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Famous People Who Died of Liver Failure

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

List is made up of many different people, including Truman Capote and Dolores del Río.

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

These notable liver failure deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has liver failure as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (31 items)
Truman Capote is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Failure
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Truman Garcia Capote (; born Truman Streckfus Persons, September 30, 1924 – August 25, 1984) was an American novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, playwright, and actor. Several of his short stories, novels, and plays have been praised as literary classics, including the novella Breakfast at Tiffany's (1958) and the true crime novel In Cold Blood (1966), which he labeled a "nonfiction novel." At least 20 films and television dramas have been produced from his work. Capote rose above a childhood troubled by divorce, a long absence from his mother, and multiple migrations. He had discovered his calling as a writer by the age of 8, and for the rest of his childhood he honed his writing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 60 (1924-1984)

Birthplace: Area code 504, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Louisiana, + more

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Dolores del Río ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Failure
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Dolores del Río (Spanish pronunciation: [doˈloɾez ðel ˈri.o]; born María de los Dolores Asúnsolo López-Negrete; 3 August 1905 – 11 April 1983) was a Mexican actress of film, television, and theater. With a career spanning more than 50 years, she is regarded as the first major female Latin American crossover star in Hollywood, with an outstanding career in American films in the 1920s and 1930s. She was also considered one of the most important female figures in the Golden Age of Mexican cinema in the 1940s and 1950s. del Río is also remembered as one of the most beautiful faces of the cinema in her time.After being discovered in Mexico, she began her film career in the American cinema in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 78 (1905-1983)

Birthplace: Mexico, Durango

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Benjamin Smoke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Failure
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Benjamin (born Robert Dickerson) was an American poet and singer-songwriter who fronted the Atlanta, Georgia bands Smoke and the Opal Foxx Quartet. He was noted for being a radical rock 'n' roll performer. He died on January 29, 1999 due to liver failure caused by Hepatitis C at age 39. He performed his final concert in Atlanta, Georgia on New Year's Eve, 1998. He was the subject of a documentary released in 2000 called Benjamin Smoke directed by Jem Cohen and Peter Sillen, filming for which took 10 years. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 39 (1960-1999)

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia

A. A. Allen is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Liver Failure
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Asa Alonso Allen (March 27, 1911 – June 11, 1970), better known as A. A. Allen, was a minister with a Pentecostal evangelistic healing and deliverance ministry. He was, for a time, associated with the "Voice of Healing" movement founded by Gordon Lindsay. He died at the age of 59 in San Francisco, California. Allen was buried at his ministry headquarters in Miracle Valley, Arizona. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 59 (1911-1970)

Birthplace: Sulphur Rock, Arkansas