The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2006

Saddam Hussein

Saddam Hussein (1937 - 2006)

Iraqi politician, 5th President of Iraq
Steve Irwin

Steve Irwin (1962 - 2006)

Australian zoologist and television host
Gerald Ford

Gerald Ford (1913 - 2006)

American politician, 38th President of the United States
Syd Barrett

Syd Barrett (1946 - 2006)

English musician
James Brown

James Brown (1933 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Richard Kuklinski

Richard Kuklinski (1935 - 2006)

American contract killer
Coretta Scott King

Coretta Scott King (1927 - 2006)

American civil rights activist, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Milton Friedman

Milton Friedman (1912 - 2006)

American economist and writer
Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet (1915 - 2006)

Chilean politician
Chris Penn

Chris Penn (1965 - 2006)

American actor
Don Knotts

Don Knotts (1924 - 2006)

American actor
Peter Boyle

Peter Boyle (1935 - 2006)

American actor
Slobodan Milošević

Slobodan Milošević (1941 - 2006)

Serbian politician, 3rd President of Serbia and Montenegro
Glenn Ford

Glenn Ford (1916 - 2006)

Canadian actor
Mako Iwamatsu

Mako Iwamatsu (1933 - 2006)

Japanese-American actor
Kenneth Lay

Kenneth Lay (1942 - 2006)

American businessman
Lou Rawls

Lou Rawls (1933 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter, producer, and actor
Billy Preston

Billy Preston (1946 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor
Robert Altman

Robert Altman (1925 - 2006)

American director and screenwriter
Aaron Spelling

Aaron Spelling (1923 - 2006)

American television producer
Mickey Hargitay

Mickey Hargitay (1926 - 2006)

Hungarian-American actor and bodybuilder
Dana Reeve

Dana Reeve (1961 - 2006)

American actress and activist
Buck Owens

Buck Owens (1929 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Ferenc Puskás

Ferenc Puskás (1927 - 2006)

Hungarian soccer player
Ann Richards

Ann Richards (1933 - 2006)

American politician, 45th Governor of Texas
Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks (1912 - 2006)

American photographer and director
Jack Wild

Jack Wild (1952 - 2006)

English actor and singer
John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth Galbraith (1908 - 2006)

Canadian-American economist
Gene Pitney

Gene Pitney (1940 - 2006)

American singer-songwriter
Danny Rolling

Danny Rolling (1954 - 2006)

American serial killer
Jack Warden

Jack Warden (1920 - 2006)

American actor
Red Auerbach

Red Auerbach (1917 - 2006)

American basketball coach
June Allyson

June Allyson (1917 - 2006)

American actress
Gerald Levert

Gerald Levert (1966 - 2006)

American singer and actor
Bruno Kirby

Bruno Kirby (1949 - 2006)

American actor
Saparmurat Niyazov

Saparmurat Niyazov (1940 - 2006)

Turkmen politician, 1st President of Turkmenistan
Jane Jacobs

Jane Jacobs (1916 - 2006)

American-Canadian author and activist
Kirby Puckett

Kirby Puckett (1960 - 2006)

American baseball player
Allen Carr

Allen Carr (1934 - 2006)

Author, accountant
Tony Jay

Tony Jay (1933 - 2006)

English actor
Joseph Barbera

Joseph Barbera (1911 - 2006)

American cartoonist