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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
Christopher Hitchens Died 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
Dixie Carter Died 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
Jeanette MacDonald Died 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
Chloe Jones Died 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
David M. Walker Died 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
Roger Maris Died 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
Howard Hughes Died 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
Robert Mosbacher Died at 83 (1927-2010)

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Umaga is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Houston, Texas
Umaga Died 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
Michael E. DeBakey Died 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
John Osteen Died 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
Apache Bull Ramos Died 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
Guy Lombardo Died 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
Eddie Griffin Died 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
Johnny Ace Died 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
Red Adair Died 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
Ziggy Sears Died 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
Charles L. Veach Died 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
Loel Guinness Died 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
David Brinkley Died 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
Edward Givens Died 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
Richard Smalley Died 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
Theodore Freeman Died 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
Amos Milburn Died 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
John Connally Died 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
Wally Kinnan Died 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
Cecil R. Blair Died 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
Lloyd Bentsen Died 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
William Neff Patman Died 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
Mahmoud Darwish Died 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
James A. Noe Died 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
Jeffrey S. Medkeff Died 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
Lightnin' Hopkins Died 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
Rob Levin Died 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
Erdal İnönü Died 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
John Grenier Died 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
Ronnie James Dio Died 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
Charles F. Hockett Died 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
Donald Barthelme Died 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
Jack Boynton Died 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
Marvin Zindler Died 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
Ken Kennedy Died 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
Alan Ameche Died 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
Will Sampson Died 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
Ron Bliss Died 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
Maxime Faget Died 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
Bennie Owen Died 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
Henry Allen Bullock Died 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
Patricia Robertson Died 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 Died at 83 (1905-1988)