Person Celebrities Who Died in 2014

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This list of celebrity deaths in 2014 is an official watch list of celebrities who died in 2014. Which famous celebrities died in 2014? These famous deaths so far in 2014 are actors, musicians, and notable people we mourn the passing of every time we hear the news of the latest celebrity death. This list is updated regularly, with all recent celebrity deaths, every time a famous person dies, with brief obituaries detailing the most well-known, recent Hollywood deaths and passings.

The latest celebrity deaths are listed at the top of this list, but you can sort the well-known obit list alphabetically by the name column. This celebrity death list will have any notable famous people who passed away in 2014, as soon as the news hits, 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 2014? Robin Williams's unfortunate passing was sad and shocking, but plenty of other talents have departed from this earth as well, as you can see by this list. 

If you would like to remember the celebrities that passed on last year, check out our 2013 Celebrity Deaths List. 

Some die from drug overdoses, some of cancer, others of old age and some from untimely accidents, but all the 2014 famous dead people are listed here by recency of death with respect for their families and loved ones. This is an informational list of celebrity deaths and not a celebration of anything other than their lives. RIP, talented and famous people who died in 2014 - you will be remembered.
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L'Wren Scott is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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3/17/2014: Fashion designer L'Wren Scott was found dead by her assistant in New York from an apparent suicide. Scott called her assistant at 8:30 am to come over and when she arrived, she found the designer dead hanging from a scarf tied to a doorknob.. Additionally, Scott is known as the longtime companion of Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger.

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Age: Died at 50 (1964-2014)

Birthplace: Utah, United States of America

Profession: Fashion designer, Model, Costume Designer

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#321 on Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names

#32 on Famous Suicides List

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Harold Ramis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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2/24/14: Harold Ramis, perhaps best known as Egon Spengler from the hit Ghostbusters film series, has died of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. A member of Chicago's famous Second City comedy troupe, which also produced talents like Chris Farley and Ghostbusters co-star Dan Aykroyd, Ramis won accolades long after the success of the supernatural comedy series for his writing turn in the classic comedy Groundhog Day. Ramis also had a hand in writing National Lampoon's Animal House (which would launch the career of Jim Belushi), National Lampoon's Vacation, and Stripes (in which he also co-starred).

Far from a slouch later in his career, Ramis also directed the comedy hits Analyze This and Caddyshack, as well as episodes of NBC's "The Office". This on top of appearing in supporting roles in several Judd Apatow movies like Knocked Up and The 40 Year Old Virgin

Ramis died in his hometown of Chicago at age 69. 


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Age: Died at 70 (1944-2014)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Profession: Television director, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters, Analyze This, Ghostbusters II

Also Ranked

#680 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#111 on The Funniest People of All Time

#119 on The Greatest Directors in Movie History

#210 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Sid Caesar is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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2/12/14: Sid Caesar, an actor and comedian best known for his roles in Grease and It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World, has died. He was 91.

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Age: Died at 92 (1922-2014)

Birthplace: Yonkers, New York, United States of America

Profession: Comedian, Saxophonist, Musician, Author Actor, + more

Credits: Grease, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad Mad World, + more

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#142 on The Funniest People of All Time

#126 on The Funniest Stand Up Comedians of All Time

#279 on The Best Guest Stars on The Love Boat

#32 on Celebrities Who Have Starred on Broadway

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Shirley Temple is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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2/10/14: Shirley Temple Black, one of the most iconic child stars of the 20th century, died of natural causes at her home in Woodside, CA. She was 85. The dimpled actress found fame at the height of the Great Depression in movies including Heidi, Curly Top and Bright Eyes. She later served as U.S. ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia.

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Age: Died at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America

Profession: Politician, Diplomat, Actor, Singer Dancer

Credits: The Little Princess, Fort Apache, Heidi, Shirley Temple's Storybook

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#67 on The Best Actresses in Film History

#182 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#27 on The Greatest American Actresses of All Time

#10 on The Greatest Former Child Stars

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Philip Seymour Hoffman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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2/2/14: Philip Seymour Hoffman died at 46 years old. His body was discovered in his Manhattan apartment. His cause of death has yet to be determined. Hoffman won an Academy Award and Golden Globe for Best Leading Actor for his role in the 2005 film Capote

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Age: Died at 47 (1967-2014)

Birthplace: Fairport, New York, United States of America

Profession: Theatre Director, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Capote, Doubt, Charlie Wilson's War, The Master

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#53 on The Greatest Actors & Actresses in Entertainment History

#213 on The Most Overrated Actors of All Time

#46 on The Best Actors in Film History

#80 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Pete Seeger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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1/28/14: Pete Seeger, legendary folk singer who influenced an entire generation with his songs, including "Where Have All the Flowers Gone," "Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)" and "If I Had a Hammer (The Hammer Song)" died of natural causes at the age of 94. He influenced the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan and popularized folk music.

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Age: Died at 95 (1919-2014)

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

Profession: Activist, Songwriter, Environmentalist, Musician Lyricist, + more

Credits: Alice's Restaurant, Tell Me That You Love Me, Junie Moon, Pete Seeger: The Power of Song Forrest Gump

Also Ranked

#316 on The Best Singers of All Time

#154 on Musicians Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

#233 on Rank the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Inductees

#820 on People We Wish Were Still Alive

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Russell Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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1/16/14: Russell Johnson, best known in his role as 'The Professor' on the hit TV show "Gilligan's Island", has died of kidney failure. After serving in WWII, Johnson went on to guest star in shows like "The Episodes of Superman" and "The Twilight Zone" before landing the role on the Sherwood Schwartz sitcom. He was 89.

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Age: Died at 90 (1924-2014)

Birthplace: Ashley, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Navigator, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: Gilligan's Island, Demetrius and the Gladiators, This Island Earth, It Came from Outer Space Attack of the Crab Monsters, + more

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#58 on Celebrity Death Pool 2012

#91 on Celebrity Death Pool 2013

#13 on Famous People Named Russell

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Phil Everly is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2014
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1/3/14: Phil Everly, one half of the band The Everly Brothers, has died of lung disease. The member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as well as the Country Music Hall of Fame was part of a duo Rolling Stone magazine described as "the most important vocal duo in rock". He was 74.

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Age: Died at 75 (1939-2014)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Profession: Guitarist, Singer-songwriter

Credits: Every Which Way but Loose, Cue The Music

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#314 on The Best Singers of All Time

#116 on Rock Stars Whose Deaths Were The Most Untimely

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