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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 M. G. Ramachandran

M. G. Ramachandran.
55
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Actor, Politician
Birthdate: January 17, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kandy, British Ceylon (Now Sri Lanka)
Died: December 24

 2 Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol.
32
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 22
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 3 Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar.
20
Famous As: Indian playback singer
Birthdate: August 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Khandwas, India
Died: October 13

 4 Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth.
3
Birthdate: October 17, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn
Died: May 14

 5 Lorne Greene

Lorne Greene.
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ottawa
Died: September 11
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Rudolf Hess

Rudolf Hess.
4
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Deputy Führer
Birthdate: April 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Alexandria
Died: August 17

 7 Lee Marvin

Lee Marvin.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 19, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: August 29
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 8 Liberace

Liberace.
4
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: May 16, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 4

 9 James Baldwin

James Baldwin.
6
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: December 1

 10 Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason.
5
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: February 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Died: June 24

 11 Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire.
3
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: May 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Omaha
Died: June 22

 12 Budd Dwyer

Budd Dwyer.
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
Died: January 22

 13 John Huston

John Huston.
1
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 5, 1906
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nevada, Missouri, United States
Died: August 28

 14 Henry Ford II

Henry Ford II
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Business Person
Birthdate: September 4, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: September 29

 15 Randolph Scott

Randolph Scott.
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Orange County, Virginia, United States
Died: March 2
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Herbert Sobel

Herbert Sobel.
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: U.S. Army Officer
Birthdate: January 26, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 30

 17 Bob Fosse

Bob Fosse.
5
Famous As: Dancer
Birthdate: June 23, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: September 23
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara.
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: December 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yako, Upper Volta
Died: October 15

 19 Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 3

 20 Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Bassist, Composer, Jazz musician, Bandleader
Birthdate: December 1, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Norristown
Died: September 21

 21 Dean Paul Martin

Dean Paul Martin.
2
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 17, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
Died: March 21

 22 Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: April 2

 23 Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell.
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: October 30

 24 Maria von Trapp

Maria von Trapp
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria-Hungary [now Austria]
Died: March 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 25 Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh.
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Reggae Musician
Birthdate: October 19, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Westmoreland, Jamaica
Died: September 11

 26 Dalida

Dalida
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shubra, Cairo, Egypt
Died: May 3
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 27 Robert Preston

Robert Preston
0
Famous As: stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: June 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Massachusetts
Died: March 21

 28 Charan Singh

Charan Singh
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: December 23, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Noorpur, Uttar Pradesh India
Died: May 29

 29 Geraldine Page

Geraldine Page
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Famous As: Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress
Birthdate: November 22, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirksville
Died: June 13

 30 Ray Bolger

Ray Bolger
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dorchester, Massachusetts, USA
Died: January 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 Jacqueline du Pré

Jacqueline du Pré
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Cellist
Birthdate: January 26, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oxford
Died: October 19

 32 Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers.
2
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: January 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park
Died: February 4

 33 Patrick Troughton

Patrick Troughton.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mill Hill, United Kingdom
Died: March 28
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 34 Will Sampson

Will Sampson
1
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 27, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Okmulgee, Oklahoma, USA
Died: June 3
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 35 Mary Astor

Mary Astor
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, USA
Died: September 25
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 36 Dick Shawn

Dick Shawn
0
Famous As: stage actor, film actor
Birthdate: December 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Buffalo
Died: April 17

 37 Mahadevi Varma

Mahadevi Varma.
6
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet, Novelist
Birthdate: March 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Farrukhabad, India
Died: September 11

 38 Gretl Braun

Gretl Braun
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Housewife, Secretary
Birthdate: August 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Munich
Died: October 10

 39 Owen King

Owen King
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 21, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: North Dakota, USA
Died: May 31

 40 Primo Levi

Primo Levi.
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Chemist
Birthdate: July 31, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: April 11

 41 Nobusuke Kishi

Nobusuke Kishi
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 13, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tabuse, Empire of Japan
Died: August 7

 42 Lolo Soetoro

Lolo Soetoro.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Stepfather of Barack Obama
Birthdate: January 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bandung, Indonesia
Died: March 2

 43 Alistair Maclean

Alistair Maclean.
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: April 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: February 2
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 44 Althea Flynt

Althea Flynt.
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Larry Flynt's Wife
Birthdate: November 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Marietta, Ohio, United States
Died: June 27

 45 Salim Ali

Salim Ali.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Ornithologist
Birthdate: November 12, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 20

 46 Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin
2
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: March 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: August 24

 47 Paul Butterfield

Paul Butterfield
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Musician
Birthdate: December 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago
Died: May 4

 48 Richard Egan

Richard Egan
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: July 20
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 49 Elizabeth Hartman

Elizabeth Hartman
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Youngstown, Ohio, United States
Died: June 10

 50 Joan Greenwood

Joan Greenwood
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: February 28