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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
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Gerald "Gerry" Rafferty was a Scottish singer-songwriter best 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 as 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, producing several hits, most notably "Stuck in the ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1947-2011)

Birthplace: Paisley, United Kingdom

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Kenneth McMillan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
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Kenneth McMillan was an American actor. McMillan was usually cast as gruff, hostile and unfriendly characters due to his rough image. However, he was cast in some lighter roles that highlighted his more benign side. ...more

Age: Died at 57 (1932-1989)

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

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Alan Hale, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
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Alan Hale, Sr. was an American movie actor and director, most widely remembered for his many supporting character roles, in particular as frequent sidekick of Errol Flynn, as well as movies supporting Lon Chaney, Wallace Beery, Douglas Fairbanks, James Cagney, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Humphrey Bogart and Ronald Reagan, among dozens of others. ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1892-1950)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

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Barbara Nichols is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Disease
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Barbara Marie Nickerauer, better known as Barbara Nichols, was an American actress who often played brassy comic roles in a number of films in the 1950s and 1960s. ...more

Age: Died at 48 (1928-1976)

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

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