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List of famous people who died by inhaling vomit, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by choking on their own vomit are listed alphabetically and include the famous vomit choking victims’ hometowns and biographical info about them when available. List items include Kevin Lloyd, Mike Lockwood and many additional items as well. These notable vomit inhalation deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has choked on their vomit as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 Items)

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    Jimi Hendrix was a musician, singer and songwriter who is considered one of the greatest guitarists and all-around instrumentalists in the history of rock and roll. He is most famous for his songs "Hey Joe," "Purple Haze," and "The Wind Cries Mary." On September 17, 1970, Hendrix drank a bottle of wine with his girlfriend Monika Dannemann and then went to bed. Sometime during the night he consumed 9 of Dannemann's sleeping pills which caused him to vomit into his own mouth, killing him.

    Profession: Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Entrepreneur, Musician + 5 more
    Born: 1942
    Birthplace: Washington, Area code 206, Western United States, Salish Sea Marine Sanctuary, Northwestern United States + 5 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Institution: Garfield High School, Washington Middle School
    Height: 5'10"
    Cause Of Death: Drug overdose, Inhalation of vomit
    Interment Location: Washington, Greenwood Memorial Park, Western United States, Northwestern United States, United States of America + 2 more
    Canoodled: Cassandra Peterson
    Place Of Death: Europe, London postal district, W postcode area, Notting Hill, United Kingdom + 4 more
    Date Of Death: 1970
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    John Bonham was the drummer for the rock band Led Zeppelin. In 2011 he was named the "best drummer of all time" by Rolling Stone magazine. On September 24, 1980, while preparing for their upcoming tour, Bonham drank 40 shots of vodka within a 24 hour period and died choking on his own vomit during his sleep. Led Zeppelin broke up afterwards, stating that they didn't want to go on without their friend.

    Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Drummer, Percussionist
    Born: 1948
    Birthplace: Europe, Worcestershire, Redditch, United Kingdom, West Midlands + 3 more
    Nationality: England
    Height: 5'10"
    Cause Of Death: Inhalation of vomit
    Place Of Death: Europe, Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories, Berkshire + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1980
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    Bon Scott, the original lead singer of AC/DC, died on February 15, 1980 after he was left to pass out in a friend's car after a night of heavy drinking. He was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital, having inhaled his vomit sometime during the night. The band replaced him with English singer Brian Johnson soon afterward to record their tribute album to Scott called "Back in Black." The album went on to be the band's most successful, and one of the most successful rock albums of all time.

    Profession: Songwriter, Musician, Lyricist, Singer
    Born: 1946
    Birthplace: Europe, Forfar, United Kingdom, Angus, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories + 1 more
    Nationality: Scotland, Australia
    Institution: John Curtin College of the Arts
    Height: 5'8"
    Cause Of Death: Drug overdose, Inhalation of vomit
    Interment Location: DVD Region 4, Oceania, Fremantle Cemetery, Western Australia, Australia
    Place Of Death: Europe, East Dulwich, United Kingdom, London, England + 1 more
    Date Of Death: 1980
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    Famous jazz composer Tommy Dorsey died from choking on November 26, 1956. He had taken sleeping pills to help him sleep after a heavy meal. These pills kept him asleep too well, and he never woke up.

    Profession: Bandleader, Trumpeter, Composer, Trombonist
    Born: 1905
    Birthplace: Pennsylvania, Schuylkill County, Contiguous United States, United States of America, DVD Region 1 + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Cause Of Death: Inhalation of vomit
    Interment Location: Contiguous United States, New York, 10595, Westchester County, Kensico Cemetery + 3 more
    Place Of Death: Northeast United States, Fairfield County, Greenwich, New England, Connecticut + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1956
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    Mike Lockwood was an American professional wrestler, most commonly known by his stage name "Crash Holly." The character was famous for bringing a full weighing scale into the ring in order to intimidate his opponents. On November 6, 2003, Lockwood was found dead in a pool of his own vomit next to an empty bottle of prescription muscle relaxants. His death was ruled a suicide brought on by his recent divorce.

    Profession: Wrestler
    Born: 1971
    Birthplace: Anaheim, California, Contiguous United States, Area code 657, United States of America + 5 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Height: 5'8"
    Cause Of Death: Drug overdose, Suicide, Inhalation of vomit
    Place Of Death: Navarre, Florida, Contiguous United States, United States of America, DVD Region 1 + 4 more
    Date Of Death: 2003
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