Best of 2011

A Farewell to the Stars We Lost This Year

From Elizabeth Taylor to Amy Winehouse, we pay tribute to the people whose lives touched us all


The handsome Welsh star of Spartacus: Blood and Sand announced his exit from the show in Sept. 2010, after suffering a recurrence of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Whitfield succombed to the cancer on Sept. 11 at age 39. His wife, Vashti, told the AP the "beautiful young warrior" died in the "arms of his loving wife."