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)

4 comments:

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...

Millie:
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!

manuel said...

Great!!!