The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies

Famous people who died in 2012

Amanda Todd

Amanda Todd (1996 - 2012)

Canadian suicide victim
Neil Armstrong

Neil Armstrong (1930 - 2012)

American astronaut
Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston (1963 - 2012)

American singer, actress and producer
Marcus Mumford

Marcus Mumford (1988 - 2012)

American-English singer-songwriter
Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar (1920 - 2012)

Indian musician and composer
Rodney King

Rodney King (1965 - 2012)

American victim of police brutality
Arfa Karim

Arfa Karim (1995 - 2012)

Pakistani student and computer programmer
Etta James

Etta James (1938 - 2012)

American singer-songwriter
Tony Scott

Tony Scott (1944 - 2012)

British director and producer
Andy Griffith

Andy Griffith (1926 - 2012)

American actor and singer
Jenni Rivera

Jenni Rivera (1969 - 2012)

American-Mexican singer
Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron (1941 - 2012)

American screenwriter
Rajesh Khanna

Rajesh Khanna (1942 - 2012)

Indian actor, singer, and producer
Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury (1920 - 2012)

American fantasy writer
Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch (1944 - 2012)

American composer and conductor
Adam Yauch

Adam Yauch (1964 - 2012)

American rapper and musician
Henry Hill

Henry Hill (1943 - 2012)

American mobster
Donna Summer

Donna Summer (1948 - 2012)

American singer-songwriter
Yash Chopra

Yash Chopra (1932 - 2012)

Indian filmmaker
Lil
Jojo

Lil Jojo (1994 - 2012)

American rapper
Levon Helm

Levon Helm (1940 - 2012)

American musician and actor
Eduard Khil

Eduard Khil (1934 - 2012)

Russian singer
Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal (1925 - 2012)

American author, screenwriter, and actor
Sage Stallone

Sage Stallone (1976 - 2012)

American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer
Sally Ride

Sally Ride (1951 - 2012)

American astronaut
Robin Gibb

Robin Gibb (1949 - 2012)

English singer-songwriter and producer
Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck (1920 - 2012)

American musician and composer
Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller (1917 - 2012)

American actress and comedian
Bal Thackeray

Bal Thackeray (1926 - 2012)

Indian politician
Dick Clark

Dick Clark (1929 - 2012)

American television host and producer, founded Dick Clark Productions
Richard D. Zanuck

Richard D. Zanuck (1934 - 2012)

American film producer
Norman Schwarzkopf

Norman Schwarzkopf (1934 - 2012)

United States Army general and recipient of the Purple Heart medal
Sarah Burke

Sarah Burke (1982 - 2012)

Canadian skier
Junior Seau

Junior Seau (1969 - 2012)

American football player
Andy Williams

Andy Williams (1927 - 2012)

American singer and actor
Andrew Breitbart

Andrew Breitbart (1969 - 2012)

American publisher and author
Daniel Inouye

Daniel Inouye (1924 - 2012)

American captain and politician
Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar (1926 - 2012)

American author
Stephen Covey

Stephen Covey (1932 - 2012)

American author and educator
Thomas Kinkade

Thomas Kinkade (1958 - 2012)

American painter
Vidal Sassoon

Vidal Sassoon (1928 - 2012)

English-American hairdresser
Oscar Niemeyer

Oscar Niemeyer (1907 - 2012)

Brazilian architect
Ben Gazzara

Ben Gazzara (1930 - 2012)

American actor