Famous People Who Died In 1994

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1994. This list includes people like Jeffrey Dahmer, Richard Nixon, Kurt Cobain, John Wayne Gacy, John Candy and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, novelists and philosophers who died in 1994. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Italy & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Kurt Cobain
(Guitarist, Lead Vocalist and Primary Songwriter of the Rock Band 'Nirvana')
Kurt Cobain
87
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Died: April 5
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Jeffrey Dahmer
(American Serial Killer and Sex Offender)
Jeffrey Dahmer
192
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: November 28
 3 
Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)
Jackie Kennedy
37
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: May 19
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 4 
John Wayne Gacy
(Serial Killer & Sex Offender)
John Wayne Gacy
165
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 5 
John Candy
(Canadian Actor and Comedian Known Mainly for His Work in Hollywood Films)
John Candy
42
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
Died: March 4
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 6 
Ayrton Senna
(One of the Greatest F1 Drivers in the History of the Sport)
Ayrton Senna
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: May 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Richard Nixon
(President of the United States (1969-74))
Richard Nixon
53
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California, United States
Died: April 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 8 
Nicole Brown Simpson
(Murdered Wife of American Footballer O. J. Simpson)
Nicole Brown Simpson
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: June 12
 9 
Jack Kirby
(Co-Creator of The Superhero 'Captain America' in 1940 with Joe Simon)
Jack Kirby
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 28, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 6
 10 
Burt Lancaster
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Burt Lancaster
5
Birthdate: November 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 20
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Peter Cushing
6
Birthdate: May 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenley, England
Died: August 11
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Telly Savalas
2
Birthdate: January 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Dinah Shore
(Singer and Actress Who was the Top Charting Female Vocalist of the 1940s)
Dinah Shore
6
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee, United States
Died: February 24
 14 
George Peppard
3
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Charles Bukowski
(Poet and Author Known for His Work “Mockingbird Wish Me Luck,” and “Love Is a Dog from Hell”)
Charles Bukowski
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andernach, Germany
Died: March 9
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 16 
Cesar Romero
(Best Known for His Role as the ‘Joker’ in the TV Series ‘Batman’)
Cesar Romero
12
Birthdate: February 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States
Died: January 1
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 17 
Andrei Chikatilo
(Soviet Serial Killer)
Andrei Chikatilo
15
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: October 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Yabluchne, Ukraine
Died: February 14
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Jessica Tandy
(British-American Actress Who Became the Oldest Actress to Win an Oscar for Best Actress)
Jessica Tandy
4
Birthdate: June 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 11
 19 
Raul Julia
(Actor)
Raul Julia
11
Birthdate: March 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 20 
Cab Calloway
(Singer)
Cab Calloway
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: November 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 21 
Bill Hicks
(Comedian)
Bill Hicks
9
Birthdate: December 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Died: February 26
 22 
Linus Pauling
(One of the Greatest Scientists of All Time & Winner of Two Nobel Prizes)
Linus Pauling
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: August 19
 23 
William Conrad
(Actor, Producer, and Director Who Worked in Radio, Film, and Television for Over Fifty Years)
William Conrad
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 11
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Erik Erikson
(Psychoanalyst Best Known for His Theory on Psychological Development of Human Beings)
Erik Erikson
5
Birthdate: June 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: May 12
 25 
Wilma Rudolph
(Sprinter and First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals at the Single Olympics)
Wilma Rudolph
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 26 
Ron Goldman
(Waiter murdered alongside friend Nicole Brown Simpson)
Ron Goldman
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: June 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 27 
Kevin Carter
(Photographer)
Kevin Carter
20
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: September 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg
Died: July 27
 28 
Claude Akins
9
Birthdate: May 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nelson, Georgia, United States
Died: January 27
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
Haji Mastan
(Gangster, Smuggler)
Haji Mastan
28
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Panaikulam, Ramanathapuram District (Madras Presidency now Tamil Nadu), British India
Died: May 9
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 30 
Henry Mancini
(Composer Best Known for His Soudtrack for the 'Peter Gunn' TV Series & 'The Pink Panther' Film Series)
Henry Mancini
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14
 31 
Joseph Cotten
(One of the Leading Hollywood Actors of the 1940s)
Joseph Cotten
5
Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Karl Popper
(Popper is known for his rejection of the classical inductivist views on the scientific method in favour of empirical falsification.)
Karl Popper
7
Birthdate: July 28, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 17
Dennis Cleveland Stewart
13
Birthdate: July 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: April 20
 34 
Harry Nilsson
(Former Singer-songwriter known for Everybody's Talkin' and Without You, both of which won Grammy Awards)
Harry Nilsson
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 15
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 35 
Hal Smith
(Actor)
Hal Smith
3
Birthdate: August 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Died: January 28
 36 
Dick Sargent
6
Birthdate: April 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, United States
Died: July 8
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Kuvempu
(Novelist)
Kuvempu
42
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chikkamagaluru district
Died: November 11
 38 
Royal Dano
(Actor)
Royal Dano
5
Birthdate: November 16, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 15
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Martha Raye
(Actress)
Martha Raye
4
Birthdate: August 27, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Butte, Montana, United States
Died: October 19
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 40 
Andrés Escobar
(Colombian Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Andrés Escobar
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Medellín
Died: July 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Thomas P. O'Neill
(Politician)
Thomas P. O'Neill
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 9, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died: January 5
 42 
Mary Maxwell Gates
(Businesswoman)
Mary Maxwell Gates
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
Died: June 10
 43 
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30
 44 
Ralph Waldo Ellison
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: April 16
 45 
Pedro Zamora
(Educator)
Pedro Zamora
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: November 11
 46 
Dan Hartman
(Singer)
Dan Hartman
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: March 22
 47 
Carlos Gracie
(Martial Artist and Developer of ‘Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’)
Carlos Gracie
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belém, Pará, Brazil
Died: October 7
 48 
Dub Taylor
(Actor)
Dub Taylor
1
Birthdate: February 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: October 3
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Roland Ratzenberger
(Austrian Formula One Racer Who Died during the 1994 San Marino Grand Prix Qualifier)
Roland Ratzenberger
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: April 30
Rahul Dev Burman
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: January 4