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.

Richard HarrisRichard Harris
Irish
Actor, Singer-Songwriter, Producer, Director

John GottiJohn Gotti
American
Mobster & Mafia

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
American
 

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
Spanish, American
Rapper

Layne StaleyLayne Staley
American
 
Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
American
Singers

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
British
British Queen

Ted WilliamsTed Williams
American
Baseball Player
Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
Finnish
Sniper

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
British
Singer, Guitarist
James CoburnJames Coburn
American
Actor

Dudley MooreDudley Moore
British
 

Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
American
Singer
David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
American
Serial Rapist, Serial Killer

Rod SteigerRod Steiger
American
Actor
Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Milton BerleMilton Berle
American
 

Dee Dee RamoneDee Dee Ramone
American
Musician
Billy WilderBilly Wilder
American
 

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
Norwegian
Adventurer
Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
Irish, Indian, British
Comedian

Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris
American
Actor

John RawlsJohn Rawls
American
American Philosopher

Sam SneadSam Snead
American
Professional Golfer
John AgarJohn Agar
American
Actor

LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
American
Actress

Chuck JonesChuck Jones
American
Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, &

Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
American
Actress, Model
Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas
American
American Football Player

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Merlin SantanaMerlin Santana
American
Actor

Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
Austrian
Actor

Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
American
Actress

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana
Josh Ryan EvansJosh Ryan Evans
American
Actor

Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
American
Folklorist
Jack BuckJack Buck
American
Sportscaster

Ne WinNe Win
Burmese
Burmese Politician

George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
American
Film Director
Bill BlassBill Blass
American
American fashion designer

Abba EbanAbba Eban
Israeli
Politician and Diplomat
W Clement StoneW. Clement Stone
American
Businessman & Self Help Book Author

Chaim PotokChaim Potok
American
American author

James TobinJames Tobin
American
Economist

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
Spanish
Writer

Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
Chilean
Surrealist Painter
Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz
British
Molecular Biologist

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley
Canadian
Canadian novelist

Dave ThomasDave Thomas
American
American businessman

Archer John Porter MartinArcher Martin
British
Chemist
Esther Afua OclooEsther Afua Ocloo
Ghanaian
Co-Founder of Women's World Banking

Barbara Grizzuti HarrisonBarbara Grizzuti Harrison
American
Author, Journalist
Samantha LewesSamantha Lewes
American
Actress

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

Orvan HessOrvan Hess
American
Physician
Cesar MilsteinCesar Milstein
Argentinian
Biochemist, Immunologist

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
Russian
Physicist
Linda LovelaceLinda Lovelace
American
American Adult Film Star

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
British
Singer-songwriter, Bassist, Guitarist, Hornist
Bruce PaltrowBruce Paltrow
American
Director

Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
South African
Cricketer
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz

Henry GibsonHenry Gibson
American
Percussionist

Chuck TraynorChuck Traynor
American
Enterpriser

Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
American
Actress
Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
Swedish
Screenwriter, Children's writer, Novelist, Writer
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
Italian, American
Criminal

Katy JuradoKaty Jurado
Mexican
Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film

Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer

Jonas SavimbiJonas Savimbi
Angolan
Angolan Political leader

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
Dutch
Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist,

Lonnie DoneganLonnie Donegan
British, Scottish
Singer

Leo McKernLeo McKern
Australian
Actor
Kevyn AucoinKevyn Aucoin
American
Make-up artist, Photographer, Businessperson

Freddy HeinekenFreddy Heineken
Stockbroker, Businessperson
Stephen E. AmbroseStephen E. Ambrose
American
Historian, Writer, Screenwriter, University

John FrankenheimerJohn Frankenheimer
American
Director

Kim HunterKim Hunter
American
Actress
Byron WhiteByron White
American
Officer, Lawyer, Judge, Politician

Bill BerryBill Berry
American
Jazz trumpeter
Robert NozickRobert Nozick
American
Philosopher, University teacher

Chick HearnChick Hearn
American
Journalist

Dave Van RonkDave Van Ronk
American
Guitarist, Singer, Jazz musician, Trade unionist

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
American
Former United States Secretary of State
Xi ZhongxunXi Zhongxun
Chinese
Politician

Ruth HandlerRuth Handler
American
Screenwriter, Entrepreneur, Patent inventor
Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
French
model, painter, visual artist, sculptor

Bob HayesBob Hayes
American
Olympic athlete
Pim FortuynPim Fortuyn
Writer, Columnist, Teacher, Politician,

Herb RittsHerb Ritts
American
Photographer, Film director
Ivan IllichIvan Illich
Austrian
Writer, Historian, Educationist, Philosopher,