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List of famous people who died of bladder cancer, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from bladder cancer includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of bladder cancer, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List features people like Jack Lemmon, Mary Lou Williams, Telly Savalas and more. 

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from bladder cancer?" and "Which famous people died due to bladder cancer?"

These notable bladder cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has bladder cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts, Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Race, Irma la Douce, The Odd Couple, Save the Tiger, ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1925-2001)

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Musician, Actor

Credits: The Apartment, Some Like It Hot, Glengarry Glen Ross, Grumpy Old Men

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Telly Savalas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas was an American film and television actor and singer, whose career spanned four decades. Perhaps best known for playing the title role in the 1970s crime drama Kojak, Savalas was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance in Birdman of ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1922-1994)

Birthplace: Garden City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Actor, Singer

Credits: Kojak, On Her Majesty's Secret Service, Kelly's Heroes, The Dirty Dozen

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Aaron Russo is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Aaron Russo was an American entertainment businessman, film producer and director, and political activist. He was best known for producing such movies as Trading Places, Wise Guys, and The Rose. Later in life, he created various Libertarian-leaning political documentaries including Mad as Hell and ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1943-2007)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Businessperson, Politician, Theatrical producer, Film Producer Political Activist, + more

Credits: Trading Places, The Rose, Teachers, America: Freedom to Fascism Wise Guys, + more

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Andy Williams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Howard Andrew "Andy" Williams was an American popular-music singer. He recorded forty-four albums in his career, seventeen of which have been Gold-certified and three of which have been Platinum-certified. He hosted The Andy Williams Show, a television variety show, from 1962 to 1971, and numerous ...more

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Age: Died at 85 (1927-2012)

Birthplace: Wall Lake, Iowa, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Actor, Singer

Credits: I'd Rather Be Rich, The Andy Williams Show, In Concert Series: Andy Williams, An Evening with Andy Williams: Live from the Royal Albert Hall Casting Crowns: The Altar and the Door Live, + more

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Dominick Dunne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Dominick John Dunne was an American writer and investigative journalist whose subjects frequently hinged on the ways in which high society interacts with the judicial system. He was a movie producer in Hollywood and was also known for his frequent appearances on television. ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1925-2009)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Journalist, Television producer, Novelist, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: Changeling, The Panic in Needle Park, The Boys in the Band, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn Addicted to Love, + more

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Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Ronald Edward Santo was an American third baseman in Major League Baseball who played from 1960 to 1974, all but the last year with the Chicago Cubs. A nine-time National League All-Star, he led the league in walks four times, in on-base percentage twice and in triples once. He batted .300 and hit ...more

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Age: Died at 70 (1940-2010)

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States of America

Profession: Announcer, Baseball player

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#9 on The Greatest Third Basemen of All Time

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Allen Ludden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Allen Ellsworth Ludden was an American television personality, emcee and game show host, perhaps most well known for having hosted various incarnations of the game show Password between 1961 and 1980. ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1917-1981)

Birthplace: Mineral Point, Wisconsin, United States of America

Profession: Game Show Host, Actor, Presenter, TV Personality

Credits: Futureworld, Password, Password Plus, Liar's Club College Bowl, + more

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Daryl Gates was the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department from 1978 to 1992. His length of tenure was second only to that of William H. Parker. As chief of police, he took a hardline, aggressive, paramilitary approach to law enforcement. Gates is co-credited with the creation of SWAT teams with ...more

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Age: Died at 84 (1926-2010)

Birthplace: Glendale, California, USA

Profession: Police officer, Sailor

Credits: Street Kings, Bastards of the Party

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