Legacy: R.I.P. Celebrities Who Died in October 2019

  • Published: 06 November 2019
  • We look back on some of the lives of celebrities and notable people who died in October 2019. Our video tribute includes pioneering TV and Broadway actress Diahann Carroll; U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings; original Disney Mouseketeer Karen Pendleton; confetti-tossing comedian Rip Taylor; Jackie Brown actor Robert Forster; Sulli, former member of K-Pop group f(x); Days of Our Lives soap opera star John Clake; NFL hall-of-famer Willie Brown; Bill Macy, co-star of Maude; Cream drummer Ginger Baker; John Conyers, longest-serving African American U.S. Congressman; famed Hollywood movie producer Robert Evans; and Friday actor and comedian John Witherspoon.

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    Diahann Carroll legcy.co/2oQyueV
    Elijah Cummings legcy.co/2NiKdMI
    Karen Pendleton legcy.co/32jZ0eb
    Rip Taylor legcy.co/2WNJZAi
    Robert Forster legcy.co/2NiKMGk
    Sulli legcy.co/36FarAs
    John Clarke legcy.co/2WKQWSC
    Willie Brown legcy.co/2JTPOHk
    Bill Macy legcy.co/2Nk43XX
    Ginger Baker legcy.co/2WWc3BL
    John Conyers legcy.co/2CeybNR
    Robert Evans legcy.co/2NJFeUd
    John Witherspoon legcy.co/32lTYxY

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Comments • 87

  • Legacy.com
    Legacy.com   2 weeks back

    NOTE: Actor John Witherspoon's year of birth is 1942. We apologize for the error in the video. A link to John Witherspoon's full Legacy obituary is in the video description above.

    • kevin pembrook
      kevin pembrook  1 weeks back

      I WATCHED FRIDAY.......

    • kevin pembrook
      kevin pembrook  1 weeks back


    • Pagan Raven
      Pagan Raven  2 weeks back


  • Marcus Fistarol
    Marcus Fistarol  6 hours back

    Always good to get reminded....many of those Stars I never knew.....thanks

    • seeking 4truth
      seeking 4truth  11 hours back

      I hope these People Died knowing Jesus Christ as their Personal Saviour. If not they are in Eternal Flames

      • Chick-fil-A gal
        Chick-fil-A gal  13 hours back

        Loved me some Diannah Corroll rest in peace.

        • 1sttvbn
          1sttvbn  1 days back

          Cummings....Nothing but an obstructionist. Good riddance!

          • Billy Anderson
            Billy Anderson  4 days back

            Congers was a sexual predator!

            • Billy Anderson
              Billy Anderson  4 days back

              Cummings was a lowlife racist biggot who was currupt as a three dollar bill ! He kept our country divided !

              • D D
                D D  4 days back

                Other than Ginger Baker, no one of any significance

                • Fred Schartz
                  Fred Schartz  1 days back

                  D D That is rude and untrue. You must be too young to remember those folks.

              • ASG66
                ASG66  5 days back

                Politicians aren't celebrities. Especially the two shamed scumbag felons you showed.

                • Don farlan
                  Don farlan  5 days back

                  Whos we, these people are we to, like it aint going to be for we death its a natural occurance its not the enemy .you think a billion years from now your in heaven worshipping God

                  • Bernando Turner
                    Bernando Turner  5 days back

                    Dayuuuuuum i didnt know dude died. He was cooool🙏🏾

                    • Pastor Paul D
                      Pastor Paul D  5 days back

                      What is so incredible about Mrs. Carroll is she to me when I was a young child look like my aunt Mary Lou who had blonde hair and was extremely beautiful the only difference was my aunts was white. But beauty is beauty in this woman wow she was very beautiful and I also understand very very nice and loving please rest in peace and may your friends and family have comfort in this holiday season without her presence

                      • Merle Morrison
                        Merle Morrison  6 days back

                        so why no list of military, police and other first responders?

                        • Michael Barnes
                          Michael Barnes  5 days back

                          @Merle Morrison
                          What an awful situation to find yourself in...Too bemused to answer the question and too prideful to just let it go. You've dug a hole with your inexplicably nonsensical argument - a hole into which you yourself have headfirst fallen. Lost in irrationality, you're like a petulant child who simply has to have the last word regardless. Well, I'll grant you your wish. Go on, just have it. Then scurry off and go lick your self-inflicted wounds.

                        • Merle Morrison
                          Merle Morrison  5 days back

                          @Michael Barnes it is obviously too difficult for you. there is only one fool here - to identify him/her - go look in the mirror

                        • Michael Barnes
                          Michael Barnes  5 days back

                          @Merle Morrison
                          Failed to comprehend your point? There's nothing difficult or mysterious in what you said. Where's the list of first responders? you asked. You then went on to inform me that celebrities are no more deserving of attention than others, in a way that suggests I was was saying they are. So please tell me, what exactly was it in what I stated that led you to that illogical conclusion? Please enlighten me. Or perhaps you'd be better off just leaving it rather than run the risk of making even more of a fool of yourself. 😂

                        • Merle Morrison
                          Merle Morrison  5 days back

                          @Michael Barnes I did read it, but it is obvious you either didn't - or failed to comprehend my point.

                        • Michael Barnes
                          Michael Barnes  5 days back

                          @Merle Morrison
                          And if your agenda is to promote the honouring of "first responders" in this way then perhaps you could launch your own Internet 'Recently Passed' list instead of finding fault in the innocent efforts of others. Or has that not occurred to you? 🤔

                      • Gaelic Snake Charmer
                        Gaelic Snake Charmer  6 days back

                        Elijah Cummings was NOTHNG but an IDIOT - he was NO big loss. He thought it was DEMO-RATS who gave blacks the right to vote. It was the passage of the 15th amendment that gave blacks the right to vote - 141 republicans voted YES, 0 Demo-rats voted yes, 39 voted NO, & 7 refused to even vote!...

                        • Randy Chase
                          Randy Chase  7 days back

                          RandyChase, I love love ❤️ you.

                          • Stephen Fermoyle
                            Stephen Fermoyle  7 days back

                            RIP to all these wonderful people

                            • opnwndo
                              opnwndo  1 weeks back


                              • Bze Bee
                                Bze Bee  1 weeks back

                                No! Not Diahann Carroll 😢😢😢. I loved her. She was great in Dynasty (80s version) and The Colbys. Brilliant actress.

                                • Wayne K
                                  Wayne K  5 days back

                                  She was great in Julia

                              • TubeBarth
                                TubeBarth  1 weeks back

                                Sad, of course... may all of them rest in peace. Thanks for posting.

                                • 1OFGODSOWN
                                  1OFGODSOWN  1 weeks back

                                  I gave you a heads up last month and you still did not include Larry “LJ” Junstrom a founding member of Southern rock ‘n’ roll legends Lynyrd Skynyrd and long time bass player for Southern Rockers .38 Special.He was and awesome friend and musician and we miss him a lot.Sad that you did not include him.

                                  • George Sawtooth
                                    George Sawtooth  5 days back

                                    Thanks for letting people know. 38 Special was an amazing group in the 70's and 80's. He was a great bass guitarist.

                                  • 1OFGODSOWN
                                    1OFGODSOWN  7 days back

                                    bucky468 Amen on that.

                                  • bucky468
                                    bucky468  7 days back

                                    Instead a couple corrupt congressmen are included - Elijah Cummings & John Conyers.

                                • Jon Freeman
                                  Jon Freeman  1 weeks back

                                  I lost 2 in Oct. This year.

                                  • Danie Sahshele
                                    Danie Sahshele  1 weeks back

                                    Since when is elija cummings a celebrity..lololol.

                                    • Hambone Be cracken
                                      Hambone Be cracken  6 days back

                                      Elijah cumming was not.hing more than a loud mouth shit stain

                                    • Gerald Bergstrom
                                      Gerald Bergstrom  1 weeks back

                                      CUMMINGS WAS NOTHING BUT A POS.,he should have executed for treason yrs ago.

                                  • Tony Bourke
                                    Tony Bourke  1 weeks back

                                    Jesus Christ is Lord for all have sinned and come short of the glory of God For God so loved the world that he gave his only begotten Son that whosoever believes in should not perish but have everlasting life Jesus lives you no mater what’s going on turn to him he died and rose again for you call on his name and read the Bible start in the New Testament God has all the answer he knows the numbers of hairs on your head as the scripture says he loves you and knows your name God Bless

                                    • Tony Bourke
                                      Tony Bourke  21 hours back

                                      Robert Akers yes I’m sowing seed brother just trying to share a simple Gospel message and let The Holy Spirit do his work God Bless you

                                    • Robert Akers
                                      Robert Akers  21 hours back

                                      Not to be argumentative (I admire your willingness to post this), but please consider John 3:5, "Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." There is more involved here than professing a belief in Jesus, we must do as He has commanded. In Matt 16, He gave Peter the keys of the kingdom...keys open doors. In Acts 2:37-39 Peter used those keys, and to the rest of the apostles, Men and brethren, what shall we do?
                                      38 Then Peter said unto them, Repent, and be baptized every one of you in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins, and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

                                      39 For the promise is unto you, and to your children, and to all that are afar off, even as many as the Lord our God shall call.

                                      Hebrews 4:1-2 contains this caution, Let us therefore fear, lest, a promise being left us of entering into his rest, any of you should seem to come short of it.

                                      2 For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them: but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard it." Have a very blessed day (and eternity!)

                                  • Ivy Mossgarden
                                    Ivy Mossgarden  1 weeks back

                                    Robert Evans was as creepy a human, as the creepy characters he always played. He didn't have to act at all really. Did you see his lizard tongue flick the corner of his mouth in this clip?? Ewweeeewww. ((shudder))

                                    • Sally Miller
                                      Sally Miller  1 weeks back

                                      This is a kind thing that you do in remembrance and a reminder that we are all just passing through this short life so make it count, it is a rehearsal for the real eternity. I pray more see this and come to Christ. God bless you all.

                                      • Tionna Fountain
                                        Tionna Fountain  1 weeks back


                                      • austin teutsch
                                        austin teutsch  1 weeks back

                                        Evans was lucky. He was married to babe Ali McGraw.

                                        • austin teutsch
                                          austin teutsch  5 days back

                                          @Mad Mike He sure knew how to pick 'em.

                                        • Mad Mike
                                          Mad Mike  7 days back

                                          And Linda Evans was Frist.

                                      • austin teutsch
                                        austin teutsch  1 weeks back

                                        Cummings was what was wrong in America. He never met a kickback he didn't like. Take a look at his slum district in Baltimore. Hell gained another Democrat.

                                        • ASG66
                                          ASG66  5 days back

                                          Well, the smack talking retardo is stinking up his own house now. Fuck him and everything his party stands for. Now pray for Ruth Ginsberg to pop off.

                                        • Mark's Snakepit
                                          Mark's Snakepit  1 weeks back

                                          POS should have been in jail!!!

                                        • kevin pembrook
                                          kevin pembrook  1 weeks back

                                          YEP BUT BLACKS KEPT VOTING HIM IN..........LOOK WHAT YOU GOT BALTIMORE ....LMFAO

                                      • Pearse A. Bonnar
                                        Pearse A. Bonnar  2 weeks back

                                        You Forgot Kay Hagan

                                        • ASG66
                                          ASG66  5 days back

                                          Pearse A. Bonnar - You stupid boob. Kay Hagan was not a celebrity.

                                      • AustinJenny
                                        AustinJenny  2 weeks back

                                        You forgot Ann Crumb , Rip to all.

                                        • Becki Terry
                                          Becki Terry  2 weeks back

                                          Friday Actor. Pops

                                          • Jim Thomas
                                            Jim Thomas  3 days back

                                            Becki Terry , Everytime I come in kitchen , you're in the kitchen , in the god dam refrigerator , eatin up all the food , eatin all the hog mauls , I like pigs feet

                                        • Becki Terry
                                          Becki Terry  2 weeks back

                                          Chris Perry just lost his Mom

                                          • Becki Terry
                                            Becki Terry  2 weeks back

                                            The Mouseketeer Ears I had as a kid I had a toy room and let my daughter ,all her friends and my grandkids play with them.

                                            • Serve Yahawah
                                              Serve Yahawah  2 weeks back

                                              I use to think she was Diana ross momma when i was a child Diane Carroll

                                              • Tyreeka Ledoux
                                                Tyreeka Ledoux  2 weeks back

                                                Rip John Witherspoon

                                                • Scott long
                                                  Scott long  2 weeks back

                                                  Elijah Cummins- known for his eloquence? Lmao

                                                  • austin teutsch
                                                    austin teutsch  4 days back

                                                    @Michael Barnes BUT that man was not YOU! Who is Cummbutt to YOU? Your father? Your brother. I'm not upset in the least. He was a sorry son of a bitch. Look at the part of America he was SUPPOSED to work for and help. The only help he did was for himself. There was a mini-documentary on Baltimore and EVERY black person interviewed came down hard on Cummbutt. Some even came down on Obummer. Working blacks are fed up with bullshit representation throughout America. To me here in Texas and many in Baltimore, Cummbutt dying was a blessing from God, His way of getting rid of those he gave power to and those who abused it and enriched themselves from it while others lived in squalor.

                                                  • Michael Barnes
                                                    Michael Barnes  4 days back

                                                    @austin teutsch
                                                    No, YOU cast the first stone...at and concerning a dead man (by rejoicing over his death) which you're fully entitled to do if you so please. Yes, you are free to express your opinion, as am I. This is social media; did you not know that when you reached for your keyboard? 🤔If you're going to post such comments concerning the death of another (who, after all, must have been loved be some) then don't be upset and start crying if someone else replies in opposition.

                                                  • austin teutsch
                                                    austin teutsch  5 days back

                                                    @Michael Barnes It was YOU that cast the first stone towards me, a man you never met for only giving my opinion. I simply pointed out the truth of a man so godless, he let his fellow man live in poverty in rat infested slums while he bask in a mansion eating steak and making love to women 1/2 his age. And he was elected time and time again on lies he handed out every two years. What is worse is YOU are defending him by trying to tear me down. Typical liberal mindset which can only keep you at the back of the bus in the minds of the majority in America, which is white. You may not like those stats, but they are reality. More Trumps will get elected because of people like YOU who offer excuses for work and think it's ok to live generations off a government that will keep you down if you let it. AND BLACK AMERICA HAS LET IT. Hookwinked and bamboozled year after year. So sad, especially since blacks in America are vital to us all.

                                                  • Michael Barnes
                                                    Michael Barnes  5 days back

                                                    @austin teutsch
                                                    Well, his "sorry ass legacy" and my view of it is certainly not would render me worthy of hell. Do you not know that hell is reserved for the devil and his angels, as well as for ALL who stubbornly refuse or simply neglectfully fail to accept God's one and only offer of salvation, Jesus Christ? Yes, without this I along with everyone else would be destined for hell.
                                                    Yes, perhaps the man was rotten to the core. Wherever he is, he is. As the Good Book says, "Wherever a tree falls, there it will lie" But what about you? You can foam at the mouth in anger and beat your chest with rage, but are your own wrongdoings sins forgiven? Or do you have none? Wishing hell on others is a dangerous game to play.
                                                    "Let he who is without sin cast the first stone" springs to mind.

                                                  • austin teutsch
                                                    austin teutsch  5 days back

                                                    @Michael Barnes So, we're supposed to forgive a "man" who was elected to HELP the citizens but instead of lined his pockets with millions, lived like a king having never ever picked up a shovel or hoe to work while the people lived in rat infested housing? Yes, HELL is more than appropriate for his reward in the afterlife. He was a piece of shit. And maybe YOU might be in line with him if you can't see his sorry ass legacy.

                                                • Timothy Ross
                                                  Timothy Ross  2 weeks back

                                                  Didn't know know Bill Macy had died. Sorry to hear that.

                                                • x y
                                                  x y  2 weeks back

                                                  Sulli ❤️❤️

                                                  • EVIL 9-HATER-9
                                                    EVIL 9-HATER-9  2 weeks back

                                                    You forgot Timi Hansen , bassist for MERCYFUL FATE / King Diamond

                                                    • Tom Jones USA
                                                      Tom Jones USA  2 weeks back

                                                      Ginger Baker! 🔥

                                                      • Ivy Mossgarden
                                                        Ivy Mossgarden  1 weeks back

                                                        In the '70's the big rumor in music was that Ginger only had months to live. How wrong people can be.

                                                      • austin teutsch
                                                        austin teutsch  1 weeks back

                                                        Ha! Yeah, Ginger divided by 2 might be 55! Ha!

                                                    • Dorothy Green
                                                      Dorothy Green  2 weeks back

                                                      Man them was some GREAT people rest in much peace EVERY ONE. 💕.

                                                      • Pagan Raven
                                                        Pagan Raven  2 weeks back

                                                        its *they WERE some great people* not them was. didnt you pay attention in school?

                                                    • Déjà Monét
                                                      Déjà Monét  2 weeks back

                                                      They saved the best for last thanks for making the world a funnier & happier the world shines alil brighter because of you John Witherspoon May your soul R.I.P. ❤️🙏🏼

                                                      • MyFire IsMyDesire33
                                                        MyFire IsMyDesire33  2 weeks back

                                                        John Weathespoon was born in 1942.