For the 24th year running, we present our fondest farewells to the recently departed.

If they were on any lists — or if they mattered at all in the world — you'll find them here.

If you're looking for everybody, then you need to head on over to the Directory.

Choose any date combination:      
Billy Graham

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Billy Graham · 99

November 7th, 1918 - February 21st, 2018


He's number 7 on Gallup's List of the Most Admired People of the 20th Century - one spot ahead of the Pope. That's gotta piss SOMEBODY off.

Marty Allen

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Marty Allen · 95

March 23rd, 1922 - February 12th, 2018


Most people know him as "The Darling of Daytime TV", but fewer people know him by his other nickname - "The Freak with the Weird Hairdo".

Vic Damone

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Vic Damone · 89

June 12th, 1928 - February 11th, 2018


Tzena, Tzena, Tzena.

John Gavin

8

John Gavin · 86

April 8th, 1931 - February 9th, 2018


His first big break was Imitation of Life. So, um, yeah.

Wally Moon

7

Wally Moon · 87

April 3rd, 1930 - February 9th, 2018


He batted left-handed and threw right-handed - which explains why he didn't have a free hand to take care of that uni-brow.

John Mahoney

6

John Mahoney · 77

June 20th, 1940 - February 5th, 2018


Good. Now we can finally throw out that stupid chair.

Ursula LeGuin

5

Ursula LeGuin · 88

October 21st, 1929 - January 22nd, 2018


She was made famous in 2000, back when we thought that just letting anyone submit anything that anyone anywhere had ever heard of, ever. Yeah. We stopped doing that.

Connie Sawyer

4

Connie Sawyer · 105

November 27th, 1912 - January 20th, 2018


They called her "The Clown Princess of Comedy". Yeah. She was hysterical.

Keith Jackson

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Keith Jackson · 89

October 18th, 1928 - January 13th, 2018


Something about Nellie goes here. Hey Nellie? Go Nellie? Run, nellie, run? Something like that.

Doug Harvey

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Doug Harvey · 87

March 13th, 1930 - January 13th, 2018


He was a silver-haired MLB umpire -- nicknamed "God" -- from the days when the Fame Committee was comprised nearly entirely of total dorks.

Jerry Van Dyke

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Jerry Van Dyke · 86

July 27th, 1931 - January 5th, 2018


Tough life when you always have to play second fiddle to a Dick.

 

 

Guess the Stiff!

Isn't every train robbery pretty great?

(d) December 18th, 2013