Gone But Not Forgotten in 2020

We’ve said goodbye to many famous faces, voices & names from radio, movies, television, sports, history, arts and literature so far in 2020. These celebrities and others said their final farewell to us recently.

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Celebrity deaths in 2020 that you may have missed: 

Herb Adderley (nee Herbert Allen Adderley)

American Pro Football Hall of Fame football player, NFL cornerback (Green Bay Packers – 2 X Superbowl champ;  Dallas Cowboys – 1 Superbowl champ), 5-time Pro Bowl & 5-time NFL champion (born June 8, 1939 – died Oct. 30, 2020; age 81).

baby peggy died 2020, baby peggy february 2020 death, american writer, child actress, vaudeville, silent film stars, silent movies, fools paradise, helens babies, souls at sea, ah wilderness, prisoners of the storm, brownies little venus, fools first,Baby Peggy (nee Peggy-Jean Montgomery; aka Diana Serra Cary)

American child actress of stage & film (Fool’s Paradise; Helen’s Babies; Ah! Wilderness; Prisoners of the Storm; Brownie’s Little Venus; Fools First; Hollywood; Souls At Sea; Captain January; The Family Secret) & writer (born Oct. 29, 1918 – died Feb. 24, 2020; age 101). (Baby Peggy 1923 Photo: Hweits of L.A.)

orson bean died 2020, orson bean february 2020 death, american actor, classic movies, anatomy of a murder, tv shows, to tell the truth, dr quinn medicine woman loren bray, desperate housewives roy bender, Orson Bean (nee Dallas Frederick Burrows)

American actor of movies (Anatomy of a Murder), TV (Loren Bray on Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman; Desperate Housewives; The Match Game; The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson) (born July 22, 1928 – died Feb. 7, 2020; age 91).  Orson Bean was hit and killed by a car. (Orson Bean 1963 To Tell the Truth)

peter beard died 2020, peter beard 2020 deaths, american photographer, african wildlife photographs, photography books, author, the end of the game, zaras tales, celebrity portraitsPeter Beard

American photographer of African wildlife (The End of the Game; Zara’s Tales) and celebrity portraits (Truman Capote; Salvador Dali; Andy Warhol; Andrew Wyeth) (born Jan. 22, 1938 – died Mar-Apr, 2020; age 82). Peter Beard had dementia before his body was found. (Peter Beard 2014 Photo: Peter Beard)

lee phillip bell birthday, born june 10th, american tv talk show hostess, the lee phillip show, the chicagoans, daytime emmy awards, soap opera creator, the young and the restless, the bold and the beautifulLee Phillip Bell (nee Loreley June Phillip)

Daytime Emmy Award-winning American TV host (The Lee Phillip Show), soap opera creator & executive producer (The Young and the Restless; The Bold and the Beautiful) (born June 10, 1928 – died Feb. 26, 2020; age 91). Cause of death for Lee Phillip Bell is unknown. (Lee Phillip Bell 1970 Photo: WBBM-TV)

warren berlinger died 2020, warren berlinger december 2020 death, american actor, 1950s tv shows, soap operas, the secret storm, classic movies, blue denim, billie, spinout, because theyre young,  operation petticoat, the red badge of courageWarren Berlinger

American actor of stage, TV (Jerry Ames on The Secret Storm; The Joey Bishop Show; Operation Petticoat) & movies (The Shaggy D.A.; Because They’re Young; Spinout) (born Aug. 31, 1937 – died Dec. 2, 2020; age 83). Warren Berlinger’s cause of death is unknown. (Warren Berlinger 1960 Johnny Staccato)

honor blackman died 2020, honor blackman april 2020 death, british actress, movies, a twist of sand, goldfinger, pussy galore, a night to remember, tv shows, the avengers catherine gale, the upper hand laura westHonor Blackman

English actress of TV (Catherine Gale on The Avengers; The Upper Hand; Doctor Who; Coronation Street) and movies (Goldfinger; A Night to Remember; Jason and the Argonauts) (born Aug. 22, 1925 – died Apr. 5, 2020; age 94). Honor Blackman died of natural causes. (Honor Blackman 1968 A Twist of Sand)

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Ben Bova (nee Benjamin William Bova)

Hugo-winning American editor (Analog; Omni), National Space Society & Sci Fi Writers of America President, & sci-fi author (Gremlins, Go Home!; The Star Conquerors; Return to Mars) (born Nov. 8, 1932 – died Nov. 29, 2020; age 88). Ben Bova died of COVID-19 complications. (Ben Bova 1974 Dd-b Photo Blend)

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Wilford Brimley

American actor of movies (The Electric Horseman; The China Syndrome; Brubaker; The Natural; Cocoon; The Firm; In & Out) and TV (Our House; The Waltons) (born Sept. 27, 1934 – died Aug. 1, 2020; age 85). Cause of death for Wilford Brimley is unknown. (Wilford Brimley 2012 Photo: Mark Majcher)

lou brock died 2020, lou brock september 2020 death, african american baseball player, mlb outfielder, chicago cubs left field, 1960s world champions, mlb all star, national league stolen bases, roberto clemente award 1975Lou Brock (nee Louis Clark Brock)

National Baseball Hall of Fame American St. Louis Cardinals left-fielder (1964 & 1967 World Series Champs), 8-time NL stolen base leader, 6-time MLB ALL-Star (born June 18, 1939 – died Sept. 6, 2020; age 81). Cause of death for Lou Brock is unknown. (Lou Brock 2008 Photo: Johnmaxmena2)

jack burns died 2019, jack burns january 2019 death, american comedian, actor, tv shows, the burns and schreiber comedy hour, the andy griffith show, love american style, screenwriter, the glen campbell goodtime hourJack Burns (nee John Francis Burns)

American TV writer (Dolly; The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour), producer, and actor (The Burns and Schreiber Comedy Hour; The Andy Griffith Show; Love, American Style) (born Nov. 15, 1933 – died Jan. 27, 2020; age 86). Jack Burns died of respiratory failure. (Jack Burns 1972 Getting Together Photo: ABC)

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American singer-actor of TV (Kookie on 77 Sunset Strip; Murder, She Wrote; Fantasy Island) and movies (Darby’s Rangers; Marjorie Morningstar; Life Begins at 17, Up Periscope, Grease; Troop Beverly Hills) (born July 30, 1933 – died Jan. 8, 2020; age 87). Edd Byrnes died of natural causes. (Edd Byrnes 1973 CBS TV).

John Callahan

American actor of movies & TV (Edmund Grey on All My ChildrenLeo Russell on General Hospital; Eric Stavros on Falcon Crest; Craig Hunt on Santa Barbara; Dr. Baker on Days of Our Lives; Det. Mackenzie Johnson on The Bay; Watch Over Me; Emerald Point N.A.S.; Desperate Housewives) (born Dec. 23, 1953 – died Mar. 28, 2020; age 66). John Callahan died of a stroke.

pierre cardin died 2020, pierre cardin december 2020 death, italian french designer, haute couture fashion, ready to wear, geometric designs, pom pom hemline, bubble dress, maxims restaurants owner, bubble house ownerPierre Cardin (nee Pietro Costante Cardin)

Italian-French fashion & home decor designer (Elsa Schiaparelli, Christian Dior, Pierre Cardin), known for his preference for geometric patterns, mod-chic, and unisex designs, and restaurateur (Maxim’s) (born July 2, 1922 – died Dec. 29, 2020; age 98). (Pierre Cardin 2010 Photo: Terentiyeva)

Brent Carver

Tony Award-winning Canadian actor of Broadway (Kiss of the Spider Woman), TV (Leo and Me; Street Legal; Inside Canada), and movies (Ararat; Millenium; The Event; Romeo and Juliet; Deeply; Cross Country; The Wars; Shadow Dancing) (born Nov. 17, 1951 – died Aug. 4, 2020; age 68). Brent Carver’s cause of death is unknown. 

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American choreographer, dancer-actress of TV (The Marge and Gower Champion Show) & films (Show Boat; Lovely to Look At; Three for the Show; Mr. Music; Jupiter’s Darling) (born Sept. 2, 1919 – died Oct. 21, 2020; age 101). Cause of death for Marge Champion is unknown. (Marge Champion 1952)

mary higgins clark died 2020, mary higgins clark january 2020 death, american suspense novelist, mystery author, where are the children, a stranger is watching, the cradle will fall, a cry in the night, while my pretty one sleeps, remember me, pretend you dont see her, daddys little girl,Mary Higgins Clark is 92 (nee Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins)

American novelist (A Stranger is Watching; Pretend You Don’t See Her; Where are the Children?; The Cradle Will Fall; A Cry in the Night; While My Pretty One Sleeps) (born Dec. 24, 1927 – died Jan. 31, 2020; age 92). Cause of death for Mary Higgins Clark is unknown. (Mary Higgins Clark 2012 Photo: Alvintrusty)

forrest compton died 2020, forrest compton april 2020 death, american actor, classic tv, dan august, gomer pyle usmc, soap operas, the edge of night, bright promise, loving, another world, one life to live, as the world turns, the brighter dayForrest Compton

American TV actor (Gomer Pyle: USMC; The Edge of Night; Bright Promise; The Brighter Day; The F.B.I.; Hogan’s Heroes; Another World; Loving; One Life to Live; As the World Turns) (born Sept. 15, 1925 – died Apr. 4, 2020; age 94). Forrest Compton died of COVID-19. (Forrest Compton 1970 Dan August)

Sean Connerysean connery died 2020, sean connery october 2020 death, scottish actor, movie star, james bond, dr no, from russia with love, goldfinger, thunderball, robin and marian, the great train robbery, the name of the rose, the untouchables, the presidio, the hunt for red october, the rock, entrapment (nee Thomas Sean Connery)

Scottish film actor (Dr. No; Marnie; Goldfinger; The Great Train Robbery; The Russia House; The Untouchables; The Rock; The Hunt for Red October; Finding Forrester) (born Aug. 25, 1930 – died Oct. 21, 2020; age 90). Sean Connery died after a long illness. (Sean Connery 1960s Photo: kate gabrielle)

robert conrad died 2020, robert conrad february 2020 death, american actor, classic tv shows, hawaaian eye, 77 sunsset strip, black sheep squadron, the wild wild west, Robert Conrad (nee Conrad Robert Falk)

American actor of TV (Tom Lopaka on Hawaiian Eye & 77 Sunset Strip; James T. West on The Wild Wild West; Black Sheep Squadron) & movies (Palm Springs Weekend; Young Dillinger) (born Mar. 1, 1935 – died Feb. 8, 2020; age 84). Robert Conrad died of heart failure. (Robert Conrad 1976 Photo: NBC TV)

kevin conway died 2020, kevin conway february 2020 death, american actor, tv shows, the outer limits control voice, soap operas, one life to live earl brock, movies, one good cop, flashpoint, Kevin Conway

American actor of stage, TV (One Life to Live; The Outer Limits; Oz; The Black Donnellys), and movies (One Good Cop; Flashpoint; Homeboy; F.I.S.T.; Paradise Alley; Rambling Rose) (born May 29, 1942 – died Feb. 5, 2020; age 77). Kevin Conway died of a heart attack. (Kevin Conway Photo: By Permission)

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International Tennis Hall of Fame Australian World #1 tennis player, 8X Grand Slam singles / doubles winner (Australian, US, & French Open; Wimbledon) (born Sept. 15, 1936 – died May 22, 2020; age 83). Ashley Cooper’s cause of death is unknown. (Ashley Cooper 1962 Photo: Harry Pot)

ben cooper died 2020, ben cooper february 2020 death, american actor, classic tv shows, bonanza, the fall guy, the misadventures of sheriff lobo, movies,  thunderbirds, johnny guitar, the rose tattoo, duel at apache wells, outlaws son, western movies,Ben Cooper

American actor of movies (Arizona Raiders; Thunderbirds; Johnny Guitar; The Rose Tattoo) and TV (The Fall Guy; The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo; Perry Mason; Combat!; Gunsmoke) (born Sept. 30, 1933 – died Feb. 24, 2020; age 86). Ben Cooper had dementia before he died. (Ben Cooper 1960 Bonanza)

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English actor of stage, TV (The Far Pavilions; Dark Shadows), and movies (Chariots of Fire; First Knight; A Bridge Too Far; Young Blades; Star Trek; The Venice Project) (born Dec. 16, 1947 – died Aug. 18, 2020; age 72). Ben Cross died of cancer. (Ben Cross 2017 Photo: Peter Vulchev / Courtesy Ben Cross)

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Clive Cussler

American underwater explorer, NUMA founder, & adventure author of Dirk Pitt & Kurt Austin novels (Raise the Titanic!; Valhalla Rising; Arctic Drift; Zero Hour) (born July 15, 1931 – died Feb. 24, 2020; age 88). Cause of death for Clive Cussler is unknown. (Clive Cussler 2011 Photo: Staff Sgt. Luke Graziani)

charlie daniels died 2020, charlie daniels july 2020 death, american songwriter, country music, hall of fame, singer, the devil went down to georgia, uneasy rider, the souths gonna do it, grammy awards, Charlie Daniels (nee Charles Edward Daniels)

Grammy Award-winning Musicians & Country Music Hall of Fame singer-songwriter (The Devil Went Down to Georgia; Uneasy Rider) (born Oct. 28, 1936 – died July 6, 2020; age 83). Charlie Daniels died of a hemorrhagic stroke. (Charlie Daniels 2017 Photo: Steve Kwak / Maryland GovPics

mac davis died 2020, mac davis september 2020 death, american songwriter, in the ghetto, memories, a little less conversation, country music singer, hit song, baby dont get hooked on me, stop and smell the roses, its hard to be humble, actor, movies, north dallas forty, tv host, the mac davis showMac Davis is 78 (nee Morris Mac Davis)

American actor (The Mac Davis Show) & country singer-songwriter (Baby, Don’t Get Hooked on Me; A Little Less Conversation; It’s Hard to be Humble; In the Ghetto) (born Jan. 21, 1942 – died Sept. 29, 2020; age 78). Mac Davis died of open heart surgery complications. (Mac Davis 1986 Photo: U.S. DoD)

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Olivia de Havilland

Emmy & Academy Award-winning English-American actress (The Snake Pit; The Heiress; Gone With the Wind; My Cousin Rachel; The Adventures of Robin Hood) (born July 1, 1916 – died July 25, 2020; age 104). Olivia de Havilland died of natural causes. (Olivia de Havilland 1948 Photo: Screenland)

brian dennehy died 2020, brian dennehy april 2020 deaths, american actor, television series, dynasty, jack reed films, movies, looking for mr goodbar, semi tough, foul play, first blood, cocoon, silveradoBrian Dennehy

Tony Award-winning American actor of TV (Jack Reed films; Dynasty) and films (Looking for Mr. Goodbar; Semi-Tough; Foul Play; 10; First Blood; Cocoon; Silverado; F/X;) (born July 9, 1938 – died Apr. 15, 2020; age 81). Brian Dennehy died of cardiac arrest. (Brian Dennehy 2009 Photo: Justin Hoch)

tommy devito birthday, tommy devito died 2020, tommy devito september 2020 death, american singer, the 4 seasons, vocal group, rock and roll hall of fame, hit songs, big girls dont cry, sherry, walk like a man, Tommy DeVito

American singer, lead guitarist of Rock & Roll Hall of Fame vocal group Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (Big Girl’s Don’t Cry; Sherry; Walk Like a Man; Rag Doll) (born June 19, 1928 – died Sept. 21, 2020; age 92). Tommy DeVito died of COVID-19 complications. (Tommy DeVito 1966 Photo: Philips Records)

kevin dobson died 2020, kevin dobson september 2020 death, american actor, classic tv shows, kojak bobby crocker, knots landing mac mackenzie, detective jack shannon, fx the series, one life to live, days of our lives, movies, midway, all night long, Kevin Dobson

American actor of movies (Midway; All Night Long) & TV (Knots Landing; Det. Bobby Krocker on Kojak; Days of Our Lives; One Life to Live) (born Mar. 18, 1943 – died Sept. 6, 2020; age 77). Kevin Dobson had an autoimmune deficiency before he died. (Kevin Dobson 1981 Shannon Photo: CBS TV)

kirk douglas died 2020, kirk douglas february 2020 death, american actor, classic movies, spartacus, lust for life, the big trees, the strange love of martha ivers, my dear secretary, a letter to three wives, champion, Kirk Douglas (nee Issur Danielovitch)

American author, filmmaker and actor (Spartacus; Lust for Life; The Strange Love of Martha Ivers; A Letter to Three Wives; The Bad and the Beautiful; Tough Guys; My dear Secretary) (born Dec. 9, 1916 – died Feb. 5, 2020; age 103). Cause of death for Kirk Douglas is unknown. (Kirk Douglas 1952 The Big Trees)

Shirley Douglas

Canadian actress of stage, television (May Bailey on Wind at My Back; Street Legal, Robson Arms) & movies (Lolita; The Wars; Dead Ringers), American Civil Rights activist, daughter of Tommy Douglas, ex-wife of Donald Sutherland, & mother of Kiefer Sutherland (born Apr. 2, 1934 – died Apr. 5, 2020; age 86). Shirley Douglas died of pneumonia complications. 

james drury died 2020, james drury april 2020 death, american actor, classic tv shows, westerns, the virginian, firehouse, movies, the tender trap, love me tender, bernerdine, pollyannaJames Drury (nee James Child Drury Jr.)

American actor of TV (The Virginian; Firehouse; Gunsmoke; Zane Grey Theater) and films (The Tender Trap; Love Me Tender; Bernardine; Pollyanna; The Young Warriors) (born Apr. 18, 1934 – died Apr. 6, 2020; age 85). James Drury died of natural causes. (James Drury 1962-1971 The Virginian Photo: NBC

janet dubois died 2020, janet dubois february 2020 death, african american composer, the jeffersons theme song, singer, songwriter, black actresses, emmy awards, the jeffersons willona woods, love of life, movies, a man called adam, diary of a mad housewifeJa’net Dubois is 74 (nee Jeannette Dubois)

Emmy Award-winning American singer-songwriter (The Jeffersons theme) &  actress of movies and TV (Willona Woods on Good Times; Love of Life; The Wayans Bros.) (born Aug. 5, 1945 – died Feb. 17, 2020; age 74). Ja’net Dubois died of natural causes. ( Ja’net Dubois 1977 Good Times Photo: CBS TV)

marj dusay died 2019, marj dusay january 2019 death, american actress, soap operas, tv series, capitol, santa barbara pamela capwell, days of our lives vivian, all my children vanessa, guiding light alexandra spaulding, Marj Dusay (nee Marjorie Ellen Pivonka Mahoney)

Emmy Award-winning American actress of TV (Days of Our Lives; The Facts of Life; Santa Barbara; All My Children; Guiding Light; Capitol) and movies (Clambake; MacArthur) (born Feb. 20, 1936 – died Jan. 28, 2020; age 83). Cause of death for Marj Dusay is unknown. (Marj Dusay 1969 Daniel Boone)

john ericson died 2020, john ericson may 2020 death, german american actor, classic tv, zane grey theater, westerns, honey west, movies, teresa, rhapsody, the student prince, bad day at black rock, pretty boy floydJohn Ericson (nee Joachim Alexander Ottokar Meibes)

German-American actor of TV (Honey West; General Hospital) & films (Pretty Boy Floyd; Teresa; The Student Prince; Rhapsody; Bedknobs and Broomsticks; Bad Day at Black Rock) (born Sept. 23, 1926 – died May 3, 2020; age 93). John Ericson died of pneumonia. (John Ericson 1958 Zane Grey Theater)

tony fernandez died 2020, tony fernandez february 2020 death, dominican republic professional baseball player, major league baseball shortstop, mlb shortstop, toronto blues jays, 1993 world series championship, gold glove winner, mlb all star, san diego padres, new york mets, cincinnati reds, new york yankees, cleveland indians, milawaukee brewersTony Fernández (nee Octavio Antonio Fernández Castro)

Dominican MLB shortstop (Toronto Blue Jays – 1993 World Series Champs), 5x All-Star & 4x Gold Glove winner (born June 30, 1962 – died Feb. 16, 2020; age 57). Tony Fernández died of complications from pneumonia, a stroke, and a coma. (Tony Fernández 1986 Photo: Jack Orton / Sentinel)

conchata ferrell died 2020, conchata ferrell october 2020 death, american character actress, movies, heartland, network, mystic pizza, mr deeds, tv shows, two and a half men berta, hearts afire, la law, teen angelConchata Ferrell (“Chatty“)

American actress of TV (Berta on Two and a Half Men; Hearts Afire; L. A. Law; E/R; The Ranch) and films (Network; Heartland; Edward Scissorhands; Mystic Pizza) (born Mar. 28, 1943 – died Oct. 12, 2020; age 77). Conchata Ferrell had a cardiac arrest. (Conchata Ferrell 2016 Photo: thepaparazzigamer)

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American film actress (Spellbound; Gunfight at the O.K. Corral; The Redhead and the Cowboy; A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court; Cry Danger; Out of the Past) (born Aug. 10, 1923 – died Oct. 14, 2020; age 97). Cause of death for Rhonda Fleming is unknown. (Rhonda Fleming 1959 Ad: Photoplay

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Baseball Hall of Fame American MLB All-Star (10 times) New York Yankees pitcher (1950-1967) with 6 World Series victories, 1961 World Series MVP & Cy Young winner (born Oct. 21, 1928 – died Oct. 8, 2020; age 91). Whitey Ford had dementia before he died. (Whitey Ford 1953 Photo: Bowman Gumo)

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American movie screenwriter (The Long, Hot Summer; Norma Rae; Hud; Hombre; Murphy’s Romance; Stanley & Iris; The Cowboys; The Carey Treatment) (born Mar. 2, 1923 – died Jan. 28, 2020; age 96). Cause of death for Harried Frank is unknown. (Harriet Frank Amazing Stories 1953: Ziff-Davis Publishing)

allen garfield died 2020, allen garfield april 2020 death, american actor, tv shows, movies, the marcus nelson murders, chicago hope, teachers, the brinks job, gable and lombard, the front page, the candidateAllen Garfield is 80 (nee Allen Goorwitz)

American actor of TV (Chicago Hope) and movies (Teachers; The Brink’s Job; Gable and Lombard; The Front Page; The Candidate; The Majestic; The Black Stallion Returns) (born Nov. 22, 1939 – died Apr. 7, 2020; age 80). Allan Garfield died of COVID-19. (Allen Garfield 1973 The Marcus-Nelson Murders)

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Miss America, TV sports & news reporter (The NFL Today; CBS Morning), TV host (The New Candid Camera; People) (born June 25, 1949 – died May 14, 2020; age 70). Phyllis George died of Polycythemia vera complications. (Phyllis George 2019 Photo: John Mathew Smith &

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Baseball Hall of Fame American MLB pitcher (St. Louis Cardinals), 1968 NL MVP, 2X Cy Young & World Series Champ, MLB Gold Glove & All-Star (born Nov. 9, 1925 – died Oct. 2, 2020; age 84). Bob Gibson died of pancreatic cancer. (Bob Gibson 2010 Photo: Monowi)

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American lawyer, Rutgers & Columbia law schools professor, pioneering women’s rights advocate, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice (born Mar.15, 1933 – died Sept. 18, 2020; age 87). Ruth Bader Ginsberg died of pancreatic cancer complications. (Ruth Bader Ginsberg 2016: Supreme Court)

Mary Pat Gleason (nee Mary Patrick Gleason)

Daytime Emmy Award-winning American screenwriter and character actress of TV (Jane Hogan on Guiding Light; Mom; Desperate Housewives; Highway to Heaven; Night Court; WTF 101; Will & Grace; 1600 Penn) & movies (No Easy Way; The Crucible; 13 Going on 30; A  Cinderella Story;Big Stone Gap) (born Feb. 23, 1950 – died June 2, 2020; age 70). Mary Pat Gleason died of cancer.

terry goodkind died 2020, terry goodkind september 2020 death, american author, fantasy novelist, the sword of truth series, wizards first rule, blood of the fold, the pillars of creation, suspense writer, the law of ninesTerry Goodkind

American fantasy author (The Sword of Truth: Wizard’s First Rule; Blood of the Fold; Chainfire; The Omen Machine) and suspense novelist (The Law of Nines) (born Jan. 11, 1948 – died Sept. 17, 2020; age 72). Cause of death for Terry Goodkind is unknown. (Terry Goodkind 2003 Photo: Mystar1959)

eter green died 2020, peter green july 2020 death, british blues guitarist, rock and roll hall of fame, fleetwood mac, singer, songwriter, black magic woman, albatross, shake your moneymaker, need your love so bad, oh wellPeter Green (nee Peter Allen Greenbaum)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame British blues guitarist and singer-songwriter of Fleetwood Mac (Black Magic Woman; Albatross; Shake Your Moneymaker; Man of the World) (born Oct. 29, 1946 – died July 25, 2020; age 73). Cause of death for Peter Green is unknown. (Peter Green 1970 Photo: Nick Contador)

buck henry died 2019, buck henry january 2020 death, american producer, director, movies, heaven can wait, the graduate, catch 22, the owl and the pussycat, screenwriter, tv series, get smart creator, whats up doc, Buck Henry (nee Henry Zuckerman)

American director, host, actor & screenwriter of TV (Get SmartSaturday Night Live; Falcon Crest), movies (Heaven Can Wait; The Graduate; The Owl and the Pussycat; What’s Up, Doc?) (born Dec. 9, 1930 – died Jan. 8, 2020; age 89). Buck Henry died of a heart attack. (Buck Henry 1978 Photo: Alan Light)

richard herd died 2020, richard herd may 2020 death, american character actor, classic tv shows, tj hooker, sitcoms, seinfeld, seaquest 2032, dallas, movies, wolf lake, the china syndrome, corporate affairs, all the presidents men,Richard Herd (nee Richard Thomas Herd Jr.)

American actor of TV (T. J. Hooker; Seinfeld; SeaQuest 2032; Simon & Simon; Dallas; Knots Landing) and movies (Wolf Lake; The China Syndrome; Corporate Affairs; Anna Nicole) (born Sept. 26, 1932 – died May 26, 2020; age 87). Richard Herd died of cancer. (Richard Herd 2005 Photo: Uga30005)

Ian Holm (aka Sir Ian Holm Cuthbert)

Tony Award-winning English actor of TV & films (Chariots of Fire; Time Bandits; Alien; The Fifth Element; The Hobbit movies; The Lord of the Rings; The Day After Tomorrow; Young Winston) (born Sept. 12, 1931 – died June 19, 2020; age 88). Ian Holm had Parkinson’s disease before he died. 

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German-American entertainer, white lions and tigers magician with partner Siegfried Fischbacher (Siegfried & Roy at the Mirage Resort and Casino 1990-2003) (born Oct. 3, 1944 – died May 8, 2020; age 75). Roy Horn died of complications from COVID-19. (Roy Horn c. 2003 Photo: Carol M Highsmith)

robert hossein died 2020, robert hossein december 2020 death, jewish iranian french director, screenwriter, movie actor, classic films, madame, love on a pillow, enough rope, marco the magnificent, of flesh and blood, the secret agents, the heist, the burglars, angelique movies,Robert Hossein

French writer, director & actor (Madame; Love on a Pillow; Enough Rope; Marco the Magnificent; Of Flesh and Blood; The Secret Agents; The Heist; The Burglars; Angélique films) (born Dec. 30, 1927 – died Dec. 31, 2020; age 93). Robert Hossein died of COVID-19. (Robert Hossein 1992 Photo: Georges Biard)

dale hawerchuk, april 4th birthday, died 2020, august 2020 death, hockey hall of fame, canadian hockey player, nhl centre, winnipeg gets, buffalo sabres, st louis blues, philadelphia flyers, 1982 calder memorial rookie of the yearDale Hawerchuk

Hockey Hall of Fame Canadian NHL centre (Winnipeg Jets; Buffalo Sabres; St. Louis Blues; Philadelphia Flyers), 1982 Calder Memorial Trophy, QMJHL 1979 Rookie of the Year (born Apr. 4, 1963 – died Aug. 18, 2020; age 57). Dale Hawerchuk died of stomach cancer. (Dale Hawerchuk 2008 Photo: Horge)

John Karlen (nee John Adam Karlewicz)

American actor of TV (Willie Loomis on Dark Shadows; Harvey Lacey on Cagney & Lacey; Love is a Many Splendored Thing; The Doctors; Another World; Barnaby Jones; Quincy M.E.; The Streets of San Francisco; Murder, She Wrote) & movies (Daughters of Darkness; Impulse) (born May 28, 1933 – died Jan. 22, 2020; age 86). John Karlen died of heart failure.

paula kelly died 2020, paula kelly february 2020 death, african american actress, classic movies, sweet charity, the andromeda strain, tv shows, santa barbara ginger jones, night court, the streets of san franciscoPaula Kelly

American actress of stage, TV (Ginger Jones on Santa Barbara; Night Court; The Streets of San Francisco), & movies (Sweet Charity; The Andromeda Strain; Top of the Heap; Soylent Green) (born Oct. 21, 1943 – died Feb. 9, 2020; age 76). Cause of death for Paula Kelly is unknown. (Paula Kelly 1977 Photo)

irrfan khan died 2020, irrfan khan april 2020 death, indian film star, actor, movies, slumdog millionaire, inferno, a mighty heart, the amazing spider man, jurassic world, new york i love you, the darjeeling limitedIrrfan Khan (nee Sahabzade Irfan Ali Khan)

Indian movie actor (Slumdog Millionaire; Inferno; A Mighty Heart; The Amazing Spider-Man; Jurassic World; New York, I Love You; The Darjeeling Limited; The Namesake; Life of Pi) (born Jan. 7, 1967 – died Apr. 29, 2020; age 53). Irrfan Khan died of a colon infection. (Irrfan Khan 2014 Photo: Bollywood Hungama)

shirley knight died 2020, shirley knight april 2020 death, american actress, emmy awards, tony awards winner, classic tv shows, johnny staccato, hawaiian eye, movies, sweet bird of yout, petulia, the dark at the top the stairsShirley Knight (aka Shirley Knight Hopkins)

American Tony & Emmy-winning actress of TV (Hawaiian Eye; Desperate Housewives; Surfside 6) & films (Sweet Bird of Youth; As Good As It Gets; The Dark at the Top of the Stairs) (born July 5, 1936 – died Apr. 22, 2020; age 83). Shirley Knight died of natural causes. (Shirley Knight 1959 Johnny Staccato)

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John Le Carré (nee David John Moore Cornwell)

British MI5/MI6 intelligence officer & spy thriller novelist (Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy; The Spy Who Came in from the Cold; Little Drummer Girl; The Russia House; The Night Manager) (born Oct. 19, 1931 – died Dec. 12, 2020; age 89). John Le Carré died of pneumonia. (John Le Carré 2017: German Embassy London)

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American actor of TV (Eb Dawson on Green Acres, Petticoat Junction, & The Beverly Hillbillies) and films (Benji; The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend) (born Sept. 23, 1938 – died Apr. 20, 2020; age 81). Tom Lester died of Parkinson’s Disease complications. (Tom Lester 1976 Charo and the Sergeant Photo: ABC)

james lipton birthday, james lipton 2007, american tv show host, 1990s television series, 2000s tv shows, inside the actors studio host, actor, 1950s television shows, guiding light dr dick grant, 2000s tv series, arrested development warden stefan gentles, screenwriter television shows, soap opera screenwriter, the edge of night, another world, the doctors, return to peyton place, capitol, the best of everything, actor, 1950s movies, the big break, 2000s films, bewitched, married nina foch 1954, divorced nina foch 959, father of lawrence lipton, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, september 19th birthdays, born september 19 1926James Lipton

American TV producer, screenwriter, actor & host (Inside the Actors Studio; Guiding Light; The Edge of Night; Another World; Return to Peyton Place; Capitol) (born Sept. 19, 1926 – died Mar. 2, 2020; age 93).  James Lipton died of bladder cancer.  (James Lipton 2007 Photo: David Shankbone)

tommy lister died 2020, thomas lister december 2020 death, african american charactor actor, movies, friday, wired to kill, no holds barred, posse, universal soldier, the fifth element, little nicky, tv shows, 1st and ten the championship, matlock, wwf wrestler, professional wrestler, z gangstaTommy Lister Jr. (nee Thomas Lister Jr.; “Tiny“; “Z-Gangsta“)

American WWF pro wrestler (Zeus), actor of TV & films (Friday; Wired to Kill; Posse; Universal Soldier; The Fifth Element; Little Nicky; The Dark Knight) (born June 24, 1958 – died Dec. 10, 2020; age 62). Thomas Lister had COVID-19 before he died. (Tommy Lister 2012 Photo: Airman Aaron Stout / US Air Force)

jean little died 2020, jean little april 2020 death, canadian writer, childrens book author, orphan at my door, mine for keeps, from anna, if i die before i wake, one to grow onJean Little

Legally blind Taiwanese-Canadian children’s author of stories about children with disabilities (Orphan at My Door; Mine for Keeps; From Anna; If I Die Before I Wake; One to Grow On) (born Jan. 2, 1932 – died Apr. 6, 2020; age 88). Cause of death for Jean Little is unknown. (Jean Little 2016 Photo: Kaparica)

michael lonsdale died 2020, michael lonsdale september 2020 death, french actor, movies, is paris burning, behold a pale horse, the day of the jackal, moonraker, chariots of fire, the holcroft covenant, the name of the rose, the remains of the day, jefferson in paris, munich, goyas ghosts, of gods and men, cesar awardMichael Lonsdale (aka Michel Lonsdale)

French actor (Is Paris Burning; The Day of the Jackal; Moonraker; The Holcroft Covenant; The Remains of the Day; The Name of the Rose; Ronin; Chariots of Fire) (born May 24, 1931 – died Sept. 21, 2020; age 89). Cause of death for Michael Lonsdale is unknown. (Michael Lonsdale 2011 Photo: Georges Biard)

trini lopez died 2020, trini lopez august 2020 death, american singer, hit songs, if i had a hammer, michael, lemon tree, actor, movies, marriage on the rocks, the dirty dozenTrini Lopez (nee Trinidad López III)

American singer (If I Had a Hammer; Michael; Lemon Tree; The Bramble Bush), guitarist, host & actor of TV (Hullabaloo) & films (Marriage on the Rocks; The Dirty Dozen) (born May 15, 1937 – died Aug. 11, 2020; age 83). Trini Lopez died of COVID-19 complications. (Trini Lopez 1975 Photo: Florida Memory

vera lynn died 2020, vera lynn june 2020 death, the forces sweetheart, english songwriter, british singer, world war ii singer, 1940s hit songs, white cliffs of dover, you cant be true dear, again, auf wiedersehn sweetheart, 1950s hit singles, forget me not, the homing waltz, yours quireme mucho, the windsor waltz, well meet again, if you love me really love me, my son my son, who are we, such a day, a house with love in it, the faithful hussar dont cry my love, travellin home, 1960s song hits, it hurts to say goodbye, actress, movie musicals, well meet again, rhythm serenade, one exciting night, Vera Lynn (nee Vera Margaret Welch; “The Forces’ Sweetheart“)

English singer (We’ll Meet Again; The White Cliffs of Dover; My Son, My Son; I Love This Land; Auf Wiederseh’n Sweetheart), and actress (Rhythm Serenade) (born Mar. 20, 1917 – died June 18, 2020; age 103). Cause of death for Vera Lynn is unknown. (Vera Lynn 1962 Photo: Eric Koch / Dutch National Archives)

diego maradona died 2020, diego maradona november 2020 death, argentinian soccer player, argentina football midfielder, barcelona football team, napoli, world cup champions, fifa player of the 20th century, argentina national team captain,Diego Maradona (“The Golden Boy“)

Argentinian soccer (football) player (Argentinos Juniors; Barcelona; Napoli; Argentina team captain, 1986 & 1990 World Cup Champs), FIFA Player of the 20th Century (tied with Pele) (born Oct. 30, 1960 – died Nov. 25, 2020; age 60. Diego Maradona died of a heart attack. (Diego Maradona 1981 Photo)

phyllis mcguire died 2020, phyllis mcguire december 2020 death, american singer, vocal group hall of fame, girl singing groups 1960s, the mcguire sisters, hit songs, sincerely, picnic, sugartime, actress, movies, come blow your horn, tv shows, arthur godfrey and his friendsPhyllis McGuire

American Vocal Group Hall of Fame singer with The McGuire Sisters (Sincerely; Picnic; Sugartime), actress of TV & films (Come Blow Your Horn; Arthur Godfrey and His Friends) (born Feb. 14, 1931 – died Dec. 29, 2020; age 89). Phyllis McGuire died of natural causes. (Phyllis McGuire 1957 Photo: Radio TV-Mirror)

james mclane died 2020, jimmy mclane december 2020 death, american freestyle swimmer, international swimming hall of fame, 1948 london olympics, freestyle gold medal, 1952 helsinki olympic gamesJimmy McLane (nee James Price McLane Jr.)

International Swimming Hall of Fame Olympic & American record-setting men’s freestyle champion swimmer (Olympics: 1948 London – gold, 1500m & 4 x 200m relay & silver, 400m; 1952 Helsinki – gold, 4 x 200m relay) (born Sept. 13, 1930 – died Dec. 13, 2020; age 90). (James McLane 1952)

michael medwin died 2020, michael medwin february 2020 death, british actor, classic movies, the duke wore jeans, someone at the door, the lady craved excitement, shadow of the past, curtain up, the caretakers daughter, doctor at sea, hell in korea, carry on nurse, the longest day, a countess from hong kong, Michael Medwin

English TV & movie (Someone at the Door; The Lady Craved Excitement; Shadow of the Past; Hell in Korea; Curtain Up; Doctor at Sea; The Longest Day; The Jigsaw Man) (born July 18, 1923 – died Feb. 26, 2020; age 96). Cause of death for Michael Medwin is unknown. (Micheal Medwin 1958 The Duke Wore Jeans)

howie meeker birthday, nee howard william meeker, howie meeker 1947, canadian hockey player, right winger, nh right winger, hockey hall of fame, 1947 calder memorial trophy winner, toronto maple leafs forward, toronto maple leafs 1940s stanley cups, toronto maple leafs 1951 stanley cup, cbc sports broadcaster, hockey night in canada commenatator, howie meekers hockey school, nonagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, november 4th birthday, born november 4 1923Howie Meeker (nee Howard William Meeker)

Canadian NHL player (Toronto Maple Leafs – 1947, 1948 & 1949 Stanley Cups) and Hockey Hall of Fame sports broadcaster (Hockey Night in Canada; Howie Meeker’s Hockey School) (born Nov. 1923 – died Nov. 8, 2020; age 97). Cause of death for Howie Meeker is unknown. (Howie Meeker 1947 Photo)

ennio morricone died 2020, ennio morricone July 2020 death, italian composer, film scores, classic movies, spaghetti westerns, theme songs, a fistful of dollars, the good the bad and the ugly, two mules for sister sara, days of heven, navajo joe, el grecoEnnio Morricone (aka Maestro; aka Dan Savio)

Italian composer of 500+ movies (A Fistful of Dollars; For a Few Dollars More; El Greco; Navajo Joe; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly; Two Mules for Sister Sara) (born Nov. 10, 1928 – died July 6, 2020; age 91). Ennio Morricone died after a fall. (Ennio Morricone 2012 Photo: Georges Biard)

bobby joe morrow died 2020, bobby joe morrow may 2020 death, american sprinter, national track and field hall of fame, athlete, 1956 melbourne olympics, melbourne olympic games gold medal winners, Bobby Joe Morrow

National Track & Field Hall of Fame American 3X Olympic gold-medal sprinter (1956 Melbourne – 100m, 200m, 4x100m relay), 1956 SI “Sportsman of the Year” (born Oct. 15, 1935 – died May 30, 2020; age 84. Bobby Joe Morrow died of natural causes. (Bobby Joe Morrow 1956 Photo: AP)

stirling moss died 2020, stirling moss april 2020 death, british racing car driver, english race car driver, international motorsports hall of fame, formula one races, 1955 british grand prix winner, 1955 mille miglia road race winner, italian thousand mile road race winner, Stirling Moss

International Motorsports Hall of Fame English Formula One race car driver (16 Grand Prix wins), 1955 Aintree British Grand Prix & Italy’s Mille Miglia 1000 mile road race winner (born Sept. 17, 1929 – died Apr. 12, 2020; age 90). Stirling Moss died after a long illness. (Stirling Moss 1958 What’s My Line?)

peg murray died 2020, peg murray november 2020 death, american actress, tv shows, the new girl, tv soap operas, love of life carrie johnson lovett, all my children olga swenson, the doctors and the nursesPeg Murray (nee Margaret L. Murray)

Tony-winning American actress of stage, films & TV (Carrie Johnson Lovett on Love of Life; Olga Swenson on All My Children; The Doctors and the Nurses; Mary Pat on Loving; Another World) (born Feb. 14, 1924 – died Nov. 29, 2020; age 96). Peg Murray’s cause of death is unknown. (Peg Murray 1960 The New Girl)

Johnny Nash (nee John Lester Nash Jr.)

American co-founder of JODA Records, actor (Key Witness; Take a Giant Step), singer & songwriter (I Can See Clearly Now; Tears on My Pillow; Hold Me Tight; As Time Goes By) (born Aug. 19, 1940 – died Oct. 6, 2020; age 80). Cause of death for Johnny Nash is unknown. (Johnny Nash 1965 Photo: Joda Records)y

curly neal died 2020, curly neal march 2020 death, african american basketball player, point guard, harlem globetrotters ball handler, Curly Neal (nee Frederick Neal)

American professional basketball player, point guard and ball handler with the Harlem Globetrotters, wearing #22 for 22 years, from 1963-1986 (born May 19, 1942 – died Mar. 26, 2020; age 77). Curly Neal’s cause of death is unknown. (Curly Neal 1972 Photo: The Harlem Globetrotters)

lori nelson died 2020, lori nelson august 2020 death, american actress, tv shows, how to marry a millionaire, classic movies, hot rod girl, francis goes to west point, the all american, ma and pa kettle films, untamed youth, tumbleweed, pardners, Lori Nelson (nee Dixie Kay Nelson; “Santa Fe’s Shirley Temple“)

American actress of TV (How to Marry a Millionaire) & movies (Hot Rod Girl; Francis Goes to West Point; The All American; Tumbleweed; Walking My Baby Back Home; Pardners) (born Aug. 15, 1933 – died Aug. 23, 2020; age 87). Lori Nelson had Alzheimer’s disease before she died. (Lori Nelson 1953)

phil niekro died 2020, phil niekro december 2020 death, knucksie, american baseball player, mlb pitcher, knuckelball, gold glove awards, atlanta braves, milwaukee braves, new york yankees, cleveland indians, toronto blue jays, Phil Niekro (nee Philip Henry Niekro; “Knucksie“)

American Baseball of Fame MLB knuckleball pitcher (Milwaukee Braves; Toronto Blue Jays; New York Yankees; Cleveland Indians; Atlanta Braves), 5X Gold Glove & MLB All Star (born Apr. 1, 1939 – died Dec. 26, 2020; age 81). Phil Niekro had cancer when he died. (Phil Niekro 2003 Photo: Chris Evans)

ken osmond died 2020, ken osmond may 2020 death, american actor, classic tv shows, leave it to beaver, eddie haskel, 1960s movies, with six you get eggroll, cmon lets live a little, Ken Osmond (nee Kenneth Charles Osmond)

American TV actor (Eddie Haskell on Leave it to Beaver & The New Leave it to Beaver; Lassie; Fury; The Loretta Young Show) & films (C’Mon, Let’s Live a Little) (born June 7, 1943 – died May 18, 2020; age 76). Ken Osmond died of COPD complications & PAD. (Ken Osmond 2014 Photo: Louise Palanker)

neil peart died 2020, neal peart january 2020 death, canadian american musican, drummer hall of fame, rush songwriter, juno awards, canadian rock, hit songs, not fade away, in the mood, fly by night, closer to the heart,Neil Peart

Drummer & Rock & Roll Halls of Fame Canadian-American musician and songwriter for Rush (Closer to the Heart; The Spirit of Radio; New World Man; Tom Sawyer) (born Sept. 12, 1952 – died Jan. 7, 2020; age 67. Neil Peart died of brain cancer. (Neil Peart 2004 Milan Concert Photo: Enrico Frangi)

regis philbin died 2020, regis philbin july 2020 death, american tv host, talk shows, that regis philbin show, million dollar password, who wants to be a millionaire, live with regis and kathie lee, the joey bishop show, announcer,Regis Philbin

American TV host (Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee; Who Wants to be a Millionaire; The Joey Bishop Show; Million Dollar Password) (born Aug. 25, 1931 – July 24, 2020; age 88). Regis Philbin died of cardiovascular disease. (Regis Philbin 2008 Photo: John Mathew Smith and

Bonnie Pointer (nee Patricia Eva Pointer)

Grammy Award-winning American songwriter, singer (Heaven Must Have Sent You; I Can’t Help Myself [Sugar Pie Honey Bunch]), with The Pointer Sisters (Yes We Can Can; Fairytale; How Long [Betcha’ Got a Chick on the Side]) (born July 11, 1950 – died June 8, 2020; age 69). Bonnie Pointer died of cardiac arrest.

kelly preston died 2020, kelly preston july 2020 death, american actress, movies, spacecamp, 52 pick up, love at stake, battlefield earth, twins, amazon women on the moon, john travolta wifeKelly Preston (nee Kelly Kamalelhua Smith)

American Neutrogena model, actress of TV and films (Secret Admirer; Jack Frost; The Experts; SpaceCamp; 52 Pick-Up; Love at Stake; Twins; Battlefield Earth) (born Oct. 13, 1962 – died July 12, 2020; age 57. Kelly Preston died of breast cancer. (Kelly Preston 2005 Photo: Davis J. Anderson / US Navy)

charley pride died 2020, charley pride december 2020 death, african american, country music singer, grammy awards, hit songs, kiss an angel good mornin, more to me, someone loves you honey, night games, every heart should have one,Charley Pride

Grammy-winning American country music singer (Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’; More to Me; I’d Rather Love You; We Could; Then Who Am I; Someone Loves You Honey) (born Mar. 18, 1934 – died Dec. 12, 2020; age 86). Charley Pride died of COVID-19 complications. (Charley Pride Photo: courtesy Joseph Llanes)

Steve Priest (nee Stephen Norman Priest)

British bass guitarist, backing vocalist with Sweet (The Ballroom Blitz; Fox on the Run; Little Willy; Action; Love is Like Oxygen; Block Buster!; Wig-Wam Bam; Hell Raiser; Teenage Rampage; The Six Teens; Poppa Joe) (born Feb. 23, 1948 – died June 4, 2020; age 72). Cause of death for Steve Priest is unknown.

david prowse died 2020, david prowse november 2020 death, english actor, british ads, green cross code man, movies, star wars films, darth vader, frankenstein and the monster from hell, a clockwork orange, the people that time forgotDavid Prowse

English bodybuilder, actor of TV (Green Cross Code Man; The Edge of Night) & films (Darth Vader in Star Wars; A Clockwork Orange; Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell) (born July 1, 1935 – died Nov. 28, 2020; age 85). David Prowse died of COVID-19. (David Prowse 2006 Photo: Joe Lillibridge)

helen reddy died 2020, helen reddy september 2020 death, australian singer, songwriter, pop singer, hit songs, i dont know how to love him, i am woma, peaceful, delta dawn, leave me alone ruby red dress, keep on singing, you and me against the world, angie baby, emotion, aint no way to treat a lady, somewhere in the night, i cant hear you no more, youre my world, well sing in the sunshine, actress, 1970s movies, petes dragon, airport 1975, australian tv shows, the helen reddy show, grammy awards, Helen Reddy (“Queen of 70s Pop“)

Grammy-winning Australian-American singer-songwriter (I Am Woman, Delta Dawn; We’ll Sing in the Sunshine), & TV host (The Helen Reddy Show) (born Oct. 25, 1941 – died Sept. 29, 2020; age 78). Helen Reddy had dementia & Addison’s disease before she died. (Helen Reddy 1974 Photo: Capitol)

carl reiner died 2020, carl reiner june 2020 death, american comedian, screenwriter, actor, classic tv shows, sitcoms, the dick van dyke show, caesars hour, movies, gidget goes hawaiian, the russians are coming the russians are coming, the thrill of it all, Carl Reiner

American filmmaker & actor of TV (The Dick Van Dyke Show; Caesar’s Hour) and films (The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!; Gidget Goes Hawaiian; The Thrill of it All) (born March 20, 1922 – died June 29, 2020; age 98). Cause of death for Carl Reiner is unknown. (Carl Reiner 1964 Photo: CBS)

ann reinking died 2020, ann reinking december 2020 death, american choreographer, tony awards, chicago, bob fosse, dancer, actress, broadway, musicals, sweet charity, dancin, a chorus line, cabaret, movies, all that jazz, annie, micki and maude, movie movie, Ann Reinking

Tony Award-winning American choreographer (Chicago; Fosse), dancer-actress of Broadway (Sweet Charity; Dancin’; A Chorus Line; Cabaret; Goodtime Charley) & movies (All That Jazz; Annie; Micki + Maude; Movie Movie) (born Nov. 10, 1949 – died Dec. 12, 2020; age 71). (Ann Reinking 2018 Photo: Greg2600)

mike resnick died 2019, mike resnick january 2019 death, american science fiction writer, novelist, hugo awards, short stories, kirinyaga, the manamouki, seven views of olduvai gorge, the 43 antarean dynastiesMike Resnick (nee Michael Diamond Resnick)

Hugo Award-winning American sci-fi editor & writer (Kirinyaga; The Manamouki; Seven Views of Olduvai Gorge; The 43 Antarean Dynasties; Travels with My Cats) (born Mar. 5, 1942 – died Jan. 9, 2020; age 77). Mike Resnick died of cancer. (Mike Resnick 2016 Photo: Damdamdidilolo)

gene reynolds died 2020, gene reynolds february 2020 death, american actor, 1940s movies, gallant sons, classic tv series, the lone ranger, screenwriter, director, tv producer, mash, lou grantGene Reynolds (nee Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal)

Emmy Award-winning American director & actor of movies & TV (M*A*S*H; Hogan’s Heroes; My Three Sons; Room 222; The Ghost and Mrs. Muir; Leave it to Beaver; My Three Sons) (born Apr. 4, 1923 – died Feb. 3, 2020; age 96) Gene Reynolds died of heart failure. (Gene Reynolds 1950 The Lone Ranger)

allan rich died 2020, allan rich august 2020 death, american character actor, tv shows, hill street blues, movies, serpico, voices, bad guys, another chance, quiz show, a league of old men, we care about kids founderAllan Rich

American actor of TV (Hill Street Blues; Judging Amy) and movies (Serpico; Voices; Bad Guys; Another Chance; Quiz Show; A League of Old Men), founder of We Care About Kids charity (born Feb. 8, 1926 – died Aug. 22, 2020; age 94). Allan Rich died of dementia complications. (Alan Rich 1984 Photo: Alan Light)

henri richard birthday, nee joseph henri richard, nickname the pocket rocket, henri richard 1963, canadian hockey player, montreal canadiens centre, national hockey league player, nhl player, hockey hall of fame, brother maurice richard, montreal canadiens captain 1970s, teammate maurice richard, octogenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, february 29th birthday, born february 29 1928Henri Richard (nee Joseph Henri Richard; “The Pocket Rocket“)

Hockey Hall of Fame Canadian NHL centre & captain for the Montreal Canadiens (1971-1975), winner of 11 Stanley Cups between 1956-1973 (born Feb. 29, 1936 – died Mar. 6, 2020; age 84). Henri Richard had Alzheimer’s Disease before he died. (Henri Richard 1940s Photo: JonnyThunnder)

little richard died 2020, little richard may 2020 death, american songwriter, songwriters hall of fame, rock musician, rock and holl hall of fame, singer, hit songs, tutti frutti, long tall sally, the girl cant help it, lucille, keep a knockin, good golly miss molly,Little Richard (nee Richard Wayne Penniman)

Grammy, Songwriters, and Rock & Roll Halls of Fame American singer-songwriter (Tutti Frutti; Long Tall Sally; Lucille; Keep A Knockin’; Good Golly Miss Molly; The Girl Can’t Help It) (born Dec. 5, 1932 – died May 9, 2020; age 87). Little Richard died of bone cancer. (Little Richard 2007 Photo: Anna Bleker)

diana rigg died 2020, diana rigg september 2020 death, english actress, tony award, classic tv shows, the avengers emma peel, movies, diana smythe, on her majestys secret service, the hospital, evil under the sunDiana Rigg (nee Enid Diana Elizabeth Rigg)

Tony & Emmy Award-winning English actress of TV (Emma Peel on The Avengers; Masterpiece Mystery; Game of Thrones) & films (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service; The Hospital; Evil Under the Sun) (born July 20, 1938 – died Sept. 10, 2020; age 82). Diana Rigg died of cancer. (Diana Rigg 1973 Photo: NBC TV)

kenny rogers died 2020, kenny rogers march 2020 death, american actor, singer, songwriter, the gambler, hit songs, ruby dont take your love to town, lucille, she believes in me, lady, islands in the stream, grammy awards, country music hall of fameKenny Rogers (nee Kenneth Ray Rogers)

Country Music Hall of Fame Grammy winning American singer-songwriter (Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town; Lucille; She Believes in Me; Lady) (born Aug. 21, 1938 – died Mar. 20, 2020; age 81). Kenny Rogers died at home. (Kenny Rogers 1996 Photo: John Mathew Smith &

john saxon died 2020, john saxon july 2020 death, american actor, film star, classic movies, summer love, the reluctant debutante, war hunt, black christmas, the electric horseman, tv shows, the bold ones the new doctorsJohn Saxon (nee Carmine Orrico)

American actor of TV (Another World; Falcon Crest) & movies (Summer Love; The Reluctant Debutante; War Hunt; Black Christmas; The Electric Horseman; Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation) (born Aug. 5, 1936 – died July 25, 2020; age 83). John Saxon died of pneumonia. (John Saxon 1955 Medic)

gale sayers died 2020, gale sayers september 2020 death, african american football player, pro football hall of fame, nfl halfback, chicago bears, 1965 nfl rookie of the year, friends brian piccolo, author, i am third, brians song movie inspiration, college football hall of fame, Gale Sayers (“Kansas Comet“)

Pro Football Hall of Fame American halfback (Chicago Bears), 1965 NFL Rookie of the Year, & I Am Third author (Brian’s Song inspiration) (born May 30, 1943 – died Sept. 23, 2020; age 77). Gale Sayers had dementia before he died. (Gale Sayers 2008 Photo: Michael Tolzmann / US Army)

tom seaver died 2020, tom seaver august 2020 death, american baseball player, national baseball hall of fame, mlb pitcher, major league baseball teams, new york mets, world series, cincinnati reds, chicago white sox, 1967 nl rookie of the year, cy young awardTom Seaver (nee George Thomas Seaver)

Baseball Hall of Fame American MLB pitcher (NY Mets; Cincinnati Reds; White Sox), NL 1967 Rookie of the Year, & 3X Cy Young-winner (born Nov. 17, 1944 – died Aug. 31, 2020; age 75). Tom Seaver died of lewy body dementia & COVID-19 complications. (Tom Seaver 1971: New York Mets

eddie shack died 2020, eddie shack july 2020 death, canadian professional hockey player, right winger, toronto maple leafs, 1960s stanley cup champions, boston bruins, new york rangers, buffalo sabres, la kingsEddie Shack (nee Edward Steven Phillip Shack; “The Entertainer“; “The Nose“)

Canadian Clear the Track, Here Comes Shack hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs – 1962-1964 & 1967 Stanley Cups; Boston Bruins; LA Kings; Buffalo Sabres; New York Rangers) (born Feb. 11, 1937 – died July 25, 2020; age 83). Eddie Shack died of throat cancer. (Eddie Shack 1967 Photo: Boston Bruins)

bob shane died 2019, bob shane january 2019 death, american folk singer, kingston trio, hit songs, tom dooley, the wreck of the john b, wimoweh, all my sorrows, grammy awardsBob Shane (nee Robert Castle Schoen)

Grammy Award-winning American singer with the Kingston Trio folk-rock group (Tom Dooley; [The Wreck of the] ‘John B’; Wimoweh; All My Sorrows; Tijuana Jail; Oh Cindy) (born Feb. 1, 1934 – died Jan. 26, 2020; age 85). Cause of death for Bob Shane is unknown. (Bob Shane 2007 Photo: Sensei8)

don shula died 2020, don shula may 2020 deaths, american football coach, nfl coach, miami dolphins, superbowl championships, baltimore colts, nfl champions,Don Shula (nee Donald Francis Shula)

Pro Football Hall of Fame American football player & winningest NFL coach (Miami Dolphins – 1972 & 1973 Super Bowl Champs; Baltimore Colts – 1968 NFL Champs) (born Jan. 4, 1930 – died May 4, 2020; age 90). Cause of death for Don Shula is unknown. (Don Shula 1974 Photo: The Mike Douglas Show)

fred silverman died 2020, fred silverman january 2020 death, american tv producer, matlock, diagnosis murder, jake and the fatman, in the heat of the night, father dowling mysteries, perry mason tv movies, Fred Silverman

American producer for ABC, CBS, and NBC TV (Matlock; Diagnosis Murder; Jake and the Fatman; In the Heat of the Night; Father Dowling Mysteries; Perry Mason TV movies; The Mighty Orbots) (born Sept. 13, 1937 – died Jan. 30, 2020; age 82). Fred Silverman died of cancer. (Fred Silverman 1977 Photo: UPI)

maj sjowall birthday, born september 25th, swedish writer, author, per wahloo partner, martin beck mysteries, crime fiction novels, roseanna, the laughing policeman, murder at the savoy, the man who went up in smoke, Maj Sjöwall

Swedish translator and author, co-creator with Per Wahlöö, of Police Detective Martin Beck mystery novels (The Laughing Policeman; Murder at the Savoy; Roseanna) (born Sept. 25, 1935 – died Apr. 29, 2020; age 84). Maj Sjöwall died after a long illness. (Maj Sjöwall 2005 Photo: Anneli Salo)

millie small birthday, nee millicent dolly may small, millie small 1964, jamaican singer, 1960s hit singles, 1960s hit pop songs, my boy lollipop, sweet william, bloodshot eyes, my street, what am i living for, chilly kisses, see you later alligator, songwriter, bluebeat singer, reggae music, ska, peter asher relationship, septuagenarian birthdays, senior citizen birthdays, 60 plus birthdays, 55 plus birthdays, 50 plus birthdays, over age 50 birthdays, age 50 and above birthdays, baby boomer birthdays, zoomer birthdays, celebrity birthdays, famous people birthdays, october 6th birthdays, born october 6 1946Millie Small (nee Millicent Dolly May Small)

Jamaican songwriter, reggae, ska, & bluebeat singer (My Boy Lollipop; Sweet William; Bloodshot Eyes; What Am I Living For; My Street; Chilly Kisses; See You Later, Alligator) (born Oct. 6, 1946 – died May 6, 2020; age 73). Millie Small died of a stroke. (Millie Small 1964 Photo: Harry Pot / Nationaal Archief)

André Gagnon

Juno-winning French-Canadian classical-pop music pianist, arranger & composer for opera (Nelligan), theatre, TV & films (The Pianist; Running; Phobia; The Hot Touch; Tell Me That You Love Me) (born Aug. 2, 1936 – died Dec. 3, 2020; age 84). André Gagnon had Lewy body disease before he died. (André Gagnon 2016 Photo: Asclepias)

jerry stiller died 2020, jerry stiller death february 2020, american comedian, comedy duos, stiller and meara, tv shows, king of queens, seinfeld, character actor, classic movies, the taking of pelham one two three, nadine, hairspray,Jerry Stiller (nee Gerald Isaac Stiller)

American comedic actor of TV (Arthur Spooner on The King of Queens; Frank Costanza on Seinfeld; Stiller & Meara; Tattinger’s) & movies (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three; Nadine; Zoolander) (born June 8, 1927 – died Feb 8, 2020; age 92). Jerry Stiller died of natural causes. (Jerry Stiller 1965 Photo)

pamela tiffin died 2020, pamela tiffin december 2020 death, american actress, romantic comedies, movies, state fair, come fly with me, for those who think young, the lively set, the pleasure seekers, the hallelujah trail, harper, summer and smoke,Pamela Tiffin (nee Pamela Tiffin Wonso)

American film actress (State Fair; For Those Who Think Young; The Lively Set; Come Fly With Me; The Pleasure Seekers; The Hallelujah Trail; Harper; Summer and Smoke) (born Oct.13, 1942 – died Dec. 2, 2020; age 78). Pamela Tiffin’s cause of death is unknown. (Pamela Tiffin 1965 Photo: ABC Network)

eddie van halen died 2020, eddie van halen october 2020 death, dutch american musician, rock guitarist, songwriter, rock bands, hit rock songs, you really got me, dance the night away, runnin with the devil, so this is love, oh pretty woman, dancing in the street,Eddie Van Halen (nee Edward Lodewijk van Halen)

Dutch-American guitarist & songwriter for Van Halen (Jump; Why Can’t This Be Love; When It’s Love; [Oh] Pretty Woman; Runaround; Top of the World; You Really Got Me) (born Jan. 26, 1955 – died Oct. 6, 2020; age 65. Eddie Van Halen died of throat cancer. (Eddie Van Halen 2015 Photo: Laurence Faure)

max von sydow died 2019, max von sydow march 2020 death, swedish actor, movies, remember, three days of the condor, voyage of the damned, the greatest story ever told, pelle the conqueror, hawaii, never say never againMax von Sydow

Swedish actor of TV (Game of Thrones) & films (Remember; Three Days of the Condor; Voyage of the Damned; The Exorcist; Hawaii; Never Say Never Again) (born Apr.10, 1929 – died Mar. 8, 2020; age 90). Max von Sydow’s cause of death is unknown. (Max von Sydow 1965 The Reward Photo: 20th Century Fox)

alex trebek died 2020, alex trebek november 2020 death, canadian american tv host, jeopardy host, producer, canadian television series, reach for the top host, thoroughbred race horse breeder, race horse trainer, Alex Trebek (nee George Alexander Trebek)

Canadian-American TV host (Reach for the Top), TV producer & host of Jeopardy! since 1984, thoroughbred race horse breeder and trainer (born July 22, 1940 – died Nov. 8, 2020; age 80). Alex Trebek died of pancreatic cancer. (Alex Trebek 2012 Photo: Anders Krusberg / Peabody Awards

jerry jeff walker died 2020, jerry jeff walker october 2020 death, american singer, country music, songwriter, hit songs, mr bojangles, la freeway, jaded lover, the pickup truck song, leavin texasJerry Jeff Walker (nee Ronald Clyde Crosby)

American country singer-songwriter (Mr. Bojangles; L. A. Freeway; Jaded Lover; The Pickup Truck Song; Leavin Texas) (born Mar. 16, 1942 – died Oct. 23, 2020; age 78). Cause of death for Jerry Jeff Walker is unknown. (Jerry Jeff Walker 1975 Photo:Athena Enterprises, Inc. / .MCA Records)

lyle waggoner died 2020, lyle waggoner march 2020 death, american comedian, actor, classic tv shows, the carol burnett show, wonder woman col steve trevor, once upon a mattress, movies, love me deadlyLyle Waggoner

American actor of TV (The Carol Burnett Show; Col. Steve Trevor on Wonder Woman), movies (Love Me Deadly), producer (Consumer America) (born Apr.13, 1935 – died Mar. 17, 2020; age 84). Lyle Waggoner died after a short illness. (Lyle Waggoner 1976 Photo: ABC Studios)

dawn wells died 2020, dawn wells december 2020 death, american actress, films, the new interns, classic tv shows, gilligans island mary ann summers, Dawn Wells

American actress of TV (Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island; 77 Sunset Strip; Hawaiian Eye; Surfside 6) and movies (The New Interns; The Town That Dreaded Sundown) (born October 18, 1938 – died Dec. 30, 2020; age 82). Dawn Wells died of COVID-19 causes. (Dawn Wells 1975 Photo: Freeman and Best)

leslie west died 2020, leslie west december 2020 death, american rock musician, blues guitarist, songwriter, hang me out to dry, blue eyed soul, the vagrants, i cant make a friend, hard rock bands, mountain, hit rock songs, mississippi queen, long red, theme for an imaginary western, west bruce and laing, Leslie West (nee Leslie Weinstein)

American rock guitarist, songwriter (Hang Me Out to Dry), and singer with West, Bruce and Laing, The Vagrants (Respect), and Mountain (Mississippi Queen; Long Red) (born Oct. 22, 1945 – died Dec. 22, 2020; age 75). Leslie West died of a heart attack. (Leslie West 2008 Photo: Wilson Bilkovich)

stuart whitman died 2020, stuart whitman march 2020 death, american actor, classic movies, the comancheros, the sound and the fury, francis of assisi, those magnificent men in their flying machines, tv shows, cimarron stripStuart Whitman

American actor of movies (The Comancheros; The Sound and the Fury; Those Magnificent Men in Their Flying Machines; The Mark) and TV (Cimarron Strip; Superboy) (born Feb. 1, 1928 – died Mar. 16, 2020; age 92). Stuart Whitman died of skin cancer. (Stuart Whitman 1972 The Woman Hunter)

fred willard died 2020, fred willard may 2020 death, american comedian, actor, television series, tv sitcoms, fernwood tonight jerry hubbard, america 2-night, real people, everybody loves raymond, modern familyl, movies, silver streakFred Willard (nee Frederick Charles Willard)

American actor of TV (Fernwood Tonight ; America 2-Night; Everybody Loves Raymond; Modern Family; Mad About You) & movies (Silver Streak; This is Spinal Tap; Best in Show) (born Sept. 18, 1939 – died May 18, 2020; age 86). Fred Willard died of natural causes. (Fred Willard 2011 Photo: Bridget Laudien)

bill withers died 2020, bill withers march 2020 deaths, african american musician, black singer, songwriter, rock and roll hall of fame, grammy awards, hit songs, aint no sunshine, lean on me, use me,  just the two of use, grover washington jr duet, Bill Withers (nee William Harrison Withers Jr.)

Grammy Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame American songwriter & singer (Lean on Me; Ain’t No Sunshine; In the Name of Love; Use Me; Just the Two of Us) (born July 4, 1938 – died Mar. 30, 2020; age 81). Bill Withers died of heart problem complications. (Bill Withers 1976 Photo: Columbia Records)

mickey wright died 2020, mickey wright february 2020 death, american ladies golfer, world golf hall of fame, lpga tour golfer, 1960s lpga vare trophy winner, 1963 associated press female athlete of the year 1964, 2010 bob jones award, Mickey Wright (nee Mary Kathryn Wright)

World Golf Hall of Fame LPGA Tour American golfer, 5-time Vare Trophy (1960-1964) winner, 2X AP Female Athlete of the Year (1963 & 1964), 2010 Bob Jones Award (born Feb. 14, 1935 – died Feb. 17, 2020; age 85). Mickey Wright died of a heart attack. (Mickey Wright 1966 Photo: Associated Press)

chuck yeager died 2020, chuck yeager december 2020 death, american air force pilot, us air force, test pilot, brigadier general yeager, first human to break sound barrier, mach 1, national aviation hall of fame, international air and space hall of fameChuck Yeager (nee Charles Elwood Yeager)

International Air & Space, and National Aviation Halls of Fame American USAF WWII and Vietnam War veteran, test pilot, decorated hero, and Brigadier General, 1st human to break the sound barrier (born Feb. 13, 1923 – died Dec. 7, 2020; age 97). (Chuck Yeager c. 1970s Photo: U. S. Air Force)

dana zatopkova died 2020, dana zatopkova march 2020 death, emil zatopek widow, czechoslovakian javelin thrower, 1952 helsinki olympics gold medal, 1960 rome olympics silver medal, european championDana Zátopková (nee Dana Ingrova)

Czechoslovakian javelin thrower, European champ (1954 Bern & 1958 Stockholm) and Olympic medalist (1952 Helsinki gold; 1960 Rome silver) (born Sept. 19, 1922 – died Mar. 13, 2020; age 97). cause of death for Dana Zátopková is unknown. (Dana Zátopková 2007 Photo: Petr Novák, Wikipedia)

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Anita Hamilton

50+ World editor & writer Anita Hamilton's articles are inspired by real historical events, places, and people. Her travel experiences, a lifelong keen interest in history, art, vintage music, books, silent films, classic movies, "golden age" television shows, fashion, & entertainment in general - combined with years of research - make her a subject matter expert with acquired knowledge & expertise on these topics. This, and a loving and supportive family complete with 3 mini-dachshund minions, keeps her busy.

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