Celebrities Found Dead In Famous Hotels

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May. 6 2015, Updated 2:58 p.m. ET

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Whitney Houston was found dead in the legendary Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon, making her the latest in a long line of stars who have passed away in famous hotels. is taking a look back at some of the top A-listers who spent their dying moments in hotels across the world.

INXS rocker Michael Hutchence, 37, was found hanging from a leather belt in Room 524 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Sydney in 1997.

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John Belushi was just 33-years-old when he died from a drug overdose at the Chateau Marmon hotel off the Sunset Strip in L.A. Actors Robert De Niro and Robin Williams apparently had gone to see him in Bungalow 3 just before he passed away.

Janis Joplin also died in a Los Angeles hotel. She died from an overdose in 1970 at the Landmark Hotel – which is now the Highland Gardens Hotel.

Anna Nicole Smith was found unresponsive in room 607 of the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Miami in 2007. She was rushed to hospital but pronounced dead an hour after the 911 call had been placed.

Fashion legend Coco Chanel died at the Ritz Hotel in Paris in 1971 at the age of 87. The esteemed fashion designer had lived at the hotel for three decades.

Oscar Wilde died in Room 16 of the Hôtel d'Alsace in Paris in 1900. He reportedly hated the wallpaper in the room and his last words were “one of us has got to go.”


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