Famous People Who Died In 2011

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Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2011. This list includes people like Steve Jobs, Elizabeth Taylor, Muammar Gaddafi, Kim Jong-il, Randy Savage and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, physicists and composers who died in 2011. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.
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 1 
Steve Jobs
(Co-Founder, Former Chairman and CEO of 'Apple')
Steve Jobs
133
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 24, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: October 5
 2 
Amy Jade Winehouse
(Known for Her Deep, Expressive Contralto Vocals and Her Eclectic Mix of Musical Genres)
Amy Jade Winehouse
88
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Enfield, London, England
Died: July 23
 3 
Elizabeth Taylor
(One of the Best Actresses of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Elizabeth Taylor
40
Birthdate: February 27, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hampstead, London, England
Died: March 23
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 4 
Randy Savage
(One of the Greatest Pro Wrestlers Who Ever Lived)
Randy Savage
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 15, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: May 20
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 5 
Joe Frazier
(American Former Professional Boxer and Olympic Gold Medallist)
Joe Frazier
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1944
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Died: November 7
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Peter Falk
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Lieutenant Columbo’ in the TV Series ‘Columbo’)
Peter Falk
15
Birthdate: September 16, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 23
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 7 
Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
(Australian Bodybuilder, Personal Trainer and Model)
Zyzz (Aziz Shavershian)
47
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: August 5
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 8 
Richard Winters
(United States Army Officer and a Decorated War Veteran)
Richard Winters
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 21, 1918
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New Holland, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 2
 9 
Christopher Hitchens
(British-American Author Who is Known for Excoriating Criticisms of Public Contemporary Figures)
Christopher Hitchens
14
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: December 15
 10 
Ryan Dunn
(Stunt Performer)
Ryan Dunn
18
Birthdate: June 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Medina, Ohio, USA
Died: June 20
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
James Arness
19
Birthdate: May 26, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Died: June 3
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 12 
Jane Russell
(Actress, Singer and Model Who was One of Hollywood's Leading Sex Symbols in the 1940s and 1950s )
Jane Russell
12
Birthdate: June 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bemidji, Minnesota, United States
Died: February 28
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 13 
Osama Bin Laden
(Terrorist)
Osama Bin Laden
138
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 2
 14 
Nate Dogg
(Rapper Best Known for His Song ‘Regulate')
Nate Dogg
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 19, 1969
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Long Beach, California, United States
Died: March 15
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Cliff Robertson
5
Birthdate: September 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Jolla
Died: September 10
 16 
Jeff Conaway
4
Birthdate: October 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: May 27
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 17 
Andy Whitfield
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Series ‘Spartacus: Blood and Sand’)
Andy Whitfield
5
Birthdate: October 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Amlwch, Anglesey, Wales
Died: September 11
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 18 
Anne Francis
(Best Known for Roles in the Film ‘Forbidden Planet, and TV Series ‘Honey West’)
Anne Francis
5
Birthdate: September 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
Died: January 2
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Pete Postlethwaite
6
Birthdate: February 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Warrington
Died: January 2
 20 
Harry Morgan
(Prolific Character Actor Who Starred in More Than 100 Films)
Harry Morgan
18
Birthdate: April 10, 1915
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: December 7
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 21 
Betty Ford
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Betty Ford
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8
 22 
Har Gobind Khorana
(Indian American Biochemist Who was One of the Recipients of the 1968 Nobel Prize in Medicine)
Har Gobind Khorana
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Punjab, India
Died: November 9
 23 
Gerry Rafferty
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter)
Gerry Rafferty
6
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 16, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paisley
Died: January 4
 24 
Bubba Smith
(American football player)
Bubba Smith
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Orange, Texas, United States
Died: August 3
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)
 25 
Nancy Wake
(British Agent who Led the Maquis Groups of the French Resistance - One of the Most Decorated Servicewomen During WW II)
Nancy Wake
11
Birthdate: August 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand
Died: August 7
 26 
Jack LaLanne
(Fitness & Nutrition Expert, TV presenter)
Jack LaLanne
1
Birthdate: September 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: January 23
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 27 
Diane Cilento
(Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Tom Jones)
Diane Cilento
7
Birthdate: April 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mooloolaba, Australia
Died: October 6
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Sidney Lumet
(Prolific Filmaker of the Modern Era Known for Eliciting Strong Performances From His Cast Members)
Sidney Lumet
1
Birthdate: June 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: April 9
 29 
Jackie Cooper
(Actor, Director, Producer and the First Child Actor to Receive an Oscar Nomination)
Jackie Cooper
9
Birthdate: September 15, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: May 3
 30 
Patrice O'Neal
(Stand-up Comedian)
Patrice O'Neal
5
Birthdate: December 7, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 29
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 31 
Clarence Clemons
(Best Known as the Saxophonist of the Rock Band 'The E Street Band')
Clarence Clemons
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 11, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Died: June 18
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 32 
Michael Gough
3
Birthdate: November 23, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kuala Lumpur
Died: March 27
 33 
Wangari Maathai
(The First African Woman to Receive 'Nobel Peace Prize')
Wangari Maathai
5
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 1, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ihithe, Kenya
Died: September 25
 34 
Gil Scott-Heron
(Poet and Singer-songwriter)
Gil Scott-Heron
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 27
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 35 
David Oswald Nelson
4
Birthdate: October 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Died: January 11
 36 
Dennis Ritchie
(American Computer Scientist Known for Creating the C Programming Language)
Dennis Ritchie
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 9, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronxville, New York, United States
Died: October 12
 37 
John Barry
(Composer, Musician, Songwriter, Film score composer)
John Barry
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 3, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: York
Died: January 30
 38 
Geraldine Ferraro
(Politician)
Geraldine Ferraro
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 26, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States
Died: March 26
 39 
Jani Lane
(Singer-songwriter)
Jani Lane
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 1, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, USA
Died: August 10
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 40 
Jack Kevorkian
(American pathologist)
Jack Kevorkian
14
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pontiac, Michigan, U.S.
Died: June 3
 41 
John Dye
(Actor)
John Dye
9
Birthdate: January 31, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amory, Mississippi, United States
Died: January 10
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 42 
Susannah York
(Actress)
Susannah York
1
Birthdate: January 9, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Chelsea, London, England
Died: January 15
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 43 
Václav Havel
(The Last President of Czechoslovakia (1989 - 1992) and the First President of The Czech Republic (1993 - 2003))
Václav Havel
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: December 18
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 44 
Judy Lewis
(Actress)
Judy Lewis
1
Birthdate: November 6, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Venice, California, USA
Died: November 25
 45 
Farley Granger
1
Birthdate: July 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: San Jose, California, USA
Died: March 27
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 46 
Otto von Habsburg
(Last Crown Prince of Austria-Hungary and Former Member of the European Parliament)
Otto von Habsburg
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 20, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reichenau an der Rax, Austria
Died: July 4
 47 
Nickolas Ashford
(Songwriter)
Nickolas Ashford
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fairfield County, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 22
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 48 
Seve Ballesteros
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pedreña, Spain
Died: May 7
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 49 
Sargent Shriver
(American Politician and United States Ambassador to France (1968–1970))
Sargent Shriver
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 9, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Westminster, Maryland, United States
Died: January 18
 50 
Sócrates
(Football player)
Sócrates
5
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: February 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belém, State of Pará, Brazil
Died: December 4