18 Celebrities Diagnosed with Pulmonary Fibrosis


1. Bill Bright

William R. Bright, best known as Bill Bright, is the co-founder of the largest Christian ministry in the world, the Campus Crusade for Christ. In 2003, he died from complications related to pulmonary fibrosis, as announced on his website.

2. Boyd Bennett

The musician Boyd Bennett is considered a pioneer in the music industry. In 1955, he composed and sang the first two rock & roll hits dedicated to teenagers – “Seventeen” and “My Boy Flattop”, which sold more than three million copies worldwide. During World War II, Bennett was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis and mesothelioma. He eventually died in 2002, at the age of 67.

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