Hollywood Stars We Lost In 2015: Anita Ekberg, Anne Kirkbride, Leonard Nimoy

By Ghosh Piyali | 2 years ago
Hollywood Stars We Lost In 2015: Anita Ekberg, Anne Kirkbride, Leonard Nimoy
Anita Ekberg

Hollywood Stars come and go but their legacy will live for a long time. Some of the stars that still remind us of their memorable works may have gone but we will always remember the works of art that they left behind.

Actress Anita Ekberg, a Swedish-Italian actress, model, and sex symbol, died on January 11 at the age of 83 in Italy from the complications of enduring illness. She is famous for the role Sylvia in the film “La Dolce Vita” directed by Federico Fellini.

Anne Kirkbride, an English actress died on Jan 19 at the age of 60, and is recalled for her long running role as Deirdre Barlow in ITV’s “Coronation Street.” Kirkbride staged the role for 42 years while continuing with her illness and was posthumously honored with British Soap Awards in 2015.

Leonard Nimoy, who is still famous for his character Mr. Spock of the “Star Trek” franchise, died on February 27, 2015 at the age of 83. Nimoy played the role from 1964 to 1969, until the end of the production.

Ben Woolf was well-known for his recurring role as Meep in the TV series “American Horror Story.” He died on Feb. 23 at the age of 34.

Louis Jourdan, is still living in the hearts of global fans for making his presence in several Hollywood movies including “The Paradine Case,” “Letter from an Unknown Woman,” “Gigi,” “The Best of Everything,” “Year of the Comet,” just to mention a few. He passed away on Feb. 14.

Hollywood star, Ellen Albertini Dow is remembered for her precious roles in the movies like “Sister Act” and “Wedding Crashers” and TV series like “The Golden Girls,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “The Twilight Zone.”  (via Access Hollywood)

Christopher Lee died on June 7, at the age of 93. Lee is still remembered for his acting as a Dracula and villain. He acted in the film such as “The Lord of the Rings,” “The Man with the Golden Gun,” “Star Wars.”

The other Hollywood stars who died in this year are Rod Taylor, Demis Roussos, Rod McKuen, Taylor Negron, Donna Douglas, Jackie Trent, Alberta Watson, Geoffrey Lewis, James Best and Anne Meara. (via Wikipedia)

Photo Source: Facebook/Anita Ekberg

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Piyali Ghosh is a journalist with exposure to both print and broadcast Journalism. She is a movie buff and an avid reader of celebrity gossip magazines. Follow her posts in MNG to keep updated with the latest movie & celebrity news!