Tragic celebrity deaths in 2017
Celebrities we’ve Lost in 2017
2017 has not been a good year; we’ve lost many stars.
NCIS: Los Angeles star Miguel Ferrer
He died of throat cancer on 19 January at the age of 61 at his home in Los Angeles.
English Actor John Hurt
Hurt died on 25 January at the age of 77 at his home in Cromer, Norfolk from pancreatic cancer.
American actor Richard Hatch
He died of pancreatic cancer on 7 February at the age of 72 in Los Angeles.
American Musician AI Jarreau
He died on 12 February. Respiratory Failure was revealed as the cause of his death.
He is American actor and director.He died on 25 February at the age of 61 from a stroke following a heart surgery.
Page is an singer and Songwriter. He died on 3 March at the age of 46 from what seemed to be a suicide.
Film Historian and author Robert Osborne
He died on 6 March at the age of 85. It was David Staller who confirmed Osborne’s death to the media.
American musician Chuck Berry
He died on 18 March at his home from cardiac arrest.
Billionaire David Rockefeller
He died on 20 March. The cause of death was disclosed as congestive heart failure.
American Stand-Up comedian, actor and author Don Rickles
He died on 6 April at the age of 90. The cause of his death was revealed as kidney failure.
American actor Charlie-Murphy
He died on 12 April at the age of 57 from leukemia.
American actor Clifton James
Clifton died on 15 April at the age of 96 from diabetes mellitus.
American singer and actor Michael Parks
He died on 9 May at the age of 77. The reason behind his death has not been disclosed.
American Musician Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell committed suicide on 18 May.
English actor Roger Moore
He died on 23 May at the age of 89. Moore died following a brief battle with cancer.
Writer and creator of Bodger and Badger Andy Cunningham
He died on 5 June at age 67 after a long battle with cancer.
American rapper Prodigy
Prodigy had sickle-cell anemia and was hospitalized. Prodigy died at a hospital on June 20.
British author Michael Bond
He died on 27 June at the age of 91. No reason for his death was disclosed.
YouTuber and TV personality Stevie Ryan
She was found dead in her home on 1 July at the age of 33. She died less than a week after her grandfather’s death.
British Film critic and journalist Barry Norman
He died on 30 June at the age of 83. According to his agent, he had been battling lung cancer for many years.
American actor Martin Landau
Landau died of “unexpected complications.” He died on 15 July at the age of 89.
Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington
He hanged himself to death in his home on 20 July at the age of 41.
American-Canadian filmmaker and writer George A. Romero
He died in his sleep on July at the age of 77.
American actor John Heard
He was found dead at a hotel in Palo Alto, California on 21 July at the age of 72.
American actress Deborah Watling
She died on 21 July at the age of 69. Only a few weeks before death, she was diagnosed with lung cancer.
June Forray – Voice of Rocky the Flying Squirrel
She died in her home in Los Angeles on 26 July at the age of 100.