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.

John GottiJohn Gotti
American
Mobster & Mafia

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

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
American
Serial killer

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
Spanish, American
Rapper

Layne StaleyLayne Staley
American
 
Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
American
Singers

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
British
British Queen

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
Finnish
Sniper

James CoburnJames Coburn
American
Actor
Dudley MooreDudley Moore
British
 

Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
American
Serial Rapist, Serial Killer

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
British
Singer, Guitarist

Daniel PearlDaniel Pearl
Israeli, American
Journalist
Ted WilliamsTed Williams
American
Baseball Player

Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
American
Singer

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
British
Guitarist

Billy WilderBilly Wilder
American
 
Rod SteigerRod Steiger
American
Actor

Milton BerleMilton Berle
American
 
Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
Irish, Indian, British
Comedian

Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
Norwegian
Adventurer

Dee Dee RamoneDee Dee Ramone
American
Musician
Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas
American
American Football Player

John RawlsJohn Rawls
American
American Philosopher
Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
Italian, American
Gangster

Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris
American
Actor

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
Swedish
Writer
LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
American
Actress

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John AgarJohn Agar
American
Actor
Chuck JonesChuck Jones
American
Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, &

Merlin SantanaMerlin Santana
American
Actor

Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
South African
Cricketer
Sam SneadSam Snead
American
Professional Golfer
Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
American
Actress, Model

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
American
Actress

Byron WhiteByron White
American
Attorney
Josh Ryan EvansJosh Ryan Evans
American
Actor

Jack BuckJack Buck
American
Sportscaster

Ne WinNe Win
Burmese
Burmese Politician

Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
American
Folklorist

Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
Austrian
Actor
George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
American
Film Director

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
French
Sculptor
Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
Ukrainian, American
Biochemist

Chaim PotokChaim Potok
American
American author

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

Bill BlassBill Blass
American
American fashion designer
Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
Spanish
Writer

James TobinJames Tobin
American
Economist

Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
Chilean
Surrealist Painter

Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz
British
Molecular Biologist

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley
Canadian
Canadian novelist
Samantha LewesSamantha Lewes
American
Actress

Esther Afua OclooEsther Afua Ocloo
Ghanaian
Co-Founder of Women's World Banking

Archer John Porter MartinArcher Martin
British
Chemist

Dave ThomasDave Thomas
American
American businessman
Barbara Grizzuti HarrisonBarbara Grizzuti Harrison
American
Author, Journalist

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

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

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

Davey Boy SmithDavey Boy Smith
British
Professional wrestler
John ThawJohn Thaw
British
Actor

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

Dina PathakDina Pathak
Indian
Actress
Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Film actor, Actor, Singer, Songwriter, Jazz

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
American
Actress
Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
Indian
Indian film producer

Bruce PaltrowBruce Paltrow
American
Director

Henry GibsonHenry Gibson
American
Percussionist

Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
American
Actress
Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Chuck TraynorChuck Traynor
American
Enterpriser

Glenn QuinnGlenn Quinn
American, Northern Irish
Actor

Jason MizellJam Master Jay
American
Musician
Katy JuradoKaty Jurado
Mexican
Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film

Mike WebsterMike Webster
American
American Football Player

Harold RussellHarold Russell
Canadian, American
Actor

Lonnie DoneganLonnie Donegan
British, Scottish
Singer

Lawrence TierneyLawrence Tierney
American
Actor
Xi ZhongxunXi Zhongxun
Chinese
Politician

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist
Bill BerryBill Berry
American
Jazz trumpeter

María FélixMaría Félix
Mexican
Actress
John FrankenheimerJohn Frankenheimer
American
Director
Kim HunterKim Hunter
American
Actress