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Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer

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

List features people like Jack Lemmon, Mary Lou Williams, Telly Savalas and more. 

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

These notable bladder cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has bladder cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
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    John Uhler Lemmon III (February 8, 1925 – June 27, 2001) was an American actor who was nominated for an Academy Award eight times, winning twice. He starred in over 60 films, such as Mister Roberts (1955, for which he won the year's Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Some Like It Hot (1959), The Apartment (1960), Days of Wine and Roses (1962), Irma la Douce (1963), The Great Race (1965), The Odd Couple (1968, and its sequel The Odd Couple II (1998), both with frequent co-star Walter Matthau), Save the Tiger (1973, for which he won the Academy Award for Best Actor), The China Syndrome (1979), Missing (1982), and Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)....  more

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    • Aristotelis "Telly" Savalas (Greek: Αριστοτέλης Σαβάλας; January 21, 1922 – January 22, 1994) was an American film and television actor and singer whose career spanned four decades. Noted for his resonant, deep voice and bald head, Savalas is best known for his role as Lt. Theo Kojak in the police-drama series, Kojak (1973–1978). He also released the British one-hit wonder song "If", which became a UK number-one single in 1975. Though he had further chart success in other countries with his version of Some Broken Hearts Never Mend. Savalas' movie roles include Birdman of Alcatraz (1962) — where he was nominated for the Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor — The Greatest...  more

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