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Let us begin.

Miguel José Ferrer - February 7, 1955 – January 19, 2017

Cousin of George Clooney and actor best known for smug, pompous villains, including Robocop, The Stand, and Traffic, and most recently, a recurring (later regular) character on NCIS: Los Angeles and Albert Rosenfield on the revived Twin Peaks; of throat cancer at age 61.

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Mary Tyler Moore - December 29, 1936 – January 25, 2017

Seminal television actress of the 1960s and 1970s, best known for her stint on The Dick Van Dyke Show and later the influential The Mary Tyler Moore Show, one of the first sitcoms to present a female lead who had no interest in romance, a strong change for the time; stage actress, writer, owner of her own production studio for a period and philanthropist; from cardiac arrest as a side effect of pneumonia at age 80.

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Sir John Vincent Hurt, CBE – 22 January 1940 – 28 January 2017

Award-winning film star of dozens of movies over five decades, with such notable works such as The Elephant Man, A Man For All Seasons, Alien, and Nineteen Eighty-Four; in later years, he turned to smaller roles, such as the Harry Potter films and a brief stint on Doctor Who; at age 77, of unconfirmed causes believed to be cancer.

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Jaki Liebezeit - 26 May 193822 January 2017

German musician widely known as the drummer and founder of Can, one of the most influential and highly recognized band in the late 60's and 70's the krautrock scene, an experimental/psychedelic music movement in Germany mostly from around that time (basically, it comprised of musical groups that added characteristics of various styles of music from jazz, folk, ambient, electronic, etc and adding sound manipulation, repetitive beats, and neglect of emphasis on music structure which often resulting in some of the most trippy, oddball music that can go as long as 20 minutes and despite having the term "rock", not all of it is even rock music. Can's music had characteristics of jazz, electronic, a bit of drone, and ambient and they too had a few songs that were 20 minutes long, one of them being a drone track). Liebezeit's drumming style was possibly one of the most wild and intricate ones ever in the scene thanks to his experience in playing free-jazz as well as his studies in North Africa, Iranian, and Turkish music. At times, he was even labeled a "machine" and became quite sought after, especially after Can broke up in 1979. Can's "Bring me Coffee or Tea" is a great example of how much of a machine he was.

Liebezeit passed away in his sleep at age 78 from pneumonia.

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Masaya Nakamura, founder of Namco, died January 22 at age 91, his passing was only announced yesterday by the company out of respect for his family.

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Sir Roger George Moore - 14 October 1927 – 23 May 2017

second actor who played James Bond, died at the age of 89 from cancer

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Peter Sallis - February 1, 1921 - June 2, 2017

Best known for providing the voice for Wallace in Wallace & Gromit, he was also recognized for his role in the British sitcom Last of the Summer Wine, appearing in every installment of the show's 295 episodes.


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Adam West - September 19, 1928 - June 10, 2017

"“Our dad always saw himself as The Bright Knight, and aspired to make a positive impact on his fans’ lives. He was and always will be our hero."

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The world got a little less bright and a little more shitty today.

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Stephen Furst - May 8, 1954 – June 16, 2017

best known for his role as Kent "Flounder" Dorfman in the film National Lampoon's Animal House. died from complications related to diabetes at the age of 63

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Joan Lee - 1924 - July 6, 2017

Wife of Marvel's Stan Lee. Provided the voice of Miss Forbes from Fantastic Four (1994) and Madame Web in Spider-Man (1994). Passed away due to stroke-related complications for a week.

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Chester Bennington - March 20, 1976 - July 20, 2017

Lead singer of Linkin Park. Committed suicide.

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June Foray - September 18, 1917 - July 26, 2017

Voice actress of several cartoon characters over the span of decades, including Rocky and Natasha from Rocky & Bullwinkle, Granny from Warner Brothers cartoons, Magica De Spell and Ma Beagle from DuckTales, and many others.

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just 2 months from the big 100. Just living on the same year as your 100 birthday is impressive enough though.

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Haruo Nakajima - January 1, 1929 – August 7, 2017

Japanese actor, best known for portraying Godzilla from the 1950s through the early 1970s.

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Jerry Lewis - March 16, 1926 – August 20, 2017

American actor, comedian, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. died at the age 91

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Len Wein June 12, 1948 – September 10, 2017

comic book writer and editor who co-created Swamp Thing,Wolverine and edited Watchmen. died at the age of 69

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I want to believe Hef is hamming it up with Adam West.

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Ralphie May-February 17, 1972 – October 6, 2017

American stand-up comedian and actor died of cardiac arrest after battling pneumonia for several weeks

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Robert Guillaume - November 30, 1927 – October 24, 2017

known for his role as Benson on the TV-series Soap,and voice Rafiki in Lion King. died from prostate cancer at the age of 89

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Malcolm Young - January 6, 1953 – November 18, 2017

guitarist and co-founder of AC/DC, died Saturday at the age of 64

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Robert Givens - March 2, 1918 – December 14, 2017

Bugs Bunny Designer Bob Givens Dies at 99


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Rose Marie-August 15, 1923 - December 28, 2017


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R. Lee Ermey - March 24, 1944 - April 15, 2018


Passed away from complications of pneumonia.

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