Famous people died in 2008

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Pollack

Sydney Irwin Pollack was a renowned American director, producer and actor

AmericanJuly 1, 1934108 views

Jules Dassin

Jules Dassin was a distinguished American film director, actor, producer and screen writer

AmericanDecember 18, 1911128 views

Willis Lamb

Willis Eugene Lamb Jr

AmericanJuly 12, 1913102 views

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke

Sir Arthur Charles Clarke was a British science fiction writer, inventor and futurist who had also served in the Royal Air Force during the World War II

BritishDecember 16, 1917116 views

Roy Scheider

Roy Scheider was an American actor known for films like, ‘The French Connection’, ‘Jaws’, ‘Jaws 2’ and ‘Marathon Man’

AmericanNovember 10, 1932173 views

Joshua Lederberg

Joshua Lederberg was an American geneticist who won the 1958 Nobel Prize in Medicine

AmericanMay 23, 1925139 views

Paul Scofield

David Paul Scofield was a renowned English stage and screen actor

BritishJanuary 21, 1922113 views

Paul Newman

Paul Newman was an Academy Award winning American actor and also a prominent philanthropist

AmericanJanuary 26, 1925223 views

Charlton Heston

Charlton Heston was an American actor best known for playing historical figures and literary characters

AmericanOctober 4, 1923142 views