Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List People

Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

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List Criteria: List was updated throughout 2010 so the people at the top of the list passed on closest to the end of the year

List of celebrity deaths in 2010 is a round-up of celebrities who died in 2010. This celebrity death list was updated every time a notable celebrity met their death in 2010. The more recent deaths are listed at the top of this list. Celebrity deaths in 2010 includes dead writers, dead poets, dead celebrities, dead actors, dead actresses, and dead TV personalities. This famous deaths list has any notable deaths in 2010 as it happened. See also the 2012 Famous Deaths list and the 2011 celebrity deaths list as well as the more recent famous celebrity deaths 2013 and famous dead celebs 2014 for up to date celebrity deaths.

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.


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  1. Bernie Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

    Bernie Wilson Baritone in Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes with Teddy Pendergrass.

  2. Died at 54 (1956-2010) Famous for the '80s song "Lover Girl"

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  3. Died at 92 (1918-2010) 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

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  4. Captain Beefheart, real name Don Van Vliet

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  5. Died at 88 (1922-2010) Died Dec 16th. Legendary comedy director. Oversaw the Pink Panther films.

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  6. Died at 61 (1949-2010) Breast Cancer

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  7. Died at 87 (1923-2010) 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.

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  8. Died at 32 (1978-2010) 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.

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  9. Died at 84 (1926-2010) Famous for his dead pan delivery of incredibly absurd dialogue, Nielsen played Lt. Frank Drebin in the Naked Gun films and appeared in countless parody movies, including Airplane, his breakthrough role. Died November 28, 2010.

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  10. James Wall is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

    Best known for his role as Mr. Baxter on the kids' show Captain Kangaroo, TV star James Wall died in his sleep at the ripe old age of 92. He was a former vaudevillian and, following the end of his work on Captain Kangaroo, he continued to work as a

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  11. Died at 85 (1925-2010) Tony Curtis, famed star of such great films as Some Like it Hot, died on September 30, 2010 of cardiac arrest.

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  12. Died at 45 (1965-2010) Stand Up comedian and judge on Last Comic Standing. He was an insult comic that was known for doing Comedy Central Roasts. Overdosed on prescription pills.

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  13. Sally Menke is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

    Died at 57 (1953-2010) Sally Menke, longtime film editor for director Quentin Tarantino, collapsed during a hike with her dog in Beachwood Canyon on September 27, 2010. Her body was found at the bottom of the ravine. The coroner's office is determining whether or not the

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  14. Died at 82 (1928-2010) Famous 50's pop singer, ex-husband of Elizabeth Taylor and father of actress Carrie Fisher, Eddie Fisher passed away from complications due to hip surgery late at night on September 22, 2010.

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  15. Died at 36 (1974-2010) Lead Singer of Boy Band LFO. Succumbed to Leukemia. 9/8/2010

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  16. Died at 58 (1952-2010) Actor famous for roles in Tim Burton films including Otho in Beetljuice. Died from inter-cranial bleed from a fall. 9/7/2010

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  17. Died at 84 (1926-2010) Tony, Golden Globe, and Oscar-winning actress best known for her roles in "The Day The Earth Stood Still," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," and "Hud."

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  18. Jack Tatum is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

    Died at 62 (1948-2010) Known as "The Assassin," Jack Tatum, safety guard for the Oakland Raiders, died of a heart attack on July 27, 2010. He had diabetes for the last several years and lost his left leg due to circulation problems.He's best known for his 1978

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  19. Died at 61 (1949-2010) Maury Chaykin Filmography

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  20. Died at 80 (1930-2010) Controversial owner of the New York Yankees. During his time as owner, the Yankees won 11 Pennants and 7 World Series Championships.

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  21. Died at 87 (1923-2010) Naphtali "Tuli" Kupferberg was an American counterculture poet, author, cartoonist, pacifist anarchist, publisher and co-founder of the band The Fugs.

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  22. Died at 71 (1939-2010) Creator of the American Splendor underground comic book

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  23. Died at 82 (1928-2010) Country Music singer, Sausage King

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  24. Died at 76 (1934-2010) Golden Girl

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    Died at 57 (1953-2010) Cofounder of the Isley Brothers

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    47 Christopher Deane Haney is an American former Major League Baseball left-handed pitcher. He pitched from 1991–2000 and in 2002 for the Montreal Expos, Kansas City Royals, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, and Boston Red Sox. Haney is the son of former

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  27. Died at 74 (1936-2010) Dennis Lee Hopper was an American actor, filmmaker, photographer, and artist. He attended the Actors Studio, making his first television appearance in 1954, and soon after appeared in two films with James Dean. In the next ten years he made a name in

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  28. Died at 42 (1968-2010) Gary Wayne Coleman was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his role as Arnold Jackson in Diff'rent Strokes and for his small stature as an adult. He was described in the 1980s as "one of television's most promising

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  29. Died at 38 (1972-2010) Paul Dedrick Gray, also known as The Pig or by his number #2, was an American musician, best known as the bassist and one of the founding members of the Grammy Award-winning metal band Slipknot.

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  30. Died at 40 (1970-2010) Simon Mark Monjack was a British screenwriter, film director, film producer and make-up artist. He was the husband of American actress Brittany Murphy.

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  31. Jose Lima is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

    Jose Lima Died at 38 (1972-2010) José Desiderio Rodriguez Lima was a Dominican right-handed pitcher who spent thirteen seasons in Major League Baseball with the Detroit Tigers, Houston Astros, Kansas City Royals, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets. His best year in the

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  32. Dio was an American heavy metal band formed in 1982 and led by vocalist Ronnie James Dio, after he left Black Sabbath with intentions to form a new band with fellow former Black Sabbath member, drummer Vinny Appice. The name Dio was chosen because it

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    Ali "Ollie" Woodsen Singer, Member of the Temptations

  34. Died at 82 (1928-2010) Frank Frazetta was an American fantasy and science fiction artist, noted for comic books, paperback book covers, paintings, posters, LP record album covers and other media. He was the subject of a 2003 documentary. Frazetta was inducted into the

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  35. Died at 93 (1917-2010) Lena Mary Calhoun Horne was an American singer, dancer, actress, and civil rights activist. Horne joined the chorus of the Cotton Club at the age of sixteen and became a nightclub performer before moving to Hollywood, where she had small parts in

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  36. Died at 67 (1943-2010) Natasha Richardson's aunt, Lynn Redgrave died

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  37. Died at 71 (1939-2010) Dixie Virginia Carter was an American film, television, and stage actress. From 1986 to 1993, she starred as Julia Sugarbaker in the CBS sitcom Designing Women. Carter made her professional stage debut in a Memphis production of the musical Carousel

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  38. Died at 49 (1961-2010) David Eugene Mills was an American journalist, writer and producer of television programs. He was an executive producer and writer of the HBO miniseries The Corner, for which he won two Emmy Awards, and the creator, executive producer, and writer of

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  39. Died at 86 (1924-2010) Fess Elisha Parker, Jr. was an American film and television actor best known for his portrayals of Davy Crockett in the Walt Disney 1955–1956 TV mini-series and as Daniel Boone in a television series from 1964 to 1970. He was also known as a wine

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  40. Died at 84 (1926-2010) Peter Duesler Aurness, known professionally as Peter Graves, was an American film and television actor. He was best known for his starring role in the CBS television series Mission: Impossible from 1967 to 1973 and from 1988 to 1990. His elder

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  41. Died at 39 (1971-2010) Corey Ian Haim was a Canadian actor, known for a 1980s Hollywood career as a teen idol. He starred in a number of films, such as Lucas, Silver Bullet, Murphy's Romance, License to Drive, and Dream a Little Dream. His best-known role was alongside

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    63 Andrew R. Koenig is a former AT&T and Bell Labs researcher and programmer. He is the author of C Traps and Pitfalls, co-author of Accelerated C++ and Ruminations on C++, and his name is associated with argument-dependent name lookup, also known

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  43. Art van Damme is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List

    Art van Damme Died at 90 (1920-2010) Art Van Damme was a jazz accordionist.

  44. Died at 88 (1922-2010) Kathryn Grayson was an American actress and soprano. From the age of twelve, Grayson trained as an opera singer. She was under contract to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer by the early 1940s, soon establishing a career principally through her work in musicals.

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  45. Died at 90 (1920-2010) Walter Frederick "Fred" Morrison was an American inventor and entrepreneur, best known as the inventor of the Frisbee. He was born in Richfield, Utah. Morrison claimed that the original idea for a flying disc toy came to him in 1937, while

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  46. Died at 41 (1969-2010) Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE was a British fashion designer and couturier. He is known for having worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001 and for founding his own Alexander McQueen label. His achievements in fashion earned him four

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  47. Died at 91 (1919-2010) Jerome David "J. D." Salinger was an American writer who won acclaim early in life. He led a very private life for more than a half-century. He published his final original work in 1965 and gave his last interview in 1980. Salinger was

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  48. Died at 88 (1922-2010) Author of People's History of the United States died on January 27, 2010.

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    Richard Kindleberger Died at 67 (1943-2010) Richard Kindleberger was an American newspaper reporter and editor who worked at the Boston Globe.

  50. Died at 86 (1924-2010) Murray Wachs, better known as Bingo Gazingo, was an elderly poet and former postal worker from New York City. Two versions, each also titled Bingo Gazingo, have been released of the only single-artist album ever released by WFMU -- the first on

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