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 Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos
85
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: February 29, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochester, Michigan, United States
Died: October 9
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 2 Lisa Lopes

Lisa Lopes
17
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper, Singer
Birthdate: May 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 25

 3 Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon

Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon
31
Famous As: Queen of the United Kingdom From 1936 to 1952
Birthdate: August 4, 1900
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hitchin, London
Died: March 30

 4 Richard Harris

Richard Harris
12
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
Died: October 25
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 Layne Staley

Layne Staley
16
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kirkland, Washington, United States
Died: April 5
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 6 Simo Häyhä

Simo Häyhä
13
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sniper
Birthdate: December 17, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Rautjärvi, Finland
Died: April 1
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 7 John Gotti

John Gotti
16
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Boss of the Gambino Crime Family
Birthdate: October 27, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 10
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 8 Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney
9
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: May 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maysville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 29

 9 Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon
44
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sibling of Queen Elizabeth II
Birthdate: August 21, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Glamis, Scotland
Died: February 9

 10 Ted Williams

Ted Williams
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: August 30, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Diego, California, United States
Died: July 5
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 11 Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani
26
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: December 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Junagadh
Died: July 6

 12 Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Charing Cross, London, England
Died: March 27
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 13 James Coburn

James Coburn
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 31, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Laurel, Nebraska, United States
Died: November 18
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 14 Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings
10
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Country Singer Known for First no.1 Single 'Dreaming My Dreams'
Birthdate: June 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Littlefield, Texas, United States
Died: February 13

 15 David Parker Ray

David Parker Ray
21
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Rapist, Serial Killer
Birthdate: November 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Belen, New Mexico
Died: May 28

 16 Robert Urich

Robert Urich
4
Famous As: Film Actor
Birthdate: December 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Ohio, United States
Died: April 16
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Guitarist
Birthdate: August 21, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
Died: December 22

 18 Myra Hindley

Myra Hindley
46
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: July 23, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Crumpsall, Greater Manchester, England
Died: November 15

 19 Laci Peterson

Laci Peterson
7
Birthdate: May 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Modesto
Died: December 24

 20 John Thaw

John Thaw
6
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 Josh Ryan Evans

Josh Ryan Evans
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 10, 1982
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hayward, California, United States
Died: August 5
Height: 3'2" (97 cm)

 22 John Entwistle

John Entwistle
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician & Songwriter who was The Bassist ‍for The Rock Band 'The Who'
Birthdate: October 9, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 14, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Westhampton, New York, United States
Died: July 9

 24 Milton Berle

Milton Berle
7
Birthdate: July 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 27

 25 Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas
4
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)

 26 Daniel Pearl

Daniel Pearl
2
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 31

 27 Dee Dee Ramone

Dee Dee Ramone
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 18, 1951
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Lee, Virginia, United States
Died: June 5
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 28 Merlin Santana

Merlin Santana
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 14, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 9

 29 Spike Milligan

Spike Milligan
0
Famous As: Actor, Comedian
Birthdate: April 16, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Died: February 27

 30 Jam Master Jay

Jam Master Jay
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: October 30

 31 Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee
5
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)

 32 Linda Lovelace

Linda Lovelace
8
Famous As: American Adult Film Star
Birthdate: January 10, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Died: April 22

 33 Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder
3
Famous As: Film director, Screenwriter
Birthdate: June 22, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sucha Beskidzka, Poland
Died: March 27

 34 Dave Thomas

Dave Thomas
6
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Founder and CEO of Wendy's
Birthdate: July 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
Died: January 8

 35 LaWanda Page

LaWanda Page
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 19, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
Died: September 14

 36 Jonathan Harris

Jonathan Harris
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: November 3
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 37 Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren
2
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vimmerby, Sweden
Died: January 28

 38 Edith Bouvier Beale

Edith Bouvier Beale
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former Model and socialite best known for her participation in the 1975 documentary film Grey Gardens by Albert and David Maysles
Birthdate: November 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 14

 39 Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl
1
Famous As: Adventurer
Birthdate: October 6, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Larvik, Norway
Died: April 18

 40 Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones
3
Famous As: Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, & Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 21, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington, United States
Died: February 22

 41 Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Paleontologist
Birthdate: September 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bayside, New York, United States
Died: May 20

 42 Cyrinda Foxe

Cyrinda Foxe
1
Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: February 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: September 7

 43 Jack Buck

Jack Buck
1
Famous As: Sports commentator
Birthdate: August 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 18

 44 Ruth Williams Khama

Ruth Williams Khama
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Former First Lady of Botswana
Birthdate: December 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Blackheath, London, United Kingdom
Died: May 22

 45 Katy Jurado

Katy Jurado
1
Famous As: Actor, Journalist, Critic, Television actor, Film actor
Birthdate: January 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Guadalajara
Died: July 5

 46 Whitney Blake

Whitney Blake
2
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 28
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 47 Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 12, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, USA
Died: September 11
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 48 Hansie Cronje

Hansie Cronje
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cricketer
Birthdate: September 25, 1969
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bloemfontein, South Africa
Died: June 1
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 49 John Agar

John Agar
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 31, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: April 7
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 50 Carrie Hamilton

Carrie Hamilton
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 5, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 20