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Gene Wilder joins celebrity 2016 deaths

Press Association logoPress Association 29/08/2016

THE STARS THAT DIMMED IN 2016

- Singer David Bowie died aged 69 on January 10.

- Actor Alan Rickman died aged 69 on January 14.

- Eagles frontman Glenn Frey died aged 67 on January 18.

- Broadcaster Sir Terry Wogan died on January 31 aged 77.

- Author Harper Lee, who wrote To Kill A Mockingbird, died aged 89 on February 19.

- Actor Frank Kelly, who played Father Jack in the comedy series Father Ted, died aged 77 on February 28.

- Coronation Street creator Tony Warren died aged 79 on March 1.

- Nancy Reagan, actress of former first lady of the United States, died aged 94 on March 6.

- Beatles producer Sir George Martin died aged 90 on March 8.

- Comedian Ronnie Corbett died aged 85 on March 31.

- Comedian Victoria Wood died aged 62 on April 20.

- Superstar Prince died aged 57 on April 21.

- Boxing champion Muhammad Ali died aged 74 on June 3.

- Anton Yelchin, actor in Star Trek, died aged 27 on June 19.

- Comedian, Royle Family actress and writer Caroline Aherne died aged 52 on July 2.

- Kenny Baker, who played droid R2D2 in the Star Wars films, died aged 81 on August 13.

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