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In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2010

In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2010

With the year coming to a close, we’d like to take a moment to remember the celebrities that we lost in 2010.


Leslie Nielsen, 84, Naked Gun actor
Elizabeth Edwards, 61, political figure
Gary Coleman, 42, actor
Alexander McQueen, 40, fashion designer
Rue McClanahan, 76, Golden Girls actress
Corey Haim, 38, actor
Dennis Hopper, 74, actor
Teena Marie, 54, musician

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Bobby Farrell, 61, musician
Steve Landesberg, 65, actor
Blake Edwards, 88, director
Dan Levitt, 35, brother of Joseph Gordon Levitt
Gloria Stuart, 100, Titanic actress
Rich Cronin, 35, Former LFO member
Dixie Carter, 70, actress
Jill Clayburgh, 66, actress
Patricia Neal, 84, actress
George Steinbrenner, 80, NY Yankees owner
Ali “Ollie” Woodson, 58, Temptations singer
Ronnie James Dio, 67, musician
Lena Horne, 92, actress
Lynn Redgrave, 67, actress
John Forsythe, 92, actor
Andrew Koenig, 41, actor
Justin Mentell, 27, actor
Casey Johnson, 30, Socialite
Nancy Dolman, 58, wife of actor Martin Short
Tony Curtis, 85, actor
Eddie Fisher, 82, singer
Tony Curtis, 85, actor

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  • dani

    What about Brittany Murphy?

  • ivanka

    @dani: IKNOW

  • JC

    She died in 2009

  • JC

    How does Tony Curtis not get mentioned but Boner from Growing Pains does?

  • dani

    Oh you’re right. Dec 20th ’09. Felt like 2010 because there was so much coverage after the new year

  • emmaa

    @dani: Brittany died late December 2009.

  • Lalalove

    R.I.P all.

  • Kaz simply smashing !!!!!!!

    Britney murphy dead????
    And those all dead?

  • newyew

    RIP to all….. plus TONY CURTIS!
    come on justjared how can you forget a hollywood legend?

  • Jokergurl

    You forgot TONY CURTIS! A legend, common Some Like It Hot, The Defiant Ones, Sweet Smell of Success how could you do that?!

  • Dagamar

    How about Robert Culp?

  • Ivy

    Gregory Isaacs? :(

  • Brian

    A much more complete list is on the Dead People Server:

  • JenMarie

    Everyone keeps forgetting the voice of Cinderella died in late June 2010. Tony Curtis & Eddie Fisher aren’t up there either what up with that?

  • Patrickster

    Please do not forget wonderful Ilene Woods who was the enchanting voice of Cinderella in Disney’s 1950 animated classic “Cinderella”.

  • Larg

    Capt. Beefheart (Don Vliet) influenced Frank Zappa, the punk movement, new wave etc

  • oldswede

    Lena Horne, actress? She was one of the finest vocalists of the last century. This is like calling Elvis an actor because of those movies.
    Nice that you noticed, though.

  • Deli