List of famous people who died of leukemia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from leukemia 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 leukemia, including actors, musicians and athletes. For some good news, here are athletes who beat cancer and celebrity cancer survivors.
List is made up of many different people, including Etta James, Charlie Murphy, Fred MacMurray, and Craig Sager.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from leukemia?" and "Which famous people died due to leukemia?"
These notable leukemia deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has leukemia as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Marie Skłodowska-Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win twice in multiple sciences, and was part of the ...more
Age: Died at 67 (1867-1934)
Birthplace: Warsaw, Second Polish Republic
Profession: Physicist, Chemist, Scientist
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Rose Joan Blondell was an American actress who performed in movies and on television for five decades as Joan Blondell. After winning a beauty pageant, Blondell embarked upon a film career. Establishing herself as a sexy wisecracking blonde, she was a pre-Code staple of Warner Brothers and appeared ...more
Age: Died at 73 (1906-1979)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
Profession: Fashion Model, Author, Actor, Singer
Credits: Grease, The Public Enemy, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Topper Returns
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Charles Quinton "Charlie" Murphy is an American actor, comedian, and writer. He is the older brother of Eddie Murphy. He is most notable as being a writer and cast member of the Comedy Central sketch-comedy series Chappelle's Show. ...more
Age: Died at 57
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
Profession: Soldier, Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, + more
Credits: Night at the Museum, Chappelle's Show, Harlem Nights, Norbit, Mo' Better Blues, + moresee more on Charlie Murphy
Craig Graham Sager, Sr. is an American sideline reporter for TNT and TBS. Sager is a graduate of Northwestern University. He has previously covered sports for CBS and CNN. His nicknames are "America's Sideline Reporter", "Totino Boy", "Sagervision", and "Mr. Fancy Suit". Sager battled acute myeloid ...more
Birthplace: Batavia, Illinois, United States of America
Credits: Major League Baseball on TBSsee more on Craig Sager