Famous People Who Died At 85

The list of famous people who died at 85 includes Hedy Lamarr, Agatha Christie, Shirley Temple, Mary of Teck, V. S. Naipaul. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, artists, actors and poets and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 85 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, France & Germany and many more countries.

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 1 
Shirley Temple
(Actress, 27th United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia)

Shirley Temple
47
Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
Died: February 10, 2014
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)

 2 

Agatha Christie
19
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Torquay, Devon, England
Died: January 12, 1976

 3 
James Madison
(4th President of The United States)

James Madison
14
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 16, 1751
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Port Conway, Virginia, United States
Died: June 28, 1836

 4 
Carl Jung
(Psychiatrist)

Carl Jung
7
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: July 26, 1875
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kesswil, Switzerland
Died: June 6, 1961
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 
John Madden
(American football coach)

John Madden
28
Birthdate: April 10, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Austin, Minnesota, United States
Died: December 28, 2021
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 6 
Karl Lagerfeld
(Famous as the Creative Director of the French Fashion House 'Chanel')

Karl Lagerfeld
10
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: February 19, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 7 
Daniel Boone
(Explorer)

Daniel Boone
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 2, 1734
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
Died: September 26, 1820
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 8 
Grace Hopper
(Computer Scientist)

Grace Hopper
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: January 1, 1992

 9 

Lloyd Bridges
6
Birthdate: January 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: San Leandro, California, United States
Died: March 10, 1998

 10 

Wilford Brimley
8
Birthdate: September 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Died: August 1, 2020
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 11 

Shelley Winters
3
Birthdate: August 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: January 14, 2006

 12 
Tim Conway
(Actor)

Tim Conway
6
Birthdate: December 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Willoughby, Ohio, USA
Died: May 14, 2019
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 

Dean Stockwell
7
Birthdate: March 5, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States
Died: November 7, 2021
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 14 

Tony Curtis
16
Birthdate: June 3, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, United States
Died: September 29, 2010
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

Bettie Page
9
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, US
Died: December 11, 2008

 16 

Harriet Beecher Stowe
9
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 14, 1811
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Litchfield, Connecticut, United States
Died: July 1, 1896

 17 
Jessica Tandy
(Actress)

Jessica Tandy
2
Birthdate: June 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 11, 1994

 18 
Burl Ives
(American singer)

Burl Ives
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 14, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hunt City Township, Illinois, United States
Died: April 14, 1995

 19 
Baba Vanga
(Mystic)

Baba Vanga
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 31, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ustrumca, Salonica Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died: November 11, 1996

 20 

Ralph Waite
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: February 13, 2014
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 21 
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, 2021
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 22 

Robert Loggia
4
Birthdate: January 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Staten Island, New York, United States
Died: December 4, 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 23 
Mary Wickes
(Actress)

Mary Wickes
3
Birthdate: June 13, 1910
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
Died: October 22, 1995

 24 
Bart Starr
(American football quarterback and coach)

Bart Starr
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama, United States
Died: May 26, 2019
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 25 
Don Ameche
(Actor and Comedian Best Known for His Leading Man Roles in 1930's and 40's)

Don Ameche
2
Birthdate: May 31, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States
Died: December 6, 1993
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 26 
Annie Besant
(Social Reformer)

Annie Besant
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 16, 1847
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Clapham, England
Died: 1933 AD

 27 
Roy Clark
(Singer)

Roy Clark
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 15, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meherrin, Virginia, United States
Died: November 15, 2018
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 28 
Carl Rogers
(Psychologist)

Carl Rogers
16
Birthdate: January 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oak Park
Died: February 4, 1987

 29 
Anne Meara
(Actress)

Anne Meara
4
Birthdate: September 20, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 2015
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 30 

Howard Keel
2
Birthdate: April 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gillespie, Illinois, United States
Died: November 7, 2004
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 31 
Philip Roth
(Novelist)

Philip Roth
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 19, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: May 22, 2018

 32 
Billie Burke
(Actress)

Billie Burke
2
Birthdate: August 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, USA
Died: May 14, 1970
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 33 
Mutsuhiro Watanabe
(Imperial Japanese Army Corporal)

Mutsuhiro Watanabe
17
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Japan
Died: April 1, 2003

 34 

V. S. Naipaul
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 17, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Trinidad and Tobago
Died: August 11, 2018

 35 
Tom Poston
(Actor)

Tom Poston
2
Birthdate: October 17, 1921
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Columbus, Ohio, United States
Died: April 30, 2007
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 36 
Hermann Hesse
(Author Known for His Works 'Demian', 'Steppenwolf', 'Siddhartha' and 'The Glass Bead Game')

Hermann Hesse
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Calw, Germany
Died: August 9, 1962

 37 
Art Carney
(Actor)

Art Carney
2
Birthdate: November 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mount Vernon, New York, United States
Died: November 9, 2003

 38 
Chespirito
(One of the Greatest Comedians of All Time)

Chespirito
0
Birthdate: February 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico
Died: November 28, 2014
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 39 
James Doohan
(Screenwriter, Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Novelist, Science fiction writer)

James Doohan
4
Birthdate: March 3, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vancouver
Died: July 20, 2005
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 40 
Richard Georg Strauss
(Considered a Leading Composer of The Late Romantic & Early Modern Eras)

Richard Georg Strauss
5
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 8, 1949

 41 

Fess Parker
2
Birthdate: August 16, 1924
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Died: March 18, 2010
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)

 42 
K. R. Narayanan
(President of India)

K. R. Narayanan
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 27, 1920
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Uzhavoor
Died: November 9, 2005

 43 

Jack Warden
4
Birthdate: September 18, 1920
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: July 19, 2006
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 44 

Dorothy McGuire
5
Birthdate: June 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: September 13, 2001

 45 

Howard Morris
0
Birthdate: September 4, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: May 21, 2005

 46 

Desmond Llewelyn
1
Birthdate: September 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Newport, Wales Newport, Wales
Died: December 19, 1999
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 47 
Fred Perry
(Tennis player)

Fred Perry
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stockport, England
Died: February 2, 1995

 48 
Ernst Haeckel
(Zoologist & Evolutionist Who Was a Strong Proponent of 'Darwinism')

Ernst Haeckel
2
Birthdate: February 16, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: August 9, 1919

 49 
Epictetus
(Philosopher)

Epictetus
0
Birthdate: 0050 AD
Birthplace: Hierapolis Ancient City, Turkey
Died: 0135 AD

 50 
Joshua Chamberlain
(Educator & War Hero)

Joshua Chamberlain
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Brewer
Died: February 24, 1914