Hollywood Famous People Who Died in Hollywood

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including William Frawley and Robert McKim.

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

This list of historic deaths in Hollywood 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 Hollywood
Dec. at 40 (1967-2007)

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Anthony Perkins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Died at 60 (1932-1992)

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Joe DiMaggio is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 85 (1914-1999)

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Orson Welles is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 70 (1915-1985)

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Lee de Forest is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 88 (1873-1961)

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Susan Hayward is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 58 (1917-1975)

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George Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 39 (1898-1937)

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Cecil B. DeMille is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 78 (1881-1959)

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Count Basie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 80 (1904-1984)

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David O. Selznick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 63 (1902-1965)

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Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 63 (1899-1962)

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Catya Sassoon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 34 (1968-2002)

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Fanny Brice is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 60 (1891-1951)

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ZaSu Pitts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 69 (1894-1963)

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F. Scott Fitzgerald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 44 (1896-1940)

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James Whale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 68 (1889-1957)

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King C. Gillette is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 77 (1855-1932)

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Johnny Mercer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 67 (1909-1976)

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Ozzie Nelson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 69 (1906-1975)

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Jack Albertson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Died at 74 (1907-1981)

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Inger Stevens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Died at 36 (1934-1970)

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Max Steiner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 83 (1888-1971)

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Joey Stefano is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 26 (1968-1994)

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Marion Davies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 64 (1897-1961)

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Hedda Hopper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 81 (1885-1966)

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Judy Canova is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 70 (1913-1983)

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Albert Dekker is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 63 (1905-1968)

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William Inge is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 60 (1913-1973)

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Ed Begley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 69 (1901-1970)

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John Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 39 (1897-1936)

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Tod Browning is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 82 (1880-1962)

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Al Christie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 70 (1881-1951)

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Julia Faye is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 74 (1892-1966)

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Jim Thompson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 71 (1906-1977)

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Theodore Roberts is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 67 (1861-1928)

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Maurice Costello is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 73 (1877-1950)

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Dan Duryea is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 61 (1907-1968)

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Alfred Newman is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 69 (1901-1970)

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Cass Daley is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 60 (1915-1975)

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Charles Christie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 75 (1880-1955)

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Jeff Porcaro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 38 (1954-1992)

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Sam Wood is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 65 (1884-1949)

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Van Heflin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 61 (1910-1971)

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Cedric Gibbons is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 67 (1893-1960)

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Herman J. Mankiewicz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 56 (1897-1953)

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Walter Huston is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 67 (1883-1950)

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Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 65 (1867-1932)

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Isabel Jewell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 65 (1907-1972)

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Rouben Mamoulian is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 90 (1897-1987)

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Ernst Lubitsch is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Hollywood
Dec. at 55 (1892-1947)