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
Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness
British
Actor

Pierre TrudeauPierre Trudeau
Canadian
15th Prime Minister of Canada

Walter MatthauWalter Matthau
American
Actor

Jim VarneyJim Varney
American
Actor

Tom LandryTom Landry
American
Former American Football Player & Coach
Loretta YoungLoretta Young
American
Actress

Gwen VerdonGwen Verdon
American
Actress

Terence McKennaTerence McKenna
American
Philosopher, Psychonaut, Ethnobotanist, Author

Big PunBig Pun
American
Rapper
DJ ScrewDJ Screw
American
Hip-hop DJ

Hafez al-AssadHafez al-Assad
Syrian
Former President of Syria

Larry Linville Larry Linville
American
Actor

Roger VadimRoger Vadim
French
Screenwriter

Noor JehanNoor Jehan
Pakistani
Singer and Actress
Steve AllenSteve Allen
American
 

Meredith MacRaeMeredith MacRae
American
Actress

Benjamin OrrBenjamin Orr
American
Singer

Justin PierceJustin Pierce
British
Actor

Richard MulliganRichard Mulligan
American
Actor
Jean Speegle HowardJean Speegle Howard
American
Actress

Victor BorgeVictor Borge
Danish, American
American-Danish comedian

Barbara CartlandBarbara Cartland
British
Author

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
American
Poet
Nick MassiNick Massi
American
Guitarist

Hosea WilliamsHosea Williams
American
Civil Rights Leader

Jacob LawrenceJacob Lawrence
American
Painter
Richard FarnsworthRichard Farnsworth
American
Actor, Stuntman

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

Walter KeaneWalter Keane
American
Real-Estate Entrepreneur

Sirimavo BandaranaikeSirimavo Bandaranaike
Sri Lankan
Former Prime Minister of Sri Lanka

Doug HenningDoug Henning
Canadian
Magician
Carl AlbertCarl Albert
American
Former Speaker of the United States House of
Alan CranstonAlan Cranston
American
Former United States Senator

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

Robin DayRobin Day
British
Broadcaster, Journalist

Chidambaram SubramaniamChidambaram Subramaniam
Indian
Former Indian Politician & Freedom Activist
Judith Wright Judith Wright
Australian
Poet, Environmentalist, Campaigner for Aboriginal

Mark OliphantMark Oliphant
Australian
Physicist

Don BudgeDon Budge
American
Tennis Player

Robert CormierRobert Cormier
American
American author

John HarsanyiJohn Harsanyi
Hungarian, American
Economist
William E SimonWilliam E. Simon
American
Businessman, Philanthropist

Alan HovhanessAlan Hovhaness
American
Composer
Louis Eugène Félix Néel Louis Néel
French
Physicist

Abraham PaisAbraham Pais
American
Physicist

Konrad BlochKonrad Emil Bloch
German, Polish, American
Biochemist
Son SannSon Sann
French, Cambodian
Politician

Cyril ClarkeCyril Clarke
British
Pioneering work on prevention of Rh disease, and
Charles PerkinsCharles Perkins
Australian
Soccer player

René Gerónimo FavaloroRené Gerónimo Favaloro
Argentinian
Cardiovascular Surgeon

Merton H. MillerMerton H. Miller
American
Economist

Michael SmithMichael Smith (Chemist)
Canadian
Biochemist

Emil ZatopekEmil Zatopek
Czech
Long Distance Runner
Seymour KetySeymour Kety
American
Neuroscientist

Paula YatesPaula Yates
British, Welsh
Television presenter

Kirsty MacCollKirsty MacColl
British
Singer-songwriter, Singer

Derrick ThomasDerrick Thomas
American football player
Julie LondonJulie London
American
Actor, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Jazz musician,

Jason RobardsJason Robards
American
American film actor
Władysław SzpilmanWładysław Szpilman
Polish
Pianist, Composer, Musician, Writer, Songwriter

Larry LambLarry Lamb
British
Actor

Werner KlempererWerner Klemperer
American
Television actor, Film actor, Singer, Opera
John JayJohn Jay
American
Filmmaker

David TomlinsonDavid Tomlinson
British
Actor
Jean PetersJean Peters
American
Actress

Ian DuryIan Dury
British
Singer

Virginia AdmiralVirginia Admiral
American
Painter
Nancy MarchandNancy Marchand
American
Actress

Ofra HazaOfra Haza
Israeli
Singer, Voice actor, Actor, Composer, Journalist,
Claire TrevorClaire Trevor
American
Actress

Screamin' Jay HawkinsScreamin' Jay Hawkins
American
Singer-songwriter

Bart the BearBart the Bear
American
Animal actor

Billy BartyBilly Barty
American
Actor
Maurice RichardMaurice Richard
Canadian
Ice hockey player
Steve ReevesSteve Reeves
American
Bodybuilders

Jack HemingwayJack Hemingway
American
Autobiographer

Tito PuenteTito Puente
American
actor, bandleader, conductor, composer, jazz

Patrick O'BrianPatrick O'Brian
British
Novelist
Adam PettyAdam Petty
American
Motorcycle racer, Racecar driver

Lída BaarováLída Baarová
Austrian, Czech
Actress

Kermit RooseveltKermit Roosevelt
American
Critic

Bettino CraxiBettino Craxi
Italian
Politician

Vittorio GassmanVittorio Gassman
Italian
Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Stage actor
Majrooh SultanpuriMajrooh Sultanpuri
Indian
Author, Poet, Lyricist, Songwriter

Shobhna SamarthShobhna Samarth
Indian, British Indian Ocean Territory
Actress
Joe C.Joe C.
American
Rapper

Willard Van Orman QuineWillard Van Orman Quine
American
Mathematician, Analytic philosopher, Philosopher
Lolo FerrariLolo Ferrari
French
Film actor, Adult Film Star, Television presenter,
Ingrid of SwedenIngrid of Sweden
Swedish