Rest in peace: Celebrities we lost in October

American Rock musician Eddie Van Halen, of the group Van Halen, performs onstage at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on April 6, 1979.
American Rock musician Eddie Van Halen, of the group Van Halen, performs onstage at the Aragon Ballroom in Chicago on April 6, 1979. (Getty Images)

Sean Connery and Eddie Van Halen were among some of the more well-known, universally loved celebrities the world lost in October.

But how many of these other people were you familiar with?

Beyond just the rocker and the “James Bond” legend, quite a few people died: 59, to be exact, and Getty Images compiled the following photos of those celebrities.

A portrait of Roberta McCain as she poses in her apartment in Washington D.C., Feb. 18, 2000. (CNP/Getty Images)
Actress Conchata Ferrell arrives at the CBS celebration of a Monday-night season premiere on Sept. 19, 2007 in Los Angeles. (Getty Images)
Pitcher Charlie Haeger of the Los Angeles Dodgers throws a knuckleball against the Colorado Rockies on May 8, 2010. (Getty Images)
Actor Thomas Jefferson Byrd poses for a portrait at the 2014 American Black Film Festival in New York City. (Getty Images)
Author Jill Paton Walsh poses for a portrait at the Oxford Literary Festival on April 9, 2011 in England. (Getty Images)

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