Celebrities Who Passed Away in 2022

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As the twelvemonth closes, it’s clip to commemorate immoderate of the salient radical successful the satellite of arts, entertainment, and sports who we said goodbye to successful 2022, from actors similar Bob Saget to shot legends similar Franco Harris to tv property Barbara Walters.

January 2022

Bob Saget Bob Saget arrives astatine a screening of “MacGruber” successful Los Angeles connected Dec. 8, 2021. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Bob Saget

Actor, comedian, and tv big Bob Saget died connected Jan. 9 astatine the property of 65.

Saget is possibly champion known for his relation as the widower and begetter of three, Danny Tanner, connected the heartwarming tv sitcom “Full House.”

He besides played the aforesaid fashionable quality on a Netflix sequel bid called “Fuller House” from 2016 to 2020. He besides hosted “America’s Funniest Home Videos” from 1989 to 1997.

Saget’s household said helium died from caput trauma, accidentally hitting his caput connected thing and past going to sleep.

Epoch Times Photo Sidney Poitier arrives connected the reddish carpet for the 86th Academy Awards successful Hollywood, Calif., connected March 2, 2014. (Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images)

Sidney Poitier

Actor and movie manager Sidney Poitier passed distant connected Jan. 6 astatine the property of 94.

Poitier was the archetypal achromatic histrion to triumph the Academy Award for Best Actor, receiving the grant successful 1964 for his relation successful the movie “Lilies of the Field.”

Over the people of a agelong vocation successful movie and theatre, helium received galore honorary prizes, including a beingness accomplishment grant from the American Film Institute, a peculiar Academy Award successful 2002, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom successful 2009.

Poitier passed distant astatine his Beverly Hills, California home, owed to bosom failure.

Epoch Times Photo Musician and histrion Meatloaf attends an lawsuit astatine Florence Gould Hall successful New York City, connected April 26, 2011. (Joe Corrigan/Getty Images)

Meat Loaf (Marvin Lee Aday)

Musician and histrion Meat Loaf, whose existent sanction was Marvin Lee Aday, died connected Jan. 20 astatine the property of 74.

Noted for his almighty and wide-ranging voice, Aday alternated betwixt euphony and the signifier passim his career.

He is possibly champion known for his medium “Bat Out of Hell” and his acting roles successful films specified arsenic “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Fight Club,” arsenic good arsenic connected Broadway successful the philharmonic “Hair.”

Diagnosed with asthma, Aday said helium was acrophobic for his wellness amid the COVID-19 pandemic but, astatine the aforesaid time, helium was profoundly captious of lockdowns and disguise mandates.

He told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette successful August 2021 that disguise enforcement had reached “power-mad” proportions and that “if I die, I die, but I’m not going to beryllium controlled.”

Aday’s origin of decease has not been disclosed.

Obit Ronnie Spector Ronnie Spector appears successful the property country aft performing astatine the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonial successful New York, connected March 15, 2010. (Peter Kramer/AP Photo)

Ronnie Spector

The Ronettes person Ronnie Spector, who sang specified 1960s hits arsenic “Baby I Love You” and “Walking successful the Rain,” died connected Jan. 12 aged 78.

The group’s debut album, “Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica,” was released successful 1964, with 5 of its 12 tracks making it to the U.S. Billboard charts.

The Ronettes were aboriginal inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Spector’s household said she passed distant aft a little conflict with cancer.

Obit Andre Leon Talley Vogue exertion astatine ample André Leon Talley arrives astatine the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala successful New York, connected May 4, 2009. (Evan Agostini/AP Photo)

André Leon Talley

Former Vogue Editor-at-Large André Leon Talley died connected Jan. 18 astatine the property of 73.

Talley was an influential manner writer who worked astatine Women’s Wear Daily and Vogue and was a regular successful the beforehand enactment of manner shows successful Europe and the United States.

Raised successful Durham, North Carolina, Talley worked assorted jobs earlier arriving successful New York successful the 1970s.

After stints with Interview mag and Women’s Wear Daily, Talley was hired astatine Vogue successful 1983 by Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour and was appointed its originative manager successful 1988.

Talley died from a bosom attack, according to Vogue.

Louie Anderson Louie Anderson appears during the 2017 Winter Television Critics Association property circuit successful Pasadena, Calif., connected Jan. 12, 2017. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Louie Anderson

Comedian, actor, and writer Louie Anderson died connected Jan. 21 astatine the property of 68.

Anderson was a acquainted look connected television, including galore drama specials and late-night speech shows.

He hosted a revival of the crippled amusement “Family Feud” from 1999 to 2002, and made impermanent appearances successful respective tv shows, including “Scrubs” and “Touched by an Angel.”

Anderson wrote 4 books, including “Hey Mom: Stories for My Mother, But You Can Read Them Too,” a tribute to the contented imparted by his mother.

He died of cancer-related complications aft suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to his publicist.

February 2022

Epoch Times Photo Author P.J. O’Rourke poses for a representation astatine Book Soup, successful Los Angeles, Calif., connected Feb. 5, 2007. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

P.J. O’Rourke

Satirical writer and writer P.J. O’Rourke died connected Feb. 15 astatine the property of 74.

The erstwhile editor-in-chief of the National Lampoon wit magazine, O’Rourke had bylines arsenic a analogous and right-leaning governmental commentator successful specified publications arsenic Rolling Stone and The American Spectator.

He wrote 20 books, including “Holidays successful Hell,” a postulation of his articles arsenic a warfare correspondent.

O’Rourke died owed to complications from lung cancer, his steadfast said.

Epoch Times Photo Singer Mark Lanegan performs successful Los Angeles, Calif., connected May 31, 2012. (Mark Davis/Getty Images)

Mark Lanegan

Singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist Mark Lanegan died connected Feb. 22 aged 57.

Lanegan founded the Screaming Trees successful 1984 and went connected to merchandise 7 albums with the band, on with 10 solo records and collaborations with Queens of the Stone Age and galore others.

His raspy dependable made him a sought-after collaborator with chap Seattle musicians, with Lanegan singing connected projects with grunge-era bands similar Alice successful Chains and Pearl Jam.

No origin of decease has been provided.

Epoch Times Photo Sally Kellerman promotes “Read My Lips: Stories Of A Hollywood Life” astatine Barnes & Noble, 86th & Lexington successful N.Y.C., connected May 2, 2013. (Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)

Sally Kellerman

Actress Sally Kellerman died connected Feb. 24 astatine the property of 84.

The Oscar and Emmy-nominated histrion had a vocation spanning much than six decades successful some movie and television.

On the large screen, Kellerman played U.S. Army Major Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan successful manager Robert Altman’s 1970 movie “M*A*S*H.”

Kellerman appeared successful a fig of fashionable TV bid including the occidental “Cheyenne,” “Star Trek,” and “The Twilight Zone.”

Kellerman died of bosom failure, according to her publicist.

March 2022

Epoch Times Photo Actor William Hurt attends the premiere of Science Channel’s The Challenger Disaster astatine the TimesCenter successful New York City, connected Nov. 14, 2013. (Gary Gershoff/Getty Images for Science Channel)

William Hurt

Oscar-winning histrion William Hurt died connected March 13 astatine property 71.

Hurt was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor 3 times successful the 1980s, including for “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” for which helium won an Oscar.

He played General Thaddeus Ross successful the Marvel films “Captain America: Civil War,” “Avengers: Infinity War,” “Avengers: Endgame,” and “Black Widow.”

His household said helium died of earthy causes.

Epoch Times Photo John “The Professor” Clayton, an NFL shot writer and newsman for ESPN, stands connected the sideline during an NFL shot crippled betwixt the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers successful Seattle connected Sept. 25, 2016. (Ted S. Warren/AP Photo)

John Clayton

A longtime writer who covered the NFL, John Clayton died connected March 18 astatine property 67.

Nicknamed “The Professor,” Clayton spent much than 2 decades covering the Pittsburgh Steelers for The Pittsburgh Press and the Seattle Seahawks for The News Tribune successful Tacoma.

In 1995, helium moved to ESPN, becoming 1 of the pb NFL writers for the company.

His decease came aft a little illness, the Seattle Seahawks said successful a statement.

Obit Taylor Hawkins Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins (R) and Alison Hawkins get astatine the Clive Davis Pre-GRAMMY Gala successful Beverly Hills, Calif., connected Feb. 9, 2013. (John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

Taylor Hawkins

Longtime Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins died connected March 26 aged 50.

Born successful Fort Worth Texas successful 1972, Hawkins was raised successful Laguna Beach, California. He played successful the tiny Southern California set Sylvia earlier landing his archetypal large gig arsenic a drummer for Canadian vocalist Sass Jordan.

Hawkins archetypal appeared with the Foo Fighters successful the 1997 video for the band’s astir fashionable song, “Everlong.”

He died portion connected circuit with the Foo Fighters successful Colombia, with authorities later confirming the beingness of toxins successful his strategy astatine death.

Her household said she died from cancer.

April 2022

Tommy Davis Former Major League Baseball Player Tommy Davis attends an lawsuit successful Century City, Calif., connected Nov. 13, 2009. (John M. Heller/Getty Images for The Annenberg Foundation)

Tommy Davis

Major League Baseball (MLB) icon Tommy Davis died connected April 3 astatine the property of 83.

The two-time MLB batting champion and two-time All-Star played 18 years successful the majors, including 8 with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

An outfielder who besides played immoderate 3rd base, Davis won back-to-back batting titles with the Dodgers and holds single-season nine records with 230 hits and 153 RBIs.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Gilbert Gottfried Gilbert Gottfried performs astatine the Comedy Central “Roast of Roseanne” successful Los Angeles, connected Aug. 4, 2012. (John Shearer/Invision/AP)

Gilbert Gottfried

An histrion and legendary standup comedian known for his raspy voice, Gilbert Gottfried died connected April 12 astatine property 67.

Born successful Brooklyn, New York, Gottfried started doing amateur standup erstwhile helium was conscionable 15 years old.

He came to nationalist attraction with predominant appearances connected MTV and had a little stint successful the 1980s arsenic portion of the “Saturday Night Live” cast.

Gottfried died from a uncommon familial musculus disease, his publicist said.

Naomi Judd Naomi Judd performs astatine the CMA Music Festival successful Nashville, Tenn., connected June 13, 2009. (Josh Anderson/AP Photo)

Naomi Judd

Kentucky-born vocalist Naomi Judd died connected April 30 astatine property 76.

Along with her girl Wynonna Judd, she was portion of the Grammy-winning duo The Judds.

The beloved state vocalist’s decease came soon earlier The Judds’ induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame.

Her household said her passing was related to “the illness of intelligence illness.”

May 2022

Epoch Times Photo Actor Fred Ward arrives astatine the 2008 AFI FEST Closing Night Gala Screening of “Defiance” held astatine ArcLight Hollywood successful Hollywood, Calif., connected Nov. 9, 2008. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for AFI)

Fred Ward

Actor Fred Ward died connected May 8 astatine the property of 79.

Ward started his acting vocation successful the 1970s aft 3 years of work arsenic a subordinate of the U.S. Air Force.

His archetypal large large surface quality was successful the 1979 classical “Escape from Alcatraz,” a movie based connected true events successful which helium portrays a captive escaping the maximum-security prison.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Epoch Times Photo Greek instrumentalist and composer Vangelis Papathanassiou, known arsenic Vangelis, poses astatine the French Culture Ministry successful Paris France, connected Oct. 20, 1992. (Georges Bendrihem/AFP/Getty Images)

Vangelis

Greek composer Vangelis, who wrote the Academy Award-winning people for the movie “Chariots of Fire,” died connected May 17 astatine the property of 79.

Vangelis, who besides wrote scores for Ridley Scott’s “Blade Runner” and “1492: Conquest of Paradise,” received galore awards implicit a agelong and storied career.

Little is known astir his idiosyncratic beingness but that helium was an avid painter.

He died of bosom nonaccomplishment successful a Paris hospital, according to his assistant.

Epoch Times Photo Ray Liotta attends an lawsuit successful Newport Beach, Calif., connected Oct. 24, 2021. (Phillip Faraone/Getty Images)

Ray Liotta

Actor Ray Liotta died connected May 26 astatine the property of 67.

Following respective tiny roles successful tv and connected the large surface successful the aboriginal 1980s, Liotta starred successful “Field of Dreams” successful 1989 and aboriginal landed a large relation successful Martin Scorsese’s gangster play “Goodfellas.”

Liotta died successful his slumber successful the Dominican Republic, wherever helium was shooting the movie “Dangerous Waters,” according to his publicist.

Ronnie and Wanda Hawkins Ronnie and Wanda Hawkins get for the Canadian Music Industry Awards successful Toronto, connected March 8, 2007. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

Ronnie Hawkins

Ronnie Hawkins, a rockabilly prima from Arkansas who became an icon of the Canadian euphony country aft moving north, died connected May 29 astatine the property of 87.

The Huntsville autochthonal had insignificant hits successful the 1950s and ran a nine successful Fayetteville, Arkansas, wherever specified aboriginal stone stars arsenic Conway Twitty and Jerry Lee Lewis performed.

He aboriginal moved to Canada and acceptable up the Hawks, which aft Hawkins near was renamed the Band.

Hawkins settled successful Peterborough, Ontario, and had respective apical 40 singles there.

He received awards from his adopted state and successful 2013 was named a subordinate of the Order of Canada.

His origin of decease has not been disclosed.

June 2022

Hugh McElhenny Hugh McElhenny is introduced earlier the inaugural Pro Football Hall of Fame Fan Fest astatine the International Exposition Center successful Cleveland connected May 2, 2014. (Mark Duncan/AP Photo)

Hugh McElhenny

Hugh McElhenny, an iconic Hall of Fame halfback who was 1 of conscionable 3 NFL players to person gained implicit 11,000 all-purpose yards erstwhile helium retired astatine the extremity of the 1964 season, died connected June 17, aged 93.

Nicknamed “The King,” McElhenny was a dazzling fig successful the 1950s satellite of pro football, archetypal with the University of Washington and aboriginal with the San Francisco 49ers.

In 146 vocation regular-season games successful 13 seasons successful the NFL, helium rushed for 5,281 yards and 38 touchdowns and had 3,247 yards and 20 touchdowns receiving.

He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame successful 1970 and the College Football Hall of Fame successful 1981.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Philip Baker Hall Actor Philip Baker Hall arrives astatine the premiere of Focus Features’ ‘Bad Words’ astatine ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome successful Hollywood, Calif., connected March 5, 2014. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Philip Baker Hall

Theatre and movie histrion Philip Baker Hall died connected June 12 astatine the property of 90.

Hall initially focused mostly connected theatre, including a memorable show arsenic erstwhile President Richard Nixon successful the one-act play “Secret Honor” portion moving with the L.A. Actor Theatre.

On the large screen, helium played a gambler successful Paul Thomas Anderson’s diagnostic debut, the 1997 movie “Hard Eight,” which catapulted Hall to fame.

Hall would aboriginal look successful “Say Anything,” “The Truman Show,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” “Zodiac,” “Argo,” and “Rush Hour,” among different titles.

No origin of decease has been revealed.

Epoch Times Photo In this handout representation provided by the NFL, Marion Barber III of the Dallas Cowboys poses for his 2010 NFL headshot circa 2010 successful Irving, Texas. (NFL via Getty Images)

Marion Barber

Former NFL moving backmost Marion Barber died connected June 1 astatine the property of 38.

Barber spent overmuch of his nonrecreational shot vocation playing for the Dallas Cowboys, which described him arsenic 1 of the fiercest moving backs that had ever played for the team.

He became a assemblage favourite for his quality to evade and shingle disconnected tacklers.

Barber died of vigor stroke, according to the Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office.

July 2022

James Caan Actor James Caan arrives astatine the 41st Annual Chaplin Award Gala successful New York connected April 28, 2014. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters)

James Caan

Actor James Caan died connected July 6 astatine the property of 82.

Caan, whose large surface relation arsenic the gangster Sonny Corleone successful “The Godfather” catapulted him to fame, starred successful a drawstring of tv shows and movies.

He played shot astatine Michigan State University portion studying economics but aboriginal developed a passionateness for acting.

In a vocation spanning decades, helium starred successful specified films arsenic “Misery,” “Queen Bees,” “Bulletproof,” and “That’s My Boy.”

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Ivana Trump Ivana Trump attends the 2011 Angel Ball To Benefit Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation astatine Cipriani Wall Street successful New York connected Oct. 17, 2011. (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Ivana Trump

Former President Donald Trump’s archetypal wife, Ivan Trump, died connected July 14 astatine the property of 73.

“Our parent was an unthinkable woman—a unit successful business, a world-class athlete, a radiant beauty, and caring parent and friend,” the Trump household said successful a connection astir her death.

On Truth Social, the erstwhile president praised Ivana arsenic a “wonderful, beautiful, and astonishing pistillate who led a large and inspirational beingness … remainder successful peace, Ivana!”

Ivana joined Donald Trump successful 1977 and is the parent to Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, and Eric Trump.

Following their divorcement successful 1992, Ivana Trump developed her ain lines of clothing, jewelry, and different products, and is the writer of respective books.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Actress Nichelle Nichols Actress Nichelle Nichols attends an lawsuit successful Los Angeles, Calif., connected Dec. 5, 2021. (Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images)

Nichelle Nichols

Actress Nichelle Nichols, champion known for her relation successful the archetypal tv bid “Star Trek,” died connected July 30 astatine the property of 89.

In 1966, Nichols was formed arsenic the USS Enterprise’s main communications serviceman Lieutenant Nyota Uhura successful the archetypal “Star Trek” series.

She would spell connected to look successful six big-screen “Star Trek” spinoffs and aboriginal besides served arsenic a NASA recruiter.

Her household said she died of earthy causes.

Bill Russell Former NBA large Bill Russell speaks during a quality league astatine the NBA All-Star hoops play successful Phoenix connected Feb. 14, 2009. (Matt Slocum/AP Photo)

Bill Russell

Bill Russell, an NBA icon who underpinned a Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships successful 13 years, died connected July 31 astatine the property of 88.

Born successful 1934 successful Monroe, Louisiana, helium went connected to a lustrous vocation that included a golden medal astatine the 1956 Melbourne Olympics successful Australia.

Russell is simply a Hall of Famer, five-time Most Valuable Player, and 12-time All-Star.

He led the Celtics to back-to-back titles successful 1968 and 1969.

In 1996, helium was hailed arsenic 1 of the NBA’s top players.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Paul Sorvino Paul Sorvino attends the 29th yearly Producers Guild Awards successful Beverly Hills, Calif., connected Jan. 20, 2018. (Phil McCarten/Reuters)

Paul Sorvino

Actor Paul Sorvino died connected July 25 astatine the property of 83.

Sorvino’s vocation spanned implicit 5 decades and includes film, television, and theatre.

He played the relation of gangster Paulie Cicero successful the mob movie “Goodfellas,” and portrayed constabulary sergeant Phil Cerreta connected the TV bid “Law & Order.”

Sorvino died of earthy causes, a spokesperson said.

August 2022

Epoch Times Photo Olivia Newton-John successful a record photo. (Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)

Olivia Newton-John

Australian histrion and singer Olivia Newton-John, the prima of “Grease” and a popular sensation successful the 1970s and 1980s, died connected Aug. 8 astatine the property of 73.

She won 4 Grammy Awards and sold implicit 100 cardinal records.

While fewer details astir her passing were made public, the English-born vocalist confirmed successful September 2018 that she was treating crab successful her spine.

Lamont Dozier Segment big Lamont Dozier speaks astatine the 51st yearly Grammy Awards successful Los Angeles connected Feb. 8, 2009. (Lucy Nicholson/Reuters)

Lamont Dozier

Motown fable Lamont Dozier died connected Aug. 9 aged 81.

Dozier was a prolific singer-songwriter who composed and produced hits specified arsenic “Stop! In The Name Of Love,” “Baby Love,” and “Two Hearts.”

As portion of a songwriting trio that included brothers Brian and Eddie Holland, Dozier and the others wrote and produced dozens of chart-topping songs for assorted Motown dependable performers.

He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame successful 1990.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Anne Heche Actress Anne Heche attends the 74th Annual Directors Guild of America (DGA) Awards successful Beverly Hills, Calif., connected March 12, 2022. (Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)

Anne Heche

Actress Anne Heche died connected Aug. 14 astatine the property of 53.

Heche roseate to fame for her relation successful the soap opera “Another World” successful the 1980s, for which she won a Daytime Grammy Award.

She aboriginal starred in a drawstring of films including “Six Days Seven Nights,” “Wag the Dog,” “Cedar Rapids,” and “Donnie Brasco.”

A superior car clang successful Los Angeles connected Aug. 8 near her hospitalized and she was later taken disconnected beingness support.

Len Dawson Former Kansas City Chiefs backmost Len Dawson stands connected the sideline during the 2nd fractional of an NFL shot crippled against the Denver Broncos successful Kansas City, Mo., connected Oct. 30, 2017. (Colin E. Braley/AP Photo)

Len Dawson

Hall of Fame backmost Len Dawson died connected Aug. 24 astatine the property of 87.

He helped vault the Kansas City Chiefs to their archetypal Super Bowl rubric and earned the nickname “Lenny the Cool” for his swagger.

He followed his legendary pro shot vocation with 1 successful broadcasting, including astatine a Kansas City-based tv presumption and arsenic portion of the Chiefs’ vigor broadcast squad for much than 3 decades.

No origin of decease was fixed but helium had been successful declining wellness for years and entered hospice attraction connected Aug. 12.

September 2022

Epoch Times Photo Rapper/actor Coolio attends shaper Wade Martin’s premiere of euphony videos by Flavor Flav and Coolio, the archetypal ever to usage full-HD virtual world technology, astatine STK astatine The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas successful Las Vegas, Nev., connected Sept. 1, 2015. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Coolio

Coolio, 1 of the biggest names successful the 1990s hip-hop industry, died connected Sept. 28 aged 59.

He achieved tremendous occurrence with hits similar “Gangsta’s Paradise,” for which helium won a Grammy for champion solo rap performance.

While nary authoritative origin of decease has been revealed, his manager was cited successful media reports that Coolio seemed to person suffered a bosom attack.

October 2022

Obit Loretta Lynn Country vocalist Loretta Lynn poses for a representation successful Nashville, Tenn., successful September 2000. (Christoper Berkey/AP Photo)

Loretta Lynn

Country vocalist Loretta Lynn died connected Oct. 4 aged 90.

Lynn was already a parent of 4 erstwhile she launched her vocation successful the aboriginal 1960s and her songs reflected pridefulness successful her agrarian Kentucky background.

She was chosen arsenic the creator of the decennary for the 1970s by the Academy of Country Music, won 4 Grammy Awards, and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom successful 2013.

At 1 constituent she teamed up with vocalist Conway Twitty to signifier 1 of the astir fashionable duos successful state music.

Lynn’s household said she died peacefully successful her sleep.

Epoch Times Photo Actress Angela Lansbury arrives for the 2018 DGA Awards astatine the Beverly Hilton, successful Beverly Hills, Calif., connected Feb. 3, 2018. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Angela Lansbury

Angela Lansbury, the prima of “Murder, She Wrote,” died connected Oct. 11 aged 96.

Lansbury starred successful numerous TV shows, movies, and signifier productions.

The British-born histrion is possibly champion known for her relation arsenic Jessica Fletcher successful “Murder, She Wrote,” which ran for 256 episodes.

She died successful her slumber successful Los Angeles, according to family.

Jerry Lee Lewis Jerry Lee Lewis performs during Farm Aid successful Mansfield, Mass., connected Sept. 20, 2008. (Lisa Poole/AP Photo)

Jerry Lee Lewis

Singer Jerry Lee Lewis died connected Oct. 29 aged 87.

For a little play successful the precocious 1950s, helium vied with Elvis Presley for the rubric of stone icon with hits similar “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shaking’ Going’ On,” but a ungraded led to his getting blacklisted from the vigor and his vocation sputtered.

After decades of conflict that included the IRS seizing spot to screen a taxation debt, battles with substance abuse, and idiosyncratic bankruptcy, Lewis was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and aboriginal joined the Country Hall of Fame.

Lewis died astatine his location successful Desoto County, Mississippi, with his seventh woman by his side.

No origin of decease has been revealed.

November 2022

Obit Christine McVie Christine McVie from the set Fleetwood Mac performs astatine Madison Square Garden successful New York connected Oct. 6, 2014. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

Christine McVie

Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac vocalist, songwriter, and keyboard player, died connected Nov. 30 astatine property 79.

McVie was a dependable beingness and property successful a set known for its predominant lineup changes and volatile personalities.

She passed distant peacefully astatine infirmary with household by her broadside aft a “short illness.”

Ray Guy Hall of Fame inductee Ray Guy poses during the 2014 Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony astatine the Pro Football Hall of Fame successful Canton, Ohio, connected Aug. 2, 2014. (Tony Dejak/AP Photo)

Ray Guy

Ray Guy, the archetypal punter to marque it into the Pro Football Hall of Fame, died connected Nov. 3 astatine the property of 72.

Guy was a three-time Super Bowl champion and was picked for the NFL’s 75th-anniversary squad and the 1970s all-decade team.

He ended his NFL vocation successful 1986 with a streak of 619 punts without having a azygous 1 blocked.

Guy died pursuing a lengthy unwellness and had been receiving attraction successful a hospice.

December 2022

Epoch Times Photo Kirstie Alley attends the premiere of Quiver Distribution’s “The Fanatic” astatine the Egyptian Theatre successful Hollywood, Calif., connected Aug. 22, 2019. (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)

Kirstie Alley

Actress Kirstie Alley, possibly champion known for her Emmy-winning relation successful the 1980s tv sitcom “Cheers,” passed distant connected Dec. 5 aged 71.

Alley starred arsenic Rebecca Howe connected “Cheers” from 1987 to 1993, and aboriginal successful her ain sitcom, “Veronica’s Closet.”

Family said Alley passed distant aft a conflict with crab that had lone precocious been discovered.

Bob McGrath Bob McGrath (R) looks astatine the Cookie Monster arsenic they judge the Lifetime Achievement Award for ‘”Sesame Street” astatine the Daytime Emmy Awards successful Los Angeles connected Aug. 30, 2009. (Chris Pizzello/AP Photo)

Bob McGrath

“Sesame Street” founding formed member Bob McGrath died connected Dec. 8 aged 90.

The actor, musician, and children’s writer played the affable neighbour Bob Johnson connected the amusement erstwhile it archetypal launched successful 1969.

His last “Sesame Street” quality successful 2017 marked a astir 50-year tally for the character.

McGrath’s relatives said helium died peacefully astatine home, surrounded by family.

Franco Harris Hall of Fame Pittsburgh Steeler Franco Harris announces a draught prime during the 2nd circular of the NFL Draft astatine Radio City Music Hall successful New York connected April 29, 2011. (Stephen Chernin/AP Photo)

Franco Harris

NFL fable Franco Harris died on Dec. 20 astatine the property of 72.

The decease of the erstwhile Pittsburgh Steelers moving backmost and Hall-of-Famer came conscionable 2 days earlier the 50th day of his iconic “Immaculate Reception” play that ranks among the astir memorable successful NFL history.

On Dec. 23, 1972, Harris caught a deflected walk conscionable earlier it deed the crushed and ran for a game-winning playoff touchdown that led the Steelers to a cardinal triumph implicit the Oakland Raiders.

No origin of decease has been disclosed.

Obit Whitworth Kathy Whitworth responds to the assemblage arsenic she prepares to tee disconnected during the Tournament of Champions play tourney astatine Locust Hill Country Club successful Pittsford, N.Y., connected June 20, 2006. (Carlos Ortiz/Democrat Chronicle via AP)

Kathy Whitworth

Legendary golfer Kathy Whitworth died connected Dec. 24 aged 83.

Her 88 vocation wins connected the LPGA Tour are the astir by immoderate subordinate connected a azygous nonrecreational tour, giving her assertion to the rubric of the winningest golfer successful history.

Whitworth’s wins transcend the men’s PGA Tour grounds of 82 shared by Sam Snead and Tiger Woods.

No origin of decease was disclosed.

Barbara Walters Honored With A Star On The Walk Of Fame Television property Barbara Walters is honored with the 2,340th Star connected the Hollywood Walk Of Fame successful Hollywood, Calif., connected June 15, 2007. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Barbara Walters

Television property Barbara Walters passed distant connected Dec. 30 aged 93.

Walters was connected the aerial for implicit fractional a period successful assorted roles, aft making headlines successful 1976 arsenic the archetypal pistillate web quality anchor erstwhile the joined ABC News.

She became a predominant contributor to ABC’s quality mag “20/20,” and, successful 1984, became co-host.

Decades later, in May 2014, she taped her last occurrence of “The View,” a daytime speech amusement successful which a sheet of women sermon the latest quality headlines.

Her spokesperson said she passed distant peacefully successful her location surrounded by loved ones.

Jack Phillips and The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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