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Who died on 9 August?

Celebrities who died on 9 August

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Oldest

104 years, 5 months, 14 days

Youngest

24 years, 2 months, 23 days

Born first

29 March 1873

Died first

9 August 1915

Born last

24 May 1997

Died last

9 August 2022

American musician and member of the Grateful Dead Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia

American musician and member of the Grateful Dead

1995
actress, victim of murder by Charles Manson followers Sharon Tate

Sharon Tate

actress, victim of murder by Charles Manson followers

1969
Russian composer and pianist Dmitri Shostakovich

Dmitri Shostakovich

Russian composer and pianist

1975
American professional wrestler  Kamala

Kamala

American professional wrestler

2020
Palestinian writer Mahmoud Darwish

Mahmoud Darwish

Palestinian writer

2008
English cartoonist, illustrator, and writer Raymond Briggs

Raymond Briggs

English cartoonist, illustrator, and writer

2022
American football player, television sportscaster Frank Gifford

Frank Gifford

American football player, television sportscaster

2015
American actor Bernie Mac

Bernie Mac

American actor

2008
British actress Pat Hitchcock

Pat Hitchcock

British actress

2021
Russian politician Sergei Kovalev

Sergei Kovalev

Russian politician

2021
American athletics competitor Cameron Burrell

Cameron Burrell

American athletics competitor

2021
Italian actress  Franca Valeri

Franca Valeri

Italian actress

2020
Soviet, Russian author  Viktor Likhonosov

Viktor Likhonosov

Soviet, Russian author

2021
Algerian actress Nouria Kazdarli

Nouria Kazdarli

Algerian actress

2020
New Zealander rugby union player  Henry Dewar

Henry Dewar

New Zealander rugby union player

1915
Italian actress  Anna Maria Bottini

Anna Maria Bottini

Italian actress

2020
American politician  Paul Findley

Paul Findley

American politician

2019
Bangladeshi music composer Alauddin Ali

Alauddin Ali

Bangladeshi music composer

2020
Greek sculptor Takis

Takis

Greek sculptor

2019
Egyptian actress Ragaa Hussein

Ragaa Hussein

Egyptian actress

2022
American actor  Alex Cord

Alex Cord

American actor

2021
cricket umpire Rudi Koertzen

Rudi Koertzen

cricket umpire

2022
American baseball player and coach Hank Majeski

Hank Majeski

American baseball player and coach

1991
New Zealand cyclist  Olivia Podmore

Olivia Podmore

New Zealand cyclist

2021
Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda  Lester Bird

Lester Bird

Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda

2021
New Zealand architect Miles Warren

Miles Warren

New Zealand architect

2022
American actor, AMPAs member; mayor Ed Nelson

Ed Nelson

American actor, AMPAs member; mayor

2014
American baseball player Billy Rogell

Billy Rogell

American baseball player

2003
Irish politician Brendan Halligan

Brendan Halligan

Irish politician

2020
American baseball player Duff Cooley

Duff Cooley

American baseball player

1937
British record producer and audio engineer Martin Birch

Martin Birch

British record producer and audio engineer

2020
British journalist, producer and writer Nicholas Evans

Nicholas Evans

British journalist, producer and writer

2022
British author and scriptwriter David Nobbs

David Nobbs

British author and scriptwriter

2015
American baseball player  Carroll Hardy

Carroll Hardy

American baseball player

2020
Soviet film director  Pyotr Fomenko

Pyotr Fomenko

Soviet film director

2012
professional baseball player Jim Mahady

Jim Mahady

professional baseball player

1936
American astronomer Donald Machholz

Donald Machholz

American astronomer

2022
Italian writer Guido Gozzano

Guido Gozzano

Italian writer

1916
Serbian footballer  Fahrudin Jusufi

Fahrudin Jusufi

Serbian footballer

2019
American football player Tootie Perry

Tootie Perry

American football player

1946
English footballer and football manager  Mick Jones

Mick Jones

English footballer and football manager

2022
Australian rugby union player William Tasker

William Tasker

Australian rugby union player

1918
American baseball player Harry Lord

Harry Lord

American baseball player

1948
American actor, director and acting teacher Al Freeman

Al Freeman

American actor, director and acting teacher

2012
Austrian actor Anton Walbrook

Anton Walbrook

Austrian actor

1967
American writer  Kenneth Bernard

Kenneth Bernard

American writer

2020
American football player and coach John McEwan

John McEwan

American football player and coach

1970
Argentine football player and coach  Oscar Malbernat

Oscar Malbernat

Argentine football player and coach

2019