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

Lisa LopesLisa Lopes
Spanish, American
Rapper

Layne StaleyLayne Staley
American
Musician

Waylon JenningsWaylon Jennings
American
Singers

Elizabeth Bowes-LyonElizabeth Bowes-Lyon
British
British Queen
Dudley MooreDudley Moore
British
 

James CoburnJames Coburn
American
Actor
Simo HäyhäSimo Häyhä
Finnish
Sniper

Joe StrummerJoe Strummer
British
Singer, Guitarist

David Parker RayDavid Parker Ray
American
Serial Rapist, Serial Killer

Merlin SantanaMerlin Santana
American
Actor

Ted WilliamsTed Williams
American
Baseball Player
Robert UrichRobert Urich
American
Film Actor

Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
American
Singer

Milton BerleMilton Berle
American
 

Daniel PearlDaniel Pearl
Israeli, American
Journalist
John EntwistleJohn Entwistle
British
Guitarist

Billy WilderBilly Wilder
American
 
Rod SteigerRod Steiger
American
Actor

Joseph BonannoJoseph Bonanno
Italian, American
Gangster

Dee Dee RamoneDee Dee Ramone
American
Musician
Thor HeyerdahlThor Heyerdahl
Norwegian
Adventurer

Spike MilliganSpike Milligan
Irish, Indian, British
Comedian
John RawlsJohn Rawls
American
American Philosopher

LaWanda PageLaWanda Page
American
Actress

Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris
American
Actor
Whitney BlakeWhitney Blake
American
Actress

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John AgarJohn Agar
American
Actor

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

Johnny UnitasJohnny Unitas
American
American Football Player

Byron WhiteByron White
American
Attorney
Astrid LindgrenAstrid Lindgren
Swedish
Writer
Sam SneadSam Snead
American
Professional Golfer

Cyrinda FoxeCyrinda Foxe
American
Actress, Model

Niki de Saint PhalleNiki de Saint Phalle
French
Sculptor

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

Hansie CronjeHansie Cronje
South African
Cricketer

Jack BuckJack Buck
American
Sportscaster

Alan LomaxAlan Lomax
American
Folklorist

Ne WinNe Win
Burmese
Burmese Politician
Barbara ValentinBarbara Valentin
Austrian
Actor

George Roy HillGeorge Roy Hill
American
Film Director
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

Roberto MattaRoberto Matta
Chilean
Surrealist Painter
Erwin ChargaffErwin Chargaff
Ukrainian, American
Biochemist

Camilo José CelaCamilo José Cela
Spanish
Writer

James TobinJames Tobin
American
Economist

Max Ferdinand Perutz Max Perutz
British
Molecular Biologist

Timothy FindleyTimothy Findley
Canadian
Canadian novelist
Esther Afua OclooEsther Afua Ocloo
Ghanaian
Co-Founder of Women's World Banking

Samantha LewesSamantha Lewes
American
Actress

Archer John Porter MartinArcher Martin
British
Chemist

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

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

Joaquin BalaguerJoaquin Balaguer
Dominican
Former President of the Dominican Republic

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

John ThawJohn Thaw
British
Actor
Jason MizellJam Master Jay
American
Musician

Sylvia RiveraSylvia Rivera
American
Activist

Davey Boy SmithDavey Boy Smith
British
Professional wrestler
Dina PathakDina Pathak
Indian
Actress

Peggy LeePeggy Lee
American
Singer
Carrie HamiltonCarrie Hamilton
American
Actress

Bruce PaltrowBruce Paltrow
American
Director

Nasir HussainNasir Hussain
Indian
Film Producer

Edith Bouvier BealeEdith Bouvier Beale
American
Actor, Dancer, Socialite, Model
Lawrence TierneyLawrence Tierney
American
Actor
Glenn QuinnGlenn Quinn
American, Northern Irish
Actor

Virginia HillVirginia Hill
American
Actress

Cyrus VanceCyrus Vance
American
Former United States Secretary of State

Henry GibsonHenry Gibson
American
Percussionist
Bill BerryBill Berry
American
Jazz trumpeter

Mike WebsterMike Webster
American
American Football Player

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

Xi ZhongxunXi Zhongxun
Chinese
Politician

Kim HunterKim Hunter
American
Actress
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
German
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer
John FrankenheimerJohn Frankenheimer
American
Director

Harry HayHarry Hay
American
Gay rights activist
Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
Netherlands Antilles, Dutch
Computer scientist
Jonas SavimbiJonas Savimbi
Angolan
Angolan Political leader