Notable Deaths of 2016 (60 images)

A look back at famous people who died in 2016.
Updated: Dec. 29, 2016 at 8:03 AM
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Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds
Hollywood legend Debbie Reynolds died December 28 in Los Angeles, one day after the death of her daughter, actress Carrie Fisher. Reynolds died of a stroke, hours after 911 was called to the home of her son, Todd Fisher. "She wanted to be with Carrie," Fisher said. In this file photo, Reynolds is pictured at Sofitel St. James in London on April 1, 2010. Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI
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Carrie Fisher
Carrie Fisher
Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher died December 27 at the age of 60. Fisher was hospitalized for a heart attack after going into cardiac arrest on a flight from London to Los Angeles. Fisher is pictured here at the European Premiere of “Star Wars - The Force Awakens” on December 16, 2015. Photo by Paul Treadway/ UPI
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George Michael
George Michael
George Michael, one of Britain's most popular, controversial and successful pop rockers of the last quarter of the 20th century, died at his London area home on Christmas Day, his publicist announced. He was 53. In this file photo, Michael performs in concert at the Stade de France in Paris on June 22, 2007. Photo by David Silpa/UPI
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Zsa Zsa Gabor
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor died at age 99 on December 18. Gabor, pictured with ninth husband Prince Frederic von Anhalt, was discovered by famed tenor Richard Tauber in 1934 and made her first stage appearance in his operetta The Singing Dream. Photo, circa 1990, by Vicki L. Miller/UPI
Alan Thicke
Alan Thicke
Canadian-born television actor Alan Thicke died on Dec. 13 at the age of 69 after suffering a heart attack while playing ice hockey with his 19-year-old son in Burbank, Calif. Thicke is best known for his role as Dr. Jason Seaver on Growing Pains. In this file photo, Thicke and his wife Tanya Callau attend the Carousel of Hope Ball at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California on October 11, 2014. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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John Glenn
John Glenn
John Glenn former astronaut and U.S Senator, died in Columbus, Ohio on Dec. 8. In 1962, Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth. Starting his career as a Marine Corps pilot, Glenn flew 149 combat missions in World War II and Korea and broke the transcontinental flight speed record. In this file photo, Glenn delivers remarks at a transfer ceremony for Shuttle Discovery at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum's Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia on April 19, 2012. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI
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Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro, the former leader of Cuba who led a communist revolution on the island nation, died Nov. 26, state-run media reported. He was 90. The cause of Castro's death was not revealed, but his failing health fueled speculation about various illnesses in his later years.Cuban President Fidel Castro is pictured in this July 26, 1984 file photo during celebrations in Cienfuegos, Cuba marking the 31st anniversary of the start of the Cuban Revolution. Photo by UPI/File
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