23 Celebrities That We Dearly Miss

We all feel close to some celebrities and we often admire them. Whenever a star dies, our heart aches a little, especially when they leave us at an early age. It’s that closeness what leaves us feeling empty and missing them, so let’s take our time to remember 23 celebrities that have passed away.

#23. Margot Kidder

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We all remember Margot from her first appearance in 1978 as the famous Lois Lane in the film series Superman. She passed away in May 2018, at the early age of 69 at her home in Montana.

#22. John Heard

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His most famous role was the one of Kevin McAlister’s dad in Home Alone. He passed away from a heart attack in 2017 after a minor surgery.

#21. Ann Wedgeworth

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The Tony winner who played Lana Shields on the ABC sitcom Three’s company died in November 2016 at the age 83 after a long career working on movies, TV series, and stage productions.

#20. Charlie Murphy

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Charlie Murphy, a talented comedian, writer and actor died on April 2017 at the young age of 57. We most certainly will remember Eddie Murphy’s older brother for his hilarious jokes about cocaine on The Chappelle Show.

#19. Lisa Robin Kelly

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The actreess who played Laurie on That ’70s Show during the first three seasons, but then limited her appearances. On August 15, 2013  she died of a drug overdose.

#18. Alan Rickman

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Alan Rickman played the controversial role of Professor Snape in the movie series Harry Potter and Hans Gruber in Die Hard. He kept to his close friends and family the information about his cancer diagnose, which became public after his death in January 2016.

#17. Jennifer Lyon

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Jennifer did not win the contest Survivorthe reality show that made her famous in 2005, but the audience loved her anyway. Unfortunately she died on January 19, 2010.

#16. Andy Whitfield

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Whitfield became very well known after his role in Spartacus, but he also worked on the first season of Blood and Sand, All Saints and many other Australian TV series. In 2011, he died after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. 

#15. Harry Dean Stanton

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This famous actor famous for his Gunsmoke, Big Love and Twin Peaks who also appeared in 100 TV shows died at age 91 at the Cedars- Sinai Center in Los Angeles, California. We will miss his unique talent and distinctive face.

#14. Marcia Wallace

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The multi-talented Marcia did not waste any of her time with us, she worked on many successful shows and films, such as The Brady Bunch, The Bob Newhart Show, The Simpsons and Full House, to mention a few. She died when she was 70 years old, and many were the causes of her death such as pneumonia, sepsis and breast cancer.

#13. Erin Moran

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Erin dedicated her entire career to our beloved Joanie on Happy Days, where she played as Richie’s younger sister. Not only did she work on the sitcom for 10 years, but she also played Joanie spin-off  Joanie Loves Chachi. At the early age of 56, Erin departed this life due to stage 4 cancer.

#12. Mary Key Bergman

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Bergman will be remembered for voicing the most popular animated characters, especially Liane Cartman and Sheila Broflovski from South Park. She also voiced characters in Toy Story 2 and The Beauty and the Beast, among others. Unfortunately, Mary Kay suffered from bipolar and anxiety disorders, and in 1999 she committed suicide.

#11. Kirby Puckett

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Winner of two world series championships, this athlete became the second youngest member of MLB Hall of Fame to die. On March 6, 2006, at age 45, Kirby died, only one day after suffering from a stroke.

#10. Glenn Quinn

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Glenn, was loved by the public for his roles on Angel and Roseanne. At age 32, on December 3, 2016, he passed away due to a heroin overdose while staying at a friend’s house.

#9. Cory Monteith

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Cory’s death shocked us all on 2013, even though we were aware that the star from Glee was struggling with addiction and depression. It was his young age, 31, what made it more difficult.

#8. Lou Albano and Danny Wells

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Albano, who played Mario and Wells, who played Luigi on the Super Mario Bros. Super Show! both died recently. Louis Albano on October 14, 2009 and Danny Wells on November 28, 2013.

#7. Earl Hindman

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The most famous role he played was the one of the unseen neighbor from Home Improvement. Yes, this means that his face remain unknown to the public. He passed away on December 29, 2003.

#6. Norma McCorvey

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McCorvey, best known as Jane Roe, from the case “Roe v. Wade”. During her last years she changed her mind after being baptized by a reverend leader of the “pro life” movement, Philip Benham.

#5. Andrew Koenig

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Popular for his role on Growing Pains as Boner, Koenig also voiced Ambush on G.I. Joe. On February 14, 2010 he left us after committing suicide.

#4. Amanda Peterson

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After being arrested multiple times, and fighting addiction, the actress who played the role of Cindy Mancini in Can’t Buy Me Love died in July, 2015. Her family members became quite worried for she was not answering any phone calls, and two days later they found her body at her apartment.

#3. Jessie “Jet Set” Hudson

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Most Jessie’s works remained uncredited. The role which made him popular was, of course, the one he played for three seasons on Workaholics as Jet Set Hudson. He passed away on December 14, 2012.

#2. Talia Joy Castellano

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The Youtube star Talia was taken away from us too young. She was only 13 years old when she passed away in 2013 and her career was just starting.

#1. Britanny Murphy

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This talented actress passed away in the strangest circumstances in 2009 when she was only 32 years old. The autopsy revealed that it was Pneumonia what caused her death, and his husband, Simon Monjack, died later under the same circumstances. She became popular for being Cher’s friend in Clueless and during her career she worked on lots of successful movies.

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