Remembering the Celebrities Who Passed in 2021

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Remembering the Celebrities Who Passed in 2021

First and foremost, we want to wish our deepest condolences to anyone who has lost a loved one during these uncertain times. We are so sorry for your loss and we hope their memory and legacy live on, though they no longer walk this earth.

We wish to honor those who have passed throughout the year and mourn alongside those who have been affected by the pandemic and beyond. In conjunction, we wanted to highlight the celebrities and notable members of society who have passed this year from varying causes. We also issue our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and fans of the individuals we lost in 2021:

Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron, February 5, 1934 – January 22, 2021 (MLB Player)

Larry King, November 19, 1933 – January 23, 2021 (TV Host)

Cloris Leachman, April 30, 1926 – January 27, 2021 (Actress/Comedian)

Cecily Tyson, December 19, 1924 – January 28, 2021 (Actress)

“Sophie” Sophie Xeon, September 17, 1986 – January 30, 2021 (Singer/Musician/DJ/Record Producer)

Dustin Diamond, January 7, 1977 – February 1, 2021 (Actor)

Christopher Plummer, December 13, 1929 – February 5, 2021 (Actor)

Rush Limbaugh, January 12, 1951 – February 17, 2021 (Radio Host)

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Jessica Walter, January 31, 1941 – March 24, 2021 (Actress)

Beverly Cleary, April 12, 1916 – Maerch 25, 2021 (Writer)

Prince Phillip Mountbatten, Duke of Edinburgh, June 10, 1921 – April 9, 2021 (Great Britain Royal Family)

“DMX” Earl Simmons, December 18, 1970 – April 9, 2021 (Rapper)

Dennis “Mike” Mitchell, April 16, 1944 – April 16, 2021 (Musician)

Sunday Burquest, – April 18, 2021 (Reality TV Star)

Jim Steinman, November 1, 1947 – April 19, 2021 (Composer/Lyricist/Record Producer/Playwright)

Walter Mondale, January 5, 1928 – April 19, 2021 (Politician/Former Vice President of the United States)

Alber Elbaz, June 12, 1961 – April 24, 2021 (Fashion Designer)

Anne Douglas, April 23, 1919 – April 29, 2021 (Philanthropist)

Johnny Crawford, March 26, 1946 – April 29, 2021 (Actor)

Olympia Dukakis, June 30, 1931 – May 1, 2021 (Actress)

Eric McClure, December 11, 1978 – May 2, 2021 (Nascar Driver)

Tawny Kitaen, August 5, 1961 – May 7, 2021 (Actress/Model)

Charles Grodin, April 21, 1935 – May 18, 2021 (Actor)

Paul Mooney, August 4, 1941 – May 19, 2021 (Comedian/Actor)

Romy Walthall, September 16, 1963 – May 19, 2021 (Actress)

Eric Carle, June 25, 1929 – May 23, 2021 (Author/Designer/Illustrator)

Samuel E. Wright, November 20, 1946 – May 24, 2021 (Actor/Singer)

Kevin Clark, December 3, 1988 – May 26, 2021 (Actor)

B.J. Thomas, August 7, 1942 – May 29, 2021 (Musician)

Gavin MacLeod, February 28, 1931 – May 29, 2021 (Actor)

Ariene Golonka, January 23, 1936 – May 31, 2021 (Actress)

Lil Loaded, August 1, 2000 – May 31, 2021 (Rapper)

Ernie Lively, January 29, 1947 – June 3, 2021 (Actor)

Clarence Williams III, August 21, 1939 – June 6, 2021 (Actor)

Lisa Banes, July 9, 1955 – June 13, 2021 (Actress)

Ned Beatty, July 6, 1937 – June 13, 2021 (Actor)

Janet Malcolm, July 8, 1934 – June 16, 2021 (Writer/Journalist)

Johnny Solinger, August 7, 1965 – June 26, 2021 (Singer/Songwriter)

Max Rosenthal, April 4, 1926 – June 26, 2021 (Actor)

Matiss Kivlenieks, August 26, 1996 – July 4, 2021 (NHL Player)

William Smith, March 24, 1933 – July 5, 2021 (Actor)

Suzzanne Douglas, April 12, 1957 – July 6, 2021 (Actress)

Robert Downey Sr., June 24, 1936 – July 7, 2021 (Actor/Director)

Biz Markie, April 8, 1964 – July 16, 2021 (Rapper)

Jackie Mason, June 9, 1928 – July 24, 2021 (Comedian)

Michael “Dusty” Hill, May 19, 1949 – July 28, 2021 (Musician)

Saginaw Grant, July 20, 1936 – July 28, 2021 (Actor)

Jay Pickett, February 10, 1961 – July 30, 2021 (Actor)

Gina Krasley, January 9, 1991 – August 1, 2021 (Reality TV Star)

Trevor Moore, April 4, 1980 – August 6, 2021 (Comedian)

Dee Tee Thomas, February 9, 1951 – August 7, 2021 (Musician)

Jane Withers, April 12, 1926 – August 7, 2021 (Actress)

Markie Post, November 4, 1950 – August 7, 2021 (Actress)

Una Stubbs, May 1, 1937 – August 12, 2021 (Actress)

Don Everly, February 1, 1937 – August 21, 2021 (Musician)

Mike Mitchell, August 21, 1955 – August 23, 2021 (Actor)

Michael Nader, February 19, 1945 – August 23, 2021 (Actor)

Serge Onik, Unknown Date 1988 – August 2021 (Dancer/Actor)

Charlie Watts, June 1, 1941 – August 24, 2021 (Musician)

Matthew Mindler, November 23, 2001 – August 28, 2021 (Actor)

Ed Asner, November 15, 1929 – August 29, 2021 (Actor)

Michael Constantine, May 22, 1927 – August 31, 2021 (Actor)

Willard Scott, March 7, 1934 – September 4, 2021 (Weather Reporter/TV Personality)

Sarah Harding, November 17, 1981 – September 5, 2021 (Singer/Model/Actress)

Anthony “A.J.” Johnson, February 1, 1966 – September 6, 2021 (Actor/Comedian)

Michael K. Williams, November 22, 1966 – September 6, 2021 (Actor)

Norm Macdonald, October 17, 1959 – September 14, 2021 (Comedian/Actor/Writer)

Gavan O’Herlihy, July 29, 1951 – September 15, 2021 (Actor)

Jane Powell, April 1, 1929 – September 16, 2021 (Actress/Singer/Dancer)

Richard Buckley, Unknown Date 1948 – September 19, 2021 (Fashion Journalist and Editor)

Sarah Dash, August 18, 1945 – September 20, 2021 (Singer/Actress)

Willie Garson, February 20, 1964 – September 21, 2021 (Actor)

Roger Michell, June 5, 1956 – September 23, 2021 (Director)

Tommy Kirk, December 10, 1941 – September 28, 2021 (Actor)

Alan Kalter, March 21, 1943 – October 4, 2021 (Announcer)

Justin Thornton, December 7, 1982 – October 4, 2021 (MMA Fighter)

Fuller Goldsmith, October 9, 2003 – October 5, 2021 (Television Star (Chopped Junior Champion))

Ruthie Tompson, July 22, 1910 – October 10, 2021 (Disney Animator/Illustrator)

Granville Adams, October 8, 1963 – October 10, 2021 (Actor)

Ricarlo Flanagan, March 23, 1980 – October 12, 2021 (Actor)

Dorothy Steel, February 23, 1926 – October 15, 2021 (Actress)

Betty Lynn, August 29, 1926 – October 16, 2021 (Actress)

Jo-Carroll Dennison, December 16, 1923 – October 18, 2021 (Actress/Miss America 1942)

Colin Powell, April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021 (Politician/Secretary of State)

William Lucking, June 17, 1941 – October 18, 2021 (Actor/Director)

Chris Ayres, May 16, 1965 – October 18, 2021 (Voice Actor)

Leslie Bricusse, January 29, 1931- October 19, 2021 (Songwriter)

Halyna Hutchins, April 10, 1079 – October 21, 2021 (Filmmaker)

Peter Scolari, September 12, 1955 – October 22, 2021 (Actor)

James Michael Tyler, May 28, 1962 – October 24, 2021 (Actor)

Peter Aykroyd, November 19, 1955 – November 6, 2021 (Actor/Comedian/Writer)

Heath Freeman, June 23, 1980 – November 14, 2021 (Actor)

Art LaFleur, September 9, 1943 – November 17, 2021 (Actor)

Young Dolph, July 27, 1985 – November 17, 2021 (Rapper)

Mick Rock, November 21, 1948 – November 18, 2021 (Photographer)

Joey Morgan, Unknown Date 1993 – November 21, 2021 (Actor)

Jay Jay Phillips, Unknown Date 1991 – November 25, 2021 (Singer/Musician)

Stephen Sondheim, March 22, 1930 – November 26, 2021 (Broadway Songwriter)

Eddie Mekka, June 14, 1952 – November 27, 2021 (Actor)

Rhonda Stubbins White, Unknown Date 1961 – December 6, 2021 (Actress)

Demaryius Thomas, December 25, 1987 – December 10, 2021 (NFL Player)

Michael Nesmith, December 30, 1942 – December 10, 2021 (Musician/Songwriter/Producer/Novelist)

Jack Hedley, October 28, 1929 – December 11, 2021 (Actor)

Anne Rice, October 4, 1941 – December 11, 2021 (Author)

Vicente Fernández, February 17, 1940 – December 12, 2021 (Singer)

Ken Kragen, November 24, 1936 – December 14, 2021 (Producer)

Gloria Jean Watkins “Bell Hooks”, September 25, 1952 – December 15, 2021 (Author/Professor/Activist)

Wanda Young, August 9, 1943 – December 15, 2021 (Singer)

Jose Angel Hernandez “Flow La Movie”, August 1, 1985 – December 15, 2021 (Music Producer)

Leonard “Hub” Hubbard, Unknown Date 1959 – December 16, 2021 (Musician)

Sayaka Kanda, October 1, 1986 – December 18, 2021 (Voice Actress)

Drakeo the Ruler, December 1, 1993 – December 18, 2021 (Rapper)

Carlos Marín, October 13, 1968 – December 19, 2021 (Singer)

Sally Ann Howes, July 20, 1930 – December 22, 2021 (Actress)

Joan Didion, December 5, 1934 – December 23, 2021 (Writer)

Harvey Evans, January 7, 1938 – December 24, 2021 (Actor/Singer/Dancer)

Tiffini Hale, July 30, 1975 – December 25, 2021 (Actress/Singer)

Wayne Thiebaud, November 15, 1920 – December 25, 2021 (Painter)

Harry Colomby, August 20, 1929 – December 25, 2021 (Producer/Writer)

Candy Palmater, December 4, 1968 – December 25, 2021 (Comedian)

Jean-Marc Vallée, March 9, 1963 – December 26, 2021 (Director)

John Bowman, September 28, 1957- December 28, 2021 (Writer)

John Madden, April 10, 1936 – December 28, 2021 (NFL Football Coach/Sportscaster)

Betty White, January 17, 1922 – December 31, 2021 (Actress)

Our deepest condolences go out to the family, friends, and fans of those we lost in 2021. 🕯

*Please Note: This may not be an incomplete list of those who have passed in 2021, as there are hundreds of losses to list and there remains a possibility that some celebrities may have beenmissed. We are equally sad to hear of their passings and wish their loved ones well.

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