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Hollywood’s Notable Deaths of 2019 (Photos)

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Here’s an inventory of a few of the notable celebrities and trade professionals in movie, TV, music and sports activities who’ve handed away in 2019. 

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Joe Stapleton  The New England broadcaster who appeared in a number of Oscar-winning movies like “Spotlight” and “Mystic River,” died Jan. 1. Stapleton was 55. 

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Daryl Dragon  One half of pop duo Captain and Tennille died Jan. 2 of renal failure, based on Reuters. He was 76.

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Gene Okurland  The famed WWE announcer, who incessantly interviewed the likes of Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant at their peak, died Jan. 2. Okurland was 76. 

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Bob Einstein  The “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and “Arrested Development” actor (and brother of actor-filmmaker Albert Brooks) died  Jan. 2. Einstein was 76. 

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Verna Bloom  The “Animal House” and “The Last Temptation of Christ” actress died Jan. 9. A household spokesperson advised USA Today that Bloom died from problems from dementia. Bloom was 80.

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Mark Urman  The veteran indie movie distributer, who was most just lately president and CEO of New York-based Paladin Films, died Jan. 12 following a bout with most cancers. He was 66.

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Carol Channing   The legendary Broadway and musical actress  (“Hello Dolly,” “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes”) died Jan. 15. Channing was 97. 

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Lorna Doom  The German bassist and founding member of the seminal Los Angeles-based punk band The Germs, died Jan. 17. She was 61. 

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John Coughlin  The former champion determine skater died by suicide on Jan. 18. The information got here days after Coughlin was suspended from the game over a pending grievance. He was 33.

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Andy Vajna  The Hungarian producer who labored with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone on a few of their hottest movies, together with “Rambo” and “Total Recall,” died at his residence in Budapest on Jan. 20. He was 74.

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Russell Baker  A two-time Pulitzer-winning author and longtime host of PBS’ “Masterpiece Theatre,” Baker died Jan. 21 in his Lessburg, Virginia, residence. Baker was 93. 

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James Frawley  The director of “The Muppet Movie” and the present “The Monkees,” died on Jan. 22 at his residence in Indian Wells, California. He was 82.

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Kevin Barnett  The comedian and co-creator of “Rel,” the Lil’ Rel Howery-led sitcom on Fox, died Jan. 22 attributable to a hemorrhage. Barnett was 32.

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