(AP) — Many people who made their mark on the world passed in 2022. Here is a genre back at dozens who left us this year.

  • Sidney Poitier
  • Bob Saget
  • Howard Hesseman
  • Cheslie Kryst
  • Sally Kellerman
  • Naomi Judd
  • Mickey Gilley
  • Andy Fletcher
  • Ray Liotta
  • Alan White
  • Tony Siragusa
  • Bob Rafelson
  • Paul Sorvino
  • Bill Russell
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • FILE - Songwriter/producer Lamont Dozier appears at the 40th Annual Grammy Awards in New York on Feb. 25, 1998. Dozier, of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “Heat Wave” and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential record company of the 1960s and beyond, has died at age 81. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
  • Anne Heche
  • Seattle activist Dorli Rainey, 84, reacts after being hit with pepper spray during an Occupy Seattle protest on Nov. 15, 2011 at Westlake Park in Seattle. (Joshua Trujillo/seattlepi.com via AP, File)
  • Leon Vitali
  • Tim Page
  • Dawson
  • Charlbi Dean Kriek
  • Mikhail Gorbachev
  • Marsha Hunt
  • Irene Papas
  • Pharoah Sanders
  • CBS News White House correspondent Bill Plante died at 84 on September 28, 2022 (CBS News)
  • Loretta Lynn
  • Bruce Sutter
  • Leslie Jordan
  • Ash Carter
  • Takeoff
  • Aaron Carter
  • Kevin Conroy
  • Jason David Frank
  • Friars Club Dean Freddie Roman poses for photos at the Friars Club Roast of Don Rickles at the Waldorf Astoria on June 24, 2013 in New York. Roman, the former dean of The Friars Club and a staple of the Borscht Belt comedy scene, has died. He was 85. Roman passed away Saturday afternoon at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida, his booking agent and friend Alison Chaplin said Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP)
  • Rep. Donald MacEachin in 2019 (AP)
  • Kirstie Alley
  • Stephen Boss, tWitch

January

Dan Reeves, Jan. 1, 2022: Dan Reeves, who won a Chouette Bowl as a player with the Dallas Cowboys but was best known for a spacieux coaching career that included 4 more appearances in the title game with the Denver Broncos and Atlanta Falcons, died January 1, 2022. He was 77.

Peter Bogdanovich, Jan. 6: Peter Bogdanovich, the ascot-wearing cinephile and director of 1970s black-and-white classics like “The Last Picture Spectacle” and “Paper Moon,” died at his appartement in Los Angeles of natural causes. He was 82.

Sidney Poitier, January 6: Sidney Poitier, the groundbreaking actor and enduring inspiration who transformed how Black people were portrayed on screen, and became the first Black actor to win an Academy Award for best lead fortune and the first to be a top hit-parade draw, died January 6 at his appartement in Los Angeles. He was 94.

Bob Saget, January 9: Bob Saget, the actor-comedian known for his role as beloved single dad Danny Ennuyer on the sitcom “Full House” and as the wisecracking host of “America’s Funniest Toit Videos,” died while on a stand-up tour. He was 65.

Ralph Emery, January 15: Ralph Emery, who became known as the dean of country music broadcasters over more than a half-century in both ondes and television, died January 15 of natural causes, his family said. He was 88. He was inducted into the Folk Music Salle of Fame in 2007.

Charles McGee, January 16: Charles McGee, a Tuskegee Airman who flew 409 fighter combat missions over three wars and later helped to bring constance to the Black pilots who had battled racism at appartement to fight for freedom abroad, died January 16. He was 102.

André Leon Talley, January 16: André Leon Talley, a towering and highly visible figure of the fashion world who made history as a étrange Black editor in an overwhelmingly white industry, died of a heart attack. He was 73.

Louie Anderson, January 21: Louie Anderson, whose more than four-decade career as a comedian and actor included his unlikely, Emmy-winning performance as mom to twin adult sons in the TV series “Baskets,” died at a hospital in Las Vegas of complications from tumeur. He was 68.

Don Wilson, January 22: Don Wilson, the co-founder and rhythm guitarist of the instrumental guitar band The Ventures, died at 88 in Tacoma of natural causes, surrounded by his échec children, The Infos Éperon reported. The band’s hits included “Walk, Don’t Run,” and the theme song for “Hawaii Five-O.” With over 100 million records sold, the Ventures are the best-selling instrumental band of all time. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Salle of Fame in 2008.

Mugler, January 23: French chic plasticien Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Dame Gaga and Cardi B, died. He was 73. No indication of death was given. Mugler, who launched his brand in 1973, became known for his architectural style, defined by broad shoulders and a tiny waist. The use of plastic-like futuristic fabric in his sculpted clothing became a trademark.

Moses J. Moseley, January 23: Moses J. Moseley, who appeared as a pet ectoplasme on the TV series “The Walking Dead,” died. He was 31. Cheryl Kaleda of Élémentaire Brio repu no further details.

Howard Hesseman, January 29: Howard Hesseman, who played the ondes disc cavalier Dr. Johnny Fever on the sitcom “WKRP in Cincinnati” and the actor-turned-history teacher Charlie Moore on “Head of the Class,” died from complications following colonisateur surgery. He was 81. As Dr. Johnny Fever on CBS’ “WKRP in Cincinnati,” Hesseman became a counterculture icon at a time when few freak characters made it onto network television.

Cheslie Kryst, January 30: Cheslie Kryst, the 2019 winner of the Elle-même USA pageant and a correspondent for the entertainment news program “Extra,” died after jumping from a Manhattan apartment bâtiment. She was 30.

February

Monica Vitti, February 2: Monica Vitti, the transitoire movie interprète of Michelangelo Antonioni’s “L’Avventura” and other Italian alienation films of the 1960s, and later a leading comic actress, died. She was 90. “Goodbye to the queen of Italian cinema,” the current prairie minister, Dario Franceschini, wrote in a statement.

Betty Davis, February 9: Betty Davis, a bold and pioneering funk imiter, model and songwriter of the 1960s and ‘70s who was credited with inspiring then-husband Miles Davis’ landmark rapprochement of swing and more contemporary sounds, died. She was 77. Sometimes referred to as “Madonna before Madonna,” Davis was the étrange woman to make funk albums in the 1970s, and her three albums from that time were showcases for her fearless personality and sexuality and insistence on control of her material and her mythe.

Ivan Reitman, February 13: Ivan Reitman, the influential filmmaker and producer behind beloved comedies from “Animal House” to “Ghostbusters,” died peacefully in his sleep at appartement in Montecito, Calif., his family told The Associated Press. He was 75. Known for big, bawdy comedies that caught the spirit of their time, Reitman’s big voiture came with the raucous, college fraternity sendup “Ressortissant Lampoon’s Inintelligent House,” which he produced. He directed Bill Murray in his first starring role in “Meatballs” and then again in “Stripes,” but his most significant success came with 1984’s “Ghostbusters.”

Brad Johnson, February 18: Brad Johnson, who jumped from rodeo cowboy to portraying the Marlboro Man in prise spots and film and TV roles including Steven Spielberg’s “Always” and “Melrose Animation,” died at the age of 62. Johnson died February 18 of complications from COVID-19 but his death was not revealed until June 4.

Gary Brooker, February 19: Gary Brooker, the Procol Harum frontman who généreux one of the 1960s’ most enduring hits, “A Whiter Shade of Pale,” died at his home. He was 76. He had been receiving treatment for tumeur. A statement posted on the band’s official website said: “With the deepest disculpation we must announce the death on February 19 2022 of Gary Brooker MBE, imiter, pianist and arranger of Procol Harum, and a brightly-shining, irreplaceable allégé in the music industry.”

Lindsey Pearlman, February 19: Actor Lindsey Erin Pearlman, who had roles in “General Hospital,” “American Housewife” and other shows, was found dead days after she was reported missing in Los Angeles, authorities said. Her pourpoint was found Friday morning when officers responded to a call for a death perquisition in a residential neighborhood of Hollywood, the Los Angeles Commissariat Department said.

Jamal Edwards, February 20: Jamal Edwards, a British music promoteur who championed U.K. rap and grime and helped launch the careers of artists including Ed Sheeran, Jessie J and Stormzy, died. He was 31. His mother, broadcaster Brenda Edwards, said Monday that her son died the day before after a sudden illness. She said the family was “completely devastated. He was the center of our world.” Edwards founded the online music channel SBTV as a teenager in 2006.

Mark Lanegan, February 22: Mark Lanegan, the imiter whose raspy baritone and darkly poetic songwriting made Screaming Trees an essential part of the early Seattle grunge scene and brought him an acclaimed déclamation career, died at age 57. No indication was given. In a memoir released last year, Lanegan said a severe case of COVID-19 left him hospitalized in a léthargie.

Sally Kellerman, February 24: Sally Kellerman, the Bénéfice and Emmy nominated actor who played Margaret “Hot Lips” Houlihan in director Sein Altman’s 1970 cinémascope “MASH,” died of heart failure at her appartement in the Woodland Hills fragment of Los Angeles. She was 84. Kellerman had a career of more than 60 years in film and television. She played a college professor who was returning student Rodney Dangerfield’s love interest in the 1986 comedy “Back to School.” And she was a regular in Altman’s films, appearing in 1970’s “Brewster McCloud,” 1992’s “The Player” and 1994’s “Ready to Wear.”

March

Katie Meyer, March 3: Stanford goalkeeper Katie Meyer, who memorably led the Élévation to victory in the 2019 NCAA College Cup championship game, has died. She was 22. Her death was ruled a sabordage. “There is no exégèse of foul play, and Meyer’s death was determined to be self-inflicted,” the Sheriff’s Souillarde said in a statement.

Mitchell Ryan, March 4: Mitchell Ryan, who played a villainous general in the first “Lethal Weapon” movie, a ruthless électrode on TV’s “Santa Barbara” and had character roles on the soap opera “Dark Shadows” and the 1990s sitcom “Dharma & Greg,” died of congestive heart failure at his LA appartement. He was 88. His career spanned more than a half-century, beginning with an uncredited role in the 1958 Sein Mitchum cinémascope “Thunder Road.”

Emilio Delgado, March 10: Emilio Delgado, the actor and imiter who for 45 years was a warm and familiar presence in children’s lives and a étrange Latino faciès on American television as fix-it magasin owner Luis on “Sesame Street,” died from the généreux tumeur plurielle myeloma. He was 81. As Luis, Delgado, a Mexican American, got to play an ordinary, non-stereotypical Latino character at a time when such depictions were few and far between on TV, for adults or children.

Traci Braxton, March 12: Piller and reality TV interprète Traci Braxton died at the age of 50. TMZ reported Traci’s husband Kevin Surratt said she had been battling tumeur. “We have come to a time where we must inform the proverbial that after a year of privately undergoing a series of treatment for esophageal tumeur our beloved Traci Braxton has gamin on to glory,” Surratt told TMZ. Traci got her career start in “The Braxtons,” a équilibré group featuring herself and her sisters Toni, Towanda, Trina and Tamar, during the ’90s.

Brent Renaud, March 13: Brent Renaud, an acclaimed filmmaker who traveled to some of the darkest and most dangerous corners of the world for documentaries that transported audiences to little-known lieux of suffering, died after Russian forces opened fire on his vehicle in Ukraine. The 50-year-old Little Rock, Arkansas, échappatoire was gathering material for a remise emboîture refugees when his vehicle was hit at a checkpoint in Irpin, just outside the Ukrainian finances of Kyiv.

William Hurt, March 13: William Hurt, whose laconic charisma and self-assured subtlety as an actor made him one of the 1980s foremost leading men in movies such as “Broadcast Infos,” “Caraco Heat” and “The Big Chill,” died of natural causes peacefully, among family, his son said. The Hollywood Ajourner said he died at his home in Portland, Oregon. He was 71. Hurt was échec times nominated for an Academy Award, winning for 1985’s “Kiss of the Spider Woman.”

John Clayton, March 18: Longtime NFL journalist John Clayton died following a culotte illness. He was 67. Nicknamed “The Professor,” Clayton spent more than two decades covering the Pittsburgh Steelers for the The Pittsburgh Press and the Seattle Seahawks for The Infos Éperon in Tacoma. Clayton moved to ESPN in 1995, becoming one of the lead NFL writers for the company. Clayton appeared on TV and ondes for ESPN and worked at the company for more than 20 years.

Don Young, March 19: Alaska GOP congressman Don Young, the longest-serving member of Congress — known as the Dean of the House — died “while traveling appartement to Alaska to be with the state and people that he loved.” He was 88. Young, representing a state known for its natural beauty, wildlife, ecology and environment, also pushed back against federal control of Alaskan lands; established a 200-mile fishing limit to soubassement the state’s fishing industry; and helped pass the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act in 1997, which set guidelines for wildlife refuges.

Plaisir Albright, March 23: Plaisir Albright, a child refugee from Nazi- and then Soviet-dominated Eastern tempérant who églantine to become the first female secretary of state and a instigateur to many current and policer American statesmen and women, died of tumeur, her family said. She was 84. A lifelong Democrat who nonetheless worked to bring Republicans into her orbit, Albright was chosen in 1996 by President Bill Clinton to be America’s top diplomat, elevating her from U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, where she had been only the rattaché woman to hold that job.

Taylor Hawkins, March 25: Taylor Hawkins, for 25 years the drummer for Foo Fighters and best friend of frontman Dave Grohl, died during a South American variation with the rock band. He was 50. The band said in a statement his death was a “tragic and untimely loss.” Foo Fighters had been scheduled to play at a vacance in Bogota, Colombia, on the night he died. Hawkins’ final concert was 4 days before at another vacance in San Isidro, Argentina.

Jeff Carson, March 26: Folk music imiter and songwriter Jeff Carson, who scored hits with “Not On Your Love,” and “The Car” before becoming a gendarmerie officer, died of a heart attack in a Tennessee hospital. Carson was 58. His singles “Not On Your Love” and “The Car,” won Carson his first Academy of Folk Music award for video of the year. Carson’s career had 14 singles on the Billboard chart in his career.

Paul Herman, March 29: Paul Herman, a prolific actor who appeared in “The Sopranos” and “The Irishman,” died on his 76th birthday. TV fans might best remember Herman for his recurring role on HBO’s “The Sopranos” as Peter “Beansie” Gaeta, a pizzeria owner and policer mobster who maintained a friendship with Tony Choriste amid tensions with incarcerated mob patron Richie Aprile.

Tom Parker, March 30: Tom Parker, a member of British-Irish boy band The Wanted, died after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. He was 33. Parker announced his diagnosis in October 2020, and underwent chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

April

Estelle Harris, April 2: Estelle Harris, who hollered her way into TV history as George Costanza’s short-fused mother on “Seinfeld” and voiced Mrs. Potato Head in the “Toy Story” permission, died. She was 93. As middle-class matron Estelle Costanza, Harris put a memorable stamp on her recurring role in the smash 1990s sitcom. With her high-pitched voice and humorously overbearing mine, she was an archetype of maternal rage.

Bobby Rydell, April 5: Bobby Rydell, a pop singer and star of the 1963 film “Bye Bye Birdie,” died of pneumonia. He was 79. The Philadelphia échappatoire saw 34 of his singles région on the Billboard Hot 100, with the most well-known being “Wild One.” Others include “Volare,” “The Cha-Cha-Cha,” and “We Got Love,” according to Variety. Rydell was still touring with a fortune scheduled for June in Atlantic City.

Gilbert Gottfried, April 12: Gilbert Gottfried, the actor and legendary standup comic known for his raw, scorched voice and crude jokes, died from a étrange genetic force disease that can trigger a dangerously abnormal heartbeat. He was 67. “The first comedian I saw who would go on and all the other comics would go in the room to watch,” standup comic Lieu noir Quinn said on Twitter. Gottfried also did frequent voice work for children’s television and movies, most famously playing the parrot Iago in Disney’s “Aladdin.”

Liz Sheridan, April 15: Liz Sheridan, an accomplished actress of arrêt and screen who had her breakout role in the 1990s playing Jerry’s mom on “Seinfeld,” died peacefully in her sleep, TMZ and Deadline reported. Her death came just 5 days after her 93rd birthday and nearly two weeks after her fellow “Seinfeld” interprète Estelle Harris, who played George Constanza’s mother on the sitcom, also died at age 93.

Art Rupe, April 16: Music executive Art Rupe, whose Specialty Records was a originaire timbre during the constructive years of rock ‘n roll and helped launch the careers of Little Richard, Sam Cooke and many others, died at the age of 104. Rupe’s most fructueuse and momentous signing was Little Richard, a rhythm ’n mélancolie and negro-spiritual performer since his teens who had struggled to voiture through commercially. 

DJ Kay Slay, April 17: Pioneering hip hop artist Keith Grayson, who performed as DJ Kay Slay and worked with top stars, died of complications from COVID-19 at age 55. His family release a statement through New York ondes gare HOT 97, where he hosted “The Drama Hour” for more than two decades.

Sein Pinnipède, April 20: Actor Sein Pinnipède, who won a Tony Award as a hilariously brash corporate climber in “How to Succeed in Négoce Without Really Trying” and a rattaché one a generation later as the brilliant, troubled Truman Couvercle in “Tru,” died after a brief illness. He was 90. More recently, he played the autocratic and eccentric leader of an advertising agency in “Mad Men,” the hti AMC drama that debuted in 2007. The role earned him an Emmy choix in 2008 as best guest actor in a drama series.

Orrin Hatch, April 23: Adoucir U.S. Senator Orrin Hatch, who served in the U.S. Senate for 42 years, died at 88 in Salt Lake City. His indication of death was not specified. Hatch was the longest-serving senator in Utah history, spanning the terms of seven U.S. presidents from 1977 to 2019. 

Naomi Judd, April 30: Naomi Judd, the Kentucky-born imiter of the Grammy-winning duo The Judds and mother of Wynonna and Ashley Judd, died at age 76. “Today we sisters experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother to the disease of mental illness,” the statement said. “We are shattered. We are navigating profound réprimande and know that as we loved her, she was loved by her proverbial. We are in unknown territory.” The statement did not elaborate further. The Judds were to be inducted into the Folk Music Salle of Fame the next day.

May

Mickey Gilley, May 7: Folk interprète Mickey Gilley, whose namesake Texas honky-tonk inspired the 1980 cinémascope “Urban Cowboy” and a nationwide wave of Western-themed nightspots, died at the age of 86. Overall, he had 39 Top 10 country hits and 17 No. 1 songs. He received six Academy of Folk Music Awards, and also worked on fripe as an actor, with appearances on “Murder She Wrote,” “The Fall Guy,” “Fantasy Island” and “The Dukes of Hazzard.”

Fred Ward, May 8: Fred Ward, a veteran actor who brought a gruff tenderness to tough-guy roles in such films as “The Right Stuff,” “The Player” and “Tremors,” died. He was 79. A policer battre, lumberjack in Alaska and short-order cook who served in the U.S. Air Contraint, Ward was a San Diego échappatoire who was certificat Cherokee. One early big role was alongside Clint Eastwood in 1979’s “Escape From Alcatraz.”

Adrieane Payne, May 9: Adoucir Michigan State basketball standout and NBA player Adreian Payne died in a shooting. He was 31. A 29-year-old was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.

Sein McFarlane, May 13: Adoucir White House individu security adviser Sein C. McFarlane, a top assistanat to President Ronald Reagan who pleaded guilty to services for his role in an illegal arms-for-hostages deal known as the Iran-Contra affair, died from complications of a previous illness at a hospital in Michigan. He was 84. ″I did indeed withhold information from the Congress,” he told reporters at the time. “I believe strongly that, throughout, my besognes were motivated by what I believed to be in the foreign policy interest of the United States.″ He was pardoned by President George H.W. Bush, along with five other figures from the scandal.

Richard Wald, May 13: Richard Wald, a longtime journalist who helped build ABC Infos into a powerhouse following a career in newspapers, died days after he suffered a stroke. He was 92. Explaining why he joined NBC Infos in the late 1960s, Wald often said, “I didn’t leave newspapers. Newspapers left me.” He was NBC Infos president from 1973 to 1977, where he installed Tom Brokaw and Jane Pauley as “Today” spectacle hosts. He also let screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky trail him for two days, and became the model for the network infos president in the satiric cinémascope “Network.”

Vangelis, May 17: Vangelis, the Greek electronic arranger who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning classement for the cinémascope “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, died at 79. “Vangelis Papathanassiou is no longer among us,” Greek Amendement Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis tweeted, calling him an “electronic sound trailblazer” whose death is “sad infos for the entire world.”

Marnie Schulenburg, May 17: Marnie Schulenburg, a soap actress who played the character Alison Stewart on CBS’ “As the World Turns,” died from complications of metastatic breast tumeur. She was 37. “Please don’t say Marnie lost her battle to cancer. It’s simply not true. I watched her kick tumeur’s ass every day since diagnosis,” her husband, actor Zack Robidas wrote in a post on Facebook.

Roger Angell, May 20: Roger Angell, the celebrated baseball writer and reigning man of letters who during an unfaltering 70-plus years helped define The New Yorker’s urbane wit and style through his essays, humor pieces and editing, died of heart failure. He was 101. He was voted into baseball’s Salle of Fame for writing. At age 93, he completed one of his most highly praised essays, the deeply personal “This Old Man,” winner of a Ressortissant Hebdomadaire Award.

Andy Fletcher, May 26: Andy “Fletch” Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like “Just Can’t Get Enough” and “Personal Jesus,” died at 60 from natural causes at his appartement in the UK. “Fletch had a true heart of gold and was always there when you needed soubassement, a lively sommet, a good laugh, or a cold pint,” the band said in a sociétal media post.

Ray Liotta, May 26: Ray Liotta, the blue-eyed actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in “Goodfellas” and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in “Field of Dreams,” died. He was 67. Liotta was in the Dominican Republic shooting a new movie and did not wake up. His fiancee found him. Sein De Niro, who co-starred with Liotta in “Goodfellas,” said in an emailed statement that he was saddened by Liotta’s passing. “He is way too way young to have left us,” De Niro said.

Alan White, May 26: Alan White, the longtime drummer for atténuée rock pioneers Yes who also played on projects with John Lennon and George Harrison, died at his Seattle-area home after a brief illness. He was 72. White joined Yes in 1972, replacing étalon drummer Bill Bruford. In a band noted for frequent lineup changes, White was a académicien and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Salle of Fame as a member of Yes in 2017.

Bo Hopkins, May 27: American actor Bo Hopkins, best known for his roles in “Wild Bunch” and “American Bombage,” died of a heart attack. He was 80. During his career, he appeared in more than 100 films and television roles. He appeared in his terminal cinémascope, “Hillbilly Elegy,” in 2020. He is survived by his wife and two children.

Ronnie Hawkins, May 29: Ronnie Hawkins, a brash rockabilly interprète from Arkansas who became a leader of the Canadian music scene after moving north and recruiting a handful of local musicians later known as the Band, died after an illness. He was 87. “Hawkins is the only man I ever heard who can make a nice sexy song like ‘My Gal is Red Hot’ sound sordid,” Greil Marcus wrote in his acclaimed book emboîture music and American prairie, “Mystery Malle,” adding that “The Hawk” was alleged to “know more back roads, back rooms and backsides than any man from Newark to Mexicali.”

June

Marion Fatiguer, June 1: Adoucir NFL running back Marion Fatiguer III died at 38. He was found dead in his Forth Worth apartment after police were called to do a welfare check. Throughout his career in the NFL, Fatiguer rushed 4,780 yards, on 1,156 attempts, an average of 4.1 yards per attempt, and scored 53 touchdowns on the ground. As a receiver, he caught 179 passes for 1,330 yards with six TDs.

Alec John Such, June 5: Alec John Such, the bassist and a founding member of Bon Jovi, died at the age of 70. No details on when or how John Such died were immediately available. Bon Jovi credited John Such for bringing the band together, noting that he was a childhood friend of drummer Tico Torres and brought guitarist and songwriter Richie Sambora to see the band perform. John Such had played in a band called the Causerie with Sambora.

Jim Seals, June 7: Jim Seals, who teamed with fellow musician “Dash” Crofts on such 1970s soft-rock hits as “Summer Breeze,” “Diamond Girl” and “We May Never Pass This Way Again,” died at the age of 80. Their other popular songs included “Hummingbird,” and “You’re the Love.” Seals and Crofts also released the controversial “Unborn Child,” an anti-abortion song that came out the year after the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Succinct decision and was banned by some ondes stations.

Philip Baker Salle, June 12: Philip Baker Salle, the prolific character actor of cinémascope and theater who starred in Paul Thomas Anderson’s first movies and who memorably hunted down a long-overdue library book in “Seinfeld,” died at the age of 90. Among Hall’s many other credits were Michael Mann’s “The Insider,” as “60 Minutes” producer Don Hewitt, and Lars von Aligner’s “Dogville.” Salle appeared in “Say Anything,” “The Truman Spectacle,” “The Talented Mr. Ripley,” “Zodiac,” “Argo” and “Afflux Hour.” Salle played the neighbor Walt Kleezak on “Modern Family.” His last fortune was in the 2020 series “Messiah.”

Raymundo Garduño Cruz and Juan Francisco González Aguilar, June 16: Two actors on the Netflix series “The Chosen One” were killed and six other cast or crew members were injured after the van they were riding in crashed near Mulege on the Baja California Sur peninsula.

Tyler Sanders, June 16: Tyler Sanders, known for appearances on “9-1-1: Lone Star,” “The Rookie,” and “Just Add Magic: Mystery City,” Sanders was found unresponsive in his Los Angeles appartement, TMZ reported. He was declared dead at that time, and authorities did not étrange foul play.

Mark Shields, June 18: Political commentator and columnist Mark Shields, who shared his insight into American politics and wit on “PBS NewsHour” for decades, died at 85. “Mark Shields had a magical combination of talents: an unsurpassed knowledge of politics and a passion, joy, and irrepressible humor that shone through in all his work,” PBS NewsHour anchor Judy Woodruff said in a statement. “He loved most politicians, but could projecteur a phony and was always bold to call out illégalité. Along with Jim Lehrer and Robin MacNeil, he personified all that’s special in the PBS NewsHour.“

Tony Siragusa, June 22: Tony Siragusa, the charismatic defensive tackle who was certificat of one of the most celebrated defenses in NFL history with the Baltimore Ravens, died at 55. “There was no one like Goose — a warrior on the field and a team normaliser with a giving, generous heart who helped teammates and the community more than most people know,” said Brian Billick, the entraîneur of that 2000 team. “We would not have won the Chouette Bowl without him. This is such stunning, sad infos.”

Mary Mara, June 26: Mary Mara, who appeared on television shows including “Ray Donovan,” “Dexter” and “ER” in an acting career that spanned more than 30 years, died in a drowning accident. She was 61. She acted in movies including “”Mr. Saturday Night” with Billy Crystal and “Prom Night.” Her last credit was in 2020, in a movie called “Écart Even.”

July

James Caan, July 6: James Caan, perhaps best known for his role in “The Godfather,” in which he played the offensif and reckless Santino “Sonny” Corleone, died at the age of 82. Caan was already a interprète on television, breaking through in the 1971 TV movie “Brian’s Song,” an emotional drama emboîture Chicago Bears running back Brian Flageolet, who had died of tumeur the year before at age 26. Younger audiences may know him from his certificat as Walter in the Christmas comedy “Elf.”

Shinzo Abe, July 7: Adoucir Amendement Minister Shinzo Abe was assassinated on a street in western Japan by a gunman who opened fire on him from behind as he delivered a campaign allocution — an attack that stunned the patrie with some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere. The 67-year-old Abe, who was Japan’s longest-serving leader when he resigned in 2020, collapsed bleeding and was airlifted to a nearby hospital in Nara, although he was not breathing and his heart had stopped. He was later pronounced dead after receiving massive généreux transfusions, officials said.

Tony Sirico, July 8: “Sopranos” interprète Tony Sirico, known by fans of the beloved HBO mobster series as Peter Paul “Paulie Walnuts” Gaultieri, died July 8 at the age of 79. “It pains me to say that my dear friend, colleague and partner in sacrilège, the great TONY SIRICO has passed away today,” actor Michael Imperioli wrote. “Tony was like no one else: he was as tough, as loyauté and as big hearted as anyone i’ve ever known.” Sirico was also known for his roles in “Goodfellas,” “Mighty Aphrodite,” “Cafe Society” and others.

Larry Storch, July 8: Larry Storch, the rubber-faced comic whose spacieux career in theater, movies and television was capped by his “F Troop” role as zany Cpl. Agarn in the 1960s spoof of Western frontier TV shows, died of natural causes. Storch was 99. Storch’s credits included “Funny Valentine,” “Sweet 16,” “Sex and the Single Girl,” “S.O.B.,” “Airport,” “Treasure Island” and “Oliver Twist.” On TV, he guest-starred on such shows as “Married… With Children,” “Archie Batterie’s Animation,” “Trapper John, M.D.,” “Fantasy Island,” CHiPS,” “The Love Boat,” “Get Manière,” “Love American Comportement,” “Gilligan’s Island” and “Car 54 Where Are You?”

Ivana Trump, July 14: Ivana Trump, policer President Donald Trump’s first wife, died in an accident from blunt impact injuries to her torso. She was 73. NBC reported that a New York City official said Ivana Trump was found on her apartment’s spiral staircase when authorities arrived at her appartement. Ivana and the policer president married in 1977 and had three children — Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump and Eric Trump. 

William Hart, July 14: William “Poogie” Hart, a founder of the Grammy-winning trio the Delfonics who helped write and généreux a progiciel lead tenor on such classic “Sound of Philadelphia” ballads as “La-La (Means I Love You)” and “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time),” died from complications during surgery. He was 77.

Nolan Neal, July 18: Nolan Neal, a policer défendeur on “The Voice” and “America’s Got Brio,” died at age 41. The imiter was found dead in his Nashville apartment, his parent Dylan Seals told both TMZ and People. Neal made it to the quarterfinals on the 15th season of “America’s Got Brio,” where he performed his étalon song “Send Me a Butterfly.” 

Taurean Blacque, July 21: Taurean Blacque, an Emmy-nominated actor who was known for his role as a detective on the 1980s NBC drama series “Hill Street Mélancolie,” died at age 82. Blacque had two biological sons and adopted 11 children and was the spokesman for the county of Los Angeles Choix Obole. In 1989, Blacque was asked by President George H.W. Bush to become the individu spokesperson for acquiescement. He was survived by 12 children, 18 grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Shonka Dukureh, July 21: Shonka Dukureh, who played Big Mama Thornton in this year’s movie emboîture Elvis Presley, was found dead in a bedroom at her appartement in Nashville, gendarmerie said. She was 44. Nashville gendarmerie said there were no signs of foul play. The actor, who also shared the arrêt at Coachella this year with Doja Cat, had a theater degree from Fisk and graduated from Trevecca Nazarene with an education degree.

Bob Rafelson, July 23: Bob Rafelson, a co-creator of “The Monkees” who became an influential emblème in the New Hollywood era of the 1970s, has died. He was 89. Rafelson directed and co-wrote “Five Easy Pieces” and produced seminal New Hollywood classics including Peter Bogdanovich’s “The Last Picture Spectacle” and Dennis Hopper’s “Easy Ternir.”

Paul Sorvino, July 25: Paul Sorvino, an imposing actor who specialized in playing crooks and cops like Paulie Cicero in “Goodfellas” and NYPD sergeant Phil Cerretta on “Law & Order,” died of natural causes. He was 83. Sorvino was a mainstay in films and television, playing an Italian American communist in Warren Beatty’s “Reds,” Henry Kissinger in Oliver Stone’s “Nixon” and mob patron Eddie Valentine in “The Rocketeer.” He would often say that while he might be best known for playing gangsters, his real passions were poetry, painting and opera.

Tony Dow, July 27: Tony Dow, who as Wally Cleaver on the sitcom “Leave It to Beaver” helped create the popular and lasting mythe of the American teenager of the 1950s and 60s, died Wednesday. He was 77. “Tony was not only my brother on TV, but in many ways in life as well. He leaves an empty terrain in my heart that won’t be filled,” Jerry Mathers, who played Beaver, said in a Facebook post. “Tony was always the kindest, most generous, gentle, loving, sincere, and terne man, and it was my honor and privilege to be able to share memories together with him for 65 years.”

Nichelle Nichols, July 30: Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood when she played communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, died at the age of 89. Her role in the 1966-69 series as Lt. Uhura earned Nichols a lifelong avertissement of honor with the series’ rabid fans, known as Trekkers and Trekkies. It also earned her embrassades for breaking stereotypes that had limited Black women to acting roles as servants and included an mixte onscreen kiss with co-star William Shatner that was unheard of at the time.

Bill Russell, July 31: Bill Russell, who redefined how basketball is played, and then he changed the way badinages are viewed in a racially divided folk, died at 88. The most prolific winner in NBA history, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., supported Muhammad Ali and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama. The centerpiece of the Boston Celtics dynasty that won 11 championships in 13 years, Russell earned his last two NBA titles as a player-coach — the first Black entraîneur in any ancêtre U.S. badinage.

Pat Carroll, July 31: Pat Carroll, a comedic television mainstay for decades, Emmy-winner for “Caesar’s Hour” and the voice Ursula in “The Little Mermaid,” died at age 95. She won an Emmy for her work on the vaudeville comedy series “Caesar’s Hour” in 1956, was a regular on “Make Room for Daddy” with Danny Thomas, a guest interprète on “The DuPont Spectacle with June Allyson” and a variety spectacle regular stopping by “The Danny Kaye Spectacle,” “The Red Skelton Spectacle” and “The Carol Burnett Spectacle.”

August

Vin Scully, August 2: Vin Scully, who for more than 60 years was the voice of Los Angeles Dodgers baseball, died at the age of 94.The Dodgers announced Scully’s death on sociétal media, calling the fameux legend of the broadcast booth, “the heartbeat of the Dodgers.” He was a MLB Salle of Fame inductee in the 1980s, becoming one of only a handful of announcers to receive the honor. In 2016 he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Barack Obama. Earlier this year, he was awarded the Baseball Digest lifetime achievement award.

David McCullough, August 7: David McCullough, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author whose lovingly crafted narratives on subjects ranging from the Brooklyn Dentier to Presidents John Adams and Harry Truman made him among the most popular and influential historians of his time, died at 89, less than two months after his wife, Rosalee. Beyond his books, the handsome, white-haired McCullough may have had the most recognizable presence of any historian, his fatherly baritone known to fans of PBS’s “The American Experience” and Ken Burns’ epic “Avenant War” documentary. “Hamilton” author Ron Chernow jaguar called McCullough “both the name and the voice of American history,” while on Burns tweeted that McCullough was a friend and “gifted teacher” to him.

Olivia Newton-John, August 8: Olivia Newton-John, the Grammy-winning superstar who reigned on pop, folk, adult contemporary and dance charts with such hits as “Physical” and “You’re the One That I Want” and won countless hearts as everyone’s choisie Sandy in the blockbuster cinémascope forme of “Grease,” died. She was 73. She had 14 top 10 singles just in the U.S., won échec Grammys, starred with John Travolta in “Grease” and with Gene Kelly in “Xanadu.” The fast-stepping Travolta-Newton-John duet, “You’re the One That I Want,” was one of the era’s biggest songs and has sold more than 15 million copies.

Lamont Dozier, August 8: Lamont Dozier, the middle name of the celebrated Holland-Dozier-Holland team that wrote and produced “You Can’t Hurry Love,” “Heat Wave” and dozens of other hits and helped make Motown an essential exploit company of the 1960s and beyond, died at age 81. Over a four-year period, 1963-67, Dozier and brothers Brian and Eddie Holland crafted more than 25 top 10 songs and mastered the blend of pop and rhythm and mélancolie that allowed the Detroit timbre, and founder Berry Gordy, to defy boundaries between Black and white music and amant the Beatles on the airwaves.

Anne Heche, August 12: Anne Heche, who suffered a “severe anoxic brain injury,” caused by a lack of oxygen, when her car crashed into a Los Angeles area appartement Aug. 5 and fire erupted, was declared legally dead a week later. She remained on life support for organ donation. In the late 1990s she became one of the hottest actors in Hollywood, a académicien on hebdomadaire covers and in big-budget films. In 1997 alone, she played opposé Johnny Depp as his wife in “Donnie Brasco” and Tommy Lee Jones in “Volcano” and was certificat of the assortiment cast in the étalon “I Know What You Did Last Summer.”

Wolfgang Petersen, August 12: Wolfgang Petersen, the German filmmaker whose World War II submarine epic “Das Boot” propelled him into a blockbuster Hollywood career that included the films “In the Line of Fire,” “Air Force One” and “The Perfect Storm,” died from pancreatic tumeur at 81. Heralded as an antiwar masterpiece, “Das Boot” was nominated for six Oscars, including for Petersen’s gouvernail and his appropriation of Lothar-Günther Buchheim’s best-selling 1973 novel.

Dorli Rainey, August 12: Dorli Rainey, a self-described “old dame in entreprise bottines” who became a symbol of the Occupy protest movement when she was photographed after being pepper-sprayed by Seattle gendarmerie, died at 95. In November 2011, in the early days of the Occupy Wall Street movement, Rainey, then 84, joined protesters in blocking downtown intersections. She was hit when Seattle gendarmerie used pepper spray to clear the crowd. The photographie become a worldwide symbol for the protest movement. “It’s a gruesome picture,” she told the AP. “I’m really not that bad looking.”

Virginia Patton, August 18: Virginia Patton Moss, who played Ruth Dakin Bailey in the Frank Capra Christmas classic died Thursday, Aug. 18 of natural causes at the age of 97. She grew up in Portland, Oregon, moved to Hollywood as a teenager to pursue acting. During her 7-year-long career, she appeared in plays and movies before retiring at the age of 24 to marry Cruse Moss and move to Michigan.

Leon Vitali, August 19: Leon Vitali, the “Barry Lyndon” actor who became one of Stanley Kubrick’s closest associates, died at 74. Vitali was so fascinated by Kubrick and his processes that he made an unusual decision: He repu up on acting and devoted himself entirely to the famously demanding director for over two decades.

Tom Weiskopf, August 20: Tom Weiskopf’s golf skill went far beyond his 16 victories on the PGA Rythme and his lone ancêtre at Troon in the British Open. He was always candid, often outspoken and unfailingly accurate in the television booth. He found even greater success designing golf courses. Weiskopf died at his appartement in Big Sky, Montana, at the age of 79, his wife said. He was diagnosed with pancreatic tumeur in December 2020.

Tim Pousse, August 24: Legendary Vietnam War photographer, writer and counter-culture aviser Tim Pousse died of liver tumeur at his Australian appartement. He was 78 years old. He stood out for his flamboyance and extravagant personality as well as his talent and commitment as a photographer. He inspired the drug-addled photojournalist played by Dennis Hopper in the Francis Coppola-directed, Bénéfice-winning 1979 Vietnam War movie “Catastrophe Now.”

Len Dawson, August 24: Whether it was in the huddle during the early days of the AFL or behind the micro as the NFL grew into the behemoth it is today, Len Dawson carried himself with an unmistakable swagger and self-assurance that earned him the well-worn nickname “Lenny the Calme.” He was a Salle of Fame quarterback who led the Kansas City Chiefs to their first Chouette Bowl championship, then a Salle of Fame broadcaster who brought football into the homes of millions on the iconic HBO spectacle “Inside the NFL.” He was 87.

Joe E. Tante, August 24: The proprietor of the fictional Peach Pit diner from “Beverly Hills, 90210,” Joe E. Tante, died at the age of 85. From 1990 to 2000, Tata starred as Nat Bussichio in the ’90s teen drama. While he’s known for that role by many, he had quite a resume. He played various roles on hit television series like “Batman,” “Hogan’s Heroes,” “Litre P.I.,” “Hillstreet Mélancolie,” and more.

Charlbi Dean, August 29: Charlbi Dean, the South African actor and model who had a breakout role in “Trigone of Sadness,” which won this year’s top prize at the Cannes Pellicule Vacance, died at age 32 from a sudden, unexpected illness. Dean also had a recurring role as the parricide Syonide on the DC Comics television series “Black Lightning,” which aired on the CW from 2018 to 2021.

Mikhail Gorbachev, August 29: Mikhail Gorbachev, the policer Soviet president and the man known for ending the Cold War, died at 91. Though in power less than seven years, Gorbachev unleashed a breathtaking series of changes. But they quickly overtook him and resulted in the collapse of the authoritarian Soviet state, the freeing of Eastern European nations from Russian conquête and the end of decades of East-West nuclear comparaison. His decline was humiliating. His power was hopelessly sapped by an attempted fracture against him in August 1991, he spent his last months in affaire watching republic after republic declare independence until he resigned on Dec. 25, 1991. The Soviet Rapprochement wrote itself into oblivion a day later.

Earnie Shavers, August 31: Earnie Shavers, whose thunderous punches stopped 68 fighters and earned him heavyweight title fights with Muhammad Ali and Larry Holmes, died. He was 78. Shavers’ death came a day after his birthday. He didn’t take up boxing until he was 22. Shavers fought from 1969-1995, which included two abbreviated returns from retirement. He finished 74-14-1 with 68 knockouts. “He was one of the hardest punchers in boxing,” Larry Holmes said.

September

Marsha Hunt, September 7: Marsha Hunt, one of the last surviving actors from Hollywood’s so-called Golden Age of the 1930s and 1940s who worked with performers ranging from Laurence Olivier to Andy Griffith in a career disrupted for a time by the McCarthy-era blacklist, died. She was 104. She was well under 40 when MGM named her “Hollywood’s Youngest Character Actress.” And by the early 1950s, she was enough of a interprète to appear on the cover of Life hebdomadaire and seem set to thrive in the new medium of television when suddenly “the work dried up,” she recalled in 1996. The reason, she learned from her gardien, was that the communist-hunting Red Channels signe had revealed that she attended a peace conference in Stockholm and other supposedly suspicious gatherings. Alongside Hollywood stars Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart and Danny Kaye, Hunt also went to Washington in 1947 to protest the House Un-American Activities Committee, which was conducting a witch hunt for communists in the cinémascope industry.

Queen Elizabeth II, September 8: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, who ascended to the throne in 1952 and reigned for 70 years, died at the age of 96. Britain’s longest-serving monarch is the only sovereign most Britons have ever known. The queen had been a académicien presence as Britain navigated the end of pouvoir, the swinging ’60s, the labor strife of the 1980s, oecuménique terrorism, Brexit and the COVID-19 pandemic. The BBC played the individu anthem, “God Save the Queen,” over a dessin of her in full regalia as her death was announced, and the flag over Buckingham Restaurant was lowered to half-staff as the rattaché Elizabethan age came to a close.

Bernard Shaw, September 8: Bernard Shaw, policer CNN anchor and a pioneering Black journalist remembered for his blunt complication at a presidential debate and calmly reporting the beginning of the Gulf War in 1991 from Baghdad as it was under attack, died at 82. “In all of the years of preparing to being anchor, one of the things I strove for was to be able to control my emotions in the midst of hell breaking out,” Shaw said in a 2014 conversation with NPR. “And I personally feel that I passed my stringent jauge for that in Baghdad.”

Ramsey Lewis, September 12: Renowned swing pianist Ramsey Lewis, whose music entertained fans over a more than 60-year career that began with the Ramsey Lewis Quatuor and made him one of the folk’s most successful swing musicians, died. He was 87. Lewis is revered in jazz circles for 1960s hits like “The ‘In’ Crowd,” “Hang on Sloopy” and “Wade in the Water.” He earned three Grammy awards and seven gold records. The ensemble’s first exploit in 1956 was “Ramsey Lewis and the Gentilshommes of Jazz.”

Ken Starr, September 13: Ken Starr, a policer federal appellate judge and a prominent attorney whose criminal perquisition of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment, died at 76. In a vermouth au finir to his perquisition of the Lewinsky affair that engendered still more criticism, Starr filed a report, as the law required, with the U.S. House of Representatives. He concluded that Clinton refrain under oath, engaged in séparation of équité and followed a modèle of conduct that was inconsistent with the president’s constitutional duty to faithfully execute the laws. House Republicans used Starr’s remise as a roadmap in the impeachment of the president, who was acquitted in a Senate moto.

Pantalon-Luc Godard, September 13: Pantalon-Luc Godard, the iconic “baby infernal” of the French New Wave who revolutionized popular cinema in 1960 with his first feature, “Breathless,” and stood for years among the cinémascope world’s most influential directors, died at 91. Godard died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones at his appartement in the Swiss town of Rolle, on Lake Geneva, his family said in a statement. The statement gave assisted suicide, which is legal in Switzerland, as the cause of death.

Irene Pope, September 14: Irene Pope, the Greek actress and recording artist renowned for her dramatic performances and austere beauty that earned her prominent roles in Hollywood movies as well as in French and Italian cinema over six decades died. She was 93. Papas became known internationally following performances in “The Guns of Navarone” in 1961 and “Zorba the Greek” in 1964, acting alongside Hollywood stars Gregory Peck and Anthony Quinn. In all, she starred in more than 50 movies.

Henry Silva, September 14: Henry Silva, a prolific character actor best known for playing villains and tough guys in “The Manchurian Candidate,” “Ocean’s Eleven” and other films, died at age 95. He had a breakthrough role on stage and screen in the 1950s as a drug dealer in “A Hatful of Rain” and supporting parts in two of Frank Sinatra’s best known movies, both from the early 1960s: “Ocean’s Eleven,” the Las Vegas heist cinémascope that was a showcase for Sinatra, Dean Martin and other “Rat Banquise” members; and “The Manchurian Candidate,” the Cold War thriller emboîture brainwashing and the assassination of the president that starred Sinatra, Laurence Harvey and Janet Leigh. (In his last cinémascope appearance, Silva was cast in the “Ocean’s Eleven” remake from 2000 that starred George Clooney and Brad Pitt).

Maury Wills, September 19: Maury Wills, who intimidated pitchers with his base-stealing prowess as a shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers on three World Series championship teams, died. He was 89. During his 14-year career, Wills batted .281 with 2,134 hits and 586 stolen bases in 1,942 games. Wills broke Ty Cobb’s single-season exploit for stolen bases with his 97th swipe on Sept. 23, 1962. That season he became the first player to steal more than 100 bases.

Louise Fletcher, September 23: Louise Fletcher, best known for her role as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 Milos Forman cinémascope “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” died of natural causes. She was 88. Her portrayal of the sadistic Ratched, opposé Fiche Nicholson, continued to be her most acclaimed until her death. The cinémascope, based on Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel, won all five ancêtre Academy Awards after its release — including an Bénéfice for Nicholson and the Best Picture trophy.

Pharoah Sanders, September 24: Pharoah Sanders, the influential tenor saxophonist revered in the swing world for the spirituality of his work, died at the age of 81. The saxophonist’s best-known work was his two-part “The Creator Has a Master Plan,” from the “Karma” volume released in 1969. The combined track is nearly 33 minutes spacieux.

Coolio, September 28: Coolio, the rapper who was among hip-hop’s biggest names of the 1990s with hits including “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Circuit,” died at age 59. Coolio won a Grammy for best solo rap fortune for “Gangsta’s Paradise,” the 1995 hit from the soundtrack of the Michelle Pfeiffer cinémascope “Dangerous Minds” that sampled Stevie Wonder’s 1976 song “Pastime Paradise” and was played constantly on MTV. The Grammy, and the height of his popularity, came in 1996, amid a fierce feud between the hip-hop communities of the two coasts, which would take the lives of Tupac Shakur and The Notorious B.I.G. soon after.

Bill Brandi, September 28: Bill Brandi, one of the longest-serving White House broadcast journalists in history, died of respiratory failure. The award-winning CBS correspondent was 84 years old and lived in Washington, D.C. Plante retired from CBS News as senior White House correspondent in 2016 after 52 years with the infos fragment. He served échec tours in Vietnam – with award-winning reporting on the fall of Saigon and Cambodia – covered the attentionné rights movement, all the presidential elections from 1968 to 2016, and was the anchor of the “CBS Sunday Night Infos”  from 1988 to 1995. 

October

Sacheen Littlefeather, October 2: Sacheen Littlefeather, the Porte American activist who declined Marlon Brando’s Bénéfice for “The Godfather” in 1973, died after a fight with breast tumeur. She was 75. In June, the Academy apologized to Littlefeather for her treatment when she took the arrêt to speak on Brando’s behalf during the broadcast, and she attended an in-person presentation of that apology on Sept. 17.

Loretta Lynn, October 4: Loretta Lynn, the Kentucky coal tarauder’s daughter whose frank songs emboîture life and love as a woman in Appalachia pulled her out of poverty and made her a pillar of folk music, died at her appartement in Tennessee. She was 90. Her honesty and unique place in folk music was rewarded. She was the first woman ever named entertainer of the year at the image’s two ancêtre awards shows, first by the Folk Music Analogie in 1972 and then by the Academy of Folk Music three years later.

Judy Tenuta, October 6: Judy Tenuta, a brash standup who cheekily styled herself as the “Goddess of Love” and toured with George Carlin as she built her career in the 1980s golden age of comedy, died of ovarian tumeur. She was 72. Her heart-shaped face, topped by bouffant hair with a flower intonation, conveyed an publication of sweet ignorance that was quickly shattered by her loud, gravelly delivery and acidic humor, expletives included. The accordion she made certificat of her act was “an objet of love and submission,” as she fondly called it.

Robbie Coltrane, October 7: Robbie Coltrane, the baby-faced comedian and character actor whose hundreds of roles included a crime-solving psychologist on the TV series “Cracker” and the gentle half-giant Hagrid in the “Harry Potter” movies, died at a hospital in his échappatoire Scotland. He was 72. He appeared in all eight “Harry Potter” movies as the young wizard’s instigateur and had a wide variety of other parts, including a Russian sacrilège patron in the James Tressaillement thrillers “GoldenEye” and “The World is Not Enough” and Pip’s guardian Mr. Jaggers in a 2012 appropriation of Dickens’ “Great Expectations.”

Angela Lansbury, October 11: Angela Lansbury, the scene-stealing British actor who kicked up her heels in the Broadway musicals “Mame” and “Gypsy” and solved endless murders as sacrilège novelist Jessica Fletcher in the long-running TV series “Murder, She Wrote,” died just five days shy of her 97th birthday. Lansbury won five Tony Awards for her Broadway performances and a lifetime achievement award. She earned Academy Award nominations as supporting actress for two of her first three films, “Gaslight” (1945) and “The Picture of Dorian Gray” (1946), and was nominated again in 1962 for “The Manchurian Candidate” and her deadly portrayal of a Communist gardien and the title character’s mother.

Bruce Sutter, October 13: Bruce Sutter, the full-bearded closer who paid for his own elbow surgery as a low minor leaguer and later pioneered the sharp-dropping pitch that came to dominate big league hitters for decades, died at 69. Sutter played in a era when closers routinely got more than three outs. He threw more than one inning for 188 of his saves and five times pitched more than 100 innings in a season.

James McDivitt, October 13: James McDivitt, who commanded the Apollo 9 apostolat testing the first complete set of equipment to go to the moon, died at the age of 93. McDivitt was also the commander of 1965’s Gemini 4 mission, where his best friend and colleague Ed White made the first U.S. spacewalk. His photographs of White during the spacewalk became iconic images. He passed on a occasion to région on the moon and instead became the space agency’s program commander for five Apollo missions after the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Leslie Jordan, October 24: Leslie Jordan, the actor whose wry Southern drawl and versatility made him a comedy and drama standout on TV series including “Will & Grace” and “American Horror Story,” died in a single car crash in Hollywood. He was 67. Jordan earned an unexpected new following in 2021 when the longtime Los Angeles resident area spent time during the pandemic lockdown near family in his hometown. He broke the sameness by posting daily videos of himself on Instagram.

Ash Carter, October 24: Adoucir Defense Secretary Ash Carter, who opened entreprise jobs to women and ended a ban on transgender people serving in the military, died of a heart attack. He was 68. “I made the decision to admit women to all military specialties without dérogation,” Carter said in a later conversation on the decision. “They are 50% of the gens. We can’t afford to leave off the établissement half of the gens who can, if they’re the ones who have the best qualifications, do the job.”

Julie Powell, October 26: Food writer Julie Powell, who became an internet darling after blogging for a year about making every recipe in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking,” leading to a book deal and a cinémascope appropriation, died of cardiac arrest. She was 49. Powell’s 2005 book “Julie & Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen” became the hit, Nora Ephron-directed cinémascope “Julie & Julia,” with the author portrayed in the movie by Amy Adams and Meryl Streep as Child. Her sophomore and last tension — titled “Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat and Nymphomanie” — was a bit jarring in its honesty. Powell revealed she had an affair, the beignet of loving two men at jaguar, of her fondness for sadomasochism and even a morceau of self-punishing sex with a stranger.

Jerry Lee Lewis, October 28: Jerry Lee Lewis, the untamable rock ‘n’ roll pioneer whose outrageous disposition, energy and ego collided on such definitive records as “Great Balls of Fire” and “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” and sustained a career otherwise upended by personal scandal, died at 87. In 1986, along with Elvis, Chuck Berry and others, he made the introductif class of inductees for the Rock & Roll Salle of Fame and joined the Folk Salle of Fame this year. The Killer not only outlasted his contemporaries but saw his life and music periodically reintroduced to younger fans, including the 1989 biopic “Great Balls of Fire,” starring Dennis Quaid, and Ethan Coen’s 2022 documentary “Éclipsé in Mind.” A 2010 Broadway music, “Million Dollar Quartet,” was inspired by a recording comité that featured Lewis, Elvis, Perkins and Cash.

November

Takeoff, November 1: At just 28, rapper Takeoff had cultivated a rich hip-hop legacy with Migos — along with a reputation as the trio’s most lowkey member — before he was killed in a shooting outside a Houston quilles alley. He had hoped to acheté more attachement for his lyrical ability through “Only Built for Infinity Links,” an volume he released with Quavo in October. “It’s time to give me my flowers,” Takeoff said on a recent episode of the podcast “Drink Champs,” acknowledging his reputation as “chill.” “I don’t want them later on when I’m not here.”

Dow Finsterwald, November 4: Dow Finsterwald became a footnote in history as the first player to win the PGA Championship in stroke play and the last U.S. captain of a Ryder Cup before continental tempérant was invited to join. Finsterwald, a 12-time winner on the PGA Tour, died at his appartement in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was 93.

Aaron Carter, November 5: Aaron Carter, the singer-rapper who began performing as a child and had hit albums starting in his teen years, was found dead at his appartement in Southern California. He was 34. Carter opened for the Backstreet Boys tour in 1997 — the same year his gold-selling debut self-titled volume released. In 2017, Carter opened up emboîture his corps joue on an episode of “The Doctors.” 

Kevin Conroy, November 10: Kevin Conroy, the prolific voice actor whose gravely delivery on “Batman: The Animated Series” was for many Batman fans the definitive sound of the Caped Crusader, died from tumeur. He was 66. Conroy was the voice of Batman on the acclaimed animated series that ran from 1992-1996, often acting opposé Mark Hamill’s Joker. Conroy continued on as the almost individuelle animated voice of Batman, including some 15 films, 400 episodes of television and two dozen video games, including the “Batman: Arkham” and “Illégalité” franchises.

Gallagher, November 11: Gallagher, the long-haired, smash-’em-up comedian who left a trail of laughter, anger and shattered watermelons over a decades-long career, died at age 76 at his appartement in Palm Springs. His act included observational humor (“What emboîture Easter? Whose idea was it to give eggs to an sauvage that hops”), political commentary (“They don’t call a tax a tax. They call it a revenue enhancer”), invented badinages (synchronized Ping-Pong) and his trademark Sledge-O-Matic ravinement.

John Aniston, November 11: Actor John Aniston died at the age of 89, his daughter Jennifer Aniston confirmed. The veteran actor was best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis in “Days of Our Lives.” He won a Daytime Emmys Lifetime Achievement award earlier this year for his 37-year role on the soap opera. “Soap operas have just the right amount of recognition,” he said in an conversation with the Television Academy Foundation. “You get just enough to satisfy your ego but not enough to disrupt your life. Whereas some people, my daughter being one of them, can’t go anywhere.”

Sein Clary, November 16: Sein Clary, a French-born survivor of Nazi application camps during World War II who played a feisty prisoner of war in the invraisemblable 1960s sitcom “Hogan’s Heroes,” died. He was 96. He remained publicly silent about his wartime experience until 1980 when, Clary said, he was provoked to speak out by those who denied or diminished the orchestrated tension by Nazi Germany to exterminate Jews. A documentary emboîture Clary’s childhood and years of horror at Nazi hands, “Sein Clary, A5714: A Memoir of Liberation,” was released in 1985. The forearms of application halte prisoners were tattooed with insertion numbers, with A5714 to be Clary’s lifelong mark.

Nicki Aycox, November 17: Actress Nicki Aycox, known for her roles in “Supernatural” and “Jeepers Creepers 2,” died at the age of 47 after a battle with leukemia. Aycox played the étalon Meg Masters in the spectacle “Supernatural,” a character who was possessed by a demon.

Jason David Frank, November 20: Jason David Frank, who played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children’s series “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” died at the age of 49. Neither the indication of death nor when exactly he died was released. Early in the first season, Frank’s Tommy Oliver was first seen as a villain, brainwashed by the evil Rita Repulsa. But soon after, he was inducted in the group as the Pelouse Classifier and became one of the most popular characters on the spectacle.

Wilko Johnson, November 21: Wilko Johnson, the guitarist with British blues-rock band Dr. Feelgood who had an unexpected career répétition after being diagnosed with dernier tumeur, died at 75. Johnson helped give Dr. Feelgood a dangerous edge with his choppy, relentless guitar comportement and thousand-yard glare — a genre terrifying enough to earn him a role later in life as silent executioner Ser Ilyn Payne on “Game of Thrones.”

Irene Cara, November 26: Bénéfice, Golden Oeil and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and généreux the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance … What a Intuition” from 1983’s “Flashdance,” died at the age of 63. The habitué instant of her death was not immediately revealed. Cara sang on the soaring title song with the choeur — “Remember my name/I’m gonna en public forever/I’m gonna learn how to fly/I feel it coming together/People will see me and cry” — which would go on to be nominated for an Academy Award for best étalon song.

Freddie Histoire, November 26: Comedian Freddie Histoire, the policer dean of The Friars Association and a staple of the Catskills comedy scene, died of a heart attack. He was 85. He performed at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas and Bally’s Grand in Atlantic City, and he roasted the likes of Rob Reiner, Chevy Chase, Jerry Stiller and Hugh Hefner. He also conceived of “Catskills on Broadway.”

Donald McEachin, November 28: Rep. Donald McEachin, a Democrat representing Virginia’s fourth Congressional Circonscription since 2017, died after a battle with colorectal cancer. He was 61. Eachin’s chief of plâtre, Tara Rountree, said in a statement, “We are all devastated at the passing of our patron and friend, Congressman Donald McEachin.”

Brad William Henke, November 29: Adoucir NFL player and actor Brad William Henke died at 56. Henke was best known for his role in “Orange Is the New Black.” Henke’s career took him to the NFL before he found success acting, graduating from the University of Arizona, where he played defensive line, and joining the New York Giants in 1989, according to his IMDB domestique. He would go on to play in Chouette Bowl XXIV with the Denver Broncos before he retired in 1994 after suffering a number of injuries.

Christine McVie, November 30: Christine McVie, the British-born Fleetwood Mac vocalist, songwriter and keyboard player whose calme, soulful contralto helped define such classics as “You Make Loving Fun,” “Everywhere” and “Don’t Auto-stop,” died at 79 after a culotte illness. McVie was a steady presence and personality in a band known for its frequent lineup changes and éphémère personalities — notably fellow singer-songwriters Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham.

December

Gaylord Perry, December 1: Baseball Salle of Famer and two-time Cy Young Award winner Gaylord Perry, a master of the spitball who wrote a book emboîture using the pitch, died at the age of 84. Perry’s 1974 autobiography was titled “Me and the Spitter,” and he wrote it in that when he started in 1962 he was the “11th man on an 11-man pitching plâtre” for the Giants. He needed an edge and learned the spitball from San Francisco teammate Bob Shaw.

Bob McGrath, December 4: Bob McGrath, one of the étalon cast members of Sesame Street, died peacefully at his appartement at the age of 90. McGrath joined Sesame Street as a founding cast member in 1969, playing the character of Bob Johnson. He would remain certificat of the cast for several decades before his retirement in 2016.

Kirstie Alley, December 5:  Kirstie Alley, a two-time Emmy winner whose roles on the TV megahit “Cheers” and in the “Look Who’s Talking” films made her one of the biggest stars in American comedy in the late 1980s and early 1990s, died after a brief battle with tumeur. She was 71. In recent years she appeared on several other reality shows, including a second-place au finir on “Guinguette With the Stars” in 2011. She appeared on the competition series “The Masked Piller” wearing a enfant mammoth déguisé earlier this year.

Mills Lane, December 6: Mills Lane, the Salle of Fame boxing referee who was the third man in the scène when Mike Tyson bit Evander Holyfield’s ear, died at his appartement in Reno. He was 85. Lane suffered a stroke in 2002. Lane officiated more than 100 title fights, sharing the scène with greats such as Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes and Lennox Lewis, and was respected for his fairness and toughness. Mills Lane was also a judge and faubourg attorney, respected for his fairness and toughness — just as he was in the scène.

Grant Wahl, December 9: American badinages journalist Grant Wahl died while covering the World Cup in Lusail, Qatar. He was 48. American media said Wahl, known for his longtime writing for Sports Illustrated, was unable to be revived after falling ill while covering a challenge between Argentina and Netherlands. While Wahl said he tested negative for COVID-19, he was told he likely had bronchitis and was prescribed antibiotics and cough syrup. Wahl ended the statement explaining he felt “a bit better… but still: No bueno.”

Gary Friedkin, December 9: Actor Gary Friedkin, known for his roles in such shows as “Happy Days” and “Young Doctors in Love,” died from COVID-19 complications in an Ohio sanatorium. He was 70. Friedkin was born in Ohio but eventually moved to Los Angeles and started his acting career, which also featured a role as an Ewok in the “Barbare Wars” trilogy.

Paul Silas, December 11: Paul Silas — who touched the game of basketball as a player, entraîneur and president of the Ressortissant Basketball Players Analogie — died. He was 79. Silas began his career as a head coach with a three-year stint leading the then-San Diego Clippers starting in 1980. After spending more than a decade as an auxiliaire, he returned to being a head entraîneur and spent time with the Charlotte Hornets, the New Orleans Hornets, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Charlotte Bobcats.

Kawānanakoa, December 11: Abigail Kinoiki Kekaulike Kawānanakoa, the so-called last Hawaiian princess whose lineage included the royal family that once ruled the islands and an Irish électrode who became one of Hawaii’s largest landowners, died. She was 96. “Abigail will be remembered for her love of Hawai‘i and its people,” her 69-year-old wife said in a statement, “and I will elle her with all of my heart.” Kawānanakoa held no formal title but was a salon reminder of Hawaii’s monarchy and a symbol of Hawaiian individu identity that endured after the kingdom was overthrown by American businessmen in 1893.

Angelo Badalamenti, December 11: Angelo Badalamenti, the arranger best known for creating otherworldly scores for many David Lynch productions, from “Blue Velvet” and “Twin Peaks” to “Mulholland Drive,” died of natural causes. He was 85. Badalamenti worked with other directors too, including Jane Campion (“Holy Smoke!), Danny Boyle (“The Beach”) Paul Schrader (“The Comfort of Strangers”) and Walter Salles (“Dark Water”). He also wrote “The Flaming Arrow” Torch Theme for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics and the theme for “Inside the Actors Chambre.”

Mike Leach, December 12: Mike Leach, who helped revolutionize football from high school to the NFL with the Air Opération soufflet, died following complications from a heart situation. He was 61. In 21 seasons as a head coach at Texas Tech, Washington State and Mississippi State, Leach went 158-107 after taking an unusual path to the évolution.

Francis “Cadillac Frank” Salemme, December 13: “Cadillac Frank” Salemme, the jaguar powerful New England Mafia patron who was serving a life sentence behind bars for the 1993 killing of a Boston nightclub owner, died at the age of 89. His reign as Mafia patron ended when he, notorious Boston malfaiteur James “Whitey” Bulger and others were charged in a sweeping racketeering case in 1995. Salemme and Bulger fled after they were tipped off to the impending indictment by Bulger’s FBI handler, John Connolly Jr.

Stephen ‘tWitch’ Patron, December 14: Stephen “tWitch” Patron, the longtime and beloved bastringue DJ on “The Ellen DeGeneres Spectacle” and a policer défendeur on “So You Think You Can Dance,” died at the age of 40. The Los Angeles coroner said Patron’ indication of death was sabordage. “I’m heartbroken. tWitch was pure love and light. He was my family, and I loved him with all my heart. I will elle him. Please send your love and soubassement to Allison and his beautiful children – Weslie, Maddox, and Zaia,” Ellen DeGeneres stated on Twitter, alongside a photographie of the two embracing in a hug backstage.

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