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Famous Cancer Celebrities

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This list of famous Cancer celebrities is a cross-section of all the most notable celebrity Cancer men and women and a great way to understand Cancer traits. Those born between June 21- July 22 fall under the Cancer star sign and are known for being maternal, domestic, and nurturing. Some of the most popular and hottest celebrities of all time have been born under the Cancer zodiac sign.

Celebrity astrology is an interesting topic to follow. Many famous actors, musicians, YouTubers, and politicians have a desire to be in the spotlight and at the center of attention, which are not common traits of Cancer. Acclaimed directors Cameron Crowe, Sidney Lumet, and Mel Brooks; actors Frances McDormand, Kathy Bates, Louise Fletcher, and Elizabeth  McGovern; dancers Ginger Rogers, Bob Fosse, June Carter Cash, and Bob Fosse; and world-changers Malala Yousafzai, Nelson Mandela, and Angela Merkel are just a few of the most famous Cancer women and men. What do they have in common? What are the top Cancer qualities? Cancers are known to value a sense of tradition and patriotism, often regaling friends and family with tales of ancestry and history. Many Cancers are emotional people who wear their emotions on their sleeves and are quick to retreat from confrontation if it runs afoul of their mood. Your favorite celebrity may be a Cancer, and now you'll have a glimpse into this celebrity star sign.

Who are the most famous Cancer people from history and current pop culture? The most notable celebrity Cancers whose birthdays fall under this star sign share many characteristics. This famous Cancer list includes some, but certainly not all, of the most well-known Cancers to ever make names for themselves.

Wondering who is compatible with Cancer? Check out the list of signs compatible with Cancer and find your answer. You might share some Cancer traits with some of the most famous people in the world! 

Tom Hanks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cancer Celebrities
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Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American film actor, director, voice-over artist, writer and film producer. Hanks worked in television and family-friendly comedies before achieving success as a dramatic actor portraying several notable roles, including Andrew Beckett in Philadelphia, the title role in Forrest Gump, Commander James A. Lovell in Apollo 13, Captain John H. Miller in Saving Private Ryan, Michael Sullivan in Road to Perdition, and Sheriff Woody in Disney/Pixar's Toy Story. Hanks is the third most successful actor in terms of box office totals, which exceed $3.3 billion. He is one of the best American actors. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 62

Birthplace: Concord, California, United States of America

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor, + more

Born: 7/9/1956

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Meryl Streep is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cancer Celebrities
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Meryl Streep is an American actress. A three-time Academy Award winner, she is widely regarded as one of the greatest film actors of all time. Streep made her professional stage debut in The Playboy of Seville in 1971, and went on to receive a 1976 Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Play for A Memory of Two Mondays/27 Wagons Full of Cotton. She made her screen debut in the 1977 television film The Deadliest Season, and made her film debut later that same year in Julia. In 1978, she won an Emmy Award for her role in the miniseries Holocaust, and received the first of her 19 Academy Award nominations for The Deer Hunter. She has more Academy Award nominations than any actor ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Summit, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Spokesperson, Actor, Voice acting

Born: 6/22/1949

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Robin Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cancer Celebrities
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Robin McLaurin Williams was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970s, he is credited with leading San Francisco's comedy renaissance. After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy, Williams went on to establish a career in both stand-up comedy and feature film acting. He was known for his improvisational skills. After his film debut in the musical comedy Popeye, he starred or co-starred in widely acclaimed films ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 63 (1951-2014)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Stand-up comedian

Born: 7/21/1951

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Diana, Princess of Wales is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cancer Celebrities
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Diana, Princess of Wales, was the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, who is the eldest child and heir apparent of Queen Elizabeth II. Diana was born into an aristocratic British family with royal ancestry as The Honourable Diana Frances Spencer. She was the fourth child of John Spencer, Viscount Althorp and the Honourable Frances Ruth Roche, the daughter of British aristocrat the 4th Baron Fermoy. After her parents' divorce, she was raised in Park House, which was situated near to the Sandringham estate, and was educated in England and Switzerland. Diana became Lady Diana Spencer after her father later inherited the title of Earl Spencer in 1975. She became a public figure with the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 36 (1961-1997)

Birthplace: Sandringham, England

Profession: Crown Princess

Born: 7/1/1961

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