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15 Popular TV Stars You Probably Didn't Know Are Dead

Television shows trigger imagination, raise curiosity and are one of the most lively modes of entertainment. We are blessed with the numerous television series, reality shows and soap operas. Thanks to the TV stars who are doing it all for us. 

Unfortunately, these TV stars are no more with us, but their impressive and lively characters will remain in our heart forever. 

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15 Popular TV Stars You Probably Didn't Know Are Dead

15 Popular TV Stars You Probably Didn't Know Are Dead

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1. Earl Hindman

1. Earl Hindman

His role as the kind neighbor (whose lower face was always hidden) Wilson W. Wilson, Jr. on the television show Home Improvement gave Earl Hindman a huge popularity. He worked for 35 years in television. Earl died of lung cancer in 2003 at the age of 61.

2. Stanley Kamel

2. Stanley Kamel

Stanley Kamel is popularly known for his role as Dr. Charles Kroger on the American television series "Monk." He actively served television industry for 39 years and died in 2008 from a heart attack at the age of 65.

3. Andrew Koenig

3. Andrew Koenig

Besides many shows and series in 37 years, Andrew is remembered for the role of Boner on the hit show "Growing Pains." Koenig committed suicide at the age of 41 in 2010. After a few days of missing, he was found dead hanging on a tree.

4. Marcia Wallace

4. Marcia Wallace

Marcia is known for her roles in television situation comedies. She was voice artist, actress, comedian, and game show panelist as well. She spent her active 45 years to entertain her viewers. She died in 2013 at the age of 70, a week before her 71st birthday. She had pneumonia and sepsis complications.

5. Lou Albano and Danny Wells

5. Lou Albano and Danny Wells

Albano and Danny are remembered for their roles in "The Super Mario Bros." Lou died in 2009 and Danny died in 2013.

6. Christopher Allport

6. Christopher Allport

Christopher began acting since he was nine and worked in television for 35 years. He is known for his lively character in many series. In 2008, at the age of 60, Allport was killed in avalanches near the Mountain High ski resort in California.

7. James Rebhorn

7. James Rebhorn

During his active 38 years, James appeared in more than 100 films, television series, and plays. He died in 2014 at the age of 65 while he was in hospice care.

8. Lisa Robin Kelly

8. Lisa Robin Kelly

Lisa was famous for her role as Laurie Forman on "That '70s Show." During her career of 20 years, Lisa worked in many short films and serials. She died due to drug overdose in 2013 at the age of 43.

9. John Spencer

9. John Spencer

Spencer won an Emmy Award in 2002 for his role as White House Chief of Staff Leo McGarry in "The West Wing." He died due to a heart attack in 2005 at the age of 58.

10. Mary Kay Bergman

10. Mary Kay Bergman

Mary was an impressively appealing voice actress and voice-over teacher. She actively voiced on a number of animated series. Bergman committed suicide by shooting herself in 1999 when she was 38.

11. Lee Thompson Young

11. Lee Thompson Young

Lee Thompson Young is remembered for his teenage role in "The Famous Jett Jackson." He also won the Young Artist Award for that role. In 2013, he was found dead in his apartment in Los Angeles and was just 29 at that time. His manager stated that he committed suicide.

12. Jennifer Lyon

12. Jennifer Lyon

Jennifer Lyon was one of the competitors in "Survivor: Palau." She died of breast cancer in 2010 at the age of 37.

13. Len Lesser and Barney Martin

13. Len Lesser and Barney Martin

Len and Barney are appreciated for their magnificent role in a television show "Seinfeld." Martin died in 2005 while Lesser left the world in 2011.

14. Jessie 'Jet Set' Hudson

14. Jessie ‘Jet Set’ Hudson

Comedy series "Workaholics" fame Hudson played the character Jet Set and gained a huge popularity. He died of apparent heart attack in 2012.

15. Andy Whitfield

15. Andy Whitfield

Andy Whitfield played a role in the Starz television series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand." Besides this, he appeared in many series and shows. Andy died of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma in 2011.

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