Celebs Who Died With HIV

Can you name the celebrities who died with HIV?

The HIV virus compromises the immune system, making it difficult or impossible for a body to combat infection and disease. Persons named in this quiz were HIV-positive when they died. How much the virus contributed to each death is debatable.
Celebrity's DescriptionCelebrity's NameBorn/Died
American film and theater actor best known for originating the role of Tony in 'West Side Story' on Broadway.1930-1991
American disco artist & drag performer whose most significant works are 'You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)' and 'Do You Wanna Funk'.1944-1988
American actor known as a romantic lead in the 50s & 60s; later starred in 'McMillan & Wife' and 'Dynasty'; first major American celebrity to publicly disclose his HIV status.1925-1985
American actor best known for his role as Sonny Steelgrave on the television series 'Wiseguy'.1952-1993
Cuban-American television personality; cast member on MTV's 'The Real World' reality series.1972-1994
American actor best remembered for playing Captain Kirk's son in the films 'Star Trek II' and 'III'.1959-1989
Australian actor, model, and dancer who played IMF agent Max Harte on new 'Mission: Impossible'.1952-1995
American actor and songwriter who wrote Donna Summer's hit 'Last Dance'; co-founder of the Red Ribbon Project.1948-1992
Russian-born American author and biochemist known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.1920-1992
American actor known for eccentric, pretentious, and wimpy characters; Tony Award for 'Grand Hotel' and Emmy for role on 'Evening Shade'.1952-2003
American fashion designer associated with the international jet set of the 1970s; designed the pillbox hat Jackie Kennedy wore to her husband's inauguration in 1961.1932-1990
African-American actor who played Coalhouse Walker Jr. in the film 'Ragtime' and Virgil Tibbs on the TV series 'In the Heat of the Night'.1950-1996
American journalist who was the first African-American network news anchor for 'ABC World News Tonight'.1939-1988
American choreographer and activist, credited with popularizing modern dance and revolutionizing African-American participation in 20th century concert dance.1931-1989
American teenager and AIDS activist; federal legislation that addresses unmet health needs of persons living with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. is named after him.1971-1990
Russian ballet dancer, regarded as one of the greatest male dancers of the 20th century.1938-1993
American woman who alleged she contracted HIV from her dentist.1968-1991
British musician and lead singer of the band Queen; known for his flamboyant stage persona and powerful four-octave vocal range.1946-1991
American photographer known for highly stylized b/w portraits, photos of flowers & nude men; some of his work triggered controversy about public funding of artwork.1946-1989
One of the most famous male porn stars of all time; best known for his exceptionally large body part & his involvement in Wonderland murders.1944-1988
Celebrity's DescriptionCelebrity's NameBorn/Died
American rapper; member of gangsta rap group N.W.A.1963-1995
Australian-born songwriter and singer, married to Liza Minnelli and then partnered with Gregory Connell; the musical 'The Boy From Oz' is based on his life.1944-1992
American actor who played the role of Mike Brady on 'The Brady Bunch'.1932-1992
American actress best remembered for her role as Miss Kitty Russell on the television series 'Gunsmoke'.1929-1989
American actor who played street smart dancer Leroy in the 1980 movie 'Fame' and the TV spin-off.1962-2003
American tennis player who won 3 Grand Slam titles; only black man to ever win singles title at Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, or Australian Open.1943-1993
American fashion designer whose name still represents the fashion house he founded in the mid-1970s.1940-1986
American artist and social activist whose work responded to the New York street culture of the 1980s; 'The Radiant Baby' became his symbol.1958-1990
American actor best known for his role as Norman Bates in the Alfred Hitchcock film 'Psycho'.1932-1992
American actor who played Jack Ewing, wayward cousin of J.R. & Bobby, on the TV series 'Dallas'.1941-1994
World-renowned American pianist and entertainer who embraced a lifestyle of flamboyant excess both on and off the stage.1919-1987
American musical theater director, choreographer, and dancer; choreographed the Broadway production of 'A Chorus Line'.1943-1987
American actor who played Billy Hayes in the film 'Midnight Express'.1949-1991
British director & producer; received Academy Awards (Best Director & Best Picture) in 1964 for 'Tom Jones'.1928-1991
American actor who played Dave Culver on the TV series 'Dallas'.1936-1993
American lawyer who came to prominence during investigations by Sen. Joseph McCarthy into alleged Communism in U.S. government.1927-1986
French philosopher, social theorist, and historian of ideas; known for his critical studies of various social institutions.1926-1984
American ventriloquist known for his puppet act with his 'partner' Madame.1939-1988
American actor who played the role of Mickey Trotter on the television series 'Dallas'.1959-1988
British actor whose best-known role was the part of athlete Eric Liddell in the film 'Chariots of Fire'.1949-1990

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