Notable deaths of 2017 (6 images)

A look back at famous people who died in 2017.
Updated: April 7, 2017 at 8:27 AM
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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. 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. 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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Judge Joe Wapner
Judge Joe Wapner
Judge Joseph A. Wapner, former host of the television series "The People's Court," died on February 26 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 96. In this November 12, 2009 file photo, Wapner holds a replica plaque during a ceremony honoring him with the 2,392nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Vitaly Churkin
Vitaly Churkin
Vitaly Churkin, Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, "died suddenly" on February 20 in New York, one day before his 65th birthday, Russian officials said. In this file photo, Churkin, speaks to reporters at United Nations Headquarters in New York City on September 16, 2013. Photo by Dennis Van Tine/UPI
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Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore, who starred in "The Dick Van Dyke Show," and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," died on January 25 in a hospital in Connecticut. She was 80. In this file photo, Moore arrives for the taping of the fourth annual TV Land Awards in Santa Monica, California on March 19, 2006. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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