2013′s most notable deaths that brought tears in our eyes

2013′s most notable deaths that brought tears in our eyes

2013 was not a year that we could easily forget. This year many famous souls left this world. Year 2013 brought tears repeatedly in one or other face. In this article, we have covered 2013′s most notable deaths that left us shocked and brought tears in our eyes.

1. Actor James Avery

Actor James Avery
James Avery was a classical trained actor and scholar. He was best known for his roles and character as an uncle/patriarch and judge. Avery passed away on Dec. 31, 2013.

2. Paul Walker

Paul Walker
Who can forget ‘’Fast and Furious’’ boy Paul Walker, a very good human being and a perfect actor. Paul was very fond of sports car and eventually he took his last breath in a sports car when he met with an big accident. He passed away on November 30, 2013.

3. Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela name that can never get blur in the pages of History. A fighter, a motivator, politician, activist, lawyer, and philanthropist leader who gave South Africa a whole new identity. Mandela served South Africa as a President from 1994 to 1999. He passed away on Dec. 5 at age 95.

4. Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher
Margaret Thatcher was the British politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the Britain’s only female prime minister who ruled for 11 years. She died on April 8, 2013.

5. Edgar Bronfman Sr.

Edgar Bronfman Sr.
A Canadian-American businessman Edgar Bronfman Sr. who was a member of the Bronfman family. He was a son of Russian immigrant who used to smuggle whiskey across the US-Canadian border in the Prohibition era. He passed away on December 21, 2013.

6. Andy Granatelli

Andy Granatelli
A flamboyant race car driver turned businessman who became a household name with TV commercials for his STP fuel and oil additives, died on December 29, 2013 at the age of 90. Granatelli was the CEO of STP and a major figure in automobile racing events.

7. Arik Einstein

Arik Einstein
Arik Einstein was a Israeli singer, songwriter, actor, and screenwriter. He was known as the greatest and most influential Israeli singer and musician of all time. He died on November 26, 2013. Arik Einstein famous albums include The Collection, Shablool, Collection, Muscat etc.

8. Doug Engelbart

Doug Engelbart
Doug Engelbart, A man who invented the computer mouse. He was a American engineer and inventor and an early computer and Internet pioneer. Doug Engelbart died on July 2, 2013 at the age of 88 years.

9. Roger Joseph Ebert

Roger Joseph Ebert
In 1975 Roger Joseph Ebert was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. He was an American film critic, journalist, and screenwriter. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death on April 4, 2013.

10. Pran Sikhand

Pran Sikhand
A bollywood star known as a movie villain and character actor in Hindi cinema from the 1940s to the 1990s. He got awarded for his superb acting many a times that includes Padma Bhushan in 2001 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2013. He died on 12 July 2013 at the age of 93 years.

Above mention is the list of 10 famous faces that died in 2013 and left their memories in our heart. Others from the entertainment world who died this year included actors James Gandolfini, Peter O’Toole, Jane Kean, Annette Funicello, Jean Stapleton, Bonnie Franklin, Cory Monteith, Frank Thornton and Conrad Bain, as well as swimming star Esther Williams. Musicians included George Jones, Van Cliburn, Lou Reed, Donald Byrd, Ray Manzarek, Bebo Valdes, Mindy McCready, Chrissy Amphle and Chris Kelly. Among others: writer Tom Clancy, director Nagisa Oshima and ballerina Maria Tallchief. May Lord rest their souls in peace.