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
American
Singer
Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze
American
Actor

Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett
American
Actress

Natasha RichardsonNatasha Richardson
British, American
Actress

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
American
Actress

Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
American
Former US Senator
Susan AtkinsSusan Atkins
American
Murderer

Walter CronkiteWalter Cronkite
American
Broadcaster

Norman BorlaugNorman Borlaug
American
Father of the Green Revolution

Robert McNamaraRobert McNamara
American
Former United States Secretary of Defense
James WhitmoreJames Whitmore
American
Actor

Millvina DeanMillvina Dean
British
Cartographer
Jennifer JonesJennifer Jones
American
Actress

Corazon AquinoCorazon Aquino
Filipino
Former President of Phillipines

Edward WoodwardEdward Woodward
British
Actor
Karl MaldenKarl Malden
American
Actor

John UpdikeJohn Updike
American
 
Henry GibsonHenry Gibson
American
Actor

Paul HarveyPaul Harvey
American
Radio Broadcaster

Andrew WyethAndrew Wyeth
American
 
Richard ToddRichard Todd
Irish
Actor

Wendy RichardWendy Richard
British
Actress
Lou AlbanoLou Albano
American
Wrestler

Soupy SalesSoupy Sales
American
Comedian

Claude Lévi-StraussClaude Lévi-Strauss
French
Anthropologist

Dennis ColeDennis Cole
American
Actor
Ron SilverRon Silver
American
Actor
Popcorn SuttonPopcorn Sutton
American
Criminal, Non Fiction Writer

Paul SamuelsonPaul Samuelson
American
Economist

Dan SealsDan Seals
American
Musician

Altovise DavisAltovise Davis
American
Actress
Mollie SugdenMollie Sugden
British
Actress

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Sable StarrSable Starr
American
Socialite, Groupie

Abdurrahman WahidAbdurrahman Wahid
Indonesian
Former President of Indonesia

Merce CunninghamMerce Cunningham
American
Dancer and Choreographer

Ali Akbar KhanAli Akbar Khan
Indian
Musician
Aage Niels BohrAage Bohr
Danish
Physicist

Jack CardiffJack Cardiff
British
Cinematographer, Film Director
Guillermo EndaraGuillermo Endara
Panamanian
President of Panama

Tyeb MehtaTyeb Mehta
Indian
Indian painter

Tayeb SalihTayeb Salih
Sudanese
Writer
Robert F. Furchgott Robert F. Furchgott
American
Biochemist

Edwin G. KrebsEdwin G. Krebs
American
Biochemist
Kim Dae Jung Kim Dae Jung
South Korean
Former President of South Korea

Jean DaussetJean Dausset
French
Immunologist

Mamadou DiaMamadou Dia
Senegalese
Politician

Britanny MurphyBritanny Murphy
American
Actress

Sir Clive William John GrangerSir Clive William John Granger
British, American, Welsh
British economist
Jade GoodyJade Goody
Nurse, Autobiographer, Writer, Socialite

Brittany MurphyBrittany Murphy
American
Film Actress

Kim PeekKim Peek
American
Savant syndrome

Ricardo MontalbánRicardo Montalbán
Mexican
Television actor, Film actor, Character actor,
Dom DeLuiseDom DeLuise
American
Actor

Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
British
Association football player, Autobiographer,
Patrick McGoohanPatrick McGoohan
Irish, American
American-Irish actor

Marilyn ChambersMarilyn Chambers
American
Actress

Billy MaysBilly Mays
American
American salesperson
Arturo GattiArturo Gatti
Canadian
Boxer

John Allen MuhammadJohn Allen Muhammad
American
Spree killer, Serial killer
Ed McMahonEd McMahon
actor, officer, radio personality

Stephen GatelyStephen Gately
Irish
Singer-songwriter

Les PaulLes Paul
American
Guitarist, Banjoist, Inventor, Jazz musician, Jazz
The RevThe Rev
American
Musician, Drummer, Pianist, Songwriter, Singer

Mary TraversMary Travers
American
Singer-songwriter, Composer
Velupillai PrabhakaranVelupillai Prabhakaran
Sri Lankan
 

Hélio GracieHélio Gracie
Brazilian
Judoka

Jim RohnJim Rohn
American
Motivational speaker, Entrepreneur, Writer

Oral RobertsOral Roberts
American
 
Jim CarrollJim Carroll
American
Writer
Gene BarryGene Barry
American
Actor

Steven WilliamsSteven Williams
American
Wrestler

J. G. BallardJ. G. Ballard
Chinese, British
Novelist, Writer, Autobiographer, Screenwriter,

Keith FloydKeith Floyd
British
Television producer, Chef, Author, Autobiographer
Qian XuesenQian Xuesen
Astronautical engineer

Dominick DunneDominick Dunne
Author, Journalist, Producer, Television

Frank McCourtFrank McCourt
Irish, American
Writer

Kim Dae-jungKim Dae-jung
South Korean
Former President of South Korea

Evan ChandlerEvan Chandler
American
Dentist, Playwright
Allen KleinAllen Klein
American
Record producer, Talent agent, Entrepreneur,

Maurice JarreMaurice Jarre
French
Composer, Conductor, Film score composer
Roh Moo-hyunRoh Moo-hyun
South Korean
Judge, Politician, Lawyer

Danny La RueDanny La Rue
British
Cabaret artist, Autobiographer, Singer

R. VenkataramanR. Venkataraman
Indian
President
Clement FreudClement Freud
German, British
Politician

Gaafar NimeiryGaafar Nimeiry
Sudanese
Former President of Sudan
George TillerGeorge Tiller
American
Physician, Officer, Gynaecologist

Miguel SerranoMiguel Serrano
Chilean
Diplomat, Writer

Harry PatchHarry Patch
British
Soldier

Francis MagalonaFrancis Magalona
Filipino
Singer
Dave ArnesonDave Arneson
American
List of role-playing game designers

Blossom DearieBlossom Dearie
American
pianist, singer, jazz musician
Robert EnkeRobert Enke
German
Association football player

Wayne AllwineWayne Allwine
American
Actor, Dub actor
Ingemar JohanssonIngemar Johansson
Swedish
Boxer

K. Pattabhi JoisK. Pattabhi Jois
Indian
 
Pina BauschPina Bausch
German
Choreographer, Ballet dancer, Dancer, Artist,