10 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Passed Away

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Unfortunately, when celebrities pass away, sometimes there isn’t a lot of coverage or it gets overshadowed by another event.

Today we’re going over 10 celebrities passed away and you didn’t know about.

You may know the whole list or maybe just a couple but not everyone has.

1. Doris Roberts

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Doris Roberts was an Emmy award-winning actress who is best known as ray romano’s mother on the hit sitcom Everybody loves Raymond. She was a greatly, funny comedian who had a very long career.

She, unfortunately, passes away on April 17th at the age of 90 of a massive stroke. For comedic genius, she will not be forgotten.

2. Richard Griffiths

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You may know him as Uncle Vernon from the harry potter series as he was very mean and much-hated in the series, but he was actually a very nice man. He’s won many awards during his career and highly sought-after as an actor.

He passed away on March 20th, 2013 from complications after heart surgery, he was 65 years old.

3. Lisa Robin Kelly

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Lisa was best known for her character on that 70s show as Eric Forman slutty older sister. You may have also recently seen mugshot floating around as she struggled with drug addiction.

In 2013, she checked into rehab and a few days later she passed away in her sleep. Toxicology report states that was due to multiple drug intoxications. She was only 43.

4. Len Lesser

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Any fan of Seinfeld might not recognize len’s real name will always know him as Uncle Leo. Len’s acting career spanned over 60 years and has acted alongside some of the best in the business.

In 2011, he passed away due to pneumonia at the age of 88.

5. Michael Jeter

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You should recognize Michael from great movies likeThe Green Mile,”Fisher King,”Jurassic Park,” and the list goes on and on. He was also loved by kids for his character Mr. Noodle on Sesame Street.

Michael passed away at the young age of 50. He was openly gay and was known to have HIV, but he passed away due to a spontaneous seizure and fell into an unresponsive and fatal state.

He was one of the most underrated actors of his time and deserves much more recognition.

6. Earl Hindman

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In the 90s, i don’t think the television sitcomHome Improvementwould have been the same without the wise and all-knowing Wilson. Few people knew the actual identity of Earl as he was always hiding behind the fence or whatever objects he could find.

He passed away in 2003 from lung cancer at the age of 61 years old.

7. Richard Kiel

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He was best known for his tough-guy roles as he was a very big guy, standing in whopping 7 feet 2 inches, uses iron jaws as a villain in James bond, and he made a shooter McGavin hit a ball off his puttingHappy Gilmore.”

Even though he’s such a big guy, everyone who knew him said he was a softy and a very nice man. He passed away at 75 years old from complication.

8. Marcia Wallace

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You may not recognize Marcia, but you may remember her name subconsciously as you saw it in the credits of almost every Simpsons episode. She voiced the very memorable Edna Krabappel.

Marcia, unfortunately, passed away in 2013 from breast cancer one week before she turned 71.

9. James Rebhorn

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James Rebhorn was a very popular actor who appeared in over 100 films, plays, and television series. He was in a huge hit like “Independence Day” and “Homeland.”

In 1992, he was diagnosed with melanoma and passed away in 2014 at the age of 65.

It seems pretty crazy that his death didn’t get the recognition that should have.

10. Micheal Clarke Duncan

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You may have already known of Micheal’s passing, but the few people i asked have not, so i thought i would include him.

Due to Micheal’s size, he always got the role of someone to be intimidated by, but he was also very funny.

InThe Green Mile,” his natural talent for acting showed through as he brought tears to people’s eyes.

He passed away at the young age of 54 from a heart attack.