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In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2014

In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2014

As 2014 draws to a close, we’d like to take some time to remember the celebrities that passed away this past year.

There have been several shocking deaths this year from stars who were taken from us way too soon, such as Robin Williams, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and Joan Rivers. We also lost several television legends, well-known directors, athletes, and more.

Our continued thoughts go out to the families and friends of those who passed away this year.

Click inside to remember the celebrities who passed away in 2014…

January – ‘Fresh Prince of Bel Air’ Actor James Avery Dead at 65
January – Phil Everly Dead – Everly Brothers Singer Dies at 74
January – Pete Seeger Dead – Folk Singer Dies at 94
February – Philip Seymour Hoffman Dead at 46
February – Shirley Temple Dead – Child Star Dies at 85
February – Ralph Waite Dead – ‘The Waltons’ Patriarch Dies at 85
February – John Henson Dead – Muppets Puppeteer Dies at Age 48
February – Harold Ramis Dead – ‘Ghostbusters’ Actor Dies at 69
March – Sheila MacRae Dead – ‘Honeymooners’ Actress Dies at 92
March – David Brenner Dead – Comedian & ‘Tonight Show’ Favorite Dies at Age 78
March – L’Wren Scott Dead – Designer Found Hanging in Apparent Suicide
March – James Rebhorn Dead – ‘Homeland’ Actor Dies at 65
March – GWAR’s Dave Brockie Found Dead at 50
March – Soap Opera Star Kate O’Mara Dead at 74
April – Godfather of House Music Frankie Knuckles Dead at 59
April – Comedian John Pinette Dead – ‘Seinfeld’ Guest Star Dies From Pulmonary Embolism at 50
April – Mickey Rooney Dead – Legendary Actor Dies at 93
April – Peaches Geldof Dead – British Model Dies at 25
April – ‘Tosh.0′ Production Assistant Mistakenly Shot & Killed by LA Sheriff Deptuty
April – Gabriel García Márquez Dead – Nobel Prize Winning Author Dies at 87
April – Country Singer Kevin Sharp Dead at 43 After Long Cancer Battle
April – ‘Bachelorette’ Contestant Eric Hill Dead After Fatal Paragliding Accident
April – Bob Hoskins Dead at 71 – ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ Actor Dies From Pneumonia
May – Malik Bendjelloul, Director of Oscar Winning ‘Searching for Sugarman’ Dead at 36 – Brother Confirms Suicide
May – Soap Opera Veteran Matthew Cowles Dead at 69
May – Maya Angelou Dead – Award Winning Author & Activist Passes Away at 86
June – ‘Brady Bunch’ Actress Ann B. Davis Dead at 88
June – Rik Mayall Dead – ‘Drop Dead Fred’ Star Dies Suddenly at 56
June – Ruby Dee Dead – Actress & Activist Dies at 91
June – Casey Kasem Dead at 82 – Radio Legend Passes on Father’s Day
June – Tony Gwynn Dead – Hall of Fame Padres Star Dies at 54
June – Gerry Goffin Dead – Carole King’s Ex-Husband & Writing Partner Dies at 75
June – ‘Men of the Strip’ Star Nate Estimada Dies at Age 24
June – ‘Survivor’ Contestant Caleb Bankston Dies in Train Derailment
June – Eli Wallach Dead – Legendary Actor Dies at 98
June – Bobby Womack Dead – Legendary Musician Dies at 70
June – Popular 80s Actor Meshach Taylor Dead at 67
June – Bob Hastings Dead – ‘McHale’s Navy’ Actor Dies at 89
July – James Harness Dead – ‘Gold Rush’ Star Dies at 57
July – ‘Glee’ Star Becca Tobin’s Boyfriend Matt Bendik Found Dead
July – Harry Potter’s Fenrir Greyback Found Dead After Hiking in Death Valley
July – Tommy Ramone Dead – Ramones Founding Member Dies at 62
July – Broadway Great Elaine Stritch Dead at 89
July – James Garner Dead – Legendary Actor Dies at 86
July – ‘The Patriot’ Actress Skye McCole Bartusiak Found Dead at 21
July – Torrin Lawrence Dead – USA Track Star Dies at 25 in Car Crash
July – Drew Barrymore’s Half-Sister Jessica Found Dead at 47
August – Michael Johns Dead – ‘American Idol’ Alum Dies at 35
August – Marilyn Burns Dead – ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Star Dies at 65
August – Kevin Ward Jr. Dead at 20 After Being Hit by Racer Tony Stewart
August – Charles Keating Dead – Soap Opera Star Dies at 72
August – Game of Thrones’ J.J. Murphy Dies Four Days Into Season 5 Filming
August – Robin Williams Dead – Suspected Suicide, Dies at Age 63
August – Lauren Bacall Dead – Legendary Actress Dies at 89
August – Ice Bucket Challenge Pioneer Dies at 27 in a Diving Accident
August – Don Pardo Dead – ‘Saturday Night Live’ Announcer Dies at 96
August – ‘Jurassic Park’ Actor Richard Attenborough Dies at Age 90
September – Jimi Jamison Dead: ‘Survivor’ Singer Passes Away From Heart Attack at 63
September – Joan Rivers Dead – Legendary Comedienne Passes Away at 81
September – Simone Battle Dead – G.R.L. Singer Dies at 25
September – Chicago Fire’s Molly Glynn Dead – Actress Dies at 46 After Being Hit By a Falling Tree
September – Sean O’Haire Dead – Former WWE/WCW Wrester Commits Suicide at 43
September – Richard Kiel Dead – ‘Happy Gilmore’ Actor Dies at 74
September – Polly Bergen Dead – Emmy Winning Actress Dies at 84
September – Scott Semmelmann Dead at 47 After Crash in Sprint Car Practice
September – Eric ‘the Actor’ Lynch Dead – Frequent ‘Howard Stern’ Guest Dies at 39
October – Paul Revere Dead – Raiders Frontman Dead at 76
October – Marian Seldes Dead – Broadway Legend Dies at 86
October – Sarah Goldberg Dead – ’7th Heaven’ Actress Dies at 40 In Her Sleep
October – ‘Saturday Night Live’ Alum Jan Hooks Dead at 57
October – Elizabeth Pena Dead – ‘Modern Family’ Guest Star Dies at 55
October – Misty Upham Dead – ‘August: Osage County’ Actress Dies at 32
October – Joanne Borgella Dead – ‘American Idol’ Contestant Dies at 32
October – Oscar de la Renta Dead – Legendary Fashion Designer Dies at 82
October – Kamara James Dead – Olympic Fencer Dies at 29
October – Jack Bruce Dead – Cream Singer Dies at 71
October – Marcia Strassman Dead – ‘Welcome Back, Kotter’ Star Dies at 66
October – Oscar Taveras & Girlfriend Dead – Cardinals Player Dies at 22
November – Wayne Static Dead – Static-X Frontman Passes Away at 48
November – Big Bank Hank Dead – Sugarhill Gang Rapper Dies at 57
November – Carol Ann Susi Dead – ‘Big Bang Theory’ Actress Dies at 62
November – Diem Brown Dead – ‘Real World’ Star Loses Cancer Battle at 32
November – Glen A. Larson Dead – ‘Magnum P.I.’ Creator Passes Away at 77
November – Mike Nichols Dead – Legendary Director of ‘The Graduate’ Dies at 83
December – Bobby Keys Dead – Rolling Stones Saxophone Player Dead at 70
December – VH1′s Stephanie Moseley & Her Husband Dead After a Murder-Suicide
December – ‘American Gangster’ Actor Eddie Rouse Dead at 60 – Report
December – Famed Hollywood Photographer Phil Stern Dies at 95
December – Joe Cocker Dead – ‘You Are So Beautiful’ Singer Dies at 70

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