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In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2015

In Remembrance: Celebrity Deaths in 2015

As 2015 is quickly coming to a close, we would like to take some time to remember the celebrities that sadly passed away this past year.

There were some very shocking deaths this year, including the tragic passing of Bobbi Kristina Brown, among others including actors, actresses, athletes, entertainers, public figures, and more.

Click inside to remember the celebrities who passed away in 2015…

JANUARY
Donna Douglas Dead – ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ Actress Dies at 81
Little Jimmy Dickens Dead – Grand Ole Opry Star Dies at 94
ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Dies at 49 After Battling Cancer
U.S. Skiiers Bryce Astle & Ronnie Berlack Die in Avalanche
‘Inglourious Basterds’ Actor Rod Taylor Dead at 84
Taylor Negron Dead – Comedian Loses Cancer Battle at 57
Bravo Star Greg Plitt Struck & Killed by Train at Age 37
Darren Shahlavi Dead – ‘Mortal Kombat’ Actor Dies at 42
Vince Camuto Dead – Shoe Designer Passes Away at 78 From Cancer

FEBRUARY
Ann Mara Dead – New York Giants Matriarch Dies at 85
Bob Simon Dead – ’60 Minutes’ Correspondent Killed in Car Crash at 73
David Carr Dead – ‘New York Times’ Columnist Dies at 58
Lesley Gore Dead – ‘It’s My Party’ Singer Dies at 68
Lorena Rojas Dead – Mexican Soap Star Dies at 44 From Cancer
Harris Wittels Dead – ‘Parks and Recreation’ Executive Producer Dies at 30 From Possible Drug Overdose
Ahmad Givens Dead – ‘Real Chance of Love’ Star Dies at 33
Draven Rodriguez Dead – Laser Cat Yearbook Meme Star Dies at 17
Ben Woolf Dead – ‘American Horror Story’ Actor Dies at 34
America’s Next Top Model’s Mirjana Puhar Killed in Triple Homicide at 19
Leonard Nimoy Dead – Star Trek’s Spock Actor Dies at 83

MARCH
Charmayne Maxwell Dead – Brownstone’s Singer Dies at 46 After Accidental Fall on Glass
Daniel von Bargen Dead – ‘Seinfeld’ Actor Dies at 64 From Undisclosed Illness
Albert Maysles Dead – ‘Grey Gardens’ Filmmaker Dies at 88
Sam Simon Dead – ‘Simpsons’ Co-Creator Dies at 59
10 Dead in French Reality Show Helicopter Crash
Richard Glatzer Dead – ‘Still Alice’ Co-Director Dies at 62 From ALS Complications
Terry Pratchett Dead – ‘Discworld’ Author Passes Away After Battling Alzheimer’s Disease
Cristie Schoen Codd Dead – Food Network Star Murdered at 38
A.J. Pero Dead – Twisted Sister Drummer Dies at 55
News Reporter Lisa Colagrossi Dies From Brain Hemorrhage at 49
Alberta Watson Dead – ‘Nikita’ & ’24′ Actress Dies at 60
Famed ‘Odd Couple’ Director Gene Saks Dies at 93

APRIL
John Lennon’s First Wife Cynthia Dies at 75 From Cancer
Linsey ‘Jade’ Berardi Dead – ‘Bad Girls Club’ Star Dies at 22
Dr. Fredric Brandt Dead – Celeb Dermatologist Dies at 65
James Best Dead – ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Actor Passes Away at 88
Geoffrey Lewis Dead – Actor & Juliette Lewis’ Dad Dies at 79
Richard Dysart Dead – L.A. Law Star Dies at 86 From Cancer
Percy Sledge Dead – ‘When a Man Loves a Woman’ Singer Passes Away at 73 From Cancer
Homaro Cantu Dead – Celebrity Chef Dies at 38 From Apparent Suicide
‘Good Times’ Actor Ben Powers Dies at Age 64
‘Everybody Loves Raymond’ Twin Sawyer Sweeten Dies at 19
Sophia Bush’s Ex-Boyfriend Dan Fredinburg Dies at Age 33
Jayne Meadows Dead – ‘High Society’ Actress Dies at 95

MAY
Ben E King Dead – ‘Stand By Me’ Singer Dies at 76
Grace Lee Whitney Dead – ‘Star Trek’ Actress Dies at 85
Ellen Albertini Dow Dead – Rapping Granny From ‘Wedding Singer’ Dies at 101
Elizabeth Wilson Dead – ‘The Graduate’ Actress Dies at 94
Blues Legend B.B. King Dies at 89 at His Home in Las Vegas
Rapper Chinx Killed in Drive-By Shooting, Kardashians React
Adrian Robinson Dead – Ex-NFL Player Dies at 25
John Nash Dead – ‘A Beautiful Mind’ Mathematician & Wife Killed in Car Crash
Anne Meara Dead – Ben Stiller’s Mom Dies at 85
Mary Ellen Mark Dead – Famed Photographer Dies at 75
Reynaldo Rey Dead – ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ Actor Dies at 75
Beau Biden Dead – VP’s Son Dies of Brain Cancer at Age 46

JUNE
Anthony Riley Dead – ‘The Voice’ Contestant Dies at 28
Victoria Siegel Dead – ‘Queen of Versailles’ Star Dies at 18
Mary Ellen Trainor Dead – ‘Lethal Weapon’ Actress Dies at 62
Dusty Rhodes Dead – WWE Legend Dies at 69
Lamar Odom’s Best Friend Jamie Sangouthai Dies at 37, Khloe Kardashian Reacts
Penelope Cruz’s Father Eduardo Dies Suddenly at 62
Darryl Hamilton Dead – Ex-MLB Player Killed in Murder-Suicide
James Horner Dead – ‘Titanic’ Composer Dies at 61 From Plane Crash
Dick Van Patten Dead – ‘Eight is Enough’ Actor Dies at 86 From Diabetes Complications
Yes Musician Chris Squire Dead at 67 After Leukemia Battle
Jack Carter Dead – Comedian Dies at 93

JULY
Burt’s Bees Co-Founder Burt Shavitz Dies at 80
Jerry Weintraub Dead – Hollywood Producer Passes Away at 77
Amanda Peterson Dead – ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’ Star Dies at 43
‘The Jeffersons’ Actor Irwin Keyes Dead at 63
Christian Audigier Dead – Ed Hardy Designer Dies at 57
Omar Sharif Dead – ‘Lawrence of Arabia’ Actor Dies at 83
Roger Rees Dead – ‘Cheers & ‘West Wing’ Actor Dies at 71
Satoru Iwata Dead – Nintendo President Dies at 55 From Bile Duct Growth
Musician Nick Cave’s Son Arthur Dead at 15 After Falling Off Cliff
‘Godfather’ Actor Alex Rocco Dead At 79
‘The Rock’ Screenwriter Douglas Cook Dead at 56
E.L. Doctorow Dead – ‘Ragtime’ Author Dies at 84
Bobbi Kristina Brown Dead – Whitney Houston’s Daughter Dies at 22
Country Star Lynn Anderson Dead at 67
Legendary Wrestler ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper Dead at 61

AUGUST
Cilla Black Dead – British TV Personality & Singer Dies at 72
Sean Price Dead – Rapper Found Dead in His Sleep at 43
Frank Gifford RIP – Sportscaster & NFL Hall of Famer Dies at 84
Uggie the Dog Dead – ‘The Artist’ Star Put to Sleep at Age 13
Morgan Freeman’s Granddaughter E’Dena Hines Dead After Stabbing
Yvonne Craig Dead – Original Batgirl Dies at 78
Justin Wilson Dead – IndyCar Driver Passes Away at 37 After Pocono Raceway Crash
‘Botched’ Star & Justin Bieber Lookalike Toby Sheldon Dead
Christina Milian Mourns the Death of Newborn Nephew Richie
Broadway Actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste Dies at 21 After Tragic Fall
Wes Craven Dead – Horror Movie Director Dies at 76 After Battling Brain Cancer

SEPTEMBER
Dean Jones Dead – Classic Disney Film Star Dies at 84
Super Bowl Champion Tyler Sash Dead at 27
Jackie Collins Dead – Author Dies at 77
Yogi Berra Dead – Baseball Legend Dies at 90
Country Singer Eddie Montgomery’s Son Hunter Dead at 19
Catherine Coulson Dead – Twin Peaks’ Log Lady Passes Away at 71
Jim Carrey’s Girlfriend Cathriona White Commits Suicide

OCTOBER
Johnny Strange Dead – Adventurer Dies at 23
Caleb Logan Bratayley Dead – YouTube Star Passes Away at 13
‘Old Yeller’ Actor Kevin Corcoran Dead at 66
Koopsta Knicca Dead – Three 6 Mafia Rapper Dies at 40
Former Academy President Gene Allen Dead at 97
Jake Bailey Dead – Makeup Artist Dies at 37 of Apparent Suicide
Legendary Actress Maureen O’Hara Dies at 95
Former MTV ‘Yo Mamma’ Host Sam Sarpong Dead at 40
‘Happy Days’ Star Al Molinaro Dead at 96

NOVEMBER
Fred Thompson Dead – ‘Law & Order’ Actor & Former Senator Dead at 73 From Lymphoma
‘E.T.’ Screenwriter Melissa Mathison Dead at 65
‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Villain Gunnar Hansen Dead at 68
Allen Toussaint Dead – Famed R&B Musician Passes Away at 77
‘One Life to Live’ Star Nathaniel Marston Dead at 40
‘Jackass’ Favorite Vincent ‘Don Vito’ Margera Dead at 59
Doug Flutie’s Parents Died Today Within an Hour of Each Other
David Canary Dead – ‘All My Children’ Actor Dies at 77
Joshua Shintani Dead – ‘Shallow Hal’ Actor Dies at 32

DECEMBER
Scott Weiland Dead – Stone Temple Pilots Singer Dies at 48
Chris Carney Dead – Tiffany Thornton’s Husband Dies in Car Crash at 35
Robert Loggia Dead – ‘Scarface’ Actor Dies at 85
Marque ‘Tate’ Lynche Dead – Former ‘Mickey Mouse Club’ Star Passes Away at 34
Karen Montgomery Dead – ‘Star Trek’ Actress Dies at 66
Kristin Cavallari’s Brother Michael Found Dead After Being Reported Missing
Marjorie Lord Dead – ‘Make Room For Daddy’ Actress Passes Away at 97
Rose Siggins Dead – ‘American Horror Story’ Actress Dies at 43
MTV’s ‘The Challenge’ Helicopter Crashes in Agentina, Kills Two
Michelle Dockery’s Fiance John Dineen Dies at 34 After Battling Cancer
Former President Jimmy Carter’s Grandson Jeremy Dead at 28
Patricia Elliott Dead – Tony Winner & Soap Star Passes Away at 77
Brooke McCarter Dead – ‘Lost Boys’ Actor Passes Away at 52
‘Resident Evil: The Final Chapter’ Crew Member Dies After On-Set Accident
William Guest Dead – Gladys Knight & The Pips Member Dies at 74
Oscar-Winning Cinematographer Haskell Wexler Dies at 93
Stevie Wright Dead – Easybeats Singer Passes Away at 68
Ellsworth Kelly Dead – American Artist Passes Away at 92

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  • j b

    Technically Bobbi Kristina Brown doesn’t deserve to be listed on here being only the daughter of a famous celebrity with no skills or talent of her own.

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