Famous people who died at the age of 74.

This is list of celebrities and other famous people who died when they were 74 years old.

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

Mark Twain

Author. Deceased
Died on April 21st, 1910
Died at the age of 74
Heart attack.

Joseph Stalin

Soviet Leader. Deceased
Died on March 5th, 1953
Died at the age of 74
Brain hemorrhage.

Roald Dahl

Author. Deceased
Died on November 23rd, 1990
Died at the age of 74
Cancer of the blood.

Fred Rogers

Television host. Deceased
Died on February 27th, 2003
Died at the age of 74
Stomach cancer.

Dennis Hopper

Actor. Deceased
Died on May 29th, 2010
Died at the age of 74
Prostate cancer.

Sherman Hemsley

Actor. Deceased
Died on July 24th, 2012
Died at the age of 74
Superior vena cava syndrome.

Muhammad Ali

Boxer. Deceased
Died on June 3rd, 2016
Died at the age of 74
Septic shock following a respiratory illness.

Peter Mayhew

Actor. Deceased
Died on April 30th, 2019
Died at the age of 74
Heart attack.

Herman Cain

Businessman and Tea Party activist. Deceased
Died on July 30th, 2020
Died at the age of 74

Meat Loaf

Singer. Deceased
Died on January 20th, 2022
Died at the age of 74
COVID-19 complications.

Statistics about the 74-year-olds above.

Statistics about the 10 celebrity deaths above:

  • 100% of the deaths in the 74 age group were male.
  • These deaths make up 2% of our database (10/600).
  • Out of the 10 people on this list, 30% passed away due to cancer.
  • 20% of them died from a heart attack.

Other ages.

Other ages that celebrities died at.

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