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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 ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1939-2011)

Birthplace: Chelsea, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor, Writer

Credits: Superman, Superman II, Superman IV: The Quest for Peace, A Man for All Seasons, Tom Jones, + more

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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

Age: Died at 54 (1947-2001)

Birthplace: South Houston, Texas, United States of America

Profession: Physicist

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 ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1932-2008)

Birthplace: Orange, New Jersey, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Jaws, The French Connection, 2010, All That Jazz

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

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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

Age: Died at 74 (1918-1992)

Birthplace: Kingfisher, Oklahoma, United States of America

Profession: Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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