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Famous People Who Died of Illness

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

List contains items like Marvin Hamlisch and Pierre Watkin.

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

These notable illness deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has illness as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (29 items)

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    Born: 1944
    Birthplace: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York + 3 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist, Actor, Composer
    Institution: Queens College, City University of New York, Juilliard School
    Cause Of Death: Respiratory arrest, Hypertension, Encephalopathy
    Interment Location: Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery
    Breakup: Carole Bayer Sager
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, United States of America + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 2012
    Marvin Hamlisch : see more

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    Born: 1938
    Birthplace: DVD Region 4, New South Wales, Oceania, Sydney, Australia
    Nationality: Australia
    Profession: Documentary Filmmaker, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Art critic, Author + 3 more
    Institution: Saint Ignatius' College, Riverview, University of Sydney
    Employer: The Times, The Observer, Telegraph Media Group, The Spectator, ABC News + 1 more
    Cause Of Death: Illness
    Place Of Death: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 2012
    Robert Hughes : see more

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    Born: 1887
    Birthplace: Europe, Madrid, Madrid, Southern Europe, Madrid metropolitan area + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America, Spain
    Profession: Actor, Film Director
    Institution: Williston Northampton School
    Height: 5'10"
    Cause Of Death: Illness
    Place Of Death: Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, California, Contiguous United States, United States of America + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 1967
    Antonio Moreno : see more

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    Born: 1913
    Birthplace: Area code 585, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, DVD Region 1 + 3 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Editor, Publisher, Penciller, Cartoonist, Writer
    Cause Of Death: Illness
    Place Of Death: New York City, Manhattan, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York + 3 more
    Date Of Death: 2011
    Joe Simon : see more

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    Born: 1892
    Birthplace: La Libertad Region, Latin America, Peru, Santiago de Chuco Province
    Nationality: Peru
    Profession: Poet, Journalist, Writer
    Institution: National University of San Marcos
    Cause Of Death: Illness
    Place Of Death: Île-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris + 2 more
    Date Of Death: 1938
    César Vallejo : see more

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