25+ Famous People Who Passed Away in 2022


Celebrities have a unique persona that is larger than life and their fans usually don’t realize that they are just human beings like the rest of us. It’s hard to imagine that each and every celebrity that we love and adore is one day going to leave this world and make us sad. We have gathered 50 such names of famous people who left in 2022. Even though they are no longer in this world in a physical form, they still live on through their amazing work in their respective fields.

Bob Saget

Bob Saget’s popularity sprang during his time playing Danny Tanner. But his fame was not from this role alone. He was truly a jack of trade; taking on the role of actor, comedian, filmmaker, and television host during his career. While his media presence was one of the more prominent aspects of his worldwide admiration, he was also known for his commitment to find a cure for scleroderma. Unfortunately, the celeb passed away in January at the mere age of 65. Medical examiners state that the cause of death was due to a brain bleed as he had hit his head and went to sleep right after.

Olivia Newton-John

The multi-talented star was born in England on 26th September 1948. Even though Olivia came from an academic background, her heart lay in being a singer! She did a lot of gigs now and then but gained popularity when she dropped her singles, “I Honestly Love you,” and “physical,” which led her to win Grammy Awards. Her acting career started soon after and got worldwide recognition when she got the lead role as Sandy in the famous musical movie “Grease.” Along with being an actor and singer, she was an activist working for the environment and animal rights! Unfortunately, later, the star had to suffer from breast cancer, leading to her demise on 8th August 2022.

Ray Liotta

Ray Liotta was one of the most versatile actors to ever grace the big screen. He started off his career while working in a soap opera called Another World. However people mostly know him for his portrayal of the famous gangster Henry Hill in 1990’s Goodfellas. He also voiced Tommy Vercetti who is considered as one of the most famous gaming characters in the Grand Theft Auto (GTA) series. At the time of his death Ray Liotta was in Dominican Republic for the filming of movie Dangerous Waters. He did not have any serious medical issues before his death. He died in his sleep. He was 67 years old.

William Hurt

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William McChord Hurt was an Academy Award-winning actor born in Washington, D.C., on March 20, 1950. Before making his debut in the Altered States in 1980, Hurt was a member of an acting company named Circle Repertory company. He played a leading actor in several movies like Body Heat and The Big Chill, which greatly escalated his fame. In 1986, Hurt earned his first academy award for best actor for depicting a gay prisoner in Kiss of The Spider Woman. Apart from acting in numerous notable films, he also made appearances on Television. During his acting career, he received several awards like BAFTA awards and Cannes Film Festival Award. In May 2018, Hurt was diagnosed with prostate cancer metastasizing to his bones. Then, on March 13, 2022, Hurt passed away at his residence in Portland, Oregon, at the age of seventy-one.

Marvin Lee Aday (Also Known As Meat Loaf)

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Marvin Lee Aday had multiple names assigned to him. People also know him as Michael Lee Aday or Meat Loaf. The nick name meat loaf came from a hilarious encounter with his football coach. He accidentally stepped on his foot and his coach responded by calling him a ‘hunk of meat loaf’. And that was when it all started. Meat loaf was a popular singer and actor, and was renowned for his theater performances. The passing of Marvin Lee Aday has left many saddened beyond belief. He was only 74 when he died on 20th January 2022 due to COVID.

Sidney Poitier

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Sidney Poitier broke barriers by being the first Bahamian actor to win the Academy Awards for Best Actor. He set the bar high after working hard in all his roles. The actor, director, and diplomat, was truly a jack of all trades as he excelled in all he did. His performance in Lilies of the Field was outclass and that got him the reward he deserved. He passed away on 6th January 2022 at the age of 94 due to series of health issues, including Alzheimer’s, heart failure, and prostate cancer. He’ll be remembered as someone who paved the way for black actors in the film industry.

Scott Hall

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WWE Hall of Famer Scott Hall who some fans also remember as Razor Ramon, died on 14th March at the age of 63. He was one of the most popular and decorated wrestlers to have never won the WWE championship. However he did win the heavyweight championships in other promotions like WCW. His on screen character was inspired by Tony Montana from Scarface. It was his creativity and the way he played the character that led to him being so popular with the crowd. He recently had a hip replacement surgery before his death. It seems that the complications from the surgery may have been the reason for multiple heart attacks that took his life.

Emilio Delgado

Emilio Delgado, who played Luis on 'Sesame Street,' has died at 81 : NPR

Emilio Delgado was an American actor, and he was best known for his role as Luis on Sesame Street. He played that role for 44 years and brought laughter, warmth, and love into the lives of children around the world. Unfortunately, Delgado has been battling blood cancer for a while now. He passed away of multiple myeloma after his long and hard battle. He was 81 years old and passed away at his home in New York City, surrounded by family members. Delgado will be missed by millions of children around the world that tune into Sesame Street all the time.

Shinzo Abe

Shinzo Abe was one of Japan’s most beloved and popular Prime Ministers. He was also the longest reigning prime minister in the country. He resigned from as a Prime Minster in 2020 citing health concerns however he still stayed active in the country’s politics. On the morning of July 8th he was in Nara to speak at a political rally in support of one of the candidates from the Liberal Democratic Party. He was shot by a man named Tetsuya Yamagami who used a homemade gun to kill the former Prime Minister. Abe was shot multiple times and passed away around 5 hours after the shooting took place. He was 67 years old.

Ivana Trump

Ivana Trump, the first wife of former President of the United States, Donald Trump, passed away on 14th July at the age of 73. Even though when people mostly talk about Ivana, they talk about her being the wife of Donald Trump, but she was an independent woman who carved her own identity on the basic of her work in different fields. She was a businesswoman who also held position within the Trump Organization. She also participated in shows like The Big Brother and also appeared in cameo roles in movies like the First Wives Club. She died from blunt trauma due to falling down the stairs at her home in Manhattan.

Betty Davis

Betty Davis was popular funk musician back in the 1960s and 1970s. When she was just a little girl she saw her father dance like Elvis Presley and that influenced her to get into music. She was a flamboyant character in the music industry who was mostly known for her controversial sexual lyrics. She retired from music in the 1970s but made a brief comeback in 2019 when she released a new song with the title “A Little Bit Hot Tonight”. Danielle Maggio performed her song. Over the years she released a number of great albums which are still loved by fans of funk music. She died of cancer at the age of 77 on February 9th 2022.

Anne Heche

The early life of Anne Heche was pretty tough; at just the age of 12, her abusive father passed away due to AIDS. Her Family was put in a financial crutch, and in order to help them, the Broadway World” won her a Daytime Emmy award. After that, she featured in multiple movies and series. The American actress dated the famous Ellen DeGeneres for a while but parted ways eventually. The breakup was messy and led to severe psychological problems for which Anne had to be medically treated. Unfortunately, the 53-year-old actress passed away due to a brain injury caused by a deadly car crash on 12th August.

Monica Vitti

Acclaimed Italian actress, Monica Vitti rose to fame as soon as she started acting alongside Michelangelo Antonioni. Her popular works include The Eclipse, The Night, and Red Desert to name a few. She became the leading actress in the mid-1960s and quickly hopped on to creating comedies after working with Antonioni. She’s known as the Queen of Italian Cinema. Sadly, the marvelous and comedic Queen said goodbye to this world at the age of 90 due to Alzheimer’s. The actress was struggling with the disease, and due to complications, her body gave up. She died on 2 February 2022 in Rome.

Paul Sorvino

Popular for his role in the “Law & Order” Television series, Paul Sorvino was one of the most experienced artists in the industry. Made his debut in a musical and then appeared in a film few years later, Where’s My Poppa? He is a great name in the television industry and ruled for a good two decades. For every produced, Sorvino was the one they wanted in their project. He tried to work for everyone but couldn’t. Unfortunately, on July 25, 2022 Sorvino passed away at the Mayo clinic. The news was unexpected and shook everyone in the entertainment industry.

Bill Russell

Bill Russell lived a great life. He earned himself the title of the greatest player ever known in NBA history for a few years. He may have been an NBA player only for 13 years but became a coach for various teams of NBA for around 22 years. Russell died from natural causes on August 11, 2022 at aged 88. Many fans worldwide wanted to attend the funeral, but it was a private gathering where less than 100 people were present. This day was a black day for every NBA fan and player.

Issey Miyake

Issey Miyake was born in the city of Hiroshima, where an atomic bomb dropped! He was only 7 at the time of the bombing. As he grew up, his interest in fashion was slowly developing. The designer moved abroad and worked as a personal assistant to fashion icons like Hubert de Givenchy. Soon Miyake opened his own studio and gained fame due to his iconic design, consisting of an eastern and western combination. He’s known as the king of the pleats due to the new stitching technique he introduced. Miyake also dropped his collection of fragrances which received a lot of popularity. He was 84 years old when the news of his death came on 5th August due to liver cancer.

David McCullough

The highly educated historian was born in 1933 in Pittsburgh. He went to Yale University, where he got his degree in English Literature. After that, he switched from one job to the other until he finally decided to quit them and commit to writing a book himself! The first book he published was “The Johnstown Flood,” and he went on to write many more! Two of the most famous ones include “Truman” and “John Adams,” which got adapted into a film and series by HBO. McCullough won many awards throughout his lifetime, including National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. The writer died in his home at the age of 89 on 7th August 2022; the cause of death was not specified.

Vin Scully

The well-known sportscaster was born on 29th November in 1927. Many people remember him solely for his commentary for the Los Angeles Dodgers baseball games! In his early life, Vin had to start working at a young age, doing random jobs like delivering beers. He was only eight years old when his love for baseball started and decided from that moment to become a sports commenter when he grew up! Vin first worked as a sportscaster for a match on the CBS Radio Network. He eventually joined the Dodgers team to become their broadcaster and stayed with them for 66 years! He died a natural death at the age of 94 on 2nd August 2022.

Claes Oldenburg

Sculptor Claes Oldenburg, who later became a citizen of the United States, left his hometown of Stockholm to attend Yale University and other famous art institutions in the United States. He finally made New York his permanent home and rose to prominence as a prominent role in the Pop Art movement of the 1960s there. He was the most inventive artist of his day and produced the most works worthy of being shown as significant works of public art. The majority of Claes Oldenburg’s well-known works included the artist inflating commonplace objects such as a clothespin, an eraser, or a toothbrush and converting them into enormous sculptures that were occasionally fluffy.

Tony Sirico

Tony Sirico made his debut in the film industry in 1974 with the invention of the character Crazy Joe. He has roles in several films directed by Woody Allen, including “Bullets Over Broadway” and “Café Society,” among others. Most people are familiar with him because of his roles as gangsters on “The Sopranos” and in “Goodfellas,” such as Paulie Walnuts and Tony Stacks. Despite this, his breakthrough role as Paulie Walnuts on “The Sopranos” is where he gained the most outstanding recognition and became a household name. On July 8, Sirico passed away after a life that was 79 years long and full of accomplishments.

Gilbert Gottfried

Gilbert Gottfried was an iconic comedian who left this world blue at the age of 67. He made his first appearance in a New York theatre as a stand-up comedian in his early teens. From the 1980s onwards, he became a cast member of “Saturday Night Special”. He made frequent entries in famous TV shows and films, including “The Problem Child.” He earned excellent fame for voicing “Lago the parrot” in “Aladdin”. Later, he voiced ads for Alfac Insurance for a duck and a bird named “Digit” in “Cyberchase”. After a prolonged ailment, he died of recurrent ventricular tachycardia on April 12, 2022.

Jerry Uelsmann

The forerunner of the American photomontage, Jerry Uelsmann, received surreal recognition, Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment, a Royal Photographic Society Fellowship, and Lucie Awards. He never used any software to alter his images. He spent most of his time in the darkroom, editing various effects and techniques in the photographs to exhibit the deepest human emotions. The brilliant artist served at the University of Florida from 1960 to 1998. Over a course of 50 years, he contributed to contemporary photography with numerous exhibitions, and his masterpieces can still be seen in various museums, including The Art Museum of New York and the Albert and Victoria Museum in the UK. He died on April 4th, at the age of 87 as a result of complications from a stroke.

Estelle Harris

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The death of the veteran TV, stage, and comedian, Estelle Harris, was confirmed on April 3rd. She will be remembered for her role as “Estelle Costanza” that she played for 6 years in the sitcom “Seinfeld.” She also worked as a voice actor for Mrs. Potato Head in “Toy Story 2” and appeared as “Murial” in the Disney sitcom “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” with her shrieking, pitched voice. She frequently appeared as a guest star in the “Night Court”. She died a natural death at her home in California. She was 93 years old.

Patrick Demarchelier

A French fashion photographer, Patrick Demarchelier, was privileged as the first non-Britain royal photographer. He was a born artist with an extraordinary sense of vintage beauty and style that made him Diana’s personal photographer. He worked extensively for brands like “Vogue” and “Harper’s Bazaar,” creating many outstanding cover photos and portraits. He was a part of the advertising campaigns for Chanel, Dior, LV, and Giorgio Armani, among other famous brands. He was also honored with the “Order of Arts and Letters” by the French government. He died at the age of 78 on March 31. The cause of death was not made public but it is speculated that the photographer died of cancer.

Tom Parker

Tom Parker emerged as a rising star when he was only 21 years old. He, along with his co-stars formed the band “The Wanted” in 2009 and released many hit songs, including “All Time Low,” “Heart Vacancy,” “Lose My Mind,” and “Chasing The Sun.” “Glad You Came” from their second album (2011) swept the UK chart. Later in 2014, the band dissolved as the members wanted to pursue solo careers. His solo “Fireflies” was a big hit. At the age of 32, the young vocalist was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and he left this world in March 2022, when he was only 33.

Naomi Judd

Naomi Judd, mother to famous actress Ashley Judd tragically lost her life at the age of 76 by a self-inflicted gunshot injury on 30th April 2022. She is known to have suffered from different mental health issues, such as depression and anxiety which primarily, resulted in her tragic demise. Naomi Judd was a country singer who sang along with her mother and daughter and made a well-known career. The group earned 5 Grammys and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame. She is survived by her two famous and well-known daughters, singer Wynonna Judd and Actress Ashley Judd.

Margaret Keane

Through her paintings, Margaret Keane’s “Big Eye Waifs,” as she called them, became famous in the 1960s. Since her husband Walter lied and said the paintings were his, most of Keane’s career was wasted. So, not many people appreciated all the hard work she did. After a judge ordered Margaret Keane and her ex-husband to paint in court to figure out who was the real artist, it took until 1986 for them to get their art back. In 1965, both Keanes tried to get a divorce. Margaret died on Sunday at her home in Napa Valley, California. She was 94 years old. Until the day she died, she worked hard as an artist.

Taylor Hawkins

Taylor Hawkins, was born on the 17th of February 1972, in Fort Worth, Texas, U.S. He was a well-known American musician who spent most of his childhood in Laguna, California. After graduating high school, Hawkins worked with famous musicians like Sarah Jordan and Alanis Morrisette. He had been a fan of a band called the Foo Fighters for the longest time. Once he came to know the band was searching for a new drummer on the radio, he called the band’s lead singer Dave Grohl immediately. Hawkins, known as the band’s “spirit animal,” recorded nine albums and won fifteen awards with the Foo Fighters. However, on March 25, 2022, Taylor Hawkins left his fans and colleagues devastated and shocked as he died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 50 years old.

Mary Mara

Mary Mara has a passion for acting from a very young age. She was an alumnus of the Yale School of Drama. Mara was a great actor on both the stage and the screen, but arguably her appearances on shows like Law & Order and ER are the most well-known. She has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry. On 26th June 2022 she went out to swim at the St. Lawrence River where she accidently drowned. Her death came as a shock to all her fans and her show business colleagues.

Roger Angell

This photo is from 2006. Roger Angell has continuously contributed to The New Yorker since he began writing for the publication in 1944. In the early 1960s, he started writing baseball-related pieces for his employer’s magazine. Since then, he has garnered several honors for his work. An ESPN award for this author’s body of work was granted in 2011 for literary sports writing. The Baseball Writers’ Association of America awarded him their Career Excellence Award that year (2014). These two prizes acknowledge outstanding sports writing. In 2022, Roger Angell passed away on this day. He was a 101-year-old man.

Robin Herman

Robin Herman made waves as the first female journalist to cover sports for the New York Times. Even though she passed away at the age of 70, her legacy lives on. She broke all gender bias the were prevalent in journalism as she was the first the gain access to the National Hockey League locker rooms. She paved the path for other female journalists to follow. She moved on the working as an assistant dean at Harvard where she was recognized for her experience as well. The infamous journalist died due to ovarian cancer while she was staying at her home in Massachusetts in February 2022.

Cheslie Kryst

One of the most shocking deaths of the year is that of the young model and Miss USA 2019, Cheslie Kryst. Almost everyone was left dumbfounded to learn that the beautiful pageant title holder’s cause of death was suicide. She left a note explaining her constant state of sadness and her hopelessness. Her death caused a lot of uproar about the importance of mental health. She was only 30 and passed away from an elevated position from a tall building in New York. The beauty truly left a mark as everyone remembers her as the gorgeous Miss USA 2019, television correspondent, and White Collar Glam founder.

Howard Hesseman

Howard Hesseman, also known as Dr. Johnny Fever from WKRP in Cincinnati, died at the age of 81. There were some grave complications from a colon surgery he had and passed away Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles. These details were confirmed by his wife, Caroline Ducrocq. He will always be remembered as the actor turned history teacher as his role as both have been nothing but astounding. After his take on as a history teacher Charlie Moore on Head of the Class, he hoped to move on with a movie career. He went on the Head of Class for four seasons before quitting the show.

Manfred Thierry Mugler

A French designer, creative director, and advisor of everything fashion is no more at a mere age of 73. Manfred Thierry Mugler passed away due to natural causes at his home in Paris on 23rd January 2022. There were no further details provided about his death, only that it was natural. The world of fashion had to bear a great loss on this day as one of the most renowned designer bid farewell. Mugler’s infamous creation was his fashion house named after him. Not only was he a key player in fashion during the 80s and 90s, but he continued to hold relevance after.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh was a well-known Buddhist monk, peace activist, poet, teacher, and the list goes on. He made a name for himself by preaching western practices of Buddhism as many people followed him. He was also the founder of the Plum Village Tradition. The Buddhist monk and teacher has written multiple books and has many books based on him. All of which promote the idea of peace and Buddhist teachings. Unfortunately, the wise one suffered a stroke in 2014 that had left him unable to speak. Since then, his health deteriorated and his death was not unexpected. He died at the age of 95 on 22nd January 2022.

Maria Ewing

Maria Ewing, the notable, passionate, and melodious Opera singer who sang the soprano and mezzo-soprano roles passed away at the age of 71. She was fighting a battle with cancer, and lost the battle on 9th January 2022. We all remember her by her powerful and dramatic performances at leading houses. The international star’s news of death left people from across the globe in a state of sadness. That’s the impact she had on them. Her extraordinary live acts during her stage performances at Carmen and Salome were the most popular amongst all of her roles. Her daughter and actress, Rebecca Hall confirmed that she was not well when she passed away.

Dirck Halstead

Dirck Halstead was an innovative and prize-winning photojournalist, press photographer, and inventor of digital journalism. He was born on December 24, 1936, in Huntington, New York, US, and began photojournalism at the age of fifteen years. He is famous for his work for Time Magazine, UPI, and Life Magazine, where he has shared numerous world-shaking events. Apart from photographing notable personalities like Richard M. Nixon, he has also captured numerous domestic protests. Throughout the late twentieth century, Halstead documented major world events like the Vietnam War, five political administrations, and the fall of Saigon in 1975. Known for capturing the world’s harrowing events intelligently, Dirck Halstead died on Friday, March 25, 2022, in Boquete, Panama. He was eighty-five years old.

Madeleine Albright

Madeleine Jana Korbel Albright was the first female secretary of the United States of America. On May 15, 1937, Madeleine Albright was born in Prague, Czech Republic (formerly Czechoslovakia). Her family fled to England in 1939 due to the Nazi’s invasion of Czechoslovakia. By 1948 they had immigrated to the United States after a Soviet-sponsored Communist coup held control in Prague. In 1959, Albright graduated from Wellesley College and obtained a Ph.D. from Columbia University, NY, in 1975. She worked for several NGOs and taught international affairs at Georgetown University from 1982 to 1993. During Clinton’s tenure, her political career began to rise as she was ambassador to the United Nations in 1993. Madeleine Albright died at eighty-four from cancer on March 23, 2022, in Washington, D.C. Several political dignitaries, including Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, and Joe Biden, attended her funeral.

Dr. Paul Farmer

Paul Farmer, Pioneer of Global Health, Dies at 62 - The New York Times

Dr. Paul Farmer was an American Medical Anthropologist who provided community-based treatment strategies. These strategies helped deliver high-quality health care in settings where resources were poor. He wrote a lot on human rights, health, and what happens because of social inequality. Dr. Farmer also wrote multiple books to raise awareness about such issues in the world. He passed away unexpectedly because of cardiac arrest in Rwanda while he was sleeping at 62 years old. He has left behind a wife and three children that will survive him, and his loss is devastating to the medical community and all the people he has helped.

Nichelle Nichols

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Nichelle Nichols was not only popular as an actress for her roles in shows and movies, but she was also a great singer and a dancer as well. Her role in Star Trek series is what gave her a big break. After being diagnosed with dementia things changed for Nichols. She spent her last days in difficulties with the lawsuit going on with her son and other family disputes. This may have caused her not to have a breath of relief. And at the age of 89, Nichols heart failed she passed away in Silver City, New Mexico.

Pat Carroll

Pat Carroll, Voice of The Little Mermaid's Ursula, Dies at 95 | Vanity Fair

Who hasn’t seen the Little Mermaid while growing up? Mostly everyone and you will be surprised to know it was someone as lovely and beautiful as Pat Carroll who voiced Ursula. She mostly played roles in comedy shows and movies. This is why she is one of the most beloved American actresses. She won a Grammy, Emmy and many other awards in her life time. After living 95 years, Pat Carroll suffered from pneumonia and passed away due to it in her home in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Her contribution to the entertainment is unforgettable and her voice has a special place in everyone’s life.

Tony Dow

Known for his role in sitcom Leave It to Beaver, Tony Dow received his big break from playing the character of Wally. After this sitcom, everyone knew how talented Dow is and he worked in many other television series. Never Too Young, Dr. Kildare are just two of this best works. Dow was also a director, producer and screenwriter in the industry. But during his last days he was diagnosed with liver cancer. It was just two months after the diagnosis that the news was announced about Tony Dow passing away in July 27, 2022. The world was in shock.

Rep. Don Young

Don Young was an American politician known for representing Alaska’s at-large congressional district for about forty-nine years. He was born in Meridian, California, on June 9, 1933, to Russell Lawhead Young Sr. and Arlene Marcella Bucy. He obtained his associate’s degree in education from Yuba College, followed by a bachelor’s degree in 1958 from Chico State College. Young served in the army from 1955 – 1957; however, in 1958, he moved to Alaska. Young’s political career took off in 1964 when he was appointed the mayor of Fort Yukon, Alaska. From 1966 to 1970, he worked for the Alaska House Of Representatives and soon served in the state’s senate till 1973. On March 18, 2022, Don Young was on a flight en route to Alaska when he suddenly lost consciousness. But unfortunately, he was declared dead at the age of eighty-eight years.

Sally Kellerman

Actress, singer Sally Kellerman dead at 84 – Daily News

The career of Sally Kellerman spanned more than six decades as an actress and singer. Her breakthrough role was Major Margaret in M*A*S*H in the 70s. The performance received nominations for Golden Globe and Academy Awards. Kellerman died earlier in 2022 because of heart failure at a care facility in Los Angeles. She was 84 years old when she passed away, and she also had dementia at the time of her death. Kellerman lived a full life, and all her fans will remember her for a long time to come, as she made a mark on many people during her career.

P.J. O’Rourke

P.J. O’Rourke was an American journalist and libertarian political satirist. He used to be a regular correspondent for The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, and The Atlantic Monthly. He was also a columnist for The Daily Beast between 2011 and 2016. He authored over twenty books on various subjects, such as cars, economics, and politics. In 2008, he announced that he was diagnosed with rectal cancer, and it was treatable with a 95% chance of survival. However, earlier in 2022, he passed away at his New Hampshire home after battling lung cancer. He was seventy-four years old, and his three children survived him after his untimely death.

Ivan Reitman

Ivan Reitman dead: Ghostbusters director dies at 75 | EW.com

Ivan Reitman was a Canadian film and TV producer, director, and screenwriter who was born in Czechoslovakia. He rose to fame during the 80s and 90s because of his incredible comedy work. Reitman also founded The Montecito Picture Company in 1998 as his career progressed even further. He has directed many films, such as Ghostbusters I and II, Dave, Meatballs, Kindergarten Cop, Stripes, Junior, and many others. Reitman passed away at the age of 75 peacefully in his sleep at his home in California. He will always be remembered for his contributions to American cinema, as his career spanned a long time.

Robert Morse

A veteran of the Broadway industry, Robert Morse made himself known when he played a significant role in the production “The Matchmaker” in 1955. Since then, he has played multiple characters on Broadway, with him being significantly known for his performance in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying”, which earned him his first Tony Award. He later got his second Tony Award, when performing in the Broadway plat “Tru”. In TV, he has played a significant role in the famous TV show Mad Men, which earned him more popularity. On 20th April 2022 Robert Morse took his last breath at 90 because of heart failure.

Robert Mcfarlane

Robert Mcfarlane is a man that is controversial, to say the least. Working as a National Security Advisor under President Reagan, he was convicted of four counts of misdemeanor charges of holding information against Congress over making deals with Iran. It is important to mention that the scandal occurred after his term ended with President Reagan. This deal included an exchange of arms in return for hostages. Though President Bush later pardoned him, he still had to go through turmoil’s that he detailed in his book “Special Trust”. He passed on12th May 2022 at the age of 84 due to complications from a lung condition.

Orrin Hatch

Orrin Hatch was a member of the senate that made history as no other senator has. He is the only known Republican who has served for four long decades as a conservative, consistently and tirelessly working towards the betterment of the country. He, though a republican, became famous for being a willing participant when it came to talking about different amendments and the willingness to listen to the other party. He has voted in almost all the legislatures that were eventually able to pass and become law. Due to complications from a stroke a week before he passed away at the age of 88 on 23rd April 2022.

Richard Wald

Richard Wald, a legend in the journalism industry, passed away at the age of 92 on 13th May 2022 due to a severe stroke. A notable name in television history, Richard Wald made his debut as a New York Herald Tribune journalist and later ended up being the head of NBC News from 1973 to 1977. He then started working at ABC news leading the network to get its highest rating. After retirement from ABC News in 1999, he became a journalism professor at Columbia University. He is why ABC News and the network have managed to get this popularity.