Friday, December 28, 2012

In Memoriam 2012: Pop Culture Legends

We will miss these pop culture legends that left us in 2012:

Jan Berenstain, 88
co-creator of The Berenstain Bears

Lucille Bliss, 96
voice actress, Smurfette, Crusader Rabbit

McHale's Navy Photo Signed by Ernest Borgnine
Ernest Borgnine, 95
science fiction and fantasy author

Dave Brubeck, 91
Ernie Chan, 71
comic artist

Dick Clark, 82
host of American Bandstand

Phyllis Diller, 95
ground-breaking comedienne

Dark Shadows Comic Book #1
Jonathan Frid, 87
Barnabas Collins on TV's Dark Shadows

Jean “Moebius” Giraud, 73
comic artist, Blueberry, Arzach

Andy Griffith, 86
star of  The Andy Griffith Show and Matlock

I Dream of Jeannie Photo Signed by Larry Hagman and Bill Daily
Larry Hagman, 81
star of I Dream of Jeannie and Dallas

Sherman Hemsley, 75
star of The Jeffersons and Amen

Whitney Houston, 48
superstar pop singer

Etta James, 73
R&B singer

Davy Jones, 66
musician and member of the Monkees
star of TV's The Odd Couple and Quincy, M.E.

Joe Kubert, 85
comic-book artist, Sgt. Rock

Superman Original Art Signed by Shelly Moldoff
Sheldon "Shelly" Moldoff, 91
Vidal Sassoon, 84
hairstylist credited with creating the wedge bob

Dracula Print Signed by Maurice Sendak

Maurcie Sendak, 83
children's author and illustrator

Donna Summer, 63
disco-era singer and songwriter

Selected Essays Signed by Gore Vidal
Gore Vidal, 86
great American writer

Moon River and Me Signed by Andy Williams
Andy Williams, 84
TV star and singer

Adam Yauch, 47
Beastie Boy

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for posting this and making me smile. What wonderful memories of these "new" angels. Some awfully big shoes to fill...