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
Pop Artist
Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 

LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist

Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer
Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor

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

John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director
Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
American
Actor

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician

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

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor
Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer

Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist

Peter ToshPeter Tosh
Jamaican
Reggae Musician
Primo LeviPrimo Levi
Italian
Writer, Chemist

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

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama

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

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
American
American Football Player and Coach
Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
French
Physicist
Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas

Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
American
Film Director and Producer

Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
Swedish
Economist

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician
Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist

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Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
American
Politician

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
American
Physicist

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
Italian
Painter

Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures
Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
German
Organic Chemist

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

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
Spanish
Guitarist

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

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

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
British
Cellist

George CrossGeorge Cross
British
Actor,Casting Department,Casting Director
Mary AstorMary Astor
American
Actress

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician

James DobsonJames Dobson
American
Actor

Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
politician, lawyer, trade unionist
Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary

Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
Indian
Poet, Author, Writer
Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer

Pola NegriPola Negri
Polish, American
Actress

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

Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Diplomat, Military personnel
Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy

Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat, Spy
Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer

Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
German
Film producer
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

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

Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 
Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director
Donn F. EiseleDonn F. Eisele
American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator

Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist

Margaret LaurenceMargaret Laurence
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Children's writer

Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
American
jurist, lawyer
Lino VenturaLino Ventura
French, Italian
Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler

Erskine CaldwellErskine Caldwell
American
American novelist

Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet

Morton FeldmanMorton Feldman
American
Composer

Michael BennettMichael Bennett
American
choreographer, theatre director, music director
Herbert BlumerHerbert Blumer
American
Sociologist, Psychologist

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
French
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer
Robert Stanford TuckRobert Stanford Tuck
British
Fighter pilot

André MassonAndré Masson
French
Painter, Engraver

Gerhard KlopferGerhard Klopfer
German
Judge, Politician, Jurist, Lawyer
Norman McLarenNorman McLaren
Canadian
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter

Bobby LockeBobby Locke
South African
Golfer
Jimmy GeorgeJimmy George
Indian
Volleyball player

Donald NixonDonald Nixon
American
Restaurateur, Politician

Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
American
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Electrical engineer,

Einar GerhardsenEinar Gerhardsen
Norwegian
Norwegian Politician
Carlos Drummond de AndradeCarlos Drummond de Andrade
Brazilian
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Children's

Myrta SilvaMyrta Silva
Puerto Rican
singer, composer, songwriter
Mary Cover JonesMary Cover Jones
American
psychologist

Federico MompouFederico Mompou
Spanish
Composer, Pianist
Raj Chandra BoseRaj Chandra Bose
Indian
Mathematician, Statistician, University teacher

Gordon GollobGordon Gollob
Austrian, German
Soldier, Aviator
John HammondJohn Hammond
American