List of famous people who died of congestive heart failure, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from congestive heart failure 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 congestive heart failure, including actors, musicians and athletes.
List features Elizabeth Taylor, Ginger Rogers and more.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from congestive heart failure?" and "Which famous people died due to congestive heart failure?"These notable congestive heart failure deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has congestive heart failure as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (42 items)
Dame Elizabeth Rosemond "Liz" Taylor, DBE was a British-born American actress. From her early years as a child star with MGM, she became one of the great screen actresses of Hollywood's Golden Age. As one of the world's most famous film stars, Taylor was recognized for her acting ability and for her glamorous lifestyle, beauty, and distinctive dark blue eyes, which famously appeared to be violet. National Velvet was Taylor's first success, and she starred in Father of the Bride, A Place in the Sun, Giant, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and Suddenly, Last Summer. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for BUtterfield 8, played the title role in Cleopatra, and married her co-star Richard Burton. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 79 (1932-2011)
Birthplace: Hampstead Garden Suburb, United Kingdomsee more on Elizabeth Taylor
Ginger Rogers was an American actress, dancer and singer who appeared in films, and on stage, radio, and television throughout much of the 20th century. During her long career, she made 73 films, collaborating with Fred Astaire as a romantic lead actress and dancing partner in a series of ten Hollywood musical films that revolutionized the genre. She achieved great success on her own in a variety of film roles and won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Kitty Foyle. She ranks #14 on the AFI's 100 Years...100 Stars list of actress screen legends. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 84 (1911-1995)
Birthplace: Independence, Missouri, USAsee more on Ginger Rogers
Helen Hayes MacArthur was an American actress whose career spanned almost 80 years. She eventually garnered the nickname "First Lady of the American Theatre" and was one of twelve people who have won an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony Award. Hayes also received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, America's highest civilian honor, from President Ronald Reagan in 1986. In 1988, she was awarded the National Medal of Arts. The annual Helen Hayes Awards, which have recognized excellence in professional theatre in the greater Washington, D.C. area since 1984, are her namesake. In 1955 the former Fulton Theatre on 46th Street in New York City's Broadway Theater District was renamed the Helen ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 93 (1900-1993)
Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of Americasee more on Helen Hayes
Margaret Higgins Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, and established organizations that evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America. Sanger's efforts contributed to several judicial cases that helped legalize contraception in the United States. Sanger is a frequent target of criticism by opponents of abortion and has also been criticized for supporting eugenics, but remains an iconic figure in the American reproductive rights movement. In 1916, Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, which led to her arrest for ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 87 (1879-1966)
Birthplace: Corning, New Yorksee more on Margaret Sanger