2019 Celebrities Who Died in 2019  

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Nobody likes to be surprised by learning about a beloved celebrity's passing. If you're having trouble keeping track of 2019's celebrity deaths, this list has you covered. With the ever-changing headlines, it is difficult to keep up with all the recent celebrity obituaries. If you're tired of Googling "celebrities who died today," to figure who was the famous actor that just died, then this list can be your handy, if melencholy, reference.

Musicians, artists, actors, activists, politicians, and other public figures do not live forever - and even if we know that famous deaths are always challenging to handle, especially when a particularly respected celebrity passes. Finding out about the latest celebrity death often feels incredibly painful, but reading up on recent deaths can help you process the passing of stars you admired.

This list of Hollywood deaths in 2019 will help commemorate those who are no longer with us. If you want to keep track of famous obituaries and who died recently, this is the place to do so. If you're having trouble recalling all the celebrities that were recently lost, these lists of dead actors of 2018, 2017 and 2016 can help you remember who we've lost.

Lorraine Warren

Lorraine Warren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2019
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Lorraine Warren, known best for her paranormal investigative work with her husband Ed, passed in her sleep on April 18, 2019. With her husband, Warren founded the New England Society for Psychic Research in 1952. The Warrens were some of the first investigators involved in the Amityville haunting and were involved in investigations including the Annabelle doll, the Perron family, and the Enfield Poltergeist.

Warren served as a consultant for The Conjuring in 2013 and even had a cameo in the film. The case files of Warren and her husband serve the basis for The Conjuring Universe series of horror films, where the character of Lorraine Warren is played by Vera Farmiga.

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AV Club, The Wrap

Age: Dec. at 92 (1927-2019)

Birthplace: Bridgeport, Connecticut

Mya-Lecia Naylor

Mya-Lecia Naylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2019
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Mya-Lecia Naylor, a young actress with roles on CBBC shows Millie Inbetween and Almost Never, passed on April 7, 2019, after collapsing. She was sixteen. An aspiring model and singer, in a recent interview with Tresa Magazine Naylor mentioned that she was a part of "some amazing projects out real soon."

Both CBBC and Almost Never shared tributes to the teen star and provided their young fans with resources for emotional support.

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BBC, People

Age: Dec. at 16 (2002-2019)

Birthplace: War

Georgia Engel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2019
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Actress Georgia Engel, known best for her work on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Everybody Loves Raymond, passed at age 70 on April 12, 2019. With a busy career that kept her in movies and on TV steadily over the years, Engel's last work was on an episode of One Day At A Time in 2018.

Her role on The Mary Tyler Moore Show, as the girlfriend then wife of news anchor Ted Baxter, was originally only going to be a single episode appearance. Engel's work cemented her place as a regular on the cast and she played Georgette Franklin Baxter from 1972 to 1977, earning two Primetime Emmy nominations.

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NPR, CNN, The New York Times

Age: Dec. at 70 (1948-2019)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

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Nipsey Hussle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Died in 2019
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Ermias Asghedom, known professionally as Nipsey Hussle, passed March 31, 2019, after a shooting near a clothing store, The Marathon Clothing, he owned in Los Angeles, California. The rapper, entrepreneur, and community philanthropist had been scheduled to sit down with the president of the Los Angeles Board of Police Commissioners and the city’s chief of police the next day to discuss ways to stop gang violence.

In an interview with NPR Music in 2018, Hussle had spoken about growing up in South Central Los Angeles, saying "So to make it out mentally stable and not in prison and not on drugs, that's a win. That's a victory in itself." The Grammy-award winning rapper had purchased the strip mall where Marathon was located as part of his plan to reinvest in the neighborhood he grew up in.

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CNN, The Washington Post, NPR, Vulture

Age: Dec. at 33 (1985-2019)

Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

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