5 8 of 11
2,188,008 views 48 items tags f p @

Celebrities Who Died in 2014

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.

Celebrities Who Died in 2014 People
Z
G Options
B Comments
& Embed
  1. f t p @ X
    z

    7/17/14: Elaine Stritch, who was most recently seen on the TV show "30 Rock", has died. The venerable actress starred in over 40 Broadway productions, including Sail Away, Show Boat, Follies, The Full Monty and A Little Night Music. She won two Emmy Awards (for "Law & Order" and "30 Rock") and her one-woman show Elaine Stritch at Liberty won the Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event. She was 89.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 89 (1925-2014)
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor, Voice acting, Singer
    • Credits: ParaNorman, Romance & Cigarettes, Monster-in-Law, Cadillac Man, Cocoon: The Return + 27 more
  2. f t p @ X
    z

    7/12/14: Tommy Ramone, the drummer for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band The Ramones, has died of cancer of the bile duct. An emigre from Hungary, Ramone (who was born Erdelyi Tamas) was a recording engineer before taking up with The Ramones. Though he only played on the first three albums, he was considered seminal in the formation of the group's sound. He was 65.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 62 (1952-2014)
    • Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
    • Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Drummer
    • Credits: End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones, Ramones: The True Story
  3. f t p @ X
    z

    6/29/14: Meshach Taylor, best know for his supporting role on the TV show "Designing Women," has died of cancer. He was 67.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 67 (1947-2014)
    • Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Designing Women, House of Games, Mannequin, Class Act, Explorers + 20 more
  4. f t p @ X
    z

    6/24/14: Eli Wallach, a character actor who received his first honorary Academy Award in 2010 at the age of 95, has died. The chameleon actor had roles in The Godfather III, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, and The Misfits as well as more recent films like Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps and The Holiday. He and his wife, Anne Jackson, were also frequently cast together in theater productions, and Wallach's fine acting on the stage won him a Tony Award for his performance opposite Maureen Stapleton in The Rose Tattoo. Wallach was 98.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 99 (1915-2014)
    • Birthplace: Red Hook, New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor
    • Credits: Good, Mystic River, The Godfather Part III, The Magnificent Seven, How the West Was Won + 95 more
  5. f t p @ X
    z

    6/16/14: Tony Gwynn, a 15 time All-Star with the San Diego Padres, has died after a lengthy battle with oral cancer. Known as "Mr. Padre," Gwynn spent his entire career in San Diego amassing a .338 career average with 3,141 hits and only 434 strikeouts over nearly 10,000 at bats. The lefty slugger was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2007 (his first year of eligibility) and is widely regarded as one of the best hitters of his generation. He was 54.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 54 (1960-2014)
    • Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
    • Profession: Baseball player
  6. f t p @ X
    z

    6/15/2014: Casey Kasem, the sentimental king of the music radio countdown and the television voice of Shaggy on "Scooby-Doo," died early Sunday in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82. He had reportedly suffered from Lewy Body Disease, a form of progressive dementia, for several years.

    (Source

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 82 (1932-2014)
    • Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    • Profession: Music Historian, Film Producer, Radio personality, Actor, Disc jockey + 1 more
    • Credits: Ghostbusters, Scooby-Doo, Where Are You!, The Transformers, Super Friends + 81 more
  7. f t p @ X
    z

    6/11/14: Ruby Dee, an Academy Award nominated actress (American Gangster) who was also active in the civil rights movement in the US, has died of natural causes. The formidable actress, who appeared in movies like A Raisin In the Sun and Do the Right Thing, had a career that spanned seven decades and brought her, in addition to the Oscar nomination, Emmy and Grammy Award wins. She was 91.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 92 (1922-2014)
    • Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America
    • Profession: Activist, Poet, Journalist, Screenwriter, Actor + 2 more
    • Credits: Do the Right Thing, American Gangster, The Stand, Jungle Fever, A Raisin in the Sun + 61 more
  8. f t p @ X
    z

    6/9/14: Rik Mayall, a comedian and actor perhaps best known for playing the title role in the movie Drop Dead Fred, has died following a cardiac event. The Emmy Award winner (The Wind in the Willows) was also known for parts in television series like "The Young Ones" and "The New Statesman". He was 56.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 56 (1958-2014)
    • Birthplace: Harlow, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Comedian, Screenwriter, Actor, Writer
    • Credits: An American Werewolf in London, Drop Dead Fred, The Black Adder, The Young Ones, Bottom + 48 more
  9. f t p @ X
    z

    6/1/14: Ann B. Davis, an Emmy winner ("The Bob Cummings Show") perhaps best known for her role as spunky maid Alice on "The Brady Bunch", has died from injuries sustained during a fall. She was 88.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 88 (1926-2014)
    • Birthplace: Schenectady, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: The Brady Bunch, The Brady Bunch Movie, Lover Come Back, The Bob Cummings Show, The Brady Bunch Hour + 5 more
  10. f t p @ X
    z

    5/28/14: Maya Angelou, an author and poet considered one of the most important writers on her generation, has died. Perhaps best known for the novel "I Know Why the caged Bird Sings", Dr. Angelou also appeared in the TV series "Roots" and won three Grammy awards for her spoken word albums. The recipient of an honorary National Book Award was 86.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 86 (1928-2014)
    • Birthplace: St. Louis, Missouri, United States of America
    • Profession: Poet, Journalist, Television producer, Film Producer, Actor + 9 more
    • Credits: Roots, Tyler Perry's Madea's Family Reunion, Poetic Justice, The Runaway, How to Make an American Quilt + 14 more
  11. f t p @ X
    z

    5/12/14: H.R. Giger, the surrealist who won an Oscar for designing the alien in the movie Alien, has died from a fall. He was 74.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 74 (1940-2014)
    • Birthplace: Chur, Switzerland
    • Profession: Sculptor, Painter, Designer, Film Director
  12. f t p @ X
    z

    5/29/14: Bob Hoskins, an actor best known for his roles in Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Hook, and Super Mario Brothers, has died of pneumonia. The Golden Globe and BAFTA winner was 71.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 72 (1942-2014)
    • Birthplace: Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting, Film Director
    • Credits: Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Brazil, Hook, Pink Floyd – The Wall, Snow White and the Huntsman + 100 more
  13. f t p @ X
    z

    4/17/14: Gabriel García Márquez, author of such works as Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of Solitude, has died following hospitalization for pneumonia. The Colombian born writer drew parallels to the likes of Dickens and Twain and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1982. He was 87.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 87 (1927-2014)
    • Birthplace: Aracataca, Colombia
    • Profession: Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter, Author, Actor + 2 more
    • Credits: Love in the Time of Cholera, Oedipus Mayor, Presage, The Golden Cockerel, No One Writes to the Colonel + 43 more
  14. f t p @ X
    z

    4/8/14: The Ultimate Warrior, a recent inductee into the WWE Hall of Fame, has died. An iconic presence in the glory days of Wrestlemania, the Ultimate Warrior (born James Hellwig) was known for his intensity, long blonde hair, and his face paint. He was 54.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 55 (1959-2014)
    • Birthplace: Crawfordsville, Indiana, United States of America
    • Profession: Wrestler
    • Credits: WCW Monday Nitro, SummerSlam (1988), WWE: Survivor Series 1990, Saturday Night's Main Event, WWE: Survivor Series 1988 + 1 more
  15. f t p @ X
    z

    4/7/14: Peaches Geldof, a socialite and TV presenter, has died. The mother of two was found in her apartment in Kent and was declared dead by an ambulance service shortly thereafter. She was 25.

    According to the results of the subsequent inquest, released May 1, Geldof "likely" died of a heroin overdose, as a toxicology test found the narcotic her bloodstream.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 25 (1989-2014)
    • Birthplace: Westminster, London, United Kingdom
    • Profession: Socialite, Journalist, Model, Broadcaster, Presenter
    • Credits: Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack, A Beginner's Guide to Islam
  16. f t p @ X
    z

    4/6/14: Mickey Rooney, who crawled onto the Hollywood scene before he was 2 years old, has died. The star of National Velvet and Breakfast at Tiffany's had a career that spanned nine decades. He was 93.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 94 (1920-2014)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Soldier, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Radio personality + 3 more
    • Credits: Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Fox and the Hound, Night at the Museum, It's a Mad, Mad + 192 more
  17. f t p @ X
    z

    3/31/14: Frankie Knuckles, a record producer and DJ known as the Godfather of House music, has died at 59.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 59 (1955-2014)
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    • Profession: Record producer, Disc jockey, Remixer
    • Credits: Trax Records: The House that Trax Built
  18. f t p @ X
    z

    3/23/2014: Dave Brockie, better known to the world as Oderus Urungus the lead singer of metal band Gwar, died at his home in Richmond, Va early Sunday evening. He was found at his home by his bandmate. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 51 (1963-2014)
    • Birthplace: Ottawa, Canada
    • Profession: Bassist, Musician, Actor, Singer
    • Credits: Zoolander, Rendezvous with Ragnarok, Skulhedface, Dawn of the Day of the Night of the Penguins, Hack Job + 2 more
  19. f t p @ X
    z

    3/21/2014: James Rebhorn, best known to many for playing the father to Carrie Mathison on Showtime's Homeland, died at the age of 65 at his home. He was also known for his appearances on Law & Order, Seinfeld, White Collar, The Good Wife, 30 Rock and Enlightened on the small screen. His big screen features include Independence Day, My Cousin Vinny, Scent of A Woman, Meet the Parents and The Talented Mr. Ripley to name a few.

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 66 (1948-2014)
    • Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    • Profession: Actor
    • Credits: Independence Day, My Cousin Vinny, Scent of a Woman, Meet the Parents, The Game + 51 more
  20. f t p @ X
    z

    3/19/2014: Fred Phelps, founding pastor of the Kansas based Westboro Baptist Church died at the age of 84 of natural causes at 11:15 pm. Phelps founded the church in Topeka, Kansas in 1955. It gained national infamy for its anti-gay protests at public events, including military funerals. Phelps was a controversial figure, often called "the most hated man in America."
     

    (Source)

    more ABOUT
    • Age: Died at 85 (1929-2014)
    • Birthplace: Meridian, Mississippi, United States of America
    • Profession: Politician, Pastor, Lawyer
L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >