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List of famous people who died in Connecticut, with photos when available. These notable Connecticut deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Connecticut, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Connecticut listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Connecticut has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List is made up of many different people, including Vaclovas Biržiška and Mary Lasker.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Connecticut?" and "Which celebrities died in Connecticut?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Connecticut includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Helen Keller is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Helen Keller Died at 88 (1880-1968)

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Paul Newman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Paul Newman Died at 83 (1925-2008)

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Katharine Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Katharine Hepburn Died at 96 (1907-2003)

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Jackie Robinson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Jackie Robinson Died at 53 (1919-1972)

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Igor Sikorsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Igor Sikorsky Died at 83 (1889-1972)

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Lynn Redgrave is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Lynn Redgrave Died at 67 (1943-2010)

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Eli Whitney is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Eli Whitney Died at 60 (1765-1825)

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Art Carney is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Art Carney Died at 85 (1918-2003)

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Leona Helmsley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Leona Helmsley Died at 87 (1920-2007)

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Mark Twain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Mark Twain Died at 75 (1835-1910)

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Thornton Wilder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Thornton Wilder Died at 78 (1897-1975)

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Tommy Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Tommy Dorsey Died at 51 (1905-1956)

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Fremont Rider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Fremont Rider Died at 77 (1885-1962)

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Louis Rukeyser is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Louis Rukeyser Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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Simon Lake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Simon Lake Died at 79 (1866-1945)

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Samuel Colt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Samuel Colt Died at 48 (1814-1862)

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Abel Buell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Abel Buell Died at 80 (1742-1822)

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Francis A. Pratt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Francis A. Pratt Died at 75 (1827-1902)

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Teresa Wright is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Teresa Wright Died at 87 (1918-2005)

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Charles F. Ritchel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Charles F. Ritchel Died at 67 (1844-1911)

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Moses Yale Beach is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Moses Yale Beach Died at 68 (1800-1868)

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Laurens Hammond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Laurens Hammond Died at 78 (1895-1973)

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J. Frank Duryea is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
J. Frank Duryea Died at 98 (1869-1967)

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Christian Sharps is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Christian Sharps Died at 64 (1810-1874)

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Christopher Miner Spencer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Christopher Miner Spencer Died at 89 (1833-1922)

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Harvey Williams Cushing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Harvey Williams Cushing Died at 70 (1869-1939)

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Margaret Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Margaret Hamilton Died at 83 (1902-1985)

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William Morris Meredith, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
William Morris Meredith, Jr. Died at 88 (1919-2007)

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Frederic Remington is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Frederic Remington Died at 48 (1861-1909)

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Bill Blass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Bill Blass Died at 80 (1922-2002)

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Harry Reasoner is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Harry Reasoner Died at 68 (1923-1991)

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Margaret Sullavan is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Margaret Sullavan Died at 51 (1909-1960)

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J. Willard Gibbs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
J. Willard Gibbs Died at 64 (1839-1903)

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June Havoc is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
June Havoc Died at 98 (1912-2010)

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John Boswell is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
John Boswell Died at 47 (1947-1994)

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Noah Webster is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Noah Webster Died at 85 (1758-1843)

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Walker Evans is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Walker Evans Died at 72 (1903-1975)

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Gene Tunney is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Gene Tunney Died at 81 (1897-1978)

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M. Scott Peck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
M. Scott Peck Died at 69 (1936-2005)

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Philip Johnson is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Philip Johnson Died at 99 (1906-2005)

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Victor Borge is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Victor Borge Died at 91 (1909-2000)

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Roger Sherman is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Roger Sherman Died at 72 (1721-1793)

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Ralph Camargo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Ralph Camargo Died at 80 (1912-1992)

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Paul Cadmus is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Paul Cadmus Died at 95 (1904-1999)

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Mary Lasker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Mary Lasker Died at 94 (1900-1994)

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Alice Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Alice Hamilton Died at 101 (1869-1970)

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Arthur Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Arthur Kennedy Died at 76 (1914-1990)

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Geraldine Farrar is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Geraldine Farrar Died at 85 (1882-1967)

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Edward Steichen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Edward Steichen Died at 94 (1879-1973)

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Samuel Huntington is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Samuel Huntington Died at 65 (1731-1796)