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.

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
British
Musician
AaliyahAaliyah
American
American singer

Timothy McVeighTimothy McVeigh
American
Terrorist

Jennifer SymeJennifer Syme
American
Actress

Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt
American
Race car driver

Henry Lee LucasHenry Lee Lucas
American
Serial killer
Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
American
American actor

Anthony QuinnAnthony Quinn
Mexican, American
Actor

Carroll O’ConnorCarroll O’Connor
American
Actor
Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
Australian
Greatest Batsmen Ever

Joey RamoneJoey Ramone
American
Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones
R. K. NarayanR. K. Narayan
Indian
Writer

Douglas AdamsDouglas Adams
British, American
Writer

Thuy TrangThuy Trang
American, Vietnamese
Actress

David GrafDavid Graf
American
Actor

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
Indian
Politician, Brigand
Milton William CooperMilton William Cooper
American
Author

Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
American
Actor

Lewis ArquetteLewis Arquette
American
Actor

Ray WalstonRay Walston
American
Actor & Comedian
Troy DonahueTroy Donahue
American
Actor

Ken KeseyKen Kesey
American
 
Berry BerensonBerry Berenson
American
Photographer

Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
American
United States Army Officer

Ahmad Shah MassoudAhmad Shah Massoud
Afghan
Former Afghan Military & Political Leader
Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
American
Renowned Author & Aviator
Kathleen FreemanKathleen Freeman
American
Actress

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
American
Actress

Tove JanssonTove Jansson
Finnish
Novelist
Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
South African
Cardiac Surgeon

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Anne HaneyAnne Haney
American
Actress
Jane GreerJane Greer
American
Actress

Imogene CocaImogene Coca
American
Actress

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
Nepalese
11th King of Nepal

Dieter DenglerDieter Dengler
American
Aviator
Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
American
Economist, Political scientist, sociologist,
Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
German
Military Leader

Stanley KramerStanley Kramer
American
Film Director, Producer

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
Senegalese
Senegalese Politician

Jodi HuisentruitJodi Huisentruit
American
News Anchor
Rick RescorlaRick Rescorla
British
Army Officer

Mary Kay AshMary Kay Ash
American
Businesswoman

Eileen HeckartEileen Heckart
American
Actress

Isaac SternIsaac Stern
American
American violinist

Gilbert BecaudGilbert Becaud
French
Singer
Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
Cuban
Photographer

Matthew AnsaraMatthew Ansara
American
Actor
Mongo BetiMongo Beti
Cameroonian
Writer

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
American
Poet

Mainza ChonaMainza Chona
Zambian
Zambian Politician
Donald J. CramDonald J. Cram
American
Chemist

Nikolay BasovNikolay Basov
Russian
Physicist
Clifford ShullClifford Shull
American
Physicist

Harshad MehtaHarshad Mehta
Indian
stockbroker

Josef BicanJosef Bican
Austrian
Association football player, Association football

John PhillipsJohn Phillips
American
Musician

Philip RosenthalPhilip Rosenthal
American
Producer
Ashok KumarAshok Kumar
British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor

Princess Sophie of Greece and DenmarkPrincess Sophie of Greece and Denmark
Greek
Princess

Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
American
Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher,

William HannaWilliam Hanna
American
Animator
Sivaji GanesanSivaji Ganesan
Indian
Actor

Robert LeckieRobert Leckie
American
journalist, historian, writer
Maureen ReaganMaureen Reagan
American
Actor

Byron De La BeckwithByron De La Beckwith
American
Murderer

Nigel HawthorneNigel Hawthorne
British
Actor
Mohamed AttaMohamed Atta
Egyptian
Hijacker

Perry ComoPerry Como
American
Singer
Morton Downey Jr.Morton Downey Jr.
American
Actor

Ejner JohanssonEjner Johansson
Danish
Art Historian

Javed IqbalJaved Iqbal
Pakistani
 
Henry Herbert, 7th Earl of CarnarvonHenry Herbert, 7th Earl of Carnarvon
British
Racing Manager

Peter GriffithPeter Griffith
American
Actor
Charlotte ColemanCharlotte Coleman
British
Actress

Valentín ElizaldeValentín Elizalde
Mexican
singer

Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz

John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,
Mona FandeyMona Fandey
Malaysian
Singer
Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham
American
Publisher

Joan SimsJoan Sims
British
Actress

Chuck SchuldinerChuck Schuldiner
American
Musician

Foster BrooksFoster Brooks
American
Actor
Arlene FrancisArlene Francis
American
Actor, Autobiographer, Television presenter, Radio

Stuart AdamsonStuart Adamson
British
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist

Yvonne DionneYvonne Dionne
Canadian
Actress

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
American
Musician

Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum
American
American author
Laurent-Désiré KabilaLaurent-Désiré Kabila
Congolese
 

Chris AdamsChris Adams
British
Wrestler
Pauline KaelPauline Kael
American
Film critic, Writer, Journalist

John DiamondJohn Diamond
British
Journalist
Leila PahlaviLeila Pahlavi
Translator
Terry GordyTerry Gordy
American
Wrestler