Famous people died in 2009

Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite was one of America’s most trusted broadcast journalists, best known for anchoring the ‘CBS Evening News.’ Explore more about his childhood, family, personal life, etc.

Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara was an American business executive and politician

AmericanJune 9, 1916117 views

Jack Cardiff

Jack Cardiff was a British cinematographer and director who took British cinema to new heights with his mastery of the Technicolor technology

BritishSeptember 18, 1914101 views

Aage Bohr

Aage Niels Bohr was a Nobel Prize winning nuclear physicist

DanishJune 19, 1922243 views

Jennifer Jones

Jennifer Jones was an American actress, who dominated the silver screen during the Hollywood golden years

AmericanMarch 2, 1919137 views

James Whitmore

James Whitmore was an American actor who acted in films, television and theatre

AmericanOctober 1, 1921107 views

Edwin G. Krebs

Edwin G

AmericanJune 6, 1918121 views

Jean Dausset

Jean-Baptiste-Gabriel-Joachim Dausset was a French immunologist who won the 1980 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine

FrenchOctober 19, 191693 views

Richard Todd

Richard Andrew Palethorpe Todd was an Irish-born British military officer and film actor

IrishJune 11, 1919309 views