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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.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Elvis Presley to Frank Sinatra.

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)
Elvis Presley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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Elvis Aaron Presley was an American singer and actor. Regarded as one of the most significant cultural icons of the 20th century, he is often referred to as "the King of Rock and Roll", or simply, "the King". Presley was born in Tupelo, Mississippi, and when he was 13 years old, he and his family relocated to Memphis, Tennessee. His music career began there in 1954, when he recorded a song with producer Sam Phillips at Sun Records. Accompanied by guitarist Scotty Moore and bassist Bill Black, Presley was an early popularizer of rockabilly, an uptempo, backbeat-driven fusion of country music and rhythm and blues. RCA Victor acquired his contract in a deal arranged by Colonel Tom Parker, who ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 42 (1935-1977)

Birthplace: Tupelo, Mississippi, United States of America

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George Carlin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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George Denis Patrick Carlin was an American comedian, social critic, actor, and author. Carlin was noted for his black comedy and his thoughts on politics, the English language, psychology, religion, and various taboo subjects. Carlin and his "Seven dirty words" comedy routine were central to the 1978 U.S. Supreme Court case F.C.C. v. Pacifica Foundation, in which a 5–4 decision affirmed the government's power to regulate indecent material on the public airwaves. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians: One newspaper called Carlin "the dean of counterculture comedians." In 2004, Carlin was placed second on the Comedy Central list of the 100 ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 71 (1937-2008)

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

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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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Francis Albert "Frank" Sinatra was an American singer, actor, director, and producer. Beginning his musical career in the swing era as a boy singer with Harry James and Tommy Dorsey, Sinatra found success as a solo artist from the early to mid-1940s after being signed by Columbia Records in 1943. Being the idol of the "bobby soxers", he released his first album, The Voice of Frank Sinatra, in 1946. His professional career had stalled by the early 1950s, but it was reborn in 1953 after he won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in From Here to Eternity. He signed with Capitol Records in 1953 and released several critically lauded albums. Sinatra left Capitol to ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 83 (1915-1998)

Birthplace: Hoboken, New Jersey, United States of America

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Clark Gable is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myocardial Infarction
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Clark Gable was an American film actor, often referred to as "The King of Hollywood" or just simply as "The King". Gable began his career as a stage actor and appeared as an extra in silent films between 1924 and 1926, and progressed to supporting roles with a few films for MGM in 1931. The next year he landed his first leading Hollywood role and became a leading man in more than 60 motion pictures over the next three decades. Gable was arguably best known for his role as Rhett Butler in the epic Gone with the Wind, for which he received his third nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He was also nominated for leading roles in Mutiny on the Bounty, and he won for It Happened One ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 59 (1901-1960)

Birthplace: USA, Cadiz, Ohio

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