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People Born in the Year 1899 (42 found): Names Only

General Crowder

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alvin Floyd Crowder
Nickname(s):
Yankee Killer
General
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame 1967.

Fritz Crisler

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Herbert Orin Crisler
Nickname(s):
the father of two-platoon football
Fritz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Also coached basketball and baseball, and was an administrator.
End, team:Coach, teams:Amos Alonzo Stagg Award 1979.
College Football Hall of Fame 1954.
Michigan Sports Hall of Fame 1960.
University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor 1979.

Goodman Ace

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Goodman Aiskowitz
Also Known As:
Asa Goodman
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio show:Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame.
National Radio Hall of Fame 1990.
National Broadcasters Hall of Fame 1979.

Al Capone

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alphonse Gabriel Capone
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Famous American gangster.

Gale Sondergaard

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edith Holm Sondergaard
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of

Brief Facts:

Movies (both 1940):

Dwight Frye

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Dwight Iliff Fry
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

movies:

Frederick IX of Denmark

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Christian Frederik Franz Michael Carl Valdemar Georg
Also Known As:
His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark and Iceland
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
grandfather of
husband of
Ingrid of Sweden, until he died.
Older than Ingrid of Sweden by 11 years.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

King of Denmark from 1947 to 1972.

Gracie Doll

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Frieda Schneider
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Daisy Earles by 8 years.
older sister of
Older than Harry Earles by 3 years.
older sister of
Older than Tiny Doll by 15 years.

Brief Facts:

A Munchkin in the movie:

George Brent

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Brendan Nolan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ann Sheridan by 15 years.
ex-husband of

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1709 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 1612 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Gloria Swanson

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Gloria May Josephine Swanson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84, 8 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than Wallace Beery by 13 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Also costume designer.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6750 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 6301 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

August A. Busch Jr.

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
August Anheuser Busch Jr.
Also Known As:
Gussie Busch
Nickname(s):
Gussie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
90
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chairman from 1946 to 1975 of the largest brewery in the world by 1957, Owner of the team:Missouri Sports Hall of Fame 1975.
Missouri Wall of Fame.
St. Louis Cardinals Hall of Fame.
St. Louis Sports Hall of Fame 2011.

Walter Lantz

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Walter Lanza
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Grace Stafford, until her earlier death.
Older than Grace Stafford by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Responsible for creation of Woody Woodpecker.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7000 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry; ceremony: 5 March 1986.

Duke Ellington

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Edward Kennedy Ellington
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75, 25 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
DownBeat Jazz Hall of Fame 1956.
Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame 1992.
Big Band and Jazz Hall of Fame 1978.
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1992.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1969.
French Legion of Honor.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2008.
ASCAP Jazz Wall of Fame.
National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame 2001.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6535 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Freeman Gosden

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Freeman Fisher Gosden
Nickname(s):
Gozzie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of:on the radio series:National Radio Hall of Fame 1988.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1777 Vine Street for contributions to radio.

Fred Astaire

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Frederick Austerlitz
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

brother of

Brief Facts:

Many dance movies - often with:Movie:National Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame 1987.
Television Academy Hall of Fame 1997.
Kennedy Center Honors 1978.
Theater Hall of Fame 1972.
International Best-Dressed List Hall of Fame 1968.
Television Hall of Fame 1989.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6756 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Binnie Hale

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Beatrice Hale-Monro
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
84
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older sister of
Older than Sonnie Hale by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

London Stage.

Richard "Dick" Lane

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Richard Lane
Nickname(s):
Dick
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Hollywood Walk star has name Dick Lane.
Station:Broadcasted wrestling and roller derby events.
Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6317 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Irving Thalberg

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Irving Grant Thalberg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Norma Shearer, until he died.
Older than Norma Shearer by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

The Irving Thalberg award, for excellence in production, is named for him.
Movie: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7006 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Sloppy Thurston

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hollis John Thurston
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher.
Teams:Named for his meticulous appearance.

Charles Laughton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Charles Laughton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
63
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Elsa Lanchester, until he died.
Older than Elsa Lanchester by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies:Theater Hall of Fame.
London Avenue of Stars.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Thomas A. Dorsey

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey
Also Known As:
Georgia Tom
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
93
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Considered the founder of "black gospel" church music.
Composer of songs:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1979.
Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame 1994.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007.
Georgia Music Hall of Fame 1981.
GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame 1982.

E.B. White

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Elwyn Brooks White
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in North Brooklin, Maine.
Books:(co-written.) Pulitzer Prize winner.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1963.
New York State Writers Hall of Fame 2010.

James Cagney

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Francis Cagney Jr.
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1980.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1984.
Irish American Hall of Fame 2013.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6504 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Ernest Hemingway

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Ernest Miller Hemingway
Also Known As:
Peter Jackson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61, 19 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Hadley Richardson by 7 years.
father of
grandfather of
grandfather of
grandfather of
father of
ex-husband of
Younger than Pauline Pfeiffer by 3 years.

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Books:Committed suicide - shotgun to the face.
International Game Fish Association Fishing Hall of Fame 1998.

Chief Dan George

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Geswanouth Slahoot
Also Known As:
Dan Slaholt
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band.

Alice Terry

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Alice Frances Taaffe
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Rex Ingram, until his earlier death.
Younger than Rex Ingram by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent movies:Over half of her films are lost.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6626 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Cactus Mack

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Taylor McPeters
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
cousin of

Brief Facts:

TV series:

P.L. Travers

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Helen Lyndon Goff
Also Known As:
Pamela Lyndon Travers
Nickname(s):
Lyndon
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
96
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Emigrated to England 1924.
Novel and movie:A series of other novels about the character.

Alfred Hitchcock

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
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:London Avenue of Stars.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6506 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
A star at 7013 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry.

Glenn Strange

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
George Glenn Strange
Also Known As:
Glen Strange
Nickname(s):
Peewee
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

first cousin of
cousin of

Brief Facts:

Height 6' 6".
Movies:TV series:Many uncredited small roles in the 1930s.

C.S. Forester

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Cecil Lewis Troughton Smith
Also Known As:
C. S. Forester
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote the Hornblower series of novels.
Book made into a movie:

Billy Rose

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Samuel Rosenberg
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Fanny Brice by 7 years.

Brief Facts:

Height 4' 11".
Movies:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1970.
Theater Hall of Fame.
As a pioneer and contributor, International Swimming Hall of Fame 1995.

Neil Hamilton

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Neil Hamilton
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films.
Movie:Police Commissioner Gordon in the 1960s TV series: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6634 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.

Jimmie Davis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
James Houston Davis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
101
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Two-term governor of Louisiana (1944-1948 and 1960-1964.) Songs:Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Country Music Hall of Fame 1972.
Southern Gospel Music Association Hall of Fame 1971.
Delta Music Museum Hall of Fame.
Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Hal B. Wallis

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Harold Brent Wallis
Also Known As:
Hal Wallis
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Producer of many movies including:Also many uncredited movies as executive producer in the 1930s.

Edith Roberts

Gender:
Female
Real/Birth Name:
Edith Josephine Roberts
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35, 28 days before her 36th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

aunt of
younger sister of
Younger than Leona Roberts by 20 years.

Brief Facts:

Silent movies. Died during childbirth.

Judy Johnson

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
William Julius Johnson
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Third baseman - Negro Leagues, teams:National Baseball Hall of Fame 1975.
Delaware Sports Museum and Hall of Fame 1976.
Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame 2009.

Eugene Ormandy

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Jeno Blau
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Kennedy Center Honors 1982.
Philadelphia Music Alliance Walk of Fame.
Presidential Medal of Freedom 1970.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6926 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry.

Hoagy Carmichael

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Hoagland Howard Carmichael
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 35 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Composed songs:Movie:Songwriters Hall of Fame 1971.
Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame 1988.
Gennett Records Walk of Fame 2007.
Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 1720 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry.

Sonny Boy Williamson (more famous)

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Aleck Miller
Also Known As:
Sonny Boy Williamson II
Aleck "Rice" Miller
Rice Miller
Alex Miller
Nickname(s):
Willie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Died in Helena, Arkansas. Harmonica blues.
Songs:See also:Blues Hall of Fame 1980.
Mississippi Musicians Hall of Fame.

Jocko Conlan

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
John Bertrand Conlan
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Outfielder for team:Became an umpire.
National Baseball Hall of Fame 1974.

Humphrey Bogart

Gender:
Male
Real/Birth Name:
Humphrey DeForest Bogart
Nickname(s):
Bogie
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Lauren Bacall, until he died.
Older than Lauren Bacall by 24 years.

Brief Facts:

Movies: Hollywood Walk of Fame:
A star at 6322 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry.
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