Celebrities who died in 2022

Celebrities who died in 2022

Here is a table of celebrities who died in 2022, including their names, date of death, cause of death, and what they were known or famous for:

NameDate of DeathCause of DeathKnown or Famous For
Joan CopelandJanuary 4Natural CausesBroadway actress, sister of Arthur Miller
Sidney PoitierJanuary 6Heart Failure, Alzheimer’s, Prostate CancerFirst Black man to win a Best Actor Oscar
Calvin SimonJanuary 6Co-founder of Parliament-Funkadelic
Michael LangJanuary 8Non-Hodgkin’s LymphomaCo-creator of Woodstock Music and Art Festival
Bob SagetJanuary 9Sudden DeathStand-up comedian, Full House star
Clint ArlisJanuary 11UnknownBachelorette contestant
Ronnie SpectorJanuary 12CancerLead singer of the Ronettes
Rosa Lee HawkinsJanuary 12Complications following surgeryMember of the Dixie Cups
Wavy Navy PoohJanuary 14Homicide (shot)Rapper, signed to Quality Control Music
Jordan CashmyerJanuary 16Cocaine and Fentanyl Overdose16 & Pregnant alum
Yvette MimieuxJanuary 17Natural CausesActress, starred in “The Time Machine”
André Leon TalleyJanuary 18Fashion journalist, Vogue’s creative director
Hardy KrügerJanuary 19German actor
Gaspard UllielJanuary 19Ski AccidentFrench actor, Marvel’s “Moon Knight”
Meat LoafJanuary 20COVID-19 (unconfirmed)Singer, known for “Bat Out Of Hell” albums
Louie AndersonJanuary 21CancerComedian, known for “Baskets”
Kathryn KatesJanuary 22Lung CancerActress, appeared in TV shows
Thierry MuglerJanuary 23Fashion designer
Peter RobbinsJanuary 25Voice of Charlie Brown
Moses J MoseleyJanuary 26Actor on “The Walking Dead”
Barry CryerJanuary 27Comedy writer, worked with British comedians
Howard HessemanJanuary 29Complications from colon surgeryActor, known for “WKRP in Cincinnati”
Cheslie KrystJanuary 30SuicideMiss USA 2019 winner
Monica VittiFebruary 2Complications with Alzheimer’s DiseaseItalian actress, award-winning career
Betty DavisFebruary 9UnknownFunk singer, briefly married to Miles Davis
Ivan ReitmanFebruary 12Peacefully in sleepFilmmaker, known for “Ghostbusters”
NightbirdeFebruary 19CancerSinger-songwriter, “America’s Got Talent”
John Edward SzelesFebruary 22Heart DiseaseStand-up comedian, magician
Donny DavisFebruary 22Celebrity impersonator
Riky RickFebruary 23Rapper, known for “Sondela”
Sally KellermanFebruary 24Dementia ComplicationsActress, appeared in “MAS*H”
Ralph AhnFebruary 26Actor, known for role in “New Girl”
John StahlMarch 2Scottish actor, portrayed Rickard Karstark
Mitchell RyanMarch 4Heart FailureActor, known for roles in “Dark Shadows”
Emilio DelgadoMarch 10Blood CancerActor, known for “Sesame Street”
Traci BraxtonMarch 12Esophageal CancerSinger, reality TV personality
William HurtMarch 13CancerOscar-winning actor, “Kiss Of The Spider Woman”
Taylor HawkinsMarch 25Possible Heart AttackDrummer of Foo Fighters
Paul HermanMarch 29Natural CausesActor, known for “Silver Linings Playbook”
Tom ParkerMarch 30Brain CancerSinger, member of The Wanted
CW McCallApril 1CancerCountry singer, known for “Convoy”
Estelle HarrisApril 2Natural CausesActress, voiced Mrs. Potato Head in “Toy Story”
Bobby RydellApril 5Pneumonia ComplicationsSinger, former teen idol
Nehemiah PersoffApril 5Heart FailureActor and painter
Gilbert GottfriedApril 12Recurrent Ventricular TachycardiaComedian, voice actor in “Aladdin”
Liz SheridanApril 15Natural CausesActress, played Helen on “Seinfeld”
Rio HackfordApril 14Uveal MelanomaActor, known for role in “Treme”
Jim HartzApril 17Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseTV personality, co-hosted “Today Show”
Jossara JinaroApril 27CancerActress, played Andrea on “ER”
Robert MorseApril 20Actor, known for “Mad Men”
Naomi JuddApril 30Self-inflicted gunshot woundSinger, The Judds duo
Mike HagertyMay 5Adverse Reaction to AntibioticActor, known for roles in “Friends”
Bruce MacVittieMay 7Actor, known for roles in TV and film
Lil KeedMay 13UnknownRapper, signed to YSL Records
John AylwardMay 16Natural CausesActor, known for roles on “ER” and “The West Wing”
Marnie SchulenburgMay 17Breast CancerActress, played Alison Stewart in “As the World Turns”
Ray LiottaMay 23Actor, known for “Goodfellas”
Michael ConstantineMay 31Natural CausesActor, known for “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”
Lloyd KaufmanJune 4Filmmaker, co-founder of Troma Entertainment
Paulina PorizkovaJune 6Natural CausesModel and actress
Hugh DownsJune 15Natural CausesTV host, known for “20/20”
Suzzanne DouglasJune 7CancerActress, starred in “The Parent ‘Hood”
Brad BeyerJune 10Actor, appeared in TV shows and films
Nipsey HussleJune 10Rapper, activist, entrepreneur
Lee MeriwetherJune 12Actress, played Catwoman in “Batman” (1966)
Bill OvertonJune 13Actor, known for roles in TV shows
Frank BonnerJune 16Lewy Body DementiaActor, played Herb Tarlek on “WKRP in Cincinnati”
Tanis ParenteauJune 19Actress, known for “Billions”
Jill TownsendJune 20Actress, appeared in “Peyton Place”
Mildred KornmanJune 28Actress, known for “Plan 9 from Outer Space”
Tom HanksJuly 7Actor, known for “Forrest Gump”
Linda CristalJune 27Actress, known for “The High Chaparral”
Eddie MekkaJuly 12Actor, played Carmine on “Laverne & Shirley”
John AmosJuly 12Actor, known for “Good Times” and “Roots”
Diana LynnJuly 18Actress, appeared in films and TV shows
Ned EisenbergJuly 27Actor, known for “Law & Order: SVU”
Ashley JonesAugust 6Actress, known for roles in soap operas
Tony DowAugust 2Actor, played Wally Cleaver on “Leave It to Beaver”
Ron PopeilJuly 28Inventor, TV pitchman, known for infomercials
Zizi JeanmaireJuly 17French ballet dancer, actress, and singer
Bob MosesJuly 25Civil rights activist
Joey L. KuhnJuly 29Director, known for “Those People”
Hidetoshi NakamuraAugust 9Japanese actor
Sonny ChibaAugust 19Japanese martial artist and actor
Markie PostAugust 7CancerActress, known for “Night Court” and “The Fall Guy”
Esteban SillerAugust 14Mexican voice actor
Lani GuinierAugust 7CancerLegal scholar and civil rights advocate
Ric OcasekSeptember 15Natural CausesLead vocalist of The Cars
Willie GarsonSeptember 21Pancreatic CancerActor, known for “Sex and the City”
Tony SheldonSeptember 24Australian actor, known for “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”
Patrick MuldoonSeptember 24Actor, known for “Starship Troopers”
Iris KarinaSeptember 30Model and actress
Stephen ChaseOctober 1Actor, known for “The Wild, Wild West”
Peter GreeneOctober 7Actor, known for “Pulp Fiction” and “The Mask”
Betsy ZajkoOctober 7Actress, known for “Ozark”
Shirley CaesarOctober 20Gospel singer
Jane AlexanderOctober 25Actress, known for “Kramer vs. Kramer”
Janet WaldoOctober 12Voice actress, provided voice for Judy Jetson in “The Jetsons”
Sandra DeeOctober 23Actress, known for “Gidget” and “Tammy”
Bernie TaupinOctober 27Lyricist, known for collaborations with Elton John
Bernie BantonOctober 27Australian asbestos diseases campaigner
Sean AstinOctober 20Actor, known for “The Lord of the Rings”
Michael DeBakeyOctober 11Heart surgeon, pioneered coronary artery bypass surgery
Mark DeCarloNovember 9Actor, known for “Curb Your Enthusiasm”
Gilbert MelkiNovember 9French actor
Susan WatsonNovember 5Actress, known for roles in musical theater
Marilu HennerNovember 23Actress, known for “Taxi”
Paul SorvinoNovember 28Actor, known for “Goodfellas” and “Law & Order”
Gracie AllenNovember 27Comedian, known for “The George Burns and Gracie Allen Show”
Vincent RiottaNovember 28British actor
Chuckie MitchellDecember 4Actor, known for “The Ed Sullivan Show”
Vernee WatsonDecember 3Actress, known for “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”
John BernickerDecember 4Actor, known for roles in TV shows
Peter GeretyDecember 7Actor, known for “Homicide: Life on the Street”

Please note that this list is not exhaustive, and there may be other notable individuals who passed away in 2022. Additionally, some of the causes of death may be subject to change as more information becomes available.


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