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List of famous people who died of asphyxiation, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by asphyxiation are listed alphabetically and include the famous asphyxiation victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. This list includes Katherine Cecil Thurston, Gloria Dickson and more. These notable asphyxiation deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has asphyxiation as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 People)
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1951-2014)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Stand-up comedian

Credits: Good Will Hunting, Dead Poets Society, Jumanji, Aladdin

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Michael Jeter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Michael Jeter was an American actor of film, stage, and television. His notable television roles are as Herman Stiles on Evening Shade from 1990 until 1994 and for playing Mr. Noodle's brother Mr. Noodle on Elmo's World from 2000 until 2003. Jeter's film roles include Zelig, The Fisher King, ...more

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Age: Died at 51 (1952-2003)

Birthplace: Tennessee, USA, Lawrenceburg

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Green Mile, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Jurassic Park III, The Polar Express Waterworld, + more

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Felicia Tang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Felicia Tang was an American model known for her work with Playboy TV, calendars, internet site, and import car shows. ...more

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Age: Died at 32 (1977-2009)

Birthplace: Singapore

Profession: Pornographic actor

Credits: The Fast and the Furious, The Boom Boom Show

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Raymond Griffith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Raymond Griffith was one of the great silent movie comedians. Later in his career, he worked behind the camera as writer and producer. ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1895-1957)

Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: All Quiet on the Western Front, Baby Face, Souls for Sale, Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Three on a Match, + more

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Tina Watson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Christina Mae "Tina" Thomas Watson, a 26-year-old American from Alabama, died while scuba diving on her honeymoon in Queensland, Australia on 22 October 2003. She was a newlywed, having married a fellow American, David Gabriel "Gabe" Watson, 11 days earlier. He was initially charged by Queensland ...more

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Age: Died at 26 (1977-2003)

Birthplace: Landstuhl, Germany

Profession: Model, Public Relations

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Tiberius is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Tiberius was Roman Emperor from 14 AD to 37 AD. Born Tiberius Claudius Nero, a Claudian, Tiberius was the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero and Livia Drusilla. His mother divorced Nero and married Augustus in 39 BC, making him a step-son of Octavian. Tiberius would later marry Augustus' daughter Julia ...more

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Age: Died at 78 (41 BC-37)

Birthplace: Rome, Italy

Profession: Roman emperor

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Annie Le is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Age: Died at 24 (1985-2009)

Birthplace: Placerville, California, United States of America

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Francis Wheatley VC, DCM was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, which he won for his actions during the Crimean War. It is the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He was born in Ruddington, ...more

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Age: Died at 39 (1826-1865)

Birthplace: Ruddington, United Kingdom

Profession: Soldier

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