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

List contains people like Whitney Houston and Henry Fonda.

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

These notable heart disease deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has heart disease as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
Mel Blanc is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Heart 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, Yosemite Sam, Foghorn Leghorn, Marvin the Martian, Pepé Le Pew, Speedy Gonzales, Wile E. Coyote, the Tasmanian Devil and many of the other characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoon short films, produced during the golden age of American animation. He later worked for Hanna-Barbera's television cartoons, most notably as the voices of Barney Rubble in The Flintstones and Mr. Spacely in ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1908-1989)

Birthplace: San Francisco, California, USA

Also Ranked

#18 on The Best Animated Voiceover Performances

#1 on The All-Time Best Voice Actors

#5 on Famous People Named Mel

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Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Heart Disease
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Henry Jaynes Fonda was TV producer and actor. ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1905-1982)

Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States of America

Also Ranked

#30 on The Best Actors in Film History

#6 on The Greatest Western Movie Stars

#29 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#3 on The Best Actors to Ever Win Best Actor in a Leading Role

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Joan Miró is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Heart Disease
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Joan Miró i Ferrà was a Catalan, Spanish painter, sculptor, and ceramicist born in Barcelona. A museum dedicated to his work, the Fundació Joan Miró, was established in his native city of Barcelona in 1975, and another, the Fundació Pilar i Joan Miró, was established in his adoptive city of Palma de Mallorca in 1981. Earning international acclaim, his work has been interpreted as Surrealism, a sandbox for the subconscious mind, a re-creation of the childlike, and a manifestation of Catalan pride. In numerous interviews dating from the 1930s onwards, Miró expressed contempt for conventional painting methods as a way of supporting bourgeois society, and famously declared an "assassination of ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1893-1983)

Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

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Sanjeev Kumar is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Heart Disease
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Sanjeev Kumar 9 July 1938 - 6 November 1985 was a noted Indian film actor. He won several major awards including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for his performances in the movies Dastak and Koshish. He acted in genres ranging from romantic drama to thrillers. Unlike his peers, Sanjeev Kumar did not mind playing roles that were non-glamorous, such as characters way beyond his age. Movies like Sholay and Trishul exemplify his talents. He is well remembered for his versatility and genuine portrayal of his characters. ...more

Age: Died at 47 (1938-1985)

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