Jack Kevorkian

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Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Pontiac, MI
Death Date
Jun 3, 2011 (83)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1928
Birthplace
Pontiac, MI
Death Date
Jun 3, 2011 (83)

About

Controversial doctor who promoted assisted suicide. He took his case to the Supreme Court, but lost and served eight years in prison.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1952.

Trivia

He authorized footage to be aired on the news show 60 Minutes that showed him helping Thomas Youk, who was dying from ALS, to end his life.

Family Life

His mother fled the brutal Armenian Genocide in 1915. He had an older sister named Margaret with whom he was very close.

Associated With

His 60 Minutes interview with Mike Wallace was one of the most famous interviews of all time, and it resulted in him going to jail.