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.

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist
Andy WarholAndy Warhol
American
Artist

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician

LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist
Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer

Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor
Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
American
Actor

R. Budd DwyerR. Budd Dwyer
American
Political Leader
Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
American
Comedian

John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director

Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor
Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
American
U.S. Army Officer

Joseph CampbellJoseph Campbell
American
Writer

Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer
Peter ToshPeter Tosh
Jamaican
Reggae Musician

Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
British
Actor
Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist

Primo LeviPrimo Levi
Italian
Writer, Chemist

Salim AliSalim Ali
Indian
Ornithologist
Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
American
Larry Flynt's Wife

Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas
Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
French
Physicist

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
Political Leader

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

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Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist
Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
American
Film Director and Producer

Jacques AnquetilJacques Anquetil
French
Cyclist, 5 Times Tour de France Winner

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
American
Physicist
Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician
Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
Italian
Painter

Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
American
Politician

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
German
Organic Chemist

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

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
Spanish
Guitarist

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

Alistair MacleanAlistair Maclean
Scottish
Novelist

Henry Ford IIHenry Ford II
American
Businessman
Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
Burkinabe
President

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader
Maria von TrappMaria von Trapp
Austrian, American
Singer

Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Activist

DalidaDalida
Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model
Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American
Musician

Ray BolgerRay Bolger
American
Actor
Mary AstorMary Astor
American
Actress

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
British
Cellist

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

Charan SinghCharan Singh
Indian
Prime Minister of India

Will SampsonWill Sampson
American
Painter
Owen KingOwen King
American
Writer

George CrossGeorge Cross
British
Actor,Casting Department,Casting Director

Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor
Elizabeth HartmanElizabeth Hartman
American
Actress

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary
Nazir HussainNazir Hussain
Indian
Actor

Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician
James DobsonJames Dobson
American
Actor

Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer
Alan PageAlan Page
British
Actor

Dan RowanDan Rowan
American
Comedians

Santo TrafficanteSanto Trafficante Jr.
American
Organized Crime
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Military officer

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

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Joan GreenwoodJoan Greenwood
British
Actress

Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician
Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy

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

Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist

Quinn MartinQuinn Martin
American
Television Producer
Camille ChamounCamille Chamoun
Lebanese
Political leader

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
American
jurist, lawyer

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer
Woody HermanWoody Herman
American
Musician

Lino VenturaLino Ventura
French, Italian
Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler
Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet

Duncan SandysDuncan Sandys
British
Politician
Margaret LaurenceMargaret Laurence
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Children's writer
Donn F. EiseleDonn F. Eisele
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator