The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2000

Edward Gorey

Edward Gorey (1925 - 2000)

American illustrator and poet
Hedy Lamarr

Hedy Lamarr (1913 - 2000)

Austrian-American actress and inventor
Pierre Trudeau

Pierre Trudeau (1919 - 2000)

Canadian politician
Reginald Kray

Reginald Kray (1933 - 2000)

English gangster
Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna (1946 - 2000)

American ethnobotanist, philosopher, and author
Big Pun

Big Pun (1971 - 2000)

American rapper
Jim Varney

Jim Varney (1949 - 2000)

American actor
Władysław Szpilman

Władysław Szpilman (1911 - 2000)

Polish pianist and composer
Julie London

Julie London (1926 - 2000)

American singer and actress
Friedensreich Hundertwasser

Friedensreich Hundertwasser (1928 - 2000)

Austrian-New Zealand painter and architect, designed the Kuchlbauer Tower and Waldspirale
Hafez al-Assad

Hafez al-Assad (1930 - 2000)

Syrian general and politician, 20th President of Syria
Charles M. Schulz

Charles M. Schulz (1922 - 2000)

American cartoonist
Paula Yates

Paula Yates (1959 - 2000)

English television presenter and writer
Nazia Hassan

Nazia Hassan (1965 - 2000)

Pakistani singer
John Gielgud

John Gielgud (1904 - 2000)

English actor, director, and producer
Kirsty MacColl

Kirsty MacColl (1959 - 2000)

English singer-songwriter
Ian Dury

Ian Dury (1942 - 2000)

English singer-songwriter, bandleader, and actor
DJ Screw

DJ Screw (1971 - 2000)

American musician
Steve Allen

Steve Allen (1921 - 2000)

American actor, comedian, and singer
Tom Landry

Tom Landry (1924 - 2000)

American football player and coach
Noor Jehan

Noor Jehan (1926 - 2000)

Pakistani actress and singer
Jacob Lawrence

Jacob Lawrence (1917 - 2000)

American painter
Jean Peters

Jean Peters (1926 - 2000)

American actress
Stanley Matthews

Stanley Matthews (1915 - 2000)

English footballer
Victor Borge

Victor Borge (1909 - 2000)

Danish-American pianist and comedian
Ofra Haza

Ofra Haza (1957 - 2000)

Israeli singer-songwriter and actress
Screamin' Jay Hawkins

Screamin' Jay Hawkins (1929 - 2000)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Tito Puente

Tito Puente (1923 - 2000)

American jazz musician and producer
Hosea Williams

Hosea Williams (1926 - 2000)

Recipient of the Purple Heart
Roger Vadim

Roger Vadim (1928 - 2000)

French actor and director
Benjamin Orr

Benjamin Orr (1947 - 2000)

American singer-songwriter and bass player
Andy Hug

Andy Hug (1964 - 2000)

Swiss martial artist and kick-boxer
Derrick Thomas

Derrick Thomas (1967 - 2000)

American football player
Loretta Young

Loretta Young (1913 - 2000)

American actress