actors Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List

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The official celebrity deaths in 2011 watch list. Check out the Celebrity Deaths of 2012 as well as the more recent celeb deaths in 2013. What famous celebrities died in 2011? These famous deaths in 2011 are actors, musicians, and notable people we mourn the passing of. This list includes pictures of the deceased celebrities as well as brief obituaries commemorating these well-known celebrity passings.

Which celebrities died in 2011? The more recent deaths are listed at the top of this list, but you can sort the well-known obit list alphabetically by the name column. Celebrity deaths this year include dead writers, dead celebrities, dead actors, and dead TV personalities. This famous deaths list has any notable people who passed away in 2011, but if we miss any prominent obituaries please let us know in the comments below and we will add them right away. What famous stars died in 2011? If you would like to remember the celebrities that passed on last year, check out our 2010 Celebrity Deaths List. RIP, those who have achieved fame - you will be remembered.

To see the current celeb death list, have a look at famous dead celebrities in 2014.

Kim Jong-il is listed (or ranked) 67 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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12/18/11: Kim Jong-Il was pronounced dead. Known in North Korea as "Dear Leader" and other places as one of the world's most famous dictators, Jong-Il served as the country's leader under the communist regime. No cause has been released. He was 69. (Not to make fun of the dead, but it's hard to resist not linking to Kim Jong-il Owns Some Cool S*#t! by user CDU827

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Age: Died at 70 (1941-2011)

Birthplace: Vyatskoye, Khabarovsk Krai, Russia

Profession: Politician

Credits: The Juche Idea, Bulgasari, The Schoolgirl's Diary, Sea of Blood

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Václav Havel is listed (or ranked) 66 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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12/18/11: Playwright and President of both Czechoslavacia and the Czech Republic, Vaclav Havel died in his home at the age of 75.

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Age: Died at 75 (1936-2011)

Birthplace: Prague, Europe, Czech Republic, Central Europe Czechoslovakia, + more

Profession: Poet, Politician, Author, Writer Peace activist, + more

Credits: Up and Down, The Stone Bridge, Leaving, Kazdy mlady muz Inventura, + more

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#44 on The Most Enlightened Leaders in World History

#36 on History's Greatest Essayists

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Christopher Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 65 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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12/15/11: Prolific writer and politico, Christopher Hitchens passed away at the age of 62 from complications due to cancer. He was known as an outspoken anti-theist and socialist with popular books such as "God is Not Great" and "Hitch-22".

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Age: Died at 62 (1949-2011)

Birthplace: Portsmouth, United Kingdom

Profession: Commentator, Journalist, Author, Essayist Writer, + more

Credits: Phil Ochs: There but for Fortune, Manufacturing Dissent, Collision, Human Terrain: War Becomes Academic

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#14 on History's Greatest Essayists

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Harry Morgan is listed (or ranked) 64 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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12/7/11: Harry Morgan, most known for his turn as Colonel Sherman T. Potter in the smash TV show "M*A*S*H" when he replaced McLean Stevenson in the fourth season. (Before that he played Major General Bartford Hamilton Steele.) Morgan was also Bill Gannon on "Dragnet", died in his home in Los Angeles. He was 96.

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Age: Died at 96 (1915-2011)

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America

Profession: Salesperson, Television director, Actor, Writer

Credits: M*A*S*H, High Noon, How the West Was Won, The Ox-Bow Incident The Shootist, + more

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#94 on The Best TV Actors of All Time

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Patrice O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 63 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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11/28/11: Comedian and Actor, Patrice O'Neal, was pronounced dead from complications of a stroke he suffered back in September. O'Neal had appeared on shows like "The Office" and "Chappelle Show" as well as being a regular guest on the "Opie and Anthony" radio show. He was 41.

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Age: Died at 42 (1969-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Presenter, Stand-up comedian

Credits: Scary Movie 4, 25th Hour, Head of State, In the Cut Furry Vengeance, + more

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Ken Russell is listed (or ranked) 62 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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11/27/11: English Director, Ken Russell, died at the age of 84. He was most known for his films, "Women in Love", "The Who's Tommy" and "Altered States".

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Age: Died at 84 (1927-2011)

Birthplace: Southampton, England

Profession: Television director, Television producer, Cinematographer, Film Producer Actor, + more

Credits: Altered States, Tommy, Crimes of Passion, The Devils The Lair of the White Worm, + more

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Anne McCaffrey is listed (or ranked) 61 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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11/21/11: Notable author of such Science Fiction book series as "Dragonriders of Pern" , Anne McCaffrey, died from complications due to a stroke. She was 84.

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Age: Died at 85 (1926-2011)

Birthplace: Cambridge, Area code 617, Middlesex County, United States of America United States, + more

Profession: Novelist, Author, Writer

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#31 on The Best Science-Fiction Authors

#30 on The Best Fantasy Authors

#42 on The Greatest Female Novelists Ever

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Bil Keane is listed (or ranked) 60 on the list Celebrity Deaths: 2011 Famous Deaths List
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11/8/11: Creator of the long running newspaper comic "Family Circus", Bil Keane passed at the age of 89.

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Age: Died at 89 (1922-2011)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Cartoonist

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