What famous stars died in 2016?

But has the grim reaper really claimed the souls of more notable people than usual in 2016? David Bowie, Prince, George Michael, Harper Lee, Alan Rickman, Nancy Reagan, Muhammad Ali, Sir George Martin, Victoria Wood, Leonard Cohen… For their admirers, 2016 has been a sad year.

Who died April 21st 2016?

On the morning of April 21, 2016, Prince, the polymathic musician who created more than 30 albums and won seven Grammy Awards over a 40-year career, is found dead in Paisley Park, his Minnesota home and recording studio. The cause of death was an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl.

Who died in 2016 UK?


  • Pierre Boulez, died aged 90 on 5 January.
  • Ed ‘Stewpot’ Stewart, died aged 74 on 9 January.
  • David Bowie, died aged 69 on 10 January.
  • Alan Rickman, died aged 69 on 14 January.
  • Glenn Frey, died aged 67 on 18 January.
  • Terry Wogan, died aged 77 on 31 January.
  • Maurice White, died aged 74 on 8 February.

Who died June 4th 2016?

4. Gil Bartosh, 86, American football player and coach. Frank Brown, 79, American Olympic skier.

Who else died in 2016?

30 beloved stars who died in 2016

  • January 10: David Bowie (1947-2016)
  • January 14: Alan Rickman (1946-2016)
  • January 26: Abe Vigoda (1921-2016)
  • February 19: Harper Lee (1926-2016)
  • March 6: Nancy Reagan (1921-2016)
  • March 8: George Martin (1926-2016)
  • March 24: Garry Shandling (1949-2016)
  • April 6: Merle Haggard (1937-2016)

Who famous died in April 2016?

Alan Carter, 86, British civil servant, Director of Immigration of Hong Kong (1983–1989). Tom Coughlin, 67, American business executive and convicted fraudster (Walmart). George Curry, 71, American football coach, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Mame Younousse Dieng, 76, Senegalese writer.

Who died April 17th 2016?

Doris Roberts, 90, who played the tart-tongued, endlessly meddling mother on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died on April 17.

Why did so many celebs died in 2016?

It’s simply coincidence The high number of stars to have died in 2016 already may simply be down to coincidence. But even if it is, it is probably enhanced by the fact that many legendary musicians and actors are now reaching their 60s and 70s and, therefore, more likely to see their health decline.