Famous People You Did Not Know Died
1 of 5: Richard Griffiths
Griffiths was known for many films. He also performed in the theater. Richard played mainly second- and third-rate roles. He earned the greatest fame by the role of Vernon Dursley in a series of films about Harry Potter. Richard Griffiths also starred in the movie “Gandhi” and in the popular comedy “Naked 2½ weapon: Who will defend the president?”. Richard Griffiths died at at age 65. The cause of his death were complications after heart surgery.
2 of 5: James Avery
James Avery was mostly known as the uncle Phil on “Fresh Prince of Bel Air” (1990). He was a classically trained actor. In addition to his sitcom popularity, he lent his voice to over a dozen animated television series and features. James died on New Year’s Eve aged 65 following complications that arose during open heart surgery.
3 of 5: Taylor Negron
Taylor Negron was 57 years old. He passed away after a long and hard battle with cancer. Taylor Negron played alongside the biggest names in Hollywood, including in the film “The Last Scout” next to Bruce Willis, “Lovers’ Young Doctors”, “Carefree Years in Ridgemont High”, “Punchline”, “Stuart Little” or “Angels on the Playground”. The actor will also be remembered for playing in the TV series ‘Their Five’, ‘Sharp Duty’ and ‘Seinfeld Chronicles’.
4 of 5: Harold Ramis
Ramis was a director, actor and screenwriter. He died of complications after a rare blood disease. He was 68 years old. Ramis’ health problems began in May 2010, when he was first diagnosed with the disease. We remember him most from the role of Egon Spengler from both parts of “Ghostbusters”, of which he was also a screenwriter. As a screenwriter he worked, among others at Groundhog Day, Caddyshack and Analyze This.
5 of 5: Lisa Robin Kelly
Lisa Robin Kelly known from “Pink 70s”, died in August 2013. The 43-year-old actress went away in a dream in a drug rehabilitation facility in California. In the last three years, she has been arrested four times for driving under the influence of alcohol, marital violence and assault. Her role as Laurie Forman in the iconic series “Pink Seventies” brought her real popularity and she performed alongside such stars as Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis. After five years of adventure, she parted with the cult production due to her personal drama and was replaced by Christina Moore.