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Gone But Not Forgotten: Remembering The Celebrities Who Left Us In 2012

December 31st, 2012 3:00pm EST
Whitney Houston
As 2012 comes to a close please click through to take a look back and remember all the actors, actresses, musicians, singers, writers, directors, producers and others who have entertained us over the years but left us during the past year.

They may be gone but their legacies will live on... R.I.P.

Etta James the "At Last" singer died of complications from Leukemia on January 20 at age 73.

Welcome Back Kotter star Robert Hegyes, who played Juan Luis Pedro Phillipo de Huevos Epstein on the show, died of a heart attack at age 60 on January 26.

Singer & reality TV star Leslie Cart...

Andy Griffith Pays Tribute To Co-Star George Lindsey, Dead At 83

May 7th, 2012 8:32am EDT
George Lindsey & Andy Griffith
Comedic actor George Lindsey died at the age of 83 in Nashville, TN, early Sunday morning after battling a brief illness.

Lindsey is most famous for playing the slow-witted Goober Beasley on CBS's popular TV sitcom "The Andy Griffith Show" in the 1960s. Lindsey's character was soon renamed Goober Pyle, and he became known for his bad impression of Cary Grant and his outrageous Goober Dance, keeping up the antics for the comedy's successor "Mayberry R.F.D.," which ran until 1971.

Andy Griffith said about his former co-star, "George Lindsey was my friend. I had great respect for his talent...

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