These 6 Beloved Celebs Died of Heart Disease | Anniversaries

February is American Heart Month. We remember six stars we lost to heart disease.

Each week, presents a video tribute marking the anniversaries of famous celebrities and other notable people who died or were born this week in history. This week's video (Feb. 5-Feb. 12) features “Smokey and the Bandit” star Burt Reynolds, Grammy-winning singer Natalie Cole, “Make Room for Daddy” star Danny Thomas, legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby, “Roots” author Alex Haley, “The Roy Rogers Show” co-star Dale Evans, singer and actress Whitney Houston, “Beach Boys” co-founder Carl Wilson, New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth, Hollywood child star Shirley Temple, pioneering reggae musician Bob Marley, “Rebel Without a Cause” actor James Dean, “The Honeymooners” actress Audrey Meadows, tennis champion Arthur Ashe, fashion designer Alexander McQueen, “the Postman Always Rings Twice” actress Lana Turner, “Diff’rent Strokes” actor Gary Coleman, “Little House on the Prairie” author Laura Ingalls Wilder, “Some Like It Hot” actor Jack Lemmon, “The Naked Gun” actor Leslie Nielsen, and model and actress Anna Nicole Smith.

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