A Year in Review: 2018

We said goodbye to a number of celebrities in 2018. 
Here are some of those that passed away.


George H. W. Bush ( 12th June 1924 - 30th November 2018)

41st President of the United States. 


American President George Herbert Bush With Helmut Kohl (German Chancellor) during The Conferenceabout Security and Cooperation in Europe, Paris November 21, 1990 / Bridgeman Images


Bernardo Bertolucci (16th March 1941 - 26th November 2018)

Italian director and screenwriter.


Italian Director Bernardo Bertolucci February 25, 1988 (b/w photo) / Bridgeman Images


Nicolas Roeg ( 15th August 1928 - 23rd November 2018)

English director and cinematographer.


Nic Roeg, c.1975 (b/w photo) / Private Collection / Bridgeman Images


Stan Lee (28th December 1922 - 12th November 2018)

American comic book writer, editor, and publisher. 


Stan Lee, Neale Osborne (Contemporary Artist) / Private Collection / Bridgeman Images


Montserrat Caballe (12th April 1933 - 6th October 2018)

Spanish operatic soprano.


Monserrat Caballe / Photo © Marcello Mencarini / Bridgeman Images


Charles Aznavour (22nd May 1924 - 1st October 2018)

French-Armenian singer.


Charles Aznavour / Photo © Claude Schwartz / Bridgeman Images



Burt Reynolds (11th February 1936 - 6th September 2018)

American actor.


Burt Reynolds in the film "Boogie Nights" 1997, directed by Paul Thomas Anderson / Bridgeman Images



John McCain (29th August 1936 - 25th August 2018)

American politician.


Republican Candidate John McCain, 2007 / Bridgeman Images


Lindsay Kemp (3rd May 1938 - 24th August 2018)

British dancer, mime artist, and choreographer.


Lindsay Kemp, British dancer, mime artist, and choreographer / PVDE / Bridgeman Images


Kofi Annan (8th  April 1938 - 18th August 2018)

Ghanaian diplomat and ex Secretary-General of the United Nations. 


Kofi Annan / Photo © Rodrigo Carrizo Couto / Bridgeman Images


Aretha Franklin (25th March 1942 - 16th August 2018)

The Queen of Soul.


Aretha Franklin 1960 / Photo © Don Hunstein / Bridgeman Images


Philip Roth (19th March 1933 - 22nd May 2018) 

American writer.


Philip Roth caricature, John Minnion (b.1949) / Private Collection / Photo © John Minnion / Bridgeman Images


Robert Indiana (13th September 1928 - 19th May 2018)

American artist.


Love (cor-ten steel), Robert Indiana / Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields, USA / Gift of the Friends of the Indianapolis Museum of Art in memory of Henry F. DeBoest. Restoration was made possible by Patricia J. and James E. LaCrosse. / Bridgeman Images


Tom Wolfe (2nd March 1930 - 14th May 2018)

American writer.


Tom Wolfe (photo) / Photo © Louis Monier / Bridgeman Images



Barbara Bush (8th June 1925 - 17th April 2018)

The First Lady of the United States as the wife of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush, and mother of the 43rd President of the United States, George W. Bush.


Barbara Bush / Bridgeman Images


Milos Forman (18th February 1932 - 13th April 2018)

Czech American film director and screenwriter.


Milos Forman, 1999 / Bridgeman Images


Winnie Mandela (26th September 1936 - 2nd April 2018)

South African anti-apartheid activist and politician, and ex-wife of Nelson Mandela.


Nelson and Winnie Mandela / Spaarnestad Photo / Bridgeman Images


Stephen Hawking (8th June 1942 - 14th March 2018)

English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author.


Stephen Hawking, 2001 / Gerhard Blank / Bridgeman Images


Hubert de Givenchy (21st February 1927 - 10th March 2018

French designer.


Givenchy, 1961  / Private Collection / Photo © Tony Vaccaro / Bridgeman Images


Billy Graham (7th November 1918 – 21st February 2018)

American evangelist and prominent evangelical Christian figure.

Billy Graham, 1966 (b/w photo), Scott-Stewart, Dick (1948-2002) / Private Collection / Bridgeman Images


Prince Henrik of Denmark (11th June 1934 - 13th February 2018)

Husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.


Wedding of Princess Margrethe of Denmark and prince Henrik / Bridgeman Images


Mark E. Smith (5th March 1957 – 24th January 2018)

English singer and songwriter best known as the lead singer & lyricist of the post-punk group the Fall.


Mark E. Smith - The Fall / Photo © Martin Thompson / Bridgeman Images



Paul Bocuse (11th February 1926 - 20th January 2018)

French chef.


French Chef Paul Bocuse is chef at Elysee Palace just for one evening, February 25, 1975 / Photo © AGIP / Bridgeman Images


France Gall (9th October 1947 - 7th January 2018)

French yé-yé singer.


French Singer France Gall With Sailor Suit at Sailing Show, Paris, January 17, 1968  / Photo © AGIP /
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