Celebrities who have died in 2013
8:59 PM, Dec 30, 2013
Actress Joan Fontaine died in California on Dec. 15. She was 96.
Richie Havens performs at the 'Woodstock 40th Anniversary' Blu-Ray release party at Hard Rock Cafe - Times Square June 4, 2009 in New York City. Havens died April 22. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images)
Annette Funicello (R) kisses Mickey Mouse 14 September 1993 after she received a star on the famous Hollywood Walk of Fame in California. Funicello died April 8. (Photo by VINCE BUCCI/AFP/Getty Images)
Actor Jonathan Winters arrives at The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science's 'The Last 70mm Film Festival' Screening Of 'It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World' at AMPAS Samuel Goldwyn Theater on July 9, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. Winters died April 11. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
Chris Kelly (far left, shown in 1993) one-half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, died May 1 at an Atlanta hospital after he was found unresponsive at his home. He was 34.
Actress Bonnie Franklin attends TV Land's 'Hot In Cleveland' And 'Retired At 35' Premiere Party at the Sunset Tower Hotel on January 10, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. Franklin died March 1. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images)
Singer/Songwriter George Jones during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. Jones died April 26, 2013. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher waves to the press at her home, after leaving Cromwell Hospital on November 1, 2010 in London, England. Thatcher died April 8. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Dr. Joyce Brothers, who first interviewed the Beatles, during the 40th Anniversary of the Beatles coming to America media conference January 16, 2004 in New York City. Brothers died May 13, 2013. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
Film critic Roger Ebert, shown in August 2011, died April 4. (Photo by Anne Ryan, USA TODAY)
Actor Conrad Bain attends the TV Land Awards 2003 at the Hollywood Palladium on March 2, 2003 in Hollywood, California. Bain died Jan. 14. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)
LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON -- Episode 757 -- Pictured: (l-r) Shain Gandee and Shae Bradley during an interview on January 2, 2013. Gandee died April 1 at age 21. (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
Glee star Cory Monteith, 31, was found dead in a hotel room in Vancouver on July 13.
Los Angeles Lakers owner Dr. Jerry Buss arrives for NBA labor negotiations at Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on October 20, 2011 in New York City. Buss died Feb. 18. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)
Ed Koch attends the 'Koch' screening during the 20th Hamptons International Film Festival at United Artists Regal Cinema on October 8, 2012 in East Hampton, New York. Koch died Feb. 1.(Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images)
Patti Page was a presenter at the 36th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, Ca. 5/9/01. Page died Jan. 1. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images.)
Singer Mindy McCready of the Queens of Heart poker team participates in the Ladies No-Limit Hold 'em poker tournament at the World Series of Poker at the Rio Hotel & Casino June 8, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada. A portion of the proceeds from the team will benefit the Nevada Cancer Institute. McCready died Feb. 17. (Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images)
Pat Summerall, an NFL player in the 1950s and 1960s who would go on to become one of the sport's most respected broadcasters for decades, died April 16 at the age of 82.
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Actor Paul Walker, 40, died in a car crash on Nov. 30 in Valencia, CA.
Lou Reed, who founded the influential Velvet Underground and went on to a solo career that spanned decades, died Sunday in Southampton, N.Y., his literary agent confirmed to NBC News. He was 71.
Marcia Wallace, who gained fame on The Bob Newhart Show and whom audiences embraced as teacher Edna Krabappel on The Simpsons, has died. She was 70.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela died Dec. 5. He was 95.
Musician Ray Manzarek performs at the Annual Sunset Strip Music Festival, Tribute to Motley Crue at the House of Blues Sunset Blvd on August 18, 2011 in West Hollywood, California. Manzarek died May 20, 2013 (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
Actor Peter O'Toole died Dec. 14 in London. He was 91.
Actress Esther Williams died June 6 in California. She was 91.
Astronaut Scott Carpenter, the second American to orbit the Earth and one of the last surviving original Mercury 7 astronauts, died of complications from a stroke. He was 88
James Gandolfini, who won three Emmys for his portrayal of Tony Soprano on "The Sopranos", died Wednesday, June 19 in Italy.
Actor Dennis Farina arrives at the premiere of HBO's 'Luck' at the Chinese Theater on January 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. He died July 22. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Jean Stapleton arrives at the premiere Broadway performance of 'Bea Arthur on Broadway: Just Between Friends' at the Booth Theater in New York City. Stapleton died June 1. (1/29/02 Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect)
Florida native and famed country singer Slim Whitman died Wednesday, June 19, at the age of 90.
Tommy Morrison, 44, a former heavyweight champion who gained fame for his role in the movie "Rocky V," has died at the age of 44. (Photo by the Associated Press)
Tom Clancy, the best-selling author of dozens of thrillers, including a famed series starring Jack Ryan, died Tuesday in Baltimore, his publisher, Putnam, has confirmed. He was 66.
Michael Ansara, a television and movie actor whose roles included a Klingon on "Star Trek," died Wednesday, July 31 at his home in Calabasas, Calif. after a long illness. He was 91. (Associated Press)
Lee Thompson Young attends Diddy's Official VMA after party at Space August 28, 2005 in Miami, Florida. Young was found dead in his home in August 2013. (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)
A look at celebrities and well-known personalities who have died in 2013. Photos courtesy of Getty Images and Associated Press.