Head and neck cancer Famous People Who Died of Head And Neck Cancer

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

List people range from Sammy Davis, Jr. to Ned Sherrin.

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

These notable head and neck cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has head and neck cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 items)
Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Head And Neck Cancer
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Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr., was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three Davis began his career in vaudeville with ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1925-1990)

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

Profession: Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, Singer, + more

Credits: Ocean's 11, That's Dancing!, Family Feud, Sammy and Company

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Ned Sherrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Head And Neck Cancer
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Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before joining the BBC. He appeared in a variety of radio and television satirical shows and theatre shows, some of which he also directed. ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1931-2007)

Birthplace: Eurasia, South West England, Somerset, United Kingdom, Low Ham, + more

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Raconteur, Film Producer, Actor, + more

Credits: Orlando, Up the Front, The National Health, That Was the Week That Was, That Was The Week That Was, + more

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Bobby Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Head And Neck Cancer
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Charles Robert "Bobby" Hamilton, Sr. was an American stock car racing driver. A driver and owner in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series circuit and the winner of the 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series championship, Hamilton owned Bobby Hamilton Racing. Hamilton's son, Bobby Hamilton, Jr., was also a ...more

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Age: Died at 50 (1957-2007)

Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America

Profession: Race car driver

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Henri Charrière is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Head And Neck Cancer
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Henri Charrière was a French criminal and writer. Convicted as a murderer by the French courts, he is known as the author of Papillon, a memoir of his incarceration in and escape from a penal colony in French Guiana. While Charrière claimed that Papillon was largely true, modern researchers believe ...more

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Age: Died at 67 (1906-1973)

Birthplace: Saint-Étienne-de-Lugdarès, France

Profession: Writer

Credits: Papillon, The Butterfly Affair

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