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

Heather O RourkeHeather O Rourke
American
Child Actor

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian
Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player

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

NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer
Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

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

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

Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor

Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter
Anne RamseyAnne Ramsey
American
Actress

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist
John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States

Klaus FuchsKlaus Fuchs
German
Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy

Trevor Howard Trevor Howard
British
Actor
Pappy BoyingtonPappy Boyington
American
Pilot

Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner
Louis L’AmourLouis L’Amour
American
Novelist

Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Artist

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

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Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist
Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author

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

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist

Khalil Al-WazirKhalil al-Wazir
Palestinian
Palestinian Leader and co-founder of Fatah
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
Andy GibbAndy Gibb
British
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

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

Richard Phillips FeynmanRichard Phillips Feynman
American
 

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Writer
John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor

Richard S. CastellanoRichard S. Castellano
American
Actor
Ella RainesElla Raines
American
Actress

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

SylvesterSylvester
American
Singer-songwriter
Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

Louis L'AmourLouis L'Amour
American
Novelist
William Alton Billy Carter IIIWilliam Alton Billy Carter III
American
Businessman

Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
Chinese
Politician

Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
American
Musician, Guitarist

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

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
American
Actor, Dub actor
Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect

Leonard FreyLeonard Frey
American
Actor

Hal AshbyHal Ashby
American
Film director

Abdul Basit 'Abd us-SamadAbdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad
Egyptian
Qāriʾ
Joan Pujol GarciaJoan Pujol Garcia
Spanish
 

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer
Russell HartyRussell Harty
British
Television Presenter

Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 

Son HouseSon House
American
Guitarist, Singer
Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

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

John LoderJohn Loder
British
actor, film actor

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Radio personality, Journalist
Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer

Luis W. AlvarezLuis W. Alvarez
American
Physicist, Scientist
Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Author

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

Abraham SofaerAbraham Sofaer
American
Actor

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar
Alan AmecheAlan Ameche
American
Football Player
Ken MurrayKen Murray
American
Comedian

Fred BearFred Bear
American
Bow Manufacturer

Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician

Max RobinsonMax Robinson
American
Broadcaster
Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player

Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer

Colleen MooreColleen Moore
American
Actress

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor
Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Brazilian environmentalist

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect
Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
French, Irish
diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist

Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Stuart SymingtonStuart Symington
American
Politician
Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer