List of famous people who died in 1986

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This list has 3,354 members. See also 1980s deaths, 1986, 1986 events

Top 10: 1986 deaths

The top 10 members of this list - ranked by most page views:
  1. Gia Carangi
  2. Donna Reed
  3. Cary Grant
  4. Desi Arnaz
  5. James Cagney
  6. Duchess of Windsor
  7. Lilli Palmer
  8. Susan Cabot
  9. Una Merkel
  10. Bessie Love

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# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Gia Carangi26*November 18, 1986American supermodel 269,922 530
2. Donna Reed64*January 14, 1986Actress 124,589 1,366
3. Cary Grant82*November 29, 1986Actor 75,038 2,462
4. Desi Arnaz69*December 2, 1986Cuban-American musician 67,974 2,739
5. James Cagney86*March 30, 1986Actor 37,742 4,612
6. Duchess of Windsor90*April 24, 1986Wife of Edward VIII of the United Kingdom 32,047 5,297
7. Lilli Palmer71*January 27, 1986German actress 17,515 8,613
8. Susan Cabot59*December 10, 1986Actress 15,060 9,588
9. Una Merkel82*January 2, 1986Actor 14,738 9,699
10. Bessie Love87*April 26, 1986American actor 13,173 10,647
11. Cliff Burton24*September 27, 1986Musician, Songwriter 12,361 12,107
12. Elsa Lanchester84*December 26, 1986Actress 11,782 11,754
13. Benny Goodman77*June 13, 1986Jazz clarinetist 10,717 12,555
14. Phil Lynott36*January 4, 1986Musician, singer-songwriter, producer 10,521 12,367
15. Gordon MacRae64*January 24, 1986American, Actor 8,349 14,936
16. Ray Milland81*March 10, 1986Actor, director 7,515 15,469
17. Forrest Tucker67*October 25, 1986American actor 6,516 17,120
18. Ted Knight62*August 26, 1986Actor 6,257 17,367
19. Sterling Hayden70*May 23, 1986Actor 5,987 17,883
20. Heather Angel77*December 13, 1986Actress 5,953 18,066
21. Leif Erickson74*January 29, 1986Actor 5,893 18,071
22. Blanche Sweet90*September 6, 1986Actress 4,793 20,336
23. Dean Reed47*June 13, 1986Singer, musician, actor, writer, director 4,688 21,068
24. Anna Neagle81*June 3, 1986Actress, singer 4,682 20,634
25. Rudy Vallee84*July 3, 1986Singer, actor, bandleader, and entertainer 4,311 21,721
26. Helen Mack72*August 13, 1986American actress 4,269 21,841
27. Keenan Wynn70*October 14, 1986American actor 4,196 21,993
28. Kate Smith79*June 17, 1986American singer 4,169 22,577
29. Faiz AhmadNovember 12, 1986Afghan communist leader 3,800 22,896
30. Scatman Crothers76*November 22, 1986American entertainer 3,723 23,797
31. Juan Nakpil1986Filipino, Architect 3,696 24,645
32. Virginia Gregg70*September 15, 1986Actress 3,661 24,106
33. Tim McIntire41*April 15, 1986Amrerican actor and singer 3,625 24,033
34. Tenzing Norgay71*April 9, 1986Nepalese mountain climber 3,346 24,825
35. Vincente Minnelli83*July 25, 1986Film and theatre director 3,188 26,200
36. Elisabeth Bergner88*May 12, 1986German actor 3,054 26,045
37. Brian Aherne83*February 10, 1986Actor 3,002 26,822
38. Virginia Gilmore66*March 28, 1986Actress 2,956 26,879
39. Diana King67*July 31, 1986British actor 2,767 28,193
40. Marcelino Sánchez28*November 21, 1986Actor 2,724 28,673
41. Otto Preminger79*April 23, 1986Director, producer, actor 2,551 29,042
42. Gloria Blondell70*March 25, 1986American actor 2,506 29,701
43. Dorothea Wieck78*February 20, 1986German actor 2,497 29,241
44. Simone de Beauvoir78*April 14, 1986French existentialist philosopher 2,416 29,884
45. Lloyd Haynes52*December 31, 1986United States Marine and actor 2,344 30,209
46. Murray Hamilton63*September 1, 1986American actor 1,987 33,207
47. Doris Dawson77*April 20, 1986American, Actress 1,935 33,490
48. Broderick Crawford74*April 26, 1986Actor 1,874 34,342
49. Jacqueline Roque59*October 15, 1986French, Model 1,870 34,246
50. L. Ron Hubbard74*January 24, 1986Speculative fiction author, founder of Scientology 1,810 34,351
51. Coluche41*June 19, 1986French actor 1,735 35,210
52. Yakima Canutt90*May 24, 1986Actor, stuntman, rodeo rider 1,655 35,793
53. Samira Khashoggi1986Saudi Arabian, Writer 1,650 35,802
54. Robert Helpmann77*September 28, 1986Australian actor 1,582 36,599
55. Hermione Baddeley79*August 19, 1986Actress 1,561 37,066
56. Albert Reed76*May 31, 1986American actor 1,393 39,626
57. Lya Lys78*June 2, 1986American actor 1,374 39,734
58. Siobhan McKenna63*November 16, 1986Actor 1,349 39,680
59. Georgia O'Keeffe98*March 6, 1986Painter 1,346 39,818
60. Adolph Caesar52*March 6, 1986American, Actor 1,343 40,238
61. Alan Jay Lerner67*June 14, 1986American, Playwright 1,320 39,883
62. Hank Greenberg75*September 4, 1986Baseball outfielder 1,162 42,190
63. Olive Deering67*March 22, 1986Actress 1,160 43,035
64. Edith Atwater74*March 14, 1986American stage, film and television actress 1,157 42,765
65. Howard Da Silva76*February 16, 1986Actor 1,151 43,764
66. Robert Alda72*May 3, 1986American theatrical and film actor; father of actors Alan and Antony Alda. 1,148 43,088
67. Jacqueline Gadsden86*August 10, 1986American, Actress 1,106 43,231
68. Adolfo Celi63*February 19, 1986Actor 1,106 44,188
69. Jacques Henri Lartigue92*September 12, 1986French painter 1,076 43,401
70. Roger C. Carmel54*November 11, 1986American actor 1,074 44,180
71. Hal B. Wallis88*October 5, 1986Film producer 981 45,813
72. Mamo Clark72*December 18, 1986American actor 936 47,603
73. Paul Frees66*November 2, 1986Character actor and voice actor 910 48,191
74. Esquerita50*October 23, 1986American musician 807 49,128
75. Csilla Molnar17*July 10, 1986Hungarian, Military 786 53,429
76. Herschel Bernardi62*May 9, 1986American actor 760 50,993
77. Frank Nelson75*September 12, 1986Actor 757 52,220
78. Mary Welsh89*June 25, 1986RAF air marshal 737 51,141
79. Charles Starrett82*March 22, 1986American actor 731 52,935
80. Andrei Tarkovsky54*December 28, 1986Film director 695 53,412
81. Jerry Paris60*March 31, 1986American actor and director 688 54,133
82. Steve Tracy34*November 27, 1986Actor 673 54,450
83. John William Sublett84*May 18, 1986American dancer and musician 616 55,914
84. Robert Stevenson81*April 30, 1986British film director 606 55,584
85. Valentín Parera1181986Spanish actor 594 56,479
86. Smita Patil31*December 13, 1986Actress 579 58,695
87. Alvin Childress78*April 19, 1986American, Actor 562 63,624
88. Paul Stewart77*February 17, 1986Actor 558 58,451
89. Janet Davies59*September 22, 1986British actor 547 59,556
90. Ronald S. Kass51*October 17, 1986American, Business 540 58,366
91. Tony Wright60*June 7, 1986Actor 525 60,024
92. Jerry Colonna82*November 21, 1986American musician 525 61,783
93. Mona Ray81*July 3, 1986American actor 522 59,584
94. Dar Robinson39*November 21, 1986Actor, stunt performer 506 62,023
95. Toby Robins55*March 21, 1986Canadian actress and television personality 499 62,270
96. Norm Cash51*October 12, 1986American baseball player 473 63,365
97. Alan Hewitt71*November 7, 1986American actor 469 61,267
98. Florence Halop63*July 15, 1986Actress 464 62,896
99. Joe Farrell48*January 10, 1986American musician 462 61,646
100. Lurene Tuttle78*May 28, 1986American actor 451 62,944
* deceased (age at death)

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