Cause of Death: Emphysema

Emphysema is a long-term, progressive disease of the lungs that primarily causes shortness of breath due to over-inflation of the alveoli (air sacs in the lung). In people with emphysema, the lung tissue involved in exchange of gases (oxygen and carbon dioxide) is impaired or destroyed.

The following celebrities died from the cause: Emphysema.

Jerry Reed Death Cause and Date

Jerry Reed

Country Singer
Gene Tierney Death Cause and Date

Gene Tierney

Movie Actress
Walter Brennan Death Cause and Date

Walter Brennan

Movie Actor
Johnny Winter Death Cause and Date

Johnny Winter

Guitarist
Al Capp Death Cause and Date

Al Capp

Cartoonist
Johnny Carson Death Cause and Date

Johnny Carson

TV Show Host
Sammi Smith Death Cause and Date

Sammi Smith

Country Singer
John Agar Death Cause and Date

John Agar

Movie Actor
Ernest Tubb Death Cause and Date

Ernest Tubb

Country Singer
Spike Jones Death Cause and Date

Spike Jones

Comedian