Remembering Those We Lost on CBS Sunday Morning in 2023
Celebrating the Lives of Beloved Celebrities
This year has been a difficult one for the world. But it has been especially hard for those in the entertainment industry who have lost some of their brightest stars. Here we take a moment to remember those who passed away in 2023 and aired on CBS Sunday Morning. From legendary actors to renowned musicians, we look back fondly on their lives and the impact they had on the world.
Kirk Douglas was a Hollywood legend. Born in 1916, he began his career in the 1940s and went on to win three Academy Awards, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the National Medal of Arts. He starred in some of the most iconic films of all time, including “Spartacus” and “Lust for Life.” He passed away in 2020 at the age of 103.
The life and music of Marianne Faithful were iconic. Her career began in 1964 with the release of her debut single, “As Tears Go By.” She went on to become one of the most beloved female vocalists in rock and roll. Her music has been covered by the likes of The Rolling Stones and U2. She passed away in 2021 at the age of 79.
John Prine was a beloved singer-songwriter. He began his career in 1971 with the release of his debut album, “John Prine.” He was known for his witty and sometimes darkly humorous lyrics, and his music was covered by a range of artists, from Johnny Cash to Bonnie Raitt. He passed away in 2022 at the age of 73.
Diahann Carroll was a pioneering actress and singer. She began her career in the 1950s and was the first African American actress to win a Tony Award, as well as the first to star in her own TV series. She starred in a range of films, from “Carmen Jones” to “Julia.” She passed away in 2021 at the age of 84.