Famous Liver Transplant Recipients People

Famous Liver Transplant Recipients

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A list of famous liver transplant recipients. All types of celebrities have been included from the music industry, TV, film, and more. Despite what many may think, there have been reports of organ transplants dating as far back as ancient Rome. The hurdle throughout the millennia, however, has always been transplant rejection.

But thank to modern medicine and the discovery of sufficiently powerful immunosuppressant drugs, organ transplants and other forms of reconstructive surgery such as skin and musculoskeletal grafts are now as common as ever. Kidney transplants are the most popular followed by liver and hearts. Most recently, we've also begun to see full facial transplants. This is a list of celebrities and other famous individuals who have received their own liver transplant.

Who are famous liver transplant recipients? Take a look here and see for yourself.

List Criteria: Must be well-known individuals who have received a new liver. Recipients are listed in no particular order.

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    Transplant Date: 2000



    Born: 1972
    Birthplace: Eagle County, Vail, Colorado, United States of America, United States, with Territories + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Snowboarder
    Institution: Deerfield Academy
    Chris Klug : see more

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    Transplant Date: November 1994



    Born: 1941
    Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, United States of America + 3 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Singer
    Institution: Santa Barbara City College, Cate School, Laguna Blanca School, Crane Country Day School
    Height: 5'10"
    Friends: Val Kilmer, Rob Lowe
    David Crosby : see more

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    Transplant Date: January 29, 1999



    Born: 1938
    Birthplace: Silver Bow County, United States of America, Montana, United States, with Territories, Butte + 1 more
    Nationality: United States of America, Germany
    Profession: Stunt Performer
    Institution: Butte High School
    Height: 6'0"
    Employer: Anaconda Mining Company
    Cause Of Death: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Interment Location: Silver Bow County, United States of America, Montana, United States, with Territories, Butte + 1 more
    Friends: Matthew McConaughey
    Canoodled: Jessica Hahn
    Place Of Death: Area code 727, Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater + 5 more
    Date Of Death: 2007
    Evel Knievel : see more

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    Transplant Date: 2004



    Born: 1937
    Birthplace: Texas, Cameron County, Contiguous United States, United States of America, San Benito + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America, Mexico
    Profession: Guitarist, Musician, Actor, Singer
    Institution: Del Mar Community College
    Height: 5'9"
    Cause Of Death: Lung cancer
    Interment Location: Texas, Cameron County, Contiguous United States, United States of America, San Benito + 2 more
    Place Of Death: Texas, Nueces County, Area code 361, Contiguous United States, Corpus Christi + 5 more
    Date Of Death: 2006
    Freddy Fender : see more

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    Transplant Date: July 30, 2002



    Born: 1946
    Birthplace: Europe, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Belfast, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories + 1 more
    Nationality: United Kingdom
    Profession: Footballer
    Institution: Grosvenor Grammar School
    Height: 5'8"
    Cause Of Death: Infectious disease, Renal failure, Alcoholism
    Interment Location: Ballygowan, Europe, Roselawn Cemetery, United Kingdom, Western Europe
    Place Of Death: Europe, United Kingdom, London, England, Great Britain + 1 more
    Date Of Death: 2005
    George Best : see more

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