Famous People Who Died In 1997

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1997. This list includes people like The Notorious B.I.G., Mother Teresa, John Denver, Andrew Cunanan, Chris Farley and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include artists, political leaders, poets and philosophers who died in 1997. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor
Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
American
Rapper

Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter
Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist

Nusrat Fateh Ali KhanNusrat Fateh Ali Khan
Pakistani
Qawwal and Ghazal Singer

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana
Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor
Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
French
Oldest Person Ever

Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet
Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor
William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer

Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer
Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist
Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator

Red SkeltonRed Skelton
American
Comedian, Pantomimist

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor
Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
American
Painter, Sculptor
Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher

Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor

Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer
Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Painter

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Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Wife of Walt Disnry

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer
Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation
Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
American
Physicist

George WaldGeorge Wald
American
Scientist
John KendrewJohn Kendrew
British
Biochemist and Crystallographer

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
American
American humorist

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon

Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist
Diana, Princess of WalesDiana, Princess of Wales
French
Princess

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
Italian
Entrepreneur, Designer

Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader
Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
Civil Rights Activist, Nurse, Educator

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Chinese, Japanese
Actor, Film producer, Film actor
Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor

Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
Dutch, American
Talent Manager

James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French
Politician
Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler
Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer

Henri PaulHenri Paul
French
 

Dora MaarDora Maar
French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,
Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor

Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor
Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Songwriter

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist

Michael HedgesMichael Hedges
American
Guitarist, Musician
Russ MeyerRuss Meyer
American
Baseball Player
Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Economist

Paul LambertPaul Lambert
American
Actor

Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian
Conductor, Pianist, Musician, Composer, Music

Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer
Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British
Diplomat, Socialite

Vittorio MussoliniVittorio Mussolini
Italian
Screenwriter, Film producer, Film critic,

Sheldon LeonardSheldon Leonard
American
Actor

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football

Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Real estate broker, Astrologer
Sanford MeisnerSanford Meisner
American
Actor

Jimmy RogersJimmy Rogers
American
Singer
Jack Kent CookeJack Kent Cooke
Canadian, American
Businessman

Don HutsonDon Hutson
American
Football player

K. Shivaram KaranthK. Shivaram Karanth
Indian
Author, Poet
Davide SorrentiDavide Sorrenti
American
Photographer

Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player
Coleman YoungColeman Young
American
Former Mayor of Detroit

Michael ManleyMichael Manley
Jamaican
Politician

Laurie LeeLaurie Lee
British
Screenwriter, Poet, Autobiographer, Journalist

Chien-Shiung WuChien-Shiung Wu
Chinese
Physicist
Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor

Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher
Hastings BandaHastings Banda
Malawian
President

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
lawyer, judge
Kathy AckerKathy Acker
American
Author

Samuel FullerSamuel Fuller
American
Director
Masaru IbukaMasaru Ibuka
Japanese
Businessman