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Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer

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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. (196 items)

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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 American ...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 African Queen, The Big Sleep, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, + more
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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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    • Age: Died at 74 (1921-1995)
    • Birthplace: Wallace, Idaho, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Postman Always Rings Twice, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, The Bad and the Beautiful, Imitation of Life, Johnny Eager, + more
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    George Harrison
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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 least ...more

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    • Age: Died at 58 (1943-2001)
    • Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, + more
    • Credits: The Simpsons, Life of Brian, A Hard Day's Night, Time Bandits, Yellow Submarine, + more
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    Sammy Davis, Jr.
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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 his ...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: Diamonds Are Forever, The Cannonball Run, Cannonball Run II, Robin and the Seven Hoods, Porgy and Bess, + more
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    Graham Chapman
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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, Robin Hood, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, Monty Python's Flying Circus, + more
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    Anthony Quinn
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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, Lawrence ...more

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    • Age: Died at 86 (1915-2001)
    • Birthplace: Chihuahua, Mexico
    • Profession: Painter, Film Producer, Restaurateur, Actor, Professional Boxer, + more
    • Credits: Lawrence of Arabia, The Ox-Bow Incident, Last Action Hero, Jungle Fever, The Guns of Navarone, + more
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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 metropolitan area, Illinois, Chicago, United States of America, United States, + more
    • Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Author, Film Director
    • Credits: Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, ER, Jurassic Park III, Twister, + more
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    Ann Sheridan
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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: Angels with Dirty Faces, The Man Who Came to Dinner, Another World, They Drive by Night, Kings Row, + more
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    Jean Genet
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    Jean Genet was a French novelist, playwright, poet, essayist, and political activist. Early in his life he was a vagabond and petty criminal, but later took to writing. His major works include the novels Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, and Our Lady of the Flowers, and the plays The Balcony, The ...more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1910-1986)
    • Birthplace: Paris, France
    • Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Essayist, Writer, Social activist, + more
    • Credits: Querelle, The Maids, Poison, The Balcony, A Song of Love, + more
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    Marguerite Duras
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    Marguerite Donnadieu, known as Marguerite Duras, was a French writer and film director.more

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    • Age: Died at 82 (1914-1996)
    • Birthplace: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    • Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer, Film Director
    • Credits: Hiroshima mon amour, The Lover, The Moment of Peace, Cet Amour-La, Un Barrage Contre le Pacifique, + more
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    Ed Sullivan
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    Edward Vincent "Ed" Sullivan was a television personality, sports and entertainment reporter, and longtime syndicated columnist for the New York Daily News. He is principally remembered as the creator and host of the television variety program The Toast of the Town, later popularly—and, eventually, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1901-1974)
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Presenter
    • Credits: Bye Bye Birdie, The Ed Sullivan Show, Mr. Broadway
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    Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before joining the BBC. He appeared in a variety of radio and television satirical shows and theatre shows, some of which he also directed.more

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    • Age: Died at 76 (1931-2007)
    • Birthplace: Low Ham, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Television director, Television producer, Raconteur, Film Producer, Actor, + more
    • Credits: Orlando, Up the Front, The National Health, That Was the Week That Was, That Was The Week That Was, + more
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    Aldous Leonard Huxley was an English writer, philosopher and a prominent member of the Huxley family. He was best known for his novels including Brave New World, set in a dystopian London, and for non-fiction books, such as The Doors of Perception, which recalls experiences when taking a psychedelic ...more

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    • Age: Died at 69 (1894-1963)
    • Birthplace: Godalming, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Writer
    • Credits: Alice in Wonderland, Pride and Prejudice, Jane Eyre, The Devils, Madame Curie, + more
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    Robert Oppenheimer
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    Julius Robert Oppenheimer was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley. He is among the persons who are often called the "father of the atomic bomb" for their role in the Manhattan Project, the World War II project that developed the first ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1904-1967)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Physicist, Scientist, Theoretical Physicist
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    William Hanna
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    William Denby "Bill" Hanna was an American animator, director, producer, voice actor, and cartoon artist, whose film and television cartoon characters entertained millions of people for much of the 20th century. After working odd jobs in the first months of the Depression, Hanna joined the Harman and ...more

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    • Age: Died at 91 (1910-2001)
    • Birthplace: Melrose, New Mexico, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Score Composer, Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more
    • Credits: The Flintstones, The Jetsons, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, Charlotte's Web, + more
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    Ulysses S. Grant was the 18th President of the United States. As Commanding General, Grant worked closely with President Abraham Lincoln to lead the Union Army to victory over the Confederacy in the American Civil War. He implemented Congressional Reconstruction, often at odds with Lincoln's successor, ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1822-1885)
    • Birthplace: Point Pleasant, Ohio, USA
    • Profession: Politician, Soldier, Military Officer
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    Carl Stokes
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    Carl Burton Stokes was an American politician of the Democratic party who served as the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Elected on November 7, 1967, and taking office on January 1, 1968, he was the first black mayor of a major U.S. city. Fellow Ohioan Robert C. Henry was the first black mayor of any U.S.more

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    • Age: Died at 69 (1927-1996)
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Judge, Politician, Newsreader, Lawyer
    • Credits: Emergency Needs
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    Levon Helm
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    Mark Lavon "Levon" Helm was an American rock and Americana musician and actor who achieved fame as the drummer and regular lead vocalist for the Band. Helm was known for his deeply soulful, country-accented voice, multi-instrumental ability, and creative drumming style highlighted on many of the Band's ...more

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    • Age: Died at 72 (1940-2012)
    • Birthplace: USA, Elaine, Arkansas
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Actor, Drummer, + more
    • Credits: The Right Stuff, Shooter, Coal Miner's Daughter, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, In the Electric Mist, + more
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    Ann Richards
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    Dorothy Ann Willis Richards was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Texas. A Democrat, she first came to national attention as the state treasurer of Texas, when she delivered the keynote address at the 1988 Democratic National Convention. Richards served as the 45th Governor of Texas from ...more

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    • Age: Died at 73 (1933-2006)
    • Birthplace: Texas, McLennan County, Lacy-Lakeview, Contiguous United States, Edwards Plateau, + more
    • Profession: Politician, Teacher
    • Credits: Home on the Range, Sisters of '77
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    Robert H. Goddard
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    Robert Hutchings Goddard was an American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor who is credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, which he successfully launched on March 16, 1926. Goddard and his team launched 34 rockets between 1926 and 1941, achieving altitudes ...more

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    • Age: Died at 63 (1882-1945)
    • Birthplace: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Physicist, Professor, Inventor, Scientist, Aerospace Engineer
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