Famous People Who Died In 2009

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2009. This list includes people like Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, Ted Kennedy, Natasha Richardson, Farrah Fawcett and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, presidents, soldiers and novelists who died in 2009. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & India and many more countries.

Michael JacksonMichael Jackson
(Singer)

29 August 1958

American

Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze
(Actor)

18 August 1952

American

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
(Actress)

11 May 1963

British,American

Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett
(Actress)

02 February 1947

American

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
(Actress)

13 May 1922

American

Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
(Former US Senator)

22 February 1932

American

Susan AtkinsSusan Atkins
(Murderer)

07 May 1948

American

Robert McNamaraRobert McNamara
(Former United States Secretary of Defense)

09 June 1916

American

Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
(Broadcaster)

04 November 1916

American

Corazon AquinoCorazon Aquino
(Former President of Phillipines)

25 January 1933

Filipino

Norman BorlaugNorman Borlaug
(Father of the Green Revolution)

25 March 1914

American

James WhitmoreJames Whitmore
(Actor)

01 October 1921

American

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Millvina DeanMillvina Dean
(Cartographer)

02 February 1912

British

Jennifer JonesJennifer Jones
(Actress)

02 March 1919

American

Altovise DavisAltovise Davis
(Actress)

30 August 1943

American

Paul HarveyPaul Harvey
(Radio Broadcaster)

04 September 1918

American

Wendy RichardWendy Richard
(Actress)

20 July 1943

British

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth

12 July 1917

American

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John UpdikeJohn Updike

18 March 1932

American

Henry GibsonHenry Gibson
(Actor)

21 September 1935

American

Claude Lévi-StraussClaude Lévi-Strauss
(Anthropologist)

28 November 1908

French

Lou AlbanoLou Albano
(Wrestler)

29 July 1933

American

Ron SilverRon Silver
(Actor)

02 July 1946

American

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
(Comedian)

08 January 1926

American

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Dan SealsDan Seals
(Musician)

08 February 1948

American

Richard ToddRichard Todd
(Actor)

11 June 1919

Irish

Paul SamuelsonPaul Samuelson
(Economist)

15 May 1915

American

Abdurrahman WahidAbdurrahman Wahid
(Former President of Indonesia)

07 September 1940

Indonesian

Merce CunninghamMerce Cunningham
(Dancer and Choreographer)

16 April 1919

American

Ali Akbar KhanAli Akbar Khan
(Musician)

14 April 1922

Indian

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Aage Niels BohrAage Bohr
(Physicist)

19 June 1922

Danish

Guillermo EndaraGuillermo Endara
(President of Panama)

12 May 1936

Panamanian

Tayeb SalihTayeb Salih
(Writer)

12 July 1929

Sudanese

Jack CardiffJack Cardiff
(Cinematographer, Film Director)

18 September 1914

British

Tyeb MehtaTyeb Mehta
(Indian painter)

25 July 1925

Indian

Robert F. Furchgott Robert F. Furchgott
(Biochemist)

04 June 1916

American

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Edwin G. KrebsEdwin G. Krebs
(Biochemist)

06 June 1918

American

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
(Immunologist)

19 October 1916

French

Kim Dae Jung Kim Dae Jung
(Former President of South Korea)

06 January 1924

South Korean

Mamadou DiaMamadou Dia
(Politician)

18 July 1910

Senegalese

Britanny MurphyBritanny Murphy
(Actress)

10 November 1977

American

Sir Clive William John GrangerSir Clive William John Granger
(British economist)

04 September 1934

British,American,Welsh

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Brittany MurphyBrittany Murphy
(Film Actress)

10 November 1977

American

Evan ChandlerEvan Chandler
(Dentist, Playwright)

25 January 1944

American

Jade GoodyJade Goody
(Nurse, Autobiographer, Writer, Socialite)

05 June 1981

Ricardo MontalbánRicardo Montalbán
(Television actor, Film actor, Character actor, Stage actor)

25 November 1920

Mexican

Velupillai PrabhakaranVelupillai Prabhakaran

26 November 1954

Sri Lankan

Stephen GatelyStephen Gately
(Singer-songwriter)

17 March 1976

Irish

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Billy MaysBilly Mays
(American salesperson)

20 July 1958

American

John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
(Spree killer, Serial killer)

31 December 1960

American

Patrick McGoohanPatrick McGoohan
(American-Irish actor)

19 March 1928

Irish,American

Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
(Association football player, Autobiographer, Association football manager)

18 February 1933

British

Ed McMahonEd McMahon
(actor, officer, radio personality)

06 March 1923

The RevThe Rev
(Musician, Drummer, Pianist, Songwriter, Singer)

09 February 1981

American

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Arturo GattiArturo Gatti
(Boxer)

15 April 1972

Canadian

Mary TraversMary Travers
(Singer-songwriter, Composer)

09 November 1936

American

Hélio GracieHélio Gracie
(Judoka)

01 October 1913

Brazilian

Kim PeekKim Peek
(Savant syndrome)

11 November 1951

American

Karl MaldenKarl Malden
(Film Actor, Television Actor)

American

Les PaulLes Paul
(Guitarist, Banjoist, Inventor, Jazz musician, Jazz guitarist, Radio personality, Musical instrument maker)

09 June 1915

American

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Allen KleinAllen Klein
(Record producer, Talent agent, Entrepreneur, Talent manager)

18 December 1931

American

Jim RohnJim Rohn
(Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer)

17 September 1930

American

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
(Television producer, Chef, Author, Autobiographer)

28 December 1943

British

J. G. BallardJ. G. Ballard
(Novelist, Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer)

15 November 1930

Chinese,British

Dominick DunneDominick Dunne
(Author, Journalist, Producer, Television Personality)

1925 AD

Steven WilliamsSteven Williams
(Wrestler)

14 May 1960

American

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Oral RobertsOral Roberts

24 January 1918

American

Frank McCourtFrank McCourt
(Writer)

19 August 1930

Irish,American

Roh Moo-hyunRoh Moo-hyun
(Judge, Politician, Lawyer)

01 September 1946

South Korean

Kim Dae-jungKim Dae-jung
(Former President of South Korea)

06 January 1924

South Korean

Maurice JarreMaurice Jarre
(Composer, Conductor, Film score composer)

13 September 1924

French

Wayne AllwineWayne Allwine
(Actor, Dub actor)

07 February 1947

American

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Francis MagalonaFrancis Magalona
(Singer)

04 October 1964

Filipino

George TillerGeorge Tiller
(Physician, Officer, Gynaecologist)

08 August 1941

American

Danny La RueDanny La Rue
(Cabaret artist, Autobiographer, Singer)

26 July 1927

British