Famous Deaths in August 1982

  • Aug 2 Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93
  • Aug 2 Rudolf Maros, composer, dies at 65
  • Aug 4 Bruce Goff, American Architect (b. 1904)
  • Aug 5 Wanda Rotha, actress (Mrs Fitzherbert), dies at 72
  • Aug 8 Ferre Grignard, Belgian pop singer/painter (Crucified Jesus), dies
  • Aug 8 Hermine Heijermans, author (Snikken en Smartlapjes), dies at 80
  • Aug 8 Kurt Edelhagen, West German jazz pianist, dies at 62
  • Aug 8 Valeer van Kerkhove, Flemish writer/producer (De Weerlozen), dies
  • Aug 8 Eric Brandon, British racing driver (b. 1920)
  • Aug 9 Aleksandr A Alekseyev, Russian director, dies
  • Aug 11 Tom Drake, actor (Green Years, Warkill), dies of lung cancer at 63
  • Aug 12 Helvi Lemmikke Leiviska, composer, dies at 80

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Aug 12 Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

  • Aug 12 Joe Tex, rocker, dies at 49
  • Aug 12 Salvador Sanchez, Mexican boxer (b. 1959)
  • Aug 12 Varlam Shalamov, Russian writer (b. 1907)
  • Aug 13 Charles Walters, US actor/choreographer/dir (High Society), dies at 70
  • Aug 13 Joe E Ross, American comedian (Toody-Car 54, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 68
  • Aug 13 Joe Tex [Joseph Arrington Jr.], American soul musician (Hold What You've Got, I Gotcha), dies at 49
  • Aug 14 Patrick Magee, Northern Irish actor (Clockwork Orange, King Lear), dies at 60
  • Aug 14 Thruston B. Morton, American republican politician (Sen-Ky, 1957-69), dies at 74
  • Aug 15 Hugo Theorell, Swedish scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1903)
  • Aug 17 Barney Phillips, actor (Dragnet, Felony Squad), dies at 68
  • Aug 17 Ruth Voorst, South African (A World Apart), killed by letter bomb
  • Aug 18 Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87
  • Aug 19 August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
  • Aug 20 Ulla Jacobsson, Swedish actress (Zulu), dies of bone cancer at 53
  • Aug 21 Sobhuza II, king of Swaziland/Ngwane (1921-82), dies
  • Aug 23 Alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian director (Herr Puntila), dies at 85
  • Aug 23 Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977), dies
  • Aug 24 Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies
  • Aug 25 John AM "Hans" van Tongeren, actor (Hunk), commits suicide at 27
  • Aug 28 G W A Chubb, cricketer (5 Tests for South Africa, 21 wickets), dies
  • Aug 28 Nini de Boel, Flemish operetta singer (White Horse), dies at 84

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Aug 29 Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • Aug 29 Lehman Engel, US composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • Aug 29 Nahum Goldmann, pres Zionist World Organization, dies at 87
  • Aug 30 Leo[nhard] Pappenheim, conductor, dies at 86