Famous People Who Died In 2012

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2012. This list includes people like Whitney Houston, Michael Clarke Duncan, Neil Armstrong, Griselda Blanco, Henry Hill and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, composers and journalists who died in 2012. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & Germany and many more countries.

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
American
Astronaut
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
American
Singer

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Trafficker

Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal
Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director

Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer
Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor

Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor

Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut
Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 

Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
American
Shooting Victim

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist
Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor

Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer
Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer
Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective
Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player

Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia

Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor

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Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress
Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet
Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker
Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer
Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
Algerian
First President of Algeria
Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer

Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer
Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying

Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
Italian, American
Virologist

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
American
Physician
Enrique BolañosEnrique Bolaños
Nicaraguan
Former President of Nicaragua

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
Ethiopian
Patriarch
Lil JoJoLil JoJo
American
Hip-Hop Artist

Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
American
Atmospheric Chemist

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer
Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray
American
Plastic Surgeon

Cyril DombCyril Domb
Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist
Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
American serial killer

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television
Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-songwriter
Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
American actor

Carroll ShelbyCarroll Shelby
American
Formula One driver, Automotive designer, Racecar

Tony ScottTony Scott
British
Film director, Film producer

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Musician, Singer
Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
Pakistani
Criminal

Yash ChopraYash Chopra
Indian, Pakistani
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist

Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams
American
Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita

William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
British
Journalist, Writer, Economist
Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor
Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Publisher

Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor

Earl ScruggsEarl Scruggs
American
Composer, Banjoist
Dara SinghDara Singh
Indian
Indian professional wrestler

Charles DurningCharles Durning
American
Actor

Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players

Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
American
Pianist, Songwriter
Don CorneliusDon Cornelius
American
Television show host

Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
journalist, film producer, television presenter,
Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade
American
Painter, Artist

George McGovernGeorge McGovern
American
Politician, Soldier, Historian
Ron PalilloRon Palillo
American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor

Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes
British
Actor
J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
politician, lawyer, diplomat