Famous People Who Died In 1991

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1991. This list includes people like Freddie Mercury, Rajiv Gandhi, Michael Landon, Dr. Seuss, Miles Davis and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include actresses, composers, political leaders and novelists who died in 1991. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Russia and many more countries.
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 1 
Freddie Mercury
(One of the Greatest Rock Singers and the Lead Vocalist of the Rock Band 'Queen')
Freddie Mercury
161
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stone Town, Tanzania
Died: November 24
 2 
Dr. Seuss
(Children's Author And Illustrator)
Dr. Seuss
51
Birthdate: March 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 24
 3 
Miles Davis
(Trumpeter and one of the Most Prominent Figures in the History of Jazz)
Miles Davis
16
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: September 28
 4 
Michael Landon
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Michael Landon
12
Birthdate: October 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1
 5 
Danny Thomas
(Creator & Star of the Highly Successful Sitcom 'The Danny Thomas Show')
Danny Thomas
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Deerfield, Michigan, United States
Died: February 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Redd Foxx
(Comedian)
Redd Foxx
9
Birthdate: December 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 11
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 7 
Gene Tierney
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Ellen Berent Harland’ in the Film ‘Leave Her to Heaven’)
Gene Tierney
5
Birthdate: November 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 6
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Gene Roddenberry
(Screenwriter, Producer, and Creator of American TV Series, 'Star Trek: The Original Series')
Gene Roddenberry
4
Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24
 9 
Vasily Zaytsev
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yeleninka, Russia
Died: December 15
 10 
Fred MacMurray
(American Actor who played 'Steve Douglas' in 'My Three Sons')
Fred MacMurray
7
Birthdate: August 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Died: November 5
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Nancy Kulp
(Actress)
Nancy Kulp
8
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Oona O'Neill
4
Birthdate: May 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warwick Parish, Bermuda
Died: September 27
 13 
Lee Remick
(Actress)
Lee Remick
7
Birthdate: December 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2
 14 
Rajiv Gandhi
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Rajiv Gandhi
26
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: May 21
 15 
Ken Curtis
(Singer)
Ken Curtis
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lamar, Colorado, United States
Died: April 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
David Ruffin
(Singer)
David Ruffin
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meridian
Died: June 1
 17 
Bert Convy
(Actor and Host of Game Shows: ‘Tattletales’, ‘Super Password’ and ‘Win, Lose or Draw’)
Bert Convy
7
Birthdate: July 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: July 15
 18 
Olav V of Norway
(Former King of Norway (1957 - 1991))
Olav V of Norway
5
Birthdate: July 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: January 17
 19 
Frank Capra
(One of America's Most Influential Directors During the 1930s)
Frank Capra
7
Birthdate: May 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy
Died: September 3
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 20 
Natalie Schafer
5
Birthdate: November 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: April 10
 21 
Henry Graham Greene
3
Birthdate: October 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England
Died: April 3
 22 
Jean Arthur
( American Broadway and Film Actress)
Jean Arthur
5
Birthdate: October 17, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plattsburgh
Died: June 19
 23 
Steve Clark
(Musician)
Steve Clark
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hillsborough, Sheffield, England
Died: January 8
 24 
Ralph Bellamy
(Actor and Screenwriter Best Known for His Films: ‘Sunrise at Campobello’ and ‘The Awful Truth’)
Ralph Bellamy
4
Birthdate: June 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Cassandra Harris
11
Birthdate: December 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: December 28
 26 
John McIntire
6
Birthdate: June 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: January 30
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 27 
Martha Graham
(Modern Dancer and Choreographer Known for Her 'Graham Technique' Style)
Martha Graham
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1
 28 
Colleen Dewhurst
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Josie Hogan’ in the Film ‘A Moon for the Misbegotten’)
Colleen Dewhurst
4
Birthdate: June 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 22
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 29 
Eric Carr
(Drummer, Musician)
Eric Carr
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 24
 30 
Serge Gainsbourg
(One of the World's Most Influential Pop Musicians)
Serge Gainsbourg
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 2
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Tennessee Ernie Ford
(Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter)
Tennessee Ernie Ford
3
Birthdate: February 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 17
 32 
Paul Brown
(American Football Player)
Paul Brown
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Ohio, United States
Died: August 5
 33 
Richard Speck
(Murderer)
Richard Speck
17
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirkwood, Illinois, United States
Died: December 5
 34 
Aldo Ray
(Actor)
Aldo Ray
3
Birthdate: September 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: March 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 35 
David Lean
(English Film Director and Producer Who is Considered One of the Most Important Figures in British Cinema)
David Lean
3
Birthdate: March 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: April 16
 36 
James Franciscus
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clayton, Missouri, United States
Died: July 8
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 37 
Stanley Getz
(Jazz Saxophonist)
Stanley Getz
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6
 38 
Margot Fonteyn
(English Ballet Dancer)
Margot Fonteyn
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reigate, England
Died: February 21
 39 
Yves Montand
2
Birthdate: October 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
Died: November 9
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
John Russell
(Actor, Officer, Film actor, Television actor)
John Russell
2
Birthdate: January 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 19
 41 
Leo Durocher
(Baseball player)
Leo Durocher
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 7
 42 
Dottie West
(Singer-Songwriter)
Dottie West
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 11, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Smithville, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 4
 43 
Klaus Kinski
(German Actor Known for His Intense On-Screen Presence and Controversial Personality)
Klaus Kinski
6
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sopot, Poland
Died: November 23
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 44 
Leo Fender
(Inventor)
Leo Fender
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: March 21
 45 
Tom of Finland
(Finnish Painter, Best Known for His Depiction of Gay Sexuality through His Works)
Tom of Finland
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kaarina
Died: November 7
 46 
Howard Ashman
(Playwright, Lyricist & Stage Director)
Howard Ashman
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: March 14
 47 
Jiang Qing
(Chinese Political Figure Who Played an Important Role During 'The Cultural Revolution')
Jiang Qing
4
Birthdate: March 19, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zhucheng, Weifang, China
Died: May 14
 48 
John Bardeen
(American Physicist, Engineer and the Only Person to Win the Nobel Prize in Physics Twice)
John Bardeen
6
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 30
 49 
Gene Clark
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer)
Gene Clark
2
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tipton
Died: May 24
 50 
George Gobel
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: February 24