Shirley Temple- February
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Her sweet smile and tap dancing could cheer up any grumpy person. Shirley Temple is still the biggest child star in history and we will always remember her.
Who didn’t love the sweet curly haired little girl? No matter which generation you are, we all loved watching her movies as children. Her sweet smile and tap dancing could cheer up any grumpy person. Shirley Temple is still the biggest child star in history and we will always remember her.
Phillip Seymour Hoffman- February
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Hoffman has been considered by many to be one of the great actors of our time. From Capote, to Doubt to Charlie Wilson’s War, to even The Hunger Games, everyone knew who he was and his talent.
Mickey Rooney- April
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How strange Mickey Rooney passed not long after Shirley Temple. Another childhood star who also happened to co-star with Shirley Temple through a large portion of his career. Then even beyond childhood he has been in countless movies and TV shows with starring roles and cameos, he left his mark in Hollywood.
Maya Angelou- May
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While not a movie or TV star, Maya Angelou is remembered for her writing, work in the Civil Rights Movement, and for being an inspiration to many.
Elli Wallach- June
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Many of us may remember Wallach as the adorable Arthur Abbot in The Holiday, bhttp://www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-eli-wallach-20140625-story.html#page=1ut he was so much more. He had been in the biz for years with credits such as The Godfather, The Good the Bad and the Ugly, and the Magnificent Seven.
Ann B Davis- June
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Who didn’t love Alice, the housekeeper in The Brady Bunch? While Davis did other stage productions and a few other movies, we al know her best as Alice.
James Garner- July
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The Notebook, The Great Escape, The Children’s Hour, and many more. James Garner was a classic actor for the ages.
Richard Attenborough- August
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Some of us may know him best as Kris Kringle in the 1994 version of A Christmas Carol. Or perhaps you remember his performance in Jurrasic Park, The Great Escape (along with previous mentioned James Garner), or Elizabeth. No matter which movie, he is one to be remembered.
Robin Williams- August
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Then of course, there is Robin Williams. His sudden death shocked us all. We remember his stand up comedy, his TV appearances, and all of the movies which were parts of our lives at every age. Whether it was the Genie in Aladdin, the humorus doctor in Patch Adams, or the inspiring teacher in Dead Poets Society, he is one of the actors whom the world can feel where he left his mark.
Joan Rivers- September
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Most recently, there’s Joan Rivers. She was a pioneer for female comedians and we know commentary on badly dressed celebrities will never be quite as funny.