#Celebrity Deaths: 2022

Cry January! The many great stars who have died in the first month of 2022

January 2022 has dealt a sad blow to pop culture as legendary actors, singers and sports greats all died within weeks. The world lost some of its brightest stars — including historic Oscar winner Sidney Poitier, beloved funnyman Bob Saget and acclaimed rocker Meat Loaf — on the heels of “Golden Girls” actress Betty White’s death in late December.
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Celebrity Deaths in 2022 - Remembering The Stars We've Lost

We’re remembering the beloved stars who have sadly passed away in 2022. From iconic actors to massively popular musicians to major media personalities, there have been some saddening and shocking deaths in the first few weeks of the year already. Our continued thoughts are with all the friends, families,...
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Meat Loaf, Louie Anderson, Sidney Poitier, and Bob Saget Are Among the Stars Who Died in 2022

We're paying our respects to the several icons — musicians, prolific actors, comedians, cultural shifters — who died in 2022. On the heels of The Golden Girls star Betty White's death on New Year's Eve at age 99, Sidney Poitier, the first Black actor to win best actor at the Oscars, died at age 94. Emmy-winning comedian Louie Anderson, Bat Out of Hell rocker Meat Loaf, and Full House comedian Bob Saget have also died. Each of them made a profound, lasting mark on their industry. Ahead, we pay our respects to these stars.

'Full House' star Bob Saget dies in Florida at 65, plus more celebs we've lost in 2022 is taking a look back at the bold-faced names we lost in 2022, starting with this actor and funnyman… Comedian Bob Saget was found dead in an Orlando, Florida, hotel room on Jan. 9, local law enforcement confirmed. The beloved "Full House" and "Fuller House" star — who in addition to playing dad Danny Tanner on the hit sitcoms also notably hosted "America's Funniest Home Videos" and voiced future Ted Mosby on "How I Met Your Mother" — was 65. According to a social media post from the Orange County Sheriff's Office, "Earlier today, deputies were called to the Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes [hotel] for a call about an unresponsive man in a hotel room. The man was identified as Robert Saget & pronounced deceased on scene. Detectives found no signs of foul play or drug use in this case." TMZ reported that sheriff's deputies and the fire department "responded to the hotel around 4 p.m. … after hotel security had found Bob in his room" and that the comic "was pronounced dead on the scene." Bob was performing Florida dates on his stand-up tour at the time of his passing. His "Full House" castmates and more stars took to social media to mourn their friend, with a grieving John Stamos writing, "I am broken. I am gutted. I am in complete shock. I will never ever have another friend like him. I love you so much Bobby."

The Wanted’s Tom Parker Dead at 33 After 2-Year Battle With Brain Cancer

Click here to read the full article. Rest in peace. The celebrity deaths of 2022 include Sidney Poitier and more stars, actors and singers who have passed away this year. The celebrity deaths of 2022 come after a year of loss in 2021, which saw the deaths of stars like Betty White, Joan Didion, Cicely Tyson, Prince Philip and Willie Garson. On the morning of December 31, 2021, Betty White—an actress and comedian best known for roles in TV shows like The Golden Girls and The Mary Tyler Moore Show—died at 99 years old. Her death came three weeks before her...

Celebrity Deaths in 2022: Stars We’ve Lost

Always in our hearts. Hollywood mourned the loss of icons such as Betty White and John Madden in the final days of 2021 — and unfortunately, 2022 also came with celebrity deaths that have fans reeling. The sports world lost a football great in Dan Reeves who passed away on January 1. The 77-year-old Georgia […]

Celebrity Deaths 2022: In Memoriam Gallery

Throughout 2022, we will continue to update this IN MEMORIAM photo gallery with notable celebrity deaths from film, television, theater and music. The first major entertainment figures to be honored in the 2022 gallery are beloved TV legend Betty White (who actually died on the final day of 2021), Oscar-winning actor Sidney Poitier and Oscar-nominated director Peter Bogdanovich.

Basketball Legend Bob Lanier Dies At 73

Bob Lanier, the basketball hall of fame legend whose hulking presence on the hardwood is credited for influencing the careers of some of the game's greatest players, died Tuesday at the age of 73.
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Celebrity deaths feel more painful amid two years of enormous loss

Betty White. Sidney Poitier. Joan Didion. These three are part of a growing list of icons who have died in recent weeks — which also include singer Ronnie Spector, comedian Bob Saget, painter Wayne Thiebaud and director Peter Bogdanovich — that have left many in mourning. But in a time of so much loss, it surprised me that I hadn’t been more conditioned to the experience of death, especially the deaths of people I didn’t know personally.

Louie Anderson, Emmy-winning comedian, dead at 68

Louie Anderson, longtime comic, game show host and actor who won an Emmy for his role as Christine Baskets in the FX series “Baskets,” has died at age 68. He died in Las Vegas after undergoing treatment for his cancer, diffuse large B-cell lymphoma. In a statement to The Post, his publicist said he “passed away peacefully” Friday morning.

Celebrity Deaths in 2021 Included DMX, Tawny Kitaen, Virgil Abloh

There were a lot of shocking and sad celebrity deaths in 2021 ... including tragic shootings, a drug overdose, stunning cancer revelations and, of course, COVID. The rap world lost DMX, who died of an OD which triggered a heart attack, plus Young Dolph, Slim 400 and Drakeo the Ruler, who all died from violence.

Meat Loaf, rock legend and ‘Bat Out of Hell’ singer, dead at 74

Legendary rock singer Meat Loaf has died, according to an announcement posted on his official Facebook page. He was 74. “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side,” the post said. “Daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends have been with him throughout the last 24 hours.”