Celebrity Passings 2014 — A Midyear Report

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Compiled by Jon Konjoyan

Here’s a list of the famous and now dearly departed from January of this year up to this week:

  • Juanita Moore, 99, actress
  • Phil Everly, 74, Everly Brothers
  • Ariel Sharon, 85, former Israeli Prime Minister
  • Larry Speakes, 74, press secretary for President Reagan
  • Russell Johnson, 89, actor, Gilligan’s Island
  • Dave Madden, 82, actor, Partridge Family
  • Pete Seeger, 94, folk singer
  • Christopher Jones, 72, actor
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman, 46, actor
  • Maximilian Schell, 83, actor
  • Jimmy Murphy, 75, Jimmy’s Beverly Hills restauranteur
  • Joan Mondale, 83, wife of Vice President Walter Mondale
  • Shirley Temple Black, 85, actress, diplomat
  • Sid Caesar, 91, comic actor
  • Bill Davila, 82, Vons supermarket President
  • Bob Castle, 61, guitarist for Devo
  • Maria Von Trapp, 99, last living sibling of singing family
  • Garrick Utley, 74, TV journalist
  • Roy Simmons, 57, NFL lineman, who later came out as gay
  • Geoff Edwards, 83, game show host
  • William Clay Ford, 88, auto firm heir and Detroit Lions owner
  • Joe McGinniss, 71, author, Selling of the President, Fatal Vision
  • David Brenner, 78 comedian
  • L’Wren Scott, 49, fashion designer, girlfriend of Mick Jagger
  • Robert Strauss, 95, former Democratic National Committee chairman
  • James Schlesinger, 85, former Defense, Energy secretary
  • Mickey Rooney, 93, actor
  • Rubin “Hurricane” Carter, 76, boxer
  • Robert Olsen, 44, painter
  • Kevin Sharp, 43, country singer
  • Bob Hoskins, 71, actor, Who Framed Roger Rabbit
  • Efrem Zimbalist, Jr., 95, actor
  • Jeb Magruder, 79, Nixon aide convicted in Watergate
  • Herb Jeffries, 100, actor
  • Maya Angelou, 86, author and poet
  • Marilyn Beck, 85, gossip columnist
  • Martha Hyer, 89, actress
  • Bob Welch, 57, baseball Cy Young winner
  • Ruby Dee, 91, actress, civil rights advocate
  • Casey Kasem, 82, actor, radio personality
  • Jimmy Scott, 88, jazz singer
  • Chuck Noll, 82, Pittsburgh Steelers coach
  • Ann B. Davis, 88, actress, Alice on The Brady Bunch
  • Tony Gwynn, 54, San Diego Padres baseball star
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