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.

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
American
Gangster
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
American
Artist

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
American
Singer-songwriter

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American
Physicist

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player
Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
American
Actress

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician

Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter
NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer

John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor
Paul VarioPaul Vario
American
Gangster

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian

Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
Spanish, British
Actor

Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter
Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
American
Pilot

Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
American
Actress

Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
British
Actor

Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy
John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States

Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner
Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist

Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor

Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah
Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Artist

Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
American
Physicist
Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author
Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist

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Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Henry KosterHenry Koster
German, American
Director, Producer

Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
American
Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet
Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
American
Child Actor
Louis L’AmourLouis L’Amour
American
Novelist

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

Andy GibbAndy Gibb
British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Indian, Pakistani
Politician, Officer
Kim PhilbyKim Philby
Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Writer

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

Joe BesserJoe Besser
American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television

Louis L'AmourLouis L'Amour
American
Novelist
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer
Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
American
Inventor, Racing driver

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,

John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor
John ReardonJohn Reardon
American
Actor

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect
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
William McMahonWilliam McMahon
Australian
Politician, Diplomat

Dennis DayDennis Day
American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military

Colleen MooreColleen Moore
American
Actress

Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge
Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Radio personality, Journalist

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 
Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Russell HartyRussell Harty
British
Television Presenter

Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player
Alan AmecheAlan Ameche
American
Football Player

Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician

Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer
Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Brazilian environmentalist

Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
Austrian, American
Composer
Alan PatonAlan Paton
South African
Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Greek, British
Engineer, Automotive designer, Racecar driver

Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Author

Max RobinsonMax Robinson
American
Broadcaster
Clementine HunterClementine Hunter
American
Folk Artist
Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of MeirásCarmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás
Spanish
 

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer

Stuart SymingtonStuart Symington
American
Politician

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar
Sewall WrightSewall Wright
American
Geneticist

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Politician, Priest, Theologian

Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
Hungarian, British
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,

Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
French, Irish
diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist

Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer
Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor

Jackie MilburnJackie Milburn
British
Football player
Kid ChocolateKid Chocolate
Cuban
Boxer

Jackie PresserJackie Presser
American
Union leader
Lyman LemnitzerLyman Lemnitzer
American
General
Carl HubbellCarl Hubbell
American
Baseball Player