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
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer

LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor
Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
American
Comedian

Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
American
Actor
John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director

Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
American
Politician

Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer

Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
Burkinabe
President

Peter ToshPeter Tosh
Jamaican
Reggae Musician
Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor

Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
American
U.S. Army Officer

Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
American
Larry Flynt's Wife
Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer

Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
American
Writer
Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
British
Actor

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama

Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist
Primo LeviPrimo Levi
Italian
Writer, Chemist

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
Indian
Poet
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
American
American Football Player and Coach

Salim AliSalim Ali
Indian
Ornithologist

Alistair MacleanAlistair Maclean
Scottish
Novelist
Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
French
Physicist

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

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
Spanish
Guitarist

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician

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

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
American
Physicist
Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
Italian
Painter

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
German
Organic Chemist

Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
Zambian
Artist

William P. MurphyWilliam P. Murphy
American
Physician
Maria von TrappMaria von Trapp
Austrian, American
Singer

Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
American
Business Person
Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader

Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American
Musician

Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Activist
DalidaDalida
Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Mary AstorMary Astor
American
Actress
Ray BolgerRay Bolger
American
Actor

Elizabeth HartmanElizabeth Hartman
American
Actress

Charan SinghCharan Singh
Indian
Prime Minister of India

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

Robert PrestonRobert Preston
American
stage actor, film actor
Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary

Owen KingOwen King
American
Writer

Will SampsonWill Sampson
American
Painter
Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
British
Cellist

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician
Joan GreenwoodJoan Greenwood
British
Actress

Joyce JamesonJoyce Jameson
American
Actress

John HammondJohn Hammond
American
 
Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer

Santo TrafficanteSanto Trafficante Jr.
American
Organized Crime
Dan RowanDan Rowan
American
Comedians

Chogyam TrungpaChogyam Trungpa
Tibetan
Teacher

Hayden RorkeHayden Rorke
American
Actor
Richard EganRichard Egan
American
Actor

Pola NegriPola Negri
Polish, American
Actress
Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Military officer

Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
German
Film producer

Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,
Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Nazir HussainNazir Hussain
Indian
Actor

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

Gustav KnuthGustav Knuth
Swiss, German
Actor

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director

Jimmy GeorgeJimmy George
Indian
Volleyball player
Rene LevesqueRene Levesque
Canadian
 

Quinn MartinQuinn Martin
American
Television Producer
Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet

Duncan SandysDuncan Sandys
British
Politician
Woody HermanWoody Herman
American
Musician
Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist