Henry Gibson, Sept. 14: The actor known for roles in 'Blues Brothers,' 'The Burbs' and 'Laugh-In' died at his home in Malibu after battling cancer. He was 73.
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Harry Towb, July 24: The Irish actor died of cancer in his London home at the age of 83, after more than 60 years on the stage and screen.
Alexis Cohen, July 25: The ex-'American Idol' hopeful, whose famous rejection meltdown made her a viral sensation in early 2008, was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in New Jersey. Viewers better know Cohen as Glitter Girl, for her sparkly makeup. The aspiring singer and comedienne was 25.
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Les Lye, July 21: You know him as the foil to all those silly kids on 'You Can't Do That on Television' during the show's heyday. Lye died at age 84. Watch him in his numerous characters here.
Gidget, July 21: The Chihuahua who became synonymous with Taco Bell thanks to their 'Yo Quiero Taco Bell' ad campaign died at the age of 15.
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Billy Mays, June 28: The TV pitchman died of a heart attack, though an autopsy report showed that cocaine use played a part in Mays' death.
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Gale Storm, June 27: Storm, who's best known for her roles in 'My Little Margie' and 'The Gale Storm Show' in the 1950s, died at the age of 87.
Fred Travalena, June 28: The comedian, who made a career out of impersonating celebrities and appearing on Johnny Carson's 'Tonight Show,' succumbed to cancer at the age of 66.
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Farrah Fawcett, June 25: Fawcett died at 62 following a long and brave battle with cancer. The 'Charlie's Angels' star was one of the biggest sex symbols of the '70s and had won acclaim for turning to more serious roles in the 1980s.
Johnny Palermo, June 8: The busy young actor, who played Chris' overgrown classmate on 'Everybody Hates Chris' and small roles on 30 other TV shows, died alongside his girlfriend in a car crash in Hollywood. He was 27.