In April, Deanna Durbin, Canadian singer and actress, who appeared in a number of musical films in the 1930s and 1940s, passed away. On April 30, 2013, a newsletter published by the Deanna Durbin Society reported that Durbin died "in the past few days", quoting her son. According to AP reports, she passed away on or about April 20.
June 20, 2013, American actor James Gandolfini best known for his role as Tony Soprano in TV series ‘The Sopranos’ died at the age of 51 during a vacation in Rome. Autopsy confirmed that the actor died of heart attack.
December 1, 2013, 40-year-old Hollywood actor Paul Walker famous for his roles in The Fast and the Furious franchise died in a car crash in California on the way back home from an event for the actor’s charity Reach Out Worldwide for victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
December 4, 2013, German journalist and actor Norbert Kuchinke following a long illness passes away at the age of 73. In Russia, he was famous for his role in Soviet comedy-drama “Autumn Marathon”.