Famous People Who Died of Cervical Cancer

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

The list you're viewing is made up of many different people, including actress Anita Mui, Eva Peron, and Colleen Dewhurst. Featuring movie stars who died of HPV complications and more, this list has it all. 

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

These notable cervical cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has cervical cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.

Eva Perón is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cervical Cancer
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María Eva Duarte de Perón (UK: , US: , Spanish: [maˈɾi.a ˈeβa ˈðwaɾte ðe peˈɾon]; 7 May 1919 – 26 July 1952) was the wife of Argentine President Juan Perón (1895–1974) and First Lady of Argentina from 1946 until her death in 1952. She is usually referred to as Eva Perón or Evita. She was born in poverty in the rural village of Los Toldos, in the Pampas, as the youngest of five children. At 15 in 1934, she moved to the nation's capital of Buenos Aires to pursue a career as a stage, radio, and film actress. She met Colonel Juan Perón there on 22 January 1944 during a charity event at the Luna Park Stadium to benefit the victims of an earthquake in San Juan, Argentina. The two were married the ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 33 (1919-1952)

Birthplace: Los Toldos, Argentina

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Yvette Wilson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cervical Cancer
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Yvette Renee Wilson (March 6, 1964 – June 14, 2012) was an American comedian and actress. Wilson was best known for her role as Andell Wilkerson, the shopkeeper of the local hangout on the UPN sitcom Moesha (1996–2001); and restaurant owner and Nikki's (played by Mo'Nique) bestfriend on its spinoff The Parkers (1999–2004). She had appeared in many comedy films such as House Party 3, Friday, and on Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam. Wilson died from cervical cancer at the age of 48. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 48 (1964-2012)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Colleen Dewhurst is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cervical Cancer
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Colleen Rose Dewhurst (3 June 1924 – 22 August 1991) was a Canadian-American actress. She is known most for theatre roles, and for a while as "the Queen of Off-Broadway". In her autobiography, Dewhurst wrote: "I had moved so quickly from one Off-Broadway production to the next that I was known, at one point, as the 'Queen of Off-Broadway'. This title was not due to my brilliance, but, rather, because most of the plays I was in closed after a run of anywhere from one night to two weeks. I would then move immediately into another." She was a renowned interpreter of the works of Eugene O'Neill on the stage, and her career also encompassed film, early dramas on live television, and Joseph Papp's ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 67 (1924-1991)

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Gloria Ramirez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Cervical Cancer
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Gloria Ramirez (January 11, 1963 – February 19, 1994) was an American woman dubbed "the Toxic Lady" or "the Toxic Woman" by the media when several hospital workers became ill after exposure to her body and blood. She had been admitted to the emergency department while suffering from late-stage cervical cancer. While treating Ramirez, several hospital workers fainted and others experienced symptoms such as shortness of breath and muscle spasms. Five workers required hospitalization, one of whom remained in an intensive care unit for two weeks. She was from Riverside, California. Shortly after arriving at the hospital, Ramirez died from complications related to cancer. The incident was ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 31 (1963-1994)