Famous People Who Died In 2010

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2010. This list includes people like Alexander McQueen, Corey Haim, Dennis Hopper, J. D. Salinger, Gary Coleman and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, directors, journalists and economists who died in 2010. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Russia and many more countries.
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 1 
Gary Coleman
12
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zion, Illinois, United States
Died: May 28
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
 2 
Dennis Hopper
19
Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 3 
Leslie Nielsen
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Films: ‘Forbidden Planet’, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ and ‘Airplane!’)
Leslie Nielsen
6
Birthdate: February 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
Died: November 28
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Manute Bol
(Former Professional Basketball Player and the Tallest Player in the History of the NBA)
Manute Bol
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Turalei, South Sudan
Died: June 19
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)
 5 
Rue McClanahan
(Actress and Comedian Best Known for Her Role as Blanche Devereaux on TV Sitcom ‘The Golden Girls’)
Rue McClanahan
22
Birthdate: February 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Healdton, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 3
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 6 
Lena Horne
(Actress and Dancer Known for Her One-Woman Show 'Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music')
Lena Horne
5
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
Died: May 9
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
J. D. Salinger
(American Author Best Known for His Novel 'The Catcher in the Rye')
J. D. Salinger
18
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 27
 8 
Eddie Fisher
(Former singer and actor who released seventeen top ten singles in the 1950s, including)
Eddie Fisher
11
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 22
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 9 
Martin D. Ginsburg
(Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband)
Martin D. Ginsburg
11
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: June 27
 10 
Jimmy Dean
(Singer and Actor Best Known for His 1960s Hit ‘Big Bad John')
Jimmy Dean
5
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainview, Texas, United States
Died: June 13
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 11 
Pernell Roberts
(Actor, Activist, and Singer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Adam Cartwright’ in the TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Pernell Roberts
13
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 12 
Jean Simmons
(Actress and Singer)
Jean Simmons
2
Birthdate: January 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 13 
Alexander McQueen
(Fashion designer)
Alexander McQueen
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 14 
Ronnie James Dio
(Former heavy metal singer, songwriter and composer)
Ronnie James Dio
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 15 
Teddy Pendergrass
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingstree, South Carolina, USA
Died: January 13
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 16 
Peter Graves
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Jim Phelps’ in the TV Series ‘Mission: Impossible’)
Peter Graves
17
Birthdate: March 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 14
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 17 
Robert Culp
(Known for His Role as 'Kelly Robinson' in TV series 'I Spy')
Robert Culp
5
Birthdate: August 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: March 24
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 18 
James MacArthur
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Danny Williams’ in the TV Series ‘Hawaii Five-O’)
James MacArthur
4
Birthdate: December 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Tony Curtis
19
Birthdate: June 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Dawn Brancheau
(Animal Trainer)
Dawn Brancheau
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cedar Lake, Indiana
Died: February 24
 21 
John Wooden
(Basketball coach)
John Wooden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hall, Indiana, United States
Died: June 4
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Barbara Billingsley
2
Birthdate: December 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 16
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 23 
Patricia Neal
(A major star of the 1950s and 60s, she was the recipient of an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, and two British Academy Film Awards)
Patricia Neal
6
Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Packard, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Bobby Farrell
(Member of the 1970s pop and disco group Boney M)
Bobby Farrell
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Nicolas, Aruba
Died: December 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 25 
Tom Bosley
(Actor)
Tom Bosley
2
Birthdate: October 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 19
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 26 
Merlin Olsen
(American Football Player)
Merlin Olsen
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, Utah, USA
Died: March 11
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 27 
Blake Edwards
(American filmmaker)
Blake Edwards
6
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: December 15
 28 
Lynn Redgrave
(Best Known for Her Films: ‘Tom Jones’ and ‘Georgy Girl’)
Lynn Redgrave
4
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: May 2
 29 
Fess Parker
2
Birthdate: August 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 30 
Corey Haim
(Actor)
Corey Haim
16
Birthdate: December 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: March 10
 31 
Lorenzen Wright
(Basketball player)
Lorenzen Wright
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 19
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 32 
John Forsythe
4
Birthdate: January 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
Died: April 1
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 33 
Teena Marie
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer)
Teena Marie
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: December 26
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 34 
George Blanda
(American Professional Football Player Who Played as a Quarterback and Kicker)
George Blanda
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 27
 35 
Miep Gies
(Writer)
Miep Gies
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 11
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 36 
Jill Clayburgh
3
Birthdate: April 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 5
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Dixie Carter
(Film Actress)
Dixie Carter
7
Birthdate: May 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States
Died: April 10
 38 
Jaime Escalante
(Bolivian-American Math Instructor)
Jaime Escalante
15
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
Died: March 20
 39 
Dino De Laurentiis
(Film producer)
Dino De Laurentiis
1
Birthdate: August 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Torre Annunziata, Italy
Died: November 10
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 40 
Captain Beefheart
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: December 17
 41 
Norman Wisdom
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: October 4
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 42 
Tsutomu Yamaguchi
(Survivor of Hiroshima & Nagasaki)
Tsutomu Yamaguchi
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Japan
Died: January 4
 43 
Bob Probert
(Canadian Professional Ice Hockey Player)
Bob Probert
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: July 5
 44 
Steve Landesberg
0
Birthdate: November 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Benoit Mandelbrot
(Mathematician and polymath)
Benoit Mandelbrot
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: October 14
 46 
Simon MacCorkindale
(British Actor, Director and Producer)
Simon MacCorkindale
2
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: October 14
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 47 
Lisa Blount
(Actress)
Lisa Blount
2
Birthdate: July 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA
Died: October 25
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Harold Gould
1
Birthdate: December 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: September 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 49 
Satoshi Kon
(Animator, Film director, Screenwriter, Mangaka)
Satoshi Kon
4
Birthdate: October 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kushiro
Died: August 24
 50 
Art Linkletter
(Genial host of TV's House Party from 1943 to 1967)
Art Linkletter
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Moose Jaw, Canada
Died: May 26