Stars who succumbed to heart attacks
Film stars, singers, and other entertainers who died of cardiac arrest
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A heart attack is often sudden and deadly, and can end a life in an instant. And celebrities are no way immune to cardiac arrest. Over the years, the world of entertainment has lost many of its brightest stars to heart failure. In some instances, a heart attack is perhaps not unexpected, with some of those who've succumbed reaching a ripe old age before passing on. But in other cases, what is often called a myocardial infarction has robbed us of some of the most cherished singers and movie stars long before their time.
Click through and be reminded of some of those we've lost.
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