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.

The Notorious B.I.G.The Notorious B.I.G.
American
Rapper
Mother TeresaMother Teresa
Albanian, Indian
Founder of Missionaries of Charity

John DenverJohn Denver
American
Singer-songwriter

Chris FarleyChris Farley
American
Actor

James StewartJames Stewart
American
Actor

Andrew CunananAndrew Cunanan
American
Serial killer
Michael HutchenceMichael Hutchence
Australian
Musician

Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
American
Film actor

Jeff BuckleyJeff Buckley
American
Singer-Songwriter, Guitarist
Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
Egyptian
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

Deng XiaopingDeng Xiaoping
Chinese
 
Jeanne CalmentJeanne Calment
French
Oldest Person Ever

Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg
American
Poet

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

Townes Van ZandtTownes Van Zandt
American
Singer & Songwriter

Brian KeithBrian Keith
American
Actor
Anton LaVeyAnton LaVey
American
Occultist

Burgess MeredithBurgess Meredith
American
Actor

Jacques CousteauJacques Cousteau
French
French Explorer

William S. BurroughsWilliam S. Burroughs
American
Novelist, Short Story Writer
Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
Austrian
Psychiatrist

Mobutu Sese SekoMobutu Sese Seko
Congolese, Moroccan
Dictator
Fela KutiFela Kuti
Nigerian
Multi-instrumentalist

Joanna MooreJoanna Moore
American
Actress

Toshiro MifuneToshiro Mifune
Japanese
Actor
Red SkeltonRed Skelton
American
Comedian, Pantomimist

Denver PyleDenver Pyle
American
Actor
Ben HoganBen Hogan
American
American professional golfer

Roy LichtensteinRoy Lichtenstein
American
Painter, Sculptor

Paulo FreirePaulo Freire
Brazilian
Educator and Philosopher
Audra LindleyAudra Lindley
American
Actress

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Adriana CaselottiAdriana Caselotti
American
Voice Actor

Willem de KooningWillem de Kooning
Dutch, American
Painter

Sir Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
British
Philosopher

Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
Kazakh, Nepalese, Russian
Mountaineer
Lillian DisneyLillian Disney
American
Wife of Walt Disnry
Georg SoltiGeorg Solti
Hungarian, British
Conductor, Pianist

Jolie GaborJolie Gabor
American
Entrepreneur, Socialite

Fred ZinnemannFred Zinnemann
Austrian, British, American
Film Director

Hans EysenckHans Eysenck
German
 
Diosdado MacapagalDiosdado Macapagal
Filipino
Former President of the Philippines

Cheddi JaganCheddi Jagan
Guyanese
Guyana's Father of Nation

Princess DianaPrincess Diana
British
Member of the British Royal Family

Melvin Ellis CalvinMelvin Calvin
American
Biochemist

Leo RostenLeo Rosten
American
American humorist
Edward Mills Purcell Edward Mills Purcell
American
Physicist

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

Charles BrentonCharles Brenton Huggins
Canadian, American
Physician & Surgeon

Sir John Carew EcclesSir John Eccles
Australian
Neurophysiologist
Alfred Day HersheyAlfred Day Hershey
American
Nobel Prize Winner in Medicine

Gianni VersaceGianni Versace
Italian
Fashion designer
Gulshan KumarGulshan Kumar
Indian
Businessperson, Film producer

Betty ShabazzBetty Shabazz
American
Educator

Michael LeMoyne KennedyMichael LeMoyne Kennedy
American
Lawyer

Eugene Merle ShoemakerEugene Merle Shoemaker
American
Geologist

Brian PillmanBrian Pillman
American
Professional wrestler
Marshall ApplewhiteMarshall Applewhite
American
Religious leader

Colonel Tom ParkerColonel Tom Parker
Dutch, American
Talent Manager

Pamela HarrimanPamela Harriman
British, American
Political activist

Magda GaborMagda Gabor
American
Actor, Socialite, Television actor
Billy BremnerBilly Bremner
British
Association football player, Association football

Nicolette LarsonNicolette Larson
American
Musician, Singer, Songwriter
Paul LambertPaul Lambert
American
Actor

Jeane DixonJeane Dixon
American
Psychic

Richard JaeckelRichard Jaeckel
American
Actor
Laura NyroLaura Nyro
American
Songwriter

Ronnie LaneRonnie Lane
British
Musician, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist
Don MessickDon Messick
American
Actor, Dub actor, Stage actor

James DickeyJames Dickey
American
American poet

Michael HedgesMichael Hedges
American
Guitarist, Musician
Sheldon LeonardSheldon Leonard
American
Actor

Russ MeyerRuss Meyer
American
Baseball Player
Dora MaarDora Maar
French
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Jorge Mas CanosaJorge Mas Canosa
American
Businessman

James GoldsmithJames Goldsmith
French, British
Politician

Rich MullinsRich Mullins
American
Singer, Musician, Composer
Edward MulhareEdward Mulhare
Irish, American
Actor
Michael ManleyMichael Manley
Jamaican
Politician

Hughie GreenHughie Green
British
Television presenter, Actor, Television producer

Sanford MeisnerSanford Meisner
American
Actor

Jack Kent CookeJack Kent Cooke
Canadian, American
Businessman
Hastings BandaHastings Banda
Malawian
President

Henri PaulHenri Paul
French
 

William J. Brennan Jr.William J. Brennan Jr.
American
Jurist

Davide SorrentiDavide Sorrenti
American
Photographer

Biju PatnaikBiju Patnaik
Indian
Politician
Curt FloodCurt Flood
American
Baseball player

Samuel FullerSamuel Fuller
American
Director
Stubby KayeStubby Kaye
American
Actor

Harold RobbinsHarold Robbins
American
Author
Patrick Layton PaulsenPat Paulsen
American
Comedian
Clyde TombaughClyde Tombaugh
American
Astronomer, University teacher