ByMona Torgersen, writer at
Staff Writer, lover of all things fantastical and supporter of House Martell. Follow me on twitter @monatorgersen
Mona Torgersen

Another year has passed, and we have seen several horror icons close their eyes forever in 2015. Let's take a walk down memory lane and pay tribute to them.

1. Gunnar Hansen

Known for: Gunnar played Leatherface in Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Cause of death: Pancreatic cancer

2. Wes Craven

Known for: Best known as the creator of A Nightmare on Elm Street

Cause of death: Brain cancer

3. Betsy Palmer

Known for: Playing Pamela Voorhees in Friday the 13th

Cause of death: Natural causes

4. Rose Siggins

Known for: Playing Legless Suzy on American Horror Story: Freak Show

Cause of death: Complications post-surgery

5. Irwin Keyes

Known for: Played Ravelli in House of 1000 Corpses

Cause of death: Acromegaly

6. Roddy Piper

Known for: Playing John Nada in They Live

Cause of death: Died in his sleep

7. Sir Christopher Lee

Known for: Playing Count Dracula in Dracula

Cause of death: Natural causes

RIP all you heroes of Horror!


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