2018 Actors and Actresses Who Died in 2018  

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Recent Hollywood deaths are never easy, especially when a particularly iconic actor or actress passes. When you see headlines regarding famous people that died today, you may find yourself devastated if you see the name of one of your favorites. It can be jarring to find out about an actor or actress's death in an unexpected fashion. 

If you're having trouble tracking all the Hollywood deaths of 2018, this list has you covered. It is a comprehensive list of all the recent actress and actors who died in 2018. Instead of googling "recent actor deaths" or "actors deaths today," you can browse this list to stay up to date on who died this year.

This list will keep your informed on all the dead actors and actresses of 2018. Make sure to check this list regularly to stay up to date. 

Scott Wilson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Actors and Actresses Who Died in 2018
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Long-time actor and The Walking Dead star Scott Wilson died on October 6, 2018. Wilson played Hershel Green on Walking Dead from 2011 to 2014, though he was also known for his roles in The Ninth ConfigurationIn the Heat of the Night, and The Host

Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Profession: Actor

Credits: The Walking Dead, In the Heat of the Night, Pearl Harbor, The Last Samurai, The Right Stuff, + more

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Paul John Vasquez

Paul John Vasquez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Actors and Actresses Who Died in 2018
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On September 24, 2018, actor Paul John Vasquez, who appeared in shows such as Sons of Anarchy, Justified, NYPD Blue, and ER, passed away. The actor was 48 years old. He was found unconscious in his father's house in San Jose, CA. The exact cause of death is unknown, but TMZ reports he suffered a heart attack. 

“This news has come as a surprise to us,” the actor's rep told People. “Our hearts are heavy. He was a kind, creative and loving man. He will be missed.”

Another Sons of Anarchy alum, Alan O'Neill, also passed away unexpectedly in June 2018.

Marin Mazzie is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Actors and Actresses Who Died in 2018
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On September 13, 2018 Marin Mazzie, a Broadway veteran nominated three times for her work in musicals like Passion, Ragtime, and Kiss Me Kate, passed away. The actress had been battling ovarian cancer since 2015. She was 57 years old. 

Birthplace: USA, Rockford, Illinois

Profession: Actor, Singer

Credits: Passion

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Burt Reynolds is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Actors and Actresses Who Died in 2018
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On September 6, 2018, Burt Reynolds died after going into cardiac arrest. He was in a Florida hospital surrounded by family. The actor was 82 years old. 

Reynolds was one of the most prolific actors of the last century, landing roles in approximately 100 films throughout his illustrious career. At the time of his death, Reynolds had still been working, filming for Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.

Birthplace: Lansing, Michigan, United States of America

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

Credits: Boogie Nights, Evening Shade, Deliverance, The Longest Yard

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