15 Heartthrobs We Lost In 2014

February 18, 2015  |  
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Whether they charmed us, made us laugh, inspired us or were just downright beautiful, these 15 celebs were considered the heartthrobs of their decade and we’re sad to see them gone.

Lauren Bacall

The film noir star who often appeared opposite of Humphrey Bogart died of a stroke at 90 August 12.

Robin Williams

Anyone who can make us laugh harder than we’ve ever laughed with his standup, then cry harder than we’ve ever cried with his appearance in “Good Will Hunting” is a heartthrob. Williams died of suicide at 63 years old just a day before Bacall.


Stephanie Moseley

Moseley was an actress, dancer and choreographer who’d danced backup for Beyonce, Britney Spears and the like. Her husband killed her when she was just 30.


James Garner

The “Maverick” and “Space Cowboys” actor passed away at 86 years old. He died with an Emmy award and Oscar nomination.


Elizabeth Pena

Pena appeared in “Transamerica,” “The Incredibles,” and “Lone Star.” She died at 55 years old, reportedly of natural causes after an illness.

Tommy Ramone

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famer from the band The Ramones who did the long hair/leather jacket/tight jeans thing flawlessly, died of cancer at 65.

Joanne Borgella

Borgella was an “American Idol” contestant and made it to the final 12 for females on season 7. Borgella died of a rare case of cancer.

Tony Gwynn

The San Diego Padres star player died of oral cancer at the age of 54. Gwynn had just 434 strikeouts out of over 10,000 bats.

Ruby Dee

The Academy Award-nominated actress best known for “American Gangster” and “A Raisin In The Sun” died at 91 years old on June 11.

Philip Seymour Hoffman

The “Capote” star who won both an Academy Award and Golden Globe and had one of the gruffest, most soul-touching voices, died at 46 years old.

Shirley Temple

The actress who first stole our hearts when she was just a little girl in films like “Heidi” and “Bright Eyes” died of natural causes at 85.

Russell Johnson

The “Gilligan’s Island” star died at 89 of kidney failure. Johnson was also a WWII vet.

L’Wren Scott

The fashion designer, model and once-companion of Mick Jagger committed suicide at age 50.

Peaches Geldof

Geldof was a socialite, TV presenter and mother of two. Geldof died of an apparent heroin overdose at the age of 25.

Meshach Taylor

Most know him from the show “Designing Women.” Taylor also appeared regularly on “Hannah Montana” and “All Of Us.” Taylor died at 67 years old.

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