Notable 2010 Celebrity Deaths

12/31/2010 8:00am EST

2010 Celeb Deaths

Fortunately, 2010 wasn't a big one for celebrity deaths. In 2009, several notables died, including Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze and Farrah Fawcett.

May was a particularly bad month, in which stars such as Gary Coleman and Dennis Hopper passed away.

Casey Johnson, Johnson & Johnson heiress and fiancee of reality star Tila Tequila, died January 4 from diabetic ketoacidosis.

Casey Johnson

"All My Children" patriarch James Mitchell died on January 22, weeks shy of his 90th birthday. The cause was chronic obstructive pulmonary disease complicated by pneumonia.

James Mitchell

"Poltergeist" star Zelda Rubenstein died on January 27 after being hospitalized for kidney and lung failure.

Zelda Rubinstein

"Deadliest Catch" star Phil Harris succumbed to complications from a stroke on February 9.

Phil Harris

"Growing Pains" star Andrew Koenig, lovingly referred to as "Boner," killed himself on Feb. 15 (not pictured).

Growing Pains

On March 10 Corey Haim died from an accidental overdose.

Corey Haim

Photo Credits: PR Photos; Paramount; ABC;; Concord Music Group

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