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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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        Ivica Račan

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          Koo Chen-fu

          Koo Chen-fu (Chinese: 辜振甫; pinyin: Gū Zhènfǔ; Wade–Giles: Ku Chen-fu; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Ko͘ Chín-hú, 6 January 1917 – 3 January 2005), also known as C.F. Koo, was a Taiwanese businessman and diplomat. He led the Koos Group of companies from 1940 until his death. As a chairman of the Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), Koo arranged the first direct talks between Taiwan and mainland China since 1949 and served as Taiwan's negotiator in both the 1993 and 1998 Wang-Koo summit. He was also a film producer and produced a number of Taiwanese films between 1973 and 1982, such as Love, Love, Love (1974), Eight Hundred Heroes (1975), Heroes of the Eastern Skies (1977), The Coldest Winter in Peking (1981),...  more