Famous people died in December 2008

Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter

Harold Pinter was an English playwright, poet, screenwriter, director, actor who won the 2005 Nobel Prize in Literature

BritishOctober 10, 1930109 views

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek

Daniel Carleton Gajdusek was a physician and medical researcher

Bettie Page

Bettie Page was an iconic American pinup model and sex symbol of the 1950s

AmericanApril 22, 1923238 views

Adrian Mitchell

Adrian Mitchell was an English literary figure associated with the ‘anti-bomb’ movement

BritishOctober 24, 193279 views

Majel Barrett

Majel Barrett was an actress and producer, best known for her association with the ‘Star Trek’ series

Samuel P. Huntington

Samuel Phillips Huntington was a famous American political scientist who proposed the controversial thesis of ‘The Clash of Civilizations’

AmericanApril 18, 1927282 views

Mark Felt

Mark Felt was an FBI agent, and the anonymous informant, nicknamed 'Deep Throat', who played a crtical role in exposing Watergate scandal

AmericanAugust 17, 1913162 views