AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File
In this April 20, 2002 file photo, Dick Clark, host of the American Bandstand television show, introduces entertainer Michael Jackson on stage during taping of the show's 50th anniversary special in Pasadena, Calif. Clark, the television host who helped bring rock `n' roll into the mainstream on "American Bandstand," died April 18, 2012 of a heart attack. He was 82.
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.