Gone but not forgotten...

Celebrity Deaths 2008

Suzanne Pleshette died
Suzanne Pleshette
January 19
heath ledger died died
Heath Ledger
January 22
Roy Schneider died
Roy Scheider
February 10
Chrlton Heston died
Charlton Heston
April 5
Candy Rich
Candace Rich
May 20
Bo Diddley Died
Bo Diddley
June 2
Jim McKay Died
Jim McKay
June 7
Tim Russert died
Tim Russert
June 13
Estelle Getty died
Estelle Getty
July 22
George Carlin Died
George Carlin
June 22
Bernie Mac Died
Bernie Mac
August 9
Isaac Hayes Died
Isaac Hayes
August 10
paul newman
Paul Newman
September 26
Betty Page
Bettie Page
December 11

Gone But Not Forgotten – 2008

January 15 – Brad Renfro, actor (Mark Shay in “The Client”) age 25

January 17 – Bobby Fischer, world class chess champion, age 64

January 18 – Lois Nettleton, actor (Evelyn in “Crossing Jordan”) age 80

January 19 – Suzanne Pleshette,actress (“Bob Newhart Show” and “Rome Adventure”), age 70

January 20 – John Stewart Musician,Songwriter (was a member of the Kingston Trio)

January 22 – Heath Ledger, actor (A Knight’s Tale” and “Brokeback Mountain”) age 28

January 26 – Christian Brando, son of actor Marlon Brando, age 49

February 1 – Shell Kepler, actress (Amy Vining on “General Hospital” ) age 49

February 2 – Barry Morse, actor (Lt. Philip Gerard on “The Fugitive”) age 89

February 5 – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, taught transcendentalist meditation to the Beatles, age 96

February 10 – Roy Scheider, actor ( Police Chief Brodie in “Jaws”) age 75

February 12 – Van Johnson actor (major star at MGM during WWII and after)

February 13 – David Groh, actor (Rhoda’s hubby Joe, on “Rhoda”) age 68

February 27 – William F. Buckley, author and conservative commentator, age 82

February 28 – Mike Smith Musician (was the lead vovalist for The Dave Clark Five) age 64

March 18 – Arthur C. Clarke, writer (“2001: A Space Odyssey”) age 90

March 19 – Paul Scofield, actor (“A Man for All Seasons”) age 86

March 24 – Richard Widmark, actor (“How the West Was Won,” “Madigan” ) age 93

April 5 – Charlton Heston, actor (Moses in “The Ten Commandments”) age 84

April 18 – Joy Page, Actress (appeared in Casablanca as the newlywed) age 83

May 5- Jerry Wallace,1950’s Musician (1950’s country singer) age 79

May 8- Eddy Arnold, C&W Musician (baritone voice helped to create the Nashville sound) age 89

May 20-Candace “Candy” Rich, Writer, author, webmaster (created this web site!) age 58

May 24- Dick Martin,Comedian (developed Rowan & Martin’s Laugh In with Dan Rowan) age 86

May 26 – Sidney Pollock,Director (directed The Way We Were and many others) age 73

May 29- Harvey Korman,Actor (best known for his role on the Carol Burnett Show)age 81

June 2- Bo Diddley,musician (one of the founding fathers of “Rock & Roll”) age 79

June 7- Jim McKay,sportscaster (anchored ABC Wide World of Sports)

June 13 – Tim Russert, political journalist and host of NBC’s “Meet the Press”

June 17 – Cyd Charisse, Dancer – stylized dance on screen (performed with Fred Astaire & Gene Kelly)

June 22 – George Carlin, Comedian (best known for his use of off color language) age 71

July 4 – Sen. Jesse Helms, Politician, (5 term Senator from N Carolina and outspoken conserative) age 86

July 12 – Tony Snow,Reporter, Press Secretary (White House spokesman until cancer forced his retirement) age 53

July 22- Estelle Getty, actress (best known for her role on The Golden Girls) age 85

August 9 – Bernie Mac, Comedian (starred in his own sitcom titled The Bernie Mac Show) age 50

August 10- Isaac Hayes, Musician (famous for writing the musical theme to Shaft) age 65

August 18- Pervis Jackson, Musician (was the bass voice of the Spinners)) age 70

September 2 – Jerry Reed, Musician, Actor (co-starred in Smokey & the Bandit) age 71

September 15 – Richard Wright, Musician,(Pianist played with Pink Floyd) age 65

September 26- Paul Newman, Actor,race car driver, philanthropist (starred in 50 films best known for Butch Cassidy and the Sun Dance Kid) age 83

October 15- Edie Adams,Comedian/Actress ( known as the Pitch-girl for Muriel Cigars) age 81

October 17- Levi Stubbs,Singer ( front man for the Four Tops) age 72

October 19- Richard Blackwell, Fashion Critic (best known for his “Ten Worst Dressed Women” yearly list) age 86

October 24- Merl Saunders, Musician/Keyboardist (played with The Grateful Dead) age 74

October 25 – Estelle Reiner, Actress (Wife of Carl and Mother of Rob Reiner) age 94

December 1 – Paul Benedict, Actor (best known as the quirky neighbor on the Jeffersons), age 70

December 11 – Bettie Page, Model (sexy pin-up model and jungle photos) , age 85

December 25 – Eartha Kitt, Singer (smooth purrr like voice, sang Santa Baby and many others), age 81