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.

Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
American
Singer

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
American
Astronaut

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer

Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal
Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor
Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Lord

Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director
Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
Serial Killer

Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
British, American
Actor

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Rapper
Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 
Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
American
Shooting Victim

Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor
Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Radio personality

Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Journalist
Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician

Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
Journalist, TV Presenter, Host

Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen
Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player

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Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player
Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade
American
Painter

Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
Diplomat

Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor
Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia
Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader

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

Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress

Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer
Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress
Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress
Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
Brazilian
Architect

Chaleo YoovidhyaChaleo Yoovidhya
Thai
Businessman

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer
Yitzhak ShamirYitzhak Shamir
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
Algerian
First President of Algeria
I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist
Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist
Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer

Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
Italian, American
Virologist
Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray
American
Plastic Surgeon

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
Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
American
Atmospheric Chemist

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

Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-Songwriter

Tony ScottTony Scott
British, American
Film director
Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer
Vilasrao DeshmukhVilasrao Deshmukh
Indian
Politician

Davy JonesDavy Jones
British
Musician

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

Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor
Hector CamachoHector Camacho
Puerto Rican
Boxer

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor

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

Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
Actor
Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players

Virgil FryeVirgil Frye
American
Actor
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
American
General

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
American
Pianist, Songwriter
George McGovernGeorge McGovern
American
Politician, Soldier, Historian