
Masti Venkatesha IyengarMasti Venkatesha Iyengar
Indian
Writer

Emilio FernándezEmilio Fernández
Mexican
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Military
Juan RulfoJuan Rulfo
Mexican
writer, screenwriter, photographer, novelist

Jim LakerJim Laker
British
Cricketer
John Bagot GlubbJohn Bagot Glubb
British
Engineer, Officer