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People we have lost in 2017

Mary Tyler Moore

The television icon leaves behind a vast legacy.

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ADAM WEST, TV'S BELOVED BATMAN

He will forever be known as the Caped Crusader. 

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Jim Nabors

Beloved for both his role as Gomer Pyle and his stunning baritone voice, the Andy Griffith Show star passed away at 87.

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MARTIN LANDAU, STAR OF 'MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE' AND 'SPACE: 1999'

The Oscar-winner was 89. 

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BARBARA HALE OF 'PERRY MASON'

The actress who was Della Street passed away at the age of 94.

Roger Moore

The James Bond and Maverick actor passed away at 89. 

DELLA REESE, STAR OF 'TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL'

The hit gospel singer was the first black woman to host a talk show on TV. 

Don Rickles

The legendary comedian passed away at the age of 90.

Mike Connors, star of 'Mannix'

The actor will be forever remembered for his tough-guy television role.

ROBERT GUILLAUME OF 'BENSON' AND 'SOAP'

The Emmy-winning actor was 89.

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GLEN CAMPBELL, THE COUNTRY LEGEND, RHINESTONE COWBOY AND VARIETY SHOW HOST

The singer-guitarist was 81.

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ERIN MORAN OF 'HAPPY DAYS' AND 'JOANIE LOVES CHACHI'

The actress best known as Joanie Cunningham died at 56. 

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RICHARD HATCH of 'BATTLESTAR GALACTICA'

The actor known as Captain Apollo passed away with his son at his side. 

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DINA MERRILL, THE BILLIONAIRE HEIRESS WHO PLAYED BATMAN VILLAIN CALAMITY JAN

Batman villain and one of the richest actresses in history, this socialite sold Mar-a-Lago to Trump. 

Chuck Barris, host of 'The Gong Show'

The iconic game-show guru passed away at 87.     

MICHAEL PARKS OF 'THEN CAME BRONSON' AND 'TWIN PEAKS'

From Perry Mason to Kill Bill, few actors have been so effortlessly cool.

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Roger Smith of '77 Sunset Strip'

The actor best known as Jeff Spencer on the hip P.I. series 77 Sunset Strip died at the age of 84.

RICHARD ANDERSON OF 'THE SIX MILLION DOLLAR MAN,' 'PERRY MASON' AND 'THE FUGITIVE'

The actor passed away at 91 after a long and varied career.

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JUDGE JOSEPH WAPNER OF 'THE PEOPLE'S COURT'

The popular TV judge passed away at the age of 97. 

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ELENA VERDUGO OF 'MARCUS WELBY, M.D.'

The pioneering Latina actress passed away at 92. 

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FILM HISTORIAN ROBERT OSBORNE

A personal friend of Lucille Ball, the TCM host passed away 84. 

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LAWRENCE MONTAIGNE OF 'STAR TREK'

The actor nearly replaced Leonard Nimoy as Spock. Learn the fascinating story of this character actor. 

LOLA ALBRIGHT OF 'PETER GUNN'

Albright was best-known for her role as Edie Hart on the television series Peter Gunn.

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CHELSEA BROWN OF 'ROWAN & MARTIN'S LAUGH-IN'

The actress and dancer, pictured on the far right, passed away at 69. 

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R.I.P. JAY THOMAS OF 'CHEERS,' 'MORK & MINDY' AND 'MURPHY BROWN'

The Emmy-winner died at the age of 69.

John Hillerman of 'Magnum, P.I.'

The actor best known as Higgins passed away at 84. 

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TY HARDIN, STAR OF THE TV WESTERN 'BRONCO'

The actor took his stage name from the Old West outlaw John Wesley Hardin. 

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BERNIE CASEY OF 'BRIAN'S SONG', STAR TREK AND THE FIRST BLACK FAMILY DRAMA ON TV

The former NFL star, painter and character actor passed away at the age of 78. 

PETER HANSEN OF 'GENERAL HOSPITAL' AND 'GOMER PYLE, U.S.M.C.'

For four decades, from 1964 until 2004, Hansen appeared on General Hospital

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JUNE FORAY, THE VOICE OF ROCKY THE FLYING SQUIRREL

The 99-year-old had voiced dozens of your favorite cartoons characters. 

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RANCE HOWARD, ACTOR AND FATHER OF RON HOWARD

Ron and Clint Howard's dad also appeared in several episodes of The Andy Griffith Show with his two children. 

RED WEST, THE ELVIS PRESLEY BODYGUARD WHO PLAYED THE PERFECT TV TOUGH GUY

The "Memphis Mafia" member wrote hit pop songs and appeared in dozens of episodes of The Wild Wild West

JOHN CYGAN OF 'THE COMMISH' AND 'BOB'

Before his most famous role, Cygan was a regular cast member on the short-lived Bob Newhart sitcom Bob

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Dick Gautier, Hymie the Robot from 'Get Smart'

The actor also starred in 'Mr. Terrific' and provided voices for G.I. Joe and Transformers. 

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LEONARD LANDY, THE RED-HAIRED, FRECKLE-FACED MEMBER OF THE LITTLE RASCALS

The child star appeared in 21 Our Gang shorts. Just three original Little Rascals performers are still alive. 

QUINN O'HARA OF 'THE GHOST IN THE INVISIBLE BIKINI'

The Scottish-born actress broke onto the scene in the '60s in Jerry Lewis comedies and beach movies. Image: American International

MIGUEL FERRER, SON OF JOSÉ FERRER AND ROSEMARY CLOONEY

Rosemary Clooney's eldest son gave us great characters in 'NCIS: Los Angeles,' 'Twin Peaks' and 'RoboCop.' 

CURT LOWENS, HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, WAR HERO AND 'HOGAN'S HEROES' ACTOR

The fascinating actor known for playing German officers in film and on television passed away at 91. 

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Francine York, 'Batman' actress and 1960s star

She was the Bookworm's henchwoman — and much more. 

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BRUCE LANSBURY, BROTHER OF ANGELA, PRODUCER OF 'WONDER WOMAN' AND 'WILD WILD WEST'

Lansbury also created the Bill Bixby series The Magician.

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JEFFREY HAYDEN, DIRECTOR OF ALL OF OUR FAVORITE TV EPISODES

The notable television director worked on everything from The Andy Griffith Show to Knight Rider

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ANNE JEFFREYS OF 'TOPPER,' 'DICK TRACY' AND 'GENERAL HOSPITAL'

The singing soap opera star also appeared on Wagon Train and Battlestar Galactica.

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ELIZABETH BAUR OF 'IRONSIDE' AND 'LANCER'

The actress passed away at the age of 69.

BEN BATES, JAMES ARNESS' LONGTIME STUNTMAN AND FORMER MARLBORO MAN

The cowboy also played a villainous creature in Swamp Thing.

SHELLEY BERMAN, GRAMMY-WINNING COMEDIAN AND EMMY-NOMINATED TELEVISION VETERAN

The Twilight Zone and Curb Your Enthusiasm actor was 92. 

HARVEY ATKIN, THE MUSTACHIOED ACTOR OF 'CAGNEY & LACEY'

The Canadian also played a judge on Law & Order series for 13 years. 

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Tom Petty

The musician, songwriter, producer and actor was 66.

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Bill Paxton

The Twister, Aliens and Apollo 13 star died at the age of 61.

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'Playboy's' Hugh Hefner

The founder of 'Playboy' died in September at 91 years old.

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David Cassidy

The actor/musician was best known for his role as Keith Partridge on The Partridge Family. He quickly rose to stardom as a teen heart throb.

Jerry Lewis

The slapstick king of comedy hosted the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon for 45 years.

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George A. Romero

Known as the Father of the Zombie film, Romero created Night of the Living Dead series.

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John Hurt of 'The Elephant Man'

Sir John Vincent Hurt had qute the resume, and died at the age of 77.

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Harry Dean Stanton

Stanton wasn't just an actor and musician. He was also a veteran who served during the Battle of Okinawa in World War II.

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Rock and roll pioneer Fats Domino

Fats Domino's 1949 album, The Fat Man was the first rock and roll record that sold a million copies.

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Gregg Allman

The muscian rose to stardom in the Allman Brothers Band and also had a sucessful solo career. He died at the age of 69.

Butch Trucks of the Allman Brothers Band

Though the Allman Brothers Band changed lineups quite a few times, drummer Trucks was not only a founding member, but he never left the band.

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