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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. {#nodes}
Carl Sagan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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Carl Sagan appeared in the 2012 documentary film Beyond Expression Bright. ...more

Age: Died at 62 (1934-1996)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

Profession: Physicist, Novelist, Scientist, Author, Writer, + more

Credits: Contact, Cosmos, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey, The Earth Day Special

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Roald Dahl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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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 ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1916-1990)

Birthplace: Cardiff, United Kingdom

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Writer

Credits: Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Matilda

Also Ranked

#27 on The Best Writers of All Time

#9 on The Best Fantasy Authors

#22 on The Best Short Story Writers of All Time

#8 on The Best Young Adult Authors

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Susan Sontag is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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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 ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1933-2004)

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

Profession: Cultural critic, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Essayist, + more

Credits: Promised Lands, Brother Carl, Duet for Cannibals

Also Ranked

#94 on The Best Female Authors of All Time

#88 on The Best Gay Authors

#22 on History's Greatest Essayists

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Paul Motian is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Myelodysplastic Syndrome
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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

Age: Died at 80 (1931-2011)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Drummer, Composer

Credits: Punishment Park

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