1.) Peter Mayhew
Star Wars actor Peter Mayhew has been remembered as a “big man with an even bigger heart” following his death at the age of 74.
2.) Peter Lindbergh
Renowned photographer Peter Lindbergh died on September 3, aged 74.
3.) Marie Fredriksson
The Swedish pop singer, songwriter, pianist and painter, who was best known internationally as the lead vocalist of pop rock duo Roxette, which she formed in 1986 with Per Gessle, passed away after a long battle with cancer aged 62.
4.) Peggy Lipton
The American actress, model, and singer, made appearances in many of the most popular television shows of the 1960s. She married producer Quincy Jones in the 1980s and began a 15 year hiatus from showbiz. She died aged 72, survived by her two children and ex-husband.
5.) Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker
Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker died on July 14, aged 55. The boxing legend died of his injuries after being struck by a car in Virginia.
6.) Luke Perry
Luke Perry was an American actor, primarily remembered as a teen idol throughout the 1990s and the early 2000s. He died, aged 52, from complications after suffering a stroke.
7.) Kevin Fret
Trap performer Kevin Fret died on January 10 aged 24 after being shot in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The Latin musician was a campaigner for gay rights, and made his breakthrough in 2018 with track Soy Asi.
8.) Keith Flint
The Prodigy’s Keith Flint died at the age of 49 on March 4. The singer, famous for his single Firestarter, was found dead at his home in Essex.
9.) Justin Carter
Up-and-coming country music star Justin Carter died on March 17 aged 35 after accidentally shooting himself. The singer discharged a gun by mistake while filming a music video.
10.) Jose Antonio Reyes
Former Arsenal and Real Madrid star Jose Antonio Reyes died on June 1, aged 35. The footballer, who spent three seasons at the London club as well as at Spanish club Sevilla, was involved in a serious car accident in his home town of Utrera, in Spain.
11.) John McCririck
John McCririck passed away aged 79. The former pundit was the face of Channel 4 racing for 28 years, before he was dropped in 2012.
12.) Jacques Chirac
Former French president Jacques Chirac died on September 26 aged 86. Nicknamed ‘Le Bulldozer’, Chirac was in office as president from 1995 until 2007.
13.) Joel Michael “Mike” Mendel
Joel Michael “Mike” Mendel was an American television producer. He was a four-time Emmy Award winner for his work on The Simpsons and Rick and Morty. He dies aged 54 at his home from natural causes.
14.) Joel Michael “Mike” Mendel
Thor and Terminator- Salvation actor Isaac Kayy died at the age of 42 on May 15. He died in Arizona after jumping from a bridge, before being hit by a car.
15.) The Grumpy Cat
Fans of internet memes around the world mourned on May 17 when it was announced the world famous Grumpy Cat had passed away.