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Famous People Who Died of Mouth Cancer

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List of famous people who died of oral cancer, including photos, birthdates, professions, and other information. These celebrities who died by mouth cancer are listed alphabetically and include the famous oral cancer victims’ hometown and biographical info about them when available. Examples of people on this list: Bruce Paltrow, W. Laird Stabler, Jr. and many more. These notable oral cancer deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has mouth cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. (8 People)
  • Burl Ives
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    Burl Icle Ivanhoe Ives (June 14, 1909 – April 14, 1995) was an American singer and actor of stage, screen, radio and television. Ives began as an itinerant singer and banjoist, and launched his own radio show, The Wayfaring Stranger, which popularized traditional folk songs. In 1942 he appeared in Irving Berlin's This Is the Army, and then became a major star of CBS radio. In the 1960s he successfully crossed over into country music, recording hits such as "A Little Bitty Tear" and "Funny Way of Laughin'". A popular film actor through the late 1940s and '50s, Ives's best-known film roles included parts in So Dear to My Heart (1949) and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958), as well as Rufus... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 86 (1909-1995)
    • Birthplace: Illinois, United States of America
  • Bruce Paltrow
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    Bruce Weigert Paltrow (November 26, 1943 – October 3, 2002) was an American television and film director and producer.He was the husband of actress Blythe Danner, and the father of actress Gwyneth Paltrow and screenwriter/director Jake Paltrow.... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 59 (1943-2002)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
  • Theodore G. Bilbo
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    Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (October 13, 1877 – August 21, 1947) was an American politician who twice served as governor of Mississippi (1916–20, 1928–32) and later was elected a U.S. Senator (1935–47). A filibusterer whose name was synonymous with white supremacy, like many Southern Democrats of his era, Bilbo believed that black people were inferior; he defended segregation, and was a member of the Ku Klux Klan.Bilbo was educated in rural Hancock County (later Pearl River County). He attended Peabody Normal College in Nashville, Tennessee and Vanderbilt University Law School. After teaching school he attained admission to the bar in 1906, and practiced in Poplarville. He then served in the... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 70 (1877-1947)
    • Birthplace: Mississippi, United States of America
  • Jack Wild (30 September 1952 – 1 March 2006) was an English actor and singer, best known for his debut role as the Artful Dodger in Oliver! (1968), for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor as well as Golden Globe and BAFTA nominations. Wild is also known for his roles as Jimmy in the NBC children's television series H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) and in the accompanying 1970 feature film as well as Much the Miller's Son in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991).... more on Wikipedia
    • Age: Dec. at 54 (1952-2006)
    • Birthplace: Royton, United Kingdom