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
Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 

Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor

John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director
M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician

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

Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
American
Actor

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

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor
Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer

Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist
Peter ToshPeter Tosh
Jamaican
Reggae Musician

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
American
American Football Player and Coach
Primo LeviPrimo Levi
Italian
Writer, Chemist

Salim AliSalim Ali
Indian
Ornithologist

Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
British
Actor

Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
French
Physicist
Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama
Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
American
Larry Flynt's Wife

Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician
Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
American
Film Director and Producer

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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

Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
American
Politician
William P. MurphyWilliam P. Murphy
American
Physician

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
German
Organic Chemist
Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
Italian
Painter

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

Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
Burkinabe
President

Buddy RichBuddy Rich
American
Musician

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

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

Ray BolgerRay Bolger
American
Actor

Charan SinghCharan Singh
Indian
Prime Minister of India
Owen KingOwen King
American
Writer

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

Mary AstorMary Astor
American
Actress

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
politician, lawyer, trade unionist
Will SampsonWill Sampson
American
Painter

James DobsonJames Dobson
American
Actor
Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary

Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Activist
Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
German
Film producer

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
Indian
Poet, Author, Writer
Dan RowanDan Rowan
American
Comedians

Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician

Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer
Donn F. EiseleDonn F. Eisele
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator
Pola NegriPola Negri
Polish, American
Actress

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician

Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American
Psychiatrist

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Diplomat, Military personnel

Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
American
jurist, lawyer

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat, Spy

Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 
Michael BennettMichael Bennett
American
choreographer, theatre director, music director

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

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director
Woody HermanWoody Herman
American
Musician

Morton FeldmanMorton Feldman
American
Composer
Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
French
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

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

Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist

Lino VenturaLino Ventura
French, Italian
Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler
Margaret LaurenceMargaret Laurence
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Children's writer

Erskine CaldwellErskine Caldwell
American
American novelist
Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet

Norman McLarenNorman McLaren
Canadian
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter
Herbert BlumerHerbert Blumer
American
Sociologist, Psychologist

Robert Stanford TuckRobert Stanford Tuck
British
Fighter pilot
André MassonAndré Masson
French
Painter, Engraver