Person Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer

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List of famous people who died of colorectal cancer, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from colorectal 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 colorectal cancer, including actors, musicians and athletes.

List of celebrity colon cancer deaths below includes Audrey Hepburn, Farrah Fawcett and more people.

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

These notable colorectal cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has colorectal cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
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Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third greatest female screen legend in the history of American cinema and has been placed in the ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1929-1993)

Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium

Profession: Model, Actor, Dancer

Credits: Breakfast at Tiffany's, My Fair Lady, Roman Holiday, Charade

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#2 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#9 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#125 on The Most Trustworthy Celebrities in the World

#68 on Famous Women You'd Want to Have a Beer With

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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett was an American actress and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she posed for her iconic red swimsuit poster and starred as private investigator Jill Munroe in the first season of the ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Film Producer, Model, Actor, Artist

Credits: Logan's Run, The Cannonball Run, Saturn 3, The Burning Bed

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#270 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#611 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#99 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#88 on The Best TV Actors of All-Time

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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal 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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#52 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#53 on The Best Actors in Film History

#118 on The Funniest People of All Time

#166 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Milton Berle was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC's Texaco Star Theater, he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as "Uncle Miltie" and "Mr. Television" during TV's golden age. ...more

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Age: Died at 94 (1908-2002)

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

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs: America's Funniest Movies, The Hollywood Palace, Hey, Abbott!It's a Mad, + more

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#124 on The Funniest People of All Time

#146 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#402 on The Best Guest Stars on The Love Boat

#56 on Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names

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Elizabeth Montgomery is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Elizabeth Victoria Montgomery was an American film and television actress whose career spanned five decades. She is best remembered as the star of the TV series Bewitched. The daughter of Robert Montgomery, she began her career in the 1950s with a role on her father's television series Robert ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1933-1995)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Bewitched, Challenge of the Super Friends, How to Stuff a Wild Bikini, Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? The Tab Hunter Show, + more

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#195 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#593 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#230 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#65 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

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Jackie Gleason is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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John Herbert “Jackie” Gleason was an American comedian, actor, and musician. He was known for his brash visual and verbal comedy style, exemplified by his character Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners. Among his notable film roles were Minnesota Fats in the 1961 drama The Hustler and Buford T. Justice ...more

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Age: Died at 71 (1916-1987)

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

Profession: Film Score Composer, Stunt Performer, Comedian, Television producer Musician, + more

Credits: Jackie Gleason: American Scene Magazine, Cavalcade of Stars, The Hustler, The Mike Douglas Show

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#269 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#73 on The Funniest People of All Time

#38 on The Best TV Actors of All-Time

#76 on Celebrities Who Have Starred on Broadway

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Robin Gibb is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Robin Hugh Gibb, CBE was a British singer, songwriter and record producer, best known as a member of the Bee Gees. He gained worldwide fame with his brothers Barry and Maurice Gibb. Besides, their younger brother Andy was also a singer. Gibb joined his first band the Rattlesnakes which formed in ...more

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Age: Died at 63 (1949-2012)

Birthplace: Douglas, Isle of Man

Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor Composer, + more

Credits: Good Will Hunting, American Hustle, Ted, Despicable Me

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#190 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#362 on The Best Singers of All Time

#301 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

#67 on Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

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Eartha Kitt is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Eartha Mae Kitt was an American actress, singer, cabaret star, dancer, stand-up comedienne, activist and voice artist, known for her highly distinctive singing style and her 1953 recordings of "C'est Si Bon" and the enduring Christmas novelty smash "Santa Baby", which were both US Top 10 hits. Orson ...more

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Age: Died at 81 (1927-2008)

Birthplace: North, South Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Actor, Singer, Dancer

Credits: The Emperor's New Groove, The Hollywood Squares, The Wolf of Wall Street, X-Men: Days of Future Past

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#132 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever

#134 on Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

#341 on The Greatest Musical Artists of the '80s

#56 on The Best Hi-NRG Bands/Artists

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