12 Celebrities Who Passed Away This 2016

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Hearing about celebrities that passed away makes everyone sad. We still feel the loss after they are gone – even if we do not know them personally. Once in our life, we shared an emotion with them as they displayed their talent to the public. Some of them gave us joy, made us cry or kept us at the edge of our seat.

Here are some of the celebrities that passed away this 2016.

Anton Yelchin

Anton passed away in a freak accident. The actor who played the character of Pavel Chekov in Star Wars was found pinned in between his SUV and a mailbox.

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The instrumentalist-singer-songwriter-producer-performer was found dead in his estate in Chanhassen, Minn at a young age of 57.

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David Bowie

The death of this pop music icon shook the world and left a big hole in the music industry.

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Alan Rickman

Professor Severus Snape in the famous Harry Potter franchise succumbed to cancer at 69 years of age.

Alan Rickman passed away

Aaron Eaton

The 29-year-old actor passed away a few days after the release of his film Brotherhood.

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Gene Wilder

Loved as Willie Wonka in the 1971 version of Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, the actor passed away due to Alzheimer’s at 83 year old.

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Kenny Baker

He played the iconic character of R2 D2. That makes him one of Hollywood’s biggest stars.

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Kimbo Slice

The undisputed king of backyard street fights. The sporting world lost one of its rarest gems when Slice passed away.

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Muhammad Ali

Cassius Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, revolutionized the world of boxing. He is one of the reasons why this sport is so famous. Called “The Greatest,” Ali lost his final fight with Parkinson’s at 74 years old.

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Joanie ‘Chyna’ Laurer passed away at 45 years old. She is largely responsible for her pivotal role in popularizing wrestling and laying the path for women to make it big in that sport.

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Doris Roberts

The 5-time Emmy winner was most loved for her character in the hit TV series “Everybody Loves Raymond.” A lot of actors and fans will miss this dear lady.

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Gary Shandling

The “The Larry Sanders Show” actor and comedian passed away at the age of 66.

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Will you miss any of these celebrities who passed away?

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