The 12 celebrities who died in 2022

MEXICO CITY, December 30 (EL UNIVERSAL).- On June 30, the driver Fernando Solar died at the age of 49, who for eight years battled lung cancer, however the cause of his death was due to complications from pneumonia , revealed at the time his widow Anna Ferro, whom he had married in March of this year.

The news of his death was first given in the morning paper “Venga la alegría” where he worked for many years and later his wife gave a conference to give more details. “For him, a flu could become very strong and this time he didn’t,” she said.

Del Solar had two children with Ingrid Coronado: Luciano and Paolo, to whom he was previously married. In 2018 he worked with the producer Magda Rodríguez on the “Hoy” program, he was also on programs such as “Sexos en guerra”, “Beat the chef”, “La Academia”, “Insomnia” among others.

Hector Bonilla

At the age of 83, Héctor Bonilla died on November 25, who had fought kidney cancer for four years. Shortly after he received a posthumous tribute in Fine Arts attended by his widow Sofía Álvarez, his sons Sergio and Fernando, among other relatives and friends, as well as the Secretary of Culture Alejandra Fraustro.

“For four years and four days I thought with terror that this day would come inevitably,” said his widow in the lobby of this cultural venue where Bonilla’s ashes were.

Fernando expressed that his family was obviously very sad, but at the same time calm because it was a very docile farewell. “My father had many ailments so he was in the best way.”

Susana Dosamantes

Pancreatic cancer caused the death of actress Susana Dosamantes at the age of 74, on July 2 at Mount Sinai Hospital, in the city of Miami, United States, where she was being treated.

This news was revealed by his son, businessman Enrique Rubio; Said disease was detected last February, after her death, the singer Paulina Rubio published a message at an event where she received recognition.

His last participation in a telenovela was in “Sin nos dejan”; he participated in 67 roles with which he became an icon of film and television. He acted in melodramas such as “Dying to Live”, “Italian Girl Comes to Marry”, “Wild Heart”, among others, he was part of the cast of the thriller “Blacker than Night”, in addition to many more.

raquel pankowsky

From an early age, Raquel Pankowsky had a smoking habit, which years later caused her to suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which caused her death on March 29.

The actress and comedian was famous for playing the character of Martita Segundo, a parody of former first lady Martha Sahagún. She had a career in movies, soap operas, series and theater, her last project was in the Televisa sitcom: “Lorenza”, where she played a toxic mother-in-law.

Various personalities from the artistic world attended his funeral, such as Norma Lazareno, Silvia Mariscal, Guillermo Wiechers, Raquel Olmedo, Bárbara Torres, Alex Sirvent, among others who came to say their last goodbyes.

Manuel Ojeda

The villain of the soap operas Manuel Ojeda died on August 11 at the age of 81, due to a liver condition. The last two months he had been visiting several doctors since he could not eat well, according to what was reported by his representative Gerardo Pike.

The news of his death was first released by the National Actors Association, of which he was a member; She came to participate in 40 melodramas such as “Corazón salvaje”, “El vuelo del águila”, “El derecho de nacer”, “La gata”, among others.


Olivia Newton John

“Grease” star Olivia Newton-John died at the age of 73 in southern California on August 8, her husband John Easterling said at the time.

It was in 1992 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer that she managed to come out healthy, but in 2017 the doctors again detected the disease that had spread to other parts of the body.

He started in music in the 60s, he had a long career in which he won his first Grammy in 1973 for his album “Let me be there”; He also did both film and television projects.

Pablo Milanes

In Madrid, Spain, the singer Pablo Milanés died on November 21 because he had a picture of infections due to a picture of an oncohematological disease, detected a few years ago. The troubadour had a type of cancer that decreased his immune response, he had myelodysplastic syndrome. He was 79 years old.

Diego Verdaguer

Singer Diego Verdaguer was a victim of COVID-19, a virus that caused his death on January 28 in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 70.

According to his representative Claudia López Ibarra, the interpreter was vaccinated against the coronavirus, but he was infected in the United States when the delta variant was present, despite the fact that there was a controversy surrounding him regarding whether or not he was inoculated.

bob saget

Actor Bob Saget died of a head injury on January 9 at the age of 65; the security of the hotel where he was staying found the unconscious artist in his room so they called the Sheriff’s department and the fire department; he was popular for the series “Full house”.

Aaron Carter

On January 5, Aaron Carter, brother of Nick Carter, a member of the Backstreet Boys, passed away; he was 34 years old and was found lifeless in the bathtub in Lancaster, California, United States. His family revealed that his ashes would be scattered in the ocean, though his ex-fiancée Melanie Martin will not be present.

Marciano Cantero (Green Dwarfs).

The group Los Enanitos Verdes was left without its vocalist on September 8, when Marciano Cantero died, who had been hospitalized, in intensive care, for several days due to kidney complications; he was 62 years old, his last concert he gave was on August 14 of this year.

Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters)

On March 25, the drummer of the Foo Fighters group died: Taylor Hawkins in Bogotá, Colombia, the city where the band would have a presentation, his body was found in the hotel where he was staying

Other deceased

This 2022 was also the year in which other personalities such as Queen Elizabeth II died, Robbie Coltrane known for playing the character of Hagrid in the “Harry Potter” film saga, Andrew Fletcher from the Depeche Mode group, Meat Loaf, Cheslie Kryst, rapper Coolio, Angela Lansbury known for the series “The crime reporter”, Leslie Jordan, Irene Cara who won the Oscar and the Grammy for the song “Flashdance… what a feeling”, Kistie Alley, among others.

The 12 celebrities who died in 2022