5 famous personalities that left us in 2013

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2013 has been full of wonderful things. While we welcome the wonderful things in the year to come let us take a peek into beautiful people that left us in 2013. Unfortunately too many good people left us this year and they all will be missed.

5. Paul Bearer:

 

Paul Bearer

William Alvin better known as his ring name Paul Bearer was an American professional wrestling manager. He is very well known for his tenure in WWF (later known as WWE) where he managed professional wrestlers such as The Undertaker, Kane, Steve Austin, Lex Luger, Mick Foley and Vader. He is also known for launching the career of Kane (professional wrestler) and assisting The Undertaker in managing and accompanying him to the ring.

Date of Death: 3rd June 2013
Age: 58

4. Jim Kelly:

Jim Kelly

James Milton  a.ka. “The Dragon” was an American athlete, actor, and martial artist who rose to fame in the early 1970s. He was best known for his performance as Williams in the 1973 film “Enter the Dragon” alongside the legendary Bruce Lee.

Date of Death: 29th June 2013
Age: 67

3. Paul Walker:

 

Paul Walker

Famous for his role in The Fast and The Furious movie series, Paul too left us this year. He was an was an American actor and the founder of Reach Out Worldwide which is a network of professionals with first responder skill-sets who augment local expertise when natural disasters strike in order to accelerate relief efforts. His other movies include Eight Below, Running Scared, The Lazarus Project, Into the Blue, Joy Ride, She’s All That, Takers, and Hours.

Date of Death: 30th November 2013
Age: 40

2. Peter O’Toole:

 

Peter O'Toole
Mr. Peter is well known for his role in the movie Lawrence of Arabia and was a British-Irish actor by profession. He wanted to be a journalist and even made a reporter but at 17 he made his debut in theater. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and began working in the theatre, gaining recognition as a Shakespearean actor at the Bristol Old Vic and with the English Stage Company, before making his film debut in 1959. He received a total of 8 Oscar nominations and received an Honorary Academy Award in 2003.

Date of Death: 14th December 2013
Age: 81

1. Nelson Mandela:

Nelson Mandela
Mr. Mandela needs no introduction. He was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was also the first black chief execute of South Africa. He was a lawyer by profession and he received Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.

Date of Death: 5th December 2013
Age: 95