American movie stars died at 53

Here are 17 famous actors from United States of America died at 53:

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth (February 6, 1895 Pigtown-August 16, 1948 New York City) a.k.a. George Herman Ruth Jr., babe_ruth, George Herman Ruth, Jr., George Herman Ruth, The Bambino, The Caliph of Clout, Babe, Sultan of Swat, Jidge, The Behemoth of Bust, The Great Bambino, The Big Bam, George Jr., "the Babe Ruth", "the Sultan of Swat" or George Herman "Babe" Ruth, Jr. was an American baseball player and actor. He had two children, Dorothy Ruth and Julia Ruth Stevens.

He died in esophageal cancer.

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Jim Henson

Jim Henson (September 24, 1936 Greenville-May 16, 1990 New York City) also known as Dr. Teeth, Ernie, James Maury Henson, Mr. Jim Henson, Jim Henson and his Puppets, Jim Henson's Muppets, The Muppets, Kermit the Frog, Jim Henson & The Muppets, James Maury "Jim" Henson or Jim Henson's Kermit the Frog was an American puppeteer, film director, television producer, screenwriter, voice actor, film producer, television director, actor, cartoonist and inventor. He had five children, Brian Henson, John Henson, Lisa Henson, Heather Henson and Cheryl Henson.

He died caused by pneumonia.

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John Denver

John Denver (December 31, 1943 Roswell-October 12, 1997 Pacific Ocean) also known as Denver, John, John Dennver, Henry John Deutschendorf, Jr., H.J. Deutschendorf, Jr. or Henry John Deutschendorf Jr. was an American songwriter, singer, poet, musician, writer, singer-songwriter, actor, guitarist, social activist, pilot, composer, lyricist and record producer. He had three children, Jesse Belle Deutschendorf, Zachary John Denver and Anna Kate Denver.

He died in aviation accident or incident.

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Will Sampson

Will Sampson (September 27, 1933 Okmulgee-June 3, 1987 Houston) also known as William Sampson was an American actor, artist, painter and visual artist. He had one child, Tim Sampson.

He died caused by renal failure.

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Jerry Quarry

Jerry Quarry (May 15, 1945 Bakersfield-January 3, 1999 Templeton) a.k.a. The Bellflower Bomber, Irish, Quarry, Jerry C. Quarry, "Irish" Jerry Quarry or The Great White Hope was an American professional boxer and actor.

He died as a result of cardiac arrest.

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Gene Siskel

Gene Siskel (January 26, 1946 Chicago-February 20, 1999 Evanston) also known as Eugene Kal Siskel, Gene, Siskel or Eugene Kal "Gene" Siskel was an American writer, journalist, film critic, critic and actor. He had three children, Kate Siskel, Callie Siskel and Will Siskel.

He died caused by brain tumor.

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Al Dubin

Al Dubin (June 10, 1891 Z├╝rich-February 11, 1945 New York City) also known as Alexander "Al" Dubin, Alexander Dubin or Dubin was an American songwriter, lyricist, soldier, musician, composer and actor. He had two children, Patricia Dubin McGuire and Simon Joseph Dubin.

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Vic Morrow

Vic Morrow (February 14, 1929 The Bronx-July 23, 1982 Ventura County) a.k.a. Victor Harry Morrow, Victor Harry "Vic" Morrow, Victor Morrow, Victor Morozoff or Victor "Vic" Morrow was an American actor, television director, soldier and screenwriter. His children are Jennifer Jason Leigh and Carrie Ann Morrow.

He died as a result of decapitation.

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W. S. Van Dyke

W. S. Van Dyke (March 21, 1889 San Diego-February 5, 1943 Brentwood) a.k.a. Major W.S. Van Dyke II, W.S. Van Dyke, Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke, Jr., Woodbridge Strong Van Dyke II, W.S. Van Dyke II, Maj. W.S. Van Dyke II, William S. Van Dyke, Woody, One Take Van Dyke, One-Take Woody or Woody Van Dyke was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor.

He died caused by suicide.

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Coleman Francis

Coleman Francis (January 24, 1919 Greer County-January 15, 1973 Hollywood) also known as Coleman C. Francis, Colman Francis, C. Francis or Coley was an American film director, actor, screenwriter and film producer. He had two children, Alan Francis and Ronald Francis.

He died caused by cardiovascular disease.

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Cleavon Little

Cleavon Little (June 1, 1939 Chickasha-October 22, 1992 Sherman Oaks) also known as Cleavon Jake Little or Bart was an American actor.

He died caused by colorectal cancer.

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Paul Shenar

Paul Shenar (February 12, 1936 Milwaukee-October 11, 1989 West Hollywood) also known as Albert Paul Shenar was an American actor, theatre director, teacher and voice actor.

He died caused by hiv/aids.

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Leonard Freeman

Leonard Freeman (October 31, 1920 Sonoma County-January 20, 1974 Palo Alto) a.k.a. Glen Roberts, Glenn Roberts or Lenny was an American television producer, screenwriter, film producer, actor and writer.

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Jack Nance

Jack Nance (December 21, 1943 Boston-December 30, 1996 South Pasadena) a.k.a. Marvin John Nance or John Nance was an American actor.

He died in homicide.

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Warren Oates

Warren Oates (July 5, 1928 Depoy, Kentucky-April 3, 1982 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Warren Mercer Oates, Warren Oats or Warren M. Oates was an American actor. His children are called Jennifer Oates and Tim Oates.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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James P. Hogan

James P. Hogan (September 21, 1890 Lowell-November 4, 1943 North Hollywood) also known as James. P Hogan, Jim, James Hogan or James Patrick Hogan was an American film director, screenwriter, writer, actor and film producer.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Tony Snow

Tony Snow (June 1, 1955 Berea-July 12, 2008 Georgetown) also known as Robert Anthony Snow or Robert Anthony "Tony" Snow was an American journalist, radio personality, writer, spokesperson, speechwriter, editor, presenter and actor.

He died in cancer.

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