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
107
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Aberdeen, Washington, United States
Died: April 5
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)
Jackie Kennedy
41
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: May 19
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 3 
Jeffrey Dahmer
(American Serial Killer and Sex Offender)
Jeffrey Dahmer
293
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: November 28
 4 
John Candy
(Canadian Actor and Comedian Known Mainly for His Work in Hollywood Films)
John Candy
49
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Newmarket, Canada
Died: March 4
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 5 
Ayrton Senna
(One of the Greatest F1 Drivers in the History of the Sport)
Ayrton Senna
31
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: São Paulo, Brazil
Died: May 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 6 
Richard Nixon
(37th President of the United States)
Richard Nixon
60
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 9, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yorba Linda, California, United States
Died: April 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Nicole Brown Simpson
(Murdered Wife of American Footballer O. J. Simpson)
Nicole Brown Simpson
22
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: June 12
 8 
Burt Lancaster
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Burt Lancaster
8
Birthdate: November 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 20
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 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 
Telly Savalas
4
Birthdate: January 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
John Wayne Gacy
(Serial Killer & Sex Offender)
John Wayne Gacy
225
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 10
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
George Peppard
4
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: May 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 13 
Peter Cushing
(English Actor Known for His TV Series ‘BBC Sunday-Night Theatre’)
Peter Cushing
8
Birthdate: May 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenley, England, United Kingdom
Died: August 11
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 14 
Dinah Shore
(Singer and Actress Who was the Top Charting Female Vocalist of the 1940s)
Dinah Shore
9
Birthdate: February 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Winchester, Tennessee, United States
Died: February 24
 15 
Cesar Romero
(Best Known for His Role as the ‘Joker’ in the TV Series ‘Batman’)
Cesar Romero
14
Birthdate: February 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States
Died: January 1
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
Charles Bukowski
(Poet and Author Known for His Work “Mockingbird Wish Me Luck,” and “Love Is a Dog from Hell”)
Charles Bukowski
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 16, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Andernach, Germany
Died: March 9
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Raul Julia
(Golden Globe- and Emmy-Winning Puerto Rican Actor)
Raul Julia
14
Birthdate: March 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 18 
Cab Calloway
(Singer)
Cab Calloway
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rochester
Died: November 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Jessica Tandy
(British-American Actress Who Became the Oldest Actress to Win an Oscar for Best Actress)
Jessica Tandy
6
Birthdate: June 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 11
 20 
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
 21 
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)
 22 
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)
 23 
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)
 24 
Bill Hicks
(American Stand-Up Comedian and Satirist)
Bill Hicks
12
Birthdate: December 16, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valdosta, Georgia, United States
Died: February 26
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 25 
Erik Erikson
(Psychoanalyst Best Known for His Theory on Psychological Development of Human Beings)
Erik Erikson
6
Birthdate: June 15, 1902
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: May 12
 26 
Claude Akins
10
Birthdate: May 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nelson, Georgia, United States
Died: January 27
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Henry Mancini
(Composer Best Known for His Soudtrack for the 'Peter Gunn' TV Series & 'The Pink Panther' Film Series)
Henry Mancini
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Little Italy, Ohio, United States
Died: June 14
 28 
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)
 29 
Joseph Cotten
(One of the Leading Hollywood Actors of the 1940s)
Joseph Cotten
8
Birthdate: May 15, 1905
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: February 6
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 30 
Kevin Carter
(South African Photojournalist and Member of the ‘Bang-Bang’ Club)
Kevin Carter
23
Birthdate: September 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
Died: July 27
Dennis Cleveland Stewart
15
Birthdate: July 29, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: April 20
 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
 33 
Hal Smith
(Actor)
Hal Smith
4
Birthdate: August 24, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Died: January 28
 34 
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
(Singer, Actor, Model)
Maureen Starkey Tigrett
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Liverpool
Died: December 30
 35 
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
 36 
Royal Dano
(Actor)
Royal Dano
7
Birthdate: November 16, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 15
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
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)
 38 
Dan Hartman
(Singer)
Dan Hartman
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: March 22
 39 
Woody Strode
(One of the First Black American Players in the National Football League in the Postwar Era)
Woody Strode
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 31
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 40 
Pedro Zamora
(Cuban-American HIV/AIDS Activist and Reality TV Personality )
Pedro Zamora
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 29, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: November 11
 41 
Andrés Escobar
(Colombian Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Andrés Escobar
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Medellín
Died: July 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 42 
Ralph Waldo Ellison
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 1, 1914
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
Died: April 16
 43 
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
 44 
Dub Taylor
(Actor)
Dub Taylor
2
Birthdate: February 26, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States
Died: October 3
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 45 
Mary Maxwell Gates
(Businesswoman)
Mary Maxwell Gates
11
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington
Died: June 10
 46 
Lili Damita
(Actress)
Lili Damita
0
Birthdate: July 10, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Blaye, France
Died: March 21
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 47 
Carlos Gracie
(Martial Artist and Developer of ‘Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu’)
Carlos Gracie
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Belém, Pará, Brazil
Died: October 7
 48 
Pat Buttram
8
Birthdate: June 19, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Addison, Alabama, United States
Died: January 8
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Cameron Mitchell
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dallastown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 6
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 50 
James Clavell
(American Writer, Screenwriter, Director, and World War II Veteran)
James Clavell
2
Birthdate: October 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died: September 7