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Famous People Who Died in Fire

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List of famous people who died in fire, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died in fires are listed alphabetically and include the famous fire victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. List contains people like Albert K. Jones, William H. Ness. These notable fire deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has died in fire as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (136 People)


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    F. Scott Fitzgerald
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    Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was an American author of novels and short stories, whose works are the paradigmatic writings of the Jazz Age. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation" of the 1920s. He ...more

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    • Age: Died at 44 (1896-1940)
    • Profession: Poet, Novelist, Writer
    • Credits: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, The Great Gatsby, The Great Gatsby, The Last Tycoon, Red-Headed Woman, + more
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    Zelda Fitzgerald
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    Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, born Zelda Sayre in Montgomery, Alabama, was an American novelist and the wife of writer F. Scott Fitzgerald. She was an icon of the 1920s—dubbed by her husband "the first American Flapper." After the success of his first novel, This Side of Paradise, the Fitzgeralds became ...more

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    • Age: Died at 48 (1900-1948)
    • Profession: Novelist, Writer
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    Teresa Graves
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    Teresa Graves was an American actress and singer. As the star of the 1974 Get Christie Love!, Graves is credited as being the first African-American woman to star in her own hour-long drama television series.more

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    • Age: Died at 54 (1948-2002)
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In, Vampira, Get Christie Love!, Big Bad Mothaz, That Man Bolt, + more
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    Kim Ki-young
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    Kim Ki-young was a South Korean film director, known for his intensely psychosexual and melodramatic horror films, often focusing on the psychology of their female characters. Kim was born in Seoul during the colonial period, raised in Pyongyang, where he became interested in theater and cinema. In ...more

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    • Age: Died at 79 (1919-1998)
    • Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Editor, Film Director
    • Credits: The Housemaid, The Housemaid, Box of Death, Sad Pastorale, Defiance of a Teenager, + more
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    Bruce F. Hart
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    Bruce Hart was a passenger on board American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965. He was sitting with Israel Horowitz during the flight from New York. Mr. Horowitz was able to survive the crash by crawling away from the airliner. They were en route to Cincinnati, Ohio to ...more

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    • Age: Died at 36 (1929-1965)
    • Profession: Record producer
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    Andrew W. Clark
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    Andrew Clark was a passenger onboard TWA flight 128. He was killed in the crash on November 20,1967 on the approach to The Greater Cincinnati Airport. Andrew was returning home, with his wife, Clementine, from a Saving and Loan Association conference in San Francisco. Mr. Clark was a prominent ...more

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    • Age: Died at 53 (1914-1967)
    • Profession: Lawyer
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    Charles L. Cochran
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    Captain Charles L. Cochran was part of the flight crew on TWA flight 128 was killed in the crash on November 20, 1967.more

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    • Age: Died at 47 (1920-1967)
    • Profession: Airline Pilot
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    William B. Morris
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    William Morris was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965 while returning from a 3 week vacation in Europe.more

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    • Age: Died at 34 (1931-1965)
    • Profession: Laboratory Technician
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    Matt Quinn was a former reporter for ABC News and at WFAA in Dallas who died in a wildfire on April 9, 2009 in Montague County, Texas.more

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    • Profession: TV Journalist
    • Credits: Meetinghouse
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    Dr. Frederick A. Wolf
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    Dr. Frederick Wolf was a passenger onboard TWA flight 128. He was killed in the crash on November 20,1967. He attended the University of Cincinnati Medical School after serving in World War 2. He ran the Queensgate medical center located near downtown Cincinnati where his dedicated nurses were ...more

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    • Age: Died at 45 (1922-1967)
    • Profession: Physician
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    Daniel J. Teelin
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    Captain Daniel J. Teelin was part of the flight crew onAmerican Airlines Flight 383 and was killed in the crash on November 8, 1965.more

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    • Age: Died at 46 (1919-1965)
    • Profession: Airline Pilot
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    Jerry Lee Roades
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    Flight Engineer Jerry Lee Roades was part of the flight crew of TWA flight 128 and was killed in the crash on November 20, 1967.more

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    • Age: Died at 31 (1936-1967)
    • Profession: Flight engineer
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    William J. O’Neill
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    Captain William J. O'Neill was part of the flight crew onAmerican Airlines Flight 383 and was killed in the crash on November 8, 1965.more

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    • Age: Died at 49 (1916-1965)
    • Profession: Airline Pilot
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    Edward J. Fasold
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    E.J. Fasold was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965 while returning home from a business trip in New Jersey.more

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    • Age: Died at 50 (1915-1965)
    • Profession: Businessperson
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    Clarence Link
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    Clarence Link was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965 while traveling from New York for AT Company. Clarence was a talented artist specializing in oil painting with original handmade frames and woodworking.more

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    • Age: Died at 40 (1925-1965)
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    Marilee Kivett
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    Marilee Kivett was a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines. She was onboard TWA flight 128 and was killed in the crash on November 20, 1967.more

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    • Age: Died at 21 (1946-1967)
    • Profession: Flight attendant
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    Lt. George Murphy
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    George Murphy was a passenger onboard TWA flight 128. He survived the crash on November 20,1967 and was transported to St. Elizabeth Hospital in Covington, Ky. where he passed away on arrival.more

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    • Age: Died at 25 (1942-1967)
    • Profession: Soldier
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    Goldie C. Anthony
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    Goldie Anthony was a passenger onboard TWA flight 128. She was killed in the crash on November 20,1967.more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1899-1967)
    • Profession: Homemaker
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    Pvt. Matthew M. Landano
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    Matthew Landano was a passenger onboard American Airlines flight 383. He was killed in the crash on November 8,1965. Private Landano was a Vietnam veteran.more

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    • Age: Died at 22 (1943-1965)
    • Profession: Soldier
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    Barbara Jean Posthumus
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    Barbara Jean Posthumus worked as a flight attendant for Trans World Airlines. She was onboard TWA flight 128 and was killed in the crash on November 20, 1967.more

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    • Age: Died at 27 (1940-1967)
    • Profession: Flight attendant
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