2016 in memo­riam

Rutherglen Reformer - - The Ticket -

An­ton Yelchin (27) 10 The Rus­sian-born Star Trek re­boot star’s death left Hollywood stunned. Ge­orge Kennedy (91) 9 Les­lie Nielsen’s right-hand man in the Naked Gun se­ries and an Os­car win­ner for Cool Hand Luke. Robert Vaughn (83) H 8 The Man From U.N.C.L.E. vet­eran also took on Christo­pher Reeve’s hero in Su­per­man III. LL Ge­orge Gaynes (98) M 7 Played the beloved, zany Com­man­dant Las­sard in seven Po­lice Academy movies. ac Kenny Baker (81) 6 Star Wars fans world­wide mourned the pass­ing of the man who brought R2-D2 to life. Car­rie Fisher (60) 5 Princess Leia her­self will leave a last­ing legacy for fe­male hero­ines across the galaxy. Prince (57) 4 Starred in Pur­ple Rain and sound­tracked Bat­man’s big screen de­but. David Bowie (69) 3 Wowed in The Man Who Fell to Earth and won hearts in cult fan­tasy ad­ven­ture Labyrinth. Gene Wilder (83) 2 From his pair­ing with Richard Pryor to time­less work with Mel Brooks, a true com­edy ge­nius. Alan Rick­man (69) 1 The act­ing gi­ant who gave us icons like Hans Gru­ber and the Sher­iff of Not­ting­ham.

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