Legacy: R.I.P. Celebrities Who Died in October 2019

Legacy: R.I.P. Celebrities Who Died in October 2019


RIP 2019:
WHO WE LOST IN OCTOBER DIAHANN CARROLL
1935–2019
PIONEERING ACTRESS STARRED IN “JULIA” SHE WAS THE FIRST BLACK ACTRESS TO WIN A BEST ACTRESS TONY AWARD I CAME UP DURING A TIME WITH WONDERFUL PEOPLE, VERY TALENTED PEOPLE AND I WAS FORTUNATE TO HAVE BEEN AROUND AT THAT TIME THAT WAS A GLORIOUS TIME IN MY BUSINESS ELIJAH CUMMINGS
1951–2019
LONGTIME MEMBER OF CONGRESS FROM MARYLAND CHAIR OF THE HOUSE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE AND KNOWN FOR HIS ELOQUENCE SOMETHING THAT I OFTEN SAY IS THAT OUR DIVERSITY IS NOT OUR PROBLEM OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR PROMISE KAREN PENDLETON
1946–2019
ORIGINAL DISNEY MOUSEKETEER SHE BECAME A DISABILITY ADVOCATE AFTER AN ACCIDENT LEFT HER PARALYZED RIP TAYLOR
1935–2019
OUTRAGEOUS AND ZANY COMEDIAN TOSSING PAPER CONFETTI BECAME HIS SIGNATURE BIT ROBERT FORSTER
1941–2019
OSCAR-NOMINATED ACTOR FOR “JACKIE BROWN” LISTEN, MY CAREER HAD A FIVE-YEAR FIRST ACT AND A 27-YEAR DECLINING SECOND ACT ONLY “JACKIE BROWN” BROUGHT ME BACK INTO A DECENT CAREER AFTER HIS REVIVAL HE APPEARED IN SCORES OF MOVIES AND TV SHOWS SULLI
1994–2019
KOREAN K-POP STAR FORMER MEMBER OF THE INTERNATIONALLY POPULAR GIRL GROUP f(x) JOHN CLARKE
1931–2019
LONGTIME “DAYS OF OUR LIVES” STAR HE PLAYED MICKEY HORTON ON THE SOAP OPERA FROM 1965 TO 2004 WILLIE BROWN
1940–2019
HALL OF FAME OAKLAND RAIDERS CORNERBACK HE RETURNED AN INTERCEPTION 75 YARDS FOR A TOUCHDOWN IN SUPER BOWL XI BILL MACY
1922–2019
STARRED ON TV’S “MAUDE” HE HELD HIS OWN ALONGSIDE TV WIFE BEA ARTHUR GINGER BAKER
1939–2019
INFLUENTIAL DRUMMER FOR THE BAND CREAM HE BROUGHT JAZZ AND AFRICAN RHYTHMS TO THE TRIO’S ROCK SOUND JOHN CONYERS
1929–2019
LONGEST-SERVING BLACK MEMBER OF CONGRESS IN U.S. HISTORY HE SERVED FROM 1965 TO 2017 BEFORE RESIGNING AMID #METOO ALLEGATIONS ROBERT EVANS
1930–2019
PRODUCER OF “THE GODFATHER” AND “CHINATOWN” HE EXPERIENCED THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF HOLLYWOOD LIFE IF YOU CAN’T TAKE THE FRYING PAN, GET OUT OF THE BUSINESS IT’S A BUSINESS OF REJECTION AND IT REALLY IS PASSION ISN’T ENOUGH EVERYBODY’S GOTTA HAVE PASSION. IT MEANS NOTHING YOU’VE GOTTA BE ABLE TO TAKE—CAN’T TAKE “NO,” THAT’S ALL JOHN WITHERSPOON
1949–2019
“FRIDAY” ACTOR AND COMEDIAN BELOVED ON TV AS THE WAYANS BROS.’ POPS AND THE BOONDOCKS’ GRANDDAD

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