A huge number of celebrities caught up coronavirus in 2020, and when many fought and won against the disease, others breathe their last, saying goodbye to the world forever.
The novel corona virus, which is a year old now, created a fuss all over the globe. Not only professions, the lethal illness have altered the whole mode of existence, affecting the life on earth severely. It is therefore the reason, more than 1.6 million people has departed from this sphere, owing to the virus, whereas 16.4 million battles currently. And hence, there are some critically acclaimed celebrities who contracted coronavirus this year, and lost their lives against it.
1. Chris Trousdale
Christopher Ryan Pask, professionally known by his stage name Chris Trousdale was an American singer and actor. He was also a member of pop boy band Dream Street. Trousdale passed away from this world on June 2nd, at the age of thirty four.
2. Nick Cordero
Canadian actor Nicholas Eduardo Alberto Cordero held a veteran rank at Broadway. The actor had bagged two awards for his work in Bullets over Broadway and was nominated multiple times. The celebrity died of coronavirus on July 5, at the age of 41, after three months in hospitals.
3. Herman Cain
American businessman and the activist for tea party republication Herman Cain also lies among the celebrities who died from coronavirus this year. Cain died on July 30, subsequent to his campaign for Donald Trump Tulsa, where he had contracted the deadly disease.
4. Trini Lopez
Trini Lopez, an American singer, guitarist and actor died at the age of 81. Some of his much applauded songs include ‘If I had a Hammer,’ ‘Don’t let the sun catch you crying,’ Five o clock world’ and ‘Come a little bit closer’ to name a few. Lopez left this world on August 11.
5. Tom Seaver
Another of celebrities who contracted coronavirus was American baseball pitcher Thomas Seaver, who was found dead in his sleep due to dementia and Covid-19.
6. Harold Butt
Hollywood musician and composer Harold Butt couldn’t win against the coronavirus and passed away at the age of 84. The news was put forward by his manager on December 8th.
7. Terrence McNally
Four times best play-right Tony award winner Terrence McNally if of the few celebrities who died of coronavirus and the world grieves till date. “Master Class,” “Love! Valour! Compassion!” and “Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune lies among McNally’s much celebrated works.
8. Lucia Bose
Veteran Italian celebrity Lucia Bose died of coronavirus on 23rd March, after living a notable 79 years of life. The actress garnered much acclamation throughout her period and was awarded numerous times for her gifted talents.
9. Chef Floyd Cardoz
Winner of “Top Chef Masters” Season 3 Floyd Cardoz, died at the age of 59 of coronavirus complications on March 25.
10. Mark Blum
Renowned American actor Mark Blum also names among the celebrities who contracted coronavirus and couldn’t defeat it. The actor is celebrated for abundant of his avatars, like Desperately Seeking Susan, Crocodile Dundee and Coin heist etc.
11. Maria Mercader
A CBS News veteran, who worked for over 30 years as a reporter and a talented director Maria Mercader, died March 29 after testing positive for coronavirus. She was 54.
12. Joe Diffie
American country music singer and songwriter Diffie, who had announced his diagnosis of the deadly virus just two days prior, died of coronavirus on March 29.
13. Alan Merril
I love rock n roll singer Alan Merril also lies among the celebrities who witnessed coronavirus and couldn’t conquest it. Thence, the diva died on March 29.
14. Ken Shimura
Highly celebrated Japanese comedian Shimura, died on March 29, after contributing 71 years of his life to laughter universe.
15. Andrew Jack
British Dialect coach and actor Andrew Jack died on March 31. The actor was due to work with Robert Pattinson in his new batman movie. However, fate had different plans for the star.
16. Adam Schlesinger
Three times Emmy and Grammy Awards winner Adam Schlesinger also lies in the list of American singer celebrities who died of coronavirus in 2020.
17. Ellis Marsalis Jr.
Ellis Marsalis, New Orleans jazz legend and father of Wynton and Branford Marsalis, died at 85 from COVID-19 complications.
18. Eddie Large
The renowned comedian of the duo Light and Large, Eddie died on April 2nd. Eddie was hospitalized for heart failure where he contracted coronavirus and couldn’t survive then.
19. Sergio Rossi
The Italian shoe designer and brand owner, Sergio Rossi died at the age of 84 and lies among celebrities who contracted coronavirus this year.
20. Patricia Bosworth
Actress turned journalist Patricia Bosworth died on April 2nd, after contracting the deadly illness. The starlet is known for directing biographies of the celebrities.
Thomas John Dempsey, a special football kicker who was born without toes, yet earned a big name for himself, died on April 4.
22. John Prine
Highly popular folk and country songwriter John Prine also lost his battle to the deadly virus as he bid his final goodbye to the world on April 6th, leaving the music universe empty.
23. Allen Garfield
Most famous of American films and television celebrities Allen Garfield contracted coronavirus in April, and soon lost his life to it. Garfield has appeared in more than 100 TV shows and films.
24. Charles Gregory
An Emmy-nominated hairstylist Charles Gregory, who frequently collaborated with Tyler Perry on his films and TV shows, died of complications from COVID-19 on April 8.
25. Hilary Heath
The face of 1960s and 70s horror movies, Hilary Heath, died at 74. She had adopted the novel virus in the month of April.
26. Rick May
Richard May, a Canadian voice actor, known to gaming world as husky throated soldier, died at 79. Other than his vocal skills, May had appeared in multiple tv shows and films.
27. Allen Daviau
A 5-time Oscar-nominated cinematographer Allen Daviau died April 15 at age 77.
28. Henry Grimes
Henry Grimes was an American jazz double bassist and violinist, who caught up in the wave of lethal illness, and lies among the celebrities who died of coronavirus.
29. Joel Roginson
American television producer and screenwriter Joel Roginson died on April 21st. He was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards for his production work on Ironside in 1970 and 1971, and received his third Emmy nomination for producing Magnum, P.I. in 1983.
30. Fred the Godson
Fred the Godson was an American DJ and rapper from the Bronx, New York. He died on April 23rd, seventeen days subsequent to his diagnosis that he had confirmed on his social media.
31. Matteo De Cosmo
Art director Matteo De Cosmo, who worked on films including “Emergence,” “The Punisher” and “Luke Cage,” died of coronavirus complications. He was 52.
32. Roy Horn
Roy Horn, best known as half of the legendary Siegfried & Roy magic and animal act in Las Vegas, died on May 8th.
33. Pat Dye
Legendary Auburn football coach Pat Dye died on June 1 after combating COVID-19 and other medical conditions. He was 80.
34. Carol Sutton
Renowned female artist and painter, Carol Sutton who is known worldwide for her mastered creative skills departed from this world on Dec 10th.
35. Charley Pride
Charley Pride, one of the first Black performers to break through in the country music scene, died of complications from COVID-19 on Dec. 12, just weeks after his final performance at the CMA Awards show back in November. He was 86.
36. Dawn Wells
Actress Dawn Wells passed away on 31 December 2020 at the age of 82 from COVID-19.