2013 Actors Who Died in 2013  

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This list of famous actresses and actors who died in 2013 commemorates the stars that we lost that year. It includes all actors who sadly ODed, actors who died in accidents, and the personalities who died of natural causes. The world is a little duller without these talented performers in it to brighten up our screens. Among the celebrities that died in 2013 is the young Paul Walker, the legendary James Gandolfini, and childhood favorite James Avery, who played Uncle Phil in the Fresh Prince of Bel Air. Many fans were crushed when Cory Monteith died in the summer of 2013 because he was so young and such a promising talent. All of these actors that died in 2013 are remembered by their fans, family, and friends and are honored for their great work. 

If you're wondering what famous actors and actresses have died in 2013, this is the place to look. If a notable actor or performer died in this year, they'll be on the list.

 
 
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Gerard Murphy is listed (or ranked) 78 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/26/13: Gerard Murphy, whose diverse credits included roles in Batman Begins and Waterworld as well as a wealth of stage appearances, has died of prostate cancer. He was 64.

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Age: Died at 65 (1948-2013)

Birthplace: Newry, United Kingdom

Profession: Actor

Credits: Batman Begins, The King of Comedy, Waterworld, The Brink's Job The Scarlet Pimpernel, + more

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Julie Harris is listed (or ranked) 77 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/24/13: Julie Harris, a Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress whose credits include The Belle of Amherst, East of Eden, and soap opera "Knots Landing," has died of heart failure. She was 87.

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Age: 96

Birthplace: Grosse Pointe, MI

Profession: Actress

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Lee Thompson Young is listed (or ranked) 76 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/19/13: Lee Thompson Young, best known for his role as the titular character on Disney Channel's The Famous Jett Jackson, has died in an apparent suicide. The actor, who will be remembered for his intelligence and good nature, also appeared on TV programs "Scrubs" and "FlashForward" and in several movies, most notably the 2004 film Friday Night Lights. He was working on a TNT show called "Rizzoli & Isles" at his time of death. He was 29 years old.

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Age: Died at 29 (1984-2013)

Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor

Credits: Friday Night Lights, Rizzoli & Isles, Akeelah and the Bee, The Hills Have Eyes 2 Jett Jackson: The Movie, + more

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August Schellenberg is listed (or ranked) 75 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/16/13: August Schellenberg, best known for his appearances in movies like Free Willy and The New World, has died of lung cancer. He was 77.

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Age: Died at 77 (1936-2013)

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Profession: Actor

Credits: Free Willy, The New World, Black Robe, Eight Below Iron Will, + more

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Lisa Robin Kelly is listed (or ranked) 74 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/14/13: Lisa Robin Kelly, best known as big sister Lorie Forman on "That '70s Show," has died of cardiac arrest with an official cause of death pending autopsy. She was 43.

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Age: Died at 43 (1970-2013)

Birthplace: Southington, Connecticut, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: That '70s Show, Payback, Young Hearts Unlimited, Late Last Night Clubland, + more

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Gia Allemand is listed (or ranked) 73 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/14/13: Gia Allemand, known for her appearances on reality show "The Bachelor," has died of suicide by hanging. She was 29.

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Age: Died at 30 (1983-2013)

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

Profession: Actor

Credits: Bachelor Pad

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Karen Black is listed (or ranked) 72 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/8/13: Karen Black, who received an Oscar nomination for playing Jack Nicholson's girlfriend in the film Five Easy Pieces, has died of bladder cancer. The multi-talented actress won a Golden Globe for the role (as well as another for her performance in 1974's The Great Gatsby) and was nominated for a Grammy for penning songs for the Robert Altman musical Nashville. She was 74.

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Age: Died at 74 (1939-2013)

Birthplace: USA, Park Ridge, Illinois

Profession: Film Score Composer, Songwriter, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more

Credits: Five Easy Pieces, Family Plot, House of 1000 Corpses, Nashville

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Margaret Pellegrini is listed (or ranked) 71 on the list Actors Who Died in 2013
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8/7/13: Margaret Pellegrini, who at 16 appeared as one of the munchkins in the iconic film The Wizard of Oz, has died at 89.

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Age: Died at 90 (1923-2013)

Birthplace: Tuscumbia, Alabama, United States of America

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Wizard of Oz

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