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List of famous people who died of multiple myeloma, listed by fame and notoriety with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from multiple myeloma includes information like the victim's hometown and other biographical information when available. Make sure to also check out celebrity cancer survivors and famous athletes who beat cancer. Unfortunately many famous people's lives have been cut short because of multiple myeloma, including actors, musicians and athletes.

The list you're viewing has a variety of famous myelosis victims, like Susannah York, Jim Davis, Roy Scheider, Sam Walton, Lou Rukeyser, Stan Winston, Mickey Hargitay, Jim Davis, and Peter Boyle, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from multiple myeloma?" and "Which famous people died due to multiple myeloma?"These notable multiple myeloma deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has multiple myeloma as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 

Susannah York is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Susannah York was an English actress who appeared in "They Shoot Horses, Don't They?." On January 15, 2011, she died after losing her battle with bone marrow cancer. York was 72 years old.

Susannah York was an English film, stage and television actress. She was awarded a BAFTA as Best Supporting Actress for They Shoot Horses, Don't They? and was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for the same film. She won best actress for Images at the 1972 Cannes Film Festival. In 1991 she was appointed an Officier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres. Her appearances in various hit films of the 1960s formed the basis of her international reputation, and an obituary in The Telegraph characterised her as "the blue-eyed English rose with the china-white skin and cupid lips who epitomised the sensuality of the swinging Sixties". ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 72 (1939-2011)

Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

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#34 on The Best English Actresses of All Time

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Nathan Isgur is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Nathan Isgur

Nathan Isgur was a theoretical physicist from the U.S. and Canada. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 54 (1947-2001)

Birthplace: South Houston, Texas, United States of America

Roy Scheider is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Roy Scheider was an American actor who appeared in the film "Jaws." He was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2004 and received a bone marrow transplant the following year. On February 10, 2008, he died as a result of the disease at the age of 75.

Roy Richard Scheider was an American actor and amateur boxer. He was best known for his leading roles as Police Chief Martin C. Brody in the first two Jaws movies, choreographer and film director Joe Gideon in All That Jazz, NYPD Detective Buddy "Cloudy" Russo in The French Connection, NYPD Detective Buddy Manucci in The Seven Ups, and Captain Nathan Bridger in the science fiction television series seaQuest DSV. Scheider's final performance was posthumously released in the 2011 thriller Iron Cross. Described by AllMovie as "one of the most unique and distinguished of all Hollywood actors", Scheider was nominated for two Academy Awards, a Golden Globe Award and a BAFTA Award. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 76 (1932-2008)

Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

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#67 on Which Actor Would You Bring Back for One Final Movie?

#99 on The All-Time Greatest Action Stars

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Sam Walton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma
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Sam Walton was an American businessman who founded Walmart. On April 5, 1992, he died as the result of multiple myeloma at the age of 74.

Samuel Moore "Sam" Walton was an American businessman and entrepreneur best known for founding the retailers Walmart and Sam's Club. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 74 (1918-1992)

Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States of America

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#7 on The Most Influential CEOs of All Time

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