List of Famous people who died at 89

Roger Moore

Roger George Moore
First Name Roger
Last Name Moore
Born on October 14, 1927
Died on May 23, 2017 (aged 89)
Height 186 cm | 6'1

Sir Roger George Moore was an English actor. He is best known for portraying fictional secret agent James Bond in the Eon Productions film series, playing the character in seven feature films between 1973 and 1985. Moore was the third actor in the role, and his seven appearances as Bond, from Live and Let Die to A View to a Kill, are the most of any actor in the Eon-produced entries.

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Whitey Bulger

James Joseph Bulger
First Name Whitey
Born on September 3, 1929
Died on October 30, 2018 (aged 89)

James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger Jr. was an Irish-American organized crime boss and FBI informant who led the Winter Hill Gang in the Winter Hill neighborhood of Somerville, Massachusetts, a city directly northwest of Boston. On December 23, 1994, Bulger fled the Boston area and went into hiding after his former FBI handler, John Connolly, tipped him off about a pending RICO indictment against him. Bulger remained at large for sixteen years. After his 2011 arrest, federal prosecutors tried Bulger for nineteen murders based on the grand jury testimony from Kevin Weeks and other former criminal associates.

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James Stewart

James Maitland Stewart
First Name James
Last Name Stewart
Born on May 20, 1908
Died on July 2, 1997 (aged 89)

James Maitland Stewart, also known as Jimmy Stewart, was an American actor and military officer. Known for his distinctive drawl and everyman screen persona, Stewart's film career spanned 80 films from 1935 to 1991. With the strong morality he portrayed both on and off the screen, he epitomized the "American ideal" in the twentieth century. In 1999, the American Film Institute (AFI) ranked him third on its list of the greatest American male actors.

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Carroll Shelby

First Name Carroll
Last Name Shelby
Born on January 11, 1923
Died on May 10, 2012 (aged 89)

Carroll Hall Shelby was an American automotive designer, racing driver, and entrepreneur. Shelby is best known for his involvement with the AC Cobra and Mustang for Ford Motor Company, which he modified during the late 1960s and early 2000s. He established Shelby American in 1962 to manufacture and market performance vehicles. His autobiography, The Carroll Shelby Story, was published in 1967. As a race car driver, his highlight was as a co-driver of the winning 1959 24 Hours of Le Mans entry.

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Simone Veil

Simone Annie Liline Jacob
First Name Simone
Last Name Veil
Born on July 13, 1927
Died on June 30, 2017 (aged 89)

Simone Veil was a French magistrate and stateswoman who served as Health Minister in several governments and was President of the European Parliament from 1979 to 1982, the first woman to hold that office. As health minister, she is best remembered for advancing women’s legal rights in France, in particular for the 1975 law that legalized abortion, today known as Loi Veil. From 1998 to 2007 she was a member of the Constitutional Council, France’s highest legal authority.

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J. R. D. Tata

First Name J.
Last Name Tata
Born on July 29, 1904
Died on November 29, 1993 (aged 89)

Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata was an Indian aviator, industrialist, entrepreneur and chairman of Tata Group.

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Stonewall Jackson

First Name Stonewall
Born on November 6, 1932
Died on December 4, 2021 (aged 89)

Stonewall Jackson was an American country music singer, guitarist, and musician who achieved his greatest fame during country's "golden" honky tonk era in the 1950s and early 1960s.

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Har Gobind Khorana

First Name Har
Born on January 9, 1922
Died on November 9, 2011 (aged 89)
Born in Pakistan, Punjab

Har Gobind Khorana was an Indian American biochemist. While on the faculty of the University of Wisconsin–Madison, he shared the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Marshall W. Nirenberg and Robert W. Holley for research that showed the order of nucleotides in nucleic acids, which carry the genetic code of the cell and control the cell's synthesis of proteins. Khorana and Nirenberg were also awarded the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Columbia University in the same year.

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Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee
First Name Harper
Last Name Lee
Born on April 28, 1926
Died on February 19, 2016 (aged 89)

Nelle Harper Lee was an American novelist best known for her 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird. It won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature. Lee published only two books, yet she was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007 for her contribution to literature. She also received numerous honorary degrees, though she declined to speak on those occasions. She assisted her close friend Truman Capote in his research for the book In Cold Blood (1966). Capote was the basis for the character Dill Harris in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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Bruce Forsyth

First Name Bruce
Last Name Forsyth
Born on February 22, 1928
Died on August 18, 2017 (aged 89)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

Sir Bruce Joseph Forsyth-Johnson was a British presenter and entertainer whose career spanned more than 70 years. Forsyth came to national attention from the mid-1950s through the ITV series Sunday Night at the London Palladium. He went on to host several game shows, including The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, The Price Is Right and You Bet!. He co-presented Strictly Come Dancing from 2004 to 2013. In 2012, Guinness World Records recognised Forsyth as having the longest television career for a male entertainer.

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