American actors died in Complications from pneumonia

Here are 5 famous actors from United States of America died in Complications from pneumonia:

Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston (October 4, 1923 Evanston-April 5, 2008 Beverly Hills) also known as John Charles Carter, Chuck, Captured Slave Charlton Heston, Charlton Easton or Charlie was an American actor, film director, political activist and voice actor. He had two children, Fraser Clarke Heston and Holly Ann Heston.

Heston's acting career spanned over five decades and he appeared in more than 100 films, including some of the most iconic films in Hollywood history such as "Ben-Hur" (1959), for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor, "The Ten Commandments" (1956), "Planet of the Apes" (1968) and "Soylent Green" (1973). In addition to his acting work, Heston was also known for his political activism, serving as the president of the National Rifle Association from 1998 to 2003. He was also a vocal supporter of civil rights, marching with Martin Luther King Jr. and participating in the 1963 March on Washington. Heston passed away in 2008 at the age of 84 from complications related to Alzheimer's disease.

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Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac (October 5, 1957 Chicago-August 9, 2008 Chicago) also known as Bernard Jeffrey McCullough, Mac-Man or Bernard Jeffrey "Bernie" McCullough was an American actor, screenwriter, comedian, television producer, voice actor and stand-up comedian. His child is called Je'Niece Childress.

Bernie Mac started his career performing in comedy clubs in his hometown of Chicago before gaining national recognition with his appearance on HBO's Def Comedy Jam in the 1990s. He went on to star in several films and television shows, including the hit comedy series The Bernie Mac Show, which he also created and produced.

Mac's comedic style was known for its blend of wit and honesty, often drawing on his own personal experiences to connect with his audience. He won several awards for his work, including an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series and a Peabody Award for The Bernie Mac Show.

In addition to his successful career in entertainment, Bernie Mac was actively involved in charitable work, particularly in the fight against sarcoidosis, a disease he was diagnosed with in the early 2000s. He passed away in 2008 at the age of 50 due to complications from pneumonia.

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Tom Laughlin

Tom Laughlin (August 10, 1931 Minneapolis-December 12, 2013 Thousand Oaks) otherwise known as Thomas Robert Laughlin, Frank Christina, Lloyd E. James, Frank Laughlin, Donald Henderson, Mary Rose Solti, Harold Lapland, T.C. Frank, Don Henderson, Tommy Laughlin or Thomas Robert "Tom" Laughlin was an American politician, screenwriter, actor, film director, film producer, author and teacher. He had three children, Frank Laughlin, Christina Laughlin and Teresa Kelly.

Laughlin is best known for his portrayal of the character Billy Jack in the film series of the same name, which he also wrote, directed, and produced. The films dealt with various social and political issues, including racism, corruption, and environmentalism.

In addition to his work in film, Laughlin was also a political activist and ran for president of the United States in 1992 and 2004, under his own political party, the "The Peace and Freedom Party." He also authored a book titled "The Tao of Billy Jack: A Guide to Practical Self-Defense" which explored his philosophy on martial arts and its application in everyday life.

Prior to his career in film and politics, Laughlin was a teacher and received a Master's degree in literature from the University of South Dakota.

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Marc Platt

Marc Platt (December 2, 1913 Pasadena-March 29, 2014 San Rafael) also known as Marcel LePlat, Marcel Emile LePlat, Marc Platof, Mark Plant, Marc Platoff or Platoff was an American actor and ballet dancer. He had one child, Ted Le Plat.

Platt began his career as a performer with the Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo before transitioning to acting in Hollywood films in the 1940s. He appeared in over 30 films, including "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" and "Kiss Me Kate", and also worked extensively in television. Platt's acting career spanned several decades and he continued to perform well into his 80s. In addition to his work as a performer, he also served as a renowned choreographer and dance instructor, working with the New York City Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre. Platt was known for his graceful and elegant style, both as a dancer and an actor. He passed away at the age of 100, leaving behind a legacy of artistic talent and achievement.

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Stocker Fontelieu

Stocker Fontelieu (May 5, 1923 New Orleans-December 14, 2009 New Orleans) also known as Charles Stocker Fontelieu, C.S. Fontelieu or Stocker Fontelieli was an American actor, theatre director, soldier and artistic director.

He was the founder and longtime artistic director of the Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré in New Orleans, which is one of the oldest community theaters in the country. Fontelieu's career in the arts spanned over six decades, during which he directed, acted, and produced numerous plays in the New Orleans area. He was also a respected acting teacher, and many of his students went on to have successful careers in the entertainment industry. In addition to his work in the theater, Fontelieu was a decorated World War II veteran who served in the Army's 103rd Infantry Division in Europe. He received several medals and commendations for his service, including the Purple Heart. Fontelieu passed away in 2009 at the age of 86.

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