Hollywood’s Notable Deaths of 2019 (Photos)

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Here’s a list of some of the notable celebrities and industry professionals in film, TV, music and sports who have passed away in 2019.

Carol Channing

The legendary Broadway and musical actress (“Hello Dolly,” “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”) died Jan. 15. Channing was 97.

Kevin Barnett

The comic and “Rel” co-creator, the Lil’ Rel Howery-led sitcom, died Jan. 22 due to a hemorrhage. Barnett was 32.

Joe Stapleton

The New England broadcaster who appeared in several Oscar-winning films like “Spotlight” and “Mystic River,” died Jan. 1. Stapleton was 55.

Daryl Dragon

One half of pop duo Captain and Tennille died Jan. 2 of renal failure, according to Reuters. He was 76.

Gene Okurland

The famed WWE announcer, who frequently interviewed the likes of Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant at their peak, died Jan. 2. Okurland was 76.

Bob Einstein

The “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Arrested Development” actor (and brother of actor-filmmaker Albert Brooks) died Jan. 2. Einstein was 76.

Verna Bloom

The “Animal House” and “The Last Temptation of Christ” actress died Jan. 9. A family spokesperson told USA Today that Bloom died from complications from dementia. Bloom was 80.

Mark Urman

The veteran indie film distributer, who was most recently president and CEO of New York-based Paladin Films, died Jan. 12 following a bout with cancer. He was 66.

Lorna Doom

The German bassist and founding member of the seminal Los Angeles-based punk band The Germs, died Jan. 17. She was 61.

John Coughlin

The former champion figure skater died by suicide on Jan. 18. The news came days after Coughlin was suspended from the sport over a pending grievance. He was 33.

Andy Vajna

The Hungarian producer who worked with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone on some of their most popular films, including “Rambo” and “Total Recall,” died at his home in Budapest on Jan. 20. He was 74.

Russell Baker

A two-time Pulitzer-winning writer and longtime host of PBS’ “Masterpiece Theatre,” Baker died Jan. 21 in his Lessburg, Virginia, home. Baker was 93.

James Frawley

The director of “The Muppet Movie” and the show “The Monkees,” died on Jan. 22 at his home in Indian Wells, California. He was 82.

Shelley Morrison

Shelley Morrison, a veteran character actress best known for playing sharp-tongued maid Rosario on “Will & Grace,” died on Dec. 1. She was 83.

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