Celebrities Celebrity Death Pool 2018  

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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
George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, 1924 - November 30, 2018) was an American politician who served as the 41st President of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Prior to assuming the ...more
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8,696 2,639
Kirk Douglas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 102
Kirk Douglas is an American film and stage actor, film producer and author. After an impoverished childhood with immigrant parents and six sisters, he had his film debut in The Strange Love of ...more
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5,397 2,185
Olivia de Havilland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 101
Olivia Mary de Havilland is a British-born American actress known for her early ingenue roles, as well as her later more substantial roles. Born in Tokyo to English parents, de Havilland and her ...more
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1,067 340
Billy Graham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #2 age 100
William Franklin "Billy" Graham Jr., KBE is an American evangelical Christian evangelist, ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, who rose to celebrity status in 1949 reaching a core ...more
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4,501 1,748
Vera Lynn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 101
Dame Vera Lynn, DBE, widely known as "The Forces' Sweetheart" is an English singer, songwriter and actress whose musical recordings and performances were enormously popular during ...more
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4,415 1,753
Beverly Cleary is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 102
Beverly Cleary is an American author of more than 30 books for young adults and children. One of America's most successful writers of children's literature, she has sold 91 million copies of her ...more
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5,809 2,838
John McCain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #6 age 82
John Sidney McCain III was an American politician and naval officer who served as a United States Senator from Arizona from 1987 until his passing. He previously served two terms in the United ...more
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Richard Arvin Overton - DIED D... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #8 Miles Craft added Richard Arvin Overton - DIED December 27 111

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

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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4,524 2,707
Bob Barker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 95
Robert William "Bob" Barker is an American former television game show host. He is best known for hosting CBS's The Price Is Right from 1972 to 2007, making it the longest-running ...more
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3,210 1,804
Hugh Downs is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 98
Hugh Malcolm Downs is a long-time American broadcaster, television host, news anchor, TV producer, author, game show host, and music composer. He is perhaps best known for his roles as co-host ...more
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4,713 2,500
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinbur... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 97
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh is the husband of Queen Elizabeth II. He is the longest-serving, oldest-ever spouse of a reigning British monarch, and the longest-lived male member of the ...more
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3,452 1,938
Carol Channing is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 98
Carol Elaine Channing (January 31, 1921 - January 15, 2019) was an American actress, singer, dancer, comedian, and voice artist. She won the Golden Globe Award and was nominated for the Academy ...more
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649 238
Anthony Bourdain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #11 Jean O'Boyle added age 59
Anthony Michael Bourdain is an American chef, author, and television personality. He is a 1978 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and a veteran of numerous professional kitchens, ...more
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3,238 1,853
Hal Holbrook is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 90
Harold Rowe "Hal" Holbrook, Jr. is an American film and stage actor. Holbrook initially gained notoriety for a one-man stage show he developed while in college in 1954, performing as ...more
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363 79
Roberta McCain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
GalacticPunter added age 106
Roberta Wright McCain is the widow of Admiral John S. McCain, Jr. and mother of the Republican Arizona Senator and two-time Presidential candidate John S. McCain III.
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2,834 1,780
Henry Kissinger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 95
Henry Alfred Kissinger is an American diplomat and political scientist. He served as National Security Advisor and later concurrently as Secretary of State in the administrations of Presidents ...more
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2,898 1,789
Ayman al-Zawahiri is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Stormin1982 added age 67
Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri is the current leader of al-Qaeda and a current or former member and senior official of Islamist organizations which have orchestrated and carried out attacks in ...more
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3,047 1,858
Bob Dole is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Stormin1982 added age 95
Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole is an American politician who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996 and in the House of Representatives from 1961 to 1969. In the ...more
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1,471 769
I. M. Pei is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
CharlieRGa added age 101
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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2,364 1,437
John Paul Stevens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
Stormin1982 added age 98
John Paul Stevens is a retired associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States who served from December 19, 1975, until his retirement on June 29, 2010. At the time of his ...more
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2,515 1,738
Joseph Jackson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #16 age 90
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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375 130
Nabi Tajima - DIED April 21 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
voting closed at #15 Miles Craft added Nabi Tajima - DIED April 21 117

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

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2,851 2,067
Doris Day is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 94
Doris Day (born Doris Mary Ann Kappelhoff; April 3, 1922 – May 13, 2019) was an American actress, singer, and animal rights activist. Day began her career as a big band singer in 1939. Her ...more
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3,676 2,561
Bill Cosby is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Celebrity Death Pool 2018
age 81
William Henry "Bill" Cosby Jr. is an American stand-up comedian, actor, author, and activist. Cosby's start in stand-up began at the hungry i in San Francisco which was followed by ...more