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.

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 George Harrison

George Harrison
28
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 25, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Liverpool, England
Died: November 29

 2 Aaliyah

Aaliyah
53
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 16, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: August 25
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Jennifer Syme

Jennifer Syme
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pico Rivera, California
Died: April 2

 4 Harshad Mehta

Harshad Mehta
69
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: stockbroker
Birthdate: July 29, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rajkot district
Died: December 31

 5 Sivaji Ganesan

Sivaji Ganesan
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sirkali, India
Died: July 21

 6 Carlos Hank González

Carlos Hank González
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 28, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mexico
Died: August 11

 7 Timothy McVeigh

Timothy McVeigh
13
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: April 23, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lockport, New York, United States
Died: June 11
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 8 John Phillips

John Phillips
10
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 30, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: nowrap Parris Island, South Carolina, U.S.
Died: March 18
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 9 Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon
8
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 27
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Race car driver
Birthdate: April 29, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kannapolis, North Carolina, United States
Died: February 18

 11 Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico
Died: June 3
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 12 R. K. Narayan

R. K. Narayan
43
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 10, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: May 13

 13 Carroll O’Connor

Carroll O’Connor
5
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 21
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 14 Phoolan Devi

Phoolan Devi
24
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Brigand
Birthdate: August 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Uttar Pradesh
Died: July 25

 15 Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas
9
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: August 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Died: March 12

 16 Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones
Birthdate: May 19, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: April 15

 17 Perry Como

Perry Como
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 18, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: May 13
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 18 Sir Donald Bradman

Sir Donald Bradman
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Greatest Batsmen Ever
Birthdate: August 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cootamundra, New South Wales, Australia
Died: February 25

 19 Ashok Kumar

Ashok Kumar
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 13, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bhagalpur, Bihar, India
Died: December 10

 20 Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: March 11, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: May 11
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 21 Thuy Trang

Thuy Trang
7
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saigon
Died: September 3
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 22 Troy Donahue

Troy Donahue
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 27, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: September 2

 23 Javed Iqbal

Javed Iqbal
3
Birthdate: October 8, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lahore
Died: October 8

 24 Ejner Johansson

Ejner Johansson
1
Famous As: Art Historian
Birthdate: March 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: September 28

 25 Peter Griffith

Peter Griffith
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 23, 1933
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Died: May 14

 26 Mohamed Atta

Mohamed Atta
32
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Hijacker
Birthdate: September 1, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kafr el-Sheikh, Egypt
Died: September 11
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 27 Berry Berenson

Berry Berenson
2
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: April 14, 1948
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Murray Hill, New York, United States
Died: September 11

 28 Stuart Adamson

Stuart Adamson
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist
Birthdate: April 11, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manchester
Died: December 16

 29 Nigel Hawthorne

Nigel Hawthorne
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Coventry, England
Died: December 26
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 30 William Hanna

William Hanna
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: July 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Melrose, New Mexico, United States
Died: March 22

 31 Ahmad Shah Massoud

Ahmad Shah Massoud
29
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Afghan Military & Political Leader
Birthdate: September 2, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bazarak, Panjshir, Afghanistan
Died: September 9

 32 Philip Rosenthal

Philip Rosenthal
6
Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: January 27, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: September 27

 33 Josef Bican

Josef Bican
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: September 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: December 12

 34 Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: September 17, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Junta, Colorado, United States
Died: November 10

 35 Joan Sims

Joan Sims
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 9, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Laindon, Essex, England, UK
Died: June 27
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 36 Lewis Arquette

Lewis Arquette
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 14, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: February 10

 37 Eugene Sledge

Eugene Sledge
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher, Writer
Birthdate: November 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mobile
Died: March 3

 38 Chuck Schuldiner

Chuck Schuldiner
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: December 13

 39 Claude Shannon

Claude Shannon
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Cryptographer
Birthdate: April 30, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Petoskey, Michigan, United States
Died: February 24

 40 Ray Walston

Ray Walston
3
Famous As: Actor & Comedian
Birthdate: November 2, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Laurel, Mississippi, U.S.
Died: January 1

 41 David Graf

David Graf
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio
Died: April 7
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 42 Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz guitarist, Classical guitarist, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luttrell
Died: June 30

 43 Maureen Reagan

Maureen Reagan
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: August 8

 44 Carwood Lipton

Carwood Lipton
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Army Officer
Birthdate: January 30, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Huntington, West Virginia
Died: December 16

 45 Todd Beamer

Todd Beamer
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Terror Victim
Birthdate: November 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Flint, Michigan, United States
Died: September 11

 46 Emilie Schindler

Emilie Schindler
2
Famous As: Writer, Autobiographer
Birthdate: October 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maletín
Died: October 5

 47 Bonnie Lee Bakley

Bonnie Lee Bakley
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 7, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 4
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 48 Kathleen Freeman

Kathleen Freeman
3
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: August 23
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 49 Milton William Cooper

Milton William Cooper
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 6, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: November 5

 50 Morton Downey Jr.

Morton Downey Jr.
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: March 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)