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

List is made up of a variety of people, including Verna Felton and Natalie Schafer.

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

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

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Marilyn Monroe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 36 (1926-1962)

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Ronald Reagan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 93 (1911-2004)

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Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 51 (1958-2009)

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Elizabeth Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 79 (1932-2011)

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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)

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Lenny Bruce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Died at 41 (1925-1966)

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Brittany Murphy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 32 (1977-2009)

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Bob Hope is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 100 (1903-2003)

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Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Died at 83 (1921-2004)

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Marlon Brando is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 80 (1924-2004)

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Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 49 (1963-2012)

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Janis Joplin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 27 (1943-1970)

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Dennis Hopper is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 74 (1936-2010)

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Robert F. Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 43 (1925-1968)

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Frank Zappa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 53 (1940-1993)

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Frank Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 83 (1915-1998)

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Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 94 (1908-2002)

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Lucille Ball is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 78 (1911-1989)

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Redd Foxx is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 69 (1922-1991)

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Johnny Carson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 80 (1925-2005)

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Buckminster Fuller is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 88 (1895-1983)

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Bettie Page is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 85 (1923-2008)

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Jack Benny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 80 (1894-1974)

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John Belushi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 33 (1949-1982)

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Henry Fonda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 77 (1905-1982)

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River Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 23 (1970-1993)

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Yvette Vickers is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 82 (1928-2010)

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Freddie Prinze is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 23 (1954-1977)

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John Wayne is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 72 (1907-1979)

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Patrick Swayze is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 57 (1952-2009)

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Anthony Perkins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 60 (1932-1992)

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Michael Crichton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 66 (1942-2008)

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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 76 (1925-2001)

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Steve Allen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 79 (1921-2000)

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Peter Graves is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 84 (1926-2010)

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Phyllis Diller is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)

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Hattie McDaniel is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Died at 57 (1895-1952)

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John Phillips is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 66 (1935-2001)

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 58 (1943-2001)

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Ernest Borgnine is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 95 (1917-2012)

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Orson Welles is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 70 (1915-1985)

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Ricardo Montalbán is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 89 (1920-2009)

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Ray Charles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 74 (1930-2004)

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Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 58 (1899-1957)

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Lee de Forest is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 88 (1873-1961)

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Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 96 (1915-2011)

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James Stewart is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 89 (1908-1997)

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Rod Steiger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 77 (1925-2002)

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Gene Raymond is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 90 (1908-1998)

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Sam Cooke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Los Angeles
Dec. at 33 (1931-1964)