19. Amanda Blake
Amanda Blake was a beloved actress best known for her role in the western television series Gunsmoke. She died in 1989 as a result of complications from having AIDS. She was 60 years old at the time of her death and it wasn’t made public about how she might have contracted this disease, although the common belief is that she contracted the disease from her husband Mark Spaeth who passed away in 1985. Blake had also suffered from oral cancer due to heavy smoking and became a supporter of the American Cancer Society.