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
(Actor, Author, Film Director)

26 March 1931

American

Christopher LeeChristopher Lee
(Character actor)

27 May 1922

British

John Forbes Nash Jr.John Forbes Nash Jr.
(Mathematician)

13 June 1928

American

Roddy PiperRoddy Piper
(Wrestler)

17 April 1954

Canadian,American

Omar SharifOmar Sharif
(Actor)

10 April 1932

Egyptian

Natalie ColeNatalie Cole
(Singer)

06 February 1950

American

Jules BianchiJules Bianchi
(F1 Driver)

03 August 1989

French

Beau BidenBeau Biden
(Son of Joe Biden)

03 February 1969

American

Scott WeilandScott Weiland
(Singer, Lyricist, Songwriter, Record producer)

27 October 1967

American

Frank GiffordFrank Gifford
(American Football Player)

16 August 1930

American

B.B. KingB.B. King
(Singer-songwriter)

16 September 1925

American

Lee Kuan YewLee Kuan Yew
(Founding Father of Modern Singapore)

16 September 1923

Singaporean

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Sawyer SweetenSawyer Sweeten
(Child Actor)

12 May 1995

American

Wayne RogersWayne Rogers
(Actor)

07 April 1933

American

Anne MearaAnne Meara
(Actress)

20 September 1929

American

Abdullah of Saudi ArabiaAbdullah of Saudi Arabia
(Former King of Saudi Arabia)

01 August 1924

Saudi Arabian

Yogi BerraYogi Berra
(Baseball Player)

12 May 1925

American

James BestJames Best
(Actor)

26 July 1926

American

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Jonah LomuJonah Lomu
(Rugby Player)

12 May 1975

New Zealander

Fred ThompsonFred Thompson
(Former United States Senator)

19 August 1942

American

Satoru IwataSatoru Iwata
(Former President & CEO of Nintendo)

06 December 1959

Japanese

Saeed JaffreySaeed Jaffrey
(Actor)

08 January 1929

Indian,British

Dean SmithDean Smith
(Basketball Coach)

28 February 1931

American

Wayne DyerWayne Dyer
(Self-Help Author and Motivational Speaker)

10 May 1940

American

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Cilla BlackCilla Black
(Singer)

27 May 1943

British

Dick Van PattenDick Van Patten
(Actor, Animal Welfare Activist)

09 June 1928

American

Beth HowlandBeth Howland
(Actress)

28 May 1941

American

A.P.J. Abdul KalamA.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(Former President of India)

15 October 1931

Indian

Martin MilnerMartin Milner
(Actor)

28 December 1931

American

Anna KashfiAnna Kashfi
(Actress)

30 September 1934

American

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Ariel CamachoAriel Camacho
(Singer, songwriter)

08 July 1992

Mexican

Judy CarneJudy Carne
(Actress)

27 April 1939

British

Suzanne CroughSuzanne Crough
(Actress)

06 March 1963

American

Chandra Bahadur DangiChandra Bahadur Dangi
(Shortest Adult Male in Recorded History)

30 November 1939

Nepalese

Movita CastanedaMovita Castaneda
(Actress)

12 April 1916

American

Dave GoldbergDave Goldberg
(Entrepreneur)

02 October 1967

American

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Kirk KerkorianKirk Kerkorian
(Businessman)

06 June 1917

American

Jayne MeadowsJayne Meadows
(Actress)

27 September 1919

American

Faten HamamaFaten Hamama
(Actress)

27 May 1931

Egyptian

Ernie BanksErnie Banks
(Baseball Player)

31 January 1931

American

Günter GrassGünter Grass
(Novelist)

16 October 1927

German

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

24 October 1921

Indian

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Darren ShahlaviDarren Shahlavi
(Actor & Stunt Performer)

05 August 1972

British

Eduardo GaleanoEduardo Galeano
(Writer)

03 September 1940

Uruguayan

Theodore HesburghTheodore Hesburgh
(15th President of the University of Notre Dame)

25 May 1917

American

Ahmed ChalabiAhmed Chalabi
(Former Deputy Prime Minister of Iraq)

30 October 1944

Iraqi

Douglass NorthDouglass North
(Economist)

05 November 1920

American

Charles Hard TownesCharles H. Townes
(Physicist)

28 July 1915

American

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A. Alfred TaubmanA. Alfred Taubman
(Entrepreneur, Philanthropist)

31 January 1924

American

Assia DjebarAssia Djebar
(Author)

30 June 1936

Algerian

Bart CummingsBart Cummings
(Horse Trainer)

14 November 1927

Australian

Alfred G. GilmanAlfred G. Gilman
(Pharmacologist, Biochemist)

01 July 1941

American

Shaquon ThomasShaquon Thomas
(Rapper)

09 May 1995

American

Daniel FredinburgDaniel Fredinburg
(Google X Engineer)

08 September 1981

American

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Caleb Logan LeblancCaleb Logan Leblanc
(YouTube Star)

13 July 2002

American

Daniel KyreDaniel Kyre
(YouTuber, Musician)

06 July 1994

American

Dean PotterDean Potter
(Mountaineer, Rock climber)

14 April 1972

American

Moses MaloneMoses Malone
(Basketball player)

23 March 1955

American

Terry PratchettTerry Pratchett
(Writer, Novelist, Journalist, Screenwriter, Science fiction writer, Children's writer)

28 April 1948

British

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
(Film maker)

10 September 1939

British

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James HornerJames Horner
(Composer, Conductor, Musician, Orchestrateur, Film score composer)

14 August 1953

American

Nicholas WintonNicholas Winton
(Stockbroker, Banker, Philanthropist, Military personnel)

19 May 1909

British

Wes CravenWes Craven
(Director, writer, producer, acto)

02 August 1939

American

Rod TaylorRod Taylor
(Actor)

11 January 1930

Australian

Oliver SacksOliver Sacks
(Scientist, Neurologist, Educator, Psychiatrist)

09 July 1933

British

Lesley GoreLesley Gore
(Singer, Musician, Actor)

02 May 1946

American

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Melissa MathisonMelissa Mathison
(Screenwriter)

03 June 1950

American

Sadhana ShivdasaniSadhana Shivdasani
(Actor)

02 September 1941

Indian

Vincent MargeraVincent Margera
(Television actor, Actor, Film actor)

03 July 1956

American

Ben E. KingBen E. King
(Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Pianist, Record producer)

28 September 1938

American

Chris SquireChris Squire
(Bassist, Guitarist, Singer-songwriter, Film score composer)

04 March 1948

British

Meadowlark LemonMeadowlark Lemon
(Basketball player, Actor)

25 April 1932

American

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Anita EkbergAnita Ekberg
(Actor, Model, Film actor, Beauty pageant contestant)

29 September 1931

Swedish

Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
(Singer, Composer)

15 June 1946

Egyptian,Greek

Louis JourdanLouis Jourdan
(Stage actor, Film actor)

19 June 1921

French