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

Humphrey Bogart and Ulysses S. Grant are included in this list.

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

These notable throat cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has throat cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic 1940s films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, earned him the legacy of cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of ...more

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Age: Died at 58 (1899-1957)

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

Profession: Actor

Credits: Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Big Sleep

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#9 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#17 on The Best Actors in Film History

#11 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#27 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

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Lana Turner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Lana Turner was an American film and television actress. Discovered and signed to a film contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at the age of 16, Turner first attracted attention in They Won't Forget. She played featured roles, often as the ingenue, in such films as Love Finds Andy Hardy. During the early ...more

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Birthplace: Wallace, Idaho, USA

Profession: Actor

Credits: Imitation of Life, The Bad and the Beautiful, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Peyton Place

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

#59 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at ...more

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Age: Died at 58 (1943-2001)

Birthplace: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter Musician, + more

Credits: A Hard Day's Night, Let It Be, The Concert for Bangladesh, George Harrison: Living in the Material World

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#62 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#58 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#27 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

#28 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

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Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat 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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#37 on The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

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#93 on The Greatest Male Pop Singers of All Time

#41 on The Greatest Black Actors in Film History

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Graham Chapman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Graham Arthur Chapman was an English comedian, writer, actor, and one of the six members of the surreal comedy group Monty Python. ...more

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Age: Died at 48 (1941-1989)

Birthplace: United Kingdom

Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Physician, Actor Writer

Credits: Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Life of Brian, The Meaning of Life, Monty Python's Flying Circus

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#65 on The Best English Actors of All Time

#40 on The Funniest British and Irish Comedians of all Time

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Anthony Quinn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Antonio Rodolfo Quinn Oaxaca, more commonly known as Anthony Quinn, was a Mexican American actor, as well as a painter and writer. He starred in numerous critically acclaimed and commercially successful films, including La Strada, The Guns of Navarone, Zorba the Greek, Guns for San Sebastian, ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1915-2001)

Birthplace: Chihuahua, Chihuahua Municipality, Mexico

Profession: Painter, Film Producer, Restaurateur, Actor Professional Boxer, + more

Credits: Lawrence of Arabia, La Strada, Zorba the Greek, The Message

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

#26 on Your Favorite Hispanic Celebrities

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Michael Crichton is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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John Michael Crichton, MD was an American best-selling author, physician, producer, director, and screenwriter, best known for his work in the science fiction, medical fiction, and thriller genres. His books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide, and many have been adapted into films. In 1994 ...more

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Age: Died at 66 (1942-2008)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author Film Director

Credits: Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, ER, The Lost World: Jurassic

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#39 on The Best Science-Fiction Authors

#69 on The Best Novelists of All Time

#11 on The Best Suspense Authors

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Ann Sheridan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Ann Sheridan was an American actress. She worked regularly from 1934 to her death in 1967, first in film and later in television. Notable roles include Angels with Dirty Faces, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Kings Row, and I Was a Male War Bride. ...more

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Age: Died at 52 (1915-1967)

Birthplace: Denton, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Another World, Angels with Dirty Faces, Kings Row, I Was a Male War Bride

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