List of famous people who died in 1987

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This list has 3,422 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. Randolph Scott
  6. Peter Tosh
  7. Mary Astor
  8. Jackie Gleason
  9. Madeleine Carroll
  10. Danny Kaye

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# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Rita Hayworth68*May 14, 1987American actress 310,322 422
2. Liberace67*February 4, 1987American musician and entertainer 50,954 3,570
3. Dalida54*May 2, 1987Singer, actress, beauty pageant titleholder 42,551 4,272
4. Fred Astaire88*June 22, 1987Dancer, actor 37,425 4,587
5. Randolph Scott89*March 2, 1987Actor 35,925 4,813
6. Peter Tosh42*September 11, 1987Jamaican reggae musician 35,620 4,949
7. Mary Astor81*September 25, 1987Actress, author 27,036 6,707
8. Jackie Gleason71*June 24, 1987comedian, actor, and musician 22,835 7,139
9. Madeleine Carroll81*October 2, 1987Actor 20,330 7,619
10. Danny Kaye74*March 3, 1987Actor 20,160 7,842
11. Pola Negri90*August 1, 1987Actress, author, singer 19,861 7,819
12. Joyce Jameson54*January 16, 1987Actress 18,460 8,435
13. Lee Marvin63*August 29, 1987United States Marine 17,753 8,565
14. Andy Warhol58*February 22, 1987American artist, avant-garde filmmaker, writer and social figure 16,910 8,735
15. Raquel Torres78*August 10, 1987American actor 16,096 9,031
16. Bob Fosse60*September 23, 1987Choreographer, director, screenwriter 15,565 9,616
17. Dean Paul Martin35*March 21, 1987American, Actor 9,598 13,422
18. Lorne Greene72*September 11, 1987Canadian actor and musician 9,112 14,127
19. Kevin James35*January 24, 1990American pornographic actor 8,775 14,976
20. Richard Egan65*July 20, 1987American actor 8,530 14,502
21. Dolores HawkinsJanuary 15, 1987American, Model 7,996 15,028
22. Anny Ondra84*February 28, 1987Czechoslovak film actress 7,335 15,788
23. Greg Bautzer76*October 26, 1987American lawyer 6,887 16,418
24. Will Sampson53*June 3, 1987Muscogee Creek actor from Oklahoma 6,668 16,985
25. Alice Terry88*December 22, 1987Actress 6,632 16,787
26. Joan Shawlee60*March 2, 1987American actress 5,768 18,304
27. Joan Greenwood65*February 27, 1987English actress 5,529 18,757
28. Ray Bolger83*January 15, 1987Bolger, Raymond Wallace 5,408 19,062
29. John Huston81*August 28, 1987American film director, screenwriter and actor 5,398 19,334
30. Geraldine Page62*June 13, 1987Actress 5,272 19,502
31. Sari Maritza77*July 1, 1987British actor 5,018 19,654
32. Viola Dana90*July 3, 1987Actress 4,878 20,018
33. June Knight74*June 16, 1987Actress 4,660 21,017
34. Jaco Pastorius35*September 21, 1987Musician, producer, educator 4,650 21,053
35. Wynne Gibson83*May 15, 1987Actress 4,562 20,844
36. Elizabeth Hartman43*June 10, 1987Actress 4,319 22,200
37. James Baldwin63*November 30, 1987American writer, novelist 4,277 21,672
38. James Coco56*February 25, 1987Actor 4,190 22,072
39. Calvin Culver43*August 10, 1987American pornographic actor 3,911 25,206
40. Hayden Rorke76*August 19, 1987American actor 3,739 23,953
41. Robert Preston68*March 21, 1987Actor 3,732 24,067
42. Buddy Rich69*April 2, 1987Jazz drummer and bandleader 3,094 26,594
43. Drew Bundini Brown59*September 24, 1987American boxing trainer and cornerman, actor 2,942 26,788
44. Dorothy Patrick65*May 31, 1987Actress 2,806 27,447
45. Lawrence Anini37*March 29, 1987 2,719 29,005
46. Priscilla Dean91*December 27, 1987American, Actress 2,508 29,041
47. Edgar Rosenberg61*August 14, 1987German-American film and tv producer 2,446 30,289
48. Yanina Zhejmo78*December 29, 1987Actor 2,405 29,703
49. June Clyde77*October 1, 1987American singer, dancer and actress 2,262 30,904
50. Marion Hutton67*January 10, 1987American, Actress 2,126 31,812
51. Linda Wong36*December 17, 1987American pornographic actor 2,108 36,379
52. Dick Shawn63*April 17, 1987Actor 1,996 33,112
53. Verree Teasdale83*February 17, 1987Actor 1,985 32,771
54. Greta Granstedt80*October 7, 1987American, Actress 1,946 33,304
55. Alejandro Rey57*May 21, 1987Actor 1,874 34,798
56. Lino Ventura68*October 22, 1987Actor 1,830 34,688
57. Cornelis Vreeswijk50*November 12, 1987Dutch musician 1,828 35,158
58. Jascha Heifetz86*December 11, 1987Russian violinist 1,749 35,029
59. Arthur Lake81*January 9, 1987Actor 1,628 36,087
60. Danièle Gaubert44*November 15, 1987French actor 1,614 38,625
61. Lolo Soetoro52*March 2, 1987Indonesian geographer 1,594 36,465
62. Kishore Kumar58*October 13, 1987Indian actor 1,594 38,697
63. Andrey Mironov46*August 16, 1987Russian actorand singer 1,581 37,628
64. Patrick Troughton67*March 28, 1987Character Actor 1,567 37,321
65. Dan Rowan65*September 22, 1987United States Army officer 1,554 37,137
66. Ajita WilsonMay 26, 1987American actor 1,499 39,388
67. Murder of Sian Kingi12*November 27, 1987Australian, Victim 1,491 38,896
68. Hugh Brannum77*April 19, 1987American actor 1,466 38,203
69. Errol Barrow67*June 1, 1987Barbadian politician 1,452 38,427
70. Barry Mannakee39*May 14, 1987English, Other 1,400 38,705
71. Claudio Villa61*February 7, 1987Italian singer 1,362 43,525
72. Cathryn Damon56*May 4, 1987American actor 1,348 39,764
73. Clare Boothe Luce84*October 9, 1987American writer, politician, ambassador, journalist and anti-Communist activist 1,341 40,286
74. M.G. Ramachandran70*December 29, 1987Indian politician 1,316 40,032
75. Kenny Price56*August 3, 1987 1,311 41,072
76. Maria von Trapp82*March 28, 1987Singer and main subject of the film The Sound of Music 1,249 44,297
77. Madge Kennedy96*June 9, 1987American actor 1,169 42,535
78. Gustav Fröhlich85*December 22, 1987Actor 1,122 43,283
79. Archie Campbell72*August 29, 1987American actor and writer 1,095 45,289
80. Mervyn LeRoy86*September 13, 1987American film director 1,083 43,581
81. Tommy Abbott52*April 8, 1987American actor 1,053 44,772
82. Hermione Gingold89*May 24, 1987Actress 988 46,187
83. Amelita Ward90May 1987Actress 936 46,377
84. Vivian Martin93*March 16, 1987American actor 884 49,631
85. Colin Blakely56*May 7, 1987Northern Irish actor 848 49,117
86. Monday Osunbor35*March 29, 1987 783 51,682
87. Igor Ilyinsky85*January 13, 1987Russian actor, director and comedian 754 50,464
88. John Qualen87*September 12, 1987Actor 736 51,548
89. Woody Herman74*October 29, 1987Musician 727 51,994
90. Anne Grey80*April 3, 1987British, Actress 713 52,091
91. Ramani Bartholomeusz20*June 30, 1987Sri Lankan actor 659 54,835
92. William Collier Jr.84*February 5, 1987American actor 648 55,180
93. Hannelore Schroth65*July 7, 1987German actor 639 55,616
94. Arthur Fuller93*March 21, 1987Australian politician 633 54,775
95. Sydney Bromley78*August 14, 1987British actor 622 55,813
96. Irene Handl85*November 29, 1987English actress 601 56,908
97. Harriet E. MacGibbon81*February 8, 1987Actress 579 57,037
98. Bayard Rustin75*August 24, 1987Christian pacifist civil rights advocate 577 57,223
99. Walter Abel88*March 26, 1987Actor 576 58,353
100. Vladimir Basov64*September 17, 1987Actor, film director, screenwriter 542 57,698
* deceased (age at death)

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