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Famous Personalities Who Died Doing What They Loved!

Posted on, 2015-09-12 by Kanchan Singh, Category Entertainment

Someone has rightly said, “Do what you want, extract real value out of your life” and there’s nothing better than exhaling your last breath doing what you really loved!

Here’s a list of some famous people who established themselves in their fields of interest and died doing the same work which enchanted them throughout their lives.

1. APJ Abdul Kalam

He was known as the ‘Missile Man’ all over the world and before becoming the President of India, he worked as a scientist for almost 4 decades. Kalam loved delivering speeches and enlightening the youth of the nation, he died on 27th July 2015 while delivering a lecture at IIM Shillong.


2. Paul Walker

This ‘The Fast and the Furious’ star lived his whole life in the most thrilling way, driving some of the fastest cars in the world! He was a crazy fan of speed and cars in personal life as well and had a huge collection of the most luxurious cars. Paul died in 2013 in a single vehicle collision along with his friend Roger Rodas who was driving Paul’s Porsche Carrera CT.


3. Phil Hughes

This Australian batsman has 26 centuries in his belt under the first class cricket in a short span of 5 years! He started his career in 2009 and died in 2014 during a match when a bowler hit the uncovered part of his head. It ruptured the nerves in the brain and caused skull fracture, Phil was dead on the spot of the incidence.


4. Steve Irwin

Stephen Robert "Steve" Irwin was an Australian wildlife expert, television personality, and conservationist. He hosted world famous television series ‘The Crocodile Hunter’ and got the nickname of ‘the crocodile hunter’. He died in 2006 after being pierced in the chest by a stingray barb while filming an underwater documentary film titled ‘Ocean’s Deadliest’.


5. Tommy Cooper

He was one of the most loved comedians the world has ever seen! He introduced, what is now widely followed by magicians, comedy-magic mix.  He was particularly famous for ubiquitous red hat and his ''just like that'' catch phrase. He died on stage on live TV in 1984 after suffering a massive heart attack; unfortunately people thought it's all part of the act.

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