Cause of Death: Stroke

A stroke is a sudden interruption in the blood supply of the brain. Most strokes are caused by an abrupt blockage of arteries leading to the brain.

Other strokes are caused by bleeding into brain tissue when a blood vessel bursts (hemorrhagic stroke).

The signs of a stroke include a sudden severe headache, weakness, numbness, vision problems, confusion, trouble walking or talking, dizziness and slurred speech.

The following celebrities died from the cause: Stroke.

Jay Silverheels

Jay Silverheels

TV Actor
Jeffrey Hunter Death Cause and Date

Jeffrey Hunter

Movie Actor
Lefty Frizzell Death Cause and Date

Lefty Frizzell

Country Singer
Mae West

Mae West

Movie Actress
Peter Lorre

Peter Lorre

Movie Actor
Broderick Crawford Death Cause and Date

Broderick Crawford

Movie Actor
Raul Julia Death Cause and Date

Raul Julia

Movie Actor
Sebastian Cabot Death Cause and Date

Sebastian Cabot

TV Actor
Glenn Ford Death Cause and Date

Glenn Ford

Movie Actor
Gene Kelly Death Cause and Date

Gene Kelly

Movie Actor
Sir Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill

World Leader
Larry Fine Death Cause and Date

Larry Fine

Movie Actor
Charlie Chaplin Death Cause and Date

Charlie Chaplin

Movie Actor
Richard Basehart Death Cause and Date

Richard Basehart

TV Actor
Jeanette Nolan Death Cause and Date

Jeanette Nolan

TV Actress
Don Galloway Death Cause and Date

Don Galloway

TV Actor
Bert Kaempfert cause of death

Bert Kaempfert

Jazz Singer
Lisa Loring

Lisa Loring

Actress
Anthony Franciosa Death Cause and Date

Anthony Franciosa

TV Actor
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Michael Taliferro

Movie Actor
Irene Ryan Death Cause and Date

Irene Ryan

TV Actress
David Gest Death Cause and Date

David Gest

Reality Star
PT Barnum Death Cause and Date

PT Barnum

Entrepreneur
JP Morgan Jr. Death Cause and Date

JP Morgan

Entrepreneur
Parley Baer Death Cause and Date

Parley Baer

TV Actor
Howard McNear Death Cause and Date

Howard McNear

TV Actor
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Al Young

Poet
Jimmy Doolittle

Jimmy Doolittle

War Hero
Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus

Astronomer
Joseph Kearns Death Cause and Date

Joseph Kearns

TV Actor