The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2001

George Harrison

George Harrison (1943 - 2001)

English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer
Aaliyah

Aaliyah (1979 - 2001)

American singer, dancer, and actress
Timothy McVeigh

Timothy McVeigh (1968 - 2001)

American terrorist, committed the Oklahoma City Bombing
Dale Earnhardt

Dale Earnhardt (1951 - 2001)

American race car driver
Jack Lemmon

Jack Lemmon (1925 - 2001)

American actor, singer, and director
Anthony Quinn

Anthony Quinn (1915 - 2001)

Mexican-American actor
Donald Bradman

Donald Bradman (1908 - 2001)

Australian cricketer
Thuy Trang

Thuy Trang (1973 - 2001)

Vietnamese-American actress
Henry Lee Lucas

Henry Lee Lucas (1936 - 2001)

American serial killer
Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone (1951 - 2001)

American singer
Phoolan Devi

Phoolan Devi (1963 - 2001)

Indian criminal and politician
Robert Ludlum

Robert Ludlum (1927 - 2001)

American writer
Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey (1935 - 2001)

American author
Milton William Cooper

Milton William Cooper (1943 - 2001)

American writer, shortwave broadcaster
John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (1917 - 2001)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Berry Berenson

Berry Berenson (1948 - 2001)

American photographer, actress, and model
Mohamed Atta

Mohamed Atta (1968 - 2001)

Egyptian terrorist, hijacker of American Airlines Flight 11
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906 - 2001)

American aviator and author
Perry Como

Perry Como (1912 - 2001)

American singer and actor
Claude Shannon

Claude Shannon (1916 - 2001)

American engineer and mathematician
Chet Atkins

Chet Atkins (1924 - 2001)

American musician, songwriter, and producer
Byron De La Beckwith

Byron De La Beckwith (1920 - 2001)

American assassin of Medgar Evers
Christiaan Barnard

Christiaan Barnard (1922 - 2001)

South African surgeon
Morton Downey Jr.

Morton Downey Jr. (1932 - 2001)

Talk show host, Singer, Actor, DJ
Chuck Schuldiner

Chuck Schuldiner (1967 - 2001)

American musician
William Hanna

William Hanna (1910 - 2001)

American animator, director, producer, and actor, co-founded Hanna-Barbera
Joan Sims

Joan Sims (1930 - 2001)

English actress
Ray Walston

Ray Walston (1914 - 2001)

American actor
Eugene Sledge

Eugene Sledge (1923 - 2001)

American marine and author
Eudora Welty

Eudora Welty (1909 - 2001)

American writer
David Graf

David Graf (1950 - 2001)

American actor
Mary Kay Ash

Mary Kay Ash (1918 - 2001)

American businesswoman
Ziad Jarrah

Ziad Jarrah (1975 - 2001)

Lebanese hijacker-pilot of United Airlines Flight 93
Fred Hoyle

Fred Hoyle (1915 - 2001)

English astronomer
Dale Evans

Dale Evans (1912 - 2001)

American singer-songwriter and actress
Foster Brooks

Foster Brooks (1912 - 2001)

American actor and comedian
Carwood Lipton

Carwood Lipton (1920 - 2001)

American army officer
Imogene Coca

Imogene Coca (1908 - 2001)

American comic actress
Iannis Xenakis

Iannis Xenakis (1922 - 2001)

Greek composer, architect, engineer, and theorist
Stuart Adamson

Stuart Adamson (1958 - 2001)

English-Scottish singer-songwriter, and musician
Ann Sothern

Ann Sothern (1909 - 2001)

American actress