American comedy legend Carl Reiner dies aged 98



American comedian and actor Carl Reiner has died at the age of 98.

Carl’s aide told Variety the veteran artist died of natural causes at his Beverly Hills home on Monday night.

In the 1960s, Carl rose to fame as a performer and writer on The Dick Van Dyke Show, before forming a comedy duo with Mel Brooks, with whom he performed the 2000 Year Old Man skit.

Carl Reiner pictured in 2017

John Wolfsohn via Getty Images

Carl’s acting credits include films like The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, and It’s A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World. More recently, he also appeared in the Ocean’s trilogy between 2001 and 2007, as Saul Bloom.

His last big screen credit was in the 2019 movie Toy Story 4, voicing a ‘veteran’ toy based on him named Carl Reineroceros. The character has also appeared in the Disney + series, Forky Asks A Question.

In addition to his screen work, Carl was a screenwriter and director, directing films like The Jerk, Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid, and All Of Me, all of which starred comedy actor Steve Martin.

Throughout his career, which spanned nearly 70 years, Carl won nine Emmy Awards, most of them for his work on The Dick Van Dyke Show, as well as a Grammy for Best Talk Comedy Album.

Carl in the early years of his career
Carl in the early years of his career

Bettmann via Getty Images

In 2000, he also received the Mark Twain Prize for American Comedy and was honored at the Kennedy Center by several of his former colleagues, including Dick Van Dyke, Mel Brooks, Mary Tyler Moore and Steve Martin.

Carl was married to singer Estelle Reiner for 64 years, until her death in 2008.

He is survived by his sons, actor Rob Reiner and director Lucas Reiner, his daughter, writer Annie Reiner, and six grandchildren.

Dame Barbara Windsor (1937 – 2020)

The showbiz legend died at the age of 83, six years after being diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Known for her roles in EastEnders and the Carry On films, Dame Barbara devoted her final years to raising awareness of dementia.","credit":"Mike Marsland via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4abc92600000d05a4f797.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 12: Dame Barbara Windsor attends the TRIC Awards Christmas lunch at Grosvenor House, on December 12, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)","credit":"Mike Marsland via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"DECEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fed8816260000e927a4fc06.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2427,"height":3200,"credit":"Albert L. Ortega via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fed8818c5b61817a5354b39","caption":" Dawn Wells (1938 – 2020)

The Gilligan's Island died at the age of 82, due to Covid-19 complications.","credit":"Albert L. Ortega via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fed8816260000e927a4fc06.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"BURBANK, CA - OCTOBER 06: Actress Dawn Wells of "Gilligan's Island" participates in The Hollywood Show held at Burbank Airport Marriott Hotel & Convention Center on October 6, 2012 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)","credit":"Albert L. Ortega via Getty Images","width":2427,"height":3200},"title":"DECEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4b89c2600000d05a4f7a3.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3672,"height":5688,"credit":"ITV/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4b8a8c5b64e442102bd4c","caption":"Kay Purcell (1963 – 2020)

In addition to appearances in Emmerdale and Waterloo Road, Kay played careworker Gina Conway in the CBBC adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's Tracy Beaker books.","credit":"ITV/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4b89c2600000d05a4f7a3.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Kay Purcell (1963 – 2020)nnIn addition to appearances in Emmerdale and Waterloo Road, Kay played careworker Gina Conway in the CBBC adaptation of Jacqueline Wilson's Tracy Beaker books.","credit":"ITV/Shutterstock","width":3672,"height":5688,"ops":""},"title":"DECEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4b7eb2600006f060c5f81.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3440,"height":5159,"credit":"David Fisher/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4b7f8c5b6acb534575802","caption":"Stella Tennant (1970 – 2020)

The British model died suddenly just days after celebrating her 50th birthday, with tributes being paid by Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Donatella Versace and Edward Enninful.","credit":"David Fisher/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4b7eb2600006f060c5f81.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Stella Tennant (1970 – 2020)nnThe British model died suddenly just days after celebrating her 50th birthday, with tributes being paid by Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss, Donatella Versace and Edward Enninful.","credit":"David Fisher/Shutterstock","width":3440,"height":5159,"ops":""},"title":"DECEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4b6fe26000012067a31e2.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2037,"height":2428,"credit":"Mike Webster/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4b701c5b6ff7479806892","caption":"Rosalind Knight (1933 – 2020)

Rosalind's many credits included two Carry On films, the hit sitcoms Gimme Gimme Gimme and Friday Night Dinner and films like About A Boy and Tom Jones.","credit":"Mike Webster/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4b6fe26000012067a31e2.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Rosalind Knight (1933 – 2020)","credit":"Mike Webster/Shutterstock","width":2037,"height":2428,"ops":""},"title":"DECEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4b58e260000e2057a31de.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":5291,"height":3527,"credit":"Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4b609c5b64e442102bb00","caption":"Jeremy Bulloch (1945 – 2020)

Jeremy will forever be remembered by Star Wars as the man who originated the minor-but-impactful role of Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back.","credit":"Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4b58e260000e2057a31de.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Jeremy Bulloch","credit":"Shutterstock","width":5291,"height":3527,"ops":""},"title":"DECEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4aa2a240000fb068ad64d.png","queryParams":{},"width":890,"height":573,"credit":""},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4aa2cc5b6e1ce8338e0df","caption":"Betty Bobbitt (1939 – 2020)

The star of Prisoner: Cell Block H and Crocodile Dundee died at the age of 81, following a stroke.","credit":"","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4aa2a240000fb068ad64d.png","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Betty Bobbitt (Credit: Facebook)","credit":"","width":890,"height":573,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4a8b7260000a1057a31d8.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1312,"height":1946,"credit":"PA"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4a8bcc5b6e1ce8338df9e","caption":"Dave Prowse (1935 – 2020)

Dave played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, a character whose voice was provided by James Earl Jones. He later become known as the Green Cross Code man, for which he was eventually awarded an MBE.","credit":"PA","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4a8b7260000a1057a31d8.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Actor Dave Prowse, alias Star Wars' villain Darth Vader, after receiving a MBE for services to charity and road safety from Britain's Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace in London. * The 6ft 7in former Mr Universe has donned the costume of the Green Cross Code man as well as Vader's famous black helmet in the original 1977 film. ","credit":"PA","width":1312,"height":1946,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4a8552600006f060c5f75.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2035,"height":3000,"credit":"Danny Martindale via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4a856c5b6ff7479805c7a","caption":"Colin "Heavy D" Newell (1973 – 2020)

Better known by the alias Heavy D, Colin rose to prominence on the UK version of Storage Wars, and later appeared on Celebrity Big Brother.","credit":"Danny Martindale via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4a8552600006f060c5f75.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - AUGUST 16: Heavy D becomes the 4th housemate evicted from Celebrity Big Brother at Elstree Studios on August 16, 2016 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/Getty Images)","credit":"Danny Martindale via Getty Images","width":2035,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4a778260000e9060c5f71.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":1957,"credit":"PA"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4a77cc5b6e1ce8338ddfe","caption":"Dominic Grant (1949 – 2020)


Dominic (second from the left in this photo) was best known as a member of the 1970s pop group Guys N Dolls. He was also the son-in-law of entertainer Sir Bruce Forsyth.","credit":"PA","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4a778260000e9060c5f71.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"PA Photo An undated library file picture of pop band Guys n Dolls. Left to right: Julie Forsyth, Dominic Grant, Pual Griggs and Martine Richardson","credit":"PA","width":3000,"height":1957,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fe4a6e3260000e9060c5f70.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"Emma McIntyre via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fe4a6e4c5b66809cb30880f","caption":" Alex Trebek (1949 – 2020)

The long-serving gameshow host was best known for presenting Jeopardy! in the US. He died aged 80 in November.","credit":"Emma McIntyre via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fe4a6e3260000e9060c5f70.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 30: TV personality Alex Trebek attends the 150th anniversary of Canada's Confederation at the Official Residence of Canada on June 30, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)","credit":"Emma McIntyre via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fb40690240000694a61fdce.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1996,"height":3000,"credit":"Ben A. Pruchnie via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fb40692c5b6d891cd7b7bce","caption":" Des O'Connor (1932 – 2020)

The legendary entertainer will be remembered for fronting shows like Take Your Pick, Countdown and Today With Des And Mel, as well as his music career, releasing 36 albums in his lifetime.","credit":"Ben A. Pruchnie via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fb40690240000694a61fdce.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Des O'Connor attends the press night for "Wicked" at Apollo Victoria Theatre on December 19, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)","credit":"Ben A. Pruchnie via Getty Images","width":1996,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fb2b81a240000472f9aeb60.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2030,"height":3000,"credit":"Danny Martindale via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fb2b81bc5b6d891cd79bcdb","caption":"Geoffrey Palmer (1927 – 2020)

The much-loved actor was perhaps best known for his role in the sitcom As Time Goes By, in which he appeared opposite Dame Judi Dench.","credit":"Danny Martindale via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fb2b81a240000472f9aeb60.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 03: Geoffrey Palmer attends the Oldie Of The Year Awards at Simpsons in the Strand on February 3, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Danny Martindale/WireImage)","credit":"Danny Martindale via Getty Images","width":2030,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa42b67240000b33761f271.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2822,"height":4238,"credit":"Michael Tullberg via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa42b68c5b67c3259ac1dd6","caption":"Elsa Raven (1929 – 2020)

Elsa was best known for her roles in the films Back To The Future and Titanic. She played "Clock Tower Lady" in the former, as well as appearing in one of the latter's most heart-wrenching scenes.","credit":"Michael Tullberg via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa42b67240000b33761f271.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 05: Elsa Raven attends Hollywood Museum's "Back To The Future" Trilogy: The Exhibit at The Hollywood Museum on December 05, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Tullberg/Getty Images)","credit":"Michael Tullberg via Getty Images","width":2822,"height":4238,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa42ce92400002e1fb03b9b.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2553,"height":4008,"credit":"PA"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa42cedc5b66009569799ec","caption":"John Sessions (1953 – 2020)

The actor and comedian was best known for voicing characters in the original series of Spitting Image, as well as appearing on shows like Whose Line Is It Anyway?, QI and Stella Street, which he also co-created.","credit":"PA","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa42ce92400002e1fb03b9b.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"File photo dated 24/09/14 of John Sessions, who has died aged 67.","credit":"PA","width":2553,"height":4008,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa42d592400002e1fb03b9c.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2361,"height":3000,"credit":"Barry King via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa42d64c5b67c3259ac215d","caption":" Eddie Hassell (1990 – 2020)


Eddie – who starred in the TV show Surface and the Oscar-nominated film The Kids Are All Right – died after being shot in the stomach, at the age of 30.","credit":"Barry King via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa42d592400002e1fb03b9c.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: Actor Eddie Hassell attends the premiere of 'Jobs' on August 13, 2013 at Regal Cinemas L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)","credit":"Barry King via Getty Images","width":2361,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa42de1290000e225c6b661.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2006,"height":3000,"credit":"Matthew Simmons via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa42de4c5b623bfac4d17ea","caption":"Nikki McKibbin (1978 – 2020)

The US singer previously appeared on the reality shows Popstars and American Idol. She died in November, the same week she suffered a brain aneurysm, at the age of 42.","credit":"Matthew Simmons via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa42de1290000e225c6b661.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 20: Former reality show ?American Idol? contestant Nikki McKibbin attends the consumer launch of Fox Network's new reality show "Reality Remix" at Club Mood on October 20, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Matthew Simmons/Getty Images) ","credit":"Matthew Simmons via Getty Images","width":2006,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"NOVEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa42e7a240000f4229ae14b.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2001,"height":3000,"credit":"Henry McGee/MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa42e7cc5b6600956979ce7","caption":"Sean Connery (1930 – 2020)

The Scottish actor will forever be remembered as the first person to portray James Bond on screen. He eventually played 007 seven times in total, appearing in Dr No, From Russia With Love, Goldfinger, Thunderball, Diamonds Are Forever, Octopussy and Never Say Never Again.","credit":"Henry McGee/MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa42e7a240000f4229ae14b.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"**FILE PHOTO** Sean Connery Has Passed Away. Sean Connery visits backstage after performance of Harold Pintor's "The Homecoming" at The Cort Theatre in New York City on March 8, 2008. Photo Credit: Henry McGee/MediaPunch /IPX","credit":"Henry McGee/MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","width":2001,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"OCTOBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa43038290000e925c6b665.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":630,"height":945,"credit":"Channel 4"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa4303fc5b660095697a053","caption":"Luis Troyano (1972 – 2020)


The former Great British Bake Off contestant appeared on the show in 2014, and made it all the way to the final. After appearing on the show, he released recipe book Bake It Great in 2015.","credit":"Channel 4","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa43038290000e925c6b665.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Luis Troyano","credit":"Channel 4","width":630,"height":945,"ops":""},"title":"OCTOBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fa43130240000b33761f277.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2718,"height":3942,"credit":"Tim P. Whitby via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fa43134c5b67c3259ac28c9","caption":"Bobby Ball (1944 – 2020)

The British comedy legend – who made up one half of the duo Cannon & Ball, alongside fellow comic Tommy Cannon – died at the age of 76, after contracting Covid-19.","credit":"Tim P. Whitby via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fa43130240000b33761f277.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - MAY 18: Comedian Bobby Ball attends the British Soap Awards at Media City on May 18, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)","credit":"Tim P. Whitby via Getty Images","width":2718,"height":3942,"ops":""},"title":"OCTOBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f8099451f000038380c1a23.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"Daniel Knighton via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809946c5b6e6d033a1dede","caption":"Eddie Van Halen (1955 – 2020)

The musician and was best known as one of the founding members of Van Halen, hailed for his abilities as a guitarist. He co-wrote the group's biggest hit, Jump.","credit":"Daniel Knighton via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f8099451f000038380c1a23.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"CHULA VISTA, CA - SEPTEMBER 30: Guitarist Eddie Van Halen of Van Halen performs on stage at Sleep Train Amphitheatre on September 30, 2015 in Chula Vista, California. (Photo by Daniel Knighton/Getty Images)","credit":"Daniel Knighton via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"OCTOBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f809b311f000041380c1a25.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1997,"height":3000,"credit":"Chance Yeh via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809b5cc5b6e5c31ffde836","caption":"Clark Middleton (1957 – 2020)

Clark was best known for playing Charlie in the reboot of the hit series Twin Peaks, as well as Ernie in the film Kill Bill: Volume 2 and Schutz in Sin City.

His wife said in a statement: "Clark transitioned on October 4th as a result of West Nile Virus, for which there is no known cure.”","credit":"Chance Yeh via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f809b311f000041380c1a25.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Clark Middleton attends New Dramatists's spring 2018 luncheon at Marriott Marquis Hotel on May 15, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Chance Yeh/WireImage)","credit":"Chance Yeh via Getty Images","width":1997,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"OCTOBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f809ab4220000a4ef82c686.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3840,"height":2895,"credit":"Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809ab7c5b6e6d033a1e17f","caption":"Tony Cook AKA Cookie Monsta (1990 – 2020)

Cookie Monsta's label confirmed in October that the Dubstep DJ had died, saying in a statement: "We are devastated, no words can contain our feelings on such a day."","credit":"Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f809ab4220000a4ef82c686.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 08: DJ/producer Cookie Monsta performs as he opens up for Datsik during a stop of the Ninja Nation 2018 Tour at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on March 8, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)","credit":"Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images","width":3840,"height":2895,"ops":""},"title":"OCTOBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fed9e4b260000e927a4fc11.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":4920,"height":3280,"credit":"Stephane Cardinale - Corbis via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fed9e51c5b6ec8ae0b19886","caption":"Dame Diana Rigg (1938 – 2020)

The Emmy, Tony and Bafta-winning actor died at the age of 82, after being diagnosed with lung cancer.","credit":"Stephane Cardinale - Corbis via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fed9e4b260000e927a4fc11.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"CANNES, FRANCE - APRIL 05: Dame Diana Rigg attends the 2nd Canneseries - International Series Festival : Opening Ceremony on April 05, 2019 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)","credit":"Stephane Cardinale - Corbis via Getty Images","width":4920,"height":3280},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f8099d22200004bef82c685.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2003,"height":3000,"credit":"Joe Maher via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f8099d4c5b62f97bac21a42","caption":"Archie Lyndhurst (2000 – 2020)

Pictured here with his parents – Nicholas Lyndhurst and Lucy Smith – CBBC star Archie died in October at the age of 19, following a short illness.","credit":"Joe Maher via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f8099d22200004bef82c685.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 29: Nicholas Lyndhurst, Lucy Smith and Archie Lyndhurst attend the National Film Awards at Porchester Hall on March 29, 2017 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Joe Maher/FilmMagic)","credit":"Joe Maher via Getty Images","width":2003,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f8096182200004bef82c67e.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":1996,"credit":"Allen Berezovsky via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f80961ac5b6e6d033a1d8e9","caption":" Helen Reddy (1941 – 2020)

The Australian singer was best known for her empowering hit I Am Woman, which went on to become hailed by many as a feminist anthem.","credit":"Allen Berezovsky via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f8096182200004bef82c67e.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 24: Singer Helen Reddy performs onstage during the Concert for America: Stand Up, Sing Out! at Royce Hall on May 24, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Allen Berezovsky/Getty Images,)","credit":"Allen Berezovsky via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":1996,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f809cdb240000eef2d13214.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2310,"height":3300,"credit":"Foc Kan via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809cdfc5b6e6d033a1e467","caption":" Michael Lonsdale (1931 – 2020)

Film fans will probably best remember Michael for his role in the James Bond film Moonraker, in which he played the villainous Hugo Drax.","credit":"Foc Kan via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f809cdb240000eef2d13214.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"PARIS, FRANCE - DECEMBER 09: Actor Michael Lonsdale attends the tribute to "Jean Pierre Mocky 70 ans de Cinéma" at Les Deux Magots on December 09, 2019 in Paris, France. (Photo by Foc Kan/WireImage)","credit":"Foc Kan via Getty Images","width":2310,"height":3300,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f809bf7240000eef2d13212.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1928,"height":1285,"credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809bf8c5b62f97bac21d8f","caption":" Winston Groom (1943 – 2020)

The writer was best known as the author of Forrest Gump. He later penned a sequel, Gump And Co., as well as various non-fiction works.","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f809bf7240000eef2d13212.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"FILE - In this Aug. 21, 1995, file photo, Winston Groom, author of "Forrest Gump," the book on which the film was based, signs copies of "Gump & Co.," the sequel to "Forrest Gump", at a New York City bookstore. Groom, the author of the novel "Forrest Gump" that was made into a six-Oscar winning 1994 movie that became a soaring pop culture hit, has died, an Alabama official close to the writer said Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020. He was 77. (AP Photo/Anders Krusberg, File)","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","width":1928,"height":1285,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f8097941f00007b380c1a20.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2400,"credit":"Gary Miller via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f80979ac5b6e5c31ffde280","caption":"Toots Hibbert (1942 – 2020)

The musician, who was the frontman of pioneering reggae group Toots And The Maytals, died in hospital in Jamaica, after contracting Covid-19.","credit":"Gary Miller via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f8097941f00007b380c1a20.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 15: Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals performs in concert during the 2019 KAABOO Del Mar at Del Mar Race Track on September 15, 2019 in Del Mar, California. (Photo by Gary Miller/Getty Images)","credit":"Gary Miller via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":2400,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f8097252000009d015616cc.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2186,"height":3000,"credit":"Steve Granitz via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809728c5b6e5c31ffde1a1","caption":" Stevie Lee (1966 – 2020)

Stevie was an actor and professional wrestler, whose on-screen credits included Jackass and the Disney film Oz, The Great And Powerful.","credit":"Steve Granitz via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f8097252000009d015616cc.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 13: Steve Lee arrives at the "OZ The Great And Powerful" - Los Angeles Premiere at the El Capitan Theatre on February 13, 2013 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)","credit":"Steve Granitz via Getty Images","width":2186,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f80966b200000c8015616cb.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2187,"height":3000,"credit":"Gilbert Carrasquillo via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f80966dc5b6e5c31ffdde60","caption":"Ronald Bell (1951 – 2020)

The musician was a co-founder of the band Kool & The Gang, writing and producing hits including Celebration, Jungle Boogie and Cherish.","credit":"Gilbert Carrasquillo via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f80966b200000c8015616cb.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA - NOVEMBER 12: Honoree of the 2019 Marian Anderson Award Ronald Bell of Kool & The Gang performs on stage during the 2019 Marian Anderson Award Honoring Kool & The Gang at The Kimmel Center on November 12, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images)","credit":"Gilbert Carrasquillo via Getty Images","width":2187,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"SEPTEMBER","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f809517240000eef2d13209.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":5000,"height":3220,"credit":"Gareth Cattermole via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f809517c5b6e5c31ffddc9b","caption":"Chadwick Boseman (1976 – 2020)

Fans all over the world were left devastated by the news that Chadwick – the iconic star of Black Panther – had died at the age of 43, following a private battle with cancer.","credit":"Gareth Cattermole via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f809517240000eef2d13209.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 08: Chadwick Boseman attends the European Premiere of Marvel Studios' "Black Panther" at the Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith on February 8, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Disney)","credit":"Gareth Cattermole via Getty Images","width":5000,"height":3220,"ops":""},"title":"AUGUST","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f80959b200000a6015616c9.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"Bennett Raglin via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f8095a1c5b62f97bac21346","caption":"Zavion Michael Davenport AKA. Chi Chi Devayne (1985 – 2020)

A true drag legend, Chi Chi won a legion of fans when she made it to the final four in the eighth series of RuPaul's Drag Race, later returning for the third All Stars run.","credit":"Bennett Raglin via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f80959b200000a6015616c9.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 17: Drag queens Chi Chi DeVayne attends "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars" Meet The Queens on January 17, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Bennett Raglin/Getty Images)","credit":"Bennett Raglin via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"AUGUST","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f8098eb1f000041380c1a22.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2323,"credit":"Bobby Bank via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f8098eec5b62f97bac21908","caption":" Wilford Brimley (1934 – 2020)

The star of Cocoon and The Natural was also known for his appearances in adverts for Quaker Oats.","credit":"Bobby Bank via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f8098eb1f000041380c1a22.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"PARSIPPANY, NJ - OCTOBER 26: Wilford Brimley attends the Chiller Theatre Expo Fall 2019 at Parsippany Hilton on October 25, 2019 in Parsippany, New Jersey. (Photo by Bobby Bank/Getty Images)","credit":"Bobby Bank via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":2323,"ops":""},"title":"AUGUST","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f809834200000b0015616ce.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1721,"height":2582,"credit":"Richard Bord via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f80984ec5b6e6d033a1dde8","caption":"Alan Parker (1944 – 2020)

The British filmmaker was best known for directing big-screen adaptations of musicals, including Fame, Bugsy Malone, The Commitments and Evita. He also helmed Angela's Ashes.","credit":"Richard Bord via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f809834200000b0015616ce.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"PARIS, FRANCE - FEBRUARY 12: English Director Alan Parker attends the 'Cineastes Des Annees 80' screening at Cinema L'Etoile Saint-Germain on February 12, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Richard Bord/Getty Images)","credit":"Richard Bord via Getty Images","width":1721,"height":2582,"ops":""},"title":"AUGUST","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f3d3ced1f00002f00aa979e.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2287,"height":3000,"credit":"Evan Agostini/Invision/AP"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f3d3ceec5b683523604d74f","caption":"Phyllis Somerville (1943 – 2020)

Although best known for her roles on stage, Phyllis also appeared in TV shows like Sex And The City and The Big C, as well as the film The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button.","credit":"Evan Agostini/Invision/AP","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f3d3ced1f00002f00aa979e.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Actress Phyllis Somerville attends the premiere of "Stoker" at Walter Reade Theatre on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)","credit":"Evan Agostini/Invision/AP","width":2287,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f3d40bb24000051003011c0.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1200,"height":675,"credit":"BBC"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f3d40bdc5b683523604e869","caption":"Chris Needs (1954 – 2020)

The Welsh broadcaster died at the age of 68, following a short bout of ill health.

BBC Radio Wales announced the news, tweeting: "It is with enormous sadness and regret that we confirm the death of Chris Needs MBE following a short period of ill health.

"Through his Friendly Garden, Chris brought pleasure and comfort to thousands of listeners, from all over the world, who treated him like a true friend."","credit":"BBC","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f3d40bb24000051003011c0.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Chris Needs (1954 – 2020)","credit":"BBC","width":1200,"height":675,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0d7ba01f00001d0a338002.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"AdMedia / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0d7ba1c5b6df6cc0b0fd28","caption":"Naya Rivera (1987 – 2020)

Naya was best known for her portrayal of Santana Lopez in the hit musical comedy Glee. Naya's body was found five days after she went missing at a lake in California.","credit":"AdMedia / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0d7ba01f00001d0a338002.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"13 July 2020 - Naya Rivera, the actress best known for playing cheerleader Santana Lopez on Glee, has been confirmed dead. Rivera, 33, is believed to have drowned while swimming in the lake with her 4-year-old son, who was found asleep on their rental pontoon boat after it was overdue for return. 9 April 2013 - Hollywood, California - Naya Rivera. "42" Los Angeles Premiere held at the TCL Chinese Theatre. Photo Credit: Byron Purvis/AdMedia / MediaPunch /IPX","credit":"AdMedia / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0d7ab0250000020ac29b16.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":4200,"credit":"/MediaPunch/IPx"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0d7ab1c5b6df6cc0b0fb60","caption":"Grant Imahara (1970 – 2020)

Known for his presenting work on shows like MythBusters and White Rabbit Project, Grant died suddenly at the age of 49, after suffering a brain aneurysm.","credit":"/MediaPunch/IPx","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0d7ab0250000020ac29b16.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 22: Grant Imahara at the Los Angeles premiere of "Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!" at iPic Theaters Westwood on July 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Credit: PGSK/MediaPunch /IPX","credit":"/MediaPunch/IPx","width":3000,"height":4200,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4fb82700006e08e66ab5.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":5568,"height":3712,"credit":"Arthur Mola/Invision/AP"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4fbac5b6480493d2d800","caption":"Kelly Preston (1962 – 2020)

Kelly – known for her roles in Twins and Jerry Maguire, as well as her marriage to John Travolta – died at the age of 57 after a private two-year battle with breast cancer.","credit":"Arthur Mola/Invision/AP","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4fb82700006e08e66ab5.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Actress Kelly Preston poses for photographers during a photo call for the film 'Gotti' at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (Photo by Arthur Mola/Invision/AP)","credit":"Arthur Mola/Invision/AP","width":5568,"height":3712,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c50b41f00005009337f1e.png","queryParams":{},"width":1044,"height":1048,"credit":"Nicole Thea/Instagram"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c50b5c5b6480493d2d9c1","caption":"Nicole Thea (1995 – 2020)

The YouTube vlogger and dancer had been pregnant with her son, Reign, and was only a few weeks away from her due date, prior to their deaths.","credit":"Nicole Thea/Instagram","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c50b41f00005009337f1e.png","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Nicole Thea (1995 – 2020)","credit":"Nicole Thea/Instagram","width":1044,"height":1048,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4f1a1f00005009337f1d.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":630,"height":936,"credit":"ITV/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4f1ec5b67a80bc0a39b1","caption":"John Benfield (1951 – 2020)

The actor played Detective Chief Superintendent Michael Kernan in the ITV police drama Prime Suspect, opposite Dame Helen Mirren.","credit":"ITV/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4f1a1f00005009337f1d.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"John Benfield (1951 – 2020)","credit":"ITV/Shutterstock","width":630,"height":936,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4e5a2700002509e66ab3.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2192,"credit":"Brad Barket/Invision/AP"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4e62c5b63a72c344927c","caption":" Nick Cordero (1978 – 2020)

The Tony-nominated theatre actor appeared in shows like Rock Of Ages, Waitress and Bullets Over Broadway. He died at the age of 41, after contracting Covid-19.","credit":"Brad Barket/Invision/AP","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4e5a2700002509e66ab3.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"FILE - In this April 10, 2014 file photo, actor Nick Cordero attends the after party for the opening night of "Bullets Over Broadway" in New York. Cordero will star opposite Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller in “Waitress” on Broadway. The musical will play the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, with previews beginning March 25. (Photo by Brad Barket/Invision/AP, File)","credit":"Brad Barket/Invision/AP","width":3000,"height":2192,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4d112700004608e66ab2.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3268,"height":2400,"credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4d24c5b6480493d2d22b","caption":"Earl Cameron (1917 – 2020)

The pioneering actor helped break new ground in the cinema industry, as one of the first Black performers to appear in a main role in a British film, Pool Of London.","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4d112700004608e66ab2.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"FILE - In this May 28, 2009 file photo, Earl Cameron poses for the media outside Buckingham Palace after being presented his CBE by Prince Charles, in London. Bermudian acting legend Earl Cameron has died, aged 102, it was announced Saturday, July 4, 2020. He was appointed a Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2009 for his accomplishments, which included being the first black actor to star in a British feature film. (Anthony Devlin/PA via AP, file)","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","width":3268,"height":2400,"ops":""},"title":"JULY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4c512700004608e66ab1.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2000,"credit":"John Wolfsohn via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4c59c5b67a80bc0a33b9","caption":"Carl Reiner (1922 – 2020)

The actor appeared in films like It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and the Ocean's trilogy, as well as directing numerous comedies.","credit":"John Wolfsohn via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4c512700004608e66ab1.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"SANTA MONICA, CA - AUGUST 03: Carl Reiner attend the special screening and Q&A "Rose Marie: Wait for Your Laugh" at Aero Theatre on August 3, 2017 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by John Wolfsohn/Getty Images)","credit":"John Wolfsohn via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":2000,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4bce220000d008386e38.png","queryParams":{},"width":1080,"height":638,"credit":"Instagram"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4bf1c5b6480493d2cfcf","caption":"Siya Kakkar (2004 – 2020)

The 16-year-old was known for her popular dancing videos on TikTok, where she had more than one million followers.","credit":"Instagram","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4bce220000d008386e38.png","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Siya Kakkar","credit":"Instagram","width":1080,"height":638,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4b19220000c908386e36.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1500,"height":1125,"credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4b20c5b63a72c3448c3e","caption":"Joel Schumacher (1939 – 2020)

The director and screenwriter is best known for films like The Lost Boys, St Elmo's Fire and Batman Forever, as well as two episodes of the Netflix drama House Of Cards.","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4b19220000c908386e36.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Joel Schumacher headshot, director, graphic element on gray","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","width":1500,"height":1125,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4a61220000c908386e35.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":630,"height":981,"credit":"ACTION PRESS/SHUTTERSTOCK"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4a64c5b67a80bc0a30ca","caption":"Steve Bing (1965 – 2020)

The filmmaker launched his Hollywood career after dropping out Stanford University, co-writing the 2003 comedy Kangaroo Jack while reportedly investing 80 million dollars (about £64 million) in 2004 animated film The Polar Express.
","credit":"ACTION PRESS/SHUTTERSTOCK","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4a61220000c908386e35.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Steve Bing (1965 – 2020)","credit":"ACTION PRESS/SHUTTERSTOCK","width":630,"height":981,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c491b250000e508c29a40.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1500,"height":1125,"credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c492fc5b67a80bc0a2f8d","caption":"Sir Ian Holm (1931 – 2020)

The celebrated star of stage and screen will perhaps be best remembered by many for his portrayal of Bilbo Baggins in the Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit film series.","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c491b250000e508c29a40.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Ian Holm headshot, British actor, graphic element on gray","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","width":1500,"height":1125,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c484b2700006e08e66aab.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":5126,"height":3417,"credit":"Richard Baker via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c485bc5b63a72c344893c","caption":" Dame Vera Lynn (1917 – 2020)

Known for hits like We'll Meet Again and The White Cliffs Of Dover, Dame Vera died at her home at the age of 103. Tributes were led by Queen Elizabeth II and the prime minister, Boris Johnson.","credit":"Richard Baker via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c484b2700006e08e66aab.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Once the wartime armed forces sweetheart, Dame Vera Lynn makes an appearance near a replica Spitfire fighter plane at the 70th anniversary of WW2 Battle of Britain. Seventy years ago, Winston Churchill made one of his most stirring speeches in Parliament to praise the Battle of Britain aircrews who had fought off the threat of Nazi invasion during the summer of 1940. In the 1940s, Dame Vera's personality warmed those fighting abroad, her voice singing some of the most stirring ballads that allied soldiers, sailors and airmen heard to remind them of home. Here she stands beneath the full-size model of the Merlin-powered propeller of this iconic fighter that helped stop a full-scale Nazi invasion of the British Isles. (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)","credit":"Richard Baker via Getty Images","width":5126,"height":3417,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4735220000d508386e33.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1781,"height":1215,"credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4763c5b67a80bc0a2dd0","caption":"Willie Thorne (1954 – 2020)

The legendary snooker player, and former Strictly Come Dancing contestant, died at the age of 66, months after being diagnosed with leukemia.","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4735220000d508386e33.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"FILE - This Feb. 6, 1994 file photo, shows Willie Thorne. Willie Thorne, a former snooker player who was one of Britain’s most distinctive sportsmen in the 1980s, died on Wednesday June 17, 2020. He was 66. (PA via AP, File)","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","width":1781,"height":1215,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4693220000d508386e31.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":5472,"height":3648,"credit":"Mike Lewis Photography via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c46dcc5b67a80bc0a2ca8","caption":"Ricky Valance (1936 – 2020)

The singer was the first Welsh man to have a solo number one hit in the UK, which he achieved in 1960, with the teenage tragedy song Tell Laura I Love Her.","credit":"Mike Lewis Photography via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4693220000d508386e31.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"CARDIFF, UNITED KINGDOM - MARCH 01: Ricky Valance performs on stage at the Wales At No.1 show at Wales Millenium Centre on March 1, 2015 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Mike Lewis Photography/Redferns via Getty Images)","credit":"Mike Lewis Photography via Getty Images","width":5472,"height":3648,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c462b220000da08386e30.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1800,"height":3000,"credit":"Globe Photos / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c462fc5b63a72c34485f7","caption":"Bonnie Pointer (1950 – 2020)

After leaving the group The Pointer Sisters in the late 1970s, Bonnie went on to have several solo hits.","credit":"Globe Photos / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c462b220000da08386e30.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Bonnie Pointer In Honor of The Friendly House LA 60TH Anniversary:The Pointer Sisters Live held at The Roxy Theatre, West Hollywood CA. June 27- 2011. Credit: Globe Photos / MediaPunch /IPX","credit":"Globe Photos / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","width":1800,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c45971f00005909337f15.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2000,"credit":"CBS Photo Archive via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c4598c5b63a72c3448469","caption":"Mary Pat Gleason (1950 – 2020)

The versatile actor racked up countless TV roles throughout her career, appearing in shows like Friends, Will & Grace, Sex And The City, Desperate Housewives and, more recently, Mom.","credit":"CBS Photo Archive via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c45971f00005909337f15.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 28: "Clean Pens Grandma Guys" -- When Jen and Greg hire Edna (Mary Pat Gleason), the cleaning lady who has worked for John and Joan for years, Jen is horrified at her strange habits. Also, Matt, Heather, and Greg race to find the valuable souvenir pens John brought them when they were kids; Lucas is terrified of Joan; and when Tim invites Matt over to watch a sporting event on television, it takes a weird turn, on LIFE IN PIECES, Thursday, June 20 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Mary Pat Gleason as Edna (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images) ","credit":"CBS Photo Archive via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":2000,"ops":""},"title":"JUNE","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5f0c4527250000e508c29a3c.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":630,"height":920,"credit":"DAVID FISHER/SHUTTERSTOCK"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5f0c452dc5b6480493d2c5c1","caption":"Michael Angelis (1944 – 2020)

The British actor was best known to children around the UK as the narrator of the series Thomas The Tank Engine, but also appeared in Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, The Liver Birds and September Song.","credit":"DAVID FISHER/SHUTTERSTOCK","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5f0c4527250000e508c29a3c.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Michael Angelis","credit":"DAVID FISHER/SHUTTERSTOCK","width":630,"height":920,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb4c28240000791c8ecf43.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3348,"height":4044,"credit":"Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb4e4fc5b61a3b81c5fe0e","caption":"Bob Kulick (1950 – 2020)

The American guitarist played in bands like Kiss, as well as in backing groups for Alice Cooper and Meat Loaf.","credit":"Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb4c28240000791c8ecf43.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 10: Guitarist Bob Kulick performs during Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas at Hard Rock Hotel's 25th anniversary celebration on October 10, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images)","credit":"Gabe Ginsberg via Getty Images","width":3348,"height":4044,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb4b92220000152982adc0.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3336,"height":2264,"credit":"Jason LaVeris via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb4b93c5b68d07296aa4c4","caption":"Richard Herd (1932 – 2020)

Throughout his lengthy acting career, Richard appeared in shows like Star Trek and Seinfeld. He died at the age of 87, of complications from cancer.","credit":"Jason LaVeris via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb4b92220000152982adc0.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 10: Actor Richard Herd attends a screening of "Get Out" at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on February 10, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)","credit":"Jason LaVeris via Getty Images","width":3336,"height":2264,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb4a6e300000a82e1581d1.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3200,"height":2298,"credit":"RAFA RIVAS via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb4a6fc5b6306008bad596","caption":"Jimmy Cobb (1929 – 2020)

The drummer was the last surviving musician to have played on Miles Davis' iconic Kind Of Blue album.","credit":"RAFA RIVAS via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb4a6e300000a82e1581d1.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"US drummer Jimmy Cobb performs during the 47th Heineken Jazzaldia, on July 20, 2012, in the northern Spanish city of San Sebastian. AFP PHOTO / RAFA RIVAS (Photo credit should read RAFA RIVAS/AFP/GettyImages)","credit":"RAFA RIVAS via Getty Images","width":3200,"height":2298,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb4690250000182eeb3920.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":630,"height":473,"credit":"BBC"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb47a3c5b62f0dd234edd3","caption":"Heather Chasen (1927 – 2020)


The soap actress was best known for playing Valerie Pollard in Crossroads, as well as Lydia Simmonds in EastEnders.","credit":"BBC","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb4690250000182eeb3920.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Heather Chasen","credit":"BBC","width":630,"height":473,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb45d8240000791c8ecf3e.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"Michael Bezjian via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb45dac5b6306008baced4","caption":"Gregory Tyree Boyce (1989 – 2020)

The young actor – who appeared in the first Twilight film – was found dead at his home in Las Vegas, at the age of 30.","credit":"Michael Bezjian via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb45d8240000791c8ecf3e.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 18: Gregory Tyree Boyce attends LA Fashion Week Fashion Minga 2012 Event at Exchange LA on October 18, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)","credit":"Michael Bezjian via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb453c300000a82e1581cb.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2000,"credit":"Richard Cartwright via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb453ec5b61a3b81c5efaa","caption":"Fred Willard (1933 – 2020)

The prolific comic actor appeared in Everybody Loves Raymond, This Is Spinal Tap and, more recently, Modern Family. He died of natural causes at the age of 86.
","credit":"Richard Cartwright via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb453c300000a82e1581cb.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"MODERN FAMILY - "Legacy" - Phil pays a visit to his dad to make sure he is ok after hearing some concerning news about him. Meanwhile, Jay gives Claire and Mitch a bunch of their old childhood memorabilia that triggers them to reevaluate a long-held story about their first family vacation on an all-new episode of "Modern Family," WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15 (9:00-9:31 p.m. EST), on ABC. (Richard Cartwright/ABC via Getty Images)nFRED WILLARD","credit":"Richard Cartwright via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":2000,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb4499220000252982adb4.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2832,"height":4137,"credit":"Brian Rasic via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb449cc5b61a3b81c5ee76","caption":"Phil May (1944 – 2020)

The pioneering rock singer was the frontman of the Pretty Things, whose hits included Don't Bring Me Down. He died after suffering complications from hip surgery.","credit":"Brian Rasic via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb4499220000252982adb4.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Mojo Honours List 2009 Launch, Hmv, London, Britain - 06 May 2009, The Pretty Things - Phil May (Photo by Brian Rasic/Getty Images)","credit":"Brian Rasic via Getty Images","width":2832,"height":4137,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eeb42d3300000682e1581c7.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1738,"height":3000,"credit":"Bobby Bank via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eeb42d6c5b6306008bacb0b","caption":"Jerry Stiller (1927 – 2020)


The comedy actor and father to Ben Stiller was best known for his roles in The King Of Queens and Seinfeld. He died in May, at the age of 92.","credit":"Bobby Bank via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eeb42d3300000682e1581c7.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 03: Actor Jerry Stiller attends the Charlotte Rae book signing of 'The Facts of My Life' at Sardi's on November 3, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bobby Bank/WireImage)","credit":"Bobby Bank via Getty Images","width":1738,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba93422200001114828922.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2485,"height":3000,"credit":"Stephen J. Boitano via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba9343c5b6ab215f947f4a","caption":"Little Richard (1932 - 2020)

The pioneering rock and roll singer died at his home in Tennessee, shortly after being diagnosed with bone cancer.","credit":"Stephen J. Boitano via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba93422200001114828922.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW HAVEN, CT, UNITED STATES - 2015/04/08: Little Richard performs on the green in New Haven, CT. (Photo by Stephen J. Boitano/LightRocket via Getty Images)","credit":"Stephen J. Boitano via Getty Images","width":2485,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba927f3000001d19155d4c.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2250,"height":3000,"credit":"Bryan Steffy via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba9290c5b64a12847e82fe","caption":"Roy Horn (1944 - 2020)

One half of the duo Siegfried and Roy, the magician died from complications related to Covid-19, at the age of 75.","credit":"Bryan Steffy via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba927f3000001d19155d4c.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 21: Roy Horn arrives at the 2nd annual 'One Night for One Drop' at Aureole Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on March 21, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bryan Steffy/WireImage)","credit":"Bryan Steffy via Getty Images","width":2250,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba91e73000000f19155d49.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2087,"height":3000,"credit":"Mike Marsland via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba91e9c5b6ab215f9479c8","caption":" June Bernicoff (1937 - 2020)

Loved by Gogglebox fans, June was one of the first stars to be cast in the Channel 4 show, alongside her late husband Leon.","credit":"Mike Marsland via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba91e73000000f19155d49.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 02: June Bernicoff arrives for the 'Oldie Of The Year Awards' at Simpsons in the Strand on February 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)","credit":"Mike Marsland via Getty Images","width":2087,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba8f193000001619155d45.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":4372,"height":4310,"credit":"Terry Fincher via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba9134c5b68f80c04d0c98","caption":"Millie Small (1947 - 2020)

The Jamaican singer was best known for her hit My Boy Lollipop, credited for helping push ska music into the mainstream.","credit":"Terry Fincher via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba8f193000001619155d45.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Jamaican singer and songwriter Millie Small, 15th April 1964. (Photo by Terry Fincher/Daily Express/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)","credit":"Terry Fincher via Getty Images","width":4372,"height":4310,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba8e67240000a7088eaac5.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3007,"height":4512,"credit":"Lynn Goldsmith via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba8e68c5b68f80c04cfefa","caption":"Florian Schneider (1947 - 2020)

The trailblazing musician was one of the founding members of the electronic group Kraftwerk. He died following a short battle with cancer.","credit":"Lynn Goldsmith via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba8e67240000a7088eaac5.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Portrait of Kraftwerk Band Member Florian Schneider (Photo by Lynn Goldsmith/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images)","credit":"Lynn Goldsmith via Getty Images","width":3007,"height":4512,"ops":""},"title":"MAY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba8d362500004618eb1489.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2095,"height":3000,"credit":"Mark Davis via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba8d37c5b6b5e5ee2b6563","caption":"Sam Lloyd (1963 - 2020)

The comedy actor, who appeared in Scrubs and Cougar Town, was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumour in January 2019, and died at the age of 56 the following April.","credit":"Mark Davis via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba8d362500004618eb1489.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 13: Actor Sam Lloyd attends the "Scrubs: The Farewell Tour" held at the Paley Center on December 13, 2007 in Beverly Hills California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)","credit":"Mark Davis via Getty Images","width":2095,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba8c49240000a7088eaac2.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2075,"height":3130,"credit":"Mirrorpix via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba8c4dc5b64a12847e66e3","caption":"Jill Gascoine (1937 - 2020)

The TV actress was best remembered for her role as Detective Inspector Maggie Forbes in the hit 80s series The Gentle Touch. She died four years after being moved into a specialist care home for people who have advanced Alzheimer's disease.","credit":"Mirrorpix via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba8c49240000a7088eaac2.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Jill Gascoine. Television actress, best known for her role as Detective Inspector Maggie Forbes in the 1980s television series The Gentle Touch and its spin-off series C.A.T.S Picture taken 12th May 1988. (Photo by Tony Ward/Mirrorpix/Getty Images)","credit":"Mirrorpix via Getty Images","width":2075,"height":3130,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba8b642200001114828917.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":5760,"height":3840,"credit":"Hindustan Times via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba8b70c5b6b5e5ee2b608b","caption":"Rishi Kapoor (1952 - 2020)

Throughout his career in Bollywood, Rishi played the lead in 92 films. He died in April 2020, having been diagnosed with leukemia two years earlier.","credit":"Hindustan Times via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba8b642200001114828917.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW DELHI, INDIA JULY 23: Bollywood actor Rishi Kapoor during promotion of his upcoming film Mulk at India habitat center on July 23, 2018 in New Delhi, India. (Photo by Amal Ks/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)","credit":"Hindustan Times via Getty Images","width":5760,"height":3840,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5eba8a622200001114828916.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3594,"height":5391,"credit":"George Pimentel via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5eba8a7dc5b68f80c04cf253","caption":"Irrfan Khan (1967- 2020)

The world of Bollywood was left in mourning following Irrfan's death, at the age of 53. To international audiences, he was also known for his role in Slumdog Millionaire.","credit":"George Pimentel via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5eba8a622200001114828916.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"PARK CITY, UT - JANUARY 23: Irrfan Khan attends the "Puzzle" Premiere at Eccles Center Theatre during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival on January 23, 2018 in Park City, Utah. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)","credit":"George Pimentel via Getty Images","width":3594,"height":5391,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea814892500002a10eb0791.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1956,"height":3000,"credit":"Paras Griffin via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea8148dc5b623123e7d8efd","caption":"Ashley "Minnie" Ross (1984 - 2020)

The reality star, best known for appearing in the series Little Women: Atlanta, died after being involved in a hit-and-run car accident.","credit":"Paras Griffin via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea814892500002a10eb0791.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"ATLANTA, GEORGIA - FEBRUARY 10: Ashley "Minnie" Ross attends "The Next 15" Atlanta screening at Suite Lounge on February 10, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images)","credit":"Paras Griffin via Getty Images","width":1956,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea815ec250000bb0feb0794.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2028,"height":3000,"credit":"Astrid Stawiarz via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea815eec5b6dd3f908ae7aa","caption":"Troy Sneed (1967 - 2020)

The Grammy-nominated gospel star died in hospital aged 52, shortly after being diagnosed with coronavirus.","credit":"Astrid Stawiarz via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea815ec250000bb0feb0794.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 02: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Gospel singer Troy Sneed visits the SiriusXM Studios on March 2, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)","credit":"Astrid Stawiarz via Getty Images","width":2028,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea813e7220000080c827c79.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2308,"height":3195,"credit":"Stuart C. Wilson via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea813f5c5b623123e7d8e6b","caption":"Lynn Faulds Wood (1948 - 2020)

The former Watchdog presenter, journalist and activist died at the age of 72, after suffering a stroke and subsequent bleed on the brain.","credit":"Stuart C. Wilson via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea813e7220000080c827c79.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 17: Lynn Faulds Wood attends the Women of the Year Awards 2016 at InterContinental Park Lane Hotel on October 17, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)","credit":"Stuart C. Wilson via Getty Images","width":2308,"height":3195,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5fb3fbcb240000694a61fdc5.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"Dave Hogan via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5fb3fbd9c5b6f79d601b6ac6","caption":"Tim Brooke-Taylor (1940 – 2020)

The Goodies star, who also appeared on I'm Sorry I Haven't Got a Clue, died at the age of 79, after contracting Covid-19.","credit":"Dave Hogan via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5fb3fbcb240000694a61fdc5.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON - JANUARY 27: Actor Tim Brooke-Taylor arrives at the South Bank Show Awards, the 10th annual awards rewarding excellence in everything from opera to pop music and literature to visual art, at The Savoy on January 27, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Dave Hogan/Getty Images)","credit":"Dave Hogan via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea81288220000080c827c77.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3380,"height":2363,"credit":"ANGELA WEISS via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea812e7c5b623123e7d8d06","caption":"John Prine (1946 - 2020)

The folk music legend died at the age of 73, from complications relating to Covid-19.","credit":"ANGELA WEISS via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea81288220000080c827c77.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"US singer-songwriter John Prine performs onstage during the 2019 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala at The New York Marriott Marquis on June 13, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANGELA WEISS/AFP via Getty Images)","credit":"ANGELA WEISS via Getty Images","width":3380,"height":2363,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea810612400009a008e9dba.png","queryParams":{},"width":1380,"height":1084,"credit":"Instagram"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea81063c5b60858257917ab","caption":"Black The Ripper (1986 - 2020)


The rapper and activist – real name Dean West – was remembered by peers like Dave, Skepta and Chip, following his death at the age of 32.","credit":"Instagram","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea810612400009a008e9dba.png","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Black The Ripper","credit":"Instagram","width":1380,"height":1084,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea80ed12500002a10eb078a.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3500,"height":2423,"credit":"PA"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea80ed3c5b623123e7d852a","caption":"Jay Benedict (1951 - 2020)

The Aliens actor died at the age of 68, after suffering complications from coronavirus.","credit":"PA","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea80ed12500002a10eb078a.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Actor, director and playwright Steven Berkoff (centre) with fellow actors Jay Benedict (left) and Andree Bernard, at the Gaiety Theatre, Dublin as he brings The Actor's Lament to the Gaiety Theatre for one week only starting tonight.","credit":"PA","width":3500,"height":2423,"ops":"crop_617_0_922_1253"},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5ea80dcc240000bf008e9db4.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1400,"height":2100,"credit":"Globe Photos / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5ea80dd0c5b623123e7d82cf","caption":" Honor Blackman (1925 - 2020)

The British star will be best remembered for her roles in The Avengers, Jason And The Argonauts and, of course, Goldfinger, in which she played one of the James Bond franchise's most iconic characters, Pussy Galore.","credit":"Globe Photos / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5ea80dcc240000bf008e9db4.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"JOE ALVAREA_ALPHA CN_M041861 05_09_00 HONOR BLACKMAN "CELEBRATE YOUR GREY" DAY Credit: 06558040Globe / MediaPunch /IPX","credit":"Globe Photos / MediaPunch/MediaPunch/IPx","width":1400,"height":2100,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e87560f270000ad01a67996.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3456,"height":4608,"credit":"Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e875610c5b6a9491835b81e","caption":"Eddie Large (1941 - 2020)

Better known as one half of the comedy duo Little and Large, Eddie died at the age of 78, after contracting coronavirus while in hospital.","credit":"Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e87560f270000ad01a67996.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Eddie Large","credit":"Ken McKay/ITV/Shutterstock","width":3456,"height":4608,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e8754f1270000ad01a67995.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2000,"height":3000,"credit":"Mireya Acierto via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e8754fbc5b6d302366f3136","caption":"Adam Schlesinger (1967 - 2020)

The singer-songwriter and Fountains Of Wayne creator also penned the songs for the musical TV show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the film Music And Lyrics. He died after contracting coronavirus, at the age of 52.","credit":"Mireya Acierto via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e8754f1270000ad01a67995.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 19: Musician/composer, Adam Schlesinger visits SiriusXM Studios on April 19, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images)","credit":"Mireya Acierto via Getty Images","width":2000,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"APRIL","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e8756532500008d0205897f.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3838,"height":2559,"credit":"Rebecca Sapp via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e87565ac5b6d302366f3784","caption":"Bill Withers (1938 - 2020)

The American songwriter was behind huge hits like Ain't No Sunshine, Lean On Me, Just The Two Of Us and Lovely Day.","credit":"Rebecca Sapp via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e8756532500008d0205897f.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 24: Bill Withers speaks onstage at Reel To Reel: Chuck Berry: Brown Eyed Handsome Man at the GRAMMY Museum on February 24, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rebecca Sapp/Getty Images for The Recording Academy )","credit":"Rebecca Sapp via Getty Images","width":3838,"height":2559,"ops":""},"title":"MARCH","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e8753f0240000e301d56350.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":4366,"height":2911,"credit":"SIPA USA/PA Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e8753fcc5b6d302366f2e1b","caption":"Kenny Rogers (1938 - 2020)

The country music legend died "peacefully at home from natural causes" at the age of 81.","credit":"SIPA USA/PA Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e8753f0240000e301d56350.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"WEST PALM BEACH, FL- MARCH 21: (FILE) Kenny Rogers passes away at 81. Kenny Rogers in concert at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida on January 18, 2017. (Photo by Ron Elkman/USA TODAY NETWORK/Sipa USA)","credit":"SIPA USA/PA Images","width":4366,"height":2911,"ops":""},"title":"MARCH","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e8752ee250000df026b71fa.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1333,"height":1693,"credit":"PA"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e8752f4c5b6a9491835acc4","caption":"Roy Hudd (1936 - 2020)

A statement from the comedian and former Coronation Street star's agent said: “We are sad to announce the passing of the much-loved and amazingly talented Roy Hudd OBE.

“After a short illness, Roy passed away peacefully on the afternoon of Sunday 15 March, with his wife Debbie at his side."
","credit":"PA","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e8752ee250000df026b71fa.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Comedian Roy Hudd holds his OBE for services to entertainment, at Buckingham Palace, London. Born in Croydon, Surrey, in 1936, Hudd started out as a Red Coat at Clacton on the Essex coast, alongside Harry Webb who later found fame and fortune as Cliff Richard.","credit":"PA","width":1333,"height":1693,"ops":""},"title":"MARCH","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e8751e4250000c1026b71f7.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":4000,"height":2667,"credit":"Bruno Vigneron via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e8751ebc5b6d302366f290c","caption":"Max Von Sydow (1929 - 2020)

The actor – known for roles in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Game Of Thrones, The Exorcist and Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close – died at his home in France, at the age of 90.
","credit":"Bruno Vigneron via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e8751e4250000c1026b71f7.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LYON, FRANCE - OCTOBER 16: Max Von Sydow attends the Martin Scorsese Master Class during the 7th Film Festival Lumiere on October 16, 2015 in Lyon, France. (Photo by Bruno Vigneron/Getty Images)","credit":"Bruno Vigneron via Getty Images","width":4000,"height":2667,"ops":""},"title":"MARCH","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e8750c32500008502058976.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2378,"height":2952,"credit":"GAB Archive via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e8750c5c5b63e06281d51a7","caption":"Barbara Martin (1943 - 2020)

Barbara joined The Supremes in 1960, replacing departing singer Betty McGlown. She eventually left the group two years later.","credit":"GAB Archive via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e8750c32500008502058976.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"The first line-up of American vocal group, The Supremes, circa 1961. Clockwise, from top: Diana Ross, Florence Ballard (1943 - 1976), Mary Wilson and Barbara Martin (1943 - 2020). (Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns)","credit":"GAB Archive via Getty Images","width":2378,"height":2952,"ops":"crop_0_911_902_1392"},"title":"MARCH","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e874f822500008502058974.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":630,"height":368,"credit":"Channel 4"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e874f98c5b6a9491835a54d","caption":"Frances Cuka (1936 - 2020)

The actress was best known to modern audiences for her performance as Nelly, the Goodman family's beloved grandmother, in Friday Night Dinner.","credit":"Channel 4","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e874f822500008502058974.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Frances Cuka","credit":"Channel 4","width":630,"height":368,"ops":""},"title":"FEBRUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e4a51a22600003300b5eac6.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":4138,"height":6206,"credit":"David M. Benett via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e4a51a3c5b64ba29751e054","caption":"Caroline Flack (1979 - 2020)

The Love Island and X Factor host – and former Strictly Come Dancing winner – sadly took her own life, at the age of 40.","credit":"David M. Benett via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e4a51a22600003300b5eac6.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 30: Caroline Flack celebrates the 90th Anniversary of JW Marriott Grosvenor House London on April 30, 2019 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for JW Marriott Grosvenor House London)","credit":"David M. Benett via Getty Images","width":4138,"height":6206,"ops":""},"title":"FEBRUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e4a70902600003901b5eaf4.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3960,"height":2704,"credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e4a7092c5b64ba2975229de","caption":"Lynn Cohen (1933 - 2020)

The actress was best known for her portrayal of Miranda's housekeeper, Magda, in the hit series Sex And The City. More recently, she appeared in the Hunger Games film, Catching Fire.","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e4a70902600003901b5eaf4.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2013 file photo, Lynn Cohen arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" at Nokia Theatre LA Live. Cohen, an actress best known for playing the plainspoken housekeeper and nanny Magda in “Sex and the City,” has died. She was 86. Cohen died Friday, Feb. 14, 2020 in New York City, said her manager, Josh Pultz. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)","credit":"ASSOCIATED PRESS","width":3960,"height":2704,"ops":""},"title":"FEBRUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e301a692400003b040b60af.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2121,"height":2987,"credit":"Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e301a6cc5b6ce51a4eb8309","caption":"Nicholas Parsons (1923 - 2020)

The broadcasting legend was best known as the host of Radio 4's Just A Minute and the ITV game show Sale Of The Century.","credit":"Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e301a692400003b040b60af.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 07: (EMBARGOED FOR PUBLICATION IN UK NEWSPAPERS UNTIL 48 HOURS AFTER CREATE DATE AND TIME) Nicholas Parsons attends a Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Work of comedian Ronnie Corbett at Westminster Abbey on June 7, 2017 in London, England. Ronnie Corbett died in March 2016 aged 85. (Photo by Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images)","credit":"Max Mumby/Indigo via Getty Images","width":2121,"height":2987,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e301b551f0000fa06859384.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3600,"height":2643,"credit":"Faye Sadou/MediaPunch/IPx"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e301b56c5b6ce51a4eb857a","caption":"Kobe Bryant (1978 - 2020)

The iconic and record-breaking basketball star died in a tragic helicopter accident at the age of 41.","credit":"Faye Sadou/MediaPunch/IPx","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e301b551f0000fa06859384.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 4: Kobe Bryant, in the press room at the 90th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on March 4, 2018. Credit: Faye Sadou/MediaPunch /IPX","credit":"Faye Sadou/MediaPunch/IPx","width":3600,"height":2643,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e2b12c8240000b403c97559.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1895,"height":2843,"credit":"Jonathan Hordle/BAFTA/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e2b12ccc5b6d6767fd32eeb","caption":" Terry Jones (1942 - 2020)
Monty Python star Terry Jones – best known as the star and director of some of the comedy troupe's most beloved films – died after a lengthy battle with a rare form of dementia.","credit":"Jonathan Hordle/BAFTA/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e2b12c8240000b403c97559.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Monty Python star Terry Jones – best known as the star and director of some of the comedy troupe's most beloved films – died after a lengthy battle with a rare form of dementia.","credit":"Jonathan Hordle/BAFTA/Shutterstock","width":1895,"height":2843,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e2b12e9240000f405c9755b.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":3000,"height":2001,"credit":"Larry Hulst via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e2b12ebc5b67d8874b0e946","caption":"David Olney (1948 - 2020)
Folk singer David Olney died on stage at the age of 71, during an appearance at the 30A Songwriters Festival.","credit":"Larry Hulst via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e2b12e9240000f405c9755b.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"DENVER, CO - APRIL 23: David Olney performing during the Dave Alvin's ' West of the West ' train tour at the Soiled Dove in Denver, Colorado on April 23, 2015. (Photo by Larry Hulst/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) ","credit":"Larry Hulst via Getty Images","width":3000,"height":2001,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e2b136a240000f405c9755e.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2336,"height":3504,"credit":"Dan Wooller/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e2b136cc5b6d6767fd3320a","caption":" Derek Fowlds (1937 - 2020)
Actor Derek Fowlds was known for his roles in Heartbeat and Yes Minister.","credit":"Dan Wooller/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e2b136a240000f405c9755e.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Actor Derek Fowlds was known for his roles in Heartbeat and Yes Minister.","credit":"Dan Wooller/Shutterstock","width":2336,"height":3504,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e1c437c2100003100af8b37.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2630,"height":3412,"credit":"Ian West - PA Images via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e1c437ec5b6da971d18e958","caption":"Derek Acorah (1950 - 2019)

The TV medium – known for shows like Most Haunted and Michael Jackson: The Live Seance – died at the age of 69, having contracted sepsis after being hospitalised for pneumonia.","credit":"Ian West - PA Images via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e1c437c2100003100af8b37.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Derek Acorah is evicted during the live final of Celebrity Big Brother, at Elstree Studios in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire. (Photo by Ian West/PA Images via Getty Images)","credit":"Ian West - PA Images via Getty Images","width":2630,"height":3412,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e1c4418210000540014a285.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2513,"height":3770,"credit":"MediaPunch/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e1c4419c5b650c621e1800d","caption":"Edd Byrnes (1932 - 2020)

The American actor was known for his role as "Kookie" in 77 Sunset Strip and Vince Fontaine in the hit musical Grease.","credit":"MediaPunch/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e1c4418210000540014a285.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Edd Byrnes","credit":"MediaPunch/Shutterstock","width":2513,"height":3770,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e1c45482100005400af8b3b.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":1380,"height":2073,"credit":"ITV/Shutterstock"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e1c454ec5b6da971d18ed77","caption":"Christopher Beeny (1941 - 2020)

He will be best remembered for his roles in Upstairs, Downstairs and Last Of The Summer Wine.","credit":"ITV/Shutterstock","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e1c45482100005400af8b3b.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Christopher Beeny","credit":"ITV/Shutterstock","width":1380,"height":2073,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e1c456e21000033001f6bf6.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2156,"height":3000,"credit":"Michael Bezjian via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e1c4570c5b650c621e18318","caption":"Harry Hains (1992 - 2020)

The model and actor appeared in The OA and the fifth series of American Horror Story, Hotel.","credit":"Michael Bezjian via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e1c456e21000033001f6bf6.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Model Harry Hains arrives at MYX TV presents Cast Me! on September 22, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Bezjian/WireImage)","credit":"Michael Bezjian via Getty Images","width":2156,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e1c45c22100003100af8b3d.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2022,"height":3000,"credit":"Dale Wilcox via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e1c45c3c5b650c621e183a7","caption":"Silvio Horta (1974 - 2020)

The TV producer created multiple hit shows, most notably the Golden Globe-winning Ugly Betty.","credit":"Dale Wilcox via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e1c45c22100003100af8b3d.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"Silvio Horta, winner Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy for "Ugly Betty" ***Exclusive*** (Photo by Dale Wilcox/WireImage for Estabrook Group)","credit":"Dale Wilcox via Getty Images","width":2022,"height":3000,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null},{"embedData":{"type":"hector","url":"https://img.huffingtonpost.com/asset/5e1c46142100003000af8b3e.jpeg","queryParams":{},"width":2502,"height":2620,"credit":"Neville Elder via Getty Images"},"type":"image","common":{"id":"5e1c4617c5b650c621e18511","caption":"Elizabeth Wurtzel (1967 - 2020)

The journalist and author of Prozac Nation died at the age of 52, after a battle with breast cancer.","credit":"Neville Elder via Getty Images","creditUrl":"","source":"","thumbnail":{"url":{"fileName":"5e1c46142100003000af8b3e.jpeg","type":"hectorUrl"},"caption":"(Original Caption) Controversial UK Author Elizabeth Wurtzel who wrote 'Prozac Nation' 'Bitch' and her latest novel 'The Bitch Rules'.Her novels are expected to be (Photo by Neville Elder/Corbis via Getty Images)","credit":"Neville Elder via Getty Images","width":2502,"height":2620,"ops":""},"title":"JANUARY","type":"image","meta":null,"summary":null,"badge":null,"textWrap":"noWrap"},"provider":null}],"options":{"theme":"news","device":"desktop","editionInfo":{"id":"uk","name":"U.K.","link":"https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk","locale":"en_GB"},"slideshowAd":{"scriptTags":[],"otherHtml":""},"slideshowEndCard":{"scriptTags":[{"attribs":{},"scriptBody":"rn (function(){rn var c = document.getElementById('taboola-endslate-thumbnails');rn c.id += '-' + Math.round(Math.random()*1e16);rn rn var taboolaParams = {rn loader: "//cdn.taboola.com/libtrc/aol-huffingtonpost/loader.js",rn mode: "thumbnails-b",rn container: c.id,rn placement: "Endslate Thumbnails",rn target_type: "mix"rn };rn rn if (typeof window.modulousQueue === "function") {rn twindow.modulousQueue.add(function(){ doTaboola(taboolaParams); });rn } else {rn tdoTaboola(taboolaParams);rn }rn }());rn"}],"otherHtml":"
"},"isMapi":false,"isAmp":false,"isMt":false,"entryId":"5efb3fbec5b6ca970915147a","entryTagsList":"uktv,uk-celebrity,ukfilm,lifestyle,entertainment,mel-brooks,carl-reiner,@no-opinary,@no-video-insert","sectionSlug":"entertainment","deptSlug":null,"sectionRedirectUrl":null,"subcategories":"","isWide":false,"headerOverride":null,"noVideoAds":false,"isNative":false,"commercialVideo":{"provider":"custom","site_and_category":"uk.entertainment","package":null},"isHighline":false,"vidibleConfigValues":{"cid":"60afc140cf94592c45d7390c","disabledWithMapiEntries":false,"overrides":{"all":"60b8e525cdd90620331baaf4"},"whitelisted":["56c5f12ee4b03a39c93c9439","56c6056ee4b01f2b7e1b5f35","59bfee7f9e451049f87f550b","5acccbaac269d609ef44c529","570278d2e4b070ff77b98217","57027b4be4b070ff77b98d5c","56fe95c4e4b0041c4242016b","570279cfe4b06d08e3629954","5ba9e8821c2e65639162ccf1","5bcd9904821576674bc55ced","5d076ca127f25f504327c72e","5b35266b158f855373e28256","5ebac2e8abddfb04f877dff2","60b8e525cdd90620331baaf4","60b64354b171b7444beaff4d","60d0d8e09340d7032ad0fb1a","60d0d90f9340d7032ad0fbeb","60d0d9949340d7032ad0fed3","60d0d9f99340d7032ad10113","60d0daa69340d7032ad104cf","60d0de02b627221e9d819408"],"playlists":{"default":"57bc306888d2ff1a7f6b5579","news":"56c6dbcee4b04edee8beb49c","politics":"56c6dbcee4b04edee8beb49c","entertainment":"56c6e7f2e4b0983aa64c60fc","tech":"56c6f70ae4b043c5bdcaebf9","parents":"56cc65c2e4b0239099455b42","lifestyle":"56cc66a9e4b01f81ef94e98c"},"playerUpdates":{"56c6056ee4b01f2b7e1b5f35":"60b8e525cdd90620331baaf4","56c5f12ee4b03a39c93c9439":"60d0d8e09340d7032ad0fb1a","59bfee7f9e451049f87f550b":"60d0d90f9340d7032ad0fbeb","5acccbaac269d609ef44c529":"60d0d9949340d7032ad0fed3","5bcd9904821576674bc55ced":"60d0d9f99340d7032ad10113","5d076ca127f25f504327c72e":"60d0daa69340d7032ad104cf","5ebac2e8abddfb04f877dff2":"60d0de02b627221e9d819408"}},"customAmpComponents":[],"ampAssetsUrl":"https://amp.assets.huffpost.com","videoTraits":null,"positionInUnitCounts":{"buzz_head":{"count":0},"buzz_body":{"count":0},"buzz_bottom":{"count":0}},"cetUnit":"buzz_body"}}">

RIP Celebs: the stars we lost in 2020


Previous A new online channel celebrating African-American comedy will launch on July 4
Next American comedy pioneer Carl Reiner dies at 98