It’s never easy to say goodbye. Larry King, Christopher Plummer and Cecily Tyson are among the celebrities who died in 2021 and who broke their hearts.
Dustin Diamond died on February 1 at the age of 44 after battling stage IV small cell carcinoma. “He was only diagnosed with this brutal, relentless form of malignant cancer three weeks ago. During this time he managed to spread quickly in his system. The only grace it showed was its sharp and quick execution, ”said its spokesman Us weekly in a statement at the time. “Dustin didn’t suffer. He didn’t have to be in pain. We are grateful for that. “
The actors Saved by the bell Costars paid tribute to him after the news of his death. “I am deeply saddened to hear that Dustin Diamond, a true comedic genius, has passed away. My condolences to his family and friends.” Mark-Paul Gosselaar told Us in a statement. “When I look back on our time together, I’ll miss those raw, brilliant sparks that only he could produce. A cake on your face, my comrade. “
Mario LopezIn the meantime, he wrote on Instagram: “Dustin, you will miss my husband. The fragility of this life is something that can never be taken for granted. The prayers for your family continue. “
Tiffani Thiessen reiterated Lopez’s feelings in a dedicated Instagram post. “I am deeply saddened to hear that my old co-star @realdustindiamond has passed away,” she said of a photo taken by Diamond. “Life is extremely fragile and we should never take that for granted. God speed Dustin.”
Later that month fans lost an icon in Christopher Plummer, who died at the age of 91. “Chris was an extraordinary man who deeply loved and respected his job with great old-fashioned manners, self-deprecating humor and the music of the words,” said his long-standing manager in a statement Us on February 5th. “It was a national treasure that enjoyed its Canadian roots deeply. Through his art and humanity, he has touched all of our hearts and his legendary life will endure for all generations to come. He will be with us forever. “
The Oscar winner Sound of music costar Julie Andrews honored him after his death. “The world has lost a consummate actor today. And I’ve lost a cherished friend, ”said the actress Us in a statement. “I appreciate the memories of our work together and all the humor and fun we’ve shared over the years. My heartfelt condolences to his beautiful wife Elaineand his daughter Amanda. ”
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