The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2009

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson (1958 - 2009)

American singer, songwriter, producer and dancer
Brittany Murphy

Brittany Murphy (1977 - 2009)

American actress and voice actress
Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze (1952 - 2009)

American actor, singer and dancer
Paul Harvey

Paul Harvey (1918 - 2009)

American radio host
Natasha Richardson

Natasha Richardson (1963 - 2009)

English-American actress
Farrah Fawcett

Farrah Fawcett (1947 - 2009)

American actress
Bea Arthur

Bea Arthur (1922 - 2009)

American actress
Velupillai Prabhakaran

Velupillai Prabhakaran (1954 - 2009)

Sri Lankan Founder and Leader of the "Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam" movement
The Rev

The Rev (1981 - 2009)

American singer-songwriter and drummer
Billy Mays

Billy Mays (1958 - 2009)

American advertising salesman
Les Paul

Les Paul (1915 - 2009)

American guitarist, songwriter, and inventor
Corazon Aquino

Corazon Aquino (1933 - 2009)

Filipino politician, 11th President of the Philippines
Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara (1916 - 2009)

American businessman, 8th United States Secretary of Defense
Jade Goody

Jade Goody (1981 - 2009)

English nurse, author, and contestant on ''Big Brother 3 (UK)|Big Brother''
Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite (1916 - 2009)

American journalist
Steve McNair

Steve McNair (1973 - 2009)

American football player
Norman Borlaug

Norman Borlaug (1914 - 2009)

American agriculturalist, recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize
Dom DeLuise

Dom DeLuise (1933 - 2009)

American actor and comedian
Wendy Richard

Wendy Richard (1943 - 2009)

English actress
John Updike

John Updike (1932 - 2009)

American author
Susan Atkins

Susan Atkins (1948 - 2009)

American serial killer
Kim Peek

Kim Peek (1951 - 2009)

American savant
Umaga

Umaga (1973 - 2009)

American wrestler
Stephen Gately

Stephen Gately (1976 - 2009)

Irish singer and actor
Karl Malden

Karl Malden (1912 - 2009)

American actor
Ed McMahon

Ed McMahon (1923 - 2009)

American television personality
Claude Lévi-Strauss

Claude Lévi-Strauss (1908 - 2009)

French anthropologist
Bobby Robson

Bobby Robson (1933 - 2009)

English footballer and manager
Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin (1975 - 2009)

Canadian wrestler
Lou Albano

Lou Albano (1933 - 2009)

Italian-American wrestler, manager, and actor
Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones (1919 - 2009)

American actress
Frank McCourt

Frank McCourt (1930 - 2009)

Irish-American author
Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn (1930 - 2009)

American philosopher
Pina Bausch

Pina Bausch (1940 - 2009)

German dancer and choreographer
Roy E. Disney

Roy E. Disney (1930 - 2009)

American businessman
Andrew Wyeth

Andrew Wyeth (1917 - 2009)

American painter
Wayne Allwine

Wayne Allwine (1947 - 2009)

American voice actor
Millvina Dean

Millvina Dean (1912 - 2009)

English survivor of the Sinking of the RMS Titanic
Jim Carroll

Jim Carroll (1949 - 2009)

American poet and actor
Ron Silver

Ron Silver (1946 - 2009)

American actor
Edward Woodward

Edward Woodward (1930 - 2009)

English actor and singer
Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921 - 2009)

American activist, co-founded the Special Olympics
Hélio Gracie

Hélio Gracie (1913 - 2009)

Brazilian martial artist