The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 1987

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol (1928 - 1987)

American artist
Liberace

Liberace (1919 - 1987)

American singer, pianist, and actor
Rita Hayworth

Rita Hayworth (1918 - 1987)

American actress
Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye (1913 - 1987)

American actor
Fred Astaire

Fred Astaire (1899 - 1987)

American dancer and actor
Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar (1929 - 1987)

Indian singer and actor
Rudolf Hess

Rudolf Hess (1894 - 1987)

German Nazi leader
M. G. Ramachandran

M. G. Ramachandran (1917 - 1987)

Indian actor, director and politician
Carl Rogers

Carl Rogers (1902 - 1987)

American psychologist
James Baldwin

James Baldwin (1924 - 1987)

American writer, poet and social critic
Peter Tosh

Peter Tosh (1944 - 1987)

Jamaican musician
John Huston

John Huston (1906 - 1987)

American director
Jaco Pastorius

Jaco Pastorius (1951 - 1987)

American bass player, songwriter, and producer
Ray Bolger

Ray Bolger (1904 - 1987)

American actor and dancer
Maria von Trapp

Maria von Trapp (1905 - 1987)

Austrian-American singer
Bob Fosse

Bob Fosse (1927 - 1987)

American actor, dancer, choreographer, and director
Buddy Rich

Buddy Rich (1917 - 1987)

American drummer, bandleader, and actor
Dean Paul Martin

Dean Paul Martin (1951 - 1987)

American singer, actor, and tennis player
Dalida

Dalida (1933 - 1987)

Egyptian-French singer and actress
Lee Byung-chul

Lee Byung-chul (1910 - 1987)

South Korean entrepreneur
Bayard Rustin

Bayard Rustin (1912 - 1987)

American civil rights activist
Primo Levi

Primo Levi (1919 - 1987)

Italian chemist and author
Jackie Gleason

Jackie Gleason (1916 - 1987)

American actor and singer
Henry Ford II

Henry Ford II (1917 - 1987)

American businessman
Lawrence Kohlberg

Lawrence Kohlberg (1927 - 1987)

American psychologist
Geraldine Page

Geraldine Page (1924 - 1987)

American actress
Mary Astor

Mary Astor (1906 - 1987)

American actress
Jascha Heifetz

Jascha Heifetz (1901 - 1987)

Lithuanian violinist
Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara (1949 - 1987)

Burkinabé military leader and politician, 5th President of Burkina Faso
Lolo Soetoro

Lolo Soetoro (1935 - 1987)

Indonesian geographer
Pola Negri

Pola Negri (1897 - 1987)

Actress, author, singer
Andrés Segovia

Andrés Segovia (1893 - 1987)

Spanish guitarist
Alistair Maclean

Alistair Maclean (1922 - 1987)

Author and teacher
Woody Hayes

Woody Hayes (1913 - 1987)

American football player and coach
Paul Butterfield

Paul Butterfield (1942 - 1987)

American singer-songwriter and harmonica player
Michael Bennett

Michael Bennett (1943 - 1987)

American dancer and choreographer
René Lévesque

René Lévesque (1922 - 1987)

Canadian politician, 23rd Premier of Quebec
Salim Ali

Salim Ali (1896 - 1987)

Indian ornithologist
Gunnar Myrdal

Gunnar Myrdal (1898 - 1987)

Swedish economist
Dan Rowan

Dan Rowan (1922 - 1987)

United States Army officer
Edgar Nixon

Edgar Nixon (1899 - 1987)

NAACP, Sleeping Car Porters Union, and Bus Boycott leader in AL
Didier Pironi

Didier Pironi (1952 - 1987)

French Formula 1 driver