A gallery of the celebrities who lost their lives in 2017.
1. Cornelius ‘Connie’ Hawkins, 75Source:Getty
2. Hugh Hefner, 91Source:Getty
3. Novella Nelson, 77Source:Getty
4. Dick Gregory, 84Source:Getty
5. Fresh Kid Ice (far left) of 2 Live Crew, 53Source:Getty
6. Prodigy of Mobb Deep, 42Source:Getty
7. Cuba Gooding Sr., 72Source:Getty
8. Charlie Murphy, 57Source:Getty
9. Mary Tyler Moore, 80
Moore, an award-winning actress, enjoyed a successful, decades-long career. She rose to fame as a regular on ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show’ in the 1960s, which led to the eponymous ‘Mary Tyler Moore Show’ in the 1970s. Moore died in Connecticut on January 25.
10. Roy Innis, 82
Innis, the longtime leader of the Congress of Racial Equality, died in Manhattan on January 8. He reportedly died from complications relating to Parkinson’s disease.