The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2010

Leslie Nielsen

Leslie Nielsen (1926 - 2010)

Canadian-American actor
Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper (1936 - 2010)

American actor and director
Manute Bol

Manute Bol (1962 - 2010)

Sudanese-American basketball player
Corey Haim

Corey Haim (1971 - 2010)

Canadian-American actor
Tony Curtis

Tony Curtis (1925 - 2010)

American actor
Rue McClanahan

Rue McClanahan (1934 - 2010)

American actress
Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio (1942 - 2010)

American heavy metal singer and songwriter
Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen (1969 - 2010)

British fashion designer
Lena Horne

Lena Horne (1917 - 2010)

American singer, dancer, and actress
Tsutomu Yamaguchi

Tsutomu Yamaguchi (1916 - 2010)

Japanese businessman, and survivor of Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings
Jean Simmons

Jean Simmons (1929 - 2010)

English-American actress
Greg Giraldo

Greg Giraldo (1965 - 2010)

American comedian
John Wooden

John Wooden (1910 - 2010)

American basketball player and coach
Teena Marie

Teena Marie (1956 - 2010)

American singer-songwriter and producer
Rajiv Dixit

Rajiv Dixit (1967 - 2010)

Indian activist
Néstor Kirchner

Néstor Kirchner (1950 - 2010)

Argentinian politician, 51st President of Argentina
Peter Steele

Peter Steele (1962 - 2010)

American singer-songwriter and bass player
Captain Beefheart

Captain Beefheart (1941 - 2010)

American singer-songwriter
Casey Johnson

Casey Johnson (1979 - 2010)

American model, actress, and author
Simon Monjack

Simon Monjack (1970 - 2010)

British writer, director, producer
Jill Clayburgh

Jill Clayburgh (1944 - 2010)

American actress
Alexander Haig

Alexander Haig (1924 - 2010)

American general and diplomat, 59th United States Secretary of State
Patricia Neal

Patricia Neal (1926 - 2010)

American actress
Howard Zinn

Howard Zinn (1922 - 2010)

American historian and activist
Tom Bosley

Tom Bosley (1927 - 2010)

American actor
Dixie Carter

Dixie Carter (1939 - 2010)

American actress
Robert Byrd

Robert Byrd (1917 - 2010)

American politician
Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards (1922 - 2010)

American director
Gloria Stuart

Gloria Stuart (1910 - 2010)

American actress
Miep Gies

Miep Gies (1909 - 2010)

Austrian-Dutch humanitarian
Malcolm McLaren

Malcolm McLaren (1946 - 2010)

English singer-songwriter and manager
Lynn Redgrave

Lynn Redgrave (1943 - 2010)

English actress
Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois (1911 - 2010)

French-American sculptor
George Steinbrenner

George Steinbrenner (1930 - 2010)

American businessman
Robert Culp

Robert Culp (1930 - 2010)

American actor
Stephen J. Cannell

Stephen J. Cannell (1941 - 2010)

American actor, screenwriter, and produce
Fess Parker

Fess Parker (1924 - 2010)

American actor
Chris Kanyon

Chris Kanyon (1970 - 2010)

American wrestler
Luna Vachon

Luna Vachon (1962 - 2010)

American-Canadian wrestler
Andy Irons

Andy Irons (1978 - 2010)

American surfer
José Saramago

José Saramago (1922 - 2010)

Portuguese author
Satoshi Kon

Satoshi Kon (1963 - 2010)

Japanese animator and screenwriter
Merlin Olsen

Merlin Olsen (1940 - 2010)

American football player and actor