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.

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
American
Singer

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
American
Astronaut

Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Trafficker
Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor

Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse

Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer
Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor
Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer

Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 
Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen
Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
American
Shooting Victim

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist
Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor

Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader

Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer
Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
Journalist, TV Presenter, Host
Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia

Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player

Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective

Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur
Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

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I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor

Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician
Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker
Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer

Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress
Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Yitzhak ShamirYitzhak Shamir
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress
William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
Algerian
First President of Algeria

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer
Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist

Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
American
Physician
Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
Italian, American
Virologist

Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer
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

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

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter
Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-songwriter
Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer

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

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
American serial killer

Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
American actor
Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
Pakistani
Criminal

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

Tony ScottTony Scott
British
Film director, Film producer

Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio
Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Musician, Singer

Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,
Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,

Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor
Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade
American
Painter, Artist

Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Publisher
J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
politician, lawyer, diplomat

Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor

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

William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
British
Journalist, Writer, Economist
George McGovernGeorge McGovern
American
Politician, Soldier, Historian

Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes
British
Actor
Earl ScruggsEarl Scruggs
American
Composer, Banjoist