List of famous people who died of myelodysplastic syndrome, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from myelodysplastic syndrome 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 myelodysplastic syndrome, including actors, musicians and athletes.
List people range from Roald Dahl to Carl Sagan.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from myelodysplastic syndrome?" and "Which famous people died due to myelodysplastic syndrome?"These notable myelodysplastic syndrome deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has myelodysplastic syndrome as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 items)
Carl Sagan appeared in the 2012 documentary film Beyond Expression Bright. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 62 (1934-1996)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USAsee more on Carl Sagan
Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, screenwriter, and fighter pilot. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during World War II, in which he became a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising to the rank of Acting wing commander. He rose to prominence in the 1940s with works for both children and adults and became one of the world's best-selling authors. He has been referred to as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century". Among his awards for contribution to literature, he received the World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1983, and Children's Author of the Year from the British Book Awards in 1990. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Died at 74 (1916-1990)
Birthplace: Llandaff, Cardiff, United Kingdomsee more on Roald Dahl
Susan Sontag was an American writer and filmmaker, teacher and political activist, publishing her first major work, the essay "Notes on 'Camp'", in 1964. Her best known works include On Photography, Against Interpretation, Styles of Radical Will, The Way We Live Now, Illness as Metaphor, Regarding the Pain of Others, The Volcano Lover and In America. Sontag was active in writing and speaking about, or travelling to, areas of conflict, including during Vietnam and the Siege of Sarajevo. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 71 (1933-2004)
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of Americasee more on Susan Sontag
Stephen Paul Motian was an American jazz drummer, percussionist and composer of Armenian descent. He first came to prominence in the late 1950s in the piano trio of Bill Evans, and later led several groups. Motian played an important role in freeing jazz drummers from strict time-keeping duties. ...more on Wikipedia
Age: Dec. at 80 (1931-2011)
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of Americasee more on Paul Motian