In Memoriam

 

 

Bill Paxton 1955 - 2017

 

"Game over, man! GAME OVER!"

 

Bill Paxton Movie Quotes That Show Just How Sneakily Iconic The Actor's Work Was
10 Essential Bill Paxton Roles, From 'Aliens' to 'Big Love'
Almost Famous: Bill Paxton

    

 

 

 

Debbie Reynolds 1932 - 2016

 

"A woman should be like a treasure chest. First you should have to find it, then locate the key, and if not, have a key made to fit."

 

The Unsinkable Debbie Reynolds
Debbie Reynolds (Interview)
TCM Star of the Month: Debbie Reynolds

    

 

 

 

Carrie Fisher 1969 - 2016

 

"I don't want my life to imitate art, I want my life to be art."

 

Carry Fisher and the Legacy of Leia
The Honesty of Carrie Fisher
My time with Carrie Fisher, a hurricane of energy, charisma and foul language

   

 

 

 

George Michael 1963 - 2016

 

"You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart."

 

George Michael: 'I'm surprised I've survived my own dysfunction'
Why George Michael Was a True Pop Visionary
The Freedoms of George Michael

  

 

 

 

Leonard Cohen 1934 - 2016

 

"There is a crack in everything, that's how the light gets in."
 

 

Leonard Cohen's Third Act
How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen at eighty-two
Leonard Cohen Makes It Darker

   

 

 

 

Natalie Babbitt 1932 - 2016

 

"Don't be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don't have to live forever, you just have to live."

 

Natalie Babbitt, 84, Dies; Took On Immortality in ‘Tuck Everlasting’
Children's Book Author Natalie Babbitt Dies At 84
Circling Tuck: An Interview with Natalie Babbitt

    

 

 

 

Muhammad Ali (Cassius Clay Jr) 1942 - 2016

 

"Champions aren’t made in gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them – a desire, a dream, a vision."

 

Muhammad Ali: Inside his final hours
Muhammad Ali: Never the White Man’s Negro
Ali: The Legacy

    

 

 

 

Prince Rogers Nelson 1958-2016

 

"Despite everything, no one can dictate who you are to other people"

 

 

Remembering Prince
When I saw Prince, I saw a vital new black masculinity
The Time I Went Roller-Skating With Prince

   

 

 

 

Nellie Harper Lee 1926-2016

 

"The one thing that doesn't abide by majority rule is a person's conscience."


 

The Measure Of Harper Lee: A Life Shaped By A Towering Text
Go Set a Legacy: The Fate of Harper Lee
Harper Lee's Loving-kindness

    

 

 

 

Alan Rickman 1946-2016

 

"Actors are agents of change. A film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world."

 

Alan Rickman: An Actor of Singular Charm and Hypnotic Charisma
The Many Faces of Alan Rickman: A Lesson on How to be a Villian
Alan Rickman: Even Better as a Romantic Lead

    

 

 

 

David Bowie 1947-2016

 

"I don't know where I'm going from here, but I promise it won't be boring."

 

David Bowie's Life on Earth
The Story Behind David Bowie's Bold New Sound
The Man who Showed the World
Remembering David Bowie through his 100 Favorite Books

    

 

 

 

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