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.

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
13 January 1925, American
Actress
Hedy LamarrHedy Lamarr
09 November 1914, Austrian, American
Actress, Co-inventor of technology for spread

Pierre TrudeauPierre Trudeau
18 October 1919, Canadian
15th Prime Minister of Canada

Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness
02 April 1914, British
Actor

Jim VarneyJim Varney
15 June 1949, American
Actor

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
01 October 1920, American
Actor
Terence McKennaTerence McKenna
16 November 1946, American
Philosopher, Psychonaut, Ethnobotanist, Author

Loretta YoungLoretta Young
06 January 1913, American
Actress

Big PunBig Pun
09 November 1971, American
Rapper

Meredith MacRaeMeredith MacRae
30 May 1944, American
Actress
Steve AllenSteve Allen
26 December 1921, American
 

Justin PierceJustin Pierce
21 March 1975, British
Actor
Roger VadimRoger Vadim
26 January 1928, French
Screenwriter

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz
26 November 1922, American
 

Hafez al-AssadHafez al-Assad
06 October 1930, Syrian
Former President of Syria
Richard MulliganRichard Mulligan
13 November 1932, American
Actor

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
21 September 1926, Pakistani
Singer and Actress
Victor BorgeVictor Borge
03 January 1909, Danish, American
American-Danish comedian

Jean Speegle HowardJean Speegle Howard
31 January 1927, American
Actress

Tom LandryTom Landry
11 September 1924, American
Former American Football Player & Coach
Friedensreich HundertwasserFriedensreich Hundertwasser
15 December 1928, Austrian
Architect

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
09 July 1901, British
Author
Nick MassiNick Massi
19 September 1927, American
Guitarist

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
17 April 1916, Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
22 February 1925, American
 

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
24 November 1921, American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
05 January 1926, American
Civil Rights Leader
Doug HenningDoug Henning
03 May 1947, Canadian
Magician

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
07 June 1917, American
Poet

Chidambaram SubramaniamChidambaram Subramaniam
30 January 1910, Indian
Former Indian Politician & Freedom Activist

Robin DayRobin Day
24 October 1923, British
Broadcaster, Journalist
Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
19 June 1914, American
Former United States Senator

Carl AlbertCarl Albert
10 May 1908, American
Former Speaker of the United States House of

Judith Wright Judith Wright
31 May 1915, Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

A. E. van VogtA. E. van Vogt
26 April 1912, Canadian
Science Fiction Author

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Don BudgeDon Budge
13 June 1915, American
Tennis Player
Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
08 October 1901, Australian
Physicist

Alan HovhanessAlan Hovhaness
08 March 1911, American
Composer
Robert CormierRobert Cormier
17 January 1925, American
American author

William E SimonWilliam E. Simon
27 November 1927, American
Businessman, Philanthropist

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
29 May 1920, Hungarian, American
Economist
Charles PerkinsCharles Perkins
16 June 1936, Australian
Soccer player

Abraham PaisAbraham Pais
19 May 1918, American
Physicist
Louis Eugène Félix Néel Louis Néel
22 November 1904, French
Physicist

Son SannSon Sann
05 October 1911, French, Cambodian
Politician

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
21 January 1912, German, Polish, American
Biochemist

Cyril ClarkeCyril Clarke
22 September 1907, British
Pioneering work on prevention of Rh disease, and

Michael SmithMichael Smith (Chemist)
26 April 1932, Canadian
Biochemist
René Gerónimo FavaloroRené Gerónimo Favaloro
12 July 1923, Argentinian
Cardiovascular Surgeon

Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
19 September 1922, Czech
Long Distance Runner

Merton H. MillerMerton H. Miller
16 May 1923, American
Economist

Seymour KetySeymour Kety
25 August 1915, American
Neuroscientist
Paula YatesPaula Yates
24 April 1959, British
Television presenter, Journalist

Jason RobardsJason Robards
26 July 1922, American
American film actor
Julie LondonJulie London
26 September 1926, American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician,

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
22 March 1920, American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera

Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
10 October 1959, British
Singer-songwriter, Singer
Douglas Fairbanks Jr.Douglas Fairbanks Jr.
09 December 1909, American
Actor

Ofra HazaOfra Haza
19 November 1957, Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,
Tito PuenteTito Puente
20 April 1922, American
actor, bandleader, conductor, composer, jazz

Jack HemingwayJack Hemingway
10 October 1923, American
Autobiographer

Billy BartyBilly Barty
25 October 1924, American
Actor
Richard FarnsworthRichard Farnsworth
1920 AD, American
Film Actor, Television Actor

Maurice RichardMaurice Richard
04 August 1921, Canadian
Ice hockey player
Vittorio GassmanVittorio Gassman
01 September 1922, Italian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor

Lolo FerrariLolo Ferrari
09 February 1963, French
Film actor, Adult Film Star, Television presenter,

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
25 June 1908, American
Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher

Adam PettyAdam Petty
10 July 1980, American
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Ingrid of SwedenIngrid of Sweden
28 March 1910, Swedish
 
Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
04 February 1915, American
Painter

Lala AmarnathLala Amarnath
11 September 1911, Indian
Cricketer

Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
07 September 1917, American
Painter

Harold NicholasHarold Nicholas
27 March 1921, American
Dancer, Actor
Elmo ZumwaltElmo Zumwalt
29 November 1920, American
Officer

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
08 November 1919, Indian
Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet,

Andy HugAndy Hug
07 September 1964, Swiss
Karateka, Kickboxer

Habib BourguibaHabib Bourguiba
03 August 1903, Tunisian
Politician, Lawyer

Alla RakhaAlla Rakha
29 April 1919, Indian
Composer, Percussionist
Leonid RogozovLeonid Rogozov
14 March 1934, Russian
Physician, Surgeon, University teacher

Edoardo AgnelliEdoardo Agnelli
09 June 1954, American
Entrepreneur
Blue DemonBlue Demon
24 April 1922, Mexican
Actor, Professional wrestler, Film actor

Carl BarksCarl Barks
27 March 1901, American
Screenwriter, Writer, Painter, Farmer, Journalist

Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
01 October 1919, Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter
Doris HareDoris Hare
01 March 1905, British
Stage actor, Film actor

Gino BartaliGino Bartali
18 July 1914, Italian
Cyclist
Anthony CoralloAnthony Corallo
12 February 1913, American
Gangster

Herta BotheHerta Bothe
08 January 1921, German
Torturer

Jan KarskiJan Karski
24 June 1914, Polish
jurist, writer, teacher

Bettino CraxiBettino Craxi
24 February 1934, Italian
Politician
Dave PeverettDave Peverett
16 April 1943, British
Musician, Guitarist, Songwriter

Libertad LamarqueLibertad Lamarque
24 November 1908, Argentinian
Actor, Singer, Television actor, Film actor
Bob LemonBob Lemon
1920 AD, American
Coach, Baseball Player

YokozunaYokozuna
02 October 1966, American
 

Lee PettyLee Petty
14 March 1914, American
Racecar driver

Donald DaviesDonald Davies
07 June 1924, British
Computer scientist
Gherman TitovGherman Titov
11 September 1935, Russian
Cosmonaut,Pilot