List of Famous people who died at 55

Raúl Juliá

Raúl Rafael Juliá Y Arcelay
First Name Raúl
Born on March 9, 1940
Died on October 24, 1995 (aged 55)
Born in Puerto Rico
Height 188 cm | 6'2

Raúl Rafael Juliá y Arcelay was a Puerto Rican actor who received international recognition. Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, he took an interest in acting while still in school and pursued the career upon completion of his studies. After performing locally for some time, he was convinced by entertainment personality Orson Bean to move and work in New York City. Juliá, who had been bilingual since his childhood, soon gained interest in Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. He took over the role of Orson in the Off-Broadway hit Your Own Thing, a rock musical updating of Twelfth Night. He performed in mobile projects, including the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Kate Spade

Katherine Noel Brosnahan
First Name Kate
Last Name Spade
Born on December 24, 1962
Died on June 5, 2018 (aged 55)

Katherine Noel Valentine Brosnahan Spade was an American fashion designer and entrepreneur. She was the founder and former co-owner of the designer brand Kate Spade New York.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Philip McKeon

Philip Anthony McKeon
First Name Philip
Last Name McKeon
Born on November 11, 1964
Died on December 10, 2019 (aged 55)
Height 188 cm | 6'2

Philip Anthony McKeon was an American child actor and radio personality, best known for his role as Tommy Hyatt, the son of the title character on the television sitcom Alice from 1976 to 1985.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Gustavo Cerati

First Name Gustavo
Last Name Cerati
Born on August 11, 1959
Died on September 4, 2014 (aged 55)

Gustavo Adrián Cerati was an Argentine singer-songwriter, composer and producer, considered one of the most important and influential figures of Ibero-American rock. Cerati along with his band Soda Stereo, were one of the most popular and influential Spanish-language rock and pop groups of the 1980s and '90s.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Susan Berman

First Name Susan
Born on May 18, 1945
Died on December 23, 2000 (aged 55)

Susan Jane Berman was an American journalist, author, and the daughter of David "Davie" Berman, a Jewish-American mobster. She wrote about her late-in-life realization of her father's role in organized crime.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Satoru Iwata

First Name Satoru
Born on December 6, 1959
Died on July 11, 2015 (aged 55)
Born in Japan, Hokkaido

Satoru Iwata was a Japanese businessman, video game programmer, video game designer, and producer. He was the fourth president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Nintendo. He was a major contributor in broadening the appeal of video games by focusing on novel and entertaining games rather than top-of-the-line hardware.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Keiji Fujiwara

First Name Keiji
Last Name Fujiwara
Born on October 5, 1964
Died on April 12, 2020 (aged 55)
Born in Japan

Keiji Fujiwara was a Japanese actor and voice actor.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Boris Nemtsov

First Name Boris
Last Name Nemtsov
Born on October 9, 1959
Died on February 27, 2015 (aged 55)

Boris Yefimovich Nemtsov was a Russian physicist and liberal politician. Nemtsov was one of the most important figures in the introduction of reforms into the Russian post-Soviet economy. He had a successful political career in the 1990s under President Boris Yeltsin. From 2000 until his death, he was an outspoken critic of Vladimir Putin. Nemtsov was assassinated on 27 February 2015, beside his Ukrainian partner Anna Durytska, on a bridge near the Kremlin in Moscow, with four shots fired from the back. In the weeks before his death, Nemtsov expressed fear that Putin would have him killed. In late June 2017, five Chechen men were found guilty by a jury in a Moscow court for agreeing to kill Nemtsov in exchange for 15 million rubles (US$253,000); neither the identity nor whereabouts of the person who hired them is known.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Sérgio Vieira de Mello

First Name Sérgio
Last Name Mello
Born on March 15, 1948
Died on August 19, 2003 (aged 55)

Sérgio Vieira de Mello was a Brazilian United Nations diplomat who worked on several UN humanitarian and political programs for over 34 years. The Government of Brazil posthumously awarded the Sergio Vieira de Mello Medal to honor his legacy in promoting sustainable peace, international security and better living conditions for individuals in situations of armed conflict, challenges to which Sergio Vieira de Mello had dedicated his life and career.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Joseph Brodsky

First Name Joseph
Last Name Brodsky
Born on May 24, 1940
Died on January 28, 1996 (aged 55)
Born in Russia

Iosif Aleksandrovich Brodsky was a Russian-American poet and essayist.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her
    index: 1x 0.062263011932373s
fmsppl-page-output: 1x 0.055880069732666s
t_/pages/list-of-people: 1x 0.055835008621216s
t_/blocks/list-of-people: 1x 0.046502113342285s
t_/blocks/person-card: 10x 0.04564356803894s
t_/common/header: 1x 0.0061101913452148s
router_page: 1x 0.0051059722900391s
list-of-people-content: 1x 0.0043158531188965s
headline: 2x 0.0025792121887207s
t_/common/head: 1x 0.00040316581726074s
head-facts: 1x 0.00037813186645508s
t_/common/footer: 1x 0.00036096572875977s
t_/blocks/switcher: 1x 9.7036361694336E-5s
qids: 1.5x 9.0599060058594E-6s
related: 1x 5.9604644775391E-6s
using-qids-cache: 1x 1.1920928955078E-6s
using-file-qids-cache: 1x 9.5367431640625E-7s
----- END OF DUMP (2024-05-30 01:09:05)  -----