Famous People Who Died In 2004

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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.
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 1 
Ronald Reagan
(40th President of the United States (1981-1989))
Ronald Reagan
81
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois, United States
Died: June 5
 2 
Marlon Brando
(One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century)
Marlon Brando
46
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Ray Charles
(Singer-songwriter)
Ray Charles
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Albany, Georgia, United States
Died: June 10
 4 
Christopher Reeve
(Best Known for Playing the Titular Role in the Film 'Superman' & its Three Sequels)
Christopher Reeve
26
Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 10
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 5 
Julia Child
13
Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: August 15, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pasadena, California
Died: August 13
 6 
Pat Tillman
(American Professional Football Player Who Joined Army After September 11, 2001 Attacks)
Pat Tillman
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fremont, California, United States
Died: April 22
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Harold Shipman
(Serial Killer)
Harold Shipman
88
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 14, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Nottingham
Died: January 13
 8 
Rodney Dangerfield
(Stand-up Comedian Who Was Known for His Self-Deprecating One-Liner Humor and Catchphrase 'I Don't Get No Respect!')
Rodney Dangerfield
9
Birthdate: November 22, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Deer Park, New York, United States
Died: October 5
 9 
Rick James
(American Singer-Songwriter, Multi-Instrumentalist and Record Producer.)
Rick James
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buffalo, New York, United States
Died: August 6
 10 
Janet Leigh
(Actress and Singer Known for Her Films: ‘The Romance of Rosy Ridge’, ‘Act of Violence’ and ‘Psycho’)
Janet Leigh
12
Birthdate: July 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Merced, California, United States
Died: October 3
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 11 
Dimebag Darrell
(Guitarist, Composer, Musician)
Dimebag Darrell
18
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 20, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: December 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Laura Branigan
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: August 26
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Reggie White
(American Football Player)
Reggie White
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
Died: December 26
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 14 
Jerry Orbach
(Actor, Singer)
Jerry Orbach
6
Birthdate: October 20, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 28
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 15 
Frances Shand Kydd
(Mother of Diana, Princess of Wales)
Frances Shand Kydd
10
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sandringham, Norfolk, England
Died: June 3
 16 
Peter Ustinov
(British Actor Known for Playing 'Inspector Hercule Poirot' in 'Agatha Christie' Mystery Films)
Peter Ustinov
1
Birthdate: April 16, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Swiss Cottage, London, England
Died: March 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
John Drew Barrymore
11
Birthdate: June 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: November 29
 18 
Tony Randall
9
Birthdate: February 26, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: May 17
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Terry Melcher
(Record Producer and Singer-Songwriter Known for His Collaboration With the Rock Band 'The Byrds')
Terry Melcher
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 8, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 19
 20 
Johnny Ramone
(Guitarist)
Johnny Ramone
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: September 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 21 
P. V. Narasimha Rao
(Indian Politician Who Served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996)
P. V. Narasimha Rao
20
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Karimnagar, India
Died: December 23
 22 
Bob Keeshan
(Actor, TV Producer)
Bob Keeshan
5
Birthdate: June 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Lynbrook, New York
Died: January 23
 23 
Howard Keel
(Actor and Singer Known for His Rich Bass-Baritone Singing Voice and His Role in TV Series ‘Dallas’)
Howard Keel
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gillespie, Illinois, United States
Died: November 7
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 24 
Big Boss Man
(Professional Wrestler)
Big Boss Man
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marietta, Georgia, United States
Died: September 22
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 25 
Veerappan
(Indian criminal)
Veerappan
53
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gopinatham, Mysore State, India
Died: October 18
 26 
Francis Crick
(Co-discoverer of the Structure of the DNA Molecule, Nobel Prize Winner)
Francis Crick
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 8, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Weston Favell, Northamptonshire, England
Died: July 28
 27 
Gordon Cooper
(Officer, Astronaut, Test pilot, Aerospace engineer, Engineer, Aviator)
Gordon Cooper
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 6, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Shawnee
Died: October 4
 28 
Isabel Sanford
4
Birthdate: August 29, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: July 9
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 29 
M. S. Subbulakshmi
(Carnatic Musician)
M. S. Subbulakshmi
23
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madurai
Died: December 11
 30 
Jacques Derrida
(French Philosopher Who Developed the Philosophical Approach Known as 'Deconstruction')
Jacques Derrida
10
Birthdate: July 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Biar, Algeria
Died: October 9
 31 
Fay Wray
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Ann Darrow’ in the Film ‘King Kong’)
Fay Wray
7
Birthdate: September 15, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cardston, Canada
Died: August 8
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 32 
Paul Winfield
1
Birthdate: May 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 7
Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan
9
Birthdate: May 6, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Qasr Al Hosn, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Died: November 2
 34 
Estee Lauder
(Co-Founder of the Estée Lauder Companies)
Estee Lauder
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Corona, New York, United States
Died: April 24
 35 
Ann Miller
(Actress, Singer)
Ann Miller
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chireno, Texas, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 36 
Artie Shaw
(Musician)
Artie Shaw
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 30
 37 
Susan Sontag
(Writer and Filmmaker, Best Known for her Essay 'Notes on 'Camp')
Susan Sontag
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: December 28
 38 
Stieg Larsson
(Swedish Writer and Activist Best Known for His Millennium Trilogy of Crime Novels)
Stieg Larsson
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skelleftehamn, Sweden
Died: November 9
 39 
Betty Friedan
(Feminist, Writer)
Betty Friedan
6
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 4, 1921
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: eoria, Illinois, United States
Died: February 4
 40 
Mercedes McCambridge
0
Birthdate: March 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: March 2
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 41 
Juliana of the Netherlands
(Queen of the Netherlands from 1948 to 1980)
Juliana of the Netherlands
1
Birthdate: April 30, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Hague, Netherlands
Died: March 20
 42 
Mulk Raj Anand
(One of the First India-Based Writers in English to Gain an International Readership)
Mulk Raj Anand
183
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: September 28
 43 
Skeeter Davis
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Writer, Children's writer)
Skeeter Davis
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 30, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dry Ridge
Died: September 19
 44 
Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Photographer and Painter)
Henri Cartier-Bresson
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chanteloup-en-Brie, France
Died: August 3
 45 
Soundarya
(Actress)
Soundarya
6
Birthdate: July 18, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mulbagal, Kolar, Karnataka, India
Died: April 17
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 46 
Robert Pastorelli
2
Birthdate: June 21, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 8
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 47 
Jack Paar
(Actor)
Jack Paar
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Canton, Ohio, United States
Died: January 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 48 
Jan Berry
(Singer and songwriter)
Jan Berry
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 3, 1941
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 26
 49 
Carrie Snodgress
6
Birthdate: October 27, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barrington, Illinois, U.S.
Died: April 1
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 50 
Jerry Goldsmith
(Prolific composer and conductor who received an Oscar for his work on The Omen in 1976.)
Jerry Goldsmith
1
Birthdate: February 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 21