Famous People Who Died In 1998

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 1998. This list includes people like Frank Sinatra, Phil Hartman, Sonny Bono, Linda McCartney, Pol Pot and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, poets, artists and composers who died in 1998. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

Vote for Your Favourite People Who Died In 1998

 1 Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra
20
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer and Actor
Birthdate: December 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 14

 2 Linda McCartney

Linda McCartney
4
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer, Musician
Birthdate: September 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 17
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Phil Hartman

Phil Hartman
12
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: September 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brantford, Canada
Died: May 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Pol Pot

Pol Pot
33
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Cambodia
Birthdate: May 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prek Sbov, Cambodia
Died: April 15
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Otto Wichterle

Otto Wichterle
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: October 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechia
Died: August 18

 6 Orlando Anderson

Orlando Anderson
13
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Musicians
Birthdate: August 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Compton, California, United States
Died: May 29
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 Matthew Shepard

Matthew Shepard
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Gay Hate Murder Victim
Birthdate: December 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
Died: October 12
You May Like

 8 Sonny Bono

Sonny Bono
10
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, 16th Mayor of Palm Springs
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: January 5
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 James Earl Ray

James Earl Ray
10
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Assassin
Birthdate: March 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alton, Illinois, United States
Died: April 23

 10 Flip Wilson

Flip Wilson
3
Famous As: Comedian, Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 25

 11 Akira Kurosawa

Akira Kurosawa
2
Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: March 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Shinagawa City, Tokyo, Japan
Died: September 6
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 George Wallace

George Wallace
11
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 45th governor of Alabama, Politician
Birthdate: August 25, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Clio, Alabama, United States
Died: September 13

 13 Roddy McDowall

Roddy McDowall
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Herne Hill, London, England
Died: October 3
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 14 Michelle Thomas

Michelle Thomas
6
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts
Died: December 22
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 15 Richard McDonald

Richard McDonald
7
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Restaurateur
Birthdate: February 16, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
Died: July 14

 16 Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut, Aviator, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: November 18, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Derry
Died: July 21

 17 Lloyd Bridges

Lloyd Bridges
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Leandro, California, United States
Died: March 10

 18 John Derek

John Derek
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 12, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California
Died: May 22
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 19 Tammy Wynette

Tammy Wynette
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bounds
Died: April 6
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 20 Barry Morris Goldwater

Barry Morris Goldwater
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Senator
Birthdate: January 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Phoenix
Died: May 29

 21 Enoch Powell

Enoch Powell
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 16, 1912
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham
Died: February 8

 22 Carl Wilson

Carl Wilson
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American musician
Birthdate: December 21, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hawthorne, California
Died: February 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 Beverley Cross

Beverley Cross
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Screenwriter, Librettist
Birthdate: April 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Greater London
Died: March 20

 24 Florence Griffith Joyner

Florence Griffith Joyner
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: December 21, 1959
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: September 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 25 Ted Hughes

Ted Hughes
7
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet and Children's Writer
Birthdate: August 17, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mytholmroyd
Died: October 28

 26 Gene Autry

Gene Autry
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Yodeler, Screenwriter, Television actor, Radio personality
Birthdate: September 29, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Texas
Died: October 2
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 27 Esther Rolle

Esther Rolle
0
Famous As: Theater Actress, Film Actress, Television Actress
Birthdate: November 8, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pompano Beach, Florida U.S.
Died: November 17

 28 Mae Questel

Mae Questel
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 13, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: January 4

 29 Roy Rogers

Roy Rogers
2
Famous As: King of the Cowboys
Birthdate: November 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Died: July 6

 30 Jack Lord

Jack Lord
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 21

 31 Stokely Carmichael

Stokely Carmichael
4
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 29, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Port of Spain
Died: November 15

 32 Maureen O'Sullivan

Maureen O'Sullivan
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Boyle, County Roscommon, Ireland
Died: June 23
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 33 James Thomas Patrick Walsh

James Thomas Patrick Walsh
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 27
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 34 Lenny McLean

Lenny McLean
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer, Actor
Birthdate: April 9, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: July 28
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 35 Falco

Falco
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: February 6
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Justin Fashanu

Justin Fashanu
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hackney, London, England
Died: May 2
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 37 Francys Arsentiev

Francys Arsentiev
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mountaineer
Birthdate: January 18, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Honolulu
Died: May 24

 38 Rob Pilatus

Rob Pilatus
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 3

 39 E. G. Marshall

E. G. Marshall
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 18, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Owatonna, Minnesota, United States
Died: August 24
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 Dermot Morgan

Dermot Morgan
0
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: March 31, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: February 28
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 41 Wendy O. Williams

Wendy O. Williams
1
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Webster, New York, United States
Died: April 6
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 42 Carlos Castaneda

Carlos Castaneda
3
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 25, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cajamarca, Peru
Died: April 27

 43 Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 9, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Tiptonville, Tennessee, United States
Died: January 19

 44 Bob Kane

Bob Kane
1
Famous As: Comic Book Writer
Birthdate: October 24, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 3
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 45 Ernst Jünger

Ernst Jünger
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier, Author, Entomologist, Philosopher
Birthdate: March 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: February 17

 46 Jerome Robbins

Jerome Robbins
0
Famous As: Dance Choreographer
Birthdate: October 11, 1918
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Manhattan
Died: July 29

 47 Shari Lewis

Shari Lewis
2
Famous As: Actor, Television presenter, Puppeteer, Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: August 2
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 48 Gulzarilal Nanda

Gulzarilal Nanda
6
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of India
Birthdate: July 4, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sialkot, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan)
Died: January 15

 49 Robert Young

Robert Young
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 21

 50 Roy Benavidez

Roy Benavidez
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: August 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cuero
Died: November 29