Famous People Who Died In 2006

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2006. This list includes people like Gerald Ford, Saddam Hussein, Steve Irwin, James Brown, Syd Barrett and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, presidents, journalists and soldiers who died in 2006. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Canada & Italy and many more countries.

Gerald FordGerald Ford
American
President of the USA
Steve IrwinSteve Irwin
Australian
Television Personality

Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
Iraqi
Dictator & President of Iraq

James BrownJames Brown
American
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
American
U. S. Army Corporal

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
British
Singer-songwriter
Don KnottsDon Knotts
American
Actor

Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
American
Contract Killer

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
American
Economist, Statistician
Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
Chilean
Former President of Chile

Phyllis GatesPhyllis Gates
American
Interior Decorator
Glenn FordGlenn Ford
Canadian
Actor

Peter BoylePeter Boyle
American
Actor

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
American
Actress

Jack PalanceJack Palance
American
Actor
Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
Hungarian, American
Actor

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter
Daniel Wayne SmithDaniel Wayne Smith
American
Anna Nicole Smith's Son

Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director
Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
American
Actor

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer

Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
American
Film and television producer
Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
American
Serial Killer

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor
Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
American
Actor

Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Secret Agent
Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer-songwriter

Continue Reading Below
P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa
Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist

Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
Photographer
Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
American
Radio Broadcaster
Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor
Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian
Novelist

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer

Johannes RauJohannes Rau
German
Former President of Germany
Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
American
Science Fiction Writer

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

Lebo MathosaLebo Mathosa
South African
Singer
George Abramovich KovalGeorge Koval
Russian
U.S. Born Soviet Spy

Karel Appel Karel Appel
Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet
Pat CorleyPat Corley
American
Actor

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
Estonian
Writer

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
American
Physicist

Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
American
Physicist

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer
Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
American
Biochemist

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
Pakistani
Actor

Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
Serbian
Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist
Gyorgy LigetiGyorgy Ligeti
Austrian
Composer

Mason AndrewsMason Andrews
American
Physician
Joseph Joe BarberaJoseph Joe Barbera
American
Director

Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television
Eugene LandyEugene Landy
American
Psychologist

Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
American
Actor
Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
American
Animator

Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor

Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
Hungarian
Footballer
Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer

June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress
Danny RollingDanny Rolling
American
American serial killer

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer

Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Australian
Political Leaders
Kirby PuckettKirby Puckett
American
Baseball Players

Patsy RamseyPatsy Ramsey
American
Beauty Pageant Winner

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
Iraqi, Jordanian
Jihadist

Tommy OliverTommy Oliver
American
Composer
Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
American
American fiction writer

Hrishikesh MukherjeeHrishikesh Mukherjee
Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American
Socialite

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor

Lou RawlsLou Rawls
American
Singer
Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
American
Business Leader

Saparmurat NiyazovSaparmurat Niyazov
Turkmen
President
John TentaJohn Tenta
Canadian
Professional wrestler, Rikishi

Wilson PickettWilson Pickett
American
American singer
Tony JayTony Jay
British
Actor, Singer, Dub actor, Stage actor, Television
Jane WyattJane Wyatt
American
actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor