Jack Kevorkian (1928–2011)

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Controversial pathologist, writer and inventor, Jack Kevorkian was the only son of Levon Kevorkian a former auto-factory worker who owned an excavating company and his homemaker wife. He had 2 sisters. Kevorkian's parents were Armenian refugees, whose relatives were among the 1.5 millon victims of Turkish atrocities in World War I. As a young boy ... See full bio »


(age 83) in Royal Oak, Michigan, USA

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60 Minutes Self - Euthanasia Activist (segment "Jack Kevorkian") / Self - Euthanasia Doctor (segment "Death by Doctor")


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 2005 The Youth in Us (Short) (special thanks)
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 2011 The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (TV Special)
 2010 Kevorkian (Documentary)
 2007-2010 Larry King Live (TV Series)
- Dr. Jack Kevorkian Exclusive! (2010) ... Self
- Jack Kevorkian (2007) ... Self
 2010 Real Time with Bill Maher (TV Series)
- Episode #8.9 (2010) ... Self
 2004 Right to Exit (Documentary)
 1996-1998 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Euthanasia Doctor (segment "Death by Doctor") / Self - Euthanasia Activist (segment "Jack Kevorkian")
- Death by Doctor/The Defector/The Man in the White Suit (1998) ... Self - Euthanasia Doctor (segment "Death by Doctor")
- William Pierce, PhD/Facts of Life in Russia/Jack Kevorkian (1996) ... Self - Euthanasia Activist (segment "Jack Kevorkian")
 1997 Calling Dr. Kevorkian: A Date with Dr. Death (TV Movie documentary)
 1994 TV Nation (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.3 (1994) ... Self
 1991 This Week (TV Series)
- Live and Let Die (1991) ... Self
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 1996-2012 60 Minutes (TV Series documentary)
Self - Euthanasia Activist (segment "Family Values") / Self / Self - Euthanasia Doctor (segment "Jack Kevorkian") / ...
- Remembering Mike Wallace (2012) ... Self
- Jack Kevorkian/Vanessa Redgrave/President Ahmadinejad (2007) ... Self - Euthanasia Doctor (segment "Jack Kevorkian")
- I'm Mike Wallace (2006) ... Self (segment "Mike")
- 35 Years and 60 Minutes (2003) ... Self - Doctor
- Bridgestone Firestone/In Memory of Alisa/Death by Doctor (2001) ... Self - Euthanasia Advocate (segment "Death by Doctor")
 2004 I Love the '90s (TV Mini Series documentary)
- 1990 (2004) ... Self
 1997 Everyman (TV Series documentary)
- The Trial of Doctor Death (1997) ... Self

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[from his book Prescription: Medicide - The Goodness of Planned Death, p. 214, para. 3] Under extraordinary circumstances like these I feel it is only decent and fair to explain my ultimate aim. I emphasized that it is not simply to help suffering or doomed persons kill themselves - that is merely the first step, an early distasteful professional obligation (now called medicide) that nobody in ... See more »


He moved to Long Beach, California in 1976 where he spent his time painting and writing and producing an unsuccessful film, about "Handel's Messiah." He was there for 12 years. See more »


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