Celebrity Deaths in 2011

The year 2011 has not yet passed, but it has marked memorial events and big scandals among Hollywood celebrities and witnessed a number of celebrities, who have been the center of attention from fans and media worldwide, lost their lives. The celebrities deaths so far in 2011 are actors, actresses, singers, musicians, and other notable people, some of whom said goodbye to the world at the very young ages.


Grammy-winning singer Amy Winehouse died in her North London home at the age of 27. Her recent death has sparked conversations about her joining “Club 27”.

Grammy-winning singer Amy Winehouse was found dead in her North London home. She is 27, the same as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, and Jim Morrison who died of drug overdoses


Tim Hetherington was killed by an explosion while he was covering battles between Libyan government forces and rebels

On July 12, 2011, Sherwood Schwartz, the creator of ‘Gilligan’s Island’ and ‘The Brady Bunch’ died of natural causes at the age of 94

On June 20, 2011, Ryan Dunn, best known for being a member of the Jackass and Viva La Bam crew, died when his Porsche 911 GT3 came off the road and hit a tree

After batting cancer, Bill Hunter, one of Australia’s acting legends, died on May 21, 2011. He was 71


Suze Rotolo, best known for her romance with as Bob Dylan between 1961 and 1964 and a strong influence on his music, passed away on February 25, 2011 after battling lung cancer

Joseph Brooks, the composer of the song “You Light Up My Life”, was found dead in his Upper East Side apartment on Sunday, May 22, 2011. He was 73 years old

Rap star Nate Dogg passed away on March 15, 2011


James Arness, best known for playing Marshal Matt Dillion in the western series Gunsmoke for 20 years, passed away on June 3, 2011


Celebrity Deaths 2010 – 2011


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Celebrity Deaths in 2010

Celebrities Passed Away in 2010

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