Top 10 Famous People who Died in 2012

There have been many deaths recorded in the year 2012. But some among them were mourned throughout the world. these deaths were of the people who were very famous.these people have contributed a lot to the society. Many among them are actors and many are singers. these people are still remembered by us. So let us check out the Most important people who died in 2012.

10. Andy Williams

Andy Williams was born in Wall Lake Iowa in United States on 3 December in the year 1927. He was a popular singer in America. He started his career in the year 1953. He sang first as a child in Presbyterian Church. He has been known to have done three platinum certified albums and seventeen Gold certified albums. From the year 1962 to 1971 he also became the host of a television show, The Andy William Show. He gave a very recent performance in Moon River theatre  He died on 25 September in the year 2012.

9. Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston was born in Newark in New Jearsy, US on 9th of August in the year 1963. She was an actress. model, singer as well as a producer in America. She has her named mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records as the most awarded female act. She has created more than 200 million music albums. She even did six studio albums which were certified by multi-platinum, gold, diamond, or platinum certification. She has also done roles in many movies. Her debut film was The Bodyguard in the year 1992. She was found dead on 11 February 2012. The cause of her death was drowning in her bathtub due to cocaine intake which led to heart-failure.

8. Dirk Bach

Dirk Bach was born in Cologne, Germany on 23 April in the year 1961. He was a television comedy actor in Germany. He was very popular as a co-host in Ichbinein Star- Holt michhierraus. After completing his schooling he worked in many theatres in Brussels, Amsterdam, New York, London, Vienna and Utrecht. On the channel in Germany, ZDF Dirk did a role in Lukas from 1996 to 2001. He was awarded with a Telstar award for this television show. When he was 51, he died on October 1, in the year 2012. His death was a much unexpected one.


7. Herbert Lom

Herbert Karel Angelo KuchacevicZeSchluderpacheru was born in Prague on 11 September in the year 1917. He was a film as well as television actor. He came to United States in the year 1939. He spent 60 years of his life as an actor. In the early films he mainly did the roles of villains but in the later years he portrayed the role of a professional person. He did his debut in a Czech movie Zena pod Krizem which means A Woman Under Cross. He mainly did supporting roles in his early career. He did many British films too during 1940s. He died at the age of 95 on 27 September 2012 while he was sleeping.

6. Ernest Borgnine

Ernest Borgnine was born in Hamden, Connecticut on 24 January in the year 1917. He was a film and television actor for six decades in America. He did many lead roles in the movies in 1950s. He was also awarded with Oscar Award in the year 1955 for his film Marty. He also played the role of Quinton McHale in a television series McHale’s Navy between the years 1962 to 1966.he was nominated for Emmy Award when he was 92 for his role in the ER series. When he grew up he had no interest in acting and loved sports. He died on 8 July in the year 2012.

5. Antoine Ashley

Sahara Davenport was born in Dallas. He was born on 17 December in the year 2012. He was a very famous drag queen in America. He was a very multi-talented person and was also a personality on reality television and was a classically trained dancer. He was a participant on second season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. It was because of RuPaul’s Drag Race that made her famous. In the early years of his career he performed in the gay bars and also in the nightclubs all throughout the city. He did Bachelor of Fine Arts in dance. He has also come in A&E Network’s 15 Film about Madonna, One Life to Live and on Magnificent Obsessions.

4. Michael O Hare

Michael O’ Hare was born in Chicago in Illinois. He was born on 26 May 6, 1952. He was an actor in America. He became very famous for his role in Babylon 5, a science fiction television series as Commander Jeffrey Sinclair. He has done many roles in theatrical productions in New York and in Broadway. He went to Harvard University. He had a heart attack on September 23 , 2012 and went into coma. His condition got worse and he died on 28 September 2012. He has also done many television shows that include T.J. Hooker, Tales from the Darkside, Law and Order, Kate and Allie and The Cosby Mysteries.

3. Tony Scott

Anthony David Tony Scott was born in New Sheilds, England on June, 21 1944. He was a very popular British director as well as producer. The famous films by him includes the Hunger, Beverly Hills Cop II, The Last Boy Scout, Top Gun, True Romance, Enemy of the State, The taking of Pelham 123, Spy Game, Crimson Tide and the Unstoppable. His elder brother Ridley Scott was also a famous director. When he was just sixteen years old he did a role in his elder brother’s debut film Boy And Bicycle. He was graduated from Royal College of Arts.

2. Michael Clarke Duncan

Michael Clarke Duncan was a famous American actor born on 10 December in the year 1957. He was born in Chicago on Illinois and was raised by her mother alone when his father left. He became famous for the role he played in The Green Mile as John Coffey. He was also nominated for the Academy Award as well as Golden Globe for this role. He gave remarkable performances in motion pictures namely The whole Nine Yards, Armageddon, Daredevil, and in The Scorpion King. Before coming to the acting career he has taken job of a bodyguard for famous celebs like Will smith, Jamie Foxx, and Martin Lawrence.

1. Johnny Lewis

His full name was Jonathan Kendrick Johnny Lewis. He was born on 29 October in the year 1983. He was a very famous actor of America. He is famous for his role Kip “Half-Sack” Epps which he played in Sons of Anarchy. He has also done important supporting roles in very famous movies like Underclassman, Requiem, Alien vs. Predator and also in The Runaways. He had to famous some legal issues before his death. He was taken into custody three times during the years 2011 and 2012. He was found dead on 26 September 2012 in a home in Los Feliz. There was a 81 year old woman too found dead with him. According to the police it is a case of homicide and they are suspecting Johnny Lewis as the suspect in the case.

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