Who Were Some Famous People Who Died in 2014?


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Some famous people who died in 2014 include Robin Williams, Richard Attenborough, Joan Rivers and Lauren Bacall. Robin Williams was 63 when he was found dead in 2014 on August 11. He was a comedian and actor known for "Mrs. Doubtfire" and "Aladdin," and the death was ruled suicide.

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Richard Attenborough was a British actor and director who was 90 years old when he passed away on August 24, 2014. In 1982, he won the Best Director award for "Ghandi," while in the 1990s he was famous for roles in "Jurassic Park" and "Miracle on 34th Street." He also had the honor of being called Sir.

Joan Rivers was 81 and died on September 4 of 2014. She was a comedian and was an important figure for women in comedy. Rivers was also an actress, writer, director and television host known for her sharp wit and self-deprecating style of comedy delivery.

Lauren Bacall died on August 12, 2014 at the age of 89. She was an actress known for her roles in movies with Humphrey Bogart, her husband. Bacall acted in noir films and musicals, most notably winning an award in 1970 for her role in "Applause." Between Bogart and her second husband, she had a total of three children.

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