Celebrity deaths in 2009

Slideshow posted in Photos | Wednesday, January 14, 2009

18 of 33: Actor Karl Malden, who portrayed Gen. Omar Bradley in the film "Patton," salutes as he poses with the Oscar he accepted on behalf of Franklin J. Shaffner for best director at the annual Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles, Ca., on April 16, 1971. The movie "Patton" was the top winner with seven Oscars, including best picture of 1970. Malden died on July 1, 2009. He was 97. (AP Photo)