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.

Bob FosseBob Fosse
23 June 1927, American
Andy WarholAndy Warhol
06 August 1928, American
Pop Artist

Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929, Indian
Indian playback singer

Rita HayworthRita Hayworth
17 October 1918, American

16 May 1919, American

Rudolf HessRudolf Hess
26 April 1894, German
Deputy Führer
Fred AstaireFred Astaire
10 May 1899, American

James BaldwinJames Baldwin
02 August 1924, American

Lee MarvinLee Marvin
19 February 1924, American

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
26 February 1916, American
John HustonJohn Huston
05 August 1906, American
Film Director

R. Budd DwyerR. Budd Dwyer
21 November 1939, American
Political Leader
Randolph ScottRandolph Scott
23 January 1898, American

M G RamachandranM. G. Ramachandran
17 January 1917, Indian
Actor, Politician

Herbert SobelHerbert Sobel
26 January 1912, American
U.S. Army Officer
Lorne GreeneLorne Greene
12 February 1915, Canadian

Dean Paul MartinDean Paul Martin
17 November 1951, American
Carl RogersCarl Rogers
08 January 1902, American

Danny KayeDanny Kaye
18 January 1911, American

Peter ToshPeter Tosh
19 October 1944, Jamaican
Reggae Musician
Salim AliSalim Ali
12 November 1896, Indian

Primo LeviPrimo Levi
31 July 1919, Italian
Writer, Chemist
Althea FlyntAlthea Flynt
06 November 1953, American
Larry Flynt's Wife

Louis de BroglieLouis de Broglie
15 August 1892, French

Lolo SoetoroLolo Soetoro
02 January 1935, Indonesian
Stepfather of Barack Obama

Alf LandonAlf Landon
09 September 1887, American
Governor of Kansas
Woody HayesWoody Hayes
14 February 1913, American
American Football Player and Coach
Gunnar MyrdalGunnar Myrdal
06 December 1898, Swedish

Mervyn LeRoyMervyn LeRoy
15 October 1900, American
Film Director and Producer

Jacques AnquetilJacques Anquetil
08 January 1934, French
Cyclist, 5 Times Tour de France Winner

Peter Brian Medwar Peter Medawar
28 February 1915, British
Budd DwyerBudd Dwyer
21 November 1939, American

Walter Houser BrattainWalter Houser Brattain
10 February 1902, American

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
06 September 1906, Argentinian
Biochemist, Physician

Renato GuttusoRenato Guttuso
26 December 1911, Italian

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Georg WittigGeorg Wittig
16 June 1897, German
Organic Chemist
Anthony De MelloAnthony De Mello
04 September 1931, Indian
Authored books related to spirituality, lectures

William P. MurphyWilliam P. Murphy
06 February 1892, American
Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
22 November 1943, Zambian

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
21 February 1893, Spanish

Thomas SankaraThomas Sankara
21 December 1949, Burkinabe
Geraldine PageGeraldine Page
22 November 1924, American
Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress

Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius
01 December 1951, American
Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader
17 January 1933, Egyptian, French, Italian
Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model

Ray BolgerRay Bolger
10 January 1904, American

Jacqueline du PréJacqueline du Pré
26 January 1945, British

Mary AstorMary Astor
03 May 1906, American

Gretl BraunGretl Braun
31 August 1915, German
Housewife, Secretary
Mahadevi VarmaMahadevi Varma
26 March 1907, Indian
Poet, Author, Writer

Paul ButterfieldPaul Butterfield
17 December 1942, American
Singer, Musician

Harold WashingtonHarold Washington
15 April 1922
Politician, Lawyer

Pola NegriPola Negri
03 January 1897, Polish, American
Obafemi AwolowoObafemi Awolowo
06 March 1909, Nigerian
politician, lawyer, trade unionist

Dick ShawnDick Shawn
01 December 1923, American
stage actor, film actor
Maxwell D. TaylorMaxwell D. Taylor
26 August 1901, American
Diplomat, Military personnel

Jascha HeifetzJascha Heifetz
02 February 1901, Lithuanian, American
Music educator, Violinist

Nicholas AlkemadeNicholas Alkemade
10 December 1922, British
Lawrence KohlbergLawrence Kohlberg
25 October 1927, American
Psychologist, Academic, Non-fiction writer

Edgar RosenbergEdgar Rosenberg
1925 AD, German
Film producer
Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian

Clare Boothe LuceClare Boothe Luce
10 March 1903, American
Former U.S. Congressman, Diplomat, Journalist,

Nobusuke KishiNobusuke Kishi
13 November 1896, Japanese
Politician, Diplomat, Spy
Richard MarquandRichard Marquand
22 September 1937, British
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer

J. P. GuilfordJ. P. Guilford
07 March 1897, American
Psychologist, University teacher
Shanti DeviShanti Devi
11 December 1926, Indian

Donn F. EiseleDonn F. Eisele
23 June 1930, American
Officer, Test pilot, Astronaut, Aviator

Douglas SirkDouglas Sirk
26 April 1897, Danish
Film director

Marguerite YourcenarMarguerite Yourcenar
08 June 1903, Belgian, American
Novelist, Essayist
Margaret LaurenceMargaret Laurence
18 July 1926, Canadian
Novelist, Writer, Children's writer
Geoffrey BowersGeoffrey Bowers
29 December 1953, American
jurist, lawyer

Lino VenturaLino Ventura
14 July 1919, French, Italian
Film actor, Actor, Amateur wrestler

Erskine CaldwellErskine Caldwell
17 December 1903, American
American novelist

Morton FeldmanMorton Feldman
12 January 1926, American
Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
23 June 1910, French
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

Abba KovnerAbba Kovner
14 March 1918, Israeli
Writer, Poet

Michael BennettMichael Bennett
08 April 1943, American
choreographer, theatre director, music director

Herbert BlumerHerbert Blumer
07 March 1900, American
Sociologist, Psychologist

Robert Stanford TuckRobert Stanford Tuck
01 July 1916, British
Fighter pilot
André MassonAndré Masson
04 January 1896, French
Painter, Engraver

Norman McLarenNorman McLaren
11 April 1914, Canadian
Film director, Animator, Screenwriter
Gerhard KlopferGerhard Klopfer
18 February 1905, German
Judge, Politician, Jurist, Lawyer

Bobby LockeBobby Locke
20 November 1917, South African

Jimmy GeorgeJimmy George
08 March 1955, Indian
Volleyball player
Donald NixonDonald Nixon
23 November 1914, American
Restaurateur, Politician

Madman MuntzMadman Muntz
03 January 1914, American
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Electrical engineer,
Einar GerhardsenEinar Gerhardsen
10 May 1897, Norwegian
Norwegian Politician

Carlos Drummond de AndradeCarlos Drummond de Andrade
31 October 1902, Brazilian
Poet, Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Children's

Myrta SilvaMyrta Silva
11 September 1927, Puerto Rican
singer, composer, songwriter

Mary Cover JonesMary Cover Jones
01 September 1896, American
Federico MompouFederico Mompou
16 April 1893, Spanish
Composer, Pianist

Raj Chandra BoseRaj Chandra Bose
19 June 1901, Indian
Mathematician, Statistician, University teacher
Gordon GollobGordon Gollob
16 June 1912, Austrian, German
Soldier, Aviator

John HammondJohn Hammond
15 December 1910, American

George MikesGeorge Mikes
15 February 1912, British
Writer, Journalist

John Howard NorthropJohn Howard Northrop
05 July 1891, American
20 November 1939, Argentinian
Playwright, Writer, Actor, Comics artist