Deaths in Film & Television in August 2008

  • Aug 9 Bernie Mac, American comedian, actor.(b. 1957)
  • Aug 10 Isaac Hayes, American musician and actor (b. 1942)
  • Aug 11 Sir William "Bill" Cotton, British television producer and executive (Noel Gay TV), dies at 80
  • Aug 11 George Furth, American actor and director (Tammy, Good Guys, Dumplings), dies at 75
  • Aug 17 František Zvarík, Slovakian stage actor (Slovak National Theatre), dies at 87
  • Aug 19 Marguerite Empey, [Diane Webber], American model and Playboy playmate (May 1955, Feb 1956), dies at 76
  • Aug 20 Margaret Douglas, chief political adviser (BBC), dies at 73
  • Aug 27 Mark Priestley, Australian actor (b. 1976)
  • Aug 29 Geoffrey Perkins, British comedy producer (b. 1953)
  • Aug 30 Walter "Killer" Kowalski, Canadian professional wrestler, dies at 81
  • Aug 31 Jerry Reed, American country music singer (When You're Hot, You're Hot) and actor (Bat 21, Smokey & the Bandit), dies of complications from emphysema at 71