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

Examples include Carl Sagan and Peter Boyle. This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from bone cancer?" and "Which famous people died due to bone cancer?" These notable bone cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has bone cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (39 items)

Carl Sagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bone Cancer
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Carl Sagan appeared in the 2012 documentary film Beyond Expression Bright. ...more

Age: Died at 62 (1934-1996)

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

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Charles Laughton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bone Cancer
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Charles Laughton was an English stage and film actor and director. Laughton was trained in London at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and first appeared professionally on the stage in 1926. In 1927, he was cast in a play with his future wife Elsa Lanchester, with whom he lived and worked until his death; they had no children. He played a wide range of classical and modern parts, making a big impact in Shakespeare at the Old Vic. His film career took him to Hollywood, but he also collaborated with Alexander Korda on some of the most notable British films of the era, including The Private Life of Henry VIII. Among Laughton's biggest film-hits were The Barretts of Wimpole Street, Mutiny on the ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1899-1962)

Birthplace: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

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Ed McMahon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bone Cancer
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Edward Leo Peter "Ed" McMahon, Jr. was an American comedian, game show host and announcer. He is most famous for his work on television as Johnny Carson's sidekick, announcer, and second banana on The Tonight Show from 1962 through 1992. He also hosted the original version of the talent show Star Search from 1983 to 1995. He co-hosted TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes with Dick Clark from 1982 to 1998. He also presented sweepstakes for the direct marketing company American Family Publishers. McMahon annually co-hosted the Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon. In the 1970s and 1980s, he anchored the team of NBC personalities conducting the network's coverage of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. ...more

Age: Died at 86 (1923-2009)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

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Don Adams is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Bone Cancer
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Don Adams was an American actor, comedian and director. In his five decades on television, he was best known as Maxwell Smart in the television situation comedy Get Smart, which he also sometimes directed and wrote. Adams won three consecutive Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Smart. He provided the voices for the animated series Tennessee Tuxedo and His Tales and Inspector Gadget. ...more

Age: Died at 82 (1923-2005)

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

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