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.

Roddy PiperRoddy Piper
Canadian, American
Wrestler
Christopher LeeChristopher Lee
British
Actor

A.P.J. Abdul KalamA.P.J. Abdul Kalam
Indian
Former President of India, Missile Man of India

Beau BidenBeau Biden
American
Son of Joe Biden

Leonard NimoyLeonard Nimoy
American
Actor

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
American
Mathematician
Jules BianchiJules Bianchi
French
F1 Driver

Scott WeilandScott Weiland
American
Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Record producer

Maureen O’HaraMaureen O’Hara
Irish, American
Actress
Lee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew
Founding Father of Modern Singapore

Omar SharifOmar Sharif
Egyptian
Actor
Natalie ColeNatalie Cole
American
Singer

B.B. KingB.B. King
American
Singer-songwriter

Robert LoggiaRobert Loggia
American
Actor

Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabian
Former King of Saudi Arabia

Anne MearaAnne Meara
American
Actress
Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
American
Actor

Yogi BerraYogi Berra
American
Baseball Player

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
British
John Lennon's Ex-Wife

Donna DouglasDonna Douglas
American
Actress
Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
American
Child Actor

Martin MilnerMartin Milner
American
Actor
Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
Indian, British
Actor

Rod TaylorRod Taylor
Australian, American
Actor

Dean SmithDean Smith
American
Basketball Coach
Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
American
Former United States Senator

Jonah LomuJonah Lomu
New Zealander
Rugby Player
James BestJames Best
American
Actor

Cilla BlackCilla Black
British
Singer

Dick Van PattenDick Van Patten
American
Actor, Animal Welfare Activist
Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
American
Screenwriter

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Anna KashfiAnna Kashfi
American
Actress
Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
Japanese
Former President & CEO of Nintendo

Suzanne FarringtonSuzanne Farrington
British
Actress

Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
American
Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker

Chandra Bahadur DangiChandra Bahadur Dangi
Nepalese
Shortest Adult Male in Recorded History
Judy CarneJudy Carne
British
Actress
Jihadi JohnJihadi John
British
Murderer

Ron MoodyRon Moody
British
Actor

Frank GiffordFrank Gifford
American
American Football Player

Anita EkbergAnita Ekberg
Swedish
Actress
Jayne MeadowsJayne Meadows
American
Actress

Nicholas WintonNicholas Winton
British
Humanitarian

Suzanne CroughSuzanne Crough
American
Actress

Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
American
Actress

Beth HowlandBeth Howland
American
Actress
Grace Lee WhitneyGrace Lee Whitney
American
Actress

Helmut SchmidtHelmut Schmidt
German
Politician
Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
American
Businessman

Mary Ellen TrainorMary Ellen Trainor
American
Actress

David CanaryDavid Canary
American
Actor
Daniel Von BargenDaniel Von Bargen
American
Actor

George ColeGeorge Cole
British
Actor
Charles KennedyCharles Kennedy
Scottish
Former Member of Parliament of the United Kingdom

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
American
Google X Engineer

R K LaxmanR. K. Laxman
Indian
Cartoonist & Creator of 'The Common Man"

René GirardRené Girard
French
Philosopher

Ernie BanksErnie Banks
American
Baseball Player
Stuart ScottStuart Scott
American
Sportscaster

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
Egyptian
Actress

Dave GoldbergDave Goldberg
American
Entrepreneur

Darren ShahlaviDarren Shahlavi
British
Actor & Stunt Performer
Jerry WeintraubJerry Weintraub
American
Producer

Ariel CamachoAriel Camacho
Mexican
Singer, songwriter
Günter GrassGünter Grass
German
Novelist

Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
Iraqi
Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
Uruguayan
Writer
Chuck BednarikChuck Bednarik
American
American Football Player

Theodore HesburghTheodore Hesburgh
American
15th President of the University of Notre Dame
Douglass NorthDouglass North
American
Economist

A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman
American
Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Charles Hard TownesCharles H. Townes
American
Physicist
Assia DjebarAssia Djebar
Algerian
Author

Bart CummingsBart Cummings
Australian
Horse Trainer
Caleb Logan LeblancCaleb Logan Leblanc
American
YouTube Star

Alfred G. GilmanAlfred G. Gilman
American
Pharmacologist, Biochemist

Val Logsdon FitchVal Logsdon Fitch
American
Physicist

Shaquon ThomasShaquon Thomas
American
Rapper
Daniel KyreDaniel Kyre
American
YouTuber, Musician
Bobbi Kristina BrownBobbi Kristina Brown
American
Television personality

Mario CuomoMario Cuomo
American
Politician

LemmyLemmy
British
Singer

Dusty RhodesDusty Rhodes
American
professional wrestler, screenwriter
Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
British
Humorist

Oliver SacksOliver Sacks
British
Scientist, Neurologist, Educator, Psychiatrist

Diana DouglasDiana Douglas
Bermudian, American
Actress

Wes CravenWes Craven
American
Director, writer, producer, acto

Moses MaloneMoses Malone
American
Basketball player
James HornerJames Horner
American
Composer, Conductor, Musician, Orchestrateur, Film

Lesley GoreLesley Gore
American
Singer, Musician, Actor
Vincent MargeraVincent Margera
American
Television actor, Actor, Film actor

Sadhana ShivdasaniSadhana Shivdasani
Indian
Actor
Amanda PetersonAmanda Peterson
American
Actress
Alicia NashAlicia Nash
Salvadoran, American
Physicist