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

Lamar HuntLamar Hunt
American
Businessman

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
Coretta Scott KingCoretta Scott King
American
Civil Rights Activist, Author

Milton FriedmanMilton Friedman
American
Economist, Statistician
Augusto PinochetAugusto Pinochet
Chilean
Former President of Chile

Darren McGavinDarren McGavin
American
Actor

Peter BoylePeter Boyle
American
Actor

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

Shelley WintersShelley Winters
American
Actress
Glenn FordGlenn Ford
Canadian
Actor

Mickey HargitayMickey Hargitay
Hungarian, American
Actor

Jack PalanceJack Palance
American
Actor

Dennis WeaverDennis Weaver
American
Actor
Gene PitneyGene Pitney
American
Singer-songwriter

Robert AltmanRobert Altman
American
Film Director
Billy PrestonBilly Preston
American
Musician & Songwriter

Paul GleasonPaul Gleason
American
Actor

Aaron SpellingAaron Spelling
American
Film and television producer
Heinrich HarrerHeinrich Harrer
Austrian
Mountaineer

Trevor BerbickTrevor Berbick
Canadian, Jamaican
Boxer
Edward AlbertEdward Albert
American
Actor

Red AuerbachRed Auerbach
American
American basketball coach

Gordon ParksGordon Parks
American
Photographer
Alexander LitvinenkoAlexander Litvinenko
British, Russian
Secret Agent

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Jerry BrudosJerry Brudos
American
Serial Killer
P. W. BothaP. W. Botha
South African
Former Prime Minister of South Africa

Maureen StapletonMaureen Stapleton
American
American actress

John Kenneth GalbraithJohn Kenneth Galbraith
Canadian
Economist
Jane JacobsJane Jacobs
Canadian
Journalist, Author, Activist
Robert Earl JonesRobert Earl Jones
American
Actor

Tokyo RoseTokyo Rose
American
Radio Broadcaster

Phyllis GatesPhyllis Gates
American
Interior Decorator

Andreas KatsulasAndreas Katsulas
American
Actor
Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
Egyptian
Novelist

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

Alfredo StroessnerAlfredo Stroessner
Paraguayan
Former President of Paraguay

Caspar WeinbergerCaspar Weinberger
American
Politician

Mako IwamatsuMako Iwamatsu
Japanese, American
Actor
Lebo MathosaLebo Mathosa
South African
Singer

Octavia ButlerOctavia Butler
American
Science Fiction Writer
Johannes RauJohannes Rau
German
Former President of Germany

Sven Vilhem NykvistSven Nykvist
Swedish
Cinematographer

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

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

Pat CorleyPat Corley
American
Actor

Owen ChamberlainOwen Chamberlain
American
Physicist

Melvin SchwartzMelvin Schwartz
American
Physicist

John M. FordJohn M. Ford
American
Novelist, Writer, Game Designer
Robert Bruce Merrifield Robert Bruce Merrifield
American
Biochemist

Mohammad AliMohammad Ali
Pakistani
Actor

Kitaw EjiguKitaw Ejigu
Ethiopian
Space Scientist

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
Patsy RamseyPatsy Ramsey
American
Beauty Pageant Winner

June AllysonJune Allyson
American
Actress
Dana ReeveDana Reeve
American
singer, actor, musician, stage actor, television

Buck OwensBuck Owens
American
Singer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Composer

Bruno KirbyBruno Kirby
American
Actor
Abu Musab al-ZarqawiAbu Musab al-Zarqawi
Iraqi, Jordanian
Jihadist

Jack WildJack Wild
British
Television actor, Film actor, Actor
Ferenc PuskásFerenc Puskás
Hungarian
Footballer

Jack WardenJack Warden
American
Actor

Floyd PattersonFloyd Patterson
American
Boxer

Danny RollingDanny Rolling
American
American serial killer
Eugene LandyEugene Landy
American
Psychologist
Gerald GreenGerald Green
American
Writer

Carl BrashearCarl Brashear
American
Sailor

Ann RichardsAnn Richards
American
Politician

Joseph BarberaJoseph Barbera
American
Animator
Lou RawlsLou Rawls
American
Singer

Adrienne ShellyAdrienne Shelly
American
Actress

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
Bruce ShandBruce Shand
British
Officer

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

Gerald LevertGerald Levert
American
Singer
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Australian
Political Leaders
Red ButtonsRed Buttons
American
Actor