Famous People Who Died In 2021

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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.
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 1 
Betty White
(Referred the 'First Lady of Television', She Holds the Record for the ‘Longest TV Career by a Female’)
Betty White
89
Birthdate: January 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois, United States
Died: December 31
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 2 
Prince Philip
(Husband of Queen Elizabeth II)
Prince Philip
90
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mon Repos, Corfu, Greece
Died: April 9
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Christopher Plummer
(One of the Most Accomplished Actors of His Era andthe Oldest Person to Win an Academy Award)
Christopher Plummer
24
Birthdate: December 13, 1929
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Died: February 5
 4 
John McAfee
(Computer Programmer and Businessman Who Wrote the First Commercial Anti-Virus Software)
John McAfee
37
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: September 18, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cinderford, Gloucestershire, England
Died: June 23
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
Hank Aaron
(One of the Greatest Baseball Players in History)
Hank Aaron
20
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama, United States
Died: January 22
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 6 
Norm MacDonald
(Stand-up comedian)
Norm MacDonald
38
Birthdate: October 17, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada
Died: September 14
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Cicely Tyson
(Actress and Model Best Known for Her Films: 'Sounder' and ‘The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman’)
Cicely Tyson
24
Birthdate: December 18, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: January 28
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 8 
Helen McCrory
(Actress)
Helen McCrory
31
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paddington, London, England
Died: April 16
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 9 
Desmond Tutu
(First Black African Archbishop of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
Desmond Tutu
50
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: December 26
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Tanya Roberts
(Actress and Producer Known for Role as ‘Julie Rogers’ in the TV Series ‘Charlie's Angels’)
Tanya Roberts
19
Birthdate: October 15, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: The Bronx, New York City, United States
Died: January 4
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
John Madden
(American football coach)
John Madden
33
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Rush Limbaugh
(Conservative Political Commentator and Host of 'The Rush Limbaugh Show')
Rush Limbaugh
47
Birthdate: January 12, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
Died: February 17
 13 
Ed Asner
(Actor, played Lou Grant on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, and gained prominence as a political activist.)
Ed Asner
13
Birthdate: November 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Died: August 29
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 14 
Michael Collins
(NASA Astronaut, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 11 (the spaceflight that landed the first humans on the Moon))
Michael Collins
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rome, Kingdom of Italy
Died: April 28
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Colin Powell
(The First African-American Secretary of State)
Colin Powell
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 5, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Harlem, New York, United States
Died: October 18
 16 
Larry King
(The Host of The Nightly Interview Television Program 'Larry King Live')
Larry King
22
Birthdate: November 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 23
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Bob Dole
(United States Senator from Kansas (1969-1996))
Bob Dole
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Russell, Kansas, United States
Died: December 5
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Michael K. Williams
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Omar Little’ in the TV Series ‘The Wire’)
Michael K. Williams
34
Birthdate: November 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 6
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Cloris Leachman
(Actress and Comedienne Known for Role as ‘Phyllis Lindstrom’ in the TV Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Cloris Leachman
10
Birthdate: April 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Des Moines, Iowa, United States
Died: January 27
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 20 
Johnny Crawford
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Mark McCain’ in the TV Series ‘The Rifleman’)
Johnny Crawford
15
Birthdate: March 26, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: April 29
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Markie Post
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Terri Michaels’ in the TV Series ‘The Fall Guy’)
Markie Post
28
Birthdate: November 4, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Palo Alto, California, United States
Died: August 7
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 22 
Milkha Singh
(Indian track and field athlete)
Milkha Singh
31
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Govindpura, Muzaffargarh District, India
Died: June 18
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 23 
George Segal
(American Actor Who Became Popular in the 1960s and 1970s for Playing Both Dramatic and Comedic Roles)
George Segal
21
Birthdate: February 13, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York, New York City, United States
Died: March 23
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 24 
Vicente Fernández
(Singer, actor, and movie producer whose career has spanned more than fifty years and resulted in seven Latin Grammy Awards.)
Vicente Fernández
8
Birthdate: February 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Died: December 12
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 25 
Dean Stockwell
8
Birthdate: March 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 7
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 26 
Hal Holbrook
10
Birthdate: February 17, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S
Died: January 23
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
(American Professional Boxer and Film Actor)
Marvelous Marvin Hagler
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: March 13
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Halyna Hutchins
(She was named one of the10 up-and-coming directors of photography who are making their mark)
Halyna Hutchins
14
Birthdate: 1979 AD
Birthplace: Horodets', Ukraine
Died: October 21
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 29 
T. B. Joshua
(Televangelist, Faith Healer)
T. B. Joshua
32
Birthdate: June 12, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arigidi, Nigeria
Died: June 5
 30 
Dilip Kumar
31
Birthdate: December 11, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Peshawar, Pakistan
Died: July 7
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 31 
Rodney Alcala
(American Serial Killer and Sex Offender)
Rodney Alcala
44
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Antonio, Texas, United States
Died: July 24
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 32 
Charles Grodin
4
Birthdate: April 21, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: May 18
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Robert Downey Sr.
(Known for Having Written and Directed the 1969 Underground Film ‘Putney Swope’)
Robert Downey Sr.
10
Birthdate: June 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: July 7
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 34 
Ned Beatty
(Actor)
Ned Beatty
10
Birthdate: July 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: June 13
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Beverly Cleary
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 12, 1916
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: McMinnville, Oregon, United States
Died: March 25
 36 
Jessica Walter
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lucille Bluth’ in the TV Series ‘Arrested Development’)
Jessica Walter
13
Birthdate: January 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 24
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 37 
Clarence Williams III
(Known for His Role as ‘Linc Hayes’ in the TV Series ‘The Mod Squad’)
Clarence Williams III
15
Birthdate: August 21, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: June 4
 38 
Benigno Aquino III
(15th President of the Philippines)
Benigno Aquino III
23
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1960
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines
Died: June 24
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Olympia Dukakis
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rose Castorini’ in the Film ‘Moonstruck’)
Olympia Dukakis
16
Birthdate: June 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lowell, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 1
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 40 
B. J. Thomas
(Singer)
B. J. Thomas
7
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 7, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hugo, Oklahoma, United States
Died: May 29
 41 
Young Dolph
(Rapper)
Young Dolph
28
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 11, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Died: November 17
 42 
Tommy Lasorda
(Professional Baseball Pitcher and Manager)
Tommy Lasorda
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 7
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 43 
Stephen Sondheim
(American composer)
Stephen Sondheim
29
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: New York City
Died: November 26
 44 
Una Stubbs
(Actress)
Una Stubbs
10
Birthdate: May 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England
Died: August 12
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 45 
Gerd Müller
(One of the Greatest Football Goal Scorers of All Time)
Gerd Müller
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 3, 1945
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nördlingen, Germany
Died: August 15
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
F. Lee Bailey
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Died: June 3
 47 
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)
 48 
Chick Corea
(Jazz musician, Composer)
Chick Corea
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 12, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 9
 49 
Norman Lloyd
2
Birthdate: November 8, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jersey City, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 11
 50 
Albert Bandura
(One of the Most Influential Psychologists of All Time)
Albert Bandura
4
Birthdate: December 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mundare, Canada
Died: July 26