The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1977

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley (1935 - 1977)

American singer, guitarist and actor
Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin (1889 - 1977)

English actor, director, and composer
Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford (1904 - 1977)

American actress
Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby (1903 - 1977)

American singer and actor
Groucho Marx

Groucho Marx (1890 - 1977)

American actor and comedian
Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov (1899 - 1977)

Russian novelist, professor, and lepidopterist
Wernher von Braun

Wernher von Braun (1912 - 1977)

German physicist and engineer
Marc Bolan

Marc Bolan (1947 - 1977)

English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and poet
Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze (1954 - 1977)

American actor and comedian
Anaïs Nin

Anaïs Nin (1903 - 1977)

French-American author
Ronnie Van Zant

Ronnie Van Zant (1948 - 1977)

American singer and songwriter
Alice Paul

Alice Paul (1885 - 1977)

American activist
Peter Finch

Peter Finch (1916 - 1977)

English-Australian actor
Anthony Eden

Anthony Eden (1897 - 1977)

English politician
Gary Gilmore

Gary Gilmore (1940 - 1977)

American murderer
Fannie Lou Hamer

Fannie Lou Hamer (1918 - 1977)

American activist
Howard Hawks

Howard Hawks (1896 - 1977)

American director
Diana Hyland

Diana Hyland (1936 - 1977)

American actress
A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada

A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada (1896 - 1977)

Indian religious leader, founded the International Society for Krishna Consciousness
Zero Mostel

Zero Mostel (1915 - 1977)

American actor
Andy Devine

Andy Devine (1905 - 1977)

American actor
Ethel Waters

Ethel Waters (1896 - 1977)

American singer and actress
Lee Miller

Lee Miller (1907 - 1977)

American photographer and model
Adolph Rupp

Adolph Rupp (1901 - 1977)

American college basketball coach, NCAA Tournament champion
Maria Rasputin

Maria Rasputin (1898 - 1977)

Daughter of Grigori Rasputin; memoirist, circus performer
Abdel Halim Hafez

Abdel Halim Hafez (1929 - 1977)

Egyptian singer and actor
Tom Pryce

Tom Pryce (1949 - 1977)

Welsh Grand Prix driver
Paul Desmond

Paul Desmond (1924 - 1977)

American saxophonist and composer
Jacques Prévert

Jacques Prévert (1900 - 1977)

French poet and screenwriter
Andreas Baader

Andreas Baader (1943 - 1977)

German terrorist, member of the Red Army Faction
Gummo Marx

Gummo Marx (1892 - 1977)

American comedian
Gudrun Ensslin

Gudrun Ensslin (1940 - 1977)

German militant leader, founded Red Army Faction
Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector (1920 - 1977)

Ukrainian-Brazilian author
Ludwig Erhard

Ludwig Erhard (1897 - 1977)

German politician
René Goscinny

René Goscinny (1926 - 1977)

French comic-strip author
Guy Lombardo

Guy Lombardo (1902 - 1977)

Bandleader Violinist
Erroll Garner

Erroll Garner (1923 - 1977)

Composer, pianist
Clifford Roberts

Clifford Roberts (1894 - 1977)

American investment dealer, golf administrator
Mary Ford

Mary Ford (1924 - 1977)

Singer, Musician
William Castle

William Castle (1914 - 1977)

Director, producer
Steve Biko

Steve Biko (1946 - 1977)

South African activist, founded the Black Consciousness Movement
Juan Velasco Alvarado

Juan Velasco Alvarado (1910 - 1977)

Peruvian general, 1st President of Peru
Bukka White

Bukka White (1909 - 1977)

American Delta blues guitarist and singer
Richard Carlson

Richard Carlson (1912 - 1977)

Actor, director, screenwriter