Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma

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Famous People Who Died of Multiple Myeloma

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. 

  • Colin Powell
    Photo: Department of State of the United States of America / Wikimedia Commons / Public domain
    • Age: 85
    • Birthplace: Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America
  • Susannah York
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    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.
    • Age: Dec. at 72 (1939-2011)
    • Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom
  • Nathan Isgur
    Photo: Metaweb (FB) / Public domain
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1947-2001)
    • Birthplace: South Houston, Texas
  • Roy Scheider
    Photo: Wikimedia Commons / CC-BY
    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.
    • Age: Dec. at 75 (1932-2008)
    • Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States of America