Celebrities and notable figures who have passed away recently


FILE - Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at age 65. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009 had returned. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Veteran actor Scott Wilson dies at 76 years old. Nydia Han reports during Action News at 6 a.m. on October 7, 2018.
Bill Daily, the comic sidekick to leading men on the sitcoms "I Dream of Jeannie" and "The Bob Newhart Show," has died, a family spokesman said Sept. 8, 2018. (Bertmann/Getty Images)
Mac Miller, the hip-hop star whose rhymes vacillated from party raps to lyrics about depression and drug use, died Sept. 7, 2018, at the age of 26. (Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Actor Burt Reynolds has died, his agent confirmed Sept. 6, 2018. The Hollywood icon was 82 years old. (AP Photo/Jeff Robbins)
Paul Taylor, a towering figure in American modern dance, died Aug. 29, 2018, according to a spokesperson. He was 88. (Jack Mitchell/Getty Images)
Neil Simon, the playwright behind such comedic hits such as "The Odd Couple" and "Plaza Suite," died Aug. 26, 2018. Simon was 91. (AP Photo/Gary Stuart)
Sen. John McCain, who represented Arizona in the Senate since being elected in 1986 and was also the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, died Saturday at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Robin Leach, the "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous" host who shared stories of "champagne wishes and caviar dreams," has died at the age of 76, according to local media reports. (Maureen Donaldson/Getty Images)
Ed King, a guitarist for Lynyrd Skynyrd who helped write several of their hits including ''Sweet Home Alabama,'' has died of cancer at age 68. (AP Photo)
Stefan Karl Stefansson, an Icelandic actor who played Robbie Rotten in the children's TV series ''LazyTown,'' died of cancer on Aug. 21, 2018. He was 43. (Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
Aretha Franklin, the ''Queen of Soul,'' has died at age 76. (AP|Getty images)
Actress Charlotte Rae, who played the housemother on "The Facts of Life," died Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018 at age 92. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Nancy Sinatra Sr., the childhood sweetheart of Frank Sinatra, has died. She was 101. Her daughter, Nancy Sinatra Jr., tweeted that her mother died Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo)
Tab Hunter arrives at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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Richard Benjamin Harrison, who was known as ''The Old Man'' on the show ''Pawn Stars,'' died June 25, 2018. (Steve Snowden/Getty Images)
Conservative commentator and Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer has died at age 68.
Koko, known as the gorilla who mastered sign language, died in her sleep at age 46, the Gorilla Foundation said in a statement on June 21. (Bettmann/Getty Images)
Wrestler Leon White, known as Vader, died on June 18, from heart complications, according to his son. In this 1995 photo he is seen filming a scene for "Boy Meets World." (ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)
Rapper XXXTentacion, also known as Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy was shot and killed in Florida on Monday. He was just 20 years old. (Miami Dade County Corrections via Getty Images)
Actor Jackson Odell, known for roles on 'The Goldbergs' and 'Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer', was reported dead on June 10, 2018. (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Culinary icon Anthony Bourdain was found dead of an apparent suicide, CNN reported on June 8, 2018. He was 61. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Jerry Maren, the last surviving munchkin from the classic 1939 film 'The Wizard of Oz' and the one who famously welcomed Dorothy to Munchkin Land, died May 24 at age 99. (David Livingston/Getty Images)
Fashion designer Kate Spade was found dead in her New York apartment in an apparent suicide on June 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
NASA astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth man to walk on the moon, died May 26 in Houston, according to his family. He was 86. (NASA, AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)
Novelist Philip Roth, best known for the Pulitzer Prize-winning ''American Pastoral,'' died May 22, 2018 at age 85. (Joe Tabbacca/AP Photo, File)
Robert Indiana, the pop artist who is best known for his 1960s ''LOVE'' series sculptures, died May 19, 2018 at age 89. (Matt Rourke/AP, File|Lauren Casselberry/AP Photo)
American author and journalist Tom Wolfe, Jr. has died at age 87. He was known for ''The Right Stuff'' and ''Bonfire of the Vanities.'' (Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo)
Margot Kidder, shown here in 1978, has died at age 69. The actress was best known for playing Lois Lane opposite Christopher Reeve in ''Superman.'' (Nick Ut/AP Photo)
Actress Pamela Gidley, pictured here in 1997, died April 16, 2018 at age 52. Gidley was best known for her role in the ''Twin Peaks'' prequel, ''Fire Walk With Me.'' (Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage via Getty)
Verne Troyer attends the world premiere of "BOO! A Madea Halloween" held at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016, in Los Angeles. (John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
DJ and producer Avicii has died at age 28, his publicist confirmed. (Amy Sussman/Invision/AP)
Former first lady Barbara Bush passed away on April 17, 2018. She was 92. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo)
Carl Kasell, longtime NPR broadcaster known for ''Morning Edition'' and ''Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me!'' died at age 84 on April 17, 2018. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Actor Harry Anderson (pictured in 1990) was found dead on April 16, 2018 at age 65. He was best known for the comedy series ''Night Court.'' (Ron Galella, Ltd. / Contributor via Getty)
Actor R. Lee Ermey died on April 15, 2018, from complications of pneumonia. (Lawrence Lucier/FilmMagic)
Yvonne Staples of the family gospel group Staples Singers died at age 80. (Taylor Hill/WireImage via Getty)
Winnie Mandela, an anti-apartheid activist who was married to the late South African President Nelson Mandela, has died. (Gallo Images / Sowetan / Veli Nhlapo ia Getty Images)
Television writer/producer Steven Bochco poses for a portrait in his Santa Monica office in this Aug. 17, 2016 file photo. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Linda Brown Smith, who as a young girl was at the center of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas court case, has died. She was 76. (AP)
Toys "R" us founder Charles Lazarus poses for a photograph in 1990. (Jacques M. Chenet/Corbis via Getty Images)
Frank Avruch, a TV personality known for playing Bozo the Clown, died at 89 at his Boston home from heart disease.
File: Queen Latifah, left, and her mother Rita Owens attend VH1's ''Dear Mama'' Mother's Day Special taping at St. Bartholomew's Church in New York (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
British physicist Stephen Hawking attends the 2010 World Science Festival opening night gala performance at Alice Tully Hall on Wednesday, June 2, 2010 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan)
Rapper Craig Mack (shown above in 2004) died March 12, 2018 at age 46. The rapper was best known for his platinum 1994 hit ''Flava in Ya Ear.'' (Johnny Nunez/WireImage via Getty)
Evangelist Billy Graham has died at age 99, ABC News confirmed. (Gerry Broome/AP Photo)
Diahann Carroll weds Vic Damone at Golden Nugget Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Jan. 3, 1987. () (AP Photo/Scott Stetzer)
John Mahoney, known for his role as Martin Crane on “Frasier,” died on Feb. 5, 2018, at the age of 77. (Matt Sayles/AP Photo)
Dennis Edwards attends the 26th Annual Heroes and Legends Awards held at The Beverly Hills Hotel on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015, in Beverly Hills. (Photo by John Salangsang/Invision/AP)
Former 'Glee' star Mark Salling, who had been awaiting sentencing on child porn charges, died in Los Angeles area, his attorney confirmed to the Associated Press. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Naomi Parker Fraley (shown left in 1942) was believed to be the inspiration for the Rosie the Riveter campaign. She died Jan. 20, 2018 at age 96. (Eric Risberg/AP Photo|Bettmann / Contributor via Getty)
Edwin Hawkins, the gospel singer best known for ''Oh Happy Day,'' died Jan. 15, 2018 from pancreatic cancer. He was 74. (Brad Barket/Invision/AP)
Dolores O'Riordan, the frontwoman of Irish softrock group Cranberries, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at age 46. The cause of death wasn't immediately available. (Luca Bruno/AP Photo)
Keith Jackson arrives at 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Photo of MOTORHEAD; 'Fast' Eddie Clarke performing on stage at the Electric Circus (Paul Welsh/Redferns/Getty)
Jerry Van Dyke appears on 'The Dick Van Dyke Show' Dec. 1, 1964. (CBS via Getty Images)
NASA astronaut John Young flew twice to the Moon, walked on its surface and flew the agency's first Space Shuttle mission. NASA announced his death at the age of 87 on Jan. 6. (NASA)
Mystery writer Sue Grafton, known for her series in which each book title begins with a letter from the alphabet, died on December 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Gino Domenico)
Actress Rose Marie, the wisecracking Sally Rogers of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" who worked for nearly a century in theater, radio, TV and movies, died on December 28, 2017. (Phil McCarten/Invision for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/AP Images)
Famed sportscaster Dick Enberg died Dec. 21, 2017 at age 82. (Lenny Ignelzi/AP Photo)
Cardinal Bernard Law, the former archbishop of Boston who became a central figure in the child abuse scandal in the Catholic church, died on Dec. 20, 2017. He was 86. (Andrew Medichini, File/AP Photo)
Jong-Hyun, the lead singer from the popular K-Pop band SHINee, died on Dec. 18, 2017. (The Chosunilbo JNS/Multi-Bits via Getty Images)
Jim Nabors, the actor who played Gomer Pyle on "The Andy Griffith Show," shown here in 1992, passed away on Nov. 30, 2017 at age 87. (AP, File)
This Aug. 8, 2009 file photo shows actor-singer David Cassidy arriving at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif. (Dan Steinberg/AP Photo, File)
Charles Manson, notorious criminal and cult leader, died on November 19, 2017. (AP Photos/California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation)
"Touched By an Angel" star Della Reese died on November 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Country singer and writer Mel Tillis died Nov. 19, 2017 at the age of 85. (Mark Zaleski, File/AP Photo)
Malcolm Young, guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, has died at age 64. Young, along with his brother Angus, founded the Australian rock band in 1972. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
Lil Peep, whose real name was Gustav Ahr, has died at age 21. The rapper gained a cult following and was known for his emotional, downtrodden lyrics. (Edward Berthelot /Getty Images)
Roy Halladay, two-time Cy Young Award-winning pitcher, has died in a plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, Nov. 7. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo)
Actor Brad Bufanda, shown here in 2004, has died at age 34. He was known for shows like ''Veronica Mars'' and films like ''A Cinderella Story.'' (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
New Orleans music legend Fats Domino died October 24, 2017 at age 89. He is best remembered for songs such as ''Ain't That a Shame'' and ''Blueberry Hill.'' (AP Photo/Doug Parker)
Actor Robert Guillaume poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Guillaume, who won Emmy Awards for his roles on "€Soap€" and "€Benson,"€ died Tuesday, Oct. 24, 2017 at age 89. (Chris Martinez/AP Images)
Hall of Fame quarterback Y.A. Tittle has died at the age of 90. Tittle was the NFL MVP in 1963. (Dozier Mobley/AP)
Comedian Ralphie May has died of cardiac arrest, according to his manager. He was 45 years old. (Gary Miller/Getty Images)
Musician Tom Petty's death was announced Monday, Oct. 2, 2017. He was 66. (Photo by Andrew Chin/Getty Images for ABA)
Playboy founder and editor in chief Hugh Hefner died on September 27, 2017. (AP)
Boxer Jake LaMotta, nicknamed "The Raging Bull," died on September 19, 2017 at age 95. (Donald Traill/Invision/AP)
Troy Gentry of Montgomery Gentry died on September 8, 2017 at age 50. (Stephen J. Cohen/Getty)
Guitarist Walter Becker of Steely Dan died on September 3, 2017. (Daniel Knighton/Getty)
Actor Jay Thomas, known for his roles in "Cheers" and "Murphy Brown," died on August 24, 2017. (Jim Spellman/WireImage)
Comedian Jerry Lewis passed away on August 20, 2017. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
Dick Gregory, seen in 2012. (Matt Sayles/Invision)
Actor and writer Joe Bologna passed away August 13, 2017 at age 82. (Ryan Miller/Invision/AP)
Glen Campbell, American rock and country music singer, musician, songwriter, television host and actor, died August 8, 2017 at age 81. (Matt Sayles)
Barbara Cook, the Broadway icon best known for her Tony-winning performance as Marian the Librarian in ''The Music Man,'' died August 8, 2017 at age 89. (Julie Jacobson/AP Photo)
Original Godzilla suit actor Haruo Nakajima died August 7, 2017, at age 88. (Junji Kurokawa/AP Photo)
Robert Hardy, a British actor best known in America for playing Cornelius Fudge in the ''Harry Potter'' films, died August 3, 2017 at age 91. (Mike Marsland/WireImage via Getty)
Sam Shepard poses for a portrait in New York, Thursday, Sept, 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes)
Legendary Disney Imagineer Martin A. "Marty" Sklar passed away in his Hollywood Hills home on Thursday. He was 83 (Walt Disney Company)
Barbara Sinatra at the National Italian American Foundation's 33rd Anniversary Awards Gala in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2008. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Actor John Heard arrives at Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Producers Peer Group celebration of the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 12, 2011.
Chester Bennington, singer for Linkin Park, was found dead on Thursday, July 20. (Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Martin Landau arrives at a screening for Tim Burton's "Frankenweenie" in London on Oct. 10, 2012. (Joel Ryan/Invision/AP)
George Romero, best known as director of "Night of the Living Dead," pictured on Jan. 21, 2008 at a film festival in Park City Utah. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)
An exile Tibetan holds a portrait of the Chinese Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo behind bars during a street protest Wednesday, July 12, 2017. (Ashwini Bhatia)
Nelsan Ellis, an actor known for his role in the hit HBO series ''True Blood,'' has died at age 39. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
In this Thursday, June 5, 2008 file photo, British author Michael Bond sits with a Paddington Bear toy during an interview with The Associated Press in London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
Michael Nyqvist, star of the original "The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo," has died after a year-old battle with cancer at the age of 56. (Matt Sayles/AP Photo)
Mobb Deep's Prodigy poses for a photo, Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
Stephen Furst, the actor best known for playing Flounder in ''Animal House,'' passed away from complications from diabetes. He was 63. (Red McLendon/AP Photo)
FILE- In this Nov. 17, 2012 file photo, Adam West arrives at Variety Power of Comedy at Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
Former reality show contestant Danny Dias, who was on MTV's ''Road Rules,'' died at age 34. (Carley Margolis/FilmMagic via Getty)
Frank Deford, a sportswriter who wrote for Sports Illustrated and other notable publications, died May 28, 2017. He was 78. (Susan Regan/AP)
Gregg Allman, a musician who was best known for being one of the founders of the Allman Brothers band, died May 27, 2017. He was 69. (Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP)
Jim Bunning, former U.S. Senator and the first baseball player to pitch a perfect game in National League history, died May 26, 2017. He was 85. (Mike Groll/AP)
Dina Merrill, an award-winning actress known for movies like "The Player" and "Operation Petticoat," died May 22, 2017. (Evan Agostini/AP)
Former General Manuel Antonio Noriega speaking to the press in Panama in a May 1989 file photo. (AP Photo)
Jerry Perenchio, the former chairman of Univision, has died at age 86.
Roger Moore, the British actor best known for playing James Bond, passed away on May 23, 2017 at age 89. (Fabian Bimmer/AP Photo)
Roger Ailes, former CEO of Fox News who left amid sexual harassment allegations, has died at age 77. (Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
In this July 29, 2015 photo, Chris Cornell poses for a portrait to promote his latest album, "Higher Truth," at The Paramount Ranch in Agoura Hills, Calif. (Photo by Casey Curry/Invision/AP)
Actor Powers Boothe, attending a panel for the show "Nashville" on July 27, 2012 in Beverly Hills. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Invision/AP)
Christopher 'Big Black' Boykin, known for starring in the series "Rob & Big," died of a heart attack on May 9, 2017. He was 45. (Andrew Estey/Invision/AP)
Jonathan Demme attends the premiere of "Song One" hosted by The Cinema Society and Tod's at the Landmark Sunshine Cinema on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Erin Moran, star of sitcoms "Happy Days" and "Joanie Loves Chachi," died on April 22, 2017, at age 56. (Matt Sayles/AP Images)
Cuba Gooding Sr., lead vocalist of The Main Ingredient, and father of Oscar winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr., in Bridgetown, Barbados, Wednesday, Aug. 18, 1999. (AP Photo/Chris Brandis)
Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez looks back during his double murder trial in Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (Nancy Lane/The Boston Herald via AP, Pool)
Comedian Charlie Murphy, best known for his appearances on ''Chappelle's Show'' and for being Eddie Murphy's brother, died of leukemia on April 12, 2017. He was 57. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Musician John Warren Geils Jr., founder of the J. Geils Band. (Getty Images)
Paul O'Neill of Trans-Siberian Orchestra was found dead in his room by hotel staff at a Tampa Embassy Suites late Wednesday, April 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
In this April 28, 2012 file photo, Don Rickles appears onstage at The 2012 Comedy Awards in New York. The Friars Club is honoring Rickles with a lifetime achievement award. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
CIRCA 1978: (L-R) Tom Scholz, Sib Hashian, Brad Delp, Barry Goudreau and Fran Sheehan of the rock group 'Boston' perform onstage in circa 1978. (Photo by Ron Pownall/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
Chuck Barris, the TV host and producer whose shows included ''The Gong Show'' and ''The Dating Game,'' died March 21, 2017. He was 87. (Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo)
David Rockefeller, billionaire philanthropist, who was the last of his generation in the Rockefeller family died, Monday, March 20, 2017. (AP Photo/D. Pickoff, File)
Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry has died at the age of 90 on March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
Legendary blues harmonica player James Cotton has died at the age of 81 on March 16, 2017. (Ebet Roberts/Redferns/Getty Images)
Robert Osborne, film historian and host for Turner Classic Movies, has died. He was 84. (Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Tommy Page, a music industry executive and former pop star known for the 1990 hit ''I'll Be Your Everything,'' was found dead on March 3, 2017. He was 46. (Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
Bill Paxton, an actor known for films like ''Aliens,'' ''Titanic'' and ''Apollo 13,'' died at age 61, his family announced on Feb. 26, 2017. (Rich Fury/Invision/AP)
''The People's Court'' judge Joseph Wapner died Feb. 26, 2017 at age 97. (Galbraith/AP Photo)
Alan Colmes, television host and political commentator, has died. He was 66. (Ilya S. Savenok/Getty)
Seven-time Grammy winner and jazz legend Al Jarreau died Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017. He was 76. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian)
Actor Richard Hatch, best known for his roles on ''Battlestar Galactica'' and ''All My Children,'' died Feb. 7, 2017. He was 71. (Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
Frank Pellegrino, an actor known for his role on ''The Sopranos'' and a New York City restaurateur, died Jan. 31, 2017. He was 72. (Robin Platzer/Contributor/Getty Images)
Bassist and singer John Wetton, known for bands such as Asia and King Crimson, died Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, according to his website. He was 67. (Jason DeCrow/AP Photo)
Actor John Hurt, a British actor whose decades in film included roles in ''Alien'' and the ''Harry Potter'' series, died Jan. 25, 2017. He was 77. (Alessandra Tarantino, File/AP Photo)
Mary Tyler Moore, the actress best known for her '70s sitcom ''The Mary Tyler Moore Show,'' passed away at age 80. (Chris Carlson/AP Photo)
Actor Miguel Ferrer, known for his role on ''NCIS: Los Angeles,'' died on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 at age 61. (Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP, File)
Former NASA astronaut Gene Cernan, known as the last man to walk on the moon, died Jan. 16, 2017 at the age of 82. (Mike Marsland/WireImage/Getty Images)
Former pro wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka died Jan. 15, 2017 at the age of 73. (Jeff Daly/Invision/AP)
William Peter Blatty, author of "The Exorcist," died on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 at the age of 89. (George Napolitano/Getty Images)
William Christopher, an actor best known for his role as Father John Mulcahy on the hit TV show 'M*A*S*H,' died on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016. (AP Photo/Wally Fong)
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds, best known for starring in "Singin' in the Rain," died on Dec. 28, 2016, just one day after her daughter, Carrie Fisher. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in the Star Wars series, died Dec. 27, 2016 at the age of 60. (Jonathan Short/Invision/AP)
Barbara Tarbuck, 'General Hospital' and 'American Horror Story' actress, died Dec. 26, 2016 at age 74. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision for Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment/AP Images)
Ricky Harris, a comedian and actor known for his recurring role on the sitcom ''Everybody Hates Chris,'' died Dec. 26, 2016. He was 54. (Jerod Harris/Getty Images)
British singer George Michael, best known for pop hits "Wake Me Up Before You Go Go" and "Careless Whisper," passed away in his home on Dec. 25, 2016.
A 1978 portrait of Hungarian-born American actress Zsa Zsa Gabor, who died at age 99 on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. (AP/Anonymous)
Dr. Henry Heimlich, who created the life-saving Heimlich maneuver for choking victims, died at age 96 on Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)
Craig Sager, the longtime sports reporter, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 15 after battling acute myeloid leukemia. He was 65. (David Banks/AP)
Bernard Fox, Welsh actor known for playing Dr. Bombay on 'Bewitched' and Colonel Crittendon on 'Hogan's Heroes,' passed away on Dec. 14. He was 89. (CBS via Getty Images)
Canadian actor, songwriter and television host Alan Thicke, famous for playing Jason Seaver on ABC's 'Growing Pains,' died on Dec. 13. He was 69. (Katy Winn/Invision/AP)
Iconic NASA astronaut John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth, died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at age 95. (AP Photo)
Peter Vaughan, the British actor known for his role in "Game of Thrones," passed away Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016 at 93. (Dave Hogan/Getty)
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