- 1Susannah 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 ...moremore ABOUT
- Age: Died at 72 (1939-2011)
- Birthplace: England, London
- Profession: Actor, Writer
- Credits: Superman, Superman II, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones, + more
- 2Roy 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 Detective ...moremore ABOUT
- 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
- 3Sam 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.moremore ABOUT
- Age: Died at 74 (1918-1992)
- Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States of America
- Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur
- 4Geraldine 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 school ...moremore ABOUT
- Age: Died at 76 (1935-2011)
- Birthplace: Newburgh, New York, United States of America
- Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer
- Credits: Crossfire, Anthem
- 5Louis 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 financial ...moremore ABOUT
- 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
- 6Stan 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 Awards ...moremore ABOUT
- 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
- 7Jim 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.moremore ABOUT
- 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
- 8Eppie Friedman, AKA Ann Landers, was an American advice columnist. She was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in January 2002. She refused treatment and died on June 22, 2002, at the age of 83.
Esther Pauline "Eppie" Lederer, better known by the pen name Ann Landers, was an American advice columnist and eventually a nationwide media celebrity who began her career writing the 'Ask Ann Landers' column in 1955. She wrote the column for 47 years, by which time its readership was 90 million people.moremore ABOUT
- Age: Died at 84 (1918-2002)
- Birthplace: Sioux City, Iowa, United States of America
- Profession: Journalist, Writer
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