Celebrities we lost in 2023. It was a hard year and we lost many of the great actors of our time.

There were many celebrities who died in 2023, from various fields such as music, movies, sports, and politics.

The year 2023 was a sad one for the entertainment industry, as many beloved celebrities passed away, leaving behind a legacy of talent, charisma, and inspiration. Some of them were icons of music, movies, sports, and politics, who influenced generations of fans and followers. Some of them were pioneers of their fields, who broke barriers and challenged norms. Some of them were trailblazers of their causes, who advocated for justice and equality. Some of them were simply stars, who brightened our lives with their art and humor. Here are some of the celebrities we lost in 2023, and how they will be remembered.

Tina Turner: The Queen of Rock and Roll

Tina Turner was one of the most successful and influential singers of all time, who rose from poverty and abuse to become a global superstar and a symbol of empowerment. She began her career in the 1950s as a member of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue, where she dazzled audiences with her powerful voice and electrifying stage presence. She endured years of domestic violence from her husband and partner Ike Turner, until she finally left him in 1976 and launched a solo career.

She made a remarkable comeback in the 1980s with hits such as “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Private Dancer”, and “The Best”, which earned her multiple Grammy Awards and sold millions of copies worldwide. She also starred in movies such as Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome and What’s Love Got to Do with It, which was based on her autobiography. She retired from touring in 2009, but continued to record and perform occasionally. She died on Nov. 24 at age 831234.

Tony Bennett: The Legendary Crooner

Tony Bennett was one of the most revered and respected singers of the 20th and 21st centuries, who had a remarkable career that spanned over seven decades. He was known for his smooth and elegant style, his distinctive voice, and his interpretation of the Great American Songbook. He recorded over 50 albums and sold over 50 million records, winning 19 Grammy Awards and two Emmy Awards.

He also collaborated with many other artists, such as Frank Sinatra, Lady Gaga, Amy Winehouse, and Diana Krall. He was also a painter, a humanitarian, and a World War II veteran. He was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2016, but continued to perform and record until his final album, Love for Sale, with Lady Gaga, was released in October 2023. He died on Oct. 31 at age 95123.

Lisa Marie Presley: The Daughter of the King

Lisa Marie Presley was the only child of Elvis Presley and Priscilla Presley, and the heir to his musical and cultural legacy. She was also a singer-songwriter, who released four albums and had several hits, such as “Lights Out” and “Dirty Laundry”. She was also known for her marriages to Michael Jackson, Nicolas Cage, and Michael Lockwood, and her involvement in Scientology. She was also a philanthropist, who supported various causes, such as literacy, homelessness, and animal rights. She died on Oct. 17 at age 55123.

Harry Belafonte: The King of Calypso

Harry Belafonte was a multifaceted entertainer, who excelled as a singer, actor, and activist. He was one of the first black performers to achieve mainstream success in the 1950s, with his calypso music, which introduced Caribbean rhythms and themes to the American audience. He had many hits, such as “Day-O (The Banana Boat Song)”, “Jamaica Farewell”, and “Matilda”.

He also starred in movies, such as Carmen Jones, Island in the Sun, and Uptown Saturday Night. He was also a civil rights leader, who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr., Nelson Mandela, and John F. Kennedy. He was also a humanitarian, who supported various causes, such as anti-apartheid, anti-war, anti-poverty, and anti-racism. He died on Sept. 29 at age 9412.

Raquel Welch: The Sex Symbol and Actress

Raquel Welch was one of the most famous sex symbols and actresses of the 1960s and 1970s, who captivated audiences with her beauty, charisma, and versatility. She rose to fame with her iconic role in One Million Years B.C., where she wore a fur bikini that became a pop culture phenomenon. She also starred in movies, such as Fantastic Voyage, Bedazzled, The Three Musketeers, and Legally Blonde. She also appeared on TV shows, such as Seinfeld, Spin City, and CSI: Miami. She also wrote books, such as Raquel: Beyond the Cleavage, and launched her own line of wigs and jewelry. She died on Sept. 5 at age 8112.

These are just some of the celebrities we lost in 2023. They will be missed, but not forgotten, as their legacy lives on in their work and their fans.

You can find more details and obituaries of these and other celebrities who passed away in 2023 by clicking on the links below.


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