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TRENDING Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma

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List of famous people who died of multiple myeloma, listed by fame and notoriety with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from multiple myeloma includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Make sure to also check out celebrity cancer survivors and famous athletes who beat cancer. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of multiple myeloma, including actors, musicians and athletes.

The list you're viewing has a variety of people, like Susannah York, Jim Davis, Roy Scheider, and Peter Boyle, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from multiple myeloma?" and "Which famous people died due to multiple myeloma?"These notable multiple myeloma deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has multiple myeloma as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 

Susannah York is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Susannah York was an English actress who appeared in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?." On January 15, 2011, she died after losing her battle with bone marrow cancer. York was 72 years old.

Susannah York was an English film, stage and television actress. She was awarded a BAFTA as Best Supporting Actress for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the same film. She won best actress for Images at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. In 1991 she was ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1939-2011)

Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor, Writer

Credits: Superman, Superman II, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, A Man for All Seasons Tom Jones, + more

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#29 on The Best English Actresses of All Time

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Nathan Isgur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Nathan Isgur was a theoretical physicist from the U.S. and Canada. ...more

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Age: Died at 54 (1947-2001)

Birthplace: South Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Physicist

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Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Roy Scheider was an American actor who appeared in the film "Jaws." He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2004 and received a bone marrow transplant the following year. On February 10, 2008, he died as a result of the disease at the age of 75.

Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer. He was best known for his leading roles as Police Chief Martin C. Brody in the first two Jaws movies, choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, NYPD Detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection, NYPD ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1932-2008)

Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Jaws, The French Connection, 2010, All That Jazz

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

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Sam Walton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Sam Walton was an American businessman who founded Walmart. On April 5, 1992, he died as the result of multiple myeloma at the age of 74.

Samuel Moore "Sam" Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club. ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1918-1992)

Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Geraldine Ferraro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Geraldine Ferraro was an American politician who served in congress from 1979-1985. In 1999, she was diagnosed with multiple myeloma. She fought the disease for 12 years before dying on March 26, 2011. She was 75 years old.

Geraldine Anne Ferraro was an American attorney, a Democratic Party politician, and a member of the United States House of Representatives. She was the first female vice presidential candidate representing a major American political party. Ferraro grew up in New York City and worked as a public ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1935-2011)

Birthplace: USA, New York, Newburgh

Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

Credits: Crossfire, Anthem

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Louis Rukeyser is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Louis Rukeyser was an American journalist who appeared on "Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser." On May 2, 2006, he died of multiple myeloma at the age of 73.

Louis Richard "Lou" Rukeyser was an American financial journalist, columnist, and commentator, through print, radio, and television. He was best known for his role as host of two television series, Wall $treet Week with Louis Rukeyser, and Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street. He also published two ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1933-2006)

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

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Author, Actor

Credits: Big Business, Wall Street Week, Louis Rukeyser's Wall Street, Louis Rukeyser's Business Journal

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Stan Winston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Stan Winston was an American special effects supervisor who worked on the film "Jurassic Park." He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2001. On June 15, 2008, he died as a result of the disease at the age of 62.

Stanley "Stan" Winston was an American television and film special make-up effects creator. He was best known for his work in The Thing, the Terminator series, the first three Jurassic Park films, Aliens, the first two Predator films, Iron Man, Edward Scissorhands, and Avatar. He won four Academy ...more

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Age: Died at 62 (1946-2008)

Birthplace: Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director Makeup Artist

Credits: Wrong Turn, Pumpkinhead, Hellraiser: Deader, Teenage Caveman Mermaid Chronicles Part 1: She Creature, + more

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Jim Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Jim Davis was an American actor who appeared on the television series "Dallas." He was diagnosed with cancer during the filming of season four of "Dallas." On April 26, 1981, he died at the age of 71.

James "Jim" Davis was an American actor, best known for his role as Jock Ewing in the CBS prime-time soap opera, Dallas, a role which continued until he was too ill from a terminal illness to perform. ...more

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Age: Died at 72 (1909-1981)

Birthplace: USA, Missouri, Edgerton

Profession: Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Magnificent Seven, Dallas, The Parallax View, El Dorado Big Jake, + more

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