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

This list below has everyone from Jay Hebert to Ron Davis.

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

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

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Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 62 (1949-2011)

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Dixie Carter is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 71 (1939-2010)

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Jeanette MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 62 (1903-1965)

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Chloe Jones is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 30 (1975-2005)

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David M. Walker is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 57 (1944-2001)

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Roger Maris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 51 (1934-1985)

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Howard Hughes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 71 (1905-1976)

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Robert Mosbacher is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 83 (1927-2010)

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Umaga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 36 (1973-2009)

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Michael E. DeBakey is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 100 (1908-2008)

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John Osteen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 78 (1921-1999)

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Apache Bull Ramos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 69 (1937-2006)

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Guy Lombardo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 75 (1902-1977)

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Eddie Griffin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 25 (1982-2007)

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Johnny Ace is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 25 (1929-1954)

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Red Adair is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 89 (1915-2004)

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Ziggy Sears is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 64 (1892-1956)

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Charles L. Veach is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 51 (1944-1995)

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Loel Guinness is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 31 (1957-1988)

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David Brinkley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 83 (1920-2003)

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Edward Givens is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 37 (1930-1967)

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Richard Smalley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 62 (1943-2005)

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Theodore Freeman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 34 (1930-1964)

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Amos Milburn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 53 (1927-1980)

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John Connally is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 76 (1917-1993)

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Wally Kinnan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 83 (1919-2002)

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Cecil R. Blair is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 85 (1916-2001)

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Lloyd Bentsen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 85 (1921-2006)

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William Neff Patman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 81 (1927-2008)

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Mahmoud Darwish is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 67 (1941-2008)

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James A. Noe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 86 (1890-1976)

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Jeffrey S. Medkeff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 40 (1968-2008)

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Lightnin' Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 70 (1912-1982)

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Rob Levin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 51 (1955-2006)

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Erdal İnönü is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 81 (1926-2007)

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John Grenier is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 77 (1930-2007)

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Ronnie James Dio is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 68 (1942-2010)

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Charles F. Hockett is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 84 (1916-2000)

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Donald Barthelme is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 58 (1931-1989)

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Jack Boynton is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 82 (1928-2010)

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Marvin Zindler is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 86 (1921-2007)

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Ken Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 62 (1945-2007)

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Alan Ameche is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 55 (1933-1988)

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Will Sampson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 54 (1933-1987)

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Ron Bliss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 62 (1943-2005)

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Maxime Faget is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)

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Bennie Owen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 95 (1875-1970)

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Henry Allen Bullock is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 67 (1906-1973)

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Patricia Robertson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Dec. at 38 (1963-2001)

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Eddy C. Scurlock is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Eddy C. Scurlock Dec. at 83 (1905-1988)