American actors died in Appendicitis

Here are 2 famous actors from United States of America died in Appendicitis:

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini (March 24, 1874 Budapest-October 31, 1926 Detroit) also known as Erik Weisz, Ehrich Weiss or Harry Weiss was an American pilot, historian, stunt performer, actor, magician, escapology and film producer.

Houdini's career began in the late 19th century and he became known for his sensational escape acts that often involved being chained, handcuffed and submerged underwater. He also performed daring stunts, such as suspended straitjacket escapes, and was known to perform them while hanging outside buildings.

Apart from his stage performances, Houdini was also a silent film actor and producer, appearing in several movies including "The Master Mystery" and "Haldane of the Secret Service". He was also a vocal critic of spiritualism and mediums, and used his knowledge of illusions to expose fraudulent practices in the industry.

Houdini, who was an avid aviation enthusiast, even purchased his own plane and became the first person to complete a controlled powered flight in Australia in 1910. He also served as the president of the Society of American Magicians and authored several books on magic, including "The Unmasking of Robert Houdin".

Houdini's death in 1926 was widely attributed to complications from a ruptured appendix, though there have been numerous theories and conspiracy theories regarding his untimely demise. Despite his passing, his legacy continues to inspire generations of magicians and performers.

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Dee Lampton

Dee Lampton (October 6, 1898 Fort Worth-September 2, 1919 New York City) was an American actor.

Dee Lampton began his career as an actor in the early 1910s, appearing in a number of stage productions before transitioning to the burgeoning film industry. He starred in several silent films throughout the mid-1910s, and his talent and charisma quickly brought him to prominence. By 1917, he had signed a contract with Famous Players-Lasky, one of the biggest film studios of the era.

Despite his promising career trajectory, Dee's life was tragically cut short when he contracted influenza during the 1918 flu pandemic. He recuperated and returned to acting briefly, but his health continued to decline. He passed away in New York City on September 2, 1919, at the age of just 20. Despite his early demise, Dee Lampton remains an important figure in early Hollywood history.

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