2010 Celebrity Deaths – Celebrity Death Tally 2010

So we’re only 80 days into 2010 and already there have been a crap load of celebrity deaths. In fact, since the first of the year, there have been a total of 49 celebrity deaths. That’s basically a death every 1.6 days so far this year. Crazy!

It’s a pretty long and impressive list – impressive because it’s lengthy, not “ooh that’s really cool” impressive.

Celebrity Deaths January 2010

1.4 Casey Johnson – Johnson & Johnson Heiress – Age 30
1.4 Roberto Sanchez – Argentine Singer Sandro – Age 64
1.4 Tsutomu Yamaguchi – Hiroshima Survivor – Age 93

1.5 Rory Markas – L.A. Angels Baseball Radio Personality – Age 54

1.8 Art Clokey – Created Gumby – Age 88
1.8 Jean Finngean Biden – Vice President Joe Biden’s Mom – Age 92

1.10 Jay Reatard – Garage Punk Rocker – Age 29

1.11 Miep Gies – Helped Hide Anne Frank – Age 100

1.13 Teddy Pendergrass – Soul Singer – Age 59

1.17 Gaines Adams – Chicago Bears Defensive End – Age 26

1.18 Kate McGarrigle – Folk Singer – Age 63

1.19 Erich Segal – Author, “Love Story” – Age 72
1.19 Jennifer Lyon – Reality TV Star, Survivor – Age 37

1.22 James Mitchell – Actor, All My Children – Age 89

1.23 Jean Simmons – Actress, Guys and Dolls – Age 80

1.24 Pernell Roberts – Actor, Bonanza – Age 81

1.27 Howard Zinn – Author, “A People’s History of the United States” – Age 87
1.27 Zelda Rubinstein – Actress, Poltergeist – Age 76

1.28 J.D. Salinger – Author, “Catcher in the Rye” – Age 91

Celebrity Deaths February 2010

2.1 David Brown – Film Producer, Jaws – Age 93
2.1 Justin Mentell – Actor, Boston Legal – Age 27

2.3 Frances Reid – Actress, Days of Our Lives – Age 95

2.9 Capt. Phil Harris – Deadliest Catch Captain – Age 53

2.10 Charlie Wilson – Former Rep. “Good Time Charlie” – Age 76

2.11 Alexander McQueen – Fashion Designer – Age 40

2.13 Dale Hawkins – Rockabilly Legend – Age 73
2.13 John Dankworth – Saxophonist/Composer – Age 82

2.14 Doug Fieger – Singer, The Knack – Age 57
2.14 Dick Francis – Author, “Dead Heat” – Age 89

2.15 Mosi Tatupu – Former NFL Running Back – Age 54

2.16 Jim Bibby – Former MLB Pitcher – Age 65

2.18 Kathryn Grayson – Actress/Singer, MGM Musicals – Age 88

2.19 Lionel Jeffries – Actor, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang – Age 83

2.20 Alexander Haig – Former Secretary of State – Age 85

2.25 Andrew Koenig – Actor, Growing Pains – Age 41

2.27 Bobby Espinosa – Keyboardist, El Chicano – Age 60

2.28 Tom ‘T-Bone’ Wolk – Bassist, Hall & Oates – Age 58

Celebrity Deaths March 2010

3.1 Barry Hannah – American Novelist – Age 67

3.4 Lolly Vegas – Singer, Redbone – Age 70
3.4 Nan Martin – Stage Actress – Age 82
3.4 Ron Banks – Singer, The Dramatics – Age 58

3.6 Mark Linkous – Singer/Songwriter, Sparklehorse – Age 47

3.9 Willie Davis – Former L.A. Dodgers Outfielder – Age 69

3.10 Corey Haim – Actor, The Lost Boys – Age 38
3.10 Merlin Olsen – Football Hall of Famer – Age 69

3.13 He Pingping – World’s Smallest Man – Age 21

3.14 Peter Graves – Actor, Airplane – Age 83

3.17 Alex Chilton – Musician, The Box Tops – Age 59

3.18 Fess Parker – Actor, Walt Disney’s Davy Crockett – Age 85

Thanks to the Orlando Sentinel for compiling this life altering knowledge. Be sure to check out their full spread with pictures and more info on each of the deceased; they even go back through 2009 celebrity deaths.

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