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.

Roy OrbisonRoy Orbison
American
Singer-Songwriter
Jean-Michel BasquiatJean-Michel Basquiat
American
Artist

Richard FeynmanRichard Feynman
American
Physicist

Judith BarsiJudith Barsi
American
Actress

Enzo FerrariEnzo Ferrari
Italian
Italian racing driver

Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
Russian
Politician
NicoNico
German, Spanish
Singer

Robert A. HeinleinRobert A. Heinlein
American
Science Fiction Writer

Pete MaravichPete Maravich
American
Basketball Player
Hillel SlovakHillel Slovak
American
Musician, Songwriter

John CarradineJohn Carradine
American
Actor
Chet BakerChet Baker
American
Jazz Trumpeter

Paul VarioPaul Vario
American
Gangster

Anthony ProvenzanoAnthony Provenzano
American
Gangster

Roy KinnearRoy Kinnear
Spanish, British
Actor

Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams
British
Comedian
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
John N. MitchellJohn N. Mitchell
American
67th Attorney General of the United States

Henry MurrayHenry Murray
American
Psychologist
Gert FröbeGert Fröbe
German
Actor

William McMahonWilliam McMahon
Australian
Former Prime Minister of Australia

Luis Walter AlvarezLuis Walter Alvarez
American
Physicist
Romare BeardenRomare Bearden
American
Artist

Art RooneyArt Rooney
American
NFL Team Founder, Owner
Virginia SatirVirginia Satir
American
American author

Isidor Isaac Rabi Isidor Isaac Rabi
American
Physicist

Nikolaas TinbergenNikolaas Tinbergen
Dutch
Ornithologist
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
Sierra Leonean
1st President of Sierra Leone

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

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
Valerie SolanasValerie Solanas
American
Writer

Kim PhilbyKim Philby
Indian, British
Spy, Journalist

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

Christina OnassisChristina Onassis
Greek
Businessperson, Socialite

John ReardonJohn Reardon
American
Actor
Joe BesserJoe Besser
American
Comedian, Musician, Voice actor, Actor, Television

Isamu NoguchiIsamu Noguchi
Japanese, American
Sculptor, Architect
Louis L'AmourLouis L'Amour
American
Novelist

Raymond CarverRaymond Carver
American
Short story writer

Ella RainesElla Raines
American
Actress
Chiang Ching-kuoChiang Ching-kuo
Chinese
Politician

Charles AddamsCharles Addams
American
Draughtsperson, Illustrator, Artist, Painter,
John HousemanJohn Houseman
Romanian, British, American
Actor

Roy BuchananRoy Buchanan
American
Musician, Guitarist

Daws ButlerDaws Butler
American
Actor, Dub actor

Leonard FreyLeonard Frey
American
Actor

Son HouseSon House
American
Guitarist, Singer
Hal AshbyHal Ashby
American
Film director

Jackie MilburnJackie Milburn
British
Football player

Mildred GillarsMildred Gillars
American
Radio personality, Journalist

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

Roy UrquhartRoy Urquhart
British
Officer
Anthony GaggiAnthony Gaggi
American
 

Kurt Georg KiesingerKurt Georg Kiesinger
German
Politician, Lawyer, Judge

Phillip LindsayPhillip Lindsay
American
Actor
Syed ModiSyed Modi
Indian
badminton player

Hans Urs von BalthasarHans Urs von Balthasar
Swiss
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest
Henry ArmstrongHenry Armstrong
American
Minister, Boxer

Russell HartyRussell Harty
British
Television Presenter

Franz Josef StraussFranz Josef Strauss
German
Politician
Carmen Polo, 1st Lady of MeirásCarmen Polo, 1st Lady of Meirás
Spanish
First Lady

Luis BarragánLuis Barragán
Mexican
Mexican architect
Colleen MooreColleen Moore
American
Actress

Alan PatonAlan Paton
South African
Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter

Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Author

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
French
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar
Louise NevelsonLouise Nevelson
American
Sculptor, Painter
Alec IssigonisAlec Issigonis
Turkish, British
Designer

Frederick LoeweFrederick Loewe
Austrian, American
Composer

Michael RamseyMichael Ramsey
British
Archbishop

Carl HubbellCarl Hubbell
American
Baseball Player
Kaikhosru Shapurji SorabjiKaikhosru Shapurji Sorabji
British
Pianist, Composer, Music critic, Writer

Stuart SymingtonStuart Symington
American
Politician

Allan CuthbertsonAllan Cuthbertson
Australian
Actor

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

Kid ChocolateKid Chocolate
Cuban
Boxer
Harold RossonHarold Rosson
American
Cinematographer

Max RobinsonMax Robinson
American
Broadcaster
Clifford D. SimakClifford D. Simak
American
American fiction writer

Chico MendesChico Mendes
Brazilian
Brazilian environmentalist
Jennie Lee, Baroness Lee of AsheridgeJennie Lee, Baroness Lee of Asheridge
Scottish
Politician
Emeric PressburgerEmeric Pressburger
Hungarian, British
Screenwriter, Film director, Film producer,