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Celebrity Deaths – Z


Frank Zappa
Frank Zappa
Michael Zaslow
Michael Zaslow
Elmo Zumwalt
Elmo Zumwalt
Norma Zimmer
Norma Zimmer
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

Darryl F. Zanuck, b. 1902 d. 1979 (Alzheimer’s disease)
Studio Mogul – Twentieth Century Fox

Richard Zanuck, b. 1934 d. 2012 (heart attack)(son of Darryl Zanuck)
Producer – Academy award for “Driving Miss Daisy” also “Jaws”, “Cocoon”

Frank Zappa b. 1940 d. 1993 (prostate cancer)
Musician/composer – The Mothers of Invention

Michael Zaslow b. 1942 d. 1998 (ALS – Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
Actor – Roger Thorpe on Guiding Light

Ron Ziegler – b. 1939 d. February 10, 2003 (heart attack)
Press secretary to President Richard Nixon

Efrem Zimbalist Jr. b. 1918 d. May 2, 2014 (natural)
Actor – “77 Sunset Strip” and The F.B.I.

Norma Zimmer b. 1923 d. may 10, 2011 (neurological disorder)
Singer – Champagne Lady with the Lawrence Welk Show for 22 years

Laura Ziskin b. 1950 d. June 12, 2011 (breast cancer)
Film Producer – 3 Spider Man movies, Pretty Woman, (helped to craete “Stand Up To Cancer”)

Elmo Zumwalt b. 1921 d. January 2, 2000
Progressive U.S. Navy Admiral who worked to end discrimination