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RIP: Who We Lost in April 2020

by John Maxwell

Join us in a look back at some of the most notable lives that ended in April 2020.

Read the full-length obituaries for the life stories of the people featured in this video:

John Prine (1946–2020), beloved singer-songwriter


Brian Dennehy (1938–2020), “Tommy Boy” and “Ratatouille” star

Honor Blackman (1925–2020), actress known for roles in “Goldfinger” and TV’s “The Avengers”

Timothy Brown (1937–2020), legendary Philadelphia Eagles running back

Ceybil Jefferies (2020), “Love So Special” singer

James Drury (1934–2020), star of “The Virginian”

Al Kaline (1934–2020), Detroit Tigers legend

Tom Lester (1938–2020), “Green Acres” star

Chynna Rogers (1994–2020), rapper and model

Irrfan Khan (1967–2020), Bollywood icon who costarred in “Life of Pi” and “Slumdog Millionaire”

Cristina Monet-Zilkha (1959–2020), “Things Fall Apart” singer

Willie Davis (1934–2020), Green Bay Packers legendary defensive end

Charlotte Figi (2006–2020), medical cannabis advocate and CBD pioneer

Sam Lloyd (1963–2020), played lawyer Ted Buckland on “Scrubs”

Donna Kauffman (1960–2020), bestselling romance novelist

Bobby Mitchell (1935–2020), Pro Football Hall of Famer, the Washington Redskins’ first black player

Rishi Kapoor (1952–2020), Bollywood romantic star

Shirley Knight (1936–2020), “Sweet Bird of Youth” star

Ellis Marsalis Jr. (1934–2020), New Orleans jazz piano legend

Rick May (1940–2020), voice actor for video game Team Fortress II

Steve Cash (1979–2020), YouTube star

Adam Schlesinger (1967–2020), Fountains of Wayne bassist and songwriter

Howard Finkel (1950–2020), legendary WWE ring announcer

Ashley “Minnie” Ross (1985–2020), “Little Women: Atlanta” star

Mike Curtis (1943–2020), former Baltimore Colts star

Hal Willner (1956–2020), music producer and SNL staffer

Troy Sneed (1967–2020), Grammy-nominated gospel singer

Maeve Kennedy McKean (1979–2020), Robert F. Kennedy’s granddaughter

Revisit last month’s video:

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