Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Tom BosleyTom Bosley, who protrayed the patient, understanding father on television’s long-running “Happy Days,” died on Oct 19. He was 83. Getty Images
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Louis Auchinclossthe prolific author died of a stroke on January 27, 2010. He was 92.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Leslie NielsonThe Canadian comedian died at a Fort Lauderdale, FL hospital on November 28, 2010.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Leonard SkinnerForby Leonard Skinner was an American high school gym teacher, basketball coach, realtor and bar owner from Jacksonville, Florida who gained fame in the 1970s as the namesake of the influential Southern rock band, Lynyrd Skynyrd. The New York Times called him “arguably the most influential high school gym teacher in American popular culture.” He died September 20, 2010 at age 77 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease for several years. (credit: johnnygoodtimes.com)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Lena HorneSinger Lena Horne, who broke racial barriers as a Hollywood and Broadway star famed for her velvety rendition of “Stormy Weather,” died on May 9 at age 92.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Lech KaczynskiThe Polish President was killed in a plane crash on April 10, 2010 (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Kenny McKinleyDenver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley was found dead on September 20, 2010, from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was found in the second floor master bedroom of his home. He was just 23. (credit: NFL Photos)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010John Murtha(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) Rep. John Murtha, D-Pa. died on February 8, 2010 at an Arlington, Virginia hospital due to complications from surgery.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010John ForsytheJohn Forsythe, the handsome, smooth-voiced actor who made his fortune as the scheming oil tycoon in TV’s “Dynasty” and the voice of the leader of “Charlie’s Angels” died after a yearlong battle with cancer on April 2. He was 92. (Photo by Newsmakers)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Jimmy DeanFILE - In this April 2, 1964 file photo, Jimmy Dean smiles while he gets ready for a taping of his show "The Jimmy Dean Show" in the New York studio. Dean, a country music legend for his smash hit about a workingman hero, "Big Bad John," and an entrepreneur known for his sausage brand, died on Sunday June 13, 2010. He was 81. (AP Photo)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Joe BidenVice President Joe Biden waves after speaking during his visit to the National Domestic Violence Hotline Center Tuesday, April 28, 2009, in Austin, Texas. He said that curbing violence against women also helps tens of thousands of American children who witness the violence and may become homeless because of it. (AP Photo/Harry Cabluck)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010JD SalingerJ.D. Salinger, author of “Catcher in the Rye,” died January 28. He was 91.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Jay ReatardGarage-punk rocker Jay Reatard, real name Jimmy Lee Lindsey, died January 10 at age 29. The cause of death is unknown. (Photo by Roger Kisby/Getty Images)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Lynn RedgraveLynn Redgrave, an introspective and independent player in her family’s acting dynasty who became a 1960s sensation as the freethinking title character of “Georgy Girl” and later dramatized her troubled past in such one-woman stage performances, has died. She was 67.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Manute Bol(AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Marvin IsleyMarvin Isley, the bass player who helped give R&B powerhouse the Isley Brothers their distinctive sound, died at a Chicago hospital on June 6. He was 56. (AP Photo/Magic Sound Productions)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Teddy PendergrassSoul singer Teddy Pendergrass died on January 13 at age 59 at a hospital in Pennsylvania. Pendergrass had suffered from colon cancer. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Ted StevensOn August 9, 2010, Stevens died in a plane crash while en route to a private lodge.(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Stephen J. CannellThe producer and writer died September 30, 2010, due to complications associated with melanoma (AP Photo/Reed Saxon, file)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Solomon BurkeRock and Roll Hall of Fame member Solomon Burke, considered the “King of Rock and Soul,” died Oct. 10, 2010 at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport while on a plane from Los Angeles that had just landed. He was scheduled to perform at a sold out concert. His family said he died from natural causes. He was 70.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Rue McClanahanRue McClanahan, the Emmy-winning actress who brought the sexually liberated Southern belle Blanche Devereaux to life on the hit TV series “The Golden Girls,” has died. She was 76. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Ronnie James DioHeavy metal icon Ronnie James Dio died of stomach cancer on May 16. He was 67.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Robert ParkerThe American crime writer died of a heart attack while sitting at his desk in Cambridge, Massachussetts on January 18, 2010. He was 77. (AP Photo/Chitose Suzuki)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Robert CulpThe actor, scriptwriter, voice actor and director died from a massive heart attack while hiking in the Hollywood Hills on March 24, 2010. He was 79 years old.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Robert ByrdThe State Senator from West Virginia died on June 28, 2010 at the age of 92.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Peter GravesGraves died of a heart attack on March 14, 2010, four days prior to his 84th birthday.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Miep GiesGiels was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank, her family and several family friends in an attic annex above Anne's father's place of business from the Nazis during World War II. She died on January 11, 2010.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Merlin OlsonMerlin Olsen, a Hall of Fame defensive lineman and member of the Los Angeles Rams’ “Fearsome Foursome” who followed up football with a successful television career in “Little House on the Prairie,” NFL broadcasts and commercials, died March 10 after battling cancer. He was 69.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Howard ZinnHoward Zinn, an author, teacher and political activist whose leftist “A People’s History of the United States” sold a million copies and became an alternative to mainstream texts and a favorite of such celebrities as Bruce Springsteen and Ben Affleck,died on Jan. 27. He was 87. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Helen WagnerActress Helen Wagner, who played mild-mannered Nancy Hughes on the CBS soap opera “As the World Turns” for more than a half-century and spoke its first words died on May 1. She was 91.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010He PingpingHe Pingping, the world’s shortest man, died in Rome on March 13 after developing chest problems while filming a television programme in Italy. He was 21. (Photo by Burak Kara/Getty Images)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Daryl GatesThe Los Angeles Police Cheif during the 1992 Rodney King riots died on April 14, 2010 at the age of 83.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Corey HaimActor Corey Haim died in Los Angeles on March 10. He was 38. (Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images for AFM)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Casey JohnsonThe Johnson & Johnson heiress was found unresponsive on the floor of her West Hollywood home. It was later determined Johnson died from complications from diabetes. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Brittany Murphy & Simon MonjackActress Brittany Murphy died in December of 2009. Her husband Simon Monjack dies five months later in May 2010, apparently of pneumonia. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010George SteinbrennerGeorge Steinbrenner, who rebuilt the New York Yankees into a sports empire with a mix of bluster and big bucks that polarized fans all across America, died July 13. He was 80. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Ali-Ollie WoodsonAli-Ollie Woodson (far right), who led the legendary Motown quintet The Temptations in the 1980s and ’90s and helped restore them to their hit-making glory with songs including “Treat Her Like A Lady,” died on May 30. He was 58. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley, File)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Alexander McQueenBrilliant and controversial British fashion designer Alexander McQueen was found dead in his London home Feb. 11 after anguished Internet postings that revealed his deep sorrow at the death of his mother. He was 40 years old.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Tony CurtisTony Curtis shaped himself from a 1950s movie heartthrob into a respected actor, showing a determined streak that served him well in such films as “Sweet Smell of Success,” “The Defiant Ones” and “Some Like It Hot.” The Oscar-nominated actor died Sept. 29 at age 85 of cardiac arrest at his home in the Las Vegas-area city of Henderson, Clark County Coroner Mike Murphy said Thursday.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Art ClokeyArt Clokey, the creator of Gumby, died in his sleep on January 8 at his home in Los Osos, California, after battling repeated bladder infections. He was 88.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Art LinkletterArt Linkletter, the 89-year-old television and radio show host, spoke at a seminar about elderly drivers and safety Wednesday June 19, 2002, in West Des Moines, Iowa. He says older people who aren’t safe drivers are often reluctant to admit it because they worry about losing their independence, but people should speak up to keep roads safe. (AP Photo/Steve Pope)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Bob GuccionePenthouse magazine founder Bob Guccione died Oct. 20 in a suburban Dallas hospital after a long battle with cancer. He was 79. AP Photo
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Barbara BillingsleyThe 94-year-old, who played June Cleaver in the 1950s-1960s television series “Leave It To Beaver,” died Oct. 16 after a long illness at her home in Santa Monica, Calif. Getty Images
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010David BrownDavid Brown, a film and theater producer who helped bring to the screen two of the 1970s’ biggest hits, “Jaws” and “The Sting,” died Feb. 1. He was 93.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Dennis HopperDennis Hopper, who brought the counterculture to Hollywood with “Easy Rider” and led a career marked by successes, failures and comebacks, died at age 74 on May 29.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Dino De LaurentiisDino De Laurentiis, an Academy Award-winning film impresario and producer of “Serpico” and “Barbarella” who helped revolutionize the way movies are bankrolled and sold, has died. He was 91.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Harvey PekarComic book writer Harvey Pekar, whose “American Splendor” was made into a 2003 film starring Paul Giamatti, was found dead in his home early July 12, authorities said. He was 70.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Gregory IsaacsGregory Isaacs, the Jamaican reggae singer whose smooth style earned him the nickname “Cool Ruler,” died on Oct. 25. He was 59.
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Greg GiraldoGiraldo, known for his work on programs such as Lewis Black’s Root of All Evil, reportedly died from a prescription pill overdose. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
Celebrity Deaths Of 2010Gloria Stewart Gloria Stuart, the 1930s Hollywood beauty who gave up acting for 30 years and later became the oldest Academy Award acting nominee as the spunky survivor in “Titanic,” died. She was 100. Stuart died in her sleep on September 26, 2010 at her Los Angeles home. (Photo:LUCY NICHOLSON/AFP/Getty Images)