List of famous people who died in 1987

List of celebrities who died in 1987
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This list has 3,492 members. See also 1980s deaths, 1987, 1987 events

Top 10: 1987 deaths

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Rita Hayworth
  2. Liberace
  3. Dalida
  4. Peter Tosh
  5. Randolph Scott
  6. Fred Astaire
  7. Mary Astor
  8. Jackie Gleason
  9. Danny Kaye
  10. Madeleine Carroll

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# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Rita Hayworth68*14 May, 1987American actress 324,849 422
2. Liberace67*4 February, 1987American musician and entertainer 54,211 3,570
3. Dalida54*2 May, 1987Singer, actress, beauty pageant titleholder 46,279 4,274
4. Peter Tosh42*11 September, 1987Jamaican reggae musician 40,775 4,950
5. Randolph Scott89*2 March, 1987Actor 39,807 4,815
6. Fred Astaire88*22 June, 1987Dancer, actor 39,334 4,590
7. Mary Astor81*25 September, 1987Actress, author 29,209 6,710
8. Jackie Gleason71*24 June, 1987comedian, actor, and musician 25,051 7,142
9. Danny Kaye74*3 March, 1987Actor 21,745 7,849
10. Madeleine Carroll81*2 October, 1987Actor 21,302 7,624
11. Pola Negri90*1 August, 1987Actress, author, singer 21,040 7,826
12. Joyce Jameson54*16 January, 1987Actress 20,698 8,440
13. Lee Marvin63*29 August, 1987United States Marine 19,230 8,569
14. Andy Warhol58*22 February, 1987American artist, avant-garde filmmaker, writer and social figure 18,106 8,739
15. Bob Fosse60*23 September, 1987Choreographer, director, screenwriter 16,917 9,620
16. Raquel Torres78*10 August, 1987American actor 16,577 9,036
17. Kevin James35*24 January, 1990American pornographic actor 10,801 14,979
18. Dean Paul Martin35*21 March, 1987American, Actor 10,239 13,422
19. Lorne Greene72*11 September, 1987Canadian actor and musician 10,179 14,129
20. Richard Egan65*20 July, 1987American actor 9,348 14,503
21. Dolores Hawkins15 January, 1987American, Model 8,667 15,031
22. Anny Ondra84*28 February, 1987Czechoslovak film actress 7,743 15,793
23. Greg Bautzer76*26 October, 1987American lawyer 7,332 16,419
24. Will Sampson53*3 June, 1987Muscogee Creek actor from Oklahoma 7,000 16,983
25. Alice Terry88*22 December, 1987Actress 6,967 16,787
26. Joan Shawlee60*2 March, 1987American actress 6,113 18,304
27. John Huston81*28 August, 1987American film director, screenwriter and actor 5,935 19,333
28. Joan Greenwood65*27 February, 1987English actress 5,804 18,756
29. Geraldine Page62*13 June, 1987Actress 5,774 19,500
30. Ray Bolger83*15 January, 1987Bolger, Raymond Wallace 5,645 19,063
31. Calvin Culver43*10 August, 1987American pornographic actor 5,249 25,203
32. Viola Dana90*3 July, 1987Actress 5,143 20,017
33. Sari Maritza77*1 July, 1987British actor 5,122 19,653
34. Jaco Pastorius35*21 September, 1987Musician, producer, educator 4,974 21,045
35. June Knight74*16 June, 1987Actress 4,950 21,009
36. Wynne Gibson83*15 May, 1987Actress 4,819 20,836
37. Elizabeth Hartman43*10 June, 1987Actress 4,690 22,191
38. James Baldwin63*30 November, 1987American writer, novelist 4,523 21,664
39. James Coco56*25 February, 1987Actor 4,364 22,063
40. Robert Preston68*21 March, 1987Actor 4,255 24,062
41. Hayden Rorke76*19 August, 1987American actor 4,218 23,947
42. Buddy Rich69*2 April, 1987Jazz drummer and bandleader 3,415 26,591
43. Drew Bundini Brown59*24 September, 1987American boxing trainer and cornerman, actor 3,112 26,784
44. Lawrence Anini37*29 March, 1987 3,062 28,994
45. Dorothy Patrick65*31 May, 1987Actress 2,961 27,442
46. Linda Wong36*17 December, 1987American pornographic actor 2,915 36,358
47. Edgar Rosenberg61*14 August, 1987German-American film and tv producer 2,849 30,277
48. Priscilla Dean91*27 December, 1987American, Actress 2,589 29,030
49. Yanina Zhejmo78*29 December, 1987Actor 2,513 29,692
50. June Clyde77*1 October, 1987American singer, dancer and actress 2,462 30,894
51. Marion Hutton67*10 January, 1987American, Actress 2,230 31,800
52. Dick Shawn63*17 April, 1987Actor 2,156 33,099
53. Alejandro Rey57*21 May, 1987Actor 2,089 34,781
54. Verree Teasdale83*17 February, 1987Actor 2,049 32,759
55. Cornelis Vreeswijk50*12 November, 1987Dutch musician 2,030 35,142
56. Greta Granstedt80*7 October, 1987American, Actress 2,028 33,291
57. Kishore Kumar58*13 October, 1987Indian actor 2,003 38,682
58. Lino Ventura68*22 October, 1987Actor 1,957 34,672
59. Danièle Gaubert44*15 November, 1987French actor 1,809 38,610
60. Jascha Heifetz86*11 December, 1987Russian violinist 1,809 35,013
61. Ajita Wilson26 May, 1987American actor 1,785 39,369
62. Murder of Sian Kingi12*27 November, 1987Australian, Victim 1,784 38,881
63. Andrey Mironov46*16 August, 1987Russian actorand singer 1,776 37,612
64. Arthur Lake81*9 January, 1987Actor 1,709 36,067
65. Dan Rowan65*22 September, 1987United States Army officer 1,678 37,118
66. Claudio Villa61*7 February, 1987Italian singer 1,669 43,500
67. Patrick Troughton67*28 March, 1987Character Actor 1,665 37,301
68. Lolo Soetoro52*2 March, 1987Indonesian geographer 1,625 36,444
69. Hugh Brannum77*19 April, 1987American actor 1,526 38,189
70. Clare Boothe Luce84*9 October, 1987American writer, politician, ambassador, journalist and anti-Communist activist 1,518 40,266
71. Errol Barrow67*1 June, 1987Barbadian politician 1,505 38,412
72. Cathryn Damon56*4 May, 1987American actor 1,445 39,745
73. Kenny Price56*3 August, 1987 1,440 41,051
74. Barry Mannakee39*14 May, 1987English, Other 1,436 38,690
75. M.G. Ramachandran70*29 December, 1987Indian politician 1,347 40,013
76. Maria von Trapp82*28 March, 1987Singer and main subject of the film The Sound of Music 1,298 44,272
77. Madge Kennedy96*9 June, 1987American actor 1,267 42,512
78. Archie Campbell72*29 August, 1987American actor and writer 1,226 45,259
79. Gustav Fröhlich85*22 December, 1987Actor 1,158 43,260
80. Mervyn LeRoy86*13 September, 1987American film director 1,141 43,556
81. Tommy Abbott52*8 April, 1987American actor 1,133 44,747
82. Hermione Gingold89*24 May, 1987Actress 1,052 46,155
83. Amelita Ward91May 1987Actress 978 46,347
84. Vivian Martin93*16 March, 1987American actor 928 49,595
85. Colin Blakely56*7 May, 1987Northern Irish actor 923 49,084
86. Monday Osunbor35*29 March, 1987 859 51,642
87. Woody Herman74*29 October, 1987Musician 831 51,954
88. John Qualen87*12 September, 1987Actor 778 51,509
89. Igor Ilyinsky85*13 January, 1987Russian actor, director and comedian 763 50,426
90. Anne Grey80*3 April, 1987British, Actress 738 52,050
91. Ramani Bartholomeusz20*30 June, 1987Sri Lankan actor 736 54,783
92. Arthur Fuller93*21 March, 1987Australian politician 695 54,725
93. Harriet E. MacGibbon81*8 February, 1987Actress 679 56,983
94. Hannelore Schroth65*7 July, 1987German actor 672 55,565
95. William Collier Jr.84*5 February, 1987American actor 671 55,128
96. Sydney Bromley78*14 August, 1987British actor 670 55,762
97. Irene Handl85*29 November, 1987English actress 658 56,853
98. Vladimir Basov64*17 September, 1987Actor, film director, screenwriter 627 57,639
99. Bayard Rustin75*24 August, 1987Christian pacifist civil rights advocate 605 57,166
100. Walter Abel88*26 March, 1987Actor 604 58,293
* deceased (age at death)