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.

Saddam HusseinSaddam Hussein
28 April 1937, Iraqi
Dictator & President of Iraq
Gerald FordGerald Ford
14 July 1913, American
President of the USA

Steve IrwinSteve Irwin
22 February 1962, Australian
Television Personality

James BrownJames Brown
03 May 1933, American
Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer,

Syd BarrettSyd Barrett
06 January 1946, British
Singer-songwriter

Desmond DossDesmond Doss
07 February 1919, American
U. S. Army Corporal
Don KnottsDon Knotts
21 July 1924, American
Actor

Richard Leonard Kuklinski Richard Kuklinski
11 April 1935, American
Contract Killer

Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
25 November 1915, Chilean
Former President of Chile

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
31 July 1912, American
Economist, Statistician
Daniel Wayne SmithDaniel Wayne Smith
22 January 1986, American
Anna Nicole Smith's Son

Peter BoylePeter Boyle
18 October 1935, American
Actor
Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
06 January 1926, Hungarian, American
Actor

Glenn FordGlenn Ford
01 May 1916, Canadian
Actor

Jack PalanceJack Palance
18 February 1919, American
Actor
Shelley WintersShelley Winters
18 August 1920, American
Actress

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
27 April 1927, American
Civil Rights Activist, Author
Bismillah KhanBismillah Khan
21 March 1913, Indian
 

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
04 June 1924, American
Actor

Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
22 April 1923, American
Film and television producer
Billy PrestonBilly Preston
02 September 1946, American
Musician & Songwriter

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
20 February 1951, American
Actor
Robert AltmanRobert Altman
20 February 1925, American
Film Director

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
20 September 1917, American
American basketball coach

Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
31 January 1939, American
Serial Killer

Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
04 May 1939, American
Actor
Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
07 May 1922, American
Actor
Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
01 August 1954, Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
06 July 1912, Austrian
Mountaineer

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
15 October 1908, Canadian
Economist

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
04 May 1916, Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist
Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
21 June 1925, American
American actress

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
18 May 1946, American
Actor

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
03 February 1910, American
Actor

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
11 December 1911, Egyptian
Novelist

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Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
10 December 1933, Japanese, American
Actor
Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
03 November 1912, Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
22 June 1909, American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author
Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
25 February 1948, Ethiopian
Space Scientist

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
22 June 1947, American
Science Fiction Writer

George Abramovich KovalGeorge Koval
25 December 1913, Russian
U.S. Born Soviet Spy
Johannes RauJohannes Rau
16 January 1931, German
Former President of Germany

Karel Appel Karel Appel
25 April 1921, Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet
Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
03 December 1922, Swedish
Cinematographer

Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
19 November 1919, Italian
Film Director

Pat CorleyPat Corley
01 June 1930, American
Actor

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
29 March 1929, Estonian
Writer

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
10 April 1957, American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer
Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
10 July 1920, American
Physicist

Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
02 November 1932, American
Physicist

Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
15 July 1921, American
Biochemist

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
19 April 1931, Pakistani
Actor
Slobodan MilosevicSlobodan Milosevic
20 August 1941, Serbian
Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic

Gyorgy LigetiGyorgy Ligeti
28 May 1923, Austrian
Composer
Mason AndrewsMason Andrews
19 April 1919, American
Physician

Earl WoodsEarl Woods
05 March 1932, American
Baseball player, Writer, Military personnel

Chris PennChris Penn
10 October 1965, American
Actor
Dana ReeveDana Reeve
17 March 1961, American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television

Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
20 October 1966, Iraqi, Jordanian
Jihadist
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
01 April 1927, Hungarian
Footballer

Danny RollingDanny Rolling
26 May 1954, American
American serial killer

Romano MussoliniRomano Mussolini
26 September 1926, Italian
pianist, poet, painter, jazz musician
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
01 September 1933, American
Politician

June AllysonJune Allyson
07 October 1917, American
Actress
Gordon ParksGordon Parks
30 November 1912, American
American photographer

Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
1962 AD, British, Russian
Author

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
24 March 1911, American
Animator

Jack WardenJack Warden
18 September 1920, American
Actor
Buck OwensBuck Owens
12 August 1929, American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer
Jack WildJack Wild
30 September 1952, British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor

Freddy FenderFreddy Fender
04 June 1937, American
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
19 January 1931, American
Sailor

Gene PitneyGene Pitney
17 February 1940, American
Singer
Octavia E. ButlerOctavia E. Butler
22 June 1947, American
American fiction writer

Maktoum bin Rashid Al MaktoumMaktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
1943 AD, Emirati
Vice President

Jane WyattJane Wyatt
12 August 1910, American
actor, stage actor, television actor, film actor

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
04 January 1935, American
Boxer

Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
15 April 1942, American
Business Leader
Byron NelsonByron Nelson
04 February 1912, American
Golfer

John MoneyJohn Money
08 July 1921, New Zealander, American
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University
Tony JayTony Jay
02 February 1933, British
Actor, Singer, Dub actor, Stage actor, Television

Clay RegazzoniClay Regazzoni
05 September 1939, Swiss, Italian
Swiss racing driver

Raja RaoRaja Rao
08 November 1908, Indian
Author, Writer
Wilson PickettWilson Pickett
18 March 1941, American
American singer

Peter TomarkenPeter Tomarken
07 December 1942, American
Television presenter
John TentaJohn Tenta
22 June 1963, Canadian
Professional wrestler, Rikishi

P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
12 January 1916, South African
Politician

Red ButtonsRed Buttons
05 February 1919, American
Actor

Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
14 January 1921, American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, University
Saparmurat NiyazovSaparmurat Niyazov
19 February 1940, Turkmen
President

Patricia Kennedy LawfordPatricia Kennedy Lawford
06 May 1924, American
Socialite
Michael A. MonsoorMichael A. Monsoor
05 April 1981, American
Military personnel

Eugene LandyEugene Landy
26 November 1934, American
Psychologist

Hrishikesh MukherjeeHrishikesh Mukherjee
30 September 1922, Indian
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Film

Heinrich SeverlohHeinrich Severloh
23 June 1923, German
Farmer
Jimmy JohnstoneJimmy Johnstone
30 September 1944, British
Association football player