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 Reginald Kray

Reginald Kray.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: October 24, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hoxton, London, England
Died: October 1

 2 Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr.
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Famous As: Actress, Co-inventor of technology for spread spectrum
Birthdate: November 9, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: January 19

 3 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

 4 Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: July 1

 5 Alec Guinness

Alec Guinness.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Maida Vale, London, England
Died: August 5
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 Jim Varney

Jim Varney.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky
Died: February 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 7 Paula Yates

Paula Yates
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Famous As: Television presenter
Birthdate: April 24, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, Wales
Died: September 17
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 8 Yokozuna

Yokozuna
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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)

 9 Terence McKenna

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

 10 Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty MacColl
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer
Birthdate: October 10, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Croydon
Died: December 18

 11 Jack Hemingway

Jack Hemingway
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Autobiographer
Birthdate: October 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Toronto
Died: December 1

 12 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

 13 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)

 14 Big Pun

Big Pun.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 9, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 7
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 15 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

 16 John Aspinall

John Aspinall
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Zoo owner
Birthdate: June 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Delhi, India
Died: June 29

 17 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)

 18 Julie London

Julie London
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician, Character actor, Stage actor, Television actor
Birthdate: September 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Rosa
Died: October 18

 19 Justin Pierce

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

 20 Jean Peters

Jean Peters
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 15, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, USA
Died: October 13
Height: 5'5" (165 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 Hafez al-Assad

Hafez al-Assad.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Syria
Birthdate: October 6, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Qardaha, Syria
Died: June 10

 23 Larry Linville

Larry Linville.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ojai, California, U.S.
Died: April 10

 24 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

 25 Charles M. Schulz

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

 26 Steve Allen

Steve Allen.
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Birthdate: December 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City
Died: October 30

 27 Benjamin Orr

Benjamin Orr.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lakewood, Ohio, United States
Died: October 3
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 Meredith MacRae

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

 29 Werner Klemperer

Werner Klemperer
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera singer, Violinist, Conductor, Stage actor, Pianist
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne
Died: December 6

 30 Roger Vadim

Roger Vadim.
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris
Died: February 11
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 31 Richard Mulligan

Richard Mulligan.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York
Died: September 26

 32 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)

 33 John Lindsay

John Lindsay.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician, Former Mayor of New York City
Birthdate: November 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City
Died: December 19

 34 Sir Stanley Matthews

Sir Stanley Matthews
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 1, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hanley
Died: February 23

 35 Shobhna Samarth

Shobhna Samarth
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Died: February 9

 36 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)

 37 Richard Farnsworth

Richard Farnsworth.
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Famous As: Actor, Stuntman
Birthdate: September 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: October 6

 38 Sirimavo Bandaranaike

Sirimavo Bandaranaike.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka
Birthdate: April 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: British Ceylon
Died: October 10

 39 Tom Landry

Tom Landry.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Former American Football Player & Coach
Birthdate: September 11, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 12

 40 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)

 41 Željko Ražnatović

Željko Ražnatović
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: April 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Brežice
Died: January 15

 42 Barbara Cartland

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

 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 Steve Reeves

Steve Reeves
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Bodybuilders
Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Glasgow, Montana, USA
Died: May 1
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 45 Emil Zatopek

Emil Zatopek.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Long Distance Runner
Birthdate: September 19, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Koprivnice
Died: November 22

 46 DJ Screw

DJ Screw.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Hip-hop DJ
Birthdate: July 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Smithville, Texas, United States
Died: November 16

 47 Empress Kōjun

Empress Kōjun
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Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: March 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: June 16

 48 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)

 49 Maurice Richard

Maurice Richard
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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)

 50 Murder of Victoria Climbié

Murder of Victoria Climbié
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Child who was tortured
Birthdate: November 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Abobo, Ivory Coast
Died: February 25