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List of famous people who died in Florida, with photos when available. These notable Florida 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 Florida, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Florida listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Florida has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List people range from Vic Ghezzi to Donald Ray Matthews.

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

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

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Anna Nicole Smith is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Anna Nicole Smith Died at 40 (1967-2007)

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Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Leslie Nielsen Died at 84 (1926-2010)

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Jackie Gleason is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Jackie Gleason Died at 71 (1916-1987)

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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Joe DiMaggio Died at 85 (1914-1999)

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Ted Bundy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Ted Bundy Died at 43 (1946-1989)

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John D. Rockefeller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
John D. Rockefeller Died at 98 (1839-1937)

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Aileen Wuornos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Aileen Wuornos Died at 46 (1956-2002)

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Hedy Lamarr is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Hedy Lamarr Died at 86 (1914-2000)

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George Steinbrenner is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
George Steinbrenner Died at 80 (1930-2010)

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Billy Mays is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Billy Mays Died at 51 (1958-2009)

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Count Basie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Count Basie Died at 80 (1904-1984)

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Carol Vitale is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Carol Vitale Died at 60 (1948-2008)

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Hart Crane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Hart Crane Died at 33 (1899-1932)

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Pedro Zamora is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Pedro Zamora Died at 22 (1972-1994)

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Bessie Coleman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Bessie Coleman Died at 34 (1892-1926)

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Andrew Cunanan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Andrew Cunanan Died at 28 (1969-1997)

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Clarence Clemons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Clarence Clemons Died at 69 (1942-2011)

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Edith Bouvier Beale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Edith Bouvier Beale Died at 85 (1917-2002)

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Krissy Taylor is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Krissy Taylor Died at 17 (1978-1995)

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Christine Chubbuck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Christine Chubbuck Died at 30 (1944-1974)

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Hilda Clark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Hilda Clark Died at 60 (1872-1932)

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Phyllis Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Phyllis Sherwood Died at 70 (1937-2007)

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Curt Hennig is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Curt Hennig Died at 45 (1958-2003)

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Dovima is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Dovima Died at 63 (1927-1990)

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Mary McLeod Bethune is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Mary McLeod Bethune Died at 80 (1875-1955)

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Almon Brown Strowger is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Almon Brown Strowger Died at 63 (1839-1902)

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Gianni Versace is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Gianni Versace Died at 51 (1946-1997)

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Dave Thomas is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Dave Thomas Died at 70 (1932-2002)

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Calvin Souther Fuller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Calvin Souther Fuller Died at 92 (1902-1994)

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Robert Cade is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Robert Cade Died at 80 (1927-2007)

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Nelson Eddy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Nelson Eddy Died at 66 (1901-1967)

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Henry Lee Lucas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Henry Lee Lucas Died at 65 (1936-2001)

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John Kanzius is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
John Kanzius Died at 65 (1944-2009)

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Francis Jehl is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Francis Jehl Died at 81 (1860-1941)

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Canvass White is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Canvass White Died at 44 (1790-1834)

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Jimmie Foxx is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Jimmie Foxx Died at 60 (1907-1967)

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Luther George Simjian is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Luther George Simjian Died at 92 (1905-1997)

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Phyllis Thaxter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Phyllis Thaxter Died at 93 (1919-2012)

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Star Stowe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Star Stowe Died at 41 (1956-1997)

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Al Capone is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Al Capone Died at 48 (1899-1947)

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Zora Neale Hurston is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Zora Neale Hurston Died at 69 (1891-1960)

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Ted Williams is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Ted Williams Died at 84 (1918-2002)

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Evel Knievel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Evel Knievel Died at 69 (1938-2007)

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Gus Grissom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Gus Grissom Died at 41 (1926-1967)

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Brian Adams is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Brian Adams Died at 43 (1964-2007)

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Ronald McNair is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Ronald McNair Died at 36 (1950-1986)

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Alan G. Poindexter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Alan G. Poindexter Died at 51 (1961-2012)

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Dick Scobee is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Dick Scobee Died at 47 (1939-1986)

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Crash Holly is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Crash Holly Died at 32 (1971-2003)

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Robert Rauschenberg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Florida
Robert Rauschenberg Died at 83 (1925-2008)