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List of celebrities who have been in comas, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous actors, actresses, and musicians have been in comas. Some fell into comas after a drug overdose while others were placed in a medically induced coma after being involved in serious car accidents. Sadly, all of these famous people did not make it out of their comas alive.

Who is the most famous person who has been in a coma? Sharon Stone tops our list. In 2001, the Casino actress nearly died from a brain aneurysm, and she even claims that she saw the "white light." She was in a coma for nine days after the incident. Burt Reynolds almost died when he was trying to kick a drug addiction. He slipped into a coma for eight hours.

Do you think that people can hear anything when they are in a coma? Have you ever been in a coma? Share your thoughts in the comments section.
Lamar Odom is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 18 Celebrities Who Have Been in a Coma
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NBA star Lamar Odom fell into a coma after an accidental overdose at a Las Vegas brothel in October 2015. Odom's ex-wife, Khloe Kardashian, immediately flew to his bedside, despite the fact that the two had officially divorced earlier in the year.

According to inside sources, doctors found crack cocaine and "virtually every drug imaginable" in the athlete's system. They suspected he may have suffered an ischemic stroke, which is often associated with drug use. Doctors predicted that he may have brain damage as a result.


Age: 38

Birthplace: South Jamaica, New York City, New York, United States of America

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Ozzy Osbourne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 18 Celebrities Who Have Been in a Coma
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Black Sabbath frontman Ozzy Osbourne almost died in an ATV accident in 2003. He suffered from a broken collarbone, eight fractured ribs that pinched several blood vessels, and a damaged vertebrae in his neck. He says, "The bloody thing nearly killed me. I am lucky to be here today and not paralyzed." He was in a coma for eight days following the accident.

Age: 69

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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 18 Celebrities Who Have Been in a Coma
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Burt Reynolds almost died when he was trying to kick a drug addiction. He slipped into a coma for eight hours, and he says that he could hear doctors saying, "We're losing him."

Age: 82

Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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Sharon Stone is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 18 Celebrities Who Have Been in a Coma
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In 2001, Sharon Stone nearly died from a brain aneurysm, and she even claims that she saw the "white light." She was in a coma for nine days after the incident.

Age: 60

Birthplace: Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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