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.

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor
Andy WarholAndy Warhol
American
Artist

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist

Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer
Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
American
Comedian

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor
LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician
R. Budd DwyerR. Budd Dwyer
American
Political Leader

Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
American
Politician

John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director

Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer

Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
Burkinabe
President
Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
American
Actor

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama

Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
American
U.S. Army Officer
Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
American
Writer
Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
British
Actor

Peter ToshPeter Tosh
Jamaican
Reggae Musician

Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
American
Larry Flynt's Wife
Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist

Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
American
American Football Player and Coach

Primo LeviPrimo Levi
Italian
Writer, Chemist

Salim AliSalim Ali
Indian
Ornithologist
Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
Indian
Poet

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

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
Spanish
Guitarist

Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
American
Film Director and Producer
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician
Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist

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

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

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
Italian
Painter

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
Will SampsonWill Sampson
American
Painter

Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
American
Businessman

Henry Ford, IIHenry Ford, II
American
Business Person
Ray BolgerRay Bolger
American
Actor

Geraldine PageGeraldine Page
American
Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress
Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader

Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American
Musician

Charan SinghCharan Singh
Indian
Prime Minister of India

DalidaDalida
Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Mary AstorMary Astor
American
Actress
Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
British
Cellist

Elizabeth HartmanElizabeth Hartman
American
Actress

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor

Owen KingOwen King
American
Writer
Robert PrestonRobert Preston
American
stage actor, film actor

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary
Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Activist

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician

Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer
Dan RowanDan Rowan
American
Comedians

Gustav KnuthGustav Knuth
Swiss, German
Actor
Joyce JamesonJoyce Jameson
American
Actress

Joan GreenwoodJoan Greenwood
British
Actress

Santo TrafficanteSanto Trafficante Jr.
American
Organized Crime
Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician

Richard EganRichard Egan
American
Actor
Chogyam TrungpaChogyam Trungpa
Tibetan
Teacher

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Military officer

Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 

Hayden RorkeHayden Rorke
American
Actor
Pola NegriPola Negri
Polish, American
Actress
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

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

Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
German
Film producer
Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,

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

Nazir HussainNazir Hussain
Indian
Actor

Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy

Quinn MartinQuinn Martin
American
Television Producer
Duncan SandysDuncan Sandys
British
Politician

John HammondJohn Hammond
American
 
Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director

Rene LevesqueRene Levesque
Canadian
 
Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet
Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist