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Famous People Who Died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis People

Famous People Who Died of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

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List of famous people who died of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis includes information like the victim's hometowns and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List ranges from Lou Gehrig to Dennis Day and more.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?" and "Which famous people died due to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis?"

These notable amyotrophic lateral sclerosis deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (29 items)

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    Profession: Comedian, Radio personality, Actor, Singer
    Born: 1916
    Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Institution: Manhattan College
    Date Of Death: 1988
    Cause Of Death: Motor neuron disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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    Profession: Baseball player, Actor
    Born: 1903
    Birthplace: Yorkville, New York City, New York, United States of America
    Institution: Columbia University
    Date Of Death: 1941
    Cause Of Death: Motor neuron disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Place Of Death: Riverdale, New York City, New York, United States of America
    Lou Gehrig : see more

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    Robert Beck

    Profession: Antiquarian, Art dealer
    Born: 1923
    Birthplace: Pilot Rock, Oregon, United States of America
    Date Of Death: 2007
    Cause Of Death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Place Of Death: California, United States of America
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    Profession: Production Designer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Costume Designer
    Born: 1939
    Birthplace: Fort Sheridan, Illinois, United States of America
    Institution: Carnegie Institute of Technology
    Date Of Death: 2011
    Cause Of Death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Place Of Death: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Polly Platt : see more

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    Profession: Historian, Professor, Author, Essayist, Writer
    Born: 1948
    Birthplace: East End of London, London, England
    Institution: King's College, Cambridge, École Normale Supérieure
    Date Of Death: 2010
    Cause Of Death: Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
    Place Of Death: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
    Tony Judt : see more

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