Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus People

Famous People Who Died of Diabetes Mellitus

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List of famous people who died of diabetes mellitus, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by sugar diabetes are listed alphabetically and include the famous diabetes mellitus victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. This list has everything from Scott Mateer to Gloria E. Anzaldúa. These notable simple diabetes deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has diabetes mellitus as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (180 People)

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    Douglas Spencer was an American film actor. Starting in the mid-1930s and going through the '40s, he appeared in dozens of films as an extra, then cameo roles and uncredited roles.more

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    • Age: Died at 50 (1910-1960)
    • Birthplace: Princeton, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Shane, The Thing from Another World, The Diary of Anne Frank, This Island Earth, Samson and Delilah, + more
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    Judith Perelman Rossner
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    Judith Perelman Rossner was an American novelist, best known for her 1975 novel Looking for Mr. Goodbar, which was inspired by the murder of Roseann Quinn and examined the underside of the 1970s sexual liberation movement and was later adapted into a film starring Diane Keaton. Though Looking for Mr.more

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    • Age: Died at 70 (1935-2005)
    • Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Novelist
    • Credits: Looking for Mr. Goodbar
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    Norman Jesse Whitfield was an American songwriter and producer, best known for his work with Berry Gordy's Motown labels during the 1960s. He has been credited as one of the creators of the Motown Sound and as an instrumental figure in the development of the late-1960s subgenre of psychedelic ...more

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    • Age: Died at 68 (1940-2008)
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter
    • Credits: Car Wash
  4. 84

    Kotozakura Masakatsu was a former sumo wrestler from Kurayoshi, Tottori, Japan. He was the sport's 53rd yokozuna. He made his professional debut in 1959, reaching the top division in 1963. After several years at the second highest rank of ōzeki, in 1973 he was promoted to yokozuna at the age of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1940-2007)
    • Birthplace: Kurayoshi, Japan
    • Profession: Sumo Wrestler
  5. 85

    Lee Nak-hoon was a South Korean actor. Lee earned a fame for his characteristic and mature acting.more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1936-1998)
    • Birthplace: Seoul, South Korea
    • Profession: Politician, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
    • Credits: All That Falls Has Wings, The Sea Village, Why the Cuckoo Cries, Until That Day, Trumpet Player, + more
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    Smith Hempstone was a journalist, author, and the United States ambassador to Kenya in 1989–93. He was a vocal proponent of democracy, aggressively advocating free elections for Kenya.more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1929-2006)
    • Profession: Journalist
  7. 87

    Hamilton Farrar "Ham" Richardson was an American tennis player, who was active in the 1950s and 1960s.more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1933-2006)
    • Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Tennis player
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    Avrohom Blumenkrantz
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    Rabbi Avrohom Blumenkrantz was a prominent American Orthodox rabbi. He was a widely consulted authority on the laws of Passover kashrut and published an annual Passover guide for many years.more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1944-2007)
    • Profession: Rabbi
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    Don Walser
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    Donald Ray Walser was an American country music singer. He was known as a unique, award-winning yodeling "Texas country music legend."more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1934-2006)
    • Birthplace: Brownfield, Texas, United States of America
    • Profession: Songwriter, Singer, Mechanic
    • Credits: Dryland
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    Roy Brocksmith was an American actor.more

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    • Age: Died at 56 (1945-2001)
    • Birthplace: Quincy, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Theatre Director, Librarian, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Total Recall, Scrooged, Arachnophobia, Psycho, The Hudsucker Proxy, + more
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    Hilla Limann
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    Hilla Limann was the President of Ghana from 24 September 1979 to 31 December 1981. Eventually he became a diplomat, and served in Switzerland. Limann, whose original last name was Babini, was born in the northern Ghanaian town of Gwolu in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region to a poor ...more

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    • Age: Died at 64 (1934-1998)
    • Birthplace: Gwolu, Ghana
    • Profession: Politician
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    Juanita Hall was an American musical theatre and film actress. She is remembered for her roles in the original stage and screen versions of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals South Pacific as Bloody Mary - a role that garnered her the Tony Award - and Flower Drum Song as Auntie Liang.more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1901-1968)
    • Birthplace: Keyport, New Jersey, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Singer
    • Credits: South Pacific, Flower Drum Song, Paradise in Harlem, Captain Billy's Mississippi Music Hall, Miracle in Harlem
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    Mabel King was an American film, stage television actress and singer. She was best known for her role as Mabel "Mama" Thomas on the ABC sitcom What's Happening!! from its premiere on August 5, 1976 until the end of its second season on May 11, 1978.more

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    • Age: Died at 67 (1932-1999)
    • Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Scrooged, The Jerk, What's Happening!!, The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings, The Wiz, + more
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    Enzo Siciliano was an Italian writer, playwright, literary critic and intellectual. Siciliano was born in Rome. He was collaborator of Alberto Moravia, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Elsa Morante and many other famous writers in the 1950s and 1960s. From 1996 to 1998 he was President of RAI. He died in 2006, aged ...more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1934-2006)
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    • Profession: Editor, Novelist, Writer
    • Credits: Pasolini, an Italian Crime
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    Dave Cockrum
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    David Emmett Cockrum was an American comic book artist known for his co-creation of the new X-Men characters Nightcrawler, Storm, and Colossus. Cockrum was a prolific and inventive costume designer who updated the uniforms of the Legion of Super-Heroes. He did the same for the new X-Men and many of ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1943-2006)
    • Birthplace: Pendleton, Oregon, United States of America
    • Profession: Artist
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    Sydney Lassick was an American actor perhaps best known for his role as Charlie Cheswick in the feature film One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. Lassick's first name was sometimes spelled Sidney.more

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    • Age: Died at 81 (1922-2003)
    • Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Dispatcher
    • Credits: Carrie, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, 1941, Alligator, Man on the Moon, + more
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    Douglas Campbell is an actor and professional golfer.more

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    • Age: Died at 87 (1922-2009)
    • Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Theatre Director, Screenwriter, Actor, Professional golfer
    • Credits: Strange Brew, Perfect, If You Could See What I Hear, The Great Detective, Lost and Found, + more
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    Nnoseng Ellen Kate Kuzwayo was a women's rights activist and politician in South Africa. She was president of the African National Congress Youth League in the 1960s. In 1994 she was elected to the first post-apartheid South African Parliament. Her autobiography, Call Me Woman, won the CNA Prize.more

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    • Age: Died at 92 (1914-2006)
    • Birthplace: Orange Free State, South Africa
    • Profession: Politician, Writer
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    Charles Herman Williams was an American baseball umpire who officiated in the National League from 1978 to 1999, and in both leagues in 2000. In 1993 he became the first African American umpire to work behind home plate in a World Series game. He wore uniform number 25. Williams was born in Denver, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 62 (1943-2005)
    • Profession: Umpire
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    Salvatore Scarpitta

    Salvatore Scarpitta was an American artist best known for his sculptural studies of motion.more

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    • Age: Died at 88 (1919-2007)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Sculptor, Artist
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