People Most Likely to Die in 2011, According to a Death Pool

N.B. For this particular annual death pool, points are awarded for each “correctly” chosen person at a rate of 100 minus age at death. This may account for some youngward skew. 51 total entries were received.

Randy Quaid: 4 lists
Stephen Hawking: 4 lists
Larry King: 4 lists
Mel Gibson: 4 lists
Jimmy Carter: 4 lists
Gerry Rafferty: 4 lists
Peter Tork: 4 lists
Keith Richards: 4 lists
Ronnie Biggs: 4 lists
George H. W. Bush: 4 lists
Ariel Sharon: 4 lists
Margaret Thatcher: 4 lists
Ruth Bader Ginsburg: 4 lists

Roger Ebert: 5 lists
Nancy Reagan: 5 lists
Courtney Love: 5 lists
Christopher Hitchens: 5 lists

Steve Jobs: 6 lists
Bob Barker: 6 lists
Kirk Douglas: 6 lists

Dick Clark: 7 lists
Betty White: 7 lists
Michael J. Fox: 7 lists

Muhammad Ali: 8 lists
Penny Marshall: 8 lists
Fidel Castro: 8 lists

Charlie Sheen: 9 lists
Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi: 9 lists

Dick Cheney: 10 lists
Amy Winehouse: 10 lists

Zsa Zsa Gabor: 12 lists

Elizabeth Taylor: 13 lists
Kim Jong-il: 13 lists

Lindsay Lohan: 17 lists

Aretha Franklin: 32 lists

Michael Douglas: 37 lists




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