People Who Were Born in the Year 1903:

(62 found)

Alan Napier
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Alan Napier-Clavering
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

In role of Batman's butler in 1966 TV show and movie Batman. Also a small part in movie My Fair Lady.

Iris Stuart
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frances McCann
Also Known As:
Iris McCann
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
33
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1927). Movie Casey at the Bat. Died of tuberculosis.

Edgar Bergen
comedy, actor, puppeteer

Real/Birth Name:
Edgar John Bergen
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Ventriloquist. Puppets Charlie McCarthy, Mortimer Snerd.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6766 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6801 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6425 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Anais Nin
writer

Real/Birth Name:
Angela Anais Juana Antolina Rosa Edelmin Nin y Culmell
Also Known As:
Anaïs Nin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Published her journals and erotic stories.

Scrapper Blackwell
blues, musician, murdered

Real/Birth Name:
Francis Hillman Blackwell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Blues guitarist. Song How Long, How Long Blues. Shot and killed during a mugging.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Warren Woodson
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Warren Brooks Woodson
Also Known As:
Warren B. Woodson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94, 2 days before his 95th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Head football coach for teams University of Central Arkansas, Hardin-Simmons University, University of Arizona, New Mexico State University, Trinity University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Vincente Minnelli
director

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Anthony Minnelli
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
83
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Judy Garland by 19 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie musicals Meet Me in St. Louis, The Band Wagon, An American in Paris.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6676 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Adrian
style, costume design, Tony Award

Real/Birth Name:
Adrian Adolph Greenberg
Also Known As:
Gilbert Adrian
"Gowns by Adrian"
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Janet Gaynor, until he died.
Older than Janet Gaynor by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Costume designer for movie The Wizard of Oz. Designed gowns for many MGM movies. Heart attack.

Dorothy Mackaill
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dorothy Mackaill
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924), Movies The Face at the Window, The Man Who Came Back, Love Affair. TV series Hawaii Five-O. Naturalized citizen of the US.

Bix Beiderbecke
musician, composer, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Bismark Beiderbecke
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
28
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Cornetist, pianist. Songs Georgia on My Mind, Singin' the Blues.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Lawrence Welk
tv, bandleader, musician, inventor

Real/Birth Name:
Lawrence Welk
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show The Lawrence Welk Show. Born in a German-speaking community, which was the origin of his accent.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6613 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1601 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Edgar Buchanan
actor, sidekick, western

Real/Birth Name:
William Edgar Buchanan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76, 15 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Shane.

Kathleen Key
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kitty Lanahan
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1923). Movie Under Western Skies.

Andy Gustafson
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Gustafson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback, teams University of Pittsburgh. Coach, teams Virginia Polytechnic Institute, University of Miami.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marion Aye
actor, suicide, model

Real/Birth Name:
Marion Aye
Also Known As:
Maryon Aye
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Died 11 days after taking poison pills. Movie Irene.

Mickey Cochrane
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Stanley Cochrane
Nickname(s):
Black Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Catcher. Teams Philadelphia Athletics, Detroit Tigers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ward Bond
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Wardell Edwin Bond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

TV show Wagon Train. Movies Mister Roberts, The Long Gray Line, The Searchers, It's a Wonderful Life, The Maltese Falcon.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6933 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry

Jake Gaither
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
Alonzo Smith Gaither
Nickname(s):
Jake
Gender:
Male
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:

Coach team Florida A&M University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Mike Michalske
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
August Mike Michalske
Nickname(s):
Iron Mike
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guard, fullback, defensive fullback. Teams Pennsylvania State University, New York Yankees (AFL), New York Yankees (NFL), Green Bay Packers. Head coach team Iowa State University.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bing Crosby
actor, singer, golf

Real/Birth Name:
Harry Lillis Crosby
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Bob Crosby by 10 years.
grandfather of
father of
husband of
Dixie Lee, until her earlier death.
Older than Dixie Lee by 8 years.
father of
father of
husband of
Kathryn Grant, until he died.
Older than Kathryn Grant by 30 years.
father of
father of
father of
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Sang "crooner" style. "On the Road" movies with Bob Hope. Song White Christmas. Movie musical Holiday Inn.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1611 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6751 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6769 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio

Elmer Layden
football, coach, commissioner

Real/Birth Name:
Elmer Francis Layden
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Team University of Notre Dame as a fullback in the group The Four Horsemen. Pro football teams Hartford Blues, Brooklyn Horsemen, Rock Island Independents. Head coach or administrator at teams Duquesne University, University of Notre Dame. From 1941 to 1946, he was the commissioner of the NFL.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Toots Shor
business

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Shor
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Noted New York restaurateur. His restaurant was popular with the famous and socially-connected.

Fernandel
actor, director, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Fernand Joseph Desiré Contandin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Around the World in 80 Days, Paris Holiday.

Billie Dove
model, actor, dancer, poet, aviator, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Bertha Bohny
Also Known As:
Lillian Bohny
Nickname(s):
The American Beauty
Gender:
Female
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:

Legally changed her name in the early 1930s to Lillian Bohny. Revue Ziegfeld Follies Revue. Movie The American Beauty.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6351 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Cool Papa Bell
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
James Thomas Nichols
Also Known As:
James Thomas Bell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center field and pitcher, in Negro league baseball. Not known when he changed his name to Bell.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

St. Louis Walk of Fame A star at 6265 Delmar Boulevard

Binnie Barnes
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gittelle Enoyce Barnes
(later) Gertrude Maude Barnes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
95
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Three Girls About Town.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1501 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Bob Hope
actor, singer, comedy, dancer, Broadway

Real/Birth Name:
Leslie Townes Hope
Also Known As:
Lester Hope
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
100
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Dolores Hope, until he died.
Older than Dolores Hope by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Signature song Thanks for the Memory. Movies The Great Lover, Call Me Bwana, The Seven Little Foys, Son of Paleface, The Lemon Drop Kid, Fancy Pants, Sorrowful Jones, Road to Bali, Road to Rio, Road to Hong Kong. Broadway revue Ziegfeld Follies of 1936.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6141 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6758 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 7021 Hollywood Boulevard for live performance or theater
Palm Springs Walk of Stars A star at 123 N. Palm Canyon Drive15 November 1992

Frances Howard
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Frances Howard
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73, 28 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Samuel Goldwyn, until his earlier death.
Younger than Samuel Goldwyn by 23 or 24 years.
mother of
grandmother of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movie The Swan.

Red Grange
football, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Harold Edward Grange
Nickname(s):
Red
Galloping Ghost
Ice Man
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Fullback, teams University of Illinois, Chicago Bears of the NFL. Credited with rise of professional football. Movie The Galloping Ghost.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jeanette MacDonald
actor, singer, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Jeanette Anna MacDonald
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than Blossom Rock by 7 years.
wife of
Gene Raymond, until she died.
Older than Gene Raymond by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Sang Indian Love Song with Nelson Eddy. Movie Rose Marie.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6157 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1628 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Lou Gehrig
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Ludwig Heinrich Gehrig
Also Known As:
Henry Louis Gehrig
Nickname(s):
The Iron Horse
Biscuit Pants
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
37, 17 days before his 38th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

First base. Played 2,130 consecutive games. Team New York Yankees. Had amyotrophic lateral sclerosis - known as ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Carl Hubbell
baseball, accident, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Carl Owen Hubbell
Nickname(s):
The Meal Ticket
King Carl
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pitcher. Known for screwball pitch. Team New York Giants. Director of player development for 35 years. Died from injuries in an auto accident.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Dillinger
criminal

Real/Birth Name:
John Herbert Dillinger
Also Known As:
John H. Dillinger
Nickname(s):
Public Enemy Number One
Gentleman Johnnie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
31, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bank robber and murderer during the Great Depression. Subject of movie Public Enemies. Shot outside a theatre by FBI.

King Olav V of Norway
royalty

Real/Birth Name:
King Olav V of Norway
Alexander Edward Christian Fredrik, Prince of Denmark
Also Known As:
Crown Prince Olav of Norway
Prince Alexander
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22

Relationships:

first cousin twice removed 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
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin twice removed of
grandfather of
second cousin of
great grandfather of
second cousin of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin once removed of
grandson of
nephew of
first cousin of
son of
father of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
second cousin of
great grandson of
second cousin once removed of
first cousin of
husband of
Märtha, until her earlier death.
Younger than Märtha by 2 years.
second cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
great grandson of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin of
first cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
second cousin twice removed of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
son of
grandfather of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin of
first cousin once removed of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin once removed of
great grandson of
great grandfather of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of
grand nephew of
first cousin once removed of
second cousin twice removed of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Son Harald born before Olav became King.

John Wyndham
writer

Real/Birth Name:
John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Beynon Harris
Also Known As:
John Beynon
John Beynon Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Wrote science fiction novel (made a movie) The Day of the Triffids. Novel The Midwich Cuckoos has been filmed twice as movie Village of the Damned.

Chill Wills
actor, sidekick, western, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Chill Theodore Wills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Voice of Francis the Talking Mule. Movies Meet Me in St. Louis, Giant, The Alamo. Group Avalon Boys Quartet.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6923 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Duane Thompson
actor, radio

Real/Birth Name:
Lura Duane Malony
Also Known As:
Violet Joy
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67, 18 days after her birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Movies The Flyin' Buckaroo (1928), Wizard of the Saddle (1928), Phantom of the Range.

Bunny Breckinridge
actor, female impersonator

Real/Birth Name:
John Cabell Breckinridge
Also Known As:
John Breckinridge
Gender:
Male
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:

Movie Plan 9 from Outer Space in role a Ruler. Also performed as a drag queen.

George Douglas
actor

Real/Birth Name:
George Lamar Hesselberg
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
uncle of
great uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Melvyn Douglas by 2 years.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Attack of the 50 Foot Woman, Dick Tracy's G-Men. TV series Man Against Crime, Space Patrol.

Chubby Johnson
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Rutledge Johnson
Also Known As:
Chubby R. Johnson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Calamity Jane, Support Your Local Sheriff!, Bend of the River, The Far Country.

Bruno Bettelheim
psychologist, writer, suicide, educator

Real/Birth Name:
Bruno Bettelheim
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
86
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

For a time, imprisoned in concentration camps, released, went to the US by ship 1939, became a US naturalized citizen in 1944. His work and credentials are increasinly discredited. Depression led to suicide with a plastic bag over his head.

Arthur Godfrey
radio, tv, actor, writer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Arthur Morton Godfrey
Nickname(s):
The Old Redhead
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Radio and TV host, tv show The Arthur Godfrey Show. Movie The Great Bank Hoax. Ukelele player on his show.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6616 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6233 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to radio
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1559 Vine Street for contributions to the television industry

Claudette Colbert
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lily Claudette Chauchoin
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
92
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Movies Drums Along the Mohawk, It's a Wonderful World, The Egg and I.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6812 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Roy Acuff
singer, country, bandleader, musician, publisher

Real/Birth Name:
Roy Claxton Acuff
Nickname(s):
King of Country Music
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
89
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Smoky Mountain Boys. Song Wabash Cannonball.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1541 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry

Dolores Costello
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Dolores Costello
Nickname(s):
Goddess of the Silent Screen
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

grandmother of
older sister of
Older than Helene Costello by 2 years.
wife of
John Barrymore, until his earlier death.
Younger than John Barrymore by 21 years.
grandmother of
mother of
daughter of
daughter of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Member of WAMPAS Baby Stars (1926). After retirement, lived on an avocado farm.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1645 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Mark Rothko
painter, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Marcus Yakovlevich Rothkowitz
Also Known As:
Ма́ркус Я́ковлевич Ротко́вич
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Immigrated to the US at age 10. Abstract expressionist. Many paintings look like horizontal rectangles. Suicide by drugs plus cutting his arms.

Walter O'Malley
baseball, business, lawyer

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Francis O'Malley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Owner of team Brooklyn Dodgers, Los Angeles Dodgers from 1950 to 1979.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6807 Hollywood Boulevard (special)20 June 2008 as a member of team Los Angeles Dodgers.

Rex Bell
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
George Francis Beldam
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

husband of
Clara Bow, until he died.
Older than Clara Bow by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Cowboy actor. Movies Battling with Buffalo Bill, Lucky Larrigan, The Idaho Kid. Republican candidate for Governor of Nevada in 1962.

Curly Howard
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Jerome Lester Horowitz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Moe Howard by 6 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Shemp Howard by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Bald-headed member of The Three Stooges.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1560 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry as a member of group The Three Stooges.

June Marlowe
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Gisela Valaria Goetten
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1925). Role of Miss Crabtree in Our Gang shorts.

Dean Jagger
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Ira Dean Jagger
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
87
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movies Twelve O'clock High, The Lindberg Kidnapping Case.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1623 Vine Street for contributions to the motion picture industry

Grace Stafford
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Grace Boyle
Also Known As:
Gracie Lantz
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
88
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Walter Lantz, until she died.
Younger than Walter Lantz by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Voice of Woody Woodpecker from 1950 until the end of the 1980s. Before WWII, movie Confessions of a Nazi Spy.

Josephine Hutchinson
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Josephine Hutchinson
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
94
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Movies Son of Frankenstein, North by Northwest, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1960), Ruby Gentry.

Jack Oakie
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Lewis Delaney Offield
Nickname(s):
The World's Oldest Freshman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Silent films, then movies The Call of the Wild, Around the World in Eighty Days.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the motion picture industry

Caryl Lincoln
actor, western

Real/Birth Name:
Caryl Lincoln
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1929). Movie Charlie Chan's Courage.

Boob Darling
football

Real/Birth Name:
Bernard Darling
Nickname(s):
Boob
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Center and linebacker. Team Green Bay Packers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John McNally
football, coach

Real/Birth Name:
John Victor McNally
Nickname(s):
Blood
Johnny Blood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
82, 1 day after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Halfback. Teams Saint John's University (MN), Milwaukee Badgers, Duluth Eskimos, Pottsville Maroons, Green Bay Packers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Buffalo Tigers. As coach, teams Pittsburgh Pirates, Kenosha Cardinals, Saint John's University (MN).

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Elinor Fair
actor

Real/Birth Name:
Elinor Fair Martin
Also Known As:
Elinor Fair Martin
Eleanor Crowe
Lenore Fair
Elinor Fair
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Younger than William Boyd by 8 years.

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1924). Film The Volga Boatman.

Hugh Farr
singer, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Hubert Farr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of Sons of the Pioneers.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Kathryn McGuire
actor, dancer

Real/Birth Name:
Kathryn McGuire
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group WAMPAS Baby Stars (1922). Silent films. Movie Two-Fisted Jones.

Tony Lazzeri
baseball

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Michael Lazzeri
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
42
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Second base. Teams New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, New York Giants.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Earl Hines
musician, composer, bandleader, jazz

Real/Birth Name:
Earl Kenneth Hines
Also Known As:
Earl "Fatha" Hines
Nickname(s):
Fatha
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The father of modern jazz piano.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

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