This list was submitted by hurryupndiealready on Wednesday, December 26th, 2007 at 8:29 PM PST for The 2008 Lee Atwater Invitational Dead Pool.
|Points||Celebrity||Date of Death||Age|
|10||Albert Hofmann||April 29th, 2008||102|
|9||Olivia de Havilland||Alive||102|
|8||James Whitmore||February 6th, 2009||87|
|7||Doris Lessing||November 17th, 2013||94|
|6||Ray Bradbury||June 6th, 2012||91|
|5||Robert McNamara||July 6th, 2009||93|
|4||Robert Loggia||December 4th, 2015||85|
|3||Karl Malden||July 1st, 2009||97|
|2||Phyllis Diller||August 20th, 2012||95|
|10 points||1 hit|
His high-protein, low-carbohydrate approach to weight loss differed radically from the conventional wisdom of the medical establishment, and was widely criticized as risky. Nevertheless, Atkins steadfastly maintained that his dietary recommendations would lead to nothing more dangerous than a diminished sense of balance. He died of injuries sustained when he fell and hit his head on the sidewalk.
(d) April 17th, 2003