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
Wallis SimpsonWallis Simpson
American
Socialite

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz
Cuban, American
Actor

James CagneyJames Cagney
American
Actor, Dancer

Harold MacmillanHarold Macmillan
British
Former British Prime Minister

Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
Russian
Politician
Jiddu KrishnamurtiJiddu Krishnamurti
Indian
Public Speaker & Philosopher

Anthony SpilotroAnthony Spilotro
American
Mobster

Georgia O'KeeffeGeorgia O'Keeffe
American
Artist
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
French
Writer

Andrei TarkovskyAndrei Tarkovsky
Russian
Filmmaker
Phil LynottPhil Lynott
Irish, British
Singer

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

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

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges
Argentinian
Poet

Gia CarangiGia Carangi
American
Model
Tenzing NorgayTenzing Norgay
Nepalese
Mountaineer

Sterling HaydenSterling Hayden
American
Actor

Scatman CrothersScatman Crothers
American
Actor, dancer, singer, musician

Ted KnightTed Knight
American
Actor
Keenan WynnKeenan Wynn
American
Actor

Benny GoodmanBenny Goodman
American
Bandleader and clarinetist
Otto PremingerOtto Preminger
American
Director

Josef Allen HynekJ. Allen Hynek
American
Astronomer, Ufologist

Ray MillandRay Milland
Welsh
Actor
Elsa LanchesterElsa Lanchester
American
Actress

Broderick CrawfordBroderick Crawford
American
Actor
Murray HamiltonMurray Hamilton
American
Actor

Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
American
Actor

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

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Anna NeagleAnna Neagle
British
Actress
Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
Romanian
Historian of Religion

Gian-Carlo Coppola Gian-Carlo Coppola
American
Film Producer

Jean GenetJean Genet
French
Novelist

Samora MachelSamora Machel
Mozambican
Political leader
Chiune SugiharaChiune Sugihara
Japanese
Diplomat
Henry MooreHenry Moore
British
 

Alan Jay LernerAlan Jay Lerner
American
American lyricist

Rukmini Devi ArundaleRukmini Devi Arundale
Indian
Bharatnatyam Dancer

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, Russian
Economist

Elisabeth Bergner Elisabeth Bergner
British
Actress

Assi RahbaniAssi Rahbani
Lebanese
Composer
Alva MyrdalAlva Myrdal
Swedish
Nobel Peace Prize Winner

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
W Averell HarrimanW Averell Harriman
American
Former Governor of New York

John Dann MacDonaldJohn Dann MacDonald
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Roy CohnRoy Cohn
American
Lawyer

Len BiasLen Bias
American
Basketball player

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

Smita PatilSmita Patil
Indian
Actor

Christa McAuliffeChrista McAuliffe
American
Astronaut, Teacher
Vincente MinnelliVincente Minnelli
American
Theatre director, Film director

Donna ReedDonna Reed
American
American film actress

Frank HerbertFrank Herbert
American
Writer

Richard ManuelRichard Manuel
Canadian
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Pianist, Musician
V. C. AndrewsV. C. Andrews
American
Novelist

W. Averell HarrimanW. Averell Harriman
American
Politician
Gordon MacRaeGordon MacRae
American
Actor

Robert AldaRobert Alda
American
Actor

Ronald McNairRonald McNair
American
Physicist, Astronaut
Christopher IsherwoodChristopher Isherwood
British, American
Novelist

Paola MoriPaola Mori
Italian
Actor
Dick ScobeeDick Scobee
American
Officer, Astronaut

Ellison OnizukaEllison Onizuka
American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer

Hyman G. RickoverHyman G. Rickover
American
Officer, Submariner
Abel MeeropolAbel Meeropol
American
Poet, Songwriter, Writer

Kate SmithKate Smith
American
Singer
Jagjivan RamJagjivan Ram
Indian
Indian politician

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

Ella BakerElla Baker
American
American activist

Jacqueline RoqueJacqueline Roque
French
choreographer, painter, model
Joe GreeneJoe Greene
American
Composers
Lilli PalmerLilli Palmer
German
Actor, Writer, Table tennis player, Autobiographer

Herbert W. ArmstrongHerbert W. Armstrong
American
 

Hank GreenbergHank Greenberg
American
Famous Baseball Players

Beryl MarkhamBeryl Markham
British
Horse trainer
Gregory JarvisGregory Jarvis
American
Engineer, Astronaut, Officer

Frank DeCiccoFrank DeCicco
American
 

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
German
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University

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

Minoru YamasakiMinoru Yamasaki
American
Architect
Raymond LoewyRaymond Loewy
French, American
Designer, Automotive designer, Postage stamp

Perry EllisPerry Ellis
American
Fashion designer
Adolfo CeliAdolfo Celi
Italian
Film director, Actor, Film producer

Michael SpilotroMichael Spilotro
American
Actor, Television actor
Marlin PerkinsMarlin Perkins
American
Zoologist
Elio de AngelisElio de Angelis
Italian
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver, Pianist