Larry King, Christopher Plummer, Dustin Diamonds & more; We are remembering the stars that passed away in 2021

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Larry King, Christopher Plummer, Dustin Diamonds & more; We are remembering the stars that passed away in 2021
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While the end of 2020 bought relief to many, for multiple reasons, this year 2021 hasn’t been kind to the entertainment industry either. In 2020, we lost iconic and beloved stars like Alex Trebek, Chadwick Boseman, Naya Rivera, Kobe Bryant and several more, as the pandemic continues, seemingly so does the fate of the entertainment industry. Even though we are only 2 months into the new year, we have already lost so many beloved stars like Larry King, Christopher Plummer and more. In memory of those we lost this year, we are looking back at their legacy. 

 

Christopher Plummer: The legendary actor died on February 5 at age 91. “Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his profession with great old fashion manners, self-deprecating humour and the music of words,” his longtime manager wrote on Twitter.

 

Dustin Diamond: Who was famous for his portrayal of Samuel “Screech” Powers on “Saved by the Bell.” The star died after a battle with stage 4 cancer on February 1st, he was just 44-years-old.

 

Cicely Tyson: The veteran who also won a Tony and Emmy winner in her career, died on January 28. She was 96 years old. 

 

Cloris Leachman: The 94-year-old actress died on January 27 of natural causes. She was best known for her roles in iconic film and television projects such as “Young Frankenstein” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show.”

 

Larry King: The legendary broadcaster died on January 23 at the age of 87. It was reported early in 2021 that King, a multiple cancer survivor, had contracted coronavirus, and his sixth wife, Julia Alexander, told The Post that King’s cause of death was coronavirus.

 

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