2000s Famous People Who Died in 2000

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For one reason or another, we as human beings seem to be fascinated by celebrity deaths. Every year we mourn the loss of famous people who pass away, and 2000 was no exception. Perhaps the most ironic death was that of Peanuts creator Charles Schultz, who died only a few days after his final Peanuts comic strip was printed. Here's our list of the most notable people to die in 2000, ordered by how well-known they were.

All walks of famous people are on this list, including actors, athletes, musicians, politicians and more.Although the rich and famous are just like the rest of us, it's alarming how many of them have their lives cut short because of drug overdoses or other accidents. Still others live out many long years only to succumb to diseases like cancer late in life.

Which celebrities died in 2000? Scroll down and see for yourself.

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Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Hedy Lamarr Natural causes

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Charles M. Schulz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Charles M. Schulz Myocardial infarction, Colorectal cancer

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Steve Allen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Steve Allen Myocardial infarction

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Alec Guinness is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Alec Guinness Liver tumour, Liver cancer, Hepatocellular carcinoma

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Billy Barty is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Billy Barty Cardiovascular disease

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Roger Peyrefitte is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Roger Peyrefitte Parkinson's disease

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Leslie Glass is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Doug Henning is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Doug Henning Liver cancer

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Peter McWilliams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Yokozuna is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Yokozuna Pulmonary edema

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G. Glaskin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Richard Farnsworth is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Pierre Trudeau is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Pierre Trudeau Prostate cancer

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Loretta Young is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Loretta Young Ovarian cancer

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Richard Mulligan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Richard Mulligan Colorectal cancer

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Michael Smith is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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John Gielgud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
John Gielgud Respiratory Infection, Natural causes

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Betty Blue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Betty Blue Heart failure

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John Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
John Lindsay Parkinson's disease, Pneumonia

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Claire Trevor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Claire Trevor Respiratory failure

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Jean Dominique is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Jean Dominique Assassination

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Edward Gorey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Edward Gorey Heart failure

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Jason Robards Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Jason Robards Jr. Lung cancer

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Larry Linville is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Larry Linville Cancer, Lung cancer, Pneumonia

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Paula Yates is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Paula Yates Drug overdose, Heroin overdose

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Phil Katz is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Richard Kleindienst is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Richard Kleindienst Lung cancer

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Gwendolyn Brooks is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Jim Varney is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Jim Varney Lung cancer

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Gary Albright is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Gary Albright Myocardial infarction

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Hafez al-Assad is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Hafez al-Assad Myocardial infarction

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Hugh Paddick is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. Myocardial infarction

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Jumbo Tsuruta is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Walter Matthau is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Walter Matthau Myocardial infarction

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Ronald Robertson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Balan K. Nair is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Balan K. Nair Cancer

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George Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Leo Gordon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Leo Gordon Myocardial infarction, Pneumonia

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Stephen Saunders is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Stephen Saunders Firearm, Assassination, Murder

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Binyamin Ze'ev Kahane is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Binyamin Ze'ev Kahane Firearm, Assassination

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Gherman Titov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Gherman Titov Cardiovascular disease

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Christopher Pettiet is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Christopher Pettiet Drug overdose

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Reginald Kray is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Barbara Cartland is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Barbara Cartland Natural causes

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Roger Vadim is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Roger Vadim Lymphoma

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Paul Bartel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000
Paul Bartel Myocardial infarction

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Alfred J. Gross is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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L. Sprague de Camp is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000

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Arthur Claude Ruge is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in 2000