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.

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

Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
Iraqi
Dictator & President of Iraq

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

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
British
Singer-songwriter

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
American
U. S. Army Corporal
Don KnottsDon Knotts
American
Actor

Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
American
Contract Killer

Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
Chilean
Former President of Chile

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
American
Economist, Statistician
Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
American
Film and television producer

Daniel Wayne SmithDaniel Wayne Smith
American
Anna Nicole Smith's Son
Peter BoylePeter Boyle
American
Actor

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
Hungarian, American
Actor

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
Canadian
Actor
Shelley WintersShelley Winters
American
Actress

Jack PalanceJack Palance
American
Actor
Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director
Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
American
Serial Killer

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer

Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
American
Actor
Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
American
Actor
Phyllis GatesPhyllis Gates
American
Interior Decorator

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist
Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor

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Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian
Novelist
Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
American
Science Fiction Writer

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

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer

Pat CorleyPat Corley
American
Actor

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist
Karel Appel Karel Appel
Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

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

Gyorgy LigetiGyorgy Ligeti
Austrian
Composer
Mason AndrewsMason Andrews
American
Physician

Earl WoodsEarl Woods
American
Baseball player, Writer, Military personnel
Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
Iraqi, Jordanian
Jihadist
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
Hungarian
Footballer

Danny RollingDanny Rolling
American
American serial killer
Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer

Franklin CoverFranklin Cover
American
Actor

June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress

Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
American photographer
Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American
Socialite
Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor

Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Author

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
American
Animator

Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor
Freddy FenderFreddy Fender
American
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Gerald GreenGerald Green
American
Writer

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer

Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer
Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
American
American fiction writer

Maktoum bin Rashid Al MaktoumMaktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Emirati
Vice President
Jane WyattJane Wyatt
American
actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor

Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
American
Business Leader

Peter TomarkenPeter Tomarken
American
Television presenter
Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor

Byron NelsonByron Nelson
American
Golfer
John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University

Eugene LandyEugene Landy
American
Psychologist

Clay RegazzoniClay Regazzoni
Swiss, Italian
Swiss racing driver

Raja RaoRaja Rao
Indian
Author, Writer
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett
American
American singer

Red ButtonsRed Buttons
American
Actor
Tony JayTony Jay
British
Actor, Singer, Dub actor, Stage actor, Television

John TentaJohn Tenta
Canadian
Professional wrestler, Rikishi
P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
South African
Politician

Saparmurat NiyazovSaparmurat Niyazov
Turkmen
President
Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, University