Actor Tommy Ford of “Martin” fame (left) passed away Wednesday at the age of 52. Here he appears with gospel group Mary Mary in Atlanta (Photo Credit: John Amis/Invision for We tv/AP Images).
The year 2016 has been the worst when it comes to losing celebrities and public figures.
Some of the most iconic entertainers and public figures transitioned in 2016 and their shoes will be hard to fill.
On Wednesday, actor Tommy Ford of “Martin” fame passed away from an aneurysm in his abdomen.
However, fans will never forget their legacies.
Therefore, RegalMag.com would like to give some of our favorites from Hollywood one last shout out until we see them again.
Muhammad Ali—three time heavyweight boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist
Prince—musical genius, singer, actor, Grammy and Academy Award winner
John Saunders—sports journalist at ESPN
Maurice White—founder and lead singer of Earth, Wind and Fire
Tommy Ford—actor best known for roles on sitcom “Martin” and movie “Harlem Nights”
Kashif—singer, producer and musician
Vanity—singer, actress and model
Phife Dawg—rapper, member of group A Tribe Called Quest
Billy Paul—singer, the voice behind the iconic song, “Me and Mrs. Jones”
Natalie Cole—Grammy Award winning singer
Afeni Shakur—member of Black Panther Party, mother of rapper/actor Tupac Shakur
Kimbo Slice—street fighter, MMA fighter, boxer
Prince Be—singer/rapper, member of R&B group P.M. Dawn
Shawty Lo—rapper, member of D4L
Bill Nunn—actor best known for his work with Spike Lee and “New Jack City”