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List of famous people who died of multiple sclerosis, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by MS are listed alphabetically and include the famous multiple sclerosis victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available.

Examples of people on this list include Lanna Saunders and Bryan Bush. Featuring actors, Hollywood celebs, and more, this list has it all. 

These notable MS deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has multiple sclerosis as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
Richard Pryor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Sclerosis
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Richard Franklin Lennox Thomas Pryor was an American comedian, actor, film director, social critic, satirist, writer, and MC. Pryor was known for uncompromising examinations of racism and topical contemporary issues, which employed colorful vulgarities and profanity, as well as racial epithets. He reached a broad audience with his trenchant observations and storytelling style. He is widely regarded as one of the most important and influential stand-up comedians of all time: Jerry Seinfeld called Pryor "The Picasso of our profession", and Bob Newhart has called Pryor "the seminal comedian of the last 50 years". This legacy can be attributed, in part, to the unusual degree of intimacy Pryor ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1940-2005)

Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois, United States of America

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Tamara Dobson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Sclerosis
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Tamara Janice Dobson was an African-American actress and fashion model. Though she appeared in a few films in Hollywood, she became best known for her title roles in the 1973 Blaxploitation film Cleopatra Jones and its 1975 sequel Cleopatra Jones and the Casino of Gold. ...more

Age: Died at 59 (1947-2006)

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

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Paris Theodore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Sclerosis
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Paris Theodore was an American inventor of innovative gun holsters and state-of-the-art firearms and shooting techniques used by government agents and police departments in the U.S. and abroad, as well as by the fictional James Bond. ...more

Age: Died at 63 (1943-2006)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

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Ronnie Lane is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Multiple Sclerosis
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Ronald Frederick "Ronnie" Lane was an English musician, songwriter, and producer who is best known as the bass guitarist and founding member of two prominent English rock and roll bands: Small Faces where he was nicknamed "Plonk", and, after losing the band's frontman, Faces, with two new members added to the line-up, who dubbed him "Three-Piece". Subsequently Lane collaborated with other musicians, leading his own bands and pursuing a solo career, while remaining close to his former bandmates. In the late 1970s he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and was supported by charity projects and financial contributions from friends, former bandmates and fans. After suffering from the disease ...more

Age: Died at 51 (1946-1997)

Birthplace: Plaistow, Newham, United Kingdom

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