List of famous people who died of head and neck cancer, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from head and neck 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 head and neck cancer, including actors, musicians and athletes.
List people range from Sammy Davis, Jr. to Ned Sherrin.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from head and neck cancer?" and "Which famous people died due to head and neck cancer?"These notable head and neck cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has head and neck cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 items)
Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr., was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three Davis began his career in vaudeville with his father and Will Mastin as the Will Mastin Trio, which toured nationally. After military service Davis returned to the trio. Davis became an overnight sensation following a nightclub performance at Ciro's after the 1951 Academy Awards. With the trio, he became a recording artist. In 1954, he lost his left eye in an automobile accident, and several years later, he converted to Judaism. Davis's ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 65 (1925-1990)
Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York, Harlem
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Edward George "Ned" Sherrin, CBE was an English broadcaster, author and stage director. He qualified as a barrister and then worked in independent television before joining the BBC. He appeared in a variety of radio and television satirical shows and theatre shows, some of which he also directed. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 76 (1931-2007)
Birthplace: Low Ham, United Kingdomsee more on Ned Sherrin
Charles Robert "Bobby" Hamilton, Sr. was an American stock car racing driver. A driver and owner in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series circuit and the winner of the 2004 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series championship, Hamilton owned Bobby Hamilton Racing. Hamilton's son, Bobby Hamilton, Jr., was also a NASCAR driver. Hamilton may be best remembered for two of his Winston Cup wins. His first career victory at the 1996 Dura Lube 500 at Phoenix was the first win for the #43 Petty car since Richard Petty's last win in 1984. He also had a memorable win at the Talladega 500 in April 2001 driving the #55 car for owner Andy Petree. The entire 500-mile race was run caution-free and was under intense ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 50 (1957-2007)
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States of Americasee more on Bobby Hamilton
Henri Charrière was a French criminal and writer. Convicted as a murderer by the French courts, he is known as the author of Papillon, a memoir of his incarceration in and escape from a penal colony in French Guiana. While Charrière claimed that Papillon was largely true, modern researchers believe that much of the book’s material came from other inmates, rather than Charrière himself. To his final days Charrière strenuously denied his murder conviction, however he freely admitted to having committed various other petty crimes prior to his incarceration. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 67 (1906-1973)
Birthplace: Saint-Étienne-de-Lugdarès, Francesee more on Henri Charrière