The year 2023 marked the demise and loss of several prominent celebrities and talents in the Hollywood industry. The list included names like FRIENDS actor Matthew Perry, Harry Potter actor Michael Gambon, and others. Taking a look back at the year, here are the top 10 actors and Hollywood celebrities who passed away in 2023.
- Matthew Perry
Matthew Langford Perry was an American and Canadian actor who was best known for his role as Chandler Bing in the television sitcom Friends. The actor tragically passed away at 54 in his Los Angeles residence on October 28, while the cause of his death is yet to be determined.
2. Michael Gambon
Michael Gambon passed away on Thursday 28th September. British actor Michael Gambon who essayed the role “Albus Dumbledore” in six parts of Harry Potter passed away at the age of 82 with his wife, Anne, and son Fergus at his bedside following a bout of pneumonia.
3. Suzanne Somers
The actress, renowned for her roles in ‘Three’s Company’ and ‘Step by Step’, succumbed to breast cancer on 15th October 2023, after a lengthy battle with the disease for over 23 years.
4. David McCallum
British actor David McCallum who gained popularity for his role as an agent in the famous television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. passed away at the of 90 years September 25, at Presbyterian Hospital in New York under normal circumstances.
5. Billy Miller
Billy Miller, the accomplished actor renowned for his Daytime Emmy-winning performances, tragically passed away at the age of 43 in Austin, Texas. The actor, celebrated for his roles in shows like “The Young and the Restless” and “General Hospital,” had been battling manic depression.
6. Angus Cloud
Euphoria star Angus Cloud, 25, was found dead at his family home in Oakland, California on July 31, 2023. According to reports Angus died from an accidental overdose of drugs.
7. Tyler Christopher
Former ‘General Hospital’ star Tyler Christopher passed away at the age of 50. The US soap star – who was best known for playing Nikolas Cassadine on the long-running ABC daytime TV soap opera – suffered a cardiac arrest at his San Diego home on 31st October, 2023.
8. Richard Moll
Richard Moll has died aged 80. The 8ft 6in tall actor, who was best known for playing the bailiff on ‘Night Court’ passed away on Thursday, 26th October at his home in Big Bear Lake, California.
9. Faye Fantarrow
UK singer and songwriter, Faye Fantarrow passed away at the age of 21 after suffering from a brain tumor. The young British singer had earlier beat leukemia twice when she was diagnosed with the disease at the age of only 8 years. However, the singer was later diagnosed with a rare Glioma tumor in her brain by the doctors.
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