Famous People Who Died In 2015

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2015. This list includes people like John Forbes Nash Jr., A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, Christopher Lee, Leonard Nimoy, Scott Weiland and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, composers and novelists who died in 2015. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Australia and many more countries.

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
26 March 1931, American
Actor, Author, Film Director
Christopher LeeChristopher Lee
27 May 1922, British
Character actor

Beau BidenBeau Biden
03 February 1969, American
Son of Joe Biden

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
13 June 1928, American
Mathematician

Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
08 January 1929, Indian, British
Actor

Roddy PiperRoddy Piper
17 April 1954, Canadian, American
Wrestler
Scott WeilandScott Weiland
27 October 1967, American
Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Record producer

B.B. KingB.B. King
16 September 1925, American
Singer-songwriter

Lee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew
16 September 1923, Singaporean
Founding Father of Modern Singapore

Frank GiffordFrank Gifford
16 August 1930, American
American Football Player
Jules BianchiJules Bianchi
03 August 1989, French
F1 Driver

Omar SharifOmar Sharif
10 April 1932, Egyptian
Actor
Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
12 May 1995, American
Child Actor

Anne MearaAnne Meara
20 September 1929, American
Actress

Natalie ColeNatalie Cole
06 February 1950, American
Singer
Yogi BerraYogi Berra
12 May 1925, American
Baseball Player

Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
07 April 1933, American
Actor
Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia
01 August 1924, Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Cilla BlackCilla Black
27 May 1943, British
Singer

Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
19 August 1942, American
Former United States Senator
James BestJames Best
26 July 1926, American
Actor

Martin MilnerMartin Milner
28 December 1931, American
Actor
Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
10 May 1940, American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker

Dick Van PattenDick Van Patten
09 June 1928, American
Actor, Animal Welfare Activist

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
06 December 1959, Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Jonah LomuJonah Lomu
12 May 1975, New Zealander
Rugby Player
Judy CarneJudy Carne
27 April 1939, British
Actress
Beth HowlandBeth Howland
28 May 1941, American
Actress

A.P.J. Abdul KalamA.P.J. Abdul Kalam
15 October 1931, Indian
Former President of India

Anna KashfiAnna Kashfi
30 September 1934, American
Actress

Suzanne FarringtonSuzanne Farrington
10 October 1933, British
Actress
Suzanne CroughSuzanne Crough
06 March 1963, American
Actress

R K LaxmanR. K. Laxman
24 October 1921, Indian
Cartoonist & Creator of 'The Common Man"

Chandra Bahadur DangiChandra Bahadur Dangi
30 November 1939, Nepalese
Shortest Adult Male in Recorded History

Ernie BanksErnie Banks
31 January 1931, American
Baseball Player

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Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
06 June 1917, American
Businessman
Ariel CamachoAriel Camacho
08 July 1992, Mexican
Singer, songwriter

Dave GoldbergDave Goldberg
02 October 1967, American
Entrepreneur
Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
12 April 1916, American
Actress

Jayne MeadowsJayne Meadows
27 September 1919, American
Actress

Dean SmithDean Smith
28 February 1931, American
Basketball Coach
Günter GrassGünter Grass
16 October 1927, German
Novelist

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
27 May 1931, Egyptian
Actress
Theodore HesburghTheodore Hesburgh
25 May 1917, American
15th President of the University of Notre Dame

Darren ShahlaviDarren Shahlavi
05 August 1972, British
Actor & Stunt Performer

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
03 September 1940, Uruguayan
Writer

Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
30 October 1944, Iraqi
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq

Douglass NorthDouglass North
05 November 1920, American
Economist
Charles Hard TownesCharles H. Townes
28 July 1915, American
Physicist

A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman
31 January 1924, American
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Assia DjebarAssia Djebar
30 June 1936, Algerian
Author

Bart CummingsBart Cummings
14 November 1927, Australian
Horse Trainer
Alfred G. GilmanAlfred G. Gilman
01 July 1941, American
Pharmacologist, Biochemist

Shaquon ThomasShaquon Thomas
09 May 1995, American
Rapper
Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
08 September 1981, American
Google X Engineer

Caleb Logan LeblancCaleb Logan Leblanc
13 July 2002, American
YouTube Star

Daniel KyreDaniel Kyre
06 July 1994, American
YouTuber, Musician
Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
28 April 1948, British
Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter,

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
10 September 1939, British
Film maker
Amanda PetersonAmanda Peterson
08 July 1971, American
Actress

James HornerJames Horner
14 August 1953, American
Composer, Conductor, Musician, Orchestrateur, Film

Moses MaloneMoses Malone
23 March 1955, American
Basketball player
Wes CravenWes Craven
02 August 1939, American
Director, writer, producer, acto

Robert LoggiaRobert Loggia
03 January 1930, American
Actor
Nicholas WintonNicholas Winton
19 May 1909, British
Stockbroker, Banker, Philanthropist, Military

Rod TaylorRod Taylor
11 January 1930, Australian
Actor

Lesley GoreLesley Gore
02 May 1946, American
Singer, Musician, Actor

Dean PotterDean Potter
14 April 1972, American
Mountaineer, Rock climber
Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
03 June 1950, American
Screenwriter
Oliver SacksOliver Sacks
09 July 1933, British
Scientist, Neurologist, Educator, Psychiatrist

Meadowlark LemonMeadowlark Lemon
25 April 1932, American
Basketball player, Actor

Sadhana ShivdasaniSadhana Shivdasani
02 September 1941, Indian
Actor

Vincent MargeraVincent Margera
03 July 1956, American
Television actor, Actor, Film actor
Flip SaundersFlip Saunders
23 February 1955, American
Basketball player, Basketball coach

Ben E. KingBen E. King
28 September 1938, American
Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter,

Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
15 June 1946, Egyptian, Greek
Singer, Composer

Chris SquireChris Squire
04 March 1948, British
Bassist, Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Film score

Anita EkbergAnita Ekberg
29 September 1931, Swedish
Actor, Model, Film actor, Beauty pageant
Louis JourdanLouis Jourdan
19 June 1921, French
Stage actor, Film actor

Geoffrey HoweGeoffrey Howe
20 December 1926, British
Jurist, Politician, Diplomat
Malcolm FraserMalcolm Fraser
21 May 1930, Australian
Politician

Sam SimonSam Simon
06 June 1955, American
Poker player, Writer, Sportsperson, Screenwriter,

Laura AntonelliLaura Antonelli
28 November 1941, Italian
Actor
Helmut SchmidtHelmut Schmidt
23 December 1918, German
Politician, Economist, Civil servant, Non-fiction

Ornette ColemanOrnette Coleman
09 March 1930, American
Composer, Trumpeter, Saxophonist, Jazz musician
Lynn AndersonLynn Anderson
26 September 1947, American
Singer, Actor, Singer-songwriter, Television actor

Joan SebastianJoan Sebastian
08 April 1951, Mexican
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Poet, Record producer

Percy SledgePercy Sledge
25 November 1940, American
American singer

Aadesh ShrivastavaAadesh Shrivastava
04 September 1966, Indian
Composer
René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

James LastJames Last
17 April 1929, German
Composer, Conductor, Jazz musician, Pianist,
Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
28 April 1936, Iraqi, Turkish
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Douglas TompkinsDouglas Tompkins
20 March 1943, American
entrepreneur, environmentalist

Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint
14 January 1938, American
Singer, Composer, Jazz musician, Record producer,

Vincent BugliosiVincent Bugliosi
18 August 1934, American
Lawyer, Writer, Poet lawyer
Hussein FatalHussein Fatal
03 April 1977, American
Rapper, Musician