List of famous people who died in 1987

The list "1987 deaths" has been viewed 16,705 times.
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

1987 deaths - the complete list

Sort By
Display

The top 100 members of this list are shown below. Please use the A-Z list below to find other members of this list.
# Celebrity AgeDate of DeathDescription Views Rank
1. Rita Hayworth68*May 14, 1987American actress 311,387 422
2. Liberace67*February 4, 1987American musician and entertainer 51,148 3,570
3. Dalida54*May 2, 1987Singer, actress, beauty pageant titleholder 42,858 4,272
4. Fred Astaire88*June 22, 1987Dancer, actor 37,604 4,587
5. Randolph Scott89*March 2, 1987Actor 36,076 4,813
6. Peter Tosh42*September 11, 1987Jamaican reggae musician 35,978 4,949
7. Mary Astor81*September 25, 1987Actress, author 27,153 6,707
8. Jackie Gleason71*June 24, 1987comedian, actor, and musician 22,963 7,139
9. Madeleine Carroll81*October 2, 1987Actor 20,390 7,619
10. Danny Kaye74*March 3, 1987Actor 20,229 7,842
11. Pola Negri90*August 1, 1987Actress, author, singer 19,939 7,819
12. Joyce Jameson54*January 16, 1987Actress 18,739 8,435
13. Lee Marvin63*August 29, 1987United States Marine 17,864 8,565
14. Andy Warhol58*February 22, 1987American artist, avant-garde filmmaker, writer and social figure 16,979 8,735
15. Raquel Torres78*August 10, 1987American actor 16,104 9,031
16. Bob Fosse60*September 23, 1987Choreographer, director, screenwriter 15,689 9,616
17. Dean Paul Martin35*March 21, 1987American, Actor 9,684 13,422
18. Lorne Greene72*September 11, 1987Canadian actor and musician 9,201 14,127
19. Kevin James35*January 24, 1990American pornographic actor 8,877 14,976
20. Richard Egan65*July 20, 1987American actor 8,589 14,502
21. Dolores HawkinsJanuary 15, 1987American, Model 8,087 15,028
22. Anny Ondra84*February 28, 1987Czechoslovak film actress 7,342 15,788
23. Greg Bautzer76*October 26, 1987American lawyer 6,915 16,420
24. Will Sampson53*June 3, 1987Muscogee Creek actor from Oklahoma 6,685 16,986
25. Alice Terry88*December 22, 1987Actress 6,661 16,788
26. Joan Shawlee60*March 2, 1987American actress 5,775 18,304
27. Joan Greenwood65*February 27, 1987English actress 5,561 18,757
28. John Huston81*August 28, 1987American film director, screenwriter and actor 5,437 19,335
29. Ray Bolger83*January 15, 1987Bolger, Raymond Wallace 5,421 19,062
30. Geraldine Page62*June 13, 1987Actress 5,288 19,503
31. Sari Maritza77*July 1, 1987British actor 5,022 19,655
32. Viola Dana90*July 3, 1987Actress 4,886 20,019
33. Jaco Pastorius35*September 21, 1987Musician, producer, educator 4,685 21,054
34. June Knight74*June 16, 1987Actress 4,672 21,018
35. Wynne Gibson83*May 15, 1987Actress 4,567 20,845
36. Elizabeth Hartman43*June 10, 1987Actress 4,349 22,200
37. James Baldwin63*November 30, 1987American writer, novelist 4,282 21,673
38. James Coco56*February 25, 1987Actor 4,206 22,072
39. Calvin Culver43*August 10, 1987American pornographic actor 4,006 25,206
40. Hayden Rorke76*August 19, 1987American actor 3,762 23,953
41. Robert Preston68*March 21, 1987Actor 3,745 24,067
42. Buddy Rich69*April 2, 1987Jazz drummer and bandleader 3,118 26,594
43. Drew Bundini Brown59*September 24, 1987American boxing trainer and cornerman, actor 2,973 26,788
44. Dorothy Patrick65*May 31, 1987Actress 2,815 27,447
45. Lawrence Anini37*March 29, 1987 2,741 29,006
46. Priscilla Dean91*December 27, 1987American, Actress 2,509 29,042
47. Edgar Rosenberg61*August 14, 1987German-American film and tv producer 2,479 30,289
48. Yanina Zhejmo78*December 29, 1987Actor 2,411 29,703
49. June Clyde77*October 1, 1987American singer, dancer and actress 2,262 30,903
50. Linda Wong36*December 17, 1987American pornographic actor 2,153 36,378
51. Marion Hutton67*January 10, 1987American, Actress 2,130 31,811
52. Dick Shawn63*April 17, 1987Actor 2,000 33,112
53. Verree Teasdale83*February 17, 1987Actor 1,995 32,771
54. Greta Granstedt80*October 7, 1987American, Actress 1,956 33,304
55. Lino Ventura68*October 22, 1987Actor 1,888 34,687
56. Alejandro Rey57*May 21, 1987Actor 1,884 34,797
57. Cornelis Vreeswijk50*November 12, 1987Dutch musician 1,842 35,157
58. Jascha Heifetz86*December 11, 1987Russian violinist 1,754 35,028
59. Arthur Lake81*January 9, 1987Actor 1,644 36,086
60. Danièle Gaubert44*November 15, 1987French actor 1,627 38,625
61. Kishore Kumar58*October 13, 1987Indian actor 1,621 38,697
62. Andrey Mironov46*August 16, 1987Russian actorand singer 1,597 37,628
63. Lolo Soetoro52*March 2, 1987Indonesian geographer 1,597 36,464
64. Patrick Troughton67*March 28, 1987Character Actor 1,581 37,320
65. Dan Rowan65*September 22, 1987United States Army officer 1,560 37,136
66. Ajita WilsonMay 26, 1987American actor 1,514 39,388
67. Murder of Sian Kingi12*November 27, 1987Australian, Victim 1,505 38,896
68. Hugh Brannum77*April 19, 1987American actor 1,467 38,203
69. Errol Barrow67*June 1, 1987Barbadian politician 1,452 38,427
70. Barry Mannakee39*May 14, 1987English, Other 1,407 38,705
71. Claudio Villa61*February 7, 1987Italian singer 1,378 43,523
72. Cathryn Damon56*May 4, 1987American actor 1,349 39,764
73. Clare Boothe Luce84*October 9, 1987American writer, politician, ambassador, journalist and anti-Communist activist 1,345 40,286
74. Kenny Price56*August 3, 1987 1,318 41,072
75. M.G. Ramachandran70*December 29, 1987Indian politician 1,317 40,032
76. Maria von Trapp82*March 28, 1987Singer and main subject of the film The Sound of Music 1,256 44,295
77. Madge Kennedy96*June 9, 1987American actor 1,172 42,534
78. Gustav Fröhlich85*December 22, 1987Actor 1,128 43,282
79. Archie Campbell72*August 29, 1987American actor and writer 1,099 45,287
80. Mervyn LeRoy86*September 13, 1987American film director 1,087 43,579
81. Tommy Abbott52*April 8, 1987American actor 1,060 44,770
82. Hermione Gingold89*May 24, 1987Actress 992 46,184
83. Amelita Ward90May 1987Actress 938 46,373
84. Vivian Martin93*March 16, 1987American actor 893 49,628
85. Colin Blakely56*May 7, 1987Northern Irish actor 854 49,114
86. Monday Osunbor35*March 29, 1987 789 51,680
87. Igor Ilyinsky85*January 13, 1987Russian actor, director and comedian 754 50,462
88. John Qualen87*September 12, 1987Actor 738 51,546
89. Woody Herman74*October 29, 1987Musician 731 51,992
90. Anne Grey80*April 3, 1987British, Actress 715 52,088
91. Ramani Bartholomeusz20*June 30, 1987Sri Lankan actor 662 54,831
92. William Collier Jr.84*February 5, 1987American actor 648 55,176
93. Hannelore Schroth65*July 7, 1987German actor 640 55,612
94. Arthur Fuller93*March 21, 1987Australian politician 638 54,772
95. Sydney Bromley78*August 14, 1987British actor 625 55,808
96. Irene Handl85*November 29, 1987English actress 606 56,903
97. Bayard Rustin75*August 24, 1987Christian pacifist civil rights advocate 580 57,218
98. Harriet E. MacGibbon81*February 8, 1987Actress 580 57,032
99. Walter Abel88*March 26, 1987Actor 576 58,349
100. Vladimir Basov64*September 17, 1987Actor, film director, screenwriter 547 57,694
* deceased (age at death)

Our Website Community
Whos Dated Who
  • Celebrity dating gossip
  • Celebrity couples
  • Celebrity babies
Lucy Who
  • Celebrity profiles
  • Filmographies and TV show credits
  • Magazine covers
  • Quotes and trivia
  • Discographies and lyrics
Fan Pix
  • Entertainment pictures
  • Films and television shows
  • Bands and solo artists
  • Famous people
All Star Pics
  • Celebrity photos
  • Movie stills and posters
  • TV show images
  • Bands and musicians
  • Partner with Wallpaper