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Famous People Who Died of Kidney Cancer

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Charles Laughton and Raymond Burr.

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

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