In Memoriam: Remembering the Stars We’ve Lost in 2024

This year has been marked by the loss of several notable figures from the world of entertainment. From beloved soap actors to Hollywood icons, fans have bid farewell to a diverse array of talents who have left an indelible mark on the industry.


This year has been marked by the loss of several notable figures from the world of entertainment. From beloved soap actors to Hollywood icons, fans have bid farewell to a diverse array of talents who have left an indelible mark on the industry.

Remembering the Legends


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Kate Garraway's Husband Derek Draper


At the beginning of the year, the heartbreaking news of Derek Draper's passing sent shockwaves through the entertainment community. After a grueling four-year battle with long Covid, Derek, the husband of Good Morning Britain host Kate Garraway, succumbed to his illness on January 3rd.

Kate Garraway shared the devastating news on social media, expressing her profound grief over the loss of her beloved husband. Derek's struggle with Covid-related complications had been well-documented, and his passing serves as a poignant reminder of the ongoing impact of the pandemic on individuals and families.

Glynis Johns and Dave Myers


Shortly after Derek's passing, the entertainment world mourned the loss of actress Glynis Johns and Hairy Bikers star Dave Myers. Glynis, who lived to be a remarkable 100 years old, left behind a legacy of iconic performances that have captivated audiences for generations. Dave Myers, known for his culinary prowess and engaging personality, lost his battle with cancer, leaving fans and colleagues devastated by his untimely death.

Jonnie Irwin and Pamela Salem


The tragic news continued with the passing of Escape to the Country star Jonnie Irwin and actress Pamela Salem. Jonnie's courageous fight against lung cancer came to an end on February 2nd, following a valiant three-and-a-half-year battle. His dedication to his craft and his infectious spirit endeared him to viewers and colleagues alike.

Pamela Salem, known for her roles in James Bond and a variety of sci-fi series, passed away on February 21st at the age of 80. Her contributions to the world of entertainment were celebrated by fans and industry peers, who remembered her as a talented and versatile performer.

A Legacy Remembered


As we reflect on the lives and legacies of these talented individuals, we are reminded of the enduring impact they have had on the entertainment industry. Their contributions to film, television, and stage will not be forgotten, and their memories will continue to live on through the work they leave behind.

Let us take a moment to honor these stars and celebrate the joy and inspiration they brought to audiences around the world. Though they may be gone, their legacy remains, a testament to the indelible mark they have left on the realm of entertainment.

Hamza Ilyas

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