Additions to They Died 2016 - 2020
Adam West -- Actor -- 1928 - 2017 Star of the 1960s TV show Batman. Voiced the character of 'Catman' in the cartoon series The FairlyOdd Parents and 'Mayor Adam West' in Family Guy - both parodies of himself.
David Cassidy -- Musician -- 1950 - 2017 Also songwriter and actor. Starred in TVs The Partridge Family alongside his real-life stepmother Shirley Jones. An extremely popular teen idol in the 1970s.
Della Reese -- Musician -- 1931 - 2017 Beginning at the age of 6 by singing in church, she sang gospel, jazz and R&B. Later branching out into acting, her best known role was that of 'Tess' in the TV fantasy drama Touched by an Angel.
George Young -- Musician -- 1946 - 2017 Songwriter and record producer. Foundation member of The Easybeats. Older brother of AC/DC band members Malcolm and Angus Young. With long time friend and collaborator Harry Vanda he formed the songwriting /production duo Vanda & Young.
Jake LaMotta -- Boxer -- 1922 - 2017 Won the World Middleweight title in 1949 and became the inspiration for the movie Raging Bull. After retiring from the ring he forged a successful career as an actor and stand-up comedian.
Malcolm Young -- Musician -- 1953 - 2017 A rhythm guitarist and songwriter, he and his younger brother Angus founded the rock group AC/DC.
Sean Hughes -- Comedian -- 1965 - 2017 Appeared as a team captain on the BBC quiz show Never Mind the Buzzcocks from 1996 to 2002.
Tom Petty -- Musician -- 1950 - 2017 Guitarist and vocalist. A member of the British/American supergroup The Travelling Wilburys.
I purposely left Charles Manson off the list because I personally don't think he rates a mention - for obvious reasons.