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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
Dec. at 88 (1880-1968)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Abel Buell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Dec. 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
Dec. at 75 (1827-1902)

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Teresa Wright is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Dec. 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
Dec. 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
Dec. at 68 (1800-1868)

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Laurens Hammond is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Dec. 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
Dec. at 98 (1869-1967)

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Christian Sharps is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Connecticut
Dec. 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
Dec. at 89 (1833-1922)