Updated: Aug. 3, 2022 at 9: 02 AM
Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell, “Star Trek” actress Nichelle Nichols, actor Paul Sorvino, socialite Ivana Trump, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, actor James Caan, actor Ray Liotta and comedian Gilbert Gottfried are among the notable deaths of 2022.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully takes the mound to deliver the ceremonial first pitch before the Dodgers game against the Houston Astros in the MLB World Series Game 2 at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on October 25, 2017. The announcer died August 3 at age 94. Photo by Lori Shepler/UPI
Bill Russell attends the NBA Awards at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif., on June 24, 2019. The Hall of Fame member died July 31 at age 88. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI
Actress Nichelle Nichols attends the premiere of “Sharknado 5: Global Swarming” at The LINQ Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on August 6, 2017. Nichols died July 30 at age 89. Photo by David Becker/UPI
Paul Sorvino arrives outside at the premiere of Burnt at MoMA in New York City on October 20, 2015. The “Goodfellas” actor died at age 83 on July 25. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI