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Celebrity Deaths 2019

The Fiftiesweb is grateful to Paula Valenzuela for her very gracious help with compiling Celebrity Deaths 2019!

JANUARY

celebrity deaths 2019 - Dayrl Dragon

Daryl Dragon
Carol Channing - celebrity death 2019

Carol Channing
celebrity death - Kaye Ballard

Kaye Ballard

 


02 – Daryl Dragon, Singer/songwriter – known as The Captain in musical duo “The Captain and Tennille” hit songs “Love Will Keep Us Together”, “Muskrat Love” – age 76 (renal failure)

02 – Bob Einstein, Actor/comedy writer – created stuntman character Super Dave Osborne – age 76 (leukemia)

02 – Gene Okerlund, Wrestling announcer – known as “mean Gene” inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame (2006) – age 76 (complications from a fall)

06 – William Sheppard, Actor(UK) – warden of the Klingon gulag in “Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country” (1991) – age 86

11 – Verna Bloom, Actress – played Sarah Belding in “High Plains Drifter” (1973) – age 80 (dementia)

13 – Bonnie Guitar, C&W Singer – biggest hit “Dark Moon” (1957) which was a C&W/pop crossover song – age 95

15 – Carol Channing, Actress/singer/comedian – “Hello Dolly” (1964 & 1995) won (4) Tony Awards, (1) Golden Globe and (1) Grammy – age 97 *(editors note: I saw Ms Channing in Hello Dolly in ’64 and ’95 and met her in ’95. She was a great actress and a wonderful person, she will be missed)

17 – Windsor Davies, Actor(WAL) – played Battery Sergeant Major Williams in BBC TV show “It Ain’t Half Hot Mum” (1974-’81) – age 88

21 – Kaye Ballard, Actress/comedian – played Kaye Buell in “The Mothers-in-Law” (1967-’69) and was a regular on “Match Game” (1962) – age 93

21 – Maxine Brown, C&W Singer – with the country trio The Browns, biggest hit; “The Three Bells” (1959) – age 87 (heart and kidney disease)

21 – Michel Legrand, Musical composer (FR) – two Academy Awards, “The Windmills of Your Mind” (1968) and the score to “Summer of ’42” – (1971) – age 86

21 – Olga Loizon, Restaurateur – started “Olga’s Kitchen” chain in metro Detroit – age 92

25 – Steve Bell, Journalist – was the news anchor for ABC’s morning show Good Morning America (1975-’86) – age 83

29 – James Ingram, Singer/songwriter – two-time Grammy Award-winner, top hits; “Baby, Come to Me” (1982), “I Don’t Have the Heart” (1983) – age 66 (brain cancer)

30 – Dick Miller, Actor – character actor in “Gremlins” (1984), “Gremlins 2: The New Batch” (1990) – age 90

31 – Candice Earley, Actress – played Donna Tyler Beck on TV soap opera “All My Children” (1978-2005)- age 68 (Multiple system atrophy)


FEBRUARY

Julie Adams, celebrity deaths 2019

Julie Adams
celebrity death 209 - Peter Tork

Peter Tork
Kathrine Helmond celebrity death

Kathrine Helmond
Jan-Michael Vincent celebrity deaths 2019

Jan-Michael Vincent

 


01 – Clive Swift, Actor (UK) – played Richard Bucket on the BBC soap opera “Keeping Up Appearances” (1990-’95) – age 82

03 – Julie Adams, Actress – starred in “Creature from the Black Lagoon” (1954), Eve Simpson on “Murder, She Wrote” (1984-’96) – age 92

03 – Kristoff St. John, Actor – played Neil Winters on TV soap opera “The Young and the Restless” (1991-2019) – age 52 (suicide)

07 – John Dingell, Politician – United States House of Representatives from Michigan (1955-2015) longest sitting Congressman – age 92

07 – Frank Robinson, MLB Baseball player – Baseball Hall of Fame, 14-time All-Star, 586 career home runs, first ever black MLB manager – age 83 (bone cancer)

08 – Albert Finney, Actor(UK) – “Tom Jones” (1963), “Big Fish” (2003), “The Bourne Ultimatum” (2007) – age 82

09 – Carmen Argenziano, Actor – played Jacob Carter on TV sci-fi “Stargate SG-1” – age 75

10 – Jan-Michael Vincent, Actor – played Stringfellow Hawke on the TV show “Airwolf” (1984–86) – age 73 (cardiac arrest)

19 – Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion designer – he headed the fashion houses of Chanel, Fendi and Lagerfeld – age 85

20 – Vinny Vella, Actor – played Artie Piscano in movie “Casino” (1995) and HBO TV show “The Sopranos” (1999-’07) – age 72 (liver cancer)

21 – Beverley Owen, Actress – played Marilyn Munster on TV show “The Munsters” – age 81

21 – Peter Tork, Musician/actor – he was keyboardist and bass guitarist for pop group and TV show “The Monkees” – age 77 (adenoid cystic carcinoma)

22 – Clark James Gable, Reality TV host – grandson of Clark Gable and host of reality show “Cheaters” – age 30

22 – Brody Stevens, Comedian/actor – Comedy Central TV reality show “Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!” – age 48 (suicide)

22 – Morgan Woodward, Actor – played Marvin “Punk” Anderson in TV show “Dallas” also, the Walking Boss, in movie “Cool Hand Luke” (1967) – age 93

23 – Katherine Helmond, Actress – played Jessica Tate on TV show “Soap” (1977-’81) and Mona Robinson on “Who’s the Boss?” (1984-’92) – age 89 (Alzheimer’s)

25 – Lisa Sheridan, Actress – appeared in TV shows “Halt and Catch Fire” and “Journeyman” (2005) – age 44 (unknown)

27 – Nathaniel Taylor, Actor – played Rollo Lawson in TV show “Sanford and Son” (1972-’77) – age 80 (heart attack)

28 – André Previn, Conductor/composer – scored music for over 50 Hollywood films, four Academy Awards and 10 Grammy awards – age 89


MARCH

celebrity death 2019 - Luke Perry

Luke Perry

 


03 – Luke Perry, Actor – played Dylan McKay on the TV series “Beverly Hills, 90210” (1990-2000) and Fred Andrews on the CW series “Riverdale” – age 52 (stroke)

04 – Keith Flint, Musician/singer/dancer (UK) – frontman for dance/music group “Prodigy”, hit songs “Firestarter” and “Breathe” (1996) – age 49 (suicide)

08 – Marshall Brodien, Actor/magician – played Wizzo the Wizard on WGN TV show “The Bozo Show” (1968-’94) – age 84 (Alzheimer’s)

09 – Jed Allan, Actor – played Rush Sanders on TV show “Beverly Hills, 90210” (1990-2000) and C.C. Capwell on “Santa Barbara” (1984-’93) – age 84

10 – Freeda Foreman, Professional boxer – daughter of former heavyweight champ George Foreman – age 42 (suicide)

11 – Hal Blaine, Drummer – drummer in Phil Spector’s house band “The Wrecking Crew” played on #1 hits; “Be My Baby” (1963), “Good Vibrations” (1966) – age 90

11 – Julia Ruth Steven, Babe Ruth’s adopted step daughter – age 102


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