American movie stars died at 78

Here are 27 famous actors from United States of America died at 78:

Don Siegel

Don Siegel (October 26, 1912 Chicago-April 20, 1991 Nipomo) also known as Donald Siegel, Allen Smithee or Don was an American film director, film producer, television director, actor, screenwriter and television producer. He had five children, Kristoffer Tabori, Nowell Siegel, Katherine Dorothy Salvaderi, Jack Siegel and Anney Mary Margaret Siegel.

He died in cancer.

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Charles Boyer

Charles Boyer (August 28, 1899 Figeac-August 26, 1978 Phoenix) otherwise known as the last of the cinema's great lovers was an American actor, television producer and film producer. He had one child, Michael Charles Boyer.

He died in drug overdose.

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Bud Abbott

Bud Abbott (October 2, 1895 Asbury Park-April 24, 1974 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. William Alexander Abbott, Abbott, Abbott & Costello, Abbott and Costello or William Alexander "Bud" Abbott was an American comedian, actor, film producer and vaudeville performer. His children are called Bud Abbott Jr. and Vickie Abbott.

He died caused by cancer.

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Steve Allen

Steve Allen (December 26, 1921 New York City-October 30, 2000 Los Angeles) also known as Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen, Steven Allen or Stephen Valentine Patrick William "Steve" Allen was an American writer, comedian, talk show host, actor, screenwriter, musician, composer, television producer, film score composer and tv personality. His children are called David Allen, Bill Allen, Steve Allen Jr. and Brian Allen.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Dean Martin

Dean Martin (June 7, 1917 Steubenville-December 25, 1995 Beverly Hills) also known as Dino Paul Crocetti, Dino Martini, King of Cool, Kid Crochet, Martin & Lewis, Dino, King Leer, Dino Crocetti or The King of Cool was an American singer, comedian, actor, professional boxer, film producer, musician, songwriter, presenter, radio personality and businessperson. His children are called Deana Martin, Gina Martin, Dean Paul Martin, Ricci Martin, Claudia Martin, Craig Martin, Sasha Martin and Barbara Gail Martin.

He died caused by lung cancer.

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Zeppo Marx

Zeppo Marx (February 25, 1901 New York City-November 30, 1979 Rancho Mirage) also known as Herbert Marx, Zep, Herbert Manfred Marx, Herbert Manfred "Zeppo" Marx or Marx Brothers was an American comedian, inventor, actor and talent agent.

He died as a result of lung cancer.

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Marion Barry

Marion Barry (March 6, 1936 Itta Bena-November 23, 2014) also known as Marion S. Barry Jr., Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr., Marion Berry, Mayor Marion Barry Jr., Mayor Marion Berry or Mayor Marion was an American politician and actor. He had one child, Marion Christopher Barry.

He died in cardiac arrest.

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Buddy Hackett

Buddy Hackett (August 31, 1924 Brooklyn-June 30, 2003 Malibu) also known as Leonard Hacker, Hackett, Buddy or Lenny Hacker was an American comedian, actor and voice actor. He had three children, Sandy Hackett, Ivy Julie Hackett and Lisa Jean Hackett.

He died in diabetes mellitus.

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Billy Eckstine

Billy Eckstine (July 8, 1914 East Liberty-March 8, 1993 Pittsburgh) also known as Billie Eckstine, Billy Eckstien, William Clarence Eckstein or Eckstine, Billy was an American singer and actor. His children are Ed Eckstine, Gina Eckstine and Guy Eckstine.

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Brock Peters

Brock Peters (July 2, 1927 New York City-August 23, 2005 Los Angeles) also known as George Fisher or Broc Peters was an American actor and voice actor. He had one child, Lise Jo Peters.

He died in pancreatic cancer.

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Jason Robards Jr.

Jason Robards Jr. (July 26, 1922 Chicago-December 26, 2000 Bridgeport) also known as Jason Nelson Robards Jr., Jason Nelson Robards, Jr., Jason, Jr, Jason Robards Sr. or Jason Robards was an American actor and voice actor. He had six children, Sam Robards, Jake Robards, Jason Robards III, Shannon Robards, Sarah Louise Robards and David Robards.

He died in lung cancer.

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Robert Novak

Robert Novak (February 26, 1931 Joliet-August 18, 2009 Washington, D.C.) also known as The Prince of Darkness, Bob Novak, Robert David Sanders Novak, Robert David Sanders "Bob" Novak, Bob Novack or Baby Jesus was an American journalist, tv personality, commentator, author and actor. His children are called Zelda Novak and Alex Novak.

He died caused by cancer.

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Donald O'Connor

Donald O'Connor (August 28, 1925 Chicago-September 27, 2003 Woodland Hills) a.k.a. Donald O'Conner, David Dixon Ronald O’Connor, Donald David Dixon Ronald O'Connor or O'Connor, Donald was an American singer, actor, television director, television producer and dancer. He had four children, Donald Frederick O'Connor, Donna O'Connor, Kevin O'Connor and Alicia O'Conner.

He died in cardiovascular disease.

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Huntz Hall

Huntz Hall (August 15, 1920 New York City-January 30, 1999 North Hollywood) a.k.a. Henry Richard Hall, Henry Hall, Henry Richard "Huntz" Hall or Huntz was an American comedian and actor. He had one child, Gary Hall.

He died as a result of cardiovascular disease.

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Chester Lauck

Chester Lauck (February 9, 1902 Arkansas-February 21, 1980 Seal Beach) a.k.a. Chester "Chet" Lauck, Chet, Lum, Chester H. Lauck or Harris Chester "Chet" Lauck was an American actor.

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William Beaudine

William Beaudine (January 15, 1892 New York City-March 18, 1970 Canoga Park) also known as William Washington Beaudine, W.W. Beaudine, William W. Beaudine, One-Shot, Beau, William Beaudine Sr., Bill, William X. Crowley, W. W. Beaudine, William "One-Shot" Beaudine, William Beaudine Jr., Billy Beaudine or WIlliam Crowley was an American film director, actor, screenwriter, television director, film producer and writer. He had three children, William Beaudine Jr., Margaret Beaudine and Helen Beaudine.

He died in acute kidney injury.

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Jean Shepherd

Jean Shepherd (July 26, 1921 Chicago-October 16, 1999 Sanibel) otherwise known as Jean Parker Shepherd, Shep, J. Shepherd, Jean Shepard, Frederick R. Ewing, Shepherd, Jean or Jean Parker Shepherd, Jr. was an American writer, radio personality, author, actor, screenwriter and raconteur. He had two children, Randall Shepherd and Adrien Shepherd.

He died caused by natural causes.

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Garry Moore

Garry Moore (January 31, 1915 Baltimore-November 28, 1993 Hilton Head Island) a.k.a. Thomas Garrison Morfit, III, or Thomas Garrison Morfit was an American game show host, tv personality, comedian and actor.

He died caused by emphysema.

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Gene Wood

Gene Wood (October 20, 1925 Quincy-May 21, 2004 Boston) also known as Eugene Edward Wood or Eugene Edward "Gene" Wood was an American announcer, game show host, actor, writer and television producer.

He died as a result of cancer.

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James Wheaton

James Wheaton (January 11, 1924 Meridian-June 9, 2002 Los Angeles) also known as James Lorenzo Wheaton or James Lorenzo was an American actor. He had one child, Frank K. Wheaton.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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Sidney Blackmer

Sidney Blackmer (July 13, 1895 Salisbury-October 6, 1973 New York City) also known as Sydney Blackmer, S.A. Blackmer or Sidney Alderman Blackmer was an American actor. He had two children, Jonathan Blackmer and Brewster Blackmer.

He died as a result of cancer.

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George Kirgo

George Kirgo (March 26, 1926 United States of America-August 22, 2004 Santa Monica) a.k.a. George Blumenthal was an American writer, actor, film producer, screenwriter and author. He had three children, Dinah Kirgo, Julie Kirgo and Nick Kirgo.

He died in renal failure.

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Al Freeman, Jr.

Al Freeman, Jr. (March 21, 1934 San Antonio-August 9, 2012 Washington, D.C.) a.k.a. Albert Cornelius Freeman, Jr., Albert Cornelius Freeman Jr., Jr. Albert Cornelius Freeman, Al Freeman, Albert C. Freeman Jr., Albert Cornelius "Al" Freeman, Jr. or Professor Albert C. Freeman, Jr. was an American actor, television director and educator.

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Franklin Pierce Adams

Franklin Pierce Adams (November 15, 1881 Chicago-March 23, 1960 New York City) a.k.a. Franklin P. Adams or F.P.A. was an American journalist and actor.

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William Pierson

William Pierson (July 17, 1926 Brooklyn-August 27, 2004 Newton) also known as William H. Pierson was an American actor.

He died caused by respiratory failure.

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William Marshall

William Marshall (August 19, 1924 Gary-June 11, 2003 Los Angeles) also known as William Horace Marshall, Bill Marshall or Wiliam Marshall was an American actor and opera singer. His children are called Gina Loring, Tariq Marshall, Claude Marshall and Malcolm Juarez.

He died caused by alzheimer's disease.

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Ben Lyon

Ben Lyon (February 6, 1901 Atlanta-March 22, 1979 Honolulu) also known as Ben Lyon, Jr. was an American actor. He had two children, Barbara Lyon and Richard Lyon.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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