Celebrities that are deceased that I love.by GravityLoudHouseLover1 | created - 12 Jan 2016 | updated - 06 Dec 2018 | Public
Great people that have died
1. Roger Ebert
Actor | Siskel & Ebert & the Movies
Roger Joseph Ebert was the all-time best-known, most successful movie critic in cinema history, when one thinks of his establishing a rapport with both serious cineastes and the movie-going public and reaching more movie fans via television and print than any other critic. He became the first and ...
A great film critic and just got in to Siskel and Ebert R.I.P. Roger Ebert(1942-2013)
2. Gene Siskel
Writer | Sneak Previews
Gene Siskel was born on January 26, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Eugene Kal Siskel. He was married to Marlene Siskel. He died on February 20, 1999 in Evanston, Illinois.
R.I.P. Gene Siskel(1946-1999)
3. David Bowie
Soundtrack | Labyrinth
David Bowie was one of the most influential and prolific writers and performers of popular music, but he was much more than that; he was also an accomplished actor, a mime and an intellectual, as well as an art lover whose appreciation and knowledge of it had led to him amassing one of the biggest ...
He died today January 11th, 2016 R.I.P. David Bowie (1947-2016)
4. John Lennon
Actor | A Hard Day's Night
John Winston (later Ono) Lennon was born on October 9, 1940, in Liverpool, England, to Julia Lennon (née Stanley) and Alfred Lennon, a merchant seaman. He was raised by his mother's older sister Mimi Smith. In the mid-1950s, he formed his first band, The Quarrymen (after Quarry Bank High School, ...
Amazing Singer R.I.P. John Lennon(1940-1980) We miss you
Actress | Dexter's Laboratory
Christine Cavanaugh was born on August 16, 1963 in Layton, Utah, USA as Christine Josephine Sandberg. She was an actress, known for Dexter's Laboratory (1996), Babe (1995) and Jerry Maguire (1996). She was married to Kevin James Cavanaugh. She died on December 22, 2014 in Cedar City, Utah.
Amazing Voice Actress R.I.P. Christine Cavanaugh(1963-2014) Did I lot great cartoon voices.
Soundtrack | Michael Jackson: Thriller
Michael Joseph Jackson was born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana, and entertained audiences nearly his entire life. His father, Joe Jackson (no relation to Joe Jackson, also a musician), had been a guitarist, but was forced to give up his musical ambitions following his marriage to Michael's ...
The King of Pop R.I.P. Michael Jackson(1958-2009)
Actor | A Hard Day's Night
A master musician, a film producer and actor, best known as the lead guitarist and occasionally lead vocalist of The Beatles, George Harrison was born February 25, 1943, in Liverpool, Merseyside, England. He was also the youngest of four children, born to Harold Harrison and Louise Harrison.
A Great Singer R.I.P. George Harrison(1943-2001)
8. Marvin Gaye
Soundtrack | R.I.P.D.
Marvin Gaye was born on April 2, 1939 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Marvin Pentz Gay Jr. He was married to Jan Gaye and Anna Gordy Gaye. He died on April 1, 1984 in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Has Great Soulful Voice and is the Prince of R&B R.I.P Marvin Gaye(1939-1984)
9. Donna Summer
Soundtrack | Thank God It's Friday
Donna Summer rocketed to international super-stardom in the mid-1970s when her groundbreaking merger of R&B, soul, pop, funk, rock, disco and avant-garde electronica catapulted underground dance music out of the clubs of Europe to the pinnacles of sales and radio charts around the world. ...
The Queen of Disco R.I.P. Donna Summer(1948-2012)
10. Whitney Houston
Soundtrack | The Bodyguard
Whitney Elizabeth Houston was born into a musical family on 9 August 1963, in Newark, New Jersey, the daughter of gospel star Cissy Houston, cousin of singing star Dionne Warwick and goddaughter of soul legend Aretha Franklin.
She began singing in the choir at her church, The New Hope Baptist ...
Greatest Singer of All time R.I.P. Whitney Houston(1963-2012)
11. Mel Blanc
Actor | Who Framed Roger Rabbit
Mel Blanc, known as "The Man of Thousand Voices" is regarded as the most prolific actor to ever work in Hollywood with over a thousand screen credits. He developed and performed nearly 400 distinct character voices with precision and a uniquely expressive vocal range. The legendary specialist from ...
The Men with 1000 Voices R.I.P. Mel Blanc(1908-1989)
12. Walt Disney
Walter Elias Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Flora Disney (née Call) and Elias Disney, a Canadian-born farmer and businessperson. He had Irish, German, and English ancestry. Walt moved with his parents to Kansas City at age seven, where he spent the majority of ...
The Creator of Disney R.I.P. Walt Disney(1901-1966)
13. Kurt Cobain
Soundtrack | Moulin Rouge!
Kurt Cobain was born on February 20 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. Kurt and his family lived in Hoquiam for the first few months of his life then later moved back to Aberdeen, where he had a happy childhood until his parents divorced. The divorce left Kurt's outlook on the world forever scarred. He...
Lead Singer of Nirvana R.I.P. Kurt Cobain(1967-1994)
Soundtrack | Freedom Writers
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was the son of Alberta Christine (Williams), a schoolteacher, and Martin Luther King Sr., a pastor of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. For Martin the civil rights movement began one summer in 1935 when he was six ...
A WONDERFUL MAN WHO STOPED SEGREGATION R.I.P. Martin Luther King(1929-1968)
15. Glenn Frey
Actor | Jerry Maguire
Glenn Frey was born on November 6, 1948 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as Glenn Lewis Frey. He was married to Cindy Millican and Janie Beggs. He died on January 18, 2016 in Washington Heights, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA.
Best know as one of The Eagles R.I.P. Glenn Frey(1948-2016)
16. Jimi Hendrix
Soundtrack | Woodstock
Widely regarded as the greatest and most influential guitarist in rock history, Jimi Hendrix was born on November 27, 1942 in Seattle, Washington, to African-American parents Lucille (Jeter) and James Allen Hendrix. His mother named him John Allen Hendrix and raised him alone while his father, Al ...
Great Guitarist R.I.P. Jimi Hendrix(1942-1970)
17. Freddie Mercury
Soundtrack | Metropolis
Freddie Mercury was born on the Tanzanian island of Zanzibar. His parents, Bomi and Jer Bulsara, sent him off to a private school in India, from 1955 til 1963. In 1964, he and his family flew to England. In 1966 he started his education at the Ealing College of Art, where he graduated in 1969. He ...
Great Artists R.I.P. Freddie Mercury(1946-1991)
18. Elvis Presley
Soundtrack | Tickle Me
Elvis Aaron Presley was born on January 8, 1935 in East Tupelo, Mississippi, to Gladys Presley (née Gladys Love Smith) and Vernon Presley (Vernon Elvis Presley). He had a twin brother who was stillborn. In 1948, Elvis and his parents moved to Memphis, Tennessee where he attended Humes High School. ...
The King of Rock n' Roll R.I.P Elvis Presley(1935-1977)
19. Mickey Rooney
Actor | It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
Mickey Rooney was born Joe Yule Jr. on September 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He first took the stage as a toddler in his parents vaudeville act at 17 months old. He made his first film appearance in 1926. The following year, he played the lead character in the first Mickey McGuire short film. ...
Great Actor R.I.P. Mickey Rooney(1920-2014)
20. Joe Alaskey
Actor | Looney Tunes: Back in Action
Joe Alaskey, among the most talented voice actors in the business, impeccably recreates many of the original characters which the late cartoon pioneer Mel Blanc invented. A natural mimic and gifted actor, his amazing "ear" for voices enables him to imitate almost anything; including some of the ...
Great Voice Actor You Will Be Missed R.I.P. Joe Alaskey (1952-2016)
21. Barry White
Soundtrack | Baby Driver
Barry White first made his mark in the music business in the 1960s as a session musician, even serving for a spell as an A&R man for a small, independent Los Angeles record label. He first hit it big in 1973 with a series of albums and singles emphasizing lush orchestrations and elaborate ...
Great Disco Singer R.I.P. Barry White (1944-2003)
22. Frank Sinatra
Actor | From Here to Eternity
Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, to Italian immigrants Natalina Della (Garaventa), from Northern Italy, and Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, a Sicilian boxer, fireman, and bar owner. Growing up on the gritty streets of Hoboken made Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. ...
Great Swing/Big Band Singer R.I.P. Frank Sinatra (1915-1998)
23. Dr. Seuss
Writer | How the Grinch Stole Christmas
Acclaimed writer, Dr. Seuss was born Theodor Geisel in Springfield, Massachusetts, on Wednesday, March 2nd, 1904. After attending Dartmouth College and Oxford University, he began a career in advertising. His advertising cartoons, featuring Quick, Henry, the Flit!, appeared in several leading ...
Happy Birthday to Dr. Seuss Born March 2nd,1904 R.I.P Dr. Seuss (1904-1991) Wrote some some of the best books like "The Cat In The Hat", "Green Eggs and Ham" and "The Lorax" Rest In Peace Dr. Seuss We will always Love you and your books.
24. Karen Carpenter
Soundtrack | Paul Williams Still Alive
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Karen Carpenter moved with her family to Downey, California, in 1963. Karen's older brother, Richard Carpenter, decided to put together an instrumental trio with him on the piano, Karen on the drums and their friend Wes Jacobs on the bass and tuba. In a battle of the...
One of the Carpenter Awesome Singer Beautiful Women R.I.P. Karen Carpenter (1950-1983)
25. Casey Kasem
Actor | Ghostbusters
Born As An Entertainer Casey Reigns From Michigan The Very Same Birthplace For Fellow Shaggy Voice Actor Matthew Lillard (Whom Both Casey & Matthew Do A Very Fine Smashing Job Voicing The Iconic Character) Debuted As A Radio Operator & Legendary Disc Jockey In His Early Days Was The Greatest & Most...
Know For Voicing Shaggy in Scooby Doo R.I.P Casey Kasem (1932-2014)
26. Jack Riley
Actor | Spaceballs
Cleveland-born comedy actor Jack Riley switched his career interest from baseball to acting after obtaining a radio job, writing and performing skits while attending John Carroll University. He toured military bases throughout the world in comedy shows after being drafted in the Army in 1958.
Best Know for voicing Stu Pickles R.I.P. Jack Riley (1935-2016)
27. Gene Wilder
Gene Wilder was born Jerome Silberman in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to Jeanne (Baer) and William J. Silberman, who manufactured miniature whiskey and beer bottles. His father was a Russian Jewish immigrant, while his Illinois-born mother was of Russian Jewish descent.
Wilder caught his first big break ...
Best Know For Playing Willy Wonka R.I.P. Gene Wilder(1933-2016)
28. Emer Prevost
Director | Reaction & Review
Emer Prevost was born on September 14, 1982 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA. He was a director and producer, known for Reaction & Review (2011), Punchdickia! (2012) and Dungeons: The Eye of Draconus (2015). He died on August 6, 2017 in Green Bay.
Emer Prevost A.K.A. Hellsing920 was an Internet Critic. He Sadly Passed away this Sunday. Emer Prevost (1982-2017) Rest in Peace Emer
29. Chuck Berry
Soundtrack | Men in Black
Chuck Berry is an American singer and songwriter, one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He was nicknamed the "Father of Rock and Roll". Chuck Berry refined and developed rhythm and blues into the major elements that made rock and roll distinctive with songs such as "Maybellene" (1955), "Roll ...
Great Rock & Roll Artist Chuck Berry R.I.P (1926-2017)
30. Adam West
Actor | Batman
Adam West was born William West Anderson on September 19, 1928 in Walla Walla, Washington, to parents Otto West Anderson, a farmer, and his wife Audrey V. (Speer), an opera singer. At age 10, Adam had a cache of comic books, and "Batman" made a big impression on him--the comic hero was part bat-man...
Best Know as Batman & Mayor Adam West on Famliy Guy Adam West R.I.P. (1928-2017)
31. Tom Petty
Actor | The Postman
Tom Petty was born on October 20, 1950 in Gainesville, Florida, USA as Thomas Earl Petty. He was married to Dana York and Jane Ann Benyo. He died on October 2, 2017 in Santa Monica, California, USA.
One My Favorite Artists R.I.P. Tom Petty (1950-2017) Just Sadly Died Today :(
Writer | SpongeBob SquarePants
Stephen Hillenburg is the creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. Nickelodeon's highest-rated cartoons for children and a staple of American television. Stephen was born on August 21st, 1961 in Lawton, Oklahoma and raised in Anaheim, California, Hillenburg became fascinated with the ocean as a child and ...
Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants Stephen Hillenburg R.I.P. (1961-2018)