Famous People Who Died At 80

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The list of famous people who died at 80 includes Kofi Annan, Marlon Brando, Gautama Buddha, Rabindranath Tagore, Plato. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, philosophers and lawyers and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 80 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & France and many more countries.
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 1 
Marlon Brando
(One of the Most Influential Actors of the 20th Century)
Marlon Brando
49
Birthdate: April 3, 1924
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: July 1, 2004
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Alex Trebek
(Game Show Host & Television Personality)
Alex Trebek
39
Birthdate: July 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada
Died: November 8, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 3 
Alfred Hitchcock
(One of the Most Influential Filmmakers of All Time)
Alfred Hitchcock
24
Birthdate: August 13, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leytonstone, London, England
Died: April 29, 1980
 4 
P. T. Barnum
(Mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut from 1875 to 1876)
P. T.  Barnum
29
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bethel, Connecticut, United States
Died: April 7, 1891
 5 
Wyatt Earp
(American Lawman and Gambler Best Known for His Involvement in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral)
Wyatt Earp
23
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 19, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Monmouth, Illinois, United States
Died: January 13, 1929
 6 
Mary Tyler Moore
(Known for Her Role in TV Sitcoms ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ and 'The Mary Tyler Moore Show')
Mary Tyler Moore
11
Birthdate: December 29, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brooklyn Heights, New York, United States
Died: January 25, 2017
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
William Wordsworth
66
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 7, 1770
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kingdom of Great Britain
Died: April 23, 1850
 8 
Aaron Burr
(3rd Vice President of United States)
Aaron Burr
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1756
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: September 14, 1836
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 9 
Burt Lancaster
(One of the Greatest Male Stars of Classic Hollywood Cinema)
Burt Lancaster
9
Birthdate: November 2, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 20, 1994
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 10 
Pierre Trudeau
(15th Prime Minister of Canada)
Pierre Trudeau
37
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 18, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: September 28, 2000
 11 
Peter Townsend
(aviator, writer)
Peter Townsend
8
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1914
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yangon
Died: June 19, 1995
 12 
Walter Brennan
16
Birthdate: July 25, 1894
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lynn, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 21, 1974
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
Valerie Harper
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Rhoda Morgenstern’ on the Sitcom ‘The Mary Tyler Moore Show’)
Valerie Harper
7
Birthdate: August 22, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Suffern, New York, United States
Died: August 30, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
John DeLorean
(Engineer Known for His Work at 'General Motors' & Founder of the 'DeLorean Motor Company')
John DeLorean
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Birthdate: January 6, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died: March 19, 2005
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 15 
Shirley Chisholm
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York's 12th District (1969 - 1983))
Shirley Chisholm
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 2005
 16 
Jonas Salk
(Medical researcher)
Jonas Salk
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 28, 1914
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 23, 1995
 17 
Leonardo Fibonacci
(Italian Mathematician Who was Considered to be One of the Most Talented Western Mathematicians of the Middle Ages)
Leonardo Fibonacci
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 1170 AD
Birthplace: Pisa, Italy
Died: 1250 AD
 18 
Jean Simmons
(Actress and Singer)
Jean Simmons
3
Birthdate: January 31, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: London, England
Died: January 22, 2010
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 19 
Edvard Munch
(Norwegian Painter Best Known for His Works: ‘The Scream’, ‘Madonna’ and ‘The Sick Child’)
Edvard Munch
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Birthdate: December 12, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Ådalsbruk, Norway
Died: 1944 AD
Rabindranath Tagore
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Birthdate: May 7, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Died: August 7, 1941
 21 
José Ferrer
(Actor and Director Best Known for His Films: ‘Moulin Rouge’, ‘The Caine Mutiny’ and ‘Lawrence of Arabia’)
José Ferrer
5
Birthdate: January 8, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Juan, Puerto Rico
Died: January 26, 1992
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 22 
Alexandra of Denmark
(Former Queen Consort of the United Kingdom and British Dominions (1901 - 1910))
Alexandra of Denmark
10
Birthdate: December 1, 1844
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Copenhagen, Denmark
Died: November 20, 1925
 23 
Kofi Annan
(Former UN Secretary General)
Kofi Annan
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1938
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kumasi, Ghana
Died: August 18, 2018
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 24 
Jessica Walter
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Lucille Bluth’ in the TV Series ‘Arrested Development’)
Jessica Walter
14
Birthdate: January 31, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: March 24, 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 25 
Donatello
(One of the Greatest of All Italian Renaissance Artists)
Donatello
8
Birthdate: 1386 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: December 13, 1466
 26 
Golda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel (1969 - 1974))
Golda Meir
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: December 8, 1978
 27 
Jack Benny
(One of the Leading Entertainers of the 20th Century)
Jack Benny
5
Birthdate: February 14, 1894
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: December 26, 1974
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 28 
Ginger Baker
(Former Drummer known for co-founder and occasional vocalist of the rock band Cream)
Ginger Baker
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lewisham, South London, England
Died: October 6, 2019
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 29 
John Ruskin
(Art Critic and Painter)
John Ruskin
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Birthdate: February 8, 1819
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: England
Died: January 20, 1900
 30 
Samuel Morse
(Inventor of Morse Code, Painter)
Samuel Morse
4
Birthdate: April 27, 1791
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Charlestown, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 2, 1872
 31 
Patrick McGoohan
(Actor Known for His Roles as ‘Dr. Paul Ruth’ in Scanners (1981) & ‘King Edward I’ in Braveheart (1995))
Patrick McGoohan
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Birthdate: March 19, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astoria, New York, United States
Died: January 13, 2009
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 32 
Anne Francis
(Best Known for Roles in the Film ‘Forbidden Planet, and TV Series ‘Honey West’)
Anne Francis
5
Birthdate: September 16, 1930
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ossining, New York, United States
Died: January 2, 2011
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 33 
Chester W. Nimitz
(American Admiral Known for His Role as Commander in Chief of US Pacific Fleet in World War II)
Chester W. Nimitz
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 24, 1885
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fredericksburg, Texas, United States
Died: February 20, 1966
 34 
Stewart Granger
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Birthdate: May 6, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kensington, London, England
Died: August 16, 1993
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Robert A. Heinlein
(American Novelist Best Known as the 'Dean of Science Fiction Writers')
Robert A. Heinlein
5
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: July 7, 1907
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Butler, Missouri, United States
Died: May 8, 1988
 36 
Chief Seattle
(Suquamish and Duwamish Chief)
Chief Seattle
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1786 AD
Birthplace: Suquamish, Washington, United States
Died: June 7, 1866
 37 
Frank Vincent
(American Actor Who Often Portrayed Mobsters)
Frank Vincent
4
Birthdate: April 15, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: North Adams, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 13, 2017
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Mickey Hargitay
(Hungarian-American Actor and the 1955 Mr. Universe)
Mickey Hargitay
8
Birthdate: January 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: September 14, 2006
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 39 
Werner Klemperer
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1920
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: December 6, 2000
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 40 
William Rehnquist
(16th Chief Justice of the United States)
William Rehnquist
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: October 1, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: September 3, 2005
 41 
Joel Schumacher
(Director, screenwriter, producer)
Joel Schumacher
3
Birthdate: August 29, 1939
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 22, 2020
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 42 
Eileen Brennan
(Best Known for Her Role as ‘Captain Doreen Lewis’ in the Film ‘Private Benjamin’)
Eileen Brennan
1
Birthdate: September 3, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: July 28, 2013
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 43 
Siegfried Sassoon
(English War Poet and Soldier Who Became One of the Leading Poets of the First World War)
Siegfried Sassoon
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 8, 1886
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Matfield, Kent, England
Died: September 1, 1967
 44 
Lee Strasberg
(Actor, Director)
Lee Strasberg
2
Birthdate: November 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Budaniv, Ukraine
Died: February 17, 1982
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 45 
Richard Farnsworth
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Birthdate: September 1, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: October 6, 2000
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
John Lewis
(Former United States Representative)
John Lewis
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alabama, United States
Died: July 17, 2020
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Joan Bennett
(Actress)
Joan Bennett
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Birthdate: February 27, 1910
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States
Died: December 7, 1990
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 48 
Ann Miller
(Actress, Singer)
Ann Miller
3
Birthdate: April 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chireno, Texas, United States
Died: January 22, 2004
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 49 
Porter Wagoner
(Country Music Singer)
Porter Wagoner
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 12, 1927
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: West Plains, Missouri, United States
Died: October 28, 2007
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Charlie Watts
(Drummer)
Charlie Watts
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 2, 1941
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kingsbury, London, England
Died: August 24, 2021
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)