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.

Jennifer SymeJennifer Syme
American
Actress
AaliyahAaliyah
American
American singer

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
British
Musician

Timothy McVeighTimothy McVeigh
American
Terrorist

Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
American
American actor

Phoolan DeviPhoolan Devi
Indian
Politician, Brigand
Anthony QuinnAnthony Quinn
Mexican, American
Actor

Dale EarnhardtDale Earnhardt
American
Race car driver

Joey RamoneJoey Ramone
American
Lead vocalist of the punk rock band the Ramones
Douglas AdamsDouglas Adams
British, American
Writer

Milton William CooperMilton William Cooper
American
Author
Lewis ArquetteLewis Arquette
American
Actor

Berry BerensonBerry Berenson
American
Photographer

Thuy TrangThuy Trang
American, Vietnamese
Actress
Bonnie Lee BakleyBonnie Lee Bakley
American
Actor

Troy DonahueTroy Donahue
American
Actor
Claude ShannonClaude Shannon
American
Mathematician, Cryptographer

Ken KeseyKen Kesey
American
 

Ray WalstonRay Walston
American
Actor & Comedian
Carwood LiptonCarwood Lipton
American
United States Army Officer

Dorothy McGuireDorothy McGuire
American
Actress
Ahmad Shah MassoudAhmad Shah Massoud
Afghan
Former Afghan Military & Political Leader

Christiaan BarnardChristiaan Barnard
South African
Cardiac Surgeon

Rick RescorlaRick Rescorla
British
Army Officer

David GrafDavid Graf
American
Actor
Jodi HuisentruitJodi Huisentruit
American
News Anchor
Tove JanssonTove Jansson
Finnish
Novelist

Imogene CocaImogene Coca
American
Actress

Dieter DenglerDieter Dengler
American
Aviator

Birendra Bir Bikram Shah Birendra of Nepal
Nepalese
11th King of Nepal
Anne Morrow LindberghAnne Morrow Lindbergh
American
Renowned Author & Aviator

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Anne HaneyAnne Haney
American
Actress

Kathleen FreemanKathleen Freeman
American
Actress

Mary Kay AshMary Kay Ash
American
Businesswoman

Léopold Sédar SenghorLéopold Sédar Senghor
Senegalese
Senegalese Politician
Matthew AnsaraMatthew Ansara
American
Actor

Jane GreerJane Greer
American
Actress
Stanley KramerStanley Kramer
American
Film Director, Producer

Isaac SternIsaac Stern
American
American violinist

Alberto KordaAlberto Korda
Cuban
Photographer
Donald J. CramDonald J. Cram
American
Chemist

Mainza ChonaMainza Chona
Zambian
Zambian Politician
Nikolay BasovNikolay Basov
Russian
Physicist

Sir Donald BradmanSir Donald Bradman
Australian
Greatest Batsmen Ever

A. R. AmmonsA. R. Ammons
American
Poet

Mongo BetiMongo Beti
Cameroonian
Writer

Clifford ShullClifford Shull
American
Physicist
Herbert SimonHerbert Simon
American
Economist, Political scientist, sociologist,

Gilbert BecaudGilbert Becaud
French
Singer

Carroll O’ConnorCarroll O’Connor
American
Actor

Ashok KumarAshok Kumar
British Indian Ocean Territory
Actor
Josef BicanJosef Bican
Austrian
Association football player, Association football

K. V. MahadevanK. V. Mahadevan
Indian
Composer, Music director
Henry Lee LucasHenry Lee Lucas
American
American serial killer

Sivaji GanesanSivaji Ganesan
Indian
Actor

Mohamed AttaMohamed Atta
Egyptian
Hijacker
Perry ComoPerry Como
American
Singer

Chet AtkinsChet Atkins
American
Guitarist, Jazz musician, Record producer, Jazz
William HannaWilliam Hanna
American
Animator, director, producer, voice actor, cartoon

John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker
American
Guitarist, Singer, Singer-songwriter, Musician,

Harshad MehtaHarshad Mehta
Indian
stockbroker
Eugene SledgeEugene Sledge
American
Biologist, Soldier, Academic, University teacher,

Stuart AdamsonStuart Adamson
British
Singer-songwriter, Musician, Guitarist, Pianist
Maureen ReaganMaureen Reagan
American
Actor

Katharine GrahamKatharine Graham
American
Publisher

Herbert A. SimonHerbert A. Simon
American
Economist, Psychologist, Politician, Sociologist,

Chuck SchuldinerChuck Schuldiner
American
American singer-songwriter
Peter GriffithPeter Griffith
American
Actor
Nigel HawthorneNigel Hawthorne
British
Actor

Joan SimsJoan Sims
British
Actress

Dale EvansDale Evans
Film Actress, Songwriter, Singer, Television

Madhavrao ScindiaMadhavrao Scindia
Indian
Politician
Morton Downey Jr.Morton Downey Jr.
American
Actor

Foster BrooksFoster Brooks
American
Actor

Byron De La BeckwithByron De La Beckwith
American
Murderer

Leila PahlaviLeila Pahlavi
Translator

Valentín ElizaldeValentín Elizalde
Mexican
singer
Robert LudlumRobert Ludlum
American
American author

John L. NelsonJohn L. Nelson
American
Musician
Arlene FrancisArlene Francis
American
Actor, Autobiographer, Television presenter, Radio

David AngellDavid Angell
American
Producer

Emilie SchindlerEmilie Schindler
Austrian, German
Writer, Autobiographer
Charlotte ColemanCharlotte Coleman
British
Actress

Todd BeamerTodd Beamer
American
 
Lorenzo MusicLorenzo Music
American
Actor, Voice actor, Writer, Television producer,

Daniel M. LewinDaniel M. Lewin
Israeli
Computer scientist

Ann SothernAnn Sothern
American
Singer, Stage actor, Film actor, Television actor

Laurent-Désiré KabilaLaurent-Désiré Kabila
Congolese
 
Pauline KaelPauline Kael
American
Film critic, Writer, Journalist

Harry SecombeHarry Secombe
British
Actor, Comedian, Singer, Stage actor
Willie StargellWillie Stargell
American
Baseball player

Mary WhitehouseMary Whitehouse
British
Social Activist
Eudora WeltyEudora Welty
American
Writer

Wilhelm MohnkeWilhelm Mohnke
German
Officer
Christopher HewettChristopher Hewett
British
Actor