Notable deaths of 2017 (19 images)

A look back at famous people who died in 2017.
Updated: Aug. 21, 2017 at 7:31 AM
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Jerry Lewis arrives at a photo call for the film "Max Rose" during the 66th annual Cannes International Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 23, 2013. Lewis died on August 20 of natural causes at his home in Las Vegas. He was 91. File Photo by David Silpa/UPI
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Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell performs at the Boulevard Casino near Vancouver, on June 28, 2008. Campbell died on August 8 at the age of 81. File Photo by Heinz Ruckemann/UPI
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Chester Bennington
Chester Bennington
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington performs in concert at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on March 4, 2008. Bennington died of a suicide on July 20 at the age of 41. (UPI Photo/David Silpa)
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Martin Landau
Martin Landau
Actor Martin Landau arrives for the world premiere of "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" at Disneyland in Anaheim, California on June 24, 2006. Landau died on July 16 from complications during a hospital stay. He was 89. File Photo by Phil McCarten/UPI
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George Romero
George Romero
George A. Romero, director of "Land of the Dead," arrives at a special screening of the horror film in Los Angeles on June 20, 2005. Romero died on July 16 after a battle with lung cancer. He was 77. File Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
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Nelsan Ellis
Nelsan Ellis
Actor Nelsan Ellis, known for his roles in "True Blood" and "Elementary," attends the world premiere of "Get On Up" at the Apollo Theater in New York City on July 21, 2014. Ellis, 39, died on July 8 from complications with heart failure. File Photo by John Angelillo/UPI
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Helmut Kohl
Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor Helmut Kohl speaks to reporters about recently signed aviation agreements between Germany and the United States during a press conference at City Hall in Milwaukee on May 23, 1996. Kohl died at his home in Germany on June 16. A cause of death was not reported. He was 87. UPI File Photo
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