Celebrity Alcohol Deaths

All answers are notable people who died either from the short or long-term effects of excessive alcohol consumption or alcohol poisoning.
There may have been other factors contributing to some of these deaths.
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Last updated: August 16, 2022
First submittedFebruary 2, 2017
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Person
1869
U.S. President (1853-1857)
Franklin Pierce
1910
American author of "The Gift of the Magi"; known for surprise endings.
O. Henry
1938
First president of Turkey
Kemal Atatürk
1940
Author of The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald
1946
Comedian whose persona was a misanthropic, hard-drinking egotist
W. C. Fields
1953
Country music singer-songwriter of "Your Cheatin' Heart"
Hank Williams
1957
Anti-communist senator from Wisconsin with his own "-ism"
Joseph McCarthy
1959
Jazz singer nicknamed "Lady Day"
Billie Holiday
1969
Beat Generation author of On the Road
Jack Kerouac
1971
Frontman of the Doors
Jim Morrison
1978
Plan 9 From Outer Space director (and subject of Tim Burton film)
Ed Wood
1980
Original AC/DC singer
Bon Scott
1980
Drummer of Led Zeppelin
John Bonham
1984
Wrote In Cold Blood
Truman Capote
1984
Actor twice married to Elizabeth Taylor
Richard Burton
1995
New York Yankees center fielder, possibly the greatest switch hitter
Mickey Mantle
2005
Northern Irish soccer legend, known as "El Beatle"
George Best
2011
Posthumously had the UK's best-selling 21st century album
Amy Winehouse
2017
70s teen idol who starred on The Partridge Family
David Cassidy
2018
Best known as Mini-Me
Verne Troyer
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Level 64
Oct 25, 2019
George Best died in 2005 and Richard Burton died in 1984.
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Level 83
Jun 18, 2021
Fixed.