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In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2014 (Part 5)

In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2014 (Part 1)
In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2014 (Part 2)
In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2014 (Part 3)
In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2014 (Part 4)

James Rebhorn (1948 - 2014)
James Rebhorn Dead at 65, Credits Included 'Guiding Light,' As the World Turns' and 'Texas'

Joan Rivers (1933 - 2014)
Entertainment Icon Joan Rivers Dead at 81, Appeared on 'Another World' and 'All My Children'

Monica Spear (1984 - 2014)
29-Year-Old Telenovela Star and Former Miss Venezuela Monica Spear Killed In Robbery

Julian St. John (1989 - 2014)
Julian St. John, Son of 'The Young and the Restless' Star Kristoff St. John, Dead at 24

Brandon Stoddard (1937 - 2014)
Brandon Stoddard Dead at 77, Known as "Father of the Miniseries"

Elaine Stritch (1925 - 2014)
Broadway to Dim Its Lights Friday Night in Memory of Elaine Stritch

Alvin Stardust (1942 - 2014)
Alvin Stardust Dead at 75, Singer Once Appeared on 'Hollyoaks'

Marcia Strassman (1948 - 2014)
Marcia Strassman Dead at 66, 'Welcome Back Kotter' Actress Served on SAG Board

Meshach Taylor (1947 - 2014)
'Designing Women' Star Meshach Taylor Dead at 67

Ralph Waite (1928 - 2014)
'The Waltons' Star Ralph Waite Dead at 85, Credits included 'Days of our Lives'

Robin Williams (1951 - 2014)
Oscar Winner Robin Williams Dead at 63

Dane Witherspoon (1957 - 2014)
Original 'Santa Barbara' Star Dane Witherspoon Dead at 56

Johnnie Mae Young (1923 - 2014)
WWE Hall of Famer Johnnie Mae Young Dead at 90

Carmen Zapata (1927 - 2014)
Carmen Zapata Dead at 86, Credits Included 'Santa Barbara' and 'Falcon Crest'

Efrem Zimbalist Jr. (1918 - 2014)
Efrem Zimbalist Jr. Dead at 95, Appeared on 'Concerning Miss Marlowe'

Darrell Zwerling (1928 - 2014)
Character Actor Darrell Zwerling Dead at 86

Celebrities and others from the entertainment world that passed away in 2014: Shirley Temple, Mickey Rooney, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Mitchell Jason, Pierre Jalbert, Geoffrey Holder, Ruth Robinson Duccini, Richard Kiel, Ken Weatherwax, Bob Thomas, Oscar de la Renta, Phil Stern, Maximilian Schell, Eli Wallach, Eileen Ford, Jan Hooks, Harold Ramis, Phil Everly, Jack Bruce, Paul Revere, Gordon Willis, Jim Lange, Tommy Ramone, Jerry Vale, Alicia Rhett, Bobby Womack, Arlene Martel, Paul Mazursky, Bob Hoskins, Jimmy Ruffin, Casey Kasem, Mary Rodgers, Lorin Maazel, George Hamilton, Bob Casale, Joe Cocker and Pete Seeger.

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