The great thing about the film medium is it is forever.
So, although these movie stars passed away in 2014, there is something truly heartening about the fact that they will never leave us -- thanks to their work on the silver screen.
Click through and let's remember the Hollywood stars we lost this year.
Director Mike Nichols has passed away. The EGOT winner was 83.
Trailblazing comedy legend Joan Rivers has passed away at 81.
Richard Attenborough was 90 when he passed and audiences will treasure his work as an actor in films such as Jurasic Park, but also as the Oscar winning director of Gandhi.
Lauren Bacall defined the Golden Age of Hollywood. She was last seen onscreen in Barbra Streisand's The Mirror Has Two Faces.
It appears that Robin Williams has commited suicide at the age of 63. He will be sorely missed for his comic and dramatic work.
The star of screen and TV, James Garner, will be missed. He was 86.
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