Famous People who Died of Cardiovascular Disease

Famous Cardiovascular Disease Victims

List of Deaths from Cardiovascular Disease

  • 1939-09-24 Carl Laemmle, German-born American film producer (Universal Pictures), dies of cardiovascular disease at 72
  • 1975-12-14 Arthur Treacher, British character actor (The Little Princess; Thank You, Jeeves), TV announcer/sidekick (The Merv Griffin Show, 1965-70), and fish and chips restaurant namesake, dies of cardiovascular disease at 81
  • 1984-08-08 Richard Deacon, American actor (The Dick Van Dyke Show - "Mel Cooley"), dies of cardiovascular disease at 62
  • 1987-03-20 Norman Harris, American soul, R&B, and disco session guitarist (Philadelphia International; O'Jays; Salsoul Orchestra), dies of cardiovascular disease at 39
  • 1991-03-08 John Bellairs, American sci-fi author (Chessmen of Doom), dies of cardiovascular disease at 53
  • 1996-07-24 Virginia Christine [Ricketts], American actress (Mrs Olson, Tales of Wells Fargo), dies of cardiovascular disease at 76
  • 1997-03-10 (Dolores) LaVern Baker [Evans], American pop and R&B vocalist ("Jim Dandy"; "I Cried A Tear"), dies of cardiovascular disease at 67
  • 2002-11-05 Billy Guy [Frank Phillips], American baritone pop singer (The Coasters, 1955-73 - "Charlie Brown"; "Youngblood"), and record producer, dies of cardiovascular disease at 66
  • 2005-11-13 Eddie Guerrero, Mexican pro wrestler (WWE Championship 2004; WWE Tag Team C'ship x 4), dies of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 38
  • 2006-02-25 Darren McGavin [Richardson], American actor (Murphy Brown, The Night Stalker, A Christmas Story), dies of cardiovascular disease at 83
  • 2006-07-13 Red Buttons [Aaron Chwatt], American comedian (The Red Buttons Show), and Academy Award-winning actor (Sayonara; The Poseidon Adventure), dies from cardiovascular disease at 87
  • 2012-10-16 Eddie Yost, American MLB player, dies from cardiovascular disease at 86
  • 2018-03-02 Sammy Stewart, American MLB pitcher (World Series 1983; AL ERA leader 1981; Cleveland Indians), dies of hypertension and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 63