Famous People Who Died In 2017

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2017. This list includes people like Charles Manson, Chester Bennington, Chris Cornell, Bill Paxton, Antony Armstrong-Jones, 1st Earl of Snowdon and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include political leaders, journalists, philosophers and directors who died in 2017. This list includes people from United States, United Kingdom, India & France 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 
Lil Peep
(A Leading Figure of the Mid–late 2010s Emo Rap Scene)

Lil Peep
117
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 1, 1996
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: November 15
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 2 
Chester Bennington
(One of the Greatest Rock Vocalists of His Generation)

Chester Bennington
43
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Died: July 20
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 3 
Charles Manson
(Led the Manson Family, a Cult Based in California)

Charles Manson
73
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 19
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 4 
Tom Petty
(Rock Singer, Guitarist)

Tom Petty
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Died: October 2
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 5 
Chuck Berry
(One of the Most Influential “Rock 'n' Roll” Performers in Music History)

Chuck Berry
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: March 18
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 

Mary Tyler Moore
8
Birthdate: December 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 7 
Glen Campbell
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Actor and TV Host)

Glen Campbell
6
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 8
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 8 
Jerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor, Singer)

Jerry Lewis
14
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 9 
Hugh Hefner
(Founder of Playboy Magazine)

Hugh Hefner
33
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 27
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 10 
Bill Paxton
( Actor, Filmmaker & Musician)

Bill Paxton
21
Birthdate: May 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 25

 11 
Don Rickles
(Stand-up Comedian Who Was Known for His Insult Comedy)

Don Rickles
11
Birthdate: May 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 6
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 12 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')

Charlie Murphy
7
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12

 13 
Chris Cornell
(Lead vocalist of the Rock Bands 'Soundgarden' & 'Audioslave')

Chris Cornell
29
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: May 18

 14 
Adam West
(Actor)

Adam West
5
Birthdate: September 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: June 9
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 
Roger Moore
(Famous as Fictional British Secret Agent James Bond)

Roger Moore
18
Birthdate: October 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England
Died: May 23
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 16 

Sam Shepard
8
Birthdate: November 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States
Died: July 27
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 17 
David Cassidy
(Best Known for His Role of Keith Partridge in the Musical Sitcom 'The Partridge Family')

David Cassidy
2
Birthdate: April 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: November 21
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 18 

Miguel Ferrer
9
Birthdate: February 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: January 19

 19 
John Hurt
(Actor)

John Hurt
11
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27

 20 
Kim Jong-hyun
(Singer-songwriter)

Kim Jong-hyun
32
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: yehwa-dong, Seoul
Died: December 18
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 21 
August Ames
(Actress)

August Ames
13
Birthdate: August 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: December 5
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 22 
Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)

Fats Domino
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 24
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 23 

Harry Dean Stanton
10
Birthdate: July 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Irvine, Kentucky
Died: September 15
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 24 
Malcolm Young
(Musician)

Malcolm Young
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: November 18
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 25 

Martin Landau
4
Birthdate: June 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 15
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 26 
Erin Moran
(Actress)

Erin Moran
6
Birthdate: October 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: April 22
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 27 
Della Reese
(Known for Her 1959 Hit Single 'Don't You Know?' and Her Role in the TV Series 'Touched by an Angel')

Della Reese
3
Birthdate: July 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Black Bottom, Detroit, United States
Died: November 19

 28 
Maryam Mirzakhani
(First Iranian to Be Honored With the ‘Fields Medal’, the Most Prestigious Award in Mathematics)

Maryam Mirzakhani
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: July 14

 29 
Gregg Allman
(Member of the Rock Band 'The Allman Brothers Band')

Gregg Allman
12
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 27

 30 
Jim Nabors
(Actor)

Jim Nabors
16
Birthdate: June 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
Died: November 30
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 31 
John Heard
(Actor)

John Heard
5
Birthdate: March 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 21
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 32 

Powers Boothe
2
Birthdate: June 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 33 
Barbara Hale
(Actress)

Barbara Hale
4
Birthdate: April 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Died: January 26
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 34 
Bruce Forsyth
(Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer)

Bruce Forsyth
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edmonton
Died: August 18
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 35 
Chuck Barris
(Game Show Host)

Chuck Barris
2
Birthdate: June 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 36 
George A. Romero
(Film Director Known for His Iconic Horror Films: ‘Night of the Living Dead’ and ‘Dawn of the Dead’)

George A. Romero
4
Birthdate: February 4, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: July 16
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 37 
Shyla Stylez
(Pornographic Actress)

Shyla Stylez
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Armstrong, British Columbia, Canada
Died: November 9

 38 

Christine Keeler
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 22, 1942
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, UK
Died: December 4

 39 

Jake LaMotta
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 19
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 40 
Rose Marie
(Actress)

Rose Marie
1
Birthdate: August 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 28

 41 
Don Williams
(Singer-Songwriter)

Don Williams
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Floydada, Texas, United States
Died: September 8
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 42 

Frank Vincent
4
Birthdate: April 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 

Robert Guillaume
2
Birthdate: November 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: October 24
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 

David Rockefeller
16
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 20

 45 
Al Jarreau
(Musician)

Al Jarreau
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 12

 46 
Gordon Downie
(Former Lead singer of rock band The Tragically Hip, a group that has received more than ten JUNO Awards)

Gordon Downie
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 6, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Amherstview, Canada
Died: October 17
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 47 
Nicky Hayden
(Motorcycle racer)

Nicky Hayden
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Owensboro, Kentucky, USA
Died: May 22
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 48 
Jimmy Snuka
(Wrestlers)

Jimmy Snuka
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fiji
Died: January 15
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 49 
Angry Grandpa
(YouTuber)

Angry Grandpa
9
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10

 50 
Jonathan Demme
(American film director)

Jonathan Demme
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baldwin, New York
Died: April 26