1. Christopher Lee

Hollywood Celebrities Died In 2015-1

Legendary british actor Sir Christopher Lee passed away in mid-June after being hospitalized for respiratory problems and heart failure. He was 93 years old. Lee played Dracula in a series of classic Hammer horror films. He also played Saruman in the Lord Of The Rings and Hobbit movies, the villain in James Bond thriller The Man with the Golden Gun, and Count Doooku in Star Wars prequels Attack Of The Clones and Revenge Of The Sith, among many other iconic roles.

2. James Best

Hollywood Celebrities Died In 2015-2

Best, known for his role as Sheriff Roscoe P. Coltrane in The Dukes of Hazzard, passed away of complications from pneumonia at the age of 88. His career included roles in movies like The Caine Mutiny with Humphrey Bogart and Shenandoah. As a character actor on the small screen, he was cast on popular TV shows, including Alfred Hitchcock Presents, Bonanza, and The Andy Griffith Show. Still, his role as Sheriff Coltrane is his most famous.