Images: 2020 national and global notable deaths

 
 
Posted12/29/2020 1:00 AM

A look at national and global 2020 notable deaths of those in sports, music, movies, television, leadership and entertainment.

In this June 21, 2010, file photo, holding the NBA championship trophy, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant flashes the victory sign during a parade in downtown Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.
In this June 21, 2010, file photo, holding the NBA championship trophy, Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant flashes the victory sign during a parade in downtown Los Angeles. Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020.
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This is a 1970 file photo showing Chicago Bears football player Gale Sayers. Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL's best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with a Chicago Bears teammate with cancer, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed "The Kansas Comet" and considered among the best open-field runners the game has ever seen, Sayers died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.
This is a 1970 file photo showing Chicago Bears football player Gale Sayers. Hall of Famer Gale Sayers, who made his mark as one of the NFL's best all-purpose running backs and was later celebrated for his enduring friendship with a Chicago Bears teammate with cancer, has died. He was 77. Nicknamed "The Kansas Comet" and considered among the best open-field runners the game has ever seen, Sayers died Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020.
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Former Chicago White Sox first baseman Dick Allen died Monday, Dec. 7, 2020  at his home in Pennsylvania, his family announced on his Twitter account. He was 78. Allen played 15 major-league seasons with the Phillies (1963-69, 1975-76), Cardinals (1970), Dodgers (1971), White Sox (1972-74) and Athletics (1977).
Former Chicago White Sox first baseman Dick Allen died Monday, Dec. 7, 2020 at his home in Pennsylvania, his family announced on his Twitter account. He was 78. Allen played 15 major-league seasons with the Phillies (1963-69, 1975-76), Cardinals (1970), Dodgers (1971), White Sox (1972-74) and Athletics (1977).
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In this Oct. 4, 1984, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Jim Frey enjoys a laugh during an interview prior to the start of Game 3 in the National League Championship Series against the San Diego Padres in San Diego. Frey, who managed the Kansas City Royals to the 1980 AL pennant and the Chicago Cubs to within one win of the 1984 World Series, died on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at age 88. Frey died at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., according to the Atlantic League's Somerset Patriots, the minor league team he had been affiliated with since its launch in 1998.
In this Oct. 4, 1984, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Jim Frey enjoys a laugh during an interview prior to the start of Game 3 in the National League Championship Series against the San Diego Padres in San Diego. Frey, who managed the Kansas City Royals to the 1980 AL pennant and the Chicago Cubs to within one win of the 1984 World Series, died on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at age 88. Frey died at his home in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., according to the Atlantic League's Somerset Patriots, the minor league team he had been affiliated with since its launch in 1998.
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In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, former University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson acknowledges the crowd while taking his seat courtside during the dedication of the court in his name at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Henson, the basketball coach who led Illinois back into the national spotlight, died at age 88 on Saturday, July, 25, 2020.
In this Dec. 2, 2015, file photo, former University of Illinois basketball coach Lou Henson acknowledges the crowd while taking his seat courtside during the dedication of the court in his name at the State Farm Center in Champaign, Ill. Henson, the basketball coach who led Illinois back into the national spotlight, died at age 88 on Saturday, July, 25, 2020.
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In this Wednesday, April 7, 2010, file photo, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan acknowledges the crowd after throwing out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Reds' baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, in Cincinnati. Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan died at his home Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Danville, California.
In this Wednesday, April 7, 2010, file photo, Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan acknowledges the crowd after throwing out a ceremonial first pitch prior to the Reds' baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, in Cincinnati. Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan died at his home Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Danville, California.
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In this Aug. 10, 1959 file photo, Paul Hornung (5) of the Green Bay Packers goes through the line in an inter-squad game in Green Bay, Wis. Hornung, the dazzling "Golden Boy" of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn them into an NFL dynasty, died on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. He was 84.
In this Aug. 10, 1959 file photo, Paul Hornung (5) of the Green Bay Packers goes through the line in an inter-squad game in Green Bay, Wis. Hornung, the dazzling "Golden Boy" of the Green Bay Packers whose singular ability to generate points as a runner, receiver, quarterback and kicker helped turn them into an NFL dynasty, died on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. He was 84.
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This file photo shows New York Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford in the 1960s. Ford, a left-handed pitcher and batter, passed away on October 8, 2020.
This file photo shows New York Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford in the 1960s. Ford, a left-handed pitcher and batter, passed away on October 8, 2020.
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In this April 9, 1965, file photo, Lou Brock, of the St. Louis Cardinals, poses for a photo. Hall of Famer Brock, one of baseball's signature leadoff hitters and base stealers who helped the Cardinals win three pennants and two World Series titles in the 1960s, has died on September 6, 2020. He was 81.
In this April 9, 1965, file photo, Lou Brock, of the St. Louis Cardinals, poses for a photo. Hall of Famer Brock, one of baseball's signature leadoff hitters and base stealers who helped the Cardinals win three pennants and two World Series titles in the 1960s, has died on September 6, 2020. He was 81.
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In this Aug. 4, 1985, file photo, Chicago White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver reacts as a fly ball hit by New York Yankees' Don Baylor is caught, ending the game and giving Seaver his 300th win, in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York. Seaver, the galvanizing leader of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship team and a pitcher who personified the rise of expansion teams during an era of radical change for baseball, has died. He was 75. The Hall of Fame said Wednesday night, Sept. 2, 2020, that Seaver died Aug. 31, 2020 from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19.
In this Aug. 4, 1985, file photo, Chicago White Sox pitcher Tom Seaver reacts as a fly ball hit by New York Yankees' Don Baylor is caught, ending the game and giving Seaver his 300th win, in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York. Seaver, the galvanizing leader of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship team and a pitcher who personified the rise of expansion teams during an era of radical change for baseball, has died. He was 75. The Hall of Fame said Wednesday night, Sept. 2, 2020, that Seaver died Aug. 31, 2020 from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19.
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In this March 15, 1996, file photo, Georgetown head coach John Thompson yells to his players during a first round NCAA college basketball game at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va. Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a "Hoya Paranoia" powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men's basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday., Aug. 31, 2020.
In this March 15, 1996, file photo, Georgetown head coach John Thompson yells to his players during a first round NCAA college basketball game at the Richmond Coliseum in Richmond, Va. Thompson, the imposing Hall of Famer who turned Georgetown into a "Hoya Paranoia" powerhouse and became the first Black coach to lead a team to the NCAA men's basketball championship, has died. He was 78 His death was announced in a family statement Monday., Aug. 31, 2020.
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In this Nov. 14, 1993, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried on his team's shoulders after his 325th victory, against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his South Florida home, the team said. He was 90.
In this Nov. 14, 1993, file photo, Miami Dolphins coach Don Shula is carried on his team's shoulders after his 325th victory, against the Philadelphia Eagles in Philadelphia. Shula, who won the most games of any NFL coach and led the Miami Dolphins to the only perfect season in league history, died Monday, May 4, 2020, at his South Florida home, the team said. He was 90.
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The Harlem Globetrotters' Fred "Curly" Neal performs during a an NBA basketball game between the Indiana Pacers and the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix. Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died the Globetrotters announced Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was 77. Neal played for the Globetrotters from 1963-85, appearing in more than 6,000 games in 97 countries for the exhibition team known for its combination of comedy and athleticism.
The Harlem Globetrotters' Fred "Curly" Neal performs during a an NBA basketball game between the Indiana Pacers and the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix. Neal, the dribbling wizard who entertained millions with the Harlem Globetrotters for parts of three decades, has died the Globetrotters announced Thursday, March 26, 2020. He was 77. Neal played for the Globetrotters from 1963-85, appearing in more than 6,000 games in 97 countries for the exhibition team known for its combination of comedy and athleticism.
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John Andretti, right, hugs Larry Curry after Andretti bumped his way into the field in the closing minutes on the final day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2009. Andretti died on Jan. 30, 2020 Thursday, after a three-year battle with colon cancer at the age of 56. The Pennsylvania native embraced the family business. John's father, Aldo, grew up racing and his uncle, Mario, became an international celebrity after winning the 1969 Indianapolis 500 and 1978 world championship.
John Andretti, right, hugs Larry Curry after Andretti bumped his way into the field in the closing minutes on the final day of qualifications for the Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Sunday, May 17, 2009. Andretti died on Jan. 30, 2020 Thursday, after a three-year battle with colon cancer at the age of 56. The Pennsylvania native embraced the family business. John's father, Aldo, grew up racing and his uncle, Mario, became an international celebrity after winning the 1969 Indianapolis 500 and 1978 world championship.
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In this Oct. 8, 1956, file photo, New York Yankees' Don Larsen delivers a pitch in the fourth inning of Game 5 against the Brooklyn Dodgers in the baseball World Series en route to the first World Series perfect game. The Yankees won 2-0 and went on to win the series. Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night, Jan. 1, 2020. He was 90.
In this Oct. 8, 1956, file photo, New York Yankees' Don Larsen delivers a pitch in the fourth inning of Game 5 against the Brooklyn Dodgers in the baseball World Series en route to the first World Series perfect game. The Yankees won 2-0 and went on to win the series. Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night, Jan. 1, 2020. He was 90.
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In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, NBA Commissioner David Stern smiles during a news conference after an NBA board of governors meeting in New York. Stern is amazed when he looks at the NBA and compares it to the league that was struggling to stay afloat when he started. Stern, who spent 30 years as the NBA's longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into a global power, has died on New Year's Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. He was 77.
In this Oct. 23, 2013 file photo, NBA Commissioner David Stern smiles during a news conference after an NBA board of governors meeting in New York. Stern is amazed when he looks at the NBA and compares it to the league that was struggling to stay afloat when he started. Stern, who spent 30 years as the NBA's longest-serving commissioner and oversaw its growth into a global power, has died on New Year's Day, Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. He was 77.
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In this June 22, 2004, file photo, Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of "Jump" during the Van Halen concert at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock's biggest groups, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020.  Van Halen, who had battled cancer, was 65.
In this June 22, 2004, file photo, Eddie Van Halen plays the final chord of "Jump" during the Van Halen concert at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Eddie Van Halen, the guitar virtuoso whose blinding speed, control and innovation propelled his band Van Halen into one of hard rock's biggest groups, died Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020. Van Halen, who had battled cancer, was 65.
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In this June 16, 2012 file photo, Bonnie Pointer attends the 100th Anniversary of The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pointer, founding member of the Pointer Sisters, has died on June 8, 2020. Publicist Roger Neal says Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles. She was 69.
In this June 16, 2012 file photo, Bonnie Pointer attends the 100th Anniversary of The Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Pointer, founding member of the Pointer Sisters, has died on June 8, 2020. Publicist Roger Neal says Pointer died of cardiac arrest in Los Angeles. She was 69.
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Nikki McKibbin celebrates during the final episode of Fox's television competition "American Idol," in Los Angeles, in this Sept. 4, 2002, file photo. McKibbin, a singer from Texas best known for her third place finish in the first season of "American Idol," died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. She was 42.
Nikki McKibbin celebrates during the final episode of Fox's television competition "American Idol," in Los Angeles, in this Sept. 4, 2002, file photo. McKibbin, a singer from Texas best known for her third place finish in the first season of "American Idol," died Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020. She was 42.
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In this file photo dated Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Italian composer Ennio Morricone directs an ensemble during a concert of his "60 Year Of Music World Tour", in Milan, Italy. Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and the soundtracks such classic Hollywood gangster movies as "The Untouchables," died Monday, July 6, 2020 in a Rome hospital at the age of 91.
In this file photo dated Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Italian composer Ennio Morricone directs an ensemble during a concert of his "60 Year Of Music World Tour", in Milan, Italy. Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and the soundtracks such classic Hollywood gangster movies as "The Untouchables," died Monday, July 6, 2020 in a Rome hospital at the age of 91.
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This Aug. 1, 2015 file photo shows Neil Peart of Rush performing during the final show of the R40 Tour in Los Angeles. Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the band Rush, has died. His rep Elliot Mintz said in a statement Friday that he died at his home Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 67.
This Aug. 1, 2015 file photo shows Neil Peart of Rush performing during the final show of the R40 Tour in Los Angeles. Peart, the renowned drummer and lyricist from the band Rush, has died. His rep Elliot Mintz said in a statement Friday that he died at his home Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 67.
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Musician Mac Davis performs at the Texas Film Awards in Austin, Texas on March 6, 2014. Davis, a country star and Elvis songwriter, died on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 after heart surgery. He was 78. Davis started his career writing hits for Presley, including "A Little Less Conversation" and "In the Ghetto." The Lubbock, Texas-native had a varied career over the years as a singer, actor and TV host and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006. He was named ACM entertainer of the year in 1974 after the success of songs like "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me."
Musician Mac Davis performs at the Texas Film Awards in Austin, Texas on March 6, 2014. Davis, a country star and Elvis songwriter, died on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020 after heart surgery. He was 78. Davis started his career writing hits for Presley, including "A Little Less Conversation" and "In the Ghetto." The Lubbock, Texas-native had a varied career over the years as a singer, actor and TV host and was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2006. He was named ACM entertainer of the year in 1974 after the success of songs like "Baby Don't Get Hooked on Me."
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In this Jan. 1, 2002 file photo, singer and actor Trini Lopez poses in Dallas. Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of "Lemon Tree" and "If I Had a Hammer" in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, has died. He was 83.  Filmmaker P. David Ebersole confirmed that Lopez died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., from COVID-19.
In this Jan. 1, 2002 file photo, singer and actor Trini Lopez poses in Dallas. Lopez, a singer and guitarist who gained fame for his versions of "Lemon Tree" and "If I Had a Hammer" in the 1960s and took his talents to Hollywood, has died. He was 83. Filmmaker P. David Ebersole confirmed that Lopez died Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020 at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs, Calif., from COVID-19.
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In this June 29, 1986 file photo, Diego Maradona holds up his team's trophy after Argentina's 3-2 victory over West Germany at the World Cup final soccer match at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60.
In this June 29, 1986 file photo, Diego Maradona holds up his team's trophy after Argentina's 3-2 victory over West Germany at the World Cup final soccer match at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The Argentine soccer great who was among the best players ever and who led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity, died from a heart attack on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at his home in Buenos Aires. He was 60.
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In this Jan. 31, 2015, file photo, Australian-born singer Helen Reddy attends the 2015 G'DAY USA GALA at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her feminist anthem "I Am Woman" and recorded a string of other hits, has died at age 78. Reddy's children Traci and Jordan announced that the actress-singer died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Los Angeles.
In this Jan. 31, 2015, file photo, Australian-born singer Helen Reddy attends the 2015 G'DAY USA GALA at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Reddy, who shot to stardom in the 1970s with her feminist anthem "I Am Woman" and recorded a string of other hits, has died at age 78. Reddy's children Traci and Jordan announced that the actress-singer died Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020, in Los Angeles.
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Ronald "Khalis" Bell attends a ceremony honoring Kool & The Gang with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Oct. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. Bell, a co-founder and singer in the group died on September 9, 2020. He was 68. Publicist Sujata Murthy says Bell died at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands with his wife by his side.
Ronald "Khalis" Bell attends a ceremony honoring Kool & The Gang with a star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame on Oct. 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. Bell, a co-founder and singer in the group died on September 9, 2020. He was 68. Publicist Sujata Murthy says Bell died at his home in the U.S. Virgin Islands with his wife by his side.
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In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Charlie Daniels appears at the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam in Nashville, Tenn. Daniels who had a hit with "Devil Went Down to Georgia" has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died on July 6, 2020 due to a hemorrhagic stroke.
In this Nov. 30, 2016 file photo, Charlie Daniels appears at the Charlie Daniels 80th Birthday Volunteer Jam in Nashville, Tenn. Daniels who had a hit with "Devil Went Down to Georgia" has died at age 83. A statement from his publicist said the Country Music Hall of Famer died on July 6, 2020 due to a hemorrhagic stroke.
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In this file photo dated Saturday, April 7, 2001, British rock and blues guitarist Peter Green, a founding member of Fleetwood Mac, backstage before performing with his own band, Peter Green's Splinter Group, at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, in New York. Lawyers representing the family of Peter Green, say in a statement Saturday July 25, 2020, that he has died, aged 73.
In this file photo dated Saturday, April 7, 2001, British rock and blues guitarist Peter Green, a founding member of Fleetwood Mac, backstage before performing with his own band, Peter Green's Splinter Group, at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, in New York. Lawyers representing the family of Peter Green, say in a statement Saturday July 25, 2020, that he has died, aged 73.
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In this Oct. 4, 2000, file photo, Charley Pride, right, receives his Country Music Hall of Fame plaque from Merle Haggard at the Country Music Association Awards show at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi and became one of country music's biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at age 86. Pride died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Dallas of complications from Covid-19, according to Jeremy Westby of the public relations firm 2911 Media.
In this Oct. 4, 2000, file photo, Charley Pride, right, receives his Country Music Hall of Fame plaque from Merle Haggard at the Country Music Association Awards show at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tenn. Pride, the son of sharecroppers in Mississippi and became one of country music's biggest stars and the first Black member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, has died at age 86. Pride died Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Dallas of complications from Covid-19, according to Jeremy Westby of the public relations firm 2911 Media.
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In this Aug. 19, 2004 file photo, Little Richard performs at Westbury Music Fair in Westbury, NY.  Little Richard, the self-proclaimed "architect of rock 'n' roll" whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, has died Saturday, May 9, 2020.
In this Aug. 19, 2004 file photo, Little Richard performs at Westbury Music Fair in Westbury, NY. Little Richard, the self-proclaimed "architect of rock 'n' roll" whose piercing wail, pounding piano and towering pompadour irrevocably altered popular music while introducing black R&B to white America, has died Saturday, May 9, 2020.
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In this June 20, 2017 file photo, John Prine poses in his office in Nashville, Tenn. Prine died Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from complications of the coronavirus. He was 73.
In this June 20, 2017 file photo, John Prine poses in his office in Nashville, Tenn. Prine died Tuesday, April 7, 2020 from complications of the coronavirus. He was 73.
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This April 28, 2019, file photo, shows Ellis Marsalis during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Wednesday, April 1, 2020, that Marsalis has died. He was 85.
This April 28, 2019, file photo, shows Ellis Marsalis during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans. New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced Wednesday, April 1, 2020, that Marsalis has died. He was 85.
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In this June 21, 2006 file photo, singer-songwriter Bill Withers poses in his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including "Lean On Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," died in Los Angeles from heart complications on Monday, March 30, 2020. He was 81.
In this June 21, 2006 file photo, singer-songwriter Bill Withers poses in his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including "Lean On Me," "Lovely Day" and "Ain't No Sunshine," died in Los Angeles from heart complications on Monday, March 30, 2020. He was 81.
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This May 17, 1989 file photo shows Kenny Rogers posing for a portrait in Los Angeles. Rogers, who embodied "The Gambler" persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81. A representative says Rogers died at home in Georgia on Friday, March 20, 2020.
This May 17, 1989 file photo shows Kenny Rogers posing for a portrait in Los Angeles. Rogers, who embodied "The Gambler" persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81. A representative says Rogers died at home in Georgia on Friday, March 20, 2020.
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In this Jan. 23, 1987 file photo, actor Sean Connery holds a rose in his hand as he talks about his new movie "The Name of the Rose" at a news conference in London.  Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died aged 90 on October 31, 2020.
In this Jan. 23, 1987 file photo, actor Sean Connery holds a rose in his hand as he talks about his new movie "The Name of the Rose" at a news conference in London. Scottish actor Sean Connery, considered by many to have been the best James Bond, has died aged 90 on October 31, 2020.
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In this Friday, April 28, 2006, file photo, Alex Trebek holds the award for outstanding game show host, for his work on "Jeopardy!" backstage at the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. Trebek died at home with family and friends surrounding him, "Jeopardy!" studio Sony said in a statement. Trebek presided over the beloved quiz show for more than 30 years.
In this Friday, April 28, 2006, file photo, Alex Trebek holds the award for outstanding game show host, for his work on "Jeopardy!" backstage at the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Jeopardy!" host Alex Trebek died Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, after battling pancreatic cancer for nearly two years. Trebek died at home with family and friends surrounding him, "Jeopardy!" studio Sony said in a statement. Trebek presided over the beloved quiz show for more than 30 years.
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This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." As Hollywood's awards season properly gets under way, "Black Panther" is poised to be the first comic book film to be nominated for best picture. Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43.
This image released by Disney and Marvel Studios' shows Chadwick Boseman in a scene from "Black Panther." As Hollywood's awards season properly gets under way, "Black Panther" is poised to be the first comic book film to be nominated for best picture. Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, has died of cancer. His representative says Boseman died Friday, Aug. 28, 2020 in Los Angeles after a four-year battle with colon cancer. He was 43.
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In this Jan. 10, 1969 file photo, Sean Connery's replacement as James Bond, George Lazenby is pictured with British actress Diana Rigg. The two are captured during takes of "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" at Schilthorn near Muerren, Switzerland. Actress Diana Rigg, who became a 1960s style icon as secret agent Emma Peel in TV series "The Avengers," has died at age 82. Rigg's agent Simon Beresford says she died Thursday Sept. 10, 2020 at home with her family.
In this Jan. 10, 1969 file photo, Sean Connery's replacement as James Bond, George Lazenby is pictured with British actress Diana Rigg. The two are captured during takes of "On Her Majesty's Secret Service" at Schilthorn near Muerren, Switzerland. Actress Diana Rigg, who became a 1960s style icon as secret agent Emma Peel in TV series "The Avengers," has died at age 82. Rigg's agent Simon Beresford says she died Thursday Sept. 10, 2020 at home with her family.
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In this Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 file photo, Actor Wilford Brimley attends the premiere of 'Did You Hear About The Morgans' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from stunt performer to star of film such as "Cocoon" and "The Natural," has died. He was 85. Brimley's manager Lynda Bensky said the actor died Saturday morning, Aug. 1, 2020 in a Utah hospital.
In this Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 file photo, Actor Wilford Brimley attends the premiere of 'Did You Hear About The Morgans' at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York. Wilford Brimley, who worked his way up from stunt performer to star of film such as "Cocoon" and "The Natural," has died. He was 85. Brimley's manager Lynda Bensky said the actor died Saturday morning, Aug. 1, 2020 in a Utah hospital.
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Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," has died on Friday, July 24, 2020 at age 88 of natural causes.
Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire," has died on Friday, July 24, 2020 at age 88 of natural causes.
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In this Aug. 16, 2014 file photo, Grant Imahara arrives at the Creative Arts Emmys in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel says the longtime "Mythbusters" host died from a brain aneurysm July 13, 2020 at the age of 49. The network said he was one of the few trained operators for the famed R2-D2 droid from Star Wars and engineered the Energizer Bunny's popular rhythmic beat.
In this Aug. 16, 2014 file photo, Grant Imahara arrives at the Creative Arts Emmys in Los Angeles. Discovery Channel says the longtime "Mythbusters" host died from a brain aneurysm July 13, 2020 at the age of 49. The network said he was one of the few trained operators for the famed R2-D2 droid from Star Wars and engineered the Energizer Bunny's popular rhythmic beat.
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In this March 10, 1966 file photo, Hugh Downs hosts the "Today"show on NBC.  Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died. His family said Downs died of natural causes Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 99. Downs was a host of the "Today" show on NBC, worked on the "Tonight" show when Jack Paar was in charge, and hosted the long-running game show "Concentration."
In this March 10, 1966 file photo, Hugh Downs hosts the "Today"show on NBC. Downs, a genial and near-constant presence on television from the 1950s through the 1990s, has died. His family said Downs died of natural causes Wednesday, July 1, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. He was 99. Downs was a host of the "Today" show on NBC, worked on the "Tonight" show when Jack Paar was in charge, and hosted the long-running game show "Concentration."
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In this April 7, 2017 file photo, Carl Reiner, left, and his son Rob Reiner pose together following their hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a "second banana" to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy's front ranks as creator of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and straight man to Mel Brooks' "2000 Year Old Man," died of natural causes on Monday, June 29, 2020, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 98.
In this April 7, 2017 file photo, Carl Reiner, left, and his son Rob Reiner pose together following their hand and footprint ceremony at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Los Angeles. Carl Reiner, the ingenious and versatile writer, actor and director who broke through as a "second banana" to Sid Caesar and rose to comedy's front ranks as creator of "The Dick Van Dyke Show" and straight man to Mel Brooks' "2000 Year Old Man," died of natural causes on Monday, June 29, 2020, at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 98.
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In this May 20, 1957 file photo, Actress Rhonda Fleming blossoms out as a singer and dancer in the first night club appearance of her career at the New Tropicana hotel in Las Vegas.  Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. She was 97.
In this May 20, 1957 file photo, Actress Rhonda Fleming blossoms out as a singer and dancer in the first night club appearance of her career at the New Tropicana hotel in Las Vegas. Actress Rhonda Fleming, the fiery redhead who appeared with Burt Lancaster, Kirk Douglas, Charlton Heston, Ronald Reagan and other film stars of the 1940s and 1950s, has died, Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020. She was 97.
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In this Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, actor Ian Holm appears at the premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in London. Holm, the acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in "Chariots of Fire" and "The Lord of the Rings" has died on June 19, 2020 in London. He was 88. Holm died peacefully in the hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent, Alex Irwin, said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson's related.
In this Dec. 12, 2012 file photo, actor Ian Holm appears at the premiere of "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" in London. Holm, the acclaimed British actor whose long career included roles in "Chariots of Fire" and "The Lord of the Rings" has died on June 19, 2020 in London. He was 88. Holm died peacefully in the hospital, surrounded by his family and carer, his agent, Alex Irwin, said in a statement. His illness was Parkinson's related.
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This Dec. 10, 1982 file photo shows members of the original cast of the "Leave It To Beaver," from left,  Ken Osmond, Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers during the filming of their TV special, "Still The Beaver," in Los Angeles. Osmond, who played the two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell on TV's "Leave it to Beaver," has died. Osmond's family says he died Monday, May 18, 2020, in Los Angeles. He was 76.
This Dec. 10, 1982 file photo shows members of the original cast of the "Leave It To Beaver," from left, Ken Osmond, Tony Dow, Barbara Billingsley and Jerry Mathers during the filming of their TV special, "Still The Beaver," in Los Angeles. Osmond, who played the two-faced teenage scoundrel Eddie Haskell on TV's "Leave it to Beaver," has died. Osmond's family says he died Monday, May 18, 2020, in Los Angeles. He was 76.
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In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Fred Willard attends the LA Premiere of "50 Shades of Black" held at Regal L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. Willard, the comedic actor whose improv style kept him relevant for more than 50 years in films like "This Is Spinal Tap," "Best In Show" and "Anchorman," has died at age 86 on May 15, 2020.
In this Jan. 26, 2016, file photo, Fred Willard attends the LA Premiere of "50 Shades of Black" held at Regal L.A. Live, in Los Angeles. Willard, the comedic actor whose improv style kept him relevant for more than 50 years in films like "This Is Spinal Tap," "Best In Show" and "Anchorman," has died at age 86 on May 15, 2020.
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In this Nov. 15, 1977, file photo, Buck Henry and Teri Garr appear at the opening of the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" in New York. Henry, the versatile writer, director and character actor who co-wrote and appeared in "The Graduate'' has died in Los Angeles on January 8, 2020. He was 89. Henry's wife, Irene Ramp, told The Washington Post that his death was due to a heart attack.
In this Nov. 15, 1977, file photo, Buck Henry and Teri Garr appear at the opening of the movie "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" in New York. Henry, the versatile writer, director and character actor who co-wrote and appeared in "The Graduate'' has died in Los Angeles on January 8, 2020. He was 89. Henry's wife, Irene Ramp, told The Washington Post that his death was due to a heart attack.
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In this Feb. 11, 2011, photo, Ben Stiller, left, and his father Jerry Stiller arrive at the Help Haiti benefit honoring Sean Penn hosted by the Stiller Foundation and The J/P Haitian Relief Organization, in New York. Comedian veteran Jerry Stiller, who launched his career opposite wife Anne Meara in the 1950s and reemerged four decades later as the hysterically high-strung Frank Costanza on the smash television show "Seinfeld," died at 92.
In this Feb. 11, 2011, photo, Ben Stiller, left, and his father Jerry Stiller arrive at the Help Haiti benefit honoring Sean Penn hosted by the Stiller Foundation and The J/P Haitian Relief Organization, in New York. Comedian veteran Jerry Stiller, who launched his career opposite wife Anne Meara in the 1950s and reemerged four decades later as the hysterically high-strung Frank Costanza on the smash television show "Seinfeld," died at 92.
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In this Jan. 22, 2018 file photo, Member of the cast of "Slumdog Millionaire," actor Irrfan Khan poses for a portrait to promote the film "Puzzle" during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India's best-known exports to Hollywood, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, after being admitted to Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital with a colon infection. He was 54.
In this Jan. 22, 2018 file photo, Member of the cast of "Slumdog Millionaire," actor Irrfan Khan poses for a portrait to promote the film "Puzzle" during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Khan, a veteran character actor in Bollywood movies and one of India's best-known exports to Hollywood, died Wednesday, April 29, 2020, after being admitted to Mumbai's Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani hospital with a colon infection. He was 54.
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This June 14, 2007 file photo shows James Lipton with the Lifetime Achievement Awards from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 34th Annual Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment Emmy Awards. Lipton died Monday, March 2, 2020, of bladder cancer at his New York home, his wife, Kedakai Lipton, told the New York Times and the Hollywood Reporter. He was 93.
This June 14, 2007 file photo shows James Lipton with the Lifetime Achievement Awards from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 34th Annual Daytime Creative Arts & Entertainment Emmy Awards. Lipton died Monday, March 2, 2020, of bladder cancer at his New York home, his wife, Kedakai Lipton, told the New York Times and the Hollywood Reporter. He was 93.
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This June 8, 2003 file photo shows actor Brian Dennehy accepting the Tony award for best actor in a play for "Long Day's Journey into Night" during the 57th Annual Tony Awards in New York. Dennehy, the burly actor who started in films and later in his career won plaudits for his stage work in plays, died of natural causes on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in New Haven, Conn. He was 81.
This June 8, 2003 file photo shows actor Brian Dennehy accepting the Tony award for best actor in a play for "Long Day's Journey into Night" during the 57th Annual Tony Awards in New York. Dennehy, the burly actor who started in films and later in his career won plaudits for his stage work in plays, died of natural causes on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 in New Haven, Conn. He was 81.
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In this Sept. 16, 2009 file photo, actor David Lander arrives at The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's 35th Annual Dinner of Champions in Los Angeles. Actor David L. Lander, who played the character of Squiggy on the popular ABC comedy "Laverne & Shirley" has died Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 after a decades-long battle with multiple sclerosis, his wife said. He was 73.
In this Sept. 16, 2009 file photo, actor David Lander arrives at The National Multiple Sclerosis Society's 35th Annual Dinner of Champions in Los Angeles. Actor David L. Lander, who played the character of Squiggy on the popular ABC comedy "Laverne & Shirley" has died Friday, Dec. 4, 2020 after a decades-long battle with multiple sclerosis, his wife said. He was 73.
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In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Lyle Waggoner arrives at the "The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special" in Los Angeles. Waggoner, who played comic foil on the show, has died on March 17, 2020. He was 84.
In this Oct. 4, 2017, file photo, Lyle Waggoner arrives at the "The Carol Burnett 50th Anniversary Special" in Los Angeles. Waggoner, who played comic foil on the show, has died on March 17, 2020. He was 84.
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In this April 10, 2014, file photo, actor Nick Cordero attends the after-party for the opening night of "Bullets Over Broadway" in New York. Tony Award-nominated actor Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as "Waitress," "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets Over Broadway," has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41. Cordero died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Cedars-Sinai hospital after more than 90 days in the hospital, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots.
In this April 10, 2014, file photo, actor Nick Cordero attends the after-party for the opening night of "Bullets Over Broadway" in New York. Tony Award-nominated actor Cordero, who specialized in playing tough guys on Broadway in such shows as "Waitress," "A Bronx Tale" and "Bullets Over Broadway," has died in Los Angeles after suffering severe medical complications after contracting the coronavirus. He was 41. Cordero died Sunday, July 5, 2020, at Cedars-Sinai hospital after more than 90 days in the hospital, according to his wife, Amanda Kloots.
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In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 file photo, actor Max Von Sydow attends the Lumiere Award ceremony of the 7th Lumiere Festival in Lyon, central France. Max von Sydow, the self-described "shy boy"-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic "The Exorcist," has died. He was 90, it was reported on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. But it was his role as the devil-evicting priest in William Friedkin's controversial 1973 film "The Exorcist" that brought him to international attention.
In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2015 file photo, actor Max Von Sydow attends the Lumiere Award ceremony of the 7th Lumiere Festival in Lyon, central France. Max von Sydow, the self-described "shy boy"-turned-actor who played the priest in the horror classic "The Exorcist," has died. He was 90, it was reported on Monday, March 9, 2020. He was known to art house audiences through his work with Swedish director Ingmar Bergman. But it was his role as the devil-evicting priest in William Friedkin's controversial 1973 film "The Exorcist" that brought him to international attention.
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In this file photo dated Sunday Aug. 30, 2009, actor and comedian Orson Bean arrives at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. According to a statement from the police in Los Angeles on Saturday Feb. 8, 2020, Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles. Bean was 91.
In this file photo dated Sunday Aug. 30, 2009, actor and comedian Orson Bean arrives at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. According to a statement from the police in Los Angeles on Saturday Feb. 8, 2020, Bean was hit and killed by a car in Los Angeles. Bean was 91.
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This 1976 file photo shows father-son actors Kirk Douglas, left, and Michael Douglas in New York. Kirk Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at age 103.
This 1976 file photo shows father-son actors Kirk Douglas, left, and Michael Douglas in New York. Kirk Douglas died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020 at age 103.
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In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, Naya Rivera participates in the "Step Up: High Water" panel during the YouTube Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The search to find "Glee" TV show star Rivera in a Southern California lake ended Saturday, July 11, 2020, without any results, authorities said. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet Saturday night that the search of Lake Piru will resume Sunday morning. Authorities said Thursday they believe Rivera drowned in the lake. Her 4-year-old son was found alone in a rented boat.
In this Jan. 13, 2018, file photo, Naya Rivera participates in the "Step Up: High Water" panel during the YouTube Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. The search to find "Glee" TV show star Rivera in a Southern California lake ended Saturday, July 11, 2020, without any results, authorities said. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet Saturday night that the search of Lake Piru will resume Sunday morning. Authorities said Thursday they believe Rivera drowned in the lake. Her 4-year-old son was found alone in a rented boat.
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In this June 12, 2013, file photo, actor Robert Conrad of television series "The Wild Wild West" poses for photographers during the 2013 Monte Carlo Television Festival, in Monaco. Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died at age 84 on Feb. 8, 2020, in Malibu, Calif., from heart failure.
In this June 12, 2013, file photo, actor Robert Conrad of television series "The Wild Wild West" poses for photographers during the 2013 Monte Carlo Television Festival, in Monaco. Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died at age 84 on Feb. 8, 2020, in Malibu, Calif., from heart failure.
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In this Feb. 17, 2013, photo, Ja'Net DuBois attends Los Angeles Premiere of "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners" at Pan African Film Festival at Rave Cinemas Baldwin Hills in Los Angeles. DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on "Good Times" and composed and sang the theme song for "The Jeffersons," has died of natural causes on February 17, 2020.
In this Feb. 17, 2013, photo, Ja'Net DuBois attends Los Angeles Premiere of "Free Angela and All Political Prisoners" at Pan African Film Festival at Rave Cinemas Baldwin Hills in Los Angeles. DuBois, who played the vivacious neighbor Willona Woods on "Good Times" and composed and sang the theme song for "The Jeffersons," has died of natural causes on February 17, 2020.
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In this file photo dated Saturday, May 26, 2007, actor David Prowse, who was the man in the black Darth Vader suit in the first Star Wars film, signs autographs at Star Wars Celebration IV, marking the 30th anniversary of the release of the first film in the Star Wars saga, in Los Angeles. The British actor, Prowse who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85 on November 28, 2020.
In this file photo dated Saturday, May 26, 2007, actor David Prowse, who was the man in the black Darth Vader suit in the first Star Wars film, signs autographs at Star Wars Celebration IV, marking the 30th anniversary of the release of the first film in the Star Wars saga, in Los Angeles. The British actor, Prowse who played Darth Vader in the original Star Wars trilogy, has died aged 85 on November 28, 2020.
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In this file photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, Actress Olivia de Havilland, who played the doomed Southern belle Melanie in "Gone With the Wind," poses for a photograph, in Los Angeles. Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress has died, aged 104 in Paris a publicist says on Sunday July 26, 2020.
In this file photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2004, Actress Olivia de Havilland, who played the doomed Southern belle Melanie in "Gone With the Wind," poses for a photograph, in Los Angeles. Olivia de Havilland, Oscar-winning actress has died, aged 104 in Paris a publicist says on Sunday July 26, 2020.
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A March 25, 2010, file photo shows Kelly Preston, right, a cast member in "The Last Song," with her husband John Travolta at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Actress Kelly Preston, whose credits included the films "Twins" and "Jerry Maguire," died Sunday, July 12, 2020, her husband John Travolta said. She was 57.
A March 25, 2010, file photo shows Kelly Preston, right, a cast member in "The Last Song," with her husband John Travolta at the premiere of the film in Los Angeles. Actress Kelly Preston, whose credits included the films "Twins" and "Jerry Maguire," died Sunday, July 12, 2020, her husband John Travolta said. She was 57.
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In this July 31, 2014 photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen in her chambers in at the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died on September 18, 2020 of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.
In this July 31, 2014 photo, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is seen in her chambers in at the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says Ginsburg has died on September 18, 2020 of metastatic pancreatic cancer at age 87.
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In this Thursday, May 10, 2007 photo, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, R-Ga., in his office on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, died Friday, July 17, 2020.
In this Thursday, May 10, 2007 photo, U.S. Rep. John Lewis, R-Ga., in his office on Capitol Hill, in Washington. Lewis, who carried the struggle against racial discrimination from Southern battlegrounds of the 1960s to the halls of Congress, died Friday, July 17, 2020.
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In this Jan. 27, 2007, file photo, C.T. Vivian uses an intercom with Rev. James Lawson on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., to discuss the experiences they encountered in 1961 as Freedom Riders, a group of college students who defied segregation on interstate buses across the American South. The Rev. Vivian, a civil rights veteran who worked alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and served as head of the organization co-founded by the civil rights icon, has died at home in Atlanta of natural causes Friday morning, July 17, 2020 his friend and business partner Don Rivers confirmed to The Associated Press. Vivian was 95.
In this Jan. 27, 2007, file photo, C.T. Vivian uses an intercom with Rev. James Lawson on a bus in Montgomery, Ala., to discuss the experiences they encountered in 1961 as Freedom Riders, a group of college students who defied segregation on interstate buses across the American South. The Rev. Vivian, a civil rights veteran who worked alongside the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and served as head of the organization co-founded by the civil rights icon, has died at home in Atlanta of natural causes Friday morning, July 17, 2020 his friend and business partner Don Rivers confirmed to The Associated Press. Vivian was 95.
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In this June 4, 1987 photo, Las Vegas magicians Roy Horn, left, and Siegfried Fischbacher pose in New York, with their rare white tigers, Neva, left, a female, and Vegas, a male, during a stop at Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry. Horn, one half of the longtime Las Vegas illusionist duo Siegfried & Roy, died of complications from the coronavirus, Friday, May 8, 2020. He was 75.
In this June 4, 1987 photo, Las Vegas magicians Roy Horn, left, and Siegfried Fischbacher pose in New York, with their rare white tigers, Neva, left, a female, and Vegas, a male, during a stop at Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry. Horn, one half of the longtime Las Vegas illusionist duo Siegfried & Roy, died of complications from the coronavirus, Friday, May 8, 2020. He was 75.
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In this July 29, 1998 file photo Linda Tripp talks to reporters outside federal court in Washington. Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at age 70.
In this July 29, 1998 file photo Linda Tripp talks to reporters outside federal court in Washington. Tripp, whose secretly recorded conversations with White House intern Monica Lewinsky led to the 1998 impeachment of President Bill Clinton, died Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at age 70.
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In this April 13, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's state television said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, that the country's former President Hosni Mubarak, ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at 91. Mubarak, who was in power for almost three decades, was forced to resign on Feb. 11, 2011, after following 18 days of protests around the country.
In this April 13, 2013 file photo, former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak waves to his supporters from behind bars as he attends a hearing in his retrial on appeal in Cairo, Egypt. Egypt's state television said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, that the country's former President Hosni Mubarak, ousted in the 2011 Arab Spring uprising, has died at 91. Mubarak, who was in power for almost three decades, was forced to resign on Feb. 11, 2011, after following 18 days of protests around the country.
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In this Feb. 9, 2012 file photo, former presidential candidate Herman Cain addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington.  Cain has died after battling the coronavirus. A post on Cain's Twitter account on Thursday, July 30, 2020 announced the death.
In this Feb. 9, 2012 file photo, former presidential candidate Herman Cain addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington. Cain has died after battling the coronavirus. A post on Cain's Twitter account on Thursday, July 30, 2020 announced the death.
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This undated photo provided by Penguin Random House shows the book cover of Elizabeth Wurtzel's memoir, "Prozac Nation." Wurtzel, whose blunt and painful confessions of her struggles with addiction and depression in the best-selling "Prozac Nation" made her a voice and a target for an anxious generation, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at age 52.
This undated photo provided by Penguin Random House shows the book cover of Elizabeth Wurtzel's memoir, "Prozac Nation." Wurtzel, whose blunt and painful confessions of her struggles with addiction and depression in the best-selling "Prozac Nation" made her a voice and a target for an anxious generation, died Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020, at age 52.
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In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Johnson, a mathematician on early space missions who was portrayed in film "Hidden Figures," about pioneering black female aerospace workers, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.
In this Nov. 24, 2015 photo, President Barack Obama presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. Johnson, a mathematician on early space missions who was portrayed in film "Hidden Figures," about pioneering black female aerospace workers, died Monday, Feb. 24, 2020.
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In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997, file photo, Chuck Yeager explains it was simply his duty to fly the plane, during a news conference at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., after flying in an F-15 jet fighter plane, breaking the sound barrier once again during the 50th anniversary of supersonic flight. Behind the retired Air Force general is a mockup of the Bell X-1 rocket plane which Yeager flew in the supersonic flight on Oct. 14, 1947. Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at age 97.
In this Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1997, file photo, Chuck Yeager explains it was simply his duty to fly the plane, during a news conference at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., after flying in an F-15 jet fighter plane, breaking the sound barrier once again during the 50th anniversary of supersonic flight. Behind the retired Air Force general is a mockup of the Bell X-1 rocket plane which Yeager flew in the supersonic flight on Oct. 14, 1947. Yeager, the first pilot to break the sound barrier, died Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, at age 97.
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In this Aug. 21, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson, pauses before beginning a news conference in Chicago. Thompson, known as "Big Jim" during a long career that eventually made him the state's longest-serving chief executive, died at age 84 on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago.
In this Aug. 21, 2007 file photo, former Illinois Gov. Jim Thompson, pauses before beginning a news conference in Chicago. Thompson, known as "Big Jim" during a long career that eventually made him the state's longest-serving chief executive, died at age 84 on Friday, Aug. 14, 2020 at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago.
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In this July 27, 1974, file photo, Rep. Thomas Railsback, R-Ill., right, confers with chairman Peter Rodino, D-N.J., during the House Judiciary Committee's debate on impeachment articles in Washington. Railsback, an Illinois Republican congressman who helped draw up articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon in 1974, died at age 87. Former Republican congressman and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood confirmed the death on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.
In this July 27, 1974, file photo, Rep. Thomas Railsback, R-Ill., right, confers with chairman Peter Rodino, D-N.J., during the House Judiciary Committee's debate on impeachment articles in Washington. Railsback, an Illinois Republican congressman who helped draw up articles of impeachment against President Richard Nixon in 1974, died at age 87. Former Republican congressman and U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood confirmed the death on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020.
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