Famous People Who Died In 2000

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2000. This list includes people like Hedy Lamarr, Pierre Trudeau, Walter Matthau, Alec Guinness, Terence McKenna and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, poets and prime ministers who died in 2000. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & France 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.

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 1 Pierre Trudeau

Pierre Trudeau
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 15th Prime Minister of Canada
Birthdate: October 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: September 28

 2 Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: August 5

 3 Jim Varney

Jim Varney
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10

 4 Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Charles M. Schulz

Charles M. Schulz
5
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Cartoonist
Birthdate: November 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 12

 6 Benjamin Orr

Benjamin Orr
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lakewood, Ohio, United States
Died: October 4

 7 Loretta Young

Loretta Young
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S.
Died: August 12
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 8 Larry Linville

Larry Linville
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ojai, California, United States
Died: April 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 9 Yokozuna

Yokozuna
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: October 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 23
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 10 Gwen Verdon

Gwen Verdon
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 13, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Culver City, California, United States
Died: October 18
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 11 Jason Robards

Jason Robards
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 12 Tom Landry

Tom Landry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: September 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mission, Texas, United States
Died: February 12

 13 Big Pun

Big Pun
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 7

 14 Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna
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Famous As: Ethnobotanist
Birthdate: November 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paonia, Colorado, United States
Died: April 3

 15 Julie London

Julie London
2
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Rosa, California, United States
Died: October 18

 16 Steve Allen

Steve Allen
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Famous As: TV personality
Birthdate: December 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 30

 17 Werner Klemperer

Werner Klemperer
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 18 Derrick Thomas

Derrick Thomas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: January 1, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, USA
Died: February 8
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 19 Richard Farnsworth

Richard Farnsworth
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 6
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 David Tomlinson

David Tomlinson
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire, England, UK
Died: June 24
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 21 Noor Jehan

Noor Jehan
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Famous As: Singer and Actress
Birthdate: September 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kasur
Died: December 23

 22 Richard Mulligan

Richard Mulligan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: September 26
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 23 John Gielgud

John Gielgud
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Famous As: Former Actor best known for his Shakespearean roles in the theater, he first played Hamlet at the age of 26
Birthdate: April 14, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: South Kensington, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 21
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 24 Meredith MacRae

Meredith MacRae
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: July 14
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 25 Jean Peters

Jean Peters
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
Died: October 13
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 26 Victor Borge

Victor Borge
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: January 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: December 23

 27 Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Hundertwasser
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Listed In: Architects
Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: December 15, 1928
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: February 19

 28 Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty MacColl
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter and producer who produced the song "Fairytale of New York" with The Pogues and who released pop hits like "They Don't Know."
Birthdate: October 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
Died: December 18

 29 DJ Screw

DJ Screw
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: DJs
Birthdate: July 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smithville, Texas, United States
Died: November 16

 30 Nancy Marchand

Nancy Marchand
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, USA
Died: June 18
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 Jack Hemingway

Jack Hemingway
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Conservationist, Writer
Birthdate: October 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: December 1

 32 Douglas Fairbanks Jr.

Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 9, 1909
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: May 7
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 33 René Gerónimo Favaloro

René Gerónimo Favaloro
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Cardiovascular Surgeon
Birthdate: July 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: La Plata, Argentina
Died: July 29

 34 Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Screamin' Jay Hawkins
1
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 18, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: February 12

 35 Jean Speegle Howard

Jean Speegle Howard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1927
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, United States
Died: September 2

 36 Władysław Szpilman

Władysław Szpilman
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: December 5, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sosnowiec, Poland
Died: July 6

 37 Nick Massi

Nick Massi
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Bassist
Birthdate: September 19, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 24

 38 Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Sirimavo Bandaranaike
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of Sri Lanka (1960-65, 1970-77, 1994-2000)
Birthdate: April 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mahawalathenna, Sri Lanka
Died: October 10

 39 Ofra Haza

Ofra Haza
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 19, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Tel Aviv
Died: February 23

 40 Billy Barty

Billy Barty
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Millsboro, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: December 23
Height: 3'9" (114 cm)

 41 Justin Pierce

Justin Pierce
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Famous As: Actor & Skateboarder
Birthdate: March 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 10
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 42 Ian Dury

Ian Dury
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 12, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Harrow, Middlesex, England
Died: March 27

 43 George Montgomery

George Montgomery
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Famous As: Film actor
Birthdate: August 29, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brady, Pondera County, Montana Pondera County Montana, U.S.
Died: December 12
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 44 Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: April 15

 45 Tito Puente

Tito Puente
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: actor, bandleader, conductor, composer, jazz musician, percussionist
Birthdate: April 20, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: June 1

 46 Hosea Williams

Hosea Williams
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Leader
Birthdate: January 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Attapulgus
Died: November 16

 47 Gwendolyn Brooks

Gwendolyn Brooks
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: June 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Topeka, Kansas
Died: December 3

 48 Barbara Cartland

Barbara Cartland
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: July 9, 1901
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Edgbaston, Birmingham
Died: May 21

 49 Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: June 9

 50 Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: August 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montreal
Died: May 27
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)