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 
Leslie Nielsen
(Actor and Comedian Known for His Films: ‘Forbidden Planet’, ‘The Poseidon Adventure’ and ‘Airplane!’)
Leslie Nielsen
8
Birthdate: February 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
Died: November 28
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 2 
Gary Coleman
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Role as ‘Arnold Jackson’ in the Sitcom ‘Diff'rent Strokes’)
Gary Coleman
15
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zion, Illinois, United States
Died: May 28
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)
 3 
Dennis Hopper
(Actor, Filmmaker and Photographer Best Known for His Films: ‘Easy Rider’, ‘Blue Velvet’ and ‘The Last Movie’)
Dennis Hopper
20
Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Manute Bol
(Former Professional Basketball Player and the Tallest Player in the History of the NBA)
Manute Bol
6
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
24
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
20
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 27
 8 
Jean Simmons
(Actress and Singer)
Jean Simmons
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
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)
 10 
Pernell Roberts
(Actor, Activist, and Singer Best Known for His Roles as ‘Adam Cartwright’ in the TV Series ‘Bonanza’)
Pernell Roberts
14
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 11 
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)
 12 
Tony Curtis
21
Birthdate: June 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 13 
Ronnie James Dio
(Former heavy metal singer, songwriter and composer)
Ronnie James Dio
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 14 
Martin D. Ginsburg
(Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband)
Martin D. Ginsburg
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: June 27
 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 
James MacArthur
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Danny Williams’ in the TV Series ‘Hawaii Five-O’)
James MacArthur
5
Birthdate: December 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Barbara Billingsley
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘June Cleaver’ in the TV Series ‘Leave It to Beaver’)
Barbara Billingsley
3
Birthdate: December 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 16
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
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)
 19 
Alexander McQueen
(British Fashion Designer and Couturier)
Alexander McQueen
11
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lewisham, London, United Kingdom
Died: February 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 20 
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)
 21 
John Wooden
(Basketball coach)
John Wooden
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hall, Indiana, United States
Died: June 4
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
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
7
Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Packard, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 23 
Bobby Farrell
(Member of the 1970s pop and disco group Boney M)
Bobby Farrell
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: October 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Nicolas, Aruba
Died: December 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Blake Edwards
(American filmmaker)
Blake Edwards
7
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: December 15
 25 
Merlin Olsen
(American Football Player)
Merlin Olsen
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, Utah, USA
Died: March 11
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 26 
John Forsythe
4
Birthdate: January 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
Died: April 1
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 27 
Fess Parker
3
Birthdate: August 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 28 
Lynn Redgrave
(Best Known for Her Films: ‘Tom Jones’ and ‘Georgy Girl’)
Lynn Redgrave
5
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: May 2
 29 
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
 30 
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)
 31 
Captain Beefheart
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: December 17
 32 
Lorenzen Wright
(Basketball player)
Lorenzen Wright
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 19
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
 33 
Jill Clayburgh
4
Birthdate: April 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 5
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 34 
Jaime Escalante
(Bolivian-American Math Instructor)
Jaime Escalante
19
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
Died: March 20
 35 
Dixie Carter
(Film Actress)
Dixie Carter
7
Birthdate: May 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: McLemoresville, Tennessee, United States
Died: April 10
 36 
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)
 37 
Norman Wisdom
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: October 4
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 38 
Steve Landesberg
2
Birthdate: November 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Harold Gould
2
Birthdate: December 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: September 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 40 
Simon MacCorkindale
(British Actor, Director and Producer)
Simon MacCorkindale
3
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Died: October 14
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
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
 42 
Benoit Mandelbrot
(American Mathematician and Polymath Best Known for Popularizing the Concept of Fractal Geometry)
Benoit Mandelbrot
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: October 14
 43 
Don Meredith
(American Football Player)
Don Meredith
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Texas, USA
Died: December 5
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Alexander Haig
(United States Secretary of State (1981-82))
Alexander Haig
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: February 20
 45 
Zelda Rubinstein
6
Birthdate: May 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: January 27
Height: 4'3" (130 cm)
 46 
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)
 47 
Corey Haim
(Actor)
Corey Haim
25
Birthdate: December 23, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: March 10
 48 
Bob Feller
(Baseball player)
Bob Feller
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Van Meter, Iowa, United States
Died: December 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
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
 50 
Gloria Stuart
(Actress)
Gloria Stuart
2
Birthdate: July 4, 1910
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: September 26
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)