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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

A.P.J. Abdul Kalam.
45
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of India, Missile Man of India
Birthdate: October 15, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Died: July 27

 2 Christopher Lee

Christopher Lee.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgravia, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 7
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 3 Beau Biden

Beau Biden.
34
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Son of Joe Biden
Birthdate: February 3, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Died: May 30
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 4 Mario Cuomo

Mario Cuomo.
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: June 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Briarwood, New York, United States
Died: January 1
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 5 Leonard Nimoy

Leonard Nimoy.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 27
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Bobbi Kristina Brown

Bobbi Kristina Brown
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: March 4, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Livingston, New Jersey, USA
Died: July 26

 7 Jules Bianchi

Jules Bianchi.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: F1 Driver
Birthdate: August 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nice
Died: July 17
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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 8 Scott Weiland

Scott Weiland.
2
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: October 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: San Jose, California
Died: December 3
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 9 John Forbes Nash Jr.

John Forbes Nash Jr..
4
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 13, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bluefield, West Virginia, United States
Died: May 23

 10 Jackie Collins

Jackie Collins
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: October 4, 1937
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Died: September 19
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 11 Lee Kuan Yew

Lee Kuan Yew.
10
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Founding Father of Modern Singapore
Birthdate: September 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Singapore, Straits Settlements
Died: March 23

 12 Roddy Piper

Roddy Piper.
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: April 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saskatoon
Died: July 31
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 13 Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer, Musician, Actor
Birthdate: May 2, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: February 16
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 14 Lemmy

Lemmy
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: December 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, England
Died: December 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Terry Pratchett

Terry Pratchett
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Humorist
Birthdate: April 28, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Beaconsfield, England
Died: March 12

 16 Omar Sharif

Omar Sharif.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Alexandria, Egypt
Died: July 10
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 17 Saeed Jaffrey

Saeed Jaffrey.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 8, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Malerkotla
Died: November 15
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 Wes Craven

Wes Craven
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Famous As: Director, writer, producer, acto
Birthdate: August 2, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cleveland
Died: August 30

 19 Maureen O’Hara

Maureen O’Hara.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 17, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland
Died: October 24
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 B.B. King

B.B. King.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berclair, Mississippi
Died: May 14
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 Dusty Rhodes

Dusty Rhodes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: professional wrestler, screenwriter
Birthdate: October 12, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Austin
Died: June 11
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 Natalie Cole

Natalie Cole.
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: February 6, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California
Died: December 31
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 23 Donna Douglas

Donna Douglas.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pride, Louisiana, United States
Died: January 1

 24 Robert Loggia

Robert Loggia.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: December 4
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 25 Yogi Berra

Yogi Berra.
0
Listed In: Baseball Players
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: May 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: The Hill, St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: September 22

 26 James Horner

James Horner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Conductor, Musician, Orchestrateur, Film score composer
Birthdate: August 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Died: June 22

 27 Wayne Rogers

Wayne Rogers.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 7, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: December 31
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 28 Daniel Von Bargen

Daniel Von Bargen.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: March 1

 29 Anne Meara

Anne Meara.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: September 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York City
Died: May 23
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 30 Emmanuel Yarbrough

Emmanuel Yarbrough
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Martial artist
Birthdate: September 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rahway, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 21
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 31 Cynthia Lennon

Cynthia Lennon.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: John Lennon's Ex-Wife
Birthdate: September 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blackpool, England
Died: April 1
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 32 Dick Van Patten

Dick Van Patten.
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Famous As: Actor, Animal Welfare Activist
Birthdate: June 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Queens, New York
Died: June 23
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 Amanda Peterson

Amanda Peterson
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 8, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greeley, Colorado, USA
Died: July 3
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 34 Rod Taylor

Rod Taylor.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 11, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lidcombe, Australia
Died: January 7
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 35 Francesca Hilton

Francesca Hilton
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: January 15

 36 Sawyer Sweeten

Sawyer Sweeten.
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Famous As: Child Actor
Birthdate: May 12, 1995
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brownwood, Texas
Died: April 23
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 37 Melissa Mathison

Melissa Mathison.
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: June 3, 1950
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 4
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 38 Fred Thompson

Fred Thompson.
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Senator
Birthdate: August 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sheffield, Alabama
Died: November 1
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 39 Jihadi John

Jihadi John.
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Murderer
Birthdate: August 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Al Jahra, Kuwait
Died: November 12

 40 Chandra Bahadur Dangi

Chandra Bahadur Dangi.
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Shortest Adult Male in Recorded History
Birthdate: November 30, 1939
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kalimati, Salyan district of Nepal
Died: September 3
Height: 1'10" (56 cm)

 41 Vincent Margera

Vincent Margera
1
Famous As: Television actor, Actor, Film actor
Birthdate: July 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Concordville, Pennsylvania
Died: November 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 42 Oliver Sacks

Oliver Sacks
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Scientist, Neurologist, Educator, Psychiatrist
Birthdate: July 9, 1933
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cricklewood, London, England
Died: August 30

 43 James Best

James Best.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 26, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Powderly, Kentucky
Died: April 6
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 44 Cilla Black

Cilla Black.
1
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vauxhall, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Died: August 1
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 45 Moses Malone

Moses Malone
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 23, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Petersburg, Virginia, United States
Died: September 13
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)

 46 Sadhana Shivdasani

Sadhana Shivdasani
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: December 25

 47 Martin Milner

Martin Milner.
1
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 28, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan
Died: September 6
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 48 Abdullah of Saudi Arabia

Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.
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Famous As: Former King of Saudi Arabia
Birthdate: August 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Riyadh, Sultanate of Nejd (now Saudi Arabia)
Died: January 23

 49 Yvonne Craig

Yvonne Craig
1
Listed In: Dancers
Famous As: Ballet dancer
Birthdate: May 16, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Taylorville, Illinois, United States
Died: August 17
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 50 Dean Jones

Dean Jones
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 25, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Decatur, Alabama, United States
Died: September 1
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)