Famous People Who Died At 54

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The list of famous people who died at 54 includes Christopher Columbus, Michael Clarke Duncan, John Ritter, Michael Landon, Benazir Bhutto. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, emperors & kings, spiritual & religious leaders and actors and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 54 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Christopher Columbus
168
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1451
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: May 20, 1506
Michael Clarke Duncan
17
Birthdate: December 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 3, 2012
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 3 
John Ritter
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as ‘Jack Tripper’ on the ABC Sitcom ‘Three's Company’)
John Ritter
15
Birthdate: September 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 4 
Michael Landon
(Actor and Filmmaker)
Michael Landon
13
Birthdate: October 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991
 5 
Elizabeth Báthory
(Hungarian Noblewoman and Serial Killer)
Elizabeth Báthory
38
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1560
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: August 21, 1614
 6 
Luther Vandross
37
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 1, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 7 
Peter Sellers
(English Actor and Comedian Known for His Role as ‘Inspector Jacques Clouseau’ in ‘The Pink Panther’ Film Series)
Peter Sellers
7
Birthdate: September 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: July 24, 1980
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 8 
Charles II
(King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 1660 to 1685)
Charles II
24
Birthdate: May 29, 1630
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St James's Palace, London, England
Died: February 6, 1685
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Robert Palmer
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: September 26, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 10 
John Calvin
(French Theologian, Pastor and Reformer in Geneva During the Protestant Reformation)
John Calvin
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 10, 1509
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Noyon, France
Died: May 27, 1564
 11 
Michael K. Williams
(Best Known for His Role as ‘Omar Little’ in the TV Series ‘The Wire’)
Michael K. Williams
39
Birthdate: November 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 6, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Raul Julia
(Golden Globe- and Emmy-Winning Puerto Rican Actor)
Raul Julia
14
Birthdate: March 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24, 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 13 
Rudolf Nureyev
(Choreographer & One of the Greatest Male Ballet Dancers of His Generation)
Rudolf Nureyev
10
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: January 6, 1993
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 14 
Eliot Ness
(American Prohibition Agent Known for His Efforts to Bring Down Al Capone)
Eliot Ness
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 16, 1957
 15 
Jill Ireland
(Actress and Singer Who Has Appeared in Several Films Director by Her Husband Charles Bronson)
Jill Ireland
10
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18, 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
James Hellwig
(American Professional Wrestler and Bodybuilder)
James Hellwig
27
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 2014
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 17 
Osama Bin Laden
(Terrorist)
Osama Bin Laden
138
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 2, 2011
 18 
Paul Gauguin
(French Post-Impressionist Artist)
Paul Gauguin
10
Birthdate: June 7, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 8, 1903
 19 
Moctezuma II
(Emperor of Aztec Empire (1502-1520))
Moctezuma II
12
Birthdate: 1466 AD
Birthplace: Tenochtitlan, Mexico
Died: June 29, 1520
 20 
Victor French
7
Birthdate: December 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Died: June 15, 1989
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 21 
Tycho Brahe
(16th Century Danish Astronomer Who is Known for His Accurate and Comprehensive Astronomical Observations)
Tycho Brahe
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 14, 1546
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knutstorp Manor, Sweden
Died: October 24, 1601
 22 
Wilma Rudolph
(Sprinter and First American Woman to Win Three Gold Medals at the Single Olympics)
Wilma Rudolph
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12, 1994
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 23 
Tony Gwynn
(Baseball Player)
Tony Gwynn
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: June 16, 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Nell Carter
(Singer)
Nell Carter
7
Birthdate: September 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: January 23, 2003
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
 25 
Sridevi
(Indian Actress Cited as the 'First Female Superstar' of Indian Cinema)
Sridevi
21
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sivakasi, Madras State, India
Died: February 24, 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
James Thomas Patrick Walsh
3
Birthdate: September 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 27, 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 27 
Andrei Tarkovsky
(One of the Greatest and Most Influential Filmmakers in Soviet and World Cinema)
Andrei Tarkovsky
7
Birthdate: April 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zavrazh'ye, Russia
Died: December 29, 1986
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 28 
Benazir Bhutto
(Former Prime Minister of Pakistan)
Benazir Bhutto
46
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: December 27, 2007
 29 
Teena Marie
(Singer-songwriter, Record producer)
Teena Marie
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 5, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: December 26, 2010
Height: 5'0" (152 cm)
 30 
John Graves Simcoe
(British Army General Who Founded the City of Toronto and Abolished Slavery in Canada)
John Graves Simcoe
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 25, 1752
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cotterstock, Oundle, England
Died: October 26, 1806
 31 
Ed Wood
(Actor)
Ed Wood
0
Birthdate: October 10, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: December 10, 1978
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 32 
Sandy Dennis
(Actress)
Sandy Dennis
5
Birthdate: April 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States
Died: March 2, 1992
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 33 
Constantine I
(Former King of Greece (1913 - 1917))
Constantine I
4
Birthdate: August 2, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
 34 
Roy Kinnear
(British Character Actor)
Roy Kinnear
3
Birthdate: January 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Died: September 20, 1988
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 35 
Lynne Thigpen
(Actress)
Lynne Thigpen
6
Birthdate: December 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12, 2003
 36 
Vinnie Paul
(Former Musician best known for being the drummer and co-founder of the heavy metal band Pantera)
Vinnie Paul
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas, United States
Died: June 22, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 37 
Thomas Kinkade
6
Birthdate: January 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: April 6, 2012
 38 
Seve Ballesteros
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pedreña, Spain
Died: May 7, 2011
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
John C. Breckinridge
(14th Vice President of the United States (1857 - 1861))
John C. Breckinridge
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 17, 1875
 40 
Brion James
0
Birthdate: February 20, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Redlands, California, USA
Died: August 7, 1999
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 41 
Mark Fidrych
(Baseball player)
Mark Fidrych
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 14, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 13, 2009
 42 
Gerda Wegener
(Danish Illustrator, Painter and Partner of Transgender Woman Lili Elbe)
Gerda Wegener
2
Birthdate: March 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammelev, Denmark
Died: July 28, 1940
 43 
Vitellius
(Roman emperor)
Vitellius
4
Birthdate: September 24, 0015
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: December 20, 0069
 44 
Anthony Minghella
(Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film producer, Writer)
Anthony Minghella
3
Birthdate: January 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ryde
Died: March 18, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 45 
Lex Barker
(Actor)
Lex Barker
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1973
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 46 
Krzysztof Kieślowski
(Film director, Screenwriter)
Krzysztof Kieślowski
2
Birthdate: June 27, 1941
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: March 13, 1996
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 47 
Kate Chopin
(Author)
Kate Chopin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: August 22, 1904
 48 
Jean-Baptiste Lully
(French Composer, Instrumentalist, and Dancer)
Jean-Baptiste Lully
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 22, 1687
 49 
Buddy Bolden
(Musical Artist)
Buddy Bolden
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Died: November 4, 1931
 50 
Joyce Jameson
(Actress)
Joyce Jameson
0
Birthdate: September 26, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: January 16, 1987