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.

Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
American
Singer
Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
American
Astronaut

Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
Journalist, TV Presenter, Host

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor

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

Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Lord
Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer

Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut
Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Rapper

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer

Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
American
Shooting Victim

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
Serial Killer

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor

Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer
Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress
Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 

Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Journalist

Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer
John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor
Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen

Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician

J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
Diplomat
Chaleo YoovidhyaChaleo Yoovidhya
Thai
Businessman

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Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer
Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer
Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective

Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader

Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor
Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist

Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet

Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress
Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
Brazilian
Architect

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress
Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer

Yitzhak ShamirYitzhak Shamir
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel
Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

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

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

Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
Italian, American
Virologist
Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
Ethiopian
Patriarch

Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
American
Physician
Lil JoJoLil JoJo
American
Hip-Hop Artist

Cyril DombCyril Domb
Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist
Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer

Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
American
Atmospheric Chemist

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

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter
Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer

Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-Songwriter

Robert BorkRobert Bork
American
Judge

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television
Tony ScottTony Scott
British, American
Film director
Yash ChopraYash Chopra
Indian, Pakistani
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist

George McGovernGeorge McGovern
American
Politician, Soldier, Historian

Vilasrao DeshmukhVilasrao Deshmukh
Indian
Politician

Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor
Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,

Michael DornMichael Dorn
German
Actor

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor

Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams
American
Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita
Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
American
Pianist, Songwriter

Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
Actor
Dara SinghDara Singh
Indian
Indian professional wrestler

Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players
Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
Pakistani
Criminal