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
Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
Iraqi
Dictator & President of Iraq

Gerald FordGerald Ford
American
President of the USA

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

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
Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor

Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author
Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor
Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Secret Agent

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
American
Serial Killer

Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
American
Actor

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
American
Actor
Phyllis GatesPhyllis Gates
American
Interior Decorator

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer

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

Continue Reading Below
John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach
Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay
Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician

Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
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

Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

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

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
Estonian
Writer

Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
American
Biochemist

Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
American
Physicist
Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
American
Physicist

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist
John M. FordJohn M. Ford
American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer

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
Gene SimmonsGene Simmons
American
Singer

Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor

Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer
Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
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

Patsy RamseyPatsy Ramsey
American
Beauty Pageant Winner

Adrienne ShellyAdrienne Shelly
American
Actress
Danny RollingDanny Rolling
American
American serial killer
Franklin CoverFranklin Cover
American
Actor

Freddy FenderFreddy Fender
American
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor

June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress
Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
American photographer

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
American
Animator

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Australian
Political Leaders

Kirby PuckettKirby Puckett
American
Baseball Players

Gerald GreenGerald Green
American
Writer
Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician
Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
American
Socialite

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

Gerald LevertGerald Levert
American
Singer
Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor

Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
American
Business Leader

Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer

Lou RawlsLou Rawls
American
Singer
John MoneyJohn Money
New Zealander, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University

P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
South African
Politician
Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, University

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer
Byron NelsonByron Nelson
American
Golfer

Bo SchembechlerBo Schembechler
American
American football player, Sports administrator
Clay RegazzoniClay Regazzoni
Swiss, Italian
Swiss racing driver