Thursday, February 26, 2009

Men and cigarettes

David Niven (1910-1983)
(Lou Gehrig's disease)

Clark Cable (1901-1960)
(coronary thrombosis)

Paul Newman (1925-2008)
(lung cancer)

Rudolph Valentino (1895-1926)
(perforated ulcer, blood poisoning)

Gary Cooper (1901-1961)
(prostate cancer)

Steve McQueen (1930-1980)
(heart attack following surgery)

Cary Grant (1904-1986)
(cerebral hemorrhage)

James Dean (1931-1955)
(road accident)

Humphrey Bogart (1899-1957)
(throat cancer)

Charles Chaplin (1889-1977)
(natural causes)

Marlon Brando (1924-2004)
(pulmonary fibrosis)

Yul Brynner (1920-1985)
(lung cancer)


Millie said...

This makes me sad. :-(

But, I just love the shot of Steve...that made me laugh.

Kate Gabrielle said...

Great pictures. Gary Cooper looks so dashing!

Lolita said...

It is quite sad to read about people's deaths, but I still find it quite interesting that there weren't more that died of lung cancer...

Kate Gabrielle:
No wonder Tallulah Bankhead went to Hollywood only to "fuck that divine Gary Cooper", I'd say!

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