Famous People

Famous People that have or had cancer

Cancer does not care if you are a great singer, a famous actor, a dancer, a politician, a doctor a lawyer, rich or poor. It attacks everyone without prejudices or conscience, even animals are not immune to attack. I think those who are in the battle of and for their lives need to know that they are most defiantly NOT alone in their fight.


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Below is a list of famous people that are in a battle or have lost their battle with cancer. Listed  here Alphabetical by last name

christina applegateChristina Applegate
  • Breast Cancer
  • Actress
  • Diagnosed at age 37


lancearmstrongLance Armstrong
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Cyclist
  • Diagnosed at age 25
desi-arnazDesi Arnaz
  • Lung Cancer
  • Actor/ Musician
  • Died at age 69
Kaye BallardKaye Ballard
  • Breast Cancer
  • Comedian
  • Died at age 68
Anne BancroftAnne Bancroft
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Actress
  • Died at age 73
Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
  • Breast Cancer
  • French Actress/Singer/Fashion Model 
  • Diagnosed at age 49


Count BasieCount Basie
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Songwriter/Jazz Pianist
  • Died at age 80
Kathy BatesKathy Bates
  • Ovarian Cancer that Metastasized to Breast Cancer
  • Actress
  • First Diagnosed at age 55
Harry BelafonteHarry Belafonte
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Actor/Activist
  • Diagnosed at age 69


Jack BennyJack Benny
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Actor/Producer/Comedian
  • Died at age 80
Ingrid BergmanIngrid Bergman
  • Breast Cancer
  • Actress
  • Died at age 67
Shirley Temple BlackShirley Temple Black
  • Breast Cancer
  • Film Actress, Diplomat
  • Died at age 85


Humphrey Bogart - by George Hurrell c1938-39Humphrey Bogart
  • Cancer of the esophagus
  • Film Actor
  • Died at age 57
Eileen BrennanEileen Brennan
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Actress
  • Died at age 80
Yul BrennerYul Brenner
  • Lung Cancer
  • Film Actor, Theater Actor
  • Died at age 65
William F. Buckley, Jr.William F. Buckley, Jr.
  • Lung Cancer
  • Author/ Commentator/ Publisher
  • Died at age 57
Diahann CarrollDiahann Carroll
Rosemary ClooneyRosemary Clooney
Ty CobbTy Cobb
Johnnie CochranJohnnie Cochran
Nat King ColeNat King Cole
Chuck ConnorsChuck Connors
Gary CooperGary Cooper
Michael CrichtonMichael Crichton
Sheryl CrowSheryl Crow
Skeeter DavisSkeeter Davis
Robert De NiroRobert De Niro
Huty1618432Bob Denver
Walt DisneyWalt Disney
Bob DoleBob Dole
01v/02/arve/G2556/042Jimmy Dorsey
Fran DrescherFran Drescher
Elizabeth EdwardsElizabeth Edwards
Jill EikenberryJill Eikenberry
Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington
Melissa EtheridgeMelissa Etheridge
Edie FalcoEdie Falco
kinopoisk.ruFarrah Fawcett
Peggy FlemingPeggy Fleming
Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud


Image: Betty FordBetty Ford
Barbara Bel GeddesBarbara Bel Geddes
97h/16/huty/6860/22Robin Gibb
Rudy GiulianiRudy Giuliani
John GottiJohn Gotti
Bette GrableBette Grable
T891927_10Billy Graham
Ulysses S. GrantUlysses S. Grant
Dorothy HamillDorothy Hamill
600full-valerie-harperValerie Harper
George HarrisonGeorge Harrison
Susan HaywardSusan Hayward
Christopher HitchensChristopher Hitchens
Tony BarsonDennis Hopper
Mo HowardMo Howard
Hubert HumphreyHubert Humphrey
Chet HuntleyChet Huntley
Jill IrelandJill Ireland
Burl IvesBurl Ives
Kate JacksonKate Jackson
Peter JenningsPeter Jennings
Ann JillianAnn Jillian
Olivia Newton JohnOlivia Newton John
Andy KaufmanAndy Kaufman
Buster KeatonBuster Keaton
Joan KennedyJoan Kennedy
Ted KennedyTed Kennedy
John KerryJohn Kerry
Eartha KittEartha Kitt
Don KnottsDon Knotts
Louis L'AmourLouis L’Amour
Michael LandonMichael Landon
Sondra LockeSondra Locke
Nelson MandelaNelson Mandela
Roger MarisRoger Maris
Linda McCartneyLinda McCartney
TONY COSTARue McClanahan
Steve McQueenSteve McQueen
Audrey MeadowsAudrey Meadows
Robert MitchumRobert Mitchum
Kylie MinoqueKylie Minoque
Agnes Moorehead
Edward R. MurrowEdward R. Murrow
Janet NapolitanoJanet Napolitano
Paul NewmanPaul Newman
Pat NixonPat Nixon
cynthia-nixon-9-400Cynthia Nixon
Sandra Day O'ConnorSandra Day O’Connor
Jackie OnassisJackie Onassis
Sharon OsbourneSharon Osbourne


Jerry OrbachJerry Orbach
Jesse OwensJesse Owens
Arnold PalmerArnold Palmer
Bert ParksBert Parks
George PeppardGeorge Peppard
Suzanne PleshetteSuzanne Pleshette
June PointerJune Pointer
Sydney PollackSydney Pollack
Colin PowellColin Powell
Vincent PriceVincent Price
Gilda RatnerGilda Radner
Nancy ReaganNancy Reagan
Harry ReasonerHarry Reasoner
Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave
Pee-Wee ReesePee-Wee Reese
William RehnquistWilliam Rehnquist
Ann RichardsAnn Richards
Robin RobertsRobin Roberts
Richard RoundtreeRichard Roundtree
Nipsey RussellNipsey Russell
Babe RuthBabe Ruth
Charles SchulzCharles Schulz
Carly SimonCarly Simon
Frank SinatraFrank Sinatra
Jaclyn SmithJaclyn Smith
Dame Maggie SmithDame Maggie Smith
Tony SnowTony Snow
Suzanne Somers promotes her book on CBS The Early Show.Suzanne Somers
Dusty SpringfieldDusty Springfield
Gloria SteinemGloria Steinem
Ed SullivanEd Sullivan
Patrick SwayzePatrick Swayze
Joe TorreJoe Torre
Linda TrippLinda Tripp
Forrest TuckerForrest Tucker
Lana TurnerLana Turner
Porter WagonerPorter Wagoner
Charlie WattsCharlie Watts
John WayneJohn Wayne
Gene WilderGene Wilder
August WilsonAugust Wilson
Warren ZevonWarren Zevon


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