Notable deaths of 2017 (10 images)

A look back at famous people who died in 2017.
Updated: May 23, 2017 at 10:14 AM
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Roger Moore
Roger Moore
British actor Roger Moore attends the world premiere of "The chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe" at Royal Albert Hall in London on December 7, 2005. Moore, who played James Bond in seven of the franchise's films, died in Switzerland on May 23 after a battle with cancer. He was 89. File Photo by Rune Hellestad/UPI
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Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell arrives at the MusiCares Person of the Year tribute in Los Angeles on February 6, 2009. Lead singer of Soundgarden and Audioslave, Cornell died on May 17 of an apparent suicide. He was 52. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Roger Ailes
Roger Ailes
Roger Ailes, Chairman and CEO of Fox News, arrives at the 18th Annual Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York on October 21, 2008. Ailes died on May 17, according to a statement issued by his wife, Elizabeth. He was 77. File Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/UPI
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Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme
Jonathan Demme poses with his Oscar for Best Director for the film "Silence of the Lambs" on March 30, 1992. Demme died on April 26, 2017 from esophageal cancer and complications from heart disease. He was 73. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Don Rickles
Don Rickles
Don Rickles holds his Emmy backstage at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on September 21, 2008. Rickles died on April 6, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles from kidney failure. He was 90. File Photo by Scott Harms/UPI
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Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry
Rock and Roll legend Chuck Berry performs during a free concert in Kiener Plaza in St. Louis on July 29, 2010. Berry died March 18, 2017, at the age of 90 in his home outside St. Louis. File Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI
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Bill Paxton
Bill Paxton
Actor Bill Paxton died from surgical complications on February 26 at the age of 61. Paxton (L), seen with Justin Cornwell at the NAACP Image Awards on February 11, was famous for his roles in "Twister," "Titanic," and "Big Love." Photo by Christine Chew/UPI
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