Famous People Who Died In 2001

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2001. This list includes people like George Harrison, Aaliyah, Jennifer Syme, R. K. Narayan, Jack Lemmon and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include novelists, poets, political leaders and journalists who died in 2001. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France and many more countries.

AaliyahAaliyah
(Singer, Dancer, Actor & Model)

16 January 1979

American

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison

25 February 1943

British

Jennifer SymeJennifer Syme
(Actress)

07 December 1972

American

Timothy McVeighTimothy McVeigh
(Terrorist)

23 April 1968

American

Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt
(Race car driver)

29 April 1951

American

Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
(American actor)

08 February 1925

American

Anthony QuinnAnthony Quinn
(Actor)

21 April 1915

Mexican,American

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
(Politician, Brigand)

10 August 1963

Indian

R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan

10 October 1906

Indian

Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
(Actor)

07 June 1956

American

Douglas AdamsDouglas Adams
(Writer)

11 March 1952

British,American

Joey RamoneJoey Ramone
(Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones)

19 May 1951

American

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Lewis ArquetteLewis Arquette
(Actor)

14 December 1935

American

Ray WalstonRay Walston
(Actor & Comedian)

02 November 1914

American

Thuy TrangThuy Trang
(Actress)

14 December 1973

American,Vietnamese

Ken KeseyKen Kesey

17 September 1935

American

Berry BerensonBerry Berenson
(Photographer)

14 April 1948

American

Ahmad Shah MassoudAhmad Shah Massoud
(Former Afghan Military & Political Leader)

02 September 1953

Afghan

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Troy DonahueTroy Donahue
(Actor)

27 January 1936

American

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
(Cardiac Surgeon)

08 November 1922

South African

Dieter DenglerDieter Dengler
(Aviator)

22 May 1938

American

Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
(United States Army Officer)

30 January 1920

American

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
(Renowned Author & Aviator)

22 June 1906

American

Kathleen FreemanKathleen Freeman
(Actress)

17 February 1919

American

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Mary Kay AshMary Kay Ash
(Businesswoman)

12 May 1918

American

David GrafDavid Graf
(Actor)

16 April 1950

American

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
(Novelist)

09 August 1914

Finnish

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
(Actress)

14 June 1916

American

Anne HaneyAnne Haney
(Actress)

04 March 1934

American

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
(11th King of Nepal)

28 December 1945

Nepalese

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Stanley KramerStanley Kramer
(Film Director, Producer)

29 September 1913

American

Matthew AnsaraMatthew Ansara
(Actor)

29 August 1965

American

Jodi HuisentruitJodi Huisentruit
(News Anchor)

05 May 1968

American

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
(Senegalese Politician)

09 October 1906

Senegalese

Rick RescorlaRick Rescorla
(Army Officer)

27 May 1939

British

Isaac SternIsaac Stern
(American violinist)

21 July 1920

American

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Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
(Photographer)

14 September 1928

Cuban

Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
(Greatest Batsmen Ever)

27 August 1908

Australian

Mainza ChonaMainza Chona
(Zambian Politician)

21 January 1930

Zambian

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
(Poet)

18 February 1926

American

Mongo BetiMongo Beti
(Writer)

30 June 1932

Cameroonian

Donald J. CramDonald J. Cram
(Chemist)

22 April 1919

American

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Nikolay BasovNikolay Basov
(Physicist)

14 December 1922

Russian

Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
(Economist, Political scientist, sociologist, psychologist, and professor)

15 June 1916

American

Clifford ShullClifford Shull
(Physicist)

23 September 1915

American

Gilbert BecaudGilbert Becaud
(Singer)

24 October 1927

French

Henry Lee LucasHenry Lee Lucas
(American serial killer)

23 August 1936

American

Mohamed AttaMohamed Atta
(Hijacker)

01 September 1968

Egyptian

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William HannaWilliam Hanna
(Animator, director, producer, voice actor, cartoon artist, musician)

14 July 1910

American

Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
(Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter)

20 June 1924

American

Harshad MehtaHarshad Mehta
(stockbroker)

29 July 1953

Indian

John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
(Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician, Composer)

22 August 1917

American

Nigel HawthorneNigel Hawthorne
(Actor)

05 April 1929

British

Maureen ReaganMaureen Reagan
(Actor)

04 January 1941

American

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Emilie SchindlerEmilie Schindler
(Writer, Autobiographer)

22 October 1907

Austrian,German

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
(Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher, Writer)

04 November 1923

American

Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
(Mathematician, Cryptographer, Computer scientist, Engineer, Sport cyclist, University teacher)

30 April 1916

American

Laurent-Désiré KabilaLaurent-Désiré Kabila

27 November 1939

Congolese

Byron De La BeckwithByron De La Beckwith
(Murderer)

1920 AD

American

Chuck SchuldinerChuck Schuldiner
(American singer-songwriter)

13 May 1967

American

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Dale EvansDale Evans
(Film Actress, Songwriter, Singer, Television Actress, Television Personality)

1912 AD

Leila PahlaviLeila Pahlavi
(Translator)

27 March 1970

Ann SothernAnn Sothern
(Singer, Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor)

22 January 1909

American

Josef BicanJosef Bican
(Association football player, Association football manager)

25 September 1913

Austrian

Stuart AdamsonStuart Adamson
(Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist)

11 April 1958

British

Arlene FrancisArlene Francis
(Actor, Autobiographer, Television presenter, Radio personality, Stage actor)

20 October 1907

American

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Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
(Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist, University teacher, Computer scientist)

15 June 1916

American

Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum
(American author)

25 May 1927

American

Harry SecombeHarry Secombe
(Actor, Comedian, Singer, Stage actor)

08 September 1921

British

Todd BeamerTodd Beamer

24 November 1968

American

Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
(Officer)

15 March 1911

German

Valentín ElizaldeValentín Elizalde
(singer)

01 February 1977

Mexican

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Pauline KaelPauline Kael
(Film critic, Writer, Journalist)

19 June 1919

American

Lorenzo MusicLorenzo Music
(Actor, Voice actor, Writer, Television producer, Musician, Screenwriter)

02 May 1937

American

Fred HoyleFred Hoyle
(Screenwriter, Astronomer, Writer, Physicist, University teacher, Mathematician, Non-fiction writer, Science fiction writer)

24 June 1915

British