Famous People Who Died In 1992

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1992. This list includes people like Isaac Asimov, Marlene Dietrich, Satyajit Ray, Sam Walton, Benny Hill and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, journalists and directors who died in 1992. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Isaac Asimov
(Writer Best Known for His Hard Science Fiction Novels and Professor of Biochemistry)
Isaac Asimov
40
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 2, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Petrovichi, Russia
Died: April 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Chuck Connors
(Famous for His Portrayal of ‘Lucas McCain’ in the ABC series ‘The Rifleman’)
Chuck Connors
14
Birthdate: April 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: November 10
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 3 
Marlene Dietrich
(Actress and Singer)
Marlene Dietrich
27
Birthdate: December 27, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 6
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Sam Walton
(Businessman)
Sam Walton
29
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma
Died: April 5
 5 
Benny Hill
(Comedian, Actor, Singer and Writer who is Best Remembered for his Television Programme 'The Benny Hill Show')
Benny Hill
6
Birthdate: January 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Southampton, Hampshire, England
Died: April 20
 6 
Grace Hopper
(Computer Scientist, Mathematician and One of the First Programmers of the ‘Harvard Mark I’ Computer)
Grace Hopper
11
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 1
 7 
Dick York
(Best Known for His Role ‘Darrin Stephens’ on the ABC Sitcom ‘Bewitched’)
Dick York
16
Birthdate: September 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States
Died: February 20
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
José Ferrer
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Films: ‘Moulin Rouge’, ‘The Caine Mutiny’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’)
José Ferrer
5
Birthdate: January 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 9 
Robert Reed
12
Birthdate: October 19, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Died: May 12
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 10 
Anthony Perkins
(Film actor, Film director)
Anthony Perkins
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, United States
Died: September 12
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 11 
Eddie Kendricks
(Co-founder of the Motown Singing Group 'The Temptations')
Eddie Kendricks
14
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 17, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Union Springs, Alabama, United States
Died: October 5
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 12 
Samuel Burl  Kinison
16
Birthdate: December 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yakima, Washington, United States
Died: April 10
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Dana Andrews
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Fred Derry’ in the Film ‘The Best Years of Our Lives’)
Dana Andrews
4
Birthdate: January 1, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Collins, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 17
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Cleavon Little
(Known for His Role as ‘Dr. Jerry Noland’ in the TV Series ‘Temperatures Rising’)
Cleavon Little
5
Birthdate: June 1, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chickasha, Oklahoma, United States
Died: October 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Denholm Elliott
5
Birthdate: May 31, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ealing, London, England
Died: October 6
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Marsha P. Johnson
(Civil Rights Activist)
Marsha P. Johnson
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA
Died: July 6
 17 
John Cage
(Composer, Writer)
John Cage
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: August 12
 18 
Lawrence Welk
(Accordionist, Bandleader, and Television Impresario)
Lawrence Welk
9
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 11, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Strasburg, North Dakota
Died: May 17
 19 
Alex Haley
(Writer)
Alex Haley
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 11, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, United States
Died: February 10
 20 
Sterling Holloway
(Voice actor, Film actor, Stage actor, Television actor)
Sterling Holloway
6
Birthdate: January 4, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Georgia
Died: November 22
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Chalino Sanchez
(He specialized in Regional Mexican music)
Chalino Sanchez
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: El Guayabo, Sinaloa, Mexico
Died: May 16
 22 
Roger Miller
(Singer-songwriter, Musician)
Roger Miller
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: October 25
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Jeff Porcaro
(Former Drummer best known for his work with the rock band Toto, but is one of the most recorded session musicians, working on hundreds of albums and thousands of sessions)
Jeff Porcaro
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 5
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Audre Lorde
(American Poet Whose Poems Expressed Anger and Outrage at Civil and Social Injustices)
Audre Lorde
11
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: November 17
 25 
Francis Bacon
(Painter)
Francis Bacon
5
Birthdate: October 28, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: April 28
 26 
Friedrich von Hayek
(Austrian–British Economist, Philosopher and Winner of the 1974 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences)
Friedrich von Hayek
13
Birthdate: May 8, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: March 23
 27 
Shirley Booth
(American Actress and One of the Few Performers to Achieve the Triple Crown of Acting)
Shirley Booth
7
Birthdate: August 30, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: October 16
 28 
Chris McCandless
(American Adventurer Who Led a Nomadic Lifestyle and Trekked and Lived Alone through the Alaskan Wilderness)
Chris McCandless
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 12, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Inglewood, California, United States
Died: August 18
 29 
Lyle Alzado
(American Football Player)
Lyle Alzado
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 14
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 30 
Sandy Dennis
(Actress)
Sandy Dennis
5
Birthdate: April 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States
Died: March 2
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 31 
Satyajit Ray
(Indian filmmaker)
Satyajit Ray
18
Birthdate: May 2, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: April 23
 32 
Nancy Walker
(Actress)
Nancy Walker
1
Birthdate: May 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: March 25
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 33 
Mikhail Tal
(Soviet-Latvian Chess Player Who Became the Youngest World Chess Champion at the age of 23)
Mikhail Tal
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: June 28
 34 
John Dehner
4
Birthdate: November 23, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: February 4
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 35 
Lenny Montana
4
Birthdate: March 13, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 12
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 36 
Paul Henreid
(Actor & Director Best Remembered for Roles in the Films 'Casablanca' and 'Now, Voyager')
Paul Henreid
3
Birthdate: January 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Trieste, Italy
Died: March 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Neville Brand
0
Birthdate: August 13, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Griswold, Iowa, USA
Died: April 16
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Mary Wells
(Singer, musician)
Mary Wells
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 13, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: July 26
 39 
Hal Roach
(Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter)
Hal Roach
3
Birthdate: January 14, 1892
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 2
 40 
Stella Adler
(American Actress & Acting Teacher)
Stella Adler
3
Birthdate: February 10, 1901
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: December 21
 41 
Roy Acuff
(Known as the 'King of Country Music' and a Member of the 'Grand Ole Opry')
Roy Acuff
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 15, 1903
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Maynardville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 23
 42 
Angela Carter
(Author of 'The Bloody Chamber' and 'Nights at the Circus')
Angela Carter
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eastbourne, England
Died: February 16
 43 
Albert King
(Singer-songwriter, Basketball player, Musician, Guitarist)
Albert King
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 25, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Indianola
Died: December 21
 44 
Barbara McClintock
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: September 2
 45 
Vincent Gardenia
0
Birthdate: January 7, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
Died: December 9
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Jack Dunphy
(Novelist)
Jack Dunphy
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: April 26
 47 
Willie Dixon
(Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Record producer)
Willie Dixon
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vicksburg
Died: January 29
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Olivier Messiaen
(One of the Major Composers, Organists and Ornithologists of the 20th Century Who Developed 'Modes of Limited Transposition')
Olivier Messiaen
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 10, 1908
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Avignon, France
Died: April 27
 49 
Robert Morley
1
Birthdate: May 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Semley, Wiltshire, England
Died: June 3
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 50 
Joe Shuster
(Comic Book Artist Best Known for Co-creating the DC Comics Character 'Superman')
Joe Shuster
1
Birthdate: July 10, 1914
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 30