Top 10 Celebrities that Died in 2017
The Top Ten
1 Chuck Berry
Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.
The founder of Rock 'n Roll! - clusium
Owh man as much as it pains me to say this, the father has really passed on. :-( But don't worry I'm sure he's up there jammin with the other folks. Go Chuck Go!
2 Chris Cornell
Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.
This man was so important to rock. Gone too soon. - WholeGrainNeko
We love you Chris. - isaaonrtdmtr
Chris will always be the greatest rock vocalist of the 90s. No denying his range and abilities. - NuMetalManiak
3 Chester Bennington
Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.
4 Charlie Murphy
5 Bill Paxton
6 Roger Moore
Sir Roger George Moore KBE (1927-2017) was an English actor. Moore played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films such as Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me and Live and Let Die, between 1973 and 1985. Moore worked as a model and made several appearances in minor films and television ...read more.
The ski chase and opening credits of The Spy Who Loved Me will forever be my favourite opening sequence. RIP. - IronSabbathPriest
It's "Sir" Roger Moore. R.I.P lovely man :'( You were always my favourite Bond. - Britgirl
R.I.P. Sir Roger. You were a bigger man than Bond. - BKAllmighty
7 Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and, earlier, The Dick Van Dyke Show, in which ...read more.
8 Don Rickles
9 Adam West
Really unfortunate. RIP, Mayor West. - Therandom
You were a million times better than Batffleck. R.I.P, West.
10 Fats Domino
Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. was a French Creole pianist and singer-songwriter. He released five gold records before 1955 and had 35 hit records in the U.S. Top 40. He died on October 25, 2017.
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11 Tom Petty
Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer.
RIP. He gave us some great songs, and Always showed an upbeat attitude. - Billyv
12 Cortez Kennedy
13 John Hurt
14 Richard Hatch
No, not the winner of Survivor, the star from Battlestar Galactica. - naFrovivuS
15 Gregg Allman
16 Miguel Ferrer
17 Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian.
R.I.P Jerry, you were hilarious!
18 Malcolm Young
Never was a big fan of AC/DC. But still, RIP. - zxm
19 Powers Boothe
20 Mike Connors