Former Vice President Walter Mondale, Sen. John Warner, Rapper DMX, Prince Philip, authors Beverly Cleary and Larry McMurtry, actors Jessica Walter, Christopher Plummer, Cicely Tyson and Cloris Leachman, conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh, broadcaster Larry King, baseball legend Hank Aaron, and magician Siegfried Fischbacher, are among the famous people who have died in 2021.
New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel watches the Detroit Lions defeat his team, the New York Giants, at in East Rutherford, N.J., on November 19, 2000. The former Super Bowl-winning coach died on June 8 at the age of 71. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
O.J. Simpson (L) greets attorney F. Lee Bailey as they arrive for the funeral service of Johnnie L. Cochran at West Angeles Cathedral in Los Angeles' Crenshaw District on April 6, 2005. Bailey died June 3 at the age of 87. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
B.J. Thomas sings at the Christmas Pageant of Peace Opening Ceremony and National Christmas Tree lighting in Washington, D.C., on December 7, 2006. The Grammy-winning singer died on May 29 at the age of 78. Photo by Alexis C. Glenn/UPI
Candidate for the U.S. Senate John Warner (L) receives support from Former President Gerald Ford at a rally in Fairfax, Va., on October 8, 1978. The five-term senator and ex-husband to actress Elizabeth Taylor, died on May 26 at the age of 94. Photo by Jeff Franko/UPI
Charles Grodin speaks about Paul Simon, recipient of the first Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, during a concert celebrating his music at the Warner Theater in Washington, D.C., on May 23, 2007. The actor and writer, best known for his roles in "Beethoven" and "The Heartbreak Kid," died on May 19 after battling bone marrow cancer at the age of 86. Photo by Alexis C. Glenn/UPI
Bobby Unser waves to fans on Legends Day for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, on May 28, 2016. The three-time Indy 500 winner died on May 2 at the age of 87. Photo by Mike Gentry/UPI