Famous People Who Died In 1990

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1990. This list includes people like Leonard Bernstein, Roald Dahl, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Ava Gardner, Lev Yashin and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, poets and novelists who died in 1990. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & India and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl
42
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: One of the World's Greatest Authors
Birthdate: September 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Llandaff, Cardiff, Wales
Died: November 23
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 2 Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer
Birthdate: October 3, 1954
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: August 27
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 3 Jim Henson

Jim Henson
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Famous As: Puppeteer
Birthdate: September 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Greenville, Mississippi, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 4 Ava Gardner

Ava Gardner
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 24, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grabtown, North Carolina, United States
Died: January 25
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 5 Sammy Davis Jr.

Sammy Davis Jr.
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 6 Barbara Stanwyck

Barbara Stanwyck
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Famous As: Actress known for her strong, realistic screen presence and versatility.
Birthdate: July 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 20
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 Greta Garbo

Greta Garbo
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: April 15
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 B. F. Skinner

B. F. Skinner
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Famous As: American psychologist
Birthdate: March 20, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 18

 9 Osho Rajneesh

Osho Rajneesh
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Famous As: Spiritual leader
Birthdate: December 11, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Raisen, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died: January 19

 10 Leonard Bernstein

Leonard Bernstein
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor, Composer
Birthdate: August 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 14

 11 Keith Haring

Keith Haring
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: American artist
Birthdate: May 4, 1958
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reading
Died: February 16

 12 Ryan White

Ryan White
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: December 6, 1971
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kokomo, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 13 Jill Ireland

Jill Ireland
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 Lev Yashin

Lev Yashin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: October 22, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 20
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 Alan Hale Jr.

Alan Hale Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: January 2
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Aaron Copland

Aaron Copland
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Teacher
Birthdate: November 14, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 2

 17 Eve Arden

Eve Arden
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mill Valley, California, USA
Died: November 12
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 Rex Harrison

Rex Harrison
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Huyton, Lancashire, England
Died: June 2

 19 Armand Hammer

Armand Hammer
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Business people
Birthdate: May 21, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 10

 20 Irene Dunne

Irene Dunne
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 20, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 4
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 Paulette Goddard

Paulette Goddard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 3, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Whitestone, New York, United States
Died: April 23
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 22 Vic Tayback

Vic Tayback
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 25

 23 Halston

Halston
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Was a fashion designer who rose to international fame in the 1970s.
Birthdate: April 23, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: March 26

 24 Tom Harmon

Tom Harmon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Players
Birthdate: September 28, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rensselaer, Indiana, USA
Died: March 15
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 25 Susan Oliver

Susan Oliver
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 10
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Del Shannon

Del Shannon
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Singer-songwriter, Songwriter, Guitarist, Musician
Birthdate: December 30, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Grand Rapids
Died: February 8

 27 Tunku Abdul Rahman

Tunku Abdul Rahman
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 1st Prime Minister of Malaysia (1957-70)
Birthdate: February 8, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Alor Setar, Malaysia
Died: December 6

 28 Capucine

Capucine
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Raphaƫl, Var, France
Died: March 17
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Mary Martin

Mary Martin
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: December 1, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weatherford, Texas, U.S.
Died: November 3

 30 Joel McCrea

Joel McCrea
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 5, 1905
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: South Pasadena, California, USA
Died: October 20
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 31 Allen Collins

Allen Collins
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: July 19, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Died: January 23

 32 Joan Bennett

Joan Bennett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 27, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 7
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 33 Tom Fogerty

Tom Fogerty
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: November 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berkeley
Died: September 6

 34 Sarah Vaughan

Sarah Vaughan
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 27, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 3
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 35 Robin Harris

Robin Harris
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: March 18

 36 Hank Gathers

Hank Gathers
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 4
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 37 Art Blakey

Art Blakey
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Drummer
Birthdate: October 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died: October 16

 38 Terry-Thomas

Terry-Thomas
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 Ralph Abernathy

Ralph Abernathy
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist
Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Linden, Alabama, United States
Died: April 17

 40 Johnnie Ray

Johnnie Ray
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 10, 1927
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dallas, Oregon, USA
Died: February 24

 41 Pearl Bailey

Pearl Bailey
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newport News, Virginia, USA
Died: August 17
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Bill Cullen

Bill Cullen
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: February 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 7

 43 Robert Noyce

Robert Noyce
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Famous As: Co-inventor of the integrated circuit
Birthdate: December 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Burlington
Died: June 3

 44 Gordon Jackson

Gordon Jackson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Died: January 15
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 45 Gary Merrill

Gary Merrill
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1915
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 5
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 Xavier Cugat

Xavier Cugat
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor, Composer, Jazz musician, Singer, Bandleader
Birthdate: January 1, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Girona
Died: October 27

 47 Wendell Scott

Wendell Scott
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Racecar driver
Birthdate: August 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Danville
Died: December 23

 48 Dexter Gordon

Dexter Gordon
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Saxophonist
Birthdate: February 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 25
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 49 Viktor Tsoi

Viktor Tsoi
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: August 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Rocky Graziano

Rocky Graziano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 22
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)