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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Dominick Dunne is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Dominick John Dunne (October 29, 1925 – August 26, 2009) was an American writer, investigative journalist, and producer. He began his career as a producer in film and television, noted for involvement with the pioneering gay film The Boys in the Band (1970) and the award winning drug film Panic in Needle Park (1971). He turned to writing in the early 1970s. After the 1982 murder of his daughter Dominique, he came to focus on the ways in which wealth and high society interacts with the judicial system. A frequent contributor to Vanity Fair, Dunne also appeared regularly on television discussing crime from the 1980s to the end of his life. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1925-2009)

Birthplace: Hartford, Connecticut, United States of America

Ron Santo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Ronald Edward Santo (February 25, 1940 – December 3, 2010) was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) third baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs from 1960 through 1973 and the Chicago White Sox in 1974. In 1990, Santo became a member of the Cubs broadcasting team providing commentary for Cubs games on WGN radio and remained at that position until his death in 2010. In 1999, he was selected to the Cubs All-Century Team. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012.Santo was raised in Southeast Seattle, attending Franklin High School (Seattle), and played newly organized youth baseball in the Babe Ruth League. He grew up near Sicks Stadium, home of the Pacific Coast ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 70 (1940-2010)

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

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Allen Ludden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bladder Cancer
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Allen Ludden (born Allen Packard Ellsworth, October 5, 1917 – June 9, 1981) was an American television personality, actor, emcee and game show host, perhaps best known for having hosted various incarnations of the game show Password between 1961 and 1980. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 64 (1917-1981)

Birthplace: Mineral Point, USA, Wisconsin

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Daryl Gates (born Darrel Francis Gates; August 30, 1926 – April 16, 2010) was the Chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) from 1978 to 1992. His length of tenure was second only to that of William H. Parker. As chief of police, he took a hardline, aggressive, paramilitary approach to law enforcement. Gates is co-credited with the creation of SWAT teams with LAPD's John Nelson, who others claim was the originator of SWAT in 1965. Gates also co-founded D.A.R.E along with the Los Angeles Unified School District.After the Rodney King beating and the riots afterward, Gates retired from the police department. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 84 (1926-2010)

Birthplace: USA, Glendale, California