Celebs We Have Lost in 2018 … So Far

A running list of the stars and noteworthy names we have lost in 2018 ...

Lassie Lou Ahern, 97 (June 25, 1920—February 15, 2018) Child actor who appeared in The Call of the Wild (1923), Uncle Tom's Cabin (1927) and, later, Gaslight (1944); was one of the last 14 people left alive who ever appeared in a Silent Era silent film OBIT

Marty Allen (March 23, 1922—February 12, 2018) Bug-eyed half of Allen & Rossi comedy duo, ubiquitous TV presence OBIT

Robert Arthur, 89 (May 10, 1928—January 21, 2018) The Ed Sullivan Show (1952-1971) music director and coordinator; came up with "Let's Spend Some Time Together" lyric change for when the Rolling Stones performed

John Perry Barlow, 70 (October 3, 1947—February 7, 2018) Internet pioneer and Grateful Dead lyricist, politico

Simon Shelton Barnes, (circa 1965—January 17, 2018) Second of two actors inside that purple, allegedly gay Tiny Winky Teletubby suit

John Barton, 89 (November 26, 1928—January 18, 2018) British theatre director, co-founder of the Royal Shakespeare Company

Paul Bocuse, 91 (February 11, 1926—January 20, 2018) Celebrated French chef

Tina Louise Bomberry, 52 (circa 1965—February 10, 2018) Star of CBC series North of 60 (1992-1997)

Kendall Carly Browne, 99 (circa 1918—January 26, 2018) Early-TV hostess, receptionist for Zeppo Marx (1901-1979), actor in such films as Dreamscape (1984) and Pineapple Express (2008), and mother of TV actor Bart Braverman (b. 1946)

Rasual Butler, 38 (May 23, 1979—January 31, 2018) Former NBA player

Frank Buxton, 87 (February 13, 1930—January 2, 2018) The Odd Couple (1973-1975) and Happy Days (1974-1976) director, voice of Batfink (1966)

Brendan T. Byrne, 93 (April 1, 1924—January 4, 2018) Former New Jersey governor

Reg E. Cathey, 59 (August 18, 1958—February 9, 2018) Emmy-winning House of Cards (2013-2016) and Oz (2000-2003) star

"Fast" Eddie Clarke, 67 (October 5, 1950—January 10, 2018) Last surviving founding member of Motörhead

Olivia Cole, 75 (November 26, 1942—January 19, 2018) Actor in Roots (1977) and Backstairs at the White House (1979)

John Coleman, 83 (October 15, 1934—January 20, 2018) Weather Channel co-founder, climate-change denier

Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart, 68 (September 1, 1949—February 1, 2018) "Fidelito," the nuclear physicist who was the eldest so of Fidel Castro (1926-2016)

Vic Damone, 89 ( June 12, 1928—February 11, 2018) Legendary crooner

Bradford Dillman, 87 (April 14, 1930—January 16, 2018) First Edmund Tyrone in Long Day's Journey into Night (1956), star of Compulsion (1959), J.J. in The Way We Were (1973), prolific TV actor

Robert Dowdell, 85 (March 10, 1932—January 23, 2018) Chip Morton on Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (1964-1968)

Dennis Edwards, 74 (February 3, 1943—February 2, 2018) Lead singer of the Temptations

Ronald R. Fieve, 87 (March 5, 1930—January 2, 2018) Psychiatrist who pioneered use of lithium for anxiety and mood disorders

Naomi Parker Fraley, 96 (August 26, 1921—January 20, 1918) Inspiraton for Rosie the Riveter

Joe Frank, 79 (August 19, 1938—January 15, 2018) Radio humorist

Joel Freeman, 95 (June 12, 1922—January 21, 2018) Producer of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), Shaft (1971) and Love at First Bite (1979)

France Gall, 70 (October 9, 1947—January 7, 2018) French Eurovision perormer and pop star

Oscar Gamble, 68 (December 20, 1949—January 31, 2018) Pro baseball player famous for his afro

John Gavin, 86 (April 8, 1931—February 9, 2018) Star of such flms as Imitation of Life (1959), Spartacus (1960) and Psycho (1960), U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (1981-1986), SAG president (1971-1973)

Sonia Gechtoff, 91 (September 25, 1926—February 1, 2018) Abstract expressionist painter

Gillis with Tommy Kelly (1925-2016) in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer & with Alan Gifford (1911-1989) in 2001: A Space Odyssey (Images via UA & MGM)

Ann Gillis, 90 (February 12, 1927—January 31, 2018) Love interest in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1938), voice of Faline in Bambi (1942), bit player in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)

Billy Graham, 99 (November 7, 1918—February 21, 2018) Evangelist, friend of presidents

Rick Hall, 85 (January 31, 1932—January 2, 2018) Producer known for the Muscle Shoals Sound, subject of 2013 Muscle Shoals doc

Carole Hart, 74 (April 30, 1943—January 5, 2018) Free to Be You and Me (1972) producer

Anna Mae Hays, 97 (February 16, 1920—January 8, 2018) First female U.S. military general

Delvonn Heckard, 47 (circa 1970—February 16, 2018) One of the men who accused, and later sued, former Seattle Mayor Ed Murray (b. 1955) of sexually abusing him as a teenager

Jon Huntsman Sr., 80 (June 21, 1937—February 2, 2018) Utah businessman, philanthropist, father of politico Jon Huntsman Jr. (b. 1960)

Keith Jackson, 89 (October 18, 1928—January 12, 2018) Folksy American sportscaster famous for, "Whoa, Nellie!"

Boyd Jarvis, 59 (circa 1958—February 16, 2018) House-music DJ, producer

Johann Johannsson, 48 (September 19, 1969—February 9, 2018) Sicario (2015) composer

Mickey Jones, 76 (June 10, 1941—February 7, 2018) Character actor from Home Improvement (1991-1999), Sling Blade (1996) and Justified (2011-2014)

Ingvar Kamprad, 91 (March 30, 1926—January 27, 2018) Ikea founder

Dr. Mathilde Krim, 91 (July 9, 1926—January 15, 2018) Leading AIDS activist and founding chairman of amfAR, host of the party at which Kennedy (1917-1963) and Monroe (1926-1962) were photographed together OBIT

Leah LaBelle, 31 (September 8, 1986—January 31, 2018) American Idol (2004) contestant

Denise LaSalle, 78 (July 6, 1939—January 8, 2018) Raunchy R&B singer

Ursula K. Le Guin, 88 (October 21, 1929—January 22, 2018) Writer who had been considered the greatest living science fiction novelist

Julius Lester, 78 (January 27, 1939—January 18, 2018) Academic writer on controversial topics, including race and Judaism

John Mahoney, 77 (June 20, 1940—February 4, 2018) Tony winner, Martin Crane on Frasier (1993-2004)

Dorothy Malone, 93 (January 30, 1924—January 19, 2018) Oscar winner for Written on the Wind (1955, pictured above), star of TV's Peyton Place (1964-1968), lesbian murderess in Basic Instinct (1992) OBIT

Robert Mann, 97 (July 19, 1920—January 1, 2018) Founding first violinist of the Juilliard String Quartet

From Doctor Zhivago (MGM)

Terence Marsh, 86 (November 14, 1931—January 9, 2018) Art director on Lawrence of Arabia (1962), Doctor Zhivago (1965), Oliver! (1968), Absence of Malice (1981) and The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Hugh Masekela, 78 (April 4, 1939—January 23, 2018) South African trumpeter and activist

Jan Maxwell, 61 (November 20, 1956—February 11, 2018) Five-time Tony nominee who was nominated in all four possible acting categories (lead and featured, plays and musicals)

Peter Mayle, 78 (June 14, 1939—January 18, 2018) Author of A Year in Provence (1989)

Rick McKay, 57 (August 30, 1960-approx. January 26, 2018) Documentary filmmaker behind Broadway: The Golden Age, by the Legends Who Were There (2003)

Jill Messick, 50 (July 27, 1967—February 7, 2018) Former manager of Rose McGowan (b. 1973) accused of not intervening when her client was allegedly raped by Harvey Weinstein (b. 1952)

Joseph Wayne Miller, 36 (December 18, 1981—January 9, 2018) Heavyweights (1995) child actor

Warren Miler, 93 (October 15, 1924—January 24, 2018) Legendary outdoor filmmker

Thomas S. Monson, 90 (August 21, 1927—January 2, 2018) President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Wally Moon, 87 (April 3, 1930—February 9, 2018) Former MLB player for the Dodgers

John Morris, 91 (October 18, 1926—January 25, 2018) Composer on Mel Brooks (b. 1926) movies

Odvar Nordli, 90 (November 3, 1927—January 9, 2018) Former Norwegian PM

Dolores O'Riordan, 46 (September 6, 1971—January 15, 2018) Lead singer of the Cranberries, famous for "Linger" (1993) and "Zombie" (1994) OBIT

Nicanor Parra, 103 (September 5, 1914—January 23, 2018) Chilean poet, mathematician and physicist.

Robert Pincus-Witten, 82 (April 5, 1935—January 28, 2018) Art critic and art historian

Porter (R) with Shirley Temple (1928-2014) in That Hagen Girl (1947)

Jean Porter (December 8, 1922—January 13, 2018) Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944) actress, wife of blacklisted director Edward Dmytryk (1908-1999), who served prison time for contempt and then named names in order to revive his career

Peter Preston, (May 23, 1938—January 6, 2018) Former editor of The Guardian

Donnelly Rhodes, 80 (December 4, 1937—January 8, 2018) Canadian early-TV actor, later famous on Soap (1978-1981), Battlestar Galactica (2004-2009) and The Flash (2016) OBIT

Jim Rodford, 76 (July 7, 1941—January 20, 2018) Bassist for the Kinks and the Zombies, founding member of Argent

Mark Salling, 35 (August 17, 1982—January 30, 2018) Former Glee (2009-2015) star caught with child pornography OBIT

Connie Sawyer, 105 (November 27, 1912—January 21, 2017) Oldest working actor at the time of her death, pioneering female stand-up comic, longtime TV bit player OBIT

Allison Shearmur, 54 (October 23, 1963—January 19, 2018) Movie studio executive associated with the The Hunger Games and later Star Wars franchises

Daryle Singletary, 46 (March 10, 1971—February 12, 2018) Country singer

Bob Smith, 59 (December 24, 1958—January 20, 2018) Groundbreaking gay comic OBIT

Mark E. Smith, 60 (March 5, 1957—January 24, 2018) Lead singer of the Fall

Lovebug Starski, 57 (May 16, 1960—February 8, 2018) Hip-hop pioneer who may have invented the term "hip-hop," creating the opening lines of 1979's "Rapper's Delight"

Jon Paul Steuer, 33 (March 27, 1984—January 1, 2018) Grace Under Fire (1993-1996) child actor

Ezra Swerdlow, 64 (1954—January 23, 2018) Producer of The First Wives Club (1996) and Zombieland (2009)

Joel Taylor, 38 (January 6, 1980—January 23, 2018) Star of reality series Storm Chasers (2007-2010)

Eugene V. Thaw, 90 (October 27, 1927—January 3, 2018) Influential art dealer

Nini Theilade, 102 (June 15, 1915—February 13, 2018) Danish ballet dancer who appeared in 1935's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Ray Thomas, 76 (December 29, 1941—January 4, 2018) Moody Blues singer, flautist and composer

Greta Thyssen, 90 (March 30, 1928—January 6, 2018) Blonde, Danish B-movie bombshell and star of The Three Stooges final short, Sappy Bull Fighters (1959)

Pat Torpey, 64 (December 13, 1953—February 7, 2018) Drummer for and founding member of Mr. Big

David Toschi, 86 (July 11, 1931—January 6, 2018) Zodiac Killer detective

Doreen Tracey, 74 (April 3, 1943—January 10, 2018) Original Mouseketeer

Jerry Van Dyke, 86 (July 27, 1931—January 5, 2018) Coach (1989-1997) actor, younger brother of Dick Van Dyke (b. 1925) OBIT

Micki Varro (June 19, 1942—January 16, 2018) Jazz singer, actor from The Champ (1979)

Marlene VerPlanck, 84 (November 11, 1933—January 14, 2018) Jazz and jingle singer

Karin von Aroldingen, 76 (September 9, 1941—January 5, 2018) New York City Ballet ballerina

Mort Walker, 94 (September 3, 1923—January 27, 2018) Beetle Bailey cartoonist

Jo Jo White, 71 (November 16, 1946—January 16, 2018) Basketball Hall of Famer

Wesla Whitfield, 70 (September 15, 1947—February 9, 2018) Singer of standards

Hugh Wilson, 74 (August 21, 1943—January 14, 2018) Creator of WKRP in Cincinnati (1978-1982), director of The First Wives Club (1996)

A scene from South, aired November 24, 1959 (Image via ITV)

Peter Wyngarde, 90 (August 23, 1927—January 15, 2018) Appeared in the UK TV movie South (1959) as a gay man, the earliest known TV drama with an overtly gay theme anywhere in the world, starred on British espionage series Department S (1969-1970) and Jason King (1971-1972), and in films like Flash Gordon (1980)

Cyrus Yavneh, 76 (1942—January 25, 2018) Producer of It's Pat: The Movie (1994) and Supernatural (2005-2008)

John Young, 87 (September 24, 1930—January 5, 2018) Only astronaut to have flown on the Gemini, Apollo and space shuttle programs, ninth of 12 people ever to have set foot on the moon

Bobby Zarin, 71 (March 29, 1946—January 13, 2018) Husband of reality-TV star Jill Zarin (b. 1963)

Louis Zorich, 93 (February 12, 1924—January 30, 2018) Broadway actor, Paul Reiser's (b. 1957) dad on Mad About You (1993-1999), husband of Olympia Dukakis (b. 1931)

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