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List of famous people who died in Hollywood, with photos when available. These notable Hollywood deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Hollywood, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Hollywood listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Hollywood has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including William Frawley and Robert McKim.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Hollywood?" and "Which celebrities died in Hollywood?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Hollywood includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Anna Nicole Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Anna Nicole Smith Died at 40 (1967-2007)

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Anthony Perkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Anthony Perkins Died at 60 (1932-1992)

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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Joe DiMaggio Died at 85 (1914-1999)

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Orson Welles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Orson Welles Died at 70 (1915-1985)

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Lee de Forest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Lee de Forest Died at 88 (1873-1961)

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Susan Hayward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Susan Hayward Died at 58 (1917-1975)

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George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
George Gershwin Died at 39 (1898-1937)

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Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Cecil B. DeMille Died at 78 (1881-1959)

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Count Basie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Count Basie Died at 80 (1904-1984)

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David O. Selznick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
David O. Selznick Died at 63 (1902-1965)

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Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Charles Laughton Died at 63 (1899-1962)

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Catya Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Catya Sassoon Died at 34 (1968-2002)

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Fanny Brice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Fanny Brice Died at 60 (1891-1951)

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ZaSu Pitts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
ZaSu Pitts Died at 69 (1894-1963)

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F. Scott Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
F. Scott Fitzgerald Died at 44 (1896-1940)

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James Whale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
James Whale Died at 68 (1889-1957)

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King C. Gillette is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
King C. Gillette Died at 77 (1855-1932)

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Johnny Mercer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Johnny Mercer Died at 67 (1909-1976)

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Ozzie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Ozzie Nelson Died at 69 (1906-1975)

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Jack Albertson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Jack Albertson Died at 74 (1907-1981)

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Inger Stevens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Inger Stevens Died at 36 (1934-1970)

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Max Steiner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Max Steiner Died at 83 (1888-1971)

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Joey Stefano is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Joey Stefano Died at 26 (1968-1994)

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Marion Davies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Marion Davies Died at 64 (1897-1961)

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Hedda Hopper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Hedda Hopper Died at 81 (1885-1966)

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Judy Canova is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Judy Canova Died at 70 (1913-1983)

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Albert Dekker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Albert Dekker Died at 63 (1905-1968)

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William Inge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
William Inge Died at 60 (1913-1973)

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Ed Begley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Ed Begley Died at 69 (1901-1970)

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John Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
John Gilbert Died at 39 (1897-1936)

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Tod Browning is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Tod Browning Died at 82 (1880-1962)

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Al Christie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Al Christie Died at 70 (1881-1951)

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Julia Faye is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Julia Faye Died at 74 (1892-1966)

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Jim Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Jim Thompson Died at 71 (1906-1977)

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Theodore Roberts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Theodore Roberts Died at 67 (1861-1928)

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Maurice Costello is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Maurice Costello Died at 73 (1877-1950)

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Dan Duryea is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dan Duryea Died at 61 (1907-1968)

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Alfred Newman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Alfred Newman Died at 69 (1901-1970)

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Cass Daley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Cass Daley Died at 60 (1915-1975)

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Charles Christie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Charles Christie Died at 75 (1880-1955)

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Jeff Porcaro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Jeff Porcaro Died at 38 (1954-1992)

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Sam Wood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Sam Wood Died at 65 (1884-1949)

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Van Heflin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Van Heflin Died at 61 (1910-1971)

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Cedric Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Cedric Gibbons Died at 67 (1893-1960)

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Herman J. Mankiewicz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Herman J. Mankiewicz Died at 56 (1897-1953)

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Walter Huston is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Walter Huston Died at 67 (1883-1950)

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Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. Died at 65 (1867-1932)

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Isabel Jewell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Isabel Jewell Died at 65 (1907-1972)

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Rouben Mamoulian is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Rouben Mamoulian Died at 90 (1897-1987)

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Ernst Lubitsch is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Ernst Lubitsch Died at 55 (1892-1947)