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List of famous people who died of throat cancer, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of celebrities who died from throat 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 throat cancer, including actors, musicians, singers, and athletes.

Humphrey Bogart and Ulysses S. Grant are included in this list of famous throat cancer victims. 

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities have died from throat cancer?" and "Which famous people died due to throat cancer?"

These notable throat cancer deaths include modern and past famous men and women, from politicians to religious leaders to writers. Everyone on this list has has throat cancer as a cause of death somewhere in their public records, even if it was just one contributing factor for their death. 

Humphrey Bogart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Humphrey DeForest Bogart was an American screen actor whose performances in such iconic 1940s films noir as The Maltese Falcon, Casablanca, and The Big Sleep, earned him the legacy of cultural icon. In 1999, the American Film Institute ranked Bogart as the greatest male star in the history of ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1899-1957)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

Profession: Actor

Credits: Casablanca, The Maltese Falcon, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, The Big Sleep

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#12 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#18 on The Best Actors in Film History

#9 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#26 on The Most Beloved US Veterans

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Lana Turner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Lana Turner was an American film and television actress. Discovered and signed to a film contract by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer at the age of 16, Turner first attracted attention in They Won't Forget. She played featured roles, often as the ingenue, in such films as Love Finds Andy Hardy. During the early ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1921-1995)

Birthplace: Wallace, Idaho, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: Imitation of Life, The Bad and the Beautiful, The Postman Always Rings Twice, Peyton Place

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#74 on The Best Actresses Who Have Never Won an Oscar (for Acting)

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George Harrison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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George Harrison, MBE was an English musician, multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Although John Lennon and Paul McCartney were the band's primary songwriters, most of their albums included at ...more

Age: Died at 58 (1943-2001)

Birthplace: Liverpool, Eurasia, Lancashire, North West England, United Kingdom, + more

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist, Songwriter, Musician, + more

Credits: A Hard Day's Night, Let It Be, The Concert for Bangladesh, George Harrison: Living in the Material World

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#93 on The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time

#52 on The Best Rock Vocalists

#87 on The Best Singers of All Time

#11 on The Greatest Living Rock Songwriters

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Sammy Davis, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died of Throat Cancer
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Samuel George "Sammy" Davis Jr., was an American entertainer. Primarily a dancer and singer, he was also an actor of stage and screen, musician, and impressionist, noted for his impersonations of actors, musicians and other celebrities. At the age of three Davis began his career in vaudeville with ...more

Age: Died at 65 (1925-1990)

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

Profession: Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, Actor, Singer, + more

Credits: Ocean's 11^! That's Dancing!^! Family Feud^! Sammy and Company

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#52 on The Greatest Broadway Stars of All Time

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