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Deaths for the week ending 12 August 2023:

Sunday, 6 August 2023

Gilles Gilbert, NHL hockey player (Boston Bruins), cause not reported, 74.

Monday, 7 August 2023

William Friedkin, film director (The Exorcist), 87.

William Perry Jr., aka DJ Casper, line dancer ("Cha Cha Slide"), of kidney and liver cancer, 58.

Jim Price, major-league baseball player and announcer (Detroit Tigers), 81.

Tuesday, 8 August 2023

Johnny Hardwick, voice actor (Dale Gribble on 'King of the Hill"), 64.

Sixto Rodriguez, folk rock musician ("Sugar Man"), 81.

Shelley Smith, model, actress, and game show celebrity contestant, of cardiac arrest, 70.

Leigh Verstraete, NHL hockey player (Toronto Maple Leafs), cause not reported, 61.

Wednesday, 9 August 2023

Sean Dawkins, NFL football player (Indianapolis Colts), of cardiac arrest, 52.

Doreen Mantle, actress (British), 97.

Robbie Robertson, rock musician (The Band), of prostate cancer, 80.

Robert Swan, actor (Hoosiers), of liver cancer, 78.

Thursday, 10 August 2023

Henry Dickerson, NBA basketball player (Detroit Pistons), cause not reported, 71.

Friday, 11 August 2023

Tom Jones, musical theatre lyricist ("Try to Remember"), of cancer, 95. Not to be confused with the still-living Welsh pop singer who inspired "The Carlton Dance."

Darren Kent, actor (British), after a long illness, 39.