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

Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director
Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse

Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer

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

Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut
Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer
Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 
Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer

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

Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player
Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective
Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor

Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia

I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

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Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress
John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress
Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

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

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
Algerian
First President of Algeria

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist
Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer

Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
Italian, American
Virologist
Enrique BolañosEnrique Bolaños
Nicaraguan
Former President of Nicaragua

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
American
Physician

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

Cyril DombCyril Domb
Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist

Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray
American
Plastic Surgeon
Carroll ShelbyCarroll Shelby
American
Formula One driver, Automotive designer, Racecar

Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer
Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
American serial killer

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-songwriter
Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
American actor
Tony ScottTony Scott
British
Film director, Film producer

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Musician, Singer

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
Pakistani
Criminal

Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,
William Rees-MoggWilliam Rees-Mogg
British
Journalist, Writer, Economist

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

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

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
Charles DurningCharles Durning
American
Actor

Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio
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
Sylvia KristelSylvia Kristel
Dutch
Singer, Film actor, Film director, Actor, Model,

Lynn ComptonLynn Compton
American
Lawyer, Police officer, Judge

Ron PalilloRon Palillo
American
Actor, Stage actor, Television actor

Jocky WilsonJocky Wilson
British
Darts player
Robert BorkRobert Bork
American
Judge

Arlen SpecterArlen Specter
American
Former United States Senator
J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
politician, lawyer, diplomat

Marvin HamlischMarvin Hamlisch
American
Composer, Conductor, Songwriter, Film score
Jon LordJon Lord
British
Composer, pianist

Clive DunnClive Dunn
British
Actor
Peter BreckPeter Breck
Canadian, American
Actor