Growing up watching movies and shows is a major part of everyone’s childhood. You tend to share a special bond with the characters and the actors of some shows. Some find comfort watching; some get nostalgic thinking about when they first started watching a show. Unfortunately, growing up also means watching your favorite people grow old. Some of them have left us very soon, and nobody can fill that hole up in the same way. Here are 10 Popular Actors who passed away.
10. Richard Bonehill: You might not remember his face except if you’re a Star Wars fan. He played Nien Numb, the co-pilot on the Millennium Falcon in Return of the Jedi. Unfortunately, he passed away in 2015 at the age of 67.
9. Earl Hindman: he had a low profile career as the supporting character in the show. Although a side character, his presence lifted whatever he worked in. It was pretty unfortunate to lose such a gem to lung cancer on December 29, 2003.
8. Bernie Mac: With his incredible career in stand-up, he even got a chance to star in many movie franchises like Charlie’s Angel, Ocean’s Eleven, and many more. He finally succumbed to pneumonia complications on August 9, 2008.
7. Richard Attenborough: Richard is one of the most successful award-winning actors Hollywood has ever received. With movies like Jurrasic park under his belt, his career had many classic films. Unfortunately, he died at the age of 90.
6. Gary Coleman: Coleman’s body stature gave him an edge in the industry early on, being just 4″ 8 and with his youthful looks, which made him unique. However, this was due to a condition he had for which he took a lot of treatment and medication. But unfortunately, he died on May 28, 2010, of epidural hematoma.
5. Chris Penn: He got into the industry the same way as his brother did and broke into it very young. He starred in the Reservoir Dogs as Nice Guy Eddie. Unfortunately, he died at a very young age of 40 due to heart surgery and also had some drug-related issues.
4. Richard Griffiths: Known for playing the dreadful Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter series. He was s guardian to Harry Potter when he was left orphaned as a baby. He passed away in March 28, 2013; having some heart complications.
3. James Avery: The voice behind many iconic roles like the Shredder from TMNT and in Iron Man, James Avery. He was famously known for his role in the series The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air as Uncle Phil, who is away at 68 due to heart problems.
2. Luo Albano and Danny Wells: The dynamic duo who played The Super Mario Bros and were the center of attention for all the children who grew up in the ’90s. Captain Luo, a Hall of Famer in WWE, died due to a cardiac arrest in 2009, and his partner died four years after that.
1. Richard Harris: Halfway through the Harry Potter series, we saw a change in the cast of Headmaster Albus Dumbledore. A beloved actor who gave the character of Dumbledore a human face for the first time out of the books. He would forever be remembered for being the original Headmaster in Harry Potter.