Celebrity Deaths in 2023: Hollywood Stars We Lost (Photos)

A look at notable personalities from film, television, music and media that we’ve lost this year

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Inga Swenson

Inga Swenson

The Emmy- and Tony-nominated actress played German cook Gretchen Kraus on the ABC sitcom “Benson” died on July 23.

Bo Goldman

Bo Goldman

The Oscar-Winning cowriter of “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” died at age 90 0n July 25. He won a second Oscar for 1981’s “Melvin and Howard” and was nominated again for 1993’s “Scent of a Woman.”

Sineád O'Connor (Photo credit: Getty Images)

Sineád O’Connor

The Irish singer of the smash 1990 hit “Nothing Compares 2 U,” who ripped up a photo of Pope John Paul II on “Saturday Night Live,” died on July 26 at the age of 56.

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The Eagles in 1976, with Randy Meisner at center (Getty Images)

Randy Meisner

The founding member of The Eagles died at the age of 77 due to complications from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary disease, the band announced July 27.

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Angus Cloud

The “Euphoria” actor known for his role of Fezco on the HBO series, died at the age of 25 on July 31. It was later revealed that the actor died from an accidental drug overdose.

Mark Margolis (Photo Credit: Getty Collection)
Mark Margolis (Photo Credit: Getty Collection)

Mark Margolis

The actor best-known for playing Hector Salamanca in AMC’s “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul” died at the age of 83 on Aug. 3.

Arthur Schmidt
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Arthur Schmidt

The two-time Academy Award winning editor and frequent collaborator of Robert Zemeckis died Aug. 5 at the age of 86.

Actor Austin Majors poses at The 7th Annual Mentor Awards Gala benefiting Optimist Youth Homes & Family Services to help honor two of their own - David Milch, co-creator/executive producer of the series, and Bill Clark, executive producer at the Biltmore Hotel, October 29, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
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Austin Majors

The former “NYPD Blue” child star died in February at the age of 27 from a fentanyl overdose confirmed in August.

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Robbie Robertson

The singer and lead guitarist of “The Band” who also scored “Killers of the Flower Moon” as well as other Martin Scorsese films, died Aug. 8 after a long illness.

A&M co-founder Jerry Moss in 1967
A&M co-founder Jerry Moss in 1967 (Getty Images)

Jerry Moss

The A&M Records founder — who guided artists like Janet Jackson, The Carpenters and The Police — and record executive died Aug. 16 at the age of 88.

Bernie Marsden
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Bernie Marsden

The Whitesnake guitarist, who co-wrote ’70s and ’80s glam-rock band hits like “Here I Go Again,” died Aug. 25 at 72 years old.

Jake Bloom
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Jake Bloom

One of Hollywood’s top attorneys, who represented Martin Scorsese, Ron Howard, George Lucas and more, died in September at 81 years old.

Michael McGrath
Michael McGrath attends “Plaza Suite” Opening Night (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

Michael McGrath

 The Tony-winning actor known for his work in “Spamalot” and “Nice Work If You Can Get It,” died at 65 years old in September.

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Michael Gambon

The Irish-English actor of stage and screen, who took over the role of Albus Dumbledore in six “Harry Potter” movies, died in September at the age of 82.

Richard Moll
Richard Moll (Credit: Kathy Hutchins/Hutchins Photo)

Richard Moll

The “Night Court” actor who starred as Aristotle Nostradamus “Bull” Shannon died Oct. 26 at the age of 80.

Matthew Perry (Credit: Getty Images)

Matthew Perry

The “Friends” actor, who played Chandler Bing on the sitcom, died Oct. 28 at the age of 54. At first the cause of Perry’s death was thought to be drowning, but it was later revealed to be acute effects of ketamine.

Former president Jimmy Carter and former first lady Rosalynn Carter in 2015 (Getty)

Rosalynn Carter

The former First Lady and wife of Jimmy Carter, died Nov. 119 at 96 years old.

Norman Lear at the 21st PGA Awards in 2010
Norman Lear at the 21st PGA Awards in 2010. (Credit: Getty Images)

Norman Lear

The creator of “All in the Family,” “The Jeffersons,” “Good Times” and many more iconic shows that influenced television and American popular culture, died at the age of 101 on December 5.

Andre Braugher in “Brooklyn Nine-Nine.” (Fox)

Andre Braugher

The Emmy-winning actor of “Homicide: Life on the Street” and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” died Dec. 12 at the age of 61.