Famous People Who Died In 1987

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1987. This list includes people like Andy Warhol, M. G. Ramachandran, Kishore Kumar, Liberace, Rita Hayworth and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, directors, novelists and psychologists who died in 1987. This list includes people from United States, India, France & Germany and many more countries.

Andy WarholAndy Warhol
American
Artist
M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer
LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer
Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor

Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer
R. Budd DwyerR. Budd Dwyer
American
Political Leader

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
American
Comedian

Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
American
Actor

John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director

Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
American
Writer
Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
American
U.S. Army Officer

Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist
Peter ToshPeter Tosh
Jamaican
Reggae Musician

Primo LeviPrimo Levi
Italian
Writer, Chemist
Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
British
Actor

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
American
American Football Player and Coach

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama
Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
Indian
Poet

Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
French
Physicist
Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
American
Larry Flynt's Wife

Salim AliSalim Ali
Indian
Ornithologist

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader
Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas

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Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
American
Physicist
Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
American
Film Director and Producer

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist

Jacques AnquetilJacques Anquetil
French
Cyclist, 5 Times Tour de France Winner
Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
American
Politician
Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
German
Organic Chemist

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
Italian
Painter

William P. MurphyWilliam P. Murphy
American
Physician
Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
Zambian
Artist

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
Spanish
Guitarist

Alistair MacleanAlistair Maclean
Scottish
Novelist

Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
American
Businessman
Maria von TrappMaria von Trapp
Austrian, American
Singer

Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Activist
Mary AstorMary Astor
American
Actress

Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American
Musician

Ray BolgerRay Bolger
American
Actor
Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
Burkinabe
President

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader
DalidaDalida
Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Geraldine PageGeraldine Page
American
Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress

Owen KingOwen King
American
Writer

Charan SinghCharan Singh
Indian
Prime Minister of India

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
British
Cellist
George CrossGeorge Cross
British
Actor,Casting Department,Casting Director

Will SampsonWill Sampson
American
Painter

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary
Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

James DobsonJames Dobson
American
Actor
Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer

Dan RowanDan Rowan
American
Comedians

Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
German
Film producer
Pola NegriPola Negri
Polish, American
Actress

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor
Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Diplomat, Military personnel

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician
Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director

William J. CaseyWilliam J. Casey
American
Director of Central Intelligence Agency

Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat, Spy
Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 
Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American
Psychiatrist

Quinn MartinQuinn Martin
American
Television Producer

Woody HermanWoody Herman
American
Musician

Jimmy GeorgeJimmy George
Indian
Volleyball player
Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
American
jurist, lawyer

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
French
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
American
Psychologist, University teacher

Duncan SandysDuncan Sandys
British
Politician

Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet
Morton FeldmanMorton Feldman
American
Composer

Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist
Lino VenturaLino Ventura
French, Italian
Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler

Alfred BesterAlfred Bester
American
Author
Septima Poinsette ClarkSeptima Poinsette Clark
American
Educator
Erskine CaldwellErskine Caldwell
American
American novelist