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List of famous people who died of cardiovascular disease, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from cardiovascular disease includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of cardiovascular disease, including actors, musicians and athletes.

This list features people like Wilt Chamberlain and Marlon Brando.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from cardiovascular disease?" and "Which famous people died due to cardiovascular disease?"

These notable cardiovascular disease deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has cardiovascular disease as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. {#nodes}
Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cardiovascular Disease
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Marlon Brando, Jr. was an American actor and film director. He is hailed for bringing a gripping realism to film acting, and is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential actors of all time. A cultural icon, Brando is most famous for his Academy Award-winning performances as ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1924-2004)

Birthplace: Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, Superman, On the Waterfront

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George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cardiovascular Disease
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George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his "Seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1937-2008)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Credits: Dogma, Cars, Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure, George Carlin: Playin' with Your Head

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Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cardiovascular Disease
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Melvin Jerome "Mel" Blanc was an American voice actor, comedian, and radio personality. Although he began his sixty-plus-year career performing in radio, Blanc is best remembered for his work with Warner Bros. as the voices of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Tweety Bird, Sylvester the Cat, ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1908-1989)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Flintstones, The Bugs Bunny/Looney Tunes Comedy Hour, Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats, What's Opera, Doc?

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Dwight D. Eisenhower is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cardiovascular Disease
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Dwight David "Ike" Eisenhower was the 34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Forces in Europe; he had responsibility for planning and supervising the invasion of ...more

Age: Died at 79 (1890-1969)

Birthplace: Texas, USA, Denison

Profession: Politician, Soldier

Credits: The True Glory^! Universal Newsreel^! Nazi Concentration Camps^! Crusade in Europe

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