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Celebrities who died at age 79

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The list Celebrities who died at age 79 includes Elizabeth Taylor, Merle Haggard, Joan Staley, Robert Mitchum and Paulette Goddard. The list consists of 10,434 members.
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    Elizabeth Taylor

    British and American actress (1932–2011)
    Elizabeth Taylor
    Overview: Dame Elizabeth Rosemond Taylor DBE (February 27, 1932 – March 23, 2011) was an English-American actress, businesswoman, and humanitarian. She began her career as a child actress in the early 1940s, and ...
    Date of birth: 27 February 1932
    Date of death: 23 March 2011
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 3" (160 cm)
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    Merle Haggard

    American musician
    Merle Haggard
    Overview: Merle Ronald Haggard (April 6, 1937 – April 6, 2016) was an American country singer, songwriter, guitarist, and fiddler.
    Date of birth: 6 April 1937
    Date of death: 6 April 2016
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Country Musician
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 9" (175 cm)
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    Joan Staley

    American model and actress (1940–2019)
    Joan Staley
    Overview: Joan Staley (born Joan Lynette McConchie; May 20, 1940 – November 24, 2019) was an American actress and model.
    Date of birth: 20 May 1940
    Date of death: 24 November 2019
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
    Partner: Dale Sheets (Married)
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    Robert Mitchum

    American actor (1917–1997)
    Robert Mitchum
    Overview: Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer. He rose to prominence for starring roles in several classic films noir ...
    Date of birth: 6 August 1917
    Date of death: 1 July 1997
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
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    Paulette Goddard

    American actress (1910–1990)
    Paulette Goddard
    Overview: Paulette Goddard (born Marion Levy; June 3, 1910 – April 23, 1990) was an American actress, a child fashion model and a performer in several Broadway productions as a Ziegfeld Girl; she became a major ...
    Date of birth: 3 June 1910
    Date of death: 23 April 1990
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 4" (163 cm)
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    Jerry Springer

    American, Talk Show Host
    Jerry Springer
    Overview: Gerald Norman Springer (February 13, 1944 – April 27, 2023) was an English-American broadcaster, journalist, actor, lawyer, and politician. He was best known for hosting the controversial tabloid talk ...
    Date of birth: 13 February 1944
    Date of death: 27 April 2023
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Talk Show Host
    Gender: Male
    Height: 6' (183 cm)
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    Rossana Podestà

    Italian actress
    Rossana Podestà
    Overview: Rossana Podestà, born Carla Dora Podestà (20 June 1934 – 10 December 2013) was a Libyan-born Italian actress, who worked mainly in Italy from the 1950s to the 1970s.
    Date of birth: 20 August 1934
    Date of death: 10 December 2013
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: Italian
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 4" (163 cm)
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    Lolita

    Austrian singer
    Lolita
    Overview: Edith "Ditta" Einzinger (born Edith Zuser; 17 January 1931 – 1 July 2010), was an Austrian pop singer who recorded under the stage name Lolita.
    Date of birth: 17 January 1931
    Date of death: 30 June 2010
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: Austrian
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Female
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    James Stacy

    American actor (1936–2016)
    James Stacy
    Overview: Maurice William Elias (December 23, 1936 – September 9, 2016), known professionally as James Stacy, was an American film and television actor. He is perhaps best known for starring in the late 1960s TV ...
    Date of birth: 23 December 1936
    Date of death: 15 September 2016
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actor
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 10" (178 cm)
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    Fran Jeffries

    American singer
    Fran Jeffries
    Overview: Fran Jeffries (born Frances Ann Makris; May 18, 1937 – December 15, 2016) was an American singer, dancer, actress, and model.
    Date of birth: 18 May 1937
    Date of death: 15 December 2016
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
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    Karin Dor

    German actress (1938–2017)
    Karin Dor
    Overview: Karin Dor ( ; born Kätherose Derr; 22 February 1938 – 6 November 2017) was a German actress. She was famous to international audiences for her role as Bond girl Helga Brandt in the James Bond film You ...
    Date of birth: 22 February 1938
    Date of death: 6 November 2017
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: German
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 4" (163 cm)
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    Priscilla Lane

    American actress
    Priscilla Lane
    Overview: Priscilla Lane (born Priscilla Mullican, June 12, 1915 – April 4, 1995) was an American actress, and the youngest sibling in the Lane Sisters of singers and actresses. She is best remembered for her roles ...
    Date of birth: 12 June 1915
    Date of death: 4 April 1995
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 2" (157 cm)
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    Nathalie Delon

    French actress and film director (1941–2021)
    Nathalie Delon
    Overview: Francine Canovas (1 August 1941 – 21 January 2021) stage name Nathalie Delon, was a French actress and film director.
    Date of birth: 1 August 1941
    Date of death: 21 January 2021
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: French
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 5" (165 cm)
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    Nancy Dow

    American actress (1936–2016)
    Nancy Dow
    Overview: Nancy Maryanne Dow (July 22, 1936 – May 25, 2016) was an American actress who appeared in a small group of films and television shows. She was married to actor John Aniston with whom she had a daughter ...
    Date of birth: 22 July 1936
    Date of death: 25 May 2016
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
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    June Haver

    American actor
    June Haver
    Overview: June Haver (born June Stovenour, June 10, 1926 – July 4, 2005) was an American film actress, singer, and dancer. Once groomed by 20th Century Fox to be "the next Betty Grable", Haver appeared in a string ...
    Date of birth: 10 June 1926
    Date of death: 4 July 2005
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 2" (157 cm)
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    Ella Fitzgerald

    American jazz singer
    Ella Fitzgerald
    Overview: Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz singer, sometimes referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her purity of tone ...
    Date of birth: 25 April 1917
    Date of death: 15 June 1996
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Female
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    Dana Wynter

    German-born English actress (1931–2011)
    Dana Wynter
    Overview: Dana Wynter (born Dagmar Winter; 8 June 1931 – 5 May 2011) was a German-born English actress, who was brought up in Britain and Southern Africa. She appeared in film and television for more than ...
    Date of birth: 8 June 1931
    Date of death: 5 May 2011
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
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    Christine McVie

    British musician (1943–2022)
    Christine McVie
    Overview: Christine Anne McVie (née Perfect; 12 July 1943 – 30 November 2022) was an English musician, singer and songwriter. She was best known as keyboardist and one of the vocalists of Fleetwood Mac.
    Date of birth: 12 July 1943
    Date of death: 30 November 2022
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: British
    Occupation: Musician
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 2" (157 cm)
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    Bobby Rydell

    American singer and teen idol (1942–2022)
    Bobby Rydell
    Overview: Bobby Rydell (born Robert Louis Ridarelli; April 26, 1942 – April 5, 2022) was an American singer and actor who mainly performed rock and roll music. In the early 1960s he was considered a teen idol. His ...
    Date of birth: 26 April 1942
    Date of death: 5 April 2022
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: American
    Occupation: Singer
    Gender: Male
    Height: 5' 8" (173 cm)
    Partner: Linda Hoffman Ridarelli (Married)
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    Anna Karina

    French actress and director
    Anna Karina
    Overview: Anna Karina (born Hanne Karin Bayer, 22 September 1940 – 14 December 2019) was a Danish-French film avant garde actress, director, writer, and singer. She was French New Wave director Jean-Luc G ...
    Date of birth: 22 September 1940
    Date of death: 14 December 2019
    Age: 79 (age at death)
    Nationality: Danish
    Occupation: Actress
    Gender: Female
    Height: 5' 7" (170 cm)
    Partner: Dennis Berry (Married)
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