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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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18 Responses to “In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2010”

  1. 1
    dani Says:

    What about Brittany Murphy?

  2. 2
    ivanka Says:

    @dani: IKNOW

  3. 3
    JC Says:

    She died in 2009

  4. 4
    JC Says:

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

  5. 5
    dani Says:

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

  6. 6
    emmaa Says:

    @dani: Brittany died late December 2009.

  7. 7
    Lalalove Says:

    R.I.P all.

  8. 8
    Kaz simply smashing !!!!!!! Says:

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

  9. 9
    newyew Says:

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

  10. 10
    Jokergurl Says:

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

  11. 11
    Dagamar Says:

    How about Robert Culp?

  12. 12
    Ivy Says:

    Gregory Isaacs? :(

  13. 13
    Brian Says:

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

  14. 14
    JenMarie Says:

    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?

  15. 15
    Patrickster Says:

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

  16. 16
    Larg Says:

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

  17. 17
    oldswede Says:

    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.

  18. 18
    Deli Says:


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