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List Rules 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 2017 for up to date celebrity deaths.

Celebs who died in 2010 include Dennis Hopper, Leslie Nielsen, Gary Coleman, Alexander McQueen, Corey Haim, and more. 

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 stars that have passed in 2010.

Dennis Hopper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List
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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 television, and by the end of the 1960s had ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1936-2010)

Birthplace: Dodge City, Kansas, United States of America

Profession: Screenwriter, Actor, Voice acting, Artist, Film Director, + more

Credits: Speed, Apocalypse Now, Easy Rider, True Romance

Also Ranked

#77 on The Best American Actors Working Today

#76 on The Coolest Actors Ever

#21 on The Most Psychedelic People Ever

#16 on The Best Actors Who Won Razzies

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Leslie Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List
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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.

Leslie William Nielsen, OC was a Canadian-American actor and comedian. He appeared in more than 100 films and 150 television programs, portraying more than 220 characters. Nielsen was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. He enlisted in the Royal Canadian Air Force and later worked as a disc jockey ...more

Age: Died at 84 (1926-2010)

Birthplace: Regina, Canada

Profession: Comedian, Film Producer, Actor, Voice acting

Credits: The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, The Naked Gun 2½: The Smell of Fear, Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Insult, Airplane!

Also Ranked

#10 on The Funniest People of All Time

#60 on The Best Film Actors Who Got Famous on TV First

#4 on The Funniest Canadian Comics & Actors of All Time

#45 on The Hottest Silver Foxes

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Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List
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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 British Designer of the Year awards, as well as the ...more

Age: Died at 41 (1969-2010)

Birthplace: London Borough of Lewisham, London, United Kingdom

Profession: Fashion designer, Designer, Visual Artist, Artist

Credits: Björk: Greatest Hits

Also Ranked

#30 on The Most Influential People in Fashion

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J. D. Salinger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Official 2010 Celebrity Deaths: 2010 Famous Deaths List
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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 raised in Manhattan and began writing short stories while in ...more

Age: Died at 91 (1919-2010)

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

Profession: Soldier, Novelist, Writer

Credits: My Foolish Heart, Pari, Divan dan za bananaribe, Fragmento

Also Ranked

#22 on The Greatest American Writers of All Time

#67 on The Best Writers of All Time

#21 on The Best Short Story Writers of All Time

#61 on The Best Novelists of All Time

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