CULTURE & ARTS

Deaths In 2013: Remembering Those We Lost This Year

This year, we lost everyone from Hollywood greats to political giants. Ahead, we say goodbye to those who left a cultural mark.

This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine, Huffington, available Friday, Dec. 27 in the iTunes App store.

  • Annette Funicello
    The singer and beach party film star died on April 8 at 70.
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    The singer and beach party film star died on April 8 at 70.
  • James Gandolfini
    <em>The Sopranos</em> star died on June 19 at 51.
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    The Sopranos star died on June 19 at 51.
  • Roger Ebert
    The American film critic died on April 4 at 70.
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    The American film critic died on April 4 at 70.
  • Lee Thompson Young
    The actor and Disney Channel star died on Aug. 19 at 29.
    The actor and Disney Channel star died on Aug. 19 at 29.
  • Ray Manzarek
    The founding member and keyboardist for The Doors died on May 20 at 74.
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    The founding member and keyboardist for The Doors died on May 20 at 74.
  • Helen Thomas
    The long-time White House correspondent died on July 20 at 92.
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    The long-time White House correspondent died on July 20 at 92.
  • Dennis Farina
    The actor known for his roles in <em>Midnight Run</em> and <em>Get Shorty</em> died on July 22 at 69.
    The actor known for his roles in Midnight Run and Get Shorty died on July 22 at 69.
  • Margaret Thatcher
    The former British Prime Minister died on April 8 at 87.
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    The former British Prime Minister died on April 8 at 87.
  • Richie Havens
    The American singer-songwriter died on April 22 at 72.
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    The American singer-songwriter died on April 22 at 72.
  • Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly
    The Kris Kross rapper (right) died on May 1 at 34.
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    The Kris Kross rapper (right) died on May 1 at 34.
  • Jonathan Winters
    The American comedian and actor died on April 11 at 87.
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    The American comedian and actor died on April 11 at 87.
  • Eileen Brennan
    The American actress known for her role in <em>Private Benjamin</em> died on July 28 at 80.
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    The American actress known for her role in Private Benjamin died on July 28 at 80.
  • Nelson Mandela
    The former South African president died on Dec. 5 at 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after sp
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    The former South African president died on Dec. 5 at 95. Mandela became South Africa's first black president in 1994 after spending 27 years in jail for his activism against apartheid in a racially divided South Africa.
  • Ed Koch
    The former New York mayor died on  Feb. 1 at 88.
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    The former New York mayor died on Feb. 1 at 88.
  • Conrad Bain
    The <em>Diff’rent Strokes</em> actor died on Jan. 14 at 89.
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    The Diff’rent Strokes actor died on Jan. 14 at 89.
  • Gus
    The Central Park Zoo icon died on Aug. 27 at 27.
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    The Central Park Zoo icon died on Aug. 27 at 27.
  • Gia Allemand
    The <em>Bachelor</em> star died on Aug. 14 at 29.
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    The Bachelor star died on Aug. 14 at 29.
  • Marcia Wallace
    The <em>Bob Newhart Show</em> star and voice of Edna Krabappel on <em>The Simpsons</em> died on Oct. 25 at 70.
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    The Bob Newhart Show star and voice of Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons died on Oct. 25 at 70.
  • Hugo Chavez
    The president of Venezuela died on March 5 at 58.
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    The president of Venezuela died on March 5 at 58.
  • Paul Walker
    The <em>Fast & Furious </em>star died on Nov. 30 at 40.
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    The Fast & Furious star died on Nov. 30 at 40.
  • Bonnie Franklin
    The One Day at a Time actress died on March 1 at 69.
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    The One Day at a Time actress died on March 1 at 69.
  • Jean Stapleton
    The <em>All in the Family</em> star died on May 31 at 90.
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    The All in the Family star died on May 31 at 90.
  • Dr. Joyce Brothers
    The popular American psychologist died on May 13 at 85.
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    The popular American psychologist died on May 13 at 85.
  • Cory Monteith
    The Glee <em>star</em> died on July 13 at 31.
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    The Glee star died on July 13 at 31.
  • Lou Reed
    The musician and Velvet Underground frontman died on Oct. 27 at 71.
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    The musician and Velvet Underground frontman died on Oct. 27 at 71.
  • Peter O’Toole
    The eight-time Oscar nominee and<em> Lawrence of Arabia </em>star died on Dec. 14 at 81.
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    The eight-time Oscar nominee and Lawrence of Arabia star died on Dec. 14 at 81.
  • Joan Fontaine
    The Academy Award-winning actress and Hitchcock star died on Dec. 15 at 96.
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    The Academy Award-winning actress and Hitchcock star died on Dec. 15 at 96.
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