Here are the names of the famous people who lost their battles against cancer.

Cancer has been known to be the #2nd biggest killer in developed countries while it takes the crown to become the #1 in the underdeveloped. Though there aren’t any ground breaking solutions for cancer, the latter stages of it can be prevented by early detections and medications. But the treatments that come with exorbitant bills prove to become unachievable for the under developing countries, which lead to massive death rates. Dig into the matter and cancer is mostly the consequence of poor diet and lifestyle habits, and also the lack of information regarding the symptoms. Cancer is deadly and can affect almost any part of the body and a very small percentage of it is caused by genetic links. Cancer never really goes well with anyone diagnosed with it, worst of which is when kids are affected. According to a source, more than 40 kids are diagnosed with cancer almost every day and is known to be the #1 cause of death in children. Switching gears and looking into the cause of deaths in the music and movie industry, there are a number of artists who have lost their battles against cancer. Though some of them recovered and were blessed to be given a second chance at life, actors like Paul Newman, Farah Fawcett, Alan Rickman, and Dennis Hopper, who were gone too soon due to cancer. Musicians like David Bowie, Bob Marley, and Frank Sinatra are few names who shook the music industry by their sudden deaths because of cancer. This isn’t it- keep reading and find out more about the life of these famous people who died of cancer.
Steve JobsSteve Jobs
(Co-founder of Apple)

24 February 1955

05 October 2011

San Francisco

American

Pisces

Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
(Singer and Actor)

12 December 1915

14 May 1998

Hoboken, New Jersey, U.S

American

Sagittarius

Beau BidenBeau Biden
(Son of Joe Biden)

03 February 1969

30 May 2015

Wilmington, Delaware, United States

American

Aquarius

Walt DisneyWalt Disney

05 December 1901

15 December 1966

Chicago

American

Sagittarius

David BowieDavid Bowie
(Singer)

08 January 1947

10 January 2016

Brixton

British

Capricorn

Bob MarleyBob Marley
(Singer)

06 February 1945

11 May 1981

Nine Mile

Jamaican

Aquarius

Alec GuinnessAlec Guinness
(Actor)

02 April 1914

05 August 2000

Maida Vale

British

Aries

George HarrisonGeorge Harrison

25 February 1943

29 November 2001

British

Pisces

John Wayne John Wayne
(Actor, Director, Producer)

26 May 1907

11 June 1979

Winterset, Iowa, U.S

American

Gemini

Michael LandonMichael Landon
(Actor)

31 October 1936

01 July 1991

Forest Hills, New York City, United States

American

Scorpio

Paul NewmanPaul Newman
(Actor)

26 January 1925

26 September 2008

Shaker Heights

American

Aquarius

Dr. SeussDr. Seuss
(Writer, Cartoonist)

02 March 1904

24 September 1991

Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.

American

Pisces

H. P. LovecraftH. P. Lovecraft
(Writer)

20 August 1890

15 March 1937

Providence, Rhode Island, United States

American

Leo

Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze
(Actor)

18 August 1952

14 September 2009

Houston

American

Leo

Carl SaganCarl Sagan
(Astronomer, Astrophysicist, Writer)

09 November 1934

20 December 1996

Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

American

Scorpio

Roger MooreRoger Moore
(Actor)

14 October 1927

23 May 2017

Stockwell, London, England

British

Libra

Philip II of SpainPhilip II of Spain
(King of Spain)

21 May 1527

13 September 1598

Pimentel Palace, Valladolid, Spain

Spanish

Taurus

Marcheline BertrandMarcheline Bertrand
(Actress)

09 May 1950

27 January 2007

Blue Island, Illinois, United States

American

Taurus

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
(Naval Officer)

30 January 1926

19 August 1998

Zvorkovo, Russia

Russian

Aquarius

Roger EbertRoger Ebert

18 June 1942

04 April 2013

Urbana, Illinois, U.S.

American

Gemini

Humphrey BogartHumphrey Bogart
(Actor)

25 December 1899

14 January 1957

New York City

American

Capricorn

Alan RickmanAlan Rickman

21 February 1946

14 January 2016

Hammersmith

British

Pisces

John Hurt John Hurt
(Actor)

22 January 1940

27 January 2017

Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, UK

British

Aquarius

Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
(Entertainer)

17 January 1949

16 May 1984

New York City

American

Capricorn

Desi ArnazDesi Arnaz

02 March 1917

02 December 1986

Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Cuban,American

Pisces

Miguel FerrerMiguel Ferrer
(Actor)

07 February 1955

19 January 2017

nta Monica, California, United States

American

Aquarius

Nat King ColeNat King Cole
(Vocalist, Pianist)

17 March 1919

15 February 1965

Montgomery

American

Pisces

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
(Composer, Pianist and Bandleader)

29 April 1899

24 May 1974

Washington, D.C.

American

Taurus

Buster KeatonBuster Keaton

04 October 1895

01 February 1966

Piqua, Kansas, USA

American

Libra

Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton

23 October 1942

04 November 2008

Chicago

American

Libra

Charlie MurphyCharlie Murphy
(Actor)

12 July 1959

12 April 2017

Brooklyn, New York City

American

Cancer

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
(Film & Stage Actor)

11 July 1920

10 October 1985

Vladivostok

Russian

Cancer

Friedrich EngelsFriedrich Engels
(Philosopher)

28 November 1820

05 August 1895

Barmen, Germany

German

Sagittarius

Luciano PavarottiLuciano Pavarotti

12 October 1935

06 September 2007

Modena

Italian

Libra

Jack LemmonJack Lemmon
(American actor)

08 February 1925

27 June 2001

Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.

American

Aquarius

Peter MaiviaPeter Maivia
(Wrestler)

06 April 1937

12 June 1982

American Samoa

American Samoan

Aries

Brett SomersBrett Somers
(Actress, Singer)

11 July 1924

15 September 2007

New Brunswick, Canada

Canadian

Cancer

Jane AddamsJane Addams

06 September 1860

21 May 1935

Cedarville, Illinois, U.S.

American

Virgo

David Lloyd GeorgeDavid Lloyd George
(Former Chancellor of the Exchequer)

17 January 1863

26 March 1945

Chorlton-on-Medlock

British,Welsh

Capricorn

Golda MeirGolda Meir
(Former Prime Minister of Israel)

03 May 1898

08 December 1978

Kiev, Russian Empire

Israeli,Soviet Russian

Taurus

Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason
(Comedian)

26 February 1916

24 June 1987

Bushwick, Brooklyn, New York, U.S

American

Pisces

Sally RideSally Ride
(Physicist, Astronaut)

26 May 1951

23 July 2012

Los Angeles, California, U.S.

American

Gemini

Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
(Poet)

20 October 1854

10 November 1891

Charleville-Mézières

French

Libra

Randy PauschRandy Pausch
(Motivational Speaker, Educationist, Professor)

23 October 1960

25 July 2008

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

American

Libra

Milton BerleMilton Berle

12 July 1908

27 March 2002

New York City, New York, U.S.

American

Cancer

Hubert HumphreyHubert Humphrey
(38th Vice President of the U.S)

27 May 1911

13 January 1978

Wallace

American

Gemini

Harold PinterHarold Pinter
(Nobel Prize Winner in Literature)

10 October 1930

24 December 2008

Metropolitan Borough of Hackney

British

Libra

Charles LaughtonCharles Laughton
(Actor)

01 July 1899

15 December 1962

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

American

Cancer

Sydney PollackSydney Pollack
(Film Director, Producer, Actor)

01 July 1934

26 May 2008

Lafayette, Indiana, United States

American

Cancer

Corin RedgraveCorin Redgrave
(Actor)

16 July 1939

06 April 2010

Marylebone, England

British

Cancer

Sorrell BookeSorrell Booke
(Actor)

04 January 1930

11 February 1994

Buffalo, New York, United States

American

Capricorn

Anna Roosevelt HalstedAnna Roosevelt Halsted
(Writer, Editor)

03 May 1906

01 December 1975

New York City

American

Taurus

Sir David LeanDavid Lean
(Film Director, Producer & Screenwater)

25 March 1908

16 April 1991

Croydon, Surrey, England

British

Aries

Audre LordeAudre Lorde
(Writer)

18 February 1934

17 November 1992

Harlem, New York City

American

Aquarius

Peggy ShippenPeggy Shippen
(Spy)

11 July 1760

24 August 1804

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

American

Cancer

George M. CohanGeorge M. Cohan
(American playwright)

03 July 1878

05 November 1942

Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.

American

Cancer

Casey StengelCasey Stengel
(American baseball manager)

30 July 1890

29 September 1975

Kansas City, Missouri

American

Leo

Jack KilbyJack Kilby
(Inventor of integrated circuit)

08 November 1923

20 June 2005

Jefferson City

American

Scorpio

Chris LeDouxChris LeDoux
(American singer-songwriter)

02 October 1948

09 March 2005

Biloxi, Mississippi, United States

American

Libra

Babe Didrikson ZahariasBabe Didrikson Zaharias
(American athlete)

26 June 1911

27 September 1956

Port Arthur

American

Cancer

Gwendolyn BrooksGwendolyn Brooks
(Poet, Writer)

07 June 1917

03 December 2000

Topeka

American

Gemini

Ruth Williams KhamaRuth Williams Khama
(Former First Lady of Botswana)

09 December 1923

22 May 2002

Blackheath, London, United Kingdom

Botswanan

Sagittarius

Alan CorenAlan Coren
(Writer)

27 June 1938

18 October 2007

Paddington

British

Cancer

Cicely SaundersCicely Saunders
(English nurse)

22 June 1918

14 July 2005

Barnet, Hertfordshire, England

British

Cancer

Alfred BlalockAlfred Blalock
(Surgeon)

05 April 1899

15 September 1964

Culloden, Georgia, United States

American

Aries

Allan McLeod Cormack Allan McLeod Cormack
(Physicist)

23 February 1924

07 May 1998

Johannesburg, South Africa

American,South African

Pisces

Carl StokesCarl Stokes
(Former Mayor of Cleveland)

21 June 1927

03 April 1996

Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A

American

Gemini

George Seaton George Seaton
(Screenwriter, Film Director)

17 April 1911

28 July 1979

South Bend, Indiana

American

Aries

Donald J. CramDonald J. Cram
(Chemist)

22 April 1919

17 June 2001

Chester, Vermont

American

Taurus

Celia CruzCelia Cruz
(Singer)

21 July 1925

16 July 2003

Fort Lee, New Jersey, United States

American

Cancer

Bea ArthurBea Arthur
(Actress)

13 May 1922

25 April 2009

New York City, New York, United States

American

Taurus

Eva CassidyEva Cassidy
(Singer, Jazz musician)

02 February 1963

02 November 1996

Washington, D.C.

American

Aquarius

Dean MartinDean Martin
(Film actor, Actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Screenwriter)

07 June 1917

25 December 1995

Steubenville

American

Gemini

Farrah FawcettFarrah Fawcett
(Television actor, Film actor, Model, Film producer, Artist, Visual artist, Stage actor)

02 February 1947

25 June 2009

Corpus Christi

American

Aquarius

Agnes MooreheadAgnes Moorehead
(Actress)

06 December 1900

30 April 1974

Clinton, Massachusetts, United States

American

Sagittarius

Ann DunhamAnn Dunham
(Anthropologist)

29 November 1942

07 November 1995

Wichita

American

Sagittarius

Joe FrazierJoe Frazier
(Actor, Boxer, Voice actor)

12 January 1944

07 November 2011

Beaufort

American

Capricorn

Donna SummerDonna Summer
(Singer-songwriter)

31 December 1948

17 May 2012

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S

American

Capricorn

Henning MankellHenning Mankell
(Writer, Playwright, Children's writer, Crime writer, Screenwriter)

03 February 1948

05 October 2015

Stockholm

Swedish

Aquarius

Richard DawsonRichard Dawson
(Television actor, Film actor, Actor, Television presenter)

20 November 1932

02 June 2012

Gosport

American

Scorpio

Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
(Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer)

29 December 1942

18 July 2012

Amritsar

Indian

Capricorn

Graham ChapmanGraham Chapman
(Comedian, Writer, Actor, Screenwriter, Film actor)

08 January 1941

04 October 1989

Leicester

British

Capricorn

Adam YauchAdam Yauch
(Musician, Singer)

05 August 1964

04 May 2012

New York City

American

Leo

Cynthia LennonCynthia Lennon
(Film maker)

10 September 1939

01 April 2015

Blackpool

British

Virgo

Cassandra HarrisCassandra Harris
(Actor)

15 December 1948

28 December 1991

Sydney

Australian

Sagittarius

Jeff HealeyJeff Healey
(Musician, Guitarist, Jazz guitarist)

25 March 1966

02 March 2008

Toronto

Canadian

Aries

Levon HelmLevon Helm
(Singer, Musician, Autobiographer, Composer, Actor, Mandolinist, Drummer, Songwriter)

26 May 1940

19 April 2012

Elaine

American

Gemini

Georges MélièsGeorges Méliès
(Actor, Film director, Animator, Film editor, Screenwriter, Stage magician, Cineast, Film producer, Cinematographer)

08 December 1861

21 January 1938

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Erving GoffmanErving Goffman
(Sociologist, Non-fiction writer)

11 June 1922

20 November 1982

Canada

Canadian,American

Gemini

Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
(Journalist)

25 April 1908

27 April 1965

Greensboro

American

Taurus

Edsger W. DijkstraEdsger W. Dijkstra
(Mathematician, Physicist, Computer scientist, Engineer, University teacher)

11 May 1930

06 August 2002

Rotterdam

Taurus

Jim ValvanoJim Valvano
(Basketball player, Basketball coach, Coach)

10 March 1946

28 April 1993

Queens

American

Pisces

Erich HoneckerErich Honecker
(Politician, Autobiographer, Non-fiction writer)

25 August 1912

29 May 1994

Neunkirchen

German

Virgo

Anthony NewleyAnthony Newley
(Actor, Songwriter, Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Theatre director, Stage actor)

24 September 1931

14 April 1999

London

British

Libra

Diane CilentoDiane Cilento
(Actor, Writer, Stage actor)

05 October 1933

06 October 2011

Mooloolaba

Australian

Libra

Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
(Television presenter, Screenwriter, Journalist)

28 September 1901

13 October 1974

New York City

American

Libra

Terry WoganTerry Wogan
(Radio personality, Television presenter, Q22343421)

03 August 1938

31 January 2016

Limerick

Irish,British

Leo

Bobby RobsonBobby Robson
(Association football player, Autobiographer, Association football manager)

18 February 1933

31 July 2009

County Durham

British

Aquarius

Eric CarrEric Carr
(Drummer, Musician)

12 July 1950

24 November 1991

New York City

American

Cancer

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