Famous People Who Died At 93

The list of famous people who died at 93 includes Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Ronald Reagan, Gerald Ford, Fred Trump, Christopher Lee. Famous personalities featured on this list, include political leaders, actors, journalists and presidents and from other domains of life. This list of celebrities who died at 93 includes people from United States, United Kingdom, Germany & Italy and many more countries.
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Ronald Reagan
(40th President of the United States (1981-1989))
Ronald Reagan
125
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 6, 1911
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tampico, Illinois, United States
Died: June 5, 2004

An actor turned union leader turned politician, Ronald Wilson Reagan served as the 40th president of America. Hailed for his public speaking and communication skills, Reagan is one of the most popular Presidents of USA, mainly due to his ‘America First’ economic policies which led to a decrease in inflation and unemployment rates during his tenure.

 2 
Christopher Lee
(Actor and Singer Known for His Role as ‘Count Dracula’ in ‘Hammer Horror’ Films)
Christopher Lee
51
Birthdate: May 27, 1922
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Belgravia, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 7, 2015

Christopher Lee was one of the most respected actors of his generation. Such was his impact on the British and American film industries that David Cameron described him as a titan of the golden age of cinema following his death in 2015. Famous for his deep, strong voice, Christopher Lee was also a popular singer who worked with several metal bands.

 3 
Gerald Ford
(38th President of the United States (1974 - 1977))
Gerald Ford
64
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 14, 1913
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Died: December 26, 2006

Gerald Ford Jr served as the 38th president of US from August 1974 to January 1977. His 895 day-long stint as the American president is the shortest in US history for any president who did not die in office. In a controversial act, he granted a presidential pardon to his predecessor Richard Nixon for his role in the Watergate scandal.

 4 
Mickey Rooney
(Actor and Producer Known for His TV Series ‘The Adventures of the Black Stallion’)
Mickey Rooney
15
Birthdate: September 23, 1920
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: April 6, 2014
Best known for playing Andy Hardy in 16 MGM films, Mickey Rooney had an illustrious career of over 80 years. The star of Hollywood’s Golden Age started his career as a child in vaudeville, and at 19, became the first teenager nominee for an Academy Award for Babes in Arms.
 5 
Barbara Walters
(Pioneering U.S. Television Journalist)
Barbara Walters
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Birthdate: September 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: December 30, 2022

Barbara Walters is an American retired television personality and broadcast journalist. Renowned for her popularity with viewers, Walters appeared as the host of several popular TV shows. A pioneer for women in broadcasting, Walters became the first woman to co-host shows like Today and ABC Evening News. In 1996, she was named in TV Guide’s 50 Greatest TV Stars list.

 6 
Robert Vaughn
8
Birthdate: November 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Charity Hospital in New York City
Died: November 11, 2016

Robert Vaughn was an American actor known for his contribution across all three major acting mediums. Vaughn also had political aspirations and was among the first Hollywood stars to openly criticize the war against Vietnam. A member of the Democratic Party, Robert Vaughn was credited with founding a group called Dissenting Democrats along with Carl Reiner and Dick Van Dyke.

 7 
Sandra Day O’Connor
(The First Female Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States)
Sandra Day O’Connor
13
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 26, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Died: December 1, 2023

Sandra Day O’Connor is a retired attorney who became the first woman to serve as the associate justice of the Supreme Court of the US when she took office in 1981. While serving as the associate justice, O’Connor was considered one of the most powerful women in the world. In 2009, she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom

 8 
Milton Berle
(American Actor and Comedian Who Became the First Major American Television Star)
Milton Berle
10
Birthdate: July 12, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: March 27, 2002

Milton Berle was part of the initial Golden Age of Television, and his significant TV roles earned him the nicknames Uncle Miltie and Mr. Television. The multiple Emmy-winning artist began as a child actor on stage and in silent films and later gained fame on Texaco Star Theatre.

 9 
Betty Ford
(Former First Lady of the United States)
Betty Ford
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 8, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States
Died: July 8, 2011

Betty Ford served as the First Lady of the US from 1974 to 1977. One of the most popular First Ladies in history, Ford was a passionate supporter of abortion rights and worked towards raising breast cancer awareness. She commented on topics like sex, drugs, abortion, and equal pay. In 1991, she was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

 10 
Fred Trump
(American Real Estate Developer and Father of Former US President 'Donald Trump')
Fred Trump
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 11, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Bronx, New York, United States
Died: June 25, 1999
Fred Trump, father of Donald Trump, was a well-known real estate developer who built more than 27 thousand apartments in New York. Having lost his father early, Fred ventured into construction business with his mother when he was fifteen. Determined, he built himself a huge fortune but controversies surrounded him too including an investigation for not renting to black families.
 11 
Linus Pauling
(One of the Greatest Scientists of All Time & Winner of Two Nobel Prizes)
Linus Pauling
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 28, 1901
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States
Died: August 19, 1994

Only person to win two unshared Nobel Prizes, Linus Carl Pauling was an American theoretical physical chemist, who received the 1954 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on nature of chemical bond and 1962 Nobel Prize for Peace for his efforts to stop nuclear weapon testing. Also a prolific writer and educator, he has published 1,200 books and papers.  

 12 
Richard Widmark
(Villainous Tommy Udo in his debut film, Kiss of Death)
Richard Widmark
11
Birthdate: December 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Sunrise Township, Minnesota, United States
Died: March 24, 2008
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Mike Wallace
(Journalist, TV Presenter, Host)
Mike Wallace
13
Birthdate: May 9, 1918
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States
Died: April 7, 2012

A popular American journalist and media personality, Mike Wallace is credited with bringing important information to the household of several Americans during his illustrious career that spanned nearly 70 years; he interviewed prominent personalities like Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Ayn Rand, and Salvador Dalí among others. His life and career inspired several films and he was portrayed by popular actors.

 14 
Clu Gulager
23
Birthdate: November 16, 1928
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Holdenville, Oklahoma, United States
Died: August 5, 2022
Clu Gulager is best known as Billy The Kid from the series The Tall Man. He has also appeared in several horror films, such as The Feast franchise, A Nightmare on Elm Street Part 2, and The Return of the Living Dead, and directed a Palme d'Or-nominated short film.
 15 
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(Former Prime Minister of India)
Atal Bihari Vajpayee
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 25, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gwalior
Died: August 16, 2018

Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as the 10th Prime Minister of India and was the first prime minister who did not belong to the Indian National Congress. The BJP politician had been a journalist and an RSS member. He was a noted poet, too. During his tenure as prime minister, he carried out Pokhran II nuclear tests in 1998 and declared India as a country with nuclear weapons capability.

 16 
Tommy Lasorda
(Professional Baseball Pitcher and Manager)
Tommy Lasorda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 22, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: January 7, 2021

Tommy Lasorda was a popular baseball player who later also served as a manager of the MLB team LA Dodgers. His coaching career saw him win two World Series for the Dodgers. He also led the American baseball team to a gold medal win at the Sydney Games.

 17 
Bernard Cribbins
(English Actor and Singer )
Bernard Cribbins
2
Birthdate: December 29, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oldham, Lancashire, England
Died: July 28, 2022
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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P G Wodehouse
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guildford, England
Died: February 14, 1975
 19 
Dina Merrill
(Actress, Socialite, Philanthropist)
Dina Merrill
10
Birthdate: December 29, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, U.S.
Died: May 22, 2017
Socialite/actor Dina Merrill was the only child of Post Cereals owner Marjorie Merriweather Post and stockbroker and financier Edward Francis Hutton. Dina served RKO Pictures as their vice chairperson. She also appeared in movies such as The Sundowners and Butterfield 8, and was on the boards of various charitable trusts.
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Dorothy Malone
5
Birthdate: January 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois
Died: January 19, 2018
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Patrick Macnee
(Former Actor in role of secret agent John Steed in the British television series The Avengers)
Patrick Macnee
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Birthdate: February 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paddington, London, United Kingdom
Died: June 25, 2015
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Shimon Peres
(Former President of Israel)
Shimon Peres
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 2, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Wiszniew, Poland
Died: September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres had been both the president and prime minister of Israel (twice). He was also part of five political parties in his 70-year career and had held important cabinet posts such as the minister of finance. He won the Nobel Peace Prize along with Yitzhak Rabin and Yasser Arafat.
 23 
Jackie Mason
(American comedian)
Jackie Mason
8
Birthdate: June 9, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S.
Died: July 24, 2021
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 24 
Robert McNamara
(Former United States Secretary of Defense)
Robert McNamara
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Francisco, California
Died: July 6, 2009
Robert McNamara was the U.S. secretary of defense from 1961 to 1968. He supported the Gulf of Tonkin resolution to engage the U.S. forces in the Vietnam War. He was also one of the “Whiz Kids” who worked for Ford Motors. He was the president of the World Bank, too.
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Emilie Schindler
(Oskar Schindler's Wife)
Emilie Schindler
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 22, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moravia, Czechia
Died: October 5, 2001

Emilie Schindler is best remembered as the wife of Oskar Schindler, the German industrialist who saved over a thousand Jews from the Nazis by employing them at his factory and later inspired the iconic Steven Spielberg movie Schindler's List. She later fled to Argentina with Oskar but was abandoned by him.

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Arlene Francis
(Actress & Radio Talk Show Host)
Arlene Francis
3
Birthdate: October 20, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: May 31, 2001
 27 
Gordon Parks
(Photographer)
Gordon Parks
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Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: November 30, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Fort Scott, Kansas, United States
Died: March 7, 2006

Gordon Parks was a writer, photographer, musician, and film director. He was the first Black American to direct and produce major motion pictures pertaining to the experience of slaves and African-Americans. He is credited with co-creating a new film genre called blaxploitation and his works have influenced filmmakers like Spike Lee. He is also credited with co-founding Essence magazine.

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Louis Jourdan
(Actor)
Louis Jourdan
5
Birthdate: June 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: February 14, 2015
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
June Whitfield
(Actress)
June Whitfield
4
Birthdate: November 11, 1925
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Streatham, London, England, UK
Died: December 28, 2018
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 30 
Katherine MacGregor
(American Actress)
Katherine MacGregor
3
Birthdate: January 12, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Glendale, California, United States
Died: November 13, 2018
 31 
Heinrich Harrer
(Mountaineer)
Heinrich Harrer
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hüttenberg, Austria
Died: January 7, 2006

Austrian mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, and author Heinrich Harrer was part of the climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger. He took part in expeditions to Alaska, the Andes, and the Mountains of the Moon in central Africa in his later years. As a writer, he published Seven Years in Tibet. 

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Peter Vaughan
(Actor)
Peter Vaughan
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Birthdate: April 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wem, Shropshire, England, UK
Died: December 6, 2016
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Connie Mack
(Baseball manager)
Connie Mack
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: East Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 8, 1956
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Frankie Laine
(Singer)
Frankie Laine
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 30, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, USA
Died: February 6, 2007
 35 
Bismillah Khan
(Indian Musician Who Popularized the Musical Instrument 'Shehnai')
Bismillah Khan
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dumraon, Bihar
Died: August 21, 2006

Bismillah Khan was a reputed classical musician, credited with popularizing the shehnai, an Indian oboe like woodwind instrument, at home and abroad. Until his time, shehnai was considered a folk instrument played only at traditional ceremonies, an idea he demolished with his concert performance in 1937, eventually taking it to the global audience with his appearance at Edinburgh International Festival.

 36 
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
(Former Associate Justice of the US Supreme Court)
Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 8, 1841
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: March 6, 1935
 37 
Count of St. Germain
(European Adventurer and Philosopher)
Count of St. Germain
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Birthdate: 1691 AD
Birthplace: Sárospatak, Hungary
Died: February 27, 1784

Known as The Wonderman, 18th-century French adventurer Comte de Saint-Germain was also a talented musician, especially skilled in the violin, and a well-known chemist. Not only was he proficient in almost all European languages, he had traveled to places such as Russia, the Dutch Republic, and Germany.

 38 
Pat Hitchcock
(Actress)
Pat Hitchcock
1
Birthdate: July 7, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: London, England
Died: August 9, 2021
 39 
Ben Bradlee
(Newspaper Editor & Journalist)
Ben Bradlee
5
Birthdate: August 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston
Died: October 21, 2014

Ben Bradlee was one of the most important journalists in the United States of America in the post-World War II era. From 1965 to 1991, Bradlee was associated with The Washington Post, serving as managing editor and then as executive editor. In 1988, Ben Bradlee was honored by the American Academy of Achievement with the prestigious Golden Plate Award.

 40 
Alfredo Stroessner
(42nd President of Paraguay)
Alfredo Stroessner
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 3, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Encarnación, Paraguay Encarnación, Paraguay
Died: August 16, 2006

Alfredo Stroessner was a Paraguayan Army officer who ruled over Paraguay as its dictator from 1954 to 1989. His 35-year-long rule is the longest in the history of modern South America. He was overthrown in 1989 in a military coup led by Andrés Rodríguez. Subsequently, he was forced into exile and spent his last 17 years in exile in Brazil.

 41 
Czesław Miłosz
(One of the Great Poets of the 20th Century)
Czesław Miłosz
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Šeteniai, Lithuania
Died: August 14, 2004

Nobel Prize-winning Polish-American poet Czesław Miłosz, known for the iconic Poem of Frozen Time, had made a lucky escape during the German invasion of Poland but had gone back using fake documents to be with his wife, Janina. He later became a Polish diplomat and also taught in the US.

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Albert Ellis
(Psychologist, Psychotherapist)
Albert Ellis
2
Birthdate: September 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Died: July 24, 2007
 43 
Hjalmar Schacht
(Reichsminister of Economics (1934 - 1937))
Hjalmar Schacht
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tinglev, Denmark
Died: June 3, 1970

German banker Hjalmar Schacht was appreciated for his role in saving the Weimar Republic from inflation and later served as the Reichsminister of Economics under Adolf Hitler. Following as assassination attempt on Hitler, her was imprisoned, but was later freed and then set up his own bank in Düsseldorf.

 44 
James Glaisher
(Meteorologists)
James Glaisher
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 7, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rotherhithe, London, England
Died: February 7, 1903

Renowned meteorologist and aeronaut James Glaisher was a pioneer of balloon flights and had penned the iconic book Travels in the Air. He had also contributed to the formation of the Meteorological Society and the Aeronautical Society of Britain. The 2019 movie The Aeronauts depicts his exploits as a balloonist.

 45 
Baba Amte
(Indian Social Worker Who was Known for his Work for the Rehabilitation of People Suffering from Leprosy)
Baba Amte
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: December 26, 1914
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Wardha, Maharashtra
Died: February 9, 2008

Baba Amte was an Indian activist and social worker best remembered for his work that aimed at empowering people suffering from leprosy. Dubbed the modern Gandhi of India, Amte received several prestigious awards, such as the Gandhi Peace Prize, Dr. Ambedkar International Award, Ramon Magsaysay Award, and the Padma Vibhushan.

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Stanislaw Szukalski
(Sculptor)
Stanislaw Szukalski
3
Birthdate: December 13, 1893
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Warta, Poland
Died: May 19, 1987
 47 
Morgan Woodward
(Actor)
Morgan Woodward
2
Birthdate: September 16, 1925
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Died: February 22, 2019
 48 
Ruth Hussey
(Actress)
Ruth Hussey
2
Birthdate: October 30, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Died: April 19, 2005
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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R. K. Laxman
(Cartoonist & Creator of 'The Common Man")
R. K. Laxman
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Birthdate: October 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mysore
Died: January 26, 2015
 50 
Josiah Henson
(Abolitionist)
Josiah Henson
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 15, 1789
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Charles County, Maryland, United States
Died: May 5, 1883

Josiah Henson was an American abolitionist, author, and minister. Henson escaped to Upper Canada after being born into slavery and founded a settlement for other fugitive slaves in Kent County. Josiah Henson's autobiography about his escape from slavery is said to have inspired Harriet Beecher Stowe's title character in her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin.