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,

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
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

Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
American
Film and television producer
Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director

Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor
Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter

Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor
Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
Photographer

Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Secret Agent

Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer

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

Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer-songwriter

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

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian
Novelist

Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist
Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor
Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress

Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician
Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay
Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor

Katherine DunhamKatherine Dunham
American
Dancer, Choreographer, Social Activist, Author

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
American
Science Fiction Writer

George Abramovich KovalGeorge Koval
Russian
U.S. Born Soviet Spy
Gillo PontecorvoGillo Pontecorvo
Italian
Film Director

Johannes RauJohannes Rau
German
Former President of Germany

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist

Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer
Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
American
Physicist

Lennart MeriLennart Meri
Estonian
Writer
Karel Appel Karel Appel
Dutch
Painter, Sculptor, Poet

Pat CorleyPat Corley
American
Actor

Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
American
Biochemist
Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
American
Physicist

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
Joseph Joe BarberaJoseph Joe Barbera
American
Director

Gene SimmonsGene Simmons
American
Singer
Chris PennChris Penn
American
Actor

Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor

Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
American
Actor

Dana ReeveDana Reeve
American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television
Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer
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

Pramod MahajanPramod Mahajan
Indian
Politician

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor

June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress
Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
American
Animator
Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor

Bo SchembechlerBo Schembechler
American
American football player, Sports administrator

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Australian
Political Leaders
Kirby PuckettKirby Puckett
American
Baseball Players

Gerald GreenGerald Green
American
Writer
Murray BookchinMurray Bookchin
American
Writer, Historian, Philosopher, University

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

Freddy FenderFreddy Fender
American
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
Kenneth LayKenneth Lay
American
Business Leader

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

Peter BenchleyPeter Benchley
American
Writer
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician