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
(Actress, Co-inventor of technology for spread spectrum)

09 November 1914

Austrian,American

Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness
(Actor)

02 April 1914

British

Pierre TrudeauPierre Trudeau
(15th Prime Minister of Canada)

18 October 1919

Canadian

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
(Actor)

01 October 1920

American

Jim VarneyJim Varney
(Actor)

15 June 1949

American

Terence McKennaTerence McKenna
(Philosopher, Psychonaut, Ethnobotanist, Author)

16 November 1946

American

Big PunBig Pun
(Rapper)

09 November 1971

American

Loretta YoungLoretta Young
(Actress)

06 January 1913

American

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
(Screenwriter)

26 January 1928

French

Tom LandryTom Landry
(Former American Football Player & Coach)

11 September 1924

American

Charles M. Schulz Charles M. Schulz

26 November 1922

American

Meredith MacRaeMeredith MacRae
(Actress)

30 May 1944

American

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Steve AllenSteve Allen

26 December 1921

American

Hafez al-AssadHafez al-Assad
(Former President of Syria)

06 October 1930

Syrian

Nick MassiNick Massi
(Guitarist)

19 September 1927

American

Richard MulliganRichard Mulligan
(Actor)

13 November 1932

American

Justin PierceJustin Pierce
(Actor)

21 March 1975

British

Victor BorgeVictor Borge
(American-Danish comedian)

03 January 1909

Danish,American

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Noor JehanNoor Jehan
(Singer and Actress)

21 September 1926

Pakistani

Friedensreich HundertwasserFriedensreich Hundertwasser
(Architect)

15 December 1928

Austrian

Edward GoreyEdward Gorey

22 February 1925

American

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
(Author)

09 July 1901

British

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
(Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka)

17 April 1916

Sri Lankan

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
(Poet, Writer)

07 June 1917

American

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Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
(Civil Rights Leader)

05 January 1926

American

John LindsayJohn Lindsay
(Politician, Former Mayor of New York City)

24 November 1921

American

Doug HenningDoug Henning
(Magician)

03 May 1947

Canadian

Carl AlbertCarl Albert
(Former Speaker of the United States House of Representatives)

10 May 1908

American

Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
(Former United States Senator)

19 June 1914

American

Chidambaram SubramaniamChidambaram Subramaniam
(Former Indian Politician & Freedom Activist)

30 January 1910

Indian

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A. E. van VogtA. E. van Vogt
(Science Fiction Author)

26 April 1912

Canadian

Robin DayRobin Day
(Broadcaster, Journalist)

24 October 1923

British

Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
(Physicist)

08 October 1901

Australian

Don BudgeDon Budge
(Tennis Player)

13 June 1915

American

Judith Wright Judith Wright
(Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal Land Rights)

31 May 1915

Australian

Alan HovhanessAlan Hovhaness
(Composer)

08 March 1911

American

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Robert CormierRobert Cormier
(American author)

17 January 1925

American

William E SimonWilliam E. Simon
(Businessman, Philanthropist)

27 November 1927

American

Charles PerkinsCharles Perkins
(Soccer player)

16 June 1936

Australian

Louis Eugène Félix Néel Louis Néel
(Physicist)

22 November 1904

French

Abraham PaisAbraham Pais
(Physicist)

19 May 1918

American

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
(Biochemist)

21 January 1912

German,Polish,American

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Son SannSon Sann
(Politician)

05 October 1911

French,Cambodian

Cyril ClarkeCyril Clarke
(Pioneering work on prevention of Rh disease, and genetics of lepidoptera)

22 September 1907

British

Michael SmithMichael Smith (Chemist)
(Biochemist)

26 April 1932

Canadian

René Gerónimo FavaloroRené Gerónimo Favaloro
(Cardiovascular Surgeon)

12 July 1923

Argentinian

Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
(Long Distance Runner)

19 September 1922

Czech

Merton H. MillerMerton H. Miller
(Economist)

16 May 1923

American

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Seymour KetySeymour Kety
(Neuroscientist)

25 August 1915

American

John Harsanyi John C Harsanyi
(Economist)

29 May 1920

Hungarian,American

Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
(Singer-songwriter, Singer)

10 October 1959

British

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
(Singer, Dancer, Stage actor, Film actor)

13 January 1925

American

Paula YatesPaula Yates
(Television presenter, Journalist)

24 April 1959

British

Jason RobardsJason Robards
(American film actor)

26 July 1922

American

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Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande
(Author, Film director, Actor, Composer, Poet, Screenwriter)

08 November 1919

Indian

Julie LondonJulie London
(Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Character actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

26 September 1926

American

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
(Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera singer, Violinist, Conductor, Stage actor, Pianist)

22 March 1920

American

Tito PuenteTito Puente
(actor, bandleader, conductor, composer, jazz musician, percussionist)

20 April 1922

American

Maurice RichardMaurice Richard
(Ice hockey player)

04 August 1921

Canadian

Jack HemingwayJack Hemingway
(Autobiographer)

10 October 1923

American

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Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
(Painter)

07 September 1917

American

Richard FarnsworthRichard Farnsworth
(Film Actor, Television Actor)

1920 AD

American

Ofra HazaOfra Haza
(Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist, Pianist, Songwriter)

19 November 1957

Israeli

Lolo FerrariLolo Ferrari
(Film actor, Adult Film Star, Television presenter, Actor, Singer)

09 February 1963

French

Leonid RogozovLeonid Rogozov
(Physician, Surgeon, University teacher)

14 March 1934

Russian

Adam PettyAdam Petty
(Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver)

10 July 1980

American

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Edoardo AgnelliEdoardo Agnelli
(Entrepreneur)

09 June 1954

American

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
(Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher of language, Epistemologist, Philosopher of science, University teacher, Professor, Philosopher)

25 June 1908

American

Lala AmarnathLala Amarnath
(Cricketer)

11 September 1911

Indian

Vittorio GassmanVittorio Gassman
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor)

01 September 1922

Italian

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
(Painter)

04 February 1915

American

Elmo ZumwaltElmo Zumwalt
(Officer)

29 November 1920

American

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Andy HugAndy Hug
(Karateka, Kickboxer)

07 September 1964

Swiss

Ingrid of SwedenIngrid of Sweden

28 March 1910

Swedish

Lee PettyLee Petty
(Racecar driver)

14 March 1914

American