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Gabby Hayes
Gabby Hayes
1969
Rock Hudson
Rock Hudson
1985
Audrey Hepburn
Audrey Hepburn
1993
Phil Hartman
Phil Hartman
1998
Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
2003
June Haver
June Haver
2005
Betty Hutton
Betty Hutton
2007
CHrlton Heston
Charlton Heston
2008
Jesse Helms
Jesse Helms
2008
Isaac Hayes
Isaac Hayes
2008
John Hughes
John Hughes
2009
John Hughes
Connie Hines
2009
Alexander Haig
Alexander Haig
2010
Corey Haim
Corey Haim
2010
Lena Horne
Lena Horne
2010
Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper
2010
Robert Heyges
Robert Hegyes
2012
Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
2012
Celeste Holm
Celeste Holm
2012
Sherman Hemsley
Sherman Hemsley
2012
Marvin Hamlisch
Marvin Hamlisch
2012
Larry Hagman
Larry Hagman
2012
Richie Havens
Richie Havens
2013
Phillip Seymour Hoffman
Philip Seymour Hoffman
2014
Dead people with letter h

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Actors and Actresses - Stage and Real Names

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Buddy Hackett b 1924 d. June 30, 2003
Comedian/actor - It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, Love Bug

Joan Hackett b.1933 d. 1983 (ovarian cancer)
Actress - Joan Miller in the Defenders

Kevin Hagen b. 1928 d. July 9, 2005 (esophageal cancer)
Actor - Doc Baker on Little House on the Prairie

Larry Hagman b.1931 d. 2012 (liver cancer)
Actor - JR Ewing on Dallas and Maj. Nelson on "I Dream of Jeannie"

Alexander Haig b. 1924 d. 2010 (staph infection)
Four Star General then Politiian served in serveral wars and later as White House Chief of Staff and Secretary of State

Corey Haim b. 1971 d. 2010 (drug overdose)
Actor - the Lost Boys, Lucas and others

Arthur Hailey b. 1920 d. November 24, 2004 (stroke)
Author - Airport, Hotel, Moneychangers

David Halberstam b. 1934 d. April 23, 2007 (car crash)
Author - The Best and the Brightest and The Fifties

H. R. "Bob" Haldeman b. 1926 d. 1993 (cancer)
Nixon's White House Chief of Staff turned felon

Alan Hale, Jr. b. 1918 d. 1990 (cancer of the thymus)
Actor - The Skipper on Gilligan's Island

Alex Haley b. 1921 d. 1992
Writer - Roots

Bill Haley b. 1925 d. 1981 (heart attack)
Musician - Rock Around the Clock

Jack Haley b. 1898 d. 1979 (cancer)
Actor - The Tin Man in Wizard of Oz

Kevin Peter Hall b. 1955 d. 1991(AIDS)
Actor - Harry in Harry and the Hendersons

Andrew (Andy) Hallet b. 1975 d. 2009 (congestive heart failure)
Actor / Singer - Lorne the Vampire on "Angel" tv series

Halston b. 1932 d. 1990 (AIDS)
Fashion designer

Rusty Hamer b. 1947 d. 1990 (suicide)
Actor - Rusty Williams in Make Room for Daddy

George Hamilton IV b. 1937 d. 2014 (heart attack)
C&W star, sang at Grand Ole Opry

John Hamilton b. 1887 d. 1958
Actor - Perry White on Superman

Margaret Hamilton b. 1902 d. 1985 (heart attack)
Actress - The Wicked Witch of the West in the Wizard of Oz

Marvin Hamlisch b. 1944 d. 2012
Composer - "The Way We Were"

Armand Hammer d. 1990 b. 1898 (cancer)
Industrialist

Lionel Hampton b 1908 d. August 31, 2002 (heart failure)
Legendary, great jazz musician

Ruth Handler b.1917 d. April 27, 2002 (compliations of colon surgery)
Creator of Barbie doll, co-founder of Mattel toy company

William Hanna b. 1910 d. March 22, 2001
Annimator - half of Hanna-Barbera Productions - The Flintstones, The Jetsons

Edward Hardwicke b. 1932 d. 2011 (cancer)
English Actor - Doctor Watson on TV series "The Return of Sherlock Holmes"

Pamela Harriman b. 1920 d. 1997 (stroke)
Ambassador to France - Collector of husbands

Oliver Hardy b. 1892 d. 1957
Comedian - Of Laurel and Hardy

Michael Hargitay b. 1926 d. September 14, 2006
Bobybuilder ex-husband of Jayne Mansfield and father of Law & Order: SVU star Mariska Hargitay

John Marshall Harlan b. 1899 d. 1971
U.S. Supreme Court Justice

Damon Harris b. 1950 d. February 23, 2013 (prostate cancer)
Singer - Temptations (1971 - '75)

Jonathan Harris b. 1914 d. November 3, 2002 (blood clot in heart)
Actor - Dr. Zachary Smith in Lost in Space

Julie Harris b.1924 d. Aug. 24, 2013 (congestive heart failure)
Actress - "East of Eden" (1955) "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (1962)

Richard Harris b. 1930 d. October 25, 2002 (Hodgkin's Disease)
Actor - Dumbledore in Harry Potter, King Arthur in Camelot

George Harrison b. 2/25/1943 d. 11/29/2001 (cancer)
The quiet and youngest Beatle

Sir Rex Harrison b. 1908 d. 1990 (pancreatic cancer)
Actor - Henry Higgins in My Fair Lady

Phil Hartman b. 1948 d. 1998 (murdered by wife)
Actor/Comedian - SNL, News Radio

Paul Harvey (Aurandt) b. 1918 d. Feb. 28, 2009 (old age complications)
Radio Newsman & Broadcaster

Bobby Hatfield b. 1940 d. November 5, 2003
Singer - One of the Righteous Brothers

Richie Havens b. 1941 d. April 22, 2013 (heart attack)
Musician - folk singer and guitarist who's song "Freedom" opened the 1969 Woodstock Festival

June Haver b. 1926 d. July 4, 2005 (respiratory failure )
Actress - The Dolly Sisters; known as the "pocket Grable"

Howard Hawks b. 1896 d. 1977
Director - Rio Bravo, Rio Lobo

Russell "Lucky" Hayden b. 1912 d. 1981
Western actor

Richard Haydn b. 1905 d. 1985 (heart attack)
Actor - Max Detweiler in the Sound of Music

George "Gabby" Hayes b. 1885 d. 1969 (heart failure)
Actor - Sidekick to Roy Rogers

Helen Hayes b. 1900 d. 1993 (heart failure)
Actress - First Lady of American Theatre

Isaac Hayes b.1942 d. August 10, 2008
Musician/composer (wrote the theme to "Shaft")

Lloyd Haynes b. 1934 d. 1987 (lung cancer)
Actor - Mr. Dixon on Room 222 - also on General Hospital

Louis "Deke" Heyward b. 1921 d. March 26, 2002 (complications of pneumonia)
Creator of Winky Dink and You

Susan Hayward b. 1917 d. 1975 (brain cancer)
Actress - Barbara Graham in I Want to Live

Rita Hayworth b. 1918 d. 1987 (Alzheimers)
Actress - Vera Simpson in Pal Joey

Edith Head b. 1897 d. 1981 (bone marrow disease)
Costume Designer

Bobby Hebb b. 1938 d. 2010 (lung cancer)
Singer / Songwriter - hit single "Sunny"

Mitch Hedberg b. 1968 d. March 30, 2005 (heart failure)
Comedian

Van Heflin b. 1910 d. 1971 (heart attack)
Actor - Joe Starritt in Shane

Robert Hegyes b. 1961 d. January 26, 2012 (heart attack)
Actor - Juan Epstein on "Welcome Back Kotter" (1975-79)

Robert Anson Heinlein b. 1907 d. 1988 (Emphysema and related disabilities)
Writer - Science Fiction

Joseph Heller b. 1923 d. 1999 (heart attack)
Writer - Catch-22

Bobby Helms b. 1933 d. 1997
Singer - Jingle Bell Rock, My Special Angel

Sen. Jesse Helms b. 1921 d. 2008 (natural Causes)
Outspoken 5 term Senator from N. Carolina

Leone Helmsley b. 1920 d. August 20, 2007 (heart failure)
New York hotelier known as the "queen of mean"

Margaux Hemingway b. 1954 d. 1996 (suicide - overdose of sedatives)
Actress - Chris McCormick in Lipstick

David Hemming b. 1941 d. December 4, 2003 (heart attack)
Actor - Photographer in Blow Up

Sherman Hemsley b. 1938 d. July 24, 2012
Actor - George Jefferson on "The Jeffersons" (1975 - '85)

Skitch Henderson b. 1918 d. October 31, 2005 (natural causes)
Composer, conductor, bandleader - The Tonight Show

Benjamin Hendrickson b. 1950 d. July 1, 2006 (suicide)
Actor - Hal Munson on As the World Turns

Jimi Hendrix b. 1942 d. 1970 (aspirated vomit after taking sleeping pills)
Musician

Douglas James Henning b. 1947 d. 2000 (liver cancer)
Magician

Paul Henreid b. 1908 d. 1992 (complications from pneumonia)
Actor/director - directed over 80 episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Jim Henson b. 1936 d. 1990 (bacterial pneumonia)
Puppeteer - The Muppets

Audrey Hepburn b. 1929 d. 1993 (colon cancer)
Actress - Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady

Katharine Hepburn b. 1907 d. June 29, 2003
Actress - 4 time Oscar winner (Morning Glory, Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, Lion in Winter, On Golden Pond)

Frank Herbert b. 1920 d. 1986 (pancreatic cancer)
Writer - Created the Dune series

James Herriot b. 1916 d. 1995 (cancer)
British veternarian/writer - All Things Bright and Beautiful

Charlton Heston b. 1924 d. April 5, 2008 (Alzheimers)
Actor - Moses in The Ten Commandments

Don Hewitt b. 1922 d. August 19, 2009 (pancreatic cancer)
Television news producer - 60 Minutes

William Hewlett b. 1914 d. January 12, 2001
Half of Hewlett-Packard

Thor Heyerdahl b. 1914 d. April 18, 2002 (brain tumor)
Author of Kon-Tiki and world adventurer

William Hickey b.1928 d. 1997 (emphysema)
Actor - The Don in Prizzi's Honor

William "Bill" Melvin Hicks b. 1961 d. 1994
Cult comedian

Benny Hill b. 1924 d. 1992 (heart attack)
Actor - The Benny Hill Show

George Roy Hill b. 1922 d. 12/27/2002 (Parkinson's Disease)
Director - Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Sting

Cliff Hillegass b. 1918 d. May 5, 2001 (complications from a stroke)
Founder of Cliff Notes.

Wendy Hiller b. 1912 d. May 14, 2003
Actress - Seperate Tables

Conrad Hilton, Jr. b. 1926 d. 1969
Elizabeth Taylor's first husband

Earl Hindman b. 1942 d. December 29, 2003 (lung cancer)
Actor - Wilson on Home Improvement

Connie Hines b. 1930 d. 2009 (heart disease)
Actress - Carol Post on Mr. Ed tv series

Gregory Hines b. 1946 d. August 9, 2003 (cancer)
Actor/dancer - White Nights, Running Scared

Martin 'Pat' Hingle b. 1924 d. 2009 (leukemia)
Actor - the Commissioner in Batman movies

Al Hirt b. 1922 d. 1999 (liver failure)
One of the great trumpeters

Alger Hiss b. 1904 d. 1996
Alleged spy

Alfred Hitchcock b. 1899 d. 1980
Director - Psycho

Don Ho b. 1930 d. April 14, 2007 (heart failure)
Singer/performer - Tiny Bubbles

Cheryl Holdridge b. 1944 d. Jan 06, 2009 (lung cancer)
Actress - a Mouseketeer on The Mickey Mouse Club

James "Jimmy" Hoffa b. 1913 d. 1975 (good question)
Teamster leader - His body is still missing

Abbie Hoffman b.1936 d. 1989 (suicide)
60s activist

Philip Seymour Hoffman b. 1967 d. Feb. 2, 2014 (drug overdose)
Actor / director - "Capote", "Scent of a Woman", "Twister"

Ben Hogan b. 1912 d. 1997 (stroke/cancer)
Golfer

William Holden b. 1918 d. 1981(Bled to death from a minor fall while drunk)
Actor- Shears in Bridge on the River Kwai

Geoffrey Holder b. 1930 d. 2014 (Pneumonia)
Actor/ choreographer/ dancer - bad guy Baron Samedi in "Live and Let Die"

Buddy (Holley) Holly b. 1936 d. February 3, 1959 (plane crash)
Musician - Peggy Sue

Celeste Holm b. 1917 d. 2012
Actress - "Gentleman's Agreement"

Bob Homme b. 1918 d. 2000
Actor - The Friendly Giant on Canadian TV

Jan Hooks b. 1957 d. Oct. 9, 2014 (a long illness)
Actress/Comedian - was a player on Saturday Night Live SNL (1986-1991)

J. Edgar Hoover b. 1895 d. 1972
Director of the FBI

Bob Hope b 1903 d. July 27, 2003 (pneumonia)
"Mr. Entertainment" - consummate comedian, actor, patriot

Dolores Hope b. 1909 d. Sept. 19, 2011 (natural cause)
Singer - Wife of Bob Hope for 69 years

Dennis Hopper b. 1936 d. may 29, 2010 (prostate cancer)
Actor, Filmmaker and Artist - best known for Easy Rider also Rebel Without a Cause and others

Hedda Hopper b. 1890 d. 1966
Gossip Columnist - Mother of William, see below

William Hopper b. 1915 d. 1970 (pneumonia)
Actor - Paul Drake on Perry Mason - son of Hedda

Jack Horkheimer b. 1938 d. 2010 (respiratory ailment)
Astronomer - "Star gazer Show" on PBS and Director of the Miami Planetarium

Lena Horne b. 1917 d. 2010
Actress/Singer - jazz singer starred in movies "Cabin in the Sky" was an activist for civil rights

Gladys Horton b. 1945 d. 2011 (stroke)
R&B Singer - founded and lead singer of the Marvelettes

Johnny Horton b. 1925 d. 1960 (killed by drunk driver)
Singer/actor - Battle of New Orleans

Bob Hoskins b. 1942 d. 2014 (pneumonia due to Parkinson's disease)
Actor - "Who Framed Roger Rabbit","Mona Lisa"

Aaliyah Dana Houghton b. 1979 d. 2001 (plane crash)
R&B singer - "Are You that Somebody?"

John Houseman b. 1902 d. 1988 (spinal cancer)
Actor - Prof. Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr in The Paper Chase

Whitney Houston b. 1963 d. April 11, 2012 (cause, to be announced)
Singer/Actress - movie: "The Bodyguard", songs: "I Will Always Love You", "I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)"

Larry Hovis b. 1936 d. September 10, 2003 (cancer)
Actor - Sgt. Andrew Carter on Hogan's Heroes

Jerome "Curly" Howard b. 1903 d. 1952 (stroke)
Actor - A Stooge

Moe Howard b. 1897 d. 1975 (lung cancer)
Actor - A Stooge

Trevor Howard b. 1916 d. 1988 (bronchitis and influenza)
Actor - Cpt. William Bligh in Mutiny on the Bounty

L. Ron Hubbard d. 1986
Author - Founder Church of Scientology

Rock Hudson b. 1925 d. 1985 (AIDS)
Actor - Police Commissioner Stewart "Mac" McMillan in McMillan and Wife

Barnard Hughes b. 1915 d. July 11, 2006
Actor - Grandpa in the Lost Boys

Howard Hughes b. 1905 d. 1976
Billionaire nutcase

John Hughes b. 1950 d. 2009 (Heart Attack
Film director, producer and writer - "Pretty in Pink", "Planes, Trains and Automobiles, Home Alone and more

Rex Humbard b. 1919 d. 2007
TV Evangelist - Cathedral of Tomorrow

Hubert Horatio Humphrey b. 1911 d. 1978 (cancer)
Vice President of the United States under LBJ

Ross Hunter b. 1920 d. 1996
Producer - Pillow Talk, Flower Drum Song

Chet Huntley b. 1911 d. 1974
Newscaster - Goodnight Chet

Ferlin Husky b. 1925 d. 2011 (congestive heart failure)
Country Muscian - had numerous Top 20 hits including “Wings of a Dove†(1960)

Ruth Hussey b. 1911 d. April 19, 2005 (complications of appendectomy)
Actress - The Philadelphia Story

John Huston b. 1906 d. 1987 (emphysema)
Actor/director - African Queen

Betty Hutton b. 1921 d. March 11, 2007 (colon cancer)
Actress - Greatest Show on Earth and Annie Get Your Gun

Rick Huxley b. 1940 d. 2013 (emphysema)
Musician - bassist for "The Dave Clark Five"

Wilfred Hyde-White b. 1903 d. 1991 (heart failure)
Actor - Col. Pickering in My Fair Lady

Diana Hyland b. 1936 d. 1977 (cancer)
Actress - Dating John Travolta at the time of her death





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