7 Impacting and notable celebrity deaths of 2014

It was a successful year for many music, movie and sports stars. And though 2014 was filled with joy and big surprises, we can’t help but recall some of the most significant deaths of the year. SEE ALSO: 4 songs you had no idea were inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez Twenty-Fourteen was the year that we’ve lost legendary Hollywood actors, beauty pageant queens, iconic writers of literature and reputable singer and musicians. One of the biggest shockers was the passing of comedian and actor Robin Williams, who at 63 years old, committed suicide in his home on August 11th. The recent death of Mexican actor Roberto Gomez Bolaños on November 28th, also sparked many emotions around the world. Here are seven of the most notable celebrity deaths of 2014 and a tribute to all those other great stars that left us. May they all rest in peace. 1) Gabriel Garcia Marquez Died on: April 17 Age: 87 Cause of death: Pneumonia 2) Maya Angelou Died on: May 28 Age: 86 Cause of death: Poor health 3) Robin Williams Died on: August 11 Age: 63 Cause of death: Suicide 4) Gustavo Cerati Died on: September 4 Age: 55 Cause of death: Stroke SEE ALSO: Gustavo Cerati: Godfather of Latin Rock dies 5) Joan Rivers Died on: September 4 Age: 81 Cause of death: Cardiac arrest 6) Oscar de la Renta Died on: October 20 Age: 82 Cause of death: Cancer 7) Roberto Gomez Bolaños Died on: November 28 Age: 85 Cause of death: Heart failure SEE ALSO: Chespirito in excelsus: Comic of the people Other stars who’ve passed away in 2014 include: Carmen Zapata (Actress), 86 Monica Spear (Miss Universe Venezuela 04′), 29 Nelson Ned (Singer), 66 Pete Seeger (Singer), 94 Cheo Feliciano (Singer), 78 Paco de Lucia (Guitarist), 66 Philip Seymour Hoffman (Actor), 46 Genesis Carmona (Miss Turismo Carabobo 13′), 22 Juan Formell (Musician/Composer), 71 Tito Vilanova (Athlete), 45 Bobby Castillo (Athlete), 49 Julio Grondona (Senior Vice-President of FIFA), 82 Lauren Bacall (Actress), 89 Shirley Temple (Actress), 85 Mickey Rooney (Actor), 93 Elizabeth Peña (Actress), 55 Oscar Taveras (Athlete), 22 Ben Bradlee (Executive editor of The Washington Post), 93 Maria Jose Alvarado (Miss Honduras World 14′), 19 and sister Sofia Trinidad, 23 Alfredo Di Stefano (Footballer and coach), 88 Aldo Sarabia (Banda el Recodo member), 52 Joe Cocker (Singer), 70The post 7 Impacting and notable celebrity deaths of 2014 appeared first on Voxxi.

It was a successful year for many music, movie and sports stars. And though 2014 was filled with joy and big surprises, we can’t help but recall some of the most significant deaths of the year.

SEE ALSO: 4 songs you had no idea were inspired by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Twenty-Fourteen was the year that we’ve lost legendary Hollywood actors, beauty pageant queens, iconic writers of literature and reputable singer and musicians.

One of the biggest shockers was the passing of comedian and actor Robin Williams, who at 63 years old, committed suicide in his home on August 11th. The recent death of Mexican actor Roberto Gomez Bolaños on November 28th, also sparked many emotions around the world.

Here are seven of the most notable celebrity deaths of 2014 and a tribute to all those other great stars that left us. May they all rest in peace.

1) Gabriel Garcia Marquez

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Died on: April 17

Age: 87

Cause of death: Pneumonia

2) Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou passed away.

Died on: May 28

Age: 86

Cause of death: Poor health

3) Robin Williams

Robin Williams died in August.

Died on: August 11

Age: 63

Cause of death: Suicide

4) Gustavo Cerati

Gustavo Cerati died in September.
(Photo by Paul Natkin/Getty Images)

Died on: September 4

Age: 55

Cause of death: Stroke

SEE ALSO: Gustavo Cerati: Godfather of Latin Rock dies

5) Joan Rivers

Joan Rivers passed away.

Died on: September 4

Age: 81

Cause of death: Cardiac arrest

6) Oscar de la Renta

Oscar de la Renta was a designer.

Died on: October 20

Age: 82

Cause of death: Cancer

7) Roberto Gomez Bolaños

The greatest influence on the work of Roberto Gomez Bolaños, besides his upbringing, was his connection with sport and soccer.
(AP Photo/Televisa)

Died on: November 28

Age: 85

Cause of death: Heart failure

SEE ALSO: Chespirito in excelsus: Comic of the people

Other stars who’ve passed away in 2014 include:

  • Carmen Zapata (Actress), 86
  • Monica Spear (Miss Universe Venezuela 04′), 29
  • Nelson Ned (Singer), 66
  • Pete Seeger (Singer), 94
  • Cheo Feliciano (Singer), 78
  • Paco de Lucia (Guitarist), 66
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman (Actor), 46
  • Genesis Carmona (Miss Turismo Carabobo 13′), 22
  • Juan Formell (Musician/Composer), 71
  • Tito Vilanova (Athlete), 45
  • Bobby Castillo (Athlete), 49
  • Julio Grondona (Senior Vice-President of FIFA), 82
  • Lauren Bacall (Actress), 89
  • Shirley Temple (Actress), 85
  • Mickey Rooney (Actor), 93
  • Elizabeth Peña (Actress), 55
  • Oscar Taveras (Athlete), 22
  • Ben Bradlee (Executive editor of The Washington Post), 93
  • Maria Jose Alvarado (Miss Honduras World 14′), 19 and sister Sofia Trinidad, 23
  • Alfredo Di Stefano (Footballer and coach), 88
  • Aldo Sarabia (Banda el Recodo member), 52
  • Joe Cocker (Singer), 70

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