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.

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 Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson
102
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: King of Pop
Birthdate: August 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States
Died: June 25
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Britanny Murphy

Britanny Murphy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Died: December 20
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 3 Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 18, 1952
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston, Texas, United States
Died: September 14
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 4 Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 25
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 11, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: March 18

 6 John Hughes

John Hughes
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: February 18, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States
Died: August 6

 7 Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
Died: June 25
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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 8 David Carradine

David Carradine
5
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: June 3
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 Ted Kennedy

Ted Kennedy
8
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dorchester, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 25

 10 Allen Klein

Allen Klein
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Record producer, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: December 18, 1931
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 4

 11 Susan Atkins

Susan Atkins
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: May 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San Gabriel, California, United States
Died: September 24

 12 Corazon Aquino

Corazon Aquino
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Phillipines
Birthdate: January 25, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paniqui, Tarlac
Died: August 1

 13 Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Kennedy Shriver
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philanthropist
Birthdate: July 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: August 11

 14 Dom DeLuise

Dom DeLuise
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 1, 1933
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 4
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Ricardo Montalbán

Ricardo Montalbán
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Famous As: Television actor, Film actor, Character actor, Stage actor
Birthdate: November 25, 1920
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Torreón
Died: January 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 16 Eddie Fatu

Eddie Fatu
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American-Samoan professional wrestler
Birthdate: March 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: December 4

 17 Steve McNair

Steve McNair
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: February 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mount Olive, Mississippi, USA
Died: July 4
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 18 Patrick McGoohan

Patrick McGoohan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Died: January 13
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 19 Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: March 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sheriff Street Upper, Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 10
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 20 John Allen Muhammad

John Allen Muhammad
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: December 31, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 10

 21 Jack Kemp

Jack Kemp
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 13, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: May 2
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 22 Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite
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Famous As: Broadcaster
Birthdate: November 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Joseph
Died: July 17
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 Saad bin Laden

Saad bin Laden
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Terrorist
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
Died: 2009 AD

 24 Edward Woodward

Edward Woodward
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Croydon, United Kingdom
Died: November 16
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 25 Marilyn Chambers

Marilyn Chambers
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Died: April 12
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 26 Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Secretary of Defense
Birthdate: June 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: July 6

 27 Velupillai Prabhakaran

Velupillai Prabhakaran
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 26, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valvettithurai
Died: May 19

 28 Millvina Dean

Millvina Dean
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Cartographer
Birthdate: February 2, 1912
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London
Died: May 31

 29 Gayatri Devi

Gayatri Devi
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: May 23, 1919
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: July 29

 30 Chris Henry

Chris Henry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: May 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 17
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 Y S Rajasekhara Reddy

Y S Rajasekhara Reddy
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pulivendula, India
Died: September 2

 32 Bobby Robson

Bobby Robson
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Durham, England
Died: July 31
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 33 Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bengaluru, India
Died: April 27

 34 Dominick Dunne

Dominick Dunne
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: October 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Died: August 26

 35 Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 2, 1919
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.
Died: December 17

 36 Kamala Suraiyya

Kamala Suraiyya
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 31, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Punnayurkulam, India
Died: May 31

 37 Arturo Beltrán Leyva

Arturo Beltrán Leyva
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: June 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Monterrey, Mexico
Died: December 16
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 38 James Whitmore

James Whitmore
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: February 6
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 39 Arturo Gatti

Arturo Gatti
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cassino, Italy
Died: July 11
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 Wendy Richard

Wendy Richard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 20, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Middlesbrough
Died: February 26
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 41 Michelle Triola

Michelle Triola
1
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 30

 42 Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon
1
Famous As: actor, officer, radio personality
Birthdate: March 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Detroit
Died: June 23

 43 Les Paul

Les Paul
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: June 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: August 12

 44 Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Agronomist
Birthdate: March 25, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cresco, Iowa, United States
Died: September 12

 45 Roy E. Disney

Roy E. Disney
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: January 10, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Died: December 16

 46 Adam Goldstein

Adam Goldstein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 30, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Philadelphia
Died: August 28

 47 J. G. Ballard

J. G. Ballard
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist, Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer
Birthdate: November 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Shanghai
Died: April 19

 48 Sable Starr

Sable Starr
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Socialite, Groupie
Birthdate: August 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palos Verdes Peninsula, California, United States
Died: April 18

 49 Karl Malden

Karl Malden
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 22, 1912
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 1
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 50 Jade Goody

Jade Goody
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Famous As: Reality TV Star
Birthdate: June 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bermondsey, London, England
Died: March 22
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)