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.

Rodney KingRodney King
American
Victim of Police Abuse
Whitney HoustonWhitney Houston
American
Singer

Neil ArmstrongNeil Armstrong
American
Astronaut

Trayvon MartinTrayvon Martin
American
Shooting Victim

Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor
Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer

Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director
Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Lord

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor
Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Rapper

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer

Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer

Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
Journalist, TV Presenter, Host

Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
Serial Killer
Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor

Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 
Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen
Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor
Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician

Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor
Chaleo YoovidhyaChaleo Yoovidhya
Thai
Businessman

Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer

Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer
Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor

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

Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader
Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia

Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress
Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer
Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
Brazilian
Architect

Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer

I. K. GujralI. K. Gujral
Indian
Former Prime Minister of India
Yitzhak ShamirYitzhak Shamir
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Ahmed Ben BellaAhmed Ben Bella
Algerian
First President of Algeria
Carlos FuentesCarlos Fuentes
Mexican
Mexican novelist

Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist
Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer

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

Abune PaulosAbune Paulos
Ethiopian
Patriarch
Edward Donnall ThomasE. Donnall Thomas
American
Physician

Lil JoJoLil JoJo
American
Hip-Hop Artist

Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray
American
Plastic Surgeon
Cyril DombCyril Domb
Israeli, British
Theoretical Physicist

Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer
Frank Sherwood RowlandFrank Sherwood Rowland
American
Atmospheric Chemist

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

Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
Indian
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer
Yash ChopraYash Chopra
Indian, Pakistani
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television
Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-Songwriter

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Tony ScottTony Scott
British, American
Film director

Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,
George McGovernGeorge McGovern
American
Politician, Soldier, Historian
Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor

Don CorneliusDon Cornelius
American
Television show host

Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Publisher

Dick ClarkDick Clark
American
Television presenter, Entrepreneur, Radio
Michael DornMichael Dorn
German
Actor

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor

Dara SinghDara Singh
Indian
Indian professional wrestler

Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
American
Pianist, Songwriter

Andy WilliamsAndy Williams
American
Singer, Art collector, Musician, Putita
Phyllis DillerPhyllis Diller
American
Actor, Comedian, Voice actor, Stage actor,

Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
Actor
Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
Pakistani
Criminal

Charles DurningCharles Durning
American
Actor
Norman Schwarzkopf, Jr.Norman Schwarzkopf Jr.
American
General
Geoffrey HughesGeoffrey Hughes
British
Actor