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July 21st

151 Notable deaths

Tony Bennett

American singer.

Born August 3rd, 1926 in Queens.

Died July 21st, 2023 at 96 years old in New York City (Alzheimer's disease). [ref]

John Heard

American film and television actor (1946-2017).

Born March 7th, 1946 in Washington, D.C.. [ref]

Died July 21st, 2017 at 71 years old in Palo Alto (myocardial infarction). [ref]

Sivaji Ganesan

Indian stage and film actor (1928-2001).

Born October 1st, 1928 in Viluppuram.

Died July 21st, 2001 at 72 years old in Chennai.

Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg

German army officer and aristocrat.

Born November 15th, 1907 in Jettingen-Scheppach. [ref]

Died July 21st, 1944 at 36 years old in Bendlerblock (ballistic trauma).


Japanese-american actor (1933-2006).

Born December 10th, 1933 in Kōbe.

Died July 21st, 2006 at 72 years old in Somis (esophageal cancer).

Basil Rathbone

British actor (1892-1967).

Born June 13th, 1892 in Johannesburg.

Died July 21st, 1967 at 75 years old in New York City (myocardial infarction).

Robert Young

American actor (1907-1998).

Born February 22nd, 1907 in Chicago. [ref]

Died July 21st, 1998 at 91 years old in Westlake Village (respiratory failure). [ref]

Jerry Goldsmith

American composer and conductor, most known for his works in film and television scoring (1924-2004).

Born February 10th, 1929 in Los Angeles.

Died July 21st, 2004 at 75 years old in Beverly Hills (colorectal cancer). [ref]

Herb Edelman

Actor (1933-1996).

Born November 5th, 1933 in Brooklyn.

Died July 21st, 1996 at 62 years old in Woodland Hills (pulmonary emphysema).

Long John Baldry

English-canadian singer and voice actor (1941-2005).

Born January 12th, 1941 in East Haddon. [ref]

Died July 21st, 2005 at 64 years old in Vancouver (infectious disease). [ref]

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