2014 Year In Review

Remembering the lives of the most notable personalities lost in 2014

Celebrity Deaths in Movies

  • Faten Hamana, 83 (1931 - 2015)

    Faten Hamana

    By BRIAN ROHAN, The Associated PressCAIRO (AP) — Thousands of mourners gathered at a mosque outside Cairo on Sunday for the funeral of actress Faten Hamama, a pillar of Middle Eastern cinema who died a day earlier after a career that spanned seven decades and graced the golden age of Egyptian filmmaking.Her passing drew condolences from across the film industry, and even a rare message, for an...

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  • Alan Hirschfield Alan Hirschfield (2015)

    Alan Hirschfield Alan Hirschfield

    The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Alan Hirschfield, a former entertainment executive who helped make the 1970s movies "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" and "Taxi Driver," has died. He was 79.Son Marc Hirschfield says the former chief executive of Columbia Pictures died Thursday at his home in Wyoming of natural causes.Hirschfield held the post at Columbia from 1973 to 1978 and was...

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  • Darren Shahlavi , 42 (1972 - 2015)

    Darren Shahlavi

    Darren Shahlavi, an actor known for roles on television programs such as Arrow and Mortal Kombat: Legacy, was found dead on January 14 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 42. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

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  • Anita Ekberg, 83 (1931 - 2015)

    Anita  Ekberg

    By COLLEEN BARRY and MALIN RISING, The Associated PressMILAN (AP) — Anita Ekberg, the Swedish-born actress and sex-symbol of the 1950s and '60s who was immortalized bathing in the Trevi fountain in "La Dolce Vita," has died. She was 83.Ekberg's lawyer Patrizia Ubaldi confirmed she died in Rome Sunday morning following a series of illnesses. She had been hospitalized most recently after...

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  • Taylor Negron, 57 (1957 - 2015)

    Taylor Negron

    Fast Times at Ridgemont High actor and comedian Taylor Negron dies at 57. More information to follow.

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