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Forbes: The Top Earning Dead Celebrities 2013

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No. 10: Theodor Geisel

$9 million


Died: September 24, 1991

Age: 87

Cause: Natural causes

Dr. Seuss’ books have taught several generations how to read. Now he is becoming one of Hollywood’s go-to guys for children’s movies. The film version of his beloved tale of The Lorax brought in $349 million in 2012. New versions of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" and "The Cat in the Hat" are in the works.

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