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

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

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

Phil LynottPhil Lynott
Irish, British
Singer

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

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Gia CarangiGia Carangi
American
Model

Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher
James CagneyJames Cagney
American
Actor, Dancer

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
Argentinian
Poet
Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
Russian
Politician

Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
Nepalese
Mountaineer

Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
American
Mobster
Ted KnightTed Knight
American
Actor

Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor
Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
American
Actor

Tommy DouglasTommy Douglas
Canadian
Former Canadian Politician & Baptist Minister
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

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

Henry MooreHenry Moore
British
 

Samora MachelSamora Machel
Mozambican
Political leader

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
American
Astronomer, Ufologist
Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
American
Film Producer

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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

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Albert Szent-Györgyi
Austrian, Hungarian, American
Physiologist
Bernard MalamudBernard Malamud
American
American novelist

Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Leonid KantorovichLeonid Kantorovich
Russian, Russian
Economist

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
Lebanese
Composer

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
British
Actress
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

Roy CohnRoy Cohn
American
Lawyer
Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
American
Theatre director, Film director

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
American
Physicist, Astronaut

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

Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
Russian
Film director, Actor, Film editor, Screenwriter,
Smita PatilSmita Patil
Indian
Actor

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

Donna ReedDonna Reed
American
American film actress

Herbert W. ArmstrongHerbert W. Armstrong
American
 
Frank HerbertFrank Herbert
American
Writer

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician
Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian

Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
British
Horse trainer

Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Diplomat
Robert AldaRobert Alda
American
Actor

Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
American
Zoologist
Gordon MacRaeGordon MacRae
American
Actor

Christopher IsherwoodChristopher Isherwood
British, American
Novelist

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
American
Fashion designer

Kate SmithKate Smith
American
Singer
Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
American
Architect
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
Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Writer, Playwright, Poet, Film director,

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University

Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
American
Officer, Submariner

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

Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
British
Actor, Singer, Musician
Joe GreeneJoe Greene
American
Composers

Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
French
choreographer, painter, model
Hank GreenbergHank Greenberg
American
Famous Baseball Players

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

Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
French, American
Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp
Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco
American
 

Fritz PollardFritz Pollard
American
American coach
Masti Venkatesha IyengarMasti Venkatesha Iyengar
Indian
Writer

Kate WolfKate Wolf
American
Composer, Singer-songwriter

Urho KekkonenUrho Kekkonen
Finnish
Politician, Diplomat, Athletics competitor,

John D. MacDonaldJohn D. MacDonald
American
Novelist
Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis
American
Engineer, Astronaut, Officer

Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
American
Poet, Songwriter, Writer
Elio de AngelisElio de Angelis
Italian
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver, Pianist

Adolfo CeliAdolfo Celi
Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer
Henri ToivonenHenri Toivonen
Finnish
Rally driver, Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Erich KochErich Koch
German
politician
Jacques PlanteJacques Plante
Canadian
Ice hockey player