Famous People Who Died In 1993

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1993. This list includes people like Pablo Escobar, Audrey Hepburn, River Phoenix, André the Giant, Brandon Lee and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, novelists and poets who died in 1993. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Canada and many more countries.
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 1 
Audrey Hepburn
(British Actress Who was Famous as a Film and Fashion Icon)
Audrey Hepburn
74
Birthdate: May 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Died: January 20
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
André the Giant
(French Professional Wrestler Known for His Great Size)
André the Giant
79
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Coulommiers, France
Died: January 27
Height: 7'4" (224 cm)
 3 
Pablo Escobar
(Colombian Drug Lord)
Pablo Escobar
235
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rionegro
Died: December 2
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
River Phoenix
(Actor, Musician and Eldest Brother of the Phoenix Siblings Who Accidentally Died by Combined Drug Intoxication)
River Phoenix
50
Birthdate: August 23, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madras, Oregon, United States
Died: October 31
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
Thurgood Marshall
(Former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States (1967 - 1991))
Thurgood Marshall
23
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: July 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: January 24
 6 
Cesar Chavez
(American Labour Leader, Civil Rights Activist and Co-Founder of the ‘National Farm Workers Association’)
Cesar Chavez
28
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: March 31, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yuma, Arizona, United States
Died: April 23
 7 
Frank Vincent Zappa
(One of the Most Innovative and Stylistically Diverse Musicians of His Generation)
Frank Vincent Zappa
24
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Died: December 4
 8 
Brandon Lee
(American Actor, Martial Artist and Son of Film Star Bruce Lee )
Brandon Lee
30
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: March 31
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Vincent Price
5
Birthdate: May 27, 1911
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 25
 10 
Arthur Ashe
(The Only Black Man to Win the Singles Title at Wimbledon, the US Open, and the Australian Open)
Arthur Ashe
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6
 11 
Bill Bixby
(Best Known for as Dr. David Banner in The TV Series 'The Incredible Hulk')
Bill Bixby
6
Birthdate: January 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: November 21
 12 
Conway Twitty
(Country Singer-Songwriter Known for His Hit Songs 'Hello Darlin' and ‘You've Never Been This Far Before’)
Conway Twitty
18
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Friars Point, Mississippi, United States
Died: June 5
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Raymond Burr
7
Birthdate: May 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Westminster, Canada
Died: September 12
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Fred Gwynne
(Best Known for His Roles in the 1960s Sitcoms: ‘Car 54, Where Are You?’ and 'The Munsters')
Fred Gwynne
3
Birthdate: July 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: July 2
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 15 
Hervé Villechaize
(Best Known for His Role in the James Bond Film 'The Man with the Golden Gun')
Hervé Villechaize
6
Birthdate: April 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 4
Height: 3'10" (117 cm)
 16 
Myrna Loy
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film 'The Thin Man')
Myrna Loy
2
Birthdate: August 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Helena, Montana, United States
Died: December 14
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 17 
Rudolf Nureyev
(Choreographer & One of the Greatest Male Ballet Dancers of His Generation)
Rudolf Nureyev
10
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: January 6
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 18 
Cantinflas
(One of the Most Popular Entertainers in the History of Latin-American Cinema)
Cantinflas
10
Birthdate: August 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: April 20
 19 
James Hunt
(British Racing Driver Who Won the Formula One World Championship in 1976)
James Hunt
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belmont, Surrey, England
Died: June 15
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 20 
Dizzy Gillespie
(One of the Greatest Jazz Trumpeters of All Time)
Dizzy Gillespie
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cheraw, South Carolina, United States
Died: January 6
 21 
Ferruccio Lamborghini
(Founder of Automobili Lamborghini)
Ferruccio Lamborghini
5
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 28, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Renazzo di Cento, Ferrara, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
Died: February 20
 22 
Dražen Petrović
(Basketball player)
Dražen Petrović
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 22, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Šibenik, Croatia
Died: June 7
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 23 
Lillian Gish
(Actress)
Lillian Gish
6
Birthdate: October 14, 1893
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio, United States
Died: February 27
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 24 
Don Ameche
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Leading Man Roles in 1930's and 40's)
Don Ameche
2
Birthdate: May 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 25 
Jimmy Doolittle
(American Military General and Aviation Pioneer Who Made Daring Raid on Japan During World War II)
Jimmy Doolittle
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 14, 1896
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Alameda, California, United States
Died: September 27
 26 
Federico Fellini
(Italian Filmmaker Known for His Distinctive Style, Which Blends Fantasy and Baroque Images with Earthiness.)
Federico Fellini
9
Birthdate: January 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rimini, Italy
Died: October 31
 27 
Pat Nixon
(First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974 as the Wife of President Richard Nixon)
Pat Nixon
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ely, Nevada, United States
Died: June 22
 28 
Stewart Granger
10
Birthdate: May 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: August 16
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 29 
Euronymous
(Guitarist)
Euronymous
34
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 22, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Egersund
Died: August 10
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 30 
Jim Valvano
(Basketball player)
Jim Valvano
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 28
 31 
Richard Jordan
3
Birthdate: July 19, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: August 30
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Helen Hayes
(Actress)
Helen Hayes
3
Birthdate: October 10, 1900
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: March 17
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 33 
Kerry Von Erich
(Professional Wrestler)
Kerry Von Erich
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 3, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Niagara Falls, New York, United States
Died: February 18
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
William Golding
(Novelist)
William Golding
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 19, 1911
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newquay
Died: June 19
 35 
Marian Anderson
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 27, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: April 8
 36 
Mick Ronson
(Guitarist)
Mick Ronson
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, England
Died: April 29
 37 
Deke Slayton
(Astronaut)
Deke Slayton
5
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: March 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sparta, Wisconsin, United States
Died: June 13
James R. Jordan, Sr.
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 23
 39 
Erich Hartmann
(Aviator, Officer)
Erich Hartmann
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Weissach
Died: September 20
 40 
Héctor Lavoe
(Puerto Rican Singer)
Héctor Lavoe
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Machuelo Abajo, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Died: June 29
 41 
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
(Author and Clergyman Known for His Best-Selling Book ‘The Power of Positive Thinking’)
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 31, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bowersville, Ohio, United States
Died: December 24
 42 
Sam Wanamaker
8
Birthdate: June 14, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 18
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 43 
Don Drysdale
(Baseball Player)
Don Drysdale
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Van Nuys, California, USA
Died: July 3
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 44 
Reggie Lewis
(Basketball player)
Reggie Lewis
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland
Died: July 27
 45 
J. R. D. Tata
(Indian Industrialist and Chairman of the ‘Tata Group’)
J. R. D. Tata
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 29
 46 
Doris Duke
(Correspondent)
Doris Duke
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 28
 47 
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
(Writer, Director, Producer)
Joseph L. Mankiewicz
2
Birthdate: February 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 5
 48 
Randy Shughart
(US Delta Force Soldier Remembered for His Service in the 1993 Battle of Mogadishu)
Randy Shughart
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lincoln
Died: October 3
 49 
Roy Campanella
(Baseball player - Catcher)
Roy Campanella
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: June 26
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 50 
Cyril Cusack
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1910
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa
Died: October 7