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Oscar-winning actress Patty Duke died aged 69 earlier this week. The actress rocketed to fame after starring in The Patty Duke Show and A Miracle Worker and captured the hearts of many with her work. She was also a staunch advocate for mental health issues.
After the news of her death tributes from celebrities such as William Shatner, Nile Rodgers and Marlee Matlin and from fans flooded social media.
Earlier this year the world was shocked by the death of musician David Bowie. Bowie died on January 10 after battling with cancer for 18 months.
Despite his cancer diagnosis, Bowie continued to make music, releasing his final album Blackstar just two days before he passed away in New York on Monday, surrounded by his family.
Since his death, a litany of stars have paid tribute to him performing his songs in honour of his legacy.
Just four days later, British actor and icon Alan Rickman died after losing his battle against cancer. The star, who was known for playing the baddies in Die Hard and the Harry Potter franchise, died in London aged 69.