Famous Deaths in August 2000

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Aug 5 Alec Guinness, British actor (Bridge on River Kwai), dies of liver cancer at 86

  • Aug 5 Otto Buchsbaum, writer and ecological activist (b. 1920)
  • Aug 9 John Harsanyi, Hungarian-born economist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1920)
  • Aug 9 Nicholas Markowitz-kidnapped and murdered by Jesse James Hollywood (b. 1984)
  • Aug 10 Gilbert Parkhouse, Former England cricketer (b. 1925)
  • Aug 11 Jean Papineau-Couture, Canadian composer (b. 1916)

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Aug 12 Loretta Young, American actress (Farmer's Daughter, Stranger), dies of ovarian cancer at 87

Actress Loretta Young
Actress
Loretta Young
  • Aug 13 Nazia Hassan, Pakistani pop singer (b. 1965)
  • Aug 13 Antony Duff, British diplomat, Head of MI5, advocate for the homeless, dies at 80
  • Aug 14 Alain Fournier, French-born computer graphics researcher (b. 1943)
  • Aug 14 Cuan McCarthy, South African cricketer (b. 1929)
  • Aug 16 Alan Caddy, English musician (The Tornados), dies at 60
  • Aug 19 Antonio Pugliese, Italian professional wrestler (b. 1941)
  • Aug 19 Bineshwar Brahma, Bodo littérateur and religious figure (birth date unknown)
  • Aug 21 Daniel Lisulo, Prime Minister of Zambia (b. 1930)
  • Aug 23 John Anthony Kaiser, Roman Catholic priest (b. 1932)
  • Aug 25 Carl Barks, American cartoonist (b. 1901)
  • Aug 25 Jack Nitzsche, American record producer (b. 1937)
  • Aug 26 Akbar Adibi, Iranian scientist (b. 1939)
  • Aug 26 [Douglas] Allen Woody, American bassist (Allman Brothers, Gov't Mule), dies at 44
  • Aug 29 Willie Maddren, English footballer (b. 1951)
  • Aug 31 Patricia Owens, Canadian actress (b. 1925)