Famous People Who Died In 2017

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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.
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 1 
Lil Peep
(A Leading Figure of the Mid–late 2010s Emo Rap Scene)
Lil Peep
181
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
72
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Died: July 20
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Tom Petty
(Rock Singer, Guitarist)
Tom Petty
39
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 20, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gainesville, Florida, United States
Died: October 2
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 4 
Mary Tyler Moore
(Known for Her Role in TV Sitcoms ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show')
Mary Tyler Moore
11
Birthdate: December 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
Chuck Berry
(One of the Most Influential “Rock 'n' Roll” Performers in Music History)
Chuck Berry
29
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 
Roger Moore
(Famous for His Portrayal as the Fictional British Secret Agent 'James Bond' in Seven Films)
Roger Moore
26
Birthdate: October 14, 1927
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Stockwell, London, England
Died: May 23
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Glen Campbell
(Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter, Actor and TV Host)
Glen Campbell
10
Birthdate: April 22, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Billstown, Arkansas, United States
Died: August 8
 8 
Jerry Lewis
(Comedian, Actor and One of the Most Significant American Cultural Figures of All Time)
Jerry Lewis
19
Birthdate: March 16, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: August 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Bill Paxton
(Actor and Filmmaker Best Known for His TV Series 'Big Love')
Bill Paxton
27
Birthdate: May 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 25
 10 
Don Rickles
(Stand-up Comedian Who Was Known for His Insult Comedy)
Don Rickles
14
Birthdate: May 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
Died: April 6
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 11 
Adam West
(American Actor Who Portrayed 'Batman' in Several Movies and Television Shows)
Adam West
8
Birthdate: September 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Walla Walla, Washington, United States
Died: June 9
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 12 
Sam Shepard
13
Birthdate: November 5, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States
Died: July 27
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
John Hurt
(Actor)
John Hurt
17
Birthdate: January 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK
Died: January 27
 14 
Charlie Murphy
(Best Known as a Writer & Cast Member of the Sketch-Comedy Series 'Chappelle's Show')
Charlie Murphy
8
Birthdate: July 12, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: April 12
 15 
Chris Cornell
(Lead vocalist of the Rock Bands 'Soundgarden' & 'Audioslave')
Chris Cornell
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 20, 1964
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
Died: May 18
 16 
Miguel Ferrer
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Bob Morton’ in the Film ‘RoboCop’)
Miguel Ferrer
9
Birthdate: February 7, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: January 19
 17 
Harry Dean Stanton
(Actor, Musician and Singer Known for His Films: ‘Cool Hand Luke’, ‘Kelly's Heroes’ and ‘Dillinger’)
Harry Dean Stanton
16
Birthdate: July 14, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: West Irvine, Kentucky, United States
Died: September 15
 18 
David Cassidy
(Actor & Singer Best Known for His Role of ‘Keith Partridge’ in the Musical Sitcom, ‘The Partridge Family’')
David Cassidy
6
Birthdate: April 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: November 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 19 
Hugh Hefner
(Founder of 'Playboy' Magazine)
Hugh Hefner
55
Birthdate: April 9, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 27
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 20 
Fats Domino
(Singer-Songwriter, Pianist)
Fats Domino
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 26, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: October 24
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 21 
Charles Manson
(Led the Manson Family, a Cult Based in California)
Charles Manson
137
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: November 12, 1934
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 19
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 22 
Kim Jong-hyun
(Singer-songwriter)
Kim Jong-hyun
38
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: yehwa-dong, Seoul
Died: December 18
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
Erin Moran
(Actress)
Erin Moran
8
Birthdate: October 18, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: April 22
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 24 
Gregg Allman
(Member of the Rock Band 'The Allman Brothers Band')
Gregg Allman
19
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 8, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: May 27
 25 
Malcolm Young
(Musician)
Malcolm Young
15
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 6, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: November 18
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 26 
Martin Landau
8
Birthdate: June 20, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: July 15
Height: 6'1" (185 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
6
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
11
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran
Died: July 14
 29 
Barbara Hale
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Della Street’ in the TV Series ‘Perry Mason’)
Barbara Hale
9
Birthdate: April 18, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: DeKalb, Illinois, United States
Died: January 26
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 30 
Jim Nabors
(Actor)
Jim Nabors
25
Birthdate: June 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
Died: November 30
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Powers Boothe
(Best Known for His Role in the TV Miniseries 'Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones')
Powers Boothe
6
Birthdate: June 1, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Snyder, Texas, United States
Died: May 14
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Robert Guillaume
3
Birthdate: November 30, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Died: October 24
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
John Heard
(Known for His Films: ‘Heart Beat’, ‘Cutter's Way’, ‘Cat People’, ‘Beaches’ and ‘Deceived’)
John Heard
8
Birthdate: March 7, 1946
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: July 21
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Chuck Barris
(Game Show Host)
Chuck Barris
4
Birthdate: June 3, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died: March 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 35 
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)
 36 
Glenne Headly
(Best Known for Her Roles in the Films: ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’, ‘Dick Tracy’ and ‘Mr. Holland's Opus’)
Glenne Headly
3
Birthdate: March 13, 1955
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New London, Connecticut, States
Died: June 8
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Rose Marie
(Actress)
Rose Marie
1
Birthdate: August 15, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA
Died: December 28
 38 
Bruce Forsyth
(Television presenter, Actor, Comedian, Singer)
Bruce Forsyth
5
Birthdate: February 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Edmonton
Died: August 18
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 39 
Frank Vincent
(American Actor Who Often Portrayed Mobsters)
Frank Vincent
4
Birthdate: April 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 40 
John Hillerman
(Best Known for His Role of 'Jonathan Quayle Higgins III' in the Series 'Magnum, P.I.')
John Hillerman
3
Birthdate: December 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Denison, Texas, United States
Died: November 9
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 41 
Dina Merrill
(Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist)
Dina Merrill
7
Birthdate: December 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: May 22
 42 
Jake LaMotta
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: September 19
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 43 
Hal Moore
(Former lieutenant colonel in command of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, at the Battle of Ia Drang in 1965, during the American War in Vietnam)
Hal Moore
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bardstown, Kentucky, United States
Died: February 10
 44 
Mike Connors
3
Birthdate: August 15, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: January 26
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 45 
Don Williams
(Singer-Songwriter)
Don Williams
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Floydada, Texas, United States
Died: September 8
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 46 
Rance Howard
3
Birthdate: November 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Duncan, Oklahoma, USA
Died: November 25
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 47 
Jonathan Demme
(American film director)
Jonathan Demme
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Baldwin, New York
Died: April 26
 48 
Angry Grandpa
(American YouTuber and Prankster)
Angry Grandpa
12
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: October 16, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chatham County, Georgia
Died: December 10
 49 
Al Jarreau
(Musician)
Al Jarreau
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 12, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 12
 50 
Michael I of Romania
(The Last King of Romania (1927 - 1930))
Michael I of Romania
5
Birthdate: October 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Died: December 5
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)