News

2014 Notable Deaths

2014 Notable Deaths

NOTABLE DEATHS: A look at the celebrities who died in 2014. Comedian Robin Williams died on Aug 11 and his unexpected death became one of the year's most searched news items online. Photo: Associated Press, Reuters

A look at the celebrities and notable people we lost this year.

rainer
Luise Rainer, Oscar-winning actress
Jan. 12, 1910 – Dec. 30, 2014


AP071103022589_48
Joe Cocker, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter
May 20, 1944 – Dec. 22, 2014


AP070910016180
Ernie Terrell, Boxer
April 4, 1939 – Dec. 16, 2014


fuzzythurston
Fred “Fuzzy” Thurston (left, in 1968), NFL player
Dec. 29, 1933 – Dec. 14, 2014


AP580906015
Mary Ann Mobley, Actress, Miss America 1959
Feb. 17, 1939 – Dec. 9, 2014


quinn
Pat Quinn, NHL coach
Jan. 29, 1943 – Nov. 23, 2014


marionberry
Marion Barry, Former Mayor of Washington, D.C.
March 6, 1936 – Nov. 23, 2014


AP72020093290
Mike Nichols, Director
Nov. 6, 1931 – Nov. 19, 2014


jimmyruffin
Jimmy Ruffin, Singer
May 7, 1939 – Nov. 17, 2014


warrenclarke
Warren Clarke, Actor
April 26, 1947 – Nov. 12, 2014


susi
Carol Ann Susi, Actress
Feb. 2, 1952 – Nov. 11, 2014


magliozzi
Tom Magliozzi, NPR “Car Talk” host (right; seen here with his brother and co-host)
June 28, 1937 – Nov. 3, 2014


static
Wayne Static, Musician
Nov. 4, 1965 – Nov. 1, 2014


menino
Thomas Menino, Boston Mayor
Dec. 27, 1942 – Oct. 30, 2014


taveras1
Oscar Taveras, MLB player (Cardinals)
June 19, 1992 – Oct.26, 2014


jackbruce
Jack Bruce, Musician (Cream)
May 14, 1943 – Oct. 25, 2014


strassman

Marcia Strassman
, Actress
April 28, 1948 – Oct. 25, 2014


benbradlee
Ben Bradlee, Editor of the Washington Post
Aug. 26, 1921 – Oct. 21, 2014


delarenta
Oscar de la Renta, Fashion designer
July 22, 1932 – Oct. 20, 2014


joanneborgella
Joanne Borgella, Reality TV star/model
May 29, 1982 – Oct. 19, 2014


manhattantransfer
Tim Hauser, Musician (Manhattan Transfer)
Oct. 12, 1941 – Oct. 16, 2014

Next Page 

Recent Headlines

2 hours ago in Music

Keith Urban says his ‘life began’ when he got married

Fresh
keithurban

In a wide-ranging interview, during which Keith discusses his new album, "Ripcord," and his family life with Nicole, he revealed how life-changing it was when he first met the actress.

4 hours ago in Entertainment, Sports

Kobe Bryant’s ‘Dear Basketball’ to get Disney treatment

KOBE472419167185

Kobe Bryant's farewell poem to basketball is going to be turned into a short film.

5 hours ago in Entertainment, Weird

Fanciful ‘Boaty McBoatface’ passed over for vessel name

19-overlay-1

Don't expect to see Boaty McBoatface on the high seas.

5 hours ago in Music

Jennifer Lopez goes country with Jennifer Nettles

jenniferlopez843570302709

The Sugarland star recruited the "Booty" singer for a song called "My House," which features on Nettles' new solo album, "Playing With Fire," due out on May 13.

5 hours ago in Entertainment

Alden Ehrenreich cast as Han Solo in ‘Star Wars’ spinoff

ehrenreich260221408342

He will take on the role of Solo, previously made famous by Harrison Ford, in Disney's standalone movie about the life of the hero before he first made his appearance in 1977's "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope."