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2014 Notable Deaths

2014 Notable Deaths

NOTABLE DEATHS: A look at the celebrities who died in 2014. Photo: Associated Press, Reuters

A look at the celebrities and notable people we lost this year.

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James Garner, Actor
April 7, 1928 – July 19, 2014


Elaine Stritch celebrates her 85th birthday in New York.

Elaine Stritch, Actress
Feb. 2, 1925 – July 17. 2014


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Johnny Winter, Musician
Feb. 23, 1944- July 16, 2014


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Alice Coachman Davis, Olympic athlete/First black woman to win gold
Nov. 9, 1923 – July 14, 2014


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Tommy Ramone, Musician, The Ramones
Jan. 29, 1949 – July 11, 2014


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Bob Hastings, Actor
April 18, 1925 – June 30, 2014


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Meshach Taylor, Actor
April 11, 1947 – June 28, 2014


In this June 22, 2012 photo, musician Bobby Womack poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. With health and drug problems behind him, Womack makes his return with a new album, "The Bravest Man in the Universe."

Bobby Womack, Soul singer
March 4, 1944 – June 27, 2014


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Howard Baker, former U.S. Senator
Nov. 25, 1925 – June 26, 2014


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Eli Wallach, Actor
Dec. 7, 1915 – June 24, 2014


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Jimmy C. Newman, singer/Grand Ole Opry performer
Aug. 27, 1927 – June 21, 2014


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Anthony “Tony” Gwynn, Sr., Hall of Fame baseball player
May 9, 1960 – June 16, 2014


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Casey Kasem, Radio & TV personality, host of “American Top 40″
April 27, 1932 – June 15, 2014


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Chuck Noll, Hall of Fame NFL head coach
Jan. 5, 1932- June 13, 2014


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Ruby Dee, Actress, writer, civil rights activist
Oct. 27, 1922 – June 11, 2014


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Don Zimmer, MLB player, coach, manager
Jan. 17, 1931 – June 4, 2014


FILE - In this April 14, 2007, file photo, Ann B. Davis arrives at the 5th Annual TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Emmy-winning actress Davis, who played the housekeeper on "The Brady Bunch," has died at a San Antonio hospital on Sunday, June 1, 2014. She was 88.
Ann B. Davis, Actress
May 3, 1926 – June 1, 2014

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