The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2011

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs (1955 - 2011)

American businessman, co-founded Apple Inc. and Pixar
Osama bin Laden

Osama bin Laden (1957 - 2011)

Saudi Islamist and leader of al-Qaeda
Kim Jong-il

Kim Jong-il (1941 - 2011)

North Korean politician
Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor (1932 - 2011)

English-American actress
Aziz Shavershian

Aziz Shavershian (1989 - 2011)

Australian bodybuilder
Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse (1983 - 2011)

English singer and songwriter
Muammar Gaddafi

Muammar Gaddafi (1942 - 2011)

Libyan politician, Prime Minister of Libya
Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens (1949 - 2011)

English journalist, critic, and author
Ryan Dunn

Ryan Dunn (1977 - 2011)

American actor and stuntman
Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh (1941 - 2011)

Indian singer-songwriter
Randy Savage

Randy Savage (1952 - 2011)

American wrestler and actor
Jimmy Savile

Jimmy Savile (1926 - 2011)

English DJ, TV and radio host
Nate Dogg

Nate Dogg (1969 - 2011)

American rapper and singer
Jack Kevorkian

Jack Kevorkian (1928 - 2011)

American pathologist
Sathya Sai Baba

Sathya Sai Baba (1925 - 2011)

Indian guru and spiritual leader
Gary Moore

Gary Moore (1952 - 2011)

Northern Irish guitarist
Dennis Ritchie

Dennis Ritchie (1941 - 2011)

American computer scientist
Peter Falk

Peter Falk (1927 - 2011)

American actor
Anwar al-Aulaqi

Anwar al-Aulaqi (1971 - 2011)

American-Yemeni terrorist
Jane Russell

Jane Russell (1921 - 2011)

American actress
Dev Anand

Dev Anand (1923 - 2011)

Indian actor and producer
Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud (1922 - 2011)

English painter
Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron (1949 - 2011)

American musician and author
Jack LaLanne

Jack LaLanne (1914 - 2011)

American fitness expert
Gerry Rafferty

Gerry Rafferty (1947 - 2011)

Scottish singer and songwriter
Betty Ford

Betty Ford (1918 - 2011)

American First Lady
Wangari Maathai

Wangari Maathai (1940 - 2011)

Kenyan environmental and political activist
Svetlana Alliluyeva

Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926 - 2011)

Russian daughter of Joseph Stalin
Leon Botha

Leon Botha (1985 - 2011)

South African painter and DJ
M. F. Husain

M. F. Husain (1915 - 2011)

Indian painter and director
Jackie Cooper

Jackie Cooper (1922 - 2011)

American actor and director
Troy Davis

Troy Davis (1968 - 2011)

American murderer
Jani Lane

Jani Lane (1964 - 2011)

American singer-songwriter and guitarist
Václav Havel

Václav Havel (1936 - 2011)

Czech politician, 1st President of the Czech Republic
Gary Speed

Gary Speed (1969 - 2011)

Welsh footballer
Mohamed Bouazizi

Mohamed Bouazizi (1984 - 2011)

Tunisian street vendor and activist
Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith (1945 - 2011)

American football player and actor
Sidney Lumet

Sidney Lumet (1924 - 2011)

American director
Jack Layton

Jack Layton (1950 - 2011)

Canadian politician
Andy Rooney

Andy Rooney (1919 - 2011)

American journalist
Anne Francis

Anne Francis (1930 - 2011)

American actress
Dan Wheldon

Dan Wheldon (1978 - 2011)

English race car driver
Clarence Clemons

Clarence Clemons (1942 - 2011)

American saxophonist and actor