Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction

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

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

These notable myocardial infarction deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has myocardial infarction as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (1315 items)
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Christopher Reeve is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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Christopher D'Olier Reeve (September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004) was an American actor who played DC comic book superhero Superman, beginning with the acclaimed Superman (1978), for which he won a BAFTA Award. Reeve appeared in other critically acclaimed films such as The Bostonians (1984), Street Smart (1987) and The Remains of the Day (1993). He received a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award nomination for his performance in the television remake of Rear Window (1998). On May 27, 1995, Reeve was left quadriplegic after being thrown from a horse during an equestrian competition in Culpeper, Virginia. He used a wheelchair and needed a portable ventilator to breathe for the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 52 (1952-2004)

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

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André the Giant is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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André René Roussimoff (May 19, 1946 – January 27, 1993), best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor.He famously feuded with Hulk Hogan, culminating at WrestleMania III in 1987. His best-remembered film role was that of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride. His size was a result of gigantism caused by excess growth hormone, which later resulted in acromegaly. It also led to his being called "The Eighth Wonder of the World".In the World Wrestling Federation (WWF, now known as WWE), Roussimoff was a one-time WWF World Heavyweight Champion and a one-time WWF Tag Team Champion. In 1993, he was the inaugural inductee into the newly created WWF Hall of Fame and ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 47 (1946-1993)

Birthplace: Grenoble, France

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Stan Laurel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson; 16 June 1890 – 23 February 1965) was an English comic actor, writer, and film director who was part of the comedy duo Laurel and Hardy. He appeared with his comedy partner Oliver Hardy in 107 short films, feature films, and cameo roles.Laurel began his career in music hall where he developed a number of his standard comic devices, including the bowler hat, the deep comic gravity, and the nonsensical understatement. His performances polished his skills at pantomime and music hall sketches. He was a member of "Fred Karno's Army", where he was Charlie Chaplin's understudy. He and Chaplin arrived in the United States on the same ship from the United ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 75 (1890-1965)

Birthplace: England, Ulverston

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Bing Crosby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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Harry Lillis "Bing" Crosby Jr. (; May 3, 1903 – October 14, 1977) was an American singer and actor. The first multimedia star, Crosby was a leader in record sales, radio ratings, and motion picture grosses from 1931 to 1954. His early career coincided with recording innovations that allowed him to develop an intimate singing style that influenced many male singers who followed him, including Perry Como, Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, and Dean Martin. Yank magazine said that he was "the person who had done the most for the morale of overseas servicemen" during World War II. In 1948, American polls declared him the "most admired man alive", ahead of Jackie Robinson and Pope Pius XII. Also in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1903-1977)

Birthplace: USA, Tacoma, Washington

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