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List of famous people who died of asphyxiation, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by asphyxiation are listed alphabetically and include the famous asphyxiation victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. This list includes Katherine Cecil Thurston, Gloria Dickson and more. These notable asphyxiation deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has asphyxiation as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 People)
Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. He was known for his improvisational skills. After his film debut in the musical comedy Popeye, he starred or co-starred in widely acclaimed films, including the comedy-drama The World According to Garp, the war comedy Good Morning, Vietnam, the dramas Dead Poets Society and Awakenings, the comedy-drama The Fisher King, a voice role in the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 63 (1951-2014)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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#3 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

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Michael Jeter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Michael Jeter was an American actor of film, stage, and television. His notable television roles are as Herman Stiles on Evening Shade from 1990 until 1994 and for playing Mr. Noodle's brother Mr. Noodle on Elmo's World from 2000 until 2003. Jeter's film roles include Zelig, The Fisher King, Waterworld, Air Bud, The Green Mile, Jurassic Park III, and The Polar Express, among many others. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 51 (1952-2003)

Birthplace: Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, United States of America

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Felicia Tang is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Felicia Tang was an American model known for her work with Playboy TV, calendars, internet site, and import car shows. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 32 (1977-2009)

Birthplace: Singapore

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Raymond Griffith is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Asphyxiation
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Raymond Griffith was one of the great silent movie comedians. Later in his career, he worked behind the camera as writer and producer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 62 (1895-1957)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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