Famous People Who Died In 2002

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2002. This list includes people like Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, John Gotti, Richard Harris, Aileen Wuornos, Lisa Lopes and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, philosophers, directors and artists who died in 2002. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Russia 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 Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis Castle, Scotland
Died: February 9
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 2 Richard Harris

Richard Harris.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: October 25
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 3 John Gotti

John Gotti.
3
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Mobster & Mafia
Birthdate: October 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Died: June 10

 4 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon.
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Famous As: British Queen
Birthdate: August 4, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hitchin, London
Died: March 30

 5 Layne Staley

Layne Staley.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
Died: April 5
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: February 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Troy, Michigan, United States
Died: October 9
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 7 Saeed Hanaei

Saeed Hanaei
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mashhad, Iran
Died: April 8
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 8 Lisa Lopes

Lisa Lopes.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: May 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: April 25
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 9 Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singers
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Littlefield
Died: February 13

 10 Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: July 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
Died: November 15

 11 David Parker Ray

David Parker Ray.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Rapist, Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belen, New Mexico
Died: May 28

 12 Simo Häyhä

Simo Häyhä.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: December 17, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rautjärvi
Died: April 1
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 13 James Coburn

James Coburn.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nebraska, U.S.
Died: November 18

 14 Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore.
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Birthdate: April 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charing Cross, London, England
Died: March 27
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 15 Laci Peterson

Laci Peterson
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Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Modesto
Died: December 24

 16 Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani.
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6

 17 Ted Williams

Ted Williams.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: August 30, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego
Died: July 5

 18 Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer.
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: August 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Died: December 22

 19 Daniel Pearl

Daniel Pearl.
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: February 1

 20 John Thaw

John Thaw
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 3, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: West Gorton, Manchester, England, UK
Died: February 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 Linda Lovelace

Linda Lovelace
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Famous As: American Adult Film Star
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Died: April 22

 22 Davey Boy Smith

Davey Boy Smith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional wrestler
Birthdate: November 27, 1962
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Manchester, England, UK
Died: May 18
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 23 Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maysville
Died: June 29
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 24 John Entwistle

John Entwistle.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: October 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chiswick, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 Robert Urich

Robert Urich.
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Famous As: Film Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ohio
Died: April 16
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 26 Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder.
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Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: June 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
Died: March 27

 27 Milton Berle

Milton Berle.
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Birthdate: July 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 27

 28 Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westhampton
Died: July 9

 29 Joseph Bonanno

Joseph Bonanno.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Gangster
Birthdate: January 18, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Castellammare del Golfo, Italy
Died: May 11

 30 Edith Bouvier Beale

Edith Bouvier Beale
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model
Birthdate: November 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City
Died: January 9

 31 Dee Dee Ramone

Dee Dee Ramone.
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Lee, Virginia, United States
Died: June 5
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 32 Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan.
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: April 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ahmednagar
Died: February 27
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 33 Nasir Hussain

Nasir Hussain
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Famous As: Film Producer
Birthdate: November 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bhopal, India
Died: March 13

 34 Bruce Paltrow

Bruce Paltrow
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: November 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: October 3
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 35 Dina Pathak

Dina Pathak
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 4, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Amreli, Baroda State, British India
Died: October 11

 36 Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Adventurer
Birthdate: October 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Larvik
Died: April 18

 37 Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jamestown, North Dakota, United States
Died: January 21
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 38 Glenn Quinn

Glenn Quinn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dublin, Ireland
Died: December 3
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 39 Carrie Hamilton

Carrie Hamilton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 20

 40 Jam Master Jay

Jam Master Jay
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: October 30

 41 Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: May 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 11
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 John Frankenheimer

John Frankenheimer
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 19, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: July 6
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 43 John Rawls

John Rawls.
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Famous As: American Philosopher
Birthdate: February 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baltimore
Died: November 24

 44 Lawrence Tierney

Lawrence Tierney
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 15, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: February 26
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 45 Jack Buck

Jack Buck.
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Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: August 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18

 46 Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado
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Famous As: Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: January 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: July 5

 47 Freddy Heineken

Freddy Heineken
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Famous As: Stockbroker, Businessperson
Birthdate: November 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Amsterdam
Died: January 3

 48 Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones.
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Famous As: Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: February 22

 49 Merlin Santana

Merlin Santana.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 9

 50 Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died: September 11
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)