Famous figures who tragically died by drowning
'ER' actress Mary Mara found dead at 61 after suspected drowning
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Drowning is a relatively uncommon cause of death, but a few high-profile celebrity deaths have raised awareness of the risks in recent years. Naya Rivera's sudden passing in 2020 shocked the world, and now Mary Mara's accidental death in 2022 has reminded us all that it could happen to anyone. They may be the most recent famous figures to lose their lives in water, but they join a long list of unfortunate souls who went the same way in the past. From rockstars to authors, there are a surprising number of celebrities who fell victim to drowning.
Click through the gallery to remember those who tragically passed away after slipping under the surface.
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