This list of 2010 famous deaths can be sorted by any column and the more recently deceased famous people can be found at the top. May they all rest in peace. This list allows you to remember the great talents that have passed in 2010.
Baritone in Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes with Teddy Pendergrass.
Famous for the '80s song "Lover Girl"
Mary Christine Brockert, better known by her stage name Teena Marie, was an American singer, songwriter, and producer. She was known by her childhood nickname Tina before taking the stage name Teena Marie; she later acquired the nickname of Lady Tee, given to her by collaborator and friend, Rick ...more
Age: Died at 54 (1956-2010)
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States of America
Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Musician, Singer-songwriter Singer, + more
Credits: The Goonies, Top Gun, Maid in Manhattan, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
#206 on The Best Female Vocalists Ever
#667 on People We Wish Were Still Alivesee more on Teena Marie
Robert William Andrew Feller, nicknamed "The Heater from Van Meter", "Bullet Bob", and "Rapid Robert", was an American baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Cleveland Indians. Feller pitched from 1936 to 1941 and from 1945 to 1956, interrupted only by a four-year ...more
Age: Died at 92 (1918-2010)
Birthplace: Van Meter, Iowa, United States of America
Profession: Baseball player, Sailor
Credits: Signs of the Time, The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg, Pride Against Prejudice: The Larry Doby Story, Crossing White Lines
#75 on The Most Beloved US Veteranssee more on Bob Feller
Captain Beefheart, real name Don Van Vliet
Profession: Musician, Singer-songwriter, Artist
#243 on The Greatest Classic Rock Bands
#368 on The Best Rock Bands of All Timesee more on Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
Died Dec 16th. Legendary comedy director. Oversaw the Pink Panther films.
Blake Edwards was an American film director, screenwriter and producer. Edwards' career began in the 1940s as an actor, but he soon turned to writing screenplays and radio scripts before turning to producing and directing in film and television. His best-known films include Breakfast at Tiffany's, ...more
Age: Died at 88 (1922-2010)
Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States of America
Profession: Television director, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter Actor, + more
Credits: Breakfast at Tiffany's, The Pink Panther, A Shot in the Dark, The Return of the Pink Panther The Party, + more
Also Rankedsee more on Blake Edwards
Mary Elizabeth Anania Edwards was an American attorney, a best-selling author and a health care activist. She was married to John Edwards, the former U.S. Senator from North Carolina who was the 2004 United States Democratic vice-presidential nominee. Edwards lived a private life until her husband's ...more
Age: Died at 61 (1949-2010)
Birthplace: Jacksonville, Florida, United States of America
Profession: Author, Lawyer
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Director of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, Robocop 2, Never Say Never Again and many other films. Died in his home November 28, 2010.
Irvin Kershner was an American film director and occasional actor, best known for directing quirky, independent films early in his career, and then The Empire Strikes Back, the James Bond film Never Say Never Again, and RoboCop 2. ...more
Age: Died at 87 (1923-2010)
Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Profession: Television director, Film Producer, Actor, Film Director
Credits: Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, RoboCop 2, The Last Temptation of Christ, Never Say Never Again Amazing Stories, + more
Also Rankedsee more on Irvin Kershner
Three-time world champion, Andy Irons was found dead in his hotel room in Dallas on November 2, 2010. He had reportedly been suffering from dengue fever, a viral diseases.
Andy Irons (July 24, 1978 – November 2, 2010) was a professional surer. Irons learned to surf on the dangerous and shallow reefs of the North Shore in Kauai, Hawaii, and won three world titles (2002, 2003, 2004), three Quiksilver Pro France titles (2003, 2004, 2005), two Rip Curl Pro Search titles ...more
Age: Died at 32 (1978-2010)
Birthplace: Oahu, Hawaii, United States of America
Profession: Actor, Surfer
Credits: Rise Above: The Tribe 8 Documentary, Under the Radar, Green: A Shortboard Documentary, Pure Surf OP Pro Mentawai 2001, + moresee more on Andy Irons