List of famous people 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. Fred Astaire
  5. Peter Tosh
  6. Randolph Scott
  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*May 14, 1987American actress 318,477 422
2. Liberace67*February 4, 1987American musician and entertainer 52,763 3,570
3. Dalida54*May 2, 1987Singer, actress, beauty pageant titleholder 44,916 4,274
4. Fred Astaire88*June 22, 1987Dancer, actor 38,655 4,590
5. Peter Tosh42*September 11, 1987Jamaican reggae musician 38,407 4,950
6. Randolph Scott89*March 2, 1987Actor 37,882 4,815
7. Mary Astor81*September 25, 1987Actress, author 28,472 6,710
8. Jackie Gleason71*June 24, 1987comedian, actor, and musician 24,120 7,142
9. Danny Kaye74*March 3, 1987Actor 21,063 7,849
10. Madeleine Carroll81*October 2, 1987Actor 20,823 7,624
11. Pola Negri90*August 1, 1987Actress, author, singer 20,541 7,826
12. Joyce Jameson54*January 16, 1987Actress 19,541 8,440
13. Lee Marvin63*August 29, 1987United States Marine 18,662 8,569
14. Andy Warhol58*February 22, 1987American artist, avant-garde filmmaker, writer and social figure 17,642 8,739
15. Bob Fosse60*September 23, 1987Choreographer, director, screenwriter 16,440 9,620
16. Raquel Torres78*August 10, 1987American actor 16,350 9,036
17. Dean Paul Martin35*March 21, 1987American, Actor 9,934 13,422
18. Kevin James35*January 24, 1990American pornographic actor 9,783 14,979
19. Lorne Greene72*September 11, 1987Canadian actor and musician 9,690 14,129
20. Richard Egan65*July 20, 1987American actor 9,029 14,503
21. Dolores HawkinsJanuary 15, 1987American, Model 8,455 15,031
22. Anny Ondra84*February 28, 1987Czechoslovak film actress 7,501 15,792
23. Greg Bautzer76*October 26, 1987American lawyer 7,101 16,418
24. Alice Terry88*December 22, 1987Actress 6,848 16,786
25. Will Sampson53*June 3, 1987Muscogee Creek actor from Oklahoma 6,824 16,982
26. Joan Shawlee60*March 2, 1987American actress 5,920 18,303
27. John Huston81*August 28, 1987American film director, screenwriter and actor 5,693 19,332
28. Joan Greenwood65*February 27, 1987English actress 5,673 18,755
29. Geraldine Page62*June 13, 1987Actress 5,590 19,500
30. Ray Bolger83*January 15, 1987Bolger, Raymond Wallace 5,534 19,062
31. Sari Maritza77*July 1, 1987British actor 5,073 19,653
32. Viola Dana90*July 3, 1987Actress 4,973 20,017
33. Jaco Pastorius35*September 21, 1987Musician, producer, educator 4,906 21,045
34. June Knight74*June 16, 1987Actress 4,821 21,009
35. Calvin Culver43*August 10, 1987American pornographic actor 4,666 25,203
36. Wynne Gibson83*May 15, 1987Actress 4,587 20,836
37. Elizabeth Hartman43*June 10, 1987Actress 4,530 22,191
38. James Baldwin63*November 30, 1987American writer, novelist 4,415 21,664
39. James Coco56*February 25, 1987Actor 4,295 22,063
40. Robert Preston68*March 21, 1987Actor 4,080 24,062
41. Hayden Rorke76*August 19, 1987American actor 4,010 23,947
42. Buddy Rich69*April 2, 1987Jazz drummer and bandleader 3,292 26,591
43. Drew Bundini Brown59*September 24, 1987American boxing trainer and cornerman, actor 3,031 26,784
44. Lawrence Anini37*March 29, 1987 2,964 28,994
45. Dorothy Patrick65*May 31, 1987Actress 2,884 27,442
46. Edgar Rosenberg61*August 14, 1987German-American film and tv producer 2,597 30,277
47. Linda Wong36*December 17, 1987American pornographic actor 2,588 36,361
48. Priscilla Dean91*December 27, 1987American, Actress 2,548 29,030
49. Yanina Zhejmo78*December 29, 1987Actor 2,456 29,692
50. June Clyde77*October 1, 1987American singer, dancer and actress 2,401 30,894
51. Marion Hutton67*January 10, 1987American, Actress 2,182 31,802
52. Dick Shawn63*April 17, 1987Actor 2,112 33,101
53. Verree Teasdale83*February 17, 1987Actor 2,031 32,761
54. Greta Granstedt80*October 7, 1987American, Actress 1,989 33,293
55. Alejandro Rey57*May 21, 1987Actor 1,974 34,784
56. Cornelis Vreeswijk50*November 12, 1987Dutch musician 1,973 35,145
57. Lino Ventura68*October 22, 1987Actor 1,920 34,675
58. Kishore Kumar58*October 13, 1987Indian actor 1,815 38,685
59. Jascha Heifetz86*December 11, 1987Russian violinist 1,785 35,016
60. Andrey Mironov46*August 16, 1987Russian actorand singer 1,752 37,615
61. Danièle Gaubert44*November 15, 1987French actor 1,697 38,613
62. Arthur Lake81*January 9, 1987Actor 1,684 36,070
63. Ajita WilsonMay 26, 1987American actor 1,653 39,372
64. Dan Rowan65*September 22, 1987United States Army officer 1,630 37,121
65. Patrick Troughton67*March 28, 1987Character Actor 1,628 37,304
66. Murder of Sian Kingi12*November 27, 1987Australian, Victim 1,623 38,884
67. Lolo Soetoro52*March 2, 1987Indonesian geographer 1,614 36,447
68. Claudio Villa61*February 7, 1987Italian singer 1,524 43,502
69. Hugh Brannum77*April 19, 1987American actor 1,503 38,192
70. Errol Barrow67*June 1, 1987Barbadian politician 1,491 38,415
71. Barry Mannakee39*May 14, 1987English, Other 1,422 38,693
72. Clare Boothe Luce84*October 9, 1987American writer, politician, ambassador, journalist and anti-Communist activist 1,400 40,269
73. Cathryn Damon56*May 4, 1987American actor 1,388 39,748
74. Kenny Price56*August 3, 1987 1,374 41,054
75. M.G. Ramachandran70*December 29, 1987Indian politician 1,338 40,016
76. Maria von Trapp82*March 28, 1987Singer and main subject of the film The Sound of Music 1,279 44,274
77. Madge Kennedy96*June 9, 1987American actor 1,246 42,515
78. Archie Campbell72*August 29, 1987American actor and writer 1,173 45,261
79. Gustav Fröhlich85*December 22, 1987Actor 1,142 43,262
80. Mervyn LeRoy86*September 13, 1987American film director 1,107 43,558
81. Tommy Abbott52*April 8, 1987American actor 1,101 44,749
82. Hermione Gingold89*May 24, 1987Actress 1,021 46,158
83. Amelita Ward91May 1987Actress 961 46,350
84. Vivian Martin93*March 16, 1987American actor 899 49,598
85. Colin Blakely56*May 7, 1987Northern Irish actor 898 49,087
86. Monday Osunbor35*March 29, 1987 841 51,645
87. Woody Herman74*October 29, 1987Musician 770 51,957
88. John Qualen87*September 12, 1987Actor 761 51,512
89. Igor Ilyinsky85*January 13, 1987Russian actor, director and comedian 758 50,429
90. Anne Grey80*April 3, 1987British, Actress 722 52,053
91. Ramani Bartholomeusz20*June 30, 1987Sri Lankan actor 689 54,785
92. Arthur Fuller93*March 21, 1987Australian politician 671 54,727
93. William Collier Jr.84*February 5, 1987American actor 655 55,130
94. Sydney Bromley78*August 14, 1987British actor 652 55,764
95. Hannelore Schroth65*July 7, 1987German actor 650 55,567
96. Irene Handl85*November 29, 1987English actress 648 56,855
97. Harriet E. MacGibbon81*February 8, 1987Actress 632 56,985
98. Bayard Rustin75*August 24, 1987Christian pacifist civil rights advocate 596 57,168
99. Vladimir Basov64*September 17, 1987Actor, film director, screenwriter 589 57,642
100. Walter Abel88*March 26, 1987Actor 588 58,296
* deceased (age at death)

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