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Second Tier Celebrity Deaths Of 2009

2009 saw many celebrity deaths- but not all were A-listers like Michael Jackson, Farrah Fawcett or Patrick Swayze. Let's take a look back at some major passings the may not have gotten the media attention they deserve.

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  • 1. Marilyn Chambers

    Ivory Snow Model and Adult Film Star

  • 2. Ron Silver

    intense actor and activist

  • 3. Pat Hingle

    Commissioner Gordon in Batman TV series

  • 4. Cheryl Holdridge

    Disney's Original Mickey Mouse Club - Mouseketeer Cheryl!

  • 5. Patrick McGoohan

    Forget the 2009 Prisoner- This was the real deal. Also played Secret Agent Man- Very Dapper!

  • 6. David "Fathead" Newman

    An original

  • 7. Paul Harvey

    Delivery of the news was like he was talking to you. Page 1, and Good Day will be his moniker!

  • 8. Natasha Richardson

    a tragic death...

  • 9. Soupy Sales

    Soupy was the "pie-in-the-face" original!

  • 10. Les Paul

    His influence on musical style will live forever...

  • 11. Army Archerd

    After Walter Winchell came Army...

  • 12. Henry Gibson

    Died the same day as Patrick Swayze...Original Laugh-in Cast member- Played eccentric judge on Picket Fences

  • 13. Mary Travers

    Now Mary is singing with Karen Carpenter, and Cass Elliot.

  • 14. Dom Deloise

    Funny Man who loved to cook and eat!

  • 15. David Carradine

    Many are mellow today because of Kane and Kung Fu!

  • 16. Karl Malden

    Great actor, but he did have a large nose

  • 17. Gale Storm

    Before Lucy, there was Gale Storm

  • 18. Bea Arthur

    The first ballsy TV sitcom woman.

  • 19. Edward Woodward

    The Equalizer