Annual Review 2020

In 2020, we said goodbye to a number of celebrities from across the world. Join us as we remember them.

 

Terry Jones - portrait / © Kathy De Witt / Bridgeman Images

Terry Jones

1 February 1942 – 21 January 2020. Welsh comic actor, writer and director.

Kirk Douglas In The 40's / Diltz / Bridgeman Images

Kirk Douglas

December 9, 1916 – February 5, 2020. American director, actor, producer and author.

Swedish actor Max von Sidow. Venice Lido, Venice Film Festival, about 1980.
© Marcello Mencarini / Bridgeman Images

Max Von Sydow

10 April 1929 – 8 March 2020. Swedish-born actor who appeared in more than 100 films and TV series.

OPA4365700 © John Foley / Opale / Bridgeman Images

Albert Uderzo

25 April 1927 – 24 March 2020. French illustrator who worked on the Asterix comic series.

Goldfinger, Honor Blackman, 1964 / Everett Collection / Bridgeman Images

Honor Blackman

22 August 1925 – 5 April 2020. English actress known as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger as well as Cathy Gale in The Avengers.

Luis Sepúlveda / Bridgeman Images

Luis Sepúlveda

October 4, 1949 – April 16, 2020. Chilean writer who sadly passed away due to coronavirus.

Krafwerk, 1970s (detail) / CSU Archives / Everett Collection
/ Bridgeman Images

Florian Schneider

​7 April 1947 – 21 April 2020. German musician who was one of the two founding members of experimental music group Kraftwerk.

La Passante du Sans Souci / © George Pierre / Bridgeman Images

Michel Piccoli

27 December 1925 – 12 May 2020. French producer, film director and actor with a career spanning 70 years.

Everett Collection / Bridgeman Images

Dame Vera Lynn

20 March 1917 – 18 June 2020. British singer.

© Basso Cannarsa / Opale / Bridgeman Images

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

25 September 1964 – 19 June 2020. Spanish scriptwriter.

© John Haynes / Bridgeman Images

Ian Holm

12 September 1931 – 19 June 2020. English actor particularly famous for his roles as the hobbit Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings and android Ash in Alien.

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Ennio Morricone

10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020. Italian composer Ennio Morricone was the composer for film classics such as "The Untouchables" and "Once upon a time in America".

Diltz / Bridgeman Images

Olivia de Havilland

July 1, 1916 – July 26, 2020. British-American actress who died aged 104.

The Avengers, Diana Rigg, (1965-68), 1961-1969. Everett Collection / Bridgeman Images

Dame Diana Rigg

20 July 1938 – 10 September 2020. British actress perhaps best known for playing Emma Peel in The Avengers or Lady Olenna Tyrell in Game of Thrones.

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Juliette Gréco

7 February 1927 – 23 September 2020. French actress and cabaret singer.

Eddie Van Halen (Edward Lodewijk Van Halen) / © Fryderyk Gabowicz
/ Picture Alliance / Bridgeman Images

Eddie Van Halen

January 26, 1955 – October 6, 2020. American musician and songwriter.

Actor Sean Connery c. 1964 / Photo © LIMOT / Bridgeman Images

Sean Connery

25 August 1930 – 31 October 2020. Scottish actor perhaps best known for playing James Bond.

Alex Trebek 1991 / Photo © Michael Ferguson / PHOTOlink /
Everett Collection / Bridgeman Images

Alex Trebek

July 22, 1940 – November 8, 2020. Canadian-American television personality and game show host.

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