Death, as well all know, is part of life and celebrities are not exempted. This year, the show business industry has lost a bunch of its pillars. So, let us take a quick recap of the biggest stars who have passed away in 2016.
Some of the greatest stars passed away surprisingly. But, there were also those whose deaths are somehow expected by their families, friends and fans. One of the surprising deaths this year was Zsa Zsa Gabor?s. The Hungarian actress passed away on December 18 after suffering from a heart attack.
Another star that has died this December is singer George Michael. According to the police, his death remains unexplainable but not suspicious. However, Hollywood Reporter stated that the performer died because of a heart failure.
Now, the most recent one is Carrie Fisher?s death. The actress, who is popularly know as Princess Leia in the Star Wars franchise, passed away on December 27 at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. According to People, Fisher had a heart attack on December 23 while flying from London to Los Angeles. Paramedics immediately rushed her to the hospital where she eventually died.
Earlier this year, the world was welcomed by a tragic loss in the world of music. The English singer David Bowie died on January 10 at age 69. It was then followed by actor Alan Rickman?s passing on January 14. Four days later, the legendary musician Glenn Frey died at age 67.
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Moreover, singer Prince also died this year at age 57 on April 21. Back in August, another Star Wars actor passed away. Kenny Baker, who played the robot R2D2 in the series, died at age 81 on August 13. Gene Wilder, who played Willy Wonka in the movie Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, died a couple of weeks after that at age 83.
Other celebrities who died in 2016 are Alexis Arquette and Liz Smith. The former died at age 47 on September 11. Arquette was famous for portraying the role of George in the movie Wedding Singer, where he impersonated the singer Boy George. Smith, on the other hand, is famous for playing the role Nana in The Royle Family. She died on Christmas Eve at age 95.
There you have it! Some of the surprising deaths that took place this 2016. It is certain that they will be remembered by their loved ones forever. May they all rest in peace. Share your thoughts in the comment section below.