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People Born in the Year 1894 (27 found): Names Only

Zasu Pitts

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
ZaSu Pitts
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Name pronounced "Say Zoo." Name for her sisters Eliza and Susan. Silent films. Known for fluttery hands. Movies Life with Father, Francis. Role of the Talking Mule Francis Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6554 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Fritz Pollard

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Douglass Pollard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The first African-American NFL head coach. Teams Brown University, Akron Pros, Union Club of Phoenixville, Milwaukee Badgers, Gilberton Cadamounts, Hammond Pros, Akron Indians, Providence Steam Roller, Chicago Black Hawks. College Football Hall of Fame 1954. Pro Football Hall of Fame 2005. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame 2015. New Rochelle Walk of Fame 2017. Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

John Ford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Martin Feeney
Also Known As:
Sean Aloysius O'Fearna
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies The Informer, The Grapes of Wrath, How Green Was My Valley, The Quiet Man. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1973. Texas Trail of Fame 2001. Santa Clarita Walk of Western Stars 2011. Irish American Hall of Fame 2012. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1640 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Herb Pennock

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Jefferis Pennock
Nickname(s):
The Squire of Kennett Square
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 11 days before his 54th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees. International League Hall of Fame 1948. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1971. Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2014. Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame 1995.

Jack Benny

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Kubelsky
Also Known As:
Ben K. Benny
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Mary Livingstone, until he died.
Older than Mary Livingstone by 12 years.

Brief Facts:

Played violin, or "fiddle." Radio and TV show The Jack Benny Program. Known for his comedy routines with Eddie Anderson as Rochester. Television Academy Hall of Fame 1996. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame 1996. National Radio Hall of Fame 1989. Television Hall of Fame 1988. NAB Broadcasting Hall of Fame 1977. National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1977. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6650 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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A star at 1505 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
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A star at 6370 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Bernie Bierman

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bernard W. Bierman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 4 days before his 83rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, team University of Minnesota. Head coach, teams University of Montana, Mississippi State University, Tulane University, University of Minnesota. Also basketball coach. Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1958. College Football Hall of Fame 1955. Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 1967. Tulane Athletics Hall of Fame 1977.

Will Wright

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Henry Wright
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Cape Fear (1962), Adam's Rib, The Wild One, All the King's Men

Bessie Smith

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Bessie Smith
Nickname(s):
Empress of the Blues
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
43
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song Down Hearted Blues, St. Louis Blues with Louis Armstrong. Died of injuries in a car accident. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989. Blues Hall of Fame 1980. DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1967. National Women's Hall of Fame 1984. Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame 1987. Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1981. Nesuhi Ertegun Jazz Hall of Fame 2008.

Riley Puckett

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Riley Puckett
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Born blind. Guitar and banjo. Country music pioneer. A member of Gid Tanner and the Skillet Lickers

Dmitri Tiompkin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dmitri Zinovievich Tiompkin
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies High Noon, Dial M for Murder, Duel in the Sun, Friendly Persuasion, The Guns of Navarone, Lost Horizon, Town without Pity, It's a Wonderful Life as composer. Western Music Association Hall of Fame 2004.

Adela Rogers St. Johns

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Adela Nora Rogers
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote screenplays for silent films, plus short stories, and was a reporter and journalist. Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6424 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Beatrice Lillie

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Constance Sylvia Munston
(other sources:)Beatrice Gladys Lillie
Also Known As:
Beatrice Gladys Lillie
Lady Peel
Nickname(s):
Bea
Queen Bea
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Confusing sources on real name! Signature song Mad Dogs and Englishmen. Broadway plays Auntie Mame. Movie musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. Theater Hall of Fame. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6404 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Fred Allen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Florence Sullivan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio comedy, known for a gag "feud" with Jack Benny. Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. National Radio Hall of Fame 1988. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6709-1/2 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.
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A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.
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Aubrey de Sélincourt

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aubrey de Sélincourt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

uncle of
brother of
Younger than Dorothy Milne by 3 or 4 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Writer and translator.

Dai Vernon

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
David Frederick Wingfield Verner
Nickname(s):
The Professor
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
98
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Great card tricks. Canadian.

Duke of Windsor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Prince Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David (house of Windsor)
Also Known As:
Emperor of India
Prince Edward, Duke of Windsor
King Edward VIII
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 26 days before his 78th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

great uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grandson of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
great uncle of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin of
great uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
son of
older brother of
Older than King George VI by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
first cousin of
great uncle of
great uncle of
great uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
son of
older brother of
Older than Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood by 2 years.
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
great uncle of
uncle of
great uncle of
older brother of
Older than Prince George, Duke of Kent by 8 years.
second cousin twice removed of
older brother of
Older than Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester by 5 years.
grand nephew of
uncle of
second cousin of
uncle of
uncle of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
great uncle of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
uncle of
first cousin once removed of
grandson of
nephew of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
uncle of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
husband of
Wallis Simpson, until he died.
Older than Wallis Simpson by 1 year.
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

King from 20 January 1936 to 11 December 1936 when he abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcee, Wallis Simpson. Said to have passed secrets to Germans in World War II. International Best-Dressed Hall of Fame List 1968. Albert Medal 1924.

Jeanne Eagels

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Amelia Jean Eagels
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Broadway stage and silent films. Theater Hall of Fame.

Arthur Treacher

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Veary Treacher
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Roles as a butler. Movie Step Lively, Jeeves! Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6274 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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Dillwyn Parrish

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Dillwyn Parrish
Nickname(s):
Tim
Timmy
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
47, 12 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Gigi Parrish by 18 years.
husband of
M.F.K. Fisher, until he died.
Older than M.F.K. Fisher by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Illustrated children's books. Married 15 year old Gigi Parrish then later divorced her. Married next-door neighbor M.F.K. Fisher. Suffered pain from health problems, shot himself, commiting suicide.

Walter Brennan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Andrew Brennan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Support Your Local Sheriff!, The Westerner, Rio Bravo. Hall of Great Western Performers 1970. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6501 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Harry Heilmann

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harry EdwinHeilmann
Nickname(s):
Slug
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 25 days before his 57th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Right fielder / first baseman. Teams Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds. Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame 1986. Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1956. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1952.

Kathleen Lockhart

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Kathleen Arthur
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies A Christmas Carol (1938), The Glen Miller Story Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6241 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Bing Miller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edmund John Miller
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder, teams Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns, Boston Red Sox. Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1973. Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1961. Phillies Wall of Fame 1998.

Billy Gilbert

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Gilbert Barron
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 11 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie His Girl Friday. The voice of Sneezy in cartoon Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 6263 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

e.e. cummings

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Estlin Cummings
Also Known As:
E.E. Cummings
E. E. Cummings
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Used lowercase letters for his name. Novel The Enormous Room. Political beliefs were on the right. He supported Joseph McCarthy.

Jack Pearl

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jake Perlman
Also Known As:
Jack Pearlman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in role of Baron Munchausen on radio and movies in 1930s. Hollywood Walk of Fame: A star at 1680 Vine Street for contributions to radio.
See the page at Hollywood Walk of Fame for more information.

Ford Frick

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ford Christopher Frick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The 3rd Baseball Commissioner from 1951 to 1965. National Baseball Hall of Fame 1970.
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