Michael Burston (October 23, 1949 – July 9, 2011) commonly known by the stage name Würzel, was an English musician and formerly a guitarist in the British heavy metal band, Motörhead.
Wurzel Cause of Death On 9 July 2011, Tim Butcher — longtime bass technician of Motörhead leader Lemmy — reported that Würzel had died. The cause of death was ventricular fibrillation triggered by cardiomyopathy. Wursel was 61 years old at the time of his death
*Ventricular fibrillation: uncoordinated contraction of the cardiac muscle of the ventricles in the heart.
Motörhead - Hellraiser Wurzel on guitar, standing on right side (from audience's view)
Jacob "Jack" Kevorkian (May 26, 1928 – June 3, 2011) was an Armenian-American pathologist, right-to-die activist, painter, composer, and instrumentalist. He is best known for publicly championing a terminal patient's right to die via physician-assisted suicide; he claimed to have assisted at least 130 patients to that end. He famously said that "dying is not a crime".
Between 1990 and 1998, Kevorkian assisted in the deaths of 130 terminally ill people.
Beginning in 1999 Kevorkian served eight years of a 10-to-25-year prison sentence for second-degree murder. He was released on parole on June 1, 2007, on condition that he would not offer suicide advice to any other person.
An oil painter and a jazz musician, Kevorkian marketed limited quantities of his visual and musical artwork to the public.
Jack Kevorkian Cause of Death Jack Kevorkian was hospitalized for pneumonia and a kidney-related ailment. He died when a blood clot broke from his leg and became lodged in his heart.
Jack Kevorkian : Dr. Death - "I Am Honest And Is There A God ?"
Used to be on TV 400 times a week - He was the most aired person on TV.
William "Billy" D. Mays, Jr. (July 20, 1958 – June 28, 2009) was a television direct-response advertisement salesperson most notable for promoting OxiClean, Orange Glo, and other cleaning, home-based, and maintenance products. His distinctive beard and loud sales pitches made him a recognizable television presence
Biography Mays was born in McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania. After graduating from Sto-Rox High School in 1977, he began his career as a salesman on the Atlantic City boardwalk, selling the Washmatik portable washing device to passersby. Working alongside other pitchmen, he developed his style of salesmanship.
Mays later traveled to home shows, auto shows, and state fairs across the United States for a period of twelve years, selling various maintenance products and tools, including cleaning products and food choppers
Death of Billy Mays Mays was found dead by his wife in his Tampa, Florida home on the morning of June 28, 2009, having died sometime in his sleep. He was then pronounced dead at 7:45am. The Associated Press reported that there were no indications that the house had been broken into, and that police did not suspect foul play.
Cause of death was identified as heart related - not the bump in the head he received in the airplane. (see below tweet).
Robert Prosky (December 13, 1930 - December 8, 2008) was an American actor with hundreds of credits on stage and screen including "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Hill Street Blues"
Death of Robert Prosky Robert Prosky died on December 8, 2008, five days short of his 78th birthday, of complications following a heart procedure. At the time of his death, he lived on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
Biography Robert Prosky appeared in such films as Thief, Christine, The Natural, Broadcast News, Green Card, Hoffa, Rudy, and Dead Man Walking. In addition to appearing in numerous films, Prosky appeared as a regular on the television shows Hill Street Blues and Veronica's Closet. Prior to his film and television career, Prosky appeared in numerous productions at the Arena Stage in Washington, DC, most notably as Willy Loman in Death of a Salesman. He was considered for the role of Martin Crane in Frasier and later made a guest appearance in the show as a reclusive writer. He also played Rebecca Howe's father on Cheers.
Prosky often performed at Arena Stage in Washington, DC, with over 100 stage credits to his name at that theatre alone. He also originated the role of Shelly Levene in David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Glengarry Glen Ross.
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Filmography The Skeptic (2009) Suits on the Loose (2005) D-Tox (2002) - McKenzie Death to Smoochy (2002) (uncredited) Dudley Do-Right (1999) - Inspector Fenwick Veronica's Closet (1997) (TV series) (1997–1998) The Chamber (1996) Dead Man Walking (1995) The Scarlet Letter (1995) - Horace Stonehall Miracle on 34th Street (1994) - Judge Henry Harper Mrs. Doubtfire (1993) - Jonathan Lundy Rudy (1993) - Father Cavanaugh Last Action Hero (1993) Hoffa (1992) Far and Away (1992) - Daniel Christie Green Card (1990) Gremlins 2: The New Batch (1990) The Great Outdoors (1988) Outrageous Fortune (1987) - Stanislav Korzenowski Broadcast News (1987) Hill Street Blues (1981) (TV series) (1984–1987) The Natural (1984) The Keep (1983) Christine (1983) The Lords of Discipline (1983) Monsignor (1982) Hanky Panky (1982) Thief (1981)
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