Famous People Who Died in Terrorist Attacks

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Famous People Who Died in Terrorist Attacks

List of famous people who died in terrorist attacks, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who were killed by terrorists are listed alphabetically and include the famous terrorist attack victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. You might also be interested in celebrities who narrowly survived 9/11 and famous people who were kidnapped hostage

Victims of terrorist attacks include Robert F. Kennedy, Barbara Olson, Barry Berenson, and more. Several of these people were killed during the September 11, 2001 attacks on the Pentagon and the Twin Towers. 

These notable terrorist attack deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has killed by terrorists as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 


  • Berry Berenson, photographer, actor, model, and the wife of actor Anthony Perkins, died in the September 11 attacks in 2001. She was a passenger on the American Airlines flight 11 while heading back to her home in California.
    • Age: Dec. at 53 (1948-2001)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Murray Hill
    • Profession: Model, Actor, Photographer
    • Credits: Cat People, Remember My Name
  • Scott Hazelcorn
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    Scott Hazelcorn was a victim of the September 11 attacks in New York City in 2001 and was in the north tower when the first plane hit.
    Scott Hazelcorn ('Haze'), was born in Brooklyn, New York on Aug. 14, 1972, and was raised in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey. After graduating from Penn State University in 1994, Scott joined Cantor Fitzgerald at One World Trade Center, and, as usual, was there early on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, when the first plane hit the North Tower. Scott possessed an unusual ability to show love and compassion not only to his friends and family, but also to those he hardly knew. His unique spirit for life and laughter was infectious, and touched everyone with whom he came in contact. When Scott spoke to someone, be it a child or adult, he made that person feel like they were the only person in the ...more
    • Age: Dec. at 29 (1972-2001)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
  • Dennis Scauso was in Tower Two when it collapsed during the attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001. 
    • Birthplace: Dix Hills, New York City, New York
    • Profession: Firefighter
  • Tommy Langone was killed during the September 11 attacks in New York City in 2001 while trying to save victims inside of the World Trade Center. 
    Father of Caitlin Langone and Brian Langone. His brother, Peter J. Langone, also died in the 9/11 attacks at the World Trade Center.
    • Age: Dec. at 39 (1962-2001)
    • Birthplace: Roslyn Heights, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Police officer