The passing of a partner – "Glee" co-stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith had been dating for more than a year when he passed away in July 2013. Here, the real-life and on-screen couple appear in the third-season premiere of the hit Fox musical comedy-drama series.
The passing of a partner – Fashion designer L'Wren Scott and Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger were companions for more than a decade. After Scott's suicide on March 17, Jagger released a statement on his website: "I am still struggling to understand how my lover and best friend could end her life in this tragic way. We spent many wonderful years together and had made a great life for ourselves. She had great presence and her talent was much admired, not least by me."
The passing of a partner – "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker, seen here with his girlfriend Jasmine Pilchard-Gosnell, died in a car crash in November 2013 at the age of 40. The pair had been dating for seven years. Walker named his 15-year-old daughter from a previous relationship, Meadow, as the sole beneficiary of his estate.
The passing of a partner – Meryl Streep glances at actor John Cazale in "The Deer Hunter." Streep and Cazale were in a relationship at the time of his bone cancer diagnosis in 1976. He passed away in 1978.