AP Photo/Stuart Ramson, File
In this May 5, 2003 file photo, author Gore Vidal arrives for the Film Society of Lincoln Center's gala event in New York. Vidal died Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at his home in Los Angeles. He was 86.
Gallery: 2012 celebrity deaths
Dec. 24, 2012 @ 09:00 PM
Here are photos of some of the celebrities or other notable figures who died in 2012.