We’re paying our respects to all of the prolific musicians, actors, comedians, and cultural icons who died in 2022. In July, we misplaced “The New Depart It to Beaver” actor Tony Dow, “Bust Down” star Jak Knight, “Elvis” actor Shonka Dukureh, “The Godfather” actor James Caan, and William “Poogie” Hart of The Delfonics. “Hair” cocreator James Rado and former NFL star Tony Siragusa died the month prior, in June.
We additionally misplaced Hollywood icon Sidney Poitier, Miss USA 2019 winner Cheslie Kryst, “Bat Out of Hell” rocker Meat Loaf, funk pioneer Betty Davis, and “Full Home” comic Bob Saget. All of them made lasting marks on their respective industries. Forward, we pay homage to all of the celebrities we have misplaced in 2022.