Famous People Who Died In 2020

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2020. This list includes people like Kobe Bryant, Kirk Douglas, Neil Peart, Rocky Johnson, Lexii Alijai and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include lyricists & songwriters, composers, jazz musicians and pianists who died in 2020. This list includes people from United States 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 Chadwick Boseman

Chadwick Boseman.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Anderson, South Carolina, United States
Died: August 28
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 2 Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: August 23, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 26
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)

 3 Kelly Preston

Kelly Preston.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 13, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
Died: July 12
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 4 Sean Connery

Sean Connery.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 25, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland
Died: October 31
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 5 Sushant Singh Rajput

Sushant Singh Rajput.
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 21, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Patna, Bihar, India
Died: June 14
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 6 Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera.
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: January 12, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Valencia, California, United States
Died: July 8
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 7 Kirk Douglas

Kirk Douglas.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, New York, United States
Died: February 5
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 8 Diego Maradona

Diego Maradona.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: October 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: LanĂºs, Argentina
Died: November 25
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 9 Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Associate Justice of US Supreme Court
Birthdate: March 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: September 18
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)

 10 Irrfan Khan

Irrfan Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: January 7, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
Died: April 29
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 11 Rocky Johnson

Rocky Johnson.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Professional Wrestler
Birthdate: August 24, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amherst, Canada
Died: January 15
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 Eddie Van Halen

Eddie Van Halen.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: January 26, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Nijmegen
Died: October 6
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 Alex Trebek

Alex Trebek.
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Famous As: American-Canadian Television personality
Birthdate: July 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Died: November 8
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers.
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: August 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Houston
Died: March 20
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 15 Katherine Johnson

Katherine Johnson.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: August 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, United States
Died: February 24

 16 Rishi Kapoor

Rishi Kapoor
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mumbai, India
Died: April 30
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 17 Olivia de Havilland

Olivia de Havilland.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1916
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: July 26

 18 Caroline Flack

Caroline Flack.
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Famous As: Television Presenter
Birthdate: November 9, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Enfield, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Died: February 15
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 19 Little Richard

Little Richard.
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Macon, Georgia, U.S.A
Died: May 9
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 20 Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner
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Famous As: actor, film director, screenwriter, film producer
Birthdate: March 20, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 29

 21 S. P. Balasubrahmanyam

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 4, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India
Died: September 25

 22 William H. Gates, Sr.

William H. Gates, Sr.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 30, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bremerton, Washington, United States
Died: September 14
Height: 6'7" (201 cm)

 23 Max von Sydow

Max von Sydow.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lund
Died: March 8
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 24 Neil Peart

Neal Peart.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: January 7
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 25 Dawn Wells

Dawn Wells.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 18, 1938
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Reno, Nevada, United States
Died: December 30
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 26 John Prine

John Prine
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: October 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois, United States
Died: April 7

 27 Roy Horn

Roy Horn
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Magician
Birthdate: October 3, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rosenheim, Gau Munich-Upper Bavaria, German Reich
Died: May 8

 28 Mary Kay Letourneau

Mary Kay Letourneau
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: January 30, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tustin, California, United States
Died: July 6

 29 Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone.
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: July 6
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 30 Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 13th President of India
Birthdate: December 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mirati, Birbhum, Bengal Presidency, British India (now West Bengal, India)
Died: August 31
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 31 Nick Cordero

Nick Cordero
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 17, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Died: July 5

 32 Adam Schlesinger

Adam Schlesinger
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: October 31, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: April 1

 33 Qasem Soleimani

Qasem Soleimani.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Commander of Quds Force
Birthdate: March 11, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Qanat-e Malek, Kerman, Iran
Died: January 3

 34 Chuck Yeager

Chuck Yeager.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Test Pilot
Birthdate: February 13, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Myra, West Virginia
Died: December 7

 35 Terry Jones

Terry Jones
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 1, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Colwyn Bay, Denbighshire, Wales
Died: January 21
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 36 John Lewis

John Lewis.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former United States Representative
Birthdate: February 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Died: July 17

 37 Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chennai, India
Died: May 19

 38 Grim Sleeper

Grim Sleeper
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Criminal
Birthdate: August 30, 1952
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: March 28

 39 Steve Bing

Steve Bing.
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: March 31, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 22
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 40 Charley Pride

Charley Pride
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 18, 1934
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sledge, Mississippi, United States
Died: December 12
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 41 James Randi

James Randi.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Stage magician
Birthdate: August 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died: October 20
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 42 Christopher Tolkien

Christopher Tolkien.
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Famous As: English editor
Birthdate: November 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Leeds, England
Died: January 16
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 Jackie Stallone

Jackie Stallone.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Astrologer
Birthdate: November 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States
Died: September 21
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 44 Orson Bean

Orson Bean.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Burlington, Vermont, United States
Died: February 7
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 45 Honor Blackman

Honor Blackman.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 22, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Plaistow, Essex, London, England
Died: April 5
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 46 Tom Seaver

Tom Seaver.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball Pitcher
Birthdate: November 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fresno, California, United States
Died: August 31
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 47 Alexi Laiho

Alexi Laiho
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Guitarist
Birthdate: April 8, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Espoo, Finland
Died: December 29
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 48 Herman Cain

Herman Cain
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: December 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Memphis, Tennessee, United States
Died: July 30

 49 Lynn Shelton

Lynn Shelton
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: August 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oberlin, Ohio, U.S.
Died: May 16

 50 Sarah Hegazi

Sarah Hegazi
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Human rights activist
Birthdate: May 22, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Egypt
Died: June 14