As many of us know, 2021 was quite a difficult year for many people due to the ongoing pandemic. A great number of us had the misfortune of dealing with Covid personally. And yes, even though in most cases the consequences weren’t too serious, some people got it pretty hard. And in some cases, unfortunately, people sadly lost their lives as a result.
The deaths of superstars Alex Trebek and Chadwick Boseman, and the tragic loss of numerous talents to Coronavirus became quite a shock for the whole world in 2020 and 2021.
And in this article specifically, we are remembering all the famous people who sadly passed away in 2021: due to coronavirus or any other reasons.
January 17 1922 – December 31 2021
According to her representative, Betty White, the renowned actress, deceased on New Year’s Eve in 2021.
“Although Betty was approaching 100 years old, I believed she will be living indefinitely,” her close friend and agent Jeff Witjas stated in a message to the public.
“Her passion for animals will be sorely missed by me, as will the whole animal kingdom she adored.” Betty never seemed afraid of dying since she always desired to be with Allen Ludden, her lovely husband. She was confident that she would be certainly with him once again.”
White died away at the age of 99, just a few weeks ahead of her hundredth birthday, leaving behind a loving family.
September 30 1980 – November 28 2021
Virgil Abloh died on November 28 following a two-year struggle with cancer. He was a fashion designer who introduced Louis Vuitton’s Off-White line in 2011.
According to the LVMH fashion brand, the 41-year-old suffered cardiac angiosarcoma, a severe and rare illness he was identified with privately in 2019.
September 12 1955 – October 22, 2021
After a two-year fight with cancer, Peter Scolari, a well-known actor, passed away on October 22. The “Newhart” and “Bosom Buddies” actor died at 66.
The actor left behind Tracy Shayne, his wife and four kids, Nicholas, Keaton, Joseph, and Cali.
Prince Philip, Duke Of Edinburgh
June 10, 1921 – April 9, 2021
Prince Philip of the United Kingdom passed away on April 9. He was 99 years old at the time of his death. According to Buckingham Palace, Prince Philip, Queen Elizabeth II’s husband, “died away calmly” in his Windsor Castle.
Philip was the longest royal consort of British history, having been happily married to Elizabeth for approximately 73 years and fathering Prince Charles, the royal heir. He announced his retirement from public life in 2017.
February 20, 1964 – September 21, 2021
Willie Garson, famous for his depiction as Stanford Blatch in the television series “Sex and the City,” deceased on September 21 at 57. Garson had recently returned to New York City to resume his beloved part in the series “And Just Like That.” and “SATC” revival. He died shortly after.
Despite his professional achievement, Garson’s most desirable role in life was that of a father to his kids. During an interview with Page Six published last year, the actor extolled the virtues of his “unique” son, Nathan, who he adopted in 2009.
According to Garson, “He is an adult, and he would be taking care of me very soon; that is why I acquired him, to be honest,” he explained. “He is a beautiful gentleman and a very exceptional individual. He is fantastic, and he is currently enrolled in a college based in Ohio.”
August 17, 1968 – April 16, 2021
In April, Helen McCrory, who acted in a series of Harry Potter & James Bond films, died from cancer. She was 52 years old at the time of her death.
Early this week, Damian Lewis, McCrory’s husband, said that the star had died after a long battle with cancer on April 16.
November 19, 1933- January 23, 2021
Larry King, the legendary broadcaster, passed away on January 23 at 87. As reported by The Washington Post, King, a cancer survivor, had caught Coronavirus in the spring of 2021. Julia Alexander, the sixth wife of the King, confirmed that Coronavirus was the cause of his death. However, later his wife claimed that King died due to “an infection, specifically sepsis.”
The former CNN star, who had worked for Ora Media for many years, was well known for his lengthy sitdowns with the world’s most famous figures and newsmakers for more than three decades. In addition, he conducted interviews with every president of the United States, starting from Richard Nixon to Donald Trump.
December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021
Christopher Plummer, the legendary actor, died on February 5 at 91. Chris’s longstanding manager added, “Chris had been an exceptional man who genuinely loved and appreciated his job with wonderful old-fashioned manners, self-effacing humour, and music.”
Richard Taylor’s wife of more than 50 years, Elaine Taylor, will survive him. He was an Oscar-winning actor who appeared in films such as “Beginners,” “The Sound of Music,” “Knives Out”, and “All the Money in the World,”
Robert Downey Sr.
June 24, 1936 – July 7, 2021
He was 85 when he died while sleeping on July 7 — about a month after enjoying his 85th birthday. Robert Downey Sr. was a director, actor, and the father of Robert Downey Jr. His Parkinson’s disease had been a battle for him for about five years. He is best known for his cameo performances.
In his tribute to his father, Downey Jr., 56, referred to him as a “genuine maverick” who stayed “remarkably hopeful.”
November 1, 1942 – February 10, 2021
Controversial Hustler creator Larry Flynt, who established himself as a staunch supporter of the First Amendment, died from complications from heart failure on February 10. He was 78 at that time. Following a failed murder attempt in 1978 that paralyzed him from the waist downward, he’d suffered from various health issues.
1976 – December 14, 2021
According to his sister, after complications with COVID-19, Jason Hitch, a reality television celebrity who appeared on TLC’s “90 Day Fiancé,” died. Hitch was a star of the TLC series’ second season, “90 Day Fiancé.”
Hitch, who had not been immunized against Coronavirus, died in the intensive care unit of an unidentified Florida hospital when he was 45 years old. Hitch’s family was allegedly present at his bedside during his dying moments, clutching his hands in their own.
July 27 1985 – November 17 2021
According to reports, Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., popular for his stage name Young Dolph, was shot and died in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, on November 17.
Based on a report by local television station FOX13, three separate law enforcement sources verified his death.
He walked inside Makeda’s Butter Cookies to get some cookies; an unidentified driver pulled up and immediately shot him, according to Maurice Hill, the store’s owner, who told the station based on the narration of his worker.
In October, Captain Mark Howard, who starred in Bravo’s first season “Below Deck Mediterranean,” passed away at 65. Unfortunately, there has been no official announcement on the real reason for his death.
‘Our thoughtful and profound condolences are with the loved ones and close friends of the revered Captain Mark Howard,’ stated Bravo in an Instagram post in response to the captain’s death. His numerous contributions and guidance will be remembered for the rest of his life as the first season’s captain of ‘Below Deck Med.’ He would always be considered an essential Bravo’s family part and his innumerable contributions and mentorship”.
October 17, 1959 – September 14, 2021.
Norm Macdonald, a comedian and a cast member of “Saturday Night Live”, passed away after a quiet nine-year struggle with cancer. His age was 61 years at the time of death.
When Lori Jo Hoekstra, his friend who worked with him for many years as a producer, heard that he had died, she said: “He was very proud of his comedy.” “He did not want the cancer diagnosis to change the audience’s focus or his love. This is why.” Norm was an absolute comic. Then he said that a joke should always surprise people and not be mean. No, he did not do that at all!
She said, “Norm would be missed so much.”
Michael K. Williams
According to the sources, law enforcement sources conveyed to The New York Post that “The Wire” star Michael K. Williams died of a possible heroin overdose Monday, September 6. He was found dead in his Brooklyn apartment.
People who saw Williams say that he was drunk in the dining area of his fancy Williamsburg apartment, with what looked like heroin over his kitchen table.
Police pronounced him dead at about 2:12 pm, sources said. It looked like he died from an overdose.
People who work for the police say that “there has been no sign of foul play.” “There was no evidence of any forced entry, and everything in the flat was well organized.”
December 26 1939- January 17 2021.
One of the most famous music producers, Phil Spector, died on January 17 while still on a life sentence for murdering Lana Clarkson, an actress. He was 83 at that time. Between 1961 and 1965, he produced 20 top 40 singles, including “Be My Baby,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” and “He’s a Rebel,” along with Righteous Brothers’ epic “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling,” which was the most played song on TV and radio during the twentieth century.
After struggling for a year with breast cancer, Sarah Harding, the leading vocalist of the band Girls Aloud, died on September 5, 2021. Her age was 39 years old at the time of her death.
Marie Harding, Harding’s mother, shared the heartbreaking news on the singer’s Instagram account the similar day.
“Many of her fans will be aware of Sarah’s fight with breast cancer. She undoubtedly battled courageously from the time of her diagnosis till her death. “She went away calmly this morning,” says her mother.
August 18, 1955 – September 1, 2021
Gregg Leakes, the husband of NeNe Leakes, the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” actor, died due to cancer on September 1, 2021. At the time of his death, he was 66.
“Gregg went away at his home while his kids, close family, and wife were all around,” according to a representative for the pair.
Gregg was identified with colon cancer stage III in 2018. However, after undergoing chemotherapy for six months, his doctors declared him cancer-free. Although it was not immediately clear whether her husband’s illness had returned, NeNe confirmed it in June 2021.
June 2, 1941 – August 24, 2021
On August 24, 2021, a hospital in London announced that Charlie Watts, Rollingstone drummer, had died. He was in his eightieth year.
In early August, the guitarist announced that he would be withdrawing from the band’s rescheduled tour to the US due to an unidentified but “totally successful” medical treatment.
In a declaration made after Charlie’s death, his publicist noted that the musician was “undoubtedly among the best drummers of his era” and “a loving spouse, father, and grandpa.”
June 9, 1928 – July 24, 2021
The legendary Borscht Belt comic Jackie Mason deceased on July 24 at Mount Sinai Hospital based in Manhattan, where he was accompanied by his beloved wife, Jyll, along with a small group of friends. A 93-year-old man passed away.
April 8, 1964 – July 16, 2021
A struggle with diabetic issues led to the death on July 16 of Biz Markie, a legendary wrapper from New York who was best known for his single “Just a Friend.” Biz, born Marcel Hall, died in hospital-based Baltimore with his wife by his side. He had reached the age of 57 at the time of his death.
November 9, 1945 – July 11, 2021
According to his family, Jeff LaBar, the veteran guitarist, passed away on July 11 at his home in Nashville. The cause of his death was not disclosed. His age was 58 years at the time of his death.
November 9, 1945 – July 11, 2021
Charlie Robinson was an American actor best known for his role in The Great Gatsby. Robinson was also the star of The Great Gatsby television show, which premiered on ABC in 1996.
He died on July 11 at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center after suffering organ failure and a cardiac arrest resulting from metastatic adenocarcinoma and septic shock (a kind of cancer). In “Night Court,” Robinson played several characters throughout his acting career, about 50 years. He had reached the age of seventy-five.
October 15, 1955 – January 4, 2021
Tanya Roberts, a well-known model and actress, best remembered for her appearances in “That ’70s Show”, “A View to Kill,” passed away on January 4, one day after the mistaken public announcement of her death. After falling at her home following a trek, the 65-year-old passed away peacefully at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. She had been admitted on Christmas Eve and had been treated since.
March 27, 1947 – July 7, 2021
A struggle with cancer took the life of Chick Venera, an actor who died at the age of 74 at his home in Burbank, California. The versatile actor was famous for his regular part as Enrique/Pepe in “The Golden Girls” and his disco dance in the 1970s.
December 11, 1922 – July 7, 2021
Dilip Kumar, a Bollywood star known as the “King of Tragedy” in Hindi cinema, passed away on July 7 after a long battle with illness. His career spanned approximately six decades. He worked in about 60 films, including “Andaz” and “Shaheed”. In June, he was admitted to the hospital 2 times due to shortness of breath before passing away. His age was 98 at his death time.
Matima “Swavy” Miller
Matima Miller, famous as Swavy and Babyface.S on TikTok, died on July 6 after being tragically shot in the Southbridge section of Wilmington. Miller was a popular figure on the platform. He had about 2.3 million Instagram followers in just 19 years.
April 12, 1957 – July 6, 2021
Suzzanne Douglas, a longtime actress famous for her work on and off-Broadway, passed away on July 6 while being at home on Martha’s Vineyard, following complexities from cancer. Douglas, who appeared in “The Parent ‘Hood,” the WB sitcom told in January about being diagnosed with “two life-threatening cancers,” which later changed her perception of life. She dies at the age of 64.
March 25 1933 – July 5, 2021
On July 5, William Smith passed away at a hospital in Woodland Hills. He was most famous for his tough-guy roles in “Hawaii Five-O” and “Laredo.” He died at the age of 88.
April 24, 1930-July 5, 2021
On July 5, Richard Donner, a famous director, passed away at 91 due to an unknown cause. Donner was most recognized for his work as director of star-studded films including “Superman,” “Lethal Weapon”, and “The Goonies”. He was also noted for his role in the production of “Superman.”
October 4, 1997 – the 4th of July, 2021
Daniel Mickelson, an actor and elder brother of Meredith Mickelson, died on the 4th of July at 23. His sister shared the news with People. Mickelson was famous for his appearances in the drama “Mani,” which aired in 2017. He had also announced the launch of his clothing brand in January, but it was later cancelled.
Like supermodel Kaia Gerber & former California governor Patrick Schwarzenegger, many celebrities expressed their sorrow at his death.
February 5, 1937 – June 29, 2021
Stuart Damon is a veteran soap opera actor who died on June 29. At the time of his death, he was 84 years old. Damian Damon starred as Dr Alan Quartermaine in the TV show “General Hospital,”. He had been suffering from a renal disease for the last few years.
“He adored Alan’s role and was incredibly grateful for the opportunity to play it. “It was his love,” Damon’s son Christopher remarked while talking to Los Angeles ABC7 station.
August 7, 1965 – June 26, 2021
Johnny Solinger, a famous Skid Row singer who died on June 26 at 55, was believed to have died. The announcement came roughly after a month when he informed followers that he was about to be diagnosed with liver failure.
The band, Solinger had been a member from 1999 until 2015, shared a farewell to Solinger on Facebook, “We are devastated to learn of Johnny Solinger’s, our beloved brother…” “Our thoughts and prayers are with his closed ones, supporters, and friends.”
Gift of Gab
1971 – June 18, 2021
The founder of the rap group Blackalicious, Gift of Gab, died on June 18 at 50 after a battle with cancer. The rapper passed away due to natural causes. However, he had been dealing with a severe kidney ailment that required him to undergo dialysis a few times every week.
Clarence Williams III
Clarence played “hippie detective” Linc Haye’s role on “The Mod Squad” starting from 1968 to 1973. Clarence Williams III died on June 4 after a long fight with colon cancer. The man was 81.
March 5, 1928 – June 10, 2021
Ray MacDonnell, who played the role of Dr Joe Martin on the ABC soap opera “All My Children” for more than four decades, died on June 10 at his home-based in Chappaqua, New York, from natural causes. His age was 93 at the time of his death.
January 29, 1947 – June 3, 2021
In “Gossip Girl”, star Blake Lively’s dad Ernie Lively died on June 3. The star lived 74 years. People who knew him to say that Ernie, the star who played Blake’s father in two “Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants” movies, died due to heart problems (via The Hollywood Reporter).
“Teen Witch” is the film name that Ernie and Elaine Lively’s daughter, Robyn, stars in. She is one of the actors in the movie.
January 23, 1936 – May 31, 2021
When Arlene Golonka died on May 31, she was 85 years old. She was a longtime member of the sitcom world. In an interview with Variety, her niece said that the Chicago native, best known for her role as Millie Swanson in the TV show “Mayberry R.F.D.”, had Alzheimer’s disease and died in January.
February 28, 1931 – May 29, 2021
He died on May 29. Gavin MacLeod was best known for his role as Captain Stubing on “The Love Boat.” He also starred in “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “McHale’s Navy,” and other shows. At the time, he was 90.
In a tweet, “Mary Tyler Moore”, actor Ed Asner said he was heartbroken that the show was ending. According to the book’s author: “Gavin was not only my brother but also my partner in crime and food.”
August 7, 1942 – May 29, 2021
Grammy Award winner B.J. Thomas died in May at the age of 78. The singer, better remembered for songs like “Hooked on a Feeling” and “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head,” was diagnosed with lung cancer in March.
September 28, 1933 – May 27, 2021
His contributions to television programs including “Peyton Place,” “Law & Order,” and HBO’s “The Wire” made him famous. Unfortunately, after struggling with pneumonia, Robert Hogan passed away on May 27. Hogan was identified with vascular Alzheimer’s disease in 2013 and expired in 2014 at the age of 87.
December 3, 1988 – May 26, 2021
Kevin Clark, who played Freddy “Spazzy McGee” Jones in the 2003 film “School of Rock,” was killed after being struck by a car whilst riding his bicycle. At the time, he was 32 years of age.
Lois De Banzie
May 4, 1930 – May 26, 2021
Lois De Banzie, an entertainer, is honoured with a Tony Award and is most known for her roles in the movies “Annie” and “Sister Act,” has died. At the time, she was ninety.
Samuel E. Wright
November 20, 1946 – May 25, 2021
Samuel E. Wright, the famed character of the crab Sebastian in “The Little Mermaid” and Mufasa in the Broadway version of “The Lion King,” passed away at the age of 91 at his Walden, New York home. He was 74 years old at the time.
November 17, 1965 – May 19, 2021
Mark York died in May at the age of 55, best known for his part as Billy Merchant on “The Office,” wherein he worked with Steve Carell. He died “after a short and sudden illness,” according to an article published by Kreitzer Funeral Home in Ohio, where the actor and innovator were born.
April 21, 1935 – May 18, 2021
A great Hollywood star, Charles Grodin, passed on May 18 at his residence in Wilton, Connecticut, after struggling with bone marrow cancer. Grodin has acted in films including “Heartbreak Kid,” “Midnight Run,” and “Beethoven” and is recognized for his straight-faced comic style. He was 86 at the time of his death.
November 8, 1914 -May 11, 2021
He was best recognized for his part in movies like “Dead Poets Society” and “St. Elsewhere.” Still, he also featured in several TV episodes. Norman Lloyd passed away on May 11 at 106 years. He was believed to have died peacefully at his home in Los Angeles.
March 9, 1933 – May 10, 2021
Lloyd Price, a founding rock and roll performer, singer and songwriter, died on May 10 due to diabetic problems, as per his wife. Lloyd was well recognized for his aggressive character and up-tempo tunes like ” “Personality,” “Lawdy Miss Clawdy, and the semi-forbidden “Stagger Lee.” Lloyd died at 88.
5TH August, 1961 – May 7, 2021
Tawny Kitaen, an actress well known for playing in the 1984’s film “Bachelor Party,” which also included Tom Hanks and for her roles in music videos such as Whitesnake’s “Is This Love” and “Here I Go Again,” died on May 7, in Newport Beach at California. At that time, Tawny was 59 years at her heath.
June 20, 1931- May 2021
Olympia Dukakis, Hollywood’s favourite professional musician, best remembered for her Academy Award-winning performance in the 1987 picture “Moonstruck,” passed on May 1. She was 89 at the time of her death, as per her family. On Monday, April 15, a cousin of previous Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis was found dead at her residence in New York City.
December 9, 1954 – April 4, 2021
John Paragon, who played the role of blue-faced fairy Jambi on the tv series “Pee-Playhouse,” died in April. He was 66 years old at the time of his death. In June, TMZ confirmed his death; nevertheless, no exact cause has yet been confirmed.
March 18, 1941-29th of April 2021
Frank McRae, an action movie star who performed in films including “License to Kill” & “Last Action Hero,” passed a cardiac attack on April 29. He was 80 years old at the time.
The lead actor in “The Rifleman,” Johnny Crawford, passed away. He was 75 years old at that time. Mark McCain, the Lucas McCain’s son, who Mr Chuck acted, was the role that he performed.
After a fight with pneumonia and Covid, Johnny Crawford, the hero of “The Rifleman,” died at 75. The actor’s death was announced in April, as per published sources.
June 12, 1961- April 24, 2021
Alber Elbaz, a fashion designer who’d been originally affiliated with the Lanvin design house in France, died on April 24, when he was 59 years old. According to New York Times, Richemont, the organization funding Elbaz’s AZ Factory fashion line, claimed that COVID-19 was the reason for his death.
November 1, 1947, through April 19, 2021.
In April, Jim Steinman, the Grammy winner of a few rock music’s most breathtaking songs, passed away. He was 73 years of age. He was the loving father of sons and daughters.
Steinman passed in Connecticut on Monday, April 19. He was 42 at the time. Celine Dion & Meat Loaf have previously collaborated on hit singles with Steinman.
November 12, 1955 -April 20, 2021
Les McKeown, a Scottish pop singer famous for his work with the Bay City Rollers, died on April 20. He was 65 years old at the time of his death. His family asked for “privacy during the pain of our tremendous loss” in a statement. The reason for death was not specified.
June 8, 1968 – April 17, 2021
Black Rob, a Harlem rapper better remembered for his hit track “Whoa” in 2000, died when he was 51. Mark Curry, his former bandmate, reported that he had died.
February 12, 1957- April 11, 2021
After a lengthy battle with illness, Joseph Siravo, the artist featured in “Jersey Boys” & “The Sopranos,” passed away on Wednesday. Siravo was 64 years old at the time.
Siravo’s child Allegra Okarmus wrote on Instagram regarding her father, “I stood close to him when my lovely dad died peacefully today morning, in his favourite Treehouse.” “Both of us are quite lucky to be so much adored by him. It has been a huge gift to have him here in this world. I am sure he has not been very far, though.”
February 13, 1932- January 4, 2021
88-year-old Barbara Shelley, “Queen of Hammer” for her performance in Hammer Horror films of the 1950s & 1960s, died on January 4. He was 88 years old at this time. Although she had caught COVID-19, her firm claims that “it was not only the Coronavirus that killed her; she was struggling with many underlying issues.”
December 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021
DMX, a 50-year-old rapper, passed on April 9, as per his family. According to the renowned artist, who was actually from Earl Simmons, he had been in an absolute “vegetative condition” after experiencing a heroin overdose earlier last month.
Earl’s family claimed that he was a “warrior who struggled until the end.” Earl’s music won the heart of many lovers globally, along with his legendary impact will go on forever.”
March 5, 1966 – April 5, 2021
Paul Ritter, a 54-year-old British actor, died from a brain tumour. He was 54 old at that time. According to his spokesman, Mr Ritter died “calmly in his home while being surrounded by his wife Polly and children Frank and Noah.”
During his career, he performed Eldred Worple’s role in “Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince” & Guy Haines in the James Bond film “Quantum of Solace.” Ritter had a strong theatrical career before his on-screen appearances. He got an Olivier Award nomination in 2006 for playing a beautiful role in “Coram Boy.” He was shortlisted for Tony Award for his work in “The Norman Conquests” in 2009.
January 23, 1950 – March 18, 2021
Richard Gilliland, the actor and Jean Smart’s husband, died on March 18. He was 71 years old at the time of his death. Reported he died due to illness caused by an undiagnosed medical ailment. During filming her sitcom “Designing Women,” he met Smart for the first time. The actress has acted in several television shows, like “The Waltons” and “Thirtysomething.”
January 31, 1941- March 24, 2021
Jessica Walter, an Emmy award-winning actress, died on March 24 at 80. According to reports, the “Archer” & “Arrested Development” actress died while sleeping.
February 13, 1934 -March 23, 2021
A heart attack caused by complications from bypass surgery claimed the life of actor George Segal on March 23 at the age of 87 years. He was also nominated for an Oscar award. Sonia Segal, the actor’s wife, broke shared actor’s death news to “Goldberg.”
October 25, 1968 – March 14, 2021
Reggie Warren, the iconic vocalist of the Troop, died at the age of 52, following a series of health concerns. He died at home, with his family around. According to his close ones, COVID had not been the cause of his death.
Jahmil French, a Canadian actor who starred in the television series “Degrassi,” died when he was just 29 years on March 2, according to a representative for the actor. In a statement, the representative stated, “With utmost sorrow, I am sharing the demise of my good friend and trustworthy client, Jahmil French.” “He will always be recalled for his unconditional love for the arts, his dedication to his profession, and his vivid personality, among many other things,” said his mother. “I would appreciate it if everyone could keep his loved ones in your prayers at this trying time.”
Among his most notable roles was that of Dave Turner, aired on the teen television series “Degrassi: The Next Generation.”
January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021
Rush Limbaugh, a conservative radio personality, passed away in February at 70. A year after he was diagnosed with the last stage of lung cancer, Limbaugh’s wife, Kathryn, shared the devastating news of his death with the public.
7TH January 1977 – February 1, 2021
Dustin Diamond, famous for his Samuel “Screech” Powers ole on the television show “Saved by the Bell,” passed away after struggling with last stage cancer. He was 59. He had only been confirmed with a serious condition three weeks before his death on February 1. Diamond was 44 of age at that time.
SOPHIE (Sophie Xeon)
September 17, 1986- January 30, 2021
SOPHIE, a well-known producer and singer, died when she was just 34 in Athens, Greece, after what was described as a “sudden accident.” In keeping with her spiritual beliefs, she travelled to the top of the hill to closely observe the full moon. Still, according to the artist’s representative, she accidentally slipped and fell. “She will always be with us for the rest of life,” says the family.
December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021
Cicely Tyson, Tony & Emmy winner, was shortlisted for an Academy Award for her acting as a sharecropper’s wife in the film “Sounder” in 1972, passed away on January 28. She died at the age of 96 years. Larry Thompson, her manager, described her death as a “peaceful transition.”
April 30, 1926- January 27, 2021
Cloris Leachman, the legendary actress, died on January 27 due to natural causes at 94. Among her most well-known television and film, roles were those in & “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” & “Young Frankenstein” among other classics.
Juliet Green, Cloris’ longtime manager, told that “there was no one quite like Cloris.” The capability to emotionally affect your heart with a single look or make you abruptly laugh till tears streamed down your face was something she possessed. What Cloris said or did could never be predicted, and this unpredictable aspect was the key component of her unrivalled magic.”
February 17, 1925 – January 23, 2021
On January 23, at the age of 95, Hal Holbrook, Tony and Emmy award winner, passed away. Holbrook was best known for his depiction of Mark Twain in his entire career and his role as Watergate source in “All the President’s Men.”
Song Yoo Jung
June 8, 1994- January 23, 2021
Singer and actress Song Jung, who died on January 23 at 26, was a well-known South Korean celebrity. However, the reason for death has not been disclosed.
February 5, 1934 – January 22, 2021
Hank Aaron, the baseball hero who suffered racial death threats while breaking the home run record of Babe Ruth in 1974, died on January 22 at 86. He was the son of a Jewish immigrant. “Hammerin’ Hank” — a longtime civil rights activist who played in the leagues for 23 years, largely with the Atlanta Braves and Milwaukee Brewers — died “peacefully while sleeping,” according to the Braves. However, they did not provide a reason for his death.
September 7, 1955 – January 20, 2021
Mira Furlan, famous for her performances in “Lost” and “Babylon 5,” passed away on January 20. She was 65 at the age of her death. According to her manager, who spoke to the New York Times, the West Nile virus complications were the reason for her death.
Randy Parton, a musician & young brother of Dolly Parton’s, died due to cancer at 67. Randy was the youngest of the Parton siblings. In a Facebook post, Dolly stated that her duet “Old Flames Can’t Hold a Candle to You” “will always be the best part of her professional career.” Likewise, Randy’s final recording, “You Are My Christmas,” which was due in 2020, “will always stay one of my favourites… and he glowed in it just like if he has been shining in paradise now,” according to his widow.
Baby CEO (Jonathon Brown)
Baby CEO, a rapper from Memphis, died on January 19 at 20. According to WMC Action News, a gunshot took place in Frayser, and he died due to the incident. Known as a controversial rapper, first gained attention when he was 14 years old for a video in which he was seen directing guns and rapping about gang signs, guns and fame dreams in his controversial lyrics. He has since become one of the most talked-about musicians in the world.
According to his family, he was 24 when he died after an accidental prescription drug overdose. Harry Brant was the son of millionaire Peter Brant and Stephanie Seymour, a supermodel. He passed away on January 17, only a few days ahead of his schedule to return to rehab. In addition to being party and fashion show regulars, Harry and his elder brother, Peter Jr., were sometimes referred to as the “male equivalent” of Paris and Nicky Hilton, rich celebrity sisters. Harry and his older brother, Peter Jr.
Mrs Joanne Rogers, “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” widow, anchor Fred Rogers, died on January 14 at 92. She had served as the head of Fred Rogers Productions’ board of directors since Fred Rogers’ death. Fred Rogers, the much-loved children’s television icon, passed away in 2003 at 74, following a long illness.
14 th February 1951 – January 13 2021
69-year-old Sylvain Sylvain, the legendary Lower East Side punk band New York Dolls guitarist, passed away on January 13 at his home in New York City. He had fought cancer for about three years when he passed away.
June 13, 1939- January 13, 2021
One-half of the legendary magic duo Siegfried & Roy, Siegfried Fischbacher, passed away on January 13 due to pancreatic cancer. The actor was 81 years old and lived in Las Vegas at his death. His departure comes on the heels of the demise of his longtime professional partner, Roy Horn, who died in May due to complications with COVID-19 in April.
Angie Jakusz, a previous “Survivor” contestant, passed away at 40 following a long battle with a rare kind of colorectal cancer. Despite having several bright tattoos, Angie earned the epithet “No Fun Angie” after appearing on season five of the reality series on CBS. She passed away on January 8.
John Reilly, a veteran soap actor, best known for his long-running role as a retired spy Sean Donely in “General Hospital,” passed away at 84. Throughout his career, he has been in several television shows, including “Sunset Beach,” “Passions,” “Dallas” and “Beverly Hills, 90210,”
February 10, 1941 – January 7, 2021
According to his family, Michael Apted, the director of the acclaimed “Up” documentary series, followed fourteen British children ranging from seven to sixty-three. Unfortunately, he passed away at the age of 79. In addition to “Coal Miner’s Daughter” (1980), “The World Is Not Enough” (1999), “Nell” (1994), and recent television projects such as “Masters of Sex,” he has directed several Tv and film shows.
May 10, 1947 – January 7, 2021
Marion Ramsey in “Police Academy 2” with Lance Kinsey and Art Metrano. “Police Academy” actor Marion Ramsey, most known for her role as Officer Laverne in the acclaimed comedies, died on January 7. She was 73 years old at that time.
March 10, 1965- January 7, 2021
At 55, Deezer D, who starred as Malik McGrath in the medical show “ER” and had a successful hip-hop career, passed away on January 7. In an interview with TMZ, his brother stated that the family thinks Deezer died due to a heart attack after undergoing complicated heart surgery over a decade ago.
January 25, 1937- January 4, 2021
“Barney Miller” actor Gregory Sierra was famous for his Julio Fuentes role in “Sanford and Son”, and lovely performance in “Barney Miller” died on January 4 after a battle with cancer. His age was eighty-three years at the time of his death.