Quite a few of our favorites left us this past year...here's just a handful of the many that are now footnotes in history:

Pete Seeger
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Shirley Temple
Sid Caesar
Harold Ramis
Mickey Rooney
Bob Hoskins
Efrem Zimbalist Jr.
Maya Angelou
Casey Kasem
Eli Wallach
Bobby Womack
Tommy Ramone
Johnny Winter
James Garner
Robin Williams
Lauren Bacall
Joan Rivers
Richard Kiel
Polly Bergen
Jan Hooks
Jack Bruce
Mr. Acker Bilk
Mike Nichols
Joe Cocker