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

Aileen WuornosAileen Wuornos
American
Serial killer

Layne StaleyLayne Staley
American
Musician

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
Spanish, American
Rapper
Merlin SantanaMerlin Santana
American
Actor

Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
American
Singers

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
British
British Queen

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
British
Singer, Guitarist
Byron WhiteByron White
American
Attorney

Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
Finnish
Sniper

James CoburnJames Coburn
American
Actor

David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
American
Serial Rapist, Serial Killer

Dudley MooreDudley Moore
British
 
Ted WilliamsTed Williams
American
Baseball Player

Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
American
Singer

John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
British
Guitarist

Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor
Milton BerleMilton Berle
American
 

Daniel PearlDaniel Pearl
Israeli, American
Journalist
Rod SteigerRod Steiger
American
Actor

Billy WilderBilly Wilder
American
 

Dee Dee RamoneDee Dee Ramone
American
Musician
Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
Irish, Indian, British
Comedian

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

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
Botswanan
Former First Lady of Botswana

Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas
American
American Football Player
LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
American
Actress

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Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
Norwegian
Adventurer
Jack BuckJack Buck
American
Sportscaster

John AgarJohn Agar
American
Actor

Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris
American
Actor

Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
Swedish
Writer
Chuck JonesChuck Jones
American
Animator, Filmmaker, Cartoonist, Author, Artist, &

Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
American
Actress

Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
American
Actress, Model

Josh Ryan EvansJosh Ryan Evans
American
Actor
Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
American
Folklorist

Sam SneadSam Snead
American
Professional Golfer

Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
South African
Cricketer

Ne WinNe Win
Burmese
Burmese Politician

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

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
French
Sculptor
Abba EbanAbba Eban
Israeli
Politician and Diplomat

Chaim PotokChaim Potok
American
American author

Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
Ukrainian, American
Biochemist
W Clement StoneW. Clement Stone
American
Businessman & Self Help Book Author

Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
Chilean
Surrealist Painter
Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
Spanish
Writer

Bill BlassBill Blass
American
American fashion designer

James TobinJames Tobin
American
Economist

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

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

Orvan HessOrvan Hess
American
Physician
Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

Cesar MilsteinCesar Milstein
Argentinian
Biochemist, Immunologist

Aleksandr ProkhorovAleksandr Prokhorov
Russian
Physicist
John ThawJohn Thaw
British
Actor

Linda LovelaceLinda Lovelace
American
American Adult Film Star
Jason MizellJam Master Jay
American
Musician

Davey Boy SmithDavey Boy Smith
British
Professional wrestler

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Singer
Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
American
Actress

Dina PathakDina Pathak
Indian
Actress
Bruce PaltrowBruce Paltrow
American
Director

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

Glenn QuinnGlenn Quinn
American, Northern Irish
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
American
Actress
Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
Indian
Film Producer
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Mike WebsterMike Webster
American
American Football Player

Henry GibsonHenry Gibson
American
Percussionist

Lawrence TierneyLawrence Tierney
American
Actor
Lonnie DoneganLonnie Donegan
British, Scottish
Singer

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

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist

Jonas SavimbiJonas Savimbi
Angolan
Angolan Political leader

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer
Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
American
Former United States Secretary of State

Chuck TraynorChuck Traynor
American
Enterpriser
Kim HunterKim Hunter
American
Actress

María FélixMaría Félix
Mexican
Actress
Bill BerryBill Berry
American
Jazz trumpeter
John FrankenheimerJohn Frankenheimer
American
Director