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Famous People Who Died of Heart Disease

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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 Blanc (; May 30, 1908 – July 10, 1989) was an American voice actor and radio personality. After beginning his over-60-year career performing in radio, he became known for his work in animation 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, Road Runner, the Tasmanian Devil, and many of the other characters from the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies theatrical cartoons during the golden age of American animation. He voiced all of the major male Warner Bros. cartoon characters except for Elmer Fudd, whose voice was provided by fellow radio ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 81 (1908-1989)

Birthplace: California, United States of America

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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 (May 16, 1905 – August 12, 1982) was an American film and stage actor with a career spanning five decades. Fonda made his mark early as a Broadway actor. He also appeared in 1938 in plays performed in White Plains, New York, with Joan Tompkins. He made his Hollywood debut in 1935, and his career gained momentum after his Academy Award-nominated performance as Tom Joad in The Grapes of Wrath, a 1940 adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel about an Oklahoma family who moved west during the Dust Bowl. Throughout five decades in Hollywood, Fonda cultivated a strong, appealing screen image in such classics as The Ox-Bow Incident, Mister Roberts, and 12 Angry Men. Later, Fonda ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 77 (1905-1982)

Birthplace: Grand Island, Nebraska, United States of America

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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 ( mi-ROH, also US: mee-ROH, Catalan: [ʒuˈam miˈɾo j fəˈra]; 20 April 1893 – 25 December 1983) was a 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 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. 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

Sanjeev Kumar (born Harihar Jethalal Jariwala; 9 July 1938 – 6 November 1985) was an Indian film actor. He won several major awards including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for his performances in the movies Dastak (1971) and Koshish (1973). He acted in genres ranging from romantic dramas to thrillers. Kumar did not mind playing roles that were non-glamorous, such as characters well beyond his age. Movies such as Arjun Pandit, Sholay and Trishul, along with the remakes of Tamil films into Hindi such as Khilona, Yehi Hai Zindagi, Naya Din Nai Raat, Devata, Itni Si Baat and Ram Tere Kitne Naam exemplify his talents. He also did suspense-thriller films such as Qatl, Shikar, Uljhan and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 47 (1938-1985)

Birthplace: Eurasia, India, Gujarat, Surat, Surat district