Famous People Who Died At 54

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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Christopher Columbus
115
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1451
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Genoa, Italy
Died: May 20, 1506

Michael Clarke Duncan
9
Birthdate: December 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: September 3, 2012
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 3 

John Ritter
8
Birthdate: September 17, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Died: September 11, 2003
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 4 

Michael Landon
9
Birthdate: October 31, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Forest Hills, New York, United States
Died: July 1, 1991

 5 
Saladin
(Sultan of Egypt (1174-1193))

Saladin
13
Birthdate: May 27, 1138
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tikrit, Iraq
Died: March 4, 1193

 6 
Elizabeth Báthory
(Countess, Serial Killer)

Elizabeth Báthory
17
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 7, 1560
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nyírbátor, Hungary
Died: August 21, 1614

 7 
Charles II
(King of Scotland (1649-51), King of England (1660-85))

Charles II
16
Birthdate: May 29, 1630
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St James's Palace, London, England
Died: February 6, 1685
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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 8 

Luther Vandross
31
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 20, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York City
Died: July 1, 2005
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 9 
Osama Bin Laden
(Terrorist)

Osama Bin Laden
111
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: March 10, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 2, 2011

 10 

Peter Sellers
6
Birthdate: September 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Portsmouth, England
Died: July 24, 1980
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 
John Calvin
(Theologian)

John Calvin
5
Birthdate: July 10, 1509
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Noyon, France
Died: May 27, 1564

 12 

Michael K. Williams
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Birthdate: November 22, 1966
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: September 6, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

Benazir Bhutto
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 21, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karachi
Died: December 27, 2007

 14 
James Hellwig
(Professional Wrestler)

James Hellwig
23
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States
Died: April 8, 2014
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 

Robert Palmer
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Batley, England
Died: September 26, 2003
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 16 
Eliot Ness
(Special Agent)

Eliot Ness
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 19, 1903
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: May 16, 1957

 17 
Rudolf Nureyev
(Choreographer & One of the Greatest Male Ballet Dancers of His Generation)

Rudolf Nureyev
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: March 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Irkutsk, Russia
Died: January 6, 1993
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 18 
Paul Gauguin
(Artist)

Paul Gauguin
10
Birthdate: June 7, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 8, 1903

 19 
Sridevi
(Outstanding Actress Best Known as the 'First Female Superstar' of Indian Cinema)

Sridevi
15
Birthdate: August 13, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sivakasi, Madras State, India
Died: February 24, 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 20 
Jill Ireland
(Actress)

Jill Ireland
8
Birthdate: April 24, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, England
Died: May 18, 1990
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 21 
Raul Julia
(Actor)

Raul Julia
7
Birthdate: March 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Floral Park, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: October 24, 1994
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 22 
Moctezuma II
(Emperor of Aztec Empire (1502-1520))

Moctezuma II
11
Birthdate: 1466 AD
Birthplace: Tenochtitlan, Mexico
Died: June 29, 1520

 23 

Victor French
4
Birthdate: December 4, 1934
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santa Barbara, California, United States
Died: June 15, 1989
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 24 
Tycho Brahe
(Astronomer)

Tycho Brahe
9
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 14, 1546
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Knutstorp Manor, Sweden
Died: October 24, 1601

 25 
Wilma Rudolph
(Sprinter)

Wilma Rudolph
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
Died: November 12, 1994

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Guru Tegh Bahadur
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Birthdate: April 1, 1621
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Amritsar, India
Died: October 31, 1675

 27 
Tony Gwynn
(Baseball Player)

Tony Gwynn
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 9, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: June 16, 2014
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 
Nell Carter
(Singer)

Nell Carter
5
Birthdate: September 13, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Died: January 23, 2003
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)

 29 
Jonathan Edwards
(Preacher, Theologian, Philosopher)

Jonathan Edwards
0
Birthdate: October 5, 1703
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: East Windsor, Connecticut, United States
Died: March 22, 1758

 30 
Constantine I
(King of Greece (1913-1917))

Constantine I
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923

 31 
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

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Andrei Tarkovsky
5
Birthdate: April 4, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zavrazh'ye, Russia
Died: December 29, 1986
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 33 
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)

James Thomas Patrick Walsh
1
Birthdate: September 28, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
Died: February 27, 1998
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 35 
Sandy Dennis
(Actress)

Sandy Dennis
4
Birthdate: April 27, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hastings, Nebraska, United States
Died: March 2, 1992
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

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Roy Kinnear
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wigan, Lancashire, England
Died: September 20, 1988
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

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Thomas Kinkade
3
Birthdate: January 19, 1958
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sacramento, California, United States
Died: April 6, 2012

 38 
Lynne Thigpen
(Actress)

Lynne Thigpen
5
Birthdate: December 22, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Joliet, Illinois, United States
Died: March 12, 2003

 39 
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)

 40 
Joseph Colombo
(Mafia Boss)

Joseph Colombo
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: June 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: May 22, 1978

Rahul Dev Burman
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 27, 1939
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kolkata
Died: January 4, 1994

 42 
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)

 43 
Gerda Wegener
(Illustrator)

Gerda Wegener
0
Birthdate: March 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hammelev, Denmark
Died: July 28, 1940

 44 
John C. Breckinridge
(Vice President of the United States (1857-61))

John C. Breckinridge
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 16, 1821
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 17, 1875

 45 
Anthony Minghella
(Screenwriter, Playwright, Film director, Film producer, Writer)

Anthony Minghella
1
Birthdate: January 6, 1954
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ryde
Died: March 18, 2008
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 46 
Kate Chopin
(Author)

Kate Chopin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: St. Louis
Died: August 22, 1904

 47 
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)

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Husayn ibn Ali
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 27, 1941, 0626
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Medina, Saudi Arabia
Died: September 30, 0680

 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

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Jean-Baptiste Lully
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 28, 1632
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: March 22, 1687