Celebs who Died at Age 78

This is our list of the well known celebrities that passed away at the age of 78. If you notice that we missed a famous person, please add his or her obituary to our Wiki.

Art LaFleur
Died: November 17th 2021 in North Hollywood, United States
B.J. Thomas
Died: May 29th 2021 in Arlington, United States
Beverly Hills
Died: July 2nd 2007 in New York City, United States
Buddy Hackett
Died: June 30th 2003 in Malibu, United States
Burt Kennedy
Died: February 15th 2001 in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, United States
Carol Grace
Died: June 20th 2003 in New York City, United States
Christiaan Barnard
Died: September 2nd 2001 in Paphos, Cyprus
Coretta Scott King
Died: January 30th 2006 in Rosarito, Mexico
Dean Martin
Died: December 25th 1995 in Beverly Hills, United States
Delores Taylor
Died: March 23rd 2018 in Cherokee, United States
Donald O’Connor
Died: September 27th 2003 in Los Angeles, United States
Dwight D. Eisenhower
Died: March 28th 1969 in Washington D.C., United States
Eleanor Roosevelt
Died: November 7th 1962 in New York City, United States
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Died: August 24th 2004 in Scottsdale, United States
Esther Rolle
Died: November 17th 1998 in Culver City, United States
Gary Waldhorn
Died: January 10th 2022 in London, England
Georgie Woods
Died: June 18th 2005 in Boynton Beach, United States
Helen Reddy
Died: September 29th 2020 in Los Angeles, United States
Helmut Berger
Died: May 18th 2023 in Salzburg, Austria
Hersha Parady
Died: August 23rd 2023 in Norfolk, United States
Huntz Hall
Died: January 30th 1999 in Los Angeles, United States
Ibrahim Ferrer
Died: August 6th 2005 in Havana, Cuba
James Herriot
Died: February 23rd 1995 in Thirlby, United Kingdom
Jane Henson
Died: April 2nd 2013 in Greenwich, United States
Jason Robards
Died: December 26th 2000 in Bridgeport, United States
Jeanne Crain
Died: December 14th 2003 in Santa Barbara, United States
Jerry Jeff Walker
Died: October 23rd 2020 in Austin, United States
Jerry Nelson
Died: August 23rd 2012 in Cape Cod, United States
Jimmy Wang Yu
Died: April 5th 2022 in Taipei, Taiwan
Julie Payne
Died: June 7th 2019 in Los Angeles, United States
K.T. Oslin
Died: December 21st 2020 in Crossett, United States
Kay Parker
Died: October 14th 2022 in Los Angeles, United States
Leon Uris
Died: June 21st 2003 in Shelter Island, United States
Liz Claiborne
Died: June 29th 2007 in New York City, United States
Lynne Marta
Died: January 11th 2024 in Los Angeles, United States
Mac Davis
Died: September 29th 2020 in Nashville, United States
Mahatma Gandhi
Died: January 30th 1948 in Birla House, New Delhi, India
Mike Nesmith
Died: December 10th 2021 in Carmel Valley, United States
Pamela Tiffin
Died: December 2nd 2020 in New York City, United States
Rex Allen
Died: December 17th 1999 in Tucson, United States
Richard Belzer
Died: February 19th 2023 in Bozouls, France
Robert Forster
Died: October 11th 2019 in Los Angeles, United States
Robert Swan
Died: August 9th 2023 in Rolling Prairie, United States
Stan Mikita
Died: August 7th 2018 in Chicago, United States
Steve Allen
Died: October 30th 2000 in Encino, Los Angeles, United States
Tommy Newsom
Died: April 28th 2007 in Portsmouth, United States
Tony Burton
Died: February 25th 2016 in Menifee, United States
Van Cliburn
Died: February 27th 2013 in Fort Worth, United States
William J. Bell
Died: April 29th 2005 in Los Angeles, United States
Yvonne Craig
Died: August 17th 2015 in Pacific Palisades, United States

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