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

List of celebrity colon cancer deaths below includes Audrey Hepburn, Farrah Fawcett and more people.

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

These notable colorectal cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has colorectal cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
Audrey Hepburn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Audrey Hepburn was a British actress and humanitarian. Recognised as a film and fashion icon, Hepburn was active during Hollywood's Golden Age. She was ranked by the American Film Institute as the third greatest female screen legend in the history of American cinema and has been placed in the International Best Dressed List Hall of Fame. She is also regarded by some to be the most naturally beautiful woman of all time. Born in Ixelles, a district of Brussels, Hepburn spent her childhood between Belgium, England and the Netherlands, including German-occupied Arnhem during the Second World War. In Amsterdam, she studied ballet with Sonia Gaskell before moving to London in 1948 to continue her ...more

Age: Died at 64 (1929-1993)

Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium

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Farrah Fawcett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Mary Farrah Leni Fawcett was an American actress and artist. A four-time Emmy Award nominee and six-time Golden Globe Award nominee, Fawcett rose to international fame when she posed for her iconic red swimsuit poster and starred as private investigator Jill Munroe in the first season of the television series Charlie's Angels. In 1996, she was ranked No. 26 on TV Guide '​s "50 Greatest TV stars of All-Time". Fawcett began her career in 1968 in commercials and guest roles on television. During the 1970s, she appeared in numerous television series, including recurring roles on Harry O, and The Six Million Dollar Man with then husband, film and television star Lee Majors. Her breakthrough role ...more

Age: Died at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: Corpus Christi, Texas, United States of America

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Jack Lemmon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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John Uhler "Jack" Lemmon III was an American actor and musician. Lemmon was an eight time Academy Award nominee, with two wins. He starred in over 60 films, such as Some Like It Hot, The Apartment, Mister Roberts, Days of Wine and Roses, The Great Race, Irma la Douce, The Odd Couple, Save the Tiger, The Out-of-Towners, The China Syndrome, Missing, Glengarry Glen Ross, Grumpy Old Men and Grumpier Old Men. ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1925-2001)

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts, United States of America

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Milton Berle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Colorectal Cancer
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Milton Berle was an American comedian and actor. As the host of NBC's Texaco Star Theater, he was the first major American television star and was known to millions of viewers as "Uncle Miltie" and "Mr. Television" during TV's golden age. ...more

Age: Died at 94 (1908-2002)

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

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