Famous People Who Died In 2003

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2003. This list includes people like Fred Rogers, Johnny Cash, Charles Bronson, Katharine Hepburn, John Ritter and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, astronauts and actresses who died in 2003. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Italy 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 Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash
27
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: February 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kingsland, Arkansas, United States
Died: September 12

 2 Robert Kardashian

Robert Kardashian
32
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Attorney
Birthdate: February 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: September 30
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 3 Yetunde Price

Yetunde Price
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 14

 4 Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson
6
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 13, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ehrenfeld, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 Katharine Hepburn

Katharine Hepburn
5
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 12, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: June 29

 6 John Ritter

John Ritter
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Idi Amin

Idi Amin
20
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 3rd President of Uganda, Politician
Birthdate: 1925 AD
Birthplace: Koboko, Uganda
Died: August 16
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 8 Fred Rogers

Fred Rogers
7
Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: March 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Gregory Peck

Gregory Peck
9
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 5, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Jolla, California, United States
Died: June 12
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 10 Jonathan Brandis

Jonathan Brandis
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Danbury, Connecticut
Died: November 12
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 11 June Carter Cash

June Carter Cash
8
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: June 23, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Maces Spring, Virginia, United States
Died: May 15

 12 Maurice Gibb

Maurice Gibb
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man
Died: January 12
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Nina Simone

Nina Simone
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Composer
Birthdate: February 21, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tryon
Died: April 21

 14 Kalpana Chawla

Kalpana Chawla
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: March 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Karnal, India
Died: February 1
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 15 Bob Hope

Bob Hope
1
Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: May 29, 1903
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Eltham, London, England
Died: July 27

 16 Barry White

Barry White
18
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Galveston, Texas, United States
Died: July 4

 17 Frank Sheeran

Frank Sheeran
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Teamster
Birthdate: October 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Darby, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: December 14
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 18 Elliott Smith

Elliott Smith
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 6, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Omaha
Died: October 21

 19 Robert Palmer

Robert Palmer
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Snger
Birthdate: January 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: September 26
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 Michael Jeter

Michael Jeter
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 26, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, USA
Died: March 30
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 21 Miss Elizabeth

Miss Elizabeth
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: November 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Frankfort, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 1
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 22 Anita Mui

Anita Mui
0
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: British Hong Kong
Died: December 30
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 23 Buddy Ebsen

Buddy Ebsen
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Belleville, Illinois
Died: July 6
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 24 Uday Hussein

Uday Hussein
22
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Saddam Hussein’s Son
Birthdate: June 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tikrit
Died: July 22
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 25 Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan
4
Famous As: Director, Actor, Producer
Birthdate: September 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Greece (modern day Istanbul, Turkey)
Died: September 28

 26 Strom Thurmond

Strom Thurmond
9
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: December 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Edgefield, South Carolina, United States
Died: June 26

 27 Timothy Treadwell

Timothy Treadwell
1
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Environmentalist
Birthdate: April 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Long Island, New York, United States
Died: October 6

 28 Mickey Deans

Mickey Deans
3
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: September 24, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Garfield, New Jersey
Died: July 11

 29 Harivansh Rai Bachchan

Harivansh Rai Bachchan
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: November 27, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prayagraj, India
Died: January 18

 30 Brian Wells

Brian Wells
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Collar bomb victim
Birthdate: November 15, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warren, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: August 28

 31 Warren Zevon

Warren Zevon
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rock Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 24, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 7

 32 Robert Stack

Robert Stack
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 Gregory Hines

Gregory Hines
3
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Dancer, Choreographer and Actor
Birthdate: February 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: August 9

 34 Leni Riefenstahl

Leni Riefenstahl
3
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: August 22, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 8

 35 Leslie Cheung

Leslie Cheung
0
Famous As: Singer, Composer, Film director, Actor, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kowloon
Died: April 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 36 Richard Crenna

Richard Crenna
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: January 17

 37 John Gregory Dunne

John Gregory Dunne
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: May 25, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut
Died: December 30

 38 Lana Clarkson

Lana Clarkson
4
Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1962
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: February 3

 39 Curt Hennig

Curt Hennig
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: March 28, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Robbinsdale, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 10
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 40 Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: September 27
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 41 Edward Said

Edward Said
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Professor
Birthdate: November 1, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mandatory Palestine
Died: September 25

 42 Joyce Vincent

Joyce Vincent
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hammersmith, London
Died: November 30

 43 Celia Cruz

Celia Cruz
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 21, 1925
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Died: July 16

 44 Bing Russell

Bing Russell
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brattleboro, Vermont
Died: April 8
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 45 Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett
1
Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: August 31, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York
Died: June 30
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 46 David Hemmings

David Hemmings
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 18, 1941
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Guildford
Died: December 3
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 47 John Paul Getty Jr.

John Paul Getty Jr.
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: September 7, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Italy
Died: April 17

 48 Art Carney

Art Carney
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.
Died: November 9

 49 Richard Proenneke

Richard Proenneke
1
Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: May 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lee County, Iowa
Died: April 20

 50 Hume Cronyn

Hume Cronyn
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 18, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, Canada
Died: June 15
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)