Famous People Who Died In 1991

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.

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 
Freddie Mercury
(Singer-songwriter)

Freddie Mercury
109
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stone Town, Tanzania
Died: November 24

 2 
Dr. Seuss
(Children's Author And Illustrator)

Dr. Seuss
43
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
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: September 28

 4 

Michael Landon
9
Birthdate: October 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1

 5 

Danny Thomas
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Deerfield, Michigan, United States
Died: February 6

 6 
Redd Foxx
(Comedian)

Redd Foxx
6
Birthdate: December 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 11
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 7 
Gene Tierney
(Actress)

Gene Tierney
4
Birthdate: November 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 6
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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 8 

Vasily Zaytsev
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yeleninka, Russia
Died: December 15

Gene Roddenberry
2
Birthdate: August 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: El Paso
Died: October 24

 10 
Richard Speck
(Murderer)

Richard Speck
7
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 6, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kirkwood, Illinois, United States
Died: December 5

 11 
Nancy Kulp
(Actress)

Nancy Kulp
4
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 3
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 

Oona O'Neill
2
Birthdate: May 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Warwick Parish, Bermuda
Died: September 27

 13 
Fred MacMurray
(American actor)

Fred MacMurray
5
Birthdate: August 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kankakee, Illinois, United States
Died: November 5

 14 
Lee Remick
(Actress)

Lee Remick
6
Birthdate: December 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Quincy, Massachusetts, United States
Died: July 2

 15 
Bert Convy
(Actor, Singer)

Bert Convy
3
Birthdate: July 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: July 15

 16 

Olav V of Norway
3
Birthdate: July 2, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: January 17

 17 
Steve Clark
(Musician)

Steve Clark
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hillsborough, Sheffield, England
Died: January 8

 18 

Henry Graham Greene
1
Birthdate: October 2, 1904
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berkhamsted, England
Died: April 3

 19 

Natalie Schafer
2
Birthdate: November 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: April 10

 20 
Frank Capra
(Film Director)

Frank Capra
5
Birthdate: May 18, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bisacquino, Italy
Died: September 3
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 
Rajiv Gandhi
(Former Prime Minister of India)

Rajiv Gandhi
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Died: May 21

 22 
Martha Graham
(Modern dancer and choreographer)

Martha Graham
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 1

 23 

Ralph Bellamy
3
Birthdate: June 17, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: November 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 24 
Eric Carr
(Drummer, Musician)

Eric Carr
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 24

 25 
Jean Arthur
(Actress)

Jean Arthur
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Plattsburgh, New York, U.S.
Died: June 19

 26 

Cassandra Harris
7
Birthdate: December 15, 1948
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sydney
Died: December 28

 27 

Colleen Dewhurst
1
Birthdate: June 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: August 22
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 28 
Paul Brown
(American Football Player)

Paul Brown
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 7, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norwalk, Ohio, United States
Died: August 5

 29 
Tennessee Ernie Ford
(Singer, Television presenter, Actor, Songwriter)

Tennessee Ernie Ford
2
Birthdate: February 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bristol, Tennessee, United States
Died: October 17

 30 
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)

 31 
Stanley Getz
(Jazz Saxophonist)

Stanley Getz
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 2, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 6

 32 
David Ruffin
(Singer)

David Ruffin
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Meridian
Died: June 1

 33 

Yves Montand
0
Birthdate: October 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Monsummano Terme, Italy
Died: November 9
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 34 

John McIntire
5
Birthdate: June 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: January 30
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 35 
Jiang Qing
(Politician)

Jiang Qing
2
Birthdate: March 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Zhucheng, Weifang, China
Died: May 14

 36 
Margot Fonteyn
(Ballerina, Choreographer)

Margot Fonteyn
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Reigate, England
Died: February 21

 37 
Ken Curtis
(Singer)

Ken Curtis
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 2, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lamar, Colorado, United States
Died: April 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 

James Franciscus
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Clayton, Missouri, United States
Died: July 8
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 
Tom of Finland
(Painter, Illustrator)

Tom of Finland
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kaarina
Died: November 7

 40 

Serge Gainsbourg
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 2

 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 
John Bardeen
(Engineer and Physicist)

John Bardeen
3
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 23, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Died: January 30

 43 
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

 44 
Leo Fender
(Inventor)

Leo Fender
2
Birthdate: August 10, 1909
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Anaheim, California, United States
Died: March 21

 45 
Gene Clark
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Composer)

Gene Clark
2
Listed In:
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tipton
Died: May 24

 46 

George Gobel
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: February 24

 47 
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

 48 
David Lean
(Film Director, Producer & Screenwater)

David Lean
2
Birthdate: March 25, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England
Died: April 16

 49 
Diana Turbay
(Journalist)

Diana Turbay
3
Birthdate: March 9, 1950
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bogota
Died: January 25

 50 
Sir Arthur Lewis
(Economist)

Sir Arthur Lewis
1
Birthdate: January 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Castries, Saint Lucia
Died: June 15