READ

Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease

Reference
13.8k views 13 items

List Rules Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease

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

This list features people like Ray Charles and Alan Hale, Sr..

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

These notable liver disease deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has liver disease as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (13 items)
Gerry Rafferty is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
Photo: via Reddit

Gerald "Gerry" Rafferty (16 April 1947 – 4 January 2011) was a Scottish rock singer-songwriter known for his solo hits "Baker Street", "Right Down the Line" and "Night Owl", as well as "Stuck in the Middle with You", recorded with the band Stealers Wheel. Rafferty was born into a working-class family in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. His mother taught him both Irish and Scottish folk songs when he was a boy; later, he was influenced by the music of The Beatles and Bob Dylan. He joined the folk-pop group The Humblebums in 1969. After they disbanded in 1971, he recorded his first solo album, Can I Have My Money Back? Rafferty and Joe Egan formed the group Stealers Wheel in 1972 and produced ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 64 (1947-2011)

Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom

More Gerry Rafferty

#9 of 171 on The Best One-Hit Wonders of the 1970s featuring The Best Gerry Rafferty Albums of All Time

see more on Gerry Rafferty
Kenneth McMillan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Kenneth McMillan (July 2, 1932 – January 8, 1989) was an American actor. McMillan was usually cast as gruff, hostile and unfriendly characters due to his rough image. However, he was sometimes cast in some lighter roles that highlighted his more benign side. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 57 (1932-1989)

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

see more on Kenneth McMillan
Alan Hale, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Public domain

Alan Hale Sr. (born Rufus Edward Mackahan; February 10, 1892 – January 22, 1950) was an American movie actor and director, most widely remembered for his many supporting character roles, in particular as a frequent sidekick of Errol Flynn, as well as films supporting Lon Chaney, Wallace Beery, Douglas Fairbanks, James Cagney, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart, and Ronald Reagan, among dozens of others. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 58 (1892-1950)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA

see more on Alan Hale, Sr.
Barbara Nichols is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
Photo: Metaweb (FB)/Fair use

Barbara Marie Nickerauer (December 10, 1928 – October 5, 1976), better known as Barbara Nichols, was an American actress who often played brassy or comic roles in films in the 1950s and 1960s. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 48 (1928-1976)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

see more on Barbara Nichols