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People Born in the Year 1898 (35 found): Names Only

Gracie Fields

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Grace Stansfield
Also Known As:
Dame Gracie Fields
Nickname(s):
Our Gracie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
81
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie:London Avenue of Stars.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6125 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Randolph Scott

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Randolph Crane
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hall of Great Western Performers 1975.
Texas Trail of Fame 2008.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6243 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
Palm Springs Walk of Stars:
A star at 100 Museum Drive; ceremony: 16 April 1999.

Bertolt Brecht

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Eugen Berthold Friedrich Brecht
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote play (musical, with Kurt Weill):Theater Hall of Fame.

Robert Keith

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Rolland Keith Richey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
ex-husband of
Older than Peg Entwistle by 9 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Broadway play:Movies:

Dorothy Gish

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Elizabeth de Guiche
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Lillian Gish by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent film actress.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6385 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

George Jessel

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Albert Jessel
Nickname(s):
Toastmaster General of the United States
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Lois Andrews by 25 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Songs: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Curly Lambeau

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Earl Louis Lambeau
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder, back and first coach.
Pro team:Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame 1961.
Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame 1970.
Pro Football Hall of Fame 1963.

Paul Robeson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Paul Leroy Robeson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Song:In role of:on Broadway. Controversy over his support of Soviet Communism.
College Football Hall of Fame 1995.
Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame 1974.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2009.
Theater Hall of Fame.
New Jersey Sports Hall of Fame 1995.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6660 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 9 April 1979.

Bennett Cerf

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Bennett Alfred Cerf
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

One of the founders of the American publishing firm Random House.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6407 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Erich Remarque

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Erich Paul Remark
Also Known As:
Erich Maria Remarque
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Paulette Goddard, until he died.
Older than Paulette Goddard by 11 years.

Brief Facts:

Wrote books:Naturalized citizen of the US 1947.

Big Bill Broonzy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Lee Conley Broonzy
Nickname(s):
Big Bill
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

A pioneer of the Chicago blues style.
Song:Blues Hall of Fame 1980.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007.
International Guitar Hall of Fame.

Chesty Puller

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Burwell Puller
Nickname(s):
Chesty
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Marine officer who was the most decorated U.S. Marine in history, receiving the Navy Cross, the Navy's and Marines' second highest decoration, five times (the second and only other person to be so honored.) With five Navy Crosses and a Distinguished Service Cross, the Army's second highest decoration, Received the nation's second highest military decoration a total of six times.

Gertrude Lawrence

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gertrud Alexandra Dagmar Lawrence-Klasen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Theater Hall of Fame.

Happy Chandler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Albert Benjamin Chandler Sr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92, 30 days before his 93rd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second Commissioner of Major League Baseball. Senator and governor from Kentucky.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1982.

Sara Carter

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Sara Elizabeth Dougherty
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than A.P. Carter by 6 years.
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Lead singer.
Group: Country Music Hall of Fame 1970 as a member of Carter Family.
International Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of Carter Family.

Jack Haley

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Joseph Haley
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:in which he was the Tinman.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6435 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio.

Regis Toomey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Regis Toomey
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Often in a policeman role.
Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Kiki Cuyler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hazen Shirley Cuyler
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder.
Team:Nickname pronounced "Kigh-kigh" from Cuy in his last name.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1968.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Shirley Booth

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Thelma Booth Ford
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Won a Tony Award for musical:Theater Hall of Fame 1979.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6850 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Marilyn Miller

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Mary Ellis Reynolds
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In revue:Theater Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Richard Arlen

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cornelius Richard Van Mattimore
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6755 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Bessie Love

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Juanita Horton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of

Brief Facts:

Silent films - then small roles.
Wrote play:in 1958.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6777 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

H.A. Rey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hans Augusto Reyersbach
Also Known As:
Hans Augusto Rel
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
78, 21 days before his 79th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Author and illustrator with his wife Margret of the children's book series:

George Gershwin

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jacob Gershovitz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ira Gershwin by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Composed:Broadway musical and move incorporating some of his music:Duo:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Long Island Music Hall of Fame 2006.
Theater Hall of Fame.
Congressional Gold Medal 1985.
Jewish-American Hall of Fame.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7083 Hollywood Boulevard as a member of George & Ira Gershwin for contributions to the recording industry; ceremony: 5 June 1998.

Renée Adorée

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Jeanne de la Fonte
Also Known As:
Renee Adoree
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 5 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Tom Moore by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

Died of tuberculosis. Silent films.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Lotte Lenya

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83, 15 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Kurt Weill, until his earlier death.
Older than Kurt Weill by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Songs from:Movie:Theater Hall of Fame.

Sippie Wallace

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Beulah Thomas
Nickname(s):
The Texas Nightingale
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88, her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues Hall of Fame 2003.
Michigan Women's Hall of Fame 1993.

Pie Traynor

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Joseph Traynor
Nickname(s):
Pie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team:third base. Never drove a car. Fondness for eating pie - origin of his nickname.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1948.
Pennsylvania Sports Hall of Fame 1963.

Wiley Post

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Wiley Hardeman Post
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
36
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First to fly solo around the world. Died in a plane crash in Alaska. He was pilot.
Passenger was:Texas Aviation Hall of Fame 1999.
National Aviation Hall of Fame 1969.
Oklahoma Hall of Fame 2004.

Dagny Haraldsen

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Dagny Ulrichsen
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
great grandmother of
grandmother of
mother of
great grandmother of

Descendants:

Ace Mumford

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Arnett William Mumford
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

As head football coach, compled a record of 233-85-23 with the black college teams::College Football Hall of Fame 2001.

C.S. Lewis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Clive Staples Lewis
Also Known As:
C. S. Lewis
Nickname(s):
Jack
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64, 7 days before his 65th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote book series:

Duke Slater

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Wayman Slater
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Tackle.
Teams:Iowa Sports Hall of Fame 1951.
College Football Hall of Fame 1951.

Irene Dunne

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Irene Marie Dunn
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
91
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies:Movie musical:Kennedy Center Honors 1985.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1958.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6440 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Baby Dodds

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Warren Dodds
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Drummer. Last name pronounced "dots." Also played Dixieland music.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 2010.
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