Celebrity Deaths 2020: In Memoriam Gallery

Throughout 2020, we will continue to update this photo gallery with major celebrity deaths from film, television, theater and music.

The year has included the losses of superstar actor Chadwick Boseman, two-time Oscar winner Olivia de Havilland, Oscar champ Sean Connery, honorary Oscar recipient Kirk Douglas, Tony winner Terrence McNally, TV legends Carl Reiner, Diana Rigg and Regis Philbin, Grammy champs John Prine and Kenny Rogers, Oscar winner and NBA legend Kobe Bryant, Oscar winner Ennio Morricone, Oscar-nominated writer and director Buck Henry, Oscar nominees Max von Sydow and Stuart Whitman, “Monty Python” co-founder Terry Jones, TV Hall of Fame journalist Jim Lehrer and anchorman Hugh Downs, Emmy winners John Karlen, James Lipton, Gene Reynolds and Alex Trebek, plus Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Eddie Van Halen, Little Richard, Bill Withers and Neil Peart.

Original gallery and text first published in January, 2020.