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List of famous people who died of emphysema, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from emphysema 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 emphysema, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List ranges from Robert Mitchum to John Huston, plus much more. This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from emphysema?" and "Which famous people died due to emphysema?"

These notable emphysema deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has emphysema as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. {#nodes}

Johnny Carson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Emphysema
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John William "Johnny" Carson was an American television host, comedian, writer, producer, actor, and musician known for thirty years as host of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. Carson received six Emmy Awards, the Governor's Award, and a 1985 Peabody Award. He was inducted into the ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1925-2005)

Birthplace: Corning, Quincy Township, Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Presenter

Credits: The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, Space Ghost, The Tonight Show, The Johnny Carson Show, Mr. President, + more

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John Huston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Emphysema
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John Marcellus Huston was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for most of the 37 feature films he directed, many of which are today considered classics: The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, Key Largo, The Asphalt Jungle, The African Queen, ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1906-1987)

Birthplace: Nevada, USA, Missouri

Profession: Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Film Director

Credits: The Maltese Falcon^! The Treasure of the Sierra Madre^! The African Queen^! The Man Who Would Be King

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Dean Martin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Emphysema
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Dean Martin was an American singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed the "King of Cool" for his seemingly effortless charisma and self-assuredness. He and Jerry Lewis were partners in the ...more

Age: Died at 78 (1917-1995)

Birthplace: Steubenville, Ohio, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Songwriter, Comedian, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: The Dean Martin Show, The Colgate Comedy Hour, Goodfellas, The Big Lebowski

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#30 on The Best Singers of All Time

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#90 on The Funniest People of All Time

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Vincent Price is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Emphysema
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Vincent Leonard Price, Jr. was an American actor, well known for his distinctive voice as well as his serio-comic performances in a series of horror films made in the latter part of his career. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1911-1993)

Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America

Profession: Radio personality, Actor, Voice acting, Writer, Presenter, + more

Credits: House of Usher, House of Wax, The Fly, The Hollywood Squares

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