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Celebrity Death Pool 2018 

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Updated February 3, 2020 477.7k votes 25.7k voters 570.5k views 1,445 items

List Rules Vote up the celebrities most likely to die in 2018.

Editor's Note: Voting and Reranking have been closed.

Welcome to Celebrity Death Pool 2018! In increasingly uncertain times, there remains one constant in life - we all die. Celebrities, for all their glitz and glamour, are not immune to this basic fact of life. Famous people get sick, just like anyone else. Which old celebrities are about to die or are already dying? What near-death celebrities are on your radar this year? Remember, it's not just terminally or seriously ill celebrities that pass. Unexpected accidents and tragedies may add a few younger stars to the list of recent celebrities deaths

A celebrity dead pool list may seem a little morbid, but it is a way to prepare for the inevitability of death. The most famous dead celebrities meant a great deal to the world, which is why so many of us periodically check the news to see who died today. Hollywood deaths, like any other demises, are unavoidable. You may as well ready yourself for potentially shocking news by considering who will be the next to go. 

Which celebrities will die in 2018? And what celeb deaths are most surprising? Which top celebs will end up in the latest headlines due to their untimely passing? Vote on the actors, actresses, and other stars you think will die soon and check for them on the 2019 celebrity death pool as well.

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George H. W. Bush is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #1 Age 94 from Milton, Massachusetts, United States of America
George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 – November 30, 2018) was an American politician and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993 and the 43rd ...more
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Kirk Douglas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 102 from Amsterdam, New York, United States of America
Kirk Douglas (December 9, 1916-February 5, 2020) was an American actor, filmmaker, and author. He had his film debut in The Strange Love of Martha Ivers (1946) with Barbara Stanwyck. Douglas ...more
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Olivia de Havilland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 102 from Tokyo, Japan
Dame Olivia Mary de Havilland (; born July 1, 1916) is a British-American-French retired actress whose film career spanned from 1935 to 1988. She appeared in 49 feature films, was one of the ...more
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Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #2 Age 100 from Charlotte, North Carolina, United States of America
William Franklin Graham Jr. (November 7, 1918 – February 21, 2018) was an American evangelist, a prominent evangelical Christian figure, and an ordained Southern Baptist minister who became ...more
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Vera Lynn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 101 from East Ham
Dame Vera Margaret Lynn (née Welch; born 20 March 1917) is an English singer of traditional pop, songwriter and actress, whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular ...more
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Beverly Cleary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 102 from McMinnville, Oregon
Beverly Atlee Cleary (born April 12, 1916) is an American writer of children's and young adult fiction. One of America's most successful living authors, 91 million copies of her books have been ...more
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John McCain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #6 Age 82 from Coco Solo
John Sidney McCain III (August 29, 1936 – August 25, 2018) was an American politician and military officer, who served as a United States senator from Arizona from January 1987 until his death. ...more
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Richard Arvin Overton - ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #8 Miles Craft added Richard Arvin Overton - DIED December 27

Verified Worlds Oldest Living War Veteran

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Avicii is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #7 EscShane added Age 29 from Stockholm, Sweden

Tim Bergling better known by his stage name Avicii was a Swedish musician, DJ, remixer and record producer. Bergling was ranked third on DJ Mag in 2012 and 2013 and has been nominated twice for a Grammy Award, once for his work on "Sunshine" with David Guetta in 2012 and once for his song "Levels" in 2013.

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Bob Barker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 95 from Darrington, Washington, United States of America
Robert William Barker (born December 12, 1923) is a retired American television game show host. He is known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running ...more
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Hugh Downs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Hugh Downs Age 98 from USA, Akron, Ohio
Hugh Malcolm Downs (born February 14, 1921) is a retired American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer. He is perhaps best known for ...more
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Prince Philip, Duke of E... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 97 from Mon Repos, Corfu
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (born Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, 10 June 1921), is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Philip ...more
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Carol Channing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 98 from USA, Washington, Seattle
Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 – January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, and comedian, known for starring in Broadway and film musicals. Her characters usually ...more
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Anthony Bourdain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #11 Jean O'Boyle added Age 62 from New York City, New York, United States of America
Anthony Michael Bourdain (; June 25, 1956 – June 8, 2018) was an American celebrity chef, author, and travel documentarian who starred in programs focusing on the exploration of international ...more
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Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 94 from USA, Cleveland, Ohio
Harold Rowe Holbrook Jr. (born February 17, 1925) is an American actor, television director and writer. He first received critical acclaim in 1954 for a one-man stage show he developed, Mark ...more
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Roberta McCain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
GalacticPunter added
Roberta McCain (born February 7, 1912) is the widow of Admiral John S. McCain Jr. and mother of late Senator John S. McCain III.
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Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 95 from Fürth, Germany
Henry Alfred Kissinger (; German: [ˈkɪsɪŋɐ]; born Heinz Alfred Kissinger; May 27, 1923) is an American politician, diplomat, and geopolitical consultant who served as United States Secretary of ...more
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Ayman al-Zawahiri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Stormin1982 added Age 67 from Maadi, Egypt
Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri (Arabic: أيمن محمد ربيع الظواهري‎ ʾAyman Muḥammad Rabīʿ aẓ-Ẓawāhirī; born June 19, 1951) has since June 2011 been the leader of al-Qaeda, succeeding Osama bin ...more
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Bob Dole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Stormin1982 added Age 95 from Russell, Kansas, United States of America
Robert Joseph Dole (born July 22, 1923) is a retired American politician, statesman, and attorney who represented Kansas in the U.S House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969 and in the U.S. ...more
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I. M. Pei is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
CharlieRGa added I.M. Pei Age 101 from Guangzhou, China
Ieoh Ming Pei, commonly known as I. M. Pei (April 26, 1917 − May 15, 2019), was a Chinese-born American architect often called the master of modern architecture. In 1948, Pei was recruited by ...more
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John Paul Stevens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Stormin1982 added John Paul Stevens Age 98 from Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
John Paul Stevens (April 20, 1920 – July 16, 2019) was an American lawyer and jurist who served as an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court from 1975 until his voluntary ...more
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Joseph Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #16 Age 90 from Fountain Hill, Arkansas
Joseph Walter Jackson (July 26, 1928 – June 27, 2018) was an American talent manager and patriarch of the Jackson family of entertainers that includes his children Michael and Janet. He was ...more
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Nabi Tajima - DIED April... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #15 Miles Craft added Nabi Tajima - DIED April 21

Was the oldest verified living person in the world for a while before their death on April 21, 2018.

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Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 91 from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Doris Day (born April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and animal welfare activist. She began her career as a big band singer in 1939, achieving commercial success in ...more
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Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Age 81 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
William Henry Cosby Jr. (; born July 12, 1937) is an American stand-up comedian, actor, musician, author, and convicted sex offender. He held an active career for over six decades before being ...more