It's always sad to lose an admired celebrity and it seems like in 2016, we lost a slew of them. David Bowie, Abe Vigoda, Paul Kanter, George Kennedy, Sir George Martin, Morley Safer, Muhammad Ali, Ralph Stanley and Carrie Fisher to name a few.. Here's a list of all those who died in 2016. Who do you think was our greatest loss?

 

JANUARY

4 – Robert Stigwood, Entertainment Manager – age 81

5 – Nicholas Caldwell, Musician – age 71

6 – Pat Harrington Jr., Actor – age 86

7 – Troy Shondell, Singer – age 76

7 – Kitty Kallen, Singer – age 94

9 – Angus Scrimm, Acto – age 89

10 – David Bowie, Musician – age 69

11 – David Margulies, Actor – age 78

13 – Brian Bedford, Actor – age 80

14 – Alan Rickman, Actor – age 69

14 – René Angélil, Singer / Manager –  age 73

15 – Dan Haggerty, Actor – age 74

15 – Noreen Corcoran, Actress – age 72

18 – Glen Frey, Singer / Songwriter – age 67

26 – Abe Vigoda, Actor – age 94

28 – Paul Kantner, Singer / Songwriter – age 74

28 – Mike Minor, Actor – age 75

FEBRUARY

2 – Bob Elliot, Comedian – age 92

3 – Maurice White, Musician / songwriter – age 74

3 – Joe Alaskey, Voice Actor – age 63

4 – Joe Dowell, Pop Singer – age 76

13 – Antonin Scalia, Supreme Court Justice  – age 79

15 – George Gaynes, Actor – age 98

15 – Vanity, Actress/Singer – age 57

18- Tom Mullica, Magician – age 68

19 – Harper Lee, Novelist – age 89

22 – Yolande Fox, Singer – age 87

22 – Sonny James, Country Music Singer/Songwriter – age 87

24 – Lennie Baker, Musician – age 69

25 – Tony Burton, Actor – age 78

28 – George Kennedy, Actor – age 91

29 – Gil Hill, Police Commander/Actor – age 84

MARCH

4 – Joey Martin Feek, Country music singer/songwriter– age 40

6 – Nancy Reagan, First Lady of the U.S.(1981-1989) Husband, 40th President Ronald Reagan – age 94

8 – Sir George Martin, Producer for the “Beatles” albums – age 90

9 – Robert Horton, Actor– age 91

10 – Keith Emerson, Musician / keyboardist – age 71

13 – Adrienne Corri, Actress – age 85

16 – Frank Sinatra Jr., Singer– age 72

17 – Larry Drake, Actor – age 66

17 – Paul Daniels, Magician – age 78

18 – Joe Santos, Actor – age 84

21 – Peter Brown, Actor – age 80

22 – Rob Ford, Politician, mayor of Toronto – age 46

22 – Richard Bradford, Actor – age 81

22 – Phife Dawg, Singer – age 45

23 – Joe Garagiola, Baseball Player – age 90

23 – Ken Howard, Actor – age 71

24 – Earl Hamner, Jr., Writer/Producer – age 92

24 – Garry Shandling, Comedian – age 66

27 – Mother Angelica, Franciscan Nun – age 92

28 – James Noble, Actor – age 94

31 – Ronnie Corbett, Comedian/Actor, age 85

APRIL

6 – Merle Haggard, singer/songwriter – age 79

12 – Anne Jackson, Actress – age 90

17 – Doris Roberts, Actress – age 90

20 – Victoria Wood, English Comedian/Actress – age 62

20 – Chyna, WWE wrestler – age 46

21 – Prince, Musician – age 57

21 – Lonnie (Mack) McIntosh, Guitarist – age 74

23 – Madeleine Sherwood, Actress – age 94

24 – Billy Paul, Singer – age 81

MAY

8 – William Schallert, Actor – age 93

12 – Julius La Rosa, Singer – age 86

19 – Morley Safer, Journalist for CBS News for 52 years – age 84

19 – Alan Young, Actor  – age 96

24 – Burt Kwouk, Actor – age 85

27 – Mike Barnett, Singer – age 89

29 – Patty Duke, Actress/Singer – age 69

JUNE

3 – Muhammad Ali, Professional Boxer – age 74

10 – Gordie Howe, Hockey player for Detroit Red Wings – age 88

10 – Christina Grimmie, Singer – age 22

13 – Michu Meszaros, Actor / Circus Performer – age 76

14 – Ann Guilbert, Actress – age 87

14 – Ronnie Claire Edwards, Actress – age 83

16 – Jo Cox, British Labour Party Member of Parliament – age 41

17 – Ron Lester, Actor – age 45

19 – Anton Yelchin, Actor – age 27

23 – Ralph Stanley, Musician – age 89

27 – Mack Rice, Songwriter – age 82

28 – Scotty Moore, Guitarist – age 84

28 – Buddy Ryan, NFL Football Coach – age 85

28 – Pat Summitt, NCAA Basketball Coach– age 64

JULY

2 – Michael Cimino, Writer/Director – age 77

2 – Elie Wiesel, Jewish Writer/political activist – age 87

2 – Teddy Rooney, Actor/Musician – age 66

2 – Caroline Aherne, Comedienne/Actress – age 52

3 – Noel Neill, Actress  – age 95

6 – Danny Smythe, Musician – age 67

16 – Bonnie Brown, Musician  – age 77

19 – Garry Marshall, Writer/Producer/Actor – age 81

27 – Jerry Doyle, Actor– age 60

30 – Gloria DeHaven, Actress/Singer – age 91

AUGUST

2 – David Huddleston, Actor – age 85

3 – Ricci Martin, Entertainer – age 62

6 – Pete Fountain, Jazz Musician – age 86

10 – John Saunders, Sports journalist – age 61

11 – Glenn Yarbrough, Singer – age 86

11 – Alexis Arquette, Actress – age 47

13 – Michel Richard, Chef/Restaurateur – age 68

13 – Kenny Baker, Actor – age 81

14 – Fyvush Finkel, Actor – age 93

16 – John McLaughlin, Television host – age 89

17 – James Woolley, Musician – age 49

19 –Jack Riley, Actor – age 80

23 – Steven Hill, Actor – age 94

25 – Jeanne Martin, Model – age 89

25 – Marvin Kaplan, Actor – age 89

28 – Juan Gabriel, Musician – age 66

29 – Gene Wilder, Actor – age 83

SEPTEMBER

1 – Jon Polito, Actor – age 65

6 – Hugh O’Brian, Actor – age 91

9 – James Stacy, Actor– age 79

17 – Charmian Carr, Actress – age 73

24 – Bill Nunn, Actor –  age 63

25 – Jean Shepard, Singer/Songwriter – age 82

25 – José Fernández, Baseball player for Miami Marlins – age 24

25 – Arnold Palmer, Golfer – age 87

28 – Shimon Peres, Statesman – age 93

OCTOBER

12 – Thomas Ford, Actor – 52

21 – Kevin Meaney, Comedian –  age 60

23 – Pete Burns, Singer/Songwriter – age 57

24 – Bobby Vee, Singer – age 73

30 – Tammy Grimes, Stage Actress – age 82

NOVEMBER

3 – Kay Starr, Singer – age 94

7 – Janet Reno, Attorney General of the United States 1993-2001 – age 78

7 – Leonard Cohen, Poet / Songwriter – age 82

11 – Robert Vaughn, Actor – age 83

13 – Leon Russell, Musician / Songwriter – age 74

14 – Gwen Ifill, Journalist  for “Washington Week” and “PBS NewsHour” on PBS – age 61

15 – Holly Dunn, Singer / Songwriter – age 59

15- Mose Allison – Pianist, singer and songwriter – age 89

18 – Sharon Jones, American soul and funk singer – age 60

24 – Florence Henderson, Actress / Singer – Carol Brady on “The Brady Bunch” (1969 to 1974) – age 82

25 – Fidel Castro, Dictator – Prime Minister then President of Cuba from 1959-2008 – age 90

25 – Ron Glass, Actor – age 71

26 – Fritz Weaver, Actor – age 90

28 – Van Williams, Actor – age 82

28 – Jim Delligatti, McDonald’s franchisee/created The Big Mac – age 98

30 – Keo Woolford, Actor – age 49

30 – Grant Tinker, Television executive/Chairman and CEO of NBC (1981-’86) – age 90

DECEMBER

3 – Don Calfa, Actor – age 76

3 – Billy Chapin, Actor – age 72

5 – Rashaan Salaam, Former Bears RB and Heisman winner – age 42

7 – Greg Lake, Musician  – age 69

8 – Joseph Mascolo, Actor– age 87

8 – John Glenn, WWII & Korean War Fighter Pilot. Marine Colonel. NASA Astronaut. Senator from Ohio (1974-99) – age 95

12 – Jim Lowe, Singer – age 93

13 – Alan Thicke, Actor – age 69

14 – Bernard Fox, Actor – age 89

15 – Craig Sager, Sports Reporter – age 65

18 – Zsa Zsa Gabor, Hungarian Actress and Socialite – age 99

18 – Gordie Tapp, Entertainer –  age 94

20 – Michèle Morgan, French Actress –  age 96

24 – Rick Parfitt, Musician/Songwriter –  age 68

24 – Liz Smith, Actress – age 95

24 – Richard Adams, Author – age 96

25 – George Michael, Singer/Songwriter – age 53

25 – Vera Rubin – Astronomer – age 89

25 – Alphonse Mouzon, Musician – age 68

26 – Rickey Lopez, Actor – age 54

26 – George S. Irving,  Actor – age 94

26 – Ricky Harris, Actor – age 54

27 – Carrie Fisher, Actress – age 60

28 – Debbie Reynolds, Actress – age 84

31- William Christopher, Actor – age 84

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