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
Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
American
Singer-Songwriter

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American
Physicist

Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
American
Actress

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player
Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
American
Child Actor

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer
John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor

Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter
Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Author

Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter

Muhammad Zia-ul-HaqMuhammad Zia-ul-Haq
Indian, Pakistani
Former President of Pakistan

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
British, Russian
Intelligence Agent
Paul VarioPaul Vario
American
Gangster

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian

Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
American
Actress

Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
British
Actor
Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
American
Gangster

Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
Spanish, British
Actor
John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States

Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy

Khan Abdul Ghaffar KhanKhan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
Pakistani
Political and Spiritual Leader
Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
American
Pilot

Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor
Louis L’AmourLouis L’Amour
American
Novelist

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia
Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
American
Physicist

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Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner
Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Artist

Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah

Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author

Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist
Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

Joshua Lockwood Logan Joshua Logan
American
Film & Stage Director, Writer

Ernst RuskaErnst Ruska
German
Inventor of Electron Microscope

Henry KosterHenry Koster
German, American
Director, Producer
Robert JoffreyRobert Joffrey
American
Co-founder of Joffrey Ballet

Andy GibbAndy Gibb
British
Singer-songwriter, Actor

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

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Broadcaster

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite
John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor

Joe BesserJoe Besser
American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television
SylvesterSylvester
American
Singer-songwriter

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano
American
Actor
Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
Chinese
Politician

Louis L'AmourLouis L'Amour
American
Novelist
Joan Pujol GarciaJoan Pujol Garcia
Spanish
 

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
American
Actor, Dub actor

Abdul Basit 'Abd us-SamadAbdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad
Egyptian
Qāriʾ

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,
Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
American
Musician, Guitarist

Hal AshbyHal Ashby
American
Film director

William Alton Billy Carter IIIWilliam Alton Billy Carter III
American
Businessman

Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Author
Mickey ThompsonMickey Thompson
American
Inventor, Racing driver

Dennis DayDennis Day
American
Singer, Actor, Television actor, Military
Ella RainesElla Raines
American
Actress

Son HouseSon House
American
Guitarist, Singer

Leonard FreyLeonard Frey
American
Actor
Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

John LoderJohn Loder
British
actor, film actor
Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 

Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest
Mairead FarrellMairead Farrell
Irish, Northern Irish
Activist

Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer
Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician

Russell HartyRussell Harty
British
Television Presenter

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer

Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor
Curt RichterCurt Richter
American
Biologist
Jackie MilburnJackie Milburn
British
Football player

Colleen MooreColleen Moore
American
Actress

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect
Abdul KhaliqAbdul Khaliq
Pakistani
sprinter

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Carl HubbellCarl Hubbell
American
Baseball Player

Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Brazilian environmentalist

Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
Austrian, American
Composer
Truong ChinhTruong Chinh
Vietnamese
Politician

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer
Geoffrey HouseholdGeoffrey Household
British
Author

Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
French, Irish
diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist
Fred BearFred Bear
American
Bow Manufacturer
Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar