Famous People Who Died In 2004

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2004. This list includes people like Ronald Reagan, Marlon Brando, Christopher Reeve, Ray Charles, Julia Child and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, actresses and historians who died in 2004. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France 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 Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan
62
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 40th President of the United States (1981-1989)
Birthdate: February 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois, United States
Died: June 5

 2 Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando
34
Famous As: One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 3 Ray Charles

Ray Charles
23
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: June 10

 4 Christopher Reeve

Christopher Reeve
20
Famous As: Best Known for Playing The Lead in 'Superman' (1978) & Its First Three Sequels
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 10
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 5 Harold Shipman

Harold Shipman
46
Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: January 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nottingham
Died: January 13

 6 Pat Tillman

Pat Tillman
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: November 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fremont, California, United States
Died: April 22
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Julia Child

Julia Child
11
Listed In: Food Experts
Famous As: Chef
Birthdate: August 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California
Died: August 13
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 8 Rodney Dangerfield

Rodney Dangerfield
7
Famous As: Actor, Stand-up Comedian
Birthdate: November 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Deer Park, New York, United States
Died: October 5

 9 Dimebag Darrell

Dimebag Darrell
9
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist, Composer, Musician
Birthdate: August 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: December 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 Rick James

Rick James
7
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: February 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6

 11 Reggie White

Reggie White
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: December 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died: December 26
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 12 Frances Shand Kydd

Frances Shand Kydd
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales
Birthdate: April 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sandringham House, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3

 13 John Drew Barrymore

John Drew Barrymore
3
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: November 29

 14 Jerry Orbach

Jerry Orbach
3
Famous As: Actor, Singer
Birthdate: October 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 28
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh
11
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Died: October 3

 16 Tony Randall

Tony Randall
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: May 17
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 17 P. V. Narasimha Rao

P. V. Narasimha Rao
12
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister of India (1991-96)
Birthdate: June 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karimnagar, India
Died: December 23

 18 Big Boss Man

Big Boss Man
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: May 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 22
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 19 Peter Ustinov

Peter Ustinov
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Swiss Cottage, London, England
Died: March 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 20 Laura Branigan

Laura Branigan
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: August 26
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 Howard Keel

Howard Keel
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gillespie, Illinois, United States
Died: November 7
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 22 Francis Crick

Francis Crick
3
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA Molecule, Nobel Prize Winner
Birthdate: June 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England
Died: July 28

 23 Bob Keeshan

Bob Keeshan
1
Famous As: Actor, TV Producer
Birthdate: June 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lynbrook, New York
Died: January 23

 24 Terry Melcher

Terry Melcher
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Record producer
Birthdate: February 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 19

 25 Ol' Dirty Bastard

Ol' Dirty Bastard
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 15, 1968
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, United States
Died: November 13

 26 Veerappan

Veerappan
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Indian criminal
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: October 18

 27 Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan

Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: May 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Qasr Al Hosn, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Died: November 2

 28 Johnny Ramone

Johnny Ramone
5
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: October 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 29 Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: July 9
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 30 Jacques Derrida

Jacques Derrida
9
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: July 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Biar, Algeria
Died: October 9

 31 M. S. Subbulakshmi

M. S. Subbulakshmi
8
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Carnatic Musician
Birthdate: September 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madurai
Died: December 11

 32 Susan Sontag

Susan Sontag
3
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer and Filmmaker, Best Known for her Essay 'Notes on 'Camp'
Birthdate: January 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 28

 33 Estee Lauder

Estee Lauder
0
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Co-Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies
Birthdate: July 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Corona, New York, United States
Died: April 24

 34 Betty Friedan

Betty Friedan
3
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Feminist, Writer
Birthdate: February 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: eoria, Illinois, United States
Died: February 4

 35 Soundarya

Soundarya
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Died: April 17
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 36 Fay Wray

Fay Wray
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cardston, Canada
Died: August 8
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 37 Paul Winfield

Paul Winfield
0
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 7

 38 Gordon Cooper

Gordon Cooper
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shawnee
Died: October 4

 39 Stieg Larsson

Stieg Larsson
2
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skelleftehamn, Sweden
Died: November 9

 40 Juliana of the Netherlands

Juliana of the Netherlands
1
Famous As: Queen of the Netherlands (1948-80)
Birthdate: April 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: March 20

 41 Gary Webb

Gary Webb
5
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 31, 1955
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Corona
Died: December 10

 42 Ann Miller

Ann Miller
2
Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: April 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chireno, Texas, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 43 Mulk Raj Anand

Mulk Raj Anand
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: September 28

 44 Mercedes McCambridge

Mercedes McCambridge
0
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: March 2
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 45 Jack Paar

Jack Paar
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: January 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 46 Artie Shaw

Artie Shaw
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 30

 47 Robert Pastorelli

Robert Pastorelli
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 8
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 Henri Cartier-Bresson

Henri Cartier-Bresson
2
Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer and Painter
Birthdate: August 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chanteloup-en-Brie, France
Died: August 3

 49 Ken Caminiti

Ken Caminiti
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Player
Birthdate: April 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanford, California, United States
Died: October 10
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Skeeter Davis

Skeeter Davis
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Singer, Writer, Children's writer
Birthdate: December 30, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dry Ridge
Died: September 19