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Dead at age 49

399 Notable deaths

Phil Hartman

Canadian american actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic (1948-1998).

Born September 24th, 1948 in Brantford. [ref]

Died May 28th, 1998 at 49 years old in Encino (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Verne Troyer

American actor (1969-2018).

Born January 1st, 1969 in Sturgis.

Died April 21st, 2018 at 49 years old in Los Angeles.


British-american rapper (1971–2020).

Born July 13th, 1971 in London. [ref]

Died October 31st, 2020 at 49 years old in London. [ref]

Dale Earnhardt

American racing driver (1951-2001).

Born April 29th, 1951 in Kannapolis.

Died February 18th, 2001 at 49 years old in Daytona International Speedway (basilar skull fracture).

Frederick Trump

German-born american businessman.

Born March 14th, 1869 in Kallstadt.

Died May 27th, 1918 at 49 years old in Woodhaven (1918-1920 flu pandemic).

Richard Speck

American mass murderer (1941-1991).

Born December 6th, 1941 in Kirkwood.

Died December 5th, 1991 at 49 years old in Joliet (myocardial infarction).

Grant Imahara

American electrical engineer, roboticist, television host, and actor (1970–2020).

Born October 23rd, 1970 in Los Angeles.

Died July 13th, 2020 at 49 years old in Los Angeles (intracranial aneurysm). [ref]

Bob Crane

American actor, drummer, radio host, and disc jockey.

Born July 13th, 1928 in Waterbury. [ref]

Died June 29th, 1978 at 49 years old in Scottsdale (blunt trauma). [ref]

Gary Webb

American investigative journalist.

Born August 31st, 1955 in Corona.

Died December 10th, 2004 at 49 years old in Carmichael (ballistic trauma). [ref]

Keith Flint

British dancer and vocalist.

Born September 17th, 1969 in Redbridge.

Died March 4th, 2019 at 49 years old in North End, Essex (hanging). [ref]

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