Famous People Who Died In 2021

Discover the most famous people died who died in the year 2021. This list includes people like Larry King, Cicely Tyson, Christopher Plummer, Tanya Roberts, Phil Spector and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. People featured on this list, include actresses, lyricists & songwriters, political leaders and athletes who died in 2021. This list includes people from United States, 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 Betty White

Betty White
72
Famous As: First Lady of Television
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: December 31
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 2 Prince Philip

Prince Philip
75
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Husband of Queen Elizabeth II
Birthdate: June 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Died: April 9
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 3 Christopher Plummer

Christopher Plummer
19
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: February 5

 4 John McAfee

John McAfee
34
Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Computer Programmer
Birthdate: September 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Died: June 23
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 5 Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron
19
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Baseball player
Birthdate: February 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 6 Cicely Tyson

Cicely Tyson
24
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: January 28

 7 Norm MacDonald

Norm MacDonald
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Famous As: Stand-up comedian
Birthdate: October 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
Died: September 14
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 Helen McCrory

Helen McCrory
27
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: April 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 9 Tanya Roberts

Tanya Roberts
16
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: January 4

 10 Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu
35
Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Anti-Apartheid Activist, Theologian
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: December 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 11 Ed Asner

Ed Asner
10
Famous As: Actor, played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and gained prominence as a political activist.
Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: August 29
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 12 Colin Powell

Colin Powell
41
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: 65th United States Secretary of State (2001-2005)
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18

 13 John Madden

John Madden
26
Famous As: American football coach
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 14 Michael Collins

Michael Collins
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon)
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 15 Larry King

Larry King
20
Famous As: Television and Radio Host
Birthdate: November 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 23
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 Rip Torn

Rip Torn
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Temple, Texas, United States
Died: July 9
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 17 Cloris Leachman

Cloris Leachman
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: January 27
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 18 Rush Limbaugh

Rush Limbaugh
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Famous As: Conservative Political Commentator and Host of 'The Rush Limbaugh Show'
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
Died: February 17

 19 Johnny Crawford

Johnny Crawford
11
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 29
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 20 Michael K. Williams

Michael K. Williams
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 21 Markie Post

Markie Post
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Died: August 7
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 22 Bob Dole

Bob Dole
12
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: United States Senator from Kansas (1969-1996)
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Russell, Kansas, United States
Died: December 5
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 23 Rodney Alcala

Rodney Alcala
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial Killer
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: July 24

 24 Milkha Singh

Milkha Singh
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Indian track and field athlete
Birthdate: November 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Govindpura, Muzaffargarh District, India
Died: June 18
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 25 George Segal

George Segal
20
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: March 23
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 Halyna Hutchins

Halyna Hutchins
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Famous As: She was named one of the10 up-and-coming directors of photography who are making their mark
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Horodets', Ukraine
Died: October 21
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 27 Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: American composer
Birthdate: March 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 26

 28 Dean Stockwell

Dean Stockwell
7
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 7
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 29 Vicente Fernández

Vicente Fernández
7
Famous As: Singer, actor, and movie producer whose career has spanned more than fifty years and resulted in seven Latin Grammy Awards.
Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Died: December 12
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 30 Marvelous Marvin Hagler

Marvelous Marvin Hagler
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: May 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 14
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 31 T. B. Joshua

T. B. Joshua
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Famous As: Televangelist, Faith Healer
Birthdate: June 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arigidi, Nigeria
Died: June 5

 32 Benigno Aquino III

Benigno Aquino III
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 15th President of the Philippines
Birthdate: February 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
Died: June 24
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 33 Dilip Kumar

Dilip Kumar
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: July 7
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 34 Jessica Walter

Jessica Walter
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: March 24
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 35 Clarence Williams III

Clarence Williams III
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 4

 36 Charles Grodin

Charles Grodin
4
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 18
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 37 F. Lee Bailey

F. Lee Bailey
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: June 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 3

 38 B. J. Thomas

B. J. Thomas
5
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hugo, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 29

 39 Una Stubbs

Una Stubbs
9
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Died: August 12
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 40 Olympia Dukakis

Olympia Dukakis
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 1
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 41 Gerd Müller

Gerd Müller
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: November 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nördlingen, Germany
Died: August 15
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 42 Bell Hooks

Bell Hooks
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Birthdate: September 25, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hopkinsville, Kentucky, United States
Died: December 15

 43 Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura
2
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: December 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
Died: July 26

 44 Norman Lloyd

Norman Lloyd
2
Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: November 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 11

 45 Bobby Bowden

Bobby Bowden
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 8, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama
Died: August 8

 46 Jackie Mason

Jackie Mason
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Famous As: American comedian
Birthdate: June 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: July 24
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 47 E. O. Wilson

E. O. Wilson
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: June 10, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Died: December 26

 48 Kenneth Kaunda

Kenneth Kaunda
10
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Teacher
Birthdate: April 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Chinsali, Awemba North, Northern Rhodesia
Died: June 17

 49 Anne Rice

Anne Rice
11
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 4, 1941
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: December 11
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 50 Nikki Grahame

Nikki Grahame
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Famous As: Television Personality, Writer
Birthdate: April 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Northwood, London, England, United Kingdom
Died: April 9
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)