Famous People Who Died In 2010

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.

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 Gary Coleman

Gary Coleman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 8, 1968
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zion, Illinois, United States
Died: May 28
Height: 4'8" (142 cm)

 2 Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Regina, Canada
Died: November 28

 3 Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 17, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States
Died: May 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 4 Manute Bol

Manute Bol
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 16, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gogrial, Sudan
Died: June 19
Height: 7'7" (231 cm)

 5 Rue McClanahan

Rue McClanahan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 21, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Healdton, Oklahoma, United States
Died: June 3
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 6 Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: March 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England
Died: February 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 7 Martin D. Ginsburg

Martin D. Ginsburg
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Husband
Birthdate: June 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: June 27
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 8 J. D. Salinger

J. D. Salinger
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 1, 1919
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: January 27

 9 Lena Horne

Lena Horne
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Famous As: Singer, Dancer, Actress
Birthdate: June 30, 1917
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bedford-Stuyvesant, New York, United States
Died: May 9

 10 Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 11 Pernell Roberts

Pernell Roberts
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 18, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Waycross, Georgia, United States
Died: January 24
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 12 Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Former heavy metal singer, songwriter and composer
Birthdate: July 10, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Died: May 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 13 Eddie Fisher

Eddie Fisher
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Former singer and actor who released seventeen top ten singles in the 1950s, including
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 22
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 14 Dawn Brancheau

Dawn Brancheau
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Animal Trainer
Birthdate: April 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cedar Lake, Indiana
Died: February 24

 15 Peter Graves

Peter Graves
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 14
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 16 Robert Culp

Robert Culp
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oakland, California, United States
Died: March 24
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 17 Jimmy Dean

Jimmy Dean
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plainview, Texas, United States
Died: June 13
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 18 James MacArthur

James MacArthur
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 8, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 19 Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 29
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 20 Barbara Billingsley

Barbara Billingsley
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 22, 1915
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 16
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 Teddy Pendergrass

Teddy Pendergrass
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingstree, South Carolina, USA
Died: January 13
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 Bobby Farrell

Bobby Farrell
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Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Member of the 1970s pop and disco group Boney M
Birthdate: October 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Nicolas, Aruba
Died: December 30
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 John Wooden

John Wooden
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball coach
Birthdate: October 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hall, Indiana, United States
Died: June 4
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 24 Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal
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Famous As: 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
Birthdate: January 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Packard, Kentucky, United States
Died: August 8
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 25 Tom Bosley

Tom Bosley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 1, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: October 19
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 26 Merlin Olsen

Merlin Olsen
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: September 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Logan, Utah, USA
Died: March 11
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 27 Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards
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Famous As: American filmmaker
Birthdate: July 26, 1922
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
Died: December 15

 28 Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: May 2

 29 John Forsythe

John Forsythe
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 29, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Jersey
Died: April 1
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 30 Lorenzen Wright

Lorenzen Wright
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 4, 1975
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oxford, Mississippi, United States
Died: July 19
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)

 31 Captain Beefheart

Captain Beefheart
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 15, 1941
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glendale, California, U.S.
Died: December 17

 32 Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 5
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 33 Fess Parker

Fess Parker
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 34 Teena Marie

Teena Marie
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: March 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: December 26
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)

 35 Jaime Escalante

Jaime Escalante
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: December 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
Died: March 20

 36 Miep Gies

Miep Gies
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 15, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: January 11
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 37 George Blanda

George Blanda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: September 17, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Youngwood, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 27

 38 Norman Wisdom

Norman Wisdom
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 4, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marylebone, London, England
Died: October 4
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 39 Bob Probert

Bob Probert
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Ice Hockey Player
Birthdate: June 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Windsor, Canada
Died: July 5

 40 Steve Landesberg

Steve Landesberg
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 23, 1936
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: December 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 41 Tsutomu Yamaguchi

Tsutomu Yamaguchi
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Survivor of Hiroshima & Nagasaki
Birthdate: March 16, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Japan
Died: January 4

 42 Dino De Laurentiis

Dino De Laurentiis
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Famous As: Film producer
Birthdate: August 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Torre Annunziata, Italy
Died: November 10
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 43 Simon MacCorkindale

Simon MacCorkindale
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom
Died: October 14
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 44 Satoshi Kon

Satoshi Kon
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Famous As: Animator, Film director, Screenwriter, Mangaka
Birthdate: October 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kushiro
Died: August 24

 45 Peter Steele

Peter Steele
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer and bassist for the goth and metal band Type O Negative
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 14
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)

 46 Benoit Mandelbrot

Benoit Mandelbrot
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician and polymath
Birthdate: November 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: October 14

 47 George Steinbrenner

George Steinbrenner
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: July 4, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Rocky River
Died: July 13
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 Harold Gould

Harold Gould
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 10, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States
Died: September 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 49 Don Meredith

Don Meredith
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football Player
Birthdate: April 10, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, Texas, USA
Died: December 5
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 50 Bob Feller

Bob Feller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: November 3, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Van Meter, Iowa, United States
Died: December 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)