Celebrity Deaths in Movies

  • Audrey Wells, 58 (1960 - 2018)

    Audrey Wells

    Audrey Wells was a writer and director whose work includes "Under the Tuscan Sun," "A Dog's Purpose," and "The Game Plan." Her last project was writing the screenplay for "The Hate U Give," a drama based on the 2017 novel by Angie Thomas. The movie was released in some cities on October 5, one day after she passed away. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Burt Reynolds, 82 (1936 - 2018)

    Burt  Reynolds

    Burt Reynolds (1936 – 2018) was one of the biggest stars in Hollywood during the 1970s and 1980s. The magnetic actor was known for his roles in "The Longest Yard," "Deliverance," and the "Smokey and the Bandit" movies. He was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting role in "Boogie Nights." On television, he starred on the CBS sitcom "Evening Shade" in the 1990s. He died at the age of 82. For...

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  • Barbara Harris, 83 (1935 - 2018)

    Barbara Harris

    Actress Barbara Harris (1935 – 2018) was a comedy legend who also starred in dramatic roles and could belt out a song on stage. She had memorable parts in the movies "Nashville," "Family Plot," and "Freaky Friday. She also starred in many Broadway productions, winning a Tony award for best actress in 1967. She died from lung cancer at the age of 83. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy...

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  • Adrian Cronauer, 79 (1938 - 2018)

    Adrian Cronauer

    NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam" has died. For full obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Tab Hunter, 86 (1931 - 2018)

    Tab Hunter

    Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenagers in the 1950s with such films as "Battle Cry" and "Damn Yankees!" and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86. For full obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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