American movie stars died at 79

Here are 28 famous actors from United States of America died at 79:

Edward G. Robinson

Edward G. Robinson (December 12, 1893 Bucharest-January 26, 1973 Los Angeles) also known as Emanuel Goldenberg, Emmanuel Goldenberg, E.G. Robinson, Edward Robinson, Mr. Edward G. Robinson, Eddie, Edward G Robinson or Manny was an American actor. He had one child, Edward G. Robinson Jr..

He died as a result of bladder cancer.

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John Cage

John Cage (September 5, 1912 Los Angeles-August 12, 1992 Manhattan) also known as John Milton Cage or John Milton Cage Jr. was an American philosopher, composer, author, visual artist, actor, musician and film score composer.

He died caused by stroke.

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Johnny Weissmuller

Johnny Weissmuller (June 2, 1904 Freidorf-January 20, 1984 Acapulco) also known as Peter John Weissmuller, Johann Peter Weißmüller, Janos Weissmuller, Janos Weißmüller, Johnny Weissmüller, Big John, János Weißmüller, Peter Johann Weissmüller or Johnny Weismuller was an American swimmer and actor. He had three children, Johnny Weissmuller, Jr., Wendy Anne Weissmuller and Heidi Elizabeth Weissmuller.

He died in pulmonary edema.

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William Wyler

William Wyler (July 1, 1902 Mulhouse-July 27, 1981 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Wilhelm Weiller, Willy, 90-Take Willie, Willi Wyler, Lt Col William Wyler, Bill Wyler or 99-Take Willie was an American film director, film producer, screenwriter and actor. He had five children, Judy Wyler, Melanie Ann Wyler, David Wyler, Catherine Wyler and William Wyler Jr..

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Walter Matthau

Walter Matthau (October 1, 1920 New York City-July 1, 2000 Santa Monica) also known as Walter John Matthow, Mr. Walter Matthau, Jake, Walter Matashansky, Walter Matansky, Walter Foghorn Matthau, Walter Matuschanskayasky or Walter Matthow was an American actor. His children are called Charles Matthau, David Matthau and Jenny Matthau.

He died caused by myocardial infarction.

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Count Basie

Count Basie (August 21, 1904 Red Bank-April 26, 1984 Hollywood) also known as Count Baise, Count Bassie, Count Basie Bunch, The Count Basie Bunch, William Basie, Willaim Basie, William Allen Basie, The Kid from Red Bank, Count Basie and His Orchestra, Count Basie and His Band, The Count, William James Basie or Count Basie (with Bennie Moten Orchestra) was an American bandleader, musician, composer, organist, jazz pianist, actor and songwriter.

He died in pancreatic cancer.

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DeForest Kelley

DeForest Kelley (January 20, 1920 Toccoa-June 11, 1999 Woodland Hills) also known as Jackson DeForest Kelley, Kelley, De Forest Kelley, De Forrest Kelley, DeForest Kelly, DeForrest Kelley, De Kelley or De was an American actor, poet, screenwriter and singer.

He died caused by stomach cancer.

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Robert Mitchum

Robert Mitchum (August 6, 1917 Bridgeport-July 1, 1997 Santa Barbara) also known as Robert Charles Durman Mitchum, Bob Mitchum, Old Rumple Eyes, Mitch or Bob was an American actor, composer, singer, writer, author and film producer. He had three children, Christopher Mitchum, James Mitchum and Trini Mitchum.

He died caused by lung cancer.

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Sun Ra

Sun Ra (May 22, 1914 Birmingham-May 30, 1993 Birmingham) also known as Herman Poole Blount, Le Sony'r Ra, Sonny or Herman Blount was an American singer, composer, bandleader, organist, keyboard player, jazz pianist, musician, writer and actor.

He died caused by pneumonia.

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Johnny Carson

Johnny Carson (October 23, 1925 Corning-January 23, 2005 West Hollywood) otherwise known as John William Carson, Johnnie Carson, The King of Late-Night or John William "Johnny" Carson was an American comedian, actor, screenwriter and presenter. His children are called Richard Carson, Kit Carson and Cory Carson.

He died caused by emphysema.

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Richard Dawson

Richard Dawson (November 20, 1932 Gosport-June 2, 2012 Los Angeles) otherwise known as Colin Lionel Emm, Dick Dawson, Kissyface, Dickie or The Kissing Bandit was an American comedian, actor and game show host. His children are called Mark Dawson, Gary Dawson and Shannon Dawson.

He died caused by esophageal cancer.

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Ed Wynn

Ed Wynn (November 9, 1886 Philadelphia-June 19, 1966 Beverly Hills) otherwise known as Isaiah Edwin Leopold, The Perfect Fool or Edwin Wynn was an American actor, comedian, radio personality, vaudeville performer and voice actor. His child is Keenan Wynn.

He died as a result of laryngeal cancer.

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William Frawley

William Frawley (February 26, 1887 Burlington-March 3, 1966 Hollywood) otherwise known as William Clement Frawley, Bill Frawley or Bill was an American singer and actor.

He died in myocardial infarction.

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John Ford

John Ford (February 1, 1894 Cape Elizabeth-August 31, 1973 Palm Desert) also known as John Martin Feeney, Uncle Jack, The Admiral, Jack, Pappy, Coach, John M. Feeney, Jack Ford, Rear Admiral John Ford USNVR Ret., Commander John Ford, John Ford Captain U.S.N.R., Lt. Cmdr. John Ford U.S.N.R., The Liberal Democrat at Republic, Sean Aloysius O'Feeny, Sean Aloysius O'Fearna, Bull, Sean Aloysius, John Martin O'Feeney, John Martin "Jack" Feeney or Jack Francis was an American film director, film producer, actor, screenwriter, writer and cinematographer. He had two children, Barbara Ford and Patrick Ford.

He died caused by stomach cancer.

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Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas (January 6, 1912 Deerfield-February 6, 1991 Los Angeles) a.k.a. Amos Muzyad Jahoob, Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz, Amos Jacobs Kairouz, Amos Jacobs, Danny Thomas Enterprises, Amos Alphonsus Muzyad Yakhoob, Muzzy, Jake, Amos Muzyad Yakhoob Kairouz or Thomas, Danny was an American actor, television producer and comedian. He had three children, Marlo Thomas, Tony Thomas and Terre Thomas.

He died as a result of heart failure.

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Sammy Cahn

Sammy Cahn (June 18, 1913 Lower East Side-January 15, 1993 Los Angeles) also known as S. Cahn, Samuel Cohen, Cahn or Sammy Kahn was an American songwriter, lyricist, musician, film producer, actor, screenwriter and film score composer. He had two children, Steve Khan and Laurie Cahn.

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Joshua Logan

Joshua Logan (October 5, 1908 Texarkana-July 12, 1988 New York City) a.k.a. Joshua Lockwood Logan III or Joshua Lockwood Logan was an American film director, writer, screenwriter, theatre director and actor. His children are called Tom Logan and Susan Logan.

He died caused by progressive supranuclear palsy.

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Bob Lemon

Bob Lemon (September 22, 1920 San Bernardino-January 11, 2000 Long Beach) also known as Robert Granville Lemon was an American baseball player, manager and actor.

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Johnny Sheffield

Johnny Sheffield (April 11, 1931 Pasadena-October 15, 2010 Chula Vista) a.k.a. John Matthew Sheffield Cassan, Jon Matthew Sheffield Cassan or John Sheffield was an American actor. His children are Patrick Sheffield, Stewart Sheffield and Regina Sheffield.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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George Raft

George Raft (September 26, 1901 Hell's Kitchen-November 24, 1980 Los Angeles) also known as George Ranft or Georgie was an American actor and dancer.

He died in leukemia.

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Joseph Sweeney

Joseph Sweeney (July 26, 1884 Philadelphia-November 25, 1963 New York City) was an American actor.

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John Beradino

John Beradino (May 1, 1917 Los Angeles-May 19, 1996 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Johnny Berardino, John Berardino, John Baradino, John Barardino, John Barradino, John Bernadino, Bernie or Giovanni Berardino was an American baseball player and actor.

He died caused by pancreatic cancer.

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Don MacLaughlin

Don MacLaughlin (November 24, 1906 Webster-May 28, 1986) was an American actor.

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Stubby Kaye

Stubby Kaye (November 11, 1918 New York City-December 14, 1997 Rancho Mirage) a.k.a. Bernard Katzin, Tiny Kaye, Bernard Kotzin or Kaye, Stubby was an American actor and comedian.

He died in lung cancer.

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Eric Sevareid

Eric Sevareid (November 26, 1912 Velva-July 9, 1992 Washington, D.C.) also known as Arnold Eric Sevareid or Eric Severeid was an American writer, journalist, commentator, actor and screenwriter.

He died caused by stomach cancer.

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Robert Culp

Robert Culp (August 16, 1930 Oakland-March 24, 2010 Los Angeles) also known as Robert Martin Culp or Robert M. Culp was an American actor, screenwriter, voice actor and television director. His children are Rachel Culp, Jason Culp, Joshua Culp, Joseph Culp and Samantha Culp.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

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Poley McClintock

Poley McClintock (September 24, 1900 East Nantmeal-January 6, 1980 East Stroudsburg) also known as James Roland McClintock was an American singer and actor. He had one child, James McClintock.

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Harold Nicholas

Harold Nicholas (March 27, 1921 Winston-Salem-July 3, 2000 New York City) also known as Harold Lloyd Nicholas, Nicholas Brothers or The Nicholas Brothers was an American theatre director, dancer, choreographer and actor. His children are Harolyn Suzanne Nicholas and Melih Nicholas.

He died as a result of cardiovascular disease.

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