The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2002

Richard Harris

Richard Harris (1930 - 2002)

Irish actor and singer
Aileen Wuornos

Aileen Wuornos (1956 - 2002)

American serial killer
John Gotti

John Gotti (1940 - 2002)

American mobster
Lisa Lopes

Lisa Lopes (1971 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter, dancer, and actress
Layne Staley

Layne Staley (1967 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter
Daniel Pearl

Daniel Pearl (1963 - 2002)

Israeli-American journalist
Dhirubhai Ambani

Dhirubhai Ambani (1932 - 2002)

Indian businessman, founded Reliance Industries
Waylon Jennings

Waylon Jennings (1937 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter and musician
Joe Strummer

Joe Strummer (1952 - 2002)

English singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
Pierre Bourdieu

Pierre Bourdieu (1930 - 2002)

French sociologist, anthropologist and famous writer
Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore (1935 - 2002)

English actor, comedian, and composer
John Rawls

John Rawls (1921 - 2002)

American philosopher
Ted Williams

Ted Williams (1918 - 2002)

American baseball player
Rosemary Clooney

Rosemary Clooney (1928 - 2002)

American singer and actress
John Entwistle

John Entwistle (1944 - 2002)

English singer-songwriter, bass player, and producer
Milton Berle

Milton Berle (1908 - 2002)

American comedian and actor
Thor Heyerdahl

Thor Heyerdahl (1914 - 2002)

Norwegian explorer
Johnny Unitas

Johnny Unitas (1933 - 2002)

American football player
Billy Wilder

Billy Wilder (1906 - 2002)

Austrian-American director
Peggy Lee

Peggy Lee (1920 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter and actress
Dee Dee Ramone

Dee Dee Ramone (1951 - 2002)

American singer-songwriter and bass player
Rod Steiger

Rod Steiger (1925 - 2002)

American actor
Stephen Jay Gould

Stephen Jay Gould (1941 - 2002)

American paleontologist
John Thaw

John Thaw (1942 - 2002)

English actor
Sam Snead

Sam Snead (1912 - 2002)

American golfer
Kim Hunter

Kim Hunter (1922 - 2002)

American actress
Jam Master Jay

Jam Master Jay (1965 - 2002)

American rapper and DJ
Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren (1907 - 2002)

Swedish author and screenwriter
Chuck Jones

Chuck Jones (1912 - 2002)

American animator, screenwriter, and producer
Bison Dele

Bison Dele (1969 - 2002)

American basketball player
Traudl Junge

Traudl Junge (1920 - 2002)

German secretary to Adolf Hitler
Bruce Paltrow

Bruce Paltrow (1943 - 2002)

American director and producer
Robert Nozick

Robert Nozick (1938 - 2002)

American philosopher
Joseph Bonanno

Joseph Bonanno (1905 - 2002)

Italian-American gangster
Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh (1908 - 2002)

Turkish-Canadian photographer
Jonas Savimbi

Jonas Savimbi (1934 - 2002)

Angolan politician
Hansie Cronje

Hansie Cronje (1969 - 2002)

South African cricketer
Erwin Chargaff

Erwin Chargaff (1905 - 2002)

Austrian biochemist
Lawanda Page

Lawanda Page (1920 - 2002)

Actress, comedian