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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Dictator & President of Iraq
Birthdate: April 28, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Al-Awja
Died: December 30

 2 Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin.
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Famous As: Television Personality
Birthdate: February 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Essendon
Died: September 4

 3 Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: President of the USA
Birthdate: July 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: December 26
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 James Brown

James Brown.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician, recording artist, producer, dancer, bandleader
Birthdate: May 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina, United States
Died: December 25

 5 Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 6, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cambridge
Died: July 7

 6 Don Knotts

Don Knotts.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: February 24
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 7 Danny Rolling

Danny Rolling
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: American serial killer
Birthdate: May 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Shreveport, Louisiana
Died: October 25
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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 8 Desmond Doss

Desmond Doss.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: U. S. Army Corporal
Birthdate: February 7, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lynchburg
Died: March 23

 9 Chris Penn

Chris Penn
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 10, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: January 24

 10 Richard Kuklinski

Richard Leonard Kuklinski .
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Contract Killer
Birthdate: April 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 5

 11 Rajkumar

Rajkumar
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 24, 1929
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gajanur, India
Died: April 12
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 12 Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: November 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valparaíso
Died: December 10

 13 Slobodan Milosevic

Slobodan Milosevic.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Serbia & the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia
Birthdate: August 20, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Požarevac
Died: March 11

 14 Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sainte-Christine-d'Auvergne, Quebec, Canada
Died: August 30
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 15 Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 18, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania
Died: December 12
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 16 Mickey Hargitay

Mickey Hargitay.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: September 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 17 Daniel Wayne Smith

Daniel Wayne Smith.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Anna Nicole Smith's Son
Birthdate: January 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mexia, Texas
Died: September 10

 18 Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman.
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Famous As: Economist, Statistician
Birthdate: July 31, 1912
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, USA
Died: November 16

 19 Jack Palance

Jack Palance.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
Died: November 10
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 20 Bruno Kirby

Bruno Kirby
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 28, 1949
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: August 14
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 21 Adrienne Shelly

Adrienne Shelly
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Queens, New York City, New York, USA
Died: November 1
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 22 Ferenc Puskás

Ferenc Puskás
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: April 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest
Died: November 17

 23 Shelley Winters

Shelley Winters.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Died: January 14

 24 John Money

John Money
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Famous As: Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University teacher
Birthdate: July 8, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Morrinsville
Died: July 7

 25 Billy Preston

Billy Preston.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician & Songwriter
Birthdate: September 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, U.S.
Died: June 6

 26 Dennis Weaver

Dennis Weaver.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Joplin, Missouri, United States
Died: February 24
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 27 Mako Iwamatsu

Mako Iwamatsu.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kobe, Japan
Died: July 21
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 28 Proof

Proof
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: musician, rapper, actor, songwriter
Birthdate: October 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: April 11

 29 Robert Altman

Robert Altman.
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: February 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri
Died: November 20

 30 Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: October 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zarqa, Jordan
Died: June 7

 31 Aaron Spelling

Aaron Spelling.
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Famous As: Film and television producer
Birthdate: April 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dallas
Died: June 23

 32 Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Science Fiction Writer
Birthdate: June 22, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pasadena, California, United States
Died: February 24

 33 Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Civil Rights Activist, Author
Birthdate: April 27, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Heiberger
Died: January 30
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 34 Dana Reeve

Dana Reeve
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Famous As: singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television actor
Birthdate: March 17, 1961
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Teaneck
Died: March 6

 35 Carl Brashear

Carl Brashear
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Sailor
Birthdate: January 19, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tonieville, Kentucky, United States
Died: July 25

 36 J Dilla

J Dilla
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Music producer
Birthdate: February 7, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: February 10

 37 Jack Wild

Jack Wild
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Listed In:
Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Actor
Birthdate: September 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Royton
Died: March 1

 38 Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum

Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1943 AD
Birthplace: Shindagha historic district, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Died: January 4

 39 Edward Albert

Edward Albert.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: September 22

 40 Jack Warden

Jack Warden
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 19
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 41 Paul Gleason

Paul Gleason.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 4, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey
Died: May 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 42 Darren McGavin

Darren McGavin.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Spokane, Washington
Died: February 25

 43 Heinrich Harrer

Heinrich Harrer.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mountaineer
Birthdate: July 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hüttenberg, Austria
Died: January 7

 44 Kenneth Lay

Kenneth Lay
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Leader
Birthdate: April 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Missouri
Died: July 5

 45 Kanshi Ram

Kanshi Ram
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 15, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ropar, India
Died: October 9

 46 Jerry Brudos

Jerry Brudos.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: January 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Webster, South Dakota
Died: March 28

 47 June Allyson

June Allyson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 7, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, USA
Died: July 8
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 48 Padmini

Padmini
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 12, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Thiruvananthapuram, India
Died: September 24

 49 Buck Owens

Buck Owens
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: August 12, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sherman, Texas, United States
Died: March 25
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 50 Bo Schembechler

Bo Schembechler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player, Sports administrator
Birthdate: April 1, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barberton
Died: November 17