List of Famous people who died in 2021
Halyna Hutchins was a Ukrainian cinematographer and journalist credited with work on more than 30 films, short films and TV miniseries, including the films Archenemy, Darlin', and Blindfire.
Sir David Anthony Andrew Amess was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southend West from May 1997 until his killing in 2021. He previously served as MP for Basildon from 1983 to April 1997. He was a member of the Conservative Party.
Octavio Augusto Pérez Ocaña, known as Octavio Ocaña, was a Mexican actor known for his role of Benito in the television series Vecinos.
Gwen Shamblin Lara was an American author and founder of the Christian diet program The Weigh Down Workshop and founder of the Remnant Fellowship Church. The most distinctive aspect of her writing is its combination of weight loss programs with Christianity.
Chembolu Seetharama Sastry, known professionally as Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry, was an Indian poet and lyricist known for his works in Telugu cinema and Telugu theatre. He acquired the name Sirivennela after writing the lyrics for K. Viswanath's directorial film of the same name in 1986. Sastry has garnered several awards including eleven state Nandi Awards and four Filmfare Awards South for his work. He has penned lyrics for over 3000 songs until 2020. In 2019, he was awarded the Padma Shri, the fourth-highest civilian award in India, for his contributions towards the field of arts and aesthetics.
Marcus Lamb was an American televangelist, prosperity theologian, minister and Christian broadcaster. He was the co-founder, president, and CEO of the Daystar Television Network, the second-largest Christian television network in the world. The estimated value of the network is $230 million.
Madhulika Rawat, also known as Madhulika Raje Singh, was an Indian social worker and the president of the Army Wives Welfare Association (AWWA). She worked for the well-being of the wives, children and dependents of Army personnel. She was the wife of India's first Chief of Defense Staff Bipin Rawat. Rawat worked towards empowering army wives by teaching them life skills and prompting them to take courses, making them financially independent. She was also involved in other NGOs and welfare associations like Veer Naris which helps widows of military personnel, differently-abled children and cancer patients.
Raymond Kennedy was an English footballer who won every domestic honour in the game with Arsenal and Liverpool in the 1970s and early 1980s. Kennedy played as a forward for Arsenal, and then played as a left-sided midfielder for Liverpool. He scored 148 goals in 581 league and cup appearances in a 15-year career in the English Football League and also won 17 caps for England between 1976 and 1980, scoring three international goals.
Glen de Vries was an American businessman and co-founder and co-CEO of Medidata Solutions and a space tourist.
Brian Goldner was an American business chief executive and film producer. He was the chief executive officer of the American toy and media company Hasbro until his death in early October, 2021