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

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
American
Rapper
Andy GriffithAndy Griffith
American
Actor

Henry HillHenry Hill
American
Criminal

Etta JamesEtta James
American
Singer
Sage StalloneSage Stallone
American
Actor, Director

Robin GibbRobin Gibb
British
Singer
Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar
Indian
Musician, composer

Griselda BlancoGriselda Blanco
Colombian
Drug Trafficker

Ernest Borgnine Ernest Borgnine
American
Actor

John Demjanjuk John Demjanjuk
Ukrainian, American
War Criminal

Nora EphronNora Ephron
American
Screenwriter, Producer, Director
Sally RideSally Ride
American
Physicist, Astronaut

Chad EverettChad Everett
American
Actor

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury
American
Writer

Gore VidalGore Vidal
American
 
Larry HagmanLarry Hagman
American
Actor

Sahara DavenportSahara Davenport
American
Drag Queen
Mike WallaceMike Wallace
American
Journalist, TV Presenter, Host

Jack KlugmanJack Klugman
American
Actor

Mona Shourie KapoorMona Shourie Kapoor
Indian
Wife of Boney Kapoor
Jenni RiveraJenni Rivera
American
Singer

Sun Myung MoonSun Myung Moon
South Korean
Religious Leader
Alex KarrasAlex Karras
American
American Football Player

Joe PaternoJoe Paterno
American
American Football Player

Stephen CoveyStephen Covey
American
Writer of "The Seven Habits of Highly Effective
Norodom SihanoukNorodom Sihanouk
Cambodian
Former Ruler of Cambodia

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Natina ReedNatina Reed
American
Singer
Verghese KurienVerghese Kurien
Indian
Social Entrepreneur

Robert HegyesRobert Hegyes
American
Actor

William HeirensWilliam Heirens
American
Serial Killer

Marie ColvinMarie Colvin
American
Journalist
Kathryn JoostenKathryn Joosten
American
Actress
Yvette WilsonYvette Wilson
American
Actress

Elyse KnoxElyse Knox
American
Actress

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

Celeste HolmCeleste Holm
American
Actress
Evelyn WardEvelyn Ward
American
Actress

Humayun AhmedHumayun Ahmed
Bangladeshi
Writer, Filmmaker

Mitch LuckerMitch Lucker
American
Musician

Lupe OntiverosLupe Ontiveros
American
Actress

Oscar NiemeyerOscar Niemeyer
Brazilian
Architect
Adrienne RichAdrienne Rich
American
American poet

Mehdi HassanMehdi Hassan
Pakistani
Ghazal Singer
Martin KenzieMartin Kenzie
British
Cinematographer

Yitzhak ShamirYitzhak Shamir
Israeli
Former Prime Minister of Israel

Chaleo YoovidhyaChaleo Yoovidhya
Thai
Businessman
Rita Levi-MontalciniRita Levi-Montalcini
Italian
Neurologist

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

Wisława SzymborskaWisława Szymborska
Polish
Nobel Laureate in Literature

Bryce CourtenayBryce Courtenay
South African
Novelist

Andrew Fielding HuxleyAndrew Huxley
British
Physiologist & Biophysicist

Elliott CarterElliott Carter
American
Composer
Jim StynesJim Stynes
Irish
Australian Rules Footballer

Amanda ToddAmanda Todd
Canadian
Committed Suicide Due to Bullying

Renato DulbeccoRenato Dulbecco
Italian, American
Virologist

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

Lil JoJoLil JoJo
American
Hip-Hop Artist
Robert HughesRobert Hughes
Australian
Art Critic, Writer

Joseph E. MurrayJoseph E. Murray
American
Plastic Surgeon

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

Dara SinghDara Singh
Indian
Indian professional wrestler

Yash ChopraYash Chopra
Indian, Pakistani
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Artist
Donna SummerDonna Summer
American
Singer-songwriter

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
American
Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television
Israel KeyesIsrael Keyes
American
American serial killer

Bal ThackerayBal Thackeray
Indian
Politician, Journalist, Painter

Tony ScottTony Scott
British, American
Film director

Levon HelmLevon Helm
American
Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor,
Arfa KarimArfa Karim
Pakistani
Computer scientist
George McGovernGeorge McGovern
American
Politician, Soldier, Historian

Johnny LewisJohnny Lewis
Canadian, American
Actor

Don CorneliusDon Cornelius
American
Television show host

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

Ajmal KasabAjmal Kasab
Pakistani
Criminal

Ben GazzaraBen Gazzara
American
American film actor

Andrew BreitbartAndrew Breitbart
American
Publisher

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

Dave BrubeckDave Brubeck
American
Pianist, Songwriter
Sherman HemsleySherman Hemsley
American
American actor

Junior SeauJunior Seau
American
American Football Players
Charles DurningCharles Durning
American
Actor
Daniel InouyeDaniel Inouye
American
Politician