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Dead at age 45

319 Notable deaths

Freddie Mercury

British singer, songwriter, record producer and graphic designer (1946-1991).

Born September 5th, 1946 in Stone Town. [ref]

Died November 24th, 1991 at 45 years old in Garden Lodge, Kensington (bronchopneumonia). [ref]

Natasha Richardson

English-american actress.

Born May 11th, 1963 in Marylebone. [ref]

Died March 18th, 2009 at 45 years old in Upper East Side, Lenox Hill Hospital (epidural cranial hematoma, traumatic brain injury). [ref]

Audie Murphy

American soldier, actor, songwriter (1925–1971).

Born June 20th, 1925 in Hunt County. [ref]

Died May 28th, 1971 at 45 years old in Roanoke (aviation accident). [ref]

James Hunt

British racing driver (1947–1993).

Born August 29th, 1947 in Belmont.

Died June 15th, 1993 at 45 years old in Wimbledon (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Rocky Marciano

American boxer (1923-1969).

Born September 1st, 1923 in Brockton.

Died August 31st, 1969 at 45 years old in Newton (aviation accident).

Nat King Cole

American singer and jazz pianist (1919-1965).

Born March 17th, 1919 in Montgomery.

Died February 15th, 1965 at 45 years old in Santa Monica (lung cancer). [ref]

Ricky Nelson

American musician (1940-1985).

Born May 8th, 1940 in Teaneck. [ref]

Died December 31st, 1985 at 45 years old in Dallas (aviation accident). [ref]

Kim Jong-nam

Eldest son of north korean leader kim jong-il (1971-2017).

Born May 10th, 1971 in Pyongyang.

Died February 13th, 2017 at 45 years old in Sepang District (O-ethyl S-2-diisopropylaminoethyl methylphosphonothioate). [ref]

Walter Payton

American football running back, pro football hall of famer (1954-1999).

Born July 25th, 1954 in Columbia.

Died November 1st, 1999 at 45 years old in South Barrington (cholangiocarcinoma).

Montgomery Clift

American actor (1920-1966).

Born October 17th, 1920 in Omaha. [ref]

Died July 23rd, 1966 at 45 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction). [ref]

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