In the year 2016, we saw plenty of highs and a ton of lows. Unfortunately, the low portions were difficult to bear. Many lives were lost this year and Hollywood had no exceptions. Although they may be gone, their work will not be forgotten.

Below is a look back of celebrities who died in 2016.

Carrie Fisher

The actress who was famous for her role as Princess Leia in the “Star Wars” film series died after suffering from cardiac arrest on Dec. 27. The 60-year-old is survived by her daughter, actress Billie Lourd.

George Michael

The singer, who skyrocketed to fame in the ‘80s thanks to hits like “Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go” and “Careless Whisper,” died on Christmas Day. Michael reportedly died from heart failure as he slept.

Zsa Zsa Gabor

Zsa Zsa Gabor Zsa Zsa Gabor died on Dec. 18, 2016. The Hungarian actress is pictured on March 12,1966. Photo: Getty Images

At the age of 99, the socialite passed away following heart failure on Dec. 18 after spending the past five years on life support. Throughout her life, Gabor married nine times. At the time of her death, she was married to Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt.

Alan Thicke

The 69-year-old actor, known for his role on the hit ‘90s sitcom “Growing Pains,” died from a “ruptured aorta” and a “standard type A aortic dissection” on Dec. 13, People reported. The actor leaves behind three children, including singer Robin Thicke and wife Tanya.

Florence Henderson

Florence Henderson Florence Henderson died on Nov. 24. The actress is pictured attending the Television Academy's 70th Anniversary Gala on June 2, 2016 in Los Angeles. Photo: Getty Images

The woman known as Carol Brady from “The Brady Bunch” passed away in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering from heart failure at the age of 82 on Nov. 24.

Tommy Ford

Famous for his role as Tommy Strawn on the hit ‘90s show “Martin,” Ford died from a ruptured aneurysm in his abdomen on Oct. 12 at 52 years old.

Gene Wilder

Gene Wilder Gene Wilder died on Aug. 29. The actor is pictured attending the 14th annual Art Directors Guild Awards on Feb. 13, 2010 in Beverly Hills, California. Photo: Getty Images

The man who brought Willy Wonka to life in “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory” died on Aug. 29 at his Stamford, Connecticut, home. Wilder was 83 years old at the time of his death.

Muhammad Ali

The boxing legend, who was also a former heavyweight champion, lost his life on June 3 after being hospitalized for septic shock. He was 74 years old.

Christina Grimmie

The life of the 22-year-old Season 6 contestant from “The Voice” was cut short when gunman Kevin Loibl shot the singer four times on June 10 at a meet and greet in Orlando, Florida.


Prince Prince died on April 21, 2016. The musician is pictured speaking onstage during the American Music Awards on Nov. 22, 2015 in Los Angeles. Photo: Getty Images

The music icon known for hits like “Purple Rain” and “When Doves Cry” died at the age of 57 on April 21 following what is believed to be an accidental overdose.


WWE wrestler Chyna, born Joan Laurer, died at age 46 reportedly due to an overdose. Her body was found at her Redondo Beach, California, home on April 20.

Doris Roberts

The Emmy award-winning actress, known for her role as Marie Barone on the hit series “Everybody Loves Raymond,” died on April 17. She was 90 years old.

Anton Yelchin

Anton Yelchin Anton Yelchin died on March 11, 2016. The actor is pictured attending the 71st Venice Film Festival on Sept. 4, 2014 in Venice, Italy. Photo: Getty Images

The actor who played Pavel Chekov in the successful “Star Trek” movie franchise died at the age of 27. Yelchin was killed on March 11 by his malfunctioning Jeep which rolled down his driveway and pinned him between his brick mailbox and security gate.

Angela ‘Big Ang’​ Raiola

Big Ang of the VH1 reality series “Mob Wives” lost her battle with stage IV cancer at 55 years old. The reality star was said to be surrounded by family when she passed away on Feb. 18.

David Bowie

The rock star kept his liver cancer diagnosis a secret for 18 months before passing away at 69 years old on Jan. 10. Bowie left behind supermodel wife Iman and daughter Alexandria.

Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman Alan Rickman died on Jan. 14, 2016. The actor is pictured attending the Premiere of "A Little Chaos" on June 17, 2015 in New York City. Photo: Getty Images

The seasoned actor, known for his role as professor Snape in the “Harry Potter” movies, passed away on Jan. 14 after a secret battle with cancer at age 69.