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
Danny KayeDanny Kaye
American
Actor

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
Indian
Indian playback singer

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
Indian
Actor, Politician

Fred AstaireFred Astaire
American
Dancer

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
American
 
LiberaceLiberace
American
Pianist

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
German
Deputy Führer

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
American
Actor

Bob FosseBob Fosse
American
Dancer
James BaldwinJames Baldwin
American
Novelist

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
American
Comedian
John HustonJohn Huston
American
Film Director

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
Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
Canadian
Actor

Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
American
Singer

Woody HayesWoody Hayes
American
American Football Player and Coach
Carl RogersCarl Rogers
American
Psychologist

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

Patrick TroughtonPatrick Troughton
British
Actor

Salim AliSalim Ali
Indian
Ornithologist

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama
Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
French
Physicist
Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
Indian
Poet

Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
American
Larry Flynt's Wife

Alf LandonAlf Landon
American
Governor of Kansas

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

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Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
American
Physicist

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
British
Biologist

Jacques AnquetilJacques Anquetil
French
Cyclist, 5 Times Tour de France Winner
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
Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
American
Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader

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

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
Gretl BraunGretl Braun
German
Housewife, Secretary

Will SampsonWill Sampson
American
Painter
James DobsonJames Dobson
American
Actor

Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

Bayard RustinBayard Rustin
American
Activist
Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
Nigerian
politician, lawyer, trade unionist

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
American
Singer, Musician
Dan RowanDan Rowan
American
Comedians

Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
Politician, Lawyer

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

Pola NegriPola Negri
Polish, American
Actress
Dick ShawnDick Shawn
American
stage actor, film actor
Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
German
Film producer

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
Russian
Mathematician
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
American
Diplomat, Military personnel

Arthur M. SacklerArthur M. Sackler
American
Psychiatrist

Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
British
Spy

Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
Japanese
Politician, Diplomat, Spy

Shanti DeviShanti Devi
Indian
 
William J. CaseyWilliam J. Casey
American
Director of Central Intelligence Agency

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
Danish
Film director
Quinn MartinQuinn Martin
American
Television Producer

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

Woody HermanWoody Herman
American
Musician
James Tiptree Jr.James Tiptree Jr.
American
Author

Michael BennettMichael Bennett
American
choreographer, theatre director, music director
Duncan SandysDuncan Sandys
British
Politician

Morton FeldmanMorton Feldman
American
Composer

Camille ChamounCamille Chamoun
Lebanese
Political leader

Lino VenturaLino Ventura
French, Italian
Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler
Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
French
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
American
jurist, lawyer
Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist

Margaret LaurenceMargaret Laurence
Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Children's writer
Erskine CaldwellErskine Caldwell
American
American novelist

Herbert BlumerHerbert Blumer
American
Sociologist, Psychologist
Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
Israeli
Writer, Poet