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,

Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
American
Contract Killer

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

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

Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
Chilean
Former President of Chile
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
American
U. S. Army Corporal
Patsy RamseyPatsy Ramsey
American
Beauty Pageant Winner

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
American
Economist, Statistician

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
Canadian
Actor

Peter BoylePeter Boyle
American
Actor

Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
Serbian
Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic
Jack PalanceJack Palance
American
Actor

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
Hungarian, American
Actor

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
American
Actress
Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter

Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
Jordanian
Terrorist
Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
American
Actor

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
American
Actor
Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
American
Film and television producer

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
American
Serial Killer
Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor

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Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Secret Agent
Joseph Joe BarberaJoseph Joe Barbera
American
Director

Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer-songwriter

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer
Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
Photographer

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

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach

Phyllis GatesPhyllis Gates
American
Interior Decorator
Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor

Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist
Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian
Novelist

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Gyorgy LigetiGyorgy Ligeti
Austrian
Composer

Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
American
Radio Broadcaster
Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
Pakistani
Actor

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
American
Science Fiction Writer
Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer

Johannes RauJohannes Rau
German
Former President of Germany

Pat CorleyPat Corley
American
Actor

Lebo MathosaLebo Mathosa
South African
Singer
Lennart MeriLennart Meri
Estonian
Writer

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist

George Abramovich KovalGeorge Koval
Russian
U.S. Born Soviet Spy

Karel Appel Karel Appel
Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet
John M. FordJohn M. Ford
American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
American
Physicist
Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
American
Physicist

Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
American
Biochemist

Mason AndrewsMason Andrews
American
Physician
Earl WoodsEarl Woods
American
Baseball player, Writer, Military personnel

Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor
Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
American
Science fiction author

J DillaJ Dilla
American
Music producer

Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
American
Actor
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
Hungarian
Footballer

Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor
John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University

ProofProof
American
musician, rapper, actor, songwriter

RajkumarRajkumar
Indian
Actor

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Australian
Political Leaders

Danny RollingDanny Rolling
American
American serial killer

Maktoum bin Rashid Al MaktoumMaktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Emirati
Political leader

Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor
Al LewisAl Lewis
American
Actor

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor

June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress

Lou RawlsLou Rawls
American
Singer

Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
American
Business Leader
Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Musician

Adrienne ShellyAdrienne Shelly
American
Actress
Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer

John Dennis ProfumoJohn Dennis Profumo
British
Politician
Jane WyattJane Wyatt
American
actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor
Allen CarrAllen Carr
British
Writer