Famous People Who Died In 1988

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1988. This list includes people like Roy Orbison, Richard Feynman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Pete Maravich, Georgy Malenkov and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, physicists, artists and presidents who died in 1988. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Pakistan and many more countries.

Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
American
Artist
Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American
Physicist

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
American
Singer-Songwriter

Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
American
Actress

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician
NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer

Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter

John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor
Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer
Paul VarioPaul Vario
American
Gangster

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player

John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
American
Gangster
Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
Spanish, British
Actor

Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
American
Actress

Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy

Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
British
Actor
Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
American
Pilot

Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist

Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
American
Physicist

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Artist
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

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Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah
Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Henry KosterHenry Koster
German, American
Director, Producer
Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
American
Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet
Louis L’AmourLouis L’Amour
American
Novelist

Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
American
Child Actor

Raj KapoorRaj Kapoor
Indian, Pakistani
Actor, Film producer, Film director, Screenwriter,

Andy GibbAndy Gibb
British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Kim PhilbyKim Philby
Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Indian, Pakistani
Politician, Officer

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Writer

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,
John ReardonJohn Reardon
American
Actor

Phillip LindsayPhillip Lindsay
American
Actor
Joe BesserJoe Besser
American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television

Leonard FreyLeonard Frey
American
Actor

Louis L'AmourLouis L'Amour
American
Novelist
Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano
American
Actor

John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect

Ella RainesElla Raines
American
Actress

Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
Chinese
Politician

Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
American
Musician, Guitarist
Daws ButlerDaws Butler
American
Actor, Dub actor

Hal AshbyHal Ashby
American
Film director

Son HouseSon House
American
Guitarist, Singer

Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
American
Inventor, Racing driver
Dennis DayDennis Day
American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer
Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Radio personality, Journalist

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 
Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player
Russell HartyRussell Harty
British
Television Presenter

Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician

Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Author
Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer

Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of MeirásCarmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás
Spanish
First Lady
Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer

Colleen MooreColleen Moore
American
Actress

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect
Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Alan PatonAlan Paton
South African
Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Brazilian environmentalist

Kid ChocolateKid Chocolate
Cuban
Boxer

Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
French, Irish
diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist
Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar

Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor

Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
Austrian, American
Composer

Stuart SymingtonStuart Symington
American
Politician

Carl HubbellCarl Hubbell
American
Baseball Player
Alan AmecheAlan Ameche
American
Football Player

Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
Hungarian, British
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,
Harold RossonHarold Rosson
American
Cinematographer

Jackie MilburnJackie Milburn
British
Football player
Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop
Clifford D. SimakClifford D. Simak
American
Fiction writer