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.

Hedy LamarrHedy Lamarr
Austrian, American
Actress, Co-inventor of technology for spread
Justin PierceJustin Pierce
British
Actor

Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness
British
Actor

Pierre TrudeauPierre Trudeau
Canadian
15th Prime Minister of Canada

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor

Big PunBig Pun
American
Rapper
Jim VarneyJim Varney
American
Actor

Loretta YoungLoretta Young
American
Actress

Hafez al-AssadHafez al-Assad
Syrian
Former President of Syria
Terence McKennaTerence McKenna
American
Philosopher, Psychonaut, Ethnobotanist, Author

Larry Linville Larry Linville
American
Actor
Steve AllenSteve Allen
American
 

Benjamin OrrBenjamin Orr
American
Singer

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
French
Screenwriter

Meredith MacRaeMeredith MacRae
American
Actress

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
American
Actress

Richard MulliganRichard Mulligan
American
Actor

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
Pakistani
Singer and Actress
Victor BorgeVictor Borge
Danish, American
American-Danish comedian

Richard FarnsworthRichard Farnsworth
American
Actor, Stuntman
Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
British
Author

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

DJ ScrewDJ Screw
American
Hip-hop DJ
Jean Speegle HowardJean Speegle Howard
American
Actress

Tom LandryTom Landry
American
Former American Football Player & Coach
Lída BaarováLída Baarová
Austrian, Czech
Actress

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
American
Politician, Former Mayor of New York City

Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
American
Painter

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Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
American
Civil Rights Leader
Edward GoreyEdward Gorey
American
 

Doug HenningDoug Henning
Canadian
Magician

Nick MassiNick Massi
American
Guitarist

Walter KeaneWalter Keane
American
Real-Estate Entrepreneur
Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
American
Poet
Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
Czech
Long Distance Runner

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
American
Former United States Senator

Carl AlbertCarl Albert
American
Former Speaker of the United States House of

Charles PerkinsCharles Perkins
Australian
Soccer player
Robin DayRobin Day
British
Broadcaster, Journalist

A. E. van VogtA. E. van Vogt
Canadian
Science Fiction Author

Chidambaram SubramaniamChidambaram Subramaniam
Indian
Former Indian Politician & Freedom Activist

Judith Wright Judith Wright
Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Alan HovhanessAlan Hovhaness
American
Composer
Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
Australian
Physicist

Robert CormierRobert Cormier
American
American author
William E SimonWilliam E. Simon
American
Businessman, Philanthropist

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
Hungarian, American
Economist

Don BudgeDon Budge
American
Tennis Player
René Gerónimo FavaloroRené Gerónimo Favaloro
Argentinian
Cardiovascular Surgeon

Michael SmithMichael Smith (Chemist)
Canadian
Biochemist
Merton H. MillerMerton H. Miller
American
Economist

Abraham PaisAbraham Pais
American
Physicist

Son SannSon Sann
French, Cambodian
Politician

Louis Eugène Félix Néel Louis Néel
French
Physicist

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
German, Polish, American
Biochemist
Cyril ClarkeCyril Clarke
British
Pioneering work on prevention of Rh disease, and

Seymour KetySeymour Kety
American
Neuroscientist

Jack HemingwayJack Hemingway
American
Autobiographer

Reginald KrayReginald Kray
British
Gangster
Pierre Elliott TrudeauPierre Elliott Trudeau
Canadian
Prime Minister

YokozunaYokozuna
American
Professional wrestler
Władysław SzpilmanWładysław Szpilman
Polish
Pianist, Composer, Musician, Writer, Songwriter

Paula YatesPaula Yates
British, Welsh
Television presenter

Jason RobardsJason Robards
American
Actor
Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Ian DuryIan Dury
British
Singer
Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera

Julie LondonJulie London
American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician,

Nancy MarchandNancy Marchand
American
Actress
Charles SchulzCharles M. Schulz
American
Cartoonist

Claire TrevorClaire Trevor
American
Actress
Jean PetersJean Peters
American
Actress

David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
British
Actor

Sir Stanley MatthewsSir Stanley Matthews
British
Footballer

Billy BartyBilly Barty
American
Actor
Ofra HazaOfra Haza
Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,
Steve ReevesSteve Reeves
American
Bodybuilders

Ingrid of SwedenIngrid of Sweden
Danish, Swedish
Queen

Željko RažnatovićŽeljko Ražnatović
Slovenian
Military commander

Murder of Victoria ClimbiéMurder of Victoria Climbié
French
Child who was tortured
George MontgomeryGeorge Montgomery
American
Film actor

Empress KōjunEmpress Kōjun
Japanese
Consort

Vittorio GassmanVittorio Gassman
Italian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor

Screamin' Jay HawkinsScreamin' Jay Hawkins
American
Singer-songwriter

Tito PuenteTito Puente
American
actor, bandleader, conductor, composer, jazz
Charles GrayCharles Gray
British
Actor

Maurice RichardMaurice Richard
Canadian
Ice hockey player
Elmo ZumwaltElmo Zumwalt
American
Naval Officer

Derrick ThomasDerrick Thomas
American football player
Adam PettyAdam Petty
American
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver
Joe C.Joe C.
American
Rapper