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

List is made up of people like Ernest Borgnine and Jaime Cardinal Sin.

These notable renal failure deaths include modern and long-gone famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has kidney failure as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 
Ernest Borgnine is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Renal Failure
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Ermes Effron Borgnino, known as Ernest Borgnine was an American film and television actor whose career spanned more than six decades. He was an unconventional lead in many films of the 1950s, winning the Academy Award for Best Actor in 1955 for Marty. On television, he played Quinton McHale in the 1962–1966 series McHale's Navy and co-starred in the mid-1980s action series Airwolf, in addition to a wide variety of other roles. Borgnine earned an Emmy Award nomination at age 92 for his work on the series ER. He was also known for being the original voice of Mermaid Man on SpongeBob SquarePants from 1999 to 2012. ...more

Age: Died at 95 (1917-2012)

Birthplace: Hamden, Connecticut, United States of America

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Greta Garbo is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Renal Failure
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Greta Garbo was a Swedish film actress and an international star and icon during Hollywood's silent and classic periods. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an honorary one in 1954 for her "luminous and unforgettable screen performances." She also won the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress for both Anna Karenina and Camille. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Garbo fifth on their list of greatest female stars of all time, after Katharine Hepburn, Bette Davis, Audrey Hepburn, and Ingrid Bergman. Garbo launched her career with a secondary role in the 1924 Swedish film The Saga of Gosta Berling. Her performance caught the ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1905-1990)

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

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Jean Harlow is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Renal Failure
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Jean Harlow was an American film actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. After being signed by director Howard Hughes, Harlow's first major appearance was in Hell's Angels, followed by a series of critically unsuccessful films, before signing with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1932. Harlow became a leading lady for MGM, starring in a string of hit films including Red Dust, Dinner at Eight, Reckless and Suzy. Among her frequent co-stars were William Powell, Spencer Tracy and, in six films, Clark Gable. Harlow's popularity rivaled and soon surpassed that of her MGM colleagues Joan Crawford and Norma Shearer. She had become one of the biggest movie stars in the world by the late 1930s, often nicknamed ...more

Age: Died at 26 (1911-1937)

Birthplace: Kansas City, Missouri, United States of America

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Chiang Kai-shek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Renal Failure
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Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between 1928 and 1975. He is known as Chiang Chung-cheng or Chiang Chieh-shih in Standard Chinese. Chiang was an influential member of the Kuomintang, the Chinese Nationalist Party, and was a close ally of Sun Yat-sen. He became the Commandant of the Kuomintang's Whampoa Military Academy and took Sun's place as leader of the KMT when Sun died in 1925. In 1926, Chiang led the Northern Expedition to unify the country, becoming China's nominal leader. He served as Chairman of the National Military Council of the Nationalist government of the Republic of China from 1928 to 1948. Chiang ...more

Age: Died at 88 (1887-1975)

Birthplace: Xikou, China

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