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RIP: Who We Lost in July 2020

by John Maxwell

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

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

John Lewis (1940–2020), civil rights legend & U.S. Rep. from Georgia


Olivia de Havilland (1916–2020), Oscar-winning “Gone With the Wind” star

Regis Philbin (1931–2020), hosted talk shows and “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire”

Hugh Downs (1921–2020), former anchor of “20/20”

Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya (2000–2020), Olympic figure skater

Nakotah LaRance (1989–2020), actor and champion hoop dancer

Nick Cordero (1978–2020), Broadway star of “Waitress,” “Rock of Ages”

Beckie Mullen (1963–2020), GLOW wrestler known as Sally the Farmer’s Daughter

Reckful (1989–2020), beloved online gamer

Naya Rivera (1987–2020), actress who starred as Santana Lopez in “Glee”

Herman Cain (1945–2020), 2012 Republican presidential candidate

Michael Brooks (1983–2020), podcast host and political commentator

Grant Imahara (1970–2020), host of “Mythbusters,” “White Rabbit Project”

Emily Howell Warner (1939–2020), first female pilot for a U.S. commercial airline

Malik B. (1972–2020), founding member of the Roots

Flossie Wong-Staal (1946–2020), pioneering HIV researcher

Col. Steve dePyssler (1919–2020), only known American to serve in four wars

Charlie Daniels (1936–2020), “Devil Went Down to Georgia” singer

Peter Green (1946–2020), cofounder of Fleetwood Mac

El Dany (1989–2020), singer with Cuban duo Yomil y El Dany

Lil Marlo (1993–2020), Atlanta rapper

Joe Porcaro (1930–2020), jazz drummer who played with his sons’ band, Toto

John Saxon (1936–2020), actor who starred in “Enter the Dragon,” “A Nightmare on Elm Street”

Kelly Preston (1962–2020), “Jerry Maguire” star

Ennio Morricone (1928–2020), Oscar-winning composer of movie soundtracks

Revisit last month’s video:

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