Famous people who died at the age of 59.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 59 years old.

The list below is ordered by the person's date of death.

Oliver Cromwell

English political leader. Deceased
Died on September 3rd, 1658
Died at the age of 59

Nathaniel Hawthorne

Author. Deceased
Died on May 19th, 1864
Died at the age of 59
Unknown stomach-related illness.

Clark Gable

Actor. Deceased
Died on November 16th, 1960
Died at the age of 59
Heart attack.

Truman Capote

Author. Deceased
Died on August 25th, 1984
Died at the age of 59
Liver disease.

Rock Hudson

Actor. Deceased
Died on October 2nd, 1985
Died at the age of 59
AIDS-related illness.

Robert Reed

Actor. Deceased
Died on May 12th, 1992
Died at the age of 59
Colon cancer / HIV.

Conway Twitty

American country singer. Deceased
Died on June 5th, 1993
Died at the age of 59
Ruptured blood vessel.

Robert Kardashian

Attorney. Deceased
Died on September 30th, 2003
Died at the age of 59
Esophageal cancer.

George Best

Soccer player. Deceased
Died on November 25th, 2005
Died at the age of 59

James Michael Tyler

Actor. Deceased
Died on October 24th, 2021
Died at the age of 59
Prostate cancer.


Rapper. Deceased
Died on September 28th, 2022
Died at the age of 59

Statistics about the 59-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 11 celebrity deaths above.

  • 100% of the deaths in the 59 age group were male.
  • These deaths make up 2% of our database (11/595).
  • Out of the 11 people on this list, 27% passed away due to cancer.
  • 9% of them died from a heart attack.
  • AIDS or HIV killed 9% of the 59-year-olds on this list.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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