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2014 Notable Deaths

2014 Notable Deaths

NOTABLE DEATHS: A look at the celebrities who died in 2014. Photo: Associated Press, Reuters

A look at the celebrities and notable people we lost this year.

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Ben Bradlee, Editor of the Washington Post
Aug. 26, 1921 – Oct. 21, 2014


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Oscar de la Renta, Fashion designer
July 22, 1932 – Oct. 20, 2014


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Joanne Borgella, Reality TV star/model
May 29, 1982 – Oct. 19, 2014


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Tim Hauser, Musician (Manhattan Transfer)
Oct. 12, 1941 – Oct. 16, 2014


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Elizabeth Pena, Actress
Sept. 23, 1959 – Oct. 14, 2014


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Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, Musician
Dec. 1, 1975 – Oct. 14, 2014


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Jan Hooks, Actress/Comedienne
April 23, 1957 – Oct. 9, 2014


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Geoffrey Holder, Actor
Aug. 1, 1930 – Oct. 5, 2014


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James Traficant, U.S. Representative
May 8, 1941 – Sept. 27, 2014


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Rob Bironas, NFL kicker
Jan. 29, 1978 – Sept. 20, 2014


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George Hamilton, IV, Country singer
July 19, 1937 – Sept. 17, 2014


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Bob Crewe, Music producer/writer
Nov. 12, 1931 – Sept. 11, 2014


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Richard Kiel, Actor
Sept. 13, 1939 – Sept. 10, 2014


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Simone Battle, Singer/”The X Factor” contestant
June 17, 1989 – Sept. 5, 2014


Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.
Joan Rivers, Comedienne
June 8, 1933 – Sept. 4, 2014


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Charlie Powell, NFL player & professional boxer
April 14, 1932 – Sept. 1, 2014


Members of the band Survivor in the earl 1980s: (L-R) Marc Droubay, Jim Peterik, Stephen Ellis, Frankie Sullivan, Jimi Jamison
Jimi Jamison, Musician (Far right, seen here with Survivor bandmates)
Aug. 23, 1951 – Aug. 31, 2014


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Richard Attenborough, Actor/director
Aug. 29, 1923 – Aug. 24, 2014


src=”http://news.sagacom.com/wp-content/blogs.dir/3/files/2014/08/pardo.jpg” alt=”pardo” /> Don Pardo, Broadcaster/”SNL” announcer Feb. 22, 1918 – Aug. 18. 2014


AP091223021196 Jim Jeffords, U.S. Senator (Vermont) May 11, 1934 – Aug. 18, 2014


AP091114054306 Lauren Bacall, Actress Sept. 16, 1924 – Aug. 12, 2014


robin-williams2 Robin Williams, Actor/Comedian July 21, 1951 – Aug. 11, 2014


keating Charles Keating, Actor (Shown here at the 1996 Daytime Emmys with Erika Slezak) Oct. 22, 1941 – Aug. 9, 2014


AP110330064962 James Brady, White House Press Secretary, shot during 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan. Aug. 29, 1940 – Aug. 4, 2014

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