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2014 Notable Deaths

2014 Notable Deaths

NOTABLE DEATHS: A look at the celebrities who died in 2014. Comedian Robin Williams died on Aug 11 and his unexpected death became one of the year's most searched news items online. Photo: Associated Press, Reuters

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

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Luise Rainer, Oscar-winning actress
Jan. 12, 1910 – Dec. 30, 2014


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Joe Cocker, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter
May 20, 1944 – Dec. 22, 2014


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Ernie Terrell, Boxer
April 4, 1939 – Dec. 16, 2014


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Fred “Fuzzy” Thurston (left, in 1968), NFL player
Dec. 29, 1933 – Dec. 14, 2014


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Mary Ann Mobley, Actress, Miss America 1959
Feb. 17, 1939 – Dec. 9, 2014


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Pat Quinn, NHL coach
Jan. 29, 1943 – Nov. 23, 2014


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Marion Barry, Former Mayor of Washington, D.C.
March 6, 1936 – Nov. 23, 2014


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Mike Nichols, Director
Nov. 6, 1931 – Nov. 19, 2014


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Jimmy Ruffin, Singer
May 7, 1939 – Nov. 17, 2014


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Warren Clarke, Actor
April 26, 1947 – Nov. 12, 2014


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Carol Ann Susi, Actress
Feb. 2, 1952 – Nov. 11, 2014


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Tom Magliozzi, NPR “Car Talk” host (right; seen here with his brother and co-host)
June 28, 1937 – Nov. 3, 2014


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Wayne Static, Musician
Nov. 4, 1965 – Nov. 1, 2014


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Thomas Menino, Boston Mayor
Dec. 27, 1942 – Oct. 30, 2014


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Oscar Taveras, MLB player (Cardinals)
June 19, 1992 – Oct.26, 2014


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Jack Bruce, Musician (Cream)
May 14, 1943 – Oct. 25, 2014


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Marcia Strassman
, Actress
April 28, 1948 – Oct. 25, 2014


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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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