American actors died in Hepatitis

Here are 10 famous actors from United States of America died in Hepatitis:

Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (June 3, 1926 Newark-April 5, 1997 New York City) otherwise known as Alan Ginsberg, Irwin Allen Ginsberg, Rabbi Buddha Ginsburg, Rabbi Buddha Whitman or Rabbi Buddha Whitman/Ginsburg was an American writer, poet, actor, screenwriter, author, film score composer, teacher, photographer and musician.

He is one of the leading figures of both the Beat Generation during the 1950s and the counterculture that followed. Ginsberg is probably best known for his poem "Howl", which was first performed at the Six Gallery in San Francisco in 1955. His other notable works include "Kaddish", "America", and "The Fall of America". Ginsberg also wrote extensively on politics and social issues, and was an outspoken advocate for free speech and gay rights. He was a close friend of fellow Beat writers such as Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs, and his work influenced many other artists and writers. Despite his fame and success, Ginsberg struggled with mental health issues throughout his life, and was institutionalized several times until he found some stability through therapy and meditation. He passed away in 1997 at the age of 70.

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Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye (January 18, 1913 Brooklyn-March 3, 1987 Los Angeles) a.k.a. David Daniel Kaminski, Daniel David Kaminsky, Duvidelleh or Danny Kolbin was an American comedian, actor, musician, dancer and singer. He had one child, Dena Kaye.

Danny Kaye was known for his infectious humor and quick wit, which made him a popular entertainer in the 1940s and 1950s. He began his career in show business as a comedian in the Catskills, and later landed roles in films such as "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty" and "White Christmas". Kaye was also a talented singer and dancer, and his performances in musicals like "The Court Jester" and "Hans Christian Andersen" proved to be audience favorites. He was also a dedicated philanthropist, serving as UNICEF's first Goodwill Ambassador and traveling around the world to help children in need. Kaye received numerous awards throughout his career, including two Academy Award nominations and a Golden Globe. Despite his success, he remained humble and dedicated to making people laugh until his passing in 1987.

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Adolphe Menjou

Adolphe Menjou (February 18, 1890 Pittsburgh-October 29, 1963 Beverly Hills) a.k.a. Adolphe Jean Menjou or Adolph Menjou was an American actor and radio personality. He had one child, Peter Menjou.

Menjou appeared in over 140 films throughout his career and was known for his debonair and sophisticated on-screen persona. He earned three Academy Award nominations including one for his role in "The Front Page" (1931). Menjou was also a prominent radio personality in the 1930s and hosted his own show called "The Adolphe Menjou Show". In addition to his work in entertainment, Menjou was also a supporter of the Republican Party and participated in various political activism during his lifetime. He passed away in 1963 at the age of 73.

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Alexander Godunov

Alexander Godunov (November 28, 1949 Sakhalin-May 18, 1995 West Hollywood) a.k.a. Alexander Borisovich Godunov, Александр Борисович Годунов, Sascha, Aleksandr Godunov, Sasha or Aleksander Borisovich Godunov was an American actor, ballet dancer and dance teacher.

Godunov was born in Russia and began his ballet career at the age of 9. He joined the Bolshoi Ballet in 1971, quickly rising to become one of the company's principal dancers. In 1979, while on tour with the Bolshoi, Godunov defected to the United States. He soon became a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre.

Godunov's acting career began in the 1980s, with his breakthrough role in the hit film "Die Hard" (1988). He went on to appear in several other films, including "Witness" (1985), "The Money Pit" (1986), and "The Seventh Sign" (1988). In addition to his work in film, Godunov also appeared on stage, including a Tony-nominated performance in the play "The Great White Hope" (1989).

Godunov's personal life was marked by addiction and turmoil. He struggled with alcoholism, and his marriage to fellow dancer Ludmila Vlasova ended in divorce. Godunov died in 1995 at the age of 45, due to complications from hepatitis. Despite his relatively short life, he remains a beloved figure in both the ballet and film worlds for his prodigious talents and dynamic stage presence.

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Billy Higgins

Billy Higgins (October 11, 1936 Los Angeles-May 3, 2001 Inglewood) otherwise known as Higgins, Billy was an American drummer, musician, lyricist, actor and educator. He had six children, William Higgins, Joseph Higgins, David Higgins, Benjamin Higgins, Heidi Higgins and Rickie Wade Higgins.

Higgins played a crucial role in the development of jazz music as a member of the famous Ornette Coleman Quartet, alongside Don Cherry and Charlie Haden. He also performed with various jazz legends including Thelonious Monk, Dexter Gordon, and Sonny Rollins. In addition to his impressive jazz career, he also played in R&B and soul bands, including for artists such as Steely Dan, Chaka Khan, and Tina Turner. Higgins was also an active educator, teaching at various institutions such as the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California and the World Stage Performance Gallery in Los Angeles. Throughout his career, Higgins received numerous awards for his musical contributions, including a Grammy Award in 1989 for his performance on the album "The Other Side" with Dexter Gordon. Despite his death in 2001, his legacy continues to influence and inspire generations of musicians.

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William Eythe

William Eythe (April 7, 1918 Mars-January 26, 1957 Los Angeles) also known as John Joseph Eythe, Will Eythe or William John Joseph Eythe was an American actor.

He was born in Mars, Pennsylvania, and grew up in Pittsburgh. He attended Carnegie Mellon University and then went on to perform on Broadway before transitioning to Hollywood films in the 1940s. Eythe starred in several notable films, including "The Ox-Bow Incident" and "The House on 92nd Street." He was also a frequent guest on radio programs and appeared in numerous television shows. Despite his promising career, Eythe died at the young age of 38 due to complications from hepatitis.

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Perry Stephens

Perry Stephens (February 14, 1958 Frankfurt-September 8, 2005 Santa Monica) otherwise known as Perry Stephens Moody was an American actor.

Stephens was best known for his work on stage where he performed in numerous productions on and off-Broadway, as well as in regional theater. He received critical acclaim for his roles in "Angels in America" and "The Boys in the Band." Stephens also had a successful career in film and television. He appeared in several popular television shows such as "Law & Order," "The Sopranos," and "Sex and the City." In film, he had supporting roles in movies like "The Ice Storm" and "Boys Don't Cry." Despite his success in the entertainment industry, Stephens struggled with addiction throughout his life and tragically passed away from a drug overdose at the age of 47.

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Rockets Redglare

Rockets Redglare (May 8, 1949 New York City-May 28, 2001 New York City) also known as Michael Morra or Rockets Red Glare was an American actor and comedian.

He was a regular performer at the famous New York City nightclub CBGB, where he often performed with his friend, punk rock musician Joey Ramone. Redglare also appeared in numerous films such as "Stranger Than Paradise," "Mystery Train," and "Down by Law," all directed by Jim Jarmusch. He was also known for his work in underground films like "The Way It Is" and "Downtown 81." In addition to his acting career, Redglare was involved in New York's drug scene, and he later became a drug counselor. He passed away in 2001 due to complications from liver disease.

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Charles Halton

Charles Halton (March 16, 1876 Washington, D.C.-April 16, 1959 Los Angeles) was an American actor.

Halton began his acting career in the 1920s and appeared in over 200 films throughout his career. He was known for his character roles, often playing crabby or cantankerous men. Some of his notable films include "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town" (1936), "My Favorite Wife" (1940), and "It's a Wonderful Life" (1946). In addition to his acting career, Halton was also a professor of drama at Fordham University. He retired from acting in 1950 and passed away in 1959 at the age of 83.

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Frank Rice

Frank Rice (May 13, 1892 Muskegon-January 9, 1936 Los Angeles) was an American actor.

He began his career on stage in vaudeville productions before transitioning into film in the 1920s. Rice appeared in over 70 films throughout his career, often in supporting roles as a character actor. Some of his notable performances include roles in "The Public Enemy" (1931), "The Big Broadcast" (1932), and "The Thin Man" (1934). Sadly, Rice's life and career were cut short when he passed away at the age of 43 due to a heart attack.

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