2020 has been a year to forget for any number of reasons, and plenty of celebrities from every industry including cinema, television, theater, music, and more are no longer with us having passed away over the last eleven months.
Many of them were true heavyweights and legends of their respective industries, and as desperate as many people are to put 2020 behind them, some of the names we’ve lost are well worth remembering.
Died November 8th, aged 80
The Canadian-born TV host had been a regular fixture on the small screen since 1963, but rose to mainstream fame and fortune as the host of Jeopardy since 1984, racking up an impressive 37 seasons at the helm of the popular game show.
Trebek was no strange to cameo appearances either, having appeared in everything from The X-Files to Orange Is the New Black, and following his passing after a long battle with pancreatic cancer his final credit will be for playing himself in Ryan Reynolds blockbuster Free Guy.