Category: 2010’s

Television, film, stage and voice actor René Auberjonois (born René Murat Auberjonois in New York, NY) – June 1, 1940 – December 8, 2019, RIP

Sesame Street puppeteer Carroll Spinney (born Carroll Edwin Spinney in Waltham, MA) – December 26, 1933 – December 8, 2019, RIP

Average White Band tenor saxophonist Malcolm “Molly” Duncan (born in Montrose, Angus, Scotland) – August 24, 1945 – October 8, 2019, RIP

Actress and singer Diahann Carroll (born Carol Diahann Johnson in New York, NY) – July 17, 1935 – October 4, 2019, RIP

Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter (born Robert Burns in Arroyo Grande, CA) – June 23, 1941 – September 23, 2019, RIP

Emmy Award winning actress Valerie Harper (born Valerie Kathryn Harper in Suffern, NY) – August 22, 1939 – August 30, 2019, RIP

Artist Pedro Bell (Funkadelic, George Clinton), RIP

Singer, songwriter, musician and Saturday Night Live musical director Katreese Barnes (born Katreese Darcene Barnes in Fort Carson, CO) – January 3, 1963 – August 3, 2019, RIP

Actor, writer and director Peter Fonda (born Peter Henry Fonda in New York, NY) – February 23, 1940 – August 16, 2019, RIP

Author, educator and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford in Lorain, OH) – February 18, 1931 – August 5, 2019, RIP