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Famous Liver Transplant Recipients 

David Jones
Updated June 14, 2019 44.6k views 15 items

List Rules Must be well-known individuals who have received a new liver. Recipients are listed in no particular order.

A list of famous liver transplant recipients. All types of celebrities have been included from the music industry, TV, film, and more. Despite what many may think, there have been reports of organ transplants dating as far back as ancient Rome. The hurdle throughout the millennia, however, has always been transplant rejection.

But thank to modern medicine and the discovery of sufficiently powerful immunosuppressant drugs, organ transplants and other forms of reconstructive surgery such as skin and musculoskeletal grafts are now as common as ever. Kidney transplants are the most popular followed by liver and hearts. Most recently, we've also begun to see full facial transplants. This is a list of celebrities and other famous individuals who have received their own liver transplant.

Who are famous liver transplant recipients? Take a look here and see for yourself.
Chris Klug is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Liver Transplant Recipients
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Chris Klug
Transplant Date: 2000

Age: 46

Birthplace: Vail, Colorado

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David Crosby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Liver Transplant Recipients
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Transplant Date: November 1994

Age: 77

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731, + more

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Evel Knievel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Liver Transplant Recipients
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Transplant Date: January 29, 1999

Age: Dec. at 69 (1938-2007)

Birthplace: USA, Montana, Butte

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Freddy Fender is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Liver Transplant Recipients
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Transplant Date: 2004

Age: Dec. at 69 (1937-2006)

Birthplace: San Benito, Texas, United States of America

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