Stars we’ve lost in 2017

Al Jarreau

The acclaimed jazz singer died at 76.



Richard Hatch

Richard Hatch, best known for his role as Captain Apollo in “Battlestar Galactica,” died after a battle with pancreatic cancer at 71.



Irwin Corey

Irwin Corey, the wild-haired comedian and actor known for his nonsensical style and who billed himself as “The World’s Foremost Authority,” died. He was 102.



Frank Pellegrino Sr.



John Wetton

Singer and bassist John Wetton of the rock group Asia died of colon cancer. He was 67.



Emmanuelle Riva

Emmanuelle Riva, a French star of screen and stage who was nominated for an Academy Award for best actress in 2013, died. She was 89.



Barbara Hale



John Hurt

Oscar-nominated actor John Hurt died at 77. Hurt, who battled pancreatic cancer, starred in films such as, “The Elephant Man” and “Alien.”



Mike Connors

Mike Connors, who starred as a hard-hitting private eye on the long-running television series “Mannix,” died at 91. The actor died from complications of leukemia that had been diagnosed one week before his death.



Mary Tyler Moore

Sitcom sweetheart Mary Tyler Moore, who gained fame playing winsome television producer Mary Richards on the popular 1970s television series “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and broke new ground as an independent career-woman in a leading role, died at age of 80.



Butch Trucks

Drummer Butch Trucks, who was a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, died at 69.



Miguel Ferrer

Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS’ hit “NCIS: Los Angeles” and, before that, to NBC crime drama “Crossing Jordan,” died of cancer at age 61.



Dick Gautier



Jimmy ‘Superfly’ Snuka



Dan Kay

Dan Kay, who competed on season 17 of “Survivor: Gabon,” died suddenly on New Year’s Eve. The former reality show contestant was 40. He left behind his two children, mother, sister, two nieces and his girlfriend. PHOTOS: Stars we’ve lost in recent years