A Tribute to 2016’s Fallen

2016 has taken the lives of several beloved celebrities, even a couple within hours of each other. We have lost talented actors/actresses, musicians who have shaped music history, comedians, artist and directors alike. Tomahawk Talk would like to pay tribute to the many famous faces that left us in 2016:

 David Bowie, Rock icon

Alan Rickman, Actor

Glenn Frey, Eagles rocker

Jimmy Bain, Rainbow rock star

Frank Finlay, Acting great

Terry Wogan, TV & radio legend

Maurice White, Earth Wind & Fire star

Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird author

Frank Kelly, Father Ted star

George Kennedy, Movie great

Tony Warren, Coronation St creator

George Martin, Beatles producer

Keith Emerson, ELP rock legend

Sylvia Anderson, Lady Penelope

Frank Sinatra Junior, Sinatra’s singer son

Paul Daniels, Comedy magician

Patty Duke, Child star

Ronnie Corbett, Comedy legend

Denise Robertson, TV agony aunt

Merle Haggard, Country legend

David Gest, TV personality

Victoria Wood, Comedy genius

Joanie “Chyna” Laurer, WWE wrestling legend

Lonnie Mack, Blues guitar great

Prince, Pop icon

Guy Hamilton, Bond director

Billy Paul, Chart star

Guy Clark, Country legend

John Berry, Beastie Boys star

Alan Young, Mister Ed TV star

Nick Menza, Megadeth drummer

Burt Kwouk, Pink Panther star

Carla Lane, Liver Birds writer

Muhammad Ali, Boxing legend

Henry McCullough, Wings guitarist

Anton Yelchin, Star Trek’s Chekov

Bernie Worrall, Funkadelic star

Scotty Moore, Elvis’s guitarist

Caroline Aherne, Comedy actress

Alan Vega, Suicide punk pioneer

Kenny Baker, Star Wars’ R2-D2

Dalian Atkinson, Villa cup hero

Gene Wilder, Comic genius

Alexis Arquette, Transgender actress

Charmian Carr, Sound of Music’s Liesl

Arnold Palmer, Golfing legend

Jean Alexander, Corrie’s Hilda Ogden

Pete Burns, Dead or Alive chart star

Bobby Vee, 1960s teen idol

Leonard Cohen, Iconic singer & writer

Robert Vaughn, Veteran actor

Leon Russell, US rock legend

Colonel Abrams, 80s chart star

Florence Henderson, Brady Bunch star

Ron Glass, US TV star

Andrew Sachs, Fawlty Towers star

Peter Vaughan, Game of Thrones star

Ian Cartwright, Wolves midfielder

John Glenn, First American to orbit Earth

Greg Lake, ELP legend

AA Gill, Writer & critic

Ian McCaskill, TV weatherman

Walter Swinburn, Derby winning jockey

Zsa Zsa Gabor, Actress and Socialite

Rick Parfitt, Musician

George Michael, Singer

Liz Smith, Actress

Carrie Fisher, Actress

Richard Adams, Author

Debbie Reynolds, Hollywood actress and mother to Carrie Fisher


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