This year, 2023, is not even halfway through and Hollywood has had to say goodbye to many actors, singers, performers, creators, executives, and industry-wide icons — many of them have had a great impact on the entertainment world throughout the years. their life.
Hollywood Reporter is highlighting some of the most famous names that have passed away in 2023, including Lance Reddick, Tina Turner, Annie Wersching, Cindy Williams, Jerry Springer, Lisa Loring, etc.
At the beginning of the year, Laverne & Shirley The Williams star passed away in Los Angeles after a brief illness in January, her children, Zak and Emily Hudson, said in a statement at the time. She was 75.
Wersching, actress on Bosch, 24 And Marvel’s Escape, also died in January of cancer, according to her representatives. She was 45.
Loring, who starred as Addams Wednesday in the classic TV series adaptation of The Addams . familydied in January at Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital in Burbank from complications from a stroke caused by high blood pressure, her daughter said CHEAP. She was 64.
March, Wire And John Wick the star died “suddenly… of natural causes,” said his agent, Mia Hansen. CHEAP at that time. He’s 60. Reddick’s body was discovered at his Studio City home, TMZ report.
Then in April, Springer, a former Cincinnati mayor turned controversial talk show host, died of pancreatic cancer at her home in suburban Chicago, family spokeswoman Jene Galvin said. . CHEAP. He was 79.
Turner, a pioneering artist and feminist icon, died in May “after a long illness” at her home in Kusnacht near Zurich, Switzerland, her agent confirmed. She was 83.
Here are the most notable deaths this year in Hollywood. And check CHEAPobituary page of other industry deaths in 2023.
Lance Reddick, an actor who stands out for his powerful, complex performance as Lt. Cedric Daniels in the hit HBO show Wirepassed away on March 17th. He is 60 years old. Read his full obituary.
Tina Turner, the pioneering rock star who set a world record in ticket sales — and whose spectacular triumph over domestic violence and the music industry itself made her a a feminist icon — passed away on May 24. She lived to age 83. Read her full obituary.
Peter Rawley, a longtime ICM agent in Los Angeles and London who served as MGM’s European production director and produced independent films, passed away on January 3. He is 85 years old. Full obituary.
Annie Wersching, an actress known for her roles in TV series Bosch And 24as well as the role of Leslie Dean, the mother of the alien superhero Karolina on Marvel’s Escapepassed away on January 29. She is 45 years old. Read her full obituary.
Al Jaffee, avant-garde cartoonist and culture-bending for Foolhardy magazine, passed away on April 10. He was 102 years old. Full obituary.
Bernard Kalb, a veteran television and print journalist and author who covered a wide range of world events during a career spanning six decades, died on January 8. 100 years old. Read his full obituary.
Cindy Williams, the energetic actress who appeared in a pair of Academy Award nominations for best picture before starring as the ideal Shirley Feeney on the beloved ABC sitcom Laverne & Shirleypassed away on January 25th. She is 75 years old. Read her full obituary here.
Edward R. Pressman
Edward R. Pressman, the veteran producer behind Wall Street and a frequent collaborator of Oliver Stone, died on January 17. He was 79 years old. Full obituary.
Jerry Springer, the former mayor of Cincinnati who became America’s most controversial talk show host — a man described by one interviewer as a “baby provider and umpire for the dissidents.” often,” famous for a flammable cocktail of insults, punches and chairs – died on April 27. He was 79 years old. Read his full obituary.
N’Neka Garland, Emmy Award-winning producer on General Hospital who spent the last 22 years on the venerable ABC soap opera, passed away on March 27. She is 49 years old. Read her full obituary here.
Tom Sizemore, who faced legal troubles and drug addiction during his career in which he starred as Sgt. Mike Horvath in Steven Spielberg Saving Private Ryan and portraying cops, con artists and psychopaths with the best of them, died on March 3. He was 61 years old. Find his obituary here.
Sandra Seacat, the influential actress and acting coach, was a student of Lee Strasberg who taught the craft to the likes of Laura Dern, Mickey Rourke, Harvey Keitel, Common, Andrew Garfield, Michelle Williams and many more. another, died on January 17. She is 86. Read her full obituary.
Noah Cowan, a veteran film festival director and independent film specialty distributor, most recently with the San Francisco International Film Festival, passed away on January 25. He is 55 years old. Full obituary.
Lisa Loring, actress who played Wednesday Addams in the classic television adaptation of The Addams . familypassed away on January 28th. She is 64 years old. Full obituary.
Gregory Allen Howard
Gregory Allen Howard, who wrote Remember the Giants and is a producer and writer behind Harrietpassed away on January 27th. He is 70 years old. Find his obituary here.
Lloyd Morrisett, co-founder of Sesame Street Whose curiosity about whether television could act as a teaching tool for children was aroused when he observed his young daughter staring at a TV prototype, passed away on January 22nd. He was 93 years old. Full obituary here.
Howard Bragman, a public relations giant who helped guide all-star clients grappling with dilemmas while becoming a crisis PR expert and advocate main advocate for the rights of the LBGTQ, passed away in February. He was 66 years old. Full obituary.
Raquel Welch, the almond-eyed sex symbol who transformed the cowhide bikini into one of the most iconic cinematic images of the 1960s, died on February 15. She is 82 years old. year old. Read the full obituary here.
Beloved comedian Richard Belzer began as a shrewd stand-up performer before becoming more famous as the cynical but determined detective John Munch in Murder: Life on the Streets And Law & Order: Special Victims Unitdied February 19. He was 78 years old. Full obituary here.
Jeff Beck, one of the greatest guitarists of all time who rose to fame in the British rock band The Yardbirds, died on January 10 at a hospital near his home in Surrey, England. He was 78 years old. Find his obituary here.
Rolly Crump, Walt Disney’s pioneering Imagineer who helped design It’s a Small World, The Enchanting Tiki Room, The Haunted Mansion, and other attractions for Disneyland, died on May 12. 3. He is 93 years old. Full obituary.
Len Goodman, former Dancing with the stars And Seriously come to dance judge, died April 22. He is 78 years old. Read his obituary here.
Peter Werner, Oscar-winning director known for his television work spanning 5 decades and including directing episodes of popular series such as Moonlight, Another world, justifiable And Law & Order: SVUpassed away on March 21. He is 76 years old. Full obituary.
Michael Lerner, the Oscar-nominated, busy character actor who made memorable turns as the flamboyant types in Barton Fink, Harlem night, Eight men out and more, passed away on April 8. He was 81 years old. Read his obituary.
Francesca Cappucci, who spent more than a decade as a popular music and entertainment reporter at KABC-TV in Los Angeles, died on March 30. She was 64 years old. Full obituary here.
Rita Lakin, writer and TV presenter who transcends boundaries, who has worked on Location Peyton, doctors And mod lineup and create series that include rookie And flamingo roadpassed away on March 23. She is 93 years old. Full obituary.
Ray Stevenson, the burly British actor who played Volstagg in God of thunder movies and playing the brutal evil governor in the recent Oscar-winning Indian film RRRdied May 21. He was 58 years old. Full obituary.