American movie stars died at 70

Here are 33 famous actors from United States of America died at 70:

Harvey Pekar

Harvey Pekar (October 8, 1939 Cleveland-July 12, 2010 Cleveland Heights) also known as Harvey Lawrence Pekar was an American writer, cartoonist, author and actor. He had one child, Danielle Pekar.

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George Stevens

George Stevens (December 18, 1904 Oakland-March 8, 1975 Lancaster) a.k.a. The Indian, George Cooper Stevens, The Super Chief or George Stephens was an American film director, cinematographer, screenwriter, film producer and actor. He had one child, George Stevens Jr..

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Charles Gordone

Charles Gordone (October 12, 1925 Cleveland-November 16, 1995 College Station) otherwise known as Charles Edward Gordone or Charles Edward Fleming was an American playwright, actor, film director, educator and film producer. He had four children, Stephen Gordon, Judy Ann Riser, Leah-Carla Gordone and David Brent Gordone.

He died caused by liver cancer.

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Roger Ebert

Roger Ebert (June 18, 1942 Urbana-April 4, 2013 Chicago) a.k.a. Roger Joseph Ebert, Reinhold Timme, Ebert or R. Hyde was an American film critic, screenwriter, journalist, author, television producer, writer, critic, actor and film historian.

He died in thyroid cancer.

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Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 Newark-April 5, 1997 New York City) otherwise known as Alan Ginsberg, Irwin Allen Ginsberg, Rabbi Buddha Ginsburg, Rabbi Buddha Whitman or Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg was an American writer, poet, actor, screenwriter, author, film score composer, teacher, photographer and musician.

He died caused by liver cancer.

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Gene Roddenberry

Gene Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 El Paso-October 24, 1991 Santa Monica) also known as Robert Wesley, Eugene Wesley "Gene" Roddenberry, Great Bird of the Galaxy, Eugene Wesley Roddenberry, Roddenberry, Gene or The Great Bird of the Galaxy was an American television producer, writer, actor, futurist, pilot, screenwriter, police officer and film producer. He had three children, Darleen Anita Roddenberry-Bacha, Dawn Roddenberry Compton and Rod Roddenberry.

He died in cardiopulmonary arrest.

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Orson Welles

Orson Welles (May 6, 1915 Kenosha-October 10, 1985 Hollywood) a.k.a. George Orson Welles, O.W. Jeeves, G.O. Spelvin, Orson Wells or Welles was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter, actor, television director, playwright, film editor, theatre director, voice actor, radio personality, television producer, production designer, costume designer, writer and music arranger. His children are called Beatrice Welles, Rebecca Welles, Christopher Welles Feder and Michael Lindsay-Hogg.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Buster Keaton

Buster Keaton (October 4, 1895 Piqua-February 1, 1966 Woodland Hills) otherwise known as Joseph Frank Keaton, Joseph Francis Keaton, The Great Stone Face, Joseph Frank Keaton VI, Malec, Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton, Buster, The Little Boy Who Can't Be Damaged or 'Buster' Keaton was an American actor, film director, film producer, screenwriter, film editor, stunt performer, comedian, vaudeville performer and writer. He had two children, Buster Keaton Jr. and Bob Talmadge.

He died in lung cancer.

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Max Reinhardt

Max Reinhardt (September 9, 1873 Baden bei Wien-October 31, 1943 New York City) a.k.a. Maximilian Goldmann was an American actor, theatre director, impresario and film director. He had one child, Gottfried Reinhardt.

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Ben Hecht

Ben Hecht (February 28, 1894 New York City-April 18, 1964 New York City) also known as "the Shakespeare of Hollywood" or Benny was an American writer, novelist, screenwriter, film producer, actor, film director, playwright and journalist. He had two children, Jenny Hecht and Edwina Armstrong.

He died in coronary thrombosis.

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Billy Bitzer

Billy Bitzer (April 21, 1874 Roxbury, Boston-April 29, 1944 Hollywood) also known as Gottfried Wilhelm "Billy" Bitzer, GW Blitzer, G. W. Blitzer, Georg William 'Billy' Bitzer, Georg William Bitzer, Billy, Johann Gottlob Wilhelm Bitzer, Billy Bitzer or G.W. Bitzer was an American cinematographer, film director, screenwriter and actor.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Ken Norton

Ken Norton (August 9, 1943 Jacksonville-September 18, 2013 Henderson) a.k.a. Ken Howard Norton, Kenneth Howard Norton Sr., Kenneth Howard Norton, The Jaw Breaker, The Black Hercules, The Fighting Marine, Kenneth Howard Florence, Ken Norton Sr. or Kenneth H. Norton was an American professional boxer, sports commentator and actor. He had five children, Ken Norton, Jr., Keith Norton, Brandon Norton, Kenisha Norton and Kenejon Norton.

He died caused by heart failure.

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Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 Philadelphia-October 10, 2010 Haarlemmermeer) also known as Salomon Burke, James Soloman McDonald, Dr. Solomon Burke, The Bishop of Soul, The King of Rock and Soul, The King of Rock 'N Soul, King Solomon, The Wonder Boy preacher, Lord Solomon, James Solomon McDonald, Muhammad Ali of soul, Solomon Vincent McDonald Burke or Sol was an American singer, preacher, film score composer and actor. His children are called Melvia Burke, Elijah Mohammed Burke, Valerie Doris Gresham Burke, Eleanor Alma Burke, Melanie Burke McCall, Solomon Vincent Burke, Jr., Carolyn Burke, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Burke, Gemini Burke, Lillian Burke, King Solomon Haile Selassie Burke, Queen Sunday Victoria Burke, Queen Elizabeth Burke-Maynard, James Burke and David Burke.

He died caused by natural causes.

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Bob Denver

Bob Denver (January 9, 1935 New Rochelle-September 2, 2005 Winston-Salem) also known as Robert Osborne David Denver, Little buddy, Robert Denver or Robert Osbourne "Bob" Denver was an American actor and radio personality. He had four children, Colin Denver, Patrick Denver, Megan Denver and Emily Denver.

He died in surgical complications.

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Stan Brakhage

Stan Brakhage (January 14, 1933 Kansas City-March 9, 2003 Victoria) also known as James Stanley Brakhage, Robert Sanders, J. Stan Brakhage, Stan Brakhage or Brakhage was an American film editor, cinematographer, film director, actor and film producer. He had five children, Myrrena Brakhage, Crystal Brakhage, Bearthm Brakhage, Neowyn Brakhage and Rarc Brakhage.

He died as a result of cancer.

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James William Wallack

James William Wallack (April 5, 1794 London-April 5, 1864) was an American actor.

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Gregory Corso

Gregory Corso (March 26, 1930 Greenwich Village-January 17, 2001 Robbinsdale) also known as Nunzio Gregory Corso or Gregory Nunzio Corso was an American writer, novelist, poet and actor. He had five children, Miranda Corso, Sheri Langerman, Cybelle Carpenter, Max Corso and Nile Corso.

He died caused by prostate cancer.

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Ben Turpin

Ben Turpin (September 19, 1869 New Orleans-July 1, 1940 Santa Monica) also known as Bernard Turpin or Bernhard Turpin was an American comedian, actor and real estate entrepreneur.

He died in cardiovascular disease.

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Richard Basehart

Richard Basehart (August 31, 1914 Zanesville-September 17, 1984 Los Angeles) also known as John Richard Basehart was an American actor. His children are called Jackie Basehart and Gayla Basehart.

He died caused by stroke.

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Ernest Tubb

Ernest Tubb (February 9, 1914 Crisp-September 6, 1984 Nashville) otherwise known as Ernest Dale Tubb, Tubb, Ernest, Ernie Tubb or The Texas Troubador was an American bandleader, songwriter, singer, singer-songwriter and actor. He had one child, Justin Tubb.

He died as a result of emphysema.

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Bill Cullen

Bill Cullen (February 18, 1920 Pittsburgh-July 7, 1990 Bel-Air) otherwise known as William Laurence Cullen, William Lawrence Cullen, William Lawrence Francis Cullen or William Lawrence Francis "Bill" Cullen was an American game show host, radio personality and actor.

He died caused by lung cancer.

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Edward Andrews

Edward Andrews (October 9, 1914 Griffin-March 8, 1985 Santa Monica) a.k.a. Eddie Andrews, Ed Andrews or Ed Edwards was an American actor.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Richard Jaeckel

Richard Jaeckel (October 10, 1926 Long Beach-June 14, 1997 Woodland Hills) also known as Richard Hanley Jaeckel, Richard H. Jaeckel or Jake was an American actor. He had two children, Barry Jaeckel and Richard Jaeckel Jr..

He died in skin cancer.

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Hugh Franklin

Hugh Franklin (August 24, 1916 Muskogee-September 26, 1986) a.k.a. Hugh Hale Franklin was an American actor. His children are Josephine Franklin, Bion Franklin and Maria Franklin.

He died as a result of cancer.

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Thomas Mitchell

Thomas Mitchell (July 11, 1892 Elizabeth-December 17, 1962 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Tommy or Thomas John Mitchell was an American actor, playwright, journalist, screenwriter and film director. He had one child, Anne Mitchell.

He died in cancer.

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Clint Ritchie

Clint Ritchie (August 9, 1938 Grafton-January 31, 2009 Roseville) otherwise known as Clinton Charles Augustus Ritchie or Bucky was an American actor.

He died in stroke.

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Sterling Hayden

Sterling Hayden (March 26, 1916 Montclair-May 23, 1986 Sausalito) a.k.a. Sterling Relyea Walter, The Beautiful Blond Viking God, The Most Beautiful Man in the Movies, Sterling Walter Hayden, John Hamilton, Lieutenant John Hamilton or Lt. Hamilton was an American actor, sailor, author and model. His children are called Andrew Hayden, Gretchen Hayden, Dana Hayden, Christian Hayden, Matthew Hayden and David Hayden.

He died caused by prostate cancer.

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Ray Dennis Steckler

Ray Dennis Steckler (January 25, 1938 Reading-January 7, 2009 Las Vegas) also known as Cash Flagg, R.D. Steckler, Ray Steckler, Sven Hellstrom, Harry Nixon, Wolfgang Schmidt, Cindy Lou Sutters, Michael J. Rogers, Sven Christian, Cindy Lou Steckler, Sherwood Strickler, Otto, Max Miller, Sven Golly, Christopher Edwards, Raymond Steckler, Henri Pierre Duval, Henri-Pierre Duval, Ricardo Malatote or Michel J. Rogers was an American film director, photographer, cinematographer, actor, screenwriter, film producer and film editor. He had four children, Laura Steckler, Linda Steckler, Morgan Steckler and Bailey Steckler.

He died as a result of cardiac arrest.

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Benson Fong

Benson Fong (October 10, 1916 Sacramento-August 1, 1987 Los Angeles) was an American actor, businessperson and restaurateur. He had four children, Pamela Kwong Fong, Lisa Fong, Preston Fong and Brian Fong.

He died caused by stroke.

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Johnny Mack Brown

Johnny Mack Brown (September 1, 1904 Dothan-November 14, 1974 Woodland Hills) also known as John Mack Brown or The Dothan Antelope was an American actor. He had four children, Jane Harriet Brown, Sally Brown, John Lachlan Brown and Cynthia Brown.

He died in cardiovascular disease.

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Keenan Wynn

Keenan Wynn (July 27, 1916 New York City-October 14, 1986 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Francis Xavier Aloysius James Jeremiah Keenan Wynn was an American actor and character actor. He had five children, Tracy Keenan Wynn, Hilda Wynn, Ned Wynn, Emily Wynn and Edwynna Wynn.

He died caused by pancreatic cancer.

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Donald Dunn

Donald Dunn (November 24, 1941 Memphis-May 13, 2012 Tokyo) a.k.a. Donald V. Dunn, Dunn, Donald "Duck", The Blues Brothers Band, Donald V. 'Duck' Dunn, Duck Dunn, Duck, Donald Dunn or Donald 'Duck' Dunn was an American record producer, songwriter, musician and actor. His child is Jeff Dunn.

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Gilbert Emery

Gilbert Emery (June 11, 1875 Naples-October 28, 1945 Los Angeles) also known as Gilbert Emery Bensley Pottle, Gilbert Emory or Emery Bemsley Pottle was an American actor, screenwriter, writer and playwright.

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