American movie stars died at 51

Here are 4 famous actors from United States of America died at 51:

James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini (September 18, 1961 Westwood-June 19, 2013 Rome) also known as James J. Gandolfini Jr., Jim, James J. Gandolfini Junior, Gandolfini, James Joseph Gandolfini Jr., James Joseph Gandolfini, Jr., James John Gandolfini, Jr. or Jimmy was an American actor, television producer and film producer. His children are Michael Gandolfini and Liliana Gandolfini.

He died as a result of myocardial infarction.

Gandolfini was best known for his portrayal of Tony Soprano in the HBO series "The Sopranos," which earned him multiple awards including three Emmys, a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award. However, his acting career began in the mid-1980s and he appeared in numerous films, including "True Romance," "Get Shorty," and "The Mexican." He also produced the 2007 documentary "Alive Day Memories: Home from Iraq." In addition to his talents in the entertainment industry, Gandolfini was known for his philanthropic efforts and supported various causes, including the Wounded Warrior Project and the September 11th Memorial and Museum.

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Zachary Scott

Zachary Scott (February 21, 1914 Austin-October 3, 1965 Austin) also known as Zachary Thomson Scott Jr. or Zack was an American actor. His children are Waverly Elaine Scott and Shelley Scott.

He died as a result of brain tumor.

Zachary Scott was born to a wealthy family and attended the University of Texas at Austin before moving to New York to pursue a career in acting. He made his Broadway debut in "The Wind Is Ninety" before eventually transitioning to film.

Scott was known for playing suave and sometimes villainous characters in movies such as "Mildred Pierce" and "Flamingo Road." He also had a successful career in television, appearing in shows like "The Twilight Zone" and "Alfred Hitchcock Presents."

Aside from his acting career, Scott was also involved in politics and social activism. He was a vocal advocate for civil rights and served as a member of the National Council of the Arts and Sciences.

Despite his success in Hollywood, Scott struggled with alcohol addiction throughout his life, which may have contributed to his early death at the age of 51.

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Steele MacKaye

Steele MacKaye (June 6, 1842 Buffalo-February 25, 1894 Timpas) also known as James Morrison Steele MacKaye or Steele was an American actor, writer, playwright, inventor and theatrical producer. He had three children, Percy MacKaye, Benton MacKaye and James MacKaye.

MacKaye was known for creating several innovative theater concepts and inventions including the commercialized auditorium lighting, a double-decker stage, and a theatre revolving stage. He also introduced the idea of “spectacle theaters,” which provided an immersive experience to the audience through the use of advanced technologies such as hydraulic lifts, special effects, and architectural features. MacKaye was also an important contributor to the development of the modern theater and was instrumental in creating the first drama school in the United States. Despite his many achievements, he died in relative obscurity in Colorado in 1894.

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John Bunny

John Bunny (September 21, 1863 New York City-April 26, 1915 New Rochelle) was an American actor. He had two children, John Bunny, Jr. and George Bunny.

He died caused by bright's disease.

John Bunny was one of the most popular comedians in American silent films during the early 20th century. Known for his comedic timing and portly figure, Bunny appeared in over 200 films in his career. He began his acting career on stage, touring with various theater companies before transitioning to film in 1909. Bunny was also one of the first film actors to be publicly recognized, and his popularity led to him being one of the first film stars to have merchandise produced in his likeness. Despite his success, Bunny's lifestyle eventually led to his declining health, and he passed away at the age of 51.

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