Gone but not forgotten...

Celebrity Deaths – M

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Christa McAuliffe
Christa McAuliffe
1986
Jock Mahoney
Jock Mahoney
1989
Walter Matthau
Walter Matthau
2000
Richard Mulligan
Richard Mulligan
2000
Eugene McCarthy
Eugene McCarthy
2005
Tamy Faye Messner
Tammy Faye
Messner
2007
Jim McKay
Jim McKay
2007
Bernie Mac
Bernie Mac
2008
Bernie Mac
Ricardo Montalban
2009
Patrick McGoohan
Patrick McGoohan
2009
Ed McMahon Died
Ed McMahon
2009
Billy Mays
Billy Mays
2009
Karl Malden Died
Karl Malden
2009
Karl Malden Died
Brittany Murphy
2009
Rue McClanahan
Rue McClanahan
2010
Mitch Miller
Mitch Miller
2010
Kevin McCarthy
Kevin McCarthy
2010
James MacArthur
James MacArthur
2010
Don Meredith
Don Meredith
2010
Harry Morgan
Harry Morgan
2011
Dorothy McGuire
Dorothy McGuire
2012
 Mindy McCready
Mindy McCready
2013
 Cory Monteith
Cory Monteith
2013
 Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela
2013
Denny Miller
Denny Miller
2014
Anne Meara
Anne Meara
2015
Martin Milner
Martin Milner
2015
Al Molinaro
Al Molinaro
2015

Brooke McCarter b. 1963 d. 2015 (rare liver disease)
Actor – Paul in “The Lost Boys” (1987)

Jayne Meadows b. 1919 d. 2015
Actress – “To Tell the Truth” married to Steve Allen

Dale Messick b. 1906 d. April 5, 2005
Cartoonist – Brenda Starr

Tammy Faye (Bakker) Messner b.1942 d. July 20, 2007 (cancer)
Fomer wife of TV preacher Jim Bakker

Grace Metalious b. 1924 d. 1964 (liver disease)
Writer – Peyton Place

Lou Meyers b. 1935 d. 2013
Actor – Mr. Gaines on “A Different World” (1987-’93)

James A. Michener b. 1907 d. 1997 (kidney failure)
Writer – Tales of the South Pacific, Space, Hawaii

George Mikan b. 1924 d. June 1, 2005 (diabetes and kidney ailments)
Basketball Center – Minneapolis Lakers

John Milford b. 1929 d. 2000 (melanoma)
Actor – a hundred parts in a hundred shows

Ann Miller b. 1923 d. Jaunary 22, 2004 (lung cancer)
Actress/dancer – On the Town, Easter Parade and Sugar Babies

Arthur Miller b. 1915 d. February 10, 2005 (heart failure)
Playright – Death of a Salesman, Married to Marilyn Monroe 1956-1961

Denny Miller b. 1934 d. 2014 (ALS)
Duke Shannon on Wagon Train

Henry Miller b. 1891 d. 1980 (heart failure)
Writer – Tropic of Cancer

Mitch Miller b. 1911 d. 2010
Singer, Conductor, Musician – “Sing Along with Mitch” TV Show 1961 – 1966

Roger Miller b. 1936 d. 1992 (throat cancer)
Singer – King of the Road, Dang Me, Chug-A-Lug

Donald Mills b. 1915 d. 1999 (pneumonia)
Singer – The Mills Brothers

Harry Mills b. 1913 d. 1982 (pneumonia)
Singer – The Mills Brothers

Sir John Mills b. 1908 d. April 23, 2005
Brisitsh actor – “Ryan’s Daughter”; father of Haley, Juliet and Jonathan Mills

Herbert Mills b. 1912 d. 1989 (pneumonia)
Singer – The Mills Brothers

Martin Milner b.1931 d. 2015 (heart failure) 
Actor – Route 66 (1960-64) and Adam-12 (1968-75)

Slobodan Milosevic b. 1942 d. March 11, 2006
Tyrant – Butcher of the Balkans

Sal Mineo b. 1939 d. 1976 (murdered/stabbing)
Actor – Dov Landau in Exodus

Jan Miner b. 1917 d.February 15, 2004 (natural causes)
Actress – Madge the manicurist in the Palmolive ads

Vincente Minnelli b. 1903 d. 1986
Director/producer – Father of Liza Minnelli, husband of Judy Garland

Cameron Mitchell b. 1918 d. 1994 (lung cancer)
Actor – Buck on High Chaparral

Don Mitchell b. 1943 d. 2013
Actor – Mark Sanger on Ironside

Guy Mitchell b. 1925 d. 1999 (complications after surgery)
Singer/actor – Heartaches by the Number

James Mitchell b. 1920 d. 2010 (pulmonary disease)
actor, dancer – portrayed Palmer Cortlandt on “All My Children” also was a ballet dancer

Martha Mitchell b. 1918 d. 1976
Watergate gossip – Wife of Attorney General John Mitchell

Shirley Mitchell b. 1919 d. 2013 (heart failure)
Actress – “I Love Lucy” played Lucy’s friend Marion Strong (last surviving cast member)

Robert Mitchum b. 1917 d. 1997 (emphysema and lung cancer)
Actor – Victor ‘Pug’ Henry in Winds of War

François Mitterrand b. 1916 d. 1996 (prostate cancer)
Twenty-first president of the French Republic from 1981 to 1995

Art Mix b. 1896 d. 1972
Western Actor

Mary Ann Mobley b. 1939 d. 2014 (breast cancer)
Actress / Beauty Queen – Miss America 1959 and tv shows Fantasy Island and Diff’rent Strokes

Arnold Molinaro b. 1919 d. 2015 (infected gallbladder)
Actor – Arnold on Happy Days

John Paul “Jay” Monahan b. 1956 d. 1998 (colon cancer)
NBC legal analyst – Husband of Katie Couric

Eleanor Mondale b. 1960 d. 2011 (brain cancer)
daughter of VP Walter Mondale

Marilyn Monroe (Norma Jeane Baker) b. 1926 d. 1962 (suicide?)
Actress – The Misfits

Montie Montana b. 1910 d. 1998 (stroke)
Western actor

Yves Montand b. 1921 d. 1991(heart attack)
Actor – Jean-Marc Clement in Let’s Make Love

Cory Monteith b. 1982 d. 2013 (mixture of drugs and alcohol)
Actor / Singer – Finn Hudson on the tv series “Glee”

Hugo Montenegro b. 1925. d. 1981 (emphysema)
Composer – The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Elizabeth Montgomery b. 1933 d. 1995 (cancer)
Actress – Samantha Stephens in Bewitched

George Montgomery b. 1916 d. December 12, 2000
Actor – Matt Rockford in Cimarron City

Ricardo Montalban b. 1920 d. January 14, 2009 (aging)
Actor – Fantasy Island

Keith Moon b. 1946 d. 1978 (drugs)
Musician – The Who

Archie Moore b. 1913 d. 1998(heart failure)
Boxer

Clayton Moore b. 1914 d. 1999 (heart attack)
Actor – The Lone Ranger

Dudley Moore b. 1935 d. March 27, 2002 (pneumonia as a complication of progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP)
Actor – Arthur and 10

Garry Moore b. 1915 d. 1993 (emphysema)
Actor/host – To Tell the Truth, I’ve Got a Secret

Agnes Moorehead b. 1906 d. 1974 (cancer)
Actress – Endora, Samantha’s mother on Bewitched

Harry Morgan b. 1915 d. December 07, 2011
Actor – Col. Potter on M.A.S.H. & Det. Bill Gannon on Dragnet (1967- ’70)

Henry Morgan b. 1915 d. 1994
Actor/panelist – I’ve Got a Secret

Pat Morita b. 1932 d. November 24, 2005 (natural causes)
Actor – Arnold on Happy Days and Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid

Greg Morris b. 1934 d. 1996 (cancer)
Actor – Barney Collier on Mission Impossible

Howard Morris b. 1919 d. May 21, 2005 (heart problem)
Actor/director – Ernest T. Tubbs on the Andy Griffith Show

Morris The Cat, I. b. 1968. d. 1978
Cat actor known for 9 Lives commercials

Jim Morrison b. 1943 d. 1971 (drugs)
Musician – The Doors

Barry Morse b. 1918 d. February 2, 2008
Actor – Lt. Philip Gerard on The Fugitive

Anna Karen Morrow b. 1914 d. 2009 (aging)
Actress – portrayed Mrs Chernak on “Peyton Place

Vic Morrow b. 1929 d. 1982 (Killed by helicopter blade while filming Twilight Zone: The Movie)
Actor – Sergeant Chip Saunders on Combat!

Gary Morton b. 1921 d. 1999 (lung cancer)
Husband of Lucille Ball

Daniel Partick Moynihan b. 1927 d. March 26, 2003 (infection stemming from a ruptured appendix )
U.S. Senator from New York

Mr. Ed b. in the 50s d. 1979
Animal actor – Mr. Ed

Edward Mulhare b. 1923 d. 1997 (lung cancer)
Actor – Capt. Daniel Gregg (the Ghost) in the Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Richard Mulligan b.1932 d. 2000 (colon cancer)
Actor – Burt Campbell on Soap and Dr. Harry Weston on Empty Nest

Audie Murphy b. 1924 d. 1971(plane crash)
Actor – Most decorated soldier in WWII, including Medal of Honor, starred in Whispering Smith

Brittany Murphy b. 1977 d. 2009 (cardiac arrest??)
Actor and singer – Girl Interrupted, 8 Mile, Sin City also produced an award winning dance song

Danny Murphy b. 1955 d. 2014 (cancer)
Actor – a quadriplegic since he was 19, appeared in several Farrelly Bros. movies incl. “There’s Something About Mary”

Mary Murphy b. 1931 d. 2011 (heart disease)
Actress – “The Wild One” with Marlon Brando, discovered in a diner

Jan Murray b. 1916 d. July 2, 2006
Comic host – Treasure Hunt

Edward R. Murrow b. 1908 d. 1965
Journalist

Stan Musial (“Stan the Man”) b. 1920 d. 2013 (natural)
Athlete – played MLB for the St. Louis Cardinals (1941–1963)

Edmund Muskie b. 1914 d. 1996 (heart attack)
Vice-Presidential candidate with Hubert Humphrey in 1968

Bess Myerson b. 1924 d. 2014
Model – she was the first Jewish Miss America 1945