Celebs we lost in 2021

A huge number of famous faces have passed away this year

Marc Wilmore (died January 30th, aged 57)

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TV writer and producer Marc Wilmore died while battling COVID-19 and other health issues at a hospital in California. Wilmore was best known for his work on The Simpsons. He wrote 12 episodes of the Fox animated series and served as producer on over 300 episodes.

Wilmore received 10 Emmy nods, winning the prize for the outstanding animated program in 2008 for a Simpsons episode titled Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind. Aside from The Simpsons, his writing credits also include the Netflix animated series F Is for Family, the 1990s comedy show In Living Color, and the NBC late-night talk show The Tonight Show Starring Jay Leno.