Famous Deaths in August 2011

  • Aug 2 DeLois Barrett Campbell, American gospel singer (b. 1926)
  • Aug 3 Bubba Smith, American football player and actor (b. 1945)
  • Aug 4 Naoki Matsuda, Japanese Soccer player (b. 1977)
  • Aug 5 Andrzej Lepper, former Polish Deputy Prime Minister (b. 1954)
  • Aug 6 Fe del Mundo, Filipino pediatrician and National Scientist (b. 1911)
  • Aug 7 Nancy Wake, British war agent (b. 1912)
  • Aug 11 Jani Lane, American heavy metal musician (Warrant) dies of alcohol poisoning aged 47
  • Aug 12 Robert Robinson, British television presenter (Ask The Family, Call My Bluff) (b. 1927)
  • Aug 13 Topi Sorsakoski, Finnish musician (b. 1952)
  • Aug 14 Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director (b. 1931)
  • Aug 15 Rick Rypien, Canadian hockey player (b. 1984)
  • Aug 19 Gun Hägglund, Swedish news presenter (b. 1932)
  • Aug 19 Raúl Ruiz, Chilean filmmaker (b. 1941)
  • Aug 22 Jack Layton, Canadian politician (b. 1950)
  • Aug 22 Jerry Leiber, American songwriter (b. 1933)
  • Aug 22 Nick Ashford, American songwriter (b. 1942)
  • Aug 24 Mike Flanagan, American baseball pitcher (b. 1951)
  • Aug 26 George Band, British mountaineer (b. 1929)
  • Aug 26 John McAleese, British SAS Trooper, Team leader during 1980 Iranian Embassy Siege (b. 1949)
  • Aug 28 Bernie Gallacher, British footballer (Aston Villa) (b. 1967)
  • Aug 29 David "Honeyboy" Edwards, American delta blues guitarist, dies at 96
  • Aug 31 Wade Belak, Canadian ice hockey player (b. 1976)