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
Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
Iraqi
Dictator & President of Iraq

Steve IrwinSteve Irwin
Australian
Television Personality

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

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
British
Singer-songwriter

Don KnottsDon Knotts
American
Actor
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
American
U. S. Army Corporal

Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
Chilean
Former President of Chile
Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
American
Contract Killer

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
American
Economist, Statistician
Peter BoylePeter Boyle
American
Actor

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
Canadian
Actor

Jack PalanceJack Palance
American
Actor

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
American
Actress
Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
Hungarian, American
Actor

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

Daniel Wayne SmithDaniel Wayne Smith
American
Anna Nicole Smith's Son

Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter
Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director

Patsy RamseyPatsy Ramsey
American
Beauty Pageant Winner
Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
American
Film and television producer

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
American
Serial Killer

Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Secret Agent
Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
American
Actor

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
American
Actor

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
Jordanian
Terrorist

Phyllis GatesPhyllis Gates
American
Interior Decorator
Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer-songwriter

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Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer
Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach

P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa

Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
Photographer
Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress
Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
American
Radio Broadcaster

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor
Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian
Novelist
Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Lebo MathosaLebo Mathosa
South African
Singer

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
American
Science Fiction Writer

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director
Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer

George Abramovich KovalGeorge Koval
Russian
U.S. Born Soviet Spy
Johannes RauJohannes Rau
German
Former President of Germany

Pat CorleyPat Corley
American
Actor

Karel Appel Karel Appel
Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
Estonian
Writer

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
American
Physicist
John M. FordJohn M. Ford
American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer

Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
American
Physicist

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
Pakistani
Actor

Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
American
Biochemist
Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist

Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
Serbian
Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic
Mason AndrewsMason Andrews
American
Physician

Gyorgy LigetiGyorgy Ligeti
Austrian
Composer

Joseph Joe BarberaJoseph Joe Barbera
American
Director
Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Australian
Political Leaders

Peter NormanPeter Norman
Australian
Athletics competitor, Sprinter

June PointerJune Pointer
American
Singer
Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
American
American fiction writer

Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor
Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
American
Actor

Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
Hungarian
Footballer

John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television
June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress
Danny RollingDanny Rolling
American
American serial killer

Peter BenchleyPeter Benchley
American
Writer

Tommy OliverTommy Oliver
American
Composer

Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor
Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
American
Animator

Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American
Socialite

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

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer

Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Musician
Eugene LandyEugene Landy
American
Psychologist

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor
Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
American
Business Leader

Kirby PuckettKirby Puckett
American
Baseball Players
Lou RawlsLou Rawls
American
Singer
Saparmurat NiyazovSaparmurat Niyazov
Turkmen
President