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
Singer & Actress
Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
American
Astronaut

Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse

Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer
Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor

Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
Serial Killer
Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal
Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Lord

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
British, American
Actor

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Rapper

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer

Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor
Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 

Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
American
Shooting Victim
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor
Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor

Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician
Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen

Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player

Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Journalist
Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Radio personality

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Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia
Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
Journalist, TV Presenter, Host

Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress
Thomas KinkadeThomas Kinkade
American
Painter
Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
North Korean, South Korean
Religious Leader

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

J. Christopher StevensJ. Christopher Stevens
American
Diplomat
I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist

Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

Yitzhak ShamirYitzhak Shamir
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress
Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress

Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress
Chaleo YoovidhyaChaleo Yoovidhya
Thai
Businessman

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

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
Brazilian
Architect

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer
Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer

Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
Algerian
First President of Algeria
Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

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

Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

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
Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
American
Atmospheric Chemist

Lil JoJoLil JoJo
American
Hip-Hop Artist
Cyril DombCyril Domb
Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist

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

Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer

Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-Songwriter
Vilasrao DeshmukhVilasrao Deshmukh
Indian
Politician
Tony ScottTony Scott
British, American
Film director

Davy JonesDavy Jones
British
Musician

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,
Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor

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

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

Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor

Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,
Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
Actor

Hector CamachoHector Camacho
Puerto Rican
Boxer
Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
American
Pianist, Songwriter

Virgil FryeVirgil Frye
American
Actor
Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
American
General
Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players