Honorable mentions; celebrities that have fallen victim to sleep apnea…
John Candy was a Hollywood actor and comedian. He died in 1994. from a heart attack believed to be caused by sleep apnea, which he suffered from during most of his adult life.
Beloved Star Wars star, actress Carrie Fisher’s death is suspected to be caused by sleep apnea. Although during her lifetime Carry denied having sleep apnea, the coroner found that sleep apnea contributed to the actress' death.
Reggie White. An NFL legend, also known as “Minister of Defense”, was one of the most successful defensive players in the National Football League. Reggie died at the age of 43 from a heart attack compounded by complications from sleep apnea.