This is the PopCultHQ Memorial Page for 2016. This is where we honor the ones who have passed in 2016. This is not for celebrities, but for those who had meaning in our life. Artists, Musicians, Actors, Historians, Storytellers and Teachers, these are people who impacted us, either in childhood or as adults.
If there was someone you lost in 2016 who had an influence on you, then honor their memory and provide us a picture, name and birth year, along with what you remember them for and they can join the prestigious ranks of those we lost in 2016.
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Willy Wonka in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
Jim in Blazing Saddles
Dr. Frederick Frankenstein in Young Frankenstein
One of the First Female Country Music Stars
A regular at the Grand Ol Opry
Remembered For:A Golfing Legend with several Masters and Championship trophies
A proud father
Chief and head writer at PopCultHQ
A hugely influential singer and songwriter whose work spanned nearly 50 years.
Napoleon Solo in Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Milton Fanshaw in Coronation Street
renowned multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who collaborated with the likes of Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones
Carol Ann Tyler Martin Brady on the Brady Bunch
and her numerous charity efforts
The Green Hornet / Britt Reid in The Green Hornet
Ken Madison in Surfside 6
First American to circle the Earth in Space
Oldest Astronaut to enter Space
Composer for Several TV show theme songsDr. Jason Seaver in Growing Pains
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Remembered for:Her glamorous lifestyle and slew of marriages
Writer and producer for numerous TV shows and movies including Pretty Woman (1990), The Princess Diaries (2001) and Happy Days (1974).
Remembered For:writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor
Ann Morgan Guilbert
Yetta Rosenberg in The Nanny
Theresa Fanelli in The Fanelli Boys
Millie Helper in The Dick Van Dyke Show
A professional Boxer and one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th century
Singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and record producer. He was a musical innovator who continually remade himself.
Marie Barone in Everyone Loves Raymond
Mildred Krebs in Remington Steele
a country music legend, known as a voice for the workingman and the outsider
Joseph Medicine Crow,
The Crows last War Chief
Historian and the last link to the Battle of Little Big Horn
American professional wrestler, glamour model, pornographic film actress, and bodybuilder
President Julia Mansfield in Hail to the Chief
Molly Quinn in It Takes Two
Patty Lane / Cathy Lane on the Patty Duke Show
wife of the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan. She served as the First Lady of the United States from 1981 to 1989.
Mother Mary Angelica
a cloistered Franciscan nun who founded the largest Roman Catholic television network in the country
Writer for The Larry Sanders Show
Writer and star of The Larry Sanders Show
Cool Hand Luke, Dallas, Backstairs at the White House, The Blue Knight, Santo Bugito, Sarge
Vanity (Denise Richards)
Eighties pop star and Prince's protegée
Remembered For:Det. Phil Fish on Barney Miller
Lyle DeFranco on Santa Barbara
James 'Grizzly' Adams in The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams
Professor Severus Snape in the Harry Potter Series
The voice of Marvin in Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy
Alexander Dane in Galaxy Quest
English singer, songwriter and actor.
Also known as Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, Thin White Duke, Jareth in Labyrinth
founding member and keyboardist of Emerson, Lake and Palmer
orchestrated the Cuban Revolution and was the head of Cuba's government until 2008.
Sir George Martin
An English record producer, arranger, composer, conductor, audio engineer and musician.
referred to as the
Frank Sinatra Jr.
An American singer, songwriter, and conductor
the son of singer and actor Frank Sinatra and his first wife, Nancy Barbato Sinatra; the younger brother of singer and actress Nancy Sinatra; and older brother of television producer Tina Sinatra.
Author of Watership Down, Watership Down, Shardik and The Plague Dogs.
George S. Irving
Heat Miser in The Year Without a Santa Claus
Forrest Turner in Ryan's Hope
Narrator / Mooch / Men on Underdog
Princess Leia in Star Wars SeriesWriter of Postcards from the EdgeThe Princess Diarist
Kathy Selden in Singin' in the Rain
Molly Brown in Unsinkable Molly Brown
Norma Speakman on The Royle Family
Zillah on Lark Rise to Candleford
Letitia Cropley on The Vicar of Dibley