2022 Celebrity and Notable Deaths

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Neal Adams, mythical comic book artist most-known for his work on the Batman series, died on April 28 in New York of complications from sepsis. He was 80.

Andrew Woolfolk

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame musician and saxophonist for Earth, Wind & Fire Andrew Woolfolk died on April 25 following a long battle with an undisclosed illness. He was 71.

Orrin Hatch

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Orrin Hatch, longtime Utah state Senator died at 88 on April 23. His 42-year tenure as Utah’s Senator is the longest in Republican U.S. Senator history.

Guy Lafleur

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Guy Lafeur, Hall of Fame NHL player who won five Stanley Cup Championships, and named one of the 100 best players in NHL history, died on April 22 from lung cancer. He was 70.

Robert Morse

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Robert Morse, the Tony Award and Emmy Award winning actor known for roles on “Mad Men” and “American Playhouse,” in addition as his onstage performance for “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” died on April 20 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 90.

DJ Kay Slay

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Keith Grayson, better known by his stage name DJ Kay Slay, died on April 17 from COVID-19. He was 55. Grayson was best known for his collaborations with mythical hip hop performers like Busta Rhymes, Ghostface Killah, G-Unit, Ice-T and Shaq. 

Liz Sheridan

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Liz Sheridan, the actress best known as Jerry’s mother on “Seinfeld” and Mrs. Ochmonek on “ALF,” among countless other roles, died at 93 on April 15. 

Art Rupe

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Art Rupe, mythical music executive and founder of Specialty Records, died on April 15 at 104 years old. 

Mike Bossy

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Mike Bossy, Hall of Fame NHL player who won four Stanley Cup Championships and one Conn Smythe MVP Trophy during his 10 year career died from lung cancer on April 15. He was 65. He was named one of the 100 Best NHL players of all-time.

Gilbert Gottfried

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Gilbert Gottfried, the beloved comedian known for countless roles and his rare, shrill voice, died at 67 on April 12 due to recurrent ventricular tachycardia, complicated by kind II myotonic dystrophy.

Shirley Spork

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Shirley Spork, one of 13 women who co-established the LPGA, died at 94 at her home in Palm Springs on April 12. 

Cedric McMillan

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Cedric McMillan, bodybuilding legend and 2017 Arnold typical Champion, died at age 44 on April 12 after experiencing a heart attack. 

Dwayne Haskins

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Dwayne Haskins, NFL quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers died suddenly on April 9, after he was hit by a means on the side of a highway in Florida. He was 24.

Rayfield Wright

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Rayfield Wright, NFL Hall of Fame offensive lineman and two-time Super Bowl Champion died at 76 on April 7. 

Rae Allen

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Rae Allen, Tony Award winning actress best known for her roles in “Damn Yankees,” ” A League of Their Own” and “The Sopranos,” died in her sleep on April 6 at the Motion Picture & Television Fund retirement community in Los Angeles.

Bobby Rydell

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Robert Louis Ridarelli, better known as teen idol actor and singer Bobby Rydell, died at 79 on April 5. He is best known for his role in “Bye Bye Birdie” and various hit songs. He died of complications from pneumonia. 

Estelle Harris

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Estelle Harris, best known for her role as George Costanza’s mother on “Seinfeld” and her high-pitched, shrill voice, died at 93 on April 2 at her Palm Desert home of natural causes.

Tom Parker

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Tom Parker, rule singer of The Wanted, and star of the reality TV series “The Wanted Life,” died on March 30 of complications from glioblastoma. He was 33.

Paul Herman

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Paul Herman, the actor known for countless appearances in nearly every hit gangster movie since “Once Upon a Time in America” died on March 29 on his 76th birthday. He was a mainstay in hit series like “The Sopranos,” and “Entourage,” also appearing in films like “Goodfellas,” “Silver Linings Playbook,” “Heat,” “The Fan” and “The Irishman.”

Jeff Carson

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Jeff Carson, the country musician best known for hit singles “Butterfly Kisses,” “The Car,” and “Not on Your Love,” died at 58 on March 26 due to a heart attack. 

Taylor Hawkins

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Taylor Hawkins, best known as the longtime drummer of The Foo Fighters, died on March 25 at his hotel room in Bogota, Colombia at age 50. A urine toxicology test revealed that Hawkins had ten substances in his system at the time of his death.

Archie Eversole

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Archie Eversole, hip-hop artist best known for his hit 2002 single “We Ready,” was found dead at a gas stop in Georgia after experiencing a gunshot wound to the confront on March 25. He was 37.

Madeleine Albright

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Madeleine Albright, the first woman to keep up the position of United States Secretary of State died at 84 on March 23 in Washington, D.C. due to cancer. 

William Hurt

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William Hurt, the actor best known for dozens of roles including “Body Heat,” “Children of a Lesser God,” “Kiss of the Spider Woman” and many more, died at 71 on March 13 due to prostate cancer. 

Scott “Razor Ramon” Hall

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Scott Hall, better known to millions as Hall of Fame WWE wrestler “Razor Ramon,” died on March 14 at 63. He suffered a series of health complications in the days leading up to his death, including multiple heart attacks.

Alan Massengale

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Alan Massengale, the very first keep up in a place of CBSLA’s Sports Central, passed away at age 63 after a long battle with colon cancer on March 13.

Traci Braxton

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Traci Braxton, singer and reality television star of “Braxton Family Values,” a show about the lives of her and her sisters – Toni, Towanda, Trina, Tamar and their mother Evelyn, died from esophageal cancer on March 12. She was 50. 

Emilio Delgado

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Emilio Delgado, the actor known best as “Luis” the Fix-It Shop Owner on “Sesame Street,” where he held the role from 1971 until 2016, died at 81 of multiple myeloma on March 10. 

Mitchell Ryan

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Mitchell Ryan, the actor best known for his time with soap opera “Dark Shadows,” “Dharma & Greg” and “Lethal Weapon,” died at 88 on March 4. His career covering over seven decades and held countless roles. He was also President of the Screen Actors Guild Federation.

Johnny Brown

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Johnny Brown, actor and singer best known for his role as Nathan Bookman on “Good Times,” died in Los Angeles at 84 on March 2. 

Alan Ladd Jr.

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Alan Ladd Jr., the mythical filmmaker and producer who approved the production of the “Star Wars” franchise, and won an Academy Award for “Braveheart,” died of kidney failure at his Los Angeles home on March 2. He was 84.

Ned Eisenberg

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Ned Eisenberg, the actor best known for his recurring roles on “Law and Order: SVU” died at 65 on February 27, after a long-term battle with cholangiocarcinoma, a form of bile duct cancer. 

Sally Kellerman

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Sally Kellerman, best known for her role as “Hot Lips” Houlihan in “M~A~S~H,” died at 84 in a Woodland Hills care facility on February 24 due to heart failure. 

Mark Lanegan

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Mark Lanegan, rule singer for Screaming Trees, a pioneering grunge band, died at 57 at his home in Killarney, Ireland on February 22.

Ivan Reitman

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Ivan Reitman, the filmmaker best known for countless comedy hits including “Ghostbusters,” “Twins,” “Animal House,” “Stripes” and many, many more died in his sleep at 75 at his home in Montecito on February 12.

Betty Davis

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Betty Davis, singer and form and the second wife of mythical musician Miles Davis, died at 77 on February 9 at her home in Pennsylvania due to cancer. 

Howard Hesseman

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Howard Hesseman, the actor best known as Dr. Johnny Fever on the cult typical “WKRP in Cincinnati” and his role in “Head of Class,” died at in Los Angeles on January 29, due to complications from colon surgery. He was 81. 

Moses J. Moseley

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Moses J. Moseley, the actor known for his work on hit television series “The Walking Dead,” died at 31 on January 25. His deceased body was found near a bridge in Georgia, where he appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound.

Thierry Mugler

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Thierry Mugler, the French fact designer and fragrance creator known for creating looks for the likes of Michael Jackson, Madonna, David Bowie and more died of natural causes at age 73 on January 23.

Louie Anderson

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Louie Anderson, the beloved comedian known for dozens of performances and his Emmy Award winning television series “Baskets,” died at 68 on January 21 due to complications from an current battle with cancer. 

Michael Lee “Meat Loaf” Aday

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Michael Lee Aday, more fondly known by his countless fans as Meat Loaf, died at age 74 on January 20. He is known for his hit songs like “I’d Do Anything For Love” and “Bat Out of Hell,” in addition as his acting performances in cult favorites like “Fight Club.”

Gaspard Ulliel

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Gaspard Ulliel, the French actor known for his roles in “Hannibal Rising,” “Saint Laurent” and Disney+ series “Moon Knight,” died on January 19 at age 37 after experiencing brain trauma during a skiing accident.

Peter Robbins

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Peter Robbins, best known as the original voice of Charlie Brown on the mythical animated show “Charlie Brown” died of suicide at the age of 65 on January 18. 

Andre Leon Talley

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Andre Leon Talley, the first Black, male creative director and editor-at-large of Vogue Magazine, died at 73 on January 18, due to complications suffered from both COVID-19 and a heart attack at a hospital in New York.

Ronnie Spector

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Ronnie Spector, the rule singer of The Ronettes, also known as the original “bad girl of rock-n-roll,” died on January 12 at age 78 at her home in Connecticut following a battle with cancer. 

Don Maynard

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Don Maynard, Hall of Fame NFL wide receiver most known for his time with the New York Jets, a part of the third-ever team to win the Super Bowl, died at 86 on January 10 from complications from dementia. 

Bob Saget

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Beloved sitcom star, comedian and actor known for dozens of roles but most notably Danny Tanner on “complete House,” died in his hotel room in Florida at the age of 65 on January 9. He suffered some sort of blunt force trauma on the back of his head. 

Dwayne Hickman

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Dwayne Hickman, the actor and network TV executive best known for his role as Dobie Gillis, died on January 9. He was 87. Following his acting career he spent 10 years as an executive with CBS.

Marilyn Bergman

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Marilyn Bergman, the Oscar-winning lyricist who teamed with husband Alan Bergman on “The Way We Were,” “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?” and hundreds of other songs, died at her Los Angeles home on January 8. She was 93.

Sidney Poitier

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mythical actor Sidney Poitier, the first African American to win an Academy Award for Best Actor, known for roles in “The Defiant Ones” and “Lillies of the Field,” died at 94 at his home in Beverly Hills on January 6.

Peter Bogdanovich

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Peter Bogdanovich, the award-winning filmmaker known for “The Last Picture Show,” “Targets” and countless other films, died on January 6 at his home in Los Angeles at 82 due to complications from Parkinson’s disease. 

Max Julien

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Max Julien, the actor best known for his role in “The Mack,” died on January 1 at 88-years-old inside his home in Los Angeles. 

Dan Reeves

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Dan Reeves, mythical NFL head coach known for his time with the Denver Broncos and the New York Giants, died at 77 on January 1. He reportedly died of complications from dementia. Reeves won a pair of Super Bowls, one as a player and one as a coach, and appeared in nine different Super Bowls.

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