Hollywood mourned the loss of icons like Betty White and John Madden in the final days of 2021, and sadly this year also came with celebrity deaths that have shocked fans. Figures from television, cinema, music and sports have left us in 2022, and here, at Digital Trends in Spanish, we remember them.
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Just three days after his diagnosis publicly shared, Louie Anderson died at a Las Vegas hospital on January 21. The fact was announced by publicist Glenn Schwartz to Associated Press. The Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, and television host passed away due to complications from cancer; I was 68 years old.
The former host of the game show Family Feud, and the actor of the comedy series Baskets, had been battling diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, an aggressive cancer that is a type of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
Rock star Meat Loaf, whose album Bat Out of Hell of 1977 skyrocketed among record sales in those years, he died on January 20 surrounded by his wife and daughters, according to a statement from his family on his Official facebook page. He was 74 years old.
In accordance with TMZ, the artist died of complications from COVID-19, although his representative has not publicly shared the cause of his death. It is unknown if Meat Loaf received the vaccinations, but he had previously publicly criticized the use of masks.
Meat Loaf, real name Marvin Lee Aday, also appeared in movies like The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Wayne’s World Y Fight Club.
French actor Gaspard Ulliel, who will appear in the upcoming Disney Plus series called Moon Knight playing Anton Mogart / Midnight Man, died on January 19 after a ski accident in the Alps, advertisement your agent. The father of two children was 37 years old.
Ulliel, who was also the renowned face of Chanel’s Bleu perfume, was a two-time winner of the César Award (the French version of the Oscars) for his performances in It’s Only the End of the World Y A Very Long Engagement. He also played a young Hannibal Lecter in Hannibal Rising and fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent in the film Saint Laurent.
American comedian and television star Bob Saget was found dead in a hotel room in Orlando, Florida on January 9, just one day after performing a stand-up routine. Saget’s death was confirmed by the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, which found no signs of any criminal activity or drug use, and according to TMZ, there is evidence that he died in his sleep without suffering. He was 65 years old.
Saget was best known for playing Danny Tanner on the television series full-house, which aired between 1987 and 1995, although he is also remembered for being the voice of Ted Mosby from the future in the series How I Met Your Mother, between 2005 and 2014. Two years later, Saget reprized his role as Danny Tanner in the reboot of full-house from netflix, Fullers House.
The first African-American actor to win the Academy Award for Best Actor, Sidney Poitier, died at his Beverly Hills home on January 6. Her cause of death was not confirmed at the time, but in the middle of the month it was revealed that the cause it was a combination of cardiopulmonary failure, prostate cancer and Alzheimer’s. He was 94 years old.
Poitier was a mainstay in Hollywood for 71 years, appearing in iconic movies like A Raisin in the Sun Y Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. He won the Oscar for Best Actor for his role in Lilies of the Field in 1963, and then received an Honorary Award in 2001.
Filmmaker and historian Peter Bogdanovich died on January 6 of natural causes at his home in Los Angeles. He was 82 years old.
Bogdanovich directed the 1971 drama, The Last Picture Show, which received eight Oscar nominations, in addition to What’s Up, Doc?, Paper Moon, They All Laughed Y Mask, Among other films. He also notably appeared in the television series The Sopranos as Dr. Melfi’s therapist.
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South Korean actress Kim Mi-soo, who had a supporting role in the Disney Plus series snow drop, died on January 5 “suddenly”. His agency, Landscape, announced the death in a statement without mentioning the cause of death. Kim was 29 years old.
snow drop was produced by JTBC Studios and Drama House and airs on the JTBC network in Korea, but is presented as a Disney Plus original series in the rest of the world. On the other hand, the actress participated in two films of 2019, memories Y Kyungmi’s World, and drama series Human Luwak, Hi Bye, Mom! and into the ring.
NFL legend Dan Reeves died on January 1 from complications of dementia. According to his family, the former football player was at his home in Atlanta when the death occurred. He was 77 years old.
Reeves was a running back for the Dallas Cowboys from 1965 to 1972, played in nine Super Bowls, winning in 1972 against the Miami Dolphins, and went on to coach teams like the Cowboys, Denver Broncos and New York Giants before retiring in 2003.