List of famous people who died of testicular cancer, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from testicular cancer 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 testicular cancer, including actors, musicians and athletes.
The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different people, including Pete Postlethwaite and Brian Piccolo.
This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from testicular cancer?" and "Which famous people died due to testicular cancer?"These notable testicular cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has testicular cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death.
Peter William "Pete" Postlethwaite OBE was an English actor. After minor television appearances, including in The Professionals, his first success came with the 1988 film Distant Voices, Still Lives. He played a mysterious lawyer, Mr. Kobayashi, in The Usual Suspects, and appeared in Alien 3, Amistad, Brassed Off, The Shipping News, The Constant Gardener, The Age of Stupid, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Romeo + Juliet, and Inception. In television, Postlethwaite played Sergeant Obadiah Hakeswill on Sharpe. He trained as a teacher and taught drama before training as an actor. Director Steven Spielberg called him "the best actor in the world" after working with him on The Lost World: Jurassic ...more
Age: Died at 65 (1946-2011)
Birthplace: Warrington, United Kingdom
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Frederick Richard Dimbleby CBE was an English journalist and broadcaster, who became the BBC’s first war correspondent, and then its leading TV news commentator. As host of the long-running current affairs programme Panorama, he pioneered a popular style of interviewing that was respectful but searching. At formal public events, he could combine gravitas with creative insights based on extensive research. He was also able to maintain interest throughout the all-night election specials. The annual Richard Dimbleby Lecture was founded in his memory. ...more
Age: Died at 52 (1913-1965)
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Age: Died at 43 (1963-2006)
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Gunnar Nilsson was a Swedish racing driver, born in Helsingborg. Before entering Formula One, he won the 1975 British Formula Three Championship. Nilsson entered 32 Formula One Grand Prix races, qualifying for all of them. He won once, the 1977 Belgian Grand Prix at Zolder while driving for Team Lotus. After losing his Lotus seat, he signed for Arrows, but was later diagnosed with testicular cancer which meant he couldn't drive the car, however he did compete in three International Race of Champions races in 1977. He had two sixth place finishes and a fifth place finish. As soon as the cancer was determined to be terminal, he created the Gunnar Nilsson Cancer Foundation. He died in October ...more
Age: Died at 30 (1948-1978)
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