List of famous people who died of melanoma, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from melanoma 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 melanoma, including actors, musicians and athletes.
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This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from melanoma?" and "Which famous people died due to melanoma?"These notable melanoma deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has melanoma as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Robert Nesta Marley, (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer and songwriter. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by blending elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as forging a smooth and distinctive vocal and songwriting style. Marley's contributions to music increased the visibility of Jamaican music worldwide, and made him a global figure in popular culture for over a decade.Born in Nine Mile, British Jamaica, Marley began his professional musical career in 1963, after forming Bob Marley and the Wailers. The group released its debut studio album The Wailing Wailers in 1965, which contained the single "One Love/People Get Ready"; ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 36 (1945-1981)
Birthplace: Nine Mile, Jamaica, Jamaica
Age: Dec. at 69 (1941-2010)
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, Southern California, Contiguous United States, 90731, + more
Algirdas Jonas "Algis" Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic. He was also known under the pen names Frank Mason, Alger Rome (in collaboration with Jerome Bixby), John A. Sentry, William Scarff, and Paul Janvier. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 77 (1931-2008)
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Russia
Age: Dec. at 89 (1921-2010)
Birthplace: Tipton, Indiana