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
(Astronaut)

05 August 1930

American

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
(Singer)

09 August 1963

American

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
(Drug Trafficker)

15 February 1943

Colombian

Michael Clarke DuncanMichael Clarke Duncan
(Actor)

10 December 1957

American

Sage StalloneSage Stallone
(Actor, Director)

05 May 1976

American

Henry HillHenry Hill
(Criminal)

11 June 1943

American

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
(Actor)

01 June 1926

American

Rodney KingRodney King
(Victim of Police Abuse)

02 April 1965

American

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
(Actor)

24 January 1917

American

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
(Singer)

22 December 1949

British

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
(Writer)

22 August 1920

American

Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
(Shooting Victim)

02 February 1995

American

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Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
(Musician, composer)

07 April 1920

Indian

Etta JamesEtta James
(Singer)

25 January 1938

American

Gore VidalGore Vidal

03 October 1925

American

Sally RideSally Ride
(Physicist, Astronaut)

26 May 1951

American

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
(Actor)

21 September 1931

American

Nora EphronNora Ephron
(Screenwriter, Producer, Director)

19 May 1941

American

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Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
(Actor)

27 April 1922

American

Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
(Singer)

02 July 1969

American

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
(American Football Player)

21 December 1926

American

Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
(Wife of Boney Kapoor)

03 February 1964

Indian

Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
(Former Ruler of Cambodia)

31 October 1922

Cambodian

Alex KarrasAlex Karras
(American Football Player)

15 July 1935

American

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Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
(Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People")

24 October 1932

American

Natina ReedNatina Reed
(Singer)

28 October 1980

American

I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
(Former Prime Minister of India)

04 December 1919

Indian

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
(Serial Killer)

15 November 1928

American

Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
(Social Entrepreneur)

26 November 1921

Indian

Chad EverettChad Everett
(Actor)

11 June 1937

American

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Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
(Religious Leader)

25 February 1920

South Korean

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
(Musician)

20 October 1984

American

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
(Actress)

14 December 1917

American

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
(Actress)

17 September 1942

American

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
(American poet)

16 May 1929

American

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
(First President of Algeria)

25 December 1916

Algerian

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Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
(Writer, Filmmaker)

13 November 1948

Bangladeshi

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
(War Criminal)

03 April 1920

Ukrainian,American

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
(Neurologist)

22 April 1909

Italian

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
(Mexican novelist)

11 November 1928

Mexican

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
(Ghazal Singer)

18 July 1927

Pakistani

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
(Novelist)

14 August 1933

South African

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Elliott CarterElliott Carter
(Composer)

11 December 1908

American

Jim StynesJim Stynes
(Australian Rules Footballer)

23 April 1966

Irish

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
(Physiologist & Biophysicist)

22 November 1917

British

Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
(Committed Suicide Due to Bullying)

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Canadian

Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
(Virologist)

22 February 1914

Italian,American

Enrique BolañosEnrique Bolaños
(Former President of Nicaragua)

13 May 1928

Nicaraguan

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Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
(Patriarch)

03 November 1935

Ethiopian

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
(Physician)

15 March 1920

American

Lil JoJoLil JoJo
(Hip-Hop Artist)

06 April 1994

American

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
(Art Critic, Writer)

28 July 1938

Australian

Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
(Atmospheric Chemist)

28 June 1927

American

Cyril DombCyril Domb
(Theoretical Physicist)

09 December 1920

Israeli,British

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Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray
(Plastic Surgeon)

01 April 1919

American

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
(Nobel Laureate in Literature)

02 July 1923

Polish

Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport

17 December 1984

American

Donna SummerDonna Summer
(Singer-songwriter)

31 December 1948

American

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television presenter)

20 November 1932

American

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
(Politician, Journalist, Painter)

23 January 1926

Indian

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Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
(Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer)

29 December 1942

Indian

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
(Criminal)

13 July 1987

Pakistani

Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
(American actor)

01 February 1938

American

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
(Musician, Singer)

05 August 1964

American

Tony ScottTony Scott
(Film director, Film producer)

21 June 1944

British

William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
(Journalist, Writer, Economist)

14 July 1928

British

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Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
(Cinematographer)

29 April 1956

British

Levon HelmLevon Helm
(Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor, Mandolinist, Drummer, Songwriter)

26 May 1940

American

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
(American serial killer)

07 January 1978

American

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams
(Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita)

03 December 1927

American

Yash ChopraYash Chopra
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist)

27 September 1932

Indian,Pakistani

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
(American film actor)

28 August 1930

American

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Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
(Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor, Television actor)

17 July 1917

American

Dick ClarkDick Clark
(Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio personality, Restaurateur)

30 November 1929

American

George McGovernGeorge McGovern
(Politician, Soldier, Historian)

19 July 1922

American